The Best UK Residential Summer Camps 2022

It’s not just the Americans who do fantastic residential summer camps.  The UK has some great summer camps packed full of activities for kids. Find residential summer camps 2022.

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Camp Cooper

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Camp Cooper offer an American style overnight summer camp for children and teenagers aged 7 -17 in Scotland.  Campers create a personalised summer programme designed to suit their interests with exceptional tuition in tennis, dance, journalism, cooking, art, music, film-making, outdoor adventure, performing arts, football and sports. Camp Cooper residential summer camps also offer tuition in English language for International students combined with an English immersion programme.

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XUK Residential Summer Camps

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XUK multi activity summer residential kids camps offer a wide range of exciting activities and trips for children and teenagers aged 8 to 17 years.  XUK take full advantage of the top class facilities at Dauntsey’s School including a fully equipped sports hall, dance studio, cookery room, astro turf pitches and heated indoor swimming pool as well as the 150 acres of Wiltshire countryside. Activities vary each week keeping it fresh for those who are staying for more than one week and include everything from sports to creative sessions, camp fires and day trips.

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ISCA (Independent Schools Cultural Alliance)

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ISCA’s one-week summer camp is for children aged from 11 to 14 years and provides a transformational educational experience designed to tie in with the Year 7, Year 8 and Year 9 KS3 History Curriculum. The camp will run from 13-21 August 2022 and be based at the prestigious Charterhouse School in Surrey. Arranged and managed by ISCA, it will include the chance to explore over 15 historic and cultural sights in Southern England, allowing all the children taking part to experience and learn about the amazing history and culture of the UK in a fun and interactive way.

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UKSA Summer Camps

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UKSA offer a variety of multi-activity summer camps and one-day fun days on the Isle of Wight. Designed for children aged 8-15 years old, the summer water-based activity camps are suitable for all abilities.  Kids will get out onto the water, learn new skills, make new friends and have a lot fun. The 5 day summer camp takes place in Cowes on the Isle of Wight and is available as a residential sleepover or as a day camp.  Summer 2022 camps start from 25th July with the last camp running from 22nd August.

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Oppidan Camps

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Oppidan residential summer camp for 8 -13 years sits idyllically at the centre of Culden Faw Estate in Henley.  A true festival for children with 4.5 days of activities and workshops run by the best of the best in the UK. From beat boxing to gong baths and circus skills to animation the children leave Oppidan camp with a new sense of self, new tribe of friends and a lot of stories to tell.

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Camp Wilderness

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Leave the tech behind and make life-long memories at Camp Wilderness this summer. Re-wild your kids on an adventure summer residential camp, or get the whole family together outdoors on a UK weekend wilderness escape.

3 and 5 day adventure residential camps for 8-14 year olds are held in Oxfordshire, Hertfordshire, Northamptonshire and Kent. The safari-style tented camps are perfect base for bushcraft skills, fire-lighting, toasting marshmallows and making new friends.

Camp Wilderness have also partnered with Ed Stafford to build an exciting advanced camp experience designed and led by Ed himself.  Whether you’re returning campers or newbies looking for ways to build or hone your survival skills, The Ed Stafford Challenge will challenge campers to use their new found skills in a woodland based mission.

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Ultimate Activity Summer Residential Camp

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Ultimate Activity Camps have crafted a totally new concept in residential camps where 8-13 year olds will experience a fizzing mix of awesome activities, social fun and brain-spiration at the stunning Canford School in Dorset. To deliver the summer residential programme, Ultimate Activity Camps have partnered with sister-company Summer Boarding Courses – the the UK’s top ranked residential summer school provider.

RV Golf Schools

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RV Golf Schools have 15 years experience running golf camps to over 1,500 beginner, development & high performance golfers’ from around the world. This summer sees the return of the established junior golfer residential summer camp in St Andrews, the home of golf and their first camp in England at the prestigious Wellington College.

The overnight summer camp is open to children and teens of all abilities, from 10-17 years. There’s a busy schedule of coaching, course play, competitions & activities whilst being looked after in impressive accommodation by pastoral experts. The focus on the coach player interaction ensures every player no matter their level has an amazing experience.

Kings Bournemouth

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The Kings GCSE summer camp  allows students to revise GCSE subjects in a way that is designed to really bring the curriculum to life.  The course combines revision in core GCSE subjects with a lively and engaging programme of team games and outdoor activities designed to bring the curriculum to life. Dates available between 11th July to 12th August with 15 classroom lessons and 12 hours of outdoor activities.

Camp by the Coast

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Camp by the Coast’s jam-packed activity programme will promote confidence, foster new friendships and create lasting memories! Children will take part in multiple beach activities, sporting sessions, group games, evening activities and themed events. The 2022 residential summer camp will be running from 3rd July 2022 to 17th July 2022.

Camp Crusoe

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Camp Crusoe is a quintessentially British sleep-away summer camp where kids become part of a camp community and feel connected, valued, challenged, and supported.

It is the place where 8-15 year olds can get away from home and electronic gadgets to enjoy a whole host of fun and adventurous activities in a beautiful country house set in a rural environment, testing themselves, trying new things and making new friends.

Whether its archery or SUP-ing, arts and crafts or drama, bushcraft or capture the flag, there is something for every child to enjoy with new friends, making lifelong memories along the way.

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St Clare’s Oxford

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Are you aged 9-15? Oxford is waiting for you! Join one of St Clare’s Oxford English summer courses and improve your writing, speaking, listening and reading skills while having fun with children from around the world!

St Clare’s Oxford also offer English language programmes for teenagers aged 14-17 years old including Interactive English and Intensive English. The English courses start from elementary level.  St Clare’s also offer the academic course IB Introduction as well as subject-specific courses like Business in Oxford and Art and Digital Design in Oxford.

PGL Summer Camps

PGL offer thrills, challenges and adventures – all rolled into one fantastic holiday! Kids from 7 to 17 years leave PGL with loads more friends, interests and feeling more confident. Various locations in the UK.

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5 days residential  summer camps where children aged 8 to 16 years can choose from  exciting tech & coding courses.

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Soccer Camps International

Soccer Camps are run by highly experienced certified coaches with many years of experience teaching young soccer players the best soccer drills.

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Young Film Academy

For young people who love films, whether it’s creating them or acting in them, YFA’s all-inclusive Residential Filmmaking and Screen Acting Summer Camp is a dream come true: a chance to eat, sleep and breathe movies!  1 or 2 week camps available.

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NIKE Sports Camps

Get the experience of a lifetime on a Nike Sports Camp in the UK. Choose from courses in football, tennis, hockey and golf with or without English language lessons.

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Reddam House

Day and boarding Summer Camps filled with friendship, excitement, activities and challenges, for ages 8 to 17.

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SBC International

Delivering award-winning summer courses that unlock your child’s potential and set a foundation for future success. Hosted at the UKs most famous school locations including Eton College, Cambridge College and Headington Oxford.

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St Andrews Summer Camp

St Andrews summer school in Scotland offers students aged 13 – 18, from all over the world, the opportunity to spend their summer at one of the UK’s top universities.

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British Youth Music Theatre

The summer camps are one week activity holidays providing intensive, creative training in musical theatre for anyone aged 11-17. Develop  acting, singing, movement, writing and instrumental playing abilities.

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Highfield English Summer School

The summer school for students aged 8 – 15 years, is a three-week experience of life at the prestigious Highfield English Prep School.

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Young Athlete Camp

5 day residential running camps for young athletes aged between 12 & 17 held in Harrow, London.

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Stonar Residential Riding Camps

Stonar’s Residential Riding Camp is a bespoke programme, offering beginner through to advanced riders the opportunity to gain hands-on, in-depth daily stable and riding experience.  Running Easter and Summer 2022 for children 9-14 years.

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Heathfield Summer Camp & International Summer School

Established 30 years ago, Heathfield’s Summer Camp and School is proving hugely popular once again. The International Summer School for Girls aged 8 to 17 years runs from July 9 2022 to August 6 2022.

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The three-week all-inclusive summer school experience offers high school students from all over the world the opportunity to combine learning, creative enrichment and action-packed adventure in the historic university towns of St Andrews, Cambridge and Yale.

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A Superstars Residential Camp is much more than an extended version of our popular day camp, it has be designed by our team of experienced staff who have lived and breathed overnight camps to bring all their knowledge to Superstars.

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