Holiday Activities

Holiday Activities


Holiday Activities is back for 2024 and is now available to book. Holiday Activities provide fun and energetic activities for primary and secondary school children throughout the school holidays. Our camps offer a great opportunity to meet new friends, build on current skills or learn a new one, cure holiday boredom, all while having great fun!

This year we have many of your favourite holiday camps planned at venues across Dundee, there really is something for everyone. Holiday Activities promise to offer fun-filled activities that you will love.

 

Pricing Options


LA = Leisureactive Junior/Teen Members    STD = Standard charge

Refunds - Please ensure before booking that you are able to attend as no refund can be provided in the event of a cancellation.

Discounts - Please email holiday.bookings@leisureandculturedundee.com if your child is a Leisureactive member to obtain a discount code.

Easter Programme


 

Details of our Easter Programme will be posted here as they become available.

Summer Programme


 

Urban Moves Summer Dance Camp

Urban Moves Summer Dance Camp


Urban Moves Summer Dance Camp provide a fun and energetic week for primary and secondary school aged pupils. The dancers will learn and create street dance choreography alongside our team of Urban Moves dance coaches who can't wait to work with all the dancers and have a fun filled Summer dance camp!

Venue
St Paul’s

Date
1 1 - 5 July

Time
10.00am - 3.30pm

Age
5 - 16 years

Cost
STD £70
LA £63

Venue
St Paul’s

Date
6 5 - 9 August

Time
10.00am - 3.30pm

Age
5 - 16 years

Cost
STD £70
LA £63

 

Please note if your child has a Leisureactive Junior/Teen Membership please e-mail holiday.bookings@leisureandculturedundee.com for direct message our Urban Moves Dance Programme Dundee Facebook or Instagram page for discount code, this is required at time of booking.

Refunds - Please ensure before booking that you are able to attend as no refund can be provided in the event of a cancellation.


Football Holiday Camp

Football Holiday Camp


Our holiday programme is a great way to keep your child active throughout the holidays, by participating in fun filled days of football. Each day will see your child participate in technical challenges, fun games and small sided games, as they learn new skills and meet new friends, all in a safe and positive environment.

Our holiday programme is delivered by our highly qualified and experienced coaches who will attend to your child’s every need throughout the week. Our camps are suitable for children of all abilities, whether they play football every day, or if they simply wish to learn new skills. Our coaches will ensure that each child is at a level that they feel most comfortable, where learning and achieving is at its optimum. This will be based on age, but is subject to change depending on a player’s confidence and ability.

Venue
DISC

Date
1 1 - 5 July

Time
10.00am - 3.00pm

Age
5 - 12 years

Cost
STD £60
LA £54

Daily rate
STD £15
LA £13.50

Venue
DISC

Date
3 15 - 19 July

Time
10.00am - 3.00pm

Age
5 - 12 years

Cost
STD £60
LA £54

Daily rate
STD £15
LA £13.50

 

Please note if your child has a Leisureactive Junior/Teen Membership please e-mail holiday.bookings@leisureandculturedundee.com for a discount code, this is required at time of booking.

Refunds - Please ensure before booking that you are able to attend as no refund can be provided in the event of a cancellation.


Gymnastics Camps

Gymnastics Camps


Gymnastics and Trampoline Camp for all abilities, a great chance to have fun and make friends while learning new skills. All camps are delivered by fully qualified gymnastics/trampoline coaches. Come along and learn gymnastics & trampoline skills in one of the best facilities in Scotland. Fun camp held within the McTaggart Regional Gymnastics Facility. Participants can come along have fun while learning new techniques and skills.

Bring along lunch and water bottle, tie long hair back and wear flexible clothing.

For gymnastics no socks or shoes in the hall.

For trampolining participants must wear normal socks.

Venue
McTaggart

Date
1 1 - 5 July

Time
10.00am - 3.30pm

Age
5 - 12 years

Cost
STD £80
LA £72

Venue
McTaggart

Date
2 8 - 12 July

Time
10.00am - 3.30pm

Age
5 - 12 years

Cost
STD £80
LA £72

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Venue
McTaggart

Date
3 15 - 19 July

Time
10.00am - 3.30pm

Age
5 - 12 years

Cost
STD £80
LA £72

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Please note if your child has a Leisureactive Junior/Teen Membership please e-mail holiday.bookings@leisureandculturedundee.com for a discount code, this is required at time of booking.

Refunds - Please ensure before booking that you are able to attend as no refund can be provided in the event of a cancellation.


Early Years Activities

Early Years Activities


Our Ready Steady Go summer holiday programme offers a variety of Early Years activities for children aged 0-5years.

Our summer programme allows you to book one off sessions, allowing you and your child to try new and fun activities together.

Sessions include baby yoga, family little gymnasts, baby massage, boogie babies, messy play, Oh Baby fitness, water play and many more.

For an up-to-date version of our timetable, please click the link here.

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Sport & Splash

Sport & Splash


Sport and Splash holiday camps are packed filled with the most popular sports on offer! Our camp will consist of a multi-sport programme, offering participants the opportunity to play sports such as football, basketball, pickleball, dodgeball and other playground games! Swimming will also be on offer to everyone who attends the camp, and is a great opportunity to learn new skills in the water, gain confidence when swimming and have fun!

The Sport and Splash camp is a great opportunity to sample many different sports over the week, all whilst having fun!!

Venue
St Paul's

Date
2 8 - 12 July

Time
9.30am - 3.00pm

Age
8 - 12 years*

Cost
STD £70
LA £63

Venue
St Paul's

Date
5 29 July - 2 August

Time
9.30am - 3.00pm

Age
8 - 12 years*

Cost
STD £70
LA £63

 

Please note if your child has a Leisureactive Junior/Teen Membership please e-mail holiday.bookings@leisureandculturedundee.com for a discount code, this is required at time of booking.

Refunds - Please ensure before booking that you are able to attend as no refund can be provided in the event of a cancellation.

*Participants must be able to swim for at least 25metres


Aquatics

Aquatics


Rookie Lifeguard Camp

Rookie Lifeguard is suitable for Children 8 yrs-14yrs who can swim in deep water and confidently swim 25 metres. The aim is to inspire and embolden children, help keep themselves, their friends and their family safe in the water through a range of fun activities that lead towards a series of awards. This camp is for entry level Bronze Award and progressing to the level where our Rookie Lifeguards perform impressive lifesaving tows.

Venue
Olympia

Date
1 1 - 5 July

Time
10.00am - 12.00noon

Age
8 years - 14 years

Cost
STD £35
LA £31.50

Venue
Olympia

Date
4 22 - 26 July

Time
10.00am - 12.00noon

Age
8 years - 14 years

Cost
STD £35
LA £31.50

 

Please ensure your child are comfortable in deep water and can confidently swim 25 metres. Rookies will require swim wear and a towel. There will be the option to purchase the Rookie Award if completed and passed. Rookie t-shirts are available to purchase please contacted the Aquatics Team for more information once your space is booked - aquaticactivities@leisureandculturedundee.com

On completing the Bronze Rookie Award, Rookies can progress to Silver and Gold Levels.

 

Splash Camp

Splash Camp is suitable for children 8-12 yrs who are confident in deep water and can confidently swim 25 metres. This fun filled camp is filled with aquatic activities including introduction to Waterpolo, Rookie Lifeguard, Artistic Swimming as well as organised and team building activities.

Venue
Olympia

Date
1 1 - 5 July

Time
1.00pm - 3.00pm

Age
8 years - 12 years

Cost
STD £35
LA £31.50

Venue
Olympia

Date
4 22 - 26 July

Time
1.00pm - 3.00pm

Age
8 years - 12 years

Cost
STD £35
LA £31.50

 

Participants must be comfortable in deep water and confidently swim 25 metres. Swim wear and towel are required.

 

School Age Intensive Swim Lessons

Intensive swim lessons providing water confidence for non swimmers or beginners. For children 5-8yrs and attending school.

Venue
St Paul's

Date
2 8 - 12 July

Time
9.30am - 10.00am

Age
5 - 8 years

Cost
STD £25
LA £22.50

Venue
St Paul's

Date
2 8 - 12 July

Time
10.00am - 10.30am

Age
5 - 8 years

Cost
STD £25
LA £22.50

Venue
St Paul's

Date
5 29 July - 2 August

Time
9.30am - 10.00am

Age
5 - 8 years

Cost
STD £25
LA £22.50

Venue
St Paul's

Date
5 29 July - 2 August

Time
10.00am - 10.30am

Age
5 - 8 years

Cost
STD £25
LA £22.50

 

Intensive swim lessons providing water confidence for non swimmers or beginners. For children 5-8yrs and attending school.

Participants are required to bring swimwear and a towel. Both goggles and swim caps are optional however, long hair should be tied back.

Please note if your child has a Leisureactive Junior/Teen Membership please e-mail holiday.bookings@leisureandculturedundee.com for a discount code, this is required at time of booking.

Refunds - Please ensure before booking that you are able to attend as no refund can be provided in the event of a cancellation.


Ancrum Activities

Ancrum Activities


Gorge Walking Adventure Day

You will head up to a favourite Gorge of ours in the Angus Glens where you will scramble through a section of mountain stream encountering waterfalls, pools, chutes, rocky steps, holes, slides and often jumps and floating in rapids. This is a great fun activity and very popular! You will also get the chance to explore local beauty spots and perhaps stop at a park for team games.

Venue
Ancrum Outdoor Centre

Date
2 8 July

Time
9.00am - 4.30pm

Age
8 years - 11 years

Cost
STD £45
LA £40.50

Venue
Ancrum Outdoor Centre

Date
2 8 July

Time
9.00am - 4.30pm

Age
11 years - 15 years

Cost
STD £45
LA £40.50

Venue
Ancrum Outdoor Centre

Date
3 17 July

Time
9.00am - 4.30pm

Age
8 years - 11 years

Cost
STD £45
LA £40.50

Venue
Ancrum Outdoor Centre

Date
4 23 July

Time
9.00am - 4.30pm

Age
8 years - 15 years

Cost
STD £45
LA £40.50

Venue
Ancrum Outdoor Centre

Date
6 7 August

Time
9.00am - 4.30pm

Age
8 years - 15 years

Cost
STD £45
LA £40.50

 

DROP OFF at Ancrum Centre 9am for registration - PICK UP from Ancrum 4.30pm. All equipment will be provided. Please bring swimwear, towel, a packed lunch with plenty to drink (OPTIONAL - some money for an ice cream if the opportunity arises).

 

Canoeing/Kayaking Adventure Day

We will take you to a beautiful freshwater loch or on a popular river trip to go out in the water on a canoeing journey to explore where only boats can go, to spot wild life and have lunch by the river and leave you with fantastic memories. Our instructor will teach you everything you and your crewmate need to do with paddles to get there and maybe stay dry!

Venue
Ancrum Outdoor Centre

Date
2 9 July

Time
9.00am - 4.30pm

Age
8 years - 15 years

Cost
STD £45
LA £40.50

Venue
Ancrum Outdoor Centre

Date
6 8 August

Time
9.00am - 4.30pm

Age
8 years - 15 years

Cost
STD £45
LA £40.50

 

DROP OFF at Ancrum Centre 9am for registration - PICK UP from Ancrum 4.30pm. All equipment will be provided. Please bring swimwear, towel, a packed lunch with plenty to drink (OPTIONAL - some money for an ice cream if the opportunity arises).

 

Sea Caves & Bushcraft Day

This is a fun day for junior explorers wanting to learn about wildlife and learn bushcraft survival skills in the amazing Arbroath coastline caves and visit rock pools. You will also get a chance to explore the local woodland, have fun on a rope swing!

Venue
Ancrum Outdoor Centre

Date
2 10 July

Time
9.00am - 4.30pm

Age
8 - 11 years

Cost
STD £45
LA £40.50

 

DROP OFF at Ancrum Centre 9am for registration - PICK UP from Ancrum 4.30pm. All equipment will be provided. Your child should wear weather appropriate layered clothing (no jeans) and bring a packed lunch with plenty to drink (OPTIONAL - some money for an ice cream if the opportunity arises).

 

Coasteering Adventure Day

You will be transported to a local coastline for this exciting activity where you will swim in sections of the sea whilst rock hopping, scrambling and jumping from a variety of small cliffs into deep pools. You need to be water confident for this activity.

Venue
Ancrum Outdoor Centre

Date
3 15 July

Time
9.00am - 4.30pm

Age
8 - 11 years

Cost
STD £45
LA £40.50

Venue
Ancrum Outdoor Centre

Date
6 5 August

Time
9.00am - 4.30pm

Age
10 - 15 years

Cost
STD £45
LA £40.50

 
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DROP OFF at Ancrum Centre 9am for registration - PICK UP from Ancrum 4.30pm. Wear comfortable layered clothing (weather appropriate) bring swimwear, towel and a packed lunch with plenty to drink (OPTIONAL - some money for an ice cream if the opportunity arises).

 

Multi-Activity Day

Come and enjoy a fun-packed day with the Ancrum team, taking part in a few of our popular adventure activities locally that may include bushcraft, archery, tree climb at Clatto Barns activity centre.

Venue
Ancrum Outdoor Centre

Date
3 16 July

Time
9.00am - 4.30pm

Age
8 - 11 years

Cost
STD £40
LA £36

Venue
Ancrum Outdoor Centre

Date
4 22 July

Time
9.00am - 4.30pm

Age
8 - 11 years

Cost
STD £40
LA £36

Venue
Ancrum Outdoor Centre

Date
6 9 August

Time
9.00am - 4.30pm

Age
8 - 15 years

Cost
STD £40
LA £36

 

DROP OFF at Ancrum Centre 9am for registration - PICK UP from Ancrum 4.30pm. All equipment will be provided. Your child should wear weather appropriate layered clothing (no jeans) and bring a packed lunch with plenty to drink.

 

Mountain Biking Adventure Day

Come and improve and test your mountain biking skills with the Ancrum team at a really cool venue used by our centre. This will be a great day out in forests and scenic locations to give you a real sense of adventure. You MUST be able to ride a bike confidently.

Location - Lochore Meadows.  Bikes and equipment provided.

Venue
Ancrum Outdoor Centre

Date
3 18 July

Time
9.00am - 4.30pm

Age
8 - 11 years

Cost
STD £45
LA £40.50

 

DROP OFF at Ancrum Centre 9am for registration - PICK UP from Ancrum 4.30pm. Wear comfortable layered clothing (weather appropriate, no jeans) Bring a packed lunch with plenty to drink (OPTIONAL - some money for an ice cream if the opportunity arises).

 

Outdoor Rock Climb Day

Do you fancy a one day adventure challenge then book on this climbing activity day with Ancrum where you will get the chance to climb a real crag. You need a head for heights for this activity! You will also get the chance to explore the area and perhaps visit a play area.

Venue
Ancrum Outdoor Centre

Date
3 19 July

Time
9.00am - 4.30pm

Age
8 - 11 years

Cost
STD £45
LA £40.50

 

DROP OFF at Ancrum Centre 9am for registration - PICK UP from Ancrum 4.30pm. All equipment provided. Wear comfortable layered clothing (weather appropriate) , bring a packed lunch with plenty to drink (OPTIONAL - some money for an ice cream if the opportunity arises).

 

Elie Chain Walk Adventure Day

Come and take part in the famous Chain Walk at the Fife coastal path of Elie. This is an exciting and unique activity provided by Ancrum Outdoor Centre. The route challenges our young adventurers (well equipped with harnesses and helmets) to journey along on a section of this path by means of walking, scrambling and moving across steep sections with the aid of chains bolted on to the cliff face. Watch out for the big waves! This is a popular activity, so book up fast!

Venue
Ancrum Outdoor Centre

Date
4 25 July

Time
9.00am - 4.30pm

Age
10 - 15 years

Cost
STD £45
LA £40.50

 

DROP OFF at Ancrum Centre 9am for registration - PICK UP from Ancrum 4.30pm. All safety equipment will be provided. Your child should wear weather appropriate layered clothing (no jeans) and bring a packed lunch with plenty to drink (OPTIONAL - some money for an ice cream if the opportunity arises).

 

Rock Climb/Abseil Adventure Day

Come and learn climbing skills with our well qualified team and scale/climb an outdoor crag/cliff and abseil back down. This activity requires a sense of adventure and a head for heights.

Venue
Ancrum Outdoor Centre

Date
4 26 July

Time
9.00am - 4.30pm

Age
8 - 15 years

Cost
STD £45
LA £40.50

 

DROP OFF at Ancrum Centre 9am for registration - PICK UP from Ancrum 4.30pm. All safety equipment will be provided. Wear comfortable layered clothing, no jeans. Please bring a packed lunch with plenty to drink (OPTIONAL - some money for an ice cream if the opportunity arises).

 

Please note if your child has a Leisureactive Junior/Teen Membership please e-mail holiday.bookings@leisureandculturedundee.com for a discount code, this is required at time of booking.

Refunds - Please ensure before booking that you are able to attend as no refund can be provided in the event of a cancellation.

October Programme


 

Details of our October Programme will be posted here as they become available.

Information for parents


  1. Payment - Sessions should be booked in advance and payment must be made at the time of booking. Please ensure before booking that you are able to attend, as we are unable to provide a refund should you not be able to attend.
  2. Registration - To ensure the safety of your child, we ask you to register your child with our staff at the start of each day and to sign your child out when you pick them up at the end of each session. A fully completed consent form must be completed by parent/guardian prior to the child attending.
  3. Drop off/Pick up - Children aged 8 and under MUST be signed out by a parent/guardian at the start/end of each session. Children over 8 who wish to leave sessions by themselves MUST have a parent speak to the coach at the start of the camp to confirm this. Children MUST be accompanied by an adult until the camp starts.
  4. Staffing - Our team of staff hold various National Governing Body sports coaching qualifications and all lead coaches hold a valid first aid qualification. All staff are Disclosure Scotland checked and adhere to Leisure & Culture Dundee child protection policy.
  5. Lunch breaks - All children are encouraged to bring a water bottle when attending any activities. Children booked into full day sessions will have a supervised lunch break each day. For full day camps please arrange for your child to bring a packed lunch.
  6. Clothing - We ask that your child arrives appropriately dressed for the activity whether it’s indoors or outdoors. For outdoor sessions please supply a change of clothes and sunscreen.
  7. Refunds - Please ensure before booking that you are able to attend, as we are unable to provide a refund should you not be able to attend.

 

Accessibility Information


Please note - Our holiday programmes are inclusive and accessible to anyone who has additional support needs. We would strongly advise that if you book on an activity, you include the additional information in the application form and if you have any questions before/after booking, please email holiday.bookings@leisureandculturedundee.com and we will assist with your enquiry.

It should also be noted that the following venues may not be suitable for wheelchair users:

McTaggart – We do not have hoists available at the facility.
Ancrum – Anyone with any additional support needs wishing to take part in any Ancrum activities should contact the centre in the first instance to confirm suitability as our activities take place in distant and challenging environments. Contact 01382 435911 for further information.

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