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FC Halifax Town Foundation’s Christmas Football Camps

Posted by Kelly Gilchrist
Posted on Mon 29 Nov 2021
Posted in Community

We’re delighted to announce that FC Halifax Town Foundation’s holiday camps have been awarded funding as part of the Healthy Holidays Calderdale initiative.  Delivered in partnership with Calderdale Council, Community Foundation for Calderdale and the Department for Education this is a national scheme to ensure that children have access to food and activities over the school holiday periods.  The scheme offers free meals and free places to children who are eligible for benefits-related free school meals or from specific areas of Calderdale.

Our camps are open to boys and girls between the ages of 5 and 12 years (school year 1 to year 7), of all abilities and will help budding Harry Kane’s and Jamie Vardy’s to develop their football skills, increase confidence, whilst keeping active with friends during the holidays. Meals and snacks will be provided to all participants.

Our superb camps are delivered by qualified and background checked coaches.  All of our football courses run within the FC Halifax Town player progression pathway, which follows the FC Halifax Town coaching syllabus and progression of players into our wider Community and Academy coaching sessions. As part of the project and alongside coaching skills FC Halifax Town Foundation staff will oversee a variety of fun and engaging tasks to support the education of children and families to achieving a healthy and balanced diet.

The scheme is overseen by the Community Foundation for Calderdale who fund and support a vast range of activities that help young people, older people and disabled people, as well as homelessness, sports, environmental, education, and mental health projects. The Community Foundation for Calderdale works with local communities to inspire and encourage projects that they want to see, to make their neighbourhoods happier, healthier and safer places to be.

Dates, Time & Venue

Camps will run from Monday 20th to Thursday 23rd December 2021, 9.30-3.00pm, 3Gi Soccer, Shaw Lodge Mills, HX3 9ET


£15 per day, this includes lunch and snacks. The camps are FREE to families who are eligible for benefits-related free school meals or from specific areas of Calderdale.

To register attendance please complete the online form here or alternatively contact Nick Walker by email at

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