Our family volunteer weekends are ideal for any family looking to do something different, learn new skills and work together to help make a practical difference to our nation’s industrial heritage.
Ideal for any family looking to do something different
We can accommodate families with children aged between 6 to 14 years old and offer an inclusive, friendly and safe environment for families to experience canal restoration. All the tasks will be led by our experienced volunteer leadership teams.
£15pp for a weekend includes
We will provide breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Families will be sleeping in private facilities as family units during the weekend.
We will provide all the personal protection and safety equipment you need.
All day activities
There will be planned evening activities to keep the whole family entertained!
Families will be sleeping in private facilities as family units during the weekend. Depending on the location, that can be a dorm room or camping outside. If it is camping, families will be asked to provide their own tents.
Families arrive on the Friday evening (we ask all families to cater for themselves on Friday) here our families and leadership teams will introduce each other to other volunteers and play team building games. During the days we will undertake a variety of activities to learn about and help support Canal Restoration and we will have activities planned in the evening. Families are usually on their way home by 4pm on Sunday.
Family camp photos
Join us and together we can continue to campaign to protect and restore the waterways you love. Become a member for as little as £36 per year – or you can choose to give more.
LOVE YOUR WATERWAYS
Together we can protect and restore the waterways; Britain's 7,000 miles of canals and navigable rivers need your help.
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