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CAMP YAKABOO SCHEDULE FOR AGES 3 – 8 @ HIPPOCAMPUS CHENNAI

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Date:27th April – 1st May
Science Factoty 27th april to 1st may

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Date:4th May – 15th MayDrama Foodies

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Date:18th May  – 22nd May

Jeeva Workshop 18th may to 22nd may

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Date:25th May  – 29th May

Heros and monster 3-5

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Date:25th May  – 29th May

May 25th to 29th (ges 6- 8) heroes and monsters

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CAMP YAKABOO 2014 – SUMMER CAMPS FOR 9 AND ABOVE @ HIPPOCAMPUS CHENNAI (EVENING SESSIONS)

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Flying Machine!!

Aeromodelling is one of the finest hobbies a child can develop. It is indeed an art to make various types of aircraft models that can actually fly!! Explore how and why objects can fly at this hand – on workshop, get familiar with the basic concepts behind the working of an aircraft. This workshop teaches them how to design, build and fly model aeroplanes. Campers will learn to build and fly a static model and three flying models.

Mentors: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 – 9 -12 || Dates – April 28th  – May 2nd , 2014 || Time – 4.00 pm to 6.30 pm

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

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Robofun!!

Do you want your child to learn science, technology, engineering & mathematics in a simple practical and fun filled manner with robots? Come, be a part of ROBOCAMP and learn the basic of robots. Figure out how a robot works and how to use various sensors using LEGO kits. Young scientists can have a good time learning how to assemble, program and test the robot kits – both as a team and as individuals

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 – 9 -12 || Dates – May 5th  – May 9th , 2014 || Time – 4.00 pm to 6.30 pm

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

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Design and Development of Android Apps

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN BUILDING YOUR OWN FUN MOBILE APP?

 Look No further!! Join us in our fun-filled journey to explore the exciting world of computer science through mobile computing. Get yourself equipped to brave the new world of modern computing – cloud, social and mobile.

Use technology to quickly create useful, functional and professional-looking apps using MIT App Inventor*. You will learn to develop doodle app, fortune-teller app, gaming app and much more.

Do you have an idea or concept for the next “killer app”? We will help you to create your own – all we need is your imagination!

MIT App Inventor (created by Google and maintained by MIT, USA) is a cloud-based development environment for creating original apps for Android smart phones and tablets.

Mentor: Bhuvana KA from ThinkDiff S’kool
  ThinkDiff S’kool is an initiative to provide opportunities for young minds to explore new advances in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) in a positive environment that encourages them to see more… know more… question more… The sessions are conducted by Bhuvana, an alumnus of College of Engineering Guindy, Anna University. Her mission is to kindle the curiosity and imagination of our children in STEM fields and empower them to design and create.

 

Age group – 9 -12 || Dates – May 12th  – May 16th , 2014 || Time – 4.00 pm to 6.30 pm

Workshop fees – Members- Rs. 3500 || Non Members – Rs. 3700

 

 

GET WHIMSICAL WITH HOO!! @ Hippocampus Chennai – 29TH March, 2014.

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GET WHIMSICAL WITH HOO!!

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What is Whimsy

Wearing a cat for a hat ?

A pig falling in love with a rat?

Wearing a boot front to back?

Or riding an elephant in the dark?

To know more about the whimsical creatures in this book, come along for the Book Reading with Annie Besant. Enjoy reading this beautifully written and gorgeously illustrated book, as you nibble on some cookies and sip some yummy juice.

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Date: 29th March, 2014
Time: 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
Age group: 3- 9 years
HURRY UP AND REGISTER !!
CALL 044 42116417 / 24433544
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  Please note:  ENTRY FREE for Members.
Rs. 250/- Guest charges applicable.

Celebrate Dr.Seuss’s Birthday @ Hippocampus Chennai – 8th March, 2014

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SEUSSEBRATION !

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For Jogg-oons of fun
Schlopp over to Hippo,
There’s so much to do,
So much for all and for everyone.
Make a mustache, like what Lorax wore.
Pose with a hat, oh, yes, there’s more!
A celebration such as this,
Is something you don’t want to miss
We’ll eat and we’ll play,
We’ll pose and we’ll shout hurray!
To Hippo, you must dash,
For Dr.Seuss’ Birthday Bash!
Saturday is the day, 8th is the date,
11 am is the time to celebrate,
So you better don’t be late!
ITS a Birthday party for DR. Seuss. Enjoy snacks, fun, games
 and crafts in honour of one of our favourite author.
Date: 8th March, 2014
Time: 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
Age group: 5-9 years
HURRY UP AND REGISTER !!
CALL 044 42116417 / 24433544
Please note:  A non-member fee of Rs 250/- is applicable .

VALENTINE’S DAY CELEBRATIONS @ HIPPOCAMPUS CHENNAI 15TH FEB ‘2014.

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A Valentine’s Picture Book Picnic !! 

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Saturday, 15th Feb @ 11.00 am 
Ages 3 -6
Love for family, Love for friends, Love for animals….Valentine’s Day is a time to show we can share and care. There are so many ways we can celebrate love.
Let’s have fun discovering the joys of Valentine’s Day this Saturday with a book picnic featuring a picture book classic “Guess how much I love you” by Sam McBartney.
Don’t forget to bring a teddy bear or any stuffed toy along. We will have a jolly good picnic with candies, paper heart crafts, sing-along and more!
Light up your Life !! 
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Saturday, 15th Feb @ 11.00 am  
Ages 7 & above
Express your affection by making your own gifts this Valentine’s Day.
A sure shot way to show any loved one how much you care.
Celebrate Valentine’s day or just every day with these sweet heart shaped candles and brighten up your home.
Let’s warm someone’s heart and make this valentine’s day special and spectacular with some home-made candles.
Please note: Registration on first come first serve basis only.
A Non- member fee of Rs. 250/-is applicable.

FOLK DANCE AND KITE MAKING @ HIPPOCAMPUS CHENNAI – 18TH JAN 2014

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FESTIVE FUN !!
Saturday, Jan 18th’ 2014 @ 11.00 am 
Ages – All Ages.
  Want to go Kite flying ??  Come celebrate Sankranti with us, as we make colourful kites and fly them too.  Light up the sky with colourful kites to mark the end of a long winter and usher in the new season.

 Celebrate the festive season with some folk dance and music. A young team of dancers from Loyola college will be performing the “Devarattam” and the “Thapattam”. Fast and fluent movements to the rhythmic sound of ‘ Deva Thunthubi’ – a drum-shaped percussion instrument, make this dance truly enjoyable.

Come dressed in your traditional best and enjoy the celebrations !!

Please note: Registration on first come first serve basis only.

A Non- member fee of Rs 250/-is applicable.Call 42116417 to Register.

THIS WEEKEND @ HIPPOCAMPUS CHENNAI – 11TH JAN, 2014

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Stories ‘n’ Puppets !!

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Saturday, Jan 11th’ 2014 @11.00am  

Ages 3-6 Years

 Stories are fascinating, captivating and entertaining , and if told with puppets they can be a visual treat for the kids.

 Puppets are Fun !! Puppets can be used “anyway, anywhere, and anytime” to bring stories to life and to spark young imaginations.

Come listen to some stories, sing some songs and have fun with the puppets . Watch the stories come alive with Evelyn.

It’s theatre, it’s storytime, it’s a bit of everything!
Pongalo Pongal !!
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Saturday, Jan 11th 2014 @ 11.00am 
Ages 7 & above
“Connecting with the four days of Pongal harvest festival, the Tamilian way! A Thanksgiving to Nature highlighted through stories,songs and dance!” 
Come along and listen to a bagful of stories with Asha Sampat.Like all Hindu festivals pongal too has some interesting legends attached to it. Pongal is celebrated every year in mid -January mostly in the south of India and especially in Tamil Nadu to mark the harvest of crops and a special thanksgiving to God, the sun,the earth and the cattle.  
Join us for some Pongal stories and pot paintings.