7 summer camps to occupy the kids' summer in the North

1. Mission Holidays @ Porto, Porto

More than 30 activities, mainly focusing on the outdoors, are part of the holiday program promoted by the Porto municipality: athletics, badminton, horse riding, fencing, swimming pool, robotics, skateboarding, surfing, tennis, as well as trips to the beach and a visit to museums and exhibitions. This year, due to the contingencies caused by the pandemic, the reception and delivery centers for children were doubled. There are now six: Monte Aventino Sports Complex, Irene Lisboa Pavilion, Infante Sagres Pavilion, Viso Pavilion, Pero Vaz de Caminha Pavilion and Ramalde / Inatel Sports Park. 6 Jul-28 Aug> Mon-Fri 9 am-5.30pm> € 55 / week, without lunch; € 70 / week, with lunch> 6-15 years> Registration [email protected]

2. Sports Holidays Field University of Porto, Porto

Table tennis, treasure hunting, tai chi, aqua games, medieval fencing, baseball, hip hop and volleyball are some of the activities on the summer camps of the Sports Center of the University of Porto, which will inaugurate the new University Stadium of Porto. There are three programs available: Active Week (6-10 July, 6-10 years old), Much More than Sports Week (6-14 years old) and Good Energy Week (6-14 years old). Places are limited to 60 registrations per week. University Stadium> R. das Estrelas, Porto> T. 22 207 4164> 6-10 jul, 13-17 jul, 20-24 jul, 9h-18h> € 85 / week (includes morning meal, lunch and snack)

3. Casa da Arquitectura, Matosinhos

Kaleidoscope Space – Educational Service of Casa da Arquitectura. Photo: Ivo Tavares Studio

The new Kaleidoscope Space, intended for the educational service of House of Architecture, which has just reopened renovated by the architect Carvalho Araújo, receives five summer workshops (6-12 years): Whoever tells a story, adds a… project (story workshop); The Super-House (building a house); Cut, fold, glue and… surprise! (folding and cutting of paper); A boat? A dinosaur? A castle? All! (modular construction); and 1,2,3, it's your turn! (educational games). Children must bring lunch / snack. Casa da Arquictetura> Av. Menéres, 456, Matosinhos> T. 22 766 9300> 6 Jul-28 Aug, Mon-Fri 10 am-5pm> € 90 (week / 5 workshops week), € 20 (workshop / day)> meals not included

4. Surfing Life Club, Matosinhos

Surf, bodyboard, skate, stand up paddle and various activities on the beach, are the proposals from the Surfing Life Club school, operating on the beach of Matosinhos Beach, to occupy school holidays for children and young people (6-15 years). Av. General Norton de Matos, 378, Armazéns Sul, Matosinhos> T. 93 756 7092> Until 31 Aug, Mon-Fri 9 am-6pm> € 165 (week, with lunch), € 140 (week, without lunch), € 90 (5 days, morning / afternoon); € 30 (half day, without lunch), € 40 (1 day with lunch)

5. Exploratory, Coimbra

Exterior of the Exploratory, next to the Mondego Green Park, in Coimbra

In addition to visiting the exhibition Articulated Paw Animals, the Living Science Center of Coimbra extends its activities to the Parque Verde do Mondego. The proposals are divided into age groups: adventures abroad (6-9 years), with wooden constructions, games, experiments with water and mud, building a rocket, picnics; and science and construction activities for the elderly (10-14 years old). Exploratory > Rotunda das Lages, Parque Verde do Mondego, Coimbra> T. 239 703 897> until the end of jul> mon-fri 9h13h, 14h-18h (6-9 years)> € 80 / week (without meals)> mon-fri, 14h-18h (10-14 years)> € 40 / week (without meals)

6. Visual Arts Center, Coimbra

After the photography workshop, registration for the animation cinema workshop for children aged 5 to 10 years is open at the Centro de Artes Visuais. Pátio da Inquisição, 10, Coimbra> T. 239 83 6930> 6-10 Jul, Mon-Fri 10h-12h30, 14h30-17h30> € 50

7. Diverlanhoso, Póvoa de Lanhoso

The slide is one of the activities in the Diverlanhoso adventure park, in Póvoa de Lanhoso

THE Fun has proposals for 7 and 14 days, aimed at young people from 6 to 18 years old, which include the practice of various activities in one of the largest adventure parks in the North area: slide, suspension bridges, canyoning, abseiling, climbing, swimming pool, a night of camping … Place of Porto de Bois, Oliveira, Póvoa de Lanhoso> T. 96 261 6746> € 330 (7 days), € 580 (14 days), € 38 (open regime, Mon-Fri)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *