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It’s that time of year again when we have a lot of child-heavy time to fill, and are not quite sure how to do it!  To help, we’ve rounded up our favourite Summer Holiday Camps in and around the area for ages 3 through to late teens – ranging from multi-sports, music and performing arts to swimming, craft and coding.

Camp details are correct at time of going to press, but please check with the individual organisations before booking.

It’s also worth bearing in mind that some camps offer sibling discounts and weekly / daily booking options or even a QPM’s discount.

If you don’t spot your camp and would like to be included, please let us know at admin@queensparkmums.com.


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Huzzah Performing Arts

Description: Huzzah Performing Arts & Mindfulness camps are an expert blend of singing, dancing, drama games, meditation, exercises for confidence building, team work, outside play, social skills and, most importantly, fun. Each camp ends with a show for friends and family so the children can show off their new found friends and honed skills.
Age range: 4-11 years
Address: St Helen’s Church Hall, St Helen’s Gardens, W10 6LP 
Dates: July 15th – 19th – The Luck Child and the Ogre of the Far Beyond/ July 29th – August 2nd – The Light Princess / August 12th – 15th – The Selfish Giant / August 19th – 23rd. Pinocchio
Times: 10am – 4pm (Extended hours available. See the website for details)
Cost: £180 p/w. Newbie & Sibling Discounts available when you join our mailing list. 
Website: www.huzzahperformingarts.com
Contact: hiya@huzzahperformingarts.com

*QPM’s save £10 on holiday classes with code QPM10


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Drama Queens

Description: Talented actors lead a wide variety of drama games, songs, storytelling and more. Each week we take a theme and use it to create a brand new performance to show on the final day. Children can come for one off days or book a block.
Age range:  3-5, 6-8 and 9-13 years
Address: Malorees Junior’s School, Christchurch Avenue, NW6 7PB
Dates: Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. July 30th – August 29th
Times: 10.30am – 3.30pm
Cost: £45 for single day / £125 for 3 days / £225 for 6 days*
Website: www.dramaqueens.org/holiday-workshops

*£10 off bookings on 3 days or more made by the 1st July


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Brondesbury Tennis & Multi-Sports Camps

Description:

Tennis: Regardless of your child’s tennis-playing ability, all players will benefit from our fun-filled, intensive  tennis holiday camps.  Every day, sessions cover a new of tennis, using drills, group exercises, matchplay and fun games.

Multi-sports: A wide range of sports are on offer to choose from, including football, hockey, tennis, cricket, netball, table tennis, tag rugby, athletics, squash and rounders. Our team of qualified sports specific coaches will ensure your child comes away having enhanced their physical development, sporting techniques and had lots of fun!
Age range:  3-15 years (taught in different age groups)
Address: 5A Harman Drive, NW2 2EB
Dates: Tennis: 8th July – 16th August (6 weeks).  Multi-sports: 3-15 years (taught in different age groups)
Times: 10am – 12.30pm (3-4 yrs) & 10am – 3pm (5+). Extended hours of 9am – 4pm available.
Cost: Day rates £25 – £41 / week rates £114 – £176
Website: www.brondesburycoaching.co.uk/tennis-holiday-camps/
Contact: marina@brondesburycoaching.co.uk


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Stage Coach Queen’s Park

Description: Following the success of previous Musical Theatre Summer schools where we have produced, Bugsy Malone, Matilda, Aladdin and Beauty and the Beast – to name but a few.  This year students will work on and produce the musical Legally Blonde in one week. Students enjoy daily classes of dance, singing and drama – taught by industry professionals. Lots of fun and new friendships along the way
Age range: 5-16 years (working in age accordance groups). No experience necessary.
Address: Princess Frederica Primary School, NW10 5TP
Dates: July 29th – August 2nd inclusive
Times: 10am – 4pm
Cost: £120 Siblings and Early bird before June 30th. £150 otherwise.
Website: www.stagecoach.co.uk/queenspark
Contact: 0208 533 1000/0777 245 9312


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Riva Learning

Description: At Riva Learning Coding & Robotics Camps your child will create games, music, animations, stories and robots in what promises to be a hugely fun and inspiring experience. From building robots that knock down bowling pins and a watch that plays rock paper scissors for you, to learning how to code in Scratch and Python – it’s an exciting camp line up for 2019!

3 camps this Summer include ‘Young Inventor with Junior Robotics’ , ‘Creative Coding using Scratch’ & ‘Coding 101 with Python’.

Age range: 8-17 years of age
Location: Ark Atwood Academy, Maida Vale, W9 2JY
Dates: 29th July – 23rd August & 27th August – 30th August
Times: 9.00 am – 3.00 pm
Cost: £399 for a 5-day week (£349 for the 4-day week). All equipment is provided. Class sizes are limited to 6 students to one teacher so learning is maximised through personalised attention and guidance*
Contact: learn@rivalearning.com, 07539 890 926
*Receive £50 off camps with code QPMSUMMER19

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Flip Out Brent Cross

Description: Multi-dimensional activity camp including free jumping sessions, drama, art & back to booster classes.
Age range: 6-11 years
Address: Unit 7, Staples Corner Retail Park, Geron Way, London NW2 6LW
Dates: Mon 29th July to Fri 23rd August
Times: 8am to 4.30pm
Cost: £27.50 p/d or £125 p/w (sibling discount available for week bookings)
Website: https://campscui.active.com/orgs/JumpStartersTC
Contact: 020 8050 2391


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Active Day Camps

Description: Multi-activity holiday camps, providing childcare services throughout the Summer holiday
Age range: The Hall School: 3-12, Harris Academy: 4-12
Address: The Hall Senior School, 23 Crossfield Rd, London NW3 4NU; Harris Academy, Marlborough Hill, London NW8 0NL
Dates: 22nd July- 30th August
Times: 9-4pm, extended days: 8.30-5.30pm
Cost: Full day: £40; Extended day: £46, full week £190
Website: www.activedaycamps.com
Contact: 07739 388 553


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The Rhythm Studio

Description: Short overview of camp: The Rhythm Studio’s Rock & Roll Boot Camp offers the chance to form your own band, learn classic songs and perform a live gig at Pizza Express Live at the end of the week.  Meanwhile Music Production camps offer young producers the chance to get to grips with Logic Pro X and Ableton Live, learn to DJ and beatbox, or join the algorave revolution by live coding electronic music using Sonic Pi.
Age range: 8-18 years
Address: The Rhythm Studio, Kensington & Chelsea College, Wornington Road, W10 5QQ
Dates: 15th July – 23rd August
Times: 10am-3.30pm
Cost: £95-£395*
Website: www.therhythmstudio.co.uk
Contact: mail@therhythmstudio.co.uk / 020 8968 4631

*10% off The Rhythm Studio’s school holiday music camps when you quote Queens Park Mums


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Mini Picassos

Description: Summer workshops are running for 5 weeks and are jam-packed with art. Offering contemporary, exciting themes each day – the children will explore, painting, drawing, sculpture and much more! Take home all creations from workshops at the end of the day.
Age range: 4-6 & 7-10 years
Address: 8 Station Terrace, Kensal Rise, NW10 5RT
Dates: Monday 22nd July – Friday 23rd August
Times: 10am – 2pm
Cost: £45 a session (Sibling + multiple booking discounts available)
Website: www.minipicassos.co.uk
Contact: info@minipicassos.co.uk


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MAQAM CENTRE

Description: The Maqam Summer Camp will consist of a range of sports both at the Maqam Centre and on Tiverton Green & Queens’ Park. Activities include Hip Hop, Yoga and Crafts sessions. The day is rounded off with a cool down in the pool with games, races, splash time and mini water polol!
Age range: 5-11 years
Address: The Maqam Centre, Wrentham Avenue, NW10 3HJ
Dates: 22nd – 26th July & 29th July – 2nd August
Times: 10am – 3pm
Cost: £45 per day/£175 per week
Website: www.themaqamcentre.com
Contact: 020 7625 0375


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Blue Shift Coding

Description: Your child can build awesome robots, create apps with new friends, or perfect their programming skills all whilst developing life-long skills at one of blue{shift}’s summer camps! Adapting a curriculum trusted by over 15 prestigious London schools, such as Thomas’s Battersea and Chepstow House, we ensure our summer holiday camps are jam packed with engaging, interesting activities designed to get the best out of our students.
Age range: 5-15 years
Locations: Eaton Square, Kensington and Colville Primary School, Notting Hill
Dates: Six weeks from 8th July to 16th August
Times: 10AM-4PM (early drop off from 9am, late pick up until 5pm)
Cost: £375- £485*
Website: http://www.blueshiftcoding.com
Contact: hello@blueshiftcoding.com / 020 3176 4660

£30 off any blue{shift} coding and robotics camps using code QPM30


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Camp Beaumont

Description: Camp Beaumont hosts a range of multi-activity camps at some of the best schools in London including UCS and King’s College School. It provides the safest and most stimulating venues to care for children and enables busy parents to enjoy hassle free and flexible child care.
Age range: 3-16 years (taught in different age groups)
Address: UCS Active, Frognal, Hampstead, London NW3 6XH; King’s College School, Southside, Wimbledon Common, London SW19 4TT
Dates: 8th July – 23rd August
Times: 9am (8.30am for additional fee) – 5.30pm
Cost: 1 day pass £46, 3 day pass £126, 
Website: www.campbeaumont.co.uk/our-camps


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Swimming Nature

Description: Learn to swim with Swimming Nature’s 1 week Summer Holiday Fast Track courses
Age range: 3+ .Class Size: Maximum 2 children per teacher.
Address: Maqam Centre, Wrentham Avenue, NW10 3HJ
Dates: 6 weeks of 5 x 30min lessons per week.  22nd July – 30th August.  Book Online
Times: One half an hour session between 9am and 1pm
Cost: £32 per class / £160 per total week
Website: https://book.swimmingnature.com
Contact: 03445040506


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The Little Gym

Description: The Little Gym camps combine sport, creative activities, learning and lots of fun. Based on a unique term-time curriculum, summer camps are carefully designed to keep kids active and entertained whilst developing their minds, bodies and self-confidence.
Age range:  3-8 years in age appropriate groups
Address: The Little Gym Westfield
Dates: Weekly from 22nd July – 1 September
Times: 10am/11am – 1pm & 2pm – 5pm
Cost: £38 for 2 hours/ £48 for 3 hours. Purchase 5 and get 6th free.
Website: www.thelittlegym.eu/uk-landing


Community based options nearby (contact centre direct for more info):

Moberley Sports Centre, Kensal Rise, NW10
Willesden Sports Centre, Willesden, NW10
Charteris Sports Centre, Kilburn, NW6


 

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