COMPETITIONS

Summer Holiday Camps, Clubs, Classes, 2014

Whether your children are interested in sport or art, science or drama, you can find it all in our listings of summer holiday camps, clubs and classes.

If you are running summer activities for children this year and your classes are not mentioned in the listings, do let us know. Just put information into the comment box at the bottom of this page.

Sport and Multi-Activities

6, 14, 21 August

Multi Activity Days with Mucky Knees (outdoor adventurous activity provider)
All day outdoor activities: tree climbing, rope swing, pond dip, den building, fire building, orienteering etc.
£20 per day, lunch included
Tel: 0161 288 1218
www.rockoverclimbing.co.uk

21 – 25 July and 28 July – 1 August 9.30am -3.30pm.

Sports Camps at Withington Girls’ School Summer Camps
Multi- sports activities led by tennis coach, Matthew Nichols with a range of other sports including football, netball, basketball, rounders and Kwik Kricket.
For boys and girls aged 6 and over
Cost: £100 for a full week or £22.50 per day for the first child and £95 per week and £21.50 per day for subsequent siblings. Early drop-off and late pick-up available (8.30am-4.30pm) at a cost of £6 per day.
Withington Girls’ School, Wellington Rd, Fallowfield, Manchester
Tel: 0161 2493457
www.withington.manchester.sch.uk

21 – 25 July 9am – 1pm

Enjoy-a-Ball Summer Camps!
Action-packed 4-hour camps. Indoor and outdoor games, fun activities plus arts & crafts to take home!
Early booking discounts available.
Brookburn Primary School, Chorlton M21 8EH.
Tel: 07973 886 783 (Sam) or email: southmanchester@enjoy-a-ball.com
www.enjoy-a-ball.com

28 & 29 July, 4 & 5, 18 & 19, 26 August 9.30am – 4.30pm

Multi Activity Days
Half a day will be spent at Mucky Knees (outdoor adventurous activity provider), giving children the opportunity to learn and develop doing adventurous activities like: tree climbing, rope swing, pond dip, den building, fire building, and orienteering. The other half of the day will be at Rock Over Climbing, learning all about indoor bouldering and climbing. Activities may include: bouldering, rope climbing, abseil, climbing technique.
Drop your kids off at Rock Over Climbing Centre at 9:30am, pick them up at 4:30pm (early drop-off/late pick-up available for a small fee – ask for details)
£20 per day, lunch included
Tel: 0161 288 1218
www.rockoverclimbing.co.uk

31 July, 7 August, 28 August 9am – 4pm

Outdoor Climbing Days
Fantastic tastes of adventure, the days are based around climbing, abseiling and bouldering. The amazing local outcrops of the Peak District offer exciting challenges, whether you’re a keen climber and love the “high life” or you’re a little afraid of heights we can challenge you and help you overcome your fears.
Age 8 and above
£30 per person per day
Tel: 0161 288 1218
www.rockoverclimbing.co.uk

11 – 15 August

Multi Activity Week
A different activity every day, from outdoor climbing, days in the woods to indoor bouldering.
No day will be the same. Drop the kids off at Rock Over Climbing Centre.
£125 for 5 days, lunch included
Tel: 0161 288 1218
www.rockoverclimbing.co.uk

Art, Craft, Science

28, 29, 30, 31 July 10am – 2pm

Parsley Pie – creative holiday workshops for childen.
Get creative in the fabulous professional messy art studio. Have fun in the parley pie magical garden. Plus meet and feed two pet pygmy goats, Pepper and Teddy and say hello to all the cats including Parsley Pie himself.
Costs: 4 hour block – £45.00 , 8 hour block – £85.00, 12 hour block – £120.00, 16 hour block – £150.00
Workshops are in Hale studio
Tel: 0161 904 9444
www.parsleypie.com

28 July – 1 August 9.30am – 3.30pm

Art and Crafts workshops at Withington Girls’ School Summer Camps
Try painting, drawing, sculpture, ceramics, printing and much more!
For boys and girls aged 8-16
Cost: £150. Early drop-off and late pick-up available (8.30am-4.30pm) at a cost of £6 per day.
Withington Girls’ School, Wellington Rd, Fallowfield, Manchester
Tel: 0161 2493457
www.withington.manchester.sch.uk

28 July – 1 August 10am – 4.30pm (early and late club also available)

SciTech:14
An amazing opportunity for girls and boys to experience the wondrous world of Science and Technology in a safe, but very hands-on environment. The five subjects for this year SciTech are Formula One, Chocolate, Space, Meteorology, and Energy.
For children aged between 5 and 12.
Cost: £240 per child per week
Classes run in Altrincham.
Tel: 0161 903 9133
www.scitech.co.uk

Drama, Dance, Music

21 – 25 July 9.30am – 3.30pm

Performing Arts Summer School at Withington Girls’ School Summer Camps
Directed by LAMDA teacher and former RSC actor, Mrs Nikki Smythe, with the assistance of Withington Sixth Formers, the workshops will include acting, singing and dancing, leading up to a showcase performance on the Friday.
For boys and girls aged 8-16
Cost: £150. Early drop-off and late pick-up available (8.30am-4.30pm) at a cost of £6 per day.
Withington Girls’ School, Wellington Rd, Fallowfield, Manchester
Tel: 0161 2493457
www.withington.manchester.sch.uk

28 July – 1 August 10am – 3pm

Summer Splash Art & Dance Course.
This year’s theme is Superheroes and Villains. Spend five exciting days exploring dance, art and media. Differently themed creative workshops will lead up to a sharing of everyone’s work to be performed on Friday 1st August.
Age 7 – 16
Cost: £80
Waterside Art Centre, 1 Waterside Plaza, Sale
Tel: 0161 – 912 5616

28 July – 1 August, 4 – 8 August, 11 – 15 August

Footlights
Three weeks full of acting, singing and dancing. Week 1 – ‘Horrible Histories’, week 2 – ‘Frozen’, week 3 – ‘Annie’. Choose any show you want your child to take part in or any week that suits you. Where possible the children will work in specific age groups.
Suitable for 3 – 14 years
St Antony’s RC Catholic College
Bradfield Road, Urmston , M41 9PD
Tel: 0161 713 3026
www.footlightstheatre.co.uk

4 – 8 August “It’s frozen in here” (8 – 18 years and 4 – 7 years)
18 – 22 August “Your favourite musicals” (8 – 18 years) and “Tales from Toy Story” (4 – 7 years)

Stagecoach Summer Workshop
Five fun-filled days of dance, drama and singing with a free presentation on the last day for family and friends to enjoy. Costumes, lighting and sound equipment will all be provided. You do not have to be a regular Stagecoach student to attend and no previous experience is required.
Costs:
For children 8 – 18 years the price is £90 (siblings – £90)
For children 4 – 7 years the price is £130 (siblings – £110)
Parrs Wood High School Wilmslow Road East Didsbury
Tel: 0161 789 1349
www.stagecoach.co.uk/didsbury

18 – 22 August 10am – 4pm

Artful Playground’s Musical Theatre Course
Come and put on a show in a week!
Children will have sessions in acting, singing and dance/movement and have lots of fun! On the last day there will be a performance for friends and family.
Age 7 – 16
Cost: £80 (Discount if your child comes to the weekly Musical Theatre class)
Waterside Art Centre, 1 Waterside Plaza, Sale
Tel: 0161 – 912 5616
www.watersideartscentre.co.uk

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