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.

Don’t forget to check our event diary  for more ideas! And remember to ‘Like’ us on Facebook to be kept up to date with what’s on, activities, reviews, offers & competitions ☺

 

SPOTLIGHT WORKSHOPS

FLYING START TUITION – BOOSTER HOLIDAY COURSES & MOCK TESTS
Location: 

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

ACTIVITY DAY CAMPS

SUPERCAMPS MULTI-ACTIVITY CAMPS
Locations: Beaconsfield, 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 7 different themed missions to choose from this summer, plus extended care is available.
Dates: 30th July – 24th August

Telephone: 020 34356848

Email: team@thehive-kids.com

Website: www.thehive-kids.com

BARRACUDAS ACTIVITY DAY CAMP
Locations: High Wycombe, Hemel Hempstead & Watford

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

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 – 14 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. They host two age groups each day for day camps, 5-7 years and 8-11 years.
Contact:
Telephone: 01494 433531
Website: www.londonyouth.org

WILLOWS FARM DAY CAMPS

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

Dates: 30th July – 31st August (excluding Bank holidays)
Contact:
Telephone: 01908 209217
Website: www.willowsfarmvillage.com

ULTIMATE ACTIVITY CAMP

Location: Beaconsfield, Gerrards Cross & Hemel Hempstead
An exciting range of sport, art and games activities for children aged 4years +.
Contact:
Telephone: 0844 870 7077
Website: www.ultimateactivity.co.uk

ARTS & CRAFTS

LEGO PLAY WITH SUPERCAMPS
Location: Beaconsfield, Marlow, Chesham Bois, High Wycombe, Rickmansworth & Gerrards Cross

Week long course using creativity to complete daily challenges. Age 6 – 12 years.

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

MINI MONETS SUMMER CREATIVITY & ART CAMPS
Location: Beaconsfield

Offering different projects daily including clay modelling, graffiti, manga, dance, animation, LEGO Robot Wars, lots of creativity and lots of fun. Age 4 – 14 years.

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

COOKING

COOKERY – SUPERCAMPS
Locations: Beaconsfield, High Wycombe, Marlow & Rickmansworth

Week long courses, creating both savoury and sweet dishes for 8-14 year olds.

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

BEVERLEY GLOCK

SUMMER HOLIDAY CLUB – COOKERY HALF DAYS
Location: Princes Risborough

Italian and Summer fruit cookery courses. Age range 5 – 12 years old.

SUMMER COOKERY DAYS
Location: Berkhamsted Basecamps

Offering various different cookery and baking courses including Vintage Afternoon Tea, Summer Picnics & Ice Cream 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

A fun filled week with dancing, singing, talent show, arts & crafts and tons more for girls and boys aged 6 – 12 years.

Dates: 13th – 17th August

Contact:
Email: hazel@popstarsacademy.com
Website: www.popstarsacademy.com

ROCK JAM MUSIC SUMMER WORKSHOP
Locations: Berkhamsted

Learn to play or improve your guitar, keyboard and singing skills with this 3 day workshop. All abililties welcome, ages 8 – 16 years. Dates: 22nd – 24th August

Contact:
Telephone: 07730 922449

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

PERFORM DRAMA

Locations: Beaconsfield & Marlow

Drama, dance and singing workshop based on ‘Neverland’ (for 4-7 years) and ‘The Greatest Show on Earth ‘ (for 7-12 years).

Contact:

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

STAGECOACH

Locations: Amersham, High Wycombe & Berkhamsted & Hemel

AMERSHAM WORKSHOPS: 

Offering week long and day workshops on various dates through the summer holidays focusing on a variety of different themes, ages 4+ years.

HIGH WYCOMBE WORKSHOPS: 30th July – 3rd 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:
Offering a full week of fun in two age specific (4-6 years & 6-18 years)workshops. 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 where you’ll be modernising the classic story of Peter Pan. Put on an entire show in only 4 days to perform to family & friends! Dates: 31st July – 3rd August & 28th – August.

Contact:

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

EDUCATIONAL

FLYING START TUITION – BOOSTER HOLIDAY COURSES & MOCK TESTS
Location: 

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:
Email: touchtypetitans@yahoo.co.uk
Website: www.touchtypetitans.com

SCIENCE

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

Hands-on, fun, project based Summer Science Camps. Amazing Brain and Other Wonders of Anatomy: 31st July – 2nd August. Aerodynamics and Simple Machines – Engineering: 7th – 9th August. For children aged 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: Amersham, Beaconsfield, High Wycombe, Uxbridge & Chalfont St Peter

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

Contact:
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: 30th July – 3rd August

Contact:

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

WYCOMBE WANDERERS FOOTBALL

Location: Beaconsfield & 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 four 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: 25th July – 31st August.

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

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. Dates: 30th July – 15th August.

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: 31st July – 30th August.

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: 23rd July – 30th 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: 23rd July – 31st August.
Contact:
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: 15th – 30th August

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

TENNACE

Location: Gerrards Cross

Tennis summer camps for 2.5-16 year olds at GXLTC for all abilities. Dates: 9th July – 7th September.

Contact:
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:
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: 16th July – 6th September.

Contact:
Website: www.peterlaverytennis.com

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