Welcome to On the Ball Holiday Camps, your premier school holiday childcare provider. We specialise in offering action-packed, fun-filled holiday camps for children in a safe and friendly environment.
Our OFSTED registered camps cater to primary-aged children from Reception to Year 6, providing a range of engaging activities and experiences that keep them active and entertained throughout the school holidays. With flexible drop-off and pick-up options, we strive to accommodate the needs of busy parents.
With over 10 years of experience in the industry, we have fine-tuned our approach to ensure that every child has a memorable and enjoyable time at our camps. Our team of experienced and highly trained staff is dedicated to creating a welcoming and inclusive atmosphere where children can thrive.
At On the Ball Holiday Camps, we take pride in our exceptional reputation. With over 90 5-star Google reviews, our camps are highly sought after and often sell out to capacity, making early booking essential.
Our mission is simple: to keep children active, entertained, and engaged during the school holidays. We believe in the power of play and aim to create an environment where children can freely explore their interests, make new friends, and create lasting memories.
We understand the importance of providing parents with peace of mind, knowing that their children are in safe hands. That's why we prioritise safety, supervision, and maintaining a positive and nurturing environment.
Join us at On the Ball Holiday Camps and give your child an unforgettable holiday experience. We are committed to making sure children are playing, enjoying themselves, and returning home with smiles on their faces.
ABOUT OUR CAMPS
WHAT WE OFFER
OFSTED REGISTERED, FUN FILLED, ACTION PACKED SCHOOL HOLIDAY SPORT & ACTIVITY CAMPS
FOR PRIMARY AGED CHILDREN RECEPTION - YEAR 6
8AM - 6PM
FLEXIBLE DROP OFF & PICK UP OPTIONS
A CARING, FRIENDLY, SAFE & SUPPORTIVE ENVRIONMENT
BOOK IN 3 EASY STEPS
RESGISTER AN ACCOUNT
ENJOY A RANGE OF GAMES AND ACTIVITIES
DEVELOP NEW SKILLS IN A PLAY LED ENVIRONMENT
BE LOOKED AFTER BY HIGHLY TRAINED AND EXPERIENCED STAFF
FOLLOW OUR CAMP VALUES OF KINDNESS, PERSEVERENCE & TRYING YOUR BEST
FLEXIBLE PAYMENT OPTIONS
PAY BY CARD
PAY WITH CHILDCARE VOUCHERS
PAY WITH GOV TAX FREE CHILDCARE ACCOUNT
OUR PARENT PROMISE
OUR PARENT PROMISE
WE WILL PROVIDE A WELCOMING, FRIENDLY & SAFE ENVIRONMENT FOR CHILDREN TO LEARN, PLAY AND ENJOY
A PROFESSIONAL, SKILLED & ENTHUSIASTIC TEAM WHO ARE COMMITED TO ENSURING ALL CHILDREN HAVE A MEMORABLE EXPEREINCE
CHILDREN WILL LEAVE HAPPY HAVING HAD A FUN FILLED DAY
GREAT VALUE FOR MONEY
8 - 10
DROP OFF / FREE PLAY
10 - 11.15
ACTIVITY SESSION 1
11.15 - 11.30
11.30 - 12.30
ACTIVITY SESSION 2
12.30 - 13.00
13.00 - 14.00
14.00 - 15.00
15.00 - 16.00
ACTIVITY SESSION 3
16.00 - 16.15
16.15 - 16.30
16.30 - 18.00
PICK UP / FREE PLAY
KEY CAMP INFO
CHILDREN CAN BE DROPPED OFF AND PICKED UP AT ANY TIME BETWEEN 8AM - 6PM
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How do I book a OTB camp? Click the book now button in the booking section on this page and you will be directed to our booking system. You will need to complete a one time registration account on our booking system before making your booking.
When do OTB camps run? Our camps run during all of the school holiday periods apart from the christmas holidays. We run for 4 weeks during the summer holidays.
When does booking open to book a space at a OTB camp? Booking normally opens around 5/6 weeks prior to the camp starting. Subscribe to our mailing list to receive email notifications when camp booking has opened.
What ages do OTB camps cater for? Our camps are open for children in Reception to Year 6. We can not take children who are in nursery and not yet in Reception.
Do you provide food at the camps? No. Chidren will need to bring a packed lunch and snacks with them each day.
Can I use childcare vouches or tax free credits to pay for an OTB camp? Yes. We accept childcare vouchers and tax free credits at all of our camps.
What time should I drop off and pick up my child? Drop off can be anytime from 8am. We recommend arriving before 10am as this is when children start their first activity session. Pick up time can be anytime before 6pm. We would recommend anytime after 4.30pm as this is when children would have finished all of their activity sessions for the day.
Can I cancel my booking? Yes, you can cancel your booking anytime up until the day your child is due to attend the camp. You will receive a credit refund onto your booking account to use towards a future camp. We can not refund money back to personal bank accounts.
What type of activities does an OTB camp provide? Our activity sessions predominantly focus on sports and physical activity however we do also offer children the choice of non sporting related activities in the form of, arts and crafts, creative play, lego and board games plus lots more.
Are children split into groups during the camp? Children are split into groups for their activity sessions. Groups are based on age E.G Reception group, Year 1 group... During free play periods children will mix and play freely.
Does my child need to be sporty to enjoy an OTB camp? No. Our camps are centred on fun and enjoyment and all of our activity sessions are designed to be inclusive to all children regardless of their ability or passion for sport. Our camps adopt a play lead approach and very much focus on ensuring children are happy and enjoying the activities they are taking part in.
What type of staff work at an OTB camp? At OTB we pride ourselves on recruitting the best team of staff to look after the children in our care. We only recruit staff who work full time in primary education. Our team consist of teachers, teaching assistants and PE teachers.
CHILDREN WILL NEED TO BRING A PACKED LUNCH
WE OPERTAE A NO-NUT POLICY
CHILDREN WILL NEED TO WEAR APPROPRIATE CLOTHING FOR PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
WE HAVE INDOOR AND OUTDOOR FACILITIES IN CASE OF BAD WEATHER
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PLEASE READ BEFORE BOOKING
You will need to register a parent account before making a booking (This is just a one off registration).
You will be directed to our booking system when you click the book now button below.
Once you have registered an account you will then need to add your child/children to your account.
Please make sure you select your child's correct year group. (Do not select more than one year group at a time)
If you are paying using childcare vouchers or tax free credits, it will ask for the date of your payment. Please select the date on which you are making your booking and then make your payment through your voucher company.
You will receive an email confirmation once you have made your booking, which will include an invoice for your booking.
If you cancel your booking you will receive a credit refund to use at a future camp
VERY IMPORTANT - For parents booking multiple children - you must only book one child at a time.
Once you have booked your first child, please then select BOOK MORE and then add your second child.
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