Like many villages throughout the UK Chew Magna is aware of the importance of providing facilities for the Young People that are part of its community. Rural locations with their lack of Public Transport can-
On a sporting front the following is an example of some of the Clubs that are available either within the village or very close to it, Football, Squash, Badminton, Tennis, Judo, Sailing, Cricket, Rugby. There is also Dance, Drama and Music Clubs. There are local Brownie, Guides and Rainbow packs, and contact details for all can be found on the web-
Every Thursday evening during School Term time at 7p.m. the Baptist Chapel runs ‘The Shed’ a Youth Group / Club for all Secondary School aged children.
Also, during the summer of 2011 the ‘Chew Valley Youth Trust’ was established as a charity designed to support people aged between 13 and 19 in the region. Instigated by the young people of the Valley, it is composed of proactive residents who recognise that there is a need to provide young people with as much support as possible at a time when Local Authority spending is being squeezed. The CVYT aims are to support young people in the region through:
They are not a direct supplier of recreational activities, but are a legal body who can fund and arrange such activities. However, their overriding philosophy is to work with the people of the Valley and make this a collaborative venture. If you bring good ideas of how to support young people in the valley, they would be delighted to work with you to make good things happen. For details of the Chew Valley Youth Trust, take the link here.