Children & Young People

AIR TRAINING CORPS

The ATC offers opportunities to young men and women (ages 13-18) to experience service life and take part in all kinds of sporting and adventure training and activities. Parade nights Mondays and Wednesdays, 19.00-21.00 at the Cadet Centre, the Park, Castle Cary. Contact Sgt (ATC) Dan Purnell: 01963 350692; email [email protected]. Further information at: https://www.raf.mod.uk/aircadets

CARY GUIDES

Unfortunately Cary Guides are not active at the moment, but we would be very interested to hear from anyone willing to restart the unit. Contact Mrs Joy Cross, (01963) 350936. www.girlguiding.org.uk

CASTLE CARY CHILDREN’S CENTRE

The Castle Cary Children’s Centre provides free advice, information and support to families with children under 5 in the Castle Cary, Bruton and Queen Camel area. We offer the following programme:

Mondays 1.15-3pm. Bruton Busy Bees in the Unionist Hall, Bruton.

Tuesday 10-11am. Sensory Baby in the Swainson Building, Castle Cary.

Thursdays 10.0011.30am Time Together: drop in for parents and children at the Scout Hall, Castle Cary.

Friday 10am-12noon Messy Monkeys at the Scout Hall, Castle Cary

Every other Saturday 10am-12noon Saturdads: a drop in session for dads and children up to eight years old in the Swainson Building,Castle Cary

For more details contact Castle Cary Children’s Centre 01963 359098 or email [email protected] or [email protected]

CASTLE CARY RAINBOWS

Rainbows is for young girls of 5 – 7 1/2 to play games, have fun, practice crafts and enjoy other seasonal activities. Rainbows is part of the Girl Guiding Association, and is followed by Brownies. Meetings on Tuesdays, 6.15 – 7.15 pm in the BP Hall. Contact Jackie Targett, (01963) 350004. www.girlguiding.org.uk

CUBS & BEAVERS

Contact Mr Malcom Wake, (01963) 35941 or (07773) 515511.

MONDAY CLUB

Contact Mrs Zoe Mitchell, (01963) 350931.

PARENT HELPER

Mrs Audrey Stokes, (01963) 350341.

SCOUTS

Contact Mrs Susie Higgins, (01963) 351025, [email protected]. www.scouts.org.uk

TOYBOX PLAYGROUP

Contact Mrs Lin Norman, (01963) 351523, [email protected].

Ansford & Castle Cary Youth Club

The youth club is held every Thursday evening from 7 till 9pm during term time in the Swainson Building on the Ansford Academy site and is for all young people aged 13-17. We hold regular movie nights and have a variety of games available including Pool and table tennis.

Entry is £1 on the night and includes light refreshments, there is also a small tuck shop.

The club is run by completely volunteers and we always welcome more help. For  more information please do not hesitate to contact me on 07454888885. Hope to see you there. Fray Cronie