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CAMP YAKABOO SCHEDULE FOR AGES 9-12 @ HIPPOCAMPUS CHENNAI

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Date:April 27th – 1st May 2015

Public Speaking 27th april - 1st may

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Date:4th May – 8th May

Curiokidz may 4th -8th

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Date:11th May – 15th May

Scolympic  Workshop May 11 - 15

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Date:18th May – 22nd May

Creative writing 18th may 22nd may

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Date:May 25th – 29th May

May 24th - 29th cooking (Age - 9-12)

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

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The Art of Public ‘SPEECH’ing

Public speaking consistently ranks as the #1 fear in the world-higher than death,ghosts or cockroaches! ‘Catch ‘ em Young’ is the song of the day,and young adulthood is the best time to nurture talent. With no inhibitions & limitless enthusiasm, they are ready to learn and excel.This practical, activity- oriented workshop is an introduction to the (art &science) of public speaking, with modules & exercises on

•Facing the Fear
•Impromptu Speaking
•Structure and essentials of a Speech
•Verbal & Non-verbal communication
•Voice & Volume, Emotions & Modulation
•Understanding Body Language & the Stage

Mentor:Bhavna Arya

Age group – 9 -12 || Dates – April 28th – May 2nd, 2014 || Time – 10.00 am to 12.30 pm

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

“Magnetism & Its Works”

Experience the Magic & Wonders of Magnetism.Investigate the powers & daily uses of magnets. •Explore magnetic fields & learn about magnetism & electromagnetism through experiments that are fun filled & amazing. Gear up for mind boggling fun & crazy design challenges as we build metal detectors, work the Indian snake charmer trick, make our own magnets , build our own direction seeker, use magnetic power to move and design fun gadgets using electro-magnetism .All brought to you in our very own inimitable CurioKidz way….. Where we get your hands dirty & ‘‘your minds to be passionately curious’’.

Mentors:Nagalakshmi (Curio kidz)

CurioKidz is powered by a team of professionals, professors and domain experts who create activity based learning modules that facilitate learning through inquiry and exploration. At CurioKidz every child is equipped with an individual kit and encouraged to participate in the learning experience. The experiments are performed under safe conditions and close supervision with a student to trainer ratio of 1:10. Having worked with Science and children for several years now , CurioKidz is now a proud partner to Schools for Designing and Implementing Activity Based Learning Programs.

Age group – 9 -12 || Dates – May 5th – May 9th, 2014 || Time – 10.00 am to 12.30 pm

Workshop fees – Members- Rs. 2600 || Non Members – Rs. 2800

Aim, Click, Shoot!!

Explore and capture the world through camera. This workshop aims to turn every camera owner into a photographer. Photography not only helps beat boredom blues but also whets children’s creative appetite. Kids will learn the art and craft of still photography. They will be introduced to the tricks of capturing great images and refining them through digital imaging. Develop this into a hobby or turn this into a career.

Mentors:Sudharsanam

Sudharsanam is a fashion / underwater portrait photographer based in Chennai. A Bachelor of Commerce who got diverted to photography & pursued it by completing post-graduation in Visual Communication, from Loyola College. He has won the Best Photographer Award from Behance International Portfolio Reviews and the National Runner up with an Online Portrait Photography Contest.

Age group – 9-12 || Dates – May 12 – May 16th, 2014 || Time – 10.00 am to 12.30 pm

Workshop fees – Members- Rs. 2600 || Non Members – Rs. 2800

Cook Up A Storm!!

More than just cupcakes, Its tarts, pies and shortbread bars this time, Of course wholesome tea time cakes as well, Chocolate ganache and homemade nutella from the scratch. Yummy sandwiches and Pita bread with interesting fillings, Boil pasta to perfection, and flavor them with sauces, Toss up a healthy salad with tangy dressings,
And last but not the least, Make quenching coolers to beat the summer heat. Do you have a budding master chef at home?? Grab your chef’s hat and apron and head over to Hippocampus for the coolest cooking workshop in town. A workshop that will enrich and equip the kids with the most essential life skill of all – COOKING.

Mentors: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 – 9-12 || Dates – May 19th – My 23rd, 2014 || Time – 10.00 am to 12.30 pm

Workshop fees – Members- Rs. 2600 || Non Members – Rs. 2800

Write Away!!

A 5 – day CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP with JAYA NARAIN and BHAVNA ARYA using techniques and exercises that enhances your creativity and writing skills What happens to our words, images, phrases and ideas when we allow our brains to remain free ? Explore, Experience and enjoy the art of writing this summer. This workshop helps to develop their imagination, creative writing and thinking skills. Discover the joy in writing, and the confidence of authorship.

Mentors:Jaya Narain & Bhavna Arya

Age group – 9-12 || Dates – May 26th – May 30th, 2014 || Time – 10.00 am to 12.30 pm

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

THIS WEEKEND @ HIPPOCAMPUS CHENNAI- 4TH MAY ,2013

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Stories ‘n’ Puppets !

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Date: 4th May ’13 Saturday  || Time:11.00 am | – 12.30 pm | Age: 3 to 6 years

Puppetry is the art of bringing inanimate objects to life.Children do this instinctively, when they pick a spoon or an action figure and give it voice and movement.

  Come along and listen to some stories with Aunty Nivedita and what’s more you get to make some puppets too!!

Happy Mother’s Day !!

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Date: 4th May ’13 Saturday  || Time:11.00 am | – 12.30 pm | Age: 7 & above

Mother’s day is the second sunday of every May,

and is a very special day for mum.Give her a lovingly crafted handmade gift and make this mother’s day extra special.

Join us for some crafts and gift making session with Aunty Vandana

THIS WEEKEND @ HIPPOCAMPUS CHENNAI 14TH APRIL 2012

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Once Upon a Time…

Date: Sat 14th April ’12|| Time: 11:00 am – 12:30 pm|| All Ages 

Jeeva is back with a bagful of stories , meet some fun charcters, make funny faces, shake a leg and sing some songs and roll with laughter as her stories unfold .

Let’s welcome Aunty Jeeva – one of the liveliest storytellers around – who doesn’t need any props, but uses her voice, gestures, expressions and movements to enthral the audience.

Come along , for some Magic moments of storytelling with Jeeva at Hippocampus and get inspired to perform your own imaginative story.

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