News from the Kendal Lads & Girls Club Annual General Meeting

The Young Cumbria youth clubs have had a busy year with: • 58 juniors (8-10 years of age) accessing the club this year • 192 young people (11-19 years of age) engaged by the project • 97 young people have attended on a regular basis with the clubs and projects • 59 young people have received awards and certificates for their learning • 157 sessions were delivered, which equates to 314 hours working with young people Read More

Posted: October 24, 2013

Have Your Say Questionnaire

Kendal Lads & Girls Club are asking young people of Kendal to ‘Have their say’ in the development of clubs, programmes and opportunities available at the youth centre. To have your say please follow this link to the online questionnaire, results will be posted here in September 2013 Read More

Posted: July 15, 2013

The Annual Summer Camp At YMCA Lakeside

This year we were lucky to have fantastic weather which added to the enjoyment of the event. Spending the night under canvas and cooking outside the group had a great time in a weekend packed full of fun! It started with warm up games enabling all at the event to get to know each other as young people came from different clubs around the district. This was both fun and educational involving communication and team games. On the Saturday the activities varied; including competitions on the wate… Read More

Posted: June 25, 2013

The New Youth Café

The Youth Café has been funded by the Frieda Scott Charitable Trust and the Kendal LAP Fund to allow young people of all ages to access the facilities of the youth centre and youth work staff on Tuesdays 3.30 – 5.30 & Saturdays 12.00 – 2.00pm. This new project has attracted some old members back to the club to catch up with what’s going on and is ideal for all those using the new skate park facility nearby. Read More

Posted: June 25, 2013

Kendal Mayor's Fund

The last Kendal Mayor John Willshaw chose the Kendal Lads & Girls Club as his charity of the year, through a wide range of fund raising events including coffee mornings, a mayors dinner and community events the charity raised and donated £3,000 towards the refurbishment of the sports hall at the Lads & Girls Club. The committee, young people and groups who use the youth centre on a regular basis are extremely grateful for this donation and John’s sponsorship of our work. Read More

Posted: June 25, 2013

Exhibition Boxing Event & Dinner

Members of the Kendal Amateur Boxing Club hosted and took part in a charity exhibition event at Kendal Town Hall on 23rd May; it was a great evening with a range of skills on show with those in their first public match to those with plenty of experience and expertise on show. The event was also raising money for charity with entrance fees, raffle and auction all coming together to raise £2,000 which was matched by the Barclays Bank Community Fund in total £4,250 will be donated to the Kendal L… Read More

Posted: June 25, 2013

Skate Park Opening

This was a great success, with a variety of activities provided on the day; which had a huge input form young people. Over 90 young people signed in on the day however this was not a true refection of numbers due to it being an open event. The new skate park was opened by Luke Waine, young person and the Mayor of Kendal, John Wilshaw. Throughout the day the young people took part in: • Sessions on the park with Rubicorn funded by Kendal LAP. Rubicon along semi professionals of the three… Read More

Posted: March 30, 2013