Seven Wonders Summer

Torwood Summer Holiday Club

 

We are thrilled to announce our summer holiday programme celebrating the NEW Seven Wonders of the World will run from Monday 11th July 2022 – Friday 2nd September 2022. All activities, workshops and trips are based around the exploration of the monument itself and the country that it is found in.

 

Booking is now OPEN, head over to our book now page to reserve your space! Once you have made your booking that is a guaranteed place and from there we will not be able to offer any refunds, cancellations or changes. You will be sent an invoice after you have booked – this should be paid prior to attendance.

As ever if you have any questions please email Emily at holidays@bristolholidayclub.co.uk – we look forward to seeing lots of you over the summer holidays! 

 

Children attending holiday club should be aged 4 and have at least attended school for 1 term.

 

 

*Please remember if any of your details have changed on the registration form let Emily know via email as soon as possible. 

 

Seven Wonders Summer

Our exciting line up of activities will be available below!

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Week 1 – Great Wall of China

11/07/2022 – 15/07/2022

11/07/2022

12/07/2022

13/07/2022

14/07/2022

15/07/2022

Session A

(One bubble will do Session A in the morning and Session B in the afternoon.)

Session B

(One bubble will do Session B in the morning and Session A in the afternoon.)

Discover the Great Wall of China: Create a group fact file to help us discover lots of interesting facts about this wonder of the world.

Chinese Writing: Enhance your senses as we learn how to write in Chinese with a range of different games.

Chinese Mango Pudding: Join us in making this traditional Chinese dessert of pureed mango.

Cotham Park: The Great Wall of China is a National Park, we will be walking to and exploring Cotham park.

Great Wall of Bristol: Not quite a comparison but certainly a beautiful Bristol landmark. We will be walking to and having a picnic on The Downs right by the sea walls. If you would like your child to have an ice cream this will be an additional £2.00

Fortune Sticks: Decide your future by using these traditional Chinese fortune telling sticks.

Long Jump: The Great Wall of China is an amazing 21,196 kilometres long. But how far can you jump as we host a long jump competition.

 Five Star Red Flag: This is the nickname for the national flag of China. We will spend the afternoon playing Capture the Flag on The Downs.

 Chinese Lantern: Chinese lanterns are traditionally used to provide a source of light and an ancient form of worship. Design and create your own.

Handprint Dragon Art: Legend has it that the Great Wall of China tracks the journey of a Chinese dragon. Commemorate this by making a handprint dragon.

Week 2 – Chichen Itza

18/07/2022 – 22/07/2022

18/07/2022

19/07/2022

20/07/2022

21/07/2022

22/07/2022

Session A

(One bubble will do Session A in the morning and Session B in the afternoon.)

Session B

(One bubble will do Session B in the morning and Session A in the afternoon.)

Discover Chichen Itza: Create a group fact file to help us discover lots of interesting facts about this wonder of the world.

Maya Ball: Try your hand at this traditional Mayan game. You can only touch the ball with your shoulders, thighs or hips.

Cooking Club: We will be baking the traditional Mexican desert Tres Leches cake, also known as the milk cake.

OR

Trip:

Aerospace:  The Mayan people were fascinated by space and the planets. Ignite your own fascination with a trip to Aerospace including an exciting workshop.

14 spaces

10:00 – 12:30

£11.00

Sombrero Making: Sombrero’s are traditional Mexican hat designed to protect your eyes, head and face from the sun. We will be making our own and putting them to the test in the playground.

OR

Trip:

Bristol Aquarium: Chichen Itza is said to translate as ‘Water Magicians.’ We will be going to Bristol Aquarium to look at a variety of underwater creatures.

14 spaces

10:00 – 12:30

£8.00

Shadow Drawing: Using the natural daylight to create a drawing depicting your own cluster of pyramids.

Rounders on The Downs: Within the cluster of structures there is a ball court measuring 167 by 70 meters. Test your ball skills with a Rounders game.

El Castillo: This is the central pyramid of Chichen Itza. Using all the junk modelling at holiday club, we will be modelling our El Castillo translated to ‘The Castle.’

Mayan Bracelets: A common job in the Mayan community was a jeweller. We will be making a Mayan themed bracelet to put our skills to the test.

Temple of Warriors: To assert their authority Mayan tribes used intricate drawings. Simply the better drawings the better the tribe! We will be doing our own chalk drawings in the playground.

Pinata Party: Commonly associated with Mexico we will be doing a piñata and other fun party games.

Week 3 – City of Petra

25/07/2022 – 29/07/2022

25/07/2022

26/07/2022

27/07/2022

28/07/2022

29/07/2022

Session A

(One bubble will do Session A in the morning and Session B in the afternoon.)

Session B

(One bubble will do Session B in the morning and Session A in the afternoon.)

Discover the City of Petra: Create a group fact file to help us discover lots of interesting facts about this wonder of the world.

Nature Painting: Nicknamed the Rose City due to the rose coloured sandstone. We will be using a range of different flowers and petals to make an artistic masterpiece.

Beach Volleyball: A sport famously linked to the beach but see if we can hold our own with a volleyball tournament.

OR

Trip:

Beach Trip: Commonly remembered for its sandstone. Take a trip to the beach and feel the sand beneath your feet.

14 spaces

10:00 – 4:00

£5.00

The Treasury: One of the most famous attractions in Jordan is The Treasury. Take part in a treasure hunt on the grounds of Torwood.

OR

Trip:

Pirate Golf: Who are the most famous people for collecting treasure? PIRATES. Join us at Pirate bay for a round of mini golf.

14 spaces

9:30 – 12:30

£7.00

Film spectacular: The City of Petra is home to many of our Hollywood favourites. So for one day only Torwood becomes Hollywood. We will costume, script, direct and film our very own film.

Sun Catcher: The City of Petra was built specifically to align with the sun, and it is said people of the time were sun worshipers. Make a beautiful sun catcher to display at home.

Rocky Road: To pay homage to the famous rocks of the city we will be making a delicious Rocky Road to enjoy.

OR

Trip

Rock Climbing: Petra is famed for its rock-cut architecture. Try your hand at rock climbing and see if you are a natural.

14 spaces

1:30 – 4:00

£13.00

Lego Competition: Recreate the famous Al – Khazneh using our Lego and see who is victorious in our competition.

Water fight: It is said that the water corroded and changed the rock into what we see today. Hopefully we don’t change as we take part in a water fight! 

*Children who want to take part MUST have a change of clothes and towel.

Film spectacular: The City of Petra is home to many of our Hollywood favourites. So for one day only Torwood becomes Hollywood. We will costume, script, direct and film our very own film.

Week 4 – Machu Picchu

01/08/2022 – 05/08/2022

01/08/2022

02/08/2022

03/08/2022

04/08/2022

05/08/2022

Session A

(One bubble will do Session A in the morning and Session B in the afternoon.)

Session B

(One bubble will do Session B in the morning and Session A in the afternoon.)

Discover Mach Picchu: Create a group fact file to help us discover lots of interesting facts about this wonder of the world.

Zampona: A traditional wind instrument from Peru. Make your own and see if you can create an original tune.

Inca Face Mask: The people of the Inca empire made elaborate face masks. Take inspiration from their work and make a mask of your own.

OR

Trip:

Tobogganing: The Andes is one of the most famous mountain ranges and is situated in Peru. A morning tobogganing fits just perfectly.

14 spaces

9:30 – 12:30

£10.00

Ice Lollies: Inca berries are said to have been discovered by the Inca empire, discover a fruit sensation as you create your own ice lolly.

Salt Dough: Salt mines are located all around Peru included close to Machu Picchu, create a salt dough invention to decorate and take home.

Inca Sensory Trail: Inca’s use to trail for miles a popular trail terminated at the summit of Mach Picchu. Join us for a sensory trail around the local area.

Water Fight: The Amazon rainforest originates in the mountains of Peru. We will be having an afternoon water fight.

*Children who want to take part MUST have a change of clothes and towel.

Paper Mache Machu: Build a paper mache replica of Machu Picchu to be decorated later in the week.

Make A Jigsaw: Ashlar is the art of cutting stone to fit perfectly together. We will be making individual jigsaws to see if we too can make them fit perfectly.

OR

Trip:

Felix Road Adventure Playground: The Inca people were notoriously adventurous, join us at Felix Adventure Playground and let the explorer in you free.

14 spaces

1:00 – 4:00

£5.00

Paper Mache Machu: Recreate Machu Picchu as we turn our paper mache creation into a real life replica.

Week 5 – The Colosseum

08/08/2022 – 12/08/2022

08/08/2022

09/08/2022

10/08/2022

11/08/2022

12/08/2022

Session A

(One bubble will do Session A in the morning and Session B in the afternoon.)

Session B

(One bubble will do Session B in the morning and Session A in the afternoon.)

Discover The Colosseum: Create a group fact file to help us discover lots of interesting facts about this wonder of the world.

Colossus Statue: The statute of Emperor Nero next to the Colosseum was name ‘Colossus’ which is said to have inspired calling the theatre ‘The Colosseum.’ Look at, discuss and make your own clay statue.

OR

Trip:

Petting Zoo: The animals used in the shows were often kept in chambers at the bottom of the Colosseum. Have a real life encounter with a range of animals being brought into holiday club.

30 spaces

10:00 – 12:30

£6.00

Roman Shield – Imagine, design and create your own Roman shield.

Pizza Making: Pizza is a traditional in Italian, chose your toppings and make your own delicious pizza.

Play In A Day: The Colosseum is the biggest amphitheatre in the world. We will be creating our own plays in groups to perform at the end of the day.

Junk Modelling: Create your own 3D replica of The Colosseum

Gladiator: Gladiator, gladiator can we pass? This is a popular getting to know you game at holiday club. Join us for an afternoon of Funky fitness and team games.

Free Play: An afternoon of exploration and fascination with free play using the holiday club resources.

OR

Trip:

Marky Jay: Children’s entertainer Marky Jay will be hosting an afternoon show and games which is guaranteed to be a whole lots of fun.

Unlimited spaces

2:00 – 4:00

£5.00

Obstacle Course: Gladiators were often challenged with obstacle courses to prepare for all situations. Build and take part in a range of different obstacle courses.

Play In A Day: The Colosseum is the biggest amphitheatre in the world. We will be creating our own plays in groups to perform at the end of the day.

Week 6 – Christ The Redeemer

15/08/2022 – 19/08/2022

15/08/2022

16/08/2022

17/08/2022

18/08/2022

19/08/2022

Session A

(One bubble will do Session A in the morning and Session B in the afternoon.)

Session B

(One bubble will do Session B in the morning and Session A in the afternoon.)

Discover Christ The Redeemer: Create a group fact file to help us discover lots of interesting facts about this wonder of the world.

Airport Arrival: There are 400 airports in Brazil we will be looking at their features and turning holiday club into an airport.

OR

All Day Trip:

Forest Experience: Take a trip to a forest on our doorstep – Leigh Woods. We will be den building, exploring and more with a full day forest experience.

14 spaces

10:00 – 4:00

£5.00

Art Deco: Christ the Redeemer is inspired by art deco, we will be learning about this artistic style and making our own art deco junk modelling.

Mosaic Making: The statue is made of tiny tiled triangular pieces collated to make a mosaic. Try your hand at mosaic making with your own design.

OR

Trip:

Bristol Zoo: With Bristol Zoo relocating after nearly 200 hundred years of service we will be taking one final trip to the zoo and seeing which Brazillian animal we can spot.

14 spaces

10:00 – 12:30

£12.00

Carnival Costume: Brazil is home of the carnival design and create your own carnival costume.

Rainforest Craft: Did you know 60% of the Amazon Rainforest is in Brazil? We will be doing a carousel of rainforest arts and crafts.

Lightening Reactions: The statue of Christ the Redeemer has been struck by lightning more times than any other statue. Test your lightning fast reactions at our sports afternoon.

Football Tournament: Brazil has won the world cup more times than any other country. But which team will be victorious in the Torwood Cup?

Talent Show: There are 27 stars in the Brazilian flag, but how many stars are there at Torwood, we will find out as we host an afternoon talent show.

Carnival Afternoon: We will be holding our very own Torwood carnival full of dancing, music, parades and more!

Week 7 – Taj Mahal

22/08/2022 – 26/08/2022

22/08/2022

23/08/2022

24/08/2022

25/08/2022

26/08/2022

Session A

(One bubble will do Session A in the morning and Session B in the afternoon.)

Session B

(One bubble will do Session B in the morning and Session A in the afternoon.)

Discover the Taj Mahal: Create a group fact file to help us discover lots of interesting facts about this wonder of the world.

3D Taj Mahal – Sculpt your own 3D Taj Mahal replica.

OR

Trip:

Jump: The Bengal Tiger is the national animal of India – get ready to leap and pounce as we spend the morning at indoor soft play centre, JUMP!

14 spaces

9:30 – 12:30

£9.00

Torwood Sports Day: Join us for our annual sports day, spend the morning prepping and creating banners to support your team and then the afternoon competing in a range of different sports and races.

Oragami Elephants: It took 1000 elephants to carry the materials used to construct the Taj Mahal. Carefully create an origami elephant.

OR

All Day Trip:

Wild Place: India is home to lots of wild animals, we will be spending the day at Wild Place seeing which animals have Indian heritage.

14 spaces

10:00 – 4:00

£10.00

Redland Park: India has an amazing 106 national parks. We will be taking a trip to one of our favourite parks REDLAND PARK for a morning of free play.

Samosa Making: Samosa’s are a traditional Indian dish. We will be making and eating our own vegetable Samosa.

Indian Dancing: India is famed for its Bollywood dancing, see if you can keep your energy up as we practice this dance style

Torwood Sports Day: Join us for our annual sports day, spend the morning prepping and creating banners to support your team and then the afternoon competing in a range of different sports and races.

Marble Painting: Makrana marble was used in the construction of the Taj Mahal, try your hand at marble painting and see what you create.

Drawing Competition: Abstract, natural, cartoon, it’s your choice how you represent the Taj Mahal in our drawing competition.

Week 8 – Summer Summary

29/08/2022 – 02/o9/2022

29/08/2022

30/08/2022

31/08/2022

01/09/2022

02/09/2022

Session A

(One bubble will do Session A in the morning and Session B in the afternoon.)

Session B

(One bubble will do Session B in the morning and Session A in the afternoon.)

BANK HOLIDAY- holiday club is closed!

Mini Bake Off: Who will be star baker in our Torwood mini bake off?

Summer Time Capsule: Think about all the amazing things we have done over the 8 week summer and make a time capsule to remind you of all your favourite memories.

Tennis Tournament: In homage to Wimbledon we will be hosting our own tennis tournament at Torwood.

OR

Trip:

Free Dog: A morning of soft play at Freedog.

14 spaces

10:00 – 12:30

£5.00

Bouncy Castle: To celebrate the end of summer we will be hiring a bouncy castle to have at holiday club.

Unlimited spaces

9:00 – 5:00

£3.00

BANK HOLIDAY- holiday club is closed!

Seven Wonders Quiz: See what you have learnt over the weeks as we host a quiz centred on the new seven wonders of the world.

Summer Song: Get the chance to write and record your own song, rap or poem.

Spa Afternoon: A firm favourite with the holiday club children join us as we once again open the Torwood Holiday Club spa.

End of Summer Party: Finishing our summer just how we like it with a party! Games, music and lots of fun!