The October school holidays are on the horizon! And that means Singapore's holiday camps are back in session. From coding and theatre to science and more, there’s plenty of options for your happy little campers.
Looking for school holiday camp inspo? You’ve come to the right place! We’ve got the latest on all the fun activities for your minis to get involved in over the October school holidays! Besides exploring their fave parks and green spaces, hanging out with their buddies or checking out a kid-friendly exhibit or two at the museums, why not avoid cabin fever and get them signed up for a super fun camp to keep them busy over the Singapore school holidays? Not only will these camps get them using their brains and learning more about the world, they’re fun too. There are holiday camps on coding, dance, science and theatre, and many more!
School holiday camps for kids in Singapore: September and October 2022
Kids can use the school holidays to level up their Mandarin skills with LingoAce’s Holiday Booster Programme. The Chinese learning platform has programmes for children as young as those in K2, such as Introduction to Hanyu Pinyin for those going into Primary 1 next year. There are also revision classes on key Mandarin vocabulary and comprehension skills for those in primary school, which include answering techniques and guiding templates that are unique to LingoAce. All of the lessons are aligned with Singapore’s Ministry of Education’s syllabus, delivered in fun and engaging ways that are sure to delight the kids! You can sign up for LingoAce’s holiday programme here.
When: TBA (schedule at your convenience)
2. Coding Lab
Whether your kid is new to coding, or they’ve already got a solid foundation in it – they’re bound to love the programmes Coding Lab has in store during its October holiday Camps. Founded by an MIT Alumnus, kids get to learn all about coding through the centre’s award-winning curriculum that’s also inspired by the top university. Coding Lab’s Holiday Camps are designed for kids ages five to 18. Depending on their age groups, your kids will have a chance to learn the basics of coding through Scratch, create their own app with App Inventor, have a go at Robotics, and even get a headstart in the popular programming language – Python. Camps will be held at both of Coding Lab’s Learning Centres in KAP Mall and Parkway Parade; you can also opt for your child to attend the camp’s online classes too!
When: 10-20 October 2022
Where: #02-05 and #02-21, KAP Mall, 9 King Albert Park, Singapore 598332; #10-06, Parkway Parade (Office Tower), 80 Marine Parade Road, Singapore 449269; online classes available too.
3. Centre Stage
Looking for a creative arts camp? Join Centre Stage’s interactive holiday camps for a whirlwind of fun. Explore drama, movement and music in its camps for kids aged five to seven and eight to twelve. Psst, Centre Stage is also open for extra-curricular classes, which means you can sign the kids up for even more fun. Can we sign ourselves up for these holiday camps too?!
When: 25-28 October 2022
Where: 15 Woking Road, Singapore 138694 and #01-32, Laguna Park, 5000G Marine Parade Road, Singapore 449290
4. Newtonshow (Science camp)
Singapore’s most established science camp is back again this school holiday! This time, kids aged three to 12 will get to explore the ‘real world’ of science as part of Newtonshow’s Science Squad camp. They’ll be learning everything from Newton’s laws of motion, chemical reactions, and even volcanoes. So get ready for a holiday filled with hands-on activities like conducting crazy chemical experiments, launching rockets, and a chance to dig up a dinosaur skeleton! Whether you’re trying to get your child to love science or if your child is already a wannabe scientist – Newtonshow’s Science Squad camp is perfect for them!
When: 5 September – 28 October 2022
Where: 9 Mohamed Sultan Rd, Singapore 238959; 221 River Valley Road, Singapore 238279; 887A Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 279896; 229 Joo Chiat Road, Singapore 427489; 175 Thomson Road, 1 Goldhill Plaza, Singapore 307624; and 592 Balestier Road, Singapore 329901
5. Newtonshow (Multiactivity camp)
Looking for a camp where the kids will get to try their hand at different activities? Newtonshow has got you covered on that too! Its Multiactivity camp will keep your child busy and entertained with activities in Science, Robotics, Art, Making, and Cooking. Kids will experience each subject for a day. There’ll be cool hands-on experiments on Science day; robot-building and battles on Robotics day; creating a new masterpiece with paper, clay, paint, watercolour, and pencils on Art day; work on different projects on Maker day, and whip up yummy dishes on Cooking day. With so many things to learn and experience, your child is bound to find something they love at Newtonshow’s Multiactivity camp.
When: 5 September – 28 October 2022
Where: 278 River Valley Road, Singapore 238319; #02-21-23, 175 Thomson Road, 1 Goldhill Plaza, Singapore 307624; 121 Joo Chiat Road, Singapore 427410
6. Tomato Cooking School
Got an aspiring chef at home? Tomato Cooking School has the perfect holiday camp for your little master chef! Kids will be learning how to cook restaurant-level dishes from experienced chefs in this professionally-equipped cooking school. Designed for children aged six to 14, each child has the chance to cook independently in their very own cooking station. For this season, they’ll be learning how to cook dishes like mushroom sour cream risotto, ratatouille, cinnamon rolls, and more. All utensils and ingredients will be provided, so all your kid needs to do is just to show up! The best part? The kids get to bring home their creations to show mum and dad! That’s dinner sorted!
When: 5 September – 28 October 2022
Where: 278 River Valley Road, Singapore 238319; 229 Joo Chiat Road, Singapore 427489; 592 Balestier Road, Singapore 329901
The coolest maker camp is back with new programmes for this upcoming school holiday. Maker.sg’s latest holiday camp – Super Robo-Maker-Mix – will be teaching kids all about robotics, coding, Lego EV3, circuit modelling, engineering, and more. Kids will get to build their own popsicle house, music box, fruit piano, and even compete in Lego and Kevaplank competitions. Tools and equipment are provided, all of which are original and the latest models available. Perhaps the most exciting part is that your kid will get to bring back some of their inventions as a keepsake or even as a gift to you!
When: 6 September – 29 October 2022
Where: 232A River Valley Road, Singapore 238290; 887A Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 279896; 229 Joo Chiat Road, Singapore 427489; 175 Thomson Road, 1 Goldhill Plaza, Singapore 307624
If you’re looking for a camp that combines myriad activities into one, then Play2See is the camp for you! Kids are kept engaged through art appreciation and hands-on learning, where they’re expected to loosen up and allow their senses to explore various topics from varying perspectives. At Play2See, the little ones are encouraged to be curious, keep an open mind, and learn how to interact with their environment. We love!
When: 26-30 September, 10-14, 17-21, and 25-28 October 2022
Where: #06-15, Tanglin Shopping Centre, 19 Tanglin Road, Singapore 247909
9. The Open Centre
Nowadays, it’s all about mindfulness, which the kiddos can also take part in! The Open Centre offers enriching programmes on mindfulness, resilience, social-emotional learning and so much more. Camp participants will be able to connect with nature as well as make new friends as they take a break from school and screens. Mark our words: this is the camp for your little wonderers.
When: 19-23 September, 10-14, 17-21, and 24-28 October 2022
Where: Core Collective Sentosa, Amara Sanctuary Resort Sentosa, 1 Larkhill Road, Singapore 099394; City Sprouts, 102 Henderson Road, Singapore 159562; and Swiss Club, 36 Swiss Club Road, Singapore 288139
10. Sports Camp Singapore
Expose your kiddies to various types of sports during the school holidays with Sports Camp Singapore. Campers will learn how to develop skills and truly understand the sport that they’ve decided to go for. Who knows, this sports camp might motivate your little ones to keep up this active lifestyle even after the camp is over!
When: 10-14, 17-21, and 24-28 October 2022
Where: The Cage Sports Park, 220 Turf Club Road, Singapore 288001
Learn coding the fun way with Wonderswork at its holiday camps! Gain hands-on experience with coding and pick up STEM learning with Lego Robotics! Sounds fun, no? We want to sign up too!
When: 10-20 October 2022
Where: #03-105, Great World, 1 Kim Seng Promenade, Singapore 237944
12. Kids Camp Singapore
Want your child to learn new things and go on an adventure? If so, check out Kids Camp Singapore! It has five-day camps at three locations: Fort Canning Park, Sentosa and East Coast, and it’s perfect for kids aged three to 18 years old. With a range of activities from archery, treasure hunting, dodgeball, sack runs and more, your little one will have tons of unbridled fun. The best part? The camps are open all. year. long. Hooray!
When: All year long, enquire for more details
Where: 170 River Valley Road, Singapore 179038; 120 Tanjong Beach Walk, Singapore 098942; and #01-05, McDonald’s Marine Cove, 1000 East Coast Park, Singapore 449876
13. Hollandse Club
The most family-friendly member’s club in town, The Hollandse Club, usually offers up a multitude of camps for the school holidays. We’re talking multi-activity camps, soccer camps, swim camps, and even Minecraft camps! Stay tuned for more!
When: 17-28 October 2022
Where: 22 Camden Park, Singapore 299814
You’re seriously missing out if you haven’t already signed the kids up for holiday camp with ARThaus. The specialised fine art studio has a personalised, daily, and year-round holiday camp for the budding artist at home. You’ll want to check in with its Facebook and Instagram pages to keep connected and find out what they have in store for the kiddos (and adults, too)!
When: Contact them for sessions availability
Where: 901A Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 58961
15. XCL Camps
Perhaps you have a little chef at home who aspires to earn a Michelin star; or maybe your tween dreams of becoming the next Cristiano Ronaldo? Whatever your child’s interests are, there’s bound to be something for them at XCL Camps this coming school break. XCL Camps has programmes for children aged three to 16, covering areas like sports, technology, education, as well as the arts. With these choices, your kid will be able to spend the holidays exploring and learning something they are truly interested in. They can learn how to make fine dining dishes from Michelin-star restaurant chefs at XCL’s Star-Chef Academy, design their own computer games during the Game Design programme, or even embark on a journey through history and outer space at the STEAM Explorers camp. Check out the website for the full list of programmes and sign up here to book your kid’s spot.
When: 10-14 October 2022
Where: XCL World Academy Campus, 2 Yishun Street 42, Singapore 768039
Check out Cosmo United Football Academy (CUFA) over the school holiday break! This soccer camp is perfect for kids aged four to 13, and its professional and dedicated coaching team includes many active and former S-league as well as National Team players. Plus, the littlies can build confidence and learn to develop the pride, attitude, mental and physical fitness of a sportsman while learning the beautiful game of football at its holiday camps. CUFA aims to teach, educate, and develop psychomotor and football skills at an early age in a professional, individualised, fun and stress-free environment.
When: 17-21 and 25-28 October 2022
Where: Rainforest Sports Hub, 2 Turf Club Road, Singapore 287988
17. SG United Soccer
Here’s another fun soccer camp that the kiddos can participate in during the school holidays! Curated by experts and supported by professional coaches, SG United Soccer provides budding footie players with soccer knowledge and tips as well as invaluable skills such as teamwork, problem-solving and communication. Keep your eyes peeled for more info!
When: Various timings until December 2022
Where: Singapore Khalsa Association, 2 Tessensohn Road, Singapore 217646
18. Open Minds
The super popular OpenMinds Holiday Camp is back in time for the holidays! Another well-rounded experience awaits where youngsters can keep active by developing new skills and social connections while also having fun. Interested? Campers can choose one track from four different tracks: culinary, sports, the arts, and junior campers.
Where: #02-02, Coastal PlayGrove, 902 East Coast Parkway, Singapore 449874
Other holiday camps we love (more details coming soon!)
19. Duxton Playground
Dempsey offers plenty of things to see and do, including fun activities for the kiddos at Duxton Playground this school holidays! The studio is holding a Fairy Tale Fun Camp this September in collaboration with Lorna Whinston School. Camp participants get to go on a magical ride in understanding the world around them by diving into beloved fairy tales. A new fairy tale is explored every day, and kids might get to see their favourite characters in Fairy Tale Land!
Where: #01-16, 73 Loewen Road, Singapore 248843
Here’s an option if you want to keep the kids engaged, in the comfort of home, during the school holidays. TheVirtualBabysitter is a remote babysitting service that offers bespoke interactive sessions that’ll entertain your little people while you work from home or tend to other pressing needs. This month, sign your child up for a five-day confidence coaching camp where kiddies can learn to conquer their self-consciousness. There’s also a superhero camp, where children can create their own superhero, come up with a script, and learn to dance. Fun!
21. PeopleUp Singapore
Looking for an all-in-one holiday camp? We reckon PeopleUp Singapore has the camp for you. Participants will be able to get active with the sports obstacles and games, gain confidence through hip-hop dance classes, and generally have fun! Kiddos get to enjoy full days of quality play, sports, and learning at this one-stop enrichment hub.
Where: PeopleUp Enrichment Hub, 200 Pandan Gardens, Singapore 609336
22. SuperXplore! Camp
Organised by SuperPark Singapore, the SuperXplore! Camp promises to be a super fun and exciting camp for kids aged seven to 12 years old. The three-day camp will keep the kids physically and mentally active with over 20 activities, ranging from sporty trampolining and rock climbing to educational activities involving RoBlocks and Rube Goldberg machines. Once you sign up, each child will also receive a useful goodie bag with exclusive SuperXplore! t-shirt, full-grip socks, wristbands, and water bottle.
Where: #02-477 (North Wing), SuperPark Singapore, Suntec City Mall, 3 Temasek Boulevard, Singapore 038983
23. The Guild Club
Tweens and teens, you are definitely not forgotten! The Guild Club has come up with a slew of activities that’ll help all students learn new skills taught in a true-to-life setting. From the useful stuff like learning how to budget and manage money, meal preps, and writing a resume, to fun ones like mastering the basics of DJing, the club’s youth camps have them all.
Where: Phoenix Park Singapore, 318A Tanglin Road, Singapore 247979
24. ISS Discovery School
We’ll be honest – even us parents are excited about the range of courses offered at ISS Discovery School’s camps! From a brand new course run by CASE Space Academy (which includes a live tour directly from NASA!), through to an English Language Intensive Course, Ultimate Coding class, or EXIS extreme inline skating – there’s something for all! Where do we sign up?!
Where: 21 Preston Road, Singapore 109355
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