Singapore’s June school holidays are just about here mama, and there’s no need to fret! Rather, we want you to celebrate! From acapella singing to yoga olympics, a ceramics safari to koala crafts, there’s a bevy of both one-off and weeklong activities to keep your little ones occupied in June 2015! Read on for all the super-fun deets…
NeuroCeramicsTM June holiday camps
Using pottery as a platform to engage littlies, stimulate their creativity and encourage productivity,these half-day and full-day activities cater to kiddos as young as 18 months all the way up to 16 year-olds. From making safari animals and mystery-solving with Scooby Doo, to creative writing with Captain Planet, exploring the universe, and learning entrepreneurial skills, NeuroCeramicsTM’s camps boost abstract thinking and problem solving while little ones have fun and make friends. We also love their initiative to donate a class to one underprivileged child for every five kids who participate in the June holiday camps!
When: 1-26 June
Where: Various locations. For full details, click here!
How much: $48-$308.60
The Language Boutique summer camps
This awesome, privately run tuition centre delivers bespoke classes that encourage a life-long love for learning in all their students, ages 4 to 12. Boost your munchkin’s language skills at a plethora of school holiday camps this summer, from “Jolly Phonics” for the little ones to “Reading Explorers” for 6-8 year olds and “The First Creative Steps” for children aged 7-9. For older children the team Is running “Key Literacy and Spelling Skills” for 10-12 year olds and “Maths Masters” for children in grade six (aged 11-12).
When: 22 June-7 August. For full details, click here!
Where: Manhattan English Language Studio (The Language Boutique’s sister school), 164B Rochor Road, Bugis Village, Singapore 188439
How much: $249 – $349
Faust International Youth Theatre Workshop
Mini thespians will delight in this one-day workshop with the Faust International Youth Theatre, coming at you direct from London. Little ones can even learn theatre and performance skills from the cast of The Wind In The Willows (and snag a ticket for the show!).
When: 14 June, 9am-12.30pm
Where: School of The Arts, Level 2 – Green Room, Dhoby Ghaut, Singapore 227968
How much: $120. Book before 8 June by calling (+65) 6235 3817 or emailing [email protected]
SGT Ken Parent-Child Bootcamp
Get in shape with your little one at Active SG’s wildly popular bootcamp with award-winning fitness master, SGT Ken! From resistance to resilience training, SGT Ken’s bootcamps are a fun way to get fit while bonding with your young one (suitable for ages 5-12).
When: 13 June, 4-6pm
Where: Pasir Ris Sports Centre, 120 Pasir Ris Central, Singapore 519640
How much: $25 per parent-child pair. Register by clicking here!
TAS Vocal Camp with The Acapella Society
Aca-believe it! The Acapella Society are holding an intensive vocal training camp for little ones aged 5-17 years old! Focused on team building and understanding your singing voice, this musical camp will conclude with a closing concert so munchkins can sing loud and proud!
When: 1-12 June, 9am-3pm
Where: Aliwal Arts Centre, 28 Aliwal Street, #03-03, Singapore 199918
How much: 1 Week $200; 2 Weeks $300
Olympic Yoga Games
Kids are encouraged to go for gold at Kate Porter Yoga’s upcoming Olympic Yoga Games. Little ones aged 4-12 years will get to explore different olympic sports through yoga play, from cycling and running to javelin, weight-lifting, surfing and more!
When: 13 June, 4.45-5.30pm
Where: Kate Porter Yoga, 5000G Marine Parade Road, 01-27 Laguna Park, Singapore, 449290
How much: $25. Book by calling (+65) 9781 3403 or emailing [email protected]
Koalamania at Singapore Zoo
Koalas Chan, Idalia, Pellita and Paddle have arrived at Singapore Zoo and are ready to meet visitors! Little ones can show their love for these furry marsupials by taking part in koala-themed arts ‘n crafts like making masks, origami art, pencil huggers and Australian Aboriginal-inspired dot paintings.
When: Now-28 June, 8.30am-6pm
Where: Singapore Zoo, 80 Mandai Lake Rd, Singapore 729826
How much: Adult $22.40, Child $14.70
Old School Memories at Jurong Bird Park
This June, families are invited to visit the Jurong Bird Park on weekends, make some feathered friends and partake in old-school games from a bygone era to celebrate SG50. Learn how to play chapteh, compete in a traditional game of kuti kuti and collect winner’s coupons at the various game stations to win exciting prizes at the tikam tikam counter. There’ll also be a jumbo-sized Snakes and Ladders board game that families can play on together!
When: 6-28 June, 10am-4pm
Where: Jurong Bird Park, 2 Jurong Hill, Singapore 628925
How much: Adult $38, Kids $25
Scent Walk with AllSense
Gather the little ones and join Singapore’s first ever Scent Walk – guided tours around our city where our olfactory senses lead the way (along with tour guide Kate McLean). Time to see (or smell!) a different side of the Lion City!
When: 3-10 June
Where: Various locations. For full details, click here!
How much: Free!
Pat-a-Cake with Aruna Baking Classes
Want the kiddos to learn skills related to maths, science, patience and following directions? And bring some tasty treats home to you? These fun hourlong classes for kids 3-7 and 8-13 will cover a range of yummy topics, including “Bake Your Own Pizza” and “Fresh Blueberry Scones”.
When: 1-12 June (hourlong sessions)
Where: Water Place, 177 Tanjong Rhu Road, Singapore 436607
How much: $25 per child