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Our Projects

Seeds4Success offers a wide variety of projects for young people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds. The projects help young people to develop an array of crucial life skills.

Click on the individual project pages to see the many benefits they provide for participants.


Tuesday 6:30pm - 9:00pm @ Mere Youth Development Centre.

A program for people with SEND (Special educational needs/disabilities) that aids socialisation with others in the local community and reduces the struggle of rural isolation.

2nd & 4th Thurs of the month 7:00pm - 9:00pm @ Mere Youth Centre

This project is a youth club for young people aged 15-25 with additional needs, where, through face to face and online sessions, they can engage in a range of different projects to develop life skills and meet up with their friends.  

Monday - Thursday 10:00 - 14:00 throughout August and on various days during the Christmas and Easter Holidays

This is a free Community Holiday Camp for eligible young people aged 8 to 13 in the South West Wiltshire Area. Sessions run during the main school holidays with a range of different activities including sports and games, arts and crafts, practical challenges, cooking as well as some off-site activities such as nature walks and bushcraft skills. A healthy lunch is provided free of charge each day. This initiative is part of a government scheme to provide free holiday activities and food to children and young people who are on benefit related free school meals or meet other qualifying criteria.

Monday 7:30pm - 9:00pm @ Nadder Centre, Tisbury

A project which inspires healthy and active living through sports and physical activities, fitness opportunities and practical cooking. These sessions run 7:30pm - 9:00pm on Mondays at the Nadder Centre in Tisbury.

Alternate Saturdays 10:00am - 4:00pm

A social action scheme which introduces conservation techniques to young people through practical volunteering. Participants are actively engaged in other S4S initiatives.  They earn credits based on their work ethic and teamwork throughout these projects, which later can be used to take part in training courses, other qualifications or trying new activities with peers.

3rd Wednesday of the month 6:30pm - 8:30pm. Venue confirmed on booking

A support group for young people who are questioning their gender identity or orientation, or already identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, asexual or other and want to meet with others from similar backgrounds and share experiences.  Supportive friends are also welcome to enable access and participation.

Every Summer - Times Vary

Local Youth Action Scheme (LYAS) was developed by graduates of the National Citizen Service (NCS) programme
as a more flexible replacement programme, targeting young people leaving school years 11 or 12. The aim is to
develop an understanding and experience of social action whilst enhancing key skills such as communication, co-
operation and team work.

1:1 sessions weekly or as appropriate at a local public venue to fit with the young person's interests.

The Mentoring Programme provides one-to-one sessions with a volunteer mentor who is indpepndent from family, friends, school and other agencies working with a young person.  The mentor gives time to support, encourage, guide and advise the young person and uses their skills and experience to help the young person to set and meet goals, challenge their views, and help them to reach their potential.

Friday 6:30pm - 8:30pm Years 7 - 9; 8:30pm - 10:30pm Years 9+ @ Mere YDC (Year 9 can chose either session but not both)

These are relaxed open access sessions which serve as a ‘social’ hub for young people of all backgrounds and abilities to make friends, try new activities and have fun. There’s opportunity to do a range of activities such as: woodwork, cooking, pool, air hockey and in the summer young people can make use of the outdoor recreational facilities close by. 

2nd and 4th Thur 5:00pm - 7:00pm @ Mere Youth Centre

These sessions provide a quiet space for individuals or small groups needing time to revise, work on tasks such as homework or applications, or internet based research.  Laptops with access to the Microsoft Office apps are available as well as support with learning or tasks.  

Tuesdays and Thursdays 10am - 3pm @ Mere Youth Centre and various locations

Targeted weekly sessions for young people aged 14 and above who want to develop and improve their experience and/or qualifications to enable them to go on to access further education, employment, training or apprenticeships.

Tuesdays 6:00pm - 8:00pm Years 6,7,8 & 9 @ WMSET Centre in Wilton

A youth club where young people can take part in a variety of useful and enjoyable activities that, in turn, establishes and progresses transferrable skills. The first hour will be at Castle Meadows if daylight and weather permits.

1st and 3rd Thu of the month 6:30pm - 8:30pm @ the Mere Youth Centre

A practical session for young people aged 12 and older who want to develop practical skills in mechanics, woodwork and maintenance, where you can get help to fix your own things or help make or fix something for someone else.

Planning or training sessions on Wednesday or Thursday evenings. Peer led junior session on 2nd Wednesday of the month.

The project that offers leadership opportunities and training within the charity by pursuing assistance in other sessions and attending meetings. Instils responsibility and provides experience for leadership roles later in life.

Twice Monthly. Wednesday or Thursday

An opportunity for young people to voice their opinions on how the charity should be run and to be engaged in various activities such as marketing and publicity, fundraising, planning and evaluation on behalf of the charity.