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Camp Canary: Brilliant Holiday Childcare for Reception-Age Kids!

Camp Canary is here to provide a smooth and enjoyable first half term camp experience for reception-age children. Get a hop on to bag 10% off their holiday childcare booking fees!

Navigating the transition to big school is no small feat for both kids and parents alike! And with the long 2 week break around the corner, you may be wondering what to do for Easter Holiday childcare.

Operating for thirteen glorious weeks each year, spanning holidays and half terms, Camp Canary’s multi-activity camp is the perfect holiday childcare solution for your little adventurers. With a steady stream of kids joining every school holiday, it’s not just a club—it’s a hub of holiday friendships waiting to bloom.

Located in the Isle of Dogs and operating for thirteen weeks each year including most of the school holidays their dedicated staff are very experienced with helping little ones settle in. Before Reception children join Camp Canary, their dedicated staff take the time to ask a few questions to ensure a smooth and engaging transition. On the first day, both you and your child will receive a warm welcome, complete with a tour and introduction to Camp Canary’s dedicated key workers.

From that moment on, your child is all set and ready to embark on a journey of fun and learning! Each day follows a carefully structured timetable, giving children the opportunity to choose between two exciting activities during each session. And of course, there’s plenty of free play to let their imaginations soar!”

This year the camp will run from the 2nd – 19th April from 9 am to 5 pm. Offering the holiday childcare hours working parents and a good option for families who are not in the state school system. Camp Canary also opens early for breakfast club and late for pickups. Children can start as young as 4 if they have already started reception.

Older Siblings are Welcome Too

Camp Canary isn’t just for children in reception. Older children are welcome up to age 12 and sibling discounts are available. The activities are designed to be age appropriate so all children can engage in activities that are right for their development level.

Every week at Camp Canary has a theme with special guests and visiting entertainers. Check out what they have in store for children this half term.

Early Years– Includes all 4-year-old children who turn 5 years on or before the 31st August 2024. Reception-age children need lots of physical and creative activities.

Kidz Group (ages 5-6)-Children become more independent at this age and enjoy more structured and challenging activities, alongside fun teamwork games.

Juniors (ages 6-11) -Children take on bigger challenges and relish working in teams exercising their independence and helping each other.

Bag yourself a free day of childcare!

Be the first to respond to this question, clues in the below infographic, and you’ll snag a free day of childcare with Camp Canary.

Which special workshop will the Early Years group be doing in Week 2?

First correct answer to gets 10% of their first booking. (New customers only.)

Holiday Childcare Vouchers & Tax Free Allowance

Camp Canary is Ofsted Registered so you can use childcare vouchers and tax-free allowance for Camp Canary’s quality multi-activity camp.  They are registered to accept payments through the Childcare Grant Payment Service. For more details including how to book your holiday childcare visit

Further Information

Where: Canary Wharf College, East Ferry Campus, 197 East Ferry Rd, E14 3BA

Ages: Primary school kids

Times:  9 am – 5 pm

Sibling discount 10%

Weekly Fee: £215

Early Club 8 am – 9 am & Late Club 5 pm – 6 pm: £5

Ofsted Registration Number EY2519728


Wondering what to do with your weekends in March? Check out our round up of 20 fun things to do with kids in East London.

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