Bored of the average after school enrichment programs? Ever wonder how to get your kids interested in not-so-average super-kid activities? Get out there and explore cool classes and activities for kids! From weekend workshops to wakeboarding and cooking to guitar lessons and MMA, we’ve got the fine-tuned scoop on what’s happening island wide.
Want to give your child a deeper sense of focus, athletic stamina and the general ability to perform ninja-style mad skills? Check out classes at Evolve MMA. Designed by a Harvard graduate, the Little Samurai Children’s Program instills confidence, teaches discipline and self-defense skills to boys and girls aged 6 to 13.
Evolve MMA, 26 China Street #01-01, Singapore 049568, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.evolve-mma.com
If you constantly have the Glee! soundtrack on repeat in your home, here’s a way to redirect your teeny-tiny bopper’s passion into reality. Providing not only a wide range of singing, acting and dancing classes for children and adults, Centre Stage’s kids programs are considered to be among the best on the island for prepping your mini pop-princess.
Centre Stage School of the Arts, Block 15 Woking Road, Singapore 138694, +65 6732 7211, email@example.com, www.centre-stage.com. OnStage! Musical Theatre program open to children 8-12; Pop Stars Kids open to children aged 5 – 10.
Water wigglers, get ready! The only cable wakeboarding school in Singapore trains your tykes aged 7 and older in the fundamentals of water skiing and wakeboarding in just five sessions. Save yourself some trunk space - Ski360 provides all the gear - life jackets, helmets and, of course, wakeboards and skis! Intermediate and advanced lessons are available for the experienced!
Ski360 Wakeboard School, 1206A East Coast Parkway, Singapore, 449891, +65 6442 7318, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.ski360degree.com
Cheeky chefs unite! Offered each Tuesday, Expat Kitchen’s masters teach your 9 to 13 year old the rules of handling food safely, mixing and measuring basics and how to prepare a savory and sweet treat. We'd say that’s enough foodie fun to keep Mom out of the kitchen for at least one family meal!
Expat Kitchen, 9 Norris Road, #02-01, Little India, Singapore 208252, +65 6299 4221, Website
Parents interested in early retirement? Have a superstar strummer in training? Guitarra Play instructs your guitar aficionado aged 8 and up in classic, jazz, acoustic and electric guitar. All lessons are provided out of the home and out of your hair so that you can keep your sanity while your beginner Bassist squeals tunes within someone else’s four walls.
Guitarra Play, Block 158 Meiling Street, #01-84, Singapore, +65 8163 0125, email@example.com, www.guitarra-play.com.sg
Sail away. Over four consecutive Saturdays, Mana Mana’s Dinghy Race Training instructs kids aged 7 to 14 to operate small crafts safely and effectively, preparing them for the Mana Mana Monthly Regatta, held the last Saturday of the month. Saturday/Sunday Junior Sailing Programs also available.
Mana Mana Beach Club, Area E, Car Park E2, 1212 East Coast Parkway, Singapore 449886, +65 6339 8878, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.manamana.com
Bulls eye ahead! Spawning an entire legion of Katniss followers, follow up on the Hunger Games craze. Your cute cupid in the making gets their first taste of what it takes to hit the target at Archery Club of Singapore’s programs for kids aged 7 to 16. Held at Punggol South Archery Centre.
Archery Club Singapore, Punggol South Archery Centre, Junction of Hougang Ave 6/8, Singapore (Green Fenced-up field Next to Blk 543, Opposite Blk 438 & 437), +65 9721 1933, email@example.com, www.archeryclubspore.com
The wonderful world of applied technology comes alive at the Forum Shopping Center. Choose from after-school workshops and stand alone camps to help develop your little scientist’s hands-on passion for technology. Subjects available include video game design, language arts curriculum, story building, animation, robotics, engineering, engineering and popular science.
Children’s Technology Workshop, Forum Shopping Centre, 583 Orchard Road, #02-K1, Singapore 238884, +65 6887 4547, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.ctworkshop.com.sg
Equipped with a falconer’s vest and glove, junior handlers-to-be get the skinny on how to handle Jurong Bird Park’s loveliest birds of prey. Learning the history of falconry and discussing the unique health and safely concerns of becoming a falconer, kids receive a falconer certificate and are able to pose for photos with their fine feathered friends.
Jurong Bird Park, 2 Jurong Hill, Singapore 628925, +65 6265 0022, email@example.com, www.birdpark.com.sg
Surf’s up! Pint-sized surfers over 107 cm tall can take advantage of private Flowrider sessions with the masters at Wave House Sentosa. Families are escorted in a special Wave House buggy at Beach Station to their private beach club, where parents are invited to relax while the kids earn their surf stripes with the pros. Other activities include bodyboarding and splash pool funtime for kids.
Wave House Sentosa, 36 Siloso Beach Walk, Sentosa, Singapore 099007, +65 6377 3113, wavehousesentosa.com
Head across the border for Riders Lodge’s monthly 2 day, 1 night camps for kids aged 8 and older to learn basic riding skills and horse husbandry or to improve upon existing skills. Horse included! Special rates for accompanying family and friends.
The Legends Golf and Country Resort, Lot 1302 Kebun Sedenak Kulai, Johor, Malaysia, +607 652 5512, www.riderslodge.com.my
Kids aged 4 to 8 choose from Saturday Sports Clubs or Saturday Performing Arts Clubs at Stamford American International School. Sports clubs include training in a different core sport each week, ranging from swimming, golf, basketball and soccer. Those more inclined toward performing arts may choose from jazz, tap, singing or drama.
Camp Asia Saturday Club, Held at SAIS, 279 Upper Serangoon Road (1 Woodleigh Lane), Singapore 347691, Website