Monday 23 September 2019

9 of the best school holiday camps in Gloucestershire

Great for giving children energetic, entertaining and engaging activities during the summer, choose the perfect Gloucestershire school holiday camp with a little help from SoGlos’s hot list.

Whether it’s an active camp for sporty kids, crafts for creative children or something totally different with the chance to learn something new, there’s a school holiday camp in Gloucestershire perfect for your child – with nine great camps handpicked in SoGlos’s handy hot list.

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1. Kings Camps at Cheltenham Ladies’ College Sports Centre

Bound to have something to keep the kids happy, Kings Camps take place at Cheltenham Ladies’ College Sports Centre on weekdays from Monday 29 July to Friday 23 August 2019.

Suitable for children age five to 17, the Kings Camps feature over 30 activities, a specialist football camp option and flexible short week options for parents. Even better, children can look forward to awards and certificates at the end of each day.

2. Gloucester Rugby summer camps

Keep the kids busy this August at Gloucester Rugby’s Multi Sport Camp, which takes place at Sir Thomas Rich’s Sports Centre in Gloucester from Monday 5 to Friday 9 August 2019.

Costing £150 per child, per week, the Multi Sport Camp will be packed with basketball, dodgeball, rugby and cricket amongst many more activities. Suitable for children aged eight to 14, the camp runs from 9am to 4pm.

3. Cotswold Clubhouse holiday camps

Cotswold Clubhouse in Bourton-on-the-Water is running both its Summer Gymnastics Camp and Summer Activity Camps throughout the entire summer holidays – as well as an extended camp for those awkward days before the kids return to school.

Running from 10am to 3.15pm on weekdays, excluding the August bank holiday, the Activity Camps are suitable for children aged two to four years-old and include soft play, arts and crafts, and team activities. The Gymnastic Camps are for children aged four to 12 years-old and are run by experienced instructors.

4. Craft Week at New Brewery Arts

Taking place on Mondays to Thursdays from Monday 29 July to Thursday 22 August 2019, Cirencester’s New Brewery Arts’ Craft Weeks cost £140 per child.

Children will use their creative streak for printing, painting, 3D model making and papier-mâché, with all materials provided. Suitable for children aged five to 11 years-old, the holiday scheme is a great alternative for kids who aren’t into sports.

5. Summer camps at Wycliffe College

The ultimate experience for sporty children, Wycliffe College is hosting a variety of summer holiday camps including the Louis Smith Gymnastic Experience, Andrew Flintoff Cricket Academy and Netball Fever, to name a few.

With prices starting from £47 per day, the camps take place between Monday 12 August and Wednesday 21 August 2019 at the school in Stonehouse. Plus, the gymnastic course will feature a star visit from a top-level gymnast!

6. Tewkesbury School summer camp

Suitable for children aged between five and 12 years-old, the summer camps at Tewkesbury School include Multi Activity, Football, Themed Arts & Crafts or Cookery.

There’s something for all children, from expert football coaching to seasonal crafts and activities for little ones who prefer something less sporty.

7. Just Camps in Gloucestershire

Stretching out across the full six-week holiday, Just Camps will be setting up in Gloucester and Cheltenham, with flexible options including half or full days.

Kids will be busy with a range of activities, fancy dress competitions and outdoor fun. For an added bit of fun, parents and siblings are invited to arrive 30 minutes early for the pick up on Fridays, where they can join the kids for a game of dodgeball.

8. Mini Rockets holiday camps

Award-winning holiday camp, Mini Rockets is based in the Forest of Dean and offers childcare throughout the summer holidays that is focused around a positive mental health.

Activities include woodland games, a daily mile, singing, crafts and mindfulness. Costing £25 per child for a full day and £20 for a half day, Mini Rockets also offers a discount for siblings too.

9. Dean Close School Ultimate Activity Camps

Offering an incredible line-up of activities for children aged four to 10, Ultimate Activity Camps will take over Dean Close School in Cheltenham from Monday 22 July to Friday 23 August 2019.

With great flexibility for working parents, the camps run from 8.30am to 5.15pm, with an early drop off and late pick up available too. Kiddies can expect everything from yoga and zorbing to trampolining, arts and crafts, party games, tennis and even a treasure hunt!

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