KickStart

KICKSTART - A BRAND NEW FOOTBALL INITIATIVE FOR 14-16 OLDS 

This initiative aims to engage young people through football whilst offering a structured education package to tackle and prevent knife crime and anti-social behaviour around Cambridgeshire. The recreational football programme is part-funded by The FA and Cambridgeshire Constabulary. Delivered by Cambridge United Community Trust and Norwich City RDP 

The football sessions will be fun, engaging and appropriate for the age of the participants. Each centre will be provided with 26 weeks of football activities to be held on school grounds, and will encompass an FA qualification coupled with a bespoke football club support package for the development of young leaders in the community.

RECREATIONAL FOOTBALL
EACH CENTRE WILL PROVIDE A FREE, INCLUSIVE TURN UP AND PLAY SESSION FOR YOUNG PEOPLE AGED 14-16, DELIVERED BY PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL CLUBS.

EDUCATION OFFER
EVERY PARTICIPANT WILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO ACHIEVE THE FA JUNIOR FOOTBALL LEADERS AWARD. PARTICIPANTS WISHING TO PROGRESS WILL BE SUPPORTED BY AN FA COACH MENTOR AT THE HUB CLUB.

PRACTICAL DELIVERY
EACH CENTRE WILL HOST A FESTIVAL DELIVERED BY THE PARTICIPANTS, SUPPORTED BY CAMBRIDGESHIRE FA AND FA COACH MENTORS.

Service access criteria: Must be aged 14-16
Additional needs catered for:
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