Are you looking for an Easter camp for your child for this Easter break? We’ve done some research on the Best Easter camps for kids in Ireland for Easter 2020 and have details below. Keep checking back as we’ll be adding new camps all the time!
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Easter Camps For Kids & Teens Nationwide
Junior Einsteins Science Easter Camps, Dublin, Wicklow, Meath, Kildare
Junior Einsteins have fun one day Science Easter Camps taking place in various locations across Ireland: Dublin, Meath,, Kildare North Wicklow, Louth , & on site in Craft Central New Ross Wexford this Easter break.
Children are broken into 2 age groups ATOMS 6 to 8 years and MOLECULES 9 to 11 years and will enjoy a range of Easter themed eggsperiments along with slime making, DNA discovery, volcanos and much more.
Lego Themed S.T.E.M Easter Camps, Dublin
Bricks 4 Kidz is offering LEGO® Technic Camps across multiple locations in Ireland this Easter for Girls & Boys aged 5-12. 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. Locations: Donegal, Dublin City South, Fingal/Santry, Galway, Louth & Meath, South County Dublin, West Cork, Westmeath & Roscommon and Wexford
Let’s Go Multi-Activity Easter Camps, Nationwide
Let’s Go Easter Camps cater for boys and girls aged 5 – 12 years (children must be attending primary school). There’s an incredible range of Action Packed, Fun Filled activities designed to keep your child active during the holiday period.
Each Let’s Go! Multi Activity Easter Camp offers two programmes of activities, one for the 5-6 year olds (children must be attending primary school) and the second for the 7-12 year olds. These programmes have been designed by an expert team of physical education teachers with your children in mind at all times.
Locations: Athlone, Ballinteer, Ballsbridge, Ballygunner, Blackrock, Carrigaline, Castleknock, Cork City, Dooradoyle, Ennis, Galway City, Kilcoole, Kilkenny, Leixlip, Malahide, Mallow, Midleton, Naas, Oranmore, Portlaoise, Portmarnock, Raheny Sandyford, Terenure
The Science of Harry Potter Easter Camps, Nationwide
Anyone4Science are running two day Easter camps “The Science of Harry Potter” Easter camps for kids aged 4-12 years, taking place in various locations between 6-17 April, 2020, 10am-2pm.
Investigate the science behind the magic as you explore the world of Harry Potter. Learn how to create the best potions, make colour disappear; create your own perfume formula; dragon blood recipes and more…
Age Groups: Picos (4-6 yrs), Nanos (7-10 yrs), Micro (11-12 yrs)
Cost: €72 per child (with discounts for multiple bookings- €136.80 for 2 children, €180 for 3 children) **Early Bird Discount €65 with family discounts available until 7th March 2020**
- Carlow (8-9 April 2020)
- Cavan (6-7 April 2020)
- Cork, CIT (14-15 April 2020)
- Cork, Fermoy (16-17 April 2020)
- Cork, Lifetime Lab Cork (8-9 April 2020)
- Cork, Midleton (6-7 April 2020)
- Donegal, Letterkenny, LyIT (6-7 April 2020)
- Dublin, Malahide (16-17 April 2020)
- Dublin 4, Donnybrook (6-7 April 2020)
- Dublin 5, Donnycarney (8-9 April 2020)
- Dublin 6, Terenure (14-15 April 2020)
- Dublin 9, Drumcondra (6-7 April 2020)
- Dublin 15, Castleknock (14-15 April 2020)
- Dublin 24, Tallaght (16-17 April 2020)
- Galway GMIT (6-7 April 2020)
- Galway, Knocknacarra (14-15 April 2020)
- Kildare, Leixlip (14-15 April 2020)
- Leitrim, Carrickonshannon (16-17 April 2020)
- Limerick, Villiers School (8-9 April 2020)
- Louth, Dundalk (14-15 April 2020)
- Meath, Navan (8-9 April 2020)
- Westmeath, Athlone (14-15 April 2020)
- Westmeath, Mullingar (16-17 April 2020)
- Wexford, New Ross (16-17 April 2020)
- Wicklow, Arklow (16-17 April 2020)
- Wicklow, Ashford (6-7 April 2020)
- Wicklow, Greystones (14-15 April 2020)
Easter Camps in Dublin For Kids
Art Easter Camps, Dublin
Pine Forest Art Centre offer Easter camps for children aged 5 to 16 years. Each camp involves the children getting creative and back to nature, weather permitting.
In spring time the mountain is fresh, green and full of promise. So too are the Pine Forest pupils. Five days later they leave as seasoned Pine Foresters – feeling capable and confident with hands-on experience in a range of skills like drawing, painting, clay modelling, card construction, foam work, model magic and beading.
They’ll be fitter too, after daily nature walks up and down the valley through our beautiful plantation of 7,000 native Irish trees.
Archaeology Explorer Easter Camps, Dublin
The School of Irish Archaeology (SIA) have 2 Easter Camps for 2020 providing a unique insight into the past for young explorers. Camps run in Harold’s Cross Dublin from April 6th to 10th and 14th – 17th 2020 and are suitable for kids aged 7 to 12 years.
If your child is a curious explorer with a thirst for knowledge about their past, why not let them try the School of Irish Archaeology? They introduce children to the mysteries and adventures of our past in a fun, practical and hands-on way.
They use an ‘Indiana Jones’ approach to ensure your children get lots of time outdoors. As well as taking part in excavations and exciting treasure hunts, children will also get to visit important archaeological and historical sites such as Newgrange, Glendalough, Trim Castle and Dublin Castle, to name a few.
Alliance Française French Easter Camps, Dublin
French Camps for Children
Alliance Française kids camps are divided for 4-6 years old and 7-10 years old. Your child will discover the magic of the Spring focusing on nature and plants. Gardening, chocolate, and Easter eggs are to be expected!! The classes will be led by qualified native-French teachers. All children are welcome, regardless of their level of French.
Every year, the Alliance Française organises intensive courses for Leaving Cert & Junior Cert students preparing to sit their French Oral examination. Its content is directly designed to meet the requirements of the certificates’ syllabus and includes a mock exam.
Kayak Easter Camps, Dublin
Canoeing Ireland Training Centre runs Kayaking Camps over the Easter holidays. These camps are aimed at juniors and will run over the two week school break. Junior Camp (10-13 yrs. age) Mornings 10: 00 – 13:00 and Senior Camp (12 – 16 yrs. age) 10:00 – 15:00.
The aim of the camps is to promote the sport of kayaking by introducing young people to it in a safe and fun environment, to progress those who enjoy the sport already. Kids will have fun, learn a new sport, as well as gaining the basic skills (assessment for Level 1 or 2 skills award can be included). Promotes team building and awareness between young people, and they get to make new friends.
S.T.E.M. Teen Easter Camps, Dublin
Trinity Walton Club have an Easter S.T.E.M. camp for secondary school students who are pre-Junior Cert, running 13th -17th April. Camps run Monday to Friday, 10am-4pm. Each day is filled with interactive Physics, Maths, Technology and Engineering. You will be learning but it won’t feel like school! Amid daily challenges, STEM sessions, and design workshops, there will be time for breaks and lunch.
Easter Art & Photo Camp, Dublin
Dates & Times: April 6th to 10th 2020, 9am to 2.30pm
ID11 Photography Studio are hosting digital detox Easter art and photography workshops at Studio 20 Marlay Park Craft Courtyard from April 6th to 10th 2020.
How to Book: Camps are limited to 10 students and should be booked in advance.
RHA Gallery Easter Art Camp, Dublin
Dates & Times: Monday 6th to Wednesday 8th 2020, 9.30am to 2.30pm daily
Explore the exhibitions at the RHA Gallery to learn more about the works on display and create your very own works of art in the mediums of clay, paint, drawing, collage, costume, plaster and more.
How to Book: Check the website for booking details
Easter Camps in Leinster
Nature Detectives Easter Camp at Birr Castle, Offaly
There is a Nature Detectives Easter Camp taking place at Birr Castle Gardens from 6th to 9th April – 10:30 – 14:00. Calling all 7 -12 year old nature enthusiasts. This 4 day camp is designed to encourage a curiosity and understanding of the natural world. Learn tracking skills and enhance our nature awareness using tried and tested techniques. Explore the worlds of mini beasts, birds, amphibians, mammals and plants using a range of field equipment including pond dipping nets, butterfly nets, pooters, magnifying glasses and trail cams. Reconnect to the natural world and join us as you explore Birr Castle Demesne in all its wild glory.
Spaces are strictly limited and early booking is advised. €80 per child. Book now by phoning 057 9120336
Easter Egg Hunt on Easter Sunday and Easter Monday 12 & 13 April
On Easter Sunday and Monday Birr Castle Gardens & Science Centre will have an “Easter Egg Hunt”. During your Easter trail you will meet with the Easter Bunny who will be joined by Henny Penny, Larry the Lamb, Quackers the Duck and the Mad Hatter. Once you complete the trail you can pick up your Easter Egg from the Mad Hatter…all going well!
Complimentary face painting available between 12.00 and 15.00. Pre-booking will be required for the Easter Egg Hunt, limited space available.
Easter Energy Labs at Cool Planet Experience, Wicklow
Dates & Times: Saturday 4th to Monday 13th April 2020
Junior eggs-plorers aged 6 to 12 years are invited to take part in a fun Easter Energy Lab at Cool Planet Experience.
How to Book: Each lab last for 90 minutes. And can be booked online in advance.
Multi-Activity Easter Camps, Laois
Lissduff Adventure Farm will have multi-activity Easter camps for kids of all ages over the Easter Break. Easter camps are activity based camps with indoor and outdoor activities, lots of fun games, arts and crafts, Easter train and Treasure Hunt, orienteering and a dry bogathon event, feed the animals, soccer, football and lots lots more.
Easter Pony Camps, Westmeath
Ladestown Riding Stables have week long Pony Camps allowing children the opportunity to learn and have fun in a safe and professional stables. Most children love to help in the yard with the ponies, caring for them and preparing for their lessons. Cleaning saddles, bridles and helping out with the younger riders gives all kids a big sense of pride! Now taking bookings for their Easter camps.
Kids Cook Cookery Easter Camps, Meath
Dates & Times:
Easter Camps dates 2020:
- 6th-9th April, 5-9 years 4 day camp (Mon-Thurs) Tweens camp 3 day camp (Mon-Wed)
- 14-17th April, 5-9 yrs 4 day camp (Tues-Fri) Tweens 3 day camp (Wed-Fri)
Kids Cook Cookery School are running Kids Cookery Easter Camps for kids aged 5 to 13 years. These hands-on classes encourage children to taste and experiment with different types of food as they are taught basic cooking and baking techniques. Working in groups make these classes very sociable and interactive. They eat what they have cooked and always take a little bit home for parents. All ingredients are included and aprons are provided. Cooking techniques and recipes are age-appropriate.
“Wild Things Discovery Camp” Easter Camp at Castlecomer Discovery Park, Kilkenny
Dates & Times: 6th April – 10th April, 10am-4.30pm.
“Wild Things Discovery Camp” for Easter 2020 takes place at Castlecomer Discovery Park in Kilkenny for ages 7-12. The week long camp is a journey of adventure, fun and learning running from the 6th April – 10th April, 10am-4.30pm.
Along with doing adventure activities such as the tree top walk, climbing wall, boating, archery and high ropes, campers will also be immersed in learning about our forest environment. We will be using forest school principles to teach children about the flowers and fauna, and bush craft such as building a shelter and making a fire.
The cost per child is €120, and bookings can be made online www.discoverypark.ie/booking or by calling 056 4440707 or email [email protected]
Computing & Coding Easter Camps, Wexford
Dates & Times:Easter Camp 2020 dates: Mon 6th to Fri 10th April 2020 09:30 – 13:30 per day
Kids Coder Club run fun computing & coding Easter camps for children aged 7 to 13 years. Camps are multi-activity, with some outdoor fun run alongside indoor computer fun.
Camps cover Coding with Scratch, HTML & CSS. Introduction to Python. Science & Maths with Sports. Learning through fun Games. Internet Safety, Online Ethics, How Computers Work, Computer Science Unplugged. Kids also explore non-computing areas and investigate questions, as well as being introduced to yoga and meditation, have fun with mini bridge, enjoy nature walks and talks and more.
Easter Camps at the Watershed Kilkenny
Dates & Times: Monday 6th to Friday 10th April & Tuesday 14th to Friday 17th April, 9am to 3pm daily
The Watershed Kilkenny offer a swim & multi-activity camps for children from 4 to 13 years.
How to Book: Check the website for full details and booking
Easter Camps in Connacht
Easter Camps at Lough Key Forest & Activity Park, Roscommon
Dates & Times: Easter events from April 6th to 17th, 10am to 6pm daily
There will be heaps of Easter fun at Lough Key this Easter break including:
- Monday April 6th, Wednesday 8th & Wednesday 15th from 11.30am to 1pm – Eggsperiments with Planet Science Kidz
- Tuesday April 7th from 11am to 1pm – Floral Class
- Friday April 10th from 11am to 1pm – Craft Class with Westcountry Willows
- Saturday April 11th – Children’s Outdoor Matinee (weather permitting)
- Easter Sunday April 12th – face painting 2pm to 4pm (free), Easter Expeditions from 2pm to 4pm, Meet the Easter Bunny & Cecil the Squirrel all day
- Easter Monday April 13th – face painting 2pm to 4pm (free), Meet the Easter Bunny & Cecil the Squirrel all day and Free entertainment with Genie Mackers
- Tuesday April 14th – Craft Class with Westcountry Willows
- Thursday April 16th – Craft Class from 11am to 12 pm
How to Book: Check the website for updates on all Easter activities. Lough Key Forest Park is free to enter. Classes are best suited to children aged 5 to 12 years and must be booked in advance.
Swim Buddies Easter Swim Camps, Ocean Fitness, Galway
Swim Buddies Children’s Swim Camps run from Monday April 6th to Friday April 10th and Tuesday April 14th to Friday April 17th 2020.
Camps are suitable for children aged 4 to 12 and are suitable for beginners and intermediate swimmers who wish to improve their strokes.
Songschool Easter Camp, Roscommon Arts Centre
Dates & Times: Tuesday April 14th to Friday April 17th, 10am to 4pm daily
Enjoy writing and performing your own music and songs with the experienced SongSchool crew. Easter camps suitable for kids aged 12+
How to Book: Book you place here
Easter Art Camp, Drumshambo, Leitrim
Dates & Times: Monday 6th to Thursday 9th April, 9.30am to 12pm
Leitrim School of Art are hosting an Easter Art Camp for children aged 60 to 10 years at the Drumshambo Enterprise Centre in Leitrim. They children will do some painting, work with clay, play games and listen to stories while having fun with messy art too.
How to Book: Check the website for booking and further information
Kids Sports and Swim Camps at NUI Galway Kingfisher Club
Dates & Times: During Easter holidays. Sports camps start 10am – 3pm with an option for early drop off at 9am. We also offer movie time which runs every day between 3pm – 5pm.
Kids Sports Camps – The kids camps are run by highly trained instructors in a fun, friendly environment for all ages and levels. Experienced staff will encourage your children to take part in all the activities. Activities include Football, Basketball, Dodgeball, Swimming, Climbing, Badminton, Indoor Games, Arts & Crafts, Olympic Handball plus more.
Kids Swim Camps: The Swim Camp is a week-long intensive swimming programme for boys and girls aged between 4 and 13 years based at The Kingfisher Club NUI Galway and facilitated by fully trained and qualified swimming instructors. Throughout all levels, children will be challenged according to their ability to improve their confidence, technique, body position, breathing and stroke performance.
How to Book: More information online.
Easter Camps in Ulster
Pony Easter Camps, Donegal
Dates & Times: Easter Camps 2020 will be running 6th – 17th April. One, three & five day packages available and half days.
Donegal Equestrian Centre have non residential Pony Camps for children of all levels of riding, from the novice to the experienced. They are the ideal way to introduce children to horses and ponies and provide further training for the experienced child rider. Children learn through fun and hands on experience under supervision. All children are divided into groups according to ability.
Nuts About Climbing – Kids Rock Climbing Easter Camp, Sligo
Dates & Times: April 13th to 17th 2020, 10.30am to 1.30pm
Carraig Climbing are hosting a kids rock climbing Easter camp from April 13th to 17th. During the 5 day Easter camp children will learn new skills such as bouldering, abseiling, climbing knots along with enjoying rock climbing and learning about the surrounding environment. The emphasis is on fun!
How to Book: Book in advance
Easter Camps in Munster
Planet Science Kidz Easter Camp Lab at King John’s Castle, Limerick
Dates & Times: Wednesday 15th & Thursday 16th April 2020, 12pm to 1pm
A fun lab coupled with amusing science facts that kids will love. Your children will learn about rocket fuel, liquids in nature with really low boiling points and of course get creative by making egg-slime and learning about polymers!
How to Book: Suitable for ages 5 to 12 years and can be booked in advance.
Easter Camps at Fota Wildlife Park
If your children love animals, Fota Wildlife Park is the perfect place to nurture this and spend time with some fascinating creatures. Children will learn about many different species and gain an understanding of the importance of conserving diverse species of animals and plants across the world. Children’s Activity Camps cater for children from the age of five to twelve years old and run during the Easter and Summer holidays.
Activity camps run from 10am-3pm on selected days throughout the school holidays, and children are welcome to attend for as many days as you wish. To find out more about kids activity camps and obtain a full list of camp dates, call (021) 4812678 ext 206.
Dream Easter Camp at Dreamland, Limerick
An unforgettable week of fun awaits your child this Easter at the Dream Easter Camp in Dreamland. This five day camp for children aged 4-7 yrs includes a whole variety of fun activities like arts & crafts and make & do plus Water Safety, Fire Safety day and much more.
The camp runs from Monday April 6th to Fri April 10th, 9.30-2pm includes a short break (attendants should bring their own lunch with them daily), interactive activities and free supervised play each day in Dreamland. Book online, €120 per child for full week (includes Milk & Cookies at the first break). 10% sibling discounts also available.
Nature Easter Camps, Kerry
Killarney National Park have fun nature Easter camps for children aged 7-12 years to learn about the environment around them. They will include mammal trapping, pond dipping, scavenger hunts, den building and a variety of ecologically themed games.
Easter 2020 Camp dates: 14th – 17th April
GROW COOK EAT Children’s Easter Camp, Waterford
Grow HQ in Ardkeen, Waterford are running a GROW COOK EAT Children’s Easter Camp for kids aged 6-12, taking place 6th-10th April, 9am-1pm.
Children will learn to grow in the veg garden and then cook up the harvest in a seasonal cookery demo. They could make tasty soups, savory scones, veggie pizza and so much more. Each day they will eat delicious, seasonal food that they’ve harvested and cooked themselves. A week of fun, creativity, and connection to food and nature, an unforgettable experience in a safe, healthy environment with plenty of fresh air and great food. Always fun, educational and tasty with lots of goodies to take home.
Gymnastics Camp, Waterford
Waterford Gymnastics have Easter Camps for members and non-members aged 6 to 12 years this Easter.
Kids Easter Potter Workshops, Skellig Pottery, Kerry
Skellig Pottery are running a kids pottery workhop on Saturday April 11th from 10.30am to 12pm. The workshop is suitable for kids aged 5+ and they will build a small lantern using the coil method. They will decorate, and glaze their pieces which will be fired and made ready for collection.
Do you know of any other Easter Camps for kids taking place over the holidays? Please share them with us in the comments box below.