Of Course We Can

  • What it is

  • Of Course We Can is a programme of weekend and holiday activities that gives you the chance to do something different. 
     
    We think there’s something for everyone in the Spring/ Summer brochure and even if you need lots of help to take part, we’ll do everything we can to welcome you.
     
    Click on this link for the current brochure covering activities for this spring and summer – OCWC brochure – Spring Summer 2017

    Try out Street Life, Mix and Mash Music, Horsing Around and many other fun activities including two events from our new providers – Woodland Wonder with Sladebank Wood and Circus Fun and Games with Cinderford Artspace.

    JUST OUT!  the next brochure for the Autumn – Winter with more fun activities such as Punky Junk, Winter Fun in the Garden, School of Wizardry, Yes Chef! and more.

    Click here for the new brochure – Of Course We Can brochure – autumn – winter 2017 -18

    You can also get a paper copy of these brochures by contacting Jane – info@activeimpact.org.uk or phoning 01453 298337.

    Further information about activities run by other organisations in Gloucestershire can be found on the glosfamilydirectory – www.glosfamiliesdirectory.org.uk or by contacting The Family Information service on 0800 542 0202

  • Signing up for an activity

    If you are a young person or parent/guardian and want to find out more then please use the contact details in the brochure to get in touch with the person organising it.
     
    If you are a professional wishing to make a referral on behalf of a young person please read the guidance for referrers  and then use the secure online referrals form .
     
    Please let us know if you have any difficulty with the referral form – info@activeimpact.org.uk or 01453 298337
  • Our Partner Providers

    If you want to know more about the 10 organisations we are working with this year, please got to our Of Course We Can Partner Providers page.

  • What young people say..

    “I liked abseiling and white water rafting. I like a bit of adventure and trying out things that are a bit dangerous.”
    “I like going fast on go-karts”
    “It’s nice to sleep at new places”
    “I drove a Land Rover with an automatic gearbox. It made me feel big and powerful and like the world is my oyster.”
    “I liked the fact that people listened to my ideas.”
    “I like making new friends”
  • Parents say..

    “He is more prepared to try out new things. This has opened up the future for us.”
    “He is more assertive, confident, prepared to try new things, initiate and suggest ideas. I am rested, relieved and happy.”
     “Our daughter doesn’t take us for granted after she’s been away”
    “Not just like respite but full on activities that he loves and can’t do with the family”
    “She comes back with much more confidence. She feels part of a special group” 
    “Anything is possible …….. 
     
  • Volunteering ....

    A vital part of Of Course We Can activities is the involvement of volunteers – young people, adults, disabled or not.  We will provide support and help you to find the right event for you.
     
    There’s more information on our Volunteering webpage.
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  • The Of Course We Can Programme is financially supported this year by:

    Gloucestershire County Council

    Barnwood Trust

    The True Colours Trust

    Gloucestershire Disability Fund

    Gloucestershire Community Foundation (Freemasons Grants Programme)