Top 15 Summer Camps in Mumbai For 2016
The onset of summer vacation sees a bevy of summer camps coming up in every nook and cranny of the city. With almost all the camps offering activities like songs and dance, maths and science workshops, cooking, and drawing and painting, what marks them different from the other?
Here’s a curated list of top 15 summer camps in Mumbai that will help you make the right decision in choosing an appropriate summer camp for your little one:
Age group: 4 years and above
Venue: NCPA Marg, Nariman Point
Contact no –022-66223737 / 66223834
Date: 2 May to 12 June (Mon-Fri), 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
When the much revered NCPA organizes summer workshops, it becomes easier for parents as they need not think twice before enrolling their children there. A plethora of workshops like music, puppetry, radio jockeying, photography, art and crafts, magic, creative writing, dance, acting, social skills and animation will keep your child engaged in the long summer afternoons.
Age group: 4 to 8 years
Venue: Altamound Road
Contact no: +91 9821127658
Date: 2 May to 14 May, 10:30 am to 12:00 pm
It’s crucial that today’s kids learn the importance of nature. Also, as India has the third largest obese population in the world, it’s equally vital to teach kids the importance of healthy cooking and eating. Enrol your child for EcoKid’s root to shoot summer camp so that he or she can learn about indoor gardening as well healthy cooking.
Age group: 7 years and above
Venue: Khar West and Andheri West
Contact no.: +91 9820948614
Date: 2 batches – 18th April to 29th April and 2nd May to 6th May, 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Idle mind is a devil’s workshop. So how about enrolling your child for a fun, educational and creative summer camp that not only keeps your child engaged, but also develops his brain. This scientifically developed workshop on robotics, game designs and 3D modelling and printing is ideal to exercise your child’s brain and develop it.
Miraaya’s Not Just Another Summer Camp
As the name claims, it’s not just another summer camp, but something much more. Kids will learn how to make jewellery and crafts from pasta, warli art, picnic baskets and pottery. They will also learn yesteryears’ games which is a must-do as these games are quickly being usurped by smartphones and Xboxes.
Age group: 4 to 18 years
Venue: A 1505, Ashok Towers, Babasaheb Ambedkar marg, Parel
Contact no.: +91 9820723778/ 22 24129088
Date: April, May and June
Most summer camps are for toddlers and kids. However, Nirvana has come up with a customized selection of unique workshops for young adults. These workshops are aimed at teaching them lifeskills by honing their soft skills like teamwork, communication, planning, organizing, time management, leadership abilities, creativity and innovation.
Age group: 3 to 13 years
Venue: Saket, Main Gulmohar Road, JVPD, Juhu
Contact no.: +91 98201 64094
Date: 18th April onwards
For parents who do not want to drive around the town dropping their kids from one camp to another, Studio Blocks’ Summer Camp is ideal for them. There are a number of classes including science, robotics, music, fitness, handwriting improvement, manners and etiquette, chess, karate, and dance, ideal for different age groups and aptitude.
Age group: 7 to 15 years
Venue: Deonar, Vashi, Nerul West, CBD Belapur, Kharghar, Chembur and Malad
Contact no – +91 9619780981
Date: 18 April to 17 June, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
Kids are fascinated by science given that it’s taught in a fun and interesting manner. This science based workshop aims to do just that. In this summer workshop, kids can apply science in real life. They will apply the fundamentals of science while exploring a civilization, climbing Mount Everest, detecting a crime scene, digging up a dinosaur excavation site, learning astronomy and much more.
Manners n Beyond Summer Workshop
In today’s competitive world, having the right etiquette, values and lifeskills are very important. Hence, enrol your child in this summer camp which will teach your growing kids manners and etiquettes through interactive team games, craft activities, puppet play, dramatic play and empathy building.
Age group: 7 to 11 years
Venue: Fun Science Club, Ghamat Lodge, 2nd Floor, Dr. Ambedkar Road, Above Mickey Mehta gym, Dadar TT
Contact no: +91 9819580259
Date: 2 May to 7 May and 26 May to 31 May (4:30 pm to 7:00 pm) and 13 to 18 June (for IB kids)10:00 am to 12:30 pm
A universe away from the usual dance and craft summer camp, this Harry Potter summer camp gives your kids the opportunity to lose themselves in the magical world of wizards, ghosts and magical potions. This workshop is ideal for kids who are die hard Harry Potter fans.
Science Summer Camp
Age group: 5 to 13 years
Venue: Malad, Andheri, Powai, Santacruz, Worli, Breach Candy, Malabar Hill, Chembur, Ghatkopar, Mulund, Ghatkopar, Wadala, Navi Mumbai
Contact no.: +91 9029402029
Date: 28th March onwards, 9:00 am
Another science camp, but this science camp by Science Utsav is very different from its peers. Kids will learn science through exciting and fun-filled experiements, fun projects, science games, solving puzzles, science expeditions and learning cool facts.
Age group: 7 to 15 years
Venue: Rishi Farm
Contact no: +91 9867676705
Date: 18 April to 20 April and 25 April to 27 April
Indoor summer camps are fine, but how about enrolling your child for a bit of adventure this summer? Adventure camps give your child the opportunity to be independent, and learn important life skills and survival skills like swimming, first aid, tent pitching, valley crossing, fear factor, night walking, etc.
Age group: 6 to 10 years
Venue: H-1, Aggarwal Estate, Manpada, Near Khewra Circle, Chitalsar Thane
Contact no.: +91 2233406820
Date: 11 April to 28 May, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
A summer camp that covers different themes for an all-round development of your child should be your first priority. Bachpan’s summer camp offers activities like dancing, painting, speech and voice modulation, science experiments, cooking and creating craft items.
Age Group: 7 years and above
Venue: Early Concepts Activity Centre, Rukmini Sadan, Ground Floor, Hanuman Cross Road No 2 (lane opposite Shivaji Vidyalaya), Vile Parle (East).
Contact No: +91- 9920233812
Date: 18 April to 12 May, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
A one-day workshop that will teach your child how to make pizza, decorate cookies and food etiquette. It is an ideal workshop for kids to use their imagination and creativity in cooking.
Age Group: 7 years and above
Venue: Universal High, Brahmand, Phase VI, Azadnagar, Off. Ghodbunder Road
Contact No: +91- 8828445555
Date: 8 April to 27 April, 10:00 am to 11:30 am
Earlier, kids played in the sand, but today’s busy kids neither have the time nor the inclination to get their hands dirty. Playing with clay and sand helps kids develop their imagination and motor skills. This workshop will acquaint children with building techniques using clay and painting on canvas, instilling an interest in art, while offering a platform to hone their creative skills.
Brain Stimulation Workshop - Summer Workshop
Age Group: 5 to 15 years
Contact No: +91-9820473663
Date: 9 April to 31 July, Staurday & Sunday, 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
This is an enhanced learning programme to help children realize the true potential of their brains. Through activities like brain gym, ambidexterity, memory techniques, spatial orientation, eye gym, visualization, sensory development exercise, blindfold reading, and many more, kids will display a dramatic improvement in their sensory perception, grasping ability, concentration, memory, speed of writing and reading, intuition, emotional stability and athleticism.
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