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Kirklees Summer Play Camp

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  1. Camp is for children aged 9 to 12 years inclusive and is run by an experienced voluntary organization that is staffed by teachers, and experienced volunteers all of whom are DBS (CRB) checked.

    The camp allows groups of about 75 children to spend 4 days (including 3 nights) in the country. Each of the three nights are spent in tents surrounded by open countryside. The children share 4 person tents, they sleep on roll mats in the cosy inner compartment. Children do not need any special equipment, just sensible clothing, footwear and a sleeping bag (although this can be provided if necessary).

    There are 6 camps over the summer holidays:

    CAMP 1 - Tuesday 23rd – Friday 26th July
    CAMP 2 - Saturday 27th – Tuesday 30th July
    CAMP 3 - Thursday 1st – Sunday 4th August
    CAMP 4 - Monday 5th – Thursday 8th August
    CAMP 5 - Saturday 10th – Tuesday 13th August
    CAMP 6 - Wednesday 14th – Saturday 17th August

    Please see our website for booking.


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Kirklees Summer Play Camp
Summer Camp emergency number (available during Camp dates only)
07745 284983

Organisation last updated

  1. 08 May 2019

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Bookings for Summer 2019 open in April

  1. There are 6 camps over the summer holidays:

    Tues 23 – Fri 26 July Camp 1
    Sat 27 – Tues 30 July Camp 2
    Thurs 1 – Sun 4 Aug Camp 3
    Mon 5 – Thurs 8 Aug Camp 4
    Sat 10 – Tues 13 Aug Camp 5
    Weds 14 – Sat 17 Aug Camp 6

  2. 08/05/2019

History

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  2. The activities at Camp are run by a voluntary organisation which has been operating in partnership with Kirklees Council since the 1960s. The current leaders, Jane and Duncan Haywood, have been involved since 1976 and have been leading the camp since 1988. They received MBEs for their work in 2005.

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