Camp Rathdown SUMMER CAMPS 2018
Looking to entertain your kids this Summer? Want to provide them with an action-packed, fun and exciting experience? The all-new Camp Rathdown Summer Programme is guaranteed to keep the little and the not so little kids, busy and happy no matter what their interests. This Summer we have three action-packed camps for you:
- Preschool Camp,
- Kinder Camp (Junior & Senior Infants)
- Junior Camp (P1 – P6)
Summer Camp this year will include a hot lunch for all of our campers and we have packages available for anyone needing regular pre / after camp care also (8-10am & 3-6pm). There will be a packed tea for anybody staying between 5pm and 6pm.
Junior Camp (1st -6th Class)
The Junior Camp will have a different focus each week as follows
Tennis and Fitness Camp Weeks 1 & 2 (weeks commencing 18/06 and 25/06)
With Tennis Coaches joining us from Greystones Tennis Club, we are really excited about this brand new offering to Camp Rathdown. In addition to tennis coaching, we are also going to work on fitness and making sport fun. There will be a mini bootcamp as well as learning a little bit about health, nutrition and the importance of exercise. Bring tennis rackets, rain gear, sun cream, hats and lots of water!
Stage Camp Week 3 (week commencing 02/07)
Stage Camp will provide a platform for all of the stars to shine. From acting to singing and dancing, the girls and boys can try it all. For those not so keen on the limelight, don’t worry we will be looking at costume design, set design and script writing. There will be lots of drama games and opportunities to perform also!
S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Maths) Camp Weeks 4 & 8 (weeks commencing 09/07 & 07/08)
With an emphasis on fun, this camp will focus on Science – messy experiments, slime and potions, Technology – coding using paper-based games, ipads and computers, Engineering – Lego and construction using all sorts of materials, Art – process art, and Maths will be incorporated in everything we do – don’t tell the kids, they will never even know!
Art & Craft Camp Weeks 5 & 7 (weeks commencing 16/07 & 30/07)
Art & Craft Camp will provide a creative outlet for all of the budding artists. There will be a variety of activities from simple crafting, drawing and design to painting using different formats. Some work will be individual and some collaborative. Weather permitting there will be plenty of outdoor messy art also!
Multisport Camp Weeks 6 & 9 (weeks commencing 23/07 & 13/08)
A wide variety of sports and games will be provided during Multisport Camp. There will be tennis, soccer, tag rugby, uni-hoc, athletics, bootcamp, yoga and lots of fun! Bring tennis rackets, rain gear, sun cream, hats and lots of water!
Our Kinder Camp is a multi-activity camp for children who have completed Junior or Senior Infants in June 2018. The days will be action-packed and busy with lots of variety catering for everyone. Kinder Camp will commence 18th June and will run until 17th August.
Sample activities include: (a selection of activities will take place each week)
- Science– fun experiments, Hogwarts potion making, nature walks and scavenger hunts, art created through science.
- Art– crafts, painting, process art, design.
- Sport– dodgeball, obstacle courses, fun races, mini soccer, mini tag rugby, uni-hoc, traditional games.
- Drama– costumes, dance, mini-plays.
- Engineering & Technology– Lego, construction & fun building, coding for kids.
- Baking – simple baking activities, learning about nutrition
- Mindfulness– yoga, meditation, calming art.
- Outdoor Pursuits – “orienteering” (learning to read simple maps), “camping”, treasure hunts and lots of outdoor fun.
- Fun & games– themed parties, “beach” party, Hawaiian luau, party games, Camp Rathdown’s Got Talent, karaoke, bingo, disco and lots of prizes!
Each week will have a variety of activities throughout, there’s bound to be something for everyone!
Our Pre-School Camp, which will take place in our purpose built Pre-School facility. It will provide a variety of play-based, learning activities in a safe setting. With a fenced off secure play area, it is an ideal first venture to camp for children aged 3+who have not entered Primary School yet. (All children must be fully toilet trained as we do not have changing facilities). Pre-School Camp will commence 25th June and will run until 17th August.
All camps run from 10am to 3pm daily with Extended Day facilities from 8am-10am and 3pm-6pm.
Camp costs €125 per week (day rate of €25 available except for the tennis camp) with packages available for pre/after camp care (see application forms for details)
NEW BOOKING SYSTEM Camp places are limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. Be sure to get your application form and payment in soon as there will be no drop-in service. On receipt of payment and signed booking form, you will receive a booking reference number and you will need this to check in to camp in the mornings. For full details of applications and payments, please see ” Important Camp Information” on forms. For daily bookings, contact us directly firstname.lastname@example.org
SPACES ARE LIMITED SO PLEASE COMPLETE AN APPLICATION FORM ASAP AND RETURN WITH PAYMENT.
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