Kids Army Bootcamp

Basecamp East offers Ireland’s most challenging and exciting; Kids Army Bootcamp for summer camps, kids birthdays and school tours. Our experienced military instructors will push your kids out of their comfort zone, build confidence & develop team work in a friendly, fun & outdoor environment. Located in Killegar Farm and Knocksink Wood in Enniskerry we offer Wicklow’s wilderness right on Dublin’s doorstep. 


 We have hand-picked the most experienced military instructors in Ireland and have carefully packaged our Kids Army Bootcamp to deliver in;

  • Fitness
  • Adventure
  • Education
  • FUN!

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A BOOTCAMPER…

group-army-basecamp-eastThe day starts with drop off at Basecamp East HQ. Kids will read the program, pack their kit and get ready for parade.

Morning parade and kit check takes place first thing.

 

 

When the chief instructor is happy that everyone is ready the adventure begins.

Our military-style activities will build confidence, team-work and communication skills through the following;

  • Survival – food, fires & sheltersAir Rifle Shooting
  • Bushcraft
  • Self-Defence
  • Fitness
  • Air rifling
  • Map reading & navigation
  • Camouflage Skills
  • Mountain Patrol
  • Water Confidence and First Aid*
  • Other specialist military-style activities

*Depending on instructor availability.

Our promise to parents is that we will return your troops tired, trained and happy. We cannot guarantee they will be clean or dry but as our expert staff always say;

“A dirty child is a happy child”.

Home Leave is granted daily…

“Stock up on home rations and grab some Z’s, we move again at first light!!”

We are an outdoor adventure company and our ethos is to stay outdoors when at all possible. We expect to get wet and muddy but stay warm and having fun. Mud and rain are not a problem, merely hurdles to be overcome.

Rest assured your kids will be educated, encouraged and guided through our bootcamp. Ultimately though our goal is to develop the leader within and we are sure you will notice change as the days progress.

What our Past Troops (eh Mum Lieutenants) had to say;

My son went to the Easter camp and had a great time, in his words “best camp ever”. Can’t wait for summer camps to start. Tracy G.

 

What a fantastic time the kids are having – loving every action packed minute. Orla H

 

My son is having such a great time he loves it. Johanna D.

 

It was a great experience – nice balance of activities over the week, very well delivered, lots learned and fun had. I would definitely recommend!! Claire R.

 

Great Experience! My Child (8yo) is so happy, and can’t wait for the next time. She will be doing it for sure. Highly recommended!!! Hanna S.

 

Also voted as one of the top 3 “quirkier, less run-of-the-mill Irish summer camps” by ThinkBusiness.ie!


KIDS ARMY BOOTCAMP – 2017  Summer

5 day military-style camp teaching a range of skills, challenges and experiences designed to push your kids out of their comfort zone. More Kids Camp info here.

You can book below or contact us on info@basecampeast.ie or 0860665116 if you have any questions.

  • Dates: 10th July, 17th July, 14th August
  • Where: Basecamp East HQ, Killegar Farm, Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow
  • Time: 09.15  – 15.00. Camp begins at 09.15. Supervised drop off from 08.30 (notice required)
  • Age: Boys and Girls 8-12
  • Price: €175 for one child. €10 discount for every additional child. Online payment required to book place.

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BASECAMP ELITE BOOTCAMP – 22nd August 2017

Are they tough enough?

A 3-day camp designed to challenge your kids in Advanced Military Survival & Adventure.

  • Where: Basecamp East HQ, Killegar Farm, Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow
  • When: 22nd August 2017
  • Time: 09.15  – 15.00. Supervised drop off from 08.30.
  • Age: Boys and Girls 8-12
  • Price: €125 – €5 discount per additional child.

It’s time for small unit team tactics, advanced air rifle, sea & land survival and tracking and hunting small game. Basecamp Elite is not for the faint hearted and is the perfect next step for certified Bootcampers or those with previous outdoor experience.

You can book below or contact us on info@basecampeast.ie or 0860665116 if you have any questions.
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