Sunday 7 August 2011

Summer Activities in the Kenilworth Area 2011

Kenilworth School have compiled and provided the following activities for the Summer 2011. It's a list, so have a read and see what you can find...full list here or pdf version available: Kenilworth Area Holiday Activities Summer 2011

Kenilworth Based Abbey Fields Swimming Pool Holiday Activities from 27th June

Beginners Swimming Course
25th – 29th July, 15th – 19th August, 30th Aug – 2nd September
9am – 9-30 am
Age 4 years +
Cost £21-50 per course

Improvers Swimming Course
25th – 29th July, 15th – 19th August, 30th Aug – 2nd September
9-30am – 10-00am
Age 5 years+
Cost £21-50 per course

Water Fun and Games
1st – 5th August, 22nd – 26th August
9am – 10 am
Age 7 years+
Cost £21-50 per course

8th – 12th August
9am – 10 am
Age 7 years +
Cost £21-50 per course

Mini Splosh
Mon – Fri
11am – 12pm
Age All
Cost  Adult £3-50, Child £2-20, Under 4 Free

Mon, Thu, Fri 4pm – 5pm
Sat & Sun 2pm – 3pm
Age All
Cost Adult £3-50, Child £2-20 Under 4 Free

To book call 01926 855478

Castle Farm Recreation Centre Kenilworth, Holiday Activities from 27th June

Select a sport
29th July, 26th August
4-00pm – 5-00 pm
Age 4 – 7 years
Cost£2 per child
Football Mania
12th August
4-00pm – 5-00pm
Age 4 – 7years
Cost £2 per child

Badminton Taster
28th July
4-00pm – 5-30 pm
Age 6 -10 years
Cost £3

Netball Taster
4th August
4-00pm – 5-30 pm
Age 8 years+
Cost £3

Short Tennis Taster
18th August
4-00pm – 5-30pm
Age 6 -10 years
Cost £3

Table Tennis Taster
1st September
4-00pm – 5-30pm
Age 8 -12 years
Cost £3

Rounders ( weather permitting)
5th August, 19th August, 2nd September
4-00pm – 5-30pm
Age 8 -12 years
Cost £3

Krafty Kids ( mobiles and dream catchers)
3rd August  10-00am – 11-30 am
17th August 2-00pm – 3-30pm
Age 5 – 10 years
Cost £3

Krafty Kids ( T shirt printing bring own plain white t shirt)
3rd August 2-00pm – 3-30pm
17th August 10-00am – 11-30am
Age 5 -10 years
Cost £3

Every Monday, Thursday, Friday except 29th August
9-00am – 4-00pm
Age 8 -12 years
Cost £13-50 per child per day ( bring warm clothing, swimming kit, packed lunch and £2 spending money)

11th August, 25th August
4-00pm – 5-00pm
Age 6 years +
Cost £3

To book call 01926 850550

Weekend of family fun  1 year to the Olympics Saturday 23rd & Sunday 24th July

Castle Farm Recreation Centre
Saturday 23rd July 11-00am – 4-00 pm
Bouncy castle, Face Painting, Olympic Torch Making, Sports and More
Open to All ages Free

Abbey Fields Swimming Pool
Saturday 23rd July and Sunday 24th July 2-00pm – 3-00pm
Kids Inflatable Splosh Session
Free to under 16’s Children must be able to swim 25 metres.

Kenilworth Library

Colds and Cures
Tuesday 2nd August 10-30am – 12-00noon
Age 4 -12 years
Cost £2-50 per child £1 for under 5’s Children must be accompanied by an adult.
People throughout history have been making their own cures from plants. Can you identify some of the plants used in the past? Make a flower pot and plant some seeds to grow your own
Book at the library.

Odibourne Allotments

Monday 8th August 2-00pm and 3-00pm
Ages All Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Cost £6-00 per child
Bug hunting with Warwick Museums keeper of natural history Steven Falk. What might we find toads, butterflies and bees. Each bug hunt lasts approximately 1 hour.
To book call Heritage Education 01926 412069

Kenilworth Castle

All Time Traveller events 11-00am – 5-00pm
Suitable for Children
Cost Entrance Charge plus £1

Time Travellers go Archaeology
Saturday 23rd July & Sunday 24th July
Let the kids get stuck into history with the chance to uncover clues, take part in an archaeology trail and handle real artefacts.

Time Travellers go  Knights and Princesses
Monday 1st August – Friday 5th August
Give that toy sword a whirl or put on your prettiest dress and head back in time to activities on a medieval theme. Transform yourself into a noble lord in squire training, learn about etiquette and even try on armour in our academy for budding knights and princesses.

Time Travellers go Heroes and Villains
Monday 8th August – Friday 12th August
Could you be a fearsome highwayman? Your training starts here! Take part in a thrilling musket drill, listen to the myths and legends surrounding our favourite rogues and plan your own ambush

Time Travellers go Medieval
Monday 15th August and Friday 19th August
How would you have fared 500years ago? Take a trip back to medieval times to find out, with plenty of fun hands-on activities and games.

Time Travellers go Norman and Saxon
Monday 22nd August – Friday 26th August
Could you be a brave Norman knight or bold Saxon warrior? Prepare for action by painting your own shield, then take part in a kid’s Battle of Hastings or the thrilling naval battle.

Warwick University Arts Centre

Make it Reel – Summer Film School
Monday 22nd August – Friday 26th August 10-00am – 4-00pm
Age 12 – 15 years Cost £110
Five days to make a five minute film in five days – That’s the challenge

Summer Circus School
Monday 8th August – Friday 12th August 10-30 am – 4-30pm
Age 8 -14 years Cost £110
Spend the week experimenting with wire walking, trapeze skills, stilt walking, rolling globes, uni-cycling, plate spinning, Diablo and juggling.

For further details ring 02476 524524

Mad Science – Wacky science Experiments
Monday 25th July – Friday 12th August
Age 5 – 12 years
Cost £35 per day bring own snack and lunch
To book call 01926 429875/258144

Active8 Sports All Saints Primary Leek Wootton
Age Years 1 – 6
Cost £10 per day £6 per half day
Multi Skills Session Monday 22nd August and Tuesday 23rd August
10-00am – 3-00pm
Football Wednesday 24th August t0 Friday 26th August
10-00am – 3-00pm
For more information phone Phil Haycock 01926 499083

Startrack Athletics

Startrack is a non competitive holiday scheme with children being able to take part in a wide range of games and activities designed to improve the running, jumping and throwing skills that are the basis for all athletics disciplines. The emphases of the events are for children to have fun and to encourage them to take part in and enjoy athletics as a sport. This can be an introduction to the sport or a continuation from activities at a school or a club.
Age 8 – 15 years
Time 10-00am – 3-00pm
Cost £59-50 with a £5 discount for subsequent family members.

University of Warwick Track, Kirby Corner Road, Coventry
25 July – 29th July and 22nd August – 26th August

Edmonscote Athletics Track, Leamington
18th July – 22nd July, 1st August – 5th August and 22nd August – 26th August.

Kenilworth Tennis and Squash Club

Summer Tennis Camps
Running From 25th July – 2nd September 10am – 3pm
Age 4 – 16 years
Cost £17 per day, £70 any five days, £115 any 10 days (reductions for members)
Contact James Roe 07958 278304

Meadow Sports Centre

Samba Soccer School
Saturdays 10am – 12pm Starting 23rd July – 8 week course
Age 5 -16 years
Tel 07969 785002 or e mail

Kenilworth Football Fun – Sky Blues in the Community
Monday 1st August – Friday 5th August
And Monday 22nd August – Friday 26th August
Age 5 -13 boys and girls of all ability
10-00am – 3-00pm earliest drop off 9-30am, last pick up 3-30pm
Cost £11 per day £10 if attending whole week. £13 on the day. There is a 20% discount for siblings.
For more details ring 024 7678 6349

Kenilworth Methodist ChurchPriory Road

Holiday Club for primary school children
Age 4 – 10 years
1st – 5th August 9-30am – 12noon
Cost £12 (£8 for each additional sibling)
Tel 859649
Based Outside the Immediate Kenilworth Area

Warwickshire Wildlife Trust Brandon Marsh Nature Centre

All activities for 4- 11 year olds, 4-7 year olds have to be accompanied by parents but parents are very welcome to accompany older children. To book activities call 024 7630 2912. Cost £4 per child £3 for Warwickshire Wildlife Trust Members unless otherwise stated. All activities 10-30 am to 12 noon unless otherwise stated.

Monday 25th July –  Wild about Rabbits
Tuesday 26th July –  Nature Detectives
Wednesday 27th July –  Mad about Mammals
Thursday 28th July -  Pond Dipping
Friday 29th July – Tree Watch
Monday 1st August – Minibeast Millionaires
Tuesday 2nd August – Minibeast Safari
Wednesday 3rd August – Trail Blazers
Thursday 4th August – Super Spiders
Friday 5th August – Nature’s Fairies for Tots Age 2 – 4 years
Monday 8th August – Survival Shelters
Tuesday 9th August – Celtic Adventure
Wednesday 10th August – Teddy Bears Picnic for Tots Age 2 – 4 years
Thursday 11th August – Pond Pirates
Friday 12th August – Survival Dens
Monday 15th August – Pond Pirates
Tuesday 16th August – Wild About Rabbits
Wednesday 17th August – Natural Art
Thursday 18th August – Ladybird Adventure
Friday 19th August – Celtic Adventure
Friday 19th August – Bat Night 7-00pm – 8-30 pm
Cost £5 per child, £4 for members,  £15 for 2 adults and 2 children.
Monday 22nd August – Tremendous Trees
Tuesday 23rd August – Teddy Bears Picnic – All Ages
Wednesday 24th August – Art in the Wild
Thursday 25th August – Summer Colours for Tots – Age 2 – 4 years
Friday 26th August – Brilliant Birds
Monday 29th August – Den Building
Tuesday 30th August – Trail Blazers
Wednesday 31st August – Sensory Explorer for Tots – Age 2 – 4 years
Thursday 1st September – Food Forage – Age 6+
Friday 2nd September – Celt Discovery
Friday 2nd September – Bat Night – 7-00pm – 8-30 pm
Cost £5 per child, £4 for members, £15 for 2 adults and 2 children

Ryton Pools Country Park Bubbenhall

Monday 25th July Pond Dipping Spotting Challenge Age 3-12 11am–12-30pm Cost £3
Tuesday 26th July Jellyfish Windsocks Age 3-12 11-00am-1-30pm  Cost £2
Wednesday 27th July Pirates in the Park Age 3-12 11-00am-1-30pm Cost £2
Thursday 28th July Nature Explorers Age 3-8 11-00am–12-30pm Cost £3
Thursday 28th July Young Rangers Age -10-16 1-00pm-2-30pm Cost £3
Friday 29th July Butterflies Age 5-12 11-00am-12-30pm Cost £3
Monday1st August Pond Dipping Spotting Challenge Age 3-12years 11am-12-30pm Cost £3
Tuesday 2nd August Stone Age Ryton Age 5-12 11-00am-12-30pm Cost £3
Thursday 4th August Meadow Minibeast Hunt Age 3-12 11-00am -12-30pm Cost £3
Friday 5th August Ladybird Hibernators Age 5-12 11-00am-12-30pm Cost £3
Monday 8th August Rocket Challenge Age 5-12 11-00am-12-30pm Cost £3
Tuesday 9th August Fairies and Wizards Age 3-12 11-00am – 1-30pm Cost £2
Wednesday 10th August Giant Butterflies Age 3-12 11-00am – 1-30pm Cost £2
Thursday 11th August Groovy Grasshoppers  Age 5-12 11-00am-12-30pm Cost £3
Friday 12th August Woodland Minibeast Hunt Age 3-12 11-00am-12-30pm Cost £3
Monday 15th August Ladybird Hats Age 3-12 11-00am-1-30pm Cost £2
Tuesday 16th August Faces on Trees Age 3-12 11-00am-12-30pm  Cost £3
Wednesday 17th August Cherry Tree Bugs Age 3-12 11-00am-1-30pm Cost £2
Thursday 18th August Pond Dipping Spotting Challenge Age 3-12 11am -12-30pm Cost £3
Friday 19th August Rocket Challenge Age 5-12 11-00am -12-30pm Cost £3
Monday 22nd August Bird Box Making Age 5-12 11-00am-12-30pm Cost £4-50
Tuesday 23rd August Un Nature Trail Age 5-12 11-00am-12-30pm Cost £3
Wednesday 24th August Spring into action  Age5-12 11-00am -12-30pm Cost £3
Thursday 25th August Nature Explores Age 3-8 11-00am-12-30pm Cost £3
Thursday 25th August Young Rangers Age 10-16 1-00pm – 2-30pm Cost £3
Tuesday 30th August Krazy Kites Age 5-10 11-00am-12-30pm Cost £3
Wednesday31st August Willow Magic Age 3-12 11-00am-130pm Cost £2
Thursday 1st September Meadow Minibeast Hunt Age3-12 11-00am-12-30pm Cost£3
Friday 2nd September Pond Dipping Spotting Challenge Age 3-12years  11-00am -12-30pm Cost £3

Booking essential Call 024 7630 5592
All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Holiday Cycle Training Courses – Warwickshire College Warwick New road Leamington

Level 1 Bikeability – a course for young cyclists aged 7 – 9 years Cost £15 per child
One day course 9-15am – 12-15pm
Monday 25th July & Monday 15th August

Level 2 Bikeability  An on road 6 hour course over two days for cyclists aged 9 years + or in Year 5 or above. 9-15am – 12-15pm Cost £25 per child
Tuesday and Wednesday 26th and 27th July
Tuesday and Wednesday 16th and 17th August

Level 3 Bikeability A 2 hour on road course for cyclists over 11 years or who have successfully completed Level 2 bikeability (proof required) 9-30am – 11-30am    
Cost £15 per child
Thursday 28th July & Thursday 18th August

For more information call 01926 412776

Heart of England Sports and Leisure Centre Balsall Common

The centre is putting on a wide range of activities over three weeks.
Monday 25th July to Friday 29th July
Monday 1st August to Friday 5th August
Monday 15th August to Friday 19th August.
There are four sessions each day
9-00am – 10-30am, 10-45 am – 12-15pm, 1-00pm – 2-30pm , 2-45pm – 4-15pm
Age group 6 -16
Cost £6 for a single session £8 for dance,
2 sessions am or pm  £10 + £2 for dance sessions
All day £20 +£2 for dance sessions second or subsequent siblings £15
All week £85 +£2 for dance sessions second or subsequent siblings £65
 For further details go to or call 01676 536774

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