Best suited to young people with an interest in the natural world, Fota's kids camps cover a range of areas including ecology, nature studies and the physical sciences. Supervisors and demonstrators are a mixture of undergraduate students and qualified primary school teachers, with one member of staff to every eight children.
Each day of the week-long camp has a different concept, varying from Arts & Crafts to Movement, Ecology and the Environment, while our Play approach to Learning is key element to ensuring that children enjoy themselves while attaining new skills and knowledge.
A supervised train service is available from Kent Station and a number of additional stops on the Cork to Cobh line (departing at 9.30am) as part of the Summer Camp. More details & full camp dates from email@example.com or (021) 4812678/ 4812736. Early booking is essential as numbers are limited.
Week 1: Monday 8th July to Friday 12th July
Week 2: Monday 15th July to Friday 19th July
Week 3: Monday 12th August to Friday 16th August
Time: 11am – 4pm daily.
Cost: €95.00 per child per week.
A supervised train service is available from Kent Station each morning at 9.30am (Additional cost of €20)
10% discount is available for Members or 3 or more children.
Full payment is required on receipt of booking form, including the train fare* if your child is availing of this service. Monies paid are non-refundable.
(*The train fee of €20.00 is not subject to the 10% discount.)
Arrival/ Collection: Participants are to be dropped to the Education Centre, Fota Wildlife Park at 11.00am each morning and are to be collected each evening at 4.00pm.
Please note, that in the interest of your child’s safety, you are requested to await your child’s arrival to, and departure from, the Education Centre each morning and evening. A member of staff will take your child’s name before your child enters and leaves our care.
Parents are requested to inform Summer Camp staff of changes in travel arrangements in advance. Please contact the Education Dept. on (021) 4812678 or 4812736 ext 206 / 201.
All participants are requested to bring the following items with them daily:
A packed Lunch: chewing gum, popcorn and lollipops are not allowed.
Raingear: Please ensure children have rain jackets and Wellington boots every day.
Sun factor: Please ensure sun factor is applied every day before attending the Camp as Summer Camp staff are unable to do so.
Advanced bookings essential.
Learning is always ongoing at the Park and for a full list of FREE visitor activities, please see our Events calendar.