Summer 2017: Camps & Workshops

Following on from our previous blogpost, 70+ Free Things to do with the Kids in and around Shipley and Saltaire – Summer 2017, Shipley Mums has now put together details of the local summer camps and workshops on offer for our kids to attend during the summer holidays.

New camps and workshops will be added as and when we are notified of them. Advance booking is required for all camps and workshops listed below, unless otherwise specified. Please click on the links for more information.


Arts & Crafts

Fox and the Magpie: Summer Holiday Craft Sessions – Shipley

A different craft each week: Design a Bag or T-Shirt, Troll Crafts, Hama Bead Jewellery & Keyrings and Dancing Mini-Me Puppets! £6 per child or 2 for £10. Suitable for ages 5-15 years old.


Fox and the Magpie: Friday Craft Drop In (Booking NOT required)

A different craft each week. Every Friday: 10.30-11.30am. £3.50 per child (£2.50 for siblings). Suitable for all ages.


Fox and the Magpie: Summer Crafternoon Tea: Parent & Child

A crafty treat for you and your child to enjoy together. Saturday 12th August – 11-1pm. £25 per pair.


Young Masters Visual Art School: Creative Summer School – Merchants Quay, Shipley/Saltaire

Young Masters Creative Summer School


Jamie’s Ministry of Food Bradford: Cookery Workshops & Young Chef’s Competition – 29 John Street, Bradford

Jamie's Ministry of Food - Bradford

Various cookery workshops and the Young Chef’s Competition on offer between 27 July – 31 August. Workshops last approximately 1.5 hours and cost £6 per person per class. Suitable for age 8+. Children under the age of 13 must be accompanied by an adult.

Emergency Services

West Yorkshire Police Camps – Samuel Lister Academy / Trinity Green Campus

Police Camps 2017

Forest Schools

Get Out More: Holiday Forest Schools – Bingley / Ilkley / Saltaire

Get Out More - Bingley, Ilkley, Saltaire

Woodland Holiday Play Scheme – Stoney Ridge Woodland, Shipley

In association with Out In The Aire and Bradford Environmental Action Trust. Every Monday between 31 July and 28 August 2017, 10am-2pm. £20 per child per session.

Music & Dance

Shake, Rattle & Boogie: Shipley Summer Special – Energy Mill Gym, Shipley

25 July 2017, 1.15pm. £5 per child (siblings under one and over five – free).


Becycling: Summer Holiday Cycling Activities – Crossflatts Primary School, Bingley

Summer Holiday Cycling Activities


Fisical Sports Coaching: Summer Sports Courses – Fisical Sports Centre / Sandal Primary School

Fisical Summer Sports Courses


Fisical Sports Coaching: Tots Camps – Fisical Sports Centre

Fisical Summer Tots Camps


Salts Tennis Club: Tennis Camps 2017 – The Playing Fields, Victoria Road, Saltaire

Salts Tennis Camps 2017

  • Week 1: 31 July – 3 August 2017
  • Week 2: 7 August – 10 August 2017
  • Week 3: 14 August – 17 August 2017
  • Week 4: 29 August – 1 September 2017

9am-12pm / 1-4pm / 9am-4pm – Prices from £38 for a week of half days.



Best Stroke School of Swimming: Summer Intensive Swimming Course – Bradford Grammar School

Best Stroke School of Swimming

Summer Intensive Week – 24-28 July 2017

One half hour lesson at the same time each day for five days for the total price of £37.50. Classes run between 12-3.30pm.


Splash Swim Academy Bradford: Summer Crash Courses – Bradford Grammar School

Splash Swim Academy Bradford


Intensive Swimming Lessons – Shipley Pool

Intensive Swimming Lessons - Shipley Pool


Synchronised Swimming Camp – Shipley Pool

Synchronised Swimming Camp - Shipley Pool


Have we missed anything? Please get in touch via the Contact Page to let us know and we will add it in.

For details of future family-friendly activities and events in and around Shipley and Saltaire, please visit the Local Events Page.


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