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Jeans Upcycling To Wildlife Photography: Unique Summer Camps For Kids Above 8 Years

Buzzing posted on 29 April

Ten-Second Takeaway

Summer camps for older kids are perfect if you are looking for options to add fun to your children’s learning experience. Pick from wildlife photography, debating, block printing, upcycling, art ecology, theatre, comic making, writing, just to name a few. In fact, we’re wondering if we should have a summer camp for parents too. What say?

Young Photographer Workshop

The Outback believes that every child has their own unique creative bent and they will help your child tap and develop their creativity and talent through this fun filled camp for young photography enthusiasts.

Age: 10-16 years

When: Until May 31

Where: The Outback Farm & Homestay, Bannerghatta

Timings: 8am onwards.

Age: 10-16 years

Find out more about the camp here.


Survey 59, Jaipuradoddi, Anekal Taluk, Bannerghatta National Park, Bengaluru

Invictus Aerosports Summer Workshop

Fun and learning come together in this wonderful workshop in Malleswaram. The focus will be on robotics, aero modelling and Abacus. Learn to build flying models and enhance eye-hand coordination skills.

When: Until May 26

Where: Invictus, #55,/A , 11th Main, opposite Cluny Convent High School, Malleshwaram

Age: 9 years upwards

Find out more about the workshop here.

Schools & Colleges

55,/A, 11th Main, Opp. Cluny Convent High School, Malleshwaram, Bengaluru

Summer Express Theatre Workshop

The summer express workshop at Rangashankara is back! You don’t want to miss the fabulous line up of sessions starting from the 10th of April till the 7th of May. Kids aged 8 to 14 are welcome.

When: Until May 7

Where: Rangashankara Theatre, 36/2, 8th Cross, 2nd Phase, JP Nagar

Timings: 10am – 4pm

Age: 8 – 14 years

Find out more about the workshop here.

Movie Theatres

36/2, 8th Cross, 2nd Phase, JP Nagar, Bengaluru

Leadership Development Program

Leadership Development Program is a camp where kids aged 9 to 17 years are taught leadership skills and attributes, communication and presentation skills, from memorising to understanding, entrepreneurship skills and many more in a fun filled environment. Children get to unlock their inner potential and build the ability to stand out of the crowd.

When: May 1-19

Where: Indian Leadership Academy, Next to Honeywell & Mahindra, Arakere, Bannergatta Main Road

Timings: 9-12 years, 9.30am – 1pm and 12 years upwards, 1.30pm – 5.30pm

Age: 9-17 years

Find out more about this programme here.

Schools & Colleges

Innovation Park, Arakere, Next To Honeywell & Mahindra, Arakere, Bannergatta Main Road, Bengaluru

Young Wildlife Photographer Camp

Attention budding photographers! Here’s a camp that will enrich your passion. Spot and capture the big wild cats, rare birds and other species in the natural reserves of Nagarhole in the best camera angles with the efficient and capable team of The Outback Experience. Phillip Ross and Samantha Peck, will guide your child into the forests, take them through the fundamentals of wildlife photography and equip them with a basic understanding of animal behaviour that will help them take stunning photographs. Both instructors know these forests like the back of their hand and will lead your child to places where wildlife sightings are known to happen.

When: May 18 – 20

Where: Gundathur Village, Karapura – Kabini Road, Nisana Hobli, H.D. Kote

Timings: 7am onwards

Age: 10 – 16 years

Find out more about this camp here. There’s also a one specifically for birding enthusiasts. Find out more here.


Gundathur Village, Karapura - Kabini Road, Nisana Hobli, H.D. Kote, Beeramballi, Karnataka

Ever After Summer Programs

Ever After Summer Programs brings Tribe of Tellers. Tribe of Tellers is a program that teaches children the art of performance storytelling. They will learn about various storytelling techniques and the use of voice, body and expression to become a confident performer.

When: May 8 – 13

Where: The Atelier No. 42/7, Ammashree Park, Sarjapur Main Road, Doddakannalli

Timings: 10am – 1pm

Age: 5 – 7 years

Find out more about the program here.

Convention Centres

42/7, Ammashree Park, Doddakannehalli Village, Sarjapur Road, Bengaluru

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Verbattle Debate & Leadership Camp

Verbattle Debate & Leadership Camp will help children in overcoming shyness and stage fear, building confidence, improving communication skills, managing peer pressure, dealing with stress, developing sound debating skills etc. Their engaging, inspiring and interactive sessions give your child opportunity to indulge in fun activities, make new friends and learn about things that are beyond the reach and realm of classrooms and textbooks.

When: May 15 – 26

Where: NMKRV College, Shashwati Hall, Jayanagar

Timings: 10am – 12.30pm

Age: 8 – 16 years

Find out more about the camp here.

Schools & Colleges

Shashwati Hall, Jayanagar, Bengaluru

Jean Upcycling Workshop

Those favourite pair of ripped jean with holes getting wider & wider and you can’t stop wearing them. Mix them with combination of fabrics and surface ornamentation techniques for your very own individual gorgeous style. Embellish with antique laces or patchwork of vintage fabrics with interplay of colourful yarns & cords, add some textures with beads & sequins and create that Bohemian look.

When: Until May 6

Where: Bloom & Grow 84/F, 17 D Main, Koramangala 6th Block, Opposite Koramangala Club, Koramangala

Timings: 10.15am – 4.45pm

Age: 10 years upwards

Find out more about the workshop here.

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Community Groups

F-84, 17 D Main, 6th Block, Koramangala, Bengaluru

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