Holidays camps vary in duration from 4 to 7 days and are based on specific curriculums. Camps are gender and age mixed. Students that attend a holiday camp are awarded a participation badge and also earn JumpHouse Stars for the courses they complete; at the end of the camp awards are given for specific categories based on student participation.
Price: Between R2500 and R5500 per student
As with our weekend camps, holiday camps are sleep-over camps at our facility. Preference is for students aged 7/8 upward. Our camps are age and gender mixed i.e. a holiday camp has mixed age groups, and is a mixed camps with boys and girls attending the same camp. Age numbers are strictly controlled according to our policy to ensure a positive level of engagement between students. A maximum of 20 students are accommodated per camp.
Sleeping facilities are segregated by gender and we have a female camp counsellor to supervise the girls and a male camp counsellor for the boys. The course material is varied and includes group activities, team building events, physical activities and challenges. All activities are run by our camp counsellors. Our holiday camps are catered and we provide 3 meals a day that are balanced, healthy, and age-specific.
Student registration starts from 2pm on day 1 of the camp and close-out is 1pm on the last day of camp.
Examples of courses included in the holiday camps are:
- Camping and bush cooking
- Team obstacle courses
- Treasure hunts
- Home vegetable gardening
- Tenting and sleeping under the stars
- Viewing the South African night sky
- Navigating by day and by night
- Treehouse building
- Daily JumpHouse aerobics