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Superb SuperSea Summer Camp

Oscar has just completed this summer camp and is raving about how good it was and how much he enjoyed it. It took place on Garrettstown beach. We were fortunate that the weather was relatively good this week and there were some waves. All equipment was supplied by the surf school. The children were kitted [...]

But how can they teach me to run faster? *

The beginning of the school summer holidays saw my middle three children eager to do something energetic. Some of their pals were doing the Bandon Athletic Club Summer Camp so that’s the activity they selected. It was held in the Bandon Grammar school grounds which was great as in addition to outdoor running track and [...]

Summer Camp

The 10 year old and 7 year old just completed the Munster Rugby Summer Camp in Bandon and had a most excellent week. They were both novices on Monday but by the end of the week were totally enthusiastic about the sport and wanted to continue training. We were lucky in that the only bad [...]

Review of VHI Cúlcamps GAA summer camp

VHI Cúlcamps GAA summer camp Slightly disorganised but enjoyable hurling and football summer camp for 7 to 13 year olds. This was the second summer camp our 8 year old son did recently. It ran from 10am till 2.30pm Monday to Friday. He enjoyed the week despite a days rain where outdoor activities were suspended [...]

Review of FAI Soccer Summer Schools

FAI Soccer Summer Schools Excellent week’s training and fun for 7 to 15 year olds. The 8 year old recently completed the local FAI run summer soccer camp. He had a fabulous time and was worn out after the week’s activities. The camp ran from 10.30 till 3 every day and there were boys and girls from aged [...]