OSCARS Roseburn Edinburgh Easter and summer camps are designed to provide nonstop activity and fun from the start to the end of the day.
Children, who must attend Roseburn Primary school, participate in four, five or six activities daily each for between 60 and 90 minutes depending on the activity.
Weeks and days tend to be theme and visit led with activities revolving around the theme. Themes include Volcano Madness, Animal Week, Science Week, and Outdoors and Nature Week
General activities on offer at OSCARS @ Roseburn include:
Capture the flag
OSCARS Got Talent
Staff super soak
Zorb ball sports
Mid-morning, lunchtime and mid-afternoon breaks are timetabled and plenty of refreshing juice and water is available all day. Please see parental info below for further details around snacks, food and lunch.
Children will never be bored – they’ll want to come back for more!
The full address is:
OSCARS @ Roseburn
Roseburn Primary School
64 Roseburn Street
Telephone: 07971 095276
Contact Name – Jainaba Saho
Care Inspectorate Number: CS2011305420
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OSCARS provides breakfast (cereals, toast and fruit juice) up until 8.30am, and a mid-morning and mid-afternoon snack break which varies from day to day but will always include fruit, non-fizzy juice and water.
Please provide your child with a packed lunch. Parents should ensure lunch boxes contain a freeze block to comply with food hygiene guidelines.
During the registration process you will be asked to complete a confidential medical and consent form for each child attending.
This is an important document and OSCARS must receive it prior to attendance. OSCARS employ a number of first aiders who are on site each day to tend to minor bumps and bruises.
We recommend that children wear practical and comfortable clothing: e.g. shorts and t-shirts, jeans and sweatshirts depending on the weather. In hot weather a cap and sun cream can be useful.
Each week our centre management team will notify parents when excursions will take place and if children should bring anything specific with them .
Formal activities commence at 9.20am and finish at 5.00pm but children can arrive from 8.00am and stay until 5.45pm at no extra charge.
Between 8am and 9 am and then 5pm and 5.45pm supervised passive activities such as board games and films are offered.
OSCARS recommends that you do not bring valuable items to our programmes such as iPads or computer games or expensive phones – for a start there will not be time to use them.
Staff cannot be responsible for such items and OSCARS will accept no liability for loss or damage.
All lost property is kept for one month after the end of each holiday programme and then if not reclaimed is donated to charity.
OSCARS pays a great deal of attention to security at our centres.
Anyone visiting our sites receives a visitor badge from the management team on being admitted.
Each centre has clearly defined boundaries and all staff wear OSCARS t shirts making them easily identifiable.
All children have to be signed in and out by a parent or guardian who is listed on the initial registration form.
Children can sign themselves in and out only if OSCARS receives a signed letter of authorisation from a parent.
OSCARS understands that particularly young children can tire as the day goes on.
Therefore regular breaks are built into the schedule and active sessions are intermingled with passive sessions.
Each centre has a quiet corner where children can retreat to if necessary and whilst time spent at OSCARS is highly active there is always a space to have fun more quietly.
OSCARS staff are experienced in enabling children to relax, feel at ease and join in.
Group activities take place at the start of each day so that children mix and communicate and socialise from the moment activities commence.
A lot of children claim not to enjoy sport but all children love running around, playing games and participating in activities such as art, clay modelling, dance and drama.
The priority at an OSCARS multi activity camp is to have fun and join in and our staff are specialists at encouraging children to do exactly this.
OSCARS caps the numbers who can attend each of our centres on a daily basis, and we do become full during specific weeks.
Early booking is recommended. However, we completely understand that schedules can change so we can accept late bookings depending on availability.
OSCARS is registered with a wide range of voucher companies and they can be used for full or part payment for almost all of our holiday programmes. OSCARS can also take payment via your tax free childcare account.
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Many children enjoy attending OSCARS for a number of weeks in their holidays.
Due to the large range of activities, and different theme days no week is the same. There is always variety and something new to try.
OSCARS welcomes children from throughout the world who are on holiday near to our centres.
Our centres provide great opportunities for foreign children to mix with British children and communicate in English whilst participating in a fun filled day.
Everybody who attends OSCARS receives at least one OSCARS certificate in recognition of their progress throughout their time with us. These are presented on a Friday afternoon to weekly leavers.
Flexibility is our priority when you register for an OSCARS programme as children can attend for full weeks, part weeks, full days or half days. You make the booking to suit your requirements.
OSCARS prices for Easter & summer 2021 remain as follows.
|Weekly ticket full day||£105|
|Full day tickets||£21|
|Half day tickets||£16|
How to Book
Please email SpringOscars@actionforchildren.org.uk with the dates you require to book. Please remember to include the ticket type needed – i.e full day, half day (AM/PM), full week.
The deposit or full payment may be made using credit/debit cards.
Payments can also be made electronically to the following account details:
Account name OSCARS
Account Number 01833553
Sort Code 40-18-22
OSCARS is not responsible for any bank charges incurred.
All payments should clearly state your OSCARS account reference as indicated on your invoice, to ensure correct allocation of payment.
All bookings must be paid in full prior to your child’s first day at camp.
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