Hi-5 Children's Holiday Activities

Hi-5 Holiday Activities for Children

Hi-5 is the holiday activity programme delivered by Stratford-on-Avon District Council during the Easter and Summer holidays. The programme offers a wide range of activities including sports, art, drama and games for children aged 5-11. For 2018, Hi-5 will be offering a standard day and an extended day (at some of our activity camps):

Standard Day: 9am-3pm, costing £12 a day or £50 a week

Extended Day: 9am-5pm, costing £16 a day or £70 a week

Summer Programme

Please check this page soon for details of the dates and venues for Hi-5 Day Camps during the summer holidays.

Free Sport Fridays

Free sports activity sessions will be taking place throughout the District every Friday for 5 weeks during the summer holidays.

Sessions will be delivered by trained activity leaders who will offer a range of sport and games including football, cricket, tug of war, giant snakes & ladders and many more!

Sessions will take place from 11am-3pm at the following locations:

  • Bidford, The Big Meadow: 27 July 2018
  • Claverdon, Recreation Ground: 3 August 2018
  • Alcester, Jubilee Fields: 10 August 2018
  • Napton, Sports Field: 17 August 2018
  • Long Compton, Recreation Ground: 24 August 2018

Sessions are free to children of all ages, under 8s must be accompanied by an adult. There is no need to book, just turn up and enjoy!

National Play Day

National Play Day is a free event for families on Wednesday 1 August from 10am to 3pm at the Stratford-upon-Avon Recreation Ground (by the bandstand). Follow the link for more details.

What are Hi-5 Day Camps?

Hi-5 day camps take place during the school holidays and are supervised by trained Activity Leaders. Leaders will supervised children throughout the day until they are collected by a nominated person.

During the Hi-5 Camp children will be offered a choice from a range of activities to ensure that all children can find something to do which they will enjoy.

Arts & Crafts: Children can be creative with activities such as painting, drawing, mask making and t-shirt decorating.

Outdoor Sports: Games include football, netball, rounders, tug of war and cricket.

Indoor Sports: Children will be offered activities including short tennis, badminton and basketball.

Fun & Games: Games include parachute games, playground games and drama activities.


All Activity Leaders have had Emergency First Aid training and Child Protection training. All Leader have also had an Enhance DBS check.

How many staff will be there?

Hi-5 Day Camps operate on a ratio of 1 Activity Leader to 8 children.

What should your child bring?

Children should be dressed appropriately for activities such as painting, crafts and indoor/outdoor sports.

Bring a packed lunch and drinks (pack plenty as it's a long day!)

Do the children need to bring money?

No, however children can bring money for vending machines (may not be available at all venues), although staff will not be responsible for this.

For further details relating to Hi-5 contact the Leisure Team on 01789 260115 or email leisure@stratford-dc.gov.uk

Last updated on 14/05/2018