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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 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 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

BOOK LAUNCH AT HIPPOCAMPUS CHENNAI – 25TH JAN’ 2014.

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Join us for a Book Launch & Storytelling Session !!

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SATURDAY, JAN 25TH ‘2014 @ 11.00 a.m.
(Ages 4 – 10 yrs)

 Naughty Dip Dip has whizzed her way to Hippocampus. When Dip Dip’s friend cat Kaapi climbs up a tree and can’t come down, the only thing to do is…??  Listen to writer Tharini Viswanath read the story and meet the spirited girl who goes out of her way to make things happen.

Indira Krishnan, an author who loves entertaining kids with her bag of stories will also be at Hippocampus . Have you made a resolution this New Year ?? Well, the King of the Jungle,

Mr. Lion sure has …Come along and listen to Mr. Lion’s story and help him stick to his resolution.

 Join us for some interesting stories this Saturday !!

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

A Non- member fee of Rs. 250/-is applicable.

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.

Book Launch at Hippocampus Chennai -4th Dec’ 2013

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BOOK LAUNCH

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BOOK LAUNCH OF “ROOSTER RAGA”
DATE: WEDNESDAY, 4TH DEC 2013
TIME: 5.00 – 6.00 P.M.
    AGE : 3 -6 YEARS
LOCATION: HIPPOCAMPUS CHILDREN’S COMPANY, CHENNAI.
Jive to the Rooster Raga !!

Jump, jive, shake and sing with Aunty Jeeva as she reads aloud from Natasha Sharma’s latest book “Rooster Raga”. Make your own Rooster to take back home. After hosting two events at the Bookarro ,Aunty Jeeva will be at Hippocampus chennai to entertain the kids and the adults alike.

Shrieks & Sparkles!

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Happy Halloween everyone!

We had a blast on Saturday, 26th Oct’13, celebrating Halloween with 2 parties – the ‘White Mist’ for children ages 5 to 7 in the morning and the ‘Black Moon’ for children ages 8 to 13 in the evening.

You can check out photos from both the events here

Closed this weekend for Rajyotsava and Diwali!

Bangalore Hippocampus is closed from Friday, 1st Nov ’13 to Monday, 4th Nov’13 for Rajyotsava Day and Diwali. We will reopen on Tuesday, 5th Nov’13.

Everyone at Team Hippocampus wishes you and your family a Happy Rajyotsava and a Cheerful, Safe Diwali!