Fabulous Summer Camps in Galway for Kids and Teens


January 23, 2023

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Are you planning ahead for the summer holidays? Are you on the lookout for Summer Camps in Galway for Kids and Teens for this summer 2022? We have rounded up a few Summer Camps in Galway that we think will be great fun and will keep your child or teen entertained over the summer months.

Summer Camps in Galway for Kids and Teens

Rhythm and Soul Song Writing and Percussion Summer Camps for Kids & Teens

Dates & Times: Monday 10th to Wednesday 12th July 2023. 9-12 years 10am to 1pm and 13+ years 2pm to 5pm daily

Musician and Composer Jessie Kennedy and Former U2 Studio Manager, Drum Tech and Percussionist, Sam O’Sullivan are excited to bring a new series of Songwriting and Percussion workshops for children and teens to the Black Box, Galway.

During Rhythm & Soul Music School Jessie and Sam will work together with the students on music, songwriting and percussion. Every student in the class regardless of ability, experience or confidence level will be encouraged to have the experience of using various percussion instruments, making music and song as part of a group and individually.

This residency aims to provide all students with a supportive and fun learning environment to explore their own creativity, the world of music, collaboration percussion, writing and performance. These workshops offer a completely unique opportunity for music enthusiasts to engage and learn from professionals in the music industry across many genres – from rock, classical and everything in between.

How to Book: Each 3 day course costs €70 and can be booked online.

GAP (Galway Autism Partnership) Summer Camps for Kids & Teens

Galway Autism Partnership Mykidstime Charity of the Year

Galway Autism Partnership is a community based-charity that provides supports for individuals and families living with autism in Galway city and county. For the past 7 years, GAP has offered high-quality, safe and accessible Summer Camps to members aged 3 – 17 years.

GAP aims to offer a wide range of accessible and inclusive Summer Camps for children and young people with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their siblings throughout Galway city and county.

All of our Camps are subject to Volunteer and Facilitator availability. Application forms are now available – contact the GAP office on 091 5888 99 or email coordinator@galwayautismpartnership.com to request an application form.

Spaces are limited so please don’t delay!

Power Soccer Summer Camps, Galway

Dates & Times: June to August 2023

Power Soccer School of Excellence will run Summer Camps in late June & July. Camps are suitable for girls and boys aged 3 to 13 years and are currently set to run in Athenry, Ballinrobe, Cappagh Park Knocknacarra, Headford, Kinvara & Renmore.

How to Book: Please visit the website for further details and bookings.

Healthy Ever After In Person Cookery Summer Camps for Kids, Galway

Healthy Cooking Camp for Kids

Dates & Times: July & August

Healthy Ever After summer camps takine place in a professional kitchen at ATU (formerly GMIT), Galway City. There is no experience needed and camps are suitable for ages 8+.

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

Brigit’s Garden Forest School Nature Summer Camps, Galway

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Dates & Times: Various dates during July & August

Brigit’s Garden summer camps are running in July & August. The children will enjoy a variety of natural crafts, activities and games. Summer camps are suitable for children aged 5 to 12 years with 2 different options available.

How to Book: Bookings can be made online.

Project Fashion Summer Camps, Galway

Dates: Weekly from July to August 2023

The Project Fashion in-person week long summer camps are interactive fashion camps for boys and girls aged 9 to 16 years. They will run in Oranmore & Salthill during July & August. This year’s summer camps take inspiration from the movie Encanto!

How to Book: Bookings and further information can be found on their website.

Cookalicious Online Cookery Camps for Teens

Dates: Summer 2023 (Dates TBA)

Spark an interest in cooking and give your teen a skill for life with these online cookery camps.

How To Book: Camps are delivered online. Check their website for booking information.

Rusheen Bay Watersports Camps, Galway

Dates: From June to August 2023

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.

How to Book: Check out the website for details for camps available this Summer 2022

Let’s Go Activity Summer Camps, Galway

Dates & Times: July & August 2023

Let’s Go are running multi-activity summer camps in venues nationwide during July and August. Camps are suitable for kids aged 5 to 12 years.

How to Book: Please check the Let’s Go website for venues and updates.

Bricks4Kidz LEGO Themed Summer Camps, Galway

Dates: Various dates & venues during July & August 2023

Bricks 4 Kidz is offering LEGO Themed S.T.E.M. Camps this Summer for children aged 5-12 in various locations around Ireland.

While children are creating their LEGO builds individually and in groups, they learn to work together and make new friends. The LEGO builds are age appropriate, designed to fuel their imagination, problem solving skills, spatial intelligence, fine motor skills and build their self confidence.

How to Book: For more information, visit the Bricks4Kidz website.

WhizzKids Discover IT Summer Camps, NUI Galway

Dates & Times: Various dates & times from July to August 2023

WhizzKids are delivering IT themed summer camps for summer 2023. The camps are taking place at universities around Ireland.

How to Book: Visit their website for booking information

Kellogs GAA Cúl Camps, Galway

Dates & Times: From June – August

Kelloggs GAA Cúl camps are 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. Camps are suitable for boys & girls age 6 to 13 years.

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

STARCAMP Drama & Multi-Activity Summer Camps, Galway

Starcamps Fun Games

Dates: From July to August 2023.

Each Starcamp Summer Camp runs for 5 consecutive days throughout July and August. Participants will enjoy music, entertainment, magic, singing, drama, comedy and much more. Suitable for ages 4 to 12 years. The theme for this years camps is Be Confident.

How to Book: Bookings can be made on the Starcamps website.

Intersport Elverys FAI In-Person Summer Soccer Schools Nationwide

Dates & Times: July & August 2023

The team at Instersport Elverys FAI Summer Soccer Schools have summer camps taking place in counties nationwide during July & August.

How to Book: Please check the website for updates on locations and to make a booking.

Tips for Summer Camps

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Mykidstime is run by parents 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.

Are you running summer camps in Galway? Contact us to tell us about your camp

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