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Crystal Palace National Sports Centre, London

We’ve got the fun, sun (we hope!) and sand for unforgettable holiday camps!

We’re not just here to tackle holiday boredom, we’re here to help our juniors grow. They’ll make a tonne of memories in the Crystal Palace National Sports Centre, developing their independence and confidence, and will become part of the Deep Dish Junior family!! 


Your kids will have a blast, learning to play beach volleyball, other beach sports and indoor sports with our amazing coaches at the Crystal Palace National Sports Centre! We cater for every level- from those that have never touched a volleyball to our regular junior attendees.

We make good use of the varied indoor facilities at the National Sports Centre, as well as our fantastic beach volleyball courts!

AGES 5 - 16

All abilities welcome

£35 per day
£150 full week

9am - 5pm


February Half Term

14-18 /02/2022


Ages 5 - 12

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This Camp is for our younger juniors, and is suitable for ages 5-12. In addition to volleyball, our coaches will deliver other sports and activities to provide different learning and playing environments. We host a mixture of indoor and outdoor sports, dependent on weather. Our fantastic team will be running:

  • Beach Handball

  • Football

  • Dodgeball

  • Athletics

  • Arts & Crafts

  • Sand Play

  • And loads of other games.

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Example Timetable


  • 09.00 - 09.30: Camper arrival, registration and free-pla

  • 09.30 - 10.00: Welcome and warm-up games

  • 10.00 - 10.40: Beach Volleyball skill games

  • 10.40 - 11.00: Morning break

  • 11.00 - 11.50: Beach obstacle courses & beach handball

  • 11.50 - 12.40: Indoor Tag and Dodgeball

  • 12.40 - 13.30: Lunch break

  • 13.30 - 14.20: Free play with optional volleyball game

  • 14.20 - 15.00: Arts and Crafts

  • 15.00 - 15.20: Afternoon break

  • 15.20 - 16.30: Indoor Volleyball

  • 16.30 - 17.00: Day wrap up, collection and free play time


Ages 10 - 16

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This Camp is aimed for our older group of juniors, and is suitable for ages 10-16. Here, we focus primarily on Volleyball and Beach Volleyball, running clinics and competitive opportunities. 


We also incorporate other sports and activities that will develop key skills for volleyball. We will use both beach volleyball and indoor volleyball depending on weather and the time of year.

Our goal is to create not only fantastic volleyball players but well rounded individuals.

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Example Timetable

  • 09.00 - 09.30: Camper arrival & registration

  • 09.30 - 10.00: Welcome rules and icebreaker

  • 10.00 - 10.40: Digging and setting workshop

  • 10.40 - 11.00: Morning break

  • 11.00 - 11.50: Attacking masterclass

  • 11.50 - 12.40: Spikeball

  • 12.40 - 13.30: Lunch break

  • 13.30 - 14.20: Serving theory and practice

  • 14.20 - 16.30: 2v2 tournament play

  • 16.30 - 17.00: Day wrap up, collection and free play time

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"My son attended this week and was picked up by grandparents so I wasn’t able to speak to the coaches directly. He absolutely loved it, he said the coaches were so kind and encouraging and his volleyball has come on so much."


Parents Information

Please note - if relevant, Anaphylaxis, Asthma, and Seizure action plans must be sent via email to a minimum of 5 days before your booking.

Dropping off

  • We cannot accept children onto camp without a completed entry form.
  • Drop off: 9am
  • When you arrive at camp our staff will ask for your child’s name and your email confirmation. Please have this to hand. This can be presented on a smartphone or printed out ahead of drop-off.
  • If you were required to send in any other forms (eg. Anaphylaxis) this will be double-checked before we accept your child onto camp.
  • Our staff will check your child into camp.

Picking up

  • Collection: 5pm

  • When you arrive to collect your child, our staff will once again ask to see your email booking. Staff will confirm the child’s details and check the child out of camp.
  • If someone else is collecting your child please forward the email confirmation to them.
  • The email reference is unique to each child and confirms authorisation for collecting that child
  • If someone else is collecting, our staff will check the Information form to see who you have detailed as authorised to collect your child. This adult will be asked for photo ID to confirm their identity.
  • If a child is collected late, staffing costs will be incurred by the parent/carer, at £15 per extra 15 mins past 5:15pm

What to bring

  • A refillable drinks bottle
  • A packed lunch and snacks for the morning and afternoon breaks. Please do not bring any food containing nuts into camp.
  • Footwear- ideally a pair of flip flops/sandals AND socks and Trainers for indoor components
  • A Towel
  • Weather dependent: Sun cream, sunglasses and sun hat. Please make sure children have applied sun cream in the morning before camp. Staff will remind children to re-apply cream throughout the day. In the absence of the child’s own sun cream, staff will have a small supply of Hypoallergenic SPF50 sun cream that children will be able to use, unless you request otherwise.
  • We recommend children wear comfortable clothing suitable for sports (not their best items) and a towel for brushing sand off. Please ensure the child is dressed for the weather, as both camps have outdoor components.
  • For the Volleyball (10-16’s) camp, plenty of warm layers and wetsuit socks/boots (5mm are best) may be necessary, as we will spend longer periods outdoors.
  • Any medical action plans, or additional pieces of information (please make us aware a minimum of 5 days beforehand via email).
  • Any essential medication for your child.

What not to bring

  • Nuts
  • Mobile phones or electronics
  • Valuables


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We look forward to seeing you at Crystal Palace!