Summer Camps in Ireland for 2020

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summer camps in Ireland for 2020

Will Summer Camps go ahead for Summer 2020? The answer is yes, but in a different format. Our feeling is that many on-site summer camps will not take place but providers will replace those with online summer camps and classes. Here is a list of Summer Camps in Ireland for 2020, both online and those we know are running physical summer camps.

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As we near the Summer and businesses begin to open up many parents are facing the prospect of getting back to work while the kids are on holidays. Traditionally they would have booked summer camps to coincide with their working hours, but this year is going to be different. What are the options for parents?

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Online Summer Camps in Ireland for Kids & Teens

Alliance Française Online French Language Summer Camps for Kids & Teens

alliance francaise french summer camps

Dates & Times: June 29th to August 21st Monday to Friday with times depending on type of camp booked.

Get the kids (and teens) out of bed this summer with an Alliance Française online French Summer Camp! All camps are facilitated by native French speakers and children are welcome regardless of their level of French. Teen camps compliment current secondary school curriculum.

How to book: Visit the website for a full schedule and to book your child’s place

Anyone4Science Online Summer Camps 2020

Anyone4Science Harry Potter Science Summer Camps 2020Dates & Times: June 29th to August 28th 2020, Monday to Friday from 10am to 10.45am or 12pm to 12.45pm

Anyone4Science are delivering their online summer camps for kids and teens through Zoom and Facebook for summer 2020. They will post a pack of specialist materials to each of the participants in advance of their camp.

For children aged 7 to 12 there will be Harry Potter themed science camps in addition to regular science camps.

They are planning to have some locations open in August in Dublin, Cork & Wicklow all adhering to social distancing and safety guidelines issued by the government.

How to Book: Book your place here.

I-LOFAR Virtual Astro Camps for Teens

Astrophysics Camp 2020

Dates & Times: July & August 2020

The AstroLands Team at I-LOFAR are delighted to be bringing their new online Astro Camps about all things space to a computer screen near you! Explore the Universe, learn what’s so special about our Sun, and discover what it’s like to live in space during these week-long camps. The camps have limited places and are suitable for teens of all ages who have an interest in space.

How To Book: Full booking details can be found on the website.

Cinnire Cian Gaeltacht at Home – Online Irish Language Summer Camps & Classes

cinniere cian Irish language summer camps

Dates & Times: From June 8th to July 24th (2 week slots, 1 hour daily). Times dependent on dates booked.

Cinnire Cian offers an alternative to the traditional Gaeltacht summer camp. Classes are available for all levels of Irish from 1st to 6th year and each course costs €100 per student.

Camps include 2 weeks online lessons, scheduled for the same time daily. Each one is limited to 10 students. In addition to the online tutoring, students will be given comprehensive course notes and key study tips to succeed in exams of all types.

How to Book: Places are limited and can be booked online at Cinnirecian or via their Facebook page.

Athletics Ireland, Online Training

Athletics Summer camps in Ireland track

Dates: Summer 2020

Athletics Ireland are currently working on an online summer camps program for children and teens that they can log in to follow.

They are hoping to run their Summer Camps programme in participating venues around Ireland this summer. The camps will adhere to social distancing and safety guidelines from the government.

How to Book: Keep up to date as venues come online

WhizzKids Discover IT Virtual Summer Camps 2020

WhizzKids Discover IT Summer Camps 2020

Dates & Times: June, July & August 2020, 1 hour per day for 5 days.

WhizzKids are delivering virtual summer camps on Zoom this summer 2020. The camps will be a combination of online tuition and access to a digital skills classroom.

How to Book: Camps are limited to 12 participants each and you can book your place here.

Healthy Ever After Online Cookery Camps for Kids

Healthy Cooking Camp for Kids

Dates & Times: Currently running every Tuesday and Thursday at 4pm sharp

Healthy Ever After have moved their kids healthy cooking classes online! Now everyone can join in and learn how to cook, no matter where you are in the country! Best of all, the numbers of chefs per household is not limited! Once you pay for the 4 week course, everyone in the house can join in.

How to Book: Please go to the website for further information and booking.

Cyber Safe Ireland Cybersafe Bootcamps For Kids

Dates & Times: 11.30am-12pm M-F The webinars will be running in the weeks beginning June 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th, July 13th & 20th.

Cyber Safe Ireland are running a series of live webinars for children this summer beginning June 8th. 30 minute sessions from Monday to Friday for children aged from 3-6th class at 11.30am each day led by an expert CyberSafeIreland trainer delivered via secure online platform.

How to Book: 20E per family, numbers are limited, book online

Cookalicious Online Cookery Camps for Teens

Dates: June 23rd to 25th 2020, 11.30am to 1pm daily

Spark an interest in cooking and give your teen a skill for life with these online cookery camps. Day 1 is Italian, day 2 is street food and day 3 is snacks & healthy treats.

How To Book: Camps cost €45 per participant. Places are limited so book now to avoid disappointment.

Project Fashion Online Summer Camps

Dates: From June 29th, 5 day camps 10am to 11.30am

The Project Fashion online zoom virtual summer camps are non sewing, interactive camps for boys and girls aged 9 to 16 years.

How to Book: Bookings can be made online.

Starcamp Virtual Summer Camps

Dates: From July 6th 2020

These 90 minute virtual summer camps can be accessed on 5 consecutive days throughout July and August. Best of all, the whole family can tune in and enjoy music, entertainment, magic, singing, drama, comedy and much more. Suitable for ages 4+.

How to Book: Bookings can be made online

TheatreworX Drama and Dance Summer Camps

Dates: From June 15th 2020

TheatreworX is offering Zoomer Camps with dance, drama, singing & loads of fun for ages 3-12 (Tots & Juniors) as well as Zoomer Dance Intensives for age 12+ and Masterclasses with special guest stars.

How to Book: Bookings can be made online

The Bunnery Cooking and Baking Summer Camps

Dates: weekly in July and August

Week long camps for 7-12 years with fun and interactive cooking/baking class live on Zoom each day from 10.30-12.00. Each day Catriona from The Bunnery will cook/bake one savoury item and one sweet item, for example, sausage rolls and cookies. By following along, your child will learn some great new recipes along with developing their mathematical, comprehension and fine motor skills without even knowing it.

How to Book: Bookings can be made online

Drop-Off Summer Camps in Ireland for Kids & Teens

Birr Castle Nature Detectives Summer Camps, Offaly

easter nature camp birr castle

Dates & Times: July 6th to 9th 2020, 10.30am to 2pm

Birr Castle demesne will re-open to visitors on June 8th, in line with government guidelines. They are hoping to run their popular Nature Detective Summer Camps in July with safety guidelines in place.

How to Book: Please check the website and facebook page for booking details

Kellogs GAA Cúl Camps, Nationwide

Kellogs GAA Cul Camps Summer Camps in Ireland

Dates & Times: From June 29th to August 21st 2020

Kellogs GAA Cúl Camps are currently scheduled to go ahead this summer 2020. They have camps taking place in all 32 counties in Ireland and each child will receive a kit to wear to camp each day closer to the start date.

How to Book: Please read the information provided on the website, where you can also make a booking.

Athletics Ireland, Nationwide

Athletics Summer camps in Ireland track

Dates: Summer 2020

Athletics Ireland are hoping to run their Summer Camps programme in participating venues around Ireland this summer. The camps will adhere to social distancing and safety guidelines from the government.

How to Book: Keep up to date as venues come online

Anyone4Science Summer Camps 2020 in Dublin, Cork & Wicklow

Anyone4Science Summer Camps 2020Dates & Times: From August 4th 2020, Monday to Friday from 10am to 12.30pm or 1.30pm to 4pm

Anyone4Science are planning to have summer camps running at the following locations in August:

  • Wicklow
  • Dublin
  • Cork

The camps will adhere to all government and health officials guidelines.

They are also delivering online summer camps for kids and teens through Zoom and Facebook during July and August 2020.

How to Book: Book your place here.

WhizzKids Discover IT Summer Camps 2020 Nationwide

WhizzKids Discover IT Summer Camps 2020

Dates & Times: June, July & August 2020

WhizzKids are taking bookings for summer camps in venues in Dublin, Wicklow, Cork, Galway, Kildare, Tipperary, Athlone & Limerick for summer 2020. Camps will take place according to the strict guidelines set out by the government.

WhizzKids are also delivering virtual summer camps on Zoom this summer 2020. The camps will be a combination of online tuition and access to a digital skills classroom and will take place for 1 hour per day, Monday to Friday.

How to Book: You can book your place here.

Let’s Go Activity Summer Camps Nationwide

lets go camps

Dates & Times: Late July & August 2020 (dependent on government guidelines)

Let’s Go are currently looking at running summer camps in venues nationwide during late July and August. They are working on a program that will allow for safe social distancing while still enabling the children to learn and have fun.

How to Book: Please check the website for updates.

Intersport Elverys FAI Summer Soccer Schools Nationwide

FAI Summer Soccer Schools camps

Dates: June 29th to August 21st 2020 (provisional dates only)

The team at Instersport Elverys FAI Summer Soccer Schools are currently working on putting summer camps in place that meet government guidelines. They will not open their booking system until such a time as they have secured venues and dates.

How to Book: Please check the website for updates or to register to receive an email

Power Soccer Summer School, Galway

Power Soccer Summer Camps Galway

Dates & Times: 29th June to 7th August 2020

Power Soccer School of Excellence will run a limited number of outdoor Summer Camps in July and August. Camps are suitable for girls and boys aged 3 to 13 years and are currently set to run in Galway City in Knocknacarra & Renmore and in Galway County in Headford, Loughrea and Kinvara.

How to Book: Please visit the website for further details and bookings. And do check regularly as more locations may come on stream.

Brigit’s Garden & Down to Earth Forest School Nature Summer Camps, Galway

Brigits Garden Spring walks for families in Ireland

Dates & Times: July 13th to August 14th, 10am to 1.30pm daily

Brigit’s Garden have teamed up with Down to Earth Forest School to facilitate their popular nature summer camps for summer 2020. The children will enjoy a variety of natural crafts, activities and games and will be smaller in size that usual. They are suitable for children aged 5 to 12 years with 2 different options available.

How to Book: Booking can be made online.

Canoeing Ireland Adventure Kayak Summer Camps, Dublin

canoeing ireland summer camps

Dates & Times: June 29th to August 21st 2020, Monday to Friday 10am to 1pm (junior) 10am to 3pm (senior)

Canoeing Ireland are planning to run their summer adventure kayak camps during July & August from their training centre on the Strawberry beds in Lucan. They do offer an early drop off and late pick up service, but do check when booking that this will be going ahead this summer.

How to Book: Please check the website for bookings and updates. Camps suitable for children aged 10+

Archaeology Summer Camps, Dublin, Limerick, Monaghan

school of irish archaeology camps

Dates & Times: August 2020

The school of Irish archaeology are hoping to run some of their summer camps during August. This is contingent on the government roadmap for re-opening. The camps are suitable for children aged 7 to 12 years and are a great alternative to sports camps. And are perfect for those who love adventure and are curious about their past.

How to Book: Please check the website for updated booking information

Pine Forest Art Summer Camps, Dublin

Pine Forest Art Summer Camps

Dates & Times: June 29th to August 21st (each camp is 2 weeks)

Pine Forest Art camps take place in the Glencullen valley and are suitable for chldren aged from 5 to 19 years. Children will enjoy many different art activities and guided nature walks while having fun with friends.

How to Book: Please check the website for full details of Summer Camps for 2020.

Rusheen Bay Watersports Camps, Galway

Dates: From June to August 2020

Offering windsurfing, kayaking and stand up paddle boarding classes, Rusheen Bay Watersports is open throughout the summer for kids and teens to get active on the water. All government guidelines will be observed and bookings must be made in advance.

How to Book: Check out the website for details for camps available this Summer 2020.

Project Fashion Machine Sewing Summer Camps, Dublin, Navan, Kildare, Galway, Athlone, Mullingar, Wicklow

Dates & Times: From July 20th to August 21st 2020 (date depends on venue chosen) 1pm to 3pm Monday to Friday.

Boys and girls aged 9 to 16 years can get creative at the Project Fashion machine sewing camps. Attendees must be proficient at using and threading a sewing machine due to social distancing guidelines.

How to Book: Bookings can be made online.

Starcamp Summer Camps, Nationwide

Dates: June 29th to August 21st, 10am to 2.30pm daily (please check venue for dates & staggered drop off times)

With a comedy theme for this year Starcamp summer camps incorporate dance, drama, music and outdoor activities into the week. All government safety guidelines will be followed to ensure safety of children and staff.

How to Book: Bookings can be made online

Atlantic Air Adventures Aviation camp, Shannon, Clare

Dates: July 20th-23rd Monday-Thursday and August 4th-8th Tuesday-Friday, 10am-1pm.

Atlantic Air Adventures are running Aviation Camps for ages 8+ where kids can learn the principle theories of flight, how Aircraft Fly, Aircraft Controls and the Flight Instruments, Flight Planning, and Weather, and much more!

How to Book: www.atlanticairadventures.com

Fota Adventure Camps, Cork

Dates: Monday-Friday weekly during July & August. Camp Alpha runs from 9am – 1pm, Camp Bravo runs from 9:30am – 1:30pm

Adventure camps for 8-15 year olds including Obstacle Course, Archery, Battle Royale, Bushcraft and Survival Skills, Find the Sniper, Field Games, Orienteering

How to Book: www.fotaadventure.com

Nutty Scientists Camps, Cork and Kerry

Dates: Tuesday 4th to Thursday 6th Augustin in Glanmire, Cork and Tralee, Kerry. Wednesday 12th to Friday 14th August in Ballincollig, Cork. 3 hours each day 9.30am to 12.30pm

Fun 3 day science camps for kids for children from 6 to 13 years, with fun and exciting scientific activities planned.

How to Book: Camps cost €65 for the first child, €60 for each additional child and can be booked online.

Summer Camps in Ireland for 2020

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