Camp QE is back with a bang for 2022 with ten exciting weeks of themed, multi-activity day camps across the school holiday calendar. Based at Thorpe Underwood Estate, home of leading independent school Queen Ethelburga’s Collegiate, Camp QE offers the complete package for parents looking at childcare over the school holiday periods.
Kicking off in February half term is the Winter Camp QE-lympics from 21st to 25th February. The week starts with the Opening Ceremony and will then involve ice hockey, dog sled racing, snowball fights, ski jump, snowboarding, figure skating, curling, bobsleigh, ice skating. There will also be an Athletes Village event, a medal ceremony, baking and the week will end with an official Closing Ceremony. The famous Camp QE inflatable will make an appearance, as well as the popular Camp QE Pool Party.
The Camp QE Diary Dates for 2022:
Winter Camp QE-lympics 21 – 25 February
Easter Camp QE 11 – 15 April
QE-Onopoly 19 – 22 April (4 days)
At the Movies 30 May – 1 June (4 days)
Jurassic Week 25 – 29 July
Commonwealth Games 1 – 5 August
Blast from the Past 8 – 12 August
Big Cities 15 – 19 August
Halloween 24 – 28 October
Christmas 19 – 21 December
The camps are for children aged 5 – 13 years (must be 5 prior to 31 August 2021 – Year 1 school age) and the price for a full week is £250 per child or £55 per day, with sibling discount available. A four day week is £200 per child. The camp runs from 9:00 to 16:00 and free wraparound care is available, from 8:00 – 17:30. Included in the price as well is a hot lunch and snacks.
Every day at Camp QE is different and combines a great selection of outdoor sports, outdoor games, indoor sports, indoor activities and arts and crafts. Outdoor activities range from popular sports such as football, rugby and tennis right through to rock climbing, scavenger hunts and skating, whilst our indoor activities can include basketball, dodgeball, table tennis, baking, tie-dying t-shirts, and many more.
The state-of-the-art facilities and high-quality, independent-school coaching staff ensure that every child has a safe, enjoyable learning experience that they'll remember always.
Chris Simpson, Head of Camp QE, said “We’re really excited about the Camp QE programme for 2022 as we’ve spent a lot of time planning a whole host of unique and memorable activities for each themed camp. Every camp includes the favourite Camp QE inflatable and pool party loved by all the children who attend.
Camp QE offers the perfect opportunity for school holiday adventures with memories that last a lifetime and an experience we’re confident you won’t find anywhere else. We offer a complete childcare package for working parents, with a packed programme of activities throughout each day. We’re looking forward to welcoming some old and new faces to Camp QE this year and growing our Camp QE community!”