Sports camps will keep kids active and amused this summer

Issue date: 28 June 2010

Climbing Wall at the Centre for Sport The University of the West of England is offering children the solution to keep active, entertained and amused during the summer school holidays. The multi-activity camps combine sport, play, arts and craft into a programme for a fun-fuelled summer.

The summer camps are open to children aged 8-13 and welcome children of all abilities to gain knowledge of sport and activities from qualified coaches.

Sports on offer include badminton, basketball, climbing, football, kickboxing, netball, short tennis, street dance, table tennis, tag ruby, trampolining, rounders, unihoc and volleyball. Other activities include arts and crafts, t-shirt design, sporting collages, inflatable fun days, treasure hunts and much more.

The camps are running for five weeks during the summer holidays, from Monday 26 July til Friday 27 August.

Operations Manager Helen Worboys said, “The Centre for Sport at UWE aims to provide a fun and enjoyable holiday experience that will encourage youngsters to develop and build on new skills in a safe environment.

“If your child enjoys taking part in non-stop energy, creative and pure fun activities with friends, then they'll have a fantastic time with us at the University. The facilities at the Centre for Sport offer a vast amount of opportunities. Our staff are qualified, friendly and enthusiastic and provide an outstanding programme for school holidays in which all children can get involved, learn new skills and make new friends.”

Children can be dropped off between 8.30 and 9.15 and collected between 16.45 and 17.30. Summer camps cost £22 per day or £100 per week including an online discount by booking at:Online store. Phone or e-mail bookings can be made by calling 0117 32 86200 or e-mailing

Hockey camps for hotshots
Building on the success of the Summer Camps, UWE is also offering Hotshots Hockey Camps 2010 during August. These enjoyable camps cater from beginners right up to future regional and international stars. There are two camps, the Aspire Camp for children aged 12-15 from 9-12 August, and the Pre-Season Elite Camp for 16-18 year olds from 16–19 August. Both will be taught by the Centre for Sports Head Hockey Coach Turloch O'Siochain.

UWE has some of the finest hockey facilities in the United Kingdom, and is a key partner in the National Hockey Performance Centre Network and a home for a Junior Performance Centre.

For more information on the UWE Hotshots Hockey Camps 2010 call 0117 32 86200 or book online at:Online store

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