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Summer "not" School 2019

Full day, outdoor clubs running Monday to Fridays throughout July!

Summer ‘not’ School is back for 2019! This year, there’s even more dates to choose from and a brand new digital learning programme for all budding environmental scientists. Join the Dynamic Earth Learning Team for an outdoor summer adventure not to be missed!

Step 1: Download a booking form here and return to 

Step 2: Make your payment by clicking on the programme you would like to book below*


Young Explorers (ages 7-9 years)

Week one: 08/07/19 to 12/07/19 FILLING UP FAST

Week two: 15/07/19 to 19/07/19 FILLING UP FAST

Week three: 29/07/19 to 02/08/19 LAST FEW PLACES REMAINING 

A taster of what to expect:

  • Immerse yourself in the natural and human history of Holyrood Park through exploration, challenges and storytelling
  • Carry out real scientific investigations to learn more about conservation
  • Take part in team building exercises that promise to get you thinking as well as laughing!

See an example itinerary here!


Outdoor Academy (ages 10-13 years)

22/07/19 to 26/07/19 FILLING UP FAST

A taster of what to expect:

  • Try your hand at citizen science investigations
  • Contribute to real conservation methods to help keep Edinburgh alive and healthy
  • Learn and practice outdoor skills to be remembered for life!

See an example itinerary here!


Digital Outdoors (ages 9-13 years) 

22/07/19 to 26/07/19 FULLY BOOKED

A taster of what to expect:

  • Learn and practice digital skills from the perspective of an environmental scientist
  • Create a project to help study and monitor wildlife in Holyrood park and use it to collect real scientific data
  • Combine technology and the outdoors!

See an example itinerary here!


Things for the grown-ups:

  • Morning drop off is from 8.30am and evening pick up until 5.30pm, with the core, outdoor activities running from 10am to 4pm.
  • Indoor activities are provided 8.30am - 10am, and 4pm - 5.30pm.
  • Each programme costs £185.
  • *If you would prefer to pay a deposit of £65 to secure your place, please contact Craig at or 0131 550 7800, full payment of the remaining balance will be due no later than 30 days before the start of the programme. 
  • All programme fees include a non-refundable £65 deposit. Cancellations made less than 30 days prior to the start of the programme will be subject to full payment

We look forward to seeing you in the summer!