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Bring on the Summer
Those long school summer holidays are approaching...........! Lazy , hazy fun filled days. We are back to normal and it is so good to be able to plan ahead again….. We have camps and workshops galore, to help you choose some activities and new experiences best suited to your child. Read on ……… and don’t forget to mention Primary Times when making a booking!
Sport Ireland National Sports Campus
Sport Ireland Campus Kids' Camps in partnership with Allianz and Team Ireland are available to book now! The lucky attendees will get to try a wide variety of new sports in the same high-performance environment that many Irish Olympians use to train ahead of major competitions. From Gymnastics, Diving and Trampoline Camps to Inclusive, Teen and Junior Preschool Camps as well as their most popular Multi-Sport Camp – there’s an unforgettable inspiring experience for all kids to feel like superstars. The indoor and outdoor world class facilities are matched only by the fun atmosphere and quality coaching. Plus, AQUAZONE is back! Reopening this Summer and for Multi-Sport, and Teen Camp participants aged 9+ years, with 8 rides, slides and experiences. With their 'extra time' service your children can join Breakfast Camp from 7.45am and ‘After-Camp’ until 5pm (standard camp runs - 9-3pm) for children from 3 years (Preschool Camp) to 14 years (Teen Camp).Cost (Multi-Sport Camp): €110 per child (9pm - 3pm)Extra time €30 (7.45am – 9am/ 3pm-5pm). There are limited places on the Camps so book online today on www.sportirelandcampus.ie/kids-camps
SPANISH SUMMER CAMPS
Instituto Cervantes, the official worldwide organisation responsible for the promotion of Spanish language and culture, runs Spanish after-school courses for kids and teens throughout the year, as well as weekly camps during the Summer and school breaks. They are located in the heart of Dublin at Lincoln Place, Dublin 2 – between Trinity College and the National Gallery. Running every week from July 4 to August 12, their on-site Spanish Summer Camps for primary school children (from 1st class upwards) provide a fun-packed learning experience with engaging activities, games, songs, crafts, and mini projects. Their highly qualified native teachers hold advanced degrees and are experienced professionals in teaching children. These camps are suitable for children with some previous knowledge of Spanish. Mon-Fri 9:30 to 12:30 for €188 a week. Instituto Cervantes also run online Summer Camps for secondary school students, in which we use the most innovative teaching methods to stimulate and motivate your child. The young participants will have the opportunity to boost their practical language usage in a fun and friendly atmosphere. Teen Camps run weekly from June 13 to August 19, Mon-Fri, one 1.5-hour session a day for €94 a week. Get a 10% discount on any subsequent camps that you enrol in.www.dublin.cervantes.es email@example.com
Astropark Summer Outdoor Camps will commence on July 4th 2022, and run for eight weeks in Coolock and Tallaght. Activities Nerf Wars, Target Zone, Bubble Football, Old School Sports Day, Kick Speed Radar, Five-a-Side Football, and GAA. Bring a packed lunch! The camp runs from 9 am to 3 pm each day, and the cost is €90 per child per week. Book a camp place now at www.astropark.ie/kids/camps/. Astropark have conducted some excellent research from former customers to provide a great customer experience for both the children and the parents. The camps are great for parents working from home and they have now changed the start time to 9 am. The camps do not focus on one specific sport to avoid the children feeling bored. Instead, they offer a wide range of fun and entertainment throughout the camp week. They have also added a new group discount offer for bookings up to 5 kids. Get 10% off each additional child you book in. The promotion does not only apply to siblings or relatives – a group of friends can be booked in and claim the discount.
Astropark Birthday Parties, for enquiries and prices relating to either of their locations, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.astropark.ie./kids/parties. Birthday party options include Bubble Football, NERF AstroWars, and an Old School Sports Day mixed with Soccer Party. Astropark is Dublin’s Premier All-Weather Venue For Football, Family & Group Activities.
Astropark has two convenient Dublin Locations – Northside (Coolock-Santry) Tel 01-8060088, Southside (Tallaght) phone 01 4599822. Both are just minutes from the M50, so they are easily accessible
Colaiste Naomh Eoin
Coláiste Naomh Eoin has successfully become Ireland's No.1 Irish College and they have done this by providing students with the best & most effective learning experience in Ireland for over two decades. They aim to inspire a love of the Irish language & culture by make learning Irish fun. The course immerses the students in thefull Gaeltacht experience without the cost and stress of leaving home. Through formal classes, sports, games, competitions, ceol & céilí, arts and drama, every effort is made to ensure that the students are comfortable and that they use whatever Irish they have, in a relaxed atmosphere, to create a positive attitude to the Irish language and culture. Students progress at their own pace and special help is given to students with little or no fluency. Early booking is advised. Fón: (01) 2985287www.colaistenaomheoin.
Columbus Club is providing ten action-packed camps this Summer at The Teresian School, DonnybrookCamp 1:Arts & Sports Camp. Camp 2: Multi-Sports & Fitness. Camp 3: Baking & Sewing/Knitting/Embroidery and Crochet Camp 4: Junior Engineering/Lego and Science/Chess Camp. Camp 5: Computer Coding & Science, Engineering and Maths (STEM). Camp 6: Animation & Art (including computer animation). Camp 7: Film & Cinematography/ Drama Camp. Camp 8: Creative Writing/Junior Toastmasters & Presentations.Camp 9: Irish Summer Camps. Camp 10: Spanish Camps. Columbus Club also provides Reading/Comprehension/Handwriting/Maths Classes 1:1 daily.Columbus Club also provides an exciting Teenage Summer Programme which takes place from 05/06/18 – 17/08/18The workshops include: Animation/Photography/Film/Create AnApp/Cookery & Baking/Spanish/Gaeilge Courses.Tel/Text: Anne 087-4167740 Email: email@example.com
Pembroke Fencing at St. Conleth’s College Ballsbridge will be running camps 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 while doing plenty of sword fighting! Beginners & Improvers, boys & girls – all equipment provided. For ages 7-13 years, 2nd -5th August 4 days 140euro and 8th -12th August 5 days 170 euro Time: 10-2pm (the hall is open from 9.30am) For Registration Tel : 086 2160646 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W:www.pembrokefencing.ie
Award-winning hands- on Science for kids! Everything they do at Junior Einsteins Science Club is because they are passionate about bringing STEM to young children in a fun filled high energy way. Their events are very child-centric and all of the children are ‘Junior Einsteins’ ! They nurture children’s natural curiosity & creativity and inspire them to use their imaginations, make a mess, explore and discover through fantastic interactive experiments, covering STEM & STEAM areas. Learning through tons of fun! Junior Einsteins teach children ‘How to Think, not What to think ‘ best preparing them for the ever changing world and build their love of Science in Primary School to choose science as a subject in secondary school and on to third level. The world needs more scientists! Junior Einsteins also run Science Parties, Science Camps at Easter, Hallowe’en , Mid-Term & Summer, after-school science clubs, Saturday Science Clubs, School Science Shows and STEM Workshops. Science Corporate Events, Science Family Events & Festivals www.junioreinsteinsscienceclub.com Available Dublin, N. Wicklow, Louth, Kildare, Meath, Westmeath & on site in Craft Central New Ross Wexford. Junior Einsteins Franchise; Their Franchise opportunity is ideal for those who are passionate about Science and education & who loves to work with children. If you want to own your own business and have access to the investment capital, they would love to begin the recruitment process with you to become a Junior Einsteins Science Club owner operator. Email: Franchise@junioreinsteinsscienceclub.
Whizzkids Summer Camps celebrates it’s 20th anniversary this summer and in that time has built up a fantastic reputation for providing fun and educational camps. Focused on developing tech skills in 8-15 year olds, they run camps in UCD, DCU, Maynooth and a host of other top class venues across Ireland in July & August. Suitable to children of all abilities, classes are broken up by age. From the basics of scratch programming to HTML/CSS and Python they will develop valuable coding skills. But it’s not all code, there’s animation, game development, 3D modelling, web design, bots and microbits so students can build up a strong foundation in digital skills. Throw in sports and offline puzzles to challenge the mind and you have a fun and varied day. For further information visit www.whizzkids.ie but don’t delay. Places are limited and this camp fills every year.
It’s time for Designer Minds Summer Camps, and 2022 comes with a very special surprise! The wait is almost over for all girls and boys in Senior Infants to 6th Class as Designer Minds get ready to roll out their awesome STEAM summer camps nationwide. And this year is completely different to any other year as they introduce a new choice of camp along with their much-loved STEAM camps. Brand New Art Camps where Every Child can be an Artist Designer Minds have always had fantastic Art and Design activities at their amazing STEAM camps (Psst, in case you were wondering - STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Maths) and they still do! Some of this year’s exciting STEAM activities include science experiments, robotics, LEGO, coding, art and more! But this summer, for the kids who simply adore art, the new Art camps offer a whole week jam-packed with drawing, painting, sculpting, upcycling, print making and of course, some digital design. If this is your child’s first time attending Designer Minds camps they won’t be disappointed. Recommended by the Irish Times as one of Ireland’s best children’s activity providers, and Loved by thousands of parents and children nationwide, these summer camps are guaranteed to create fun-filled memories. Now the only issue is which camp to choose - Art or STEAM??? Why not make it the best summer ever and try both with multi-camp and sibling discounts available?! Spaces at each camp are strictly limited. For all information and to book with a small deposit, visit: www.designerminds.ie
Mezzo Music Academy
Music Camps at Mezzo Music Academy, offer a unique opportunity for children to explore many different instruments over the course of the week. For ages 4 to 11, students are grouped in accordance with age, and learn Keyboard, Guitar, Violin, Recorder, Ukulele, 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 and sing. All camp teachers are fully qualified, Garda vetted and experienced. Summer Camp starts at 9.30am and finishes at 1.30pm.
What are you waiting for? This could be the start of your child’s musical journey! Contact Sonya or Sorcha on 01 6852590
ROCKJAM SUMMER CAMPS
Welcome to Ireland most modern, jam-packed music course! Located in Milltown, Blackrock and Blanchardstown. Jam Sessions, Rock talks about Queen, ACDC and David Bowie, Modern sounds with Electronic Music Workshops, Beatboxing techniques, Live Looping sessions like Ed Sheeran, Guitar, Vocal and drum masterclasses, Songwriting and Performances. Top it all off with a band video/ photo shoot you can share with friends and family. Be inspired, be creative.This camp is suitable for ages 7 - 17 and there is no experience necessary. We provide instruments and students will get a chance to try out many different instruments. Camps are Monday to Friday, 10am - 3pm daily
For more information visit www.rockjam.ie Classe sizes are limited so book early to avoid disappointment.
Dun Laoghaire School of Music - Celebrating over 25 years of Music Education
Dun Laoghaire School of Music are holding their very popular Summer Music Camps again this summer at the prestigious state-of-the-art Willow Park School, Blackrock. The camps cater for children from 4 to 13 years of age and children are grouped according to their age. The activities at camp are: Music Theatre, Drama, Dancing, Singing, Song Writing, and Band workshops. There is also an option for children who already play an instrument to take part in ensembles. It is not necessary to be able to play an instrument, but children are introduced and shown the fundamentals of instruments such as piano, guitar, keyboard, violin and drums. Camps are run on a weekly basis and children can participate in more than one camp. Children perform and sing to real live music provided by the professional musicians/teachers of the Music Camp.
To book your place and avoid disappointment, please fill in the booking form on our website, https://www.dunlaoghaireschoolofmusic.com or Email us at email@example.com or phone Catherine on 087 2373739
DUBLIN STAGE SCHOOL
Dublin Stage School is dedicated to enriching the lives of young people through its performing arts schools - teaching Acting, Singing and Dancing for 4 - 18 year olds in Blackrock, Killiney and Castleknock every week in term time and with Summer Camps in Blackrock & Castleknock from 4th July to 12th August 2022. In a student-focused, family environment, Dublin Stage School provides an opportunity to develop a young performer’s confidence and creativity in a fun and safe setting. Through professional coaching in Acting, Singing and Dance classes, with vastly experienced and Garda vetted teachers, programs are specifically created to inspire budding performers to reach their full potential and take centre stage.
https://www.dublinstageschool.ie/summercamps firstname.lastname@example.org 01 272 2276
dlr Mill Theatre
Discover the excitement of musical theatre! All day, Monday – Friday (limit 25 students per age group) 10am – 3pm Ages 4-6yrs/ 7-9yrs/ 10-12yrs / 13-15yrs Price €115 per week 10% sibling discount / 10% multiple weeks discount Please note that only one discount of 10% will apply per orderThese exciting week-long camps will immerse students in a high-energy, intensive, day-long learning experience consisting of instruction in acting, singing, and dancing. By focusing on process and technique-based coaching by local and UK-based professionals, students will experience the collaborative nature of theatre at its most thrilling. A culminating presentation of the material worked on will be presented on the Mill Theatre stage on Friday afternoon at 2pm for family and friends. (free of charge, no booking required)
Book Now! Tel 01- 2969340Email email@example.com www.milltheatre.ie
At STARCAMP, children get to enjoy all their favourite things – music, dance, drama, camp games, activities, Magic, arts & crafts, comedy & jokes, kids news-desk, f and so much more. STARCAMP is renowned for its’ core ethos of building children’s self-esteem and confidence. THIS YEARS THEME – BE CONFIDENT!
Starcamp will run in over 240 towns nationwide for a week at a time. The camp runs for 5 days from 9:30 – 2:30pm Nationwide. Children aged 4-12 will be sub divided into their own age groups for advancing programs. Every child receives a Starcamp bag, cert and lots more!
Over 120 Locations throughout Dublin & Leinster for Summer 2022!BOOK YOUR LIMITED PLACE NOW AT www.Starcamp.ie OR CALL 021-4377900.