Awestruck Academy

Gaming Group: 10 per session

Mondays: July 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th & 31st

Session 1 10am – 12pm,

Session 2 12:30pm – 2:30pm

Session 3 3pm – 5pm

Music Group: 20 per session

We will be learning instruments and singing and performing on stage to end in a summer performance

Tuesdays: July 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th, Aug 1st,

10am – 12pm (lunch break) 1pm – 4pm

Drama Group: 20 per session

We will be teaching drama through fun and games, working from scripts, singing and performing skills for stage.

Thursdays: July 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th, Aug 3rd,

10am – 12pm (lunch break) 1pm – 4pm

Art Group: 20 per session

We will be learning different art skills from painting, crafts, drawing skills and end in an art showcase.

Wednesdays: July 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th. Aug 2nd,

10am – 12pm (lunch break) 1pm – 4pm


Awestruck Academy         

Venue: 36 Sylvania Way South, Clydebank

Spaces: 10 +                                        

Age Group: 8yrs – 15yrs

Booking via:


Bellsmyre Digital Community

Drones Academy Note: Youngsters will be required to sign up for the full two weeks  

Designing, 3D printing parts, building and flying drones

Week 1 Mon 17th – Fri 21st July 10am until 4pm

Week 2 Mon 24th - Fri 28th July 10am until 4pm

Venue: Unit 14, Lomond Valley Enterprise Centre, Castlehill G82 5BN

Gaming/Virtual Reality in Dumbarton Central

Wed 5th July 10 am until 1pm

Wed 12th July 10am until 1pm

Venue: Concord Centre, St. Mary’s Way, Dumbarton G82 1LJ

Gaming/Virtual Reality in Bellsmyre

Fri 7th July 10am until 1pm

Fri 14th July 10am until 1pm

Venue: Community Point, 7b Merkins Avenue, Bellsmyre G82 3EB

Gaming/Virtual Reality in Dumbarton Central

Sat 8th July 10am until 1pm

Sat 15th July 10am until 1pm

Concord Centre, St. Mary’s Way, Dumbarton G82 1LJ


Bellsmyre Digital Community     

Venue: various as shown above

Spaces: various depending on session       

Age Group: 8yrs – 16yrs

Booking via:


Bellsmyre Summer Club 23

Free activity session throughout the summer holidays. Including: Group Play, Arts & Crafts Activities, Cinema Screenings, Bespoke Children’s Party Entertainers Sessions (Balloon Modelling, Face painting and Electronic Gaming Event.

A consistent regular programme of events across 4 weeks of the school holidays;

Week 1 – 10th – 14th July 2023 -       Week 2 – 17th – 21st July 2023

Week 3 – 24th – 28th July 2023          Week 4 – 31st July - 4th August 2023


Mondays:                12.30pm – 3pm,                  Tuesdays:       9.30am - 12noon,

Wednesdays:            9.30am - 12noon               Thursdays:     9.30am – 12noon

Fridays:                   12.30pm – 3pm


Bellsmyre Development Trust         

Venue: Cutty Sark Centre, 58 Howatshaws Rd.

Spaces: 32 per day                                          

Age Group: 5yrs – 11yrs

Booking via:


Ben View   

Rise N Shine

Join the fun at Ben View, we’ll be offering a varied range of activities  including arts & crafts, cooking & baking, health & well-being activities and access to a good outdoor space for games & activities”.


Mon 3rd July 2pm-5pm, Wed 5th July 2pm-5pm, Thurs 6th July 2pm-5pm

Mon 10th July 2pm-5pm, Wed 12th July 2pm-5pm, Thurs 13th July 2pm -5pm

Mon 17th July 2pm-5pm, Wed 19th July 2pm-5pm, Thurs 20th July 2pm-5pm

Mon 24th July 2pm-5pm, Wed 26th July 2pm-5pm, Thurs 27th July 2pm -5pm

Mon 31st July 2pm-5pm, Wed 3rd Aug 2pm-5pm, Thurs 4th Aug 2pm-5pm


Ben View Resource Centre  

Venue: Strathleven Place, Dumbarton.

Spaces: 30 per session                         

Age Group: 6-12yrs

Booking via:



Centre81 Summer Programme

A summer of fun play and activities is on offer at Centre81 including arts and crafts, games and indoor sports. Activities are age specific with groups for 5-11yrs & 12yrs+.

July 6th 1.30-4pm, July 7th 1.30-4pm,

July 13th 1.30-4pm, July 14th 1.30-4pm

July 20th 1.30-4pm, July 21st 1.30-4pm,

July 27th 1.30-4pm, July 28th 1.30-4pm

August 3rd 1.30-4pm, August 4th 1.30-4pm

August 10th 1.30-4pm, August 11th 1.30-4pm


Centre81 Steering Group     

Venue: 2-16 Braes Ave, Clydebank

Spaces: 15+                                         

Age Group: 5-11yrs & 12yrs+

Booking via:


Clifftop Projects

Art Camps

Clifftop return this year to continue their exciting arts workshop In each session young people will explore a range of art forms from paint to clay to performing arts and work towards creating their own gallery that will be on display at the end of the week for their invited guests to come and look around and interact with.

Monday 24th-Thursday 27th July at The Phoenix, Castlehill

10am-12noon P1-3

LUNCH served by The Phoenix    12noon – 1pm

1pm-3pm P4-7, 3pm-5pm S1-4

Young people should sign up for the class they will be in when they go back in August. 


Clifftop Projects          

Venue: The Phoenix, 17a Quarry Knowe, Dumbarton

Spaces:  20 per session                                   

Age Group: 5-15yrs

Booking via:


Flourishing Faifley Family Fun Camp

Our FAMILY FUN CAMP will provide activities aimed at bringing families together and strengthening the relationship between children and their parents. The activities will be outdoor activities and will be a mix of outdoor games old and new, den building and nature hunting and arts and crafts projects and some skill based workshops.

Monday 3rd 10th 17th 24th 31th July

Wednesday 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th July

Friday 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th

Wednesday 2nd August


Flourishing Faifley                

Venue: Secret Garden Middleward Street Faifley Clydebank

Spaces: 50+                               

Age Group: 3-15yrs

Booking via:


Levengrove Park Family Fun days

We will be offering a range of family fun activities including Lawn games for families and children’s pony rides, Drop in and Draw events, Storytelling and  Nature Activities.

From 3rd July – 4th Aug


Friends of Levengrove

Venue: Levengrove Park Dumbarton

Spaces: various                

Age Group: families

For more info contact:


Faifley Upcycling

Summer Holiday Club

Upcycling project redistributing clothes and household goods that are donated

Monday 3rd July until Thursday 3rd August, from 10:30am - 13:00pm


Faifley Upcycling                  

Venue: Faifley Parish Church Hall, 164 Faifley Road

Spaces: 30                                  

Age Group: 3-11yrs

Booking via:


Golden Friends Summer SHINE

Golden Friendships return with mornings of fun activities keeping the children happy and entertained with fun and fitness games, dancing, party games, arts and crafts mini discos.

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings

July 4th, 5th, 6th    

11th, 12th, 13th    

18th, 19th, 20th    

25th, 26th, 27th

Aug 1st, 2nd


Golden Friendships 

Venue: Golden Friendships Community Hall, 18 Nairn Place, Clydebank G81 4AU Spaces: 100                              

Age Group: 5-12yrs

Booking via


Haldane Youth Services - Rise & Shine

HYS Rise & Shine returns with another summer full of activities for local children and young people. Running every week day throughout the holidays as well as activities and games participants will receive a packed lunch. HYS is also offering a weekly Family Breakfast Pack collection, every Monday.

4th July – 12th August

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu & Fri (12.30-3pm)


Haldane Youth Services       

Venue: Annexe Building old Jamestown Primary, Main Street, Jamestown

Spaces: 30 per session               

Age Group: 5yrs – 16yrs

Booking via:



Activities include multisport activities including football, basketball and badminton. The project also offers expressive arts activities, woodland activities, and trips to places of interest.

4th July - 9th August 2023,

Every Tuesday and Wednesday from 11 to 1 pm for activities.

Outdoor activities will take place between 10am and 5pm to take travel time into consideration.



Venue: Centre81, 2-16 Braes Ave, Clydebank, G81 1DP

Spaces: 25 Age Group: 7-18 yrs



Milton Summer Activities

Cookery, afternoon tea, Jewellery making and games.

July 1st, 21st 

August 4th

Venue: Milton Community Hall, King George’s Field, Milton Brae, Milton

Spaces 15, Ages: all school ages

Booking & more info:


Old Kilpatrick Food Parcels Group

We will be offering, a Day at the Movies, Bake along with OKFP

Magic moments, circus skills and Creative, crafty kids.

Mon-Fri 1-4pm, 3rd July – 4th August

Venue: Unit 5, Nu Scope Centre, Station Road, Old Kilpatrick

Spaces: 30, Ages: Primary age up to 12yrs.

Booking and more info:


Our Warriors

Our Warriors – Summer fun

We will provide inclusive play, activities and lunch for all children and families, meeting each and individual needs.  We will provide activities and outings which are fully accessible and will meet the needs of the children and families with a wide range of additional support needs.

3rd July - 4th August

Mondays: 9.30am-12pm

Wednesdays: 11am-3pm

Thursdays: 11am-3pm

Venue: Golden Friendships Community Hall, 18 Nairn Place, Clydebank G81 4AU

Spaces: 30             

Ages: all school ages

Booking and more info:


Summer @ The Phoenix

A full summer extravaganza is coming to Dumbarton West. Six full weeks of lunch, trips, activities and fun! From 4th July – 12th August, every Monday – Friday, anyone 5 – 16 can grab a free lunch and join in with our camps, each running with a different theme each week. Dance with Ashley, Monaghan Taekwondo and Clifftop Projects will be partnering with us to provide a summer of free, safe activities for local young people.

4th July – 12th August - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 7 Fri (12noon – 3.30pm)


Rock Community Church   

Venue: The Phoenix, 17a Quarry Knowe, Dumbarton,

Spaces: 22                                   

Age Group: Pr 1 – Pr 7

Booking via:


Tullochan Breakfast and Lunch Holiday clubs

Alongside provision of nutritious food, Tullochan breakfast & lunch clubs offer young people the opportunity to take part in our action-packed programme including arts and crafts, outdoor sports and group activities, movies, gaming, S.T.E.M activities and more. We offer a safe environment to make friends and take part in fun activities aimed at developing confidence. The morning and afternoon clubs will also utilise the local area and parks for fun outdoor activities.

Wednesday 12th July 2023: Morning Session: 9am-12pm & Afternoon Session: 1pm -4pm

Thursday 13th July 2023: Morning Session: 9am-12pm & Afternoon Session: 1pm -4pm

Wednesday 19th July 2023: Morning Session: 9am-12pm & Afternoon Session: 1pm -4pm

Thursday 20th July 2023: Morning Session: 9am-12pm & Afternoon Session: 1pm -4pm

Wednesday 26th July 2023: Morning Session: 9am-12pm & Afternoon Session: 1pm – 4pm

Thursday 27th July 2023: Morning Session: 9am-12pm & Afternoon Session: 1pm -4pm



Venue: Tullochan Offices, 9-11 Poplar Road, Broadmeadow Industrial Estate, Dumbarton G82 2RD

Spaces: 10                       

Age Group: 8yrs – 12yrs

Booking via:


Vale of Leven FC Summer Camp (boys & girls)

New to our summer shine programme is Vale of Leven Football academy. Come along and join in the team games and learn new ball skills!

Monday 11th – Friday 15th July – (10am – 12noon)


Vale of Leven Football Academy  

Venue: Millburn Park Alexandria

Spaces: 30                           

Age Group: 6yrs – 14yrs

Booking via:


Y-Sort It Youth Groups

Y-Sort It are running youth groups this summer in Bonhill, Clydebank, Faifley and Whitecrook. Groups are age specific starting at 8yrs up to 14+.

Young people will have the opportunity to attend youth groups, drop in’s, outdoor fun sessions, bike rides and day trip both local and further a field

The project will take place during the school summer holidays, over a six days a week, for six weeks.  

Starting Monday 3rd July ending Saturday 12th August.

Brunch Club Drop In every Mon-Fri 11-12.30pm in Clydebank Hub & Ladyton Community Centre, Bonhill

YHikeit sessions every Mon 1-4pm

Carbeth trips- every Tues/Wed 2-8pm

Day Trips every Thurs 9- 5.30pm

Loch Ard Activity centre every Fri- 9.30-5.30pm

For more info and booking contact:

Call: 0141 941 3308,

Facebook/Twitter @ysortit

Booking info: Parents/Carers can scan the QR code on the flyer to register their child or follow the link below…


Pace Youth Theatre

Join the cast of one of our performance events and create a show in a week!

The Little Mermaid

Join us under the sea for this musical performance based on the classic story about a mermaid princess who wants to be human. With music, dancing, unforgettable characters and a dark twist this show is sure to be a hit. Don’t miss it!

Monday 10th July - Friday 16th July 2023 (10-4pm)

Dumbarton Academy, Crosslet Road, Dumbarton

Provider: PACE Youth Theatre         Venues: Shown above

Booking via: Shine – PACE (    Ages: (5-10yrs & 11-18yrs)