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Missions and Clubs

Scripture Union missions and holiday clubs are an important part of Scripture Union's work as we share the good news of Jesus with children and young people across England and Wales.

Taking place in the school holidays, these missions and holiday clubs are run by passionate volunteers and SU staff who are committed to seeing children and young people discover just how much God loves them and the difference that he can make in their lives.

>> To discover more about a particular event, just click on the event links below and explore what's coming up this summer!

July / August 2024

Potters Bar 2023
When: 24th July - 26th July
Where: Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Cost: Free

This SU Holiday Club is run every summer for children of primary school age with volunteers from all the churches in Potters Bar.

The team are intentional about making the holiday club fun and accessible for children of every faith and none. Ensuring that children are provided with a fun-filled week of activities, storytelling and games, whilst thinking about how faith can play an important part in life's many adventures.

Website: www.pottersbarchurchesholidayclub.co.uk
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When: 29th July - 10th August
Where: Minnis Bay, nr Margate
Cost: Free

Minnis Bay, with its reputation for being family-friendly and fun, attracted over 800 children and young people in 2023.

A large team of over 50 talented and passionate volunteers can't wait to see you this summer to celebrate 130 years on the beach, with a programme that includes fantastic activities for all age groups! There will be short Bible stories for younger ones and energetic worship workouts, creative craft challenges and guided prayer times for older children.

Facebook: www.facebook.com/suminnisbay

August 2024

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When: 3rd August - 10th August
Where: Abersoch, North Wales
Cost: Free

Abersoch holiday club has been part of summer in Abersoch for over 100 years!

A thriving seaside village and popular holiday resort in North Wales with beautiful beaches and a stunning mountain backdrop, we love to give everyone the opportunity to hear about Jesus.

We exist to provide fun activities for all the family Bible stories, drama, music, craft, mess, sport, tide fights, BBQ's and lots more!

Website: www.abersochholidayclub.com
Beach mission in Nefyn
When: 4th August - 16th August
Where: Nefyn, Pwllheli, Gwynedd
Cost: Free

Nefyn Beach Mission is based primarily in the town of Nefyn. Running in the first two weeks in August, this mission loves getting to know both local people and holidaymakers,

With plenty of activities for young people aged 4-18 years each day, and a number of activites for the whole family, Nefyn Beach Mission exists to see lives changed and nurtured through an encounter with Jesus

Facebook: www.facebook.com/nefynmission
When: 4th August - 16th August
Where: Sutton on Sea, Lincolnshire
Cost: Free

A Scripture Union Beach Mission, sharing the Good News of Jesus in Sutton-on-Sea since 1886!

With activities on the beach every morning, then family and age-specific activities each afternoon, the team love to create opportunities to invite children, young people and adults of all ages to explore the difference Jesus can make to the challenges and adventures of life!

Attracting holiday makers and local families, new and returning - everyone is welcome so come and join the fun!

Website: www.suttononseabeachmission.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/SoSBM

More in August 2024

Criccieth 2022
When: 5th August - 16th August
Where: Criccieth, North Wales
Cost: Free

With fun-filled age-appropriate activities and family events, this mission attracts local people and holidaymakers. All are welcome!

There are plenty of opportunities to encounter God's Word in relevant ways including drama, storytelling, craft and Bible study. As well as games on the beach, tide fights, challenges and afternoon teas for the adults! And if that's not enough, in the evenings are family events such as film nights and treasure hunts to name but a few!

Website: www.criccieth.org.uk
Perranporth beach
When: 5th August - 16th August
Where: Perranporth, North Cornwall
Cost: Free

Perranporth Beach Mission is a key part of summer in Perranporth and has been for over 100 years!

We believe that all people should have the opportunity to hear about Jesus and make their own decision. We love that for two weeks every summer, our team of volunteers run fun and inclusive activities for all ages, to give them that opportunity.

This year’s activities will include BBQs, sports, treasure hunt, sandcastle competition, tide fight.

Facebook: www.facebook.com/360perranporth
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Free of charge

These events are incredible opportunities to share the good news of Jesus with the 95% of children and young people (and their families!) who don't go to church and it is thanks to the faithful prayers and generous donations of supporters that they are able to run completely free of charge!

Whether you are able to make a one-off gift, or commit to a regular amount, your donation today will enable that to continue to be the case!

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Want to join the team?

Will you say #CountMeIn and join with thousands of volunteers across England and Wales, who are all passionate about seeing children and young people discover the difference Jesus can make to their lives?

Not only is volunteering on a Scripture Union holidays, missions and/or club lots of fun, but it's a great way to build relationships, develop your skills and get real life experience of working with children and young people!

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Explore our full range of holidays

Looking for your kids to have a great holiday and find out more about faith? Then look no further!

We have been organising holidays and activities for children, young people and families for more than 100 years. With a huge range of fun on offer, from camping in tents to sleeping in log cabins, and from outdoor activity centres to luxury boarding schools, we're confident that there is something that is right for you.

Bookings for Spring and Summer 2024 are now open.

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Creating safe spaces for exploring faith in Jesus

At Scripture Union, keeping children safe is of paramount importance, and the need to provide adequate care for children and young people is at the forefront of any event planning.

Take a look at our Safeguarding Policy and discover resources that you may find useful.

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