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 Cinema Listings, Theatre Guide and Event Calendar.

 

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 sessions like Barrumba, drama, Lab Rats and craft. They also make use of the onsite indoor swimming pool, a favourite with most children, whatever their age!

The camps take place between 15th – 18th 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. They offer fun packed tennis camps with a combination of technical learning, matchplay and games.

The camps take place weekdays between 8th – 18th April, from 11.00am-11.45pm (3-5yrs), 9.00-11.00am (5-8yrs), or 12.00-3.00pm (9-14yrs). The daily cost is £12.00 (3-5yrs), £25.00 (5-8yrs), or £30.00 (6-14yrs),  with discounts available for booking multiple days. You can book via their website.

Boundless Dance

For children aged 4.5 to 16 years.

This Easter Eggstravaganza takes place at Teddington Methodist Church, Stanley Road in Teddington. Day 1 focuses on Drama & Dance; Day 2 focuses on Musical Theatre, and Day 3 celebrates Les Miserables and Moana. 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 between 8th – 10th April, from 10.00am-3.00pm. The cost is £60.00 for all three days, £45.00 for two 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 8th – 10th April, from 9.30am-12.30pm (4-7yrs) or 1.30-5.30 (8-11yrs). The daily cost is £22.50 (4-7yrs) or £30.00 (8-11yrs). You can book via their website.

Camp England

For children from 5 to 15 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 between 1st – 18th April, from 8.30am-4.30pm (multi-sports), 10.00am-4.00pm (tennis). The daily cost is £32.95, 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 bouncy castles, go-karts, art, computing, crazy golf, dodge ball, swimming, carnival day, bumper boats, circus skills, Wii Dance, bingo, plus lots, lots more!

The camps take place between 8th – 18th 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 three-day ‘Creepy Crawlies Back In Time’ Easter holiday event takes place at the St Richard Reynolds Catholic College, Clifton Road in Twickenham. An immersive holiday adventure combining improvisational drama, art, and storytelling to create a story adventure on how to survive the Ice Age – along with woodlice! Children will build time machines and bug suits…travelling through time with our six legged friends! 

This event takes place between 8th – 10th April, from 10.00am-3.00pm. The cost for all three days is £85.00. You can book online.

Dramacube Productions

For children aged 7 to 16 years.

This three-day ‘The Greatest Showman’ Easter workshop take place at The Exchange Theatre, London Road in Twickenham. Children will work with Dramacube’s creative team, participating in acting, singing and dance as they build towards a performance under the lights on day three – free for family and friends to enjoy!

The three-day workshop takes place between 10th – 12th April, from 9.30am-4.00pm. It costs £110.00 for all three days. You can book online.

Happy Potter Workshops

For children aged 6+ years.

These Hoppy Easter workshops take place at Happy Potter, Broad Street in Teddington. There are four different workshops on offer, with children making a variety of items including bunny bunting with pom pom tails; cute felt chicks; bunny ear headbands and crafty noses; and Easter egg treat box origami and paper crafts.

The workshops take place Tuesday-Friday between 9th – 19th April from 10.30am-12.30pm. The cost is £25.00 per child, including lunch and chocolate eggs. You can book online.

Kidscoach

For children aged 4 to 13 years.

These camps take place at Marble Hill Park in Twickenham. They are the perfect way for children to get out into the fresh air for some football fun, and will take place whatever the weather (dress the kids accordingly!). The sessions are split according to age, with lots of match time and skill-based games and drills.

The camps take place weekdays between 8th – 18th April, from 10.00am-1.00pm. The daily cost is £15.00, with a discount available for booking a whole week. You can book by emailing sports@kidscoach.uk.net.

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; St Mary’s Primary School, Oldfield Road in Hampton; Whitton Sports Centre, Percy Road in Whitton; and Shene Sports Centre, Park Avenue in East Sheen. Over the Easter holidays, there will be a ‘Step Back in Time’ and ‘Easter Eggstravaganza’ theme, with 9 days packed full active and non-active games, activities and fun.

The camps take place weekdays between 8th – 18th April, from 10.00am-4.00pm, with the option to extend from 8.15am-6.00pm. The basic daily cost is £21.50. 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 8 to 14 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 15th – 16th April, from 9.00-4.00pm. The daily cost is £42.00, with a discount available for booking both 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). Fun-filled Easter Carnival themed camps – 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.

The camps take place weekdays between 10th – 18th April, from 9.30am-12.30pm or 1.30-4.30pm, or children can stay for the whole day (includes lunch). 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 between 10th – 11th and 15th – 18th April, from 9.30am-12.30pm or 1.30-4.30pm, or children can stay for the whole day (includes lunch). To book, call 020 8977 0099 or email hampton_teddington@thelittlegym.eu.

Playball

For children aged 3 to 9 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 the 8th, 9th, 10th & 17th 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 8th – 18th April, with four differently timed sessions available between the hours of 8.00am-6.00pm. The basic cost ranges from £25.00 (5 hour session) to £40.00 (10 hour session), with various discounts available. You can download a booking form from their website.

Sheen Parks Tennis

For children aged 2 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 8th – 18th April, with different timings depending on age. Tots camps (2-4yrs) are 30 minutes long, whereas camps for older children are 3 hours. Tots camps cost £9.25 per day and the longer camps cost £33.00, with a discount available for booking the whole week. You can book online.

SIMMSport Multi-Sports

For children aged 5 to 12 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 8th – 17th April, from 9.00am-3.00pm, with the option to extend from 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.

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 8th – 12th and 15th – 18th 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 £65.00. 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 8 years.

This three-day Easter workshop takes place at the Hampton Hill Theatre, High Street in Hampton Hill. Children will enjoy three mornings of swashbuckling fun as they fly with Peter Pan, Wendy and Tinkerbell – sword-fighting Captain Hook and battling with the Lost Boys. Drama, music and dance as well as plenty of dressing up and arts & crafts.

The three-day Easter workshop takes place between 9th – 11th April, from 9.30am-12.30pm. For more details or to book, please email info@steponstageacademy.co.uk.

SuperCamps

For children aged 4 to 12 years.

These camps take place at The Green School, London Road in Isleworth. Children will enjoy multi-sports camps with an abundance of fun activities inside and out, split by age group.

The camps take place between 8th – 18th April, from 9.00am-5.00pm with the option to extend from 8.00am-6.00pm. The basic daily cost is £45.00 per day, with a discount available for booking the whole week. You can book online.

Teddington Cricket Club

For boys & girls aged 7 to 12 years.

These camps take place at Teddington Cricket Club, off Cobbler’s Walk in Bushy Park. They encompass a mixture of cricket and football, and focus on fun games and training sessions for players at all levels.

The camps takes place most weekdays between 15th – 18th April, from 10.00am-3.00pm, with the option to extend from 9.00am-4.00pm. The basic cost for one day is £35.00, with discounts available for booking multiple days. You can book via their website.

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 11-13yrs (2 or 3 days), with activities such as archery, climbing, team tasks and woodland skills. There are also Little Foxes camps for 6/7yrs, 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 weekdays between 8th – 18th April, from 9.30am-4.30pm. The cost is £47.00 per day for most camps, or £57.75 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 9th – 12th April, from 9.30am-3.00pm. You can book via their website.

Wild Education

For children aged 5 to 11 years.

This three-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 8th – 10th April, from 10.00am-2.00pm. The cost is £90.00 for all three days. You can book via their website.

YMCA Hawker Wild Play Days

For children aged 4 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 between 8th – 11th and 15th – 18th April, from 8.30am-4.30pm with the option to extend to 6.00pm. The basic daily cost is £30.00, or £40.00 on trip day (Wednesdays). You can book online.

York House Gardens Tennis

For children aged 3 to 12 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 8th – 18th April, with different time slots for different age groups: 3-4yrs 9.30-10.00am; 5-8yrs 10.00am-12.00pm; 9-12yrs 1.00-3.00pm. The cost is £40.00-50.00 per week (3-4yrs) or £88.00-£110.00 per week (5-12yrs), depending on the length of the week. You can book online.

 

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