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What to expect from our 2024 children’s half-term & Summer camps

Summer camp adventures are meant to be shared

We know more friends equals more fun! That’s why we’ve made it super easy to save more on bigger adventures with our NEW multi-buy discount. Adventures are meant to be shared with those we cherish most, and now you can send your child and their friends on an adventure at a PGL summer camp. Multi-buy discount will be automatically applied at checkout AND now includes selected TRAILBLAZE! Specialist Adventures. T&Cs apply

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We have twelve fantastic UK camps. Our adventure and summer camps have uniquely awesome activities that our campers love. From Archery and Abseiling to Raft Building and Climbing – you can rest assured that your child will never be bored! Have some questions about one of our camps? Request a callback today to plan your child’s perfect camp adventure.

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The power of PGL Kids’ Summer Camps

From conquering fears, building confidence to making new friends PGL Kids’ Adventure Camps power amazing breakthroughs.

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Explore extraordinary outdoor experiences

Whether a first-timer or seasoned adventurer, from short introductory outdoor experiences to epic specialist camps, there is a PGL adventure to suit everyone. Nothing beats the adrenaline of one of our residential summer camps, an outdoor learning experience that provides action from the moment you arrive!

Discover your perfect Kids’ Adventure Camp.

DISCOVER! Adventures

Give a little bit of all sorts a go on a day camp, two- or three-night DISCOVER! Adventure. Packed with fun outdoor activities, our shorter camps offer the ideal combination of childcare support whilst giving young people a great first taste of adventure; perfect for discovering what they’re made of.

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EXPLORE! Adventures

Go all-in exploring even more of our 40+ outdoor activities on a four- to seven-night EXPLORE! Adventure camp. With several days of fun challenges at one of our UK activity centres, your child will master new skills, strengthen their character, and unleash their full potential.

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TRAILBLAZE! Adventures

Want a step-up on PGL multi-activity? Go big on a TRAILBLAZE! Specialist Adventure camp. On these seven-night camps, your child gets plenty of time every day to explore an extra interest or hobby on top of the best of PGL multi-activity. Surfing, Bushcraft, Pony Trekking, Learner Driver and more. With 12 specialist camps to choose from, everyone can be a trailblazer!

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Your child is in safe hands at PGL. We go above and beyond to protect the safety and wellbeing of everyone in our care.

Our long-standing dedication to safety has led to us holding over 15 governing and safety accreditations, and we voluntarily apply for Ofsted inspections to be on the Childcare Register.

Everything we do is built on five protective pillars:

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Safe PeoplePeople are at the heart of all we do. From our ‘safer recruitment’ process (including enhanced DBS for all centre colleagues) to our in-depth training programmes, continuous development and supervision, we go the extra mile to ensure our guests are in the safest of hands.

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Safe Places Our centres are continuously monitored, maintained and risk-assessed by dedicated teams to ensure our places are safe and secure, always. What’s more, ongoing investment in our locations is powering breakthroughs in guest comfort and satisfaction.

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Safe SpacesWe believe adventure is for everyone. We’ve developed our spaces with SEND, accessibility and inclusivity in mind, and can make further adjustments for guests’ individual needs wherever possible – our goal is to deliver enriching experiences for all.

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Safeguarding As the leader in our industry, we are committed to ensuring the safety and welfare of children, young people and adults in our care. Our teams are trained to recognise and report safeguarding concerns and aware of their responsibilities to safeguard guests.

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Safe Travels Our escorted travel service is offered to enable young people to travel further afield in a safe and supported manner. We also aim to ensure travel provision is adaptable to the needs of every child.

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Safe People People are at the heart of all we do. From our ‘safer recruitment’ process (including enhanced DBS for all centre colleagues) to our in-depth training programmes, continuous development and supervision, we go the extra mile to ensure our guests are in the safest of hands.

Safe Places Our centres are continuously monitored, maintained and risk-assessed by dedicated teams to ensure our places are safe and secure, always. What’s more, ongoing investment in our locations is powering breakthroughs in guest comfort and satisfaction.

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Safe Spaces We believe adventure is for everyone. We’ve developed our spaces with SEND, accessibility and inclusivity in mind, and can make further adjustments for guests’ individual needs wherever possible – our goal is to deliver enriching experiences for all.

Illustrative banner showing a shield and stars labeled "Safeguarding" connected by a line to a bus and stars labeled "Safe Travels.

Safeguarding As the leader in our industry, we are committed to ensuring the safety and welfare of children, young people and adults in our care. Our teams are trained to recognise and report safeguarding concerns and aware of their responsibilities to safeguard guests.

Safe Travels Our escorted travel service is offered to enable young people to travel further afield in a safe and supported manner. We also aim to ensure travel provision is adaptable to the needs of every child.

What our adventurers say…

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FAQ

What types of children's camps do you offer?

At PGL we have three types of children’s camps to choose from, ranging from one-day camps to seven-night breaks. Our summer camps include:

Our specialist residential summer camps for your TRAILBLAZE! Adventure include:

What are the benefits of sending my kids to summer camp?

Our summer camp programs are designed to maximise fun – and help you out too! We know that juggling work commitments with childcare can be challenging, so we offer camps throughout the summer break. With PGL, your child will have a simply unforgettable experience with heaps of fun, learning and adventure combined. Check out our range of locations for adventure and summer camps below using the interactive map and discover our range of camps.

My child hasn’t attended a summer camp before, what can they expect?

We welcome thousands of children each year embarking on their first PGL experience. Children’s welfare is our biggest priority, and we do everything possible to make your child feel safe and welcome at their chosen summer camp. Our groupies are highly trained to help manage your child’s on-camp experience, with expert guidance during activities and support at all times, so they can feel settled and reassured in their exciting new surroundings.

In which locations do you offer summer camps?

We offer summer camps across the UK in England, Scotland, & Wales, so you can be sure to find the right summer camp for your child. Set amidst the beautiful countryside, discover a world of learning and adventure in stunning settings including Boreatton Park and PGL Liddington in Wiltshire with a variety of different camp programs including netball camps, pony camps, mad science camps and many more! Search for the right summer camp for your child today and make a booking.

What age groups do you cater for on your Kids' Summer Camps?

We cater for children aged 8 to 16. At our residential summer camps, your children will be grouped into age ranges so they can have the best camp experience:

Our summer camps designed for 8-11-year-olds are all about creating fun memories, building confidence and introducing all-important independence skills before your child makes the move to secondary school. With a range of multi-activities across our UK activity centres, your 8-11 year olds will be grouped with children their age, making the experience extra special.

Our summer camps designed for 11-13-year-olds allow your children to explore their individuality, at a time when it’s most important. We offer a variety of multi-activity holidays designed to engage your children and introduce them to their peers. We can help your children explore their growing interests, whether that’s horseback riding, cooking, or even science.

In their transformative age of adolescence, our summer camps designed for 13-16-year-olds are carefully crafted to introduce fun, excitement and adventure into your child’s life. Your children will return from a PGL adventure feeling invigorated, refreshed and ready to take on the world.

What's included in the cost of a PGL activity summer camp?

We cover everything to make sure that your child has an unforgettable time at one of our PGL camps. Included in the cost of your child’s adventure camp is:

  • – Accommodation
  • – Food & Drink (Not including the bar)
  • – Activities
  • – Equipment

Do you cater for specific dietary requirements?

Yes, we can cater for many dietary requirements at our PGL UK activity centres. We are able to deliver catering provision for dietary requirements as specified by culture, religion and medical concerns. We regularly provide meals for a wide variety of needs including coeliac, diabetic, food allergies and vegetarian/vegan. If your child has any dietary requirements then it’s best to get in contact with your party leader or a member of the PGL team to discuss their needs.

What is the food like?

We have freshly-prepared hot or cold options available at every mealtime and a self-service salad bar for children to help themselves to as much salad as they like at lunch and dinner. Homemade soup is available most days and there is plenty of bread and fresh fruit available, as well as hot and cold drinks. Here are some examples of tasty meals often available for lunch and dinner:

  • – Cheese Burger
  • – Chicken Katsu Curry with Vegetables
  • – Penne Pasta with Tomato Sauce & Grated Cheese
  • – Vegetable Ratatouille
  • – Lasagne
  • – Fish & Chips
  • – Hot Dog

 

See our sample menu for more!

What is the accommodation like on an adventure camp?

At PGL we have a variety of accommodation available, depending on the location of your booking, including lodges, chalets, mansion houses, log cabins and more!

What are the benefits of adventure camps?

Of course our adventure camps are so much fun, but there’s a range of other benefits that come with them too, such as:

  • – Builds your child’s confidence
  • – Develops independence
  • – Increases social skills
  • – Gets your child active
  • – Opportunity to learn new skills

When are your camps running?

We offer a range of Easter, half term and Summer camps for children aged 8-16. With lots of specialist and multi-activity camps to choose from, in camps located all across the UK, choosing a PGL adventure has never been easier.

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