CMA Carlingford Lough

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Dates 2024 

June Sunday 30th – July Saturday 6th at Carlingford Lough, Co Louth (6 nights) 

July Sunday 7th – Saturday 13th at Carlingford Lough, Co Louth (6 nights) 

July Sunday 14th – Saturday 20th at Carlingford Lough, Co Louth (6 nights) 

More Summer Camps 2024 Dates

Multiple Week Stays

Students can stay for multiple weeks and those staying for two weeks or more have weekend activities as usual over the weekend, and will also include a full day excursion at the weekend, all included in the weekly price. For students attending CMA Carlingford Lough and CMA Cistercian, transport will be provided between camps, included in the weekly price.


CMA Carlingford Lough (6 nights): €965

Available to Book Online here on this website on Saturday 16th September.

Sample Schedule

STEAM workshops in the morning from 10-1 after breakfast (9 am), followed by lunch at 2pm. Adventure Sports will take place every afternoon. Phone time is at 5pm and evening meal is at 6pm. There is a mix of workshops, adventure challenges and organised social events such as Karaoke and Camp Fire in the evenings. Supper is at 9pm, team challenges and multi sport from 9.30-10pm. Social time (supervised) in the games rooms and common rooms from 10 to 10.30. Students retire to the dorms at 10.30pm and lights go out at 11. There is a staff member on duty every night.


In 2023 all of our summer camps were sold out with individual bookings and we have increased our capacity in 2024 to accommodate group bookings. We operate a Flexi Transfer system where groups can customise their arrival and departure dates.

Please contact aengus@connemaramathsacademy.com directly to discuss particular requirements for your group. Activity Leaders are welcome to accompany their groups.

Carlingford Lough

CMA Carlingford is located in the historic town of Carlingford, with the Cooley Mountains as a backdrop and Carlingford Castle sitting on the shores of Carlingford Lough. Water Sports take place on Carlingford Lough from the main pier where the Boathouse is located, while the High Ropes and Zip Line adventure activities take place at the Sky Park and the combat and target adventure sports take place on the mountain side overlooking Carlingford. Accommodation Centre is located in the heart of the historic town.

Please see map below. Zoom out to see the entire country if necessary and then click on the CMA icons.

The nearest Airports for Carlingford are Dublin (60 mins) and Belfast (75 mins) Airports


  • Sports Hall
  • Water Sports Harbour on Carlingford Lough
  • Sky Park
  • Laser Combat Range
  • Boat House
  • Giant Maze (Largest in Ireland)
  • Games Rooms
  • Dormitories of multiple sizes
  • Restaurant

Adventure Sports

  • Sea Kayaking
  • Sea Canoeing
  • Rafting
  • SUP
  • Giant SUP
  • High Ropes
  • Zip Line
  • Zip n Trek Course
  • Archery
  • Axe Throwing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Pier Jumping

Team Sports & Challenges

  • Football
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Survival Course
  • Crystal Maze
  • Night Line
  • Carlingford Challenge
  • Crab Fishing
  • Raft Building

STEAM Activities

The usual mix of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Maths workshops will take place every day.

Arrival and Departure

Registration at 7pm Sunday evening. Departure at 1pm on Saturday with a presentation for parents at 12.30pm. Drop Off point on Sundays is at the car park in front of the arch. The exact location will be sent to parents.


Please Note CMA T&Cs


Airport Transfers for international students are available to and from Camp serving Cork/Shannon/Dublin Airports. 

CMA offer a comprehensive Airport Transfer service to our overseas students arriving at Dublin (Carlingford & Cistercian), Cork (Cistercian Only), Shannon (Cistercian Only) & Belfast (Cistercian Only) Airports which can be booked directly on our website on our booking page. All details are available on our Airport Transfers page.


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Campus Locations

Activities 2023