Easter Holiday Camps 2015

With the Easter holidays just around the corner, you might be wondering how you’re going to keep the little ones entertained. Well, help is at hand! We’ve done the hard work for you, and pulled together a pretty comprehensive listing of the Easter holiday camps and workshops that are going on in the area. Although we can’t say that we’ve tried all these out personally, they come on recommendation and your kids are sure to have a lot of fun! If you know of any more, please do get in touch and let us know.

NB We have quoted prices here, but it’s worth checking direct as lots of places offer early bird and sibling/buddy discounts.

Don’t forget to also check out our separate guide to Easter Family Activities to see what’s on for families to enjoy together over the holidays, as well as our Theatre Guide and Event Calendar.

 

Albany Outdoors

For children aged 8 to 16 years.

These courses take place by the river at Albany Outdoors, Albany Mews, Kingston KT2 5SL. There are a range of water-sport activities on offer, including canoe and kayaking; sailing; bushcraft; and multi-activity courses.

These courses take place weekdays between 3rd – 13th April, from 9.00am-5.00pm, with the option to extend from 8.00am. The cost is £47.50 for a multi-activity day, with other courses costing £180.00-£225.00 depending on the length of the course (£45.00 per day). Bushcraft takes place from 2.00-5.00pm on Thursdays and costs £25.00 per session.

 

Barracudas

For children aged 4.5 to 14 years.

These camps take place at St Catherine’s School, Cross Deep in Twickenham. They offer traditional sports like football and basketball, new sports like futsal and kinball, specialist sports like fencing and archery, and a whole host of non-sports activities like barrumba, drama, lab rats and craft sessions. They also make use of the onsite swimming pool, which the children love!

The camps take place between 2nd – 6th April, from 8.30am-5.30pm with the option to extend from 8.00am-6.00pm. The basic daily cost is £52.00, with a discount available for booking the whole week. You can book via their website.

 

Best Tennis

For children aged 3 to 14 years.

These camps take place at Old Deer Park, Twickenham Road in Richmond, and at Hampton Sports Centre, Hanworth Road in Hampton. They offer fun packed tennis camps with a combination of technical learning, matchplay and games. Older children can book the whole day, which will include tennis with netball. Player to coach ratios are always kept low.

The camps take place weekdays between 3rd – 11th April, from 9.00am-3.00pm with half day options available (5-14yrs) or from 11.30am-12.15pm (3-5yrs). The daily cost is £60.00 for a full day or £35.00 for a half day (5-14yrs) or £12.00 (3-5yrs), which discounts available for booking multiple days. You can book via their website.

 

Boundless Dance

For children aged 5 to 16 years.

This Easter Eggstravaganza takes place at Teddington Methodist Church, Stanley Road in Teddington. Day 1 focuses on Drama & Dance and Day 2 focuses on Musical Theatre, with both days aiming to develop the participants’ aptitude and skill level. Children will have a fun and enjoyable time, where experience isn’t necessary but a love to learn, perform and get creative is!

The Easter Eggstravaganza takes place on the 3rd & 4th April, from 10.00am-3.00pm. The cost is £45.00 for both days or £25.00 for one day. You can register online.

 

Brilliant Play Solutions Forest School

For children from 4 to 11 years.

This forest school camp take place at The Wilderness, Normanhurst Avenue in Hampton Wick. Children will take part in a range of activities including den building, tool use, mini beast hunting, creative art using natural materials, team games, cooking on fire and more!

The forest school camp take place between 4th – 6th April, from 10.00am-2.00pm. The cost is £30.00 per day. You can book via their website.

 

Camp England

For children from 5 to 16 years old.

These camps are held at NPL Tennis Club, Queens Road in Teddington, and at Hampton School, Hanworth Road in Hampton. Children can choose from tennis or multi-sports camps with lots of activities to choose from, so they get the chance to enjoy their favourite sports and challenge themselves with some new ones!

The camps take place weekdays (excluding bank holidays) between 26th March – 13th April, from 8.30am-4.30pm (multi-sports), 10.00am-4.00pm (tennis). The daily cost is £29.95, with a discount available for booking a whole week. You can book via their website.

 

Collis Activity Camp

For children in Reception up to Year 8.

These camps are held at Collis School, Fairfax Road in Teddington. It offers a wide range of fun activities, including assault courses, cooking, computing, bouncy castles, crazy golf, go-karting, dodge ball, swimming, carnival, bumper boats, Wii dance, bingo, plus lots more!

The camps take place between 3rd – 13th April, from 9.00am-5.00pm with the option to extend from 8.30am-6.00pm. The basic daily cost is £38.00, and there is a discount available for booking the whole week. You can book via their website.

 

Dragon Drama

For children aged 5 to 11 years.

This Easter holiday event takes place at the St Richard Reynolds Catholic College, Clifton Road in Twickenham. The theme is ‘Viking Gods & Goddesses’, and children will live within and beneath their own mystical tree of Yggdrasil, which will transport them to the land of the Vikings. They will experience throwing the hammer as Thor, learning magic tricks as Loki, creating music and poetry with Bragi, making caves with the Dwarves and much more. They will go home with heads full of spellbinding possibilities!

This event takes place between 9th – 11th April, from 10.00am-3.00pm. You can book online.

 

Dramacube Productions

For children aged 7 to 14 years.

These three-day workshops take place at The Exchange Theatre, London Road in Twickenham, and at Tiffin Girls School, Richmond Road in Kingston. Children will discover a whole new world as they climb aboard a magic carpet and journey to Agrabah for a musical theatre workshop inspired by the famous story of Aladdin. They will act, sing and dance as they build towards a performance on day three for family and friends to enjoy.

The three-day workshops takes place between 4th – 6th April (Twickenham) and 11th – 13th April (Kingston) from 9.30am-4.00pm. It costs £99.00 for all three days. You can book online.

 

Happy Potter Workshops

For children aged 6+ years.

These artsy craftsy workshops take place at Happy Potter, Broad Street in Teddington. There is a different theme each day, with children making a variety of items including bunny and chick plant pots, Decopatch bunnies, spring themed pom pom wreaths, and more.

The workshops takes place between 3rd – 13th April from 10.30am-12.30pm. The cost is £25.00 per child, including lunch. For more information or to book, call 020 8973 1468.

 

KOOSA Kids

For children aged 4 to 13 years.

These camps take place at Orleans Park School, Richmond Road in Twickenham; Teddington Sports Centre, Broom Road in Teddington; Whitton Sports Centre, Percy Road in Whitton; and Shene Sports Centre, Park Avenue in East Sheen. Week 1 will be all about Easter Eggstravaganza and in week 2 children will be celebrating a Day At The Zoo. New from Easter 2018, the Activity Day Structure will now include up to nine activities each day, and an organised play session after lunch

The camps take place weekdays between 3rd – 13th April, from 10.00am-4.00pm, with the option to extend from 8.15am-6.00pm. The basic daily cost is £21.00. If you have three children, the 3rd child goes absolutely free! You can book via their website or by calling 0845 094 2322.

 

Lions Sports Academy

For boys and girls aged 6 to 12 years.

These rugby camps take place at Teddington Rugby Club in Bushy Park. They offer high calibre technical and tactical rugby coaching, and also focus on improving speed decision making, technical and tactical skills, and most importantly confidence.

The camps take place between 3rd – 5th April, from 9.00-4.00pm. The daily cost is £42.00, with a discount available for booking all three days. You can book via their website.

 

The Little Gym Chiswick

For children aged 3 to 12 years.

These camps take place at The Little Gym, Hartington Road in Chiswick (just off the A316). With special themed activities that change every camp, the adventure is new and fun every camp the children attend.  There are ‘Super Quest’ camps for children aged 3-8yrs and ‘Skill Thrill’ camps for children aged 5-12yrs, as well as dance camps (3-12yrs) and karate camps (4-12yrs).

The camps take place weekdays between 3rd – 10th April, from 9.30am-12.30pm or 1.30-4.30pm, or children can stay for the whole day (includes lunch). The basic 3hr cost is £42.00 for members or £48.00 for non-members, or £84.00/£96.00 for the whole day. For more information or to book, call 020 8994 3729 or email chiswick@thelittlegym.eu.

 

The Little Gym Hampton & Teddington

For children aged 3 to 12 years.

These camps take place at The Little Gym, High Street in Hampton Hill. The camps combine fun, sport, creative activities and learning to keep your kids active, entertained and laughing. All while carefully developing their minds, bodies and self-confidence. There are ‘Super Quest’ camps for children aged 3-8yrs and ‘Skill Thrill’ camps for children aged 5-12yrs.

The camps take place on weekdays between 3rd – 13th April, from 9.30am-12.30pm or 1.30-4.30pm, or children can stay for the whole day (includes lunch). The basic 3hr cost is £32.00 for members or £36.00 for non-members, or £64.00/£72.00 for the whole day. To book, call 020 8977 0099 or email hampton_teddington@thelittlegym.eu.

 

Little Star Writing Retreats

For children aged 7 to 11 years.

This writing retreat takes place at St Mary’s University, Waldegrave Road in Twickenham. It is for all aspiring authors and reluctant writers, and will include a variety of writing games, worksheets, challenges, group-work, presentations, plus lots of fun and laughter.

The retreat takes place on 6th April, from 9.30am-12.30pm. The cost is £30.00 per student. You can find out more or book via their website.

 

Orleans House Gallery

For children aged 4 to 11+ years.

These workshops take place at Orleans House Gallery, Riverside in Twickenham. Children will enjoy a range of exciting full and half day workshops, looking at natural and man made World Wonders, we will create artwork using sculpture, textiles, painting and more! The workshops are delivered by professional artists specialising in a range of different techniques including drawing, painting, print-making, sculpture and textiles.

The workshops take place weekdays between 4th – 13th April, with full day workshops from 10.00am-3.00pm and short workshops from 10.00am-12.00pm or 2.00-4.00pm. The cost for a full day workshop is £32.00 and a 2hr workshop is £14.00. You can book online.

 

Playball

For children aged 3 to 8 years.

These camps take place at Pools On The Park, Twickenham Road in Richmond, and at Stanley Primary School, Strathmore Road in Teddington. They are filled with fantastic sports games, skills and drills, including wildly creative warm ups, sport skill sessions, team building activities and games.

The camps take place on various dates between 4th – 5th and 9th – 10th April, from 10.00am-1.00pm. The daily cost is £25.00. You can book online.

 

Scamps Holiday Club

For children aged 3 to 12 years.

These camps take place at Scamps, Strathmore Road in Teddington. They offer a fun filled experience, with activities changed daily with over 200 different ideas, games and experiences which are guaranteed to keep your children amused, stimulated and happy all day long.

The camps take place weekdays between 3rd – 16th April, with six differently timed sessions available between the hours of 8.00am-6.00pm. The basic cost ranges from £23.00 (5 hour session) to £37.00 (10 hour session), with various discounts available. You can download a booking form from their website.

 

Sheen Parks Tennis

For children aged 3 to 16 years.

These camps take place at Sheen Common and Palewell Common in East Sheen, and at Cambridge Gardens, Clevedon Road in East Twickenham. These fun packed holiday camps are for children of all abilities to help develop essential tennis skills.

The camps take place weekdays between 3rd – 13th April, with different timings depending on age. Tots camps (3/4yrs) are 30 minutes long, whereas camps for older children are 2 or 3 hours. Tots camps cost £8.25 per day and the longer camps cost £18.00 for 2 hours or £27.00 for 3 hours, with a discount available for booking the whole week. You can book online.

 

SIMMSport Multi-Sports

For children aged 5 to 15 years.

These multi-sport camps take place at St Mary’s University, Waldegrave Road in Strawberry Hill. They offer children the opportunity to be active, learn new sports and develop sporting skills in a fun and safe environment. On a typical day, children will take part in three different sports and a range of fun sporting games and challenges, using the University’s full range of excellent facilities.

The camps take place weekdays between 3rd – 13th April, from 9.00am-3.00pm, with the option of an earlier arrival at 8.00am. The basic daily cost is £35.00, with a discount available for booking a whole week. You can book by calling 020 8240 4334 or emailing simmsport@stmarys.ac.uk.

 

SIMMSport Gymnastics

For children aged 5 to 12 years.

These multi-sport camps take place at St Mary’s University, Waldegrave Road in Strawberry Hill. Children will experience a range of disciplines using various high-quality equipment, including; bars, floor, vault and beams. Children of all abilities are welcome.

The camps take place weekdays between 3rd – 5th April, from 9.00am-12.00pm. The daily cost is £20.00. You can book by calling 020 8240 4334 or emailing simmsport@stmarys.ac.uk.

 

Springboard Swimmers

For children aged 3 to 7 years.

These intensive five-day courses take place at Stanley School, Strathmore Road in Teddington, where there is a learner pool of constant 1m depth. They are aimed at non-swimmers and beginners; children needing stroke improvement. If you haven’t done a holiday intensive course before, you will be amazed at how much progress is made in one week!

The Easter courses take place between 3rd – 7th and 9th – 13th April, with a half-hour slot at the same time each day for one week, with the same tutor and the same group of three children. The course costs £60.00. For an application form, please email admin@springboardswimmers.com to arrange the most appropriate time and group.

 

Step On Stage

For children aged 3 to 10 years.

This Easter workshop takes place at the Hampton Hill Theatre, High Street in Hampton Hill, and at The Exchange Arts Centre, London Road in Twickenham. Children will explore the wonderful world of ‘Heroes, Heroines and Villains’, riding broomsticks, plotting evil spells, rescuing princesses, dodging pirates, hiding in caves, attending royal balls and most importantly saving the day! They will explore drama, music and dance and have a short performance to show parents.

The Easter workshop takes place between 10th – 12th April, from 9.30am-12.30pm. The cost is £85.00 for all three days. For more details or to book, call 07973 900196 or email info@steponstageacademy.co.uk.

 

Teddington Hockey Academy

For children aged 5 to 15 years.

These camps take place at Teddington School on Broom Road.

The camps take place between 4th – 13th April, from 9.30am-3.30pm, with half-day options also available. The daily cost is £40.00, or £25.00 for half a day. You can book online.

 

Thames Young Mariners Adventure Zone

For children from 6 to 16 years.

These camps take place at Thames Young Mariners, Riverside Drive in Ham. There are Young Explorers camps for 6/7yrs (1 day) focussing on different team challenges through the week, and Multi-Activity Adventures for 8-11yrs and 11-16yrs (2 or 3 days), with activities such as archery, climbing, team tasks and woodland skills. There are also Forest School camps for 5-8yrs, where children will explore the woods and let their imagination run wild; and Sailing courses for 8-16yrs (4 or 5 days).

The camps take place between 3rd – 13th April, from 9.30am-4.30pm. The cost is £45.00 per day for most camps, or £55.00 per day for sailing courses. You can book online.

 

We Make Footballers

For children aged 4 to 12 years.

These camps take place at St Mary’s University Teddington Lock Facilities, Broom Road in Teddington. Children will enjoy football while meeting new friends and gaining confidence in social and life skills. There will be a focus on individual skill and technique, teamwork, and most importantly fun!

The camps take place between 3rd – 6th April, from 9.30am-3.00pm. They cost £27.00 per day, or £91.00 for all four days. You can book via their website.

 

White Rabbit Drama Club

For children aged 5 to 9 years.

This three-day workshop take place at St Mary’s Church Hall, Church Street in Twickenham. Children will delve into a world of fantasy & fun with the theme ‘Myths & Legends’. They will work together to create incredible plots with a host of interesting characters, in these fun & innovative workshops. Fun drama games, devising & improvisation, storytelling & inventive crafts in a relaxed & supportive environment!

The workshop takes place between 9th – 11th April, from 9.30am-12.30pm. It costs £70.00 for all three days. For more information or to book, please call 07738 567130 or email whiterabbitdramaclub@gmail.com.

 

Wild Education

For children aged 5 to 11 years.

This two-day camp takes place in the grounds of Orleans House Gallery, Riverside in Twickenham. Children will have a ‘wild’ time having fun, making new friends, learning life skills and being out in the fresh air getting muddy!

The camp takes place between 4th – 5th April, from 10.00am-2.00pm. The cost is £60.00 for both days. You can book via their website.

 

YMCA Hawker Wild Play Days

For children aged 7 to 11 years.

These wild play days take place at YMCA Hawker, Lower Ham Road (junction with Richmond Road) in Kingston. Children will enjoy exploring woods, building shelters, discovering nature, creating woodland art and breathing Mother Nature’s good stuff!

The wild play days take place most weekdays between 3rd – 11th April, from 8.30am-4.30pm with the option to extend to 6.00pm. The basic daily cost is £30.00. You can book by calling 020 8296 9747.

 

York House Gardens Tennis

For children aged 3 to 14 years.

These camps take place at York House Gardens, Sion Road in Twickenham. Children will take part in various games and training to improve their agility, balance and coordination. Older age groups begin to focus more on shots, technique and tactics using game play and competition (suitable for all abilities).

The camps take place on weekdays between 3rd – 13th April, with different time slots for different age groups: 3-4yrs 9.30-10.00am; 5-8yrs 10.00am-12.00pm; 9-14yrs 1.00-3.00pm. The cost is £32.00-40.00 per week (3-4yrs) or £76.00-95.00 per week (5-14yrs), depending on the length of the week. You can book online.

 

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