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Our residential camps offer the perfect home from home for what is often a child’s first week away from home without parents.  Friendly staff, exciting programmes and the chance to make new friends all make for an awesome stay.

Due to the current COVID guidance and uncertainty regarding overnight stays, we are not planning to offer summer residential camps for children this summer. We will continue to monitor the Government advice and will update this page when we have further information.  We look forward to welcoming children back to residential camps from Easter 2022! 


Easter 2022

Children at our Easter Residential Camps have an action packed programme during the day and enjoy their own exciting sessions in the evening.  Dates, programmes and prices will be available in early 2022. 

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Summer 2022

Camp Fairthorne is a fun-packed 7 night residential camp for children aged 8-16. Immersed in nature, children can pursue their own interests allowing them to unplug from technology, unwind and focus on building new long-lasting friends. Adventure is there for the taking!

Fairthorne Manor, Outdoor Learning ; Crates; Crate Challenge ; Smiling; Happiness; Laughter

What’s included

Residential Camps include a full programme of activities throughout the day and evening, accommodation, full board (we can cater for all dietary requirements) and fully qualified, friendly staff who are available 24 hours a day for your child.

Our young guests stay in 6 or 8 person YMCA tents with wooden floors during Summer camps and indoor dormitory accommodation at Easter.  All tents/rooms are single sex and based on age; our leaders stay in tents located next to the children’s tents.

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How to book

We are currently working on plans for 2022 and will release further information on prices and booking at the start of 2022.

Participants in our Family Discount Scheme receive a discount of up to 20% depending on when you book. Find out more about our Family Discount Scheme offer.

Book online or contact us on 01489 785228. Full payment is required at time of booking.


Fairthorne Manor is ideally located outside Botley just 3 miles from the M27, midway between Southampton & Portsmouth. Our address is YMCA Fairthorne Manor, Curdridge, Southampton SO30 2GH. Contact us on 01489 785228.

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