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This page has answers to the questions we are frequently asked. If you have other questions please get in contact with us via email or call 020 3797 6386

Useful Information

How many children are there on a camp?


This depends on the location and facilities, and what rainy day options are available that are equally as exciting and fun as fair weather options. Typically we aim for around 20 children for every age group - e.g. 20 x 4-5 year olds, 20 x 6-7 year olds, 20 x 8-11 year olds, etc.




What are your staff to child ratios?


Our overall child to staff ratios on Camp will be 1:8 or better. Below are the usual child to staff ratios in the group activities: - 4-5 year olds 1:8
- 6-7 year olds 1:14
- 8-11 year olds 1:16




What age children do you accept for camp?


Our Activity Camps welcome children aged 3 – 12 for a full day of active fun.




Will my child be grouped with children of a similar age?


Each week, all children on camp are divided into groups of children of a similar age to ensure they get the appropriate level of instruction and care, and can make new friends.
Please note that although at most camps we cater for children aged 4 to 11, we cannot guarantee that there will be children of every age in attendance each day. If you would like to check the age breakdown of a specific group closer to the start of camp (particularly if your child is at the youngest or oldest end of the range), please get in touch with our team.




Can my child go in the same group as their friend or sibling?


Yes, as long as they’re about the same age as each other – usually within 18 months. Please note that some activities have a minimum age restriction due to our Insurance Policy, therefore we are only able to move 7 year olds up to the 8-9 years group if they will turn 8 on or before 31st August. We cannot move children who have not yet started Year 1 in school out of our Hoppers Group due to Ofsted Regulations. If you have a specific request that falls outside of these arrangements, please contact us to discuss it further.

Please note we group based on the age spread of children so please do not assume that children will be grouped together if they are the same age of school year.





About Our Camp

Can my child sign themselves in/out of camp?


Yes, children aged 11 years old can sign themselves in and out of camp. Parents must scan and post or email a letter with a handwritten signature to grant permission for their child to sign themselves in/out of camp to milo@letsleap.co.uk. The letter must include the child’s name, parent’s name, contact details, the time the child is expected to arrive on camp in the morning, the time the child should be signed out and released from camp, which camp location the child is attending and the dates the child is attending the camp. Parents must contact Let's Leap on 020 3797 6386 if the child has not returned home by the time expected.




What age does my child have to be?


Let's Leap Activity Camps are for children aged 4 to 11 years. The Let's Leap Activity Camps programme is tailored to each age group and children are also grouped by age to ensure they get the appropriate level of instruction and care, and make new friends of a similar age.




What age children do you accept for camp?


Our Activity Camps welcome children aged 3 – 12 for a full day of active fun.




What if my child has an allergy?


Please can parents and guardians inform Let's Leap of any allergies that their child(ren) have before they attend one of our Activity Camps so that the team can take all necessary precautions. Let's Leap also run a NO NUTS policy at their Activity Camps.




Who are your staff?


Our staff are chosen for their experience, qualifications, attitude and passion for working with children. Our managers are either experienced coaches, managers or teachers and are selected for their leadership skills. Our Camp teams are comprised of Lifeguards, Sports Coaches, Art specialists and Early Years specialists to ensure we have the right balance of skills to provide the best quality instruction. All of our staff are selected through a rigorous recruitment process. We conduct Enhanced DBS checks and references on all our staff, and they are all put through our Let's Leap training programme. All this means you can be confident that your child is in the best possible hands.




When do your Activity Camps run?


We run Activity Camps during every school holiday – you can find the dates of your nearest Activity Camp on our flyers on our register for camp page. Look out for details of our Inset Day Activity Camps too.




What do I need to pack for my child? (on a holiday camp)


We ask that all children attending bring a full lunchbox, with plenty of fruit and water to keep them fuelled and hydrated through the day.
In the Summer months, please ensure that you pack high factor sun cream to use throughout the day.
Note: Please do not pack any items containing nuts, as other children attending may have severe nut allergies.




What if my child is nervous about attending Camp?


We know how daunting the first day at Camp can seem to a child, but usually within a short time they are settled, making new friends and raring to go! Our experienced staff know how to welcome new children and make them feel comfortable and confident within their group. Parents are welcome to call the Camp manager during the day to check on how your child is settling in.




What happens if it rains?


We know how unpredictable the British weather can be! We have a varied and exciting wet weather plan which minimises disruption to the timetable and means children keep having heaps of fun. Naturally, some activities including archery cannot take place indoors, but we will endeavour to re-timetable for later in the week.




Can a friend or extended family member collect my child from camp?


Friends or family members that have been authorised by you to collect your child from camp are able to collect. We ask that all parents/ family members collecting children bring the unique booking ID number when collecting, in order to confirm that they are authorised to collect.




What if my child has difficulty settling on Camp?


We understand that sending your child to Camp can seem like a daunting prospect, but we employ staff who are experienced at welcoming newcomers onto Camp. Most of the children will be coming on their own and will be looking to make friends, so you and your child are not alone! Each child will be assigned a group leader for the week who you can discuss any concerns with. You can contact the Camp Manager at any point during the day to check on how your child is doing.




What if my child is ill before Camp?


If your child is ill before Camp, please do not bring them to Camp until they are well and have been symptom-free for at least 24 hours. Please contact us to discuss re-scheduling the booking. Please note if a child does come to Camp unwell, we reserve the right to refuse entry to Camp as we have a duty of care to the other children on Camp not to expose them to potential illness or infection.




When can I find out the timetable of activities for the days that I've booked?


Due to late bookings, weather conditions and changing numbers of children on camp, timetables are confirmed a week beforehand however please note that these will not be published on our website. If you would like to view the timetable please get in touch and we will be happy to email you a copy for your child's group at camp. Our sample timetables are actual timetables from previous camps and show the mix and type of activities children can expect.




Is lunch provided?


Children need to bring a packed lunch and drink bottle each day. Please be aware that children on camp may have nut allergies – please avoid nuts and nut products in your child’s packed lunch.





Grouping Children On Camp

How many children are there on a camp?


This depends on the location and facilities, and what rainy day options are available that are equally as exciting and fun as fair weather options. Typically we aim for around 20 children for every age group - e.g. 20 x 4-5 year olds, 20 x 6-7 year olds, 20 x 8-11 year olds, etc.




What are your staff to child ratios?


Our overall child to staff ratios on Camp will be 1:8 or better. Below are the usual child to staff ratios in the group activities: - 4-5 year olds 1:8
- 6-7 year olds 1:14
- 8-11 year olds 1:16




What age children do you accept for camp?


Our Activity Camps welcome children aged 3 – 12 for a full day of active fun.




Will my child be grouped with children of a similar age?


Each week, all children on camp are divided into groups of children of a similar age to ensure they get the appropriate level of instruction and care, and can make new friends.
Please note that although at most camps we cater for children aged 4 to 11, we cannot guarantee that there will be children of every age in attendance each day. If you would like to check the age breakdown of a specific group closer to the start of camp (particularly if your child is at the youngest or oldest end of the range), please get in touch with our team.




Can my child go in the same group as their friend or sibling?


Yes, as long as they’re about the same age as each other – usually within 18 months. Please note that some activities have a minimum age restriction due to our Insurance Policy, therefore we are only able to move 7 year olds up to the 8-9 years group if they will turn 8 on or before 31st August. We cannot move children who have not yet started Year 1 in school out of our Hoppers Group due to Ofsted Regulations. If you have a specific request that falls outside of these arrangements, please contact us to discuss it further.

Please note we group based on the age spread of children so please do not assume that children will be grouped together if they are the same age of school year.





Camp Activities

How many children are there on a camp?


This depends on the location and facilities, and what rainy day options are available that are equally as exciting and fun as fair weather options. Typically we aim for around 20 children for every age group - e.g. 20 x 4-5 year olds, 20 x 6-7 year olds, 20 x 8-11 year olds, etc.




What are your staff to child ratios?


Our overall child to staff ratios on Camp will be 1:8 or better. Below are the usual child to staff ratios in the group activities: - 4-5 year olds 1:8
- 6-7 year olds 1:14
- 8-11 year olds 1:16




What age children do you accept for camp?


Our Activity Camps welcome children aged 3 – 12 for a full day of active fun.




Will my child be grouped with children of a similar age?


Each week, all children on camp are divided into groups of children of a similar age to ensure they get the appropriate level of instruction and care, and can make new friends.
Please note that although at most camps we cater for children aged 4 to 11, we cannot guarantee that there will be children of every age in attendance each day. If you would like to check the age breakdown of a specific group closer to the start of camp (particularly if your child is at the youngest or oldest end of the range), please get in touch with our team.




Can my child go in the same group as their friend or sibling?


Yes, as long as they’re about the same age as each other – usually within 18 months. Please note that some activities have a minimum age restriction due to our Insurance Policy, therefore we are only able to move 7 year olds up to the 8-9 years group if they will turn 8 on or before 31st August. We cannot move children who have not yet started Year 1 in school out of our Hoppers Group due to Ofsted Regulations. If you have a specific request that falls outside of these arrangements, please contact us to discuss it further.

Please note we group based on the age spread of children so please do not assume that children will be grouped together if they are the same age of school year.





What to bring

What should my child wear?


Children should come to Camp ready for an active day. We recommend comfortable, sporty clothes (i.e. tracksuit bottoms and trainers) and a sweatshirt/jacket for outdoor activities. Please ensure clothing is clearly labelled in case any items should be mislaid.




What should my child bring?


Children should bring a healthy packed lunch with morning and afternoon snacks especially if you are dropping your child off early or picking them up late, this should include an ice block as we do not have facilities to refrigerate food. Please be aware that children on camp may have nut allergies – please avoid nuts and nut products in your child’s packed lunch. Refillable water bottle that the children can take out with them throughout the day (we supply drinking water for them to fill their bottles). Where swimming is available, bring swimming kit (including a towel) every day in case swimming is timetabled for your child. We will supply all swimming aids, (armbands and floats), however if your child has specific swimming aids that they are used to they are welcome to bring those with them – clearly marked with their name. Please also pack sun cream for your child, preferably applying it before they arrive on Camp, although we cannot apply sun cream directly to your child, we will remind them throughout the day to re-apply. We also recommend bringing a cap or sunhat during hot weather. In order to help us return lost property please ensure everything is named where possible.




What shouldn't my child bring?


Money is not required on Camp Please do not bring portable electronic devices (e.g. Mobile Phones, iPods, Nintendo DS, etc.). They will not be needed on Camp and we cannot be held responsible for anything going missing or being damaged.





Specific Needs

What should my child wear?


Children should come to Camp ready for an active day. We recommend comfortable, sporty clothes (i.e. tracksuit bottoms and trainers) and a sweatshirt/jacket for outdoor activities. Please ensure clothing is clearly labelled in case any items should be mislaid.




What should my child bring?


Children should bring a healthy packed lunch with morning and afternoon snacks especially if you are dropping your child off early or picking them up late, this should include an ice block as we do not have facilities to refrigerate food. Please be aware that children on camp may have nut allergies – please avoid nuts and nut products in your child’s packed lunch. Refillable water bottle that the children can take out with them throughout the day (we supply drinking water for them to fill their bottles). Where swimming is available, bring swimming kit (including a towel) every day in case swimming is timetabled for your child. We will supply all swimming aids, (armbands and floats), however if your child has specific swimming aids that they are used to they are welcome to bring those with them – clearly marked with their name. Please also pack sun cream for your child, preferably applying it before they arrive on Camp, although we cannot apply sun cream directly to your child, we will remind them throughout the day to re-apply. We also recommend bringing a cap or sunhat during hot weather. In order to help us return lost property please ensure everything is named where possible.




What shouldn't my child bring?


Money is not required on Camp Please do not bring portable electronic devices (e.g. Mobile Phones, iPods, Nintendo DS, etc.). They will not be needed on Camp and we cannot be held responsible for anything going missing or being damaged.





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Call 020 37976386 or Email milo@letsleap.co.uk

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