Keep Your Kids Active with These Summer Workshops

Besides bringing rising temperatures, summer’s arrival means it’s the perfect time for children to develop outside of classroom walls. With months’ worth of vacation, this season presents numerous activities that can help kids enhance their talents and learn new skills. So no matter your young one’s interests, we’ve found venues and organizations with summer workshops you can enroll them in this year to keep them engaged.

G8 Academy

You may not know it but you might have a budding Beckham or rising Ronaldo in your home. Let your kids hone their football skills at the G8 Academy led by former Philippine Azkal Simon Greatwich.

Aqualogic Swim Co.

Who says you only have to beat the heat in the summer? Help your kids get their sea legs with Aqualogic Swim Co.’s year-round swimming courses. Their AquaBabies, AquaTots/AquaKids, and AquaTech classes are available at 7 locations with varying schedules.

Philippine Surfing Academy

But if they prefer riding waves instead of going under them, there’s no harm trying Philippine Surf Academy’s regular classes either!

MILO Summer Sports Clinic

A summer workshops list isn’t complete without the MILO Summer Sports Clinic as they continue to teach the skills and values of a sports player on its 36th year. Athletes from the ages of 7 to 12 can choose from 19 different sports at 700 venues/organizers nationwide.

Ninja Academy

Also powered by the MILO Summer Sports Clinic, Ninja Academy offers parkour workshops for the new generation. Learn the basics with classes focused on hops, climbs, and vaults central to the popular art movement.

The Archery Academy

Those wanting to be like their favorite bow and arrow-wielding characters can live out their Katniss Everdeen or Clint Barton dreams with the Archery Academy’s summer programs.

Young Coders PH

Inspiring kids to be the next digital creators of their generation, Young Coders PH offers four different coding classes per age group.

Manila Workshops

Even trendier than the last, Manila Workshops has introductory courses for vlogging and photography that covers all the bases.

PETA Workshop Express

Tap your child’s limitless creative potential at PETA Theater’s summer workshops. Joining their theater and musical theater sessions would confidently allow your kids to perform under the limelight and in front of an audience.

Repertory Philippines

Similarly, Repertory Philippines’ 6-week workshop has classes for kids and teens in acting, singing, and dancing onstage.

Trumpets Playshop

Trumpets Playshop is more than just their Playshop Theater. They’ve now open their doors to actors and dancers alike with courses on hip-hop and street dancing, modeling, and public speaking/hosting.

Where the Write Things Are

Young children and teens can discover the writer in them by exploring and studying different forms of writing. Where the Write Things Are holds their workshops in Fully Booked BGC for kids ages 8 to 17.

Halili-Cruz School of Dance

Although more known for their ballet classes, Halili-Cruz School of Dance has year-round courses and special workshop for other dance styles during the summer.

G-Force Dance Center

Meanwhile, G-Force Dance Center shares the gift of dance through their summer workshops covering various styles in several major cities nationwide.

Yupangco Music Academy

Formerly Yamaha School of Music, Yupangco Music Academy’s unique and exciting environment offer various musical courses at different levels. Whether they’re into voice, piano, or guitar, musicians and music lovers will surely thrive surrounded by like-minded students.

Young Artists’ Studio

On their 10th year, Young Artists’ Studio’s dynamic programs in visual arts aim to create a bigger creative community. This year, it’s been made more accessible in key venues around Metro Manila thanks to its partner art institutions.

SuperCamp Philippines

For the out-of-the-box camp experience, SuperCamp Philippines is a 7-day, stay-in training program to improve academics and increase confidence.

st’ART Program by Ayala Museum

It’s never too early to learn life skills. The ‘Adulting for Kids: Life Skills Through Art’ workshop uses art as the lens to focus on a particular skill and characteristic kids can appreciate and have fun with.

The Culinary Studio

Feed the curiosity of young chefs with the Culinary Studio’s 6-day cooking and baking workshop that teaches kids and young adults to prepare food from scratch.