We give you the latest information on all the interesting summer camps organised for your kids this year. So, go ahead and start planning.
By Leena Ghosh
As days become longer and parents pack away the woollens, it’s time to prepare for the summer again. The summer season is a time when a child’s creativity is at its peak and, the world is literally his playground.
And it’s never too early to start planning for your little creative geniuses. Look through this list of top summer camps in your city and choose the ones most appropriate for their age.
1. Mother & Child Naturalist Camp
Ages: 6-14 years
Location: Raagihalli Forest Reserve, Bannerghatta
Summer camp activities: Birding, wildlife tracking, angling and wildlife photography.
Dates: 6-7 April and 4-5 May 2019
Fees: Rs 9,900 onwards
About the camp: What better way to spend the summer than to discover the wild with your child and let him enjoy the natural wonders. Bringing the forest to the city folks are award-winning wildlife photographer Phillip Ross and wife Samantha Ross. Called the Mother and Child Naturalist camp, this event allows the parent and child to bond over several interesting experiences like birding, wildlife tracking, angling and wildlife photography. The parents and their children have the option of staying at The Outback Farm and Homestay rooms or luxury tents. A similar event called the 'Father and Child Naturalist Camp' will also be organised by the duo on 13-14 April 2019.
2. Summer of Meaningful experiences with Rakesh Godhwani
Ages: 12 to 17 years
Location: Krshl DanceTheatre, No 681, 10th Main Rd, Koramangala 4th Block, Koramangala
Summer camp activities: Life skill activities
Dates: 18-26 April 2019
Fees: Rs 5,999
About the camp: Help your child rejuvenate and fall in love with learning with this summer camp meant for pre-teens and teens. Organised by the School of Meaningful Experiences, the main objective of this camp is to help children become more curious, confident, creative and competent individuals through a series of interesting activities. The first batch (10:00 am to 12:00 pm) is for pre-teens, from 12-14 years and the second batch (2:00 pm to 4:00 pm) is for teens from 15-17 years.
3. Summer Camp - Next Generation Robotic Education
Ages: Eligible for Class 1 to Class 10
Location: Bose-Einstein Institute of Technology Private Limited, 373, 1st Main, 42nd Cross, 8th Block Jayanagar
Summer camp activities: Robot building, machine learning, coding, programming
Dates: 25 March-25 April 2019
Contact: 082960 35069
Fees: Rs 6,000
About the camp: Is your child into robotics and machine learning and spends most of her time planning how to build the next-generation robot? Then this workshop is the right one for your child. Bose-Einstein is a institute where children can explore STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) through fun and hands-on activities. This robotics workshop is for children from 1 to class 10. Each child will be given a robotic kit and tablet to learn concepts about robotics and machine building. At the end of the workshop children will present their learning to their parents in an event conducted by the organiser.
4. LEGO Robotics Summer Camp
Ages: 7-17 years
Location: Rocket Pathshala 24, SY no. 139, Office #2, first floor, Aaiji Niwas, Near AET Junction, Doddakannalli, Bengaluru
Summer camp activities: Robot building, machine learning, problem solving activities
Dates: 1 April-12 April 2019
Fees: Rs 5,000
About the camp: Another summer camp exploring the wondrous world of Robotics is the LEGO Robotics summer camp, where children will be assigned theme-based projects, where they can use their scientific, mathematical and creative skills to make smart robots.
5. STEM Summer Camp 2019
Ages: 5-14 years
Location: ScienceUtsav 42, 1st floor, Puttadas Complex, 7th Block, Jayanagar (W), Kanakpura Main Road, Bangalore
Summer camp activities: Science games, puzzles, role plays, experiments
Dates: 25 March -12 April 2019
Contact: 9958 44 66 55
Fees: Rs 4,500
About the camp: This camp will help your child fall in love with the world of science through a series of fun activities. Your child can learn Vedic maths and other STEM skills through hands-n activities, experiments, games and puzzles. The children will be divided on the basis of their age in the Kiddo Researcher, Junior Researcher and Senior Researcher groups. The topics covered in the camp will be Abacus, Vedic Maths, Phonics, Hand writing/Cursive writing, Calligraphy, Drawing, etc.
6. DraamaRaama-2019 With Vasukeshan
Location: 102/2, Uttarahalli Main Road, RK Layout 2nd Stage, Padmanabhanagar, Bengaluru
Summer camp activities: Kids theatre, dramatics
Dates: 3 April -10 May 2019
Fees: Rs 2,500
About the camp: If your little one thinks all the world’s a stage and she its biggest star, then Suyoga-The school of arts brings to you 'DraamaRaama 2019', a summer theatre workshop for kids, in association with Samanvaya. The play will be presented the day after the workshop is over.
Keep watching this space for more details on other interesting camps for children in your city and ensure that your child has a great summer.
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