School Holiday Camps - Term 2

Smash Play Holiday Camps:

Join us these school holidays as we roll out the new and improved Junior – Tamariki national programme – SMASHPLAY! Children will learn the skills to play cricket through playing fun game-based activities! 

This programme is suitable for boys & girls school years 1-4 (or years 1-6 in Southland), and will be run in Balclutha, Dunedin, Gore & Invercargill.

Pricing information:

  • 1 x Child = $30.00
  • 2 x Siblings = $50.00
  • Registrants invoiced upon completion of rego form.​​​​​​​

Dunedin Smash Play Camp

  • Monday 18th July
  • 10am - 3pm
  • Edgar Centre Dunedin

South Otago Smash Play Camp

  • Wednesday 20th July
  • 10am - 3pm
  • Cross-Recreation Centre, Balclutha

Cricket & Touch Rugby "Mix-It-Up" Holiday Camps:

Join us these school holidays as we join forces with Touch Otago to deliver our "Mix-It-Up" Holiday Camp for school years 5-10!

Children will take part in a range of games through the first hour of the programme, focusing on transferable skills between the summer sports of Cricket & Touch Rugby. 

Following this, children will enjoy a range of modified games, aimed at teaching key skills within the two sports. 

This programme will be run by qualified coaches from both Otago Cricket & Touch Rugby Otago!

Pricing information:

  • Just $15.00 per player!
  • Registrants invoiced upon completion of rego form.

"Mix-It-Up" South Otago Camp

  • Tuesday 19th July
  • 12:30pm - 4:30pm
  • Cross Recreation Centre, Balclutha.

"Mix-It-Up" Dunedin Camp

  • Thursday 21st July
  • 12:30pm - 4:30pm
  • Edgar Centre Dunedin​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Winter Accelerator Programme - Dunedin

Otago Cricket are excited to again be offering the popular Accelerator Coaching Programme in Dunedin this winter!

Accelerator has been designed to offer school children years 3 - 13 the opportunity to grow their skills in the Edgar Centre HPC alongside our qualified coaches! Accelerator is an 8-week programme (beginning Monday 13 June), which runs for 4 weeks either side of the Term 2 School Holidays.

The programme is designed to challenge athletes both technically & tactically through skill games, drills & challenges. We pride ourselves on being forward-thinking in our training methods, and keeping the emphasis on FUN. This winter we have been lucky to recruit some awesome "lead coaches" to our ranks, who will also work with children to set & achieve short & long-term goals! Check out our coaching team below:

  • Travis Muller (Level 2 Coach & current Otago Volt)
  • Shawn Hicks (Development Coach & former Otago Volt)
  • Emma Black (SBS Bank Otago Spark)
  • Sophie Gray (Dunedin CDO, former Otago Spark)
  • Nic Brosnahan (Development & Dunedin District Coach)
  • Tim Horton (Development Coach)
  • Emily Brosnahan (Adv. Foundation Coach, NZU19 Women's Player)
  • Jed Mockford (Adv. Foundation Coach, OTG U19 Men's Player)

For more information on session times & coaches, please look below. You may register your children using the form found at the bottom of the page.

If you have any questions about the programme or about entering your children, please contact:

Key Dates:

  • Monday 13 June: Accelerator begins (4-week block)
  • Saturday 09 July – 24 July: SCHOOL HOLIDAYS
  • Mon 25 July: Accelerator re-starts
  • Sunday 28th Aug: Accelerator final session (4-week block)​​​​​​​

Holiday Rescheduling:

  • Sunday 10th July session to be rescheduled for 28th August (due to School Holidays).
  • Friday 24th June session to be rescheduled for Friday 26th August (due to Matariki).


  • ​​​​​​​Accelerator Small Group Session = $275.00 per player.
    • ​​​​​​​Max. 6 participants.
    • 1:3 Coach/Athlete ratio
  • Accelerator Large Group Session = $315.00 per player
    • ​​​​​​​Max. 8 participants.
    • 1:4 Coach/Athlete ratio

Note: Please note that 'Large Group' sessions are offered at a more expensive rate due to having 30-minutes longer per session, and having coaches qualifed at a higher level.

Discounted Resgistration: Discounted registration rates are available to those looking to register multiple children or a group of friends in Accelerator. Please contact for more information.

Accelerator Calendar 2022:​​​​​​​

Day of Week:Session / Time:Coaches:
MONDAYYear 5-8 Girls:
•    3:30 – 5:00pm
•    Large Group (8 max.)
Sophie Gray & Emma Black.
TUESDAYYear 5-8 Boys:
•    3:30 – 5:00pm
•    Large Group (8 max.)

Year 11-13 Boys:
•    5:00 – 6:30pm
•    Large Group (8 max.)
Travis Muller & Nic Brosnahan.

1-On-1's Available:
•    No Wednesday Accelerator Sessions

•    1-on-1's able to be booked on an individual basis.

Contact to organise a session.

THURSDAYYear 3-4 Girls:
•    3:30 – 4:30pm
•    Small Group (6 max.)

Year 9-10 Boys:
•    4:30 – 5:30pm
•    Small Group (6 max.)

Year 5-8 Girls:
•    5:30 – 7:00pm
•    Large Group (8 max.)

Year 9-10 Girls:
•    7:00 – 8:30pm
•    Large Group (8 max.)
Emma Black & Tim Horton.
Emily Brosnahan (7:00pm ONLY).
FRIDAYYear 11-13 Girls:
•    6:30 – 7:30pm
•    Small Group (6 max.)

Year 11-13 Girls:
•    7:30 – 8:30pm
•    Small Group (6 max.)
Emma Black & Emily Brosnahan.
SUNDAYYear 5-8 Boys:
•    10:30am – 12:00pm
•    Large Group (8 max.)

Year 9-10 Boys:
•    12:00 – 1:30pm
•    Large Group (8 max.)

Year 11-13 Boys:
•    1:30 – 3:00pm
•    Large Group (8 max.)
Shawn Hicks & Jed Mockford

Register now 👇​​​​​​​