Summer Camps for Teenagers in 2018
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Surfdock Summer Camps
05/06 to 24/08
Five day fun watersports camps for kids teens (8 to 16 yrs). Participants will do a mix of water-based and land-based activities, including windsurfing, kayaking, stand up paddleboarding, dinghy sailing, cable wakeboarding. No experience is required. Supervision available from 9 to 5pm. Discounts for multiple weeks/kids
Times: 10 am - 4.30 pm Admission: €215 (early bird €145 until 30/4/18) www.surfdock.ie
Grand Canal Dock
The Dublin School
Language skills are the keys to mobility for your children’s future. The ability to converse, study or work through another language is more important than ever and giving your child a head start in these skills is a significant and permanent benefit. During the summer we operate out of St Andrew’s College in Booterstown. For 2018 we cater for French, German, English and Spanish. READ MOREdublinschool.com
St Andrew's Booterstown
Inspireland Creative Arts
02/07 to 03/08
Ireland's most exciting, fun and creative experience for 10 to 16-year-olds. Small class sizes that provide a safe space for creative minds to let their imaginations and talents run wild. Comic Art, animation, silent movie making, shadow art, puppetry, model and mask making, steam punk art, sculptured & creative Writing.
Times: 10.30am to 2.30pm Admission: €145 per child/teenager www.inspireland.ie
Exchange Ireland Languages
Do you want to improve or develop your skills in the French, German or Spanish language?
‘Total Immersion’ in the target language and isolation from your mother tongue is key to making
progress. Whether you choose ‘Two Way Exchange’, a ‘Paid Homestay’ with a host family or a
‘School stay’ our courses are different. With our individual personalised programmes in France,
Germany or Spain you will spend time surrounded by, speaking and communicating in your target
language in a fun relaxed environment. www.exchangeireland.com
French And Spanish Camps
11/06 to 24/08
Is your teen going into a LC or JC exam class in 2018? Have they struggled with languages throught the year. Need a fresh and fun approach to learning French & Spanish? Why not join our French & Spanish Summer camps for Leaving & Junior Cert Students. Fun interactive activities providing a different learning experience. Choose 1 or 2 weeks. Small classes - Max 12 students.
Times: 10.00am - 13.15 pm
Admission: €180 -1 week, €340 - 2 weeks trinityacademyoflanguages.com
IADT Dun Laoghaire
Columbus Club Teen Camps
05/06 to 17/08
Columbus Club provides seven teenage Summer Courses and Workshops over the eleven weeks of Summer holidays based in U.C.D. and Old Belvedere RFC, Anglesea Road, Ballsbridge. Irish Summer Courses, Spanish Summer Course, Create an App Course, Animation Workshop, Film & Cinematography, Photography Workshop, Cookery & Baking READ MORE
Times: 10 - 2pm/ 10 - 3pm - depending on camp www.columbusclub.ie
UCD and Old Belvedere RFC, Anglesea Road
Dublin Young Authors
23/07 to 27/07
Creative writing workshop covering all forms of writing, including the use of multimedia, delivered by poet and performer Dave Lordan and YA author and editor Claire Hennessy. For talented teens with something to say and a willingness to try new things - and have fun! Ages 14-17.
Times: 11am-4pm Admission: 200 euro bigsmokewritingfactory.com
13 Harcourt Street, Dublin 2
02/07 to 24/08
086 082 5737
Join one of our fun Gymnastics Summer Camps this year! At our camps our coaches work closely with their gymnasts to help them train intensively on skills in a fun and safe manner. They will get to use the Floor, Beam, Bars and Vault. We also introduce Trampette, Air Track, and Acrobatics to teach them different elements of gymnastics training. Ages 5-16 yrs. olympiangymnastics.com
Tempeologue, Knocklyon, Milltown, Tallaght
Teen Summer Camp
02/07 to 17/08
Multi Activity Camps for Teens. Activities including Surfing, Kayaking, Cliff Jumping, Dance, Theatre, Film, Art and Radio Workshops, Team Building activities and challenges. activities are shared with teens from the local area and from all over Europe and the US Ages 11 to 14 yrs and 15 to 17 yrs.
Times: 9.30 am to 6pm Admission: €150 (lunch incl) www.idlanguages.com
05/06 to 02/08
The summer holidays provide the perfect opportunity to improve cookery skills. Teenagers open to challenge and tastes will find this absorbing and satisfying as they master new techniques and a range of ingredients. They’ll boost their confidence and build an interest to get cooking at every opportunity. If you want to come home and find supper on the table, this might be a great investment. (For ages 12-16).
Times: 10 a.m. - 3.30 p.m. Admission: 250 www.dublincookeryschool.ie
2 Brookfield Terrace, Blackrock
Multi Activity Water Camps
03/07 to 24/08
Our multi activity camps give children (Ages 8 - 17 yrs) the perfect opportunity to get a ‘taste’ all of our water activities: sailing, windsurfing, kayaking, orienteering & SUP plus many water games !! Fully supervised qualified instructors at all times. The area where they do water activities is a safe sheltered estuary. Price includes use of wetsuits, buoyancy aid & all equipment needed for the water.
Times: 9.30 - 4.30pm Admission: €199 10% sibling discount www.fingalsailingschool.ie
Upper Strand, Rush/Malahide
Songschool @ Nch
09/07 to 20/07
01 417 0000
is a chance for 8-12 year olds to spend some time at the National Concert Hall, learning about writing, performing and recording songs. Make music and new friends! 16-20 July - €112.50 Songschool
is for secondary school students who are interested in writing and recording songs, performing them at a concert, making a video, and learning about music technology…not to mention forming bands and having fun! 9-13 July - €150.
The National Concert Hall, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2
Teen Create An App Camp
25/06 to 29/06
This is a one week coding course for teenages on how to build their first Android App, the fundamentals of Android App Design, a step by step guide to build a simple user interface etc. Each student will present his/her Android App to the class. Parents are invited to attend this presentation. Teen camps in Animation, Film & Cinematography, Photography, Cookery & Baking, Spanish Course. READ MORE
Times: 10am - 3pm Admission: 1 week camp €250 www.columbusclub.ie
Old Belvedere RFC, Anglesea Road
French And German - Achill
03/06 to 29/07
Residential Summer Camps in French & German, combining language immersion with adventure activities in a stunning location on Achill Island. Expert tuition from qualified teachers, native speaking camp counsellors with 24/7 supervision. Secure online booking.
Bus travel from Dublin, Limerick or Galway. See our website for more. www.languagecampwest.ie
The Valley, Achill Island,
French Language Holidays
01/06 to 31/08
HOMESTAYS IN FRANCE for Secondary School Students. Improve your spoken French with an individual and personalised language holiday in a French family. Return home with better spoken French and hopes for better results in your oral examination. Create lasting friendships in France. French Host families with teenagers are selected according to the participant’s profile (age, interests etc.). Dates are flexible. See our website for more informationwww.into-france.com
Gaiety School Of Acting
25/06 to 24/08
Gaiety School of Acting summer camps run in July and August, and are jam-packed with fun, creativity and imagination. From 4 to 18 years, there is truly something for everyone this year. From Moana to Mamma Mia, we have a multitude of themed kids camps; Make A Movie, Triple Threat Bootcamp and even an Irish Theatre Intensive for the more advanced student. Give a child the gift of expression and creativity this Summer at GSA. READ MORE
Admission: Starts at €120 www.gaietyschool.com
French Camps For Teens
02/07 to 24/08
01 676 1732
The award-winning Alliance Française offers 2-week programmes every 2 weeks to lay the groundwork for the school year ahead in an interactive and fun way! Available for teenagers in Junior & Senior Cycles and also complete beginners. Monday to Friday 10am-1pm over 2 weeks (30 hours) – €350
Alliance Française, 1 Kildare Street, Dublin 2
I T W Performing Arts Camps
18/06 to 27/07
Our Creative Kids Camps
for Tots (3 yrs +) include Puppetry, Song & Dance and Arts & Crafts. Camp Broadway, Hairspray & Wicked Camps
for kids & teens 7+ and 12+ who will love learning scenes, songs and dances from Broadway Musicals. Senior Dance Intensive
, ages 12+, will learn to create their own choreography & improve their technique and dance styles. Dear Evan Hansen themed week
is for 2nd to 6th yr students. READ MOREwww.itwstudios.ie
Clonskeagh and Ranelagh
Killary Adventure Camps
03/06 to 24/08
5/7/|14 day Multi-Activity Camps for 8 – 17yr olds.
20+ summer camp activities, fun, excitement, new experiences, learning and personal development. Packages are all-inclusive & extremely good value. We provide cosy accommodation, home-cooked food & caring supervision. We offer escorted travel from a number of locations in Ireland.
Times: 10am -5pm Daliy Admission: From €49pp per day killaryadventure.com
Youth Dance Summer Camp
16/07 to 20/07
061 400 994
Our Summer Youth Dance Camps are for ages 5-12yrs & 13yrs+, 16 – 20 July. You will go on a journey of discovery, where you will work in a fun, creative and supportive environment with choreographer Rachel Sheil. We will explore Jazz-Lyrical and Hip-Hop along with choreography and exercises to your favourite songs. Come dance with us!
Times: 10am - 1pm or 2pm - 5pm Admission: €70 / €65 for a sibling www.dancelimerick.ie
Dance Limerick, 1-2 John's Square, Limerick.
Equinox Education Services
01/01 to 31/12
0564443991 / 0879975625
Equinox Education Services based in Ireland offers 20 years experience in the field of international education and cultural programs. Have you ever wondered what it would be like to explore new cultures, learn new languages and experience life through a different point of view. All this is possible by participating in the wonderful world of study abroad . We pride ourselves in finding the right programme for you, whether it is learning Japanese and Calligraphy in Kyoto, to going to school in France. Equinox Education Services is here for YOU! READ MORE www.equinoxlearnabroad.com
02/07 to 27/07
Parks Tennis is a low cost subsidised tennis coaching programme for boys and girls from 5 to 17 yrs catering for beginners and improvers. Use of all equipment is included in the fee. It is supported by Tennis Ireland and various local authorities and held at 150 venues nationwide. Visit website for camp locations and application form.www.parkstennis.com
Residential Pony Camp
22/07 to 27/07
085 141 5555
At our fabulous residential pony camp your kids will be busy doing stable management, earning AIRE approved horsemanship certificates, having lessons, trekking, learning natural horsemanship, doing pony games, archery, volleyball, movie nights, nature walks, orienteering...they'll probably sleep for a week when you finally get them home! They will be staying at the fabulous Warrensgrove Estate in their beautifully restored coach house, next door to the Lee Valley Equestrian Centre. (12-17yrs) Admission: €550 Sunday to Friday www.leevalleyequestriancentre.ie/
Lee Valley Equestrian, Crookstown Cork
Wizard Of Oz Camp
09/07 to 23/07
Phoenix Performing Arts College and Studio is very excited to announce our summer production of The Wizard of Oz". Calling for all performers age 6+. Munchkins Especially Needed! All participants in Camp Oz will be on stage in the Helix. 2 Week Camp. Ages 6 - 10 years 10 am - 2pm. Ages 11 - 25 years 10am to 4pm. Admission: €180 / €110 - 2 week camp www.phoenixperformingartscollege.com
Docklands Innovation Park, East Wall Road
02/07 to 24/08
Project Fashion Summer Camp is a week-long camp, running every week of the Summer in different locations around Ireland. The camp focuses on the process of Fashion Design, from creative thinking, fashion illustration, sewing machine training and garment construction. No experience necessary as we will teach the children all they need to know. The camp will end with an exciting runway show so the young designers can showcase their hard work! Ages 7 - 15 years.Find Out More
Times: 9.30 am - 1.30 pm Admission: €125, sibling discounts www.projectfashion.ie
various locations around Ireland
Anyone 4 Science Camps
25/06 to 17/08
0404-40563 / 087-6749608
Have fun investigating Bubbles, Separating mixtures, Pneumatics, Renewable energy, Acids & Bases, Geology and more . 10am - 2pm. **Early booking €141.75 until 20th May
Investigate Spectroscopy, Marine Biology, Energy awareness; Learn to solder and build a theatre stage with lights and switches; enormous bubbles and more 9.30am - 2.30 pm. **Early booking €171 until 7th May. READ MOREwww.anyone4science.com
Courtlough Adventure Camps
18/02 to 17/08
Courtlough Outdoor Adventures has a Summer camp that will keep your children active in the great Outdoors this summer. Each day has a New Adventure in store from Aerial Trekking, Climbing, Archery, Splat master and much more. Choose from 1,3 or 5 day camps from €25. Open to 7 - 16 yr olds
Times: 9.30am to 1.30 pm www.courtlough.ie
Summer Intensive Dance
25/06 to 17/08
Our Summer Intensive training program starts June 25th for a full week and a 2nd full week from 2nd July. After this our intensive days happen every Mon, Wed & Fri for the summer. Classes include ballet, ISTD exam prep, technique work and a mix of jazz, contemporary, lyrical, tap, hip hop & much more. Open to dancers of intermediate level.
Times: 10 am - 4pm Admission: Only €30 per day, €75 for 3 days, €100 for 5 days www.phoenixperformingartscollege.com
Docklands Innovation Park, East Wall Road
French Language Camps
11/06 to 29/06
Learn French in Ireland with native speakers. We offer tuition in French to Irish secondary schoolboys in three one-week non-residential camps. A unique opportunity to spend some time with French students of similar ages having French conversations and tutorials, and playing games and sport with them. READ MORE
Times: 10am - 4.30pm Admission: €120 www.gortard.com
Rockbarton North, Salthill,
05/06 to 03/08
087 236 1869
Gaelcholáiste Cholumba provide two week Irish Courses in U.C.D. for students, (ages 12-15 and 16-18), The emphasis on speaking “as Gaeilge” is a key component of these courses with outstanding feedback from parents and students. Gaelcholáiste Cholumba also provides weekly Irish Camps for primary school students, (ages 4-5), (6-8) and (9-12) in Old Belevedere RFC 9am - 3pm READ MORE
Times: 10am-3pm Admission: €350 2 wk UCD courses. Primary €135 pwk www.gaelcholaistecholumba.com
Health Science Building, UCD
Learn Spanish And French
26/06 to 27/07
Learn Spanish & French in our International Language & Activity Programme. Mix with international students. 15 hours spanish/french classes. Junior & Leaving cert prep. Qualified teachers. Afternoon activities include trips to Butler's Chocolate Factory, Dublin Zoo, Wax Museum, Malahide Castle, Local Hike, Sports Days.
Times: 9.30 - 17.00 Admission: €240 pwk www.iela-dublin.com
St Fintan's High School, Sutton
M K F Institute Camp
11/06 to 24/08
MKF Institute Makeup Summer Camps. Apply Makeup like a PRO. The makeup summer camp teaches the full spectrum of makeup artistry, from day looks to special effects makeup. Round up some friends or join solo to make new ones. Either way you will learn a lot and have a great time with us. Registering for the camps is easy. In addition, there is a 10% discount given if 2 people book together.
Times: 10am - 3pm www.mkfinstitute.com
MKF Institute, 36 Dame Street, Dublin 2
Delphi Resort Summer Camps
07/07 to 12/08
+353 (0)95 42208
Let the kids loose at a multi-activity camp in Ireland’s leading adventure resort in Connemara ,with 20+ outdoor activities. Choose from Multi-Activity (age 8+) and Teen Building (age 12+) camps. 3,5 and 7 day camps available. All-inclusive price includes full board, meals and all activities. From €229pp and €50 for day campers. Early bird: 10% discount on residential camps till 9th April - Just Quote Schooldays when you call! Read more www.delphiadventureresort.com
Delphi Resort, Leenane, Connemara,
Kater4Kidz Cookery Camps
18/06 to 03/08
- students leave with an increased sense of culinary confidence having learned how to make choux pastry, shortcrust pastry, homemade pasta and practice their cake decorating skills.
- Children cook individually. Every thing they cook, they bring home. Fresh Homemade Pasta, Fish Cakes, Swiss Roll, Chocolate Fudge Cake and much more!
Times: 9.30am - 1.00pm\1.30 Admission: €100 kids, €120 teens www.kater4kidz.com
Ballygunner, Waterford City
Carlingford Adventure Camp
01/07 to 26/08
Be the COOLEST parents EVER! Book your kids into a residential adventure camp in Carlingford Adventure Centre where they will experience new activities every day, Stand Up Paddle boarding and Battle Zone Archery included for 2018. They will make new friends and be unplugged from technology for most of the day. Accommodation is in our Adventure Centre - a safe, secure and fun environment is provided for your child. They will NOT want to go home!www.carlingfordadventure.com
Tholsel St, Carlingford
English Camp For Teens
24/06 to 12/08
If you know a teenager among your family/friends abroad who would like to visit Dublin and improve their English, this is a camp for them. Morning English classes + fun-packed afternoon programme of sports, trips & workshops. Great teachers and small mixed-nationality groups. Focus on spoken English. Host family accommodation and lunch also available.
Times: 9:30-12:40 or 9:30-5 Admission: from 125 EUR per week www.yourenglish.ie/teenagers
29/30 Usher's Quay
Acting For Camera
19/07 to 10/08
Acting 2 Week Summer Camps at Bow Street. Aimed at all teenagers (12-17) interested in Acting on Camera. See what its like to film a scene and watch it on the Big Screen in our Cinema. Beginners and Advanced welcome. Classes facilitated by professional actors. Its serious fun!
Times: 10- 3pm Admission: €395 for 2 weeks www.bowstreet.ie
12/13 Bow Street, Smithfield,
Computer Science Camp
25/06 to 13/07
01 708 3847
The aim of the Computer Science Summer Camp is to allow
students to use and explore computer science concepts whilst having fun
and making friends. The camp assumes no prior experience and will involve
activities both on and off the computer. Each week will be packed full of
unique material so students can sign up for 1 ,2 or 3 weeks. Ages 13-18 yrs.
Times: 9.30 am - 1pm Admission: €75 pwk www.maynoothuniversity.ie
Eolas Building, North Campus, Maynooth University
Creative Writing Summer Camps
25/06 to 24/08
Creative writing summer camps for children (8 -13yrs) and teens (13 -18yrs). Participants will learn how to create fictional characters, write dialogue and descriptive pieces, plot a story, begin with a hook and end with a twist! Suitable for gifted children, children with learning difficulties such as dyslexia and dysgraphia, and ever other type of child in between. Teen camp 25-28 June in Malahide
Times: 10.30 -2pm Admission: €165. Sibling Discounts www.meganwynne.com
Malahide, Blackrock & Skerries
European Youth Cultural Project
02/07 to 20/07
Join our summer camp for 3 weeks in July to experience making a short movie, a music video (rap) and a documentary with truly professional staff working in the TV and Film industry.
For over 20 years ECP summer projects offer our participants a unique experience full of fun and excitement. (7 - 17 yrs)
Times: 10:00 am-5:00 pm Admission: 200€ per week 50% discountt until 30th April. www.novaproductions.org
Firhouse Community Centre
U C D Innovation Camp
18/06 to 22/06
Discover Your Creativity at UCD this Summer!
Make the most of your summer with this exciting Innovation Camp. Explore your ability to create and innovate though prototyping, hackathons, lego challenges and lots more! Get hands on with 3D printing and Virtual Reality. Open to TY / 5th / 6th year students.
Times: 9:30 - 4:30pm Admission: €100 / Free for DEIS Students www.innovators.ie/summer-camp
UCD Innovation Academy, O'Brien Centre for Science, UCD, Belfield
Vocal Confidence Camps
25/06 to 06/07
Does your TEENAGER need more confidence in their solo singing or their speaking? Would they like more confidence in general? Simply Sing has been paving the way in helping all ages find and re-gain confidence in their own voice, while also helping them build their own self-confidence. Admission: €150 www.simplysing.ie
Ranelagh & Stillorgan
Killarney National Park
Environmental Summer Camps
10/07 to 17/08
: A whole host of fun activities and games including mammal trapping, scavenger hunts, den building, foraging, campfire cooking,pond dipping and lots more. (7-12 yrs) Tues to Fri 9.30 to 3pm
Junior Ranger Camps
: A 3 day residential camp (10 –14 yrs) in our own hostel in Killarney National Park. Participants do badger sett watching, bat walks, moth traps, hikes, swims, camps fires and much more! Admission: €105 (Environ ) €115 (Junior) www.killarneynationalpark.ie
Whizz Kids Discover I T Camp
25/06 to 24/08
WhizzKids help children & teenagers make the most of IT with great new skills they can use long after the Summer Camp has finished. Excellent Tech Camp activities with new projects added each year. Activities include Coding, 3D Design, Graphics, Game Design, Programming, App Development and sports (weather permitting!) READ MOREwww.whizzkids.ie
Connect Summer Camp
02/07 to 03/08
0419865025 / 0871314312
Multi-activity summer camp - coming soon!
Offer your Kids/Teens a great experience this summer - meet new people, learn other languages, sports, cook and have fun. Camp runs in two sessions: Morning & Afternoon; you may choose one or both sessions.
Times: 9:30-4:30 Admission: 50 (5-12yrs) 60 (13-17yrs) www.cultureconnect.ie
Ballymakenny College, Ballymakenny Rd, Greenbatter, Drogheda
Kilkenny Rugby Academy
13/08 to 17/08
High performance rugby camp for 10 to 18 year old girl and boy players. See our website and Eventbrite listing for more information on our fantastic development & activities programme, led by an international-level coaching team.
Times: 9am - 5pm Admission: From €205 to €439 www.eventbrite.com
Sports, Creative Tech And Stem
24/06 to 14/08
Residential Summer Camps 9-17 year olds. Multi Activity, Disovery, Creativity & Adventure on Wild Atlantic Way. Camps at Rockwell College & Delphi Resort. Mathematical Concepts are discovered and visualised in facilitated learning technology driven workshops and then applied and further explored through Creative Technologies, Adventure & Team Sports. READ MORE
Admission: €850 Visit Website
Rockwell College & Delphi Resort
Spanish Courses And Camps
18/06 to 22/08
This one week Spanish Course places emphasis on Oral, Aural and Written work. Classes take place from 10am until 1.15pm. After lunch activities including sports, film and animation through Spanish. This course is taught by native Spanish teachers. Columbus Club also provides weekly Spanish for primary school children . READ MORE
Times: 10am - 3pm Admission: Teen Camps €180, Kids Camps €135 www.columbusclub.ie
Old Belveder RFC Anglesea Road, Ballsbridge
Spanish Multi-Actvity Camp
02/07 to 20/07
Do you want your children to study Spanish?
If you are currently living in Ireland, give them the
opportunity to learn one of the most widely spoken languages in the world. Develop Spanish oral, written and comprehension skills through activity-based learning. A multi-activity Spanish language camp (sports, adventure, golf, technology and lots of fun).
Times: 09.00 AM - 03.30 PM Admission: Per Week - 125 € dublin.sek.es
Belvedere hall, templecarrig lower, Greystones
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