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Young carers’ weekends

A weekend adventure on the Grand Union Canal for young carers

In 2017, we added weekend trips for Young Carers – people whose daily lives include a large measure of caring for a sibling or parent. 

These weekends are for youngsters who have a caring role in their everyday lives, whether it be helping with a parent or sibling. The places are allocated by Young Carers in Herts so bookings are made through them. The weekend starts on a Friday evening and ends on the Sunday evening. On each trip there are 4 crew and up to 8 young carers.  

Young Carer holiday dates

Due to the coronavirus pandemic we have had to cancel some of our Young Carer programme for 2021 but are hoping to run special weekends during September – watch this space for further details. We are very much hoping that the Covid vaccination programme will allow us to re-start the trips in full in 2022. 

All applications for the Young Carers weekends are made through Young Carers in Herts