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Summer

At Excel Sports Academy, summer is all about fun outside.

We offer a range of activities over the week to encourage your child to run, jump, hit, catch and throw.

From football to badminton, quick cricket to thunderball, variety is what we do well. Our staff are hand picked, and trained to ensure that from the start of your child's first day, they are greeted and made to feel welcome, made part of a team and make new friends quickly.

For those children who might feel apprehensive on Monday morning, our aim is to have them happy (and tired) by Monday afternoon.

Each week, we offer a water fight - with water guns to add to the fun (weather permitting), a dressing up day, film making day, tournaments, the end of week ceremony and BBQ, which parents and carers are invited to attend.

At the ceremony, there will be a gift presented to each child attending a full week. Clips of the week, and a screening of the movies the children have made, will be shown on the big screen, and winning teams will also pick up their medals.

The BBQ offers you the opportunity to chat to the coaching staff who can give feedback on your child's week and progression.

With 20+ years of experience led by experienced PE staff in some of the best facilities in Scotland, Excel continues to be the number one venue for 150+ children each week.

Please note, our classes fill up quickly so book early to avoid disappointment. Be sure to check out the massive variety of Excel Activities you can add to enhance your child's week.

Our camp Calendar

Week by week Calendar

ADDITIONAL INFO

Camp FAQs

The following outline is a rough guide to a typical day at Excel Sports Academy…

8am – 9amDrop off time
Supervision of children watching a film, playing board games, cards, colouring, reading etc.
9am – 9.45amTeam Fun Games
9.45am – 10.45amSports Session 1
10.45-11amBreak
11pm – 12pmSports Session 2
12.00pm – 12.30pmLunch
12.30pm – 1pmDown Time – Supervision of children watching a film, playing board games, cards, colouring, reading etc.
1pm – 2pmSports Session 3
2pm – 3pmSports Session 4
3.00pm – 3.30pmTeam Film Making Practice
3.30pm – 5pmSports Challenge or Tournament
5pm – 6pmPick up time
Supervision of children watching a film, playing board games, cards, colouring, reading etc.

Monday

Enrolment
Team organisation
Sports Activities
Film making choices

Tuesday

Sports Activities
Team tournament
Film Practice

Wednesday

Sports Activities
Team tournament
Filming day

Thursday

Sports Activities
Team tournament
Themed Thursday (e.g. pyjama party)

Friday

Sports Activities
Team tournament
Oscar ceremony
Prize giving

All equipment is provided but you are welcome to bring your own specialist equipment if you prefer e.g. tennis racket.

Remember your order ref no as you will need this to sign your child in and out of camp.

Wear clothing suitable for the season and a full active day eg shorts and tracksuit bottoms, trainers, fleece and a waterproof. We like to get outside as much as possible.

Due to allergies Excel does not provide food. Bring snacks and a packed lunch full of nutritous food fit for a full, active day. Sweets are not a good source of energy! St George's often provide a snack at the end of the day but this will be given after sign out, to allow you to decide if it is suitable.

Bring a refillable water bottle. Water is available at the water fountains for refills.

If you need to bring medicine you will be asked to fill out a form at the start of the week and this will be kept stored for you in case it is required. This can be stored in a fridge if required.

Please do not bring ipads, tablets or telephones. If you do need a telephone, you will be asked to hand it in at the start of the day. This is to protect the taking of images of children.

The Venue

Excel Sports Academy have been in the fantastic facilities of St George’s School for Girls for many years now. Located in a quiet residential area just west of the City in Roseburn. St George’s is one of the countries top schools with first class facilities.

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The Staff

Our Staff are led by a PE teacher and all undergo training as well as appropriate safety checks. We regularly have other PE teachers, elite sports performers and university students training to be teachers.

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