3rd November 2020 Categories: Blog, Camps, News
October Camp 2020
We were incredibly fortunate to have squeezed in our Autumn half term camp just before a second national lockdown was announced - and we really did make the most of it! This was one of our busiest camps ever, involving 42 children and our incredible team of enthusiastic, energetic volunteers....
9th October 2020 Categories: Blog, Fundraising, News
London Marathon Legend
We have been truly humbled by the fundraising efforts of friends and family of KoT in recent months and this all culminated last week with the news that Jeremy McGivern, who braved hideous British weather to run the London Marathon, has raised an eyewatering £13,000! Jeremy took Storm Alex head...
9th October 2020 Categories: Blog, News
The launch of our Outreach Programme with help from the National Lottery
Much excitement at KOT HQ with the news that we have received funding from the Coronavirus Community Support Fund, distributed by The National Lottery Community Fund. As a result we are now able to launch our brand new Outreach Programme which has been quietly developing in the background over...
14th September 2020 Categories: Blog, Fundraising, News
More amazing fundraising efforts
Kids on Track were thrilled beyond belief to receive news about yet more amazingly intrepid fundraisers doing their bit for us. Local 17 year old/favourite KOT volunteer Ned Blackburn donned his lycra and cycled 100 miles up and down the very hilly roads of the South Downs Way, from Winchester...
8th September 2020 Categories: Blog, Camps, News
Summer Camp 2020
We were so happy and relieved that Summer Camp could actually take place post lockdown; we hadn't seen many of the children for quite a while and it was truly fabulous to have everyone back in one place again for some much needed fun and games. A total of 45...
18th August 2020 Categories: Blog, News
Move over Murray!
Twenty-three lucky wannabee Wimbledon stars took part in a 4 week tennis programme at Andover Lawn Tennis Club this July & August. Josh and his amazing team at the club encouraged even the most reluctant novices and the entire programme was a huge success. It has been truly wonderful to...
14th August 2020 Categories: Blog, News
Summer classes at The Art Room
Kids on Track paid for 6 budding artists to have a one day watercolour lesson at The Art Room in Andover this August. The children learnt about different artists and a variety of techniques from John Ritchie, who runs this relatively new and brilliant set up, and subsequently produced some...
27th July 2020 Categories: Blog, Camps, News
COVID 19 Update
We are delighted to announce that the summer camp 2020 will go ahead. The safety of the children and the volunteers is of the utmost importance to us and we will be adhering to strict hygiene guidelines. The children will be in bubbles of 15, with one adult volunteer and...
18th May 2020 Categories: Blog, News
More lockdown goodies delivered
As Coronavirus lockdown continues, we have been busy brainstorming for ideas of more goodie bags to deliver to our KOT children; apart from anything it gives us the perfect excuse to see everyone and have a catch up! Our two most recent deliveries were bags full of fabulous activity kits...
28th April 2020 Categories: Blog, News
A visit from the Easter Bunny!
The coronavirus lockdown is affecting everyone, everywhere and we were so sad to have to cancel our much anticipated Easter Camp in April. We have been keeping in close contact with our families via text and calls, and checking everyone is ok. But here at KOT we don't like leaving...