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Kings Camps:
With locations throughout the UK, Kings Camps provide sports and activity day-camps for children of all abilities. We bring together the very best elements of sports and holiday clubs to provide friendship, fun and exciting adventures for young people from the UK and around the world (ages 4 to 17 years). We provide a high quality, enjoyable experience that helps children develop and reach their potential. Our camps during school holidays and in the summer months are available throughout England, Scotland, and Wales - in major cities such as London, Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol, Nottingham, Sheffield, Newcastle, Glasgow, Cardiff, and many more.

About Our Camps:

Kings Camps is part of the Kings Foundation, a UK registered charity that’s dedicated to helping young people reach their potential.

We provide sports camps and summer camps at over 40 locations across the UK to children ages 4-17.

Why Choose Kings Camps:

-  Innovative, Inspiring Camps
We have a deep rooted conviction that sport has an important role to play in a happy childhood and our not-for-profit status enables us to provide subsidised places and invest in new and innovative ways to inspire

-  Learn Essential Life Skills
Kings Camps equip children with essential life skills and an understanding that being active is essential to health and well-being. We provide inclusive sports programmes to engage and inspire.

-  International Students Welcome
We welcome children from outside of the UK,  but we do request that they have a basic understanding of English to ensure their safety and that of others, and of course their enjoyment.

School Holiday / Summer Activity Camps & Sports Camps:

for Children / Teens ages 4-17
There is something for everyone within our wide range of activity camps and specialist programmes.

Camps include:
- Multi-Active
- Rookie Sports Leadership Award
- International Soccer Schools (ISS)
- International Cricket Schools
- Splash Swimming
- Movement and Dance
- Team Challenge

Parent Testimonials:
"Ryan has enjoyed every aspect, when we’ve asked about his day, he’s said it was ‘amazing and fantastic’. All the staff are extremely friendly, enthusiastic and have a true belief in what they are doing."
- Parent from Newcastle-upon-Tyne camp

"Fantastic, friendly & dedicated staff! It’s an action packed week of multi sports. My boys made new friends, overcame swimming fears & came away more confident too! I cannot recommend it enough!"
- Kay Court 

“Kings Camps is GREAT – my son really looks forward to going each year. The best thing about using Kings Camps is that the staff are excellent – I leave to go to work knowing that my son is in safe hands and having a great time.”
- Sarah Gregory, Bakewell

Camps Locations:

- Aberdeen – Albyn School
- Aberdeen – RGU: SPORT – The Robert Gordon University
- Aberdeen – St Margaret’s School
- Bakewell – S. Anselm’s School
- Bath – Kingswood School
- Birmingham – Blue Coat School
- Birmingham – King Edward’s Boys’ School
- Blackburn – Westholme School
- Bradford – Bradford Girls’ Grammar School
- Bradford – Woodhouse Grove School
- Bristol – Badminton School
- Bromsgrove – South Bromsgrove High School
- Cambridge – The Leys School
- Cardiff – Howell’s School Llandaff
- Cheadle – Cheadle Hulme School
- Cheltenham – Cheltenham College
- Cheltenham – Cheltenham Ladies College
- Chester – The King’s School
- Coventry – Bablake School
- Dundee – University of Dundee
- Edinburgh – Heriot-Watt University
- Glasgow – Jordanhill School Sports Centre
- Halifax – The Grammar School Hipperholme
- Hamilton – Hamilton College
- Harrogate – Harrogate Ladies’ College
- Hull – Hymers College
- Ilkley – Ilkley Grammar School
- Kirkham – Kirkham Grammar School
- Leeds – Leeds Metropolitan University
- Leeds – University of Leeds
- Liverpool – King David High School
- Loughborough – Loughborough Grammar School
- Manchester – Bridgewater School
- Newcastle-under-lyme – Newcastle-under-Lyme School
- Newcastle-upon-tyne – Newcastle High School for Girls
- Northampton – Northampton High School
- Nottingham – Girls’ High School
- Nottingham – Nottingham University
- Reading – Queen Anne’s School
- Sandbach – Sandbach School
- Sheffield – Goodwin (Previous Venue)
- Sheffield – Sheffield High School
- St Andrews – St Leonards School
- Wakefield – Queen Elizabeth Grammar School
- York – The Mount School

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Some interested visitors submitting program inquiries to our school up to 2024-02-15 were from:

Finland; Winterthur, Switzerland; Cambridge, Spain; Knaresborough; Hong Kong; and more.
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Acorn International Summer School, Bristol
Courses / Programs
Acorn International Summer School provides unique academic summer camps for both international and British students in Tockington, just 10 miles north of Bristol in the South-West of England.

Based on the campus of an authentic British boarding school, we provide exclusive programmes for children ages 5-15. We are one of the few summer schools in the UK tailored entirely for the junior camp market, and offer academic programmes for 2 or 4 weeks.

Our school is situated in the countryside, on a beautiful self-contained campus which is safe and secure.

Acorn International is owned and run by a real family. We all have our own children, and when you arrive at Acorn International you will be greeted by three generations of our family!

Acorn International had a very successful inspection in 2014, and is now fully accredited by the British Accreditation Council.
International Summer School for UK & International Children - ages 5-15:

- Summer courses for Juniors (ages 5-11) and Seniors (ages 11-15) 

- Held in July and August

- Students can attend for 2 or 4 weeks

- Academic English for international students

- Academic tuition for British children in subjects from the British Primary Curriculum

- Courses are combined with specialist sports tuition, activities & excursions
Arts University Bournemouth - Summer Courses
Courses / Programs
• Are you a UK secondary school student or international high school student, or college student with an interest in creative arts and design?

• If so, earn a Certificate this summer from the UK’s leading arts university!

• Access world-class facilities and a highly-acclaimed teaching staff, and create a valuable network of new friends and expert tutors. Benefit from an educational and cultural summer experience to remember with AUB.

• Situated less than 2 hours south of London by train, the University provides a range of 2 and 3-week specialist summer courses to British and international students ages 13+.

• Our comprehensive summer programs include Animation, Adobe Packages, Digital Photography, Drawing, Illustration, Mixed Media, Print Making, Graphic Design, Fashion, and more.

• When you join one of our summer courses, you will have access to the university's state-of-the-art facilities, modern equipment and one of the largest art and design libraries in the south of England.

• All Summer Course students receive an official AUB Certificate of Attendance upon successful completion. University accommodation is available if required.

Student Review:
“Brilliant course, fast-paced with an amazing amount of information and skills shared, which has resulted in a marked improvement in my techniques and understanding of garment construction.”  - Vicky, USA
2 Week Creative Arts Summer School:
All-inclusive residential course for students of ages 13-16 years old

Sessions / topics include:
• Drawing, Illustration, Graphic Design, Fashion, Digital Photography, Animation, Mixed Media, Animation...

Specialist 2-3 Week Summer Courses:
In June / July / August

For UK & international students of ages 15+ and 18+ years

• Graphic Design and Visual Communication
• British Architecture and 3D Design
• Animation
• Drawing and Illustration
• Fashion and Textiles
• Studio Photography
• Filmmaking
• Creative Makeup
• Portfolio Preparation for the Arts
Reach Cambridge - Academic Camps in UK & Online
Courses / Programs
• Get a unique introduction to your favourite academic subject at University level in the prestigious environment of Cambridge University!

• Reach Cambridge provides residential spring and summer courses for UK & international high school students ages 14-18 years old.

• With a wide range of academic subjects to choose from, our spring and summer camps are taught by experts in the field through interactive classes, lectures and workshops.

• Located just 50 miles north of London, students stay in one of Cambridge University’s colleges or in our central Cambridge headquarters, ‘Reach Hall’.

• Our fun, spring and summer programs give you the opportunity to experience an academically-rigorous summer program in one of the top educational facilities in the world.

• Our challenging and vibrant summer courses are specially designed to complement high school studies, whilst also offering a glimpse of University-style learning.

• As well as an unrivaled academic environment, students experience British culture in the stimulating and distinguished surroundings of the University City of Cambridge in the south-east of England.

• Your studies will be combined with a varied program of exciting activities and excursions across Britain.

Student Review:

"I had exceptionally high expectations for the Reach Cambridge Course, and I happy to report they were all reached and surpassed. The University is absolutely beautiful, the staff is incredible, and the experience was perfectly unique.'
2 & 4-week Summer Camps 2023 in July & August
• Biotechnology
• Computer Science
• Economics & Business Management
• Engineering
• English Language (ESOL) & Leadership
• English Literature & Creative Writing
• Journalism & Media
• Law
• Life Sciences & Medicine
• Maths
• Physics & Astronomy
• Politics & International Relations
• Philosophy
• Psychology
• SAT Preparation
• Social & Political Sciences
• STEM (science, technology, engineering & maths).

Online Pre-University Courses (Contact us for a full online course list).
UK Film School - Residential Summer Filmmaking Course
Courses / Programs
UK Film School provides a residential, 5-day summer filmmaking course for students aged 12-15 and 16-19 years at Garden House in the historic market town of Stamford, Lincolnshire is a fantastic location conveniently situated in the heart of England and only 1 hour by train from London's King's Cross Station (Our summer base has plenty of interesting locations for filmmaking).

Over the course of a week, students have the opportunity to make a film from start to finish using broadcast quality equipment and under the guidance of film and TV professionals.

Students will experience all aspects of filmmaking - including script development, casting, location scouting, cinematography, sound recording, and more.

Our 1-week Filmmaking summer program includes all activities, boarding and meals.
5-Day. Residential Summer Filmmaking Course:
- For students aged 12-15 and 16-19 years old.

Students will experience all aspects of filmmaking including:

- Script Development
- Casting
- Location Scouting
- Cinematography
- Sound Recording

This course fulfills the criteria for a residential for the Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award.
Summer Language Camps, Scotland
Courses / Programs
• Immerse your child or teenager in a second language environment while experiencing the stunning countryside of Scotland in summer 2024.

• Join language summer immersion camps in Scotland for both UK-based and international students aged 6-17.

• Whether you are flying to Glasgow or Edinburgh airports or traveling by train, our team will be happy to arrange a pick-up for you.

Student Testimonial:
“The staff are friendly, cheerful and very organised. I loved the activities like capture the flag, crate building, the water fight and the team-building. I would recommend camp to all my friends.”
Residential, Language Learning Summer Camps in Scotland:

• Participants choose English, French, Spanish, German, or Italian

Launch Camp
• 2 or 4 day camp for young children aged 6-11
• Includes outdoor language learning, raft building, climbing and film-making

International Camp
• 11-day residential summer camp for UK & international students aged 12-17
• 1 hour from Glasgow.
• With digital media projects & outdoor adventure activities
Soccer Camps International - Soccer + English Camps
Courses / Programs
• Your talented son, daughter or loved one can experience a prestigious UK soccer football camp with additional English language lessons in London, Manchester, Liverpool or Brighton in summer 2024!

• Soccer Camps International is a top facilitator of UK summer soccer camps in association with Manchester City FC, Liverpool FC, Chelsea FC, Arsenal FC, and Brighton FC. Our program participants stay on campus at top boarding schools and university accommodation.

• These intensive camps allow young players from around the world to develop their football skills and improve their understanding of the English language at the same time.

• Our football camps are run by highly-experienced & certified coaches with many years of experience teaching young soccer players the best soccer drills.

Parent Review:
"My son enjoyed himself very much, managed to have excellent relationships with his coaches notwithstanding very limited language skill, and most important of all thanks to his experience, he decided to continue playing soccer."
- Mother of Enrico, Italy
Manchester City Football Language School:
• 1 or 2-week Soccer + English Program for boys ages 9-17 and girls ages 12-17

Chelsea FC Foundation Soccer Schools:
• 2-week soccer camps for boys ages 9-17 with Optional English classes

Arsenal Football Development Summer Schools:
• 1 or 2-week soccer camps for boys ages 9-17 with Optional English classes

Brighton FC Soccer Schools:
• Weekly summer soccer camp for boys ages 8-17 with Optional English classes