Children and teenagers: what to do during the Easter holidays?

A visit to the concert of the rapper OBOY is offered by several Cherbourg structures at once.
A visit to the concert of the rapper OBOY is offered by several Cherbourg structures at once. (©Pexels)

Please note that the number of places is limited! Registration starts today in most structures offering youth activities during spring break.

Opportunity to try new activities or make friends thanks to the very rich programs devised by the city’s youth animation teams.

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The MPTLL Youth Team offers workshops, events, tours, accommodations and work camps for teenagers aged 11 and over in the provinces and districts of Wallon.

  • From 11 to 15 April cycling > family rate price
  • From 14 to 15 April civilian work camp at the Ferme des Miroirs (La Glacerie)
  • From 19 to 20 April mini-period 11-14 years (Lessay) > 20 €
  • From April 21st to 22nd stay in a YIEM (Lessay) mini-group > 20€

Also: planter making, arcade terminal making, walks around The Hague, blind test and quiz, solid shampoo making, movie night, cooking competitions, big outdoor games, roller dancing, drawing workshop, Japanese games with fixtures, handball tournament, making travel bags, etc.

Information and registration: 12 Square du Nivernais 50130 Cherbourg-en-Cotentin.
02 33 43 31 63 [email protected] • mptll.fr
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Equeurdreville shower enclosures

Within 2 weeks you will have the opportunity to find a lot of new things on excursions and evenings for children aged 11-17.

  • Wallpaper concert
  • Kani hike
  • Cooking classes
  • photography workshop
  • The Art of Displacement
  • brazilian bracelets
  • Escape from the room
  • Uno Tournament
  • Henna tattoos
  • Bowling
  • mountain biking + archery

Registration at the kiosk at: rue Hervé Mangon, 36, Equeurdreville, 02 33 53 96 46. Facebook and Instagram: baindouchecec

Cherbourg sailing school

Sailing courses on a sailing dinghy and a catamaran for the beginning and improvement from the age of 4.

Information and registration: 02 33 94 99 00, [email protected], www.ecole-voile-cherbourg.com
Price: from 120 €

District center Puzzle

Here is the program of activities offered by Puzzle in Equeurdreville.

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  • Carnival workshop for children over 10 years old, carnival parade
  • reading fairy tales
  • Hiking from 8 years old
  • Master classes in cooking and photography
  • Excursion to the botanical garden in Caen

Information and registration: 25 rue Jean Moulin in Equeurdreville, 02 33 01 81 70.

Cultural Center Kvazar

During the school holidays, children go to the open sea with Aqua 2 and its workshop dedicated to the discovery of fishing tackle and techniques, in particular oyster fishing. Having familiarized themselves with the exhibited engravings, postcards, paintings, the participants will create a still life with shells.

23 April. Meet at 15:00 at the museum reception. By reservation 02 33 23 39 30. Maximum 10 children (+ accompanying adults). No additional cost. Duration 1h30.

District center Le Totem

Carnival festivities: mask-making, cooking classes, parades, children’s balls, as well as bowling, pizza nights, nature walks in The Hague…

Information and registration:
50 rue des Hauts-Varengs, Equeurdreville. 02 33 01 01 75.

Kirkville Youth Space

The holidays start with an OBOY concert in the Agora. In the first week we will take advantage of the good weather for a BMX course, walking in Caen (shopping and racquetball), kayaking, tree climbing and karaoke night!

We’re testing a lot of new things in week 2! WW2 checkpoint escape game, Top Chef night, sneaker/skateboard personalization (don’t forget to bring your accessories), parent/teen night followed by a petanque tournament (tournament is a great word, basically it’s fun)) and, finally, a dance walk on roller skates.

Registration only on site: 7 rue du Général Leclerc in Kerkvil, from 30 March.

Mosaic

Excursions offered by Mosaic:

  • Wallpaper concert
  • Shopping and racquetball day in Caen
  • The Art of Travel Workshop
  • Orienteering course at Lande St Gabriel
  • Board game production
  • tree climbing
  • Canoeing on the sea
  • Initiation into magic
  • Going to the fair, to the cinema, to sewing
  • Sneakers
  • Cotentin Challenge
  • Departure for roller dancing

Registration at the authorized town hall of La Glacerie from 30 March.

naval farm

The Ferme des Flottes, Tourlaville Leisure Club, offers two courses for children and families: sewing (from 6 years old) and plastic arts (from 5 years old accompanied or from 7 years old on their own).

Information and booking: Tourlaville Leisure Club, rue des Allies, 02 33 22 24 50, [email protected]

Sports holidays

Sport Vacances offers free sports activities for children aged 8 to 18 during the school holidays.

The events are organized and supervised by municipal sports educators. Sports associations are also involved in the oversight of the sessions.

Example activities: freestyle parkour, capoeira, movement arts, athletics, cycling, chuckball, Olympics, horseback riding, flagfoot, archery, roller hockey, skateboarding, handball, basketball, etc.

Full program and registration details: https://bit.ly/3qOHlup

House of Olympia de Gouges

Maison Olympe de Gouges offers cooking or handicraft classes for parents and children.

Information and registration: Rue Île-de-France in Octeville, 02 33 01 89 90, [email protected]

*Event offers, partial list

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