School Holiday Courses
Update 11am Friday 20th March – Notice of Temporary Closure
Following updated advice from HM Government, NHS and WHO regarding the Covid -19 the Centre’s Board of Directors have agreed a proposal by the Centre Director that as of 1600hrs on the 20/03/20 Mount Batten Centre will close for a period of time that is yet to be defined but certainly likely to be until late April at least.
More information is available here.
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.
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 day timings are from 09.00 - 16.30 (except for the Stand up Paddleboard adventure day which is 09.00 - 15.00).
Adventure Days are available in the following activities:
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
** Stand up Paddleboarding Adventure Day is a shorter day from 09.00 - 15.00
Dinghy Sailing Dates: 28 May, 23 July, 6/13/20/27 August, 29 October
Hawk 20 Sailing Dates: 27 May, 22 July, 5/12/19/16 August, 28 October
Climbing & Abseiling Dates: 7 April, 26 May, 21/28 July, 3/10/17/24 Aug, 27 Oct
Windsurfing Dates: 29 May, 24 July, 7/14/21/28 Aug, 30 Oct
Kayaking and Canoeing Dates: 25 May, 20/27 July, 3/10/17/24 Aug, 26 Oct
Stand up Paddleboarding Dates: 29 May, 29 July, 13/27 Aug
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: 25 May, 20 July, 3/10/17/24 Aug, 26 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: 3/10/17/24 Aug
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: 24 July, 7/28 Aug, 30 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: 29 May, 24 July, 14/21 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!