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Activities and events for young people at Covent Garden Dragon Hall Trust
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YOUNG PEOPLE / Realising potential and bridging the digital divide

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  • Under 5s Drop In
    Under 5s Drop In

    Under 5s Drop In. Friday mornings from 10am to 2pm

  • After School Club
    After School Club

    After School Club for children aged 8 to 12. Monday, Tuesday and Friday 3:30pm to 6pm

  • Code Club
    Code Club

    Code Club - Tuesdays from 5pm to 6pm with fantastic volunteers Google Man 1, Google Man 2, Wendy Woo and Samad...

  • Brownies
    Brownies

    Covent Garden Brownies at Dragon Hall, Wednesdays 5:45pm to 7pm

  • Inters Club
    Inters Club

    Inters Club at Dragon Hall, Fridays 6:30pm to 9pm

  • Trips Out
    Trips Out

    Both the After School and Inters Clubs go on trips during the school holidays

  • Radio Active 101
    Radio Active 101

    Radio Active 101 on Fridays from 6:30pm to 9pm

Dragon Hall aims to enable young people to realise their potential

Dragon Hall is situated in the Holborn & Covent Garden Ward of London Borough of Camden. The area is perceived as affluent and commercial, however the reality is very different.

The young people we work with (and the communities that they come from) face significant area-specific disadvantage as a result of their age, gender, location & cultural/ethnic/socio-economic background.

We work with over 200 young people per week on a variety of projects including after school clubs, internet radio project – Radio Active 101, under 5s drop in, playscheme during school holidays, trips out and partnership work with other youth organisations across London and around the world.

Our recent work in the Tech Hub is already drawing new Children & Young People to it. And in turn they are getting access to innovative technologies like the 3doodler, 3d Printers, Oculus Rift Headsets, Leap Motion gesture control units, radio broadcast equipment and recording resources. We know that this work supersedes any other available to Children & Young People, who are often denied these opportunities on account of age, gender, knowledge, cost or perceived abilities. We are actively Bridging the Digital Divide!

Some Stats

According to the 2011 census there were 13,023 people who are usually resident in the Covent Garden and Holborn ward in 6,495 households.

  • 30.1% are aged between 16 and 29
  • 60.6% are of black and minority ethnic groups
  • 10.3% are Bangladesh (1.18% across London)
  • 42.5% live in social rented housing
  • 31.8% live in households with no adults in employment
  • 18.5% are schoolchildren or full time students

Radio Active 101 – A Dragon Hall Project
Check the Radio Active 101 website – www.radioactive101.org