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Rathdown School

Camp Rathdown  

Camp Rathdown will return this Summer on Monday 20th June for Junior School and Monday 27th June for Pre-School.  The Camp will be split into three groups  - 


Payment for all three camps can be made at by selecting Summer Camp 2022. Please note the camp is split by your child's current year in school.  


Pre-School will be a multi-activity camp. Kinder Camp will also be a multi-activity camp for the summer with each week providing a variety of activities with a focus on the Junior Camp's theme for that week.  The Junior Camp will run as follows:-


Week Commencing:

Theme* (Details Below)

June 20th


June 27th


July 4th


July 11th


July 18th


July 25th


August 2nd (4 day week)


August 8th


Camp Closed on Friday August 12th



* Weeks 1 & 2 Tennis Camp:  There will be three hours of intensive tennis coaching with coaches from a local tennis club alongside Ms Jenny Sykes, Head of Sport in Rathdown Senior School.  After lunch there will be a fun sporting activity each day with Mr. McGee.


Weeks 3 & 6 Multi-Sport Camp:  Mr. McGee will head up these two weeks with three sports sessions each day.  The sports will include - tennis, cricket, track and field, football, tag rugby, hockey, GAA skills, basketball, volleyball and badminton.  


Week 4 Drama Camp: This will be a fun week with lots of drama games, set designing and face painting.  Karen Cummins, our ballet teacher, will jazz things up with dance routines and we will practice songs and excerpts from various musicals and plays.  


Week 5 & 8 STEAM Camp:  This camp will include coding, art, science and lego.  Mr. Paul Maher, our coding teacher in Rathdown will take an hour of code with each group daily.  There will be a science / lego activity each day including Harry Potter themed science, slime, WeDo lego and LearnIt lego.  The Art module will be taken by Ms Elena Lindqvist in week 5 and Ms Helen Coppinger in week 8 (see Art Camp below for further information on both teachers). 


Week 7 Art Camp: This camp will be headed up by two experienced artists - Ms. Elena Lindqvist and Ms. Helen Coppinger.  For samples of their art please follow Helen on instagram - @helen_coppinger and visit Elena's website  The children will work on an art project each day using different media and materials guided by their teachers.



Prices (All include hot lunch): - 

10am - 3pm  €150 (€120 for week of August 2nd)

8.30am - 3pm  €200 (€160 for week of August 2nd)

10am - 5pm  €225 (€180 for week of August 2nd)

8.30am - 5pm  €250 (€200 for week of August 2nd) 


All queries and questions should be sent to