Summer Camps for Kids in Galway 2016

With the long Summer Holidays around the corner, many parents will be anxious to get Summer Camps booked. We’ve got you covered! Here are some of the best Summer Camps for kids in Galway this year. Keep checking back as we’ll be adding new camps all the time! We also have information on Teen Summer Camps and Summer Camps for Kids in Ireland.

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Art in Galway

Art In Galway

Art in Galway is running summer camps for 5-13 yr olds, in Arús Bothár na Trá, Salthill on July 18th – 22nd  & August 8th – 12th from 10am to 2pm daily.

The camps are organised and delivered by a qualified Art and Design teacher, and children can expect an exciting range of activities including: painting, drawing, 3D, and clay, to name a few.

Each camp works from a theme and participants explore art concepts throughout the week culminating in a group exhibition on the Friday afternoon. These camps promise to be both educational and FUN!

Delphi Adventure Summer Camps Galway

Send your kids on a fun-filled experience they’ll never forget. Adventure Camps at Delphi are the No. 1 Multi-Activity Camp in Ireland, suitable for 8 to 17 year olds. Delphi Adventure Camps are more than just your standard summer camp, they are about meeting challenges head-on, working as a team, increasing confidence and self-belief, as well as having lots of fun and making life lasting memories!

Adventure Camps are running on dates from July 3rd to August 17th 2016, and you can choose from a 7, 5 or 3 day residential camp or just book in for one day. Click here to book now! Or call (095) 42208 for more information.

Residential Teen Musical Theatre Camps with John Lucey & NUI Galway

Teenage Drama Summer School

There are some fantastic Teen Summer Camps available in Galway like the Teenage Stage International Summer School with John Lucey supported by Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance at NUI Galway – offering an intensive musical theatre week with a “Broadway” show ‘Into the Woods Jr’ brought to life from Page to Stage in 7 inspiring days.

Galway Atlantaquaria Summer Camps for Kids

Galway Atlantaquaria Summer Camps

Discover the wonders of science at the Science 4 Summer Camp at the Aquarium in Galway, running in July & August 2016. The camps run from 10am to 3pm and are for ages 8 – 12. Kids will discover the wonders of science at this years Science 4 Summer Camps. They will undertake experiences, design technology and lots more.

Science for Summer Camp Dates:

  • 11th to 15th July
  • 18th to 22nd July
  • 8th to 12th August
  • 15th to 19th August
  • 22nd to 26th August

If you have a younger child, aged 5 – 7 years, there will be a Science 4 Summer Junior Camp running. This camp will introduce kids to the wonder of science by learning about water, living things and making simple models, rockets and will carry out a seashore safari! Camps will run from 10am to 1pm daily.

Dates for Junior Summer Camp:

  • 26th to 28th July
  • 2nd to 4th August

All Summer Camps will be available to book online soon. or you can call (091) 585100 or email:

Brigits Garden Summer Camps, Roscahill, Co Galway

Brigit's Garden Summer Camps

Brigit’s Garden offers an excellent opportunity for children to get out of the house and into the great outdoors during the summer. The Celtic Gardens, woodlands and meadows provide a unique setting for kids to explore the wonders of nature, guided by our experienced staff. Brigit’s Garden camps will give your kids a special experience and a lifetime of memories.

  • Fun with Nature Camp for 5 – 8 year olds – Nature Games, Bug Hunts, Arts & Crafts and loads more fun.
  • Survival Skills Camp for 9 – 12 year olds – Make a Natural Hut, Cook food outdoors, Tracking Games, Bug Hunts, Teamwork & Leadership skills and much more.

Both camps are one week long and start on July 11th & 18th and August 15th 2016 and run daily from 10am – 1.30pm.

 Power Soccer Summer Camps, Galway & Mayo

Power Soccer Summer Camps

Power Soccer School of Excellence provides excellent soccer coaching for boys and girls in Galway and Mayo, training indoors from September to June and outdoors for Summer Camps in July and August.

Boys and girls aged 3yrs up can join Power Soccer School of Excellence! The Little Kickers camp is for 3-4 yrs and runs Mon-Fri from 12 – 2 pm. The Mini Kickers is for 5-6 yrs and runs Mon-Fri from 10 am – 12 pm. The Main Camps are for 6+yrs, and run from 10 am-2 pm Mon-Fri.

Let’s Go Summer Camps

Let’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 June, July and August for children aged five to thirteen years. Camps run Monday to Friday – 9:30am to 3.30pm daily.

There are two programmes of activities, one for the 5-6 yrs and the second for the 7-13 yrs. These programmes have been designed by their expert team with the children in mind at all times.  Let’s Go! iPad Camps are available at some venues,  where they have combined the best elements of their traditional sports camp with the latest technology available through iPads.

Learn-It Lego Education Summer Camps

Learn It Lego Education Summer Camps cover a variety of different themes such as Robotics, Mechanics Engineering, Construction, Science and Creativity. Camps are taking place in Galway at various locations throughout the city and county.

Click here to find a Learn It Lego Summer Camp near you. They have 5 different camps: Junior Engineers (6-8yrs) and Junior Robotics (7-9yrs) summer camps, Senior Engineers Summer Camps (9-12yrs)  and Senior Robotics Summer Camps (11+ yrs) and Mindstorm (EV3) Summer Camps which is an advanced robotics camps for ages (11+ yrs) 


Whizzkids Discover IT Summer Camps are for kids aged 8 to 17 and mix indoor and outdoor action, with sports, code breaking & web design so kids have a fun & varied day.

Camps are taking place during July and August in  Galway.


Brickflicks run stop motion summer camps in various locations across the country. Bring your favourite mini figure to life and learn tips and techniques on all aspects of stop motion. These camps are focused on hands on learning and particpants work in small groups.

The camps are suitable for 8 years + and are happening this summer in various locations around Ireland.

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Tips for Summer Camps 

Summer Camps for Kids

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.

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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