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MARDI GRAS Workshop
Allow your child to discover the magical world of carnaval: costumes and French pancakes are on the programme! The classes will be led by qualified native-French teachers. Please note that lunch à la française is included in the price. All children are welcome, regardless of their level of French. Camps are divided into two age groups -
Ages: 4-6 years old - 9.00 to 13.30 | Ages: 7-10 years old - 9.00 to 13.30 | Cost: €210
Junior Einsteins Easter Camps
Junior Einsteins Science Camps are very hands-on and children get to make and take home something most days - including their own SLIME, FOSSILS, MODEL GLIDERS, RAINBOW GLASSES and MORE! They wear lab coats and goggles! There’s also lots of OUTDOOR Fun with Bug Hunts, Rocket Races, Dinosaur Digs!
All camp leaders are experienced scientists, fully insured and Garda vetted. Camps take place from 9am to 2pm each day on the following dates & locations:
For more information or to book phone the Lab: 085 8641959 | www.junioreinsteinsscienceclub.com
Forest School Easter Camp
Kippure Estate Adventure Centre is running a Forest School Easter Camp 10-14 April 2017. The girls and boys will build shelters, climb trees, play games, experiment with making things, learn to use tools safely, connect with nature and lots more fun outdoor activities. For more information see www.adventurewicklow.com. Call 01-458 2889 ext 3 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
EASTER CAMPS at IMAGINOSITY
This Easter join Imaginosity for two fun-filled Easter camps to keep the kids busy over the school holidays.
Imaginosity is an accredited DPSM (Discover Primary Science & Maths Centre), so all camps and workshops are designed to engage children in education outside the classroom in a fun and entertaining way.
Both camps run daily from 9.00am-1.00pm for children aged 4-8 years, with both week-long and daily options available. Children will get the chance to partake in various science, drama, engineering, music, movement and art activities, as well as daily supervised play on the museum floor. Full 5 day week camp €120, daily rates also available. To Book tel: 01 2176130.
For more information www.imaginosity.ie. Advanced booking is strongly recommended for all special events and monthly workshops.
Mezzo Music Academy
Easter Camps at Mezzo Music Academy, offer a great opportunity for children to experience many different instruments over the course of the week.
For ages 5 to 12, students are grouped in accordance with age, and will learn keyboard, guitar, violin, recorder, percussion and voice, each day.
At the end of the week, students choose their favourite instrument and take part in a small performance for their parents. All instruments are taught by ear and with an emphasis on fun! At the end of each day, all groups come together for a sing-a-long, where teachers play instruments and students play percussion.
Tel Sonya on 087 8170666 or 01 6852590 for further details. Looking forward to seeing you there!
An Eggstravaganza this Easter at Lyrath Estate
If you’re heading away for the Easter holidays, there’s no better option than Lyragh Estate for an affordable yet luxurious family break. Create an unforgettable experience for all the family at the estate, set upon almost 200 acres of lush parkland and historic gardens, on the doorstep of Kilkenny city. Boasting a selection of delicious restaurants, a fitness suite, swimming pool, chic bars, and the award-winning oasis spa, Lyrath Estate has a wide array of amenities, perfect for entertaining families this Easter. Kids will love the outdoor playground, bikes, indoor games room with Xbox, Playstation and Wii, snooker room and 22 seater cinema.
Lyrath Estate’s Eggstravagnza package is priced from only €175 pps and is available midweek, from the 9th to 23rd of April. This includes:
For more information or to book, visit www.lyrath.com.
Columbus Club is providing six action-packed camps this Easter:
Camp 1: Baking and Sewing/Knitting/Embroidery/Crochet Camp.
Camp 2: Arts & Sports and Multi-Sports & Fitness Camp.
Camp 3: Junior Engineering/Lego and Science/Chess Camp.
Camp 4: Computer Coding & Science, Engineering and Maths (STEM).
Camp 5: Animation & Art (including computer animation).
Camp 6: Film & Cinematography/ Drama Camp.
Columbus Club/Gaelcholáiste Cholumba is also providing EASTER IRISH CAMPS in Old Wesley RFC, in Donnybrook, D4 as well as the six camps listed above.
Columbus Club 's EASTER MULTI-ACTIVITY CAMPS in SPANISH and FRENCH will take place in Dominican College, Sion Hill, Blackrock in addition to their six other camps. Their third venue is located in the Presbyterian Centre in Malahide. The Baking & Sewing/Knitting/Embroidery/Crochet Camp will take place on the second week (18/04/17 - 21/04/17).
EASTER & SUMMER CAMPS
At Astropark Camps, you get the best of both worlds. On top of great football coaching and games, kids experience their amazing inflatable games each day, including a giant obstacle course, the target zone, Bouncy dodgeball, Nerf Wars (NEW), a kick speed radar, goggle football, fun races and more. Each day after a morning focusing on football, there’s a different fun activity in the afternoons.
Just €55 for 4day camp, 10-3pm daily.
Summer Camps are just €65 for 5 day camp, 10-3pm daily from 3rd July to 25th August Call Tallaght 014599822 or Coolock-Santry 018060088 www.astroparkkids.ie/kids-camps/
Top Irish tennis coach and 3 time Olympian Owen Casey is delighted to announce that due to the success of last year’s camps, he is now taking bookings for his new summer programme of tennis at Mount Pleasant LTC in Ranelagh, Dublin 6.
The camps, sponsored by Babolat, will run weekly in June and July, with one week in August and will cover all aspects of the game from basic technique to match tactics in a fun and friendly environment.
Ages 5-16 years | Times: 9.30- 12.30pm daily Mon – Fri.
Easter: Weeks beg: Mon April 10th and Tues April 18th
Summer: June - Weeks beg: Tues 6th June, Mon 12th June, July – Weeks beg: Mon 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th & 31st, Aug. –Week beg: Mon 7th
Cost €120 PW
End of camp party with goody bags for all! For more information call Owen on 087-2903161 or 01- 4999167 email email@example.com
Pembroke Fencing at St.Conleth’s College, Clyde Road, Ballsbridge. These camps are suitable for children and teens, boys and girls who have never experienced fencing before as well as for those who have some basic fencing knowledge.
Each class is taught using plenty of games to improve speed and co-ordination, develop specific fencing skills and tactical thinking. Kids learn fencing blade and footwork, rules of courtesy during a fencing bout and refereeing skills – all of that of course while doing plenty of sword fighting! Classes are suitable for beginners and improvers and all equipment is provided. Bring lunch and a drink with you.
Easter Camp for ages: 8 -16 years | Dates: 10th, 11th, 12th, 13th April 2017 | Time: 9.30am – 1.30pm
Summer Camp for ages: 8 -16 years | Dates: July 10th, 17th, 24th | Time: 10am – 2pm
Fees: €120/week, €15 OFF second child.
The Pine Forest Art Centre provides an ideal opportunity for children and young people to have a happy and successful experience in creating and exploring art and craft while they are also having fun. No special talent is required. Both Easter and summer camps incorporate many outdoor activities related to art and craft, weather permitting, allowing the children to take advantage of the fresh air and natural environment.
Easter Camp Date: 10th – 14th April | Times: 10- 4pm | Age: 5-12yrs and 13-16yrs | Price: €150
No buses available on this course.
Course 1- 3rd-14th July
Course 2- 17th – 28th July
Course 3- 31st July – 11th Aug
Course 4- 14th Aug - 25th Aug
Open Bank holiday 7th Aug
Price: Junior 5-12yrs €265
Senior: 13-16yrs €295
Course 5- 31st July – 11th Aug | Price €315
Course 6- 14th Aug - 25th Aug | Price €315
Course 7- 31st July – 25th Aug | Price €580
Bus fare two weeks €95. All materials included.
Stagecoach @The Mill Theatre
Performing Arts Camps Easter & Summer Camps for ages 4 -12 years. No experience required. Small class sizes. Boys and Girls, Sing, Dance, Act, Play!
Perform live on their main stage. Special Guests to surprise you! Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for further details.
The King’s Hospital
The King’s Hospital Summer Camp includes the following activities: karate, swimming, athletics, soccer, tennis, basketball, archery, orienteering, hockey, tag rugby as well as some fun and games! All activities will take place on campus in their highly equipped facilities. The aim is to provide a fun filled camp while also encouraging the child’s competitive spirit in his/her own age group. Tel 01 6436537 or email email@example.com www.kingshospital.ie
Adventure Summer Camps at Delphi Resort, Connemara
Let your children loosen for up to a week this summer at Ireland’s leading adventure resort in Connemara!
On these camps, they’ll go zip-lining, climbing, kayaking and more, be well fed, and most importantly, have fun in the beautiful, mountainous setting of the Delphi Valley. Choose from Multi-Activity Camps for aged 8+ or Teen Building Camps for aged 12+, both with an action packed agenda of outdoor activities, learning of life skills and personal development in the hands of Delphi’s experienced and fully qualified staff. 3, 5 and 7 day camps are available, and children are also welcome for day camps. Fees are all-inclusive of activities, all meals, full board and supervision and range from €299 to €599, plus €50 for day camps. Plus there is an early bird rate of 10% off if you book before March 31st!
Camps will run from the 9th of July – the 16th of August. For more information, visit www.delphiresort.com or call 095-42208.