YOUR COMPLETE GUIDE TO SUMMER HOLIDAY’S 2015

To help you make the most of the summer break, we have put together this handy guide to help plan how to keep the kids entertained this summer. Please check back regularly, as we will update the survival guide as and when we receive new information.

From clubs & camps, to sports, cookery, drama, educational & craft classes, there really is something for everyone. All of these activities are based locally or within an hours drive away.

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SPOTLIGHT WORKSHOPS

 

FLYING START TUITION – HOLIDAY COURSES & MOCK TESTS
Location: Chesham & Aylesbury 

Designed to supplement term-time courses and provide pupils with opportunities to practice and consolidate their skills. Offering a number of holiday courses: Year 4 and 5 Booster Courses, Year 5 Eleven Plus Revision and Practices Courses and Eleven Plus Mock Tests and Mock Feedback Sessions.

Contact:
Tel: 01494 772898
Email: hello@flyingstarttuition.co.uk
Website: www.flyingstarttuition.co.uk  

PLAYBALL SOUTH BUCKS – SUMMER CAMP
Locations: Beaconsfield

Multi-sports camp where children will also learn different ‘DISNEY’ dance routines from ‘FROZEN’, ‘THE LION KING’ and ‘ALADDIN” . Suitable for 3-8 year olds.

Contact:

Email: joanne@playballsouthbucks.co.uk

Website: www.playballkids.com

MAD SCIENCE
Locations: Beaconsfield, Milton Keynes & Wendover

Spark the imagination of your young scientist with a fantastic, fun-filled introduction to science. Suitable for 5-12 year olds.

Contact:
Website: www.madscience.biz/se/

ACTIVITY DAY CAMPS

SUPERCAMPS MULTI-ACTIVITY CAMPS
Locations: Chesham Bois, Gerrards Cross, High Wycombe, Marlow & Rickmansworth

Go Play, Go Create Go Discover – a fun packed new programme designed to appeal to children of all ages. Age range: 4 – 14 year olds.
Contact:
Telephone: 01235 832222
Website: www.supercamps.co.uk

RAW ADVENTURE CAMPS
Locations: Chesham Bois, Gerrards Cross, High Wycombe & Rickmansworth

Bushcraft designed for tomorrows explorers. Teamwork and survival skills lie at the heart of the new island themed adventure! Age range: 7 – 14 year olds.
Contact:
Telephone: 01235 832222
Website: www.supercamps.co.uk

A PASSION FOR …. CAMPS
Locations: Chesham Bois, High Wycombe, Marlow & Rickmansworth

Week long workshops designed to develop children’s skills in a specific field of interest. Choose from ‘Arts and Crafts’, ‘Invention’, Food – Cultured Cooking’ and ‘Food – Super Camps Bake Off’. Age range: 6 – 16 year olds.
Contact:
Telephone: 01235 832222
Website: www.supercamps.co.uk

WOODROW HIGH HOUSE

Location: Amersham

Woodrow High House Day Camps run every week day throughout the school holidays – they provide a great venue for children to be children.
Younger children go on treasure hunts, fly water rockets into space and hunt for bugs in the pond, while the older ones go orienteering, try out the low rope course and work with their team mates to navigate a challenging obstacle course. They host two age groups each day for day camps, 5-7 years and 8-11 years.
Contact: Anesta
Telephone: 01494 433531
Website: www.londonyouth.org

ODDS FARM ACTIVITY DAY CAMPS

Location: 

Activity Day Camps run in partnership with established childcare providers, Kids Play Childcare. Constantly changing activity programme for each age group, offering both outdoor and indoor activities. Age range: 4-12 years

Contact:
Telephone: 01908 209 217
Email: sophie@oddsfarm.co.uk
Website: www.oddsfarm.co.uk/activitydaycamps.htm

WILLOWS FARM DAY CAMPS

Location:
Ofted registered activity day camp with a wide range of activites. Age range: 3-12 year olds
Contact:
Telephone: 01908 209217
Website: www.willowsfarmvillage.com

AMERSHAM ADVENTURES

Location: Amersham
Fun outdoor holiday activities – themed activities including Environmental Explorer Week and Adventure Week. Age groups: 5-7 year olds, 8 – 11 year olds and 11 – 14 year olds
Contact:
Telephone: 01494 721054
Website: www.field-studies-council.org/amersham

BARRACUDAS ACTIVITY DAY CAMP

Location: High Wycombe
A variety of 80+ activities, including sports, arts & crafts and drama & dance. Early and late clubs available for extended hours. Age range: 4 – 16 year olds
Contact:
Telephone: 0845 123 5299
Website: www.barracudas.co.uk

CAMP WILDERNESS

Location: Beaconsfield
Offering 2-day and 3-day residential holiday camps with a host of outdoor activities including bushcraft skills, rounders, wilderness cookery and camp crafts. Age range: 7 – 13 years.
Contact:
Telephone: 0332 004 469
Website: www.campwilderness.co.uk

ULTIMATE ACTIVITY CAMP

Location: Beaconsfield
An exciting range of sport, art and games activities for children aged 4 – 14 years.
Contact:
Telephone: 0844 870 7077
Website: www.ultimateactivity.co.uk

ARTS & CRAFTS

A PASSION FOR…ARTS & CRAFT
Location: Chesham Bois, High Wycombe, Marlow & Rickmansworth

This programme is ideal for children aged 4-16 who want to try a wide variety of activities.

Contact:
Telephone: 01235 832222
Website: www.supercamps.co.uk

MINI MONETS SUMMER ART CAMPS
Location: Beaconsfield and Harefield

3-day long camps, each course focusses on a different art skill, offering many new painting, pottery and sculpture skills. Optional dance theatre with John Johnny Street Dance also avaliable. Age 5 – 14 years.

Contact: Debra Franses-Bean
Email: minimonetsuk@gmail.com
Website: www.minimonetsuk.com

IMAGINATORS SUMMER ART WORKSHOPS
Location: Chesham (The Bagnall Centre)

3-day workshop run for primary school age children using art materials to create group and individual pieces. All activities are designed to build new friendships, self confidence and working in a team. Workshops run from 10am to 1pm.

Contact: Julie Treharne
Email: info@julietreharnecounselling.com
Website: www.julietreharnecounselling.com

COOKING

A PASSION FOR…FOOD
Locations: Chesham Bois, High Wycombe, Marlow & Rickmansworth

Supercamps are offering two brand new courses: ‘Cultured Cooking’ and ‘Super Camps Bake Off’. Age range: 7-13 year olds.

Contact:
Telephone: 01235 832222
Website: www.supercamps.co.uk

BEVERLEY GLOCK

SUMMER HOLIDAY CLUB – COOKERY DAYS
Location: Princes Risborough

Different themed cookery days: Delicious pasta and Italian macaroons (Italian day), English and French Patisserie or Classic British Biscuit day. Age range 8 – 15 years old.

SUMMER COOKERY DAYS
Location: Berkhamsted

Great British Baking on 30th July, More Whizz Bang Food on 11th August & Summer Baking and Ice Cream on 27th August. Age range 5 – 15 years old.

SUMMER HOLIDAY CLUB
Location: Princes Risborough

Ice Cream and Summer Baking or Scrumptious Picnic Food. Half day workshops for children aged 5 – 12 years.

Contact:
Website: www.beverleyglock.com/cookery-classes-and-workshops.html

DANCE, DRAMA & MUSIC

THE BEACONSFIELD SCHOOL OF DANCE & LOUISE PARKES SCHOOL OF DANCE – DANCE FUSION WORKSHOP

Location: Marlow

Beaconsfield School of Dance & Louise Parkes School of Dance have joined forces to create and exciting and memorable 3 day dance fest – open to girls & boys aged 6 – 18.

Contact:
Telephone: 01494 815238
Email: Fiona@beaconsfieldschoolofdance.co.uk
Website: www.beaconsfieldschoolofdance.co.uk

POPSTARS ACADEMY – SUMMER WORKSHOP
Location: Amersham & Beaconsfield

Two different worshops – ‘Dance Crazy’ & ‘Dance & Sing’ for children aged 6 – 12 years.

Contact:
Email: hazel@popstarsacademy.com
Telephone: 01753 650090
Website: www.popstarsacademy.com

ROCK JAM MUSIC SUMMER WORKSHOP
Locations: Amersham

Learn to play or improve your guitar, keyboard and singing skills with this 3 day workshop. All abililties welcome, ages 6 – 16 years.

Contact:
Telephone: 07730 922449

Email: info@rockjammusicschool.com
Website: www.rockjammusicschool.com

PERFORM DRAMA

Locations: Amersham, Beaconsfield, Gerrards Cross, Marlow & Wendover

Drama, dance and singing workshop based on ‘The Ice Queen’ story. Workshops run through July and August for 4-7 year olds.

Contact:

Telephone: 020 7255 9120
Website: www.perform.org.uk

STAGECOACH

Locations: Amersham, High Wycombe

AMERSHAM WORKSHOPS
On Safari – a week long half-day workshop, learning dance routines, songs, poems and art.

The Lost Witch – a fun-filled week, learning a musical and performing for family and friends.

HIGH WYCOMBE WORKSHOPS
Superbug Heroes and Fairies Fun – fun and exciting introduction to theatre.

Annie – everyone gets to take part in creating the musical in a week.

Starlight Express – a week of energy, creativity where performers will showcase their singing, acting and dancing skills.

Contact:
Telephone: 01494 565402 (Amersham) or 01494 533203 (High Wycombe)
Website: www.stagecoach.co.uk

THROUGH THE WARDROBE

Location: Chalfont St Peter

Casting, rehearsing and performing ‘SHREK’ in 3 days! Ages 7 – 14 years.

Contact:

Telephone: 01753 892009
Email: ttw2@btinternet.com
Website: www.through-the-wardrobe.com

EDUCATIONAL

FLYING START TUITION – HOLIDAY COURSES & MOCK TESTS
Location: Chesham & Aylesbury

Designed to supplement term-time courses and provide pupils with opportunities to practice and consolidate their skills. Offering a number of holiday courses: Year 4 and 5 Booster Courses, Year 5 Eleven Plus Revision and Practices Courses and Eleven Plus Mock Tests and Mock Feedback Sessions.

Contact:
Tel: 01494 772898
Email: hello@flyingstarttuition.co.uk
Website: www.flyingstarttuition.co.uk

MARIE REDMOND TUITION – 11 PLUS SUMMER SCHOOL
Locations: Amersham & Stoke Poges

5 day 11 Plus Summer School – course content changes each week.

Contact:
Telephone: 01494 956809
Website: www.marieredmond.co.uk

TOUCH TYPE TITANS
Locations: Amersham

Intensive 5 morning course to teach children and teenagers to touch type in a fun, challenging and rewarding environment.

Contact:
Telephone: 01494 723631
Email: touchtypetitans@yahoo.co.uk
Website: www.touchtypetitans.com

SUPERKIDS HOLIDAY WORKSHOPS
Locations: Potten End, nr Berkhamsted

Popular holiday workshops running this summer: ONE DAY CONFIDENCE BUILDING PROGRAMME, DEALING WITH ANGER, WORKING OUT YOUR WORRIES, FRIENDSHIP SKILLS. See website for details on each workshop.

Contact: Beth Parmar
Telephone: 07775 565220
Website: www.bethparmar.co.uk

PEN AND INK SUMMER CHALLENGE
Location: Chesham 

Keep your child entertained and make sure they go back to school in September ready to start learning again! Open to 5 to 7 year-olds and 8 to 11 year-olds, each child that signs up to the challenge will receive a task to complete every week in August beginning Monday 3rd August. Completed entries for each week must be submitted by email, all tasks correctly completed will go into a hat from which the winner will be pulled on 5th September and win a Hudl2.

Telephone: 01494 773300
Website: www.penandinktuition.co.uk/summer-challenge/

HOLIDAY CLUBS

BUSY LIVING HOLIDAY PLAYSCHEME
Locations: Amersham & Chalfont St Peter

Ofted registered holiday playscheme. Hourly bookings between 8am – 6pm at Amersham & Chalfont St Peter. Range of activities for 4-11 year olds.

Contact:
Telephone: 01494 722318
Email: info@busy-living.co.uk
Website: www.busy-living.co.uk

KIDDIES ACADEMY PLAYSCHEME
Location: Beaconsfield

Playscheme at the Kiddies Academy in Beaconsfield. Morning / afternoons & all day sessions available 8am -6pm.

Contact:
Telephone: 01494 673088
Email: kiddiesacademy@aol.com
Website: www.kiddiesacademy.co.uk

SCIENCE

MAD SCIENCE
Locations: Beaconsfield, Milton Keynes & Wendover

Spark the imagination of your young scientist with a fantastic, fun-filled introduction to science. Suitable for 5-12 year olds.

Contact:
Website: www.madscience.biz/se/

SPORTS

SUPERCAMPS MULTI ACTIVITY CAMP
Location: Chesham Bois, Gerrards Cross, High Wycombe, Marlow & Rickmansworth

This programme is ideal for children aged 4-16 who want to try a wide variety of activities. Over 40+ activities that include Sports

Contact:
Telephone: 01235 832222
Website: www.supercamps.co.uk

CLUBSPORT MULTI-SPORTS CAMP
Locations: High Wycombe & Lacey Green

Multi sport holiday camps suitable for year groups reception through year 6.

Contact:
Telephone: 07877 828251
Email: info@clubsportuk.com
Website: www.clubsportuk.com

MULTISPORTS SUMMER WORKSHOP

Locations: Little Chalfont

An exciting and action packed week with a variety of sports and games, for children aged 4 – 6 years and 5 – 16 years.

Contact:

Telephone: 0844 335 0450
Website: www.multisportsamersham.co.uk

WYCOMBE WANDERERS FOOTBALL

Location: Various locations

WW SET offer fantastic football and multi-sports holiday courses during each school holiday period. The courses cater for boys and girls aged three to 12 years that run from 10am-3pm every day of the holidays.

Contact:
Telephone: 01494 441118
Email: edward.chemlal@wwfc.com
Website: www.wwset.co.uk/holiday.php

PURE FOOTBALL OPPORTUNITIES
Location: Chalfont St Giles

Summer Holiday fun for ages 5 – 11 years.

Contact:
Email: office@pfoltd.co.uk
Website: www.pfoltd.co.uk

THE ELMS HOLIDAY PROGRAMMES

Location: Little Chalfont

Children will have a wonderful time learning new skills in an action packed sports programme. Children aged 4 – 12 years.

Contact:

Telephone: 020 8954 8787

Email: info@elmsholidayschemes.co.uk
Website: www.elmsholidayschemes.co.uk

WYCOMBE HEIGHTS JUNIOR GOLF SUMMER CAMP

Location: High Wycombe

Join us this summer for Junior Golf Camps.

Contact:

Telephone: 01494 816686
Website: www.wycombeheightsgc.co.uk

BOOKER GYM CLUB HOLIDAY CAMP
Location: High Wycombe

Learn all aspects of gymnastics plus fun and activities. Suitable for 4 – 11 years.
Contact:
Telephone: 01494 471566
Website: www.bookergymclub.co.uk

COMBINED GOLF & TENNIS CAMPS
Location: Stoke Poges

Stoke park offer a great learning environment where two sports can be enjoyed in one day. Suitable for 5 – 14 years.
Contact:
Telephone: 01753 717184

Email: proshop@stokepark.com
Website: www.stokepark.com

SPRINGBUCKS GYMNASTICS CLUB
Location: Hazlemere

Gymnastics Camp for children aged 4 years +, offering a mixture of floor, tumble run, vault, beam, bar, trampette and trampoline.

Contact:
Telephone: 07581 384176
Email: springbucksgc@gmail.com
Website: www.springbucks.co.uk

TENNACE

Location: Gerrards Cross

Tennis summer camps for 3-15 year olds at GXLTC for all abilities.

Contact: Andy Scholfield
Telephone: 07791 912490
Website: www.tennace.com

THINK! TENNIS

Location: Gerrards Cross

Tennis summer camps for ages 3 ½ years and over at Dukes Wood Lawn Tennis Club. One hour, half day and full day sessions available.

Contact: Tom
Telephone: 07814 440841
Email: tom.thinktennis@gmail.com
Website: www.gxdwltc.co.uk

PETER LAVERY TENNIS
Location: Chesham Bois

Summer Camps at Chesham Bois Tennis Club catering for all standards. Suitable for ages 2-17 years.

Contact:
Telephone: 07885 206587
Website: www.peterlaverytennis.com

LONDON WASPS RUGBY SUMMER COACHCLASS
Location: High Wycombe RUFC

3-day Player development course for players aged 6 – 12 years old.

Contact:
Website: www.rugbycamps.co.uk

RJ YOGA CAMPS

Location: Marlow

R J Yoga Camps (for 3 – 14 year olds) are packed with fun with a variety of different exciting activities every day.
Contact:
Telephone: 01628 473226 / 07971 663848
Email: deborah@rjyoga.com
Website: www.rjyoga.com
WINNING START CRICKET CAMP

Location: Chorleywood

Open to children at all abilities, aged 5 – 11 years. Develop skills while having fun.
Contact:

Telephone: 07730 601411

Email: markwatkiss@winning-start.co.uk
Website: www.winning-start.co.uk

If we have missed off a camp / class that you think should be included let us know at hello@chilternchatter.com.