Holiday Clubs in Cheltenham: Easter 2019

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The Easter Holidays are on the horizon and we've started to round up some holiday clubs in Cheltenham offering fun and educational activities for children throughout the holidays.

Apart from easing childcare headaches for working parents, 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.

Featured Holiday Clubs in Cheltenham

Theatre Studio (use code cheltrocks for 10% off)

LOVE SINGING? LOVE ACTING? LOVE DANCING?

Join us this Easter Holidays for our exciting Easter Workshops…. Come be part of the adventures of ‘Dragon Days” and perform onstage at the Cheltenham Playhouse to friends and family.

In the pretty, alpine village of Stumbledorf (just a short ‘trip’ away), the overdramatic villagers await a hero to rescue them from the mythical creature whose presence overshadows their otherwise idyllic mountain home. Just in the nick of time, seemingly in fulfilment of an ancient prophecy given by three wizened old crones, Tommy Rumble and his fearsome mother stumble into Stumbledorf, which causes great excitement. Will the village ever be free of its Dragon Days? There’s only one way to find out…

Dates: Tuesday 16th - Friday 19th April

Time:
10am - 4pm {Tuesday}
10am - 4pm {Wednesday}
10am - 4pm {Thursday}
9am - 1pm {Good Friday} Performance at 12pm

Location: Theatre Studio, Cheltenham Playhouse

Age range: 4 - 11

Cost: From £110 per day (use the code cheltrocks at checkout for 10% off)

Booking: Book this workshop here. More information info@theatrestudio.co.uk


Camp 4-2-11 (use code cheltrocks10 for 10% off)

Camp 4-2-11 is a Cheltenham based, family run camp for children ages 3-14. We offer a creative alternative to sports-based camps. We have just been awarded OUTSTANDING by Ofsted

We run exciting themed weeks, workshops, and jam-pack the schedule with mindfulness, swimming, arts and craft, drama, music, games, quests, archery, baking and more.

Being independent we are flexible and while we have a fully structured programme of activity we are child-led and listen to what the group wants to do. Impromptu games of bench ball, rounders or water fights are common, as are quiet time activities after particularly lively swimming sessions.

We welcome all children and are very happy to try and accommodate any special requirements or individual needs.

NEW camp opening this Easter at Prestbury St Mary’s Junior School

Dates:
St Edward’s School- 8th – 12th April
Prestbury St Mary’s Junior School – 15th -18th April

Time: 8am - 5:45pm

Location:
St Edward’s School, Cirencester Road. Charlton Kings
Pretsbury St Mary’s Junior, Bouncers Lane, Cheltenham

Age range: 3 - 14

Cost: from £24.30 per day St Mary,s and from £ 34.20 per day St Edward’s (use the code cheltrocks10 at checkout for 10% off)

We take CHILDCARE VOUCHERS

Booking: Book sessions on Camp 4-2-11 here. More information info@camp4211.co.uk


Mander Hall Academy of performing Arts

Work with West End stars this Easter at Mander Hall Academy! Mander Hall Academy, working with former West End dancer, Tom Goodall and his team, bring you exciting 4 day Easter, Summer & October half-term workshops.

Tom has a wealth of stage and screen experience including West End shows,
major stadium tours (eg Take That and Anastacia) and the hit film ‘Mamma Mia
the Movie’. Now working as a choreographer and teacher, you couldn’t hope for a better person to teach you the tricks of the trade!

Learn specially choreographed routines and songs to ‘The Greatest Showman’ and ‘High School Musical’, staging and performance skills, as well as vocal coaching, characterisation and improvisation.

A sample of the work will be performed to parents at the end of course showcase.

Dates: Monday 8th April - Thursday 11th April

Time: 10am - 4pm

Location: Balcarras School

Age range: 6 - 16

Cost: £150 - payment to be made afterwards by BACS or Cheque (use the code cheltrocks10 at checkout for 10% off)

Booking: Book workshop here.


Move More Camps

Move More camps are all about children being active, learning new skills, trying new sports and developing their fundamental movement skills. We have a no screens policy at our camps. We feel this is a really important aspect, we know that parents feel that children spend enough time on screens, therefore at camp children take part in a variety of different activities, there will be some down times throughout the day, as it is a long day for children to be active throughout, but these will be filled with activities such as arts & crafts or board games.

Location / Age range / Dates:
Balcarras - 8th-18th April - 4-12 years old, 4 year olds ½ day only
Grangefield - 8th-18th April - 4-12 years old, 4 year olds ½ day only
Warden Hill - 8th-12th April (only first week due to school repairs) - 4-12 years old, 4 year olds ½ day only
Glenfall Primary - 8th-12th April (only first week as a trial for Early Years Camp) - 3-7 years old, full days available
Balcarras - 15th-18th April (2nd week only - trial Dance Camp) - 5-11 years old, no half days.

Times: 8.30-5.30pm each day for all camps except Dance Camp which runs from 9am-3.30pm

Cost: £12 - £30 per day (Please note early bird discounts finish 2 weeks before the camp is due to start)

Contact details: To book visit www.move-more.org or for more information contact Jamie Roberts - 07932784422


Edufun

This holiday club introduces childre to intercultural and cross-curricular skills, helping to secure a better future for all who attend, based on the ethos of the British Council; ‘Every language offers a rich and unique insight into different ways of thinking and living including the history of the myriad of cultures across the world'.

Interactive workshops educate all children in cross-curricular and intercultural competences through music and creative arts in French, Spanish, Swahili, Italian and many more languages. Children will discover, explore and gain insight into different ways of thinking and understanding of those living in other countries around the world.

Dates: 9th & 10th, 16th & 17th April

Times: 8.30am - 4pm daily

Location: Christchurch Primary School, Malvern Road, GL50 2NR

Age range: 4 - 12

Cost: £20 PER DAY

Contact details: Book at www.edufungloucestershire.com/registration, email edufunsters@gmail.com, or call 07581 211043


The School of Wizardry - drama /magic club

Enjoy marvellous theatre masterclasses inspired by J K Rowling’s Harry Potter films/books 1-4, at Christ Church this Easter. CAMDA guarantee hand-chosen specialists, leading inspiring Acting, Singing and Magic workshops, with Magic Circle Magicians. Five full days and small age-appropriate groups (max 7). Quote ‘Cheltenham Rocks Wizards’ for 10% discount. WANDerful for aspiring wizards in the heart of Cheltenham…Don’t forget your wand!

Dates: 8th - 12th April

Times: 10am - 4:30pm

Location: Christ Church, Malvern Road, Cheltenham, Glos, GL50 2JH

Age range: 6 - 11

Cost: £195 (Quote ‘Cheltenham Rocks Wizards’ for 10% discount)

Contact details: Booking and more information Magic Team at info@camda.org, or call 07545 345655


Easter Holiday Sports

Are you looking for activities for your children to enjoy over the Easter holidays? Leisureat has a brand new, exciting sports programme which is now open to book! The fitness team will be running two exceptional multi-sports days to give children ages 8 - 12 a chance to enjoy new experiences, incuding archery and scuba diving! Participants will need to bring a packed lunch and water bottle, swimming kit and towel, trainers, t-shirt and warm top (a waterproof coat and rugby/football boots are advisable). Drop your children in at 9:30am and collect them at 4pm!

Dates: 9th - 17th April 2019

Times: 10am - 4pm

Location: Leisureat, Tommy Taylors Lane, Cheltenham, GL50 4RN

Age range: 8 - 12

Cost: Each day costs £40 per child, with a maximum of 20 spaces available per day

Contact details: For information visit www.leisureatcheltenham.com/kids. To book email leisure@cheltenhamtrust.org.uk, or call 01242 528764


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