Summer Holiday Guide

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)

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

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

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 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

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

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