School Holiday Courses

Children’s Activities at Mount Batten are fun, action-packed and you will leave wanting more! The adventurous activities on offer are simply awesome and will appeal to all age ranges. Rest assured that all of the children’s activities offered will be delivered safely by qualified instructors.


Adventure Days

Through out the school holidays we provide a fun-filled, dynamic range of both wet and dry Adventure Days for 8 - 16 years (for younger adventurers please consider our MAD programme for 7 - 11 years, details found here on the MAD days programme) . 

Adventure Days are available in the following activities:

·         Kayaking and Canoeing

·         Dinghy Sailing

·         Hawk 20 Sailing

·         Climbing & Abseiling 

·         Windsurfing*  

      ·         Stand up Paddleboarding*  

What ever you choose you can be guaranteed a fun-filled day!

We also offer a Multi-Activity Week giving you the opportunity for an action-packed week trying a whole variety of fun and exciting activities on and off the water. For further details please contact the Centre.

All Adventure Days include a Packed Lunch and cost £36.95 per person, or buy 2 for £69.95 when booking 2 people onto the same adventure day!

*Please note Windsurfing and Stand up Paddleboarding Adventure Days are for 11 - 16 years

  •      Kayaking and Canoeing Dates: 22nd, 29th July, 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th August, 21st October

·         Dinghy Sailing Dates: 25th July,1st,8th,15th,22nd,29th August,24th October

·         Hawk 20 Sailing Dates: 24th, 31st July, 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th August, 23rd October

·         Climbing & Abseiling Dates: 23rd, 30th July, 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th August, 22nd October

·         Windsurfing Dates: 26th July, 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th August, 25th October

·         Stand up Paddleboarding Dates: 25th July, 8th, 22nd August


Certificated Courses

We run Certificated Courses in Dinghy Sailing, Powerboating and Paddlesports throughout the school holidays for those looking for a structured training pathway:

RYA Young Sailors Stage 1 & 2 (5 days): The ideal week long introduction to Dinghy Sailing for those with no previous experience - by the end of the week you'll be sailing confidently and hooked to this fantastic sport! Courses commence on these dates: 22nd & 29th July, 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th August, 21st October

RYA Young Sailors Stage 3  (5 days): For those who have completed Stage 1 & 2 and are looking to develop their sailing skills to become a more independent sailor. Courses commence on these dates: 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th August

RYA Junior Powerboat Level 1 (1 day): Learn how to drive a powerboat! A 1 day introduction to Powerboating covering fundamental boat handling skills. Dates: 26th July, 30th August, 25th October

British Canoeing Paddlepower Start (1 day): On this introductory course you will have the opportunity to paddle a Sit-on-top Kayak and a Canoe. Through the course you will master basic paddling skills whilst going on exciting journeys, playing games and you will work towards the British Canoeing Paddlepower Start Certificate. Dates: 26th July, 9th and 23rd August

Multi Adventure Days - Try 3 awesome activities in 1 day!

Our MAD days really are MAD as you complete 3 action-packed activities in just 1 day! Suitable for Ages 7-11, MAD days include a range of exciting water-based and land-based adventurous activities.

MAD days are £36.95 per person, or buy 2 for £69.95 when booking 2 people onto the same MAD day. All MAD days  include a packed lunch

Check out our MAD days programme here for your MAD experience!

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