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Get in here and get outdoors! Fed up with four walls? Us too! Join us here in Festina Lente Gardens for our fabulous summer camp, running for either 5 days in July, or 4 days in August. Book soon as each camp is limited to 6 participants!

Our schedule for the camps is full of fun. You’ll do the following:

Biodiversity & Nature Day

Start your day with pony riding or grooming, take time for elevenses, then get out and explore! The gardens are full of flowers and wildlife, the woodland is wild and wonderful, the Sensory Trail engages all your senses, love it and learn loads!

Arts & Crafts Day

Pony riding or grooming to start the day, then fab and funky arts and crafts. Get your creative head on and make some brilliant stuff to take home.

Gardening Day

Pony riding or grooming to start the day, and then get into the Garden! Gardens are great fun, and the Gardens at Festina Lente are truly magical. Learn how to help our plants through weeding and deadheading (not as scary as it sounds!), identify beasties (good & bad), sow a cress initial (green letter day?) , make a funky flower pot.

Crafts and Slime Day

Pony riding or grooming to start the day, and then…slime time! Well, we can’t avoid it…because we love it! Homemade playdough and moon sand are great fun too. Learn to be expert at all three!

Play Day

Pony riding or grooming to start the day. Playing is the best way to learn. So have fun and get outside. Obstacle course, hide & seek, hopscotch, quoits, beanbag games… Just good outdoors fun!

Here’s how each day will run:

9.45am- 10am: meet children at shop/pergola. Get children into hats/boots

10am-10.30am: pony riding or grooming (alternating each day)

10.30am- 11am: Break and playtime

11am – 12pm: Activity

12pm- 1pm: Lunch and playtime

1pm – 2pm: Activity

2pm: Hometime.


Monday 6 July – Friday 10 July

Monday 13 July – Friday 17 July

Monday 20 July – Friday 24 July

Monday 27 July – Friday 31 July

Tuesday 4 August – Friday 7 August (note this camp is for 4 days due to the bank holiday weekend)

Each day starts at 10am and finishes at 2pm.


€150 per child for July camps (5 days).
€135 per child for August camp (4 days)
For children aged between 5 and 12 years.

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