Our promise to you:
Officially Better: Our activity camps are officially better than any other. We know this because the nice people at Ofsted come and visit us and help us make things better and better every year, and our parents and children tell us so.
Choice: Your children will always have a choice of activities at Barracudas. Not a choice from the zillions of things we do because that would be silly and they would never be able to decide! But they will always have a choice of activities to choose from – every session, every day, every time!
Fun: Our staff will be 100% raring to go to deliver fantastic FUN for your kids – meaning they get to have an amazing time and you’re happy knowing they’re exactly where they want to be.
Fair Price: We will always bring FUN at a fair price. Great service costs but we do everything we can to keep our pricing fair. The earlier you book the less you pay.
Purpose: Our biggest promise is that whatever happens, every person in our team will jump through hoops, burn a trail and move mountains to make sure your child has such an amazing experience they can’t wait to come back.
Why not visit www.barracudas.co.uk now to order a FREE colour brochure or call us on 0845 123 5299
Locations: Barnet, Bedford, Bishops Stortford, Brentwood, Brighton, Bromley, Chelmsford, Chigwell, Chislehurst, Cobham, Croydon, Godalming, Hemel Hempstead, Hertford, Horsham, Huntingdon, Hutton, Norwich, Ripley, Sevenoaks, Tonbridge, Twickenham, Upminster, Watford, Welwyn, Wokingham, Woodford.
Whether you want to come for a day or a week, KG Adventure guarantees fun, laughter and friendship at our awesome camps! We have been running camps for over 25 years, so we know how to provide an action packed holiday of fun and we’d love for you to join us!
We have a huge range of activities and courses on offer so no matter if you’re looking for water sports (kayaking, raft building and wakeboarding…), adventure (climbing, quad biking, archery or wild survival…), team sports (such as football, volleyball and tennis) or being super creative (bracelet making, polish up your circus skills, learn new dance skills and choreography) there will always be loads for you to do! What’s more if you stay residentially there are loads of great evening activities on offer too such as talent shows, discos and campfires!
All staff are selected for their qualifications, talents and enthusiasm to work with children and all are CRB checked. KG Adventure is Ofsted registered and accepts childcare vouchers.
Locations: Worksop, Brandeston, Stowmarket, Pangbourne, Rugby, Southwold, Norwich, Tetbury, Woodbridge.
We're a world away from every day, just waiting to be explored. A new adventure at every corner, activities from dawn 'til dusk and more fun than you ever thought possible. Camp Beaumont offers Day Camps around London & the Home Counties for children aged 3-16 and Residential Adventure Holidays across the UK for 7-17 year olds. Each of our camp locations is geared towards specific age ranges, allowing activities and entertainment to be offered at the level which best suits each child.
Children will have the opportunity to try over 40 fantastic activities like climbing, quad biking and archery, try superb Specialist Activities including horse riding, street dance and motorsports, experience some great excursions and make loads of new friends. They will never run out of things to do at Camp Beaumont, the challenge is to see how much fun your child can pack into a week!
Safety comes first at Camp Beaumont and our 30 years of providing safe holidays for young people is your guarantee of care and expertise.
Residential Camp Enquiries – please call 0800 655 6560
Day Camp Enquiries – please call 01263 823 000
Core hours on camp are 9.00am to 5.00pm, with extended care available at an additional cost, dropping off any time from 8.00am and picking up between 4.30pm & 6pm.
Early Booking discount available until 5th March saving 20% per day/week on any Easter, May or Summer camp. We also offer working parents the flexibility to pay with childcare vouchers.
From the minute our doors open until the very last child is picked up, every day at Super Camps is packed full to the brim with action, adventure and fun.
From the energetic to the creative, from the classis to the unusual, your child can expect to take part in up to eight awesome activities each day.We aim to provide your child with a fun, exciting day and strive to improve our activity programmes each year. In addition to our existing wide range of sports, arts and crafts, new additions for 2013.
Venues: Wicken, Harrogate, Winnersh, South London, Buckingham, Brighton and Hove, Oxford, Bristol, Nr. Saffron, Nr. Little, Nr. Haywards, Pinner, Ascot, Edgbaston, Bath, Rochester, Great Malvern, Billericay, Chelmsford , Deal , Nottingham, Stanmore, Taunton, Hatfield, Northampton, Nr Abingdon, Andover, Croydon, Chippenham, Chandler's Ford, Sherfield-on-Loddon, Shrewsbury, Oakleaze, Marlow, Letchworth Garden City, Haslemere, Nr Halstead, Worcester, Hook, Clifton, Pewsey, Canterbury, Winchester, Sutton, Nr. Maidstone, Nr.Winslow, Bournemouth, Wolverhampton, Chesham Bois, Stratford-upon-Avon, Salisbury, Hampton, Orpington, High Wycombe, Rickmansworth, Kingston upon Thames, Newbury, Truro, Leighton Buzzard, Titchfield, Hemel Hempstead, South Croydon, Manchester, Winchester, Brackley and Retford
We offer a wide range of activities for children aged 6 to 18:
Children will have the opportunity to try out a variety of fantastic outdoor activities, such as: Rock Climbing, High Ropes, Canoeing, Abseiling & Archery. Our highly experienced and qualified instructors deliver exciting & challenging activities that will keep your kids busy all day.
High Adventure has been set up by teachers who strongly believe in providing high levels of activity that are safe & enjoyable for all. We make sure that our programmes are filled with fun, action and adventure.
Book now for an adventure of a lifetime!
Please call 01535 630044 or Email: email@example.com
Stay residentially and your child can also benefit from our exciting evening activities including quizzes, discos, camp fires, movie nights and talent shows. All of our staff are CRB checked and each of our centres comply with stringent health and safety requirements.
With more than 50 years experience pioneering children’s adventure and activity holidays, our mission has always been to provide children with a unique mix of ‘adventure, freedom and friendship’, delivered in a safe and caring environment. To experience a true PGL holiday, we believe our 4 or 7 night breaks are the best! However, for a limited time only we are offering new customers, the chance to experience a ‘taste’ of what a PGL holiday can offer before booking a longer holiday – with our 1 and 2 night Introductory Adventures!
Please be aware that places are limited and that previous introductory holidays have sold out very quickly! For more information or to hold your child’s place for free, for up to 24 hours, please call 0844 371 2424 and speak to one of our friendly Holiday Consultants.
*Terms and conditions apply, for more information visit:
Locations: Boreatton Park in Shropshire, Caythorpe Court in Lincolnshire, Dalguise in Perthshire, Liddington in Wiltshire, Marchants Hill in Surrey, Osmington Bay in Dorset, Tregoyd in Herefordshire, Windmill Hill in Sussex, Winmarleigh Hall in Lancashire
Six and 14 day summer camps for unaccompanied children and teenagers from all over the world (12-17 years old) and family adventure weeks for families with children of 8 years and over.
Small group sizes, individual attention from our experienced and friendly staff, family run, delicious home-cooked food and comfortable accommodation.
Easy travel within the UK and Europe with daily flights to Inverness from many UK airports.
Call or email Rebecca directly or visit our website for more information.
Enthusiastic, experienced coaches are all accredited and provide interesting, exciting, practical games to develop your child’s tennis and other sports skills! Both locations have indoor and outdoor facilities, so the fun continues whatever the weather in a safe environment. All coaches CRB checked.
HALF TERM CAMP from 31 May - 3 June. Tennis Tots 09:00-09:45 ages 3-5 yrs. Full Course 10:00-15:00 ages 6-16 (early drop off & late collect available).
SUMMER CAMPS weekly from 25 July – 19 August 2011. Tennis Tots 09:00-09:45 ages 3-5 yrs. Full Course 10:00-15:00 ages 6-16 (early drop off & late collect available).
Tennis Tots will learn basic tennis skills using imaginative games and challenges. Full Course Children will be taught tennis techniques and tactics using modern methods and equipment.
Group and individual coaching for beginners to advanced levels for both children and adults are also on offer in Haslemere. For further information please contact Jasper Allen on 0333 577 1540 or visit:
You can choose a week-long package with standard (9.30am-4pm) or extended hours (8.15am-5.45pm) or you can choose flexible days throughout the year. We also have specialist sports coaching camps; International Soccer Schools, Michael Vaughan Cricket, Jump and Splash swim improvement running at select venues.
Venues: Hamilton, Glasgow, Halifax, Blackburn, Kirkham, Manchester, Sandbach, Chester, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Birmingham, South Bromsgrove High School, Cheltenham, Cardiff, Bristol, Bath, Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Ilkley, Harrogate, Bradford, York, Wakefield, Leeds, Hull, Sheffield, Bakewell, Nottingham, Loughborough, Cambridge, Northampton, Coventry and Reading
Established by a team with over 25 years’ experience of running high quality activity camps, children will have the opportunity to have try over 40 exciting activities each week, meet friends and learn new skills. Ultimate’s exciting range of activities will be delivered by inspiring and enthusiastic staff that will instruct and encourage children to try new activities and build self-confidence – and naturally have lots of fun!
We are so confident that your child will have a great experience on camp, that we offer a money-back ‘Ultimate Guarantee’ - and what’s more we’re offering 25% off if you book early – see website for details.
Daycamps: Fun and adventure for children aged 4-16 years during the school holidays. Our camps offer a variety of activities including specialised themed camps. We are Ofsted registered and accept children’s vouchers.
Residential Camps and Summer Weekends: Our dazzling themed 5 night camps and Weekend Camps for children aged 8-18 years include Equestrian, CSI, Survival, Water, and Multi-Activity Camp.
Family Camps: Parents can now join in the fun and enjoy our wonderful facilities with our 2 or 3 night stay camps.
Birthday Parties: Action packed, exciting and exhausting birthday parties with a difference for children aged 3 – 13 years. See online for full details.
Visit our website to see full details of our camps or for enquiries call 01489 772215
Multi Sports Camps:
Camp England offers a wide range of fun activities from action packed sports to creative pursuits throughout all school holidays. Our experienced team provide activities according to age group. Your child will get to enjoy a minimum of 6 activities each day.
Tennis England run holiday camps throughout all school holidays. Available for full week/s or individual days for ages 4-15. They are perfect for all levels from beginners to elite performance players. Term time lessons are also available.
We also organise high energy, fun and action-packed Olympic themed sports birthday parties.
Venues: Cobham, Esher, Guildford, Hampton, Hampton Court, Leatherhead, Richmond, Teddington, Twickenham and Weybridge
Our highly experienced and qualified coaches will ensure you have the best opportunity of reaching your rugby potential in a fun, challenging and safe environment.
London Wasps CoacHclass are available at venues across the South of England and operate in all school holiday periods. More information and booking can be found at:
The combination of brilliant activities and our teams of fully trained, massively enthusiastic staff make our multi-activity camps unmissable.
Mums and dads love Activ Camps almost as much with their free extended days, competitive pricing, great discounts and happy, exhausted kids.
Don't be disappointed, book them in to an Activ Camp right now ... they'll love you for it.
Emanuel School, Battersea Rise, Wandsworth, London, SW11 1HS
Barnes Sports Club, Lonsdale Road, Barnes, London, SW13 9QL
Wimbledon College, Edge Hill, Wimbledon, London, SW19 4NS
Nonsuch High School, Ewell Road, Cheam, Surrey, SM3 8AB
Cranmore School, Epsom Road, West Horsley, Surrey, KT24 6AT
We offer a wide range of sports and non-sporting activities for children and adults throughout the year including:
Kids Camps - Exciting Adventure Camps and Multi-Activity Days run during school holidays
Go-Kart Party - Go Karting party fun for all ages
Rubberducks - Swimming classes for babies, toddlers and children
Cricket & Rugby Academies - Quality cricket and rugby coaching for 5-16 year olds
AB Performing Arts - Theatre school offering drama, dance & singing for children 8-18
Martial Arts - Tae Kwondo, Karate and Jujitsu classes for 5 years to adults
Wellington Fencing - Classes in epee, foil and open fencing for 13 years to adults
Wellington Wirlwinds -Trampolining for 3 years to adult
Visit our website or contact us for full details.
I have been running fun filled confidence building camps for children aged between 5 to 12 years for over 8 yrs, I have seen many children go from strength to strength along the way. Not all children are born performers, some lack the confidence to’ have a go’ what I set out to do is encourage them to have fun and gain that confidence at the same time.
Held in Wimbledon SW19. With a teacher /child ratio of 1 to 8 the children are well cared for. All teachers are police checked. Each day the children bring a packed lunch.
Run by professional performers with many years of experience in their field. Each week has a different theme, from ‘Music Through The Ages’ to ‘The Wonderful World of Television’ and many more!
For further information please contact Denise Waterman on 07876 254 691 or
Multi-activity is great for everyone! Children that love to experience all sorts of activities from sports such as our 18ft climbing wall, archery, swimming and quad biking, to arts & crafts, to drama and magic. They even have time to try out our "Just for Fun" activities such as the bouncy castle, facepainting, silly olympics and much more. They will do it all!
All their activitiy periods are timetabled with 2 activities for children to choose from. One will be a sports activity and the other will be an arts based activity. During the day, children are in age groups and have a group leader to take them to all the activities.
LL Camps are affordable, easy and most importantly, FUN! All our staff are trained, carefully selected and CRB checked. Our company directors are both registered with the American Camp Association to keep up to date with current American activities and procedures!
Location: St Margarets Sports Centre, Merry Hill Road, Bushey, Hertfordshire
Including full board and social programme, this course develops not just a child's footballing ability but teaches teamwork, leadership, effort, self control and respect.
We offer a range of activities including outdoor adventure activities, drama and dance, arts and crafts and various sport activities. Our activity camps can include traditional sports like football, cricket, basketball or tennis and there are also outdoor pursuits like assault courses, canoeing, kayaking, raft building, treasure hunts, orienteering, and survival skills.
The activities offered give children the chance to learn and experience new things that might not be available to them throughout the school year. It can be a life-changing experience that helps children to grow, not only because they may learn new skills, but they also grow and develop emotionally and mentally. For some it will be the first time they are away from their parents. For others, it will be a much needed break from the pressures of school. Everyone will take away something different from our camps.
International Cricket Schools provides a great introduction to playing cricket for beginners and develops the cricket skills and techniques of children with a basic cricketing skill level. We welcome boys and girls aged 5-10 years of all abilities to our cricket camps and guarantee that not only will kids have a fun-filled week of cricket coaching and make new friends, they’ll pick up a few batting, bowling and fielding skills along the way.
We have an exemplary health and safety record, we’re Ofsted and CSSIW registered and we accept all childcare vouchers. International Cricket Schools runs from 9.30am until 12.30pm, taking place over a full week.
Teddy Tennis music has a great beat and provides the rhythm critical for playing tennis; the words of the songs tell the kids what to do. Head Ted and the Cub Cadets, the Teddy Tennis band, have recorded 30+ songs, all available to download from iTunes.
We have a series of full colour pictures of bears at the Teddy Tennis Academy playing Teddy Tennis; these are shown to the kids so they can see what they are supposed to do for each of the 40+ different Activities and Games.
Teddy Tennis will:
Teddy Tennis is taught as a series of lessons during term time, as ‘camps’ during the school holidays and is also delivered in a Teddy Tennis Party format.
For more information, call us on 0845 643 1173 or visit our website.
RYA and BCU qualifications can be gained from beginner to advanced.
Join us for a taster-tastic birthday party experience!
We run multi-activity SPLASH summer camp weeks (or individual days), including raft building and land games.
RYA, BCU and AALA accredited training centre with fully qualified instructors.
On-line booking is available direct and securely from our website www.aquasports.co.uk
Courses available on a weekly basis during school holidays and at weekends from April to November.
Ample parking with clubhouse, café, hot showers and watesports shop.
Location: Mercers Country Park, Nutfield Marsh Road, Merstham, Nr Redhill, Surrey RH1 4EU
Poolside Manor prides itself on the quality of swimming services it offers, from term-time tuition for children and parents & toddlers to holiday crash courses.
Multi Activity Day Camps
Poolside Manor has a rich history of providing top quality multi-activity day camps for children aged 3 to 11 every single school holiday.
Children are served up such a range of sports, arts and crafts activities, dance, drama, games, trips and visiting performers, they’re likely to find new activities and new friends every week and every day!
Parties with a difference
Poolside Manor Pool Parties are famous all over for the lasting enjoyment they bring. Parties take place on a Saturday and Sunday afternoon, each lasting 2 hours
We also organise fun filled birthday parties for all ages. Please contact us for full details.
Rockley Watersports offer wonderful family holidays in France. Choose from two centres both offering a wide range of activities for every member of your family to enjoy.
Junior, Youth and adult sailing courses are offered for beginners to advanced.
Each camp offers your child the opportunity to develop their team work, independent sports skills, leadership skills and to compete in a variety of fun competitions. Sport Mad Camps operate a ‘House’ system in which children are encouraged to work together to gain points, and ultimately win, lose and draw as a team!
Starting from as little as £10 per day, running from 09:30 – 15:30, our Sport Mad camps are excellent value for money. All our locations are safe, secure and suitable for children usually based in a partner primary school. We offer coverage throughout the year including summer, Easter and half term holidays.
With a wide variety of activities suitable for most ages and abilities Dunolly will have something for both the most timid child (or adult) and the most adventurous one.
At various times throughout the year Dunolly run action packed activity camps for children to come away by themselves. The camps during the summer are designed for 8 – 12 year olds whilst at Easter they welcome slightly older children aged 12 – 14 years. Summercamps start on a Sunday evening and keep your child entertained right through until the following Friday morning. Eastercamp starts on the Tuesday morning after Easter Monday and finishes on the following Friday afternoon.
The children will participate in a selection of activities everyday, including the evenings, ranging from thrilling white water rafting and gorge ascents to nature walks, archery, and climbing.
We offer a Bike Hire service and also run guided bike tours. Contact us for full details.
Riding Lessons for Beginners & Advanced: For children from 5+. Lessons during daytime, evenings & weekends. We have horses to suit all abilities.
Family Self-Catering Holidays: Beautiful farm cottage available for family breaks. Children can enjoy full day horse riding activities while parents take advantage of the beautiful surroundings and relax.
Unaccompanied Children’s Riding Holidays: Own your own pony for a week and learn to look after, feed and groom your pony plus lots of riding and activities. All children have adult 24 hour supervision.
Learn to Ride Holidays & Improve Your Riding Holidays: For complete beginners or to brush up on your riding skills and for relaxing fun filled riding holidays.
Fun Day Camps: Available for all abilities throughout the school holidays for children 6 years and over.
See our website for full details of all the above.
Location: Holme House Lane, Oakworth, Keighley, West Yorkshire BD22 0QX
Held in a beautiful Georgian house in the Glens of Antrim, Northern Ireland, and taught by professional actors, dancers and musicians with a keen understanding of young people's abilities, the holiday activities include singing, improvisation, tap, mime, Shakespeare and more, as the children put together a show to perform on the final night.
Children coming from outside Northern Ireland can be met at major air or sea ports.
In Northern Ireland, Centre Stage offer a range of drama classes and workshops for children aged 4 to 18 during the school year.
Visit our website for full details or contact us on the number above.
Why not join them? Take some time for yourself and book a lesson with one of our Golf Academy professionals. Delivering first class coaching from the swing analysis studios, methods range from the highly technical to more traditional methods. You can also have your clubs customised at our custom fit centre or take advantage of our driving range and short game area featuring a replica of the Road Hole Bunker.
A list of dates for our Summer Golf Schools can be found on our website along with full details of all the tuition on offer at St Andrews Links golf Academy. Where better to learn than where it all started?
You’ll get the chance to take part in lots of different activities you may never have tried before; from dodgeball to kick-boxing and rounders to synchronised swimming!
MoreLife Camp is not about dieting. We are not a fat camp and do not believe in fad diets. We have three meals a day, and healthy snacks in between. Our trained chefs put together a new menu every day, so you'll never get bored of the food at Camp.
We welcome residential campers and day campers at the beautiful Woodhouse Grove Boarding School in West Yorkshire. It’s an awesome place to stay or visit for a few weeks, with loads of facilities including a brand new swimming pool, dance studios, theatre and a shiny new sports centre set it 70 acres of grounds.
MoreLife Summer Camp provides you with the tools, know-how most importantly the confidence to carry on with your new healthy lifestyle at home, and even continue losing weight!
Location: Woodhouse Grove School, Apperley Bridge, West Yorkshire, BD10 0NR
We offer superb, action-packed school holiday sports camps throughout the year.... Feb Half Term, Easter, Whitsun, Summer and Oct Half Term
A wide range of sports are on offer:
Athletics, Basketball, Kwik-Cricket, Football, Hockey, Netball, Tag Rugby, Tennis and so much more – with all equipment supplied for each and every child!
Parents can rest assured that their children will have a wonderful time, learning new skills in a safe, action packed sports programme. All children are grouped according to age and ability and as well as having fun, they are constantly assessed and encouraged to progress to each new level.
Our professional staff are fully qualified, CRB checked and thoroughly experienced in coaching children. The Elms also have a Safeguarding Policy in place, to which all coaches adhere.
Barnet, Dunstable, Edgware, Finchley, Hatch End, Hemel Hempstead, Hillingdon, Hornchurch, Mitcham, Ruislip, Romford, Reading and our flagship camp – Stanmore!
Check our website for further venues. Online Booking available at www.elmsholidayschemes.co.uk
Your time at Camp Cooper is an adventure where every day is BURSTING with new and exciting things to do!
Camp Cooper is a 2 - 4 week overnight summer camp based in Scotland for campers aged 10 – 16 from around the world. Campers have the opportunity to plan their own activity schedule with a choice of activities including:
We have a diverse, international community and strong programme built around individual choice and group activities. Camp Cooper focuses on forming friendships, inspiring creativity, encouraging learning and having fun.
From the moment you arrive at Camp Cooper, you will realise Camp is going to be a recurring date in the diary for many years to come. The atmosphere is full of excitement as campers try to solve Mission Impossible, perform at campfires, battle to win the colour war, compete at capture the lantern and enjoy the talent shows & the dance!
Become part of something truly special – New Experiences, New Friends, New Challenges
Venue: Camp Cooper, Ardvreck School, Crieff, PH7 4EX, Scotland
Each club is run by professionally trained, experienced staff who promote personal development, interaction with others and lots of fun! The daily programmes consist of a mix of indoor and outdoor play, structured organised games and activities as well as free play and optional sessions. Lunch is included for children in Kids’ Club and swimming in our indoor heated pool is a daily activity for everyone aged 5 and over. Minis and Juniors must bring a packed lunch each day.
Alongside the Holiday Club programmes we also offer specific activity courses. Grouped under headings of Adventure, Creative and Sport, each holiday offers a differing range of opportunities for children and young people to try something new or enjoy a regular favourite, led by professional coaches and tutors. The majority of courses are one day in duration and include lunch.
Location: Clifton College Sports Centre, Guthrie Road, Clifton Bristol
Our growth and success has come from the fact that our clubs are run by professionals who are organised, dynamic and adopt a pro-active approach. We have a dedicated call centre, where our friendly admin and management team ensure that for parents receiving information and making bookings is as easy as possible. We are proud of the service we offer and are passionate about what we do.
We work with parents and schools to encourage the little people of today to make sport central in their lives for the future.
As if our multi-sports classes delivered across the London area were not enough, we are also famous for our fantastic birthday parties! which include sports, games and goodie bags for all!
Core hours on camp are 9.20am to 4.30pm with extended care available at an additional cost,dropping off any time from 8.00am andpicking up between 4.30pm &6pm.
Early Booking discount available until 5th March 2013 saving 20%from the standard weekly rate on any Easter, Mayor Summer workshop. We also offer working parents the flexibility to pay with childcare vouchers.
Great workshops available for 2013 include A Passion For…Performance, Arts & Crafts, Food and Invention.
Our A Passion For…Holiday Workshops have been designed by experts to enable children to gain new knowledge and skills in a fun environment.
We believe that these five-day workshops equip children with essential life skills such as learning to take responsibility for their own choices and problem solving, as well as giving them memorable experiences and a sense of achievement. Each child will be encourages to reflect upon their progress each day in their own development diary.
Skern Lodge Outdoor Activity Centre on the North Devon coast will give you a day or stay to remember, where adults and children alike will find fun, challenge, inspiration and laughter.
PH camps offer high quality sports specific activities throughout the school holidays. The choice is now open to choose a morning activity and then an afternoon activity so no need to worry if you are split between two. Our professional coaches use a range of media to develop participants including video analysis, review cards and training plans. Aimed at children ranging between 7-15 years old.
Extreme science and art blast give you a great opportunity to show off your creative side. With high quality activities for you to design, create, draw, build, sculpt and make for you to take your master piece home. Join our mad scientists and their inspiring approach to science. Aimed at children ranging between 7-15 years old.
Join the wonderful, splashy art blasts, exciting, energetic sports, crazy, dazzling games and learn new skills while making new friends. Grinning gruffalos is based for the 5-7 year olds to give the younger children the best opportunity to learn and have fun.