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March 2022: Holiday Camps and Programmes for Kids in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor

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The school holidays are upon us, with many looking forward to quality family time filled with fun activities – or a short #CutiCutiMalaysia getaway for others!

Staying put in the Klang Valley, but looking for some exciting things to do with the kids over the break?  We’ve put together a list of the best holiday camps and programmes for kids, happening all this month – so do remember to sign up quickly!


1. Mad about Education School Holiday Programmes

The character-building programmes developed by the Mad About Education (MAE) Group encourage both adults and children to develop different skills sets and understand their unique abilities. Here are some of the terrific camps being planned by them this March:

Survival Skills Camp (under the Adventure Camp Series)

Designed for kids aged 7 years and above, this camp uses the concept of learning through fun outdoor and nature activities that encourage children to learn basic survival skills and independence skills. The kids will learn to care for themselves and develop basic survival skills, such as first aid, learning to start a fire, cooking, and compass reading, amongst other. Participants will also be taught about the importance of teamwork, leadership and critical thinking skills.

Dates: 1st – 2nd March 2022
Venue: Camp MAE@Paradise Valley Resort, Broga, Semenyih, Selangor
Fees: RM390 per person – with a 10% discount for siblings

Forest Exploration Programme (under the Nature Play Series)

This programme encourages children to participate in science exploration, alongside educating them about the importance of conserving and protecting our natural environment. Over the course of the day, kids will discover the Bukit Kiara Forest Reserve, where they will learn to navigate their way through the forest, and exploring the interesting biodiversity and animal life along the way. From the forest, the children will then hike down to a nearby stream to explore the different types of amphibians. Suitable for kids aged 7 to 12 years old. 

Date: Tuesday, 8th March 2022
Time: 10.00am – 4.00pm
Venue: Taman Persekutuan Bukit Kiara, TTDI
Price: RM130 per child – 10% discount for siblings (*includes food + insurance)

Marine Exploration Programme

This one-day Marine Exploration Programme takes kids to explore Port Dickson’s beach, and its diverse ecosystem. The programme will enable kids to learn more about biodiversity, the tidal and weather situation that influences marine life, as well as the impact humans have on the environment. For kids aged 7 to 12 years old.

Date: Friday, 18th March 2022
Time: 8.00am – 5.30pm
Venue: Pasir Panjang, Port Dickson
Price: RM250 per child – 10% discount for siblings (*includes food, insurance and transportation to Port Dickson)

For more information, email enquiry@madabouteducation.com or contact Beverley at 0122094262.


3. The Big Top by Hush the Theatre KL

Calling all creative kids! Hush the Theatre’s exciting Drama Holiday Programme brings a spectacle of magic tricks, mime, movement, dance, clowning, puppetry, optical illusions, comedy and more, culminating in a professional performance in the form of a Circus Cabaret.

Dates: Nine sessions in total:
Week 1: Tuesday 1st March, Wednesday, 2nd March and Friday, 4th March 2022
Week 2: Monday, 7th March, Wednesday, 9th March and Friday, 11th March 2022
Week 3: Monday, 14th March, Wednesday, 16th March and Friday, 18th March 2022
Time: 1.30pm – 3.00pm
Fee: RM100 per session (RM900 for nine sessions)


3. Nature Kidventure at Sunway Putra Mall

Sunway Putra Mall has been transformed into an indoor nature wonderland, with a 5D Sensory Nature Hub that allows kids to explore the environment using their five senses, and creative activities to keep them entertained. Don’t miss their Scavenger Hunt (happening on Saturday, 12th March 2022 at 10.00am) for a chance to win some attractive prizes!

Dates: Friday, 25th February 2022 to Sunday, 20th March 2022; Scavenger Hunt on Saturday, 12th March 2022
Venue: Sunway Putra Mall


4. Enfiniti Academy Musical 360 Concert Bootcamp

Enfiniti Academy‘s popular bootcamp is designed to develop your child’s creativity, confidence and communication skills. Your kids will learn how to sing, dance, act, write poetry and more as they express themselves through imaginative play.

Dates: Thursday, 3rd March 2022, Friday, 4th March 2022, Saturday, 5th March 2022 and Sunday, 6th March 2022
Time: 10.00am – 5.00pm
Venue: 28-1, Jalan PJU5/20D, The Encorp Strand, Kota Damansara, 47810 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia


5. Woodworking Workshops by Adiaida 

Nothing like some hands-on woodworking to create a sense of achievement in our kids (and some handy new collectibles for the home!). Mini Makers (kids aged 5 – 8 years old) get to build and bring back their very own pen holder, while Junior Makers (aged 9 – 12 years old) and Teen Makers (aged 13 – 16 years old) get to make a keepsake box and desktop shelf respectively. Details are as follows:

Project: Crayon/Colour Pencil Holder

Size: L20cm W8cm H20cm
Duration: 1 hour
Price: RM100 per child

Project: Keepsake Box

Size: L20cm W20cm H15cm
Duration: 1.5 hours
Price: RM150 per child

Project: Desktop Shelf

Size: L40cm W20cm H40cm
Duration: 3 hours
Price: RM300 per child

Sign up at Adiaida’s website or send them a WhatsApp at 0162140611 for more info.


6. Science Workshops by Science Bridge Academy

Get young explorers to fall in love with science these school holidays, with Science Bridge Academy’s terrific workshops:

Animation Workshop for Beginners (7-9 years old)

Introduce your kids to the world of programming through Scratch! Using intuitive and easy to use block coding, children will learn the basics of coding, which will help them explore their interest in this area. Students will need laptops or tablets for this workshop.
Dates: 8th to 10th March 2022
Time: 10.00am-11.00am
Price: RM60 per pax

Game Design with Roblox (7+ years)

Is your kid an avid Roblox gamer? If so, get them to explore designing their own game through this workshop, which helps beginners discover how to code in Roblox.
Dates: 12th to 13th March 2022
Time: 12pm – 1pm
Price: RM99/pax

How Science and Engineering Changed Our World (8-12 years old)

In this online workshop, dive into the history and invention of electricity, lenses, pulleys, motors and other things that we take for granted nowadays, to learn how these amazing scientists and engineers invented these items! Activities include making a desk lamp, building a hydraulic platform, battery powered vacuum, battery powered lift, and more.
Dates: 14th to 16th March 2022
Time: 10.00am to 12.00pm
Price: RM180 per pax

Code Your Own Game (7-12 years old)

Perfect for kids with some basic understanding of block coding in Scratch and who are keen to take their skills to the next level! Students will be guided to code their first game and from there, will be able to explore their interest in game development.
Dates: 15th to 17th March 2022
Time: 10.00am – 11.30am
Price: RM100/pax

 

Register here or call +6018-6668787 for further information


7. Lara’s Place School Holiday Programme

Lara’s Place in Petaling Jaya has a full and exciting schedule for families to take advantage of during the school holidays. Spots fill up fast, so don’t forget to sign your kids as soon as possible to avoid disappointment!

Online Virtual Superstars, Youtuber and Videography Wokshop

In this three-day workshop, your child will be able to learn the basics of becoming a Virtual Superstar! For kids aged 9 to their teens.

Date: Monday, 28th February 2022  to Wednesday, 2nd March 2022
Time: 9am to 1pm
Fee: RM450

Jewellery and Sew-Craft Making with Azarine

Get crafty with this fun and creative jewellery-making workshop – perfect for budding young designers!

Date: Tuesday, 1st March 2022 or Monday, 7th March or Monday 14th March 2022
Time: 10.00am– 11.30am
Fee: RM180 per pax

Online Magician Workshop

Shhh – the secrets of magic will be revealed at this dazzling workshop!

Dates: Choose from three different sessions of two-day workshops: Magicians 1.0 (Thursday, 3rd March 2022 and Friday, 4th March 2022), Magicians 2.0 (Thursday, 10th March 2022 and Friday, 11th March 2022) or Magicians 3.0 (Thursday, 17th March and Friday, 18th March 2022)
Time: 1.00pm – 2.00pm
Fee: RM150 per pax

Online Mystery Forensic Drama Class

The perfect workshop for the little Sherlock Holmes in your kids!

Date: Friday, 4th March 2022
Time: 2.30pm – 4.00pm
Fee: RM300 per pax

Egg-citing Cooking Workshop for Teenagers

Learn fun and easy ways of preparing a variety of egg-related recipes through hands-on culinary learning! Individual stoves, pans and equipment are prepared for each participant, as they try their hand at food preparation, whilst practicing kitchen safety.

Date: Friday, 4th March 2022 or Tuesday, 15th March 2022
Time: 9.00am– 12.00pm
Venue: Open air & outdoor kitchen setting – located at Section 17, Petaling Jaya
Fee: RM380 per pax

Online Junior Speech and Drama

Activities in this workshop will include Character Role-Playing, Improvisation, Creative Storytelling, Drama Props, Casting, Rehearsing, Singing and Dance & Movement Activities, amongst other. Bonus: Parents will be invited to a virtual performance showcase on the final day!

Date: Monday, 7th March 2022 – Friday, 11th March 2022
Time: 11.00am – 12.00pm
Venue: Online
Fee: RM200 per pax

Online Fun Science Workshops

This fun series of workshops is held over five days (you can choose to sign up for any number of days):

Date: Monday, 7th March 2022 – Friday, 11th March 2022
Time: 2.30pm – 4.30pm
Fee: RM120/day or RM580 for 5 days
(*3-5 days advance booking is required for delivery of materials for the virtual classes)

Handmade Minimalist Leather Card and Money Holder

Learn how to hand-stitch leather, and customise your very own wallet at the end of this two-hour session.

Date: Tuesday, 8th March 2022
Time: 10.00am– 12.00pm
Fee: RM380 per pax

Online Public Speaking Class

Let your child shine as they brush up on their public speaking skills, and learn to speak confidently and courageously. For children aged 9 to teens.

Date: Monday, 14th March 2022 – Friday, 18th March 2022
Time: 2.30pm– 4.00pm
Fee: RM350 per pax

Japanese Book Binding Workshop

Have fun making four types of bound books, using the art of Japanese stab stitching and other patterns, in this unique workshop.

Date: Wednesday, 16th March 2022
Time: 9.00am – 1.00pm
Venue: Sec 17 Petaling Jaya (address to be provided upon booking confirmation)
Fee: RM330 per pax

Online Art Workshops for Kids and Teens

ART Workshop for Juniors (*kids aged 5 – 8)

Date: Friday, 18th March 2022
Time: 9.00 a.m. – 10.00 a.m.
Venue: Online
Mediums: Pencil Sketching RM50 / B-Mondrian Art Painting RM60 / C- Pen Sketching RM50 / D-Color Pencil Art RM50 / E Scenery Painting RM60 / F–Animal Painting RM60 / G-Doodling Art RM50 / H-Surreal Art Painting RM60 (own materials required)

ART Workshop (*kids aged 9 – teens)

Date: Friday, 18th March 2022
Time: 10.00am – 12.00pm
Venue: Online
Mediums: A-Pencil Sketching RM60 / B-Mondrian Art Painting RM70 / C-Pen Sketching RM60 / D-Color Pencil RM60 / E– Scenery Painting RM70 . F– Animal Painting RM70 / G-Doodling Art RM60 / H-Surreal Art Painting RM70 (own materials required)


8. Radiant Camps by Radiant Retreats

After two long years of being cooped up at home, an outdoor adventure would certainly be a treat for the young ones! The crew over at Radiant Retreats are organising two camps for kids and teens in Janda Baik in the month of March:

Adventure Sports Camp (for children aged 11 –16 years old)


Date: Monday, 7th March 2022 to Wednesday, 9th March 2022
Venue: Radiant Site B, Janda Baik
Fee: RM650 per camper

Agro Equestrian Camp (for children aged 9 – 14 years old)


Date: Monday, 7th March to Wednesday, 9th March 2022
Venue: Radiant Site B, Janda Baik
Fee: RM650 per camper


9. 5T3M Academy – Junior Drone Workshop

Sign your kids up for this exciting new workshop! Your child will learn to navigate a drone, operate pattern flight using a smartphone and eventually completing a research and rescue mission.

Date: Tuesday, 8th March 2022 – Thursday, 10th March 2022 (two hour sessions over the course of three days)
Time: 10.30am –12.00pm or 2.30pm– 4.30pm
Fee: RM329 per team

For inquiries and registration, please WhatsApp +6016 336 6744


10. KL Chess Academy’s Holiday Chess Camp

Inspired by The Queen’s Gambit and looking for a way to introduce your kids to chess? Check out KL Chess Academy’s Holiday Chess Camp, for classes at every level. They also have personalised 1-to-1 online sessions for those who prefer to learn at home.

Date: Monday, 7th March 2022 to Wednesday, 9th March 2022 or Monday, 14th March 2022 to Wednesday, 16th March 2022
Venue: KL Chess Academy, 22-1, Jalan 27/70A Desa Sri Hartamas 50480 Kuala Lumpur.


11. March School Holiday Programme by Pusat Kreatif Kanak-kanak (PKK) Tuanku Bainun

PKK Tuanku Bainun has your back for the school holidays, with these creative new programmes for kids aged 6 to 8 years old:

Little Chef Jumbo Class

The culinary class is perfect for little chefs to try out their skills in the kitchen, using a star ingredient: cornflakes!

Date: Saturday, 12th March 2022
Time: 9.00am – 12.00pm
Fees: RM125 – RM140/ per child

Paint & Pot

Get your little one’s hands dirty (it’s worth it!) in this fun painting class with Ms. Dalila (PKK Tuanku Bainun Visual Arts’ Educator) where children will learn how to paint abstract patterns on their individual pots, pot their first plant, and give their new green friends some TLC at home!

Date: Saturday, 19th March 2022
Time: 10.00am – 12.00pm
Price: RM95 for  a single child and RM80 for multiple children


12. Minecraft Time Escape by CraftyMinds

Calling all Minecraft enthusiasts to join this three-day holiday workshop, where students will learn about the important inventions through time. Follow the folk from CraftyMinds as they travel from ancient Egypt to ancient China, with participants applying problem-solving and critical thinking skills through a host of fun-filled activities.

Dates: Wednesday, 2nd March to Friday, 4th March 2022, Wednesday, 16th March to Friday, 18th March 2022, Wednesday, 23rd March to Friday, 25th March 2022 or Wednesday, 30th March to Friday, 1st April 2022
Time: Slot 1: 10.00 a.m. 12.00 noon and  Slot 2: 4.00 p.m. – 6.00 p.m.
Fee: RM270
Venue: Online via Microsoft Teams

 

by Elyza Noordeen


Elyza Noordeen is a mother of one, currently adjusting to getting back into the work force whilst juggling the responsibilities of being a single mum to her nine-year-old superhero son. As she balances the new norm of wading through the endemic world with the transition from home schooling and working from home to braving meeting people once more , her current idea of sanity is copious amounts of iced milo and anything that involves not washing any dishes.

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