Happy Family Camp 2017.

14-16July2017. Bookings now open.

Happy Camp 2017 is now open for bookings. We are thrilled to be offering a great array of workshops to include Singing, Yoga, Drumming, Stress Management, Circus skills & Family Challenge games. Kids activities will include sports, arts and our acoustic evening, open fires and communal BBQ are the perfect way to make new friends and share stories of the experiences of the day. Our workshop leaders from Circus Suburbia, Singing it back, Drumnosis and Yoga Flow have a wealth of experience and we are delighted that they are able to bring their expertise and enthusiasm to our annual camp.

 

To book your place email mary@singingitback.com or

 

  • Singing 
  • Drum Circle & junk percussion 
  • Yoga 
  • Circus Skills (with Circus Suburbia)
  • Family challenge Sunday (team games)
  • Use of kayaks. Onsite wild swimming.
  • Use of large Communal BBQs for Saturday night Supper
  • Saturday night Camp’s got talent (whoop whoop – you know you want to)
  • Open fires each evening (wood provided)
  • Farm animal visits
  • Arts & Crafts 
  • Kids singing & skipping games
  • Kids Supervised sports and team games
  • welcome drinks (Friday night)
To book your place, simply send 
  • All names of campers + ALL childrens ages
  • You will then receive an invoice on how to make payment which confirms your booking.
Weekend Prices ADULT : £70 . CHILD £45 . FAMILY (2ad2ch)  £200. UNDER 5s FREE (must remain supervised at all times). Limited number of Saturday only Daytrip passes £40 adult/ £20 child
NO DOGS, NO TEENAGE ONLY PARTIES. NO UNACCOMPANIED CHILDREN.
 
Price includes pitch for TWO nights, all workshops and activities. You will need to provide ALL your own camping equipment and food for the duration. All workshops have undercover space and will not be cancelled due to inclement weather. 

 

What to expect

Singing, Kayaking, Arts, Crafts, Open fires, Circus Skills, Yoga, Fun, Games, Lovely people.

A wonderful weekend at a personalised camp with less than 200 people. Families, single people, couples who all have a like minded positive attitude to spending time getting to know new people, developing new skills, or simply spending some much needed ‘gadget-free’ time with their friends and families.  Kayaking, Yoga, Family Games, Acoustic evenings, Singing, Drumming, Arts, Sports and always a marshmallow to roast! Here’s some footage from last years’ camp to give you a flavour of what’s in store. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KnNC9imekfw

 

Do I have to Sing?

Not unless you want to!  Our camp is organised by our Musical Director and attracts lots of families from our choirs.  Our Singing workshops are a VERY small part of the camp with around 50% of the lovely people attending coming along to sing. There’s so many other things on offer that if singing is not your ‘thing’ you’ll be in good company with others.

 

Memories from Happy Family Camp 15 – 17 July 2016

 

Such a fabulous weekend…….

Singing, drum and junk percussion workshops, Mindfulness workshops (from Museum of Happiness) Happiness and wellbeing (with Action for Happiness) Circus Skills (with Circus Suburbia), Relax dance kids (with relax kids). Kayaking, arts, acoustic evenings, open fires, marshmallows and all with less than 200 of the loveliest people on the planet. Make dens, make dens, make memories.

 

Simply send names of all campers and children’s ages to book your place. Places are limted to under 200 for this cosy camp, so don’t delay book your place today!

 
 

 

 

2016 prices:  Adult £70 Child £40 Family (2ad2ch) £190 under 5s (free). This fully inclusive price includes all activities, all workshops, your pitch for 2 nights and firewood. PLEASE NOTE: no dogs will be permitted. ALL MEALS MUST BE CATERED FOR INDEPENDANTLY.  Daytripper (Saturday only) £30 adult £15 child
 

 

News from 2014 camp

Despite a thundery start on Friday we were blessed with gorgeous weather all weekend, and made fine use of our stream onsite to cool off and splash around with the kids. With circus skills and singing workshops to choose from on Saturday, there was never a dull moment. After a day in the great outdoors, our tummies welcomed our delicious home cooked supper. The ‘camps got talent’ on Saturday night had the whole barn singing, thanks to our enthusiastic performers and appreciative audience.  The evening drifted into the wee small hours whilst many sat around the campfire roasting marshmallows and sharing stories and songs – magical. On Sunday, the aerial circus rig and the zip wire up at the assault course had many of us feeling as though we were flying, with some great new skills learned. I, for one, felt very brave after my ‘upside-down’ experience under the expert guidance of Maddie, Sam and the circus team. We managed to say goodbye personally to many of you on Sunday and with a few reluctant leavers in our midst we left Mellow farm as we had found it on Friday – clean, peaceful and green. Thank you for all your efforts with getting everything back to nature.
The 5th annual Happy family camp (not that you need to be in a family to come) will be 17-19July 2015 with bookings taking place from Feb 2015 onwards. Feel free to let your friends know (but book your own place first).
 
 
 
Saturday night acoustic evening brings the whole camp together for supper and camps’ got talent.  Supper is included in the weekend cost with the massed campfire singing offering a gentle lullaby as the little ones drift off to sleep after a day in the great outdoors.

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