Summer Camps 2014

summer camps at shielbaggan oecYouth Summer Camps

Shielbaggan OEC offers a number of different summer camps. These generally take place during July and August and are designed for young people between the age of 8 and 18. Summer camps run over five days, from Monday to Friday, 09:30am to 4:00pm. Your child can attend for one day or all five. Over the five days the young people will get the opportunity to try all the activities that we offer at Shielbaggan.
The programmes are weather dependant, meaning that the activities may change depending on the weather conditions. summer camps at shielbaggan oec

Our highly qualified staff will provide all the expert instruction required, so you can relax safe in the knowledge that your children are having an exciting and enjoyable day and will be making great friends and learning new skills.
Summer camps book up fast so get in early to avoid disappointment.
Dates of this years summer camps are listed below.
  • Junior Adventure weeks are based on the multi-activity programme but caters for a younger group (8-11years).
  • Adventure weeks are aimed at 12 to 16 years and include all the basic skills and kayaking certificates.
  • Expedition weeks are aimed at 14 to 18 years and require some previous experience such as the Adventure programme. The activities on this week will be at a higher level, and require both teamwork and determination. This team then get to plan their own mini-expedition, from whitewater Canoeing+Camping to overnight in the mountains of the South East. 
Junior Adventure week (8-11) Cost €45 per day, 5th day free when booking a full week
Mon 21st - Fri 25th July
Tue 5th - Sat 9th Aug
Adventure weeks (12-16) Cost €45 per day, 5th day free when booking a full week

Mon 7th - Fri 11th July
Mon 14th - Fri 18th July
Mon 21st - Fri 25th July
Mon 28th - Fri 1st Aug
Tue 5th - Sat 9th Aug
Mon 18th - Fri 22nd Aug

Expedition week (14-18)
Cost €50 per day, 5th day free when booking a full week
Mon 11th - Fri 15th Aug

Sample Adventure Camp Programme...
(This can change as we always make the best of the weather, i.e windy and wet = great surfing!)
MONDAY AM Team Challenge (Brand New Team Challenge Area) PM Sea Kayaking
TUESDAY AM Coasteering (Brand New & Exciting Coasteering Routes) PM Orienteering
WEDNESDAY AM WW Kayaking PM WW Kayaking River Barrow trip, 2 weirs & 2 rapids
THURSDAY AM Rock Climbing PM High Ropes Course
FRIDAY AM Caving PM Choice