Charity Collection

This year's VW charity is Crawley Open House, who provide support and services for those suffering the effects of homelessness, unemployment, loneliness, discrimination, or other forms of social ex...

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30th Jul 2019 8:24pm

Venture Week 2019 Update

It's always astonishing how quickly the year rolls around, but here we are, ready to go for Venture Week once again in 2019. You can check out the schedule for the week, which starts at 9:30am this...

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26th Jul 2019 4:41pm

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Dates & Schedule 2019

Parents please note that children must wear their Venture Week T-Shirts and Badges on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday. On Friday T-Shirts are required but badges should not be worn.

Venture Week 2019 is scheduled for the week Monday 29th July to Sunday 4th August.

Monday 29th July 2019

First day of Venture Week 2019!
Parents are asked to stay for the presentation in the Church (approximately 20 minutes long) for important notices.

All groups start at 9:30am in Charlwood Church.

  • 10am - 4pm
    • T-shirt decoration
    • Craft activites
    • Church presentation practice for Sunday
    • Group A only: Watersports in the Afternoon.

All groups finish at 4:00pm on the Charlwood Recreation Ground.

Tuesday 30th July 2019

Swimming Day!
Please ensure your child has their swimming things today.

All groups start at 9:30am in Charlwood Church.

  • 10am - 4pm
    • Craft Activites
    • Church presentation practice for Sunday
    • All groups swimming at specific times throughout day
      E Group will be swimming first, so they should arrive at venture week in their swimming gear.

All groups finish at 4:00pm on the Charlwood Recreation Ground.

Wednesday 31st July 2019

Outings Day!
Parents please note that children must wear their Venture Week T-Shirts and Badges today.
Children should bring their own packed lunches on this day.

  • Groups A & B: Go-Karting
    • Meet on the Charlwood Recreation Ground at 8:15am, coach departs at 8:30am
  • Groups C & D: High Ashurst Outdoor Education Centre
    • Meet on the Charlwood Recreation Ground at 8:15am, coach departs at 8:30am
  • Group E: Fishers Adventure Farm Park
    • meet on the Charlwood Recreation Ground at 8:45am, coach departs at 9:00am

All groups finish return to the Charlwood Recreation Ground:

  • A & B Groups return at 4:00pm
  • C, D & E return at 5:00pm
Thursday 1st August 2019

Silly Sports Day!
Parents, please ensure your child has a change of clothes and towel as they will get wet during Silly Sports.

All groups start at 9:30am in Charlwood Church.

  • 10am - 12:30pm
    • Craft Activites
  • 1pm - 4pm
    • Silly Sports on the Charlwood Recreation Ground

All groups finish at 4:00pm on the Charlwood Recreation Ground.

Friday 2nd August 2019

Theme Park Day!
Parents please note that children must wear their Venture Week T-Shirts today, but not their Badges.
Children should bring their own packed lunches or money to buy food at the theme park.

  • Groups A & B: Thorpe Park
    • Meet on the Charlwood Recreation Ground at 8:15am.
    • Return to Charlwood Recreation Ground at approximately 5:30pm.
  • Groups C, D & E: Chessington World of Adventures
    • Meet on the Charlwood Recreation Ground at 8:15am.
    • Return to Charlwood Recreation Ground at approximately 5:00pm.
Saturday 3rd August 2019

Saturday Social!

  • 5:30pm - 9:00pm
    • Saturday Social on the Charlwood Recreation Ground

Parents and Children are all invited to a fun evening where there will be good food and drink, bouncy castles, a disco, barbeque and a chance to win great prizes in the raffle. The saturday social is a fundraising event, with all proceeds donated towards next year's Venture Week. Make sure you hand in your Food Order Form beforehand or you won't get any! Please bring your own chairs/picnic blankets and help to clear up or take your rubbish with you.

Sunday 4th August 2019

Sunday Service & Presentation!

  • 11am
    • Venture Week Service at Charlwood Church
    • Groups' Presentations

All Children and Parents are expected to attend.

Annual Review Meeting for 2019 - 2nd October 2019

Public Meeting of the Venture Week Committee

All interested parties are invited to attend this meeting of the Venture Week Committee at 7:30pm in the Nicholas Room at Charlwood Church.

In this meeting, the committee will be chosen for the organisation of Venture Week 2020, and VW 2019 will be analysed (and any lessons learnt!)