Holiday Camps You Wish You Went to When You Were a Kid!

June is a month away, and us parents are now starting to panic on how to keep our kids entertained throughout the four weeks! We are all too familiar with the drill — Google summer camps and be overwhelmed with too much information yet not enough insights to help us decide!

Whilst there are hundreds of activities and camps out there in Singapore, we have shortlisted the best for you in this June Holiday Camp Guide! This comprehensive guide features 1 day to 5 days camps, activities from as young as 3 to as old as 15, and from coding to sports. We are sure that there’s 
THE ONE for every child.

Let the fun begin!

[Multi-Activity] Discover Me Multi-Activity Camp

What’s unique:
Your child will get to experience 10 curated learning activities by 9 of our experienced partners— and they could potentially discover a talent in or passion for photography, football, coding, or science. Your child could be an Einstein, or a Zuckerberg!

What would your child learn:
Discover their love through multiple structured workshops throughout the week. Your child will be able to compose and capture artistic images using a DLSR, be a savvy entrepreneur and a confident presenter, and create their own game with Scratch. The camp will also work their body through yoga, barre and team sports such as football, dodgeball and more! Kids will also be learning how to cook Asian dishes and bake desserts and use air-dry modelling clay to create their own pottery pieces. Older children will learn how to use iMovies to create a Claymation animation. Lastly, they will put on their Da Vinci hat on and recreate a beautiful acrylic masterpiece.

When: 12–16 June 2017 (9am — 4pm)
Where: Central and South Singapore
Age: 5–8 and 9–12 years
Cost: $572 (early bird price up till 14 May) 
Book at: bit.ly/discovermecamp

[Technology] Kode With Kids

What’s unique:
Aside from programming and web design, KWK is running a 5-day Robotics camp and a 5-day MIT App Inventor camp! The small class size (max 6 students per class) enables children to have lots of attention and guidance.

What would your child learn:
For the Robotics camp, children will use the latest LegoWeDo2 Kit and Lego EV3, have hands on experience to build and program robots and working on STEM based projects, ranging from a racing car to an earth quake simulator.

For the MIT App Inventor, children will build a cool interactive app using MIT App Inventor Platform. It is highly visual, intuitive and is an easy, fun and productive way to get kids to build an app, instead of just playing it!

When: Camps run from week beginning 19–30 June 2017
Where: 81, UE Square, Clemenceau Avenue, #03–21, Singapore, 239917
Age: 5–13 years old
Cost: $418 — $528 (Robotics), $588 (MIT App Inventor)
PERK: Get 8% discount when you book at www.smarter.me
Book at: 
https://smarter.me/course/329686 — Junior Robotics
https://smarter.me/course/336070 — Advanced Robotics
https://smarter.me/course/399544 — MIT App Inventor

[Technology] Coding Lab

What’s unique:
Their 3-days Coding and Art camp (with Abrakadoodle)

What would your child learn:
Kids who love movies and their fun characters will create and bring their art to life through a step by step coding process to animate their art pieces. They will learn how movies are made, storyline creation and recreate their favourite movie characters. The creativity is endless in this camp!

When: 31 May–2 June 2017
Where: Lakepoint Drive
Age: 7–12 years old
Cost: $750
PERK: Book by 10 May and get 15% off
Book at: https://smarter.me/course/414464

Coding Lab also runs Scratch, App Inventor and Python classes in June. Check them out here: https://smarter.me/profileView/52462

[Culinary] SpurBox

What’s unique:
A 90-minute “Around the World” Culinary and Craft workshop lets children explore and visit the unique offerings of countries all around the world. Pick 4 countries and there you have a full day course for your child from 10am to 5:30pm!

What would your child learn:
Children will learn about the culture of various countries, and create a food item and a craft from each country.

When: Camp runs from week beginning 27 May- 24 June 2017
Where: POMO, 1 Selegie Road #05–01/02, Singapore 188306 (Inside Little Arts Academy)
Age: 3–15 years old
Cost: $45 (Single class); $120 (3 days class); $180 (6 days class) 
(Passes may be shared between siblings and friends)
PERK:
Complete 6 different countries and receive a free gift worth $49!
Book at: https://smarter.me/profileView/37700

[Science & Technology] Whizz Kidz

What’s unique:
The ever popular Dr. Evil and Mission Impossible Science Camps offers a fun, whacky learning experience about science in a hands-on way. In one, they are henchmen to Dr Evil, creating inventions to conquer the world. In another, they undergo science missions and solve puzzles to save the country!

What would your child learn:
Jam packed with hands-on experiments, ‘scientists’ will learn about scientific history, inventions, forces, chemistry, DNA and genetics, electricity, forensic science and more!

When: Camps run from week beginning 26 June — 4 August 2017
Where: UWC Campuses (Dover & East)
Age: 5–12 years old
Cost: $440
Book at:
https://smarter.me/course/330544 (Dr Evil at UWC East)
https://smarter.me/course/330456 (Dr Evil at UWC Dover)
https://smarter.me/course/331172 (Mission Impossible at UWC East) 
https://smarter.me/course/331066 (Mission Impossible at UWC Dover)

Whizz Kidz also runs other science camps, Droid Technology, Lego Bot, Movie Making and Multi-Activity camps.

[Sports] Wong Wei Long Elites Point Guard Camp 2017

What’s unique:
This camp is all about innovative and customized drills, professional training equipment and the incorporation of TOP 16 selection for a final All-Star showdown! And your child will be trained by Wong Wei Long, Singapore Slingers player, Singapore National Team player and 2-time back to back Most Valuable Player in the ASEAN Basketball League and the First Singaporean to win an international MVP award!

What would your child learn:
The camp is tailored to simulate competition-like situation — principles of teamwork, discipline, dedication, and sportsmanship are instilled in them. These are not only applicable on the basketball court, but also in life.

When: 27 & 28 May 2017
Where: OCBC Arena, 5 Stadium Drive, Singapore 397631
Age: 9–18 years old
Cost: $210
Book at: https://smarter.me/course/381226

[Sports] Aqzog Swim School Holiday Camp

What’s unique:
The 6-days intensive holiday swim camp will transform your kid from a non-swimmer to a strong confident swimmer by Coach Raymond Tan, NROC-registered, FINA Level II and SwimSafer and Standard First Aid-certified coach.

What would your child learn:
If your child is usually too busy to swim during the regular school semester, they will benefit from the guidance and intensive training on best swimming practices, strokes development and drills.

When: During 28 May- 23 June 2017 period
Where: Clementi Swimming Complex, 520 Clementi Ave 3, Singapore 129908
Age: 5–12 years old
Cost: $250
Book at: https://smarter.me/course/346785

[Entrepreneurship] Journey of Entrepreneurship (JOE) Holiday Bootcamp

What’s unique:
You’ll be hard-pressed to find any other entrepreneurship-focused camp in Singapore!

What would your child learn:
Your child will learn to develop business ideas, be taught how to budget and make profits, how to negotiate and communicate. But what’s really cool is the final day mini-market fair where they actually set up their own booth to sell their goods!

When: 5–10 June 2017
Where: LTC Building A, 10 Arumugam Road #01–00, Singapore 409957
Age: 9–15 years old
Cost: $498
Book at: https://smarter.me/course/421146

And we didn’t forget about you, mums and dads!

We know you need a break too, so check out some of the workshops we have on site! We’ve got classes such as brush lettering, watercolour, leather crafting, floral arrangement, workout bootcamps, Asian cooking and more!

All camps and workshops can be found on www.smarter.me

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