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Your Ultimate Guide to Summer Schemes 2016

Posted on June 2, 2016 @ 12:03 PM in Adventure

With the school summer holidays just around the corner, lots of adventure awaits! Whether you're a stay at home parent or needing to head off to work each morning, here are some alternative summer schemes across Northern Ireland to to help you out and keep the kids entertained. 


Adventure Kidz Summer Scheme, Mobile Team Adventure, Shaw's Bridge, Belfast, Co. Antrim
An action packed week of learning new skills, making new friends and enjoying lots of new adventures. Activities will include canoeing, mountain biking, river tubing and more. Suitable for kids aged 5-15 years old.
Dates: Weekly throughout July & August

Kids Surf Camp, Long Line Surf School, Benone & Portstewart, Co. Antrim
Make a splash this summer by dropping the kids off at the beach for 5 days of making new friends, learning to surf and playing lots of beach games all under the watchful eye of Long Lines fully qualified instructors and lifeguards.
Dates: Weekly throughout July & August

Carrowmena Summer Camp, Carrowmena Activity Centre, Limavady, Co. Derry~Londonderry
Choose between one day or a week full of adventurous activities including high ropes, kayaking, climbing, hillwalking and more. Suitable for kids aged 8-15 years old. There is also an option to spend Thursday night camping underneath the stars.
Dates: Mon 18th- Fri 22nd July

Summer Scheme

Multi Activity Summer Scheme, Belfast Activity Centre, Belfast, Co. Antrim
Avoid the kids sitting square eyed in front of the TV this summer by signing them up to 5 days of exciting new adventures including caving, bush craft, mountain biking and more. Suitable for kids aged 8-12 years old. 
Dates: Weekly throughout July & August

Summer Adventure Camp, Clearsky Adventure Centre, Castle Ward, Co. Down
Set in the grounds of the stunning Castle Ward Estate this is one summer scheme the kids won't forget about in a hurry. With activities including pier jumping, canoeing, mountain biking and more they'll be ready for a good night's sleep. Suitable for kids aged 8-15 years old.
Dates: Mon 25th- Fri 29th July & Mon 1st- Fri 8th August 

Multi Sports Activity Summer Scheme, Bryson Lagan, Belfast, Co. Antrim
Just a stone's throw from the city centre leave the kids off on your way into work for a week of action packed adventures. Activities will include water zorbing, canoeing/kayaking, archery and more. Suitable for children aged 8-16 years old.
Dates: Weekly throughout July & August

With more and more clubs and associations hosting summer schemes for kids keep an eye on OutdoorNI.com to stayed clued in! 

Jayne Woodrow
Jayne Woodrow  Marketing Officer & Active Clubs Coordinator for Walking

Jayne joined the marketing team of Outdoor Recreation NI in March 2014. She oversees the marketing and communication on WalkNI, OutdoorNI and Walking in Your Community Project. Most recently she has been working with Parkrun Ireland & UK to introduce the 'Walk @ parkrun' initiative.

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