Summer Camps 2023

We are presently updating the site for Summer Camps 2023

Monday, 3rd July – Friday, 25th August 2023
To be announced shortly

We offer a range of Summer Camps for children (aged 3 to 12) each week, including
Technology, Engineering, Science, Maths, Coding, Chess, Lego, Animation & Art,  Film & Cinematography, Drama & Performance, Creative Writing, wide range of Sports including Karate, Baking & Sewing and a Multi-Activity Camp “as Gaaeilge”.

Nut Allergy:
No nuts allowed in camp.
We ask that children do not bring nuts in as part of their break time snacks or for lunch.
Some students have a nut allergy.

Thank you for your co-operation. It is greatly appreciated.

Summer Camp Brochure 2022

Columbus Club Cancellation Policy

Columbus Club will make a full refund in the event of a cancellation if an email or text is received two weeks before the start date of the week your child was scheduled to start the camp.

For any cancellations sought within the two-week period please note that refunds will not be made.

Columbus Academy

We provide Book Clubs (for ages 5-12) and 1:1 private classes (for ages 5-12) in Reading, Comprehension, Hand-writing and Maths on a daily basis.

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Teenage Course & Workshops 2022

Tuesday, 7th June – Friday, 19th August

July & August:
The Teresian School, Donnybrook, D4

Teenage Irish Language Course

Workshops in Animation, Art & Illustration/Comic Books, Cookery & Baking, and in Photography provided throughout the Summer holidays.

Teenage Course & Workshops 2022 Open Now
Teenage Brochure 2022

Books & Resources Shop

Columbus Club has published three Baking Books for junior and teenage students.

The recipes for the Baking Section of the Teenage Cookery & Baking Courses and all the recipes for our weekly Baking Camps (for primary school students) are all outlined in our baking books.

If you wish to purchase any of the baking books, you can purchase them at the camp or online.

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E-learning Classes

Columbus Club is currently developing online tutorials for the next academic year in:

  • Reading/Book Clubs
  • Animation and Art
  • Baking
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Christmas Baking Online Tutorials
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Columbus Club’s online Christmas Baking Tutorials

To sample a class, why not click on “Oreo Santa Pops”
and if you are hungry for more, just click on the Add to Cart button.

Happy Baking

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Why Your Children Should Join Us?





Our two daughters began in the Summer Columbus Club and when our eldest daughter, now 8, needed help with her reading we started her in the Monday reading class. That was about three years ago and she is now rarely without a book. What Anne Ruane and her staff achieved for her is rare and invaluable; a genuine love for books and reading and it was all done invisibly with great patience, love and skill. The Club has a really comprehensive library and both our children skip there happily every week. I could not recommend the Club more highly.

Taffina & James

My two boys Trevor, aged nine and Russell aged seven have been attending the Columbus Book Club since its inception. Both boys love reading and look forward to their Monday Book Club experience. The teachers help them to choose challenging books. They chat to them about the content along with the other kids in their group. They encourage them to write book reviews and of course they love the stories read to them by the


My daughter and son both attend Columbus Club, to say they enjoy it is an understatement. They attend on a Monday and Tuesday after school. I originally thought that this may have made their day too long this is absolutely not the case. The atmosphere at Columbus is unique, warm, friendly, kind and caring and most

importantly each child moves at their own pace guided with genuine encouragement. Their approach has truly given my kids confidence and enthusiasm when it comes to reading, maths and Irish. They truly enjoy reading and the enjoyment they get from finishing one book and starting another is a joy to watch. Their confidence and understanding of maths has grown considerably. Most importantly they get their homework done!


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