Five Kids Camps Across Yorkshire You Need to Know About
Summer schools and holiday camps are a great way to keep your children learning new skills (and making friends) during their time off
Based near Keighley, High Adventure’s holiday club is an exciting and adventurous way to keep the kids busy. Suitable for active children aged seven or older, each day there will be a range of activities, from climbing and high ropes to watersports and archery. You can book for either a day or a whole week, plus with indoor facilities the club will always be on no matter the weather!
High Adventure Outdoor Education Centre, Keighley BD22 0AA
At Camp Wilderness they’re passionate about getting children and families outdoors on camp experiences like no other, leaving their tech behind and helping them to make life-long memories. From lighting fires and sleeping under the stars, to following animal tracks and learning water purification techniques, they aim to unlock everyone’s inner adventurer. This summer kids can take part in a three- or five-day camp at Castle Howard.
Castle Howard, York YO60 7DA
0333 200 4469
Offering fun technology and computing activities for children and teens – everything from programming an app for a smart phone to being a TV producer for the day – this holiday tech camp for kids aged 6–12 will spark kids’ creativity, switch on their brain cells, and teach them new skills, all while being sociable along the way.
Harrogate Ladies’ College, Clarence Drive, Harrogate HG1 2QG
Established in 1957, PGL are the UK’s leading children’s adventure holiday company and they’ve just opened their newest centre in North Yorkshire. Newby Wiske Hall boasts more than 20 fun-filled activities, a sports hall and more than 30 acres of outdoor space, as well as modern ensuite rooms – they’ve even got triple-bunk beds! The site also has three exclusive activities you won’t find elsewhere; Quick Jump, Laser Tag and Aqua Park.
Newby Wiske Hall, Northallerton DL7 9EX
0333 321 2114
This not-for-profit has been getting children active, having fun and learning together for three decades. Kings Camps’ week-long Multi Active Programme brings out the best in every child, regardless of their ability, through a wide range of active games and sports during the school holidays. With camps at schools all across the county including Bootham School in York, Sheffield High School and Silcoates School in Wakefield, find your nearest camp online.
0114 263 2160