Your ultimate guide to kids summer camps around Marlow 2019

The sun is finally shining and the countdown is on to the school summer holidays. As teachers everywhere rejoice, parents begin to panic about how to fill seven school-free weeks. Thankfully help is on hand right on our doorsteps with plenty of summer clubs and camps guaranteed to keep children entertained and parents sane. Here is our ultimate guide to the best local kids summer camps in and around Marlow. We’ve organised them by categories so you find the ones that best suit your child.

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Could you be one of 1.4 million working parents that are eligible for £2000 to cover school holiday clubs and camps but are not claiming it?

These benefits can be had through tax free childcare. You can use the government’s childcare calculator to find out if you are eligible or read the full article about this on The Sun’s website. It’s worth checking out.

STEM/Academic

Creative Digital Design and Coding| Reading

Various dates. 9am to 6pm. Age 9 to 17yrs.

Fire Tech offer a range of coding, robotics and digital media production courses in small class sizes by subject specialists at Reading University. These unique courses were started by Jill Hodges, a mum of two because she was concerned her own kids weren’t learning the skills they need to take the digital world by storm.

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Little House of Science| Danesfield School Marlow

13th-15th August (Astrogeology) 10am – 3pm. Age 4 to 9yrs

The Little House of Science run interactive, hands on holiday workshops for children. All teachers are scientists and will assist younger children with the experiments and activities (which are all risk assessed). The sessions in Marlow will focus on earth, other planets, moons and meteorites. £49 per day, £135 for 3 days

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Ninja Coding | Bourne End Library

29th/30th July, 31st July/1st Aug,  2oth/21st, 22nd/23rd Aug. Age 7+

Invent, create, build and code…Ninja Code Academy run fun, exciting coding and STEM camps where children learn through play! This year the camps are the Rocket-Powered NinjaDragster Day camp (9 -4pm) £105 and the very popular Mobile Apps Development Course over 2 or 4 days. For more information or to book call Uma 07775 510915.

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Academic Summer School| High Wycombe

Running throughout the summer hols. 9am – 3pm. Reception to YR6

Aimed at keeping your child bright over the summer break. Children spend their morning doing intensive Maths and English teaching and afternoons on activities such as chess, debate, and creative writing. From £27 per day.

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Young Engineers| The Curzon Centre High Wycombe

6th-7th August (Lego Robotics) 10am – 2pm. Age 10 to 13yrs

These robotics classes will give your child an understanding of programming and how it influences our environment. They’ll also develop their critical thinking and problem-solving skills – things that will benefit them even if they don’t grow up to work in a STEM career. £25 per day

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Coding and Tech Summer Camps | Holyport College

15th July to 30th August. Age 7 to 16yrs.

From Touch-typing to Minecraft, Robotics to Game Design, FunTech Summer camps offer a variety of different courses for your child to enjoy this summer. The camps will teach your child important tech skills needed for a digital future, in an engaging and – most importantly – fun way! Camp locations are available around the UK – as well as in Holyport!

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Mad Science| Marlow

Running throughout the summer holidays at different locations. 9am – 4:30pm. Age 5 to 11.

Mad Science brings science to life using a mixture of dynamic demonstrations and exciting hands-on science activities. Check their website for the full list of dates and venues but the course runs in Little Marlow on 6th to 8th August and in Marlow from 20th to 22nd August. £44 per day or £120 for 3 days.

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Multi Sports

GetActive Sports| The Redgrave Sports Centre, Marlow

Running throughout the summer holiday. Age 4 to 12yrs. 

This camp provides a mixture of fun and imaginative sports sessions combined with challenging games, activities and themed art and craft. The daily schedule gives children the opportunity to try something new whilst making friends in a safe environment.  From £20.95 per day 9:30am to 3:30pm. Additional hours available. 

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Playball| Danesfield School Marlow

 7th-9th August (10am-3pm). Age 3 to 9yrs.

Joanne’s Playball camps provide children with a wide range of activities including Level 3 LTA Tennis tuition, Yoga and Arts & Crafts. They are tailored towards younger children (under 9’s) and teach the key skills needed for tennis, hockey, cricket, golf, rugby, football, volleyball and more. £40.00 per day with discounts for multiple days.

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Tennis, Yoga and Art| Danesfield School

20th and 21st August, 10am to 2pm. 5 to 9yrs.

Join local mums Emma, Lucy and Karen for two days of tennis, yoga and art workshops.  Children will spend an hour learning tennis skills with Emma from Little Aces Tennis, doing yoga with Lucy from Tea & Yoga and arts and crafts with Karen from The Art Club.  Groups will be age specific with a maximum of 10 children in each group.  And there’ll be group ball games to end the day. £35 per day.

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Multi Activity Week| Bisham Abbey 

29th Jul to 2nd Aug. Age 8 to 15yrs.

Get afloat this summer! An action packed fun week including dinghy sailing, bellboating and a trip down the River Thames on a Dutch barge! The week ends with a challenge packed mini-olympics day. All activities take place from the base at the National Sports Centre and are fully supervised by their team of specialist Instructors. £45 per day for 5 days.

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Club Sport | Highcrest Academy High Wycombe

Running 5th-9th, 12th-16th, 19th -23rd and 27th – 30th August from 8:30am to 4pm. Age 5 to 14yrs.

This camp will keep your children energised and entertained whilst trying out lots of different sports including cricket, netball, lacrosse, basketball and dodge ball to name but a few of the sports on offer. From £22.50 per day.

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Multi Activity Camps | Wycombe Leisure Centre

Running 29th Jul to 30th Aug. Age 5 to 12yrs

Activities include gymnastics, swimming, football, trampolining, arts and crafts and lots more… Running Monday to Friday excluding the bank holiday. 8am to 6pm. £22 per day.

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Single Sport Clubs

Golf Camp | Wycombe Heights Golf Club

Running from 30th July to 29th Aug on Tues to Thurs. Age 6-15yrs.

Learn all aspects of golf. Suitable for complete beginners to the more advance. £96 for 3 days from 9am to 1pm or £37 per single day including a hot lunch. Clubs can be provided.

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Booker Gym Club| Booker

Running throughout the summer holiday. Age 3 to 10 yrs.

Learn all aspects of gymnastics including floor, beam, bars, tumble, vault and rings plus fun and games such as rhythmic gymnastics, circus skills, dodge ball and parachute. Sessions include lunch and run 10am to 3pm. £28 per individual session and £22 for additional siblings. Option for early drop off at 9am for extra £5.

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Fab Football Academy| Bisham

31 Jul to 2nd Aug, 7th to 9th Aug, 14th to 16th Aug, 21st to 23rd Aug.  Age U5’s to U14’s.

During these courses the players will experience different coaching topics delivered by professional qualified coaching staff.  9am to 3pm. £24 per day but discounts for multiple days.

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First Soccer | Danesfield School Marlow

Running 1st -2nd, 5th-9th, 19th -23rd and 27th – 30th August from 10am-3pm. Age 4+

Skills sessions, ball games and matches run by fully qualified, insured, CRC checked coaches. You can book in advance or drop in on the day. £20 per day or £160 for a season pass which gives you entry to all sessions.

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Tennis Camp | Marlow Tennis Club

Running 23rd-25th, 29th-31st Jul, 6th-8th, 13th-15th, 19th-21st August. Age 6 to 18yrs

Summer tennis and performance camps at Marlow Tennis Club with skill level groups suitable for all from complete beginners to advanced. 1.5-2hr lessons at various times according to ability. From £13 per day/lesson.

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Paul Delgado Tennis Camps| St Pirans School, Maidenhead

Running throughout the summer holidays. Age 4 to 16yrs.

Groups will be arranged according to age and ability. Whether you are an absolute beginner or budding superstar, the camps will give you the opportunity to improve your tennis whilst having loads of fun. From £25 for a half day session (9am-12pm). Full days available.

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Arts / Craft / Theatre

Jam Theatre School| Marlow

27th-30th August (10am to 4pm) Age: 7-12 yrs.

There’s a limited number of places left on a four day creative and performing course at Jam Theatre Studios. Kids can pick and choose which activities they want to do. There’s animation, ballet, line dancing, puppetry, special effects make up, TV presenting and vocal explosion to name but a few. £200 (£175 for siblings). 

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Jane Douglass Fitness and Dance| Sandygate School Marlow

12-16th August. 9.30am-3.30pm. Age 5-14 yrs.

The theme of Jane’s summer holiday club is ‘Out of This World’ – there’ll be fitness, dance, arts and crafts, games and musical theatre. You can book for the whole week, a day or half day. Mention Marlow Mum’s to get  discounted pricing at the early bird rate until 5th Aug.

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Stage Coach| Wycombe High School

29th Jul-2nd Aug. 9.30am-12:30pm. Age 4-6 yrs

Learn a Show in a Week! All children will be taught new skills through singing, dancing and acting and prepare to put on a show for their family and friends. From £95.

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Smart Raspberry Cookery| Wycombe High School

Running on Tuesdays throughout the summer hols. 10am to 1pm, Age 5 to 12 yrs

Sign up for some fun-filled cookery workshops this summer. Get your children inspired to cook with some delicious recipes! All recipes, ingredients, cooking equipment and packaging are included. £35 per day.

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Summer Circus Week | Norden Farm, Maidenhead

29th July to 2nd August. 10am to 4pm, Age 7-13 yrs.

A week of incredible circus skills and performing. Learn to walk on stilts, ride a unicycle, walk the tightrope and perform on a trapeze! £115 for the course.

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Summer Theatre Week | Norden Farm, Maidenhead

19th -23rd August. 10am to 4pm, Age 10-16 yrs.

 Experience all aspects of theatre, from lighting to stage blocking to acting with the help of professional directors. £115 for the week.

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Craft Giraffe| Foxes Piece School

30th July – 21st August on Tues and Weds. 10:30-1pm.  Age: 6 – 13 yrs

Session includes 2 crafts and snack break. Children will make lava lamps, bath bombs, tie dying, slime making and more. £15 per session.

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1 day dance workshop| Henley

29th August.. 10am to 4pm. 9-14 yr olds.

A local professional dancer is holding a one-day dance workshop in the summer. Focus will be contemporary dance.  No dance experience necessary. Teaching with a live musician. The emphasis of this workshop is primarily about having fun. £25 for the day. For further information, email rosietong.dance@outlook.com

Marlow After School Club | Marlow Youth Centre

29th Jul- 23rd Aug. 8am-6pm. Age 4 – 12yrs.

The Marlow After School Club continues its great out of school activities into the summer holidays. The club opens at 8am and runs to 6pm. Children will take part in all sorts of different activities from sports to crafts, cooking and even day trips out. £25 per day.

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BEAH | Claytons School, Bourne End

29th Jul – 1st Aug. 10am to 1pm. Age 4 – 11yrs

This activity camp is run by a not for profit organisation offering a wide range of activities that you can book for your child before they attend. Options include cookery, street dance, climbing, T Shirt Design and Beauty Parlor to name but a few. £12 per day.

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Holiday Heroes | Bisham Abbey

29th July- 16th August. Age 5-11yrs.

Become a Bisham Abbey Holiday Hero! Fun games and activities. Play football, dodgeball, tennis, hockey, gymnastics, tag games and many more. Also arts and crafts to create posters and banners. From £20 per day for 9-3pm. Extra hours available.

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Super Camps| Borlase School, Marlow

Running throughout the summer holidays. 9am to 5pm. Age 4 – 14yrs.

SuperCamps at Sir William Borlase’s Grammar School has a range of facilities that allow them to run different and exciting activities for your children. From £40 per day.

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Burford School Camp | Burford School

25th /26th Jul, 29th – 2nd Aug, 26th – 30th Aug, 2nd/3rd Sept

A mixture of crafts, games, sports and movies making the most of the schools fab indoor and outdoor facilities. 

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CalmKids Holiday Workshops | Holtspur Scout Hut

Running on Wed’s to Fri’s throughout August. 9am-3pm. Age 4 to 11yrs.

Focus on Emotional Well-being. Packed with fun, mindful, creative activities encouraging self-care such as daily yoga & breathing, sports, arts&crafts, planting, juicing, cooking & sports plus much much more. Contact Zoe Saunders for more info. zoe@liferituals.me.uk.

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Barracudas| Wycombe Abbey

Running throughout the summer holidays. 8:30am to 5pm. Age 4.5yrs – 14yrs.

Wycombe Abbey provides the perfect facilities, including an indoor swimming pool, for Barracudas to provide 80+ activities for children in the holidays. Extended hours available. From £40 per day.

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Camp Adventure| The Magnet, Maidenhead

25th July to 30th August (exc Aug bank hol Mon). Age 5 to 12yrs.

This camp provides a fantastic selection of games and activities for children to try. No two days will be the same. Activities can include football, tennis, basketball, bouncy castle, arts and crafts, movies, trampolining and even pizza making! This is to name just some of what’s on offer. £30 to £32 per day.

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Longridge Adventure Sports| Marlow

25th July to 30th August (exc Aug bank hol Mon). Age 8 to 14yrs.

Holiday Activity Days are recommended for young people between the ages of 8 and 14 who are looking to explore some adventurous activities during the school holidays. 8:45am to 5pm. £40 per day.

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Chiltern Forest School| High Wycombe

5th – 9th August. 9:30-3:30pm. Age 5 to 11yrs.

Join them for a day (or half day) of fun and adventure. Each day experienced staff will provide activities for your children to take part in. Sessions include bug hunting, natural crafts, mud painting and outdoor art, den building, rope swings, tree climbing, stories and songs, team games, camp fires, cooking, free-range play and much more. £17.50 for half day or £35 for a full day.

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Ultimate Activity Camps| Godstowe School High Wycombe

22nd July to 23rd August. 8:30 – 5:15pm. Age 4 to 10+yrs.

Activity-based holiday day camps for children aged 4 to 10+years.  Making the most of Godstowe School’s 12 acres of grounds, swimming pool, sports hall and astro. Running from 8:30 to 5:15pm. From £46 per day.

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Ultimate Survival | Reading Blue Coat School

22nd July to 30th August. 8:30 – 5:15pm. Age 7-14yrs.

Each day children will try survival skills, and enjoy challenges and games with the added theatre of different scenarios, a different theme each day. 8:30am to 5:15pm. £46 per day.

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