CAMP YAKABOO 2013- SUMMER CAMPS FOR ABOVE 8-12 YEARS @HIPPOCAMPUS- CHENNAI

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THE SUGAR RUSH EXPRESS

Twirly- pink candies and chewy- choco chips sprinkled over fluffy yellow cupcakes! Mmmmm, sounds delicious doesn’t it? Well, this Summer we give you the chance to become our top chef. Hop aboard the Sugar Rush Express and learn to bake along with Anusha. Whip, mix, stir, smash and measure your way to a drool-worthy treat!

Mentor: Anusha Kaushik

Anusha kaushik, founder of Delicioso, a one stop bake shop conducts workshops for kids. Easy to make, simple recipes and methodologies which will introduce children to the world of baking.

Age group – 8-12 || Dates – April 15th – April 19th, 2013 || Time – 10.00 am to 12.30 pm

Workshop fees – Members- Rs. 2300 || Non Members – Rs. 2500

THE SILVER TONGUE

Great Leaders were born from great speakers. Come learn how to develop your oratory skills with Sandhya Ruban from Eloquens. Be loud, be proud and muster up the courage to speak in front of an audience. Enhance your English speaking skills, fluency, accuracy and confidence along with us!

Mentor: Sandhya Ruban, Eloquens

Sandhya Ruban is the creative head of Eloquens, a platform that offers customized workshops for children – focusing on developing speech, inter-personal communication and social skills. She is a part of the World Storytelling Institute and loves storytelling as well.

Age group – 8-12 || Dates – April 22 – April 26th, 2013 || Time – 10.00 am to 12.30 pm

Workshop fees – Members- Rs. 2500 || Non Members – Rs. 2700

GET ANIMATED!

What do Finding Nemo, Tangled, Madagascar and Kung Fu Panda have in common? Well, they are all animated movies! If you love animation and art and want to know more about it, then come over this summer and learn something new with Sandhya Prabhat. Watch as she helps make you your own stop-motion movie. What’s more! You get your own copy too!

Mentors: Sandhya Prabhat & Chaaya

Sandhya Prabhat is an independent illustrator and animator based in Chennai. She was one of the animators for ‘The Diary of Amos Lee’ TV Series that aired in the MediaCorp Okto Channel in Singapore. Over the last couple of years, she has worked on projects based in India, Singapore, Switzerland and the U. S. A. She is a graduate of NYU Tisch School of the Arts Asia and holds a Master of Fine Arts degree in Animation and Digital Arts

Chaaya is currently in the second year of the Bachelor of Arts degree in English at Stella Maris College, Chennai. Chaaya is a cartoonist, artist and animator. She was invited by The Indian Express newspaper to run her cartoon strip, “Susie”, when she was around eleven. She has numerous other awards in related areas to her credit.

Age group – 8-12 || Dates – April 29 – May 3rd, 2013 || Time – 10.00 am to 12.30 pm

Workshop fees – Members- Rs. 2300 || Non Members – Rs. 2500

GET CURIOUS WITH CHEMISTRY!

Get ready to be in awe as we experiment with colour changing water, the paper that gives rainbow colours, make our own flubber blob , build a chemistry fuelled rocket, mess with that hydrogel superhero, build a unending foam fountain, make your own jumpy ball and much more! Experience the Wonders and Marvels of Chemistry!

Mentor: Nagalakshmi from Curio Kidz

CurioKidz is powered by a team of professionals, professors and domain experts who create activity based learning modules that facilitate learning through inquiry and exploration. At CurioKidz every child is equipped with an individual kit and encouraged to participate in the learning experience. The experiments are performed under safe conditions and close supervision with a student to trainer ratio of 1:10. Having worked with Science and children for several years now , CurioKidz is now a proud partner to Schools for Designing and Implementing Activity Based Learning Programs.

.Age group – 8-12 || Dates – May 6 – May 10th, 2013 || Time – 10.00 am to 12.30 pm

Workshop fees – Members- Rs. 2600 || Non Members – Rs. 2800

‘WRITE NOW’

A Summer special with Sandhya Rao

Everyone can Write. Everyone can Read and everyone  has favourite things they like to share.

Writer and Translator Sandhya Rao takes the children through an interactive Writing Workshop. A combination of Writing, Reading,Listening,Collating Stories,Poems,Reports,Pictures etc.She has lot of tips for the budding  writer in you. Who knows, there might be a writer in you,just waiting to be unreleased and this could be the workshop to do it!

Mentor: Sandhya Rao

Age group – 8-12 || Dates – May 13 – May 17th, 2013 || Time – 10.00 am to 12.30 pm

Workshop fees – Members- Rs. 2000 || Non Members – Rs. 2200

CODING FOR KIDS!

Workshop in SCRATCH Programming

This Summer, sit at the computer…. not playing games,but creating your own Interactive Stories….Animations….Doing the actual programming to create them all !

An Introduction to basic Programming workshop that gives young minds the freedom to let their imagination fly and see their skills translated into virtual reality. It uses design – based learning approach to support development of children’s computational thinking through explorations with SCRATCH.

NOTE: Kids should bring their Own Laptop.

Mentor:Bhuvana Sudhakar (Think Diff School)

Age group – 8-12 || Dates – May 20 – May 24th, 2013 || Time – 10.00 am to 12.30 pm

Workshop fees – Members- Rs. 2600 || Non Members – Rs. 2800

GOIN’ LIVE!

If you’re funny, have a good voice and love talking non-stop then this workshop is custom-made for you! Learn the many aspects of being a Radio Jockey and the technicalities of how a Radio works. Plan, research ,organize and present a Radio Show of your own. Work on techniques like voice modulation, role Play, Dramatisation etc., Go about doing Interviews Conducting contest, review movies/books! And much much more!

Mentor: RJ Abishek from Radio Mirchi

Abishek has been an RJ with Radio Mirchi for the last 8 months and he hosts the Evening drive-time show (5 to 9) called Freeyavidu.

Age group – 8-12 || Dates – May 27 – May 31st, 2013 || Time – 10.00 am to 12.30 pm

Workshop fees – Members- Rs. 2300 || Non Members – Rs. 2500

FLYIN’ THE HIGH SKIES

Do you love flying? Are you looking to be a pilot or an aero-engineer? Hop aboard and join us on an exclusive training programme that will help teach how to make flights, elements of deigns and construction and principles of physics! Make your own plane and test fly them too! What’s more! You can make and launch your own rocket as well!

Mentor: Trainers from AEROWORLD

Aero World is the Business Partner of Aero-Sports in Chennai. They promote short term and long term aero-modelling workshops in schools and colleges. Dilip Kadavill and PG Nandhakumar will be conducting these interactive classes, teaching kids how to make their own planes like the Chuck Glider, rubber powered airplane models, model rocketry and the simple glider.

Age group – 8-12 || Dates – May 6 – May 17th, 2013 || Time – 4.00 pm – 6.30 pm

Workshop fees – Members- Rs. 3600 || Non Members – Rs. 3800

MEAN MACHINES

Are you curious about robots and how they work? Ever wondered how robots move around, and execute commands? Well, here’s a chance to work with these intelligent machines! Come learn the many aspects of Robotics, their design and construction and much much more! Be the cool geek with our Robotics workshop and show off your skills!

Mentors: Trainers from ASIMOV Robotics

Asimov Robotics provide interactive and informative training programmes and workshops for children. The Robotics workshop includes the history of Robotics, the laws of robotics, how to assemble a robot, programme a robot and make a solar robot. The sessions will be conducted by Muralidharan, who holds more than 15 years of experience in Automation and Control domain in various assignments in 12 countries

Age group – 8-12 || Dates – May 20 – May 24th, 2013 || Time – 4.00 pm – 6.30 pm

Workshop fees – Members- Rs. 2100 || Non Members – Rs. 2300

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