SCHOOL’S OUT FOR SUMMER: 5 summer activities and clubs to keep the wee ones entertained this year

School’s officially out for summer.

Bliss for the bairns – maybe not so bliss for the guardians.

There’s absolutely no shame in wanting to chill out this summer (or get to work in time) while the kiddies are off having a blast elsewhere.

Here’s 5 summer activities and clubs to keep the wee ones entertained.

1. Summer Wildlife Camps at Camperdown

The Summer Wildlife Camp at Camperdown Wildlife Centre is a 5-day programme designed to provide young people aged 7 to 10 with a fun experience in an even better setting.

It runs weekly during the school summer holidays from 3 July to 11 August.

Lion Tailed Macaque with baby at Camperdown (Photo: DCT Media).

To book a week’s space, click here.

2. Tennis camp at Dawson Park

Half day Mini Red / Orange tennis camps for kids aged  5-9 years are based at the beautiful Dawson Park tennis courts.

A junior tennis coaching session at Dawson Park (Photo: DCT Media).

Click here to book sessions.

3. Trampolining camp

4 day trampolining classes (camps) are available for kids aged 5-12 years in the Mctaggart Gymnastics Centre.

The trampoline holiday club at McTaggart Gymnastics Centre (Photo: DCT Media).

Click here to book and bounce.

4. Urban Moves Dance Camp

Urban Moves dance camp is for children P1-S6.

It is based at St Paul’s Swim & Sports Centre, operating in both the summer and winter months.


To book, click here. 

5. Splash camp

This aquatic holiday camp at the Olympia is organised with activities such as mini polo, rookie lifeguard and snorkelling.

Outside the Olympia Dundee (Photo: DCT Media).

Children should be 8 years and above and able to swim 25m confidently.

To book, click here.

Have a smashing start to the summer!

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Claire Merten