Camp Finborough

Xplore’s original camp – action, adventure and lots of activities, ideal for campers aged 10+

Cambridge: 50 minutes
London: 2 hours

Camp Finborough is the original Xplore activity camp, where we began over 30 years ago.

The grounds of the school are impressive with acres of land and everything you could need for the ultimate outdoor adventure camp, including woodland containing our 12-metre high climbing and abseiling tower, a river for kayaking and raft building and one super quad biking track.

Just across the river, there is more woodland where we hold our bush craft sessions and evening campfires where everyone comes together to sing songs and roast marshmallows – a great way to spend your summer holidays!

LOCATION

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Camp Finborough - EASTER 2019
Saturday 13th April to Saturday 20th April £445 / per week
Saturday 20th April to Saturday 27th April

Camp Finborough - SUMMER 2019
Saturday 6th July to Saturday 13th July £499 / per week
Saturday 13th July to Saturday 20th July
Saturday 20th July to Saturday 27th July
Saturday 27th July to Saturday 3rd August
Saturday 3rd August to Saturday 10th August
Saturday 10th August to Saturday 17th August

Excursions
  • London
  • Pleasurewood Hills
  • Cambridge
  • Norwich
  • Bury St Edmunds
Transfers and Entrance Fees are included in the price.
  • 1 day trip per week
  • 3 day trips per 2 weeks
Included in the Price

Getting to Camp

Please ensure to drop off after 3pm and pick up on departure is after breakfast at 10am

We can provide transfers from and to London Heathrow International Airport (LHR) on both arrival and departure dates – this will incur an additional charge of £25 each way.

Accommodation

Our summer accommodation is located in the main school building, which has recently been refurbished and contains dorm rooms that can sleep 4 to 6.

We always have separate quarters for boys and girls and try where possible to put children of a similar age in a room together.

If we you have any special requirements or would like to request to share with a friend, we will try to accommodate you, just let us know in advance.

Meals

At Camp Finborough there is a large dining hall, serving three nutritional meals a day by friendly kitchen staff.

There is always plenty of choice with a selection of cuisines available and options for both hot and cold buffet food.

Our Camp Leaders eat their meals at the same time as campers to make sure everyone has had enough food and eating healthily. Dietary requirements can be met when we are aware in advance.

Activities

Camp Finborough is the ultimate adventurous camp experience – the activities on offer are endless and they go a long way in supporting children’s social development in a really fun and active way!

The programme is varied, with a selection of activity sessions on offer for everyone all designed to encourage team building, listening and communication.

In addition to crate climbing, quad biking, games and sports, Camp Finborough also has a river for water-based activities such as kayaking, canoeing and raft building and two woodland areas for climbing, abseiling, bush craft, and campfires!

Excursions

During the week, our staff will take all our campers on an organised day trip excursion.

This fully supervised trip is the perfect way to spend the day off-campus with new friends – from day trips to big cities such London, Cambridge or Norwich to having a wild time on all the rides at the local theme park; Pleasurewood Hills.

(1 excursion during 1-week programme – Wednesday. 3 excursions during 2-week programme – Wednesday, Saturday, Wednesday)

Care and Supervision

Camp Finborough is surrounded by countryside so our pre-teen campers will feel right at home with everything they need on-site.

Xplore Camp Leaders are responsible for the pastoral care of all the children in our care and ensure that each child is sleeping well, eating well, joining in, making friends and having a great time.

During free time, children are able to play and explore the campus with friends, whilst being supervised by their house parents.

International Camp

Our camps are available to children from all over the world.

Integration and immersion is central to how we operate as an organisation, and by encouraging lots of social interaction between different cultures and creating a diverse international community at camp, it can really develop every child’s self-confidence in communicating with others.

Travel Insurance

Xplore has partnered with Endsleigh Insurance to provide invaluable cover specifically designed for Xplore students.

You will receive a summary of insurance cover after booking, however key benefits include:

  • Cover for over 90 sports and activities are included as standard (full details are available within policy documentation).
  • Cancellation and curtailment of the trip due to accident, illness or sickness
  • If taken ill or have an accident, Endsleigh will pay emergency medical bills and hospital costs that are not covered by the National Health Service.
  • Additional costs incurred to repatriate, if medically necessary.
  • Reasonable costs to return home if a close relative is seriously ill.
  • Reimbursement if luggage is lost, stolen or accidentally damaged.
  • Endsleigh will help replace passports, or visas if they are lost or stolen.
  • Money stolen either from your person or while locked away, will be replaced.
  • If a student accidentally injures someone or damage their property, Endsleigh will cover legal liability.
  • Advice and assistance to take legal action is covered.
  • Cover for unavoidable or necessary cancellation or curtailment of course before completion due to, death, bodily injury or illness.

As a member of the Advance Payments to Travel Agents (APTA) Guarantee Scheme, underwritten by Evolution Insurance Company Limited, Klub Group Limited complies with the requirements of the Package Travel, Package Holidays and Package Tours Regulations 1992.

Sample Programme

 MorningAfternoonEvening
SAT
Arrival

Camp Fire
SUNArchery
Quad Bikes
Crafts
Archery
Quad Bikes
Crafts

Xplore Challenge

Movie Night
MONClimbing
Trust Trail
Raft Building
Crafts
Volleyball
Quad Bikes
Climbing
Trust Trail
Raft Building
Crafts
Volleyball
Quad Bikes

Nightfall Navigation
TUEKayaking
Crate Climbing
Abseiling
Kayaking
Crate Climbing
Abseiling
Quad Biking
Crafts
Team Games
Quad Biking
Crafts
Team Games

Disco
WED
Day Trip Excursion

Relaxed Night
THUQuad Bikes
Archery
Field Games
Quad Bikes
Archery
Field Games

Crafts

Talent Show Prep

Talent Show
FRIAir Rifles
Swimming
Climbing
Air Rifles
Swimming
Climbing

Fair Prep

Fair Night
SAT
Departure

Extra Courses
Robotics Programming (Easter) £225 / 2-weeks
Football (Easter) £70 / 1-week
Horse Riding (Summer) £275 / 2-weeks

Click to find out more about our Football Camp!

Easter Football Camp

Spend Easter on the pitch

Click to find out more about Horse Riding this summer

Horse Riding Camp

Available during Summer

Click to find out more!

Robotics Programming

Build your own robots this Easter

Anglia Examinations operate worldwide, are internationally recognised and comparable against other EFL examination bodies such as Cambridge, TOEFL and IELTS.
Our English Language Courses are accredited by ABLS and Xplore has been inspected by ABLS, a UK Visa and Immigration approved body
We are partnered with Endsleigh Insurance to provide our customers with invaluable cover whilst you are with us. Our group policy has been specifically designed for Xplore activities and programmes.
Accredited the Learning Outside the Classroom Quality Badge for UK activity provision through the AAIAC.