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Six Summer Camps Where Children Can Learn, Explore and Have Fun! 

by Karen Rollins Jul 25, 2022

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The summer holidays have arrived, and parents everywhere are scratching their heads, wondering how they are going to keep their children entertained until school returns.

Luckily there are several summer camps on the island which will offer you some deserved respite during the working week, and give your children something fun and fulfilling to do. 

In this article, we’ve highlighted just a few but there are many more happening throughout July and August.

Multi-activity camps

The Ministry of Youth, Sports and Community Empowerment is hosting its 2022 National Summer Camps Programme at various community venues and schools from 24 July to 26 August. The camps will take place Monday to Friday from 9am to 2pm.

The Ministry is also offering specialised programmes in entrepreneurship, the art of filmmaking and two Special Needs summer programmes. Email [email protected] or call 535 3835 for more information.

Science and technology camp

The Ministry of Industry, Innovation, Science and Technology will hold its science and technology summer camp from 25 July to 1 September at St Stephens Primary School, St Michael.

The camp is for children aged six to 11 and it promises to be educational, fun, innovative, and interactive. Register your child/ children at ncst.barbados.gov.bb

Swim camp

The Sunseeker Swim Camp is on from 18 July to 26 August 2022 at the Ursuline Convent School, Collymore Rock. Camp attendees will learn to swim, or improve their swimming skills, and they’ll also take part in various excursions and kiddie cooking classes. The cost is $250 (BBD) per week.

Academic camp (#loadsofsummerfun)

Chic Creative Summer Camp 2022

The Chic Creative Centre’s academic summer camp will be held from 25 July to 16 September at Belmont Road, St Michael. Campers aged four to 13 will take part in creative writing, learn foreign languages, and go on educational tours. The camp’s hours are 7.45am to 6pm. The cost is $100 (BBD) weekly or $750 for the entire camp. It also costs $10 to register.

Discover Barbados’ camp

Camp Purple Tree will be enriching children aged from four to 11 at its six-week long ‘Discover Barbados’ summer camp at Christ Church Parish Church from 3 August to 9 September. Some of the activities include public speaking, storytelling, conversational Spanish, and money management. 

The camp runs from 7.30am to 5pm and costs $450 (BBD) for the full six weeks, $80 weekly or $35 daily. Lunch is $25 weekly.

Football camp

The Kickstart Rush football camp is on this year from 18 July to 9 September for children aged four to 12. At a cost of $150 (BBD) per week your child / children will learn a range of footballing skills and make lots of new friends!

Yello wishes everyone a happy and safe summer holiday!