Summer at Camp Rathdown

The Summer Programme is guaranteed to keep the little and the not so little kids busy and happy

No matter what their interests with three age-specific action-packed camps to choose from:

  • Preschool Camp,
  • Kinder Camp (Junior & Senior Infants)
  • Junior Camp (P1 – P6)

A hot lunch is included for all of our campers and packages are available for families who require regular pre / after camp care 8-10am & 3-6pm).

A packed tea is provided for anybody staying between 5 pm and 6 pm.

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!

Junior Summer Camp Form 2018     Pay Online Here ( HYPERLINK)

Kinder Camp

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 on the18th 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!

Kinder Summer Camp Form 2018
Pay Online Here.

Pre-School Camp

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.

Preschool Summer Camp Form 2018
Pay Online Here