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Reading Hockey Camps – 2018/19

Welcome to the Reading Hockey Camps page. Camps are held regularly throughout the year catering for 6-17 years old.

NEW for 2018/19: READLINGS, GOALKEEPING & PERFORMANCE PLUS camps - more detail on these camps is shown below.

Reading HC are lucky enough to have current Internationals and 1st XI players coaching on the Classic, Performance and Performance Plus camps. Our coaching line up across all the camps also includes coaches who have come up through Reading Hockey Club’s Young Leaders Programme. With such a talented coaching line up, you will go away having improved your skills and game play. We have introduced specialist GK camps during every Camp week. GKs are also able to join Classic camps. Booking form links are shown at the bottom of this page.

There are two main types of camp
If you are not sure which camp to book, please call Camp Admin on 0771 001 9259. Booking forms are released nearer the time of each camp.

Classic & Readings Camps
Classic camps are provided for ages 6 to 16 with the NEW Readlings Camp catering for 6 year olds.

The coaching team assess age and ability of the Classic Camp players in order for them to get the most from their hockey camp experience. General GK coaching is also available over the camp.

Performance, Performance Plus & Goalkeeping Camps
Performance camps run over a 2 day period and are suitable for players that have been playing at County Junior Academy Centre (JAC) level or above. Minimum age 13.

NEW Performance Plus camps run over a 2 day period and are suitable for players that have been playing at Performance Centre or aspire to reach Performance Centre level. Ages considered 16 and above.

NEW Goalkeeping Camps. These 2 day camps are exclusive to goalkeepers. Throughout the day you will work on your goalkeeping skills with a specific goalkeeper coach. This will allow each goalkeeper to take away individual areas of improvement from the days. Ages 13+

All the camps are a great way for players to develop their skills and learn more about hockey. All abilities are welcome, so why not pick up a stick this holiday and join us!

Parents/Guardians are expected to drop off and collect children at the beginning (Camp registration 9.30am) and at the end of camps at 4pm.

OCTOBER 2018 HALF TERM
All camps are held on Monday 22nd and Tuesday 23rd October 2018:
Classic Camp (OHTC) & Readlings Camp (OHTRC) – 22 & 23 Oct 2018
Performance (OHTPC), Performance Plus (OHTPPC) and Goalkeepers (OHTGK) – 22 & 23 Oct 2018
Booking forms for October Half Term:
Classic & Readlings Camp Oct HT 2018 booking form
Perf and Perf Plus Camp Oct HT 2018 booking form
GK Camp Oct Half Term 2018 booking form

FERUARY 2019 HALF TERM
All camps are held on Monday 18th and Tuesday 19th February 2019:
Classic Camp (OHTC) & Readlings Camp (OHTRC) – 18 & 19 Feb 2019
Performance (OHTPC), Performance Plus (OHTPPC) and Goalkeepers (OHTGK) – 18 & 19 Feb 2019

EASTER 2019
Classic Camp (ECC) & Readings (ERC) – Tuesday 9th to Friday 12th April
Performance Camp (EPC), Performance Plus (EPPC) and Goalkeepers (EGK) – Thursday 11th and Friday 12th April.

MAY 2019 HALF TERM
All camps are held on Thursday 30 and Friday 31st May 2019:
Classic Camp (MHTC) & Readlings Camp (MHTRC) – 30 & 31 May 2019
Performance (MHTPC), Performance Plus (MHTPPC) and Goalkeepers (MHTGK) – 30 & 31 May 2019

SUMMER 2019
All Summer booking forms will be released nearer the time of the camp dates

CAMP 1: 18 & 19 JULY
All camps are held on Thursday 18th & Friday 19th July 2019
Classic Camp (SCC1) & Readlings Camp (SRC1) 18 & 19 July
Performance Plus (PPC1), Performance Camp (PC1) and GK Camp (GKC1) 18 & 19 July

CAMP 2: 29 to 31 JULY
Classic Camp (SCC2) & Readlings Camp (SRC2) Monday 29th to Wednesday 31st July
Performance Plus (PPC1), Performance Camp (PC1) and GK Camp (GKC1) Monday 29th & Tuesday 30th July

CAMP 3: w/c 5 AUGUST
Classic Camp: 5 to 9 August (Monday to Friday) - Ref SCC3
Readlings Camp: 7 & 8 August (Wednesday & Thursday only) - SRC3
Performance Camp: 5 & 6 August (Monday & Tuesday) - Ref SPPC3
Performance Plus: 8 & 9 August (Thursday & Friday) - Ref SPC3
GK Camp: 8 & 9 August (Thursday & Friday) -(Ref GKC3)
Reading HC Young Leader Course will run over Sunday 4th to Tuesday 6th August – enquiries to Colts@readinghockeyclub.org.uk

CAMP 4: w/c 19 AUGUST
Classic Camp: 19 to 23 August (Monday to Friday) - Ref SCC4
Readlings Camp: 21 & 22 August (Wednesday & Thursday only) – SRC4
Performance Camp: 19 to 20 August (Monday & Tuesday) - Ref SPPC4
Performance Plus: 22 to 23 August (Thursday & Friday) - Ref SPC4
GK Camp:22 & 23 August (Thursday & Friday) - (Ref GKC4)
Reading HC Young Leader Course will run over Sunday 18th to Tuesday 20th August – enquiries to Colts@readinghockeyclub.org.uk

CAMP Prices and days:
Single days can be booked with discounts applied to the day rate for the second day and subsequent days:
How much does the CLASSIC & READLINGS* camp cost?
1 Day = £45
2 Days = £85
3 Days = £125
4 Days = £165
5 days = £200
*Please note Readlings camps are a maximum of 2 days for Half Term and Summer Camps

How much does the PERFORMANCE, PERFORMANCE PLUS AND GK camps cost?
1 Day = £50
2 Days = £90

Booking & Payments
Payment for the camp can be made using:

  • a bank transfer - using the player’s initial, surname and camp attending as a reference eg J Bloggs SCC3 for the Summer Classic Camp 1 in w/c 5 August 2019, or JBloggs SUMMER for multiple camp bookings; or
  • by sending a cheque (payable to RCHC Camps) with the player's name and camp reference (eg J Bloggs SCC3 for the Summer Classic Camp 3 in w/c 5 August 2019, or JBloggs SUMMER for multiple summer camp bookings) written on the reverse to Reading Hockey Club, Sonning Lane, READING, Berkshire, RG4 6ST. Please mark your envelope FAO Judith Barton Colts Section.

All details can be found on the booking form. Please ensure you check the prices below and click on the link to the booking form for the type of camp you wish to book (Classic/Readlings or Performance/Performance Plus camp).


Tuck Shop
The Hungry Hut's Tuck Shop is open at lunchtimes during the camp

How do I contact the administrators of the camp?
If you have any questions please email or call us on the following details:

Email – camps@readinghockeyclub.org.uk
Phone – 0771 001 9259

Where next?

Colts Indoor Indoor schedule for the 2017.18 will be posted soon. Indoor courses: Booking and payments will be
RHC Camps FAQs FAQS What do I need to bring with me? Each player should bring the following items with them:

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