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Summer Camps for kids in Ireland 2013

It’s that time of year, summer camp time, schools will soon be out and it is time to get looking and booking summer camps. We’ve researched all the summer camps for kids in Ireland and have put the details about local summer camps in each Mykidstime area to save you time. CLICK HERE FOR 2015 CAMP INFORMATION

Featured Camps

eFlow FAI Summer Soccer Schools

The FAI’s largest grassroots programme, the eFlow FAI Summer Soccer Schools enters its 17th year in 2013 and continues to provide children, between the ages of 6 and 14,with a fun filled week of activity during the summer holidays. Every year boys and girls of all abilities turn out to enjoy five days of fun and football. The camps are designed to cater for all players, regardless of ability.

Let’s Go Summer Camps

39856_letsgolistingslogoLet’s Go! is your No. 1 choice for action packed, fun filled summer camps. Let’s Go! Multi Activity Summer Camps operate in towns nationwide during the months of July and August for children aged five to thirteen years. Our camps run Monday to Friday – 9:30am to 3.30pm daily. We offer two programmes of activities, one for the 5-6 year olds and the second for the 7-13 year olds. These programmes have been designed by our expert team with the children in mind at all times.

Let’s Go! camps in Ulster, Let’s Go! camps in Connacht, Let’s Go camps in Munster, Let’s Go camps in Leinster

learnit-lego-logoLearn-It Lego Education Summer Camps

Learn It Lego Education Summer Camps cover a variety of different themes such as Robotics, Mechanics Engineering, Construction, Science, Creativity. Camps are taking place in Clare, Cork, Dublin, Galway, Meath and Waterford, with more venues to come. They have 3 different camps: Junior Engineers camps suitable for 6-7yrs, Machines & Mechanisms Camps suitable for 8-12yrs and Mindstorms camps suitable for 11+.

39874_whizzkidslistingslogoWhizzkids Summer Camps

Whizzkids Summer Camps are high-tech camps that cover web-design, video game programming, animation and a host of hi-tech challenges in their “Spy Academy”. Designed for children of all abilities, this camp mixes indoor and outdoor action, with sports, code breaking & CSI also added into a fun & varied day. With half-day, full day and residential camps on offer, there is something for everyone aged 8-17. Locations: Dublin, Kildare, Cork, Limerick, Galway, Kerry, Tipperary.

Neverland Camps at The Helix 

The energetic and colourful team behind Oz Camp 2011 and Annie Camp 2012 return with another fun-filled season of summer camps at The Helix this year based around Peter Pan’s Neverland. Once again these performing arts workshops will cater for children aged 6 – 18 years old, with the chance to take part in a live stage show! Whether your child signs up for all 3 weeks or just 1 week, they are guaranteed to have a fun-packed time, learning and developing new skills in the performing arts.

Adventure Kayaking Camps with Canoeing Ireland

canoeing irelandThe aim of the Adventure Kayaking Camps is to promote the sport of kayaking by introducing young people to it in a safe and fun environment and to progress those who enjoy the sport already, to have fun, learn a new sport, gain the basic skills (Level 1 or 2 skills award certificates will be gained).

The camps take place at Canoeing Ireland Training centre on the Strawberry Beds in Lucan, weekly from Monday June 17th to Friday August 23rd.

Young Pirates camps for 8 to 12 year olds from 10am to 1pm daily while Young Captains for 13 to 16 year olds from 10am to 3pm daily

You’ll find many more camps on our Camp Listings!

Book Summer Camps Online for convenience

You can use your debit or credit card any time of day or night to book your child’s place and remember to bring along your email confirmation to the camp.

Camps by County

Leinster

carlow-castle Summer Camps in Carlow

Connacht

Galway-Claddaghview Summer Camps in Galway

Dublin-doors

Summer Camps in Dublin leitrim-boats Summer Camps in Leitrim
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Summer Camps in Kilkenny roscommon-castle Summer Camps in Roscommon
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Munster

Cliffs-Moher Summer Camps in Clare
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Summer Camps in Meath kerry-dunmorehead Summer Camps in Kerry

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Summer Camps in Offaly Limerick-KingJohn Summer Camps in Limerick
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Wexford

Summer Camps in Wexford waterford-lismorecastle Summer Camps in Waterford
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Ulster

Cavan_Tullydermot_Falls Summer Camps in Cavan
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monaghan_carrickmacross Summer Camps in Monaghan

Summer Camps by Category

horseridingWe have put the camps in lots of different categories as well, in case you aren’t sure which camp your child would like. You can look up summer soccer camps in our Sport Camps category, we have listings for art & crafts camps, cookery camps for kids, drama & dance camps, or if your child is into languages or music, we have a separate category for language & music camps.

One of the most popular types of summer camps are the Multi-Activity camps where your child will have fun doing a range of different activities during the morning or day.

For the junior scientist in your household, check out the Science & Technology camps.

And if sport is what they are into, we have a range of camps in our Sport and Water Sports & Swimming and horse riding camps.

There’s even a category for Health & Exercise or how about checking out our “other fun camps” category!

Tips for Summer Camps

Mykidstime is run by parents round the country and we have also compiled our Top 10 Tips for Summer Camps, based on our experience! Things like checking whether they need a drink or snack with them or what the procedure is at pick up time. Each camp provider should have a child protection policy in place. Ask other parents for opinions on camps if it’s your child’s first summer camp year.

If you know of a local camp that we don’t have listed, drop us an email or comment below and we’ll happily add to the listings for other parents! If you are a camp provider and we haven’t listed your summer camp, be sure to list your camp with us

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  1. ROBERTO says:

    Hi,

    • I am looking for a summer camp for my kid regarding next year (I know that everything is full this year but I would appreciate to have your impressions for next year when he will be 9 y.o.)
    • He has been learning English from he was 5 y.o. and now I am interested in getting him in touch with irish kids (no foreign kids learning English in Ireland) in order to improve his social skills in english with native kids.
    • With this purpose I would like he attends to a residential camp in Ireland fully accommodated in a regular period of vacation with other irish kids (something about 10 days)

    Any information or advice regarding available choices is very much appreciated.

    Thanks

    Regards