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 all 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.

Don’t forget to also check out our separate guide to Easter Family Activities & Events to see what’s on for families to enjoy together over the holidays.

 

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 every weekday between 3rd – 13th April, from 8.30am-5.30pm with the option to extend from 8.00am-6.00pm. The basic daily cost is £39.00, and there is a discount available for booking a full week. You can book via their website.

 

Boundless Dance

For children aged 5 to 16 years.

This Easter Eggstravaganza takes place at the Methodist Church, Church Road in Teddington. The workshops will focus on developing the participants’ aptitude and skill level within acting, dancing & singing. Experience isn’t necessary but a love to learn, perform and get creative is.

The Easter Eggstravaganza takes place on the 4th (Dance & Drama) & 5th (Musical Theatre) April, from 10.00am-3.00pm. The cost is £25.00 for one day or £45.00 for both. Download a registration form, or for more information call 07951 305935 or email info@boundlessdance.co.uk.

 

Brentford FC Community Sports Trust

For children aged 5 to 12 years.

These soccer schools are held at St James School, Stanley Road in Twickenham, and at Goals Soccer Centre, McFarlance Lane in Isleworth. They offer a fun, practical learning environment that focuses on developing the core football skills of young players, and are open to boys and girls of all abilities. There are special competitions and a tournament on the final day of each week.

The soccer schools take place on weekdays between 3rd – 13th April (excluding 5th April), from 10.00am-3.00pm. The cost is £17-19.00 per day if booking in advance, with a discount available for booking a 4-day week. Alternatively, you can pay £21.00 on the day (subject to availability). 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. 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 3rd – 21st April, from 10.00am-4.00pm (tennis) or 8.30am-4.30pm (multi-sports). The daily cost is £28.95, 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. They offer a wide range of  fun activities, including assault courses, cooking, computing, bouncy castles, crazy golf, go carting, dodge ball, swimming, carnival plus lots more.

The camps take place between 3rd – 7th April, from 9.00am-5.00pm with the option to extend from 8.30am-6.00pm. The basic daily cost is £35.00, and there is a discount for booking the whole week. You can book via their website.

 

Dragon Drama

For children aged 5 to 11 years.

A non-performance drama event based on ‘Emil and the Detectives’. Exploring drama, storytelling, den building, stage fighting, dancing, theatre games, art, music, magic and mayhem, with the help of the amazing Dragon Drama team you will create your own stories, secret codes, passwords and gangs, there will be code busting, and disguises!.

This event takes place between 3rd – 5th April, from 10.00am-3.00pm. For more information or to book, please email askus@dragondrama.co.uk.

 

Dramacube

For children aged 4 to 6 years.

This two-day workshop takes place at the Hampton Hill Theatre. Children will join Alice as she pursues the White Rabbit into the magical world of Wonderland, meeting unforgettable characters such as the Mad Hatter, Queen of Hearts, Cheshire Cat, and Tweedledee & Tweedledum! There will also be Easter crafts, and the workshop culminates in a magical and egg-citing show for the parents on day two.

The two-day workshop takes place on the 4th & 5th April, from 9.30am-4.00pm. It costs £80.00 for the two days. You can book places by emailing Dramacube.

 

Dramacube Productions

For children aged 7 to 17 years.

This musical theatre showcase takes place at the Hampton Hill Theatre. It involves three days of musical theatre training, culminating in a showcase performance on the main stage. Working with a diverse mix of Broadway and West End hits, it is an ideal holiday course for those who love to sing and dance. Students will learn tips and techniques on acting through song as well as the technical skills required to perform a ‘Broadway’ number.

The musical theatre showcase takes place between 4th – 6th April, from 9.30am-4.00pm. It costs £95.00 for all three days, with various discounts available. You can book online.

 

Fit For Sport

For children aged 4 to 12 years.

These camps takes place at Heathfield School, Cobbett Road and at Orleans Primary School, Harrington Road in Twickenham. They are a great way for children to keep active, have fun, make new friends, try something new and take part in a whole range of activities and sports.

The camps take place on weekdays between 3rd – 13th April, from 9.30am-4.30pm with the option to extend from 8.30am-5.30pm or a half day option for younger children from 9.30am-1.00pm. The basic daily cost is £22.00 (£16.50 for a half-day), with higher rates if booking with late notice. You can book via their website.

 

Happy Potter Workshops

For children aged 6+ years (or under 6 if accompanied by an adult).

These workshops take place at Happy Potter, Broad Street in Teddington. Each day there will be different crafts and activities, including animal fingerprint bowls, pom pom bunnies, Decopatch, cards, foam clay chicks, canvas painting, sewing, cake decorating, Easter bonnet making, and egg cup painting. On the 13th April, there will also be an Easter egg hunt in the garden (full details on their Facebook post dated 15th March). Lunch is also included..

The workshops take place between 4th – 6th and 11th – 13th April, from 11.00am-1.00pm. The cost is £25.00 per child. For more information or to book, call 020 8973 1468.

 

Kidscoach

For children in Reception up to Year 8.

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 every weekday between 3rd – 13th 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 lynn@kidscoach.uk.net.

 

KOOSA Kids

For children aged 4 to 13 years.

These camps take place at Teddington Sports Centre, Broom Road in Teddington, Orleans Park School, Richmond Road in Twickenham, and Whitton Sports Centre, Percy Road in Whitton. The focus is about having as much fun as possible, with a huge programme of activities on offer, to suit both the sporty and more creative child. Activities include go karts, golf, relay races, clay moulding, painting, drama sessions and lots more.

The camps take place weekdays from 3rd – 13th April, from 10.00am-4.00pm, with the option to extend from 8.15am-6.00pm. The basic daily cost is £20.00. If you have three children, the 3rd child goes absolutely free! You can book via their website or by calling 01276 21884 / 0845 094 2322.

 

Landmark Arts Centre

For children aged 8 to 14 years.

This workshop takes place at the Landmark Arts Centre, Ferry Road in Teddington. With the help of Ace Art, children will create a stunning springtime headpiece using vintage effect printing techniques, textiles and construction skills. Perfect for any Easter parade or family festival!

The workshop takes place on the 3rd April, from 10.30am-12.30pm. The cost is £13.00 per child. You can book by calling 020 8977 7558 or by emailing education@landmarkartscentre.org.

 

Lions Sports Academy

For boys and girls aged 6 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 4th – 6th April, from 9.00am-4.00pm. The camps cost £42.00 per day, with a discount available for booking all three days. You can book online, or for more information email info@lionssports.academy.

 

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). They are Ofsted approved and filled with fitness, fun, gymnastics skills and obstacle courses that stimulate physical and motor-skill developemnt, plus arts & crafts  when it’s time to take a break – all in a warm and nurturing environment. New this year, there are also Dance camps and a Karate camp. Most camps run for children aged 3 to 8 years, but there is also a Skill Thrill camp each week for 6 to 12 year olds.

The camps take place on weekdays between 5th – 12th April, from 9.30am-12.30pm or 1.30-4.30pm, with the option to extend to include lunch or stay 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 8 years.

These camps take place at The Little Gym, High Street in Hampton Hill. There are four mornings of farmyard themed fun, to keep your kids active, entertained and laughing during the holidays. The structured energetic mornings combine gymnastics, games, creative activities, lego building and bouncing, all finishing off with a wholesome healthy lunch!

The camps take place between 10th – 13th April, from 9.30am-1.30pm. The cost is £45.00 for non-members or £40.00 for members. To book, call 020 8977 0099 or email hampton_teddington@thelittlegym.eu.

 

Mad Science

For children aged 4 to 11 years.

These camps take place at the Chiswick Community School, Burlington Lane in Chiswick. Look no further for mega marvellous, mind-blowing experiments for your mini Mad Scientists, where the main aim is to have lots of fun!

The camps take place between 3rd – 7th April, from 10.00am-3.00pm. The cost is £36.00 per day, with various discounts available. You can book via the Mad Science website.

 

Nature Links

For children aged 3 to 9 years.

These sessions take place in Crane Park in Twickenham and at Silverhall Nature Park in Isleworth. Your mini adventurers will enjoy the great outdoors and lovely fresh air in these sessions inspired by the forest school approach. There will be a seasonally themed focus but more importantly there will be opportunities for free play, learning and exploring.

The sessions take place on the 3rd, 4th, 6th & 10th April, from 10.00am-12.00pm. The cost is £14.00 per session. Sessions can be booked via their website.

 

Orleans House Gallery

For children aged 4 to 9+ years.

These workshops take place at Orleans House Gallery, Riverside in Twickenham. Details not confirmed at time of writing, but they usually offer a range of full and half day workshops. Each workshop is delivered by a professional artist, specialising in a range of different techniques from drawing, painting and print-making to sculpture and textiles.

The workshops will take place weekdays between 3rd – 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 £30.00 and a short workshop is £12.00. You can book online, or call 020 8831 6000.

 

Park Lane Stables

‘Own a pony’ mornings at Park Lane Stables, Park Lane in Teddington. Children will ‘own’ their own pony for the whole morning and learn all about horse and pony care. It is suitable for all children, even those with no experience.

The mornings take place on the 3rd, 10th, 13th & 16th April, between 9.00am-1.00pm, and costs £55.00. To book, please call 07796 842328.

 

Playball

For children aged 3 to 8 years.

These camps take place at Stanley Primary School, Strathmore Road in Teddington, and at Tiffins Girls School, Richmond Road in Kingston. 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 – 12th April, from 10.00am-1.00pm. The daily cost is £25.00, with a £10.00 sibling discount available. Bookings must be made via their website.

 

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 every weekday between 3rd – 13th April, and on the 18th April, with four differently timed sessions available between the hours of 8.00am-6.00pm. The basic cost ranges from £21.00 (5 hour session) to £35.00 (10 hour session), with various discounts available. You can download a booking form from their website.

 

SIMMSport

For children in Reception up to Year 6.

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. The camps make use of the world class facilities at St Mary’s including the running track and new sports centre.

The camps take place weekdays between 3rd – 12th April, from 9.00am-3.00pm. The basic daily cost is £32.00, with various discounts available. You can book by calling 020 8240 4334 or emailing simmsport@stmarys.ac.uk.

 

Springboard Swimmers

For children aged 3+ years.

These intensive four/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 April and 10th – 13th April, with a half-hour slot at the same time each day, with the same tutor and the same group of three children. The course costs £60.00 (five day course) or £48.00 (four day course). For an application form, please email admin@springboardswimmers.com to arrange the most appropriate time and group.

 

Step On Stage

For children aged 4 to 8 years.

This Easter workshop takes place at the Hampton Hill Theatre, High Street in Hampton Hill. Children will explore the wonderful magic of Roald Dahl and his best loved stories. They’ll become model students avoiding the chokey with Miss Trunchball; make up their own frizzlecrumps words with the BFG; make fantastical chocolate machines with Mr Wonka; and make magical potions with George to make evil Grandmas disappear! There will be a short showcase on the last day.

The Easter workshop takes place between 5th – 7th April, from 9.30am-12.30pm (1.30pm on the last day). The cost is £85.00 for all three days. You can download a registration form from their website or call 07973 900196 or email info@steponstageacademy.co.uk for more info.

 

Storytelling Adventures

For children aged 2 to 8 years.

This five-day course takes place at the Methodist Church, Queens Road in Twickenham. Children will craft, sing, dance and act their way through this Easter EGGstravaganza. They will make their own cute Easter creatures, learn songs and dances and, of course, go on an Easter egg hunt

The course takes place between 10th – 14th April, from 9.30am-12.00pm. The cost is £45.00 per day, with a discount available for booking four or five days. For more information and to book, see their website.

 

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 are a great way to get a lot of extra practice before the season starts in a friendly, relaxed and fun environment with friends and players of all abilities.

The camps takes place between 4th – 7th 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, and bigger discounts apply the more days you book. You can book via their website.

 

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 – 6th April and 11th – 13th April, from 9.30am-3.30pm. The cost is £50 per day with a discount available for booking three days. You can download a booking form from their website.

 

The Toy Shop St Margarets

For children aged approximately 3 to 9 years.

These workshops take place at The Toy Shop, St Margarets Road in St Margarets. Children can join in with the Easter fun, as The Toy Shop has a whole timetable of activities lined up run by qualified teachers, a professional cake maker, local artist and art teacher. Activities include Lego, pottery painting, science and more. You can also leave your child in the safety of their DBS-checked staff, and have a coffee and pastry next door at Harris + Hoole for just £4.00!

The workshops take place between 3rd to 15th April (excluding Sunday 9th and Friday 14th), from 10.00-10.45am and from 11.30am-12.15pm. The cost per workshop ranges from £6.00 to £9.50 depending on the activity, but Easter Arts & Crafts on both Saturdays is FREE. You can book by calling 020 8607 9995 or emailing hello@thetoyshop-stmargarets.com.

 

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 – 7th April, from 10.00am-3.00pm. The basic daily cost is £27.50, with a discount available for booking the whole week. You can book via their website.

 

White Rabbit Drama Club

For children aged 5 to 7 years.

These workshops take place at St Mary’s Church Hall, Church Street in Twickenham. There will be a different them each day with this imaginative, inspiring, confidence-building drama club – the themes being masks, the lost tribe, and mini plays.

The camps take place between 10th – 12th April, from 10.00am-12.30pm. The cost is £25.00 per day or £60.00 for all three days. For more information or to book, please email whiterabbitdramaclub@gmail.com.

 

Wild Education

For children aged 5 to 11 years.

These camps 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 two-day camps takes place on the 11th & 12th April, from 10.00am-2.00pm. The cost is £60.00 for both days. You can book via their website. If Twickenham is full, they also run the camps in Barnes.

 

YMCA Hawker, Kingston

For children aged 4 to 8 years.

This playscheme takes place at YMCA Hawker, Lower Ham Road (junction with Richmond Road) in Kingston. Children will have lots of fun both indoors and outdoors as well as enjoying local trips to the park, walks along the river and access to The Pod soft play facilities.

The playscheme takes place weekdays between 3rd – 13th April, from 8.30am-6.00pm. The cost is £30.00 per day, or £40.00 on Wednesdays (trip day). You can book by calling 020 8296 9747.

 

YMCA Wild Play Days

For children aged 7 to 11 years.

These camps start off at YMCA Hawker, Lower Ham Road (junction with Richmond Road) in Kingston. Children will visit a different natural woodland every day to explore woods, build shelters, discover nature, create woodland art and breathe Mother Nature’s good stuff. If your little one loves jumping in puddles, climbing trees and is naturally curious, then this is the camp for them!

The camps take place between 3rd – 5th April and between 10th – 12th April, from 8.30am-4.30pm, with the option to extend until 6.00pm. The basic daily cost is £30.00 per day. You can book by calling 020 8296 9747.

 

 

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