Summer Workshops 2019: Here’s Where to Sign Your Kids Up to for the Summer Break

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Summertime is fast approaching — also known as that time of the year where kids, teens, and even adults have the time for some adventure and learning. Summer is never boring.

Here are some of the summer camps, workshops, and activities your kids can explore so they remain stimulated all summer long:

PETA Workshop Express by Philippine Educational Theater Association (PETA)
For kids aged 6-12, teens aged 13-17, and adults aged 18 and up
From April to June 2019
PETA Theater Center #5 Eymard Drive, New Manila, Quezon City
Contact Jill at +63 917 804 2618 / jillraz@petatheater.com

Photo via PETA

If you know that there’s a drama queen or king within you or your child, go and enroll at Philippine Educational Theater Association’s annual Workshop Express. Beat the summer heat while nourishing that creative side in this colorful and fun summer workshop by PETA. Learn the basics and the theater discipline from experienced artist-teachers. They offer several courses for different ages:

  • Children’s Theater 1 (ages 6-8)
  • Children’s Theater 2 (ages 9-12)
  • Musical Theater for Children (ages 9-12)
  • Teen Theater (ages 13-17)
  • Musical Theater for Young People (ages 13-17)
  • Theater Arts (18 and up)
  • Basic Acting (18 and up)
  • Creative Musical Theater (18 and up)

Expect a showcase of the workshopper’s talent and learnings by the end of the workshop season. Learn more about the PETA Workshop Express through this link: https://petatheater.com/summer-workshop.

Creative Writing Workshop for Kids and Teens by Where the Write Things Are
Kids and teens aged  8 to 17 years old
May 13, 15, 17, 20, 22, and 24, 2019
1:30 PM to 3:30 PM (8-12 years old)
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM (13-17 years old)
Forum, 4th Floor Fully Booked Bonifacio, High Street, Taguig
+63 945 227 3216 / writethingsph@gmail.com

Photo via Where the Write Things Are

Creative Writing Workshop for Kids and Teens is a 6-day workshop that will allow kids and teens to discover and develop the writer in them. This workshop by Where the Write Things Are will explore and study different forms of writing by comparing selected favorite books from the Philippines and other countries.

The students are expected to produce a starter book of their writing by the end of the workshop proper.

Check out the full details about the program through their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/writethingsph

SuperCamp Philippines by SuperCamp
For middle-school and high school students, aged 9-18
June 2 to 8, 2019
De La Salle University – Laguna
Contact Lara Jimenez at +63 977 236 5439 or +63 906 064 2682 / info@supercamp.ph

Photo via Super Camp Philippines

This international summer camp activity is now in the Philippines! SuperCamp is a 7-day camp that focuses on enhancing a child/teen’s life and leadership skills in a fun and challenging environment.

SuperCamp has skill-based programs with goals of helping the campers raise their grades, develop their confidence, and be motivated in school and beyond. It is known for their proven track record of students with an improved family relationship, school grades, confidence, and self-esteem. The camp is divided into a Junior Forum and Senior Forum.

Visit their site: www.supercamp.ph for the complete details.

MILO® Summer Sports Clinic by MILO Philippines
7 to 12 years old
Starts late March 2019 (see updated schedule on their site)
700 venues nationwide

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MILO® Summer Sports Clinic is on its 36th year of providing avenues for kids to learn not just the skills but also the values of a sports player. With 19 different sports to choose from, kids will develop their discipline, confidence, and teamwork. The sports clinic aims to help your child become winners and champion both in sports and in life.

Here are the programs available this year:

  • Arnis
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Chess
  • Fencing
  • Football
  • Futsal
  • Golf
  • Gymnastics
  • Karatedo
  • Parkour
  • Swimming
  • Table Tennis
  • Taekwondo
  • Tennis
  • Touch Rugby
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Volleyball
  • Wushu

The MILO® Summer Sports Clinic will now be accessible to more than 30,000 children all over the country with its 700 venues/organizers.

Check out the schedule and contact information for each through their site: https://www.milo.com.ph/events/summer-sports-clinics

Jollibee Kids Club Mini Managers Camp by Jollibee
Kids aged 4 to 12 years old
April 1 to May 31, 2019
Selected participating Jollibee stores nationwide

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Let your kids discover the importance of leadership and responsibility plus hard work while having a jolly time this summer. Enroll your kids to the Mini Managers Camp of Jollibee. In this summer activity, they will get to meet new friends, create arts and crafts, showcase their talents and skills, and learn some of Jollibee’s store practices.

Check out Jollibee’s official Facebook to know more about the camp as well as the list of participating Jollibee stores and their contact numbers.

Nature Farm Camp by Weekend Wild Child
Parents, and kids aged 8-12 years old
March 16-17, 2019
Teraoka Family Farm, Mangatarem, Pangasinan
Contact Laila at +63 995 456 6391 or Lounelle at +63 942 267 9651 / weekendwildchild@gmail.com

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Nature Farm Camp aims to educate campers through nature play. It is an activity for learning and adventure open for both parents and children. Allow yourself and your kids to experience that strong connection with nature in a beach, farm, or forest setting.

Nature Farm Camp is an overnight camping activity the whole family can enjoy. Activities to expect to include nature walks, group singing and movements, downtime by the lake, free play, artistic activities, farm chores, community cooking, bonfire, and storytelling. Healthy and fresh food are also served.  

Here is the link to the camp’s complete details and registration sheet.

Summer Art Workshops by Young Artists’ Studio
Open for all ages
April to July 2019
Ortigas/Pasig, Alabang, Quezon Ave, Loyola Heights, Serendra, Bonifacio High St., Makati, Rockwell, San Juan
+63 2 238 4641 / +63 917 837 8897

Photo via Young Artists’ Studio

The art school Young Artists’ Studio (YAS) offers various year-round art programs for all kids and adult, and also hosts the annual Summer Art Workshops in several venues around Metro Manila.

They offer art programs like painting, drawing, sculpture, Art for Beginners, comic illustration, and fashion illustration. This year, Young Artists’ Studio partners with different art institutions such as Museo Sanso, Yuchengco Museum, Art Bar, and Noteworthy and Kids Ink to provide a bigger space for the growing creative community.

Learn more about their schedule and rates through their website: https://youngartistsstudio.com or through their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/ArtWorkshopsPhilippines

Which class would you sign your kid up for? 

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