September school holidays start from 4 Sep 2021, and if you have not made plans, here is a list of Holiday Camps and Workshops for your consideration!
The 1-week September school holidays run from 4 to 12 September 2021 with an extra day on 3 Sep due to Teacher's Day. With most families still unable to travel, we have prepared a list of holiday camps and workshops for your consideration.
If you are interested to discover more experiences for the school holidays, including play and home-based fun, you may also wish to browse through our Shop's School Holiday Collection.
*NEW* My Global Diaries 2021 | Travel Virtually And Learn About The World
When: 2 hour x 4 Lessons (3 pm - 5 pm across 4 Sundays, first lesson on 5 Sep)
Fees: $139 per child (U.P. $149)
Connect with children from various countries to learn about the world and make friends from different countries. Through 4 Zoom classes, children will get to learn about the different traditions and similarities of different cultures cross multiple countries. There will also be hands-on activities to do too.
The lessons are lead by professional teachers and local tour guides, introducing local amenities, food, and interesting things to do from all over the world. Since we can't travel, this is a good opportunity to let children cultivate a world-view and to know children from other countries too!
Card Magic Holiday Camp with Mr Bottle's
When: 8 - 9 Sep, 9.30 am - 12 pm
Fees: $250 per child (physical) and $180 per child (Zoom)
This unique holiday camp is organised by popular magician and performer, Kien, who is known as Mr. Bottle. Through his experience in working with kids as well as his children, he has come up with a system to teach magic to very young children weaving in life values like generosity, respect and perseverance.
Focusing on card magic, the Card Magic Holiday Camp is suitable for kids between 8 to14 years old, and will have kids make their own props so they understand the principles behind it (and learn the details of how to make it work). There will be exercises on how the values are applied in magic and worksheets too. Kids are also encouraged to be creative and vary their presentations.
Bake and Craft Fun @ HometeamNS JOM Balestier
Where: Hometeam NS JOM Balestier, 31 Ah Hoon Road,#01-04 Spore 329979
When: 4 to 12 Sep 2021, 1 session to choose from each day.
Fees: from $75 per child
Looking for an activity to occupy the kids for a day? Here's an interesting 1-day baking and craft camp for kids from 5 years old. Kids will indulge in a craft activity before breaking for lunch. After lunch, they will start creating their own recipes before ending the day. There are different craft activities and baking recipes each day, with programmes running from 11.30 am to 4 or 4.30 pm, depending on the recipe.
The schedule is as per below with each camp at $75 per child ($90 for bolded days).
- 4 Sep: Smiley Lion Cartoon Drawing / Mini Burger Cupcakes
- 5 Sep: Fun Terrarium Making / Whimsical Mermaid Cake
- 6 Sep: Minion Bottle Making / Magical Unicorn Cake
- 7 Sep: Smiley Lion Cartoon Drawing / Nutella Tarts
- 8 Sep: Fun Terrarium Making / Trick or Treat Cake
- 9 Sep: Mosaic Pencil Holder / Beach Bear Cupcakes
- 10 Sep: Minion Bottle Making / Nutella Tarts
- 11 Sep: Smiley Lion Cartoon Drawing / Pizza Emoji
- 12 Sep: Mosaic Pencil Holder / Magical Unicorn Cake
Virtual STEM Holiday Camp With BookStop
When: 8 Sep 2021, 10 am - 12 pm
Fees: $54.85, includes delivery of STEM Kit
BookStop is organising a fun and unique virtual holiday camp for kids between 6 to 12 years old! Using a STEM Kit, sent to you prior to the camp, kids will be introduced to the world of STEM research through a series of fun games and activities revolving around optical illusion.
Warrior's Holiday Camp @ Gardens by the Bay
Where: Ficus Room, Active Garden, Gardens by the Bay
When: 8 or 9 Sep 2021, 9 am - 5 pm
Fees: $115 per child or $210 per pair of children
Organised by Bollywood Adventures, the Warriors’ Holiday Camp lets your children explore the Garden's by the Bay outdoor gardens in depth and gain an appreciation of the many wondrous plants here that are intricately linked to our food and culture. The camp consists of a full day of educational and fun-filled hands-on activities that bring the children closer to the sources of their food and encourage experiential learning.
The camp is suitable for primary school children aged 6 to 12, and will be run by experienced facilitators. All activities are guided and supervised, and all camp materials, lunch and an afternoon snack will be provided.
Find out what other family-friendly events are happening at Gardens by the Bay.
Balestier Magic Tour: Magical Balestier
Where: Meet @ Value Hotel Thomson / End @ Balestier Market & Food Centre
When: 6 - 11 Sep, and every Sat, 4 pm - 6.30 pm
Fees: $50 per adult, $40 per child or $120 for 2 Adults and 1 child
Go on an interesting tour of Balestier by an expert magician as he entertains the family with magic-infused storytelling acts! Through the tour, the family will explore heritage landmarks and learn about interesting fun facts. Tickets are exclusively available on Klook, and adult tickets are eligible for the Singapore Rediscover Vouchers.
Explore Singapore's Marine Life with Young Nautilus
Fees: $58 per adult, $56 per child or $224 for bundle of four
Take a closer look at the marine life at Singapore's mangroves and beaches on the Nature Walks by Young Nautilus. There will be 3 different tours in the September holiday exploring different venues and habitats. Each walk is 2 hours long.
- 5 Sep (Sun, 3pm): Sungei Buloh Wetland
- 9 Sep (Thu, 5.30pm): Changi Sandy Intertidal
- 11 Sep (Sat, 7pm): Pasir Ris Intertidal
Read more about what to expect at each Nature Walk and get your tickets with BYKidO.
Discounted Baking Workshops With Genius R Us
Where: HomeTeamNS Khatib / HomeTeamNS JOM-Balestier
When: 3 sessions available daily
Fees: from $35 for 1 session
Genius R Us is a baking school that offers children unique learning experiences through their series of workshops available for kids between 2.5 to 12 years old, as well as parent and child bonding workshops. Workshops are available daily across the September holidays with 3 timings to choose from each day. From Magical Unicorn Cake to Cartoon Snowskin Mooncakes, there is something interesting for every kid and family!
Genius R Us is celebrating it's 19th anniversary this month, and is offering a limited-time discount on the workshops - starting from $35 (U.P. $50) for 1 session of the Kidz Can Bake (5 - 12 yrs old). Get the details of the discounted packages and scheduled recipes for the school holiday period.
Flexible Art Camp with Our Art Studio
Where:10 Paya Lebar Rd, PLQ Mall #04-20, Singapore 409057
When: Mon - Fri, 11 am - 3 pm or 2 pm - 6 pm
Fees: from $120 for a day
Recognizing the uniqueness of every individual, Our Art Studio's art camps are customized to suit each and everyone. Available throughout the year, the art camps will run with a min. of 1 participant with at least 3 days advance booking. You can expect hands on activities like snow globe making, clay making, tote bag painting and more!
The camp is available for any number of days, and you may choose from any of the 2 time slots available. Pricing starts from $120 a day to $550 for 5 days, including all materials. Get more details on the packages and book now!
Baker's Brew Junior Baking Camp
Where: 290 Orchard Road, #05-46, Paragon, Singapore 238859
When: 4-day camp, different options available
The 4-day camp is Baker's Brew first baking camp for kids and there will be different schedules to choose from. Through the camp, children will be introduced to various aspects of baking which includes basic hygiene skills, identification of ingredients and equipment, and as well as recipe reading!
Tinier tots will be picking up more kitchen basics and hands-on experiences like shaping dough on their own. Older kids will get to try out more intricate baking skills, like measuring their own ingredients and doing their own piping decorations.
- Mini Bakers: 4 - 7 years old
- Recipes: Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake, S'mores Bars, Popcorn Cupcakes, Jelly Heart Dessert Cup
- Schedule A: Sep 4, 7, 9, and 11 (10 am - 11.30 am)
- Schedule B: Sep 5, 8, 10, and 12 (10 am - 11.30 am)
- Junior Bakers: 8 - 12 years old
- Recipes: Ombre Layered Mini-Cakes, Rainbow Cupcakes, Jam Pop Tarts, Mini Fruit Tarts
- Schedule A: Sep 4, 7, 9, and 11 (1.30 pm - 3.30 pm)
- Schedule B: Sep 5, 8, 10, and 12 (1.30 pm - 3.30 pm)
Beginner Sailing Programme For Kids
Where: Marina at Keppel Bay, 2 Keppel Bay Vista, Singapore 098382
When: 2 slots available daily, 10 am - 2 pm or 3 pm to 7 pm (subject to availability)
Fees: $1,150 per boat (for up to 5 pax)
GROMMET! is a fun, adventurous, and educational programme that will introduce the art of sailing to young explorers from 7 years old. Lead by popular yachting company, Discover Sailing Asia, kids will be guided by trained instructors on a hands-on experience as a sailor! Through this 4-hour adventure, kids will pick up invaluable skills like responsibility, problem-solving and teamwork as they take up new challenges and explore what it takes to be a sailor.
Booking is available on a per boat-basis. Each boat can take up to 5 pax, and may include a mixture of kids and adults. The entire experience is geared towards beginners, and adults who wish to take part may do so too! Not sure if this experience is for your family? Read our review to find out more.
Experience Unstructured Play @ ForestPlay
Where: 112 Tanjong Beach Walk (Focus Adventure) Singapore 098945
When: Wed - Sun, 10 am - 12 pm, 1.30 pm - 3.30 pm, and 4 pm - 6 pm
Fees: $39.90 per session (special price of $35 for 1.30 pm - 3.30 pm sessions)
Unlike the typical one-size-fits-all playground, ForestPlay is a space uniquely designed for kids by kids. Here at Forest Play, children are given free rein to build whatever they want. From recycled wood, tyres to ropes, watch them be in awe as they bring their ideas to life. In this two-hour session, children will create collaboratively, build imaginatively and use tools safely in an adult-free zone under the facilitation of experienced play-workers.
Purchase your ForestPlay session at least 2 days in advance, not including Mon and Tue. In other words, purchase and book your slots early to avoid disappointment!
Bath Bombs And Foaming Body Wash Workshop
Where: Pre-recorded session for you to access
When: Access the session up to 1 month from purchase
Fees: $68, includes delivery of all ingredients and tools
Take part in the Clean Days workshop by Fawn Labs in the comfort of your own home. Through the workshop, you will learn about safe skincare formulations that utilize non-toxic and natural botanical ingredients, and create your own bath bomb and body wash too.
The pre-recorded workshop is for an hour and available for you to access for up to one month from purchase. All ingredients and tools to create 2 bath bombs and 1 body wash will be delivered to you. You may choose to keep the equipment or return it to Fawn Labs as part of the zero waste experience. This workshop is also available as an online LIVE session with a min of 8 participants.
Floral Resin Art Online Workshop
Where: Online, conducted via Zoom
When: 7, 8 Sep (10.30 am & 3 pm), 12 Sep (3 pm)
Fees: $50, includes delivery of materials
Create your own wearable floral resin art through the use of pressed-dried flowers, UV Resin and colour pigments! The workshop will begin with a quick introduction to the materials used before going into a step-by-step demonstration, where participants can follow along to create their own floral resin art.
The workshops are suitable for ages 7 and above. Younger kids between 4 to 6 years old may take part with adult guidance. Adult supervision is recommended for all children as the workshop might require cutting with scissors and use of pliers. Choose between creating your own necklace, earrings or keychain, and the materials will be sent to you at least 2 days before the workshop (purchase the workshop at least 6 days in advance).
Instructor-led Wall Climbing Workshop With Upwall Climbing
Where: 1 Pasir Ris Close #01-105, Singapore 519599
When: Booking is required
Fees: $30 per pax, min. 2 pax to start class
Located at Downtown East, Upwall Climbing is a beginner-friendly facility focused on nurturing the young and bringing families together through a fun and engaging activity. They offer a 1-hour instructor-led wall climbing workshop for beginners as young as 3 years old. This class is suitable for beginners, first-timers and children, and there will be an instructor to guide and belay your family up the walls.
There is a min. of 2 pax to start the class and kids below 12 years old need to be from the same household. Parents may take part together with their kids as well.
Close Terrarium Workshop For Kids
Where: The Green Capsule at Funan or Great World City
When: Booking is required
Fees: from $15
Introduce the kids to the art of terrarium making. The Green Capsule introduces a 15-min, $15 Small Close Terrarium workshop that is suitable for kids between 3 to 6 years old with parental guidance. Older kids (6 - 13 years old) may wish to embark on the Medium Closed Terrarium ($35) or Closed Terrarium ($38) workshop.
Each workshop includes the guidance of an instructor, assorted plants and moss, and 1 figurine! So let your young ones explore their crafty side and create their own story jars this holiday!
Go On A Flight Simulator With Aeroviation
Where: Oxley Bizhub # 01 - 50, 63 Ubi Road 1, Singapore 408728
When: Tuesdays - Sundays from 10am - 10pm
Fees: $250 for a 2 pax
This instructor-led programme by Aeroviation will have you and your child experience flying on a Cessna 172 simulator. You will be controlling the aircraft and completing challenges individually and as a pair. The workshop also includes a VR experience where you will learn about the different parts of the plans and to look at the interior of different planes. Finally, you will be testing yourself to manage multiple aircraft in the airport with the Air Traffic Controller Simulator.
The Full Flight Experience by Aeroviation is 1.5hr for 2 pax, and is suitable for kids 7 years and above. Those below 12 years old will need to be accompanied by parents. Want to find out more? Read about our visit to Aeroviation too!
Learn To Solve The Rubik's Cube With Little Earth Education
Where: Online or 300 Tampines Ave 5, #05-06, NTUC Income @ Tampines Junction, Singapore 529653
When: Mon - Fri (3.30 pm - 5.30 pm), Sat & Sun (10 am - 12 pm or 2 pm - 4 pm)
Fees: $69 per session
The Rubik's Cube is the world's most popular puzzle! And if you ever thought about beating it, here a workshop to let your kids learn how to beat it! Through this fun-filled cube workshop, kids will get to master the art of solving the Rubik’s cube and Pyramid.
Each session is 2-hours and can be conducted online or at Little Earth Education's venue. You may choose to take up 1 session to try out the experience but it takes 3 sessions to complete the entire workshop.
The Little Herbalist Camp
Where: Sprout Hub, 102 Henderson Rd, Singapore 159562
When: 6 - 8 Sep (9 am - 12.30 pm)
Fees: $420 per pax
A 3-day camp by City Sprout & Fawn Labs, kids will get acquainted with herbs, fruits, flowers and craft your own extracts in the form of non-alcoholic Herbal Tinctures, Fruit Macerates and Floral Infusions. Kids will use these plant extracts to make their own Play Dough Hand Soap, Bath Bombs and Body Wash and learn about their benefits for skin and health.
- Interactive farm tour
- Experience composting (aerobic and black solider flies)
- Learn upcycling and recycling through craft activities
- Explore the deal about pH and how it affects plant extracts
Parent-child Farm-to-table - Herbs Waffles with Egg Mayo (Selling Fast)
Where: Sprout Hub, 102 Henderson Rd, Singapore 159562
When: 4 Sep (8.30 am - 10 am, 10 am - 11.30 am or 11.30 am - 1.30 pm)
Fees: $120 for up to 4 pax
Organised by cooking school, Little Cookhouse, you will start this Farm-to-table camp with an interactive tour around Sprout Hub and discover what’s growing in the allotment greenhouse! Experience hands-on harvesting as you and your child gather the required ingredients to make your very own Herbs Waffle and Egg Mayo from scratch!
Kiztopia September Holiday Camp (Sold Out)
Where: Kiztopia Marina Square
When: 8 - 9 Sep, 10 am - 4 pm
Fees: $248 per child (U.P. $330)
Kiz, Let's L.E.A.D is Kiztopia's September holiday program where kids will stop Mr O-Beast from harming the children of Healthy KizVillage and learn various aspects of healthy living such as personal hygiene and healthy habits. There are 2 camp slots for different age groups (5 - 7 yrs and 8 - 10 yrs).
The programme includes interactive story telling, treasure hunt, action-packed games, grocery fun and STEM exposure. There will be a daily 4hr Adam Khoo curated programme, daily meals from Kith and 1hr playtime at Kiztopia. Sign-up with a buddy and enjoy $20 off each too!