May

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

 

 

FUN TOONS – Weekend Activity – 15.05.2010 (4:30 p.m.)

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Hi,

Are you 7 years or above.. then join us this Saturday in creating funny cartoons.

With a few strokes learn to give your cartoons funny expressions…

Amuse everyone around you with your doodles.

Let’s have a funtoon Saturday (15.05.10, 4:30 p.m) at

Shankara Hippocampus,

Basavangudi.

Please confirm your participation by Friday the 14th.

DEMO SESSION OF AEROMODELLING on 8th MAY

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Age Group:  8 years and above
Timings:     11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Location:    Hippocampus Children’s Experience Centre

 

Join Mukund and Vasuki in the demo session for the Aeromodeling camp from the 17th-21st May ’10 and get a sneek peak into what the kids will make during the 5 day camp! Paper planes, chuck gliders, rubber powered planes and a beginner’s Radio Control plane will be on display for you to take a look. So book your saturday and the camp that follows, with Altius and Hippocampus and enjoy your flight. 🙂

The Great Tale Chase in Bangalore; Chennai from 1st to 29th May 2010

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The Great Tale Chase is Back.Inviting you to chase one Story after another. And win, at the end of this rollicking reading contest, the grand prize for reading the most number of books this summer.

All set? Head toward the Registration Desk.

  • Registration Fee- Rs 50/-
  • Tale Chaser cards topped with Rs.100 for the first 100 kids who register.
  • Tale chaser certificates for all participants!
  • Prize distribution and Grand Finale on May 29th.
  • Weekend contests for kids to win more attractive prizes.

For details, call 080 – 25630206 (Bengaluru)

044 – 42067159 (Chennai)

Rules and Regulations

  • Please enter the title and author of each book that you borrow /buy (at Landmark Outlets) in your Passport.
  • Each entry has to be stamped at The Great Tale Chase Help Desk at the relevant centre.If the book has been bought at Landmark,the book with the bill has to be shown at the help desk. Any entry in the Passport that does not have stamp will not be included in the final tally of scoring.
  • Book Lists by age group are included in the passport. A book that is borrowed/bought from the appropriate book list will fetch you 25 points. (Check with your library for customized book lists)
  • If a particular title which belongs to a series (for eg. The Famous Five by Enid Blyton) is not available you could read any other title from the same series and still earn 25 points for it. However, a further title read in the same series would fetch you only 10 points.
  • The age group of the participants are 6-7 years, 8-10 years and 11-14 years.

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  1. The contest ends on the evening of 27th May,2010. The passports have to be submitted at the relevant centre(where you registered) latest by this date.
  2. The winners will be announced on 29th of May 2010 at Landmark, Citi Centre in Chennai and Landmark, Forum Mall in Bengaluru.
  3. The first 100 registrations win a Tale Chaser card from Landmark preloaded with Rs.100. You can top up the credit card and use it to buy books at all Landmark Outlets. However, to qualify, you must have accumulated atleast 50 reading points.

TALE SPUN BY

PARTICIPATING LIBRARIES

[a.k.a PARTNERS IN CRIME 😉 ]