Summer Courses

From sports academies and outdoor pursuits to art, science, cookery and crafts workshops, our action-packed courses offer something for everyone to enjoy and learn during the summer holidays.

 

Set in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales, Giggleswick's summer programme makes the most of its fantastic location and facilities with a range of courses for 7 to 15 year olds, led by experienced teachers, specialist instructors and professional coaches. Our weekly courses run from Monday to Friday each week with day and residential options available. 

Daily Timetable

08.00 - 08.30 Breakfast
08.30 - 09.15 Drop off and registration
09.15 - 12.15 Chosen course
12.15 - 13.15 Lunch and break
13.15 - 16.30 Chosen course
16.30 - 17.30 Pick-up and chill-out time
17.30 - 18.30 Tea
18.30 - 20.30 Evening activities
From 21.00 Lights out
Table Key
Day students
Residential

Junior Courses (7-10 years)

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Week 2
Week 3
Week 4
Multi-activities and Adventure
Science Explorers
Creative Art
Cooking and Crafts
Tennis Academy
Tennis Academy
 
Golf Academy
Accordion Multi-Activities and Adventure

Multi-activities and Adventure

Holidays should be a time for friends and fun, and here’s a chance to challenge yourself with our exhilarating Multi-Activity and Adventure course. Every day is different with new activities to try each day of the week. Activities are designed to build communication skills, self-confidence and promote teamwork, through team activities, problem solving, racket sports and outdoor adventure.

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Accordion Tennis Academy

Tennis Academy

Our tennis courses are open to all abilities, from complete beginners to the most capable of players. With personal and small group instruction from professional LTA coaches, players can expect to have plenty of fun and make excellent progress on this first class course. Our facilities include hard courts, indoor courts and grass courts.

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Accordion Science Explorers

Science Explorers

Explore the worlds of Biology, Chemistry and Physics with our exciting Science Explorers course. Launch your own rocket, learn what life might be like on Mars, experiment with colours and create your own bath bombs. Enjoy the history of scientific discoveries and look to the future to discover what kind of scientist you will be.

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Accordion Creative Art

Creative Art

Our talented art teachers will inspire your creative ideas and help you develop new skills. You will be working with a wide range of materials and learn to use them in innovative and expressive ways. You will learn and try many techniques including experimental drawing, painting, sculpture and ceramics in the inspiring setting of our Glover Art Studio.

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Accordion Cooking and Crafts

Cooking and Crafts

Creativity and cooking go hand and in hand so whether you are a budding young master chef or simply love getting creative, this is the course for you. You will bake, cook and decorate your way through a variety of culinary treats before trying your hand at different crafty projects leaving you with things to take home that are as individual as you.
Accordion Golf Academy

Golf Academy

Learn from golf professionals both on the practice ground and on our course in the stunning setting of our school. Whether you are a complete beginner or a budding professional, our expert instructors will cover all aspects of the game. You will be able to practice new techniques in a variety of settings and try some different courses too.

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Senior Courses  (11-15 years)

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Week 3
Week 4
Golf Academy Cooking and Crafts Hockey Academy Cooking and Crafts
Adventure Outdoors Cricket Academy Adventure Week Golf Academy
Tennis Academy Tennis Academy    
Accordion Golf Academy

Golf Academy

Straighten your long game and develop your short game with our comprehensive Golf Academy. You will learn from golf professionals both on the practice ground and on Giggleswick’s own course. You will practice new techniques and gain an insight into course management too.

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Accordion Adventure Week

Active Outdoors

Ideal for the adventurous, this exciting course gives you the opportunity to fence, scramble, ride, shoot, navigate, solve and build. You will learn about teamwork and leadership through all manner of challenges, tasks and activities. The course is led by expert instructors and organised from the school based in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales National Park.
Accordion Tennis Academy

Tennis Academy

The perfect opportunity to work with international coaches and LTA performance coaches from around the world. The course is open to all abilities from beginners to the most capable of players. Our facilities include hard, indoor and grass courts and players can expect to make excellent progress on this first class tennis academy.

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Accordion Cooking and Crafts

Cooking and Crafts

Creativity and cooking go hand and in hand so whether you are a budding young master chef or simply love getting creative, this is the course for you. You will bake, cook and decorate your way through a variety of culinary treats before trying your hand at different crafty projects leaving you with things to take home that are as individual as you.
Accordion Cricket Academy

Cricket Academy

Our expert coaches will work with you to improve your individual skills and performance through games, match-play, drills and technique analysis. Catching machines, video analysis and some of the best cricket facilities in the region ensure a first class course to guarantee excellent progress in all aspects of your game.

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Accordion Hockey Academy

Hockey Academy

One of our most popular courses, which will be led this year by Paul Evans, head coach for the North of England Masters and Junior Academy for North Yorkshire. You will cover a variety of defending, attacking, passing and receiving skills along with the tactics and strategies for set pieces, penalty corners and conditioned games.

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