Children's Holiday Sports and Activity Camps

Children's Holiday Camps

SummerZone camp booking now live!

Sport and activity camps for children

Our holiday camps on the University of Kent's Canterbury campus provide the perfect way to keep your children active and entertained over the Easter and summer school holidays. 

Our camps are open to children aged 5 to 12, and provide daily sports and activities, all under the supervision of experienced and DBS verified camp staff.

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Our holiday camps

Fun for 5 to 12 year olds!

What's included in our camps

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    Daily sports and activities

    Your child will experience a range of traditional and non-traditional sports plus new activities.

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    Professional sports coaching

    Your child will receive sports coaching from a qualified team member, so they'll learn and have fun!

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    Late pick-up option available*

    You can choose to pick up your child between 3pm and 5pm with our late pick-up option. *Additional cost, see camp pricing.

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    Free t-shirt for each child

    Your child will receive a free t-shirt when they join our EasterZone and SummerZone camps.

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SummerZone 2024

12 to 23 August

Bookings for our popular summer camp, SummerZone, are now open! 

SummerZone will take place over two weeks for 2024:

  • Monday 12 to Friday 16 August
  • Monday 19 to Friday 23 August

SummerZone pricing and booking

You can book as many days on our holiday camps as you like, and for SummerZone this can be across both weeks. 

University of Kent staff

Kent staff can get 15% off all SummerZone bookings using the staff discount code. Please email to request the code.

Camp pricing

  • One day £39 per child
  • One week (five days) £165 per child 

Late pick-up (3pm to 5pm)

Our late pick-up option includes fun and engaging activities tailored to the location, such as table tennis, table football, new age kurling, bowls, speed stacks, twister, board games, and creative drawing.   

  • £13.50 per child per day

Book SummerZone online

We use LTA ClubSpark as our Holiday Camp booking system. You will need to create an account with the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) first before you can book SummerZone.

Once you've created your account and you're ready to book, visit the SummerZone booking page.

Within your SummerZone booking confirmation email, there will be a link to an additional details form. This contains very important information, so please make sure you complete this for each child you book on SummerZone. We will get in contact if we require additional information. 

“SummerZone was an amazing experience for my 5-year-old daughter. She got to try so many new activities and found loads of new sports and games that she thoroughly enjoyed. It was well run and I was impressed at how well the staff knew all the children by name and personality. Amazing value as well. Highly recommend and we will be back next year!”

Children's Holiday Camp survey feedback, 2023

Join our mailing list

Our holiday camps run twice a year in Easter and the summer. By signing up to our mailing list, you'll be the first to hear when booking opens and see the range of activities we'll be offering at each camp.

Frequently Asked Questions

Our holiday camps are based at The Pavilion on the University of Kent's Canterbury campus. See the Canterbury campus map and directions for reaching The Pavilion.

Camp address:

The Pavilion, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent CT2 7SR

Our multi-sports and activity camps take place across our three artificial pitches and our four court indoor tennis centre.

Unfortunately, we do not offer childcare vouchers, but if you are a University of Kent staff member you are entitled to a 15% discount. Email to request a code.  

We do not currently offer a sibling discount. 

We are not OFSTED registered but we pride ourselves on being a camp of a high professional standard. Safeguarding and our children’s wellbeing is our number one priority.  

Yes. During each day of camp there will be two small breaks and a lunch break for children to eat should they wish. Please provide your children with a packed lunch.

We are a nut free camp, so please do not pack any nuts or nut products.  

We have an amazing four court Indoor Tennis Centre which provides enough space for us to continue camp indoors out of the rain or heat.

We offer a wide range of sports and activities, including: minigolf, Street Dance, football, cricket, tennis and many others. Once the camp timetable is finalised, this will be available to view on our website.

A major benefit of our multi-sports camp is that children get to try a wide range of activities and sports across the week. If a certain sport isn’t their favourite, then they only do said sport once or twice over the entire week. Our experienced coaches are able to cater sessions for all abilities and interests and the sessions are focused around fun/social games and activities as opposed to in depth technical/tactical sessions.  

If you wish to change any or all the days you have booked with us, you must notify us immediately. We cannot guarantee a space for the date you wish to move to. If a space has been made available for you and you do not show up, you may still be charged for this service. This will be at the discretion of Kent Sport.

Kent Sport EasterZone and SummerZone camps operate a tiered refund policy; -

  • You have the right to a full refund if you decide to cancel within 48 hours of completing your booking.
  • If you cancel your booking more than 31 days before the start of camp, we will offer a 75% refund.
  • If you cancel your booking between 7 and 31 days before the start of camp, we will offer a 50% refund.
  • If you cancel your booking within 7 days of the start of the camp, then no refunds will be offered. Kent Sport will, however, offer a credit for an alternative day or future camp.

Children's Holiday Camp privacy notice

Personal data, including health data, supplied by you the parent/guardian on this application form will be used for the purposes of the sports camp. The information supplied by you will be accessed by the camp leader (email, health and safety lead and authorised sports camp staff coaches where deemed appropriate. Without this data and your consent, as collected in the application form, Kent Sport are unable to accept any persons onto our sports camp due to Health and Safety. 

Your data will also be used to inform you of future Kent Sport promotions and activities, if you have agreed to this on the application form. You can request access to the information held by emailing 
Kent Sport treats all information gathered with the strictest respect and confidentiality. Information provided to us will only be used for the purposes intended and not disclosed to any third parties unless required to do so by law. All personal information is processed under Data Protection Law. 

Further information regarding Data Protection at Kent can be found on our website ( 

Children's Holiday Camp terms and conditions

  • Our holiday camps are governed by the Kent Sport Safeguarding Policy, Equal Opportunities Policy and the Participants Behaviour Policy (please contact if you require a copy). 
  • Refunds will only be issued on the basis of illness or injury and this must be communicated to the team in advance of attendance. On the day cancellation will be taken on a case-by-case basis. 
  • Late pickups must be booked in advance.
  • Participants are expected to wear appropriate sports clothing, trainers and also have with them suitable rain coats in case of inclement weather. 
  • For SummerZone and EasterZone, one t-shirt will be provided to each participant. Participants are expected to wear these t-shirts when attending camp. Please ensure you select an appropriate t-shirt size when booking. 
  • All bookings will receive email confirmation.