Top Summer Camps for Kids in Ireland

Michelle

January 10, 2022

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Are you looking for Summer Camps for kids and teens in Ireland? Here is a list of Summer Camps in Ireland for 2022, both in-person and online.

As we near the summer and businesses are expecting staff to return to the office, many parents are facing the prospect of getting back to work while the kids are on holidays. What are the options for parents?

Summer Camps in Ireland for Kids & Teens

Junior Einsteins Science Club, In-Person Summer Camps, Dublin & Surrounds

Dates: Various dates & locations in Dublin, North Wicklow, Kildare, Louth, Meath, Westmeath and on site in Craft Central New Ross during Wexford July & August 2022

Junior Einsteins  offer Award-winning hands-on STEM Camps for kids aged 6 to 12 years. All camps are child-centric, nurturing children’s natural curiosity & creativity. They inspire ‘Junior Einsteins’ to use their imaginations, make a mess, explore and discover. This is done through fantastic interactive experiments including:

  • Slime making where children learn about long chain polymerisation and Non-Newtonian fluids.
  • A Barbie Doll gets a hair raising experience on a Van Der Graaf generator while children learn about voltage and current.
  • Lighting a light sabre with a plasma ball to learn how electricity flows!
  • Fossil making & forensics
  • Arctic Animal Adaptions & Classification of Life
  • Rocket Races & Bug Hunts
  • Illusions and how cartoons are made
  • Geology & Volcanoes
  • Bernoulli’s effect and how planes fly
  • Marine biology, Microbiology & Chemistry
  • Quantum physics using Nerf guns
  • PH Purple Power & Exothermic reactions making elephant’s toothpaste
  • Magnets & Light
  • Anatomy & Engineering, covering STEM & STEAM areas.

Children learn how to think, not what to think to help prepare them for our ever changing world.

How To Book: Dates and further information can be found here.

Musical Theatre Kids Summer Camps, Galway

Summer camps Trading Faces Galway

Dates & Times: July 18th to 22nd from 9.30pm to 1pm (U12), 2pm to 5pm (Teens)

Trading Faces offer classes in acting, singing, dance, film and much more. This summer your child or teen can take part in fun musical theatre summer camps at their base in Salthill, Galway.

How to book: Visit the website or call Claire on 085 1017766 to book your child’s place

Wild Connections Summer Camps, Birr Castle, Offaly

nature detectives summer camp at Birr Castle

Dates & Times: July 4th to 8th & July 11th to 15th 2022, 10am to 3pm daily

The team at Birr Castle are offering fun Wild Connection camps that will let your kids connect with nature in the great outdoors under the guidance of an experienced education team. Camps are suitable for kids aged 5 to 12 years and activities include:

  • Pond dipping
  • Bird watching
  • Nature crafts
  • Wellness walks
  • Flora Trail

How to book: Visit the website for further information and to book your child’s place

Alliance Française In-Person (Dublin) and Online (Nationwide) French Language Summer Camps for Kids & Teens

alliance francaise french summer camps

Dates & Times: June to August 2022

Get the kids (and teens) out of bed this summer with an Alliance Française 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. Camps can be taken in-person at their school in Dublin or online.

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

Anyone4Science In-Person Summer Camps 2022, Nationwide

Dates & Times: Various dates from July 4th to August 15th 2022

Anyone4Science are delivering two in-person summer camp options for kids and teens for summer 2022. One follows the traditional mix of fun, biology, chemistry,  physics, engineering and maths and the 2nd are based on a series of experiments inspired by the David Walliams books!

How to Book: Visit the website to make a booking.

Athletics Ireland, Irish Life Health Athletics In-Person Summer Camps, Nationwide

Athletics Summer camps in Ireland track

Dates: Summer 2022

Athletics Ireland are offering kids and teens aged 6 to 12 the opportunity to take part in activity based Summer Camps in venues around Ireland this summer 2022.

How to Book: Check their website for booking information.

WhizzKids Discover IT In-Person Summer Camps, Nationwide

Dates & Times: Various dates & times from July 4th to August 15th 2022

WhizzKids are delivering in-person summer camps for summer 2022. The camps are taking place at universities around Ireland.

How to Book: Check their website for booking information.

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

Healthy Cooking Camp for Kids

Dates & Times: Weekly from July 4th to August 15th 2022, 9am to 12pm daily.

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

How to Book: Check their website for booking information.

Cookalicious Online Cookery Camps for Teens, Nationwide

Dates: Summer 2022 (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.

Bricks4Kidz LEGO Themed In-Person Summer Camps, Nationwide

Dates: Various dates & venues during July & August 2022

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: Check their website for booking information.

TheatreworX Online Drama and Dance Summer Camps, Nationwide

Dates: From June 15th to July 27th

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: Check their website for booking information.

The Bunnery Cooking and Baking Summer Camps, Meath

Dates: Weekly from July 5th to July 22nd 2022, 10am to 2pm daily.

Week long cookery camps for ages 6 to 13 years with fun and interactive cooking/baking class daily. All ingredients, equipment and refreshments are provided and participants will receive a full recipe pack.

How to Book: Check their website for booking information.

Kellogs GAA Cúl Camps, Nationwide

Dates & Times: From June 27th to August 22nd 2022

Kellogs 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.

Project Fashion In-Person Summer Camps, Nationwide

Dates: Weekly from July 4th  to August 26th 2022

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 various venues in Dublin and surrounds and Galway during July & August. This year’s summer camps take inspiration from the movie Encanto!

How to Book: Bookings and further information can be found here..

Starcamp In-Person Summer Camps, Nationwide

Dates: From July 4th to August 26th 2022.

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: Check their website for booking information.

Let’s Go In-Person Activity Summer Camps, Nationwide

lets go camps

Dates & Times: July & August 2022

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: Check their website for booking information.

Intersport Elverys FAI In-Person Summer Soccer Schools Nationwide

FAI Summer Soccer Schools camps

Dates: July & August 2022

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

How to Book: Check their website for booking information.

Power Soccer In-Person Summer School, Galway

Power Soccer Summer Camps Galway

Dates & Times: June 27th to August 2nd 2022

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 Galway City in Salthill & 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 In-Person Forest School Nature Summer Camps, Galway

Brigits Garden Spring walks for families in Ireland

Dates & Times: Various dates during July & August 2022 – 10am to 1.30pm

Brigit’s Garden summer camps are running in July & August 2022. 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: Check their website for booking information.

Canoeing Ireland In-Person Adventure Kayak Summer Camps, Dublin

canoeing ireland summer camps

Dates & Times: June 27th to August 19th 2022, Monday to Friday

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. Camps are suitable for kids and teens aged 10+

How to Book: Check their website for booking information.

In-Person Archaeology Summer Camps, Dublin

school of irish archaeology camps

Dates & Times: July 4th & August 19th 2022

The school of Irish archaeology are running their archaeology summer camps during July & August. 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: Check their website for booking information.

Pine Forest Art Summer Camps, Dublin

Pine Forest Art Summer Camps

Dates & Times: July & August 2022

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: Check their website for booking information.

Rusheen Bay Watersports Camps, Galway

Dates: From June to August 2022

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 their website for booking information.

Fota Adventure Camps, Cork

Dates: Monday-Friday weekly during July & August 2022.

Adventure camps for 7-15 year olds including Obstacle Course, Archery, Battle Royale, Bushcraft and Survival Skills, Find the Sniper, Field Games, Orienteering

How to Book: Check their website for booking information.

Nutty Scientists In-Person Camps, Wexford and Rosslare

Dates: July & August 2022

Fun in-person science camps for kids for children from 6 to 11years, with exciting scientific activities planned.

How To Book: Check their website for booking information.

Artzone In-Person (Dublin) and Online (Nationwide) Summer Camps for Kids & Teens

Dates: Various dates during July & August 2022

Artzone are running in-person and online interactive fun art camps with different camps for different ages and abilities. They have one camp available for all ages, suitable for the whole family which is running online via Zoom, then different in-person camps suitable for children aged 5 to 16+ years running in The Artzone Studio in Rathfarnham, St. Paul’s Parish Centre in Glenageary and Taney Parish Centre, Dundrum.

How To Book: Check their website for booking information.

Gaiety School of Acting In-Person Summer Camps, Dublin

Dates: July and August 2022

The Gaiety School of Acting offers drama, musical theatre and movie-making camps for children and young people aged 8 to 18 years old this Summer.

How To Book: Check their website for booking information.

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Published On: January 10th, 2022 / Categories: Ireland, Things To Do / Last Updated: May 17th, 2022 / Tags: , , /

About the Author: Michelle

Michelle is a Mum to 2 girls and co-founded Mykidstime.

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