May Half Term Holiday Club Guide


School holidays can present all sorts of challenges for working parents, and if you're looking for some holiday clubs in Cheltenham for the upcoming May Half Term, these clubs can help ease childcare headaches.

But apart from providing a handy childcare solution, many of these clubs have been created with learning and development in mind, offering life skills, training and confidence-building, letting kids come away with new skills learnt in a safe, supportive environment.

Take your pick from outdoor adventures, to football, drumming, cooking, and even performing a play in 2 days! There's something for every taste from budding-Beckhams, to drama queens...

Featured Clubs

Mini Marines: Whitsun Week

Give your child a fun and exciting experience whilst developing life skills, good behaviours and positive attitudes with Mini Marines school holiday clubs! All programmes are designed and coached by former Royal Marines Commandos who have mastered their skills through years of training and experience, working to build each child’s confidence through team building and physical activities projects.

Mini Marines camps help make a difference to your child's outlook on life; teaching them skills that will enhance their learning and concentration. All primary school aged children are welcome, and children will be grouped up into relevant ages. The course is fully engaging, enjoyable and leaders are committed to ensuring every child has an invaluable experience. Expect fun-filled activities including assault courses, bushcraft, den building, archery and games!

When: Tuesday 29th May - Friday 1st June, 8:30am - 4pm. Extra hour available until 5pm for an extra £5 payable on the day.

Where: St Edwards Secondary School, Cirencester Rd, Charlton Kings, Cheltenham, GL53 8EY

Suitable ages: 5 years - 12 years

Cost: £25 per day, 4 days £80

Booking deadline: Up to day of chosen date

Availability: Spaces available

Contact details: 01684 275000 /

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Theatre Studio: Play In Two Days Workshops

Join us this Whitsun Half-Term for our Play In Two Days, designed specifically for JUNIOR (Reception - Yr 2) and INTERMEDIATE (Year 3 - Year 7) students. Led by our experienced and highly talented tutors, the children will learn new theatre games that will increase their confidence both individually and when working within a group; story-telling, creating characters, learning songs, and movement, culminating in a short performance, which will be performed at the end of the 2nd day.

When: Thursday 31st May - Friday 1st June, 10am - 3:30pm. Performance at 3pm on the 1st June (will last approx 20/30mins)

Where: Theatre Studio, Cheltenham Playhouse, 47-53 Bath Road, Cheltenham, GL53 7HG

Suitable ages: 4 years - 12 years

Cost: £45 - for the two day workshops

Booking deadline: Wednesday 30th May

Availability: Limited availability

Contact details: 07977 227707 /

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Community Half Term Clubs in Cheltenham

Play Gloucestershire's May Half Term

When: Tuesday 29th May at Bishop's Cleeve, 10am - 4pm. Wednesday 30th May at Springfields Park, 10am - 4pm.

Contact details: 01452 505548 /

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Edufun - Festival of Stars!

When: Wednesday 30th & Thursday 31st May, 10am - 12pm

Contact details: 07581 211043 /

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Cheltenham Town Community Trust Football & Goalkeeping Course

When: Tuesday 29th May - Friday 1st June, 9am - 3pm daily

Contact details: 01242 518630 /

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Petelo Rugby All Stars TAG Rugby Camp

When: Wednesday 30th & Thursday 31st May, 8:30am - 4pm

Contact details: 07925 013274 /

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Just Camps - Specialists in Kids Activity Camps

When: Tuesday 29th May - Friday 1st June, half day 9am - 12:30pm / full day 8am - 3.30pm / extended day 8:30am - 5:30pm

Contact details: 07716 926147 /

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Keen Kids Can!

When: ​Tuesday 29th May - Friday 1st June, 8:30am - 12:30pm / 1:30pm - 5:30pm

Contact details: 07486 275028 /

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Move More Camps @ Balcarras & Grangefield Primary Schools

When: Tuesday 29th May - Friday 1st June. Full day, half day, early start and late finish options available, from 8:30am - 5:30pm.

Contact details: 07837 093619 /

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Andy Tucker Soccer Camps - Bishops Cleeve & Bournside Schools

When: Tuesday 29th - Thursday 31st May / Thursday 31st - Friday 1st June (split between 2 locations). The option of full and half days: 9am - 12pm / 9am - 4pm / 1pm - 4pm.

Contact details: 07808 923655 /

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