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Holiday Activity Camps

Based at Monkton Prep School near Bath

We have developed an outstanding and highly acclaimed programme of childcare and activity courses which are designed to keep your child occupied - physically, mentally and creatively - during the school holidays.

Designed for busy parents, for children between 4 and 14 years, Monkton Leisure offer a wide range of activities that are sure to appeal. Drop off your children in our safe, rural environment, secure in the knowledge that they will be well looked after. They will enjoy a great day, full of fun, with kids their own age and come home tired and full of fresh air!

Monkton brochure coverMonkton Minis

16th July to 24th August

For children aged between 4—8 years 
£37.00 per day
Half days are available which either start or finish at 1.15pm. Earliest drop off is 8.30am, pick up before 5.45pm

Monkton Minis is back with more FUN, games and activities. Based at our Monkton Pre-Prep School site, our experienced leaders can offer a great range of games and arts activities in an engaging, safe and secure environment. 

Join us this summer for lots of fun and exciting experiences on Monkton Minis. Our arts and crafts will differ each week and are based around a variety of exciting themes. We explore the planets and stars on a space and science week, where we make an erupting volcano, our very own colourful lava lamp bottles, giant bubbles in a hula hoop and some lovely gooey homemade slime. We are also planning an under the sea theme when we will be making some beautiful marbled jellyfish, baking some starfish treats and making a rocky shore small world with clay. Other themes planned this summer include, gardens and the environment, superheroes, mini beasts, and a trip around the world. Activities will include treasure hunts, a mini beach set up, den making, face painting, baking, clay art, parachute games and of course a daily fun swim in our indoor heated.

Monkton Minis is not just a great place to interact and make new friends, but is also a fantastic learning environment. Each day the Minis can enjoy an exclusive swim in our heated indoor swimming pool with toys, floats and woggles.

Monkton Muckers

16th July to 24th August

For children aged between 8—14 years 
£37.00 per day
Half days are available which either start or finish at 1.15pm. Earliest drop off is 8.30am, pick up before 5.45pm

Our Monkton Muckers leaders know that the key to running a successful holiday camp for the children is entertainment, enthusiasm and lots of variety! Each day is a fun filled programme where the children can enjoy activities such
as drama, sports, creative arts and crafts, plus some pool based activities. We swim every day in our 25 metre pool often utilising Monkton’s own Wibit sports inflatable obstacle course.

Monkton Muckers enjoy lots of different games sessions and often have the choice to split into smaller groups for activities such as dodge-ball, football, tennis, fashion shows, jewellery making, treasure hunts, water polo and art
sessions; just to name a few. Choice is important for the children in our programme, our leaders design the sessions around the children’s interests and abilities, with emphasis placed on promoting self confidence and self expression,
and we always include a large helping of fun!

Come Bake with us is back !
2nd and 3rd August

This course is aimed at children who want to learn some new skills and techniques whilst also being introduced to new flavours and exciting ingredients. Our two day menu plan will include banana muffins, chocolate chunk cookies as well as a  magnificent red velvet cake which the children can bring home to enjoy with the family. Our experienced chef aims to teach the children fun facts about nutrition as well as providing them with a few new skills which will last a lifetime.

Beauty and the Beast
13th to 16th August
For children aged 7 – 15 yrs
10.00am to 4.00pm

Spend four days working with a Professional director on extracts from this classic tale about an arrogant prince who is cursed until he finds true love with pure hearted Belle. Great parts for boys and girls to develop their skills in acting, singing and dance with other local children to create their very own show complete with lights, music and costume. No experience necessary, just bring your imagination, energy and enthusiasm.

Ecowild Woodland Adventure
Monday 13th August
For children aged 7 – 14 yrs
10.00am to 4.00pm

Run by the team from Ecowild this course is designed to support children in being the masters of their own adventure. The course will run with small groups of children and fun loving, responsible and inspiring staff. Join us for an action packed day as we try our hand at wood caving, fire  lighting and learning to cook on the fire, games and challenges including a navigation game and the ever popular Predators Compete.

Plus rope swings and hammocks, and even some tree art.

MonktonSwim Camp
29th and 30th August
For children aged 10 – 15 yrs
10.00am to 4.00pm

Our Swim Camp is back for 2018. Running our camp this year will be Pete James, Swim  instructor, Pentathlon Club Coach and Ironman competitor.The course will be aimed at girls and boys of a competitive swimming standard looking to reach the next level of their swimming career. The two day camp will provide a number of pool and dry land sessions focusing on  competitive skills, technique and strength building.

Children attending our courses can have extended care on Minis & Muckers, with a transfer to their chosen course, from 8.30am until 5.45pm charged at £7.00 per day.


From parents:

"My son Michael was fully entertained at Monkton Muckers, he always one of the last to leave at 5.30 he enjoyed it so much! He participated in Swimming, Water Polo, Football, Cricket, and Hockey. It was also brilliant as he is a keen footballer and it helped with his health and fitness. I would definitely recommend Monkton Muckers to other parents!"

'With both of us working full time we were really worried about finding childcare that would cover all the school holidays.  Monkton has been great!  After 2 years Thomas still loves it - swimming, art and great staff who genuinely love kids - what's not to love!?  The opening hours mean parents can work a full day too.'  

Just to say a big thank you on behalf of Molly for a thoroughly enjoyable time at Monkton Muckers over the summer.  Molly really enjoyed herself and talks and talks about her time with you.  As her mother, it is reassuring to know she is in safe hands with such enthusiastic and helpful staff.  Also the flexibility you offer with swopping days etc. at short notice is such a benefit - thank you.

Next Steps…

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