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...
5th February 2020 Categories: Blog, News
Climbing the walls!
On the 3rd and 4th February approximately 16 lucky would be mountaineers had the opportunity to try out the fantastic new climbing walls at Andover Leisure Centre. There were definitely some vertigo nerves to begin with (from children and volunteers alike!) but with some gentle and noisy encouragement from the...
4th December 2019 Categories: Blog, News
Christmas Pantomime Trip
On Saturday 30th November we met 41 very excited children at Andover train station from where we embarked on a brilliant outing to see Robin Hood the Pantomime at Salisbury Playhouse. The weather was wintery and freezing and got us all in the mood for a Christmas outing. The panto...
4th November 2019 Categories: Blog, News
Ten Pin Bowling Trip
Fifteen children from year 8 and above joined a handful of volunteers at Riverside Bowl in Andover last week. This was a half term treat for those children who have graduated from the KOT camps, some of whom are part of the original KOT family, so it was fabulous to...
2nd November 2019 Categories: Blog, Camps, News
Half Term Camp October 2019
The sun shone, the rain stayed away and we had the most brilliant October camp. We had approximately 47 children with us for two days, and lots of new enthusiastic faces. The activities were plentiful, including tag rugby, cooking, Hallowe'en games, rocket making with the inventive Simon Tween, and arts...
4th September 2019 Categories: Blog, Camps, News
Summer Camp 2019
Our summer camp at Farleigh school was undoubtedly one of our best camps ever. 42 superstar children took part in a three day extravaganza of fun and activity in the sunshine, helped by a team of wonderful volunteers who arrived each day with bags of energy and enthusiasm. There really...
12th March 2019 Categories: Blog, Mentoring, News
A big Treat for KoT!
40 kids, pizza, chocolate and super speedy go karts was the order last Saturday. A very very generous friend of KoT gave the kids go Karting for Christmas - Oh WOW so much fun even if it was a challenge for a lot of us. Safety talks, safety gear and one or two...
23rd November 2018 Categories: Fundraising, News
Kids on Track Carol Service
Over 300 people turned up to support new local charity, Kids on Track Andover on Friday night at a beautiful candlelit service at St Marys. Pupils from Vigo Primary School began the service with "Turn off the Lights" and delighted the audience with their singing but also their use of...
22nd November 2018 Categories: Mentoring, News
Singing in the Rain
This November two very lucky members of Kids on Track were invited to to the theatre to see Singing in the Rain by lead cast member Katie Hickson. The incredible costumes, staging and set even included real rain. For our two Kids on Track girls it was their first ever...