Country Holidays for Inner City Kids ( offers 5-day breaks for vulnerable children and young people aged 8-15 at their 3 rural centres in Devon, Cornwall and Derbyshire.

Each week is carefully tailored to meet the needs of the children attending and the planned activities range from a morning learning to surf or ride to something as simple as watching a sunset at the top of a hill.

Building on the success of last year, we are funding two Allegra’s Ambition breaks run by CHICKS – Country Holidays for Inner City Kids ( this summer.  We have a great team of eight Allegra’s Ambition volunteers lined up to join sixteen disadvantaged young people on residential breaks on the Cornish coast in July and August 2018. 

The holidays are run by a team of experienced youth workers with additional support from a number of volunteers. We are thrilled that this year some of Allegra’s friends have volunteered for Allegra’s week.

Volunteering at CHICKS is open to everyone over the age of 18.

September 2017 – Break report from CHICKS