IWA-Sport Summer Camps are back for 2021! Our inclusive multi-sport camps provide a fun, exciting and safe way to spend school holidays this summer.
Running from July to August, we offer a fun filled summer camp with a difference! Here at IWA-Sport we pride ourselves in running a camp focused on social inclusion, child development and building confidence. Each day of camp provides children with the opportunity to learn new skills, make new friends and have fun in a safe, inclusive, welcoming and friendly environment.
Our camps are fully accessible and provide both indoor and outdoor components (weather permitting). Activities are suitable for varying levels of ability and all participants get the opportunity to experience wheelchair sports! Playing wheelchair sports provides an opportunity to learn, understand and raise awareness of our wonderful sports in an interactive and fun way.
Our camps give children aged 4-12 an opportunity to keep active through a variety of activities i.e. wheelchair games, obstacle course, parachute games, GAA, athletics, archery, foam polo, rounders, seated volleyball and much more! Weather dependant, a visit to St. Anne’s Park might also be on the agenda! Each year we update our programme of activities and use feedback from previous years to ensure your child can participate in new, thrilling, and exciting activities as well as some of the old firm favourites.
We have an experienced and qualified team that are passionate about delivering a positive camp experience for all attendees. The camps are organised with appropriate child: instructor ratio with children fully supervised at all times. All staff are certified with IWA Training, Sport Ireland Safeguarding Training and receive additional training on up-to-date practises seasonally. Staff are selected for their sporting/coaching experience, enthusiasm and leadership qualities. Each year we have a high return of camp staff which adds to the continuity and stability of our camps. Just as children love to see familiar faces, we also love to see many familiar and excited faces return to our camps year on year.
Get active, make friends, learn a new skill and have fun!
- Age: 4-12 (must be enrolled in primary school)
- Dates: 12th July- 20th August (Mon- Fri * Exception Week 4 Tue-Fri)
- Times: 9:30am-1:30pm. You may collect your child earlier by prior arrangement.
- Registration: Each morning from 9:15am
- Location: IWA-Sport HQ, Blackheath Drive, Clontarf, Dublin 3
- Drop-Off/Collection: Front of IWA-Sport Centre
- Prices: €85 (1 child), €165 (2 children), €240 (3 children). Week 4 – €70pp only.
- Included: Camp experience and goodie bag (to include camp t-shirt)
- What to Wear: comfortable clothes/shoes.
- What to bring: A healthy lunch & water bottle. There will be 2 supervised lunch breaks. Other items: raincoat, suncream, change of clothes. Please ensure that all your child’s belongings are labeled. For tips on lunch visit this link >>
- Booking Procedure: ONLINE BOOKING ONLY! BOOK NOW TO AVOID DISSAPOINTMENT!
We look forward to meeting new campers and welcoming back familiar faces to our 2021 summer camps. For any further queries please contact the camp manager firstname.lastname@example.org
- All attendees are required to adhere to COVID Protocols outlined by the camp manager i.e. completion of daily health questionnaire, social distancing, hand hygiene/etiquette and drop-off/collection procedures. You will receive updates on this in advance of your camp start date.
- Parents/guardians are not permitted to enter the sports centre unannounced at any time during the camp day. If necessary, you must first phone/email the camp manager to arrange this.
- We ask participants/parents not to congregate outside the sports centre.
- It is advised that you check your child’s temperature each morning before attending camp. Participants should stay home if they feel unwell. If a participant becomes unwell during the camp, they will be isolated from others and a parent will be contacted to return them home ASAP.
- To comply with guidelines, the camp is organised into pods of 12-15 participants. (Please note- children will be sub divided into their own age group)
- Hand sanitizer will be available for general use at entry/exit points. It is advised that children have their own individual hand sanitizer which should be kept in their bag for use throughout the week.
- We ask you to tell and encourage your children to adopt good respiratory hygiene.
- Hand hygiene/washing will be encouraged frequently.
- Refrain from hugging, sharing food/other items etc.
- Camp equipment will be cleaned between activity switches and deep clean at the end of each day.
- Do not bring personal belongings to camp (toys, blankets, etc.)- prevent possible transmission
“Our staff make IWA-Sport camps the leading camps they are today!”
“As a parent I want my children to have fun at summer camps and, if possible, to learn something. The great strength of the IWA camps is that they achieve both of these things. Children who attend the camps are challenged physically and socially but in an environment that prioritises their enjoyment. They come to understand that ability exists on a broad spectrum and have their perceptions of what it means to be competent and capable challenged across a wide range of activities. Above all, they are given a different lens through which to look at themselves and their friends, old and new. I can think of no better way for children to spend their time.”Joe O’Hara, Full Professor of Education at DCU Institute of Education. President, European Educational Research Association (EERA)