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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

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 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

 

 

CAMP YAKABOO 2014 – SUMMER CAMPS FOR 6-8 YEARS @ HIPPOCAMPUS CHENNAI (MORNING SESSIONS)

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Growl & Prowl: Of Big Cats & their habitats!!

Are you ready to prowl on a big cat trail across India? Let’s lurk in Gir to discover the Asiatic Lions, hover over the Himalayas to meet Snow Leopards and then, trudge to the Sundarbans to say hello to the Bengal Tigers. Create a non-fiction book filled with facts, drawings & photographs about these cats, and learn some creative crafts featuring the wonderful cats of the sub-continent. Children’s author Praba Ram who has written three books on endangered animals will lead the session along with resource person Vandana.

Mentors: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 – 6-8 || 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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Super Space Aliens Adventure!!

Lets learn about flight planes & helicopters, get a promotion to rockets and satellites ,explore space, constellations & heavenly bodies on land and maybe just get lucky enough to find alien life!! Campers will discover new worlds,look for space aliens and explore the “final frontier”.Put your imagination into hyper drive, and explore a galaxy far,far away. Hop aboard and listen to stories about the wonder of space & evolution of life through the theme of aliens, with a hands on approach of experiments, model making & creativity!!

Mentors: 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 – 6-8 || 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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Water Wonders!!

Cool off this summer with a whole range of water based experiments- Learn about density. Viscosity, Surface Tension, water pressure & whole range of propertie of water in a way that’s super duper fun! Dip our toes into stories, myths & traditions all revolving around water.Explore the exciting medium of watercolours & create amazing works of art.

Mentors: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 – 6-8 || 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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Nautanki!!

Explore folktales through theatre .The focus this summer is on folklore,folk music and folk art. Kids will express themselves in Warli, Gond,Folk Singing, Music Instrument,Dance, Drama and Movement. The mime and Movement workshop will not only flex the body but will also help in wiring the brain and will stimulate your child into a thinking human being.

Mentors:Shakila & Andrea Jacob

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.

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

Age group – 6-8 || 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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Book a Trip Around the World!!

Have you read a picture book set in Mexico, cooked a Chinese salad,made pita bread with humus,or tried another fun activity that exposed you to life in another country? Take an imaginary trip around the world with books and explore different cultures through cooking and creating dishes from around the world. On this culinary journey, kids gain knowledge about different cultures while preparing global delicacies. With a focus on fresh, healthful ingredients, kids practice knife skills and explore various cooking methods as they cook their way through the exciting flavors of India,China, Italy, Middle East, & Mexico.

Mentors: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.

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.