Summer Holiday Guide
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Welcome to the Ilkley Chat Summer Holiday Guide, here to help you with ideas to keep the kids entertained over the summer!  

We need your help making it as useful as possible for fellow parents and carers, so if you have suggestions of clubs, days out or activities to add, please email ilkleychat@virginmedia.com or use the contact us form here - thank you.

We will be updated throughout the summer, so please keep checking back.  Please also take a look at our Days Out & Activities page for more ideas.

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All Saints Pre-School Adventure Camp 2021

Adventure Camp is for older children Age 5-11yrs and is a fun start to the summer in our local Middleton Woods! We pride ourselves on our experienced forest school program and this is a chance for the other children to take part.

When

Address

Times

Cost

£20 per day

9am - 1.30pm

Middleton Woods, Ilkley LS29

2 - 6 August

Contact

Middleton Woods

All Saints Pre-School Summer Camp 2021

Our Summer camp for young children Age2.5-5yrs is a great way for the little ones to get in some fun start to the summer activities!

When

Address

Times

Cost

£20 per day

9am - 1.30pm

Childrens Centre, Little Ln, Ilkley LS29 8HZ

2 - 6 August

Contact

All Saints Pre-School

Articulate Performing Arts Summer School

Our Summer School mission is to provide children with an environ-ment they can thrive in. We believe that fun, enthusiasm, creativity, confidence, teamwork and friendship should be at the center of any Summer School, and that is certainly our ethos at Articulate.
Contact Stacey on 01274 033773 / dramaschool@articulatesdc.com

When

Address

Times

Cost

£120 per student (£90 sibling)

9am - 4pm (free childcare option available)

Queen's Rd, Ilkley LS29 9QL

2 - 6 August

Contact

St Margaret's Church (King's Hall on 6 Aug)

Ben Rhydding Cricket Coaching Camp

Cricket coaching for girls and boys aged 7-13. All abilities welcome.

When

Address

Times

Cost

£25 per day £65 for 3 £80 for the week

10am - 4pm

Coutances Way, Ilkley LS29 8AW

2 - 5 August

Contact

Ben Rhydding Cricket Club

Children's Summer Holiday Sewing Club

Sewing Club for 8-16 year olds.

When

Address

Times

Cost

£40 per day inc materials

10am - 4pm

The North Chapel, Ashlands Rd, Ilkley LS29 8JT

26-30 July /Mon & Thurs in August

Contact

The Sewing Shed

Inspiration Tree Summer Multi Activity and Dance Courses

1. Cycling - Bring your bike & helmet or scooter to school (fun games and exercises)
2. Digital Learning & Gaming with the iPads
3. Multi-Sports that lend themselves to social distancing such as Athletics, and skills based multi-skill games
4. Art
5. Dance
6. Outdoor play
7. Themed weeks such as Star Wars, Harry Potter and Superheroes
Download the summer timetable and book on the website inspiration-tree.com

When

Address

Times

Cost

£17 per day

9am - 3pm (8.30am - 4pm available)

Leeds Rd, Ilkley LS29 8JY

26 July - 3 September

Contact

Ashlands Primary School

Kidfit Summer Kids Camp

Kidfit summer kids camp is an active, fun camp based in Addingham for children aged 5-12. Lot's of exciting activities including multi sports, inflatables, go karts, fun & games, arts & crafts and much more!
Email: info@kidfitltd.co.uk Phone: 07932540167 Website: www.kidfitltd.co.uk

When

Address

Times

Cost

£20 per day

9am - 4pm

Bolton Rd, Addingham, LS29 0NR

28 July - 2 September

Contact

Addingham Youth Centre

Kings Camps

For children aged 5-17, Kings Club's action-packed programmes feature over 30 fun sports and awesome activities. Choose from Multi-Active for children aged 5-11 and Teen Active for 12-14 year olds. Rookie Academy, for 15-17 year olds, is a chance for young people to learn leadership skills and train to be a coach.

When

Address

Times

Cost

£159 (Rookie) £186 (Multi Active) 5 days (example)

8.15am - 5.45pm

Cowpasture Rd, Ilkley LS29 8TR

16 August - 3 September

Contact

Ilkley Grammar School

LEAP Holiday School

The LEAP Holiday School offers a range of programmes to consolidate work that has been carried out during the term and stimulate the creative interests of your child.
Your child will be supported to improve their academic performance and simultaneously enjoy a change of environment, the chance to meet new friends and experience a range of exciting activities.
You can rest assured that your child will catch up on missed opportunities to both learn and play and reclaim the opportunities missed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Only 10 places available for each year group from Reception to Year 6. To book onto our LEAP holiday school, call Gilly on 01943 865575 or email information@ghyllroydschool.co.uk

When

Address

Times

Cost

£35 per day £150 per week

9am - 12.30pm

Greystone Manor, Ilkley Road, Burley in Wharfedale, LS29 7HW

19 July - 27 August

Contact

Ghyll Royd School

Moorfield School Summer Camps, Workshops & Academies

Drama, sport, forest school, singing and baking.
Visit the school website for activity dates, times and costs.

When

Address

Times

Cost

Varies per activity (see website)

Varies (see website)

Ben Rhydding Rd, Ilkley LS29 8RL

Dates in July & August (see website)

Contact

Moorfield School

Summer Art Camp

Engaging, entertaining and creative, learn from inspirational practitioners. Djing, TV presenting, pop singing, dance, forest schools, arts and crafts, Drama, Film making, walking with alpacas and so much more fun

When

Address

Times

Cost

£35 per day (10% sibling discount)

8.45am - 4.00pm

Carter's Ln, Ilkley LS29 0DQ

19 July - 27 August

Contact

Westville House School

Summer Football Camp

Summer Football Camps with Sportscool and Burley Trojans

When

Address

Times

Cost

£25 per day £110 per week

8.30am - 3.30pm

Scalebor Park, Burley in Wharfedale

26 July - 13 August

Contact

The Pavilion, Scalebor Park

Summer Holiday Forest Fun (2 Days)

Our Holiday Forest Schools are child-centred outdoors sessions focussing on play, exploration & supported risk-taking, following the Forest School ethos. A Forest School programme will typically including games, craft activities, tool use, den-building and a campfire, depending upon the children's interests and making the most of Moorfield’s lovely woodland and outdoor facilities.
The sessions are led by Ruth McBain, a qualified & experienced Forest School Leader, who will be supported by a local colleague (Pippa Rochford &/or Beate Manville).

When

Address

Times

Cost

£62 for 2 days

9am - 3pm

Ben Rhydding Rd, Ilkley LS29 8RL

19 & 20, 21 & 22, 29 & 30 July / 23 & 24 August

Contact

Moorfield School

Summer Theatre Workshops

Performance Drama School present Summer Theatre Workshops.
Please click on the poster for the themes.

When

Address

Times

Cost

£25 per day

8.30am - 4pm

93 Main St, Burley in Wharfedale, LS29 7BU

26 - 30 July, 2 - 6 & 16 - 20 August

Contact

Sue Hughes - 07806640661

Salem Hall

United Education Multi-Sports Academy

Multi-Sports Academy for children aged 8 -14.

When

Address

Times

Cost

£32 per day

8.30am - 5.30pm (extended times available)

Cowpasture Rd, Ilkley LS29 8TR

26 July - 13 August

Contact

Ilkley Grammar School

Westville House School Summer Academy

Mornings: Specialist teaching in English, Maths and Science: perfect after the lockdowns and for getting ready for a new academic year. Experience our individual, fun and innovative teaching methods.
Afternoons: choose from sports camp or art camp or a mix!
Open to all primary age children from 4-11 from all schools .
Childcare vouchers accepted.

When

Address

Times

Cost

£35 AM £45 AM & PM (10% sibling discount)

9am - 4pm

Carter's Ln, Ilkley LS29 0DQ

26 July - 13 August

Contact

Westville House School

Wharfe Valley Active Arts & Crafts Club

Our arts and crafts course is a fun and expressive holiday course alternative.
There will be a wide range of creative activities during each course, where every child will be able to take home a minimum of 3 fantastic projects.
We feel the course is exceptional value as all materials are included in the price!
Contact- Matt 07999059629 / matt@wharfevalleyactive.co.uk

When

Address

Times

Cost

£22 per day

9am - 3pm (8.30am - 4pm available)

Valley Dr, Ilkley LS29 8NL

29 & 30 July, 4 & 5 August

Contact

Sacred Heart School

Wharfe Valley Active Multi-Sports Club

A fun and varied sports course, that represents fantastic value for money.
A plethora of sports are available to be accessed during the course, they include Dodgeball, Football, Tennis, Gymnastics, Cricket and Capture the flag.
Contact- Matt 07999059629 / matt@wharfevalleyactive.co.uk

When

Address

Times

Cost

£17 per day

9am - 3pm (8.30am - 4pm available)

Valley Dr, Ilkley LS29 8NL

28 & 29 July, 4 & 5 and 11 & 12 August

Contact

Sacred Heart School

White Rose Rugby Summer multi sports camps

Would your child love the chance to spend part of their holiday playing sport, learning new skills and meeting new friends?
These camps are ideal for boys and girls from ages 5-11 and are popular for children who just want to stay active and have lots of fun. Our camps will continue to ensure safety, wellbeing and enjoyment throughout.
All camps are run by professional, level 2 qualified coaches who hold RFU enhanced DBS and first aid accreditations.

When

Address

Times

Cost

£35 per day or £140 for 5 days

9am - 4pm

Carter's Ln, Ilkley LS29 0DQ

19 July - 26 August

Contact

Westville House School