While the school holidays are just around the corner, instead of letting your child play Twister aimlessly, why not send them to a holiday camp or educational workshop. Keep them occupied and have them try out a new activity as well. This year we have a full platter of fun activities and workshops ready for your little one. From sports to programming to cartooning to theatre-drama, we got them all covered!
Take a look at the enchanting workshops and camps from our wonderful activity partners. Your kids are going to have so much fun, they won’t even realize they are learning so much!
Able Lab Assessment
Before parents decide what courses/programs to send their children to, it would be important for them to know their strengths and weaknesses with regards to learning and performance. Engage Able Lab
Dates: By appointment. Book on the Minor Inc. App
Price: $80, Minor Inc. Offer: $120 for 2 children
Age: 6-16 years
Make a Wish: A Holiday Writing Workshop
In this programme, children will get the opportunity to make their wishes and dreams for the future come true! The children will get to design their own vision boards and time capsules while reflecting on how to achieve their dreams through creative and meaningful writing.
Dates: 3-5 pm on 13 Mar and 17 Mar
Price: $60 (includes all learning materials and a light snack)
Age: 7-12 years
Linda Mandarin 5-Days Holiday Program!
Total immersion learning environment from experienced teachers located in the heart of CBD Singapore. Conversational Mandarin lessons combined with cultural workshops, art projects, sports, trips and excursions for your kids to have a fun and enjoyable learning experience.
Dates: Full day camp, available on several weeks between Feb-Jun 2017.
Age: 7-16 years
Confident Tech Creators Holiday Coding Camp
Create Lab’s “Confident Tech Creators” Holiday Coding camps aim to unleash your child’s creativity and empower them to become problem solvers both in school and in the real world. A beginner level program, it has got the robots, the programming, and the hardware.
Dates: 9:30 am – 12 noon and 2:30 pm – 5 pm on 14-17 Mar
Price: $350, Minor Inc. Offer: $300
Age: 9-12 years
Students will learn core computational thinking concepts which will enable them to graduate with the ability to relearn any other programming language themselves. They will create really great looking and functional applications by the end of the course.
Dates: 10 am – 12 noon every Sat. 18 Mar- 15 July
Price: $120 / session
Age: 12-17 years
kode with kids School
Introductory Programming and Robotics Camp
kode with kids School is offering introductory programming as well as robotics (junior and advanced) courses for the young technocrats. Children with no prior experience would end up developing coding based game apps and work with Lego WeDo 2 sets. More experienced children will take up programming challenges- from “Tug of Robots” to “Drawing Robots”. More details on the Minor Inc. App
Dates: morning and afternoon sessions in Mar and Apr
Price: $418-$528 (1 week camp)
Ages: 8 years onwards
Learn 2 Code
Beginner Scratch Programming
Learn fundamental programming concepts and new problem solving techniques in this excellent Scratch programming workshop. This is an energetic and interactive course where students will collaborate with peers and challenge themselves to build animation, stories and games
Dates: 9 am – 12 noon and 1 pm – 4 pm on 13-17 Mar
Price: $480, Minor Inc. Price: $390
Age: 8-12 years
Storytelling Night featuring The Watermelon Seed by Greg Pizzoli
A fun-filled session to learn more about a funny crocodile and his favourite fruit! The Watermelon Seed by Greg Pizzoli is the recipient of the 2014 Theodor Seuss Geisel Award.
Dates: 7-8 pm on 14 Mar
Price: Free on the Minor Inc. App
Ages: 3-6 years
P3-P6 Maths Holiday Programmes
Join this unique 2-day mathematics workshop and consolidate and master your problem-solving skills before SA1. Great opportunity to revisit the mathematics concepts and improve your understanding.
Dates : 9-11 am (P3 and P5) and 11:15 am – 1:15 pm (P4 and P6) on 14 -15 Mar
Price: $88-125, Minor Inc. Offer: 10% group discount (group of 3 and above)
Age Group: P3 to P6 levels
Monsters Under the Bed
How to Write Better Compositions
Is your child having having difficulty composing stories for his school compositions? Maybe your child has lots of ideas, but just doesnt know how to make them all fit? Or are you worried that your child’s composition marks just aren’t good enough. This two-day writing workshop will teach your child writing techniques and skills that will give your child’s composition the much-needed boost
Dates: 10 am – 1 pm 14-15 Mar, 16-17 Mar
Price: $168 per child, Minor Inc. Offer: S$138 per child (in group of 4)
Age: 9-12 years
The Language Boutique
Have your young ones join us at The Language Boutique this April for our Literacy Foundations Easter Extravaganza! Themed especially for the Easter holidays, our three-day Literacy Foundations courses are designed to boost the writing skills of your special six, seven and eight year olds. Inspired by popular children’s novels such as The Easter Chick, Egbert The Easter Dragon and The Easter Egg, your little learners will learn the key elements of creatively crafting a short story, analyzing and inventing stimulating settings, complex characters and thought-provoking plots. Of course, staying true to The Language Boutique’s ethos of harnessing a love to learn, the course will be full to the brim with arts, crafts and creative flair!
Dates: 10 am – 2:30 pm on weeks of 3 April and 10 April
Price: $499 for week of 3 April, $399 for week of 10 April
Age: 6-8 years
The Montessori Place of Learning
Bilingual (English and Mandarin) Holiday Camp
This bilingual holiday camp is packed with fun filled activities. Children learn Mandarin through play and songs. They can work on their Mandarin skills with the help of the teacher during “Show and Tell” session. The programme is designed to be fun, interactive and educational. Children will be engaged in a variety of hands-on Montessori activities. There will be art and craft activities, stories and music & movement.
Dates: 9 am- 12 noon and 1 pm – 4 pm from 13 Mar to end April
Price: $220 for 1 week, contact Minor Inc. for discounts for multi-week bookings
Age: 2 years+
Fun Science Themed (Dr Who, Dr Franky, Dr Evil, Mission Impossible), Technology Themed (Lego Robotics, Dr Droid, 3Doodler), Movie Making Camp (Whizz Kidz of Oz), Multi-activity (Camp Cobra)
Dates: 9 am – 2 pm on April 3-7, April 10-14
Price: $440, Minor Inc. Price: $396
Ages: 5-13 years
With 100s of activity partners and 1000s of activity classes, the Minor Inc. app is your one-stop destination to have your child’s holiday schedule covered! Download the app on iOS and Android and help raising superheroes!
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