Youth 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 Adventure programme but caters for a younger group (8-11years).
  • Adventure weeks are aimed at the 12 to 16 year age group and include all the basic skills and kayaking certificates.
  • Expedition camps are aimed at the 14 to 18 year age group and require some previous experience such as the Adventure programme. This programme consists of an overnight camp and two day decent of the River Barrow.
 
 
Junior Adventure week (8-11) Cost €45 per day, 5th day free when booking a full week
Mon 13th – Fri 17th July
Mon 20th – Fri 24th July
Mon 27th – 31st July
Tue 4th – Sat 8th Aug
Mon 10th – Fri 14th Aug
Mon 17th – 21st Aug
 
Adventure weeks (12-16) Cost €45 per day, 5th day free when booking a full week
Mon 13th – Fri 17th July
Mon 20th – Fri 24th July
Mon 27th – Fri 31st July
Tue 4th – Sat 8th Aug
Mon 10th – Fri 14th Aug
Mon 17th – 21st Aug
Overnight Expedition Camp (14-18) Cost Cost €110
Thursday 30th – Friday 31st July
Thursday 13th – Friday 14th August
Sample Adventure Camp Programme…
(Programmes may change to make the best of the weather)
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