Summer Camps on the Dingle Peninsula

Summer Camps on the Dingle Peninsula

campa samhraidh - summer camp

Combine holidays on the Dingle Peninsula with learning and fun. There are a range of Summer Camps available for children and young people. Go to the Gaeltacht, learn Irish language and Heritage, try your hand at Sailing, Windurfing, Surf Camps, Horse-riding and Equestrian camps, or up your game at Sports Camps. Learn a new skill, meet new friends and most importantly create wonderful memories.

Irish language roadsign for Ballyferriter, Dunquin and Ventry Dingle Peninsula Ireland

Irish Language and Heritage

Oidhreacht Chorca Dhuibhne run a range of courses to suit the Irish Language learner and speaker at all levels, from complete beginner to fluent speaker.  Specialist courses are available on request. 

Coláistí Chorca Dhuibhne run immersive Irish courses for School Students & Trainee Teachers on the Dingle Peninsula. In the early summer, school students aged 10 to 18 years, from all around Ireland stay for three week-long Colaistí Samhraidh or Summer Language Colleges.

CFLT in Cloghane and Brandon run a series of Irish language-related courses and activities for adults, teenagers and families. They provide a range of fun activities to keep children occupied allowing them to sample the Irish language in a relaxed environment – these facilities are offered through the Campa Samhraidh Summer Camp.

two sailing boats in Dingle Harbour with two people in each boat


Dingle Sailing Club provides sailing instruction for children and adults in the safe confines of Dingle Harbour. Summer Sailing Courses and Splash Camps (for children 6- 9) are run weekly during the Summer.

two young girls learning to surf with one standing on a surf board Dingle Peninsula

Surf Camps

Dingle Surf run popular 3 and 5 day surf camps. These fun & friendly Kids Surf Camps are run during the Summer School Holidays.

Your child's surfboard and wetsuit hire, FREE transfers from Dingle town to the beach and lessons are all included

Jamie Knox Watersports in The Maharees run popular 5 day surf clubs for Kids and Teens during July and August and mid term break.

two young girls sitting on horseback with Dingle harbour and mountains behind them

Horse Riding Camps

Burnham Horse Riding run afternoon, full day, 3 day and residential camps for young people from 5 years to 17 years.  The courses cater for beginners to more advanced riders. Own horses and ponies are welcome, stabling livery for duration of camp is available at a reduced cost.

three young people learning to windsurf dingle peninsula


Jamie Knox Surf and Windsurfing School in the Maharees run 2 day and 4 day windsurfing courses all year round.

two young girls sitting on horseback with Dingle harbour and mountains behind them

Sport Camps

GAA Cúl Camps. One week Summer Camps for children that develop GAA football and hurling skills are run in different GAA pitches on the Dingle Peninsula over the school holidays.

Summer Camps on the Dingle Peninsula

Activity Providers

Directory links to summer camp providers on the Dingle Peninsula