School Holiday Camps & Clubs Across North East England

Below is a list of school holiday camps across North East England. Not all of these venues will offer holiday clubs over every school holiday and some may not have released their information yet so please do keep an eye on their social media/website and sign up to their newsletters for updates. Also please be aware that this information may have changed since this post was published and always confirm details direct with the organiser. 

School Holiday Camps Across North East England


If you have any other recommendations for school holiday camps for me to add to my list (or you run one yourself), please let me know. Email is best: Sam@NorthEastFamilyFun.co.uk 
I have not tested / vetted any of these providers so please do your own checks before booking. 

  • Wilde Farm. Find out more here. 

    Wilde Farm in Ponteland usually run a school holiday club from their farm. Activities include feeding, cuddling and grooming animals, harvesting vegetables, planting crops and more. Clubs generally run from 9am-5pm and cost £30 per day. Keep an eye on the Wilde Farm social media for announcements or email wildefarmponteland@gmail.com to book. 


  • Lingotot French Summer Camp. Find out more here. 
  • Lingotot Spanish Summer Camp. Find out more here

    Lingotot Northumberland has organised two summer holiday language camps this year. Details below: 



  • Side by Side Arts Summer School of Rock (ages 6-11). Find out more and book here. 


Side by Side Arts has organised a School of Rock which looks fab! Here is what they have to say: 

Side By Side Arts are excited to offer our Summer School of Rock.
Over the week our wannabe rock stars will learn the basics on guitar, keys, drums and vocal to be able to put together their own rock band culminating in their very own gig to share with their adoring fans what they have learnt.
There is no necessity to have played any instruments before and and equipment will be supplied, however if anyone would like to bring their own instruments they are more then welcome to!
We will stop for a lunch during the day so please make sure to bring a packed lunch worthy of a rock star!
Price: £100 for the week
Suitable for ages: 6yrs - 11yrs.
Date: 3rd -6th August
Times: 10am-3pm on those days. We will start promptly at 10am, so drop up off before.
To book your child's place - please drop Side By Side Arts an email on: info@sidebysidearts.org

  • Fern Outdoor Adventures. Find out more here. 

    Fern Outdoor Adventures generally organise school holiday camps with lots of outdoor activities such as axe throwing, fire building and orienteering. Keep an eye on the 'events' section of their website for announcements. 

  • Moor House Adventure Centre. Find out more here

    Moor House also run outdoor adventures throughout the school holidays. Again, keep an eye on their website and social media to see what's coming up. 

  • Next Generation Holiday Sports Camps. Find out more here. 



Next Generation run sports camps in Gosforth, Jesmond, Longbenton, Heaton, Tynemouth, Whitley Bay, Ponteland and Morpeth. Expect to try a wide range of sports including football, tag rugby, cricket, gymnastics, archery, volleyball and more. Suitable for ages 5-12 years. Prices are around £24 per day / £67 per week. 
  • Newcastle United Foundation Holiday Courses. Find out more here. 

    The Newcastle United Foundation runs holiday courses for ages 5-14 across the North East and provide the opportunity for youngsters to play and enjoy football / develop their skills in a safe environment. There are tons of locations (too many to list) and a 4 day course generally costs £40. Check the link above to see what's available near you. 

  • B GR8 Football. Find out more here. 

    B Gr8 Football Coaching usually run school holiday football camps at Kenton and Great Park. 

  • Shape Performance. Find out more here 

    Shape Performance run various multi-sports and specialist camps (including dance, gymnastics and trampolining) at schools across the North East. Suitable for children in years 1-8, prices are typically £45 for 5 days or £12 per day with sibling discounts available. 

  • Grass Roots Sports. Find out more here. 

    Grass Roots Sports Coaching offer multi-sports camps (cricket, rounders, football, tennis etc...) plus fun activities such as water fights and tug of war across many locations in the North East (again, too many to list). Most camps are suitable for children in reception through to year 6 and generally cost £45 - £60 per week. 

  • South Shields Surf School. Find out more here. 



    South Shields Surf School offers 3 day holiday camps ( 10am - 2pm Monday - Wednesday) in the school holidays for kids aged 8-16 who want to learn how to surf in the sea safely. The current cost is £80 for three days. 

  • The Coastal Club. Find out more here

    The Coastal Club offer fun, educational, active and sweaty school holiday clubs for kids aged 5-11 at Valley Gardens Middle School, Monkseaton. Current prices are £25 per day / £100 per week with sibling discount available. The club is ran by a PE teacher so expect lots of fun team games and challenges. The Coastal Club offers a nursery holiday club for younger kids too.

  • Sports Camps NE. Find out more here. 

    Sports Camps NE run action-packed sports clubs from Walkergate Community School. They are super reasonable at just £25 for 5 days (or £7 per day). Suitable for children in years 1-6. 

  • Stomping Grounds Forest School Holiday Club. Find out more here. 

    Stomping Grounds Forest School run various forest school holiday clubs from Dukes Hagg Woods in Prudhoe. Most courses are suitable for ages 5-14 years and involve lots of outdoor activities such as fire lighting, whittling, foraging, outdoor crafts and more. Prices are generally £35 per day / £150 per week. Look under 'book' and then 'regular sessions' on their website to see what's available. 

  • Summer Science Club at Discovery Museum (ages 7-10 / 11-14). Find out more and book here. 

    The Discovery Museum has organised two summer science clubs this year where young people will have the chance to try out chemistry experiments, tinker with robots, create their own circuits and more! 

  • Adventure Sunderland. Find out more here. 

    Adventure Sunderland offer various 'Adventure Days' in small group sizes throughout the holidays for ages 8-15 years. Prices are typically £30 per day and you can expect a range of adventurous outdoor activities such as kayaking. 

  • Fun Little Foodies. Find out more here. 




    Fun Little Foodies run various 'drop-off' cookery sessions across the school holidays. 


  • Birkheads Wild. Find out more here.

    Birkheads Wild regularly organise school holiday clubs with lots of outdoor activities and chances to get back to nature. Keep an eye on their website and social media for announcements. 

  • Ladybird Holiday Club. Find out more here. 

    Ladybird Holiday Club in Gosforth provide a holiday club for children aged 3-11 across the school holidays. Expect a range of activities including crafts, games, sports and more. 

  • Dance City Summer Camps and Workshops. Find out more here

    Dance City organise various summer camps with different themes. Take a look at the 'what's on' section of their website to see what's available. 

  • Newcastle Falcons. Find out more here. 

    Newcastle Falcons run various Rugby Camps in the school holidays. Mixed / Single Sex and even Residential camps are available. Typically priced at £40 for 2 days and available for ages 6 -17. 

  • Happy Feet Dance Camps. Find out more here.

    Happy Feet Dance Camps generally organise school holiday dance camps in Felling for ages 4-13 for around £15 per day. Keep an eye on their social media for announcements. 


    If you are looking for more ways to entertain the kids over the summer holidays, please check out my guide to what's on this summer here. Please note this post is very much a work in progress and more events will be added over the coming weeks and months. 


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