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Activate Camps receives Feefo Trusted Service Award 2021

We are excited to announce we have won the Feefo Trusted Service award, an independent seal of excellence that recognises businesses for delivering exceptional experiences, as rated by you.

Created by Feefo, Trusted Service is awarded only to businesses that use Feefo to collect genuine reviews and insights. Businesses who meet the high standard, based on the number of reviews they have collected and their average rating, receive the award. A highly valued badge of approval, this accreditation remains unique, as it is based purely on interactions with real customers. As all reviews are verified as genuine, the accreditation is a true reflection of a business’s commitment to outstanding service.

Feefo gives Trusted Service awards to businesses that have collected at least 50 reviews between January 1st 2020 and December 31st 2020, with a Feefo service rating of between 4.0 and 4.4. However, this year the criteria have been adjusted to avoid penalising businesses suffering unduly from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Organisations that won a Trusted Service award last year but struggled to achieve the required number of reviews this year, have been assessed on an average rating over the 24-month period covering 2020 and 2019. 

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Will holiday camps run this Easter?

*UPDATED 24/2/21*

We are delighted to confirm that our Easter holiday camps will go ahead after the UK Government rubber stamped guidance for out of school childcare settings as part of the recent roadmap to recovery.

As it stands, holiday camp providers can run in Easter providing care for children as long as parents meet a certain criteria. Here’s the Department for Education statement…

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Christmas gift from Crazy catch

Have a Crazy Christmas!

Looking for the Christmas present of the year for your family?

Activate Camps has teamed up with their partner Crazy Catch to offer discounts across their amazing range of products. Crazy catch is a great way for all of your family to improve their sporting skills from your own garden and something which all the family can get involved with, including the grandparents!

Don’t miss out on the exclusive Activate Camps code for a fab 10% discount plus its FREE UK next working day delivery*.

Here is the link

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Give your children an experience to remember!

Black Friday! It’s one of the busiest shopping days of the year. With an estimated £8 billion being spent by British consumers over the course of this weekend. Most people are busy buying material gifts to exchange over Christmas.

But this year why not buy your child an experience that could really benefit them. We have a wide range of camps running over the school holidays in 2021 with everything from Multi Activity to Cookery to Freestyle Football and much more in between.

After being cooped up in lockdown this year, give them the holidays that they deserve. Take the stress out of the school holidays and book your child on to an Activate Camp today, allowing them to have an amazing holiday and giving you some time to kick back and relax.

We are now offering a 20% discount for the next 5 days (until midnight 1st December) off all camps for 2021 using the code FUN20.

Covid Money Back Guarantee

Secure your child’s place on our Activate sport specific and multi activity camps! Spanning a wide range of activities including; Cricket, Netball, Hockey, Triathlon, Tennis, Football Freestyle and Gymnastics.

Our Black Friday 20% sale is taking place from Friday 27th November until Tuesday 1st December. We understand that you may be hesitant to book your child’s place in the current climate which is why we’ve introduced our COVID money back guarantee. In the event a Course cannot proceed due to any legal rules put in place by the UK Government to prevent the spread of Covid-19 then you will be entitled to receive a full refund.

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COVID-19 UPDATE

Firstly, thank you to all the parents who have supported us and are still supporting us through this difficult and confusing period.

We are currently seeking clarification from the government, specifically the Department for Education, surrounding holiday clubs. The most recent guidance for after schools clubs is followed by the small line “…all other out of school settings are not able to reopen” which refers to holiday clubs.

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COVID-19 INITIAL UPDATE

As a recognised source of summer childcare in the form of sports and activity camps Activate is confident that we can provide a safe and effective programme of camps for the summer of 2020.

We are living in unprecedented times, however, Activate has the capacity, skill, and manpower to ensure that we can provide venues and parents with a camps offering that will help them to return to work, realise some free time without their children, whilst providing as safe and enjoyable environment for children and Activate staff.

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ACTIVATE YOUR CAREER

Activate has been a great release from my studies and has been a enjoyable job which works perfectly around studies, social commitments and other employment, or previous jobs. 

Sophie Jancey, Camp Manager

Staff are the most important factor in a child’s experience on camp! They can have such a huge impact on a child’s life, in such a small time on camp. We are starting a series of blogs called ACTIVATE YOUR CAREER where we hear from some of Activate Camps’ seasonal staff members to find out why they love working for Activate Camps and what it has done for their career.

First up, we hear from

Sophie Jancey.

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Tutorful Highly Recommended

 

Hands up who’s excited by our Tutorful 5* recommendation!?!

Thank you to all of you wonderful parents and students who recommended Activate Camps as a summer camp absolutely worth a visit in Tutorful’s recent Incredible UK Summer Camps article. We are 5 star recommended!

Tutorful are an online platform allows parents to connect directly with talented and trusted tutors, removes the hassle of dealing in cash. Tutorful constantly strive to ensure that everyone can have access to a first class tutor: any subject, any age, we have the right tutor for you.

Here’s a link to find out how it all works