Staff Testimonial

Best Holiday Job! Last year I worked as an MA in Norwich, this year SSI in Wokingham. The atmosphere at Barracudas is something I've never experienced before in a work place, it provide an amazing working environment. I've never been so willing to "get up and go to work"- my days would go so quickly, and I'd enjoy it all. Both teams I've been apart of have been brilliant, everyone is lovely, fun loving and enthusiastic. I'm currently studying medicine at university and this may seem like an odd choice of holiday work- but absolutely not! I've learnt so much in such a short amount of time: 1. How to communicate with children better, how to explain things clearly so they understand first time. 2. How to liaise with parents both face to face and over the phone 3. Understanding how best to tackle "sticky situations" 4. How best to manage people 5. Learning behaviour management skills ^these are just a few examples of skills I've gained this Easter.. The list would go on and on.. I think working in 2 different camps has benefited me enormously as I've been able to see different ways of doing things/ tackling things. For example "Explore "n" Play" session- witnessing 2 different styles has only given me more ideas for the future. Honestly, this job is perfect for anyone who has an interest in working with children: social work/teaching/physio/OT but is also indescribably valuable to anyone working with people- learning how to run structured sessions whilst having to constantly behaviour manage and be aware of H&S legislation, will benefit almost anyone! A more senior role is perfect for those wanting to improve and demonstrate managerial skills (which employers love!!) I'd also like to mention, your work with the children is not in vain at all- parents were so appreciative of our work! On our last day of camp parents were so grateful for the care we'd shown their children and how much fun their children had had. I've had numerous part-time/holiday jobs and this tops them all!


Bethany Bethany 9th April 2016

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We are giving away an item of Barracuadas Canterbury kit. All you have to do is head over to our Facebook page and like the competition post and our page and tell us how many eggs are in Billy's basket!

We will then select 1 lucky winner from all the correct answers on Monday 20th March.

Competition Terms & Conditions

1.     Entries will be taken between Thursday 2nd and Sunday 19th March 2017 inclusive.

2.     This competition closes at midnight on Sunday 19th March 2017.

3.     The winner will be chosen by Barracudas on Monday 20th March 2017 and there will only be one winner.

4.     The winner will be notified via our social media platforms on Tuesday 21st March 2017.

5.     Open to UK residents only.

6.     Only one entry per person will be entered into the competition.

7.     The prize is 1 item of Barracudas Canterbury Kit from our online shop.

8.     The prize must be claimed by Friday 24th March 2017.

9.   The winner agrees to have their details published online for the purpose of publicity

10.   No other alternatives to the prize will be offered and the prize is not transferable. (No cash alternative)

 11.   The promoter is Barracudas Activity Day Camps, Airfield Industrial Estate, Unit 9, 

             Warboys, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE28 2SH

12.   The decision of Barracudas is final, and no correspondence will be entered into.

13.   Barracudas reserves the right in sole discretion to disqualify any individual that corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this prize draw

 14.   Entrants agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.