Residential & Day

CMA Cistercian College

DATES 2024

CMA Cistercian is in County Tipperary, approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes from Dublin Airport. Please email aengus@connemaramathsacademy.com to join our mailing list and to be the first to avail of any offers. Day Camp Options at CMA Cistercian Mon to Fri, 9.30am-6pm. See link DAY CAMPS

Dates 2024

June Sunday 23rd – Saturday 29th (6 Nights)

July Sunday 21st – Friday 26th or Saturday 27th (5 or 6 nights) 

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 Cistercian and CMA Carlingford Lough, transport will be provided between camps, included in the weekly price.


June 23-29 (6 nights): €956;

July 21-27 (6 nights): €965; July 21-26 (5 nights): €859

Sample Schedule

STEAM workshops in the morning from 10-1 after breakfast (9 am), followed by lunch at 2pm. Adventure & Team Sports will take place in the afternoons. Phone time is at 5pm and evening meal is at 6pm. There is a mix of workshops, team sports and organised social events such as Karaoke in the evenings. Supper is at 9pm, team challenges and multi sport from 9.30-10pm. Social time (supervised) in the games rooms and playing fields 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 from 11pm to 8am.

Cistercian College

Cistercian College’s stunning campus is one of Ireland’s foremost boarding schools, and is located in Roscrea, County Tipperary. Cistercian College is home to the beautiful Mount St Joseph’s Abbey. Please see map below. Zoom out to see the entire country if necessary and then click on the CMA icons.

The nearest Airports for Cistercian are Dublin (90 mins), Cork (90 mins) and Shannon Airport (60 mins).


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.


  • Indoor Swimming Pool
  • Indoor Gymnasium
  • Playing Fields
  • Basketball Courts
  • Tennis Courts
  • Science Labs
  • Computer Labs
  • Games Rooms
  • Dormitories of multiple sizes

Adventure Sports

  • River Kayaking
  • Canoeing
  • High Ropes
  • Ireland’s Longest Zip Line
  • White Water Spills & Thrills
  • Archery

Team Sports

  • Football
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Water Polo
  • Rounders
  • Handball
  • Hurling

STEAM Activities

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

These range from Stop Motion Animation to Chemistry Experiments to Green Screen Production and Movie Making.

Arrival and Departure

June Sunday 23rd to Sunday 30th

Registration at 7pm Sunday evening. Departure at 1pm on Saturday with a presentation for parents at 12.30pm.

July Sunday 21st to Friday 26th* or Saturday 27th**

Registration at 7pm Sunday evening. *Departure at 6pm on Friday with a presentation for parents at 5.30pm. ** Departure at 1pm with a presentation for parents at 12.30pm.

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