2 June 2022
The London Irish Community team are proud to announce the scheduling of summer rugby camps throughout July and August.
The Community team have previously hosted recent successful days out, including a St. Patrick’s Party Festival at Gunnersbury Park before the commencing of the Exiles’ St. Patrick’s fixture against Northampton Saints.
On the 27th and 28th of July, a camp aimed at the under-7 to under-14 age groups will take place in New Milton from 9:30am to 1:45pm.
The cost of a one-day ticket for the New Milton camp will be £40, whilst the price of admission for a two-day ticket is a valuable £60.
At Seaford RFC, the Community team will host a one-day festival on the 5th of August from 9.30am to 3pm, costing £45 for attendees between under-7s to under-14s.
St Neots preparatory school in Hook will host another two-day festival of rugby, once again accommodating for the under-7 to under-14 age groups on the 8th and 9th of August.
Running from 9:30am to 1:45pm on both days, the cost will be £40 for a one-day ticket with the two-day ticket amassing to £60.
East Grinstead RFC will play host to a bumper three-day festival; the first two days on the 8th and 9th of August will welcome both boys and girls between under-7s and under-14s between 9.30am and 1.45pm, costing £40 for one day and £60 for two.
From 9.30am to 1.45pm, the west Sussex club will then have a girls only camp for the same age groups the next day (10thAugust), costing £40 for the day.
England Touch will operate a one-day camp in Maidenhead on the 11th August, and from 9.30am to 3pm will extend a warm welcome to under-7 to under-16 groups, costing £40.
The Club’s very own Hazelwood Centre will lay on a ‘High Performance Camp’ on the 18th of August, targeting the under-14 to under-18 age groups.
Costing £50 for the one day, the camp will start at 9:30am and continue until 3pm in Sunbury.
Another of the confirmed camps will be situated in Newbury on the 23rd and 24th of August, running from 9:30am to 1:45pm for the under-7 to under-14 age groups- a one day ticket costing £40 and a two-day ticket costing £60.
Grasshoppers RFC, based in Isleworth, will run a under-7s to under-14s camp between the 23rd and 24th August, starting at 9.30am and finishing at 1.45pm, which will cost £40 for one day and £60 for two.
A two-day festival at Cranleigh School will conclude the confirmed summer camps for the London Irish Community team on the 25th and 26th August, once more catering to the under-7s to under-14s groups and will operate from 9.30am to 1.45pm costing £40 for a day and £60 for two days.
Head of Community Mathew Heeks anticipates a high demand for the camps, and with further to be confirmed, looks forward to welcoming more budding young rugby stars.
“Myself and the Community team are excited to run a series of camps throughout the coming months, and are looking forward to expanding our work into further areas.
“Our previous camps have been a massive success and will be a great opportunity to get kids active in their summer break whilst showcasing their rugby talents.”
Please email [email protected] to book your place at any of the aforementioned camps.
Please see below for the confirmed dates and locations for the London Irish Community summer rugby camps, with further dates and locations to be confirmed.
27th-28th July: New Milton camp - Normans Wy, Ashley, New Milton BH25 5FN
5th August: Seaford RFC camp - The Salts Rec, Richmond Rd, Seaford BN25 1DR
8th/9th/10th August: East Grinstead RFC camp - The Gearon Pavilion, Saint Hill Rd, East Grinstead RH19 4JU
8th-9th August: St Neots preparatory school camp - Hithercroft Rd, Wallingford OX10 9TA
11th August: England Touch - Braywick Rd, Maidenhead SL6 1BN
18th August: Hazelwood Centre – Hazelwood, Hazelwood Drive, Sunbury-on-Thames, TW16 6QU
23rd-24th August: Newbury - Monks Lane, Newbury RG14 7RW
23rd-24th August: Grasshoppers RFC camp - Syon Ln, Osterley, Isleworth TW7 5PN
25th-26th August: Cranleigh School camp - Horseshoe Ln, Cranleigh GU6 8QH