Activities

Summer Holiday Camp Guide 2022

19/06/2022

Finding holiday camps is a daunting task so we have done the hard work for you! We have collated a list of local camps with everything from sports to performing arts and more. Classes are filling up fast so we advise that you check the website for these activities- they may offer promotions (early bird, sibling, multi week).

These details are accurate as of the date of publishing, please check the website for any last minute updates or changes. If you find a camp that is not on the list, do send it to us at rohini@claphammums.com.


Activ Camps

Sessions range from introducing adapted versions of the more traditional sports (rugby, football, cricket, netball and rounders) to outright madness on  giant inflatables.

Locations and Dates:

  • Emanuel School, Battersea Rise, SW11 1HS: 11th July to 12th August
  • La Retraite School, Atkins Road, SW12 0AB: 25th July to 26th August
  • Burntwood School, Burntwood Lane, SW17 0AQ: 25th July to 26th August

Times : Drop off 4-14 year olds: 8.30 am – 9.15 am. Pick up 4-14 year olds: 4.30 pm, 4 year olds half day: 1.30pm. They offer Early Drop Off from 8:00 am for £3, and Late Pick Up until 6:00 pm for £6 per day.

Age Group: 4-14 years

Website: http://www.activcamps.com/, Email: info@activcamps.com, Telephone: 07896 546067

 

All Star Tennis

All Star Tennis create a fun-active learning environment, where children enjoy developing their tennis skills and learn to play. Children progress and develop their game with appropriate court sizes, rackets and softer balls.

Dates: 11th July – 2nd September

Location: Wandsworth Common, Tooting Common, King George’s Park and Leader’s Gardens

Age:3-4, 5-7, 8-12 and teens

Contact Details: https://www.allstartennis.co.uk/holiday-camps/

 

Art- K Clapham and Art-K Wandsworth

Art-K Clapham and Wandsworth are running 4 hour holiday workshops working in clay, watercolours, acrylics and more.

Locations: Clapham 40 North St, Clapham Common, SW4 0HD, Wandsworth 93 East Hill, London SW18 2QD

Dates: 12th July to 25th August

Age: 6-16 years

Website: https://www.art-k.co.uk/class-clapham/https://www.art-k.co.uk/class-wandsworth/

 

Bop Stars

This summer Bop Stars have an action packed timetable full of fun, creative exploration and interactive activities to keep your little ones entertained. Whether it’s Circus Skills or Arts & Crafts, Singing or Sports, Dancing or Mindfulness and even Face Painting Fridays, your little ones are guaranteed to have a blast with us!

Location: West Hill Primary School, 5 Merton Road, Wandsworth, SW18 5ST

Dates: Week 1: 25th July – 29th July,  Week 2: 1st August – 5th August, Week 3: 8th August to 12th August, Week 4: 15th August to 19th August

Times: 08:30 – 15:30 each day (Optional Wrap Around Care until 17:30). Half Day sessions from 08:30 – 12:30 for Children Aged 4.

Age: 4 to 8 years (half-day option available for 4 year olds upon request/enquiry)

Price: Prices start from £60 per child, and vary depending on the session, number of days and wrap around care. They are offering a 10% discount for all Clapham Mums readers – just use code CMSUMMER10 at checkout

Contact Details: bopstars.co.uk/bookings

 

Cypher Coders

At Cypher’s camps, kids get hands-on with robotics, engineering projects, coding and learn about how STEM fits into the world around them. All while making new friends.

Location: Kensington Prep, Putney High School, Finton House School, Wimbledon High School and other locations

Dates and Times:11th July – 12th August from 9.30AM – 4PM (extended days available

Age: 6 to 12 years

Contact Details: https://bit.ly/cypher-claphammums-summer-camps-2022

 

Fulham FC

Pan DisAbility Soccer School camps are for children and young people aged 5-16 years with any form of physical and/or learning disability, special educational need or EHCP. In addition, Pan DisAbility Soccer Schools days are running across both weeks of the Easter Holidays at Fulham FC Training Ground, Motspur Park.

Location: Sacred Heart School, Battersea, Bishops Park, Fulham and Fulham FC Training Ground, Motspur Park.

Age: 5-16 years

Contact Details: https://soccerschools.fulhamfc.com/soccerschools/courses/courses.htm?coursesSearch=search&coursePeriodId=1&typeId=91&regionId=&venueId

 

Funky Monkey Keyboard Classes

Their workshops for beginners have a different theme depending on the season and are a perfect opportunity to try out the keyboard and make music the Funky Monkey way! They are masters at combining keyboard tuition with music based art activities – it’s a day with a difference to be sure!

Location: Fresh Ground Cafe, Battersea Rise, SW11 1EQ

Date and Time: Tuesday 26th July from 10am-1.30pm

Age: 4 to 8 years

Price: £40 for 1 child, £30 for subsequent siblings

Contact Details: https://www.funkymonkey.info/holiday-courses

 

High 5 Learning

The holiday club’s days will be filled with mindfulness, yoga, creative time, outdoor exploration and language activities. Communication and social skills will be developed and embedded throughout all activities as children explore, thrive and learn together.

Location: St. Jude’s Balham

Date and Time: week of 18th July and 25th July from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Age: 5 to 8 years

Contact Details: www.high5learning.co.uk

 

Jigsaw Arts

Come join the summer fun with Singing 🎶 Dancing 💃🏼 Drama 🎭 .

Location:Chestnut Grove Academy, Balham

Date and Time:Monday 25th – Friday 29th July. 2 hour workshops for 3 – 5 years.  Full day for 5 – 16 years

Age: 3 to 16 years

Contact Details: www.jigsaw-arts.co.uk/balham ☎️ 0208 108 9757, 📧 balham@jigsaw-arts.co.uk

 

Julian Cousins Sports

The core sports of tennis and football remain but are supported with other sports and qualified coaches and teachers offering quality coaching in a safe environment.

Dates and Time: 18th July to 26th August

Location: Clapham Common (registration by Bowling Green Cafe)

Age: 3 years to 12 years

Price: £170 for the 5 day week £140 for the 4 week. £38 per day. 10% sibling discount

Contact Details: https://www.juliancousinssports.com/

 

Junction Theatre Academy

Join for a five day, fun-filled summer school to grow your skills in acting, singing, and dancing, learn routines from celebrated industry professionals, feature in your own spectacular, showstopping music video, and learn songs, dances and routines from hit musicals.

Location: The Omnibus Theatre, Clapham, SW4 0QW

Date and Time: Monday 15th-Friday 19th August 10am-4pm

Age: 7 years +

Price: £165* | Sibling Discount: £150 (*Early Bird Discount also available, SAVE 10% if you apply NOW!) Deadline June 19th, 2022.

Contact Details: junctiontheatreacademy.co.uk/ Email: info@junctiontheatreacademy.co.uk / Telephone: 07465 403987

 

Lavender Leonardos Children’s Art School

Lavender Leonardos is a small independent, children’s art studio set in a unique creative space in Battersea. Their mission is to teach and inspire children and adults of all levels of experience, in a fun and friendly environment. They offer in person and online art classes with sessions aimed at 6yrs+, 9yrs+ & 10yrs+, in addition to 1:1 tuition, birthday parties and printmaking.

Location: Lavender Hill, SW11 5QL & Online

Date: 11th July to 2nd September

Age: 6 years +

Contact Details:  lavenderleonardos@gmail.com / 020 7223 6767 / www.lavenderleonardos.art

 

Open Air Fit

Multi Sport Camp

Open Air Fit Multi-Sport camps are a great way for kids to be outdoors, make new friends, have a go at new sports and above all have fun!  Sports included are the more traditional games of football, rugby, athletics, plus ones that might not have been played before such as baseball or handball and there are always lots of fun games and obstacle courses too.  Camps are wholly inclusive and open to both boys and girls of all abilities aged between 4 and 13.

Location: Wandsworth Common Dog Free Zone by the Skylark Cafe  

Date: 11th July to 2nd September

Time: 09:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Age: 4 to 13 years

Price: £25 per child per day / £120 for 5 days & 15% sibling discount on all tickets (Book before 3rd July and get 10% off using the exclusive code CLAPHAMMUMS)

Summer Hols Pre-Season Football

Led by former professional football player Mel Capleton,  our coaches focus on key areas such as passing, dribbling and tackling, helping everyone to improve their all round game and pass on top tips. Open to boys and girls of all abilities.

Location: Wandsworth Common Dog Free Zone by the Skylark Cafe  

Date: 3rd and 4th August, 31st August & 01 September

Time: 02:30 PM to 04:30 PM

Age: 6-14 years

Price: £25 per child per day / £120 for 5 days & 15% sibling discount on all tickets (Book before 3rd July and get 10% off using the exclusive code CLAPHAMMUMS)

Contact Details:  http://www.openairfit.com/booking/ Email: kidscamps@openairfit.com

 

Play with Clay

Fun, creative pottery classes for children 6 years and over.  After one or two suggested projects to  introduce a few different techniques in hand-building, children will get the freedom to work on their  own ideas and have a very creative experience with clay making. The classes are in run in a very informal, fun atmosphere.

Location: Streatham & Clapham Prep School, Wavertree Road, London  SW2 3SR

Dates: Monday 18th – Thursday 21st July,   Monday 25th – Thursday 28th July, Monday 1st – Thursday 4th August

Times: Half day sessions: 9.30 am – 12 pm or 1.00 pm – 3.30 pm, Whole day session:   9.30 am – 3.30 pm

Age: 6 years+

Contact Details: www.play-with-clay.com, Email info@play-with-clay.com, phone 07930 413 649

 

Playball

Playball Camps holiday camps are suitable for children aged 3-8 years with individually designed, age-appropriate activities that encourage social interaction along with physical development and growth. There will be treasure hunts, Playball games and skills , water pistols and a whole lot more!

Location and Dates:

  • Battersea Park – Monday 25th July, Tuesday 26th July, Monday 1st August, Tuesday 2nd August, Monday 22nd August, Tuesday 23rd August, Tuesday 30th  August, Wednesday 31st August, Thursday 1st September, Friday 2nd September
  • Oak Lodge School 101 Nightingale Lane, SW12 8NA – Wednesday 27th July, Thursday 28th July, Friday 29th July, Wednesday 3rd August, Thursday 4th August, Friday 5th August, Wednesday 24th August, Thursday 25th August, Friday 26th August

Time: 10am-1pm (Lunch at around 11:30am)

Age: 3 to 8 years

Contact Details:  https://www.playballlondon.com/holiday-camps

 

Riva Learning

At Riva coding camps your child will create games, music, animations, stories and more in what promises to be a hugely fun and inspiring experience. In their Python course, for 11 – 17 year olds, you will discover the real power and magic of coding as you solve real-life problems using technology. They have outstanding reviews from parents and students, so much so that they are happy to refund you the entire fee if we (or your child) feels that they did not learn enough or did not enjoy the camp.

Location:Online, Live

Age: 8 to 17 years

Dates and Times:July 11th – August 26th

Website: https://www.rivalearning.com/coding-camps-kids Email learn@rivalearning.com Telephone 07539 890 926

 

Royal Academy of Dance

Pilates is popular with dancers as it stabilises and strengthens core stability, and corrects body alignment. Each hour-long session includes precision breathing, release stretching, and a group of Pilates movements ending with relaxation.

Location: Royal Academy of Dance, 188 York Road, SW11 3JZ

Age: 11 years +

Dates and Times: 15th August – 19th August from 1.15pm- 2.15pm

Website: https://www.royalacademyofdance.org/event/summer-pilates-course-2022/ Email Telephone +44 (0)20 7326 8000

 

Sparks Arts

Make Your Own Film Production in a Week. In Sparks filmmaking summer camps, young filmmakers learn all about the creative process of filmmaking .They work as a real film crew to produce their own film productions from start to finish.

Location:Saint Francis Xavier, 10 Malwood Rd, London SW12 8EN

Age: 5 to 18 years

Dates and Times: 1st August – 5th August and the 22nd August – 26th August from 9am – 3pm

Website: www.sparksarts.co.uk/filmmaking-summer-camps/

 

Stagecoach Putney

‘A show in a week’. Enjoy fun-filled workshops exploring acting, singing and dancing with their fantastic team, culminating in a show at the end of the week. Come and make new friends and learn some new skills too! Peter Pan for 4-6 year olds and High School Musical Jr for 6 years+.

Location: Brandlehow Primary School, SW15

Dates: Monday 1st- Friday 5th August

Times & ages : 9:30 AM- 3:30 PM

Website: https://www.stagecoach.co.uk/putney

 

Teddy Tennis

This Easter Half Term Teddy Tennis is running two weeks of holiday camps between the 4th– 14th of April. Their camps are innovative & entertaining, keeping your little ones busy and active during their time off school/nursery.

Locations: Kingston Upon Thames – Canbury Gardens, Battersea Park & Wimbledon Park

Dates: 18th July to 2nd September

Age: 2 to 6 years

Website: https://teddytennisuk.co.uk/

 

The Little Foxes Club

The Little Foxes multi-sports holiday club is brilliant for busy parents looking for well-managed activities for children aged 2-11. You can book a single day, a week at a time, or even hourly or half-day sessions. Ask about extended hours for early drop-offs and late pick-ups too. The children get lots of variety too at these exciting multi-sports camps. Including football and cricket, but also dodgeball, handball, Olympic games, athletics, tag and touch rugby and rounders.

Dates: Monday 11th July – Friday 2nd September

Location: Sports pitches next to Carriage Drive West in Battersea Park

Age: 2 – 11 years

Website: www.thelittlefoxesclub.com/ Phone: 0207 376 0006

 

The Little Gym Wandsworth

During the school holidays, rain or shine, The Little Gym camps combine fun, sport, creative activities and learning to keep your kids active, entertained and laughing. All while carefully developing their minds, bodies and self-confidence. Children love them!

Dates: 25th July to 2nd September

Times and Age Groups:

  • Adventure Gymnastics Camps (3 to 8 years): Monday to Friday from 9.30 am to 12.30 pm and Tuesday to Thursday from 2.00 pm to 5.00 pm
  • Skill Thrill Gymnastics Camps (5 to 12 years): Tuesday to Thursday from 2.00 pm to 5.00 pm

Location: Unit 8, Compass House, Riverside West, Smugglers Way, London SW18 1DB

Website: https://wandsworthfulham.thelittlegym.co.uk/camps

 

The Strings Club

The Strings Club camps start each morning with our fun-filled “Learn Together, Play Together ” instrumental sessions that include free hire of an instrument. Afternoons include their carefully-created, interactive workshops. From sport to drama to dance to music to wellbeing, every workshop is designed to inspire your child right up until pick up time!

Location: Franciscan Primary School, 221 Franciscan Rd, London SW17 8HQ

Dates: Monday 25th July- Friday 29th July, Monday 8th August – Friday 12th August, Monday 22nd August – Friday 26th August

Times & ages : 9:30 AM- 3:30 PM

Website: https://www.thestringsclub.org/locations/tooting

 

Youngstars

Each and every Youngstars holiday camp follows the familiar structure of tried and tested fun games, introductions to various sports and themed arts and crafts in an all inclusive and non competitive environment.

Dates, Times and Locations:

  • Location: St Lukes Community Hall, Ramsden Road, SW12 8RQ

Dates: Thursday 14th July – Friday 2nd September
Times: AM Block Sessions 8:30am-12:30pm, PM Block Sessions 1:00pm-5:00pm, Full Day Block Sessions 8:45am-5:15pm (AM & PM sessions are for all ages. Full day sessions children need to be 5 years of age on the first day of camp to attend)
Ages: 3 – 7 years
Costs: AM and PM sessions are £25 each, full day £49

  • Location: Belleville Wix Academy, Clapham Common Northside, SW4 0AJ

Dates: Monday 25th July – Friday 2nd September
Times: AM Block Sessions 8:30am-12:30pm, PM Block Sessions 1:00pm-5:00pm, Full Day Block Sessions 8:45am-5:15pm (AM & PM sessions are for all ages. Full day sessions children need to be 5 years of age on the first day of camp to attend)
Ages: 3 – 10 years
Costs: AM and PM sessions are £25 each, full day £49

  • Location: Alderbrook Primary School, Oldridge Rd, SW12 8PP

Dates: Thursday 22nd July – Monday 5th September
Times: AM Block Sessions 8:30am-12:30pm, PM Block Sessions 1:00pm-5:00pm, Full Day Block Sessions 8:45am-5:15pm (AM & PM sessions are for all ages. Full day sessions children need to be 5 years of age on the first day of camp to attend)
Ages: 3 – 10 years
Costs: AM and PM sessions are £25 each, full day £49

  • Location: Belleville Primary School, Belleville Rd, SW11 6PR

Dates: Friday 22nd July – Friday 19th August
Times: AM Block Sessions 8:30am-12:30pm, PM Block Sessions 1:00pm-5:00pm, Full Day Block Sessions 8:45am-5:15pm (AM & PM sessions are for all ages. Full day sessions children need to be 5 years of age on the first day of camp to attend)
Ages: 4 – 10 years
Costs: AM and PM sessions are £25 each, full day £49

Contact details: http://www.young-stars.co.uk/holiday-camps/clapham-balham-venues/  Email: campbookings@young-stars.co.uk, Telephone: 0845 222 1313

 

Zebra Skate

Zebra Skate aim to teach skating in a safe and fun environment. Camps are 5 days of Rollerblading, 5 days of Skateboarding,  or 5 days of both (5 day bookings only).

Dates: ​week commencing 25th July and 29th August

Location: Clapham Common, Windmill Drive

Age Group: 5-12 year olds. Scooter loving 4 year olds welcome

Times:

  • Skateboarding 10:00 am to 01:00 pm
  • Rollerblading 01:00 pm to 04:00 pm
  • Skateboarding and Rollerblading 10:00 am to 04:00 pm

Website: www.zebraskate.co.uk

 

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