LISTING: Summer camps in Mylapore

Nandalala Siruvar Sangam, a unit of Nandalala Seva Samithi Trust is holding its summer camp till May 28. Classes includes games, yoga, emboss painting, handicrafts and rangoli. It will be held from 9.30 a.m. to 12 noon at Nandalala Cultural Centre, 2 & 4, Dr. Ranga Road, Mylapore. Ph: 2498 3631, 2498 8537.

Tattvaloka is having its summer camp from May 21 onwards. This is open to children of the age groups 8 to 14. The camp will include story-telling, puppetry, play-acting, Vedic mathematics and Indology and slide shows on temple architecture. On June 4 there will be group presentations in the form of puppet shows and drama by the children. For details call 95660 52652 or 94444 60660.

A special summer workshop is being held for Bharatanatyam dancers. It will focus on a varnam and it will be taught by well known dance guru Chitra Visweswaran. The camp will be held till May 12 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon at Dr. MGR Janaki College of Arts and Science for Women, Durgabai Deshmuk Road, R. A. Puram. For more details call 2499 4751.

The Children’s Club is organising lectures at the IIT Chennai campus during this month: Lectures in Aeronautics will be held from May 9 to May 20 between 9.30 a.m. to 11 a.m.; Lectures in Chemistry will be held from May 23 to 31 from 9.30 a.m. to 11 a.m.; Students who wish to attend these lectures need to register their names at the Club’s premises at 96 V. M. Street, Mylapore on any evening between 4.30 and 6 p.m. before May 7. A registration fee of Rs.300/- will be charged for the course. For more details call Dr. B. Viswanathan of IIT at 98401 50903.

Mahavidhyasala, centre for guided learning is having a summer camp that offers training in English language competency. The course covers grammar, vocabulary drills, comprehension, stimulating speaking activities and writing tasks.
Classes start from May 9 and will be held from 10.30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 26A, Marina Square Apartments (basement), Santhome High Road, San Thome. Ph: 98840 36630

Shrishti’s summer art and craft mela is having a creative camp for children from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. This is open to children above 3 years. Classes will be held at 17/9, 2nd Link Street, CIT Colony, Mylapore. Ph: 2499 2586.

Bear and Bean Bag presents Open Curtain Sesame which is a theatre workshop for 8 to 13 year olds. Coachng in drama techniques will be held from May 16 onwards at Flash Dance Academy, Mandaveli from 9.30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. For more details call 97107 36130, 98840 29865 or email to

Dreeamcast Entertainment a modeling studio located at Luz is having a fashion modeling workshop for kids. This is open for children of the age groups 3 to 13. The workshop will be held for a period of two weeks starting from May 2. The studio is located at 24/28, Krishnaswamy Avenue, Luz, Mylapore. Ph: 42031789, 98841 03124.

Aadaludan Paadal Koodam, a kids club at Mandaveli is having a camp from May 1 to 31. Classes cover training in Bharatnatyam, Kuchipudi, vocal, veena, violin, keyboard, mridangam, flute, slokas, handwriting (English and Tamil), judo and karate. For details call 98400 75462.

Fooniferse is having a series of 10 workshops in doll making, RJ Talk, art, mask making, creative writing, kitchen orchestra and garment designing. The workshop will be held from May 16 to 29. This is open to children of the age group 5 to 14 years. The workshop will be held at The Grove School, behind C. P. Art Centre, 1 Eldams Road, Alwarpet. For registration call 9176668980 or email to

Optimus Education located at 2/9, Karpagambal Nagar Main Road, Luz, Mylapore, is having a summer camp for children with special needs from May 2 to 14 between 9.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. This is open for children of the age groups 4years and above. Activities include creative arts, music, dance, painting, indoor games, handwriting, spellings and vocational skills. For registration call 94449 60643 / 98400 57975

Vector Audio systems is having a summer workshop for children of the age group 13 years plus on sound recording and audio technology. Classes will be held at CIT Colony. For more details call 99401 26548 or visit

Sparkles is having its summer workshop from May 2 onwards at Bamboola, 73, Venkatakrishnan Road, R. A. Puram. This is open for children of the age groups 6 to 12 years. Activities include pot work, junk art, dance, cooking and games. For more details call 98408 72951, 94441 15995.

Crossword, the bookstore at Alwarpet is having a summer camp for kids on every Sunday from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. There will be magic show, puppet show and gift wrapping sessions. The event is on through May. Registration can be done at 4203 1705.

Fun craft and fireless cooking classes conducted by Meera Rao. Classes till May 30. Open to kids from 5 years onwards. Ph: 2499 5290.

Shree Arts and Crafts camp is having a summer camp for kids 5 years and above. Classes will include parchment, stickers, sequence, wall hanging, greeting cards and fruit basket. Classes begin in May at 31/ 12, T. S. V. Koil Street, Mylapore. Ph: 98843 96260.

Santhana summer camp for children is on till June 5. This is open to children of ages 5 to 15 years. Classes include yoga, character formation, handwriting, spoken English, art and dance. The camp is held at 26 / 46, Lazarus Church Road, R. A. Puram. Ph: 98405 80722.

Sri Viswakalakendra is having its summer camp from May 2 onwards. This is open to children of the age groups 4 to 12. Classes include flower arrangement, facemask making, crystal glass painting, paper bags making. Classes will be held at A6, Shanti Apts., Balakrishna Road, Mylapore. Ph: 99403 80539.

Namthinnai is organising an evening of “Tell – along tales” with Jeeva Raghunath for children at 5.30 p.m. on April 30 at Dr. M. G. R Janaki College of Arts and Science, R. A. Puram. For details call 93821 65705.

The Mylapore Club is offering summer camps in shuttle badminton, cricket, chess, billiards and bridge. Classes will be held till May 20 at the club’s premises. For details call 2499 5315 / 4293.

Golden Skills is having kids summer workshop till June 11. Classes include painting, PC and Internet basics and PC based poster making. Classes will be held at 10/ 24, 1st Floor, Kesava Perumal West Street, near Chitrakulam Tank, Mylapore. Ph: 98840 20179.

There is a free coaching class for ‘Chinmaya gita chanting competition‘ for school children from May 7 at 3.30 p.m. Classes will be held on every Saturday at 7, IV Cross Street, R. A. Puram. Ph: 2493 6030.

Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan located at East Mada Street is having an exclusive summer camp for girls. This is open to girls of the ages 8 – 13 years. The camp starts from May 11 and will be held between 9 a.m. to 12 noon.
Classes include slokas, yoga, soft skills, cooking and games. Registration closes on April 24. For details call 98414 86289, 99400 92282.

Sri Ramakrishna Math, Mylapore is conducting summer camp for students at the Math premises. Classes will held from May 1 to 31 between 9 a.m. and 12.30 p.m. This is open to students of the age group 8 to 15.
Students will be taught personality development, vedic chanting, bhajans, vishnu sahasranamam, shivapuranam, yoga, spoken Sanskrit, drawing and story telling,
For details call 24621110.

Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram is having its annual summer camp in yoga and vedic chanting from May 2. This is open to children of the age groups 5 to 15. Classes will be held at 31, 4th Cross Street, R. K. Nagar, Mandaveli. Ph: 2462 0006, 2495 2900.

Sri Matha Samarpanam Trust is organizing summer coaching from April 15 to May 7 in Gita, Slokas and Vishnu Sahasranamam, for sub juniors, juniors and seniors in separate batches. For registration call 98401 88233.

Apple Kids is having its summer camps in April and May. Classes will be held in Arts and crafts, communication skills, handwriting, bhajans, origami, gift wrapping and dance. Classes will be held at 34, Devanathan Road, Mandaveli. Ph: 4353 6413.

Sprouts Montessori House of children is having its summer camps till April 23. Activities include acting, quiz, dance and crafts. For details call 4207 4072.

Summer rowing camp will be held at Madras Boat Club till May 15 from 6.30 a.m. to 8.30 a.m. This is open to children of ages 11 to 17 years. For registration call 2435 3190.

Ekadasha learning center is having its summer camp for children with special needs till May 6. Activities include art, craft, indoor / outdoor traditional games, music, dance and story time. Classes will be held at 3, Jeth Nagar, I Main Road, R. A. Puram. Ph: 2495 0831.

Summer workshop by Rahnu Cartoon Research and Educational Trust in drawing and cartooning at P. S. School, R. K. Mutt Road from April 24 to 38 between 10 a.m. and 12 noon. Open to children of ages 6 to 14 years. For details call 2464 0487.

Sundaram Finance is having a special summer workshop for children on ‘Colour Sand Art” on April 23 between 4 p.m. and 5.30 p.m. It will be held at Nageswara Rao Park, Mylapore. This is open for children in the age group of 8 to 12 years. Open to first 30 registrants only. To register, call 99622 05236

Summer workshop at Craft Basket. Open for children above 10 years starting April 25 to May 30.
Workshop includes cooking, baking, desserts, pudding, chocolate, table settings, use of cutlery, tailoring, embroidery and junk jewellery making.  Timings from 12 a.m. to 3 p.m. on all working days. Limited seats only. Contact Mumtaz Alam 98414 27217 / 99400 59217.

Utsav School of Dance located at MRC Nagar, R A Puram, is conducting a ten-day summer workshop in folk dance for children of 8 years and above in May. For details call 9282111686.

Kalakar Studio is having its summer camp at P.S. Senior Sec. School in art, crafts, fitness, dance, storytelling, puzzle solving and kidz kitchen. The camp will be held from May 2 onwards between 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. This is open to children from ages 3 years onwards. For details call 2811 3624 / 98843 16134.

Summer camp at Vruksha Montessory School, Bheemanna Muthai Street is open for children of ages 6 to 15. Registration is open to first 20 entries only. For more details call Vidya Deepak 91766 52175.

Former Indian cricketer V. B. Chandrasekhar will be conducting a cricket coaching camp for boys between 6 and 12 at the Mylapore Club. The camp will be held between April 18 and May 21. For details call 98405 63363 or log on to

Studio for Dance is having its summer camp from April 18 onwards. Classes will be in pop, jazz and rock and roll Bollywood style. This is open for children and adults. Classes will be held at 24, CIT Colony, 2nd Main Road. For more details call 2498 7566.

Spin Some Stories, is a 2 – day storytelling and theater workshop for children of the age groups 8 to 16 years.  The workshop is on from April 29 and 30 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Nainiappan Street, Madaveli. Ph: Kritika Dhiwahar at 9962041116 or

Kalaa Manjari is having a 10 days workshop starting from April 9. Activities like art, craft, junior orator, 6 in 1 maths, western dance, chess and keyboard will be taught. Limited seats only. Kalaa Manjari is situated at 6/12, First Street, Venus Colony, Alwarpet. Ph: 2431 2676.

Kriyative Kids is conducting summer camp from April 11. This is open for children of the age groups 2 – 14 years. Classes will be held at Gokulam play school, 9, C. V. Raman Road, (next to Arthi Scans) Alwarpet. Ph:  94451 56968, 6551 6049.

Natpu, and NGO for women is organising summer course in blouse and salwar kameez tailoring from April 14 to May 14. Classes will be held at Tailoring training centre, C/o Srinivasa Gandhi Nilayam, 332, Ambujammal Street, Alwarpet. Ph: 94451 89512, 99401 35132.

Jus Drums is starting its annual summer camp classes from April 10. Children above the age of 5 years can participate. Classes will be held at F – 1, Mookambika complex, 4 Lady Desikachari Road, Mylapore. For more details call 98400 46827.

Sargam Summer is organising a weeklong musical experience for 5 to 15 year olds in choral music techniques and training, voice modulation sessions, stories and songs with field trip. Classes starts from April 24 onwards and will be held between 10 a.m. to 12 noon at MP Anand School, 10, CIT Colony, 1st Link Street, Mylapore. Fees is Rs.850 per batch for more details call 98401 32913.

Auroville, Pitchandikulam Forest consultants is organising a summer nature workshop from April 18 to 29 at the Tholkappia (Adyar) Poonga. This is open to children of the age groups 10 to 15 years. Activities will include art, walk, photo journal, poster and collage making etc. A special exhibition will also be organised on April 30. For details call 94442 87739, 99658 74802.

Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, East Mada Street, Mylapore is organising yoga based summer camp for children in the age group of 10 to 16 years. Classes will be begins from April 18 and will cover integral yoga – Pranayamam, meditation, Asanas and counselling. For details call 2464 0811.

Galilee Academy is having its summer camp in handwriting, spoken English, drawing and colouring apart from keyboard, guitar, piano and drums. The camp will be held at 13, Thandavarayan Street, Santhome. Ph: 4210 1036.

Kalakar Studio is having its summer camp in Mylapore. This is open to children of age groups 3 to 15. Activities will include physical fitness, art ‘n’ craft, western dance, story telling, handwriting, puzzle solving and kidz kitchen. The camp will be held from May 2 to 13 and May 16 to 27. For details call Komal at 98843 16134 / 2811 3624.

Smart Academy located at 15/ 25, Oliver Road is having its summer camp in table tennis, chess, yoga, craft, handwriting and public speaking. For details call 98401 70464.

Sri Ramanalaya Fine Art Academy is having regular and summer classes in keyboard, guitar, violon, piano, dance and vocal. For details call 2844 2813, 98410 86144.

Samvardhana, the centre for learning differences, will be conducting a special camp for children in the age group of 8-16 years. The aim is to impart specialised training through creative activities and games for improving attention and concentration, thinking and problem solving ability and handwriting. Classes are at 92/ 205, V.M. Street, Mylapore.  Ph: 99620 27855, 99404 10568.

Summer camp for special children is organised by Tara Shiksha Kendram from April 18 onwards. This is open to children of the age 5 to 9.  Activities include occupational therapy, speech / communication activities, games, music and movement, art / craft and hand function activities. Tara Shiksha Kendram is located at 5/ 1, 1st Cross Street, R. A. Puram. Ph: 6455 0607.

Summer camp at Expressions Art Studio and Activity Centre will be held from April 11 onwards. This is open to children 7 years and above. Classes will include clay pottery, pot painting and soap carving and modelling.
Classes will be held at 75, 2nd Street, Karpagam Avenue, R. A. Puram. For registration call 9444033348.

Andhra Mahila Sabha, P. Obul Reddy Vocational Training Institute will be conducting summer camp for kids of age group 5 – 12 years.
The camp will have classes in yoga, music, arts and crafts, dance and computer courses. It will start from April 15 and will go on till May 14, Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.
The institute is also conducting regular courses in tailoring, embroidery, textile printing, beautician classes, computer courses like office automation and designing course. For more details call: 4216 8979, 92821 32176.

Mahima Cultural Center located at 64/1, Nattu Subbaraya Mudali St., I Floor, Mylapore is having summer camps for children between the age 8 – 15.
Activities included in the camp are water colour painting, fabric painting, glass painting, pot painting, ceramic painting, velvet and glass mural. The coarse fee is Rs.800/-(materials included). For more details call 2467 2155 / 98403 88066.

St. Bede’s Sports Foundation will be conducting a cricket coaching camp at the St. Bede’s grounds from April 1 to May 31. This is open for boys in the age group of 6 to 19 years. The enrollment forms can be got from St. Bede’s grounds. For further details contact 94443 70486 / 98400 70486.

Little Artists’ summer camp is organising drawing and painting camps for children of the age groups 9 – 14 years. This camp will start from April 7 and will go on till April 23. The fee for the camp is Rs.2000 (Inclusive of materials) and will be held between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. at 2nd Floor, 2, Prithivi Avenue, 2nd Street, Abhirampuram. Ph: 99200 96484.

Theater Y is organising a new programme ‘storYlines’. This is a 12 day workshop that introduces children to writing and cartooning.
A second programme for the summer will be the funtY – an activity and training workshop in theater and creative writing for children in the 7 yrs – 15 yrs age group. Classes will be held from April 18 to 30 and May 4 to 17 from 10.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
For more information call us 98840 70796 or email to
StudYo is located at 35, Mandaveli Street (lane adjacent to Mandaveli post office).
Limited seats only.

There will be summer cricket coaching camp for under-10, under-13, under-16, under-19 to 25 categories at Vivekananda College (Mylapore)
The camp will be held from April 15 to May 31.
For more details call P.S. Lakshmipathy 98407 94865 or P.S. Lokesh 93825 35118.

School of Success is having its summer camp at R. A. Puram. Various activities like storybook making, reading, fashion designing, block printing, photography, weaving, Indian crafts and flameless cooking will be taught. This is open for children of ages 3 – 12 years. Camp will start from March 28. For registration call 97899 06146.

Mamta Creations is having its creative summer camp for children, teens and adults from March 21 to April 3. Drawing, painting, paper craft, clay modelling, idol mural, T- shirt designing, and fireless cooking classes will be undertaken for children. For teenagers and adults there will be statue making, folk art, relief art, 3D murals, oil and acrylic paintings, Jharokas, textile designing, baking and cooking.
For details call 98407 24819 or log on to

Vijai’s Nest, play school and After school is organising its summer camp from  April 1 to May 31 for children of all age group. Registration needs to be done on or before March 30. Vijai’s Nest is located at 1A, First Floor, Devanathan Road, Mandaveli.

Sprouts Montessori House of Children is conducting a summer camp from April 11 to 23 and April 25 to May 7.  Children from other schools can also participate at this summer camp.  Any further details contact K. Kavita at 97911 33088, 93809 60748 or 4207 4072.

The Children’s Club located at 96, V. M. Street, Mylapore is organising a series of camps for summer at its premises. There will be a 40-day summer camp from April 14 in cricket (8-13 years), table tennis (7-15 yrs), Chess (5-15 yrs). Drawing and painting classes will start form May 1 (5-15 yrs). Science lectures for Plus Two students at the IIT from May 8 to June 3 in Aeronautics and Chemistry. For details call 2847 4140 on weekdays between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Thejomaya is having its camp from March 20 till May 15.  Over 50 variety of programmes like art, crafts, dance, fun with math and science and robotics and handwriting. A special trainer will be there to teach and train children in robotics. Thejomaya is located at 9, First Street, Karpagam Avenue (Opposite to Mayor Ramanathan Hall), R. A. Puram. Ph: 4553 5518 / 93813 29450.

Summer course for school students in Spoken and Written English and Spoken Hindi. For more details contact S. Siva Kumar, 29 / 16, Madhava Perumal Koil St., Mylapore. Ph: 98843 82450.

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