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 & Little Chalfont

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

BARRACUDAS ACTIVITY DAY CAMP
Locations: High Wycombe & Hemel Hempstead

UK’s No 1 children’s activity camp. With action packed programmes and a choice of varied activities, including archery, swimming, fencing, and arts & crafts, plus lots more.

Contact:

Telephone: 0845 1235299

Website: www.barracudas.co.uk

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 – 12 year olds.
Contact:
Telephone: 01235 832222
Website: www.supercamps.co.uk

THE HIVE ACTIVITY CAMP
Location: Merchant Taylors’ School, Northwood

Children thrive in nature. We just need to get them there! The Hive offers kids an exciting setting to explore, create, experiment, make and play in the outdoors. With 4 different themed missions to choose from this summer, plus extended care is available.
Dates: 31st July – 11th August

Contact: Caroline Leroi

Telephone: 020 34356848

Email: team@thehive-kids.com

Website: www.thehive-kids.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/TheHiveKids/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/HiveKidsOnline

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

Bushcraft designed for tomorrows explorers. Teamwork and survival skills lie at the heart this camp with children learning variety of bushcraft survival techniques before tackling the Mission at the end of the week. Age range: 8 – 13 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 ‘Super Science’, ‘Super Chef ‘ and ‘The Great 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: Evie
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.

Contact:
Telephone: 0333 123 0017
Email: Marie@oddsfarm.co.uk
Website: www.oddsfarm.co.uk/activitydaycamps.htm

WILLOWS FARM DAY CAMPS

Ofted registered activity day camp with a wide range of activites. Age range: 3-12 year olds

Dates: 24th July – 1st September (excluding Bank holidays)
Contact:
Telephone: 01908 209217
Website: www.willowsfarmvillage.com

BARRACUDAS ACTIVITY DAY CAMP

Location: High Wycombe & Hemel Hempstead
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

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

MINI MONETS SUMMER ART & SCIENCE CAMPS
Location: Beaconsfield

Offering different projects daily including model making, drawing, pottery , lots of creativity and lots of fun. Age 4 – 14 years.

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

COOKING

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

Supercamps are offering two brand new courses: ‘Super Chef’ and ‘Super Camps Bake Off’. Age range: 8-14 year olds.

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

BEVERLEY GLOCK

SUMMER HOLIDAY CLUB – COOKERY HALF DAYS
Location: Princes Risborough

Different themed cookery days: Italian, Summer baking and Patisserie. Age range 5 – 12 years old.

SUMMER COOKERY DAYS
Location: Berkhamsted Basecamps

Classic English Biscuits on 25th July, Summer baking and Ice cream on 2nd August, Classic Afternoon Tea on 8th August & Pastries on 22nd August. Age range 7 – 14 years old.

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

DANCE, DRAMA & MUSIC

POPSTARS ACADEMY – SUMMER WORKSHOP
Location:  Beaconsfield

Offering a variety of different dance styles with a focus on ‘ Street Dance’ dancing to current chart music, the use of dance props as well as learning Songs and Dances from a Popular West End Musical Theatre Show! Plus Talent Show, Arts & Crafts / Costume making and Disco afternoon. The workshop is aimed at ages 6-12 years.

Dates: 8th – 19th August

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

ROCK JAM MUSIC SUMMER WORKSHOP
Locations: Amersham & Berkhamsted

Learn to play or improve your guitar, keyboard and singing skills with this 3 day workshop. All abililties welcome, ages 8 – 16 years. Berkhamsted workshop: 2nd -4th August, Amersham workshop: 9th – 11th August.

Contact:
Telephone: 07730 922449

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

PERFORM DRAMA

Locations: Amersham & Beaconsfield

Drama, dance and singing workshop based on ‘Beauty and the Beast’ (for 4-7 years) and ‘Zak & Zara’s Cyberspace Adventure ‘ (for 7-12 years).

Contact:

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

STAGECOACH

Locations: Amersham, High Wycombe & Uxbridge

AMERSHAM WORKSHOPS: 31st July – 4th August
Circus Fun Activity Week – Have a week full of fun, learning different circus skills, dances and songs. For children aged 4 – 6 years.

Fugitives Fable – Learn, rehearse and perform a brand new show all in just one week! For children aged 6 – 16 years.

HIGH WYCOMBE WORKSHOPS: 31st July – 4th August
Children are split into age related groups and are cast, rehearse and put on a musical in one week! Students are taught by our friendly, enthusiastic, experienced and DBS (formally CRB) checked teachers.

BERKHAMSTED & HEMEL HEMPSTEAD WORKSHOPS: 24th – 28th July
Musical Madness – A whole week of Stagecoach fun for students aged 6 – 18yrs.
Explore material from a range of Musical Theatre with tuition from real West End performers. Make friends, build confidence and explore new skills with our fantastic Stagecoach team. Create a show in a week for friends and family to enjoy.

Contact:
Telephone: 01494 565402 (Amersham) or 01494 533203 (High Wycombe) or 01442 875977 (Berkhamsted & Hemel)
Website: www.stagecoach.co.uk

THROUGH THE WARDROBE

Location: Chalfont St Peter

Join T.T.W this summer with all your favourite songs and characters from Annie & Oliver. Put on an entire show in only 4 days to perform to family & friends! Dates: 25th – 28th July & 29th August – 1st September.

Contact:

Telephone: 01753 892009
Website: www.through-the-wardrobe.com

EDUCATIONAL

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

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, Beaconsfield & 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 half-days 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

HOLIDAY CLUBS

BUSY LIVING HOLIDAY PLAYSCHEME
Locations: Amersham, Aylesbury & Chalfont St Peter

Ofted registered holiday playscheme. Hourly bookings between 8am – 6pm at Amersham, Aylesbury & 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

SCIENCE

A PASSION FOR…SUPER SCIENCE
Locations: Gerrards Cross, Rickmansworth, Chesham Bois & High Wycombe

Supercamps are offering a brand new course, SUPER SCIENCE, that will put the fun into all things scientific. Age range: 6 – 12 year olds.

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

A LITTLE HOUSE OF SCIENCE SUMMER CAMPS
Locations: Chalfont St Peter & Jordans

Hands-on, fun, project based Summer Science Camps. Group size/day: max of 15 children with 2 teachers for hands-on group work. Younger children will be assisted doing experiments. All our teachers have their enhanced DBS in place and are very engaging when working with children.

Let’s Explore the Universe: Galaxies, Stars, Nebulas and Black Holes. Daily Tuesday – Thursday, 1-3 August 2017, 10:00 – 15:00 at Robertswood School, 4-11 years.

Introduction into Physics. Daily Tuesday-Thursday, 22-24 August, 10:00-15:00 at Jordans Village School.

Learn all about Chemistry. Daily Tuesday-Thursday, 29-31 August, 10:00-15:00 at Chalfont St Peter Community Centre, 4-11 years.

Contact:
Telephone: 0800 046 1680
Website: https://buckinghamshire.littlehouseofscience.com

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: Beaconsfield, High Wycombe & Marlow

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 6 – 16 years. Dates: 24th – 28th July

Contact:

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

WYCOMBE WANDERERS FOOTBALL

Location: Beaconsfield, Chesham & High Wycombe

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 455736
Email: community@wwfc.com
Website: www.wwset.co.uk

PURE FOOTBALL OPPORTUNITIES
Location: Chalfont St Giles

Summer Holiday fun for ages 5 – 11 years. PFO camps enable kids to develop their basic skills such as passing and dribbling. PFO + camps include arts & crafts, music, drama and performing arts, for those that would prefer to not be on the pitch. Dates: 24th July – 1st September.

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

THE ELMS HOLIDAY PROGRAMMES

Location: Beaconsfield & Little Chalfont

Children will have a wonderful time learning new skills in an action packed sports programme. Children aged 4 – 12 years. Dates: 10th July – 1st September.

Contact:

Telephone: 020 8954 8787

Website: www.elmsholidayschemes.co.uk

WYCOMBE HEIGHTS JUNIOR GOLF SUMMER CAMP

Location: High Wycombe

Join us this summer for Junior Golf Camps, for children aged 5 – 15 years. Dates: 25th – 28th July.

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 3 – 10 years. Dates: 31st July – 18th August.
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. Dates: 24th July – 1st September.
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. Dates: 2nd – 31st August

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. Dates: 10th July – 2nd September.

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. Dates: 17th July – 1st September.

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

WINNING START CRICKET CAMP

Location: Chorleywood

Open to children at all abilities, aged 5 – 11 years. Develop skills while having fun. Dates: 27th July – 25th August.
Contact:

Telephone: 07730 601411

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

CHALLENGE TENNIS SUMMER CAMPS

Locations: Great Missenden, Chesham, Little Gaddesdon & Widmer End

Tennis camps are on offer for Tots (4’s and under), Mini’s (4 – 9) and Juniors (10+), with the option of full days for Mini’s and Juniors. Camps will be held at various tennis clubs. Dates: 24th July – 8th September.
Contact:
Telephone: 07592 185622
Website: www.challenge-tennis.com

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