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CYT Holiday Programmes are an absolute MUST DO for any young person over the Holiday breaks.

Cromwell Youth Trust always deliver exciting, engaging and adventurous activities each Summer, Autumn, Winter & Spring.

CYT Holiday Programmes are youth centered and are based upon ideas from the youth themselves – this has resulted in us enjoying such activities as the adrenaline rush of indoor skydiving with iFly Queenstown, flips and tricks at SITE Trampoline, Crazy Art days and Baking Days, Ice Skating, going to another world with our friends from REALM Virtual Reality and so much more!

Due to the popularity of CYT programmes we typically BOOK OUT within a short space of time (sometimes in 1 hour!) so we highly recommend you register to our Mailing List and Social Media to be kept updated to be the first to secure your childs spot.

K Munro
K Munro
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'(My son) loved the programme and made some new friendships plus built on his a parent I loved seeing him so excited in the mornings and it was great hearing the details in the afternoon...I'm very grateful for all the work (Cromwell Youth Trust) put in.
C Lincoln
C Lincoln
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Love the attention and care given to our son, such a fantastic range of opportunities - he has thrived in The Hangout atmosphere and through the amazing activities offered and organised so professionally!!'

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, but Cromwell Youth Trust work extremely hard to gain potential funding as well as discounted rates from business supporters, who may be involved in our Holiday Programmes, which enables us to provide our programmes at a very affordable rate.

We also ensure we have a mixture of paid activities and free activities.

Very simply, actually! Cromwell Youth Trust want to ensure we are up to date with todays technology and we have invested in online registration and payment.

When a Holiday Programme is active, and available to take registrations, then all you have to do is select the programme/s. Once this step has been done then you will be directed to the ‘Online Checkout’ which requests information of a Parent/Guardian and the Youth Participant. Two payment options are available – direct online payment via secure credit card or cash payment (which is requested to be completed within 72 hours of registration to secure the spot.

And that is how simple it is! 100% of respondents to our survey regarding ease of online registration and payment have said it is ‘Very Easy to Use’

CYT no longer offer paper based registration.

It varies, but Holiday Programmes only operate during the main Holiday periods (so we operate four (4) per year Summer, Autumn, Winter & Spring).

Start and end times are dependant on the activitiy – these are actively promoted through the product descriptions.

This information is all supplied through our advertisements and online.

99.9% of our Holiday Programmes, that operate outside of The Hangout Youth Centre, depart and return to The Hangout Youth Centre (5A Murray Terrace, Cromwell)

This is to ensure stress free and ease of planning for parents/caregivers and youth.

On the rare occasion that transport is to be organised by the participant then this will be acknowledged in advertisement and online of the programme (please be aware this is an extremely rare occurrence)

To take part in any of Cromwell Youth Trusts services you have to be in attendance of Grade 7 through to 13 – so young people are approximately 10/11 years old through to 18 years old. 

We ensure programmes that we operate are inclusive of all youth.

Yes, from January 1st of each new year any child who will be attending Grade 7 will be eligible to attend any of our programmes.

This means that they can experience the most exciting and adventurous Holiday Programme ever!

Unfortunately not, Cromwell Youth Trust only work alongside any youth who is attendance of Grade 7 until 13 (so approximately 10/11 – 18 years old)

In this age range there are approximately 550 youth who Cromwell Youth Trust support and develop programmes for – which means adding an extra Grade will increase those numbers exponentially and not allow us to provide a quality service.

We recommend looking into Holiday Programmes operated out of the local Primary Schools.

Absolutely! Cromwell Youth Trust prides themselves on being an inclusive and welcoming organisation. We request that appropriate disclosures are made that relate to ensuring we can best accommodate your child – for example having gluten free food for all our occasions!

Absolutely! Cromwell Youth Trust prides themselves on being an inclusive and welcoming organisation. 

We work hard to gain programme funding that enables us to reduce costs for families and attempt to take away that barrier for you – although if your situation is still difficult then please do not hesitate to contact our team for confidential and financial assistance.

We can provide part sponsorship or full sponsorship – dependant on each individual circumstance.

That’s easy to fix! If you want to go to our Contact Us Page and let our team know what question you need answered and we will put it up here as well!