Exmouth youngsters flock to camp

AFTER a demanding year of academic studies, young people were given the opportunity to relax and have fun at a summer camp in Exmouth. Scores of children ranging from 11 to 16-year-old attended the Big Trouble pro school camp which took place between Mo

AFTER a demanding year of academic studies, young people were given the opportunity to relax and have fun at a summer camp in Exmouth.

Scores of children ranging from 11 to 16-year-old attended the 'Big Trouble pro school' camp which took place between Monday and Friday, July 24, last week.

A number of activities were held including a beauty school, dancing, picnics and music shows.

John Prockter, from Woodbury, who helps organise the camp, said everyone enjoyed themselves and wanted the week-long event to continue.


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"The 30-year-old added: "It takes quite a lot of organising but when it all starts it is really gratifying to see.

"The kids were asking if we could carry on for another week when we said goodbye to them. They all enjoyed themselves tremendously."

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The pro school camp has been running for four years.

A number of venues in the town were used for different activities including the community college and the Exmouth Chapel on Exeter Road.

John, reflecting on his involvement with the camp and its history, said: "It was a personal vision of mine to have an event that children and people in Exmouth would be proud of.

"The camp is now well established and it is something that children look forward to.

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