Mimi's French Classes

Mimi’s French Classes offer lively and fun French classes for Babies, toddlers and children up to 8 yrs. Mimi’s creative approach to language learning through songs, rhymes, story-telling, puppets, drama, games, arts & crafts and seasonal and cultural activities makes learning French fun.

Come and say Bonjour at one of our classes for Babies & toddlers, Pre-schoolers & our Super Saturday French Club for 5-8s, based in Dun Laoghaire and Sandymount.

Bring your children to have a really positive experience of French. With our emphasis on fun, they will be asking to come to Mimi’s and learn French every week!

Little Makers Arts and Crafts Summer Camp

Little Makers Arts and Crafts Summer Camp is a great place to let your child have fun, while discovering and developing her or his artistic potential with passionate and qualified Early Childhood Educators & Art and Craft Teachers. Kids learn new skills and techniques and as a result build confidence and the knowledge of how to create fabulous arts and crafts! Just make it!

Craft World has classes and camps in public venues for 4-12 year olds!

StageWise – Performing Arts Summer Camp

STAGEWISE Performing Arts Summer Camp returns!

Ireland’s leading residential performing arts camp ideal for young people aged 13-18.

 

Teens who have an interest in exploring the world of acting, dance, drama and theatre love our camp! Our summer stage school is now in its 26th year in King’s Hospital School Dublin. During the course each participant will get a taste of what it is like to train for a career in the world of performing arts, working with some of the industry’s top tutors from both Ireland and abroad.

Florence & Milly Art Studio

Florence & Milly is a paint your own pottery and crafts activity studio in Clane, Co. Kildare. The overall atmosphere of our studio is child and adult friendly, making it an ideal space for all age groups to interact in a safe and fun environment. Items start from €5 to €45.

Surfdock Watersports

GREAT FUN | IDEAL LOCATION | SAFE ENVIRONMENT

We have been running kids camps in the Grand Canal Dock for more than 25 years and our fully qualified instructors have great experience in working with children and teaching water sports. Our activities are suitable for all children and teens without any experience in water sports.

During the camp the children will be divided into age groups. While we do our best to accommodate participants to be in the same group as their friends, we cannot guarantee this due to instructor ratios and the nature of our activities.

The sheltered surroundings of the Grand Canal Basin are ideal to learn & practice water sports.

Our camp location is very easy to get to, we’re only 5 minutes from the city centre and in walking distance from the Grand Canal Dock DART station. There is free parking available while dropping off/collecting children.

Pine Forest Art Centre

Art is awesome- Especially up a mountain!!


What child doesn’t love messing about with paint, making cool stuff, meeting fairies and exploring the great outdoors? The Pine Forest Art Centre is where the magical worlds of art and nature come together- often with spectacular results.

Every Child is an artist and for many the Pine Forest Art Centre is the place that lights the spark. We run a variety of courses throughout the year: Mid Term, Easter, Summer, Halloween and Christmas. Arty Party Birthday Events are a big hit with all ages. Our Parent and Child Days, where families work together to produce multiple mini masterpieces, are also hugely popular.

Connemara Maths Academy

Ever dreamed of a camp where your kids can learn math AND really enjoy it?! Connemara Maths Academy delivers in spades! Learning through discovery, creativity and adventure is the corner stone of our educational philosophy. Our Summer camps across Ireland promote critical thinking, problem solving and educated risk taking. We offer challenging, stimulating and intensive residential programmes for summer camps. And, for 2019, we’ll be at Rockwell College, County Tipperary, and Delphi Resort on the beautiful West Coast of Ireland. Our camps welcome kids from all over the world to join us!

At Connemara Maths Academy, we place a strong emphasis on educational technology, physical activity and creativity. All three are interwoven with a core mathematics centered curriculum. Our total immersion programmes promote fluency in key mathematical and scientific concepts, while kids get to explore and discover just how these concepts relate to life, creativity and adventure.

RIPCODER CLUB Code School

Ripcoder Club Code School is an after-school coding club that focuses on making coding fun for kids. Ripcoder Classes are small to ensure that every students gets the attention necessary for understanding. Our students are taught by teachers who have both programming expertise and the ability to teach. It’s really important that our teachers know how to explain difficult concepts in a language that kids understand. They are trained in our specially developed curriculum.

EVERYTHING IS READY FOR YOU at Ripcoder Club Code School!

DLR Leisure Centres

Drop in to see our state-of-the-art leisure and activity facilities. We offer great children’s and family options to the Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown Community such as all weather pitches, swimming pools, state-of-the-art gyms, sauna facilities, swimming sessions, training sessions etc. And we are your one-stop location in the community for fabulous children’s camps and sports programs!

 

We operate 4 Leisure Centres at Loughlinstown, Ballyogan, Meadowbrook and Monkstown and one golf course at Stepaside. We provide fully equipped gyms, excellent pool facilities, fitness studios and all weather pitches. We also have a skate park in Monkstown and a Large indoor sports hall in Loughlinstown. Our golf facility is located in a stunning scenic location with excellent putting greens. Our enthusiastic and qualified staff are always on hand to assist with your queries. Our centres are the perfect place for a family day out; to keep fit; to meet new friends; or just to relax and unwind.

All our staff have undergone Garda vetting and have participated in child protection training.

Our Gyms are inclusive and offer dual equipment for special needs customers.

Find out about our pay-per-visit options.

Camps for Kids!

DLR Leisure Centres offers some of the best value for summer and school break camps in Dublin! Our multi-sport camps are a great way to introduce kids as young as 4-12 a taste of many great activities from swimming to basketball, soccer, and more, our camps are a great introduction to staying fit for life- we make it FUN! And our staff make the experience a warm and friendly one for your kids. Visit us online and book your children’s spots today! They’ll have a chance to burn off their energy, make new friends and really enjoy themselves at DLR Leisure Centres’ camps! Call or book online today!

Phone: Meadowbrook (01) 299 5610, Loughlinstown (01) 282 3344, Monkstown (01) 230 1458, Ballyogan (01) 294 3880 Stepaside Golf (01) 295 2859

Email: sports@dlrls.ie

Website: www.dlrleisure.ie

Facebook: www.facebook.com/Dlr-Leisure-Sports

Irish National Sailing & Powerboat School

The Irish National Sailing & Powerboat School gives your child a skill for life on our Summer Sailing Courses!

Watching youngsters grow in confidence as they master the art of sailing is one of the great rewards for the staff at the Irish National Sailing & Powerboat School. Our summer courses will entertain, challenge and stimulate your children as they learn how to master a sailing dinghy afloat – and have fun along the way.

Students are assigned to groups according to their age, as years of experience has taught us that the children get the most out of the course when training with their peers. Students are grouped as follows 4-6 years, 7-10 years, 11-14 years and 15-18 years. Within these groups the students are then sub divided according to their experience.

 

We provide all essential gear for the course, boats and buoyancy aids, while wetsuits can be hired by the week.

Dublin Stage School

In a student focused, family environment, Dublin Stage School provides an opportunity to develop a young performer’s confidence and creativity in a fun and safe setting.  Through professional coaching, Summer Camps and classes, with vastly experienced and Garda vetted teachers, programmes are specifically created to inspire budding performers to reach their full potential and take center stage.

​Students from the Dublin Stage School perform regularly at prestigious venues such as: The Cambridge Theatre, West End, London, Bord Gais Energy Theatre and The Gaiety Theatre. Scrooge, Matilda, Whistle Down The Wind, Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Jekyll & Hyde, and The King and I, are just some of the major professional stage productions where Dublin Stage School actors have starred.

We are delighted and excited to announce some of our Dublin Stage School students will be appearing onstage in Bord Gais Energy Theatre this June in Evita, The Award Winning Musical by Tim Rice & Andrew Lloyd Webber!

The Academy of Code

Learn to code at one of Ireland’s top technology camps for kids- The Academy of Code!

Open to students aged 8-19, tutors at The Academy of Code deliver a course which blends fun games and puzzles with serious programming coursework. Students are divided by age and coding experience. Depending on age, dates and location they will have a chance to try their hands at some or all of the following:

  • Scratch – a fantastic introductory language, and the main teaching language for our younger students.

  • Processing – a Java-based graphical language. The primary teaching language for most of our courses, and a fantastic introduction to coding (students who have studied at the Academy of Code previously will get the chance to work on advanced Processing projects)

  • HTML/CSS – learn to build and edit websites using HTML and CSS

  • BBC microbits, Python, Arduino and more…

  • The Academy of Code’s mission is to open the world of coding to our students!

Mill Theatre Dundrum

MILL THEATRE AND STEPTACULAR PERFORMING ARTS SUMMER CAMP.

This year saw our camps full to the brim...

Join us in the Mill Theatre for our 6th year of our performing arts summer camp with Steptacular Stage School. Classes include Drama, Dance, Musical Theatre, Singing, Costume Design, and Stage Make-Up for ages four – twelve years. Participants will learn some of the best loved songs from musicals and pop. There will be a showcase in the main auditorium each Friday at 2pm for family and friends. No experience necessary. Expert tutors from Steptacular Stage School. The camp promises to be fun and lively, and to encourage a love of the arts in a safe and supervised environment.


Drop off time from: 9.45am Latest collection time: 3.15pm

Children should wear comfortable clothing; leggings, t-shirt, track bottoms, soft pump or dance shoes. Please bring a good packed lunch; no fizzy drinks – plenty of water.

Cost: €110 per week. 10% sibling discount

Book 1 week or all 4! Different themes are devised each week.

Parent Testimonial:
“Moses and Lola had a ball I thought it was really well run and really good. All the children had great confidence from it and loved going in every day. The shows were brilliant and lovely way to end the week. My pair will definitely be back.” – Denise

Mill Theatre Dundrum is a modern 205 seat capacity theatre, located in the heart of Dundrum Town Centre – by the Mill Pond. Since opening in May 2006 it has staged a wide variety of performing arts, community theatre, visual art, comedy, music, and children’s shows.

 

 

Phone: 01-296 9340

Website: www.milltheatre.ie

Email: Aoife@milltheatre.ie

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MillTheatreDundrum/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/MillTheatre

Address: Dundrum Town Centre, Dublin 16

Hours / Days of Operation: Summer Camp runs from Monday 3rd July to Friday 28th July 10am to 3pm (Monday – Friday)
Mill Theatre Box Office is open Monday – Saturday 10pm-5pm

Special Features:

  • Wheelchair accessible

  • Free Wifi

  • Public Restrooms

  • Special Needs Friendly

  • Accommodating of Food Allergies

  • Garda Vetted

  • GUIDE-DOGS ONLY

Play Act Drama School

Play Act Drama School is an inclusive drama in education experience!

Do you want your CHILDREN to be confident, creative, socially aware, develop team-work abilities, leadership skills, self-confidence, self-expression, have fun and make new friends? If you have answered YES to any of the above then PLAY ACT DRAMA SCHOOL is for you. We offer weekly classes, Summer Camps, and Easter Camps for ages 4+ in a variety of locations and schools across Dublin. All of our students love what we do!

Children instinctively enjoy playing and pretending. Through the process of dramatic play at Play Act Drama School students will enjoy learning while having lots of fun.

At Play Act Drama School the students lead the way in the drama sessions by mixing improvisational play with structured classes. Our workshops are designed in close consideration with the primary school curriculum.

The school is mobile and comes to your location! Led by Adrienne Lee, who has earned a Master’s Degree in Drama & Performance from University College Dublin, a Diploma in Drama and Theatre Studies from the National University of Ireland, her teaching Diploma from The Irish Board of Speech & Drama and her Special Needs Assistant Certificate, FETAC Level 5, children are in excellent hands when they attend Play Act! Visit her website today to set up a class for your school or group.

Phone: 353 (0)85 275 4057
Email: adrienne@playact.ie / info@playact.ie
Website: www.playact.ie

Junior Einsteins Science Club

Junior Einsteins Science Club is very hands-on.

Children get to make and take home something most days including their own SLIME, FOSSILS, MODEL GLIDERS, RAINBOW GLASSES and MORE at Junior Einsteins Science Club! They wear Lab coats and goggles!

LOTS of OUTDOOR Fun with Bug Hunts, Rocket Races, Dinosaur Digs!

 

SCIENCE CAMP FUN for 2019 included:

Slime making (Long-chain polymerisation, Newtonian & Non-Newtonian fluids)
Smoke cannons (Force, Vectors)
Model gliders (the principals of flight) & rockets
Van Der Graff generator & plasma ball madness! (electricity )
Coke & Mentos Geyser (force and nucleation)
Giant Bubbles/bubbles on fire (the physics of bubbles)
Elephant Toothpaste (Hydrogen peroxide, Potassium Iodide chemical reaction)
Dinosaur Digs
Bug Hunts!

Where are our clubs, classes and camps? 

Various locations in Dublin, Wicklow & Meath

 

What to bring:
Old clothes – lab coats are provided however science can be dirty work.
Packed lunch, snack and drink
Rain gear
Sun hat and sunscreen

How to book:

Please go to www.junioreinsteinsscienceclub.com , click ‘Book Camp’ and find the date and location that suits you best.

We have Halloween one day camps, Easter one day camps and week long summer camps 

Various locations in Dublin, Wicklow & Meath

Did you know ?

We also provide science birthday parties, science after school clubs and corporate & family events.

Come visit all that’s on offer at www.junioreinsteinsscienceclub.com

Phone: 085 864 1959

Website: www.junioreinsteinsscienceclub.com

Email: junioreinsteinsscienceclub@gmail.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/junioreinsteinsscienceclub

 

Special Features: Year-round classes and parties are available in addition to holiday camps for students across Metro Dublin! Don’t have a class near you? Call us today to get one set up at a location in your area!

Donnybrook Fair Cookery School

Donnybrook Fair Cookery School Summer Camp is Back!

If you’re looking for a great camp for kids, consider a kids cooking camp in Dublin with Donnybrook Fair! This summer sees the return of our famous Kids Camps. This summer we’re offering a five day course, where your burgeoning foodies will be introduced to the wonderful world of cookery in a safe and fun environment. Each three-and-a-half-hour session will give students the opportunity to prepare two recipes. Chef John MacGovern has created a program of great recipes to encourage basic cooking knowledge.

 

A Variety of Dishes and Techniques

Donnybrook Fair Cookery School is not just for adults! Both parents and kids can join our workshops, offered year round with a variety of fun themes. And, kids can enjoy child-friendly meal prep lessons in our fully stocked commercial kitchen upstairs from our Morehampton Rd Headquarters.

We offer both Teen Camps and Kids Camps during the summer months to ensure everyone in your family will come away feeling confident in the kitchen!

From starters to desserts, healthy cooking and food safety – your kids will learn it all! Each day they will go home with two brand new recipe booklets, the food they’ve created, and experience that will last them a lifetime. Lunch is provided on-site. Students just need to bring themselves, wear clothes that are ok to get a little messy and, most importantly, bring an enthusiasm for food.

Join us at the Donnybrook Fair Cookery School for this year’s fun five-day summer courses. Each week is designed to teach kids how to cook a variety of different dishes. Our young chefs will learn how to make delicious recipes from scratch and enjoy the fruits of their labour at the end of each class. All camps are suitable for ages 9 to 12. Register online as these camps fill fast!

WEBSITE: www.donnybrookfair.ie/cookery-school

EMAIL: info@donnybrookfair.ie

PHONE: 353 1 668 3556

ADDRESS: 89 Morehampton Road, Donnybrook, Dublin 4 Ireland

FACEBOOK: www.facebook.com/DFdonnybrookfair/

TWITTER: twitter.com/DonnybrookFair

HOURS OF OPERATION: 5 days a week this summer from 9am-12:30pm

SPECIAL FEATURES:

  • Allergy aware

  • Garda Vetted

  • Includes lunch daily

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