Time Out Free Kids Summer Activities

Did someone say FREE KIDS ACTIVITIES? 😁
Time Out are bringing a summer schedule for children and young people 9+ in Calderdale, with sessions on art, boxing and creative writing.
Booking is essential and places will be allocated on a first come first served basis.
All activities except from boxing sessions are happening at Calderdale Young People’s Service Orange Box – Halifax.
To book for the creative activities, but not for boxing, please use the link below:
For the boxing sessions, book directly with Josie at the Northern Powerhouse Boxing Academy
You can text Josie on 07989 538044 for a booking form or email josie@northernpowerhouseboxing.org.uk

Any questions? Contact timeout@healthymindscalderdale.co.uk

Find out more about other free activities happening across Calderdale on our website: https://www.timeoutcalderdale.co.uk/timetable.html

Join the fun this summer and enjoy a Healthy Holiday!

If your child is eligible for free school meals through qualifying benefits, they may be able to access a fully funded holiday place during the school holidays this summer.

Calderdale Healthy Holidays programme provides enriching activities, delicious nutritious meals and a chance for young people to meet new friends in a safe & fun environment, during the school holidays!

Please discuss needs of your child with providers.


  • Tumble TAGS Summer Camps
  • Cricket Activity Camp – Illingworth
  • The Brooksbank School Summer Camp

and many more!

For the full, continuously updated list of activities, click here: Calderdale Healthy Holidays

Free summertime Girls Football sessions with Crossleys AFC!

Crossley Junior AFC will be holding FREE GIRLS sessions on Fridays during the school holidays.

Starting 30th July 9:30-12pm for ages 5-11.

Sessions will be held by fully qualified FA & DBS checked coaches at Illingworth Sports Club HX2 8HA.



For more details or to book any of the sessions please message or contact Wayne on 078933631076.


Healthy Holidays Calderdale – Information Session June 15th

Delivery of Summer Holiday Activities and Food (HAF) programme in Calderdale.

We are excited that the government announced the expansion of its tried and tested Holiday Activities and Food programme across all local authorities.

This programme is aiming to provide healthy food and enriching activities during the summer holidays to children who are aged between 5 to 16 years old and receive benefits-related free school meals (8000 children in Calderdale).

We are holding an information session for organisations planning to apply for the summer Healthy Holidays grant funding:

Date & Time: 15th June 1.00-3.00pm

Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85033895307


The Healthy Holidays grant programme is now live and groups and organisations can access the full guidance and online application form on the Community Foundation for Calderdale’s website. The deadline for applications is 10am on Tuesday 29th June 2021. 

Access the Full Guidance on the Community Foundation for Calderdale website

There are great things happening at Mixenden Library this Summer, and all for FREE!

Mix Library Activity CollageThere’s something for children and young people of all ages, whether you’re into reading, playing games or want to try something more adventurous like rock climbing… Activity details…

Come on down and see what’s on offer, and please tell your friends!

For further information on any of the sessions contact Heather at Mixenden Library on 01422 244694 / 07841370301.