Top 10 Free Summer Experiences
With the summer holidays only a couple of months away, here are some ways you can spend this summer gaining experience, learning some skills but most importantly having fun. For free!
If spending 6-8 action packed weeks planning community projects and attending activity residentials then this National Citizen Service Pilot is for you. You'll also get the chance to work alongside some truly inspirational athletes from the Dame Kelly Holmes Legacy Trust! Find out more
Here's the deal. Throw a Bollocks to Poverty party using ActionAid's free kit. Your mates get a good night out. You get respect. ActionAid gets support. People living in poverty get the power to improve their lives. All because you ditched the guilt and did something you love. Get started!
Join an Otesha summer cycle tour, deliver workshops and perform a play about environmental and social sustainability in schools and youth clubs as you cycle across the UK. They’ll be taking in the delights of the UK from their saddles, performing a play, learning new skills, meeting new friends, and generally making mischief. Find out more
Join in on a community build to creating a hospital-themed landscape out of reclaimed timber, salvaged materials and donated plants. The garden will be shaped by the hospital and the pharmacy, with a focus on medicinal plants and herbs, celebrating the health and wellbeing of our cities and environments.
The RSPB are looking for creative people to help design and make fun costumes for Love Nature Week. You do not have to have any previous experience making costumes, just time and energy.
There is still time to apply to be part of some of the world’s greatest festivals. Glastonbury, Latitude, Womad, Bestival, Shambala the list goes on and on. You’ll have to be quick though as places are filling up!
If you're aged 18-22, ICS is offering you a once-in-a-lifetime chance to spend three months in Africa, Asia or Latin America changing the lives of some of the world's poorest people. It's a chance to work on real development projects alongside young people from developing countries. Find out more about this amazing opportunity
The Barefoot Games have loads of exciting volunteering opportunities and projects on site at the Eden project and across the county. Using the 2012 Olympic Games as inspiration it aims to reconnects people with their natural environment through interactive events. They are looking for photographers, musicians, film-makers, event coordinators, artists and dancers. Get involved!
Whatever you are into search for something to do on vinspired.com and have an unforgettable summer!
First posted on
5th May 2011
By Henry Mackintosh