Youth clubs

SELFA offer a range of after-school clubs, run by Activity Co-ordinators Rachel Casper and Samatha Pickard.

Details of our tailored after-school clubs for referred secondary-aged children (11-19) is given below. Please contact SELFA if you would like your child/children to attend.

Girls Rock Club

Held at Trinty Church, Westmoreland Street, Skipton on Mondays 4.00pm to 5.30pm.

A weekly club aimed at girls who could benefit from a group promoting social interaction, independence and increasing self-confidence. The group provides an opportunity for girls to make friends, receive support and learn valuable life-skills all through fun activities such as cooking, crafts, sports, trips and community-based projects which are decided on by the girls. By accessing the group girls will be given opportunities to achieve awards such as sports leaders, arts awards and first aid.  Ages: Secondary (11-19)

SELFA Sports Leaders

Held at The Skipton Academy, Mondays 3.45pm – 5.00pm.

A club run by Sam Pickard offering a range of sports including archery, fencing and Ultimate Frisbee at weekly term-time sessions.

Youth Clubs

Weekly clubs aimed at young people aged 11-19 years (secondary school) could benefit from a group promoting social interaction, independence and self-confidence.  The group provides an opportunity for young people to make friends, have new opportunities and learn important life-skills in a supportive environment.  All activities are chosen and influenced by the young people and include cooking, crafts and sports.  By accessing the group young people are given opportunities to achieve awards such as sports leaders, arts awards, British sign language etc.

We run 3 separate groups:
• Bentham Youth Café: Mondays from 6.30pm – 8pm
• The Hub, Skipton Town Hall: Wednesdays 4.00pm – 5.30pm (Ages 11-14)
• Skipton Academy: Thursdays 5.00pm – 6.30pm (Ages 11-19)