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Barracudas Day Camps!

Updated: Jun 14, 2019

Ok - so the summer holidays can be stressful - I mean entertaining the little ones for what seem like endless weeks even my entertainment schedule dries up after about a week and a half so it's no wonder so many parents like myself turn to holiday camps to keep the smalls entertained. Not only are they an excellent good value childcare option for working parents but they are also great for anyone just wanting to give the kids a great day out whilst knowing they are in the safest of hands doing activities that will no doubt push them out of their comfort zones!

Introducing The UK's favourite school holiday activity camps! Barracudas!

Rated 'Outstanding' by Ofsted more times and more consistently than any other activity day camp provider and we can see why - just check out the impressive facts!

• 46 summer holiday camps and 35 Easter holiday camps in the UK

• High staff:child ratios

• Flexible hours for working parents from 8am to 6pm

• Experienced, qualified and caring staff team

• 80+ fun & exciting activities at every site

• Great value for money

• The ultimate kids activity camp!

Activity camps are a great option for meeting your childcare needs for a number of reasons, as well as being cost effective and flexible for working parents. But what’s more, children also stand to gain a whole host of long-term benefits that will stand them in good stead for years to come.

Activity camps offer children the opportunity to try out new activities in a fun and relaxed environment. They may just find they have a particular skill or strength they didn’t know about previously, which will boost their confidence.

It will also help make them more confident in dealing with new situations, so they’ll be less likely to fear change in future. By fostering an environment for healthy competition, activity camps give children the opportunity to build their resilience. We’re sure you’ll agree that’s a useful trait to help them face the challenges they’ll inevitably come across later in life.

Meeting a different set of people to their usual school friends, will help build their confidence for meeting new people. Being able to mix with different people is a valuable life skill that is often easier to pick up when you’re young.

If you have a shy child, you may be reluctant to send them to an activity camp but don't fret the camps like Barracudas see children of all temperaments have a great time. The staff appreciate that every child is different and they’ll do everything they can to make sure your child feels welcomed and settles in well.

Activity camps offer children the opportunity to try out a whole host of new activities. At Barracudas, children can take part in activities including swimming, archery, motorsports, dance, drama, fun science, arts and crafts and much more. There are 80+ fun and exciting activities at every Barracudas site! So, your child stands a good chance of coming across something new they’ll love doing. They may even kindle a lifelong interest in a new hobby. Basically it puts my "entertainment schedule" of painting, being a goalie and the odd spot of baking to shame - no wonder my kids love holiday camps!

There’s nothing better than heading outdoors – if the weather allows it! Spending time outdoors also has a range of benefits for mental and physical health. We all know that children nowadays have a whole host of entertainment options they can enjoy while remaining pretty sedentary. But we know being active can help their long-term mental and physical health. That’s why, activity camps like Barracudas, help all children develop lifelong habits of being active.

There’s always a range of active games at Barracudas camps, and you don’t have to be sporty to enjoy. It’s all about having fun, so your child can choose to take part in a way they’re comfortable with. The exercise is an added bonus! Plus, as a parent, you’ll be glad to know it will make your life easier too because they’ll be more likely to get a good night’s sleep at the end of an active day. Win, win!

It's also super comforting to know that they’re in safe hands at Barracudas!

Barracudas have been entertaining children in the summer and Easter school holidays for over 26 years. They are experienced at what they do and you can be sure that as well as having great fun at camp, your children are in a safe and welcoming environment.

Not only are they registered and highly rated by Ofsted, but have the seal of approval from their parents too. With a five star Trustpilot rating, they offer peace of mind for parents.

Why not check out Barracuda day camps for your kids this summer!



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