Giggleswick School
Giggleswick School

Summer courses

Our action-packed courses offer something for everyone during the summer holidays.

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Set in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales, Giggleswick's summer programme makes the most of the school's fantastic location and facilities with a range of courses for 7 to 18 year olds, led by experienced teachers, specialist instructors and professional coaches. 

Bushcraft & Survival (11-16yrs)

Dates: Monday 1 – Thursday 4 August

Times: 10:00 – 16:00

Ages: 11-16yrs

Course fees: £185 (4 days)

An engaging and hands-on four-day course learning bushcraft survival skills. Lead by our highly skilled and experienced CCF Contingent Commander Lt Col Darren Richmond, children will experience a wealth of activities in the rural location of Giggleswick School and its surrounding areas. Activities will include, shelter building, caveman ceramics, fire lighting, campfire cooking, woodcraft, and survival.

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Cricket Academy (11-16yrs)

Dates: Tuesday 2 – Friday 5 August

Times: 09:00 – 16:00

Ages: 11-16yrs

Course Fees: £170 (4 days)

Sri Lankan test cricketer, Ashen Silva, will work with children to improve their individual skills and performance through games, match-play, drills, and technique analysis. Expert coaching and some of the best cricket facilities in the region ensure a first-class course to guarantee excellent progress in all aspects of their game.

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Hockey Academy (13-18yrs)

Dates: Monday 22 – Wednesday 24 August

Times: 09:00 – 16:00

Ages: 13-18yrs

Course Fees: £130

Our new Director of Hockey and former national league hockey coach, Jamie O’Connell, will work with children to develop new skills that they may not have previously been exposed to, such as aerials, reverse hitting, chipping and more, all through gameplay and skill challenges.

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Hockey Academy (7-12yrs)

Dates: Thursday 25 – Friday 26 August

Times: 10:00 – 15:00

Ages: 7-12yrs

Course Fees: £80

Our new Director of Hockey and former national league hockey coach, Jamie O’Connell, will work with children to develop their gameplay. Sessions will focus on skill circuits, aiming to enhance their dribbling and goal scoring.

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Lunch & breaks: Lunch and break refreshments are not included as part of your booking. Please remember to bring your child with a packed lunch, water bottle, and snacks to cover breaks.

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