Holiday Camps & Activities

The St Hugh's grounds and facilities host a variety of holiday camps & activities.  Aside from our own Swim School, these camps are provided by approved external companies.  You will find all the information on camps, dates and booking on this page.

  • St Hugh's Swim School - a range of intensive weekly courses (group and individual lessons)
  • Gecko Cricket - action-packed two day cricket camps for children aged 6 - 14
  • Premier Tennis - five day camps for children aged 5 - 15: improve your tennis and have fun! 
  • Ultimate Activity - Ultimate Camps / Ultimate Survival / Ultimate Tech 
  • Life-Guarding Qualification course - intensive 5 day courses to train to become a life-guard


Booking is open for our intensive swimming courses.  The St Hugh’s Swim School offers high quality private swimming lessons for children of all ages and ability. 

The Swim School is a registered member of Swim England and swimming lessons are delivered in accordance with the Swim England (ASA) proficiency criteria.  The links on our Swim School page explain more about each level. 

Please note that when enrolling you will be signing up for FIVE 30-minute swimming lessons which will run at the same set time from Monday to Friday. It is not possible to book single lessons. The fee for a week's 1-to-1 course cost £168.50 and for a 2-2-1 course cost £93.65 per swimmer: places for these are limited so early booking is advised.


If you are looking to enrol your child please visit the Swim School page and Complete the enquiry form (and confirm that you have read and agreed to the ‘Swim School Terms and Conditions’) stating which week and timeslot you wish to book.

If you are new to St Hugh’s Swim School, please register using the registration button on the Swim School page, and then email to state the session(s) and level(s) you would like to book.

If you have already registered, please email with booking requests.

Gecko Cricket Camps 2024

April 2-5

July 22-25

August 5-8


  • Stage 2. Enhancing the Fundamentals of the game!
  • Timings – 10am-3pm (drop off available from 9am at no extra charge)
  • Ages – boys and girls from 9-14 years old
  • Ability – this course is suitable for hardball cricketers
  • Coach:Player Ratio – 1:8

To book Hard Ball Cricket Camp use this link -


  • Stage 1. Developing the fundamentals of the game!
  • Timings – 10am-3pm (drop off available from 9am at no extra charge)
    Ages – boys and girls from 6-11 years old
    Ability – this course is suitable for either those who are new to cricket or those preparing to transition to hard ball cricket
    Coach:Player Ratio – 1:8

To book Soft Ball Cricket Camp us this link -

ONE-TO-ONE CRICKET SESSIONS: to book, please use this link -

Please watch our video here to see what we are all about! 



  • EASTER: 25 – 29 Mar
  • SUMMER: 15 - 19 July

Book tennis camps in Oxfordshire - Premier Tennis (




Ultimate Activity will be running a range of fantastic holiday programmes at St Hugh’s during the Summer holidays.


EASTER HOLIDAYS: 2 – 12 April 2

SUMMER HOLIDAYS: 22 July – 23 August 24

Ultimate Activity Camps are running their outstanding Ofsted-registered activity day camp childcare for children aged 4-14. These inspiring camps have welfare, safety, and fun at their heart, and the children will enjoy a fantastic range of sports, games and art activities across the week led by engaging staff. 


SUMMER: 22 July – 23 Aug 24 (Monday - Friday)

A fun and adventurous outdoor day camp where children aged 7-14 years try exciting outdoor activities and games, learning new skills while being fully immersed and enjoying the great outdoors.  There is an opportunity to take part in a 'Camp Cook Out' every Thursday evening at an extra cost.

For dates, prices or to simply book please visit or call one of the friendly and helpful customer service team members on 0330 111 7077


SUMMER: 29 July – 8 Aug 24 (Monday - Friday)

A fun 4-day tech camp for 8-14 year olds.  Aspiring tech wizards will get hands-on experience with today's and tomorrow's tech, spending 4 days discovering, learning and creating fun and engaging tech projects.

To find out more and book visit


SUMMER: 19 - 21 Aug 24 (Monday - Friday)

To find out more and book visit


SUMMER: 13 - 15 Aug 24 (Monday - Friday)

To find out more and book visit




  • 29 July to 2 August: 09:00 - 17:00 daily with exam on Saturday 3 August

NOTE: After the end of each course, the examination (written and practical) will take place on the following Saturday, from 10:00 to 14:00. 

Candidates successfully completing this course will obtain a:

  • National Pool Lifeguard qualification
  • Automated External Defibrillator (AED) qualification 
  • Course Handbook
  • Free 'pocket mask

The fee for the course is just £195 which represents great value for all three qualifications.

In order to be able to join the course you must be 16 years and over on the last day of the course and already proficient in all the following areas:

  • Jump/dive into deep water
  • Swim 50m in less than 60 seconds
  • Swim 100m continuously on front and back in deep water
  • Tread water for 30 seconds
  • Surface dive to the floor of the pool
  • Climb out unaided without ladders/steps and where the pool design permits

Please note that the course requires you to complete written exams as well as be observed in practical sessions.  When completing the registration form, please answer all the questions fully and disclose anything relevant about yourself - the trainer will be able to adapt the course content and delivery to be able to support you where needed.

To find out more or book onto the course email Russell Paul, Lettings and Commercial Manager at