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May Half-Term Science Activity Holiday Camp

Weird Science! – New for 2020

  • ? Winner ‘Best Holiday Camps’ voted by 1,000’s of Parents in the Hoop Awards 2019
  • The No. 1 Parent-Trusted Holiday Science Activity Camp for over 10 Years
  • For Girls and Boys Ages 5-12
  • Tuesday 26 – Friday 29 May 2020 (4 days – Mon 25 May is UK Bank Holiday)
  • 9am-3:30pm (Extended hrs 8:30am-4pm)
  • At Select School Venues Across London | Childcare Vouchers and all Cards Accepted
  • Early-Bird and Multi-Booking Discount – Now in Place

Everything You Need to Know

Every year the Mother Nature Science Activity Camp inspires thousands of budding scientists,  during all school Holidays and even the half-term breaks at premium Partner School Venues.

Before you attend

  • Designed as a week – long camp, for maximum benefit to your child *

*You can book ‘individual days’ at a premium rate and no discount is applicable. Booking for the whole week is is much more cost effective.

  • Open to ages 5 – 12 – tried and tested ‘mixed-age’ dynamic
  • 9 am – 3:30 – extended hours available
  • Bring a packed lunch – only mineral water provided
  • All equipment provided

During the sessions

  • Indoor and outdoor activities – bring comfy clothes
  • Four classroom-based fun, hands-on, science sessions per day, with wow-factor demonstrations and take-home experiments – across chemistry, biology and physics  – See What they do Here
  • Three ‘Playground-Activity-Breaks’ per day, including: football, hoola-hoops, tennis, skipping-ropes, bubble-guns, parachutes, bean-bags and stomp rockets – and more!

About the Venues

  • Located across London and Herts
  • Parking on street

The Benefits for your Child

Unleashes Creativity

Supports the school curriculum

Makes learning fun

Great physical activity

Expands the imagination

Encourages teamwork

Contributes to cognitive development

Builds confidence

Activity Week Programme

Weird Science! – New science activities for 2020

Every day at this 4-day camp is a science expedition into the unknown and over the week your child will do 40+ science activities, exciting demonstrations, hands-on experiments, team games and fun quizzes.
Every Day includes: 4  indoor classroom-based fun, hands-on, science sessions and 3 outdoor ‘Activity Playground Breaks’
Disclaimer: Please note the order of the Activity Week Programme is subject to change. Should you wish to confirm the order of the Activity Week Programme at your camp venue; this will not be available until 2 weeks before the start of the camps.

Day 1> Deep Science

We travel down through the ocean zones and discover the mysteries of The Deep in an ocean zone bottle. Next, we ‘meet’ an ocean apex predator, the great white shark. We discover what makes them such a great predator and then examine their food chain. Oil spills happen too frequently in our oceans, we learn how difficult they are to clean up by completing an oil spill challenge. We also look at the impact oil spills have on sea birds and see how difficult it is to clean up oil-clogged feathers. We end the day by investigating different fluids and making some Deep Sea Slime!
The Deep – We investigate the different ocean zones and create an Ocean Zones bottle.
Jaws! – ‘Meet’ an ocean apex predator and make their food chain.
Beyond the Sea – Oil spills happen too frequently in our oceans; we complete an oil spill challenge to see how difficult they are to clean up.
Deep Sea Slime – What’s hiding in the depths of our Deep Sea slime?

Day 2> Blow Me Away

The wind moves at different speeds from a gentle breeze to a hurricane. We build an anemometer to measure wind-speed. Then we try some tricky air pressure experiments to show that even though you can’t see it, air has mass. We explore just how powerful moving air can be and build a fan turbine. Finally, we investigate a strange air pressure quirk, the Magnus effect, and see how spinning objects can fly – even without wings!
Blow Wind, Blow – The wind moves at different speeds from a gentle breeze, to a hurricane. We build an anemometer to measure wind speed.
Renewable Energy – I’m a Big Fan – We look at powerful air and harness it to power a mini turbine.
Flying without Wings – it’s not just things with wings that fly! We make a spinning flyer from some unusual items.
The Fun Zone – We re-cap the activities with quizzes and challenges designed to reinforce the day’s learning.

Day 3> Rainbow Research

We learn about primary, secondary and tertiary colours and mix our own colour wheel. We also set up a walking rainbow experiment. Next, we split visible light into the rainbow spectrum by making a spectroscope. We look at various types of prisms and see which give the best results. We carry out an experiment to show that light travels in straight lines, and we try to reflect light all around the room.
Mix It Up – We learn about primary, secondary and tertiary colours by mixing our own colour wheel.
Rainbow Connection – We split visible light into the rainbow spectrum by making a spectroscope.
Hall of Mirrors – Light travels in straight lines, but what if you bounce it back? We reflect on what happens and make a mirror sculpture.
The Fun Zone – We re-cap the activities with quizzes and challenges designed to reinforce the day’s learning.

Day 4> Weather Madness

We take a look at the sky and discover there are many different types of clouds, we make a cloud viewer and learn what different types of clouds mean for the weather around us. We examine one of the more extreme weather systems and find out what makes a tornado twist. Then we learn how rainfall is measured and make our own rainwater gauge. We end with an explosive finale – a Mentos and diet coke experiment.
Mr Blue Sky – There are many different types of clouds, we make a cloud viewer so we can become meteorologists and forecast the weather!
Twister! – We find out what makes a tornado twist and make our own tornado in a bottle!
Let It Rain – Will it be the driest summer on records? We make a rainwater gauge to help us find out.
The Fun Zone – We re-cap the activities with quizzes and challenges designed to reinforce the day’s learning. Finally, we end the week with an explosive surprise!

Remember –  Parents will also receive a TOP SECRET Handout that tells you:

  1. What They DID?
  2. What They LEARNT?
  3. Other cool science you can EXPLORE AT HOME?

When:

Summer May Half-Term Holidays 2020
Tuesday 26 – Friday 29 May 2020 (4 days – Mon 25 May is UK Bank Holiday)

Timings:

9am – 3:30pm (6.5hrs).
Earliest drop off 8:30am; latest collection 4pm, by email or telephone request (extra £10).

Pricing

Early Booking  and Multi-Booking Discount – Now in place

Please see Venues for specific Pricing for your area. Every office sets its own pricing.

Multi-Booking Discount – also available
Are you booking more than one week or child now i.e. Siblings or with your Friends?
GREAT use one of the codes below to BOOST your SAVING – I’m booking: 
– £10 off full price (-£5/child)  when you book 2 weeks / children – use checkout coupon code: c172
– £30 off full price (-£10/child) when you book 3 weeks or children  – use checkout  coupon code: c173
– £60 off full price (-£15/child) – when you book  4 weeks or children  use checkout coupon code: c174
– £100 off full price (-£20/child) – when you book 5 weeks or children (-£20/child) – use checkout coupon code: c175

● Day rates:
These can be booked over the phone – Only

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