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STORYTELLING PERFORMANCE BY CRAIG JENKINS @ HIPPOCAMPUS – CHENNAI

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Ghost Stories !

Story telling at Hippocampus

 

Date:17th Aug|| Time :5.00 – 6.00 pm||Age : 8 & above

As the evening falls on the busy streets of Chennai, we invite the brave and the bold to enter the spooky, scary world of ghost stories with nocturnal storyteller Craig Jenkins. An unique, interactive element awaits the audience, gives them the opportunity to lead the characters and choose different endings.

1001 Nights

Story telling at Hippocampus

 

Date:18th Aug|| Time :11.00am – 12.00pm||Age : 5 – 8 Years

Hippocampus invites children and families of all ages to travel to the heart of the ‘1001 Nights’ as contemporary story teller Craig Jenkins reimagines his favourite tales from one of the world’s greatest collections of stories.

Discover the fortunes found within a magic cave, at the bottom of a demon filled river and deep within young boy’s dreams. Kids may also bring along one item that they consider to be ‘treasure’ for a story-sharing moment after the stories….

Fees: Rs.100/- For Members || Rs.250/-For Non-Members

Registration on first comes first serve basis only.

Limited Seats.

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CAMP YAKABOO – SUMMER CAMPS FOR 6 – 8 YEARS @ HIPPOCAMPUS, CHENNAI – 2012

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Little Scientists !

 You are never too young to be a Scientist.

What’s hair for? How do Birds fly? . Rediscover your sense of wonder with “Sid the Kid”. Sid loves to observe and investigate objects and events and thus learns that science is all around us. Learn to think and act like Scientists. This hands-on science investigation workshop is a great way for kids to be explorers as well as learners. Celebrate a child’s natural curiosity about science in everyday life.

Mentor: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 – 6 to 8 years|| Dates -16th April to 20th April 2012|| Time -10:00 am to12.30 pm

Workshop Fees – Members – Rs.1800 || Non members – Rs. 2000

TRAVEL BUG !

Join GOGO bug on his travels around the world .Travelling is fun .But it is important to travel responsibly and always be prepared. GOGO will give the kids basic travelling knowledge and  take the kids through basic travelling tips, rules and requirements .

GOGO will take the kids to different parts of the world and introduce them to the customs and culture of the places through language ,stories ,songs , food ,costumes , artefacts, structures  and much much more .

Come expose your kids to folk dance culture around the world ,  learn the  Brazilian Samba , do the Spanish Flamenco,  and enjoy the Cuban salsa with Andrea Jacob.

Mentors:Andrea Jacob & Padma Nagarajan

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 .

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

Age Group – 6 to 8 years|| Dates -23rd April to 27th April || Time -10:00 am to12.30 pm

Workshop Fees – Members – Rs.1800 || Non members – Rs. 2000

Panchatantra – A Musical

This Summer experience , a fun filled learning through Panchatantra, by using drama and movement at Hippocampus.. Inspired by Tulika’s Panchatantra , watch the kids put up a theatrical performance with a lot of unexpected twists and turns . Add colour to your performance – make your own masks and props . Come alive with Indian characters from the past , thereby creating moments of magic, knowledge and oodles of fun.

Mentor:Sangeeta, Andrea jacob & Shakila

Sangeeta is basically an Interior designer but also a mom,who loves doing craft with her daughter and with other kids too.

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 – 6 to 8 years|| Dates -30th April to 11th May 2012|| Time -10:00 am to12.30 pm

Workshop Fees – Members – Rs.3500 || Non members – Rs. 3800

Funtastic fitness @ Hippocampus !

Imagine a Place , where exercise is play and being healthy is fun! Get your kids enjoy the process of getting healthy and fitter with Andrea Jacob and Vandana.

Have your Kids moving this Summer…Yoga, New age workouts,floor excercises,, Body stretching,Arm Strengthening and Feet excercises will be some of the highlights this session.

How well do you Know Your fats ?? Learn the Why’s and How’s of cooking delicious meals and with a healthy twist. Make some healthy snacks, salads and juices this summer.

Every little change adds up to a healthier child!

Mentors:Andrea Jacob & Vandana

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

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 – 6 to 8 years|| Dates -14th May to 18th May|| Time -10:00 am to12.30 pm

Workshop Fees – Members – Rs.1800 || Non members – Rs. 2000

More than Just Cakes !

Create Art with Flour and Sugar !

Introduce your child to the joy of baking with some kid-friendly cookies, cupcakes and more! Learn how to cream, butter and sugar, measure ingredients, frost beautiful looking cupcakes and  more ! Roll out the perfect cookie, and learn to decorate them in beautiful and creative ways. Whip up some yummy cupcakes and ice them with butterscotch and glaze. Get to fill pre-baked tarts shells, make some yummy sandwiches and salsa sauce. Anusha’s concoctions not only taste delicious, but look amazing too!

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 – 6 to 8 years|| Dates –21st May to 25th May 2012|| Time – 10.00 to 12.30 pm

 Workshop Fees – Members – Rs.2000 || Non members – Rs.2200

CAMP YAKABOO – SUMMER CAMPS FOR 9 AND ABOVE @ HIPPOCAMPUS – CHENNAI 2012

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Good Morning Chennai!

Do you have the attitude,the energy and the knowledge to be a Radio Jockey??

Know how a Radio Station works, the elements involved in a RADIO STATION.

Jam with Jane and talk about things you love.Plan,research ,organise 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 with Sano.

Mentors:RJ Sano and RJ Jane

RJ Sano – Senior Presenter & Producer, and hosts the breakfast show at Chennai live.

RJ JANE: Infected by the Travel Bug and a Book worm hosts the Hot Momma House and Paperback shows @ Chennai Live.

Age Group – 9 and above|| Dates -16th April to 20th April2012|| Time-4.30 pm to 6.30 pm

Workshop Fees – Members – Rs.2800 || Non members – Rs. 3000

LEND ME YOUR EARS!

Nature of Workshop – Public Speaking.

The workshop aims to introduce the building blocks of public speaking – the concept of speaking in public, basics of speech construction, style, expressions and body language appropriate to various types of public speaking. Also would be explored how great public speeches are first written. The workshop would explore, in part, writing skills essential for a public speaker too. At the end of the workshop, you surely won’t be tongue tied or have writer’s block!

Mentor:Harsha Ganesh (MYT, the youth theater unit of Masquerade)

Age Group – 9 and above|| Dates -23rd April to 4th May 2012|| Time -4.30 pm to 6.30 pm

Workshop Fees – Members – Rs.3000 || Non members – Rs. 3200

My City, My Story !

A Photo  Journalism workshop

This camp is designed for kids who want to do something completely different. During the camp they will be introduced to the concepts of photography and Journalism. They will learn how to use their cameras to express their work creatively. Through this medium they will understand the power of images and how a journalistic story can be compounded through pictures. They will be introduced to the ethics of reporting and documentation. An interactive hands –on session with a photographer and a journalist. Field trips to popular hideouts in the city will be organised to compliment their work.

Mentors:Shutter Monkeyz &Shivani Sharma

Shuttermonkeyz: Where Photos Speak Louder than words. A group of young artists who have joined hands to capture those moments in your lives the best way possible.

Shivani Sharma:A freelance journalist with The Hindu and Times of India and many other leading publications. Currently writes for India Today, Media Voice etc.

Age Group – 9 and above|| Dates -23rd April to 4th May 2012|| Time -10.00 am to 12.30 pm

Workshop Fees – Members – Rs.3800 || Non members – Rs. 4000

Fun With Electricity

All aboard for lots of hands-on “Fun with Electricity”!

In this hands-on, fun and exciting program, you will discover how amazing science is . Make and take home a wide assortment of toys designed to teach you science concepts. Discover the magical world of atoms and electrons and learn to build your own atom model. Learn about electricity circuits, LED’s and much more. Build your own fun and mystical gadgets that will make your friends go crazy.

Mentors: Curio Kidz

CurioKidz runs experiential programs for young minds. Their mission is to make science learning fun and interesting through a unique self – discovery approach. They are committed to offering a practical hands-on approach that leads to a better understanding of the concepts. Their hands on programs exemplify ‘ learning by doing’.

To know more, visit www.curiokidz.com/ call us on 97898 54247 / 98409 85873

Age Group – 9 and above|| Dates -7th May to 11th May 2012|| Time -10:00 am to12.30 pm.

Workshop Fees – Members – Rs.2500 || Non members – Rs. 2700

 Act – Hoo!

Nature of Workshop – Theater and Drama

 It’s hot in the summer and you want to act like it’s cold, so what do you do ??? Join the coolest place to be in Chennai to showcase your amazing acting skills. Learn the finer nuances of speech, body language and acting .It also helps to develop communication skills and explore dramatic talents.

Get Bitten by the Acting Bug this Summer with The Bear & Bean Bag Company.

Mentor:The Bear & Bean Bag Company (a children’s theater unit of Masquerade)

Age Group – 9 and above|| Dates -14th May  to 25th May 2012|| Time -4.30 pm to 6.30 pm

Workshop Fees – Members – Rs.3500 || Non members – Rs. 3800

 

Clay Play !

Discover Clay hands-on  and explore the wonders of clay ! This course covers essential hand building techniques for creating both decorative and functional pieces. Kids learn how to use slabs, moulds, coils, pinch pots, handles, decorative effects and more to create useful & decorative objects. A fun and interesting workshop which enables kids to create works of art with clay.

 

Mentor:Kaveri Bharath

Kaveri Bharath, a well known potter, trained under Ray Meekar of Golden Bridge Pottery in Pondicherry will help the kids get a feel for the clay and create interesting and imaginative objects.

Age Group – 9 and above|| Dates -14th May to 18th May 2012|| Time -10.00 am  to 12.30 pm

Workshop Fees – Members – Rs.1800 || Non members – Rs. 2000

‘Money Champ’

Would you like to play the multiplayer ‘Barter’ game?

Would you like to play the‘Dinosaur’card game to

learn trading?

Want to know how to make money with your own small business?Join ‘Money-Champ’ – a fun-filled holiday workshop where you also learn about earning money and managing money!Give your child the gift of money education and a head start in life.

Mentor: IIM Alumni

To know more Visit their Website: www.Money-Wizards.com

Age Group – 9 and above|| Dates -21st May to 25th May2012|| Time -10:00 am to12.30 pm

Workshop Fees – Members – Rs.2500 || Non members – Rs. 2700

THIS WEEKEND AT HIPPOCAMPUS CHENNAI 3RD & 4TH MARCH’12

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Holi Hai !!

Date: Sat 3rd March || Time: 11:00 am – 12:30 pm|| Age; 3 to 6 years

Holi, the festival of colours is almost here…

Come along and enjoy the dramatisation of the deliciously gooey book

 “ICKY,YUCKY,MUCKY” by Natasha Sharma.

Get set for an Icky,Yucky,Mucky Holi at Hippocampus!

Join us for some Icky recipes, Yucky art and Mucky moments with Vandana.

 

Seussical Fun !

Date: Sun 4th March || Time: 11:00 am – 12:30 pm|| Age; 6 to 8 years

WANT TO DANCE ON THE MOON AND PLAY GAMES IN THE SKY ??

 Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s B’day with a “Seussical Storytime”. Discover the many joys of reading together , play wacky games and make up nonsense rhymes with Praba Ram.

Explore the wonders of Outer Space and Tour Our Solar System,through a Space – themed title from Dr.Seuss’ Learning Library!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SCIENCE CLUB @ HIPPOCAMPUS – CHENNAI

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SCIENTASTIC

A hands on Science and Technology Workshop

Come Join HOO in his quest to find Eureka moment!…with science activities that tease your brain and tickle you silly.


Think….Question…Disover...Exult!

Unravel the mysteries of science by performing hands-on interactive experiments individually!!

Heat…Sound…Air…Pressure…Magnetism…Electricity and Circuits…Introduction to Robotics…all these concepts from NCERT syllabus, will come to life…leaping out of your textbooks into your minds…through your hands!

Learn the best way…the fun way…through self-discovery!!!

Age            : 7 to 10 yrs

Start Date : 20th August 2011

End Date    : 05th  November 2011

Sessions     : 12 Sessions (Every Saturday)

Time            : 3 to 5 pm

Venue        : Hippocampus Children’s Experience Centre

 Contact    : 9444049175 / 9840985873 / 9789854247/42067159 for details.

 Fee :

         Rs. 1500 per month + Rs. 750 per kit.(for Members)

         Rs. 1600 per month + Rs. 750 per kit (for Non-Members)

About the Mentors

Bhuvana K A, is a steering EEE graduate from the prestigious College of Engineering, Guindy. Besides being a university rankholder, she is also an MBA gold medalist from the Guindy College of Engineering (felicitated by Hon. Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam)

Nagalakshmi N, is a Chartered Accountant from Price Waterhouse Coopers. Her penchant for grooming young minds to freely inquire and explore in a system that focuses on conditioning thoughts, has urged her to step out and join hands with Bhuvana K A in giving birth to the Curiokidz venture.

Brought to you by

Curio Kidz

Observe.Inquire.Explore

www.curiokidz.com

THIS WEEKEND AT HIPPOCAMPUS – CHENNAI, 30TH JULY 2011

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SENSEATIONAL SENSES!

Saturday, 30th Jul’11. Time : 11.00 am to 12.00 noon, for ages between 3&5.

What’s that smell?  Do you hear that noise? Taste this? Look at me?! Feel this, isn’t it soft? Get all of your senseational questions answered and more! Young Scientists touch, taste, smell, hear, and discover how much they rely on their senses in everyday lives.

Sniff out the science of your five senses and explore senseational facts with song, game, experiments and lots of fun.

Let’s make sense with ‘HOO’ !

LIGHTS FOR KIDS !

Saturday, 30th Jul’11. Time : 12.00 noon to 1.00 pm, for ages 6 and above.

Are you scared of the dark…? Turn on the light and explore a range of fun light facts. Discover the science of light, see how it travels, bends, reflects, refracts etc…

 Everything we see, we see because of light. Join ‘HOO’ and illuminate the World around you. Come along and have fun with some cool light experiments, check out some fun light facts and play some light games.

 Let’s shed some light on light with ‘HOO’ !

Please Note : This Activity is opened to members and their guest only.  A Guest fee of  Rs. 100/- is applicable.  Registrations for this session is required.

CRAFTY FINGERS AT HIPPOCAMPUS – CHENNAI, 6TH JULY – 30TH SEP’11

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Come,  join Hoo and explore the wonders of the ocean!  Meet new friends along the way as we dive under the sea to discover all its creatures and know more about the hidden world of the ocean. 

 Take the plunge! Sail away with us and have waves of  fun crafting cute ocean critters.

Age: 3- 8 yrs

Date: 6th July – 30th Sep ’11

Days: Wed & Fri                                

Time: 4.30 – 6.00 pm

Fee :  Rs. 3800/- (mem)

            Rs. 4000/-(non-mem)

Venue: Hippocampus, Chennai

Call: 9444049175/ 42067159

Run up to the front desk and register now!!!

  
Please Note: Confirmation of registration is on payment only.