The school holiday season is just about upon us again. We have a school holiday round-up full of activities and camps that will keep the kids educated and entertained. So if ‘edutainment’ is what you are looking for during the school holidays, this, one is for you!
A Daytime Party Bus
Join this 10am party on wheels with Bush Train BW this weekend – yes it is kid friendly! There will be a kiddies corner full of activities, board games, jumping castles and a water slide. The superstars over at Mummycare Babysitters will also be onboard to help look after the kids.
Fee: Free for kids under 12
Contacts: +267 71777050
Dipeo Holiday School
There is a rain and rainbow themed holiday program by Peo Mela and Dipeo Holiday Schools in the last week of the holidays in September. The classes will be from 07:30 to 12:30 daily and are P75.00 per day.
Contacts: +267 72534916
Crafts and Dance Holiday Camp
Masarati Kids has a holiday camp with arts & crafts, dancing, cooking and baking for kiddies from August 15th-18th. All you have to is drop them off, a light meal and art materials will be provided – sounds like a fun time!
Fee: P1100 for 4days / P350 daily
Contacts: +267 77819999
Kids Camp with Camp Botswana
Camp Botswana has an ongoing kids camp from the 9th until the 12th. Activities include camping, paintball, horse-riding and a marshmallow campfire.
Contacts: +267 77728644
Lion Tutoring is offering holiday tutoring at home. You can give them a call to book your child a tutor to keep them revising their work during the holidays.
Contacts +267 393 6472 / Whatsapp +267 76672480
Cooking and Baking Camp with Nqoosa
The Nqoosa Delevopment Academy will be offering a yummy holiday camp for the “Kindercooks” (ages 4-7) and “Junior Chefs” (ages 8-14). We hear there will be a battle of the brownie competition somewhere in there – how sweet? Don’t let the little ones miss out!
Where: Village, Gaborone
Contacts: +267 72732116
“I Am Enough” Teen Camp
Belle Larissa Smart Kids will be hosting a camp for the teens at the end of August (ages 12-18). They will be given the opportunity to learn about self-compassion, non-judgement and the practice of Mindfulness. Call +267 75104580 to reserve a seat for your teen or you can even sponsor a teen.
When: 26-28 August
Where: Mmokolodi Nature Reserve
Swimming Camp at Mai’s
Mai’s Aquatic Centre has a swimming camp kids of ages 4-7 these holidays in Block 7. Please pack food, swimming gear and a change of clothes for them.
Fee: P650 for 4days
Contacts: +267 72424205
Baobab Holiday School
Bala After School have a 3 week long Holiday Camp program that will run from 8am to 1pm everyday. Activities will cooking, crafts and games.
Week 1: 15- 19 August
Week 2: 22-26 August
Week 3: 22 August- 2 September
Fee: P150 per day / P650 per week
Contacts: +267 75654759
BrainSTREAM Holiday Program
If you have little ones between the ages 4-15 that would like to build robots and drones then this is the holiday program to get them into. Talk about 21st century skills! The program will be a week long from 9am to 1pm daily.
Contacts: +267 74157292
A Juniors Golf Competition
Nomads Botswana is hosting a juniors golf competition on August 16th and 17th. The competition will be in 3 age divisions: 8-10; 11-14 and 15-18.
Food and drinks will be available halfway through and there will be a prize giving at the end.
Where: Stanbic Bank Gaborone Golf Club
Contacts: +267 71662863
The Dibini Holdiay Programme
The Dibini holiday programme is back – for two weeks this time. Every day will be filled with different activities that focus on motor skills, social skills, reading, messy play and more.
Where: Northside Primary School
Contacts: +267 77103628
Jack and Jill Holiday School
Jack and Jill Nursery have a 4 week long holiday school program lined up for the little ones! Each week has it’s own theme including a science and construction week, how fun!
To find out more, contact 3923241 or email: [email protected]
Phoenix Swimming Camp
Phoenix Swimming will be having a 3 week long swimming camp for ages 3 and above. All the sessions will be in the mornings between 10:30 and noon.
Fee: P385 per week
Contacts: +267 75186872
Life Lessons with Basketball Camp
Coach Yasemin Kimyacioglu will be having a basketball camp for the kids this holiday. The kids will learn about the fundamentals of basketball as well as some key life-skills. The coach will provide a basketball for each child to practice at home. The camp will allow kids from ages 7-15 and will be from 8am to noon.
Week 1: 22-26 August
Week 2: 29 Aug – 2 Sep
Contacts: +267 74847343
Cricket Holiday Program
The Cubs Cricket Academy has two camps these holidays for the age groups under7 to under17. The camp will be in two phases, the first is a ‘train-to-complete’ program and the next a ‘cricket fundementals clinic. Reserve a spot for the kids before they run out!
Contacts: +267 72213377
Honeycomb Holiday Club
Honeycomb Hub has a fully-packed holiday camp and one of them is a fairy crafts class. The class will be divided into two 2 sessions. The 120 fee includes the toolkits for each session.
Session 1: 14:00 – 15:00 (4-9years)
Session 2: 15:30 – 17:00 (7-13years)
Holiday Zumba Classes
Honeycomb Hub also offers some Zumba classes for kids as little as 2 years right to the teens. P60 gets them in the class. Limited spaces available on 17th and August 24th.
For bookings, you can call on +267 75935900 or email at [email protected]
Stepping into September
More classes with Honeycomb Hub
The Honeycomb Hub Holiday Club continues into the first week of September. The last class is one you do-nut want your child to miss. It’s a 2 hour earing-making class on the 6th of September, which they can join for P100 per day.
Fee: P200 including snacks
Kumon Study Center
A gentle reminder courtesy of the game-changers over at Kumon Study Centre. A little something everyday goes a long way!