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Top Enrichment Workshops and Camps For Children This March Holidays

It’s just a few days to the March school holidays! If you’re still wracking your brains over how to entertain the young ones while school’s out, we have the details you just might need: enrichment workshops and camps for children that will not only teach them essential skills but will also allow them to be productive with their free time. 

Here’s a list of workshops and camps that still have slots open:

MindChamps: Monsters Alive Writing Workshop (Ages 6 to 8)

Monsters Alive - MindChamps
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Sure, it’s still seven months to Halloween, but there’s always time to let your child’s creativity shine—with the help of leading preschool MindChamps’ monsters. A writing workshop for Kindergarten 2, Primary 1, and Primary 2 students, Monsters Alive Writing Workshop will allow participants to be involved in the creative process, learn concept building, and specific writing techniques. They will then be able to create their own works and showcase what they learnt in the four-hour session.

When: K2: 20 Mar, 9am to 1pm / Primary 1 & 2: 22 Mar, 1 to 5pm (separate sessions)
Where: MindChamps at Toa Payoh, Toa Payoh HDB Hub East Wing, Level 17
Fee: $89
Click here for more information.

The Learning Lab: Communicating With Confidence (Ages 7 to 8)

The Learning Lab
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In early primary school, presentations and show-and-tells become the norm, which can be daunting for many children. With the aim to turn children into fluent speakers, The Learning Lab’s Communicating With Confidence will help participants face their fear of the mic and spotlight through fun and practical activities. Specialised guidance will also be provided over the two days, so sign your child up to have them master the art of speaking in front of a crowd!

When: 18 Mar and 22 Mar, 10am to 1pm / 18 Mar and 19 Mar, 12pm – 3pm
Where: Learning Lab at United Square / Learning Lab at Rochester Mall
Fee: $329 (new students) / $269.10 (existing students)
Click here for more information.

Discovery Camps (Ages 3 to 12)

Discovery Camps
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A slew of activities are available at Discovery Camps, where children will be able to unlock their hidden potential through innovative activities. Let the outgoing ones blossom with Actor’s Studio, guided by the drama teachers of Lorna Whiston Schools, while burgeoning tech whizzes can try their hand at making their own games in Code Academy. Multi Activity camps for the energetic, Lego Robotics for those interested in science, and Movie Maker for budding filmmakers are also available during this holiday period.

When: 18 to 22 Mar, various times
Where: Lorna Whiston Schools / Lorna Whiston Speech and Drama Club at United Square / Lorna Whiston School at Parkway Parade / SJI International (bus service available)
Fee: From $595
Click here for more information.

Repton Schoolhouse: Explorer Junior Inventors Da Vinci Code Adventure (Ages 4 to 6)

Repton Schoolhouse Singapore
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Is your child a budding inventor? Send them on Repton Schoolhouse’s Explorer Junior Da Vinci Code Adventure, where they can recreate the works of Italian polymath Leonardo Da Vinci. Expect your kid creating fresco painting, parachutes, catapults, clay modelling, and secret codes over five days of discovery.

When: 18 to 22 Mar, 9am to 1pm
Where: R Learning Lab at Alexandra Central
Fee: $450
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Smarter Me: Change The World Innovation Camp (Ages 10 to 15)

Smarter Me - Change The World
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Spark an entrepreneurial spirit in your child through Smarter Me’s five-day Change The World Innovation Camp, where they will work in teams to create a business pitch and eventually present to a judging panel. Tech skills such as coding and robotics will also be taught to participants (laptops will be necessary!), while they learn how to collaborate and troubleshoot eventual problems.

When: 18 to 22 Mar, 9 am to 4pm
Where: R Learning Lab at Alexandra Central
Cost: $450
Click here for more information.

SOMOS Summer Camp: Discovery Camp (Ages 6 to 12)

SOMOS Summer Camp
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Real-life issues in the 21st century differ vastly from academic problems, so give your child a head start by sending them for seven days to Discovery with SOMOS Summer Camp. Children will get their hands on coding, clay arts, cooking, robotics, smart application building, and more across the week, as well as try out some cultural activities along the way. With real-world problems being placed before them, they have to think creatively of how to solve them—and build leadership and thinking skills as they do so.

When: 18 to 22 Mar, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Where: The Yards, 406 Joo Chiat Place (Drop-off and pick-up at Suntec City available)
Cost: $999
Click here for more information. 

Cover photo courtesy of Smarter Me

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