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Sporting charities offer wide range of half-term camps

Bristol City Community Trust, Bristol Bears Community Foundation, Bristol Flyers Community and Bristol Jets Community are offering a wide range of holiday camps during the October half-term.

Providing an affordable, extended opportunity for children to play sport and receive specialist coaching during the school holidays, the camps range from single sport to multi-sports camps.

With a game-sense approach, our charities focus on providing a fun and inclusive environment that is child centred. The camps are led by experienced Level 2 sports coaches, offering the chance for children to play their favourite sports - and try some new ones.


Football camps

Want to keep active during the school holidays whilst improving your football ability? If so, sign up to Bristol City Community Trust’s football camps.

The Community Trust will be delivering its popular holiday football camps at South Bristol Sports Centre throughout October half-term.

In partnership with StreetGames and FIVES Soccer Centre, the club’s official charity will host a week-long camp from October 29th - November 2nd, delivering an action-packed programme of football, with the emphasis heavily placed on enjoyment.

The camps will run from 10am-2pm each day, and are designed to give children aged six-11 the opportunity to learn and practise a range of techniques, whilst socialising with other youngsters from across the city in a fun and safe environment.

Book online now. For more information, contact the Trust on 0117 963 0636.

Full camp dates:

Monday, 29th October
Tuesday, 30th October
Wednesday, 31st October
Thursday, 1st November
Friday, 2nd November

Times: 10am-2pm
Location: South Bristol Sports Centre, West Town Lane, Bristol, BS14 9EA
Price: £25 per week as an early bird offer and then £10 per day from then on.

Comfortable sports clothing, plenty to drink and a packed lunch required.

For more information about our football camps click here


Rugby camps

Bristol Bears Community Foundation’s ever-popular holiday camps return during the October half-term, including another ‘girls only’ camp at St Mary’s Old Boys RFC.

Lockleaze Community Sports Centre and Yatton RFC will also host two-day camps for ages 8-16-years-old, with St Mary’s hosting a one-day festival of rugby fun.

“Selecting appropriate venues across our region is important in ensuring as many young people as possible have the opportunity to engage with our outstanding team of coaches,” said community development manager, Craig Capel.

“We look forward to working with young players, new and familiar with our game, that will support or even play for Bristol Bears as part of the clubs exciting vision.”

To book your place, or to find out more, click here.

PLAYER DEVELOPMENT CAMPS

LOCKLEAZE COMMUNITY SPORTS CENTRE

Date: Monday, 29th October – Tuesday, 30th October
Time: 10am-4pm
Cost: £60 for two days - Early Bird price: £45 if booked before 5pm on Friday, 12th October – use code: EBLOCT8 (8-11 years-old) or EBLOCT12 (12-16 years-old).
Ages: 8-11 & 12-16 years-old

YATTON RFC

Date: Thursday, 1st November – Friday, 2nd November
Time: 10am-4pm
Cost: £60
Ages: 8-11 & 12-16 years-old

ST MARY’S OLD BOYS RFC – GIRLS ONLY CAMP

Date: Friday, 2nd November
Time: 10am-4pm
Cost: £30 (Early bird discount: £22.50 if booked before 5pm on Friday, 12th October – use code: STMG8 (8-11 years-old) or STMG12 (12-16 years-old).
Age: 8-11 & 12-16 years-old

To book your place, or to find out more, click here.

For more information about our rugby camps click here.


Basketball camps

Bristol Flyers Community will be delivering its popular basketball holiday camps this summer.

Boys and girls between the age of 8-14 years old will have the chance to attend the Flyers holiday camps to help children develop their basketball skills in a safe and fun environment.

Coaches from the club's official charity will be on hand to offer an action packed-programme of basketball, with the emphasis heavily placed on enjoyment.

Dates: Tuesday, 30th October, Wednesday, 31st October, Thursday, 1st November
Time: 9am - 3pm
Location: Abbeywood Community School, New Road, Stoke Gifford, Bristol BS34 8SF
Cost: £20 per child per day

Suitable for all boys and girls aged 8-14 years.


Badminton camps

Run by fully-qualified coaches, Bristol Jets badminton camps are a great chance to have fun and learn new skills in the school holidays.

Our Badminton camps cater for all children between the ages of 8-16 years regardless of previous badminton experience. Led by Avon County coaches the camps provide a mixture of practice and games to hone the children’s badminton skills.

With a focus on providing a fun and inclusive environment we also throw in some dodgeball to sharpen the attendees hand eye coordination and footwork. 

NEXT CAMP INFORMATION

Location: Chew Valley Leisure Centre, Chew Lane, Bristol BS40 8QB
Date: Tuesday, 30th October
Time: 10am-3pm
Cost: £15 per player

Location: Thornbury Leisure Centre, Severnside Hall, Thornbury Leisure Centre, Alveston Hill, Thornbury BS35 3JB
Date: Wednesday, 31st October
Time: 10.15am-3.10pm
Cost: £15 per player

Suitable for all boys and girls aged 8-16 years.

Comfortable clothing and a packed lunch with plenty to drink required, all other equipment can be provided.



Primary school multi-sport camps

Run by fully-qualified coaches from our Forever Sport PE and sports coaching programme, our camps are a great chance for primary school children to have fun and try lots of new sports in the school holidays.

With a focus on providing a fun and inclusive environment we will deliver a wide range of sports that are favourites across our after school clubs, such as dodgeball, netball, basketball invasion games and jail break.  

NEXT CAMP INFORMATION

Location: Wallscourt Farm Academy, Long Down Avenue, Stoke Gifford, Bristol, BS16 1GE
Date: Tuesday, 30th October
Timings: 10am - 3pm
Price: £15 per child
Capacity: 30 spaces available per day

Suitable for all primary school aged boys and girls. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a packed lunch with plenty to drink required, all other equipment will be provided.

Location: Ashton Gate Stadium, Ashton Road, Ashton, Bristol, BS3 2EJ
Date: Friday, 2nd November
Timings: 10am - 12pm
Price: £4 per child
Capacity: 60 spaces available per day

Suitable for all primary school aged boys and girls. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a packed lunch with plenty to drink required, all other equipment will be provided.