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CAMP YAKABOO 2015 SUMMER CAMP SCHEDULE – WEEK II

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Ages  3 to 8
Date: 27th April – 1st May 2015
Time: 10.00 am – 12.30 pm
Science Factoty 27th april to 1st may
Ages 9 and above
Date: 27th April – 1st May 2015
Time: 10.30 am – 12.30 pm
Public Speaking 27th april - 1st may
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Ages 9-12
(Evening Session)
Date: 27th April – 1st May 2015
Time: 5.00 pm – 7.00 pm
monday evening workshop egypt

CAMP YAKABOO 2014 – SUMMER CAMPS FOR 3-5 YEARS @ HIPPOCAMPUS CHENNAI

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Critters & Scales: Of Colorful Creatures!!

Calling all little campers to get excited for story-telling, as we explore the works of Eric Carle.Through the classic,Panda Bear, Panda Bear,  What do you see? We will look at endangered species & how we can help them. Let’s stroll along the animal trail with a story each day and get our creative juices flowing to create offbeat crafts featuring    the very quiet cricket,the greedy python and the foolish tortoise. Let’s bring the beautiful world of Eric Carle  alive through this very colorful camp! Storyteller and children’s writer Praba Ram will lead the session along  with arts resource person Vandana.

Mentor: Praba Ram & Vandana Gobind

Vandana enjoys doing storytime ,craft and fireless cooking with kids.Started off as a hobby,but now runs workshops and does birthday events too.

Age group – 3-5 || Dates – April 21 – April 25th, 2014 || Time – 10.00 am to 12.30 pm

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

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Alien Science!!

Do you believe in Aliens? Well, let’s go exploring into space in our mean flying machines. Let’s see what kind of habitats support life and what the probabilities of creatures growing on different planets are. Can we imagine alien creatures, how would they look and what special characteristics would they have? Did you know that astronauts eat special food in space? Are there really aliens? Meet some aliens who love under pants even more than you do . Get hooked onto stories of Aliens and spaceships. Join us for a space celebration with,stories, crafts and activities.

Mentor: Padma & Niveditha

Padma Nagarajan has been working with children and edutainment, across television theatre and workshops for over ten years. Her aim is always to pass on information in a pictoral , hands-on ,fun way . For this she employs games ,stories , day to day parallels and models . She loves working with children and learning from them .

Age group – 3-5 || Dates – April 28th – May 2nd, 2014 || Time – 10.00 am to 12.30 pm

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

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Waves of fun!!

Cool off this summer with a whole range of water based experiments- Learn about density. Viscosity, Surface Tension, water pressure and whole range of properties of water in a way that’s super duper fun! Splash away the summer heat with wet and wild books, dip into water based art projects and activities.

Mentor: The Science Factory & Vandana

The Science Factory is one of India’s first science enrichment programs for school kids, making science study a truly visual and participative experience. The Science Factory conducts workshops and partners with schools to offer hands-on, fun, scientific experiences designed especially for children between the ages of 4 to 11.

Vandana enjoys doing storytime ,craft and fireless cooking with kids.Started off as a hobby,but now runs workshops and does birthday events too.

Age group – 3-5 || Dates – May 5th – May 9th, 2014 || Time – 10.00 am to 12.30 pm

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

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A Dash of Folk and a Pinch of Mime!!

Hop on stage and give it a go, A song, a tune, a joke or a jig,Come and give it a go. Energise your body and mind into creative action. Express yourself through movement & mime.An Introduction to drama though role play, mime & creative movement.Let your creativity take flight through dance,drama & singing. A fun filled theatre camp with emphasis on mime, movement & folk theatre.

Mentor: Shakila & Andrea Jacob

Andrea Jacob,a fitness enthusiast, a dancer, choreographer and a creative movement instructor will share her global experiences with us at Hippocampus.

Shakila Arun , Director , Programmes of Applause Theatric activities has been involved with theatre since 1991. She has performed in the capacity of actor in more than 30 plays.Shakila has directed many plays for children and is conducting workshops in corporates, educational institutions and other organizations.

 

Age group – 3-5 || Dates – May 12th – May 23rd, 2014 || Time – 10.00 am to 12.30 pm

Workshop fees – Members- Rs. 3800 || Non Members – Rs. 4000

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Cooked ‘n’ Booked!!

Enjoy the essence of Cooking. Explore important cooking skills such as mixing, pouring, shaking, spreading, peeling, rolling & mashing. Learn all about colours shapes textures & smells of the ingredients and increase your math skills through measuring & mixing.Churn out a wide variety of recipes that the kids will be thrilled to make and munch on!! Did you ever think Dragons could love tacos or a Spoon could have feelings? From finger licking food to nail biting books, this workshop has it all.

Mentor: Anusha & Vandana

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.

Vandana enjoys doing storytime ,craft and fireless cooking with kids.Started off as a hobby,but now runs workshops and does birthday events too.

Age group – 3-5 || Dates – May 26th – May 30th, 2014 || Time – 10.00 am to 12.30 pm

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

MAGNETS AROUND ME – SAT 22ND FEB 2014 AT HIPPOCAMPUS CHENNAI

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MAGNETS ARE AMAZING !!

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SATURDAY 22ND @ 11.00 A.M.
AGES 4 – 10.
 What do magnets have that make objects stick to it ?? Magnets are mysterious objects. They have an invisible force by which they can repel or attract other objects.
Children are fascinated by magnets, to them magnets seem to have almost magical properties.Explore the many unique properties of magnets with Gitanjali Sriram. Have fun learning about magnets with activities that include music, dance , role play, and art & craft.

HURRY UP AND REGISTER !!

CALL 044 42116417 / 24433544
Or email – chandni@hippocampus.in
Please note: Registration on first come first serve basis only.
A Non- member fee of Rs. 250/-is applicable.

THIS WEEKEND @ HIPPOCAMPUS CHENNAI – 7Th DEC’ 2013

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GET SPORTY WITH HOO !!

sporty beans

Saturday, Dec 7th’ 2013 @ 11.00am
Ages 3-6 Years
Is you child a bundle of energy?? Do you need to channelise it in the right direction?? Come along with your kids and be a part of the Sportybeans session, which offers a host of running and ball game activities.With creative instruction and positive encouragement , the programme focusses on the development of gross motor skills along with balance, strength and, co-ordination, stamina and timing.Come Discover a lifelong passion for sports!!
JOY OF BAKING !!
baking
Saturday, Dec 7th ,2013 @ 11.00am
Ages 7 & above

Celebrate this Christmas with some of our festive treats…

Now that the Christmas season is in full swing, it’s time to bake up a host of sweet treats that capture the flavors of the season.

Come along and learn to make some simple fondant decorations , which  can be used to decorate the cupcakes. Start your cupcake decorating Journey !!

Bake some delicious cookies and decorate cupckaes in the christmas spirit with Anjula Giri Ram of “I Can Bake”.

THIS WEEKEND @ HIPPOCAMPUS CHENNAI – 22ND JUNE 2013

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CRAZY ABOUT CARLE !!

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Saturday the 22nd June @ 11.00 am  
Ages 3- 6 

Bring the Kids by the Library to celebrate the 84th birthday of children’s author Eric Carle.

 Join us for a very artsy party, hang around to create some cool artwork and listen to some great Eric Carle books with Aunty Praba.

MEET MR. BOND !!

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Saturday the 22nd June @ 11.00 am

Ages 8 & Above.

It’s time to get bonding with Ruskin Bond. Join for a read aloud session of Bond’s short story, “The Day Grandfather Tickled a Tiger”.

Get inspired by his writing style and enjoy creating your very own short story.

 Come tap into the budding creative writer sleeping within you.  Kick start with simple words, play exercises and find the joy of writing with Srividya.

PUPPET TIME WITH USHA VENKATRAMAN @ HIPPOCAMPUS – CHENNAI 2ND FEBRUARY 2013

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Usha’s Wonderpuppets are back!

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 Saturday, 2nd February, 2013

Time: 11.00 am to 12.30 pm

For all ages

Big surprises come in really tiny packages!

 Which is why Usha Venkatraman is here with her teeny puppets to make you laugh, sing and want to squeal with joy!

 Join Usha as she arrives, from ye ol’ Mumbai, with a trunkful of stories from around the world to make you laugh, think and wonder!

  Call 42116417/ 24433544 to know more about registrations

About Usha Venkatraman

As a trained teacher with qualifications in the areas of education and the performing arts, Usha Venkatraman is a self-taught puppeteer. Usha’s engaging and interactive puppetry sessions, which are filled with strong drama, music, movement and singing, both educate and entertain her audience.

Her lively and dramatic storytelling performances keep people of all ages spellbound. Value based education through Puppets is her area of interest and she is always on the lookout for new ideas and concepts to teach through puppets.

THIS WEEKEND @ HIPPOCAMPUS CHENNAI – 6TH OCT 2012

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Just move!

Date: 6th October ’12 Saturday || Time:11.00 am | – 12.30 pm | Age: 3 to 6 years 

Come show off your dance moves!

 
Yes, Appu Akka is coming to Hippocampus this week for a wonderful, exciting session of creative movements and storytelling. Join her as we dance to some fun music, games and activities that use dance and storytelling as a medium for you to express your inner joys!
 
And everyone’s a dancer here, dear friends! Move those legs, wiggle those hips and dance away to happiness!

Kick em’ right!

Date: 6th October ’12 Saturday || Time:11.00 am | – 12.30 pm | Age: 7 & above 

Self-defense is essential to everyone out there! Be it in the bus, a dark alley or even your own house – danger lurks everywhere! Join us with Uncle Sreeram for an exciting session of Krav Maga – an Israeli self defense art that will help you prepare yourself in a time of danger.

 
Krav Maga means “hand to hand combat” which means there are no weapons, or dangerous items involved here. It promotes finishing a fight as quickly as possible. Excessive violence is not allowed in Krav Maga, making it a very practical self defense system.
 
Come join us for a Krav Maga 101 session with some basic activities and exercises!
Flex those muscles and show us what you’ve got!