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October Outdoor Club

A daily club in the October school holidays designed for 7 to 11 year-olds.

Join the Dynamic Earth Learning Team for up to five days of fun and adventure at our brand new Outdoor October Club! Book in for one, two or even all five days!

Club running time: 10am to 3pm daily

Drop off between 9.30am and 10am

Pick-up between 3pm and 3.30pm

A taster of what to expect:

  • Discover how digital skills can be useful to exploring the outdoors. 
  • Carry out scientific investigations to discover the wonders of Holyrood Park.
  • Take part in teambuilding challenges which get you thinking outside the box.
  • Plenty of time given for free play and games.
  • Spend the day outdoors, coming into Dynamic Earth only as absolutely necessary.

Below is an outline programme for the week*

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

Drop Off

(9.30am - 10.00am)

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Outdoor Activities

(10.00am - 15.00pm)

  • Outdoor Games
  • Bubble Mania! 

    Experiment through messy play to discover the secrets of how bubbles form, where they appear in nature and even how we can make them giant!

  • Free Play
  • Outdoor Games
  • Boat building challenge 

    Examine the natural environment for the perfect boat building materials, practice our engineering skills and see if your boat floats!

  • Free Play
  • Outdoor Games
  • Rocket Making & Launching 

    Design, craft and shoot for the sky with a variety of different rocket designs which will develop both our creative and our problem solving skills

  • Free Play
  • Outdoor Games
  • Bug hunting in Holyrood Park 

    Discover the secret world of insects and other minibeasts hiding in a variety of special locations within Holyrood Park.

  • Free Play 
  • Outdoor Games
  • Water gaming challenge 

    Explore some watery locations in Holyrood Park and try out some experiments to discover what makes it so special!

  • Free Play


Pick Up

(15.00pm - 15.30)

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*Please note that all activities are subject to change due to weather conditions on that day. Indoor activities will be provided in the event that it is too wet to go outside, but we aim to get outdoors every day.


£36 per day

Dates available:

Monday 19th October

Tuesday 20th October

Wednesday 21st October

Thursday 22nd October

Friday 23rd October

Book your preferred date

Please email with any questions.

Additional information

  • Please be aware that the programmed activities will take place outdoors unless we encounter extreme weather. Participants should come prepared for wet weather and we will issue a suggested kit list in advance.
  • In the event that we head indoors, we will be using some of the larger Dynamic Earth event spaces to easily allow for physical distancing measures.
  • Indoor spaces and equipment will be subject to enhanced cleaning on a daily basis.
  • Staff will adhere to distancing measures from participants and one another, using gloves and face coverings as and when required.
  • Participating children will be asked to follow guidelines similar to those they will be used to from school, including handwashing and use of hand sanitiser stations.
  • Participants will be required to bring their own packed lunch, refillable water bottle and snacks for each day they attend
  • The drop off (9.30am to 10am) and pick-up (3pm to 3.30pm) point will be outside at the front entrance to Dynamic Earth where we will have access to a sheltered, partially indoor area. Parents and care-givers are asked to follow 2-meter social distancing guidelines while dropping off participants, and to stick to the designated routes as signposted.


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