portsmouth daycamps

Infant 4-7yrs

Infant Daycamps offer a different type of experience for younger children, providing an exciting mix of shorter activity sessions of sports, games, craft and offsite trips alongside sensory experiences, cooking and opportunities to develop and learn.


Infant Daycamps are for children aged between 4 and 7 years.

When does it run?

Every weekday during all regular school holidays, drop off between 8:15am and 10:00am and collect between 4:00pm and 6:00pm. An extended day option is available from 7:15am (see below). Daycamps are not offered on Bank Holidays.

  • Easter 2017: Monday 10th – Thursday 13th April & Tuesday 18th – Friday 21st April
  • Whitsun 2017: Tuesday 30th May – Friday 2nd June
  • Summer 2017: Wednesday 26th July – Friday 1st September, closed on 28th August


Infant Daycamps run from the Dance Studio at Charter Community Sports Centre in Greetham Street.

Our activities

Infant Daycamps offer exciting adventures for children, delivering a mix of opportunities to explore, play games, go on trips and complete craft activities together in an action packed and engaging programme. Discover more on our activity programme below:

How much does it cost?

In 2017, the price is £26.50 per child per day.

Members who book Daycamps early can make the following fantastic savings:

20% off 15% off 10% off
Easter 2017  Book by 13th March By 27th March After 27th March
Whitsun Book by 2nd May By 15th May After 15th May
Summer Book by 26th June By 10th July After 10th July

All discount deadlines are at 5pm on the given dates.  
Early booking discounts are only available for members.

Extended day

Designed for working parents and busy schedules our extended day is offered at every main school holiday. For just £2.50 extra per day children can be dropped off from 7:15am and can even have breakfast with us. Extended day takes place at St Luke’s Church Hall for all ages.

Staff ratios

We have a minimum ratio of 1:8 at Infant Daycamps, however during off-site trips and outings we will always endeavour to reduce the ratio of children to adults as much as possible. Swimming requires a ratio of 1:3.

Book your camp

Booking one of our camps couldn’t be easier:

  • Book Portsmouth Daycamps online
  • Call us on 01489 785228 and book over the telephone

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Through membership of the YMCA Community, you will have the chance to feel a greater sense of ownership and belonging, as well as enjoying exclusive member events, discounts and early booking discounts.  For more information visit our Membership page.