Summer Camps in North Mayo 2019 – Here comes the Summer!

Keep the kiddies happy in Ballina and North Mayo this summer!

Summer Camps in North Mayo 2019

With summer school holidays only round the corner, and hoping the weather stays good, there are all kinds of  Summer Camps in North Mayo 2019 planned to suit your child over the next few weeks.

7th Wave Surf School Summer Camps, Enniscrone

June – August 2019

 7th Wave Surf School Enniscrone County Sligo

7th Wave’s Summer Surf Camps are run over the months of July and August and cater for boys and girls aged 8 to 17 years old. Participants are grouped in order of age and experience with teens together. The emphasis is on fun and safety. 7th Wave prides themselves on child-friendly camps, providing full supervision on land and in water. During the camp, children work on fitness, water safety, equipment, beach games and lots more. Mentioned on Ireland AM TV 3, as one of the TOP TEN Kids camps in Ireland & Top Five School Tour activities. All instructors hold the Irish Surfing Association level 1/2 qualification, a current IWS Beach Safety Award, Garda Vetted and Child Protection training.

Camp Dates  2019 Monday to Friday

June 24th – 28th | July 1st – 5th | July 8th – 12th | July 15th – 19th | July 22nd – 26th | July 29th – August 2nd

August 5th – August 9th | August 12th – August 16th | August 19th – August 23rd | August 26th – August 30th

Age Groups: 8 – 17 years

Time: 10.00 – 12.30pm

Camp Rates :  €100 per child.  

Surfboard, wetsuits, and booties are supplied.  Participants will need swimwear, towels.

Inclusion Programme

7th Wave is delighted to offer their Surf Therapy Programme for children with Special Needs again in 2018. They were delighted to be runner up in the Cara National Inclusion Awards in December 2016. The children and adults will experience the thrill of being in the waves with our very experienced instructors. Most sessions are a ratio of 1-1, depending on the child’s needs.  All equipment supplied, so you don’t have to worry.

Call us to discuss further – Phone: +353879716389 or email:

Iceford Stables Horse-riding camps 

From June 25th, through to August

Iceford Stables

Camps start on June 25th.

The camps will run every Tuesday Wednesday and Thursday from 9am till 2pm.

There is one camp in August that runs on the Monday Tuesday and Wednesday (Mon 12th of August)

If you have any other questions please don’t hesitate to call  087 7602375

Facebook : Iceford Stables 

HARBOUR SUP N SAIL Stand Up Paddling camps (Enniscrone/Ballina)

From w/c 8th July to w/c 19th August August

Harbour SUP n Sail

SUP Adventure summer camps booking now !

Weeks commencing July 8th, July 22nd, Aug 5th ,Aug 19th .

Mon to Fri 9.30-12.30 Daily

Age 10-16 years

Flexible location between Enniscrone pier or Quay Ballina based on best conditions.

Limited places booking essential ! Message Mikee on Facebook, or call/text 0860315737

Nature Summer Camps at North Mayo Heritage Centre (Crossmolina)

6th – 9th August

Iartstories North Mayo Heritage Centre Summer Camp

A fun filled nature-based camp for children aged 4-12 in which children can be inspired by nature, wildlife, gardens, foliage to make art, explore, experiment through science, technology, indoor gardening, stories and more. The camps will combine the beauty of the North Mayo Heritage Centre with the inspiration and creativity of Iartstories

Your child will have fun whilst strengthening their own unique expression and understanding of the world around them. The focus will be on developing confidence, resilience and passion for art, nature and literature.

Dateas/Times: 6th-9th August inclusive , 11.30am-2.30pm.

Fee: €65 per child.
Additional sibling discount 10%

Bookings: Deposit €20 required at the time of booking.
Full payment to be received by 30th July.
Deposit may be lost of payment is not received

Contact: Lisa Cawley 0863310060 /Marta Timoney 0877057545

Parents are advised to ensure children bring raincoats and wellington boots or outdoor runners and old clothing as science and art project can be messy. The camp will be smaller in size to allow the sessions to be child-led which is central to our ethos. For some activities children may be divided into groups of their own age. All bring a packed lunch (no nuts!), snacks, and a drink for the day (no fizzy drinks please). Children are taken for a walk at lunchtime, weather permitting. They are under careful supervision throughout the day. Fee includes materials.

 Ballycroy National Park Children’s events

Throughout July

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The ‘Wild Child’ clubs are suitable for children ages 6-12 (all children must be accompanied by an adult at all times). They will run from 1.30-3.00 pm every Tuesday and Thursday until the last week in August.

As well as these, there will be guided walks of our 2km loop walk every Wednesday and Friday from 130 – 230 pm. Both of these activities are suitable for those availing of the free shuttle bus service that is running. (The pdf of which was sent out in last month’s email)

July 1st, saw the beginning of work being done on a number of willow sculptures, by the Mayo Art Squad, that will be on display around the visitor centre for the next few months. People are welcome to come down during the day to help with the building of these magnificent sculptures if they wish to. Mayo Art Squad will also be providing two free workshops in the park during their time down here. The first on July 3rd, is a clay workshop that will run from 11am-4pm. This will see participants making small insect habitats that will then be installed around the park.  The second workshop will be on the 10th of July, from 11am-4pm and is a printmaking workshop. Participants will make pieces inspired by the flora and fauna found within the park. Both of these workshops are suitable for all ages but are not suited for very young children. Adults are encouraged to participate in creating these installations.

Ballina Costume Company Craft Camps (Ballina)


These craft camps are always a great favourite but book out quickly!

Ballina Costume Company Craft Camp

Week one: 1st -5th July
Week Two: 22nd-26th July
Venue: Sean Duffy Centre, Ardnaree
Times: 9.30-3.00
Ages: 5-12
Cost: €70
Booking essential as places are limited.

Call (096) 72154

North West Fitness Academy (Ballina & Crossmolina)

North West fitness academy


***N.W.F.A. Summer Camp 2019***

Ballina: 15-19th July (Ballina Leisure Centre)
Crossmolina: 22-26th July (Crossmolina Deel Rovers GAA Club)

Boxing, basketball, football, soccer, arts and crafts and NWFA favourite, the Mini Olympics!

Every child will receive a N.W.F.A T-shirt and N.W.F.A Drawstring Gym Bag.

Discount for 2 or more in family.

Message on Facebook for bookings.

Centre Stage Vocal Academy (Ballina & Belmullet)

July and August, Ballina and Belmullet

Centre Stage Vocal Academy

This year’s theme is Aladdin!

Singing, dancing, acting and prop making.

Ballina: July 22nd to 26th and 29th to 2nd August

Belmullet: August 12th to 16th (Áras Inis Gluaire)

Ages 3-5 years from 11am – 12pm

Age 6-12 years from 12.30pm – 3.30pm

Call Maureen at 087 641 8073

Facebook: Centre Stage Vocal Academy

 Connacht Rugby Summer Camps at Ballina Rugby Club

8th – 12th July – one week only

The 2019 Connacht Rugby Summear camps with Total Health Pharmacy are returning to Ballina RFC, and this year will be bigger and better than ever!

Connacht Rugby will host one week long camp in Ballina RFC from the 8th July- 12th July.

Camps run Monday – Friday (inclusive) from 9.15am – 1.30pm daily.

Ages: Noys and girls between the ages of 6-12

The Summer Camps are run by fully accredited IRFU coaches and no prior rugby experience is necessary. Children will get to experience the sport in a fun, safe environment while developing the basic rugby skills and making friends. As is tradition, a number of Connacht Rugby pro players will also visit every camp, giving kids the opportunity to meet their heroes and play games.

Registration is open at the cost of €85, and every child who attends will receive a brand-new Connacht Rugby ¼ Zip Top as well as a rugby ball and one junior ticket to a selected Connacht Rugby match next season at the Sportsground.

Kids in Motion Gymnastic Club (Ballina)

July and August

Kids in Motion Ballina summer camps

Multi Camp Ballina

Monday 19th July – Fri 2nd Aug

Prices : Members €70 / Non Members €75

Age groups : 4 -6 yrs, 7 – 8yrs , 9 – 10yrs & 11 – 13yrs

Call Lorraine on 085 165 2062

Music Generation Mayo Sound Explorers Camp (Ballina)

July 2019

Music Generation Mayo Sound Explorers Camp

A wonderful musical adventure, exploring the world of music through storytelling, games, playing instruments, singing and body movement.

July 1st – 4th (Mon- Thurs) at Ballina Library, Pearse Street, Ballina, F26 R299

11am- 12.30 am daily – Sound Explorers Music Camp (5-7 yrs.) | Cost: €35

1.30 – 2.30 pm daily – Parent and Toddler Session €20 | Cost: €20

Facilitated by Zane Joyce & Marcella Bourke

July 8th – 11th (Mon- Thurs) at Castlebar Library, Pavilion Road, Castlebar, F23 H330

11am- 12.30 am daily – Sound Explorers Music Camp (5-7 yrs.) | Cost: €35

1.30 – 2.30 pm daily – Parent and Toddler Session | Cost: €20

Facilitated By Deirdre Lynn-Rodger & Marcella Bourke

Book online at

Mayo County Library Summer Stars National Reading Programme (Ballina)

Mayo County Library Summer Stars National Reading Programme

It’s not quite a summer camp but here’s a lovely summer project for children!

Summer Stars is the national reading programme for children taking place in all 330 public libraries throughout the country this summer, from the 15th of June until the end of August. The reading adventure encourages children to read over their summer holidays and enjoy the fun and pleasure of reading.

Summer Stars is a completely free programme and open to all children. Each child simply keeps a record of the books they read on their reading card and gets recognition and encouragement for each step along the way. At the end of the programme, all children who participated will receive their own certificate of achievement at a special awards event.

Sign-up from Saturday June 15th, read a book over the summer, write a book review then receive your certificate & goody bag during Children’s Book Festival  in October. 

Further information from Ballina Library, Pearse Street, Ballina, Co. Mayo – Tel: 096 70833


Kellogg’s Cúl Camps (multi locations)


Kellogg's Cúl Camps

Ballina Week 2 | Mon 01st Jul -> Fri 05th Jul Football, Hurling, Camogie, Ladies Football, Rounders, Fun & Run BARRY MURPHY
€60.00 2nd (€55.00), 3rd/4th (€45.00)
Bonniconlon Week 4 | Mon 15th Jul -> Fri 19th Jul Football, Hurling, Camogie, Ladies Football, Rounders, Fun & Run MICHAEL MC KENZIE
€60.00 2nd (€55.00), 3rd/4th (€45.00)
Crossmolina Week 6 | Mon 29th Jul -> Fri 02nd Aug Football, Hurling, Camogie, Ladies Football, Rounders, Fun & Run JULIE REILLY
€60.00 2nd (€55.00), 3rd/4th (€45.00)
Killala Week 2 | Mon 01st Jul -> Fri 05th Jul Football, Hurling, Camogie, Ladies Football, Rounders, Fun & Run EDDIE WALSH
€60.00 2nd (€55.00), 3rd/4th (€45.00)
Knockmore Week 5 | Mon 22nd Jul -> Fri 26th Jul Football, Hurling, Camogie, Ladies Football, Rounders, Fun & Run TOM BURKE
€60.00 2nd (€55.00), 3rd/4th (€45.00
Ardnaree Week 6 | Mon 29th Jul -> Fri 02nd Aug Football, Hurling, Camogie, Ladies Football, Rounders, Fun & Run SEAN LYNCH
€60.00 2nd (€55.00), 3rd/4th (€45.00)

Waterpoint (Enniscrone)

Waterpoint Enniscrone

Summer camps at Waterpoint  with two different camps to suit all ages!
Tiny camp every Monday and Tuesday from 15th of July 10am-1pm, for kids age 3-6 years, €14 per day (no swimming)
Swimming camp every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday starting the 17th of July, 10am-3pm for kids age 6+, €17 per day or €45 for 3 days!

Booking essential. Call +353 96 36999

Nadia Gym (Ballina)

July – August

Nadia Gymnastics

Gymnastics camp, suitable for all beginner and recreational gymnasts. Learn at your own pace in a positive, fun environment. Learn realistic goal setting, perseverance and experience the thrill of achieving new skills.

All kinds of everything camp offering a variety of activities including gymnastics, games, art, free play. Keep fit and active in this exciting, fun venue. Make new friends and gain confidence in your physical ability.

Contact (096) 71001 for enquiries and to book your place.

The North Mayo Summer School of Traditional Music (Killala)

July 2019

North Mayo Summer School

The Annual North Mayo Summer School of Traditional Music Killala, will take place from Monday 8th July to Friday 12th July.

This is the sixth year of the school and every year it’s growing in variety, talent and excitement and this year will be no different.

Situated in the historical town of Killala starting on Monday 8th July and running right through the week with the final performance on Friday.

Rinka Ballina Summer Camps (Ballina & Enniscrone)

Rinka summer camps Ballina and Enniscrone 2019

July and August (limited availability)

The only All-Star accredited camp in Ireland, Rinka Camps provide a holistic approach to children’s health and wellbeing, teaching children all about leading a healthy lifestyle. As well as gymnasticsm, athletics, dance, drama and art they focus on mindfulness, healthy eating and healthy bodies – ensuring that a week at RINKA camp is more than simply fun and games!


8th – 12th July: 10am – 2pm,  Ages 6-10 (senior camp) €65 for the week

15th – 19th July:  Ages 3-6 (junior camp), 9.30am – 12pm OR 12.30pm – 3pm, €55 for the week


29th July – 2nd August: Ages 3-6 (junior camp) 10am – 12.30pm, €55 for the week

6th – 9th August: Ages 6-10 (senior camp), 10am – 2pm, €55 for the week

Contact Elaine on 087 4022199. A €10 deposit is required.

Moy Valley Freestyle Marital Arts Little Dragons (Ballina)

Moy Valley Freestyle Little Dragons

A unique Saturday Summer Camp starting Saturday 6th July 10-1pm.and every Saturday morning 10am – 1pm for July and August

Programme includes self-defense, kickboxing and boxing skills, anti bullying awareness, martial art games and much more.

Contact 086 3792787


Ballina Town F.C Summer Soccer Camp

22nd – 28th July 2019

Ballina Town FC Summer Soccer Camp

Ballina Town F.C will host a weeklong Summer soccer camp suitable for boys and girls aged 6 – 15 years old in Belleek Park.

Cost per child €65 or €120 for 2 children. Daily training from 10am – 2:30pm Registration will take place Monday 22nd at 9:30am but a €5 discount per child for early bookings and payments before 20th July

List of Summer camps in North Mayo 2019 complied by Mayo North and is subject to change. For further information and bookings, please contact the event organiser directly.

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