Childcare York

School Holiday Care & Clubs

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School Holiday Clubs, Camps, Activities and School Holiday Childcare in York.

Half Term cricket camps during the school holidays:

– Batting
– Bowling
– Fielding
– Wicket Keeping
– Kwik cricket
– Diamond cricket
– Centipede cricket
– Pavilion cricket
– Nets
– Ashes
– Bowling machine

and so much more!!!!

Childcare vouchers accepted

07540 189755


Don’t miss this amazing theatrical opportunity! Come and join us for a 3-day actors workshop at the Grand Opera House York during the October Half-Term.

9.00am – 12.00pm Tuesday 29th, Wednesday 30th and Thursday 31st October 2019.

We will be working on accent development, directing skills and an actors masterclass. What’s more is we will have an amazing opportunity to meet the Blood Brothers cast and crew with a question and answer session with the professional actors. In addition to this our students will be given exclusive access to take a look behind the scenes and take a backstage tour with our VIP backstage passes.

We will be holding an award ceremony for successful completion of the 3 day course.

Prices: £25 per day or £60 for the full 3 days.

Suitable for children aged 9-14.

** sibling discount is available ** ** Very Limited places! **

Book now to avoid disappointment!

Please contact Amy at:

T: 07398156748



October Half Term 2019

Now running all programmes for ages 3 – 16 years old

Camp Xplode is all about getting back to nature and having fun with friends. Our unique holiday day camps give children and young adults an exciting multi activity experience with the chance to enjoy loads of activities like team sports, craft, archery, games, drama and bushcraft to name a few.

Every day at Camp Xplode is bursting with adventure. Committed to providing children and young adults from 3 – 17 with the very best multi-activity day camp experience possible, children have over 40 activities to choose from as well as theme days, visiting attractions and excursions – all guaranteed to maximise fun. Each camp is tailored to your child’s interests and with a wide variety of energetic pursuits lined up each day, there’s definitely never a dull moment!

York camps are held at The Mount School, Dalton Terrace, YO24 4DD

Our Programmes

Bears (3-4s)
Foxes (5-7s)
Wildcats (8-11s)
Bisons (12-14s)

Wolves (8-16s)
Trailblazers (15-16s)
Book online at or call 0113 4830280

**Use the discount code YORKMUMBLER10 for 10% off for the rest of 2019**

0113 4830280


Autumn Hockey Camp 2019

Learn the skills of Hockey with coaches and senior players from City of York Hockey Club.

All camps are 10am – 4pm.

Half days: 10am – 12.45 or 1.15pm – 4pm.

Junior Camp 5 – 14 year olds.

Location: St Peter’s School

Date: Wednesday 30th & Thursday 31st October

Cost: £15 Half day, £30 Full day, £50 both days.

Booking & payment can be made via our website to secure your place.


Little Green Rascals Bishopthorpe Out of School Club is based in the lovely village of Bishopthorpe, on the southern outskirts of York. As well as providing term time wrap around care for children from the village schools, we offer an exciting and fun filled holiday club throughout the school holidays for children across the city! Running to City of York Council term dates, we welcome school aged children up to 14 years, from 8am-6pm.

For more information, please get in touch!

01904 566730


Monday 28th October – Friday 1st November 

All children aged 3-11 welcome!
8am – 6pm – full or half days available.
£24 full day
£15 half day
Please bring a packed lunch. Drinks and snacks will be provided.

A competitively priced holiday club.

There is a whole timetable of craft, baking and play activities planned. We have the use of the primary school playground too.

Wednesday is a full day only (no half days available) due to a trip to the railway museum (£4 extra to cover the cost of the land train).

October half term holiday club is now open for booking, do get in touch with any questions.

12 St Paul’s Square, Holgate, York, YO24 4BD

01904 555995


TiP Holiday camps are back with a bang this October half term 2019. We’ll be delving into the world of super science with some brain boggling biology and crazy chemical reactions!

Camps run from 9:00 – 16:00 across two locations with different content on both days

Mon 28th and Tues 29th : Vale of York Academy

Wed 30th and Thurs 31st : Knavesmire Primary School

Visit the WEBSITE for more details or BOOK HERE.



Exciting childcare for 0 to 12 years!

  • Fun activities for all ages and interests
  • Weekdays during school holidays
  • Friendly, qualified Holiday Club Team
  • Minimum 1 day through to the whole holiday
  • Healthy, tasty food, including breakfast!
  • Childcare vouchers welcome

We’re passionate about play and want your child to have a great time, learn new skills and make new friends. Our friendly Holiday Club Team will ensure that each child is welcomed and has a fantastic time, whatever their interests!

Best day ever!’ Isabella aged 5

‘Thanks so much, our daughters went to you excited and came back tired, messy and very very happy after every fun packed day. Our summer was so much easier and theirs a great adventure, they’ll definitely come again.’ Molly and Hetty’s very grateful Dad

Web Adventure Park, Wigginton Road, York YO32 2RH

01904 692221

October Half Term

We are back this October at two of our regular venues Huntington Secondary School & Easingwold Town AFC. These venues are fantastic and offer some of the best facilities in the area, offering high quality pitches with coaching designed to allow all children to have fun, socialise and engage with football over the school holidays.

Our amazing Holiday Courses are for ages 4 – 12, the days are jam packed full of fun & exciting games to help aid the development of your child. Learning through the power of football, allowing new skills to develop, meet new friends and enjoy the October Half Term Holidays with friendly and professional coaching.

Courses start from just £10 per day!!


01904 559 508


Ainsty Gymnastics and Trampoline Camps

We offer gymnastics, trampolining and parkour holiday camps throughout the holidays. As well as our flagship ninja academy camp. Camps are available for a half day or full day.

T: 07548 669 595

BeeKeepers after school and holiday club

Holiday club for ages 4-13. open 8am till 6pm. There is a option to book am only or pm only. prices: full day: £22 first child sibling £20 half day £12 sibling £11. Different activities everyday, lots of fun to have!

The after school club is for all children attending St Oswald’s School and/or living in the Fulford area.

The scout hut, School lane, Fulford, yo10 4LS York
T: 01904 638455

Copmanthorpe Club

Out of School & Holiday Care
Breakfast Session available. Reductions for 2 or more children from the same family. We also run a holiday club that is open during all the school holidays except over the Christmas period.

Copmanthorpe Recreation Centre & Sports Club, Barons Crescent, Copmanthorpe, York, North Yorkshire, YO23 3YR

T: 07517 471990

Creative Journeys for Kids

Creative workshops run from 8.15 til 5pm.

Bootham junior School, Rawcliffe Lane, York, YO30 6NP

T: 07947 350487

David Lloyd Kids Holiday Club

Ages 5-13 years old,
We offer a full day camp 9-5pm or half day of 9-1pm/1-5pm – prices from £20.60 per day
Join our DL kids Team for a fun filled structure day of activities, Swim and Tennis lesson’s. Included within this are lunch drinks and snacks throughout the day.
Members and non-members welcome to book today, please call to book.

T: 01904 751500

‘DL Kids at David Lloyd is open to non-members. Lots of crafts and sports pIus a swimming lesson if they want it. My boy goes every holiday.’

SG, June 19

Dringhouses out of school club

We provide a warm and welcoming, homely environment. We provide childcare for up to 50 children aged 4 to 12 years. We provide a breakfast club, an after school and a holiday club.
Based at Social Club in Dringhouses

Dringhouses Out of School Club, Social Club, St. Helen’s Road, Dringhouses, York

T: 07704069078

Elvington Club

Out of School & Holiday Care
We provide out of school care for children aged 3 up to age 11 years at the Lower Derwent Sports and Social Club, Elvington. A Holiday Club runs during School Holidays (except bank holidays and the first two full weeks of the Summer break when we are closed).

Lower Derwent Sports and Social Club, Elvington Lane, Elvington, York, YO41 4DY

T: 07790 480229


Funfishers registered charity providing wrap around care for children aged 9months to 11y term time and holidays.
Term time for before and after school for fishergate and St Georges schools, babies and pre-school all day. Full & Half day sessions available in the holidays, breakfast, dinner and light tea each day.

Fishergate Primary School, Fishergate, York, North Yorkshire, YO10 4AP

T: 01904 677870

‘Funfishers nursery on Fishergate is flexible and lovely. I take my son there from Huntington because I rate them so much.’

EM, Nov 18

‘Funfishers are good xx’

CT, Nov 18


Out of School & Holiday Care

Hempland Kids Club, Bad Bargain Lane, York, YO31 0GW

T: 07845 908965

Kings Camps Holiday Club

Kings Camps combine the best elements of sports & Holiday clubs to provide fun & exciting adventures for children and young people, and peace of mind for parents.

The Mount School, Dalton Terrace, York, YO24 4DD

T: 01142 632150

Knavesmire Cool Kids Club

Out of School & Holiday care
Offers both before and after school care and holiday clubs for ages 4-13.

Knavesmire Primary School, Trafalgar Street, York, North Yorkshire, YO23 1HY

T: 07871 272672 (Wendy)

Kool Kids Club

Out of School & Holiday Care
We offer a friendly play environment with the aim of delivering a programme of activities which promote confidence, independence and enjoyment in a relaxed, easy atmosphere. We plan lots of exciting and fun activities for your child to take part in.

Kool Kids Club, Eastholme Drive, Rawcliffe, YO30 5TA

T: 07503 020035

‘My son has been going to the Rawcliffe one for five years now.’

JC, Oct 19

‘I use kool kids club.’

MB, May 18

Koosh Club Park Grove

Out of School & Holiday Care
Park Grove KOOSH Club operates Breakfast Club from 8.00am to 9.00 am and After School Club from 3.00pm to 6.00pm. We offer care for children from 3 to 11 years from both Park Grove and St Wilfred’s School in the local area. Holiday care from 8am til 6pm.

Park Grove School, Dudley Street, York, YO31 8LP

T: 01904 784675

‘Koosh do trips out, have a theme for the week etc. It’s a nice club with experienced staff and I’ve used it for years.’

EK, March 18

Little Acorns Day Nursery

An established 54 place nursery for children aged 3months-5years which opened in April 2004. Open Monday-Friday, 7.30am – 6.00pm all year round (except of Bank Holidays).

Also offer before and after school care and holiday care for children attending Clifton Green Primary school or the nursery.

Clifton Children’s Centre, Kingsway North, York, YO30 6JA

T: 01904 552345

‘Both my girls go there and they love it (so do I!). Lovely setting, caring staff & always fun things for them to do. They’re really creative with the activities they do & often go out for walks to the park, library or next door to visit the residents x’

CH, Jan 19

‘Amazing nursery, wouldn’t want my son anywhere else. Staff and facilities are brilliant and my son is doing amazing there.’

NS, Jan 19

Over the Rainbow

Out of School & Holiday Care
We are based in the building adjacent to Dunnington Primary School. We offer a wide range of Childcare options for parents and carers in our local community at our Breakfast Club, After School Club & Holiday Club.

Over the Rainbow, Church Lane, Dunnington, York, YO19 5QG

T: 01904 489053

Poppleton Road

Out of School & Holiday Care
Breakfast Club is £3.75 and After School is £8.25/£7.50. We offer a wide range of activities for children of various ages and abilities. Holiday club Full day £23.00 (sibling rate £21.00) Half day £12.50 (sibling rate £11.50).

Poppleton Road Primary School, Poppleton Road, York, YO26 4UP

T: 01904 340999

‘Poppleton Road Primary School do a holiday club that’s available for children not attending the school too. X’

AS, Oct 19

‘They are really friendly.’

LB, June 19

Poppleton Schools Out Club

Out of School & Holiday Care
Breakfast cost £3.50 per session and after school sessions are £7.00. 8am-6pm care offered in school holidays.

Poppleton Youth Club, Main Street, Upper Poppleton, York, North Yorkshire, YO26 6JT

T: 01904 783653

Snappy Regular and Holiday Schemes

Snappy offer play and recreation opportunities to Children and Young people (aged 5-19) with disability, learning and other additional needs.
We operate in all school holidays and Thursday evenings & Saturdays.

Saturday scheme 5 to 18 years Runs from 10 to 3.30pm each week for 43 weeks each year
Senior Snappy 17 to 25 years Runs from 7pm to 9.30pm each Thursday
Easter Scheme 5 to 19 years Runs throughout the Easter school holidays 10 am to 3.30pm
Summer Scheme 5 to 19 years Runs for the full school holidays 10am to 3.30pm

We also run in half term but this would be specialist arts or drama groups ( and depends on funding )

‘Check out S.N.A.P.P.Y social groups they organise lots of great things for youngsters with additional needs x’

SM, Oct 2018

York Boys Club, 84 Lowther Street, York, North Yorkshire, YO31 7LX
T: 01904 640562

St. Barnabas

Out Of School Club & Holiday Care
We are based in St Barnabas Primary School. We offer a warm and cosy play environment providing a range of indoor and outdoor activities for the children to enjoy. We offer before & after school care and a holiday club.

St Barnabas C Of E Primary School, Jubilee Terrace, York, North Yorkshire, YO26 4YZ

T: 07730434814

Terrington Hall Sports Camps – October Half Term

29th – 31st October 2019
9am – 4pm

Attend a fun-filled sports day for all types of abilities.
Age: 5 to 15 year old boys and girls

Activities include:
– Rugby specific groups
– Hockey specific groups
– Dodgeball
– 5 a side football
– Indoor uni-hockey

Please provide lunch and a drink. Snacks will be provided.
Pre-Book. £25 per day

Terrington Hall School, Terrington, YO60 6PR

The Outta School Club

Out of School & Holiday Care
Can offer one-off , emergency, short term and occasional places. Places available Monday – Friday 3-6pm for children in reception to Year 6 at Westfield Primary School. Holiday care from 8am – 6pm.

Westfield Primary Community School, Askham Lane, York, North Yorkshire, YO24 3HP

T: 07769 965507

The Playden

Out of School & Holiday care
Out of school care for pupils of Our Lady’s school only but holiday club open to pupils from schools across York.

Our Lady Queen Of Martyrs RC Primary School, Hamilton Drive, York, YO24 4JW

T: 07788 983658

The Wonder Years

The pre-school offers educational childcare for children from three to five years of age using the Early Years Foundation Stage Guidance. We want all our children to feel confident, valued and respected as we understand that this helps children develop into confident and independent learners.

Out of School & Holiday care also provided.

The Wonder Years, The Bungalow, Wigginton Primary School, Wigginton, York, YO32 2FZ

T: 01904 758717

The Zoo Skatepark York

Action-packed Scooter Schools at Zoo Skatepark York!

Our Scooter Schools provide a fun and exciting experience for children and young people aged 5 -12 during the school holiday periods. All of our sessions are run by expert coaches in a way that keeps children active and ensures that they have an enjoyable and exciting day.

‘We absolutely love The Zoo Skatepark. Really surprised at how few people know about this gem. Its just under Sainsbury’s in Foss Islands. They are running Scooter Schools over the summer and I can highly recommend them.’

SA, July 19

‘Our son had a scooter party at the zoo skate park in york last summer. He loved it. Exclusive use too 🙂 x’

EB, Dec 18

T: 01904 551440

Top Rank Coaching

Football Coaching holiday club.

Stamford Bridge Playing Fields, Low Catton Road, Stamford Bridge, YO41 1DZ

T: 07971 174257

Total Sports Active Holiday Clubs

Total Sports Limited was voted the BEST holiday clubs for children aged 5 to 12 throughout York!
80% of our staff work in Primary Schools – so you’re in safe hands and children have a really fun day.
Active, fun, challenges and brilliant staff = happy kids. Limited places due to popularity.
T: 03444 14 13 13