School's out! And that means the holiday camps are back in session. From coding and theatre to science and more, there’s plenty of options for your happy little campers.
The school holidays are coming up for the international schools here in Singapore. That means, there are tons of activities for your minis to get involved in! Besides exploring their fave parks and green spaces, hanging out with their buddies (only in groups of five, of course) or checking out a kid-friendly exhibit or two at the museums, why not avoid cabin fever and get them signed up to some holiday camps in October to keep them busy? Not only will these camps get them using their brains and learning more about the world, but they’re fun, too. And, there are camps on coding, dance, science and theatre, and many more!
Holiday camps in Singapore: October 2020
Check out Cosmo United Football Academy (CUFA) over the school holiday break! This soccer academy provides training for kids aged three to 16, 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.
Psst, worried about Covid-19? CUFA will follow government guidelines, such as temperature checks and disinfection of sports equipment. Each parent will also need to fill in a health declaration form beforehand.
When: Multiple sessions from October 12 to 16 at the weather smart and air-conditioned Swiss Club indoor hall, and October 19 to 23 at the Swiss Club football pitch, 9am to 12pm.
Where: CUFA, 36 Swiss Club Rd, Singapore 288139
Gift your kids the opportunity to learn a new sport or improve on an existing skill with the folks over at ProActiv Sports! They’ve got multi-sport camps including football, rugby, frisbee, basketball, dodgeball, tennis and more at three locations around the city. Perfect for kids aged three to 12-years-old!
When: Dates from 12 to 16 October and 19 to 23 October
Where: Three locations including West Coast Park, Botanic Gardens and Tanjong Rhu
Bukit Timah Saddle Club
Does your little one love horses? If so, sign them up for Bukit Timah Saddle Club’s pony camp this half term break! The three-day camp will also cover riding and stable management, and tons of other fun activities, too. Alternatively, you can also sign your kids up for BTSC’s beginner pony camp, if they don’t have prior riding experience. A win-win for all!
When: The pony camp runs from 13 to 15 October, and the beginner pony camp runs from 20 to 22 October
Where: 51 Fairways Drive (off Eng Neo Avenue), Singapore 286965
If you haven’t already signed the kids up for holiday camp with the specialised fine art studio ARThaus, you’re seriously missing out. ARThaus has a personalised, daily and year-round holiday camp for the budding artist at home. They’ll be conducting Zoom sessions throughout October so that people globally may also enjoy the programs they offer. You’ll want to check in with their Facebook and Instagram pages to keep connected and find out what they have in store for the kiddos (and adults, too)!
When: Throughout October to January
Cost: Call to enquire, 9023 0458
Inspire your kids to become self-directed learners with Saturday Kids’ holiday programs this October. Its holiday camps feature a range of creative coding courses designed to pique children’s curiosities and encourage them to learn how to learn. Perfect for kids aged five to 14 years-old. Let’s get the kids coding!
When: 12 to 16 October, 23 to 27 November, and dates in December
Where: Bukit Timah, East Coast or Orchard outlets
The Open Centre
Teach the kids mindfulness and resilience at The Open Centre’s camp! There are tons of new activities for the little ones to try, from handcrafting and dog-training to dancing, reflective learning and more. You can bet these digital-free activities will certainly keep them occupied!
When: 12 to 16 October and 19 to 23 October, with more dates in November and December
Where: 100 Turf Club Road (Horse City) #01-02B, Singapore 287992
Looking for a creative arts camp? Join Centre Stage’s holiday interactive camps for a whirlwind of fun. Explore drama, movement and music in its Creative Arts Adventure camp – which includes a spot of art and crafts, too. Psst, Centre Stage is also open for extra-curricular classes, which means you can sign the kids up for even more fun. These camps are also running subject to strict MOE and MOH guidelines in order to keep the community safe and well, so you can rest assured your kids will be safe the entire time. Can we sign ourselves up for holiday camps, too?
When: 12 to 16 October and 19 to 23 October, 23 to 27 November, 30 November to 4 December and 7 to 11 December, from 9.30am to 12.30pm
Where: Centre Stage School of the Arts, 15 Woking Rd, Singapore 138694
Kids Camp Singapore
Want your child to learn new things and go on an adventure? If so, check out Kids Camp Singapore! They’ve got 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? Their camps are open all. year. long. Hooray!
When: All year long, enquire for more details
Where: Fort Canning Park, Sentosa and East Coast
More and more kids are learning how to code, and if you want your little one to do the same, then take this half term break to join Coding Lab’s holiday camp! Its award-winning curriculum boasts fun and easy activities to teach kiddies programming. The kids can also invent their own apps or learn text-based Python, a programming language used worldwide. Now, where do we sign up?
When: From 12 to 22 October
Where: Coding Lab learning centres at Parkway Parade and Bukit Timah
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