Children and young people: What activities during the Easter holidays?

Excursions to the concert of the rapper OBOY are offered by several Cherbourg structures.
Excursions to the concert of the rapper OBOY are offered by several Cherbourg structures. (©Pexels)

Please note that places are limited! Registrations start today in most structures that offer youth activities for the spring holidays.

The opportunity to try new activities or make friends thanks to the very rich programs put together by the city’s youth animation teams.

House for all Leo Lagrange

The MPTLL youth activities team offers workshops, events, trips, residencies and work camps for youth aged 11 and over in the provinces and Vallons districts.

  • From April 11th to 15th hiking stay by bike > price according to family quotient
  • From April 14th to 15th, Citizens’ Workcamp at the Ferme des Miroirs (La Glacerie)
  • From April 19th to 20th, mini-stay 11-14 years (Lessay) > €20
  • From April 21st to 22nd, mini group stay YIEM (Lessay) > 20€

But also: crafting plant pots, crafting arcade terminals, walks in The Hague, blind test and quiz, crafting solid shampoo, cinema evening, cooking competitions, big outdoor games, roller dancing, painting workshop, Japanese binding games, handball tournament, crafting carrier bags, etc.

Info and registration: 12 square du Nivernais 50130 Cherbourg-en-Cotentin
02 33 43 31 63. •

Equeurdreville shower baths

During the 2 weeks you have the opportunity to discover a lot of new things on excursions and evenings for 11-17 year olds.

  • Concert Oboy
  • Random Dogs
  • cooking workshops
  • studio photo
  • art of displacement
  • Brazilian bangles
  • escape game
  • UN tournament
  • henna tattoos
  • bowling
  • Mountain Biking + Archery

Registration at the kiosk, 36 rue Hervé Mangon, in Equeurdreville, 02 33 53 96 46. Facebook and Instagram: baindouchecec

Sailing School Cherbourg

Sailing courses on dinghy and catamaran for introduction and improvement from 4 years.

Info and registration: 02 33 94 99 00,,
Price: from €120

Neighborhood Center The Puzzle

Here is the program of activities offered by the Puzzle in Equeurdreville.

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  • Carnival workshop from 10 years, parade at carnival
  • Read fairy tales
  • Hiking from 8 years
  • Cooking and photography workshops
  • Excursion to the botanical garden in Caen

Information and registration: Rue Jean Moulin 25 in Equeurdreville, 02 33 01 81 70.

The Quasar Cultural Center

During the school holidays, children go to the open sea with Aqua 2 and its workshop dedicated to the discovery of fishing tools and practices, especially oysters. After viewing the engravings, postcards and paintings on display, participants will create a still life with seashells

April 23. Meeting point at 3 p.m. at the museum reception. With reservation on 02 33 23 39 30. Maximum 10 children (+ accompanying adults). Without additional costs. Duration 1h30.

Neighborhood Center Le Totem

Carnival holidays: making masks, cooking workshops, parades, children’s balls, but also bowling, pizza evenings, nature trips in The Hague…

Information and registration:
50 rue des Hauts Varengs, Equeurdreville. 02 33 01 01 75.

Youth room from Querqueville

The holidays begin with the OBOY concert in the Agora. In week 1 we take advantage of the good weather with a BMX course, a trip to Caen (shopping & raqball), a kayak trip, a tree climbing trip and a karaoke night!

In the 2nd week we are testing a lot of new things! The WW2 log cabin escape game, a top chef night, sneaker/skateboard customization (don’t forget accessories), a parent/teen night followed by a petanque tournament (tournament is a great word, it’s mostly for fun) and finally a roller dance outing.

Registration only on site: 7 rue du Général Leclerc in Querqueville, from March 30th.


The excursions offered by the Mosaic are:

  • Concert Oboy
  • Shopping and Raqball Day in Caen
  • Art of Displacement Workshop
  • Orienteering at the Land St Gabriel
  • Manufacture of board games
  • tree climbing
  • Excursion in canoes on the sea
  • Initiation into magic
  • Trip to the fair, cinema, sewing
  • Customization of sneakers
  • Cotenteen Challenge
  • roller dance excursion

Registration at the Delegated Town Hall of La Glacerie from March 30th.

The fleet farm

The Ferme des Flottes, Tourlaville’s leisure club, offers two courses for children and families: sewing (from 6 years old) and plastic arts (from 5 years old accompanied or from 7 years old alone).

Information and reservations: Tourlaville Leisure Club, rue des Allies, 02 33 22 24 50,

Sporting Holidays

Sport Vacances offers free sports activities for 8 to 18 year olds during the school holidays.

The activities are organized and supervised by municipal sports educators. The sports associations are also involved in supervising the sessions.

Examples of activities: freestyle parkour, capoeira, movement arts, track and field, cycling, tchoukball, Olympics, horseback riding, flagfoot, archery, roller hockey, skateboarding, handball, basketball, etc.

Full program and registration details:

Olympe de Gouges house

Maison Olympe de Gouges offers cooking or DIY workshops for parents/children.

Info and registration: Rue de l’Ile de France in Octeville, 02 33 01 89 90,

*Suggested activities, non-exhaustive list

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