Cookham Youth Project

Registered Charity No. 292103

The Cookham Youth Project was set up in 1998 after several young people had spoken on Cookham Summer FM asking for more facilities to be provided for them in Cookham.

For information on any of the events e-mail or phone Liz on 01628 525130

Basket Ball - The Cookham Comets is looking for young people 16 on the Alfred Major Recreation ground. If you are interested or want more information e-mail

Football - Under 12  Under 14  Under 17  and  Under 18 these Youth teams play on Sundays. Contact: Rory Gavin 01628 632997 or Martyn Newell 01628 636677

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Golf Lessons -  lessons for juniors are 9.30 to 11am and 11.30 to 1pm Mon to Fri 10 per session during holidays.  Phone 01628 532852 for information.

Cricket - the Cookham Dean Cricket Club has a Colts facility. Click for details or contact John Mellor 01628 527165.

Water Sports - Longridge have lots of activities on land and on the water.  Call 01628 483252.  

Learn to Skate to register your interest please email now or call Luke on 07789 682315 for more info. Email :

The Cookham Youth Project is a registered charity and is run by a Management Committee.  The Cookham Parish Council have a nominated representative on the committee, as do Cookham Dean Cricket Club.  

All Youth Workers are CRB (Criminal Record Bureau) checked. 

See the article about us in the Telegraph


Parish Tour  - July 2009

Happy 10th Anniversary - 5 October 2008

Carry on Camping - 20 September 2008

Messing About on the River - 16 June 2008

Cookham Youth Forum 11 May 2008

The Youth Project Goes Camping - 19 August 2007

Wot No Junior Combat? - 14 November 2005

Halloween at the Youth Club - 7 November 2005

Circus Skills at the Youth Club - 17 October 2005

Telegraph Article - 27 August 2005

Where is the Skateboarding - 24 August 2005

Cookham Youth Takes to the Skies - 17 August 2005

CLIVe Comes to Alfred Major - 16 August 2005

Tie Me Kangaroo Down Sport (Didgeridoo Playing - 23 May 2005)

Drug Awareness Evening -  March 2005

Goodbye to Dave Walker - 21 February 2005

Return of the Mobile Leisure Unit - October 2004

Mobile Leisure Unit comes to Cookham - July 2004)

Halloween Fun at Cookham Youth Club - October 2003
Timmy Mallet Helps Youth Project - April 2003

Young Volunteer of the Year Award - June 2001

French Visit to Cookham - April 2001

AGM - October 2000

Trip to France - April / May 2000

Archery Practice - 28 April 2000

October 2008 10th Anniversary Newsletter (.pdf file)

January - June 2008  Newsletter (.pdf file)

July - December 2007  Newsletter (.pdf file)

January - June 2007  Newsletter (.pdf file)

August - December 2006  Newsletter (.pdf file)

AGM 2002 Newsletter (.pdf file)

The Cookham Youth Project would like to thank the many people and organisations in Cookham who have supported them. The Cookham Nomads, Maidenhead Advertiser Charitable Trust, Val Rice and Friends, Timmy Mallett, the Fabulous Shirtlifters,  The Kaffirs of Cookham Dean, the Cookham Christmas Charity Society, the King's Hall Trust, Cookham Dean Village Fete, Cookham Dean Tennis & Croquet Group, Cookham Fire Brigade,  RBWM, the Volunteer Bureau, Cookham Social Club, Holy Trinity PCC, Rotoract, Probus and Rotary plus many individuals who have given not only donations, but their time and also their experience. Without this sort of support the Cookham Youth Project could not exist.

Affiliated to the Berkshire Association of Clubs for Young People

For more information:
Liz Kwantes 01628 525130


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