Summer Camps at Airfield Estate
Our summer camps are back and are packed with exciting adventures! This Summer we have five camps for you to choose from, all of which will be hands-on and action-packed, with campers exploring, building, experimenting and investigating Airfield Estate’s fields, farm and gardens. Our education team will guide campers through a very active and exciting week of getting their hands dirty and their boots muddy. Full details of the camps and booking information can be found below.
On our Explorers Science Camp, our busy campers will spend a week experiencing what it is like to be a scientist, while at the same time, exploring our farm, gardens and natural habitats. Working with our education team, our junior explorers will experiment with crazy concoctions, discover how to make rain resistant shelters, explore concepts of building and construction, and carry out lots of experiments. Children will spend five fun-filled days in the gardens, on the farm and in nature, learning science concepts with hands-on activities that fulfill their natural curiosity.
Age 5-8 Camp: 9-13 July | 7-10 Aug (4 days)
Age 8-12 Camp: 16-20 July
On the Adventurers Camp, our campers will be immersed in all aspects of Airfield Estate. They will spend the week out and about on the estate exploring the gardens, farm and natural spaces. Working with our education team, campers will learn about how animals are cared for and how the gardens are tended. They will investigate how nature is hard at work and how we create food from the seasonal produce grown here at Airfield Estate.
Age 5-8 Camp: 9-13 July | 30 July – 3 August | 20-24 August
Age 8-12 Camp: 13-17 August
On the Airfield Artists Camp, campers will go on an adventure through Airfield Estate that will develop their creativity and build on their skills. Using and interacting with all the areas of the estate, from the house to the farm and from the gardens to our nature spaces, the campers will be inspired and challenged to create their own tools with which to create wonderful art pieces.
Age 5-8 Camp: 16-20 July
Age 8-12 Camp: 23-27 July
On our Forest School, campers will get hands-on with the forest environment and learn how to survive in the wilderness and work with nature to create shelter, food and fun. Using Forest School principles, our education team will encourage campers to explore the nature areas of Airfield Estate, learn skills like fort building and foraging, and spend a week developing their relationship with the natural world.
Age 5-8 Camp: 16-20 July | 23-27 July | 13-17 August
Age 8-12 Camp: 7-10 August (4 day camp)
Field to Fork Camp
On our Field to Fork camp, children will spend the week exploring the route that food takes from the farm and garden to the table, and will put their knowledge into practice by cooking some delicious dishes. Our education team will lead campers around the estate so they can discover where milk and meat comes from and what’s growing in our food gardens. They will encourage campers to taste new foods, use their senses to learn about fruit and vegetables and prepare healthy snacks.
Age 5-8 Camp: 30 July – 3 August | 13-17 August
Age 8-12 Camp: 20-24 August