Essex Sport Junior

CHUMS Holiday Camps

CHUMS

Multi-sport holiday camps for 5 to 14 year olds

If you're looking for something that will keep your young ones entertained and active during the school holidays, then CHUMS is for you.


Our popular multi-sport camp takes place during the Christmas, Easter, and summer school holidays, and welcomes over 300 young people each year.

Our aim is to make the school holidays as fun, safe, and exciting as possible. We take enormous pride in the memorable experience we provide for your children; supporting them as they learn new skills, try new sports and make new friends.

 

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CHUMS holiday camps

Mini CHUMS

Mini CHUMS offers a personalised programme tailored to children aged 5 to 8 years, with a fun range of different sports, including group games, tag games, and arts and crafts.

Junior CHUMS

Junior CHUMS, for 8 to 14 year olds, is a fun-filled, bespoke programme of over 25 different sports and activities, tailored to the season. Favourites include football, touch rugby, dodgeball, climbing, camouflage and kwik cricket, as well as professional coaching in tennis, karate and cheerleading.

Download our current CHUMS leaflet (.pdf) for more information.

Easter CHUMS
Easter CHUMS Holiday Camp

With over 25 different sports and activities, your kids will love our holiday camp.

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CHUMS key information

Dates, times and prices

Dates

Monday 6 to Thursday 9 April and Tuesday 14 to Friday 17 April 2020

Times

Drop off: 8.30 - 9.00 am
Pick up: 5.00 - 5.15 pm

Early drop off and late pick up is available for an additional supervision fee of £2.50. This will be from 7.45 - 8.30am and 5.15 - 6.00 pm. For both options, you will be required to pay £5.

To add early drop off or late pick up to your CHUMS booking, please contact our Sport Centre Reception on 01206 873250.

Prices

SAVE 10% if you book before 23 February 2020

Weekly bookings (four day week booking - book for the week and SAVE £10 compared to booking individual days)

Student / Staff: £80 per child
Public: £90 per child

Individual day bookings

Student / Staff: £22.50 per child
Public: £25 per child

How to book

New to CHUMS

If you are new to CHUMS, you will need to complete a children's registration form (.pdf) and return to reception either in person or by emailing screcept@essex.ac.uk. Once registration is complete, we can process your payment and book your place.

Online

If your child is already registered, bookings for CHUMS can now be made online

Before commencing the online booking process, please ensure you have the correct email address and PIN number for your child.  If you don’t have this number to hand, please contact us on 01206 873250 or email scadmin@essex.ac.uk

  1. Log in to our online booking system using the details provided for your child (you will need to log in separately for each child using relevant PIN).
  2. Select 'Make a booking'.
  3. Select the required CHUMS option from the list, such as, Easter CHUMS Day 1.
    1. If you would like to book both days, please note you will need to book them separately.
    2. Please ensure you select the appropriate age group when booking.
  4. You can add multiple bookings to your basket and proceed with payment when ready.
  5. You can view your bookings via the ‘Manage Bookings’ tab at the top of the page.

Sports Centre Reception

Parents can also book via the Sports Centre reception by either visiting or telephoning on 01206 873250, and paying using a debit or credit card.

CHUMS terms and conditions (.pdf)

What to bring

Children should bring a packed lunch. Some of the activities take place outside, so wet weather clothing or a change of clothes is recommended.

Sport camps

During the school holidays, we deliver sport-specific camps for aspiring, developing, talented and novice performers in basketball and tennis.

Our qualified coaching provides a fun and progressive environment to learn and develop skills.

Download our latest sport camps leaflet (.pdf) for more information.

Easter holidays

Basketball

The Essex Rebels will be running two day camps for all aspiring basketball stars in the state-of-the-art Essex Sport Arena.

Children will learn the fundamentals of basketball, such as dribbling, shooting techniques and passing drills.

You will have the chance to meet some of the professional players as well as win prizes and tickets to the Rebels games!

Key information

  • Monday 6 April (9 - 14 years) and Tuesday 7 April (6 - 8 years)
  • 9am - 4pm
  • Ages 9 to 14 years
  • Student / Staff: £27
  • Public: £30

Tennis

Delivered by our LTA qualified coaching team, these dedicated half-term camps will keep the tennis fun going throughout the school holidays. 

All abilities welcome, children will learn the basics before advancing their tennis skills, whilst having fun and making new friends.

Mini Reds - 6 to 8 years

  • Wednesday 8 April
  • 9am - 4pm
  • Student / Staff: £27
  • Public: £30

Orange / Green - 9 to 12 years

  • Wednesday 8 April
  • 9am - 4pm
  • Student / Staff: £27
  • Public: £30

 

Find out more about our junior tennis programme.

How to book

New to sport camps

If you are new to our sport camps, you will need to complete a children's registration form (.pdf) and return to reception either in person or by emailing screcept@essex.ac.uk. Once registration is complete, we can process your payment and book your place.

Online

If you are already registered, bookings for half-term camps can be made online

Before commencing the online booking process, please ensure you have the correct email address and PIN number for your child.  If you don’t have this number to hand, please contact us on 01206 873250 or email scadmin@essex.ac.uk

  1. Log in to our online booking system using the details provided for your child.
  2. Select 'Make a booking' then 'Sports Camps'.
  3. Select the required option from the list, such as, Basketball Camp.
  4. You can add multiple bookings to your basket and proceed with payment when ready.
  5. You can view your bookings via the ‘Manage Bookings’ tab at the top of the page.

 

Sports Centre Reception

Parents can also book via the Sports Centre reception by either visiting or telephoning on 01206 873250, and paying using a debit or credit card.

Get in touch
Get in touch
CHUMS Holiday Camps Find out more about CHUMS
Telephone: 01206 873250
Sports Development Officer Find out more about other junior activities
Telephone: 01206 873250