Summer Camps 2024 : activities for children

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The Children’s Club Society on V. M. Street, Mylapore is offering a archery camp. Age group : 5 to 15 years.

May 27 – June 7. Mon – Fri : mornings. Regular evening classes are also held here. Classes in cricket, TT, shuttle and chess are also held. For details contact: 94440 26237 / 94860 10042 / 73587 48213


ABHAI is hosting a camp for classical dance students from May 25 to 29.  Jayanthi Subramaniam will handle classes for senior dancers and Chinnamanur Chitra for juniors. Classes are to be held in the mornings ( for seniors) and in the afternoon ( for juniors) at TN Iyal Isai Nataka Maniam, Greenways Road, R. A. Puram. Call Aishwarya – 8903717751


CK Wonder Kidz in Mylapore is hosting two camps – Yoga, dance, storytelling, shloka recitation and writing activities. Mornings only. Call 42124100 / 8754006262


The Madras Sanskrit College is hosting a camp where kids will be taught mantras and their meanings, the science behind mantras and practices, and practical ways to master them. Dr. L. Sowjanya Kumar is in charge. May 12 to 21. Evenings. It is free but for 25 teens only. Registration at College office, R. H. Road, Mylapore. 


Bharatanatyam / Kathak classes at this camp for freshers to this classical dance. Starts May 6 / 7. Call 9841410517.

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Baking camp for kids on May 28 to 31 – covering making cupcakes, jar cakes, pies, tarts, donuts & pizza. Timing – 11am – 2pm – with lunch & refreshments. Age group – 8-18 years. Contact – 9962048088. Classes are at a Boat Club Road venue. 

Savera Hotel , Mylapore offers swimming coaching classes.  Second batch is to start on  May 2. Children in the age group of 8 and 16 years are admitted. There are two sessions . One in the morning and the other is in the evening . Two weeks coaching.
Final batch starts on 20th May. Classes are on all the days except Sundays. The fees is Rs 7000 plus taxes . For more details contact 98401 02462 .


This camp is all about learning Gandhian ideals, on relationships and community service, craft and art, communication, reading, on Net safety tools and Nature appreciation. Open to children in classes 6 to 9. For 15 days from May 6, full day. Presented by different resource people. Lunch served. Rs.5000. Call 9962860350


Bhavan’s Arts and Cultural wing FACET offers a summer workshop for kids (5 – 10 yrs & 11 -16 yrs), with different activities like communication skills, public speaking, arts & crafts, dance for joy and yoga for memory & focus. Daily 3 hours, mornings.  April 29 to May 3. For inquiries and registration, contact 98843 66700 / 98843 64700


This camp is all about story telling – meant for children in Class 5 to 8. May to 17 at Sir Sivaswamy Kalalaya Sr Sec. School.  Get details through WhatsApp – 8610020904. Hosted by The Mylapore Veda Adhyayana Sabha (Regd.)


Classes in these skills are conducted at Sri Karpagam Technical Institute, Mundagakanni Amman Koil St., Mylapore. Call 9840784906.


Short courses in robotics, 3D images and coding are held at this camp for children, in Alwarpet. Call 9940119525.


Courses in Extended Reality (XR), Artificial Intelligence ( AI) and blocks coding are on offer this summer season. In Alwarpet. Call 9840034916


Kala Darsana in East Abiramapuarm is having camp that covers yoga asanas for breathing, meditation and mental focus; communication and presentation skills, chanting and more.   May 1 to 15, mornings. Call 9600024845


Mylapore Times’ 2nd program in Journalism is for teens who are just out of school and for college students. Lectures and field assignments – communication, interview and writing skills, story telling in words, visuals and videos, reporting and on-the-go writing. Starts May 6, for 12 days. More details in advert posted at Limited seats, free. Hosted by Mylapore Times editor, Vincent D’ Souza


If you are aged between 15 & 18 years and want to know the basics of money management, you may attend Money Mantra for Teens program that is held on Saturdays in May. 

For more information, write to or call 91592 69900. This is an event by Finsherpa Investments Pvt Ltd., C P Ramasamy Road, Abiramapuram.

‘Sound of Music’ is the theme for this Theatre camp at Studio Loco ( on Luz Church Road). Singing, adncing & theatre is the focus here. May 6 -11, 9:30 am to 11:30am. Showcase for family participants. Fee – Rs.5000/-. Call 98405 88398


Dr. Gayathri Shankarnarayan will be conducting a Kolam Workshop” for kids  at her residence,in CIT Colony, Mylapore from April 29 to May 3 between 4 – 6pm. She will be teaching the basics of this art – how to design a kolam, various types and intricate patterns, traditional and special technique in kolam design. Contact 9840118711 to sign up.


 Vacation Bible School (VBS) will be held from May 2 to 11, 9.00 am to 12.30 pm, at CSI St. Thomas English Church in San Thome. Children in the age group of 4 to 15 years can join – Bible lessons, games, art and crafts, music and competitions.

 Annamary Frederick and Shilpa Malhotra are the directors of the VBS this year. For more details, call the church office:29520925


The Mylapore Club in Luz is hosting a series of sports-themed training camps this summer. The cricket coaching camp is headed by senior coach K. Bharath Kumar. From April 15 to May 31, Mondays to Fridays, 6.30 a.m. onwards for two hours daily. For 35 days.

There is coaching in badminton/ shuttle, keyboard music, tennis, snooker. Call Club office at 2499 5315 / 2499 4293 – 11 am to 7 pm.


This workshop is designed for children with autism, dyslexia and ADD. Participants will be trained in calligraphy, social skills, mental maths and more.Call 9025153198


Children’s Club on V M Street, Mylapore is hosting camps in Cricket and in Chess for summer. In addition, the Club is registering kids who wish to play TT, chess and shuttle besides cricket here in the evenings through the year. Call 9444026237


Golfer’s Edge, Eldams Road, Alwarpet is holding indoor golf summer camps with multiple, two -week batches between April 30 – July 31. For kids aged 7-16 years. Fully air conditioned and all equipment provided. WhatsApp/call 9342272041


Natya Aradhana hosts a camp that offers the basics in theatre, movement and fitness through dance and theatre training.Venue – Children’s Garden School, Mylapore. Call 984112968

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These art classes are for students in NID, NIFT or those who intend to join courses at these centres. Studio 41 hosts them. Call9381094646.


Parampara is organising a workshop from May 6 to 10. This workshop is designed for children to connect to Indian roots – India’s tradition and cultural heritage. Parampara is at 46, Kasturi Ranga Road, Alwarpet. Ph.: 24991516


Jeeyar Educational Trust presents a week-long camp for 5 to 12 year-old kids that is themed on ‘Five forms of God’. From May 13 to 18, day long. Venue ; Andhra Mahila Sabha hall, Luz Church Road. Call – 9884526116

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Drawing Park – School of Arts, based in First Main Road (R A Puram), is offering courses in drawing and colouring, phonetics, story telling, pot painting, Carnatic music and paper craft. Call 06380768833 / 09080055996


Basics taught in cartooning, art made out of waste, infographics, murals, ancient art forms, typewriter art, hand embroidery, Origami and hand writing improvement sessions. Contact 9500058771. At Guru Krishna Priya / No.7/4, R. A. Puram 3rd Main Road.

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Artist Priya Natraj is hosting an art camp at a venue in 1st Street, Abiramapuram – with fun-filled art activity for teens –  from May 1 to 14.  Call 9884601159.

(( )) YOGA

Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan and Sivananda Yoga Kendra offer a yoga camp for kids, 8 years and above at BVB premises, Mylapore. Apl 22 to May 14. Call 9884366700.

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Madras Boat Club is hosting a rowing camp for teens at its premises and in the Adyar river. Apl 22 to May 18. Call 24353190.


‘Drums’ Murali has been with this percussion music for over 30 years and he works with young people. He has a camp for kids above 5 years at his Mookambiga Complex studio in Alwarpet. Call  9840046827


Story-telling, fun games, fireless cooking and more at this camp for children. Call 7845211248.

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This yoga camp is hosted by Empowerise Studio on Warren Road, Mylapore and is on from April 22. Evenings. Call 9840092862.


For beginners and for sports-minded teens, this camp at a court off Karaneeswarar Pagoda St., Mylapore starts May 3, mornings only. Trained coaches handle sessions here. Call 9840984065.


The Mylapore Club in Luz is hosting a cricket coaching camp headed by senior coach K. Bharath Kumar. From April 15 to May 31, Mondays to Fridays, 6.30 a.m. onwards for two hours daily. For 35 days. Call 9884812323

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Prana Yoga Studio has curated classes in the basics of yoga – for children. They start from April 8. This place is located on C. P. Ramaswamy Road. Call 6369778469.


Here is a different kind of camp where the person teaches children to learn and play Indian traditional games. They also teach teens to design kolams. Call Viji at 9841979307.


This camp in R. A. Puram’s Thiruvengadam Street focuses on teaching kids better handwriting, basic Tamil and spoken English. Call 9940522883.


CK Wonder Kidz in Mylapore has lined up many activities for kids – basic yoga, storytelling, slokas and some games too. Call 42124100.

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Expression Art Studio in Karpagam Avenue offers classes in Hindustani and semi classical vocal music, abhanags and ghazals, bhajans and other music forms. There are classes in keyboard playing and music sessions for women too. Call 9444033348

The Nest in CIT Colony, Mylapore offers a variety of activities for children in the ages 3-9. Starting April 8, choose activities in art and craft, music, yoga, and brain teasers.  Call 9176092272.

C V Sunny’s Basketball Academy at the Montfort Basketball Court in San Thome is holding fitness and basketball camps for teens – April and May. Mondays to Saturdays. Call 9176532410.

Brain O Brain in Mandaveli is holding sesions for children to improve their concentration, mind power and study skills. It is on Devanathan Street. 9841244165.

Activities for kids: art & craft, drawing & colouring, handwriting, basic yoga, spoken Hindi, English language, Tamil and Hindi classes and more, Call Manju at 9840388066 for details.

Chennai St Bedes Sports Foundation is hosting its summer camp at St. Bedes playground in Mylapore from April 1 till May 19. Boys aged 6 to 19 years may apply.  Forms are available at the ground to fill in and sign up. Call 9840070486


STEM Center India a offers summer camp / regular class as 1 Day / 5 Days / 10 Days on Robotics / 3D Course / Coding to children from age 4 years onwards. Timings 9.00 am to 7.00 pm. For more details call Rajkumar – 7358383921 / 9940119525


Silambam summer training camp at Nageswara Rao Park (from 15th April onwards for 20 days). Morning classes from 6 am. Medals and certificates for all students.For registration contact Premkumar / 9710451775.

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Sky Sports Academy is offering coaching in football, badminton, chess, yoga, silambam and carrom. Football classes are in Pattinapakkam and the rest at the indoor / outdoor stadium on Karpagam Avenue 4th Street. Some classes are held in the mornings and evenings, some only in one session daily. Call Nirmal – 8122143861 / 9176258587


Galilee Academy, San Thome offers classes in Western music – in drums, recorder, keyboard, guitar and vocal. Call 9840053062. This place has been around for some decades now.

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Pickleball coaching for children is on in Mandaveli, starting April 1, at 4th Trust Cross Street. Organised by Sports Den. 9514100041.

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