Top Summer Camps for Teens in Ireland 2016

Secondary school will soon be out, and there will be 3 long months to entertain your teen! If you are looking for activities for teenagers this summer to keep boredom at bay, why not consider  Summer camps for teens? Keep checking back as we’ll be adding new camps all the time, in the meantime, here’s a few that caught our eye! If you need camps for younger kids, check out our Top Summer Camps for Kids article.

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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.

Savvy Teen Academy Summer Camps (15+ yrs)

Savvy Teen Academy

The Savvy Teen Academy offer week long courses helping teens flourish at school / college / work, maximise fun and build a toolbox of skills to help with all areas of their ife. It is not a course based on tradational school curriculum but students will learn and practice skills that are not taught in schools but that are essential to academic and professional success.

Courses run in:

  • Dublin from 4th to 8th July 2016
  • Donegal from 11th to 15th July 2016
  • Cork from 18th to 22nd July 2016

Delphi Resort Summer Camps, Galway (8 – 17yrs)

Delphi Resort

Send your kids on a fun-filled experience they’ll never forget. Adventure Camps at Delphi Resort 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 run in July and August and you can choose from a 7, 5 or 3 day residential camp or just come along for the day. Click here to book now! Or call (095) 42208 for more information.

Learn-It LEGO Education Summer Camps (11+ yrs)

Learn It Lego EducationLearn It Lego Education Summer Camps cover a variety of different themes but their Senior Robotics Summer Camps  and their Mindstorm Advanced Robotics Summer Camps for 11+yrs enables students to discover Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics in a fun, engaging, hands-on way. Combining LEGO building with software and curriculum activities allows students design, program and control robots. Students can build robots and use software to plan, test and modify sequences of instructions from a variety of real life robotic behaviours. Robotics is an exciting way to bring science, technology, engineering and mathematics to children.

Createschool Camps (12 yrs+)

CreateSchool.ie_Logo-01Createschool presents a range of creative workshops for teens over the summer months, ranging from songwriting to moviemaking to stop motion animation. Let your imagination loose and your ideas take hold, whilst having fun, making friends and creating memories!

Summer Songschool Workshops (12yrs+)

Summer Songschool workshops are aimed at secondary school students who are interested in writing and recording songs, performing them at a concert, making a video, learning about music technology, and meeting people who love music as much as they do… not to mention forming bands and having fun! Taking place this summer at the National Concert Hall in Dublin, the Droichead Arts Centre in Drogheda and the Source Arts Centre in Thurles.

Movie Makers

Movie Maker Workshops (12 yrs +)

Follow in the footsteps of Spielberg and find out how to turn your ideas into films! Students learn to script, rehearse, shoot and edit their own film, learning skills and techniques that they can continue to develop after the workshop.

Movie Maker Workshops are taking place in the Draoicht Arts Centre in Blanchardstown, the Riverbank Arts Centre in Newbridge, Mermaid Arts Centre in Bray, and the Nenagh Arts Centre.

Brickflicks Stop Motion Summer Camps (8+ yrs)

Brick FlicksBrickflicks 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. These camps are suitable for 8 years + and are happening this summer in counties around Ireland and Northern Ireland. 

Alliance Française French Summer Courses, Dublin (13+yrs)

AD summer 2016 Kids Teens Alliance Française

The summer courses for teenagers at Alliance-Française are designed to complement classes already attended at secondary school and to lay the groundwork for the school year ahead. They provide a diversification and broadening of the language in an interactive and fun way, with a focus on interests and topics relevant to the participants. 3 groups are available: Junior Teens (for students going into 2nd Year, 3rd Year and Transition Year), Senior Teens (for students going into 5th and 6th year) Preparation for Secondary School (for students going into 1st Year)

glor Summer Camps, Clare  (12+ yrs)

Glor EnnisBallet Ireland’s 16th Annual Summer School will take place at Glor Theatre, Ennis, this Summer, and is suitable for 6+yrs, with a seperate group for those over 12 years. Participants will have an unforgettable time creating a ballet with professional dancers from Ballet Ireland.

Look out for other Summer Camps info for glór coming soon.

Art In Galway Summer Camps  (5-13yrs)

Art In Galway

Art in Galway run summer camps for 5-13 yr olds, in  Salthill Galway, during July and August. The 2016 camps take place from July 18th to 22nd and August 8th to 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!

Summer Media Course for Teenagers at UCD (13 – 17yrs)

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The course entitled Radio & TV for Teens, takes place over 5 days starting on July 4th. Participants will get an insight into five different media careers, Journalism, PR, Event Management, Radio and TV. It is suitable for teens aged 13 to 17 years who may be thiniking of a career in media, but would like to experience different aspects of media, before making a choice. If you are interested in finding out more contact Matt on

  • Cost: €595
  • Dates: Monday July 4th to Friday July 8th 2016.
  • Venue: Belfield Campus, UCD, Dublin

Whizz Kids Summer Camps (8 – 17yrs)

Whizz Kids

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 various locations across the country in top level universities and 3rd level institutions, thus giving kids access to great facilities. Camps run in DCU, UCD, Cork, Clonmel, Limerick, Galway, Maynooth & Tralee.

Power Soccer Summer Camps, Galway (6+ yrs)

Power Soccer

Power Soccer School of Excellence provides excellent soccer coaching for boys and girls in Galway City and County, training indoors from September to June and outdoors for Summer Camps in July and August.The Main Camps are for 6+yrs, and run from 10 am-2 pm Mon-Fri in Athenry, Ballinrobe, Knockcarra, Headword, Kinvara and Renmore.

The Galway Arts Centre have fun Art & Multimedia Summer Camps for Teens & Children running for 3 weeks in July. Each weekly camp caters to a different age group, from 5 to 15 years, and run daily from 9am to 2pm at The Galway Arts Centre, Dominc Street. Camps start on July 4th, 2016.

Atlantic Coast Lifeguards have Pool & Beach Lifeguard courses running in Galway, Dublin, Mayo and Donegal during June, July & August. Courses lead to an internationally recognised qualification that allows you to work as a lifeguard worldwide.

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