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Reading Hockey Camps – 2018

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

NEW for SUMMER: READLINGS & 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 both the Classic, Performance and Performance Plus camps. With such a talented coaching line up, you will go away having improved your skills and game play. Specialist GK camps are held throughout the week.

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

Classic Camps
Classic camps are provided for ages 6 to 17 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. GK coaching is also available over the camp.

Performance & Performance Plus Camps
Performance camps run over a 2 day period and are suitable for players that have been playing at Junior Academy Centre (JAC) level or above. Minimum age 13. GK coaching is also available over the 2 day camp.

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 U16 and above. GK coaching is also available over the 2 day camp.

The Coaching Team
After a successful series of camp in 2017, we are delighted to welcome back Olly Deasy and his JDR Coaching Camp team. Olly draws on the current Reading HC Internationals and 1st XI players to coach on both Classic, Performance and Performance Plus camps.

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!

JUNE Half Term:
Classic Camp 31 May & 1 June (Ref: JUNCC)
Performance Camp 31 May & 1 June (Ref: JUNPC)

Camp 1 w/c 23 July
Classic Camp: 23 to 27 July (Monday to Friday) - Ref SCC1
Readlings Camp:25 to 26 July (Wednesday & Thursday only) - Ref SRC1

Performance Plus (including GK Plus): 23 to 24 July (Monday & Tuesday) - Ref SP+C1
Performance Camp (including GKs): 26 & 27 July (Thursday & Friday) - Ref SPC1

Camp 2 w/c 6 August
Classic Camp: 6 to 10 August (Monday to Friday) - Ref SCC2
Readlings Camp:8 & 9 August (Wednesday & Thursday only) - Ref SRC2

Performance Plus (including GK Plus): 6 & 7 August (Monday & Tuesday) - SP+C2
Performance Camp (including GKs): 9 & 10 August (Thursday & Friday) - SPC2

Camp 3 w/c 20 August
Classic Camp: 20 to 24 August (Monday to Friday) - Ref SCC3
Readlings Camp:22 & 23 August (Wednesday & Thursday only) - SRC3

Performance Plus (including GK Plus): 20 to 21 August (Monday & Tuesday) - Ref SP+C3
Performance Camp (including GKs): 23 to 24 August (Thursday & Friday) - Ref SPC3

Single days can be booked with discounts applied to the day rate for the second day. These rates are shown further below.

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

Booking, Payment and Prices
Payment for the camp can be made using:

  • a bank transfer - using the player’s initial, surname and camp attending as a reference eg JBloggsSCC1 or JBloggs SUMMER for multiple camp bookings; or
  • by sending a cheque (payable to RCHC Camps) with the player's name and month of camp (eg J Bloggs SCC1 for the Summer Classic Camp w/c 23 July or JBloggs SUMMER for multiple 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).

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

Classic Camp booking forms:
June Half Term Classic Camp booking form

Summer Classic & Readlings Camp booking form

How much does the PERFORMANCE & PERFORMANCE PLUS camp cost?
1 Day = £50
2 Days = £90

Performance & Performance Plus Camp booking forms:
June Half Term Performance Camp booking form

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 –
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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