Camp Pangbourne

Reading-based camp with lots of activity and sports facilities, ideal for ages 12 to 16.

London: 1 hour 15 minutes
Oxford: 45 minutes

Although being approximately one hour outside of London, Camp Pangbourne is located in pure English countryside which has been designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. With 230 acres of land, there is plenty of space for getting outside, whether that is for some of our fantastic activities or one of our specialist sporting camps.

At Camp Pangbourne, our visiting teenagers can enjoy all of our multi-activity sessions whilst being outside. Relax on the lawns, or take a dip in the outdoor pool with new friends and in the evenings, we have a selection of entertainment planned, from campfires to discos, talent shows and fair nights.

LOCATION

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Camp Pangbourne - SUMMER 2019
*Sunday 7th 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

*6 night programme

Excursions
  • London
  • Oxford
  • Windsor
  • Newbury
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

Accommodation at Pangbourne varies from single bedded rooms to small dorm rooms.

We always have separate quarters for boys and girls and where possible place campers of a similar age in a room together.

If 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

Spend meal times with new friends in the huge dining hall where a selection of freshly cooked food is served at all mealtimes.

Both hot and cold options are available in a wide range of cuisines and dietary requirements can be met when we are aware in advance.

Activities

Our multi-activity programme at Camp Pangbourne, allows our campers to experience a true summer camp experience, taking part in lots of outdoor challenging activities.

Camp Pangbourne really does have everything – from woodland for climbing and bushcraft, to tennis courts, fields for sports and an outdoor swimming pool. In the evenings, there is always a night of entertainment planned, from campfires to discos, talent shows and fair nights.

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 or Oxford to local towns like Windsor and Newbury.

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

Care and Supervision

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

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

Being located in a town, we offer campers the ability to go off-site as an alternative to an activity session; however a member of Xplore staff will always accompany them.

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
Football £135 / 2-weeks
Rugby £125 / 1-week

Improve your skills on the pitch this summer with professional coaching

Football Camp

Available at Camp Pangbourne...find out more

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Rugby Camp

EXCLUSIVE: 3rd - 10th August 2019

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.