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Looking for some interesting summer camps in Chennai to send your child to, so that she/he can spend the vacation learning new skills and also having fun? This list of unusual summer camps in Chennai is just what you need!
Summer is here and there are lots of summer camp options for children in Chennai to help them have fun and learn new skills. These summer camps in Chennai offer a break from the hectic academic schedule of schools and coaching classes and let children have some non-competitive, team-based and practical learning experience.
Updated with the latest summer camps of Chennai in April 2019, by Kanupriya Kumar
Here is a list of exciting summer camp options for children in Chennai:
Age group: 2-12 years
Activities: Multi activities from outdoors to theme-based activities
Address: Near Anna Tower Park, No 14, Y Block, 3rd Street, Anna Nagar, Chennai 600 040, TN
Phone: +91 86950 76007, +91 44 4358 6781
Arise n Shine is offering a multi-activity camp that is action oriented, with lots of outdoor adventures and theme-based activities. The center offers lots of creative thinking and exploration opportunities to children. It teaches them learning through play and teamwork.
Age group: 7-17 years
Activities: Creative minds, Forward thinkers
Address: British Council Division, British Deputy High Commission, 737 Anna Salai, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600 002
Phone: +91 44 4205 0688, +91 120 456 9000, +91 120 668 4353
This summer British Council is helping develop children’s critical thinking and problem-solving skills through their theme-based summer school course and making them future ready. It is offering courses in life skills such as creativity, leadership, critical thinking, and problem solving. The curse includes special features like digital learning, public speaking, creative writing, and learning through films and other media. Every child on the course will get an opportunity to participate in the Global Young Learners’ Art Competition organised worldwide.
Age group: 8 and upwards
Activities: Assembling, connections and programming of robots
Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/RoboEdge-307411426404499/
Address: 48/28, 5th Main Road, Ramalinga Nagar, Virugambakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600092
Phone: +91 99529 43588
The robotics training class teaches children how to build robots and provides certification upon completion of the course. Children learn to make robots through practicals and hands on experience. It’s a three months program with weekly classes. Each class is 2hours 30 minutes long. The course fee is Rs 6,000 for 3 months which includes books, certificate, and innovation CD content.
Age group: 7-9 years, 10-12 years
Activities: Narratives, role plays, speeches, writing dialogues
Address: STEP, The Hindu Group, Kasturi Building, 859-860, Anna Salai, Chennai, TN 600002
Phone: 1800 3000 6063
Step Junior League Summer Camp is a unique interactive workshop to boost children’s communication skills and self confidence. There is focus on developing reading, writing, listening and speaking skills in English. There are both individual and collaborative activities that include role plays, narratives and speeches. The Programme also gives a certificate from The Hindu.
Activities: basics of stargazing, observing through telescopes and binoculars, hunting famous constellations
Address: Flat no # 3, First Floor, TNGO Colony Extn, Adambakkam, Chennai – 600 088
Phone: +91 73388 19951, +91 73388 19950
This year SPACE India has organized a workshop called ‘Into the Stars-A Summer Camp and Astronomy Workshop’ which focuses on stargazing, looking through a telescope and knowing about constellations. All these activities provide hands on astronomy education to children. The organization also runs space astronomy club for school students to teach them about basic space science concepts. It also offers certification for its astronomy-based courses for beginners and intermediates. Observing through a telescope, building rockets and interacting with other astronauts is all part of Space club’s activities for its students.
Age group: 9-17 years
Activities: Adventure based learning camp; outdoor challenges, archery, nature exploration, rock climbing
Phone: 1800 103 3301
Youreka has adventure camps in some of the major cities in India. The one in Tamil Nadu is at Yercaud and is at a height of 5,100 feet. It has the unique distinction of being the highest permanent nature camp in South India. There are lots of new and exciting activities at the Youreka Summer Camp 2019 with exciting new campsites, challenges and exploration of new places. Utmost care is taken for safety and security of all the campers. There are 8 campsites to choose from and lots of age appropriate activities for all the participants.
Age group: 2-6 years, 6-10 years
Activities: Crimson colours, bingo beach, animals, science, dinosaurs, summer fiesta
Address: F-27, F-Block, 2nd Street, Anna Nagar East, Chennai 600 102
Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/littlemillenniumannanagareast/
Phone: +91 89395 33133
Making learning fun through activity based hands-on experience. Little Millennium is offering an exciting range of activities for the little ones as well as older school going children in maths, science and art. Enroll to unleash your child’s creativity and make learning a joyful experience for them.
Age group: 1.5-8 years
Activities: Soccer, Baseball, Hockey, Volleyball, Basketball, Cricket, Golf, Rugby, Tennis
Address 1: Ambattur Lions club middle school, PV Rajamannar Salai, K K Nagar.
Address 2: Seed Academy, No. 1, Kalyani Nagar, Kottivakkam, Chennai – 600041.
Address 3: Rangaswamy Street, Kothandam Nagar, Mugalivakkam, Porur, Chennai -116.
Phone: +91 98844 65047, +91 99160 24278, +91 9941400666
Sporty Beans is providing multi-sport programmes for children in a social, non-competitive team-based environment. The summer vacation camps help children break up the school holidays with plenty of skill-based sports, creative exploration and fun. The sessions are available in mornings and evenings with lots of fun activities like art and craft, sponge painting, story-telling, sports related quizzes and debates included in the day’s activities.
Age group: Class 7 to 12
Activities: Architecture, design and Fashion
Address: AG-22, 4th Avenue Main Road, Shanthi Colony, Annnanagar, Chennai
Phone: +91 96000 78100
The DEP offers children studying between class 7 to 12 an option to channel their creativity and explore career options in architecture, design and fashion. They learn concept development of design, prototyping, ideation and presentation. The batches in Chennai are going to run from mid-April to mid-June. DQ Labs hosts an exhibition in the second week of July in which it showcases the work of its students over the past four weeks.
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/ThamizhMozhiKoodam
Activities: Tamil language training, Tamil culture, traditional development
Address: Door No 3, First Foor,23/10, Devanathan road, Opposite to Kamatchi Amman Super Market 600028, Chennai, India
Phone: +91 92821 33333
It is a unique organization which provides Tamil language training summer camps. They specialize in conducting summer camps for children which have Tamil Read, Write and Speak workshop, Bharathiyar poems, Thirukkural and Tamil literature stories. Children also learn through traditional word games, proverbs, riddles and more. They are given an opportunity to sing in choir based on Indian ragas and based on the poetry of national poets like Iqbal, Tagore and Vallathol. Thamizh Kalai Koodam team share and train the kids on theatre skills , Voice modulation, Expression Exercise and lot more.
Let us know in the comments below if your child has experienced any other interesting summer camps in Chennai and if you would recommend them.
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