Holiday services

What

The leisure time and holidays services depend on the regions. Therefore, there are differences of offers, prices and duration. For more detailed information, ask the responsible organisation (business companies and non-profit organisations). Examples of the most common holiday services:

  • “Suburban” camps (for children) (Příměstské tábory)– Daytime care for children of school or pre-school age (in general of age 4 to 14) during school holidays. Offered only in some cities and for limited period of time. Some camps are subsidized and aimed at children from low-income households.
  • Summer camps (Letní tábory) – Summer camps are offered by various organizations aimed at free time children activities. They usually last 1-3 weeks. Some camps take place at natural environment (children camp in tents at remote places), while other use permanent structures. Some camps are subsidized and aimed at children from low-income households.
  • Sport training camps (Sportovní soustředění)– Sport clubs training children offer training camps, which might last up to several weeks.
  • Low-threshold clubs (Nízkoprahové kluby)– Low-threshold clubs are aimed especially at children and youth from low-income households to offer them place to actively spend their free time under supervision of trained social workers. It is subsidized and it clients usually does not have to pay for services. Low-threshold clubs are operated only at some cities.
  • Junák – Czech Scouting – Czech organization for Boyscouts and Girlscouts. Operates in towns and cities and offers a wide range of year-round activities for children and teenagers including summer camps. See (in Czech and English): http://www.skaut.cz/english/about-us
  • Pionýr – Operates in towns and cities and offers a wide range of year-round activities for children and teenagers including summer camps. See (in Czech and English): http://www.pionyr.cz/en
  • Czech Sokol Movement (Sokol)– Traditional gymnastics organization offering physical training in gymnastics and other athletics for all age groups, including children. Its branches are located throughout the country. See (in Czech): http://www.sokol.eu/