Fun Guaranteed with These Sleepaway Camps in Ireland

Jill Holtz

January 23, 2023

Residential summer camps

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If you have been considering sending your child or teen to a residential camp this summer, then we are here to help.

We have rounded up some residential camp options for tweens and teens, there’s fun guaranteed with these sleepaway camps in Ireland:

Sleepaway Residential Camps in Ireland

While it’s very common in the USA to send your child to residential summer camp, it’s not the norm in Ireland, but there are some amazing benefits for your child to experience from having time away.

Here are some of the places around Ireland that we’ve found that offer sleepaway camp options:

Killary Adventure Company, Galway

Killary Adventure

Open for bookings for 2023 with camps starting on June 4th

Killary Adventure Company offer residential Multi-Activity, Camping Expedition and Spanish Summer Camps which give your child or teen a taste of all that is exciting and wonderful about the Irish outdoors. They have 5, 7 & 14 day summer camps for ages 10-16 years during June – August, with activities including Kayaking, Gorge Walking, Climbing & Abseiling, the Burma Bridge, the famous Turf Challenge (as featured on Ireland’s Fittest Family!) and many more.

Delphi Adventure Summer Camps, Co. Galway

Now taking bookings for 2023, camps start on 2nd July

There is no doubt that Delphi Resort will be an unforgettable experience that your child will carry with them into the future. Campers will get to experience an array of challenging and fun activities in what is one of the most beautiful adventure playgrounds in Ireland.

So why not let your kids (aged 10 -17 years) ‘go wild’ in a safe and full supervised environment for up to a week at Ireland’s leading adventure resort? Send them for a few days away and you could be looking at the next Bear Grylls or future BMX biking champ. 7 day or 5 day camps available.

They will be zip-lining, climbing, kayaking, and much more while making lifetime memories and new friendships. For added peace of mind, you can rest assured knowing that safety is paramount at Delphi Resort. Your kids will be fed and watered 3 times a day and given all the safety equipment they need – at no extra cost to you. 24 hour supervision is provided by fully trained and qualified staff who have been Garda vetted.

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Teenage Stage International Summer School, Kildare and Dublin

Stagecoach Teen Drama School

Now taking bookings for July camps for 2023

Teenage Stage offers bespoke, high quality residential courses in Musical Theatre, Acting For The Screen and Film for 11 to 19 year olds. From “page to stage” and “script to screen”, each programme is uniquely tailored for a creative journey of discovery for young performers and film makers.

Each course is small and friendly, providing a complete drama or film school elective, where students learn from the finest teachers and, outside rehearsal room, enjoy an impressive and inclusive range of guest workshops, masterclasses and evening activities. The beautiful surrounding areas provide a stunning location and safe environment for an exciting learning experience.

There are 2 camps this year, Musical Theatre Camp – Fame JR 9th to 15th July 2023 and Filmmaking & Acting for the Screen 1 week camp running 23rd – 29th July 2023 and 2 week camp running 16th – 29th July 2023.

Connemara Maths Academy, Meath and Tipperary

Bookings are now open for residential summer camps 2023 in July & August

At CMA Summer Camps students enjoy an incredible mix of STEAM workshops (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Maths), Adventure Activities and Team Sports with a focus on Discovery, Creativity and Adventure.

For 2023, CMA Summer Camps are being held at one of Ireland’s premier boarding schools, Rockwell College in County Tipperary and at Headfort School in County Meath and convenient to Dublin Airport. All Irish and International boys and girls aged 7-17 yrs are welcome.


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Art On The Farm at Cow House Studio, Wexford

art on the farm wexford summer camp

Open for bookings for 2023 summer programme taking place 28th June – 25th July, 2023

Art on the Farm is a unique summer program where high school students aged 15-17 who are interested in visual art get the opportunity to study drawing, painting, and photography alongside practicing visual artists in a focused and intimate studio environment. During this 28-day multidisciplinary course, you will work closely with experienced artists dedicated to fostering your creative growth.

Students of all skill levels benefit from personal attention and guidance. You will be challenged to experiment beyond your boundaries, consider new possibilities for art-making, and use your chosen medium to relate your ideas to content. During Art on the Farm, you will complete excellent portfolio pieces for advanced placement and college applications.

Inside Out Camp, Dublin

inside out camp

Now taking bookings for July 2023 

Inside Out is an immersive camp for 12–15 year olds, offering a balance of physical, mental and creative challenges. This residential camp takes place in St. Columba’s College at the foothills of the Dublin mountains. Our Summer camp is headed up by top class leaders, who create a fun atmosphere and inspire the teens to bring out the best in themselves.

There are 2 camps taking place, first one runs 3rd-7th July, the second one 10th-14th July 2023.

Fun Guaranteed with These Sleepaway Camps in Ireland – Mykidstime

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Published On: January 23rd, 2023 / Categories: Ireland / Last Updated: February 23rd, 2023 / Tags: , , /

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Jill is one of the co-founders of Mykidstime and a mum of 2 girls

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