Have you got your Easter and Spring holiday camps sorted yet, mama?
Easter comes early this year (1 April), which in turn means early school holidays as well (10-18 March in local schools, and late March/early April at international schools). But don’t panic if you’re not yet sorted, mama — we’ve done the heavy lifting and rounded up the best holiday camps across all categories of fun for kiddos of all ages so you can ensure your littlies (and not-so-little-ones) can keep busy. Check out our guide to 2018 spring holiday camps below; we’ll be updating it over the course of the next month as new info becomes available!
For the past nine years this super popular multi-sport juggernaut has provided oodles of fun to kiddos ages 3-12. While playing sports and partaking in classic camp activities like arts & crafts, treasure hunts, and movie time, kiddos develop fundamental sports, social skills and even get to practise their language with Sport4Kids partner, Mandarin Art. New this year: Karate, which joins a lengthy list of options including Soccer, Rugby, Swimming, Athletics, Baseball, and mini-Olympics (how timely!). Their convenient locations on Turf Club Road and Dover Court International School make it even easier for kids to join!
26 – 30 March, 2 – 6 April, 9 – 13 April, 9am to 2pm
Where: Indoor Premier Pitch, 200 Turf Club Road, Plot 9, Singapore 287994 and
Dover Court International School, 301 Dover Road, Singapore 139644
How much: $475 per Child, Day rate at $105 per day
Budding little Beckhams (both girls and boys) will love CUFA’s individualised camps! Created for kiddos aged five years and up, their fun and physical football sessions aim to foster the development of physical, social and mental fitness. So it’s more than just football/soccer – little ones will get to immerse themselves in the dedication, teamwork and sportsmanship that comes with playing the sport. Mamas will be happy to hear that snacks and drinks are also provided, and lessons are held in sun-smart indoor pitches.
26 – 29 March (Camp 1)
2 – 6 April (Camp 2)
9 – 13 April (Camp 3)
Swiss Club / GESS Indoor Hall, 36 Swiss Club Road, Singapore 288139
Premier Pitch (indoor) 200 Turf Club Road, Plot 9, Singapore 287994 (Camp 3)
How much: $312 (Camp 1), $390 (Camp 2), $390 (Camp 3)
Choose from ever-popular multi-sport and sport-specific camps for kids ages 3-10, while also squeezing in camp faves like cooking, arts & crafts, good old fashioned water fights and team-building games! Three-hour camps are held at Shaws’s super-convenient Kallang location.
When: 12 – 15 March, 26 – 29 March, 2 -5 April
Where: Shaws Little League, 38 Jalan Benaan Kapal (Near Kallang Leisure Park, close to Tanjong Rhu), Singapore 399635
How much: $320 per child (including snacks and refreshments)
With an award-winning curriculum for kids ages 4 to 16 years old, Coding Lab takes a cue from MIT and puts a strong emphasis on inquiry-based learning along with the application of key mathematical concepts. Kiddos can look forward to a variety of camps across three convenient locations this March and April, including Tinkering Garage (perfect for gadget-heads or anyone passionate about programming), and dual literacy x coding workshops where littles create their own digital stories based on classic storybooks. Our preschooler totally dug this one!
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When: 12 – 16 March, 26 – 29 March, 2 – 6 April 2018
Where: Bukit Timah: 264 Upper Bukit Timah Road, #03-06, Singapore 588208; Yio Chu Kang: The Grassroots Club, 190 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 8, Singapore 568046; Orchard (Preschool classes only): Trehaus Co-Work, 442 Orchard Road, 03-01 Claymore Connect, Singapore 238879
How much: $395 – $695
Children 4 and up can try their hand at programming with languages like Cubetto and Scratch along with hardware experimentation. Each weeklong, immersive camp also has cool options for older kids, who take a crack at creating their own apps. Bonus points for a handy location just a block from City Hall SMRT. Want a $30 discount? Be sure to register before 28 February, mama!
When: 12-29 March, 3-13 April 2018
#04-13, Stamford Court, 61 Stamford Road, Singapore 178892
Demsey Hill, Blk 71 Loewen Road #01-03, Singapore 248847
How much: $300 and up
In addition to their popular March camps at their Bukit Timah and East Coast locations, the coding peeps at Saturday Kids will also be hosting a camp in Holland Village in conjunction with Singapore Design Week 2018. Kiddos will get to explore the heritage neighbourhood that will be transformed to an enclave of art installations, exhibitions and pop-ups – it’ll be an exciting week where coding meets design, so cool! Besides their always popular 4- and 5-day camps, this year also features newly-launched 2-hour workshops.
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When: 10 – 18 March 2018 (Full schedule available here)
Where: Holland Village (In conjunction with Singapore Design Week), Bukit Timah Plaza, Parkway Centre
How much: $350 for the 8-hour camps, $590-$660 for the 16-hour camps, and $90-$150 for 2-hour workshops
These themed “Fun Science” camps at both UWC SEA campuses take learning out of the classroom and into the real world, covering cool topics like 3D printing, Robotics, Movie Making, and much more. Kids aged 4 to 13 years old have so much fun role-playing and doing other activities while immersed in an imaginary environment and story that they don’t even realize they’re learning.
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When: Monday to Friday, 9am to 2pm
2 – 6 April
9 – 13 April
25 June – 3 August
Where: UWC Dover or UWC East
How much: $440
Conveniently offered at the British Council’s Napier Road (Secondary School) and Toa Payoh (Primary School) Centres, British Council’s Easter Study Camps are geared toward students aged 6 to 15 who are studying English as a second language. Through fun games and activities led by passionate, experience teachers, students will cover such varied daily topics as “Dinosaurs”, “Superheroes” and “Save the World”, all the while improving their communication skills, grammar and vocabulary, and oral confidence.
When: 2-6 April, 9-13 April, and 16-20 April 2018, 9 am – 1 pm
Where: Primary school camps @ British Council Toa Payoh Centre, 480 Lorong 6 Toa Payoh#09-01 HDB Hub, East Wing, Singapore 310480
Secondary school camps @ British Council Napier Road Centre, 30 Napier Road, Singapore 258509
How much: $736 per week
Have you a got a future doctor on your hands, mama? “World of Medicine Camp”, held in March and April for kids aged 7-12, allows them to explore and dive into everything from anatomy and body systems, to bacteria and viruses, to first aid and apothecary (where they’ll make their own medicine!). Kids will also get to visit medical facilities as well as hear from practicing medical professionals. At “Market Place Camp” and “Shark Tank Jr. Camp”, mini moguls will learn through play about the skills and resources of entrepreneurship, from idea generation all the way through prototyping. Taught by Harvard Business School alumni, the camps will give kiddos the confidence to build their very own business or social change movement!
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When: World of Medicine: 12-16 March and 9-13 April 2018, 8:30am-12:30pm; Shark Tank Jr. Camp: 26-29 March 2018, 8:30am-12:30pm; Marketplace Camp: 2-6 April 2018, 8:30am-12:30pm
Where: The Explore School House, 41 Sunset Way, #02-06 Clementi Arcade, Singapore 597071
How much: $640-$980 per week
Whether your kiddos are into coding, or they’re looking to keep their study skills sharp, you can be sure young minds will be buzzing at GEMS during the Easter break. In conjunction with Scholars Asia, there will be Computer Coding and Computer Game Design modules offered over the course of two weeks for kids between the ages of 12-16. Meanwhile, kids aged 6 – 15 can stay sharp with two different courses offered in collaboration with British Council Singapore: “English as an Additional Language” to help non-native English speakers boost their communication skills in a fun and social way, and “Academic and Leadership Skills”. Each British Council course is offered separately at the Primary and Secondary level.
When: 2-6 April and 9-13 April 2018
Where: GEMS World Academy (Singapore), 2 Yishun Street 42, Singapore 768039
How much: Scholars Asia computer courses are $500++ per week; British Council camps are $736++ per week
Look out for some Egg-citing courses coming your way this Easter! The Language Boutique’s four-day English (for 6-to-7-year-olds) and Science (for 8-to-9-year-olds) camps are both designed to boost kiddos’ creativity to the max, whether they’re writing their own story and putting on a puppet show, or concocting Easter egg slime while recording and reflecting on their scientific method. We like their handy location close to the CBD, too, which is perfect for working parents.
26 – 29 March, 2 – 5 April 2018
Where: Manhattan English Language Studio, Bugis Village, 164B Rochor Road, Singapore 188439
How much: $399 each/ course
This is the truly fun way to learn Mandarin! Geared toward 4-to-9-year-olds, Little Mandarins offers both indoor and outdoor activities at its lush location at Dempsey Hill. Kiddos will have so much fun with storytelling, speech & drama, songs, games, arts & crafts, and brush painting that they’ll barely notice how much they’re learning. And no prior Mandarin experience is required to join the camp!
When: 12 March – 13 April 2018, 9:45am to 12:45pm
Where: Little Mandarins @ Loewen, Block 71, Loewen Road, #01-03/04, Singapore 248847
How much: $78 per day / $350 per week
Why let kiddos laze around at home during March holidays when they can build a suite of important 21st century life skills over the course of just five days? With fun sessions in Robotics & Coding kids will build logical thinking skills; through activities as varied as Clay Arts and Basketball they’ll hone both their teamwork and their dexterity; and with cool courses like Kids’ Entrepreneurship and Cooking, they’ll boost both communication and leadership skills. One camp, five days…a lifetime’s worth of awesome experiences.
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When: 12 – 16 March, 26 – 30 March 2018
Where: 5 Temasek Boulevard, Suntec Tower 5 # 11-02, Singapore 038985
How much: $1,099 for 40-hour camp
Let 2-to-3-year-olds explore their world through play-based learning. Trehaus’s new Playschool is offering one-day trials during March school holidays, where little ones will develop important skills like hand-eye coordination, gross and fine motor skills, and basic numeracy and core literacy, via thematic exposure to play, songs, phonetic sounds and craft. Throughout the week Trehaus will also be playing host to a range of coding workshops for preschoolers, a cooking class, and STEM & Entrepreneurship classes from Ivy Cubs. Click here for the full rundown of classes!
When: Playschool: 15-16 March; Coding workshops: 15-16 March; Ivy Cubs Entrepreneurship: 12-13 March; Cooking class: 16 March 2018
Where: Trehaus, 442 Orchard Road, #03-01 Claymore Connect, Singapore 238879
How much: $50 and up
Led by our trusty Trehaus Team, let your 2-3 year olds explore the world around you with play-based learning. At our Playschool, we focus on key developmental milestones for toddlers: hand-eye coordination, gross and fine motor skills, basic numeracy and core literacy, with thematic exposure to play, songs, phonetic sounds and craft. From farm animals to colours, and bugs – our modern village is the perfect place to explore!
SIGN UP for a trial at $50 HERE.
Got a little rockstar on your hands? The Aureus Explorer Programme will be perfect for your kiddo! The brand new curriculum is designed both for students with no musical background who wish to explore a new instrument and current students who are interested in picking up a second instrument! This March holidays, Aureus Academy is offering 4 sessions of 30 or 45 minutes lessons conducted in a small group setting of students between 5 to 12 years old. Enjoy complimentary instruments worth up to $190 upon registration!
When: 10 – 18 March 2018
Where: Available at All Aureus Centres (Forum, Katong, AMK Hub, Rochester, Westgate, Eastpoint & Northpoint) How much: $199 – $339 (varies by instrument)
These holiday camps at this topflight drama school combine performing and creative arts (including drama, dance, and musical theatre) along with traditional camp faves like arts & crafts. Geared toward children ages 3 to 12, each weeklong camp last three hours daily, and is taught by a rotating slate of Centre Stage’s specialist instructors. We love that they’re available at two different locations in the East and West, too!
12 – 16 March, 26 – 29 March, 9 – 13 April 2018
Block 15 Woking Road, Singapore 138694
5000G Marine Parade Road, 01-32 Laguna Park, Singapore 449290
How much: $320 – $420
These flexible, exciting and dynamic camps for kids 5-9 and 9-13 range from a single half-day camp to four full days, perfect to suit whatever schedule your fam is on. Young artists will explore mixed media, painting, drawing, ceramics, sculpture, weaving and more. Each and every child will take an experiential and expressive journey where their own personality and ideas are celebrated. Kids love Inspired Art’s weeklong themed camps; look out for Animation Camp coming this April!
Easter Camp: 2 – 5 April
Animation Camp: 9 – 12 April
Where: Kallang Leisure Park, 5 Stadium Walk, Level 2 Unit 30 (Above Long John Silvers), Singapore 397693
How much: $95 (half-day camp) to $380 (four-day Animation Camp)
Children aged 2.5 to 17 can look forward to an exciting spring palette of 15 different programmes in painting, sketching and sculpture this year (Moms and Dads are welcome to join in the fun, too, with plenty of Adult classes also on offer!). With a wide variety of dates available across two different locations, there’s plenty of flexibility to suit every family’s schedule. Perhaps the most popular option is the 4-day and 2-day Artrageous Camp, which offers kiddos aged 4 and up both full- and half-day options. Colour us intrigued by this year’s fusion of Monet and contemporary theme!
When: Various from 12-29 March and 2-12 April 2018
Where: Mandarin Gardens (Marine Parade location): 15 Siglap Road, #01-07, Singapore 448912 Siglap Centre (East Coast): 55 Siglap Road, #02-18, Singapore 455871
$175 – $280 for Holiday Programs for kids and adults (4-6 lessons x 1-2 hours per session, all materials included)
$270 – $540 for Short Course Programs especially for adults (6 – 12 lessons x 2 hours per session, all materials included)
$300 – $850 for Artrageous Camp for 2-4 days, half days & full days available, (all materials included)
This March, children can flex their creative muscles with STAGE Camp (for littlies aged 4 to 6) and THEATRE Stage (for kids 7 to 12). Young performers are encouraged to play, create and present their own stories over the course of these weeklong camps, all the while discovering the magic of theatre in bringing stories to life. At STAGE Camp, kiddos will have a royally fun time navigating the big wide world via drama, art and craft with a beautiful Nightingale, all under the guidance of UK actor and theatre teacher Joanna Pilgrim. In Theatre Stage, kids will learn and put into practice both drama and actor skills, culminating in a stage performance at the end of the week for friends and family. The camp is equally suitable for theatre lovers and children taking their first steps into drama. Both camps help children improve communication skills and make new friends while also boosting self-esteem and confidence!
When: 12-16 March 2018, 10am-12:30pm (STAGE Camp) and 1:30-4pm (THEATRE Stage)
Where: Rehearsal Room, Havelock II, No. 2 Havelock Road #04-01, Singapore 059763
How much: STAGE Camp: $388 (includes 1 ticket for the child to see The Nightingale); THEATRE Stage: $350. Email [email protected] or call (+65) 6221 5585 to book a place for your child.
Ban boredom this Easter and get your kids involved in Singapore’s most popular holiday camps! Camp Asia is bringing the fun to Australian International School with two weeks’ worth of fun camps, including new additions like Magic, Parkour and Aviation! Of course kids can also pick traditional faves like Super Chef, Super Soccer, Super Basketball and heaps of others, with tonnes of offerings tailored to kids from ages 3 all the way up to 16. Bonus point for their convenient bus pick-ups, too!
Mention Sassy Mama when you register to score your kiddo some free Camp Asia merchandise!
When: 2-6, 9-13 April 2018
Where: Australian International School, 1 Lorong Chuan, Singapore 556818
How much: $650 per week. Email [email protected] or call (+65) 6593 3691.
Way more than just an awesome indoor playground, eXplorerKid provides a truly holistic learning environment for kids with a range of March school holidays workshops that build confidence, enhance socio-emotional skills and develop critical thinking. Kiddos can get hands-on creating their own breakfast bento, or painting a name board to spruce up their living space. With fun multi-activity sessions they can stay active and learn how to play three different sports. Every workshop includes one hour of playtime at eXplorerKid’s indoor playground facilities, too!
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When: Various from 10-17 March 2018
eXplorerKid @ Downtown East, Market Square @ Downtown East, E!Hub, Level 3, 1 Pasir Ris Close, Singapore 519599
eXplorerKid @ AMK Hub, Ang Mo Kio Hub #04-02, 53 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 3, Singapore 569933
How much: $45 per workshop. Email [email protected] and quote promo code SASSY10 to receive 10% off all registration fees!
Want to give your 8-to-16-year-old kiddo that quintessential summer camp experience but reluctant to send them all the way to North America or Europe? Hop a quick flight to Bangkok and make your way to picturesque Kanchanaburi, where campers get up to classic camp activities like arts & crafts, sports and performing arts, plus all sorts of water fun and once-in-a-lifetime excursions. With a chance to unplug from technology while truly experiencing nature and fresh air, campers will appreciate iCamp Thailand’s community spirit and emphasis on respect, cooperation, and teamwork. They’ll make new friends from all around the world, too!
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When: 4-10, 11-17, 18-24, 25-31 March 2018
Where: 9/9 Moo 6, Tambon Klondo, Dan Makham Tia District, Kanchanaburi 71260 Thailand
How much: $970/week, includes 3 meals, 2 snacks and all activities per day
With a gorgeous outdoor setting at HorseCity in Bukit Timah, the Open Centre’s Mindfulness & Resilience Camp gives children a wonderful chance to unplug and focus on connection, self-awareness, self-expression, and of course fun during the school holidays. The camp’s holistic approach combines a mix of mindfulness practices, nature exploration, and a variety of physical and experiential activities such as horseback riding, creative arts, pet therapy, and Yoga. Five-day camps also include a field trip, and fees cover the cost of both lunch and snacks. Wish they had this one for mamas!
When: 5 – 9 March, 12 – 16 March, 26 – 30 March, 2 – 6 April, 9 – 13 April, 30 April – 4 May 2018
Where: The Open Centre, 100 Turf Club Road #01-02B, Singapore 287992
How much: $680 (including lunch and snacks)
Children aged 7-10 can try something new every day with this year’s “Rainforest Rescue!”-themed camp, available over two different weeks in April. Designed and delivered by Tanglin teachers, the programme offers everything from sports to storytelling, along with crafts, cooking and technology, all at Tanglin’s world-class facilities! We love how mindfulness is incorporated (there’s even a Yoga session at the end of the day), and how kiddos are encouraged to try something new that challenges them, all in the spirit of risk-taking. There’s also a real emphasis on teamwork – whether through games in the pool or encouraging a friend to find the fastest route to the top of the climbing wall, this camp is all about giving children the confidence to have a go and aim high!
When: 2-6, 9-13 April 2018
Where: Tanglin Trust School, 95 Portsdown Road, Singapore 139299
How much: $610 (sibling discount available)