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The Easter holidays are coming up; so why not plan something exciting for your children, like an Easter holiday camp? Whether you’ve got an energetic athlete, keen coder, imaginative artist, or adventurer in your family, here’s a round-up of the most character building, educational, and outright fun holiday camps in London this Easter.

Blue Shift Creative Coding

Best for: keen coders

BlueShift coding courses are designed to empower young people with the skills to become digital creators, not just consumers. Full of creative coding, hands on robotic projects and digital discovery, they teach children the key skills they’ll need to thrive in a tech-focused future.

Ages: 5 – 14 years old
Location: Notting Hill
Dates: 28 March – 14 April 2022
Cost: From £320/ week
Find out more: https://blueshiftcoding.com/pages/in-person-camps-april


Spark Arts

Best for: young film makers

The Spark Arts film making courses are for starlets and aspiring young directors alike. Led by award-winning filmmakers, students will get the chance to learn and develop skills in screen play writing, camera work, acting and more.

Ages: 5 – 14 years old
Location: Various locations across London
Dates: 4 – 8 April 2022
Cost: From £320/ week
Find out more: https://www.sparksarts.co.uk/holiday-camps/


The Hive

Best for: outdoor adventurers

The Hive creates immersive adventures and projects for children and teens to explore, create, problem solve and collaborate outdoors. Their team of specialist facilitators includes artists, bushcraft experts, film makers, Forest School leaders and scientists. Blending nature skills, gaming principles, real tools and technology, their half term camps are imaginative, fast-paced and challenging!

Ages: 5 – 13 years old
Location: Sevenoaks, Northwood, or Weybridge
Dates: 4 – 14 April (2, 3 or 4 day courses) 2022
Cost: From £124
Find out more: https://thehive-kids.com/collections/all-missions/holiday-date_02__easter-holidays


Anna Fiorentini Theatre & Drama School

Best for: budding thespians

Young drama lovers will thrive at these Easter and Summer holiday courses, where they can expand their dance, singing and drama skills. All classes are led by industry professionals and kids are usually taken to a West End musical at the end of the course.

Ages: 7 – 16 years old
Location: Stratford
Dates: 4 – 8 April 2022
Cost: £210
Find out more: https://www.afperformingarts.com/theatre-and-film-school/holiday-courses/easter-holiday-school


Activ Camps

Best for: sporty kids

Activ Camps offer jam-packed activity schedules for energetic athletes to burn off some excess energy! Activities on offer include traditional sports like rugby, cricket, football, netball and rounders, and activities like rock climbing, swimming, archery and Body Zorbs. At Activ Camps, there’s something for everyone!

Ages: 4 – 14 years old
Location: Prestigious schools in South London, including St Paul’s School, KCS Wimbledon and Emanuel School
Dates: 28 March – 14 April 2022
Cost: £43/ day or £150/ week (4 days)
Find out more: https://www.activcamps.com/venues/


Sharky and George

Best for: energetic explorers

The aptly named ‘adventure club’ has a jam-packed schedule that features chocolate making, slime making, nature trails, spy mysteries, fashion shows, graffiti workshops and much more. The courses run each day from 9am – 4pm, with drop-offs at 8:45 am.

Ages: 5 – 11 years old
Location: Parsons Green
Dates: 28 March – 15 April 2022
Price: £85/ day or £360/ week
Website: https://www.sharkyandgeorge.com/calendar/holiday-camp


Chelsea Young Writers

Best for: imaginative storytellers

For children who love reading, writing and storytelling, their My First Story Minicamp is the perfect Easter holiday course. Each workshop is designed to inspire creative and critical thinking as children battle dragons, rescue princesses, and embark on dangerous quests. Each session brings with it a fresh adventure, where young writers explore the wonder of their imagination and express it in writing!

Ages: 6 – 7 years old
Location: Notting Hill
Dates: 28 – 30 March 2022
Cost: £229
Find out more: https://www.chelseayoungwriters.co.uk


Mother Nature Science

Best for: Science lovers

Mother Nature Science camps are an exciting expedition into the unknown! Over the four-day courses, children get involved in 30+ Science activities, exciting demonstrations, hands-on experiments, team games and fun quizzes – across Biology, Chemistry and Physics! From making slime, to learning about the light, to exploring outer space, Mother Nature brings Science to life.

Ages: 5 – 12 years old
Location: Prestigious schools in London, including South Hampstead High School, ICS International School and St James Prep School
Dates: 28 – 31 March, 4 – 7 April, or 11 – 14 April 2022
Cost: From £225
Find out more: https://www.mnature.co.uk/product/april-easter-holiday-science-activity-camp-nwlondon/


The Strings Club

Best for: aspiring musicians

The Strings Club offers award-winning Ofsted registered holiday camps for children aged 4 – 11. Bringing together the very best of music education – from jamming, to sound and colour workshops, to ukulele lessons – The Strings Club workshops are carefully curated to spark each child’s musical creativity. Holiday camps end with a Grand Concert for parents so your child and their new friends can proudly show you what they’ve learned!

Ages: 4 – 11 years old
Location: Various locations in London, including Hampstead, Islington, and Muswell Hill
Dates: Easter holidays
Cost: £50 – 300
Find out more: https://www.thestringsclub.org/thestringsclub/


The Golden Circle

Best for: academic achievers

Give your child an academic boost this Easter with our intensive GCSE and A Level revision classes. We match students with qualified teachers and examiners to address subject knowledge gaps and hone their exam technique ahead of the final revision push.

Ages: 15 – 18 years old
Locations: London, Manchester, Bristol, Oxford, Cambridge
Dates: Flexible
Cost: £85/ hour for in person lessons, £75/hour for lessons online
Find out more: https://goldencircletutors.co.uk/learn-with-us/