With six weeks of summer holidays to fill it can be a struggle as a working parent to find childcare or just to arrange lots of fun to keep your kids occupied. Here’s a great list of Summer holiday activity camps running around Oxfordshire that will keep your kids entertained. Click on the links in red below for further information.
Ultimate Camps – activity-based holiday day camps for children aged 4 to 14 years
Every day, children will enjoy a brilliant mix of sports, games and creative activities led by inspiring staff at amazing locations! With great savings if you book early, they offer great value for money. Book by the day or week and you can use childcare vouchers to pay too.
- Abingdon Prep and Abingdon School Sports Centre
- Oxford West – also includes Ultimate Survival
- Oxford Farmoor (Hill End Outdoor Centre) – Ultimate Survival for 8-14 years
- Oxford (Ultimate Sports Academy)
Oxfordshire Summer Holiday Kids Clubs
Kid Active Holiday Clubs (Headington, Oxford) – offer children aged 4-12 a fantastic mix of high and low energy activities. The exciting timetable is delivered over spacious indoor and outdoor areas offering arts and crafts, construction, board games, toys, music, dance, bouncy castle and all the sports.
House of Fun offers multi-activity camps including cookery, sports and arts & crafts for 5-12 year olds and a special pre school holiday club for 2-5 year olds. Children choose all their activities each day, and through a safe, fun environment under the supervision of a fantastic team of friendly and experienced staff, giving children the chance to just be kids.
- Cowley, Oxford
- Oxford – special Friday cookery holiday club
- Oxford – pre school holiday club for 2-5 year olds
Science Oxford – Calling all budding scientists. Join Science Oxford‘s Science Camp for some exciting hands-on science this summer.
Explore different, and varied, fields of science including electricity, wildlife and even outer space with a mixture of shows, experiments, making things and workshops.
SuperCamps are a leading provider of childcare in the UK, offering holiday camps for children aged 4 to 14 throughout the school holidays. SuperCamps stands out for its out-of-the-ordinary activities and the breadth of options available at Multi-Activity camps means that children will always enjoy a new experience.
The Oxford Boat Adventure is a holiday camp with a difference, on the land and on the water. Children experience outdoor life around a secluded summer lake close to Dorchester-on-Thames in South Oxfordshire.
Little Explorers (Reception to Year 1) experience some exciting land based adventures across the farm from den building to visiting the island and cooking on fires.
The Adventurers (Year 3 to Year 8) the experienced and energetic team lead groups of children aged 7 to 13 in a range of adventurous activities from stand up paddle boarding to camp fire cooking.
The Life Adventure (Teens) a unique 3 day adventure for 13-15 year olds led by a skills expert to develop the essential skills we need to survive everyday life, in school and beyond.
- Dorchester on Thames (near Wallingford)
Oxford Active Camps – children’s multi-activity camps are for children aged from 3 to 14 years and have a wide range of fun activities for kids to enjoy during the school holidays. With venues at top independent schools with outstanding facilities from indoor and outdoor swimming pools to sports playing fields, woodlands and 100’s of acres to explore.
- Kennington, Oxford
- West Oxford
- Summertown, North Oxford
- Headington, Oxford
- Sibford Ferris near Banbury
Active Adventure are perfect for children aged 6 to 14 years with a passion for all things outdoors, muddy and adventurous.
Code Ninjas (Oxford) holiday camps offer an immersive environment for tech-loving kids to explore and develop new skills while having fun with friends. This summer they have a packed programme of camps to choose from for tech loving kids.
Robotics, Minecraft Modding and Coding, Roblox development, become a You Tuber, arcade gaming, stop motion animation, learn web development and more. Full details for all the coding holiday clubs.
Cokethorpe’s Camps (near Witney) make full use of the 150-acre parkland grounds to deliver an activities programme across three different age-groups, supplemented by excellent Rugby, Cricket and Watersports weeks which run under expert coaching.
Prices start from £35 per day (8.30am to 5.30pm), with a discount applied for full-week activities bookings.
Elite Youth Sports Ofsted registered Multi-Activity Holiday Camps are suitable for boys and girls aged 4-13. They have an exciting programme of Sports and Elite Activities to fulfil the needs of energetic children looking to learn new skills, build confidence and make new friends while having fun!
NOX Gymnastics Camps (Witney) are designed to be a fun space for children (of all gymnastics abilities!) to learn, play and make new friends through the school holidays. A variety of activities makes every day different, including outdoor playtime, choreography, a variety of different sports activities, team building games, races, arts & crafts activities, and of course plenty of gymnastics!
Book before 27th June for 22% discount.
Mini Professionals Dance Academy (Kidlington) – specialist dance camps for children ages 3-18 are split into age categories. This summer there are four consecutive dance camps with three different camps available. Regular dance camps for any age and ability with a wide variety of styles the children can enjoy. An advanced camp for teenagers wanting push themselves out of their comfort zones. A Musical Theatre focused week where students will be singing, dancing and acting.
TA Sport Stars aim to make every child’s experience on camp the best it could possibly be! Holiday camp activities and sports can include
Bright Sparks Science Camps – science holiday activities are designed to entertain primary school aged children during the school holidays. Join in for a jam packed holiday camp full of science tricks, messy experiments, fun games and science crafts.
Lingotots West Oxford (Witney)
Lingotot holiday camps are a fantastic way for primary school children aged 4 to 11 years to learn a language while having a fun packed day. Choose individual days or the whole festival with the French holiday club running 25th-29th July 2022 and the Spanish holiday club running 1st-4th August 2022.
The multi activity club includes everything from team challenges, games and outdoor activities to getting creative with arts, baking, dance, STEM activities, messy play and parties.
Join The North Wall in North Oxford this summer with creative workshops from performing monologues to exploring character.
The North Wall lead playful, energetic, and inclusive workshops with a strong commitment to having fun! Find out about performing monologues for 12 to 17 year olds or exploring character for 8 to 11 year olds.
A wild child zone with no parents allowed, MUDDY FEET® Holiday Club provides a fully day of immersive forest school style fun. Muddy Explorers for ages 5+ activities include everything from shelter building, fire skills and cooking on the fire to woodland games, natural arts and crafts, bushcraft skills, making bows and arrows from wood. Muddy Adventurers for ages 12+ are designed to reconnect your teenager with nature, helping to build self-confidence and mental health.
Chipping Norton Theatre (Chipping Norton) – run a wide variety of workshops for children. From day workshops to week-long workshops, there really is something for everyone!
Jane Brooks intensive 5 day swimming courses Jane Brooks Swim offers intensive swimming courses during the school holidays designed to help children make rapid progress.
Woodstock Gymnastics Club Camps allow children to try new activities, make friends and develop their gymnastics skills using a wide range of apparatus. Suitable from ages 4+
Jamie Cassidy Soccer Camps (Bicester)
Oxfordshire Skill Football Academy (Oxford & Kidlington)
Premier Tennis Camps – The week-long camps are packed with ways to build skills, enjoy fresh-air fun and instill confidence.
Ignite Sport – popular holiday sports courses (football, multi sport and girls only football) (Oxford)
Serious4Sport run children’s Sports Camps with a whole range of sports and activities (Wantage).
Dan Housego Cricket Camp – Structured session plans focusing on the technicalities of batting, bowling, fielding and wicketkeeping.
- Woodcote (near Reading)
Muddy Explorers Woodland Holiday Club (Brackley) – for children aged 5+ years. A fun woodland based holiday club to re-wild your child.
The Hedgehog Club summer holiday forest activity days at Hailey Community Woods (Witney) – for children 5 – 11 years. Spend a day outdoors playing, building and exploring.
Magpies (Kidlington) – perfect for younger primary age kids with a mix of indoor and outdoor activities.
Rainbows (Bicester) – holiday club for children aged 3-11 years
Artworks (Oxford) – art classes for kids with a great range of different materials.
Stagecoach drama holiday workshops – Children and Teenagers can make friends, have fun and develop some great new skills.
- Oxford (Headington)
- Oxford (Summertown)
WOAPA performing arts summer school (Witney)
Mrs Bun The Baker cookery classes
Just For Kids Company are running a musical theatre camp covering ages 3 to 19 years (Bicester)
Vicky’s Holiday Club (near Witney) – wider range of activities including arts, crafts and sports.
CW Active (Chinnor) – fun based camps offer sports and activities that are designed to keep your kids physically active whilst learning new skills and meeting great friends.
Get Active Sports (Didcot) – exciting, energetic and educational children’s Multi Activity Holiday Camps.
Camp Adventure (Bicester) – holiday activity programme allowing children to learn new skills, make new friends and have great fun in a safe environment!
Advanced Sports Ltd Holiday courses are a popular and great choice for children, 5-11 years old, who want to enjoy sports and activities, with their friends, in a safe and productive environment (Thame)
Energy Kidz jam-packed with an exciting new activity programme that provides opportunities for children to access a range of new fun and enriching experiences.
Next Thing Education (Oxford) are more than just a childcare provider. Their holiday tech camps allow children to gain technical skills from a young age enabling them to shape the future.
Adventure Plus (Witney) It’s an opportunity for young people to experience an exciting activity holiday week. The week is crammed full of adventure activities and input for you and your friends
Full Circle Sports – Full Circle Sports run safe, fun holiday camps for children age 4 to 14 years.