The July-August Super Summer
 Science Activity Holiday Camp 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
06 July to 21 August 2020 | 7  Weeks Available
9am-3:30pm (Extended hrs 8:30am-4pm)
At Select School Venues Across London
All Cards Accepted and Childcare Vouchers 

Early-Bird and Multi-Booking Discount – Now in Place
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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
✔ 9am-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 – Venues Here
✔ Parking on street

The Benefits for your Child

When:

Summer Holidays 2020 | 7 Available Weeks
See Venues below for availability and which Programme is on at which week
Week A: Monday 06 to Friday 10 July 2020 (5 days)
Week B: Monday 13 to Friday 17 July 2020 (5 days)
Week C: Monday 20 to Friday 24 July 2020 (5 days)
Week D: Monday 27 July to Friday 31 August 2020 (5 days)
Week E: Monday 03 to Friday 07 August 2020 (5 days)
Week F: Monday 10 to Friday 14 August 2020 (5 days)
Week G: Monday 17 to Friday 21 August 2020 (5 days)
Timings:

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

Pricing

Please refer to Venues for specific pricing and  Early Booking Discount expiry dates

Online form automatically implements discount.

Places fill up 1 months in advance at some venues, so don’t miss out.

● Day rates:
We offer a limited amount of daily places for a higher daily charge
These can be booked over the phone.
It always works out more cost effective to book for the whole week.

● Multi-Booking Discount
Are you booking more than one week, child or sibling now?
– 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
Please note: payment for multi-book / child / sibling discount needs to be made in a single payment transaction. 

Venues 


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South West London
North West London
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Hertfordshire
North East London
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South West London Venues


Kingston | KT2

Fern Hill Primary School,
Richmond Road, Kingston, KT2 5PE

Dates Running:
Week D: Monday 27 July to Friday 31 August 2020 (5 days)-Science Factory!
Week E: Monday 03 to Friday 07 August 2020 (5 days)-Science Explorer!
Week F: Monday 10 to Friday 14 August 2020 (5 days)-Science Factory!
Week G: Monday 17 to Friday 21 August 2020 (5 days)-Science Explorer!
Pricing:
Currently £265 – Early Bird Discount Price – Expiring Soon
Website automatically implements Early Bird Discount.
Normal Price: £285 per child, per week (5 days – premium hands-on science activities) 
Individual Day Rates: £70 per child, per week – booking by telephone only
Multi-Booking Discount is available, for friend group bookings, siblings and multiple weeks. Single payment transaction – only.
How to Book:
Book and Pay Online for Full-Week Places – Call  for Individual Days

or Call 020 8863 8832 or use the Contact Form

Richmond | TW9

The Queens School
Cumberland Road, Kew, Richmond, TW9 3HJ

Dates Running:
Week D: Monday 27 July to Friday 31 August 2020 (5 days)-Science Factory!
Week E: Monday 03 to Friday 07 August 2020 (5 days)-Science Explorer!
Week F: Monday 10 to Friday 14 August 2020 (5 days)-Science Factory!
Week G: Monday 17 to Friday 21 August 2020 (5 days)-Science Explorer!
Pricing:
Currently £265 – Early Bird Discount Price – Expiring Soon
Website automatically implements Early Bird Discount.
Normal Price: £285 per child, per week (5 days – premium hands-on science activities) 
Individual Day Rates: £70 per child, per week – booking by telephone only
Multi-Booking Discount is available, for friend group bookings, siblings and multiple weeks. Single payment transaction – only.
How to Book:
Book and Pay Online for Full-Week Places – Call  for Individual Days

or Call 020 8863 8832 or use the Contact Form

Richmond | TW10

King’s House School
68 King’s Road, Richmond, TW10 6ES

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Dates Running:
Week A: Monday 06 to Friday 10 July 2020 (5 days)-Science Explorer!
Week B: Monday 13 to Friday 17 July 2020 (5 days)-Science Factory!
Week C: Monday 20 to Friday 24 July 2020 (5 days) –Science Explorer!
Week D: Monday 27 July to Friday 31 August 2020 (5 days)-Science Factory!
Week E: Monday 03 to Friday 07 August 2020 (5 days)-Science Explorer!
Week F: Monday 10 to Friday 14 August 2020 (5 days)-Science Factory!
Week G: Monday 17 to Friday 21 August 2020 (5 days)-Science Explorer!
Pricing:
Currently £265 – Early Bird Discount Price – Expiring Soon
Website automatically implements Early Bird Discount.
Normal Price: £285 per child, per week (5 days – premium hands-on science activities) 
Individual Day Rates: £70 per child, per week – booking by telephone only
Multi-Booking Discount is available, for friend group bookings, siblings and multiple weeks. Single payment transaction – only.
How to Book:
Book and Pay Online for Full-Week Places – Call  for Individual Days

or Call 020 8863 8832 or use the Contact Form

North West London Venues


Barnet | N14

Salcombe Prep 
224-226 Chase Side, N14 4PL

Dates Running:
Week B: Monday 13 to Friday 17 July 2020 (5 days)-Science Forces!
Week C: Monday 20 to Friday 24 July 2020 (5 days) –Science Academy!
Week D: Monday 27 July to Friday 31 August 2020 (5 days)-Science Forces!
Week E: Monday 03 to Friday 07 August 2020 (5 days) –Science Academy!
Week F: Monday 10 to Friday 14 August 2020 (5 days) –Science Forces!
Week G: Monday 17 to Friday 21 August 2020 (5 days) –Science Academy!
Pricing:
Currently £265 – Early Bird Discount Price – Expiring Soon
Website automatically implements Early Bird Discount.
Normal Price: £285 per child, per week (5 days – premium hands-on science activities) 
Individual Day Rates: £70 per child, per week – booking by telephone only
Multi-Booking Discount is available, for friend group bookings, siblings and multiple weeks. Single payment transaction – only.
How to Book:
Book and Pay Online for Full-Week Places – Call  for Individual Days

or Call 020 8863 8832 or use the Contact Form

Harrow & Hillingdon| HA6

St Helen’s School
Eastbury Rd, Northwood, Middlesex HA6 3AS
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Dates Running:
Week A: Monday 06 to Friday 10 July 2020 (5 days)-Science Academy!
Week B: Monday 13 to Friday 17 July 2020 (5 days)-Science Forces!
Week C: Monday 20 to Friday 24 July 2020 (5 days) –Science Academy!
Week D: Monday 27 July to Friday 31 August 2020 (5 days)-Science Forces!
Week E: Monday 03 to Friday 07 August 2020 (5 days) –Science Academy!
Week F: Monday 10 to Friday 14 August 2020 (5 days) –Science Forces!
Week G: Monday 17 to Friday 21 August 2020 (5 days) –Science Academy!
Pricing:
Currently £265 – Early Bird Discount Price – Expiring Soon
Website automatically implements Early Bird Discount.
Normal Price: £285 per child, per week (5 days – premium hands-on science activities) 
Individual Day Rates: £70 per child, per week – booking by telephone only
Multi-Booking Discount is available, for friend group bookings, siblings and multiple weeks. Single payment transaction – only.
How to Book:
Book and Pay Online for Full-Week Places – Call  for Individual Days

or Call 020 8863 8832 or use the Contact Form

How to Book

You can quickly and securely book and pay by  Card, BACS, Cheque or Childcare Vouchers –
via the following methods:

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Price Promise

Transparent, Fast and Secure. Pay with confidence, the Mother Nature Science promise.
With our pricing there are no hidden extra costs and our online payment checkout is safe and secure. The prices you see are the total cost to you, inclusive of your customer protection plan, credit card charges, all premium multi-science activities, hands-on materials and take home experiments. Some camp providers have been known to charge extra for the above, in some cases doubling if not tripling the listed base prices by the time you reach checkout.
You can pay by BACS, Credit / Debit Card over the phone.

Programmes

Please find below the four out-of-this World 5 Day Summer Holiday Camp Programmes.

Each week is an amazing mix of Fun, Hands-on, Chemistry, Biology and Physics Experiments – no Programme is better than another.

Science Explorer

Every day at this 5-day camp is 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 classroom-based fun, hands-on, science sessions and 3 ‘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> Mystery & Mini Monsters!

After watching a cool science challenge show, discover techniques used to fight crime including chromatography and forensics! Then investigate a world of creepy crawlies and investigate adaptations and reasons behind their form.
Science Challenge Show- Scientists come head to head to come up with the best science experiment done in a classroom!
Leaky Pens- Investigate the science of chromatography and create an origami artwork!
Who’ Dun’ it? Solve the crime using simple scientific forensic techniques!
Butterflies and Mini Beasts- Camouflage your butterfly so it can hide from our hungry bird!

Day 2> Whole Wide World!

Get launched into our solar system and get an understanding of just how big it really is! Study magnets and magnetic fields, including building your own compasses and challenge each other in hands on games.
Pendulum of Fear- Things can’t swing forever, make a wave pendulum model!
Super-Sized Space– Investigate the solar system and let’s make a glow-in-the-dark solar system mobile
Show Me the Way- Discover magnetic fields and make a floating compass!
Let’s Go Fishing- Discover magnetism with your own magnetic fishing rod.

Day 3> Wave Motion!

Explore the invisible world of wind, waves and energy by constructing your own mini wave cannons, not forgetting a looking into the exciting world of electrons in lightening and how everything can be turned on its head!
Upside Down World– Study lenses and light in your own take-home pinhole camera!
Plasma Ball- Observe electrical conduction through fascinating experiments!
Wild Wind- Explore Thunderstorms and Tornadoes. Let’s make a fantastic wind indicator!
Wave Motion- Fire your wave cannon and make links to sound and light travel!

Day 4> Elemental Magic!

We look at the science behind high and low temperatures with special paper and our mystical dry ice! Surface tension together with the importance of the elements for plant growth is revealed!
Feeling Hot, Hot, Hot- Let’s look at the effect of temperature and make our own thermometer!
How Does Your Garden Grow? Look at greenhouse gases- Build your mini grass head with a greenhouse hat!
Elastic Water- Water tension – how strong is it? Take home a soap boat to test it for yourself!
The Mystery Gas- Enjoy mysteries of our dry ice & watch fantastic experiments!

Day 5> Fruity Lenses!

Can fruit really make a circuit light up? We’ll see in this day packed full of reflecting, refracting and changing the direction of light in constructing periscopes, bug viewers and even creating our own thaumatropes!
Loopy Lenses- Enter a micro-world and design your own bug magnifiers.
Let’s Go to The Movies- The world of animation: Thaumatropes, Zoetropes, Kinetropes and more.
Fruit Batteries- Light up LED’s, use pennies, nails & fruit- batteries not required!
Periscope Down- Diffraction, Refraction and Light Rays- Make your own periscope!

Science Factory!

Every day at this 5-day camp is 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 premium, 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 1 week before the start of the camps.

Day 1> Crazy Constructions!

As well as building bonds between other campers your children will become mini engineers! Looking at the science behind bridges, boats and balancing objects your child will work in teams and by themselves to master the art of construction.
Strong Boats- Buoyancy – Create a boat and compete for the ‘Strongest Boat’!
Bridge Busters-Strength in shape, can you design straw bridges strong enough?
Balancing on a Pin Head- Strength and center of gravity, make a balancing toy!
Puzzle-tastic- Train your brain and make your own clever puzzles!

Day 2> Earth Energy!

Taking on a slightly environmental theme this day explores the science behind the renewable energy found in wind, water, and the sun. The kids will be led in each of these sessions and will have a chance to build their own windmills, water wheels and mini solar powered ovens!
Powerful Wind- Create your own wind vane learn about renewable energy!
Heat Trap- Investigate the ozone and its gases-make mini a solar oven!
Powerful Water-How fast can you spin it? Make a water wheel to take home!
Balloon Hovercrafts- Overcome friction, make your own hovercraft!

Day 3> Superpower Forces!

During this day your child will be discover the science behind the forces of flight, magnetism and pneumatics! Exploring these topics, the children will build their own kites, spinning objects and pneumatic toys.
Push Me, Pull You- Pneumatics! Launch rockets and move objects using air!
Kite Design- Overcome the forces of gravity and build your own stunt kite!
Unidentified Spinning Object- Use magnetic fields to create ‘Unidentified Spinning Objects!

Day 4> Illusions & Vibrations!

Here we will play with our perceptions as we encounter strange noises and curious visual illusions! We will learn the science behind sound and demonstrate this by making our famous tube tubas, as well as understanding how our brains can be tricked by making special magic money boxes.
Tube Tubas-Make your own tuba while picking up some (good) vibrations!
Can You Hear Me- The passage of sound & how can we hear through walls?
Magic Money Box – Delve into the science behind illusions, then make a ‘magic money box’!

Day 5> Freaky Matter!

We learn about the intriguing properties of the 3 states of matter and even get to make our very own candles! Children will also learn how to bend light and will get to gaze into space before bedtime as they leave the camp with their own miniature telescopes!
Create a Candle-Study Solids, liquids & gases by making your own candles!
Star Gazing- Convex and concave lenses, build a mini telescope!
Let’s Talk Rubbish-Reduce, reuse and…recycle as you make your own paper!
Flying High-The many forces in flight! Build your own mini-stunt glider!

Science Forces!

Every day at this 5-day camp is 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> Let the Science Begin!

This first action filled day launches your children into a mixture of science behind activities involving force and motion, from sprinting to wrestling. We look at friction, mass and muscles; we explore the need for all these when competing in physical competitions. Special take home science experiments and highlights include:
Knock Down Wrestler- Discover relative stability between balancing and hanging objects. Make your own “unknockdownable” toy!
Friction Sprinter- Discover Newton’s 3rd Law of Motion as our scientists use friction and forces for experiments!
Let the Games Begin- Understand the science behind throwing and challenge yourself to throw child friendly shot puts and javelins!
Muscles- Discover the types of muscles there are in our body. Make your own model of the muscles!

Day 2> Liquid Density and Resistance!

We take a close look at the effect of water and resistance on our bodies! We will be looking at the properties for water and the science behind how and why boats float. It culminates in a boat building competition! Special take home science experiments and highlights include:
What a Drag- Understand the principle of ‘air resistance’. Make and take home a parachute and a helicopter!
Strong Boats- Buoyancy – Create a boat and compete for the ‘Strongest Boat’!
Football- Discover some of the history of football as our scientists will conduct a football game!

Day 3> Energy and “Aerodynamics”!

This day concentrates on projectiles used in events such as archery and javelins. Looking at all the forces involved in these sports, the kids perform experiments to test and investigate these forces. Special Science experiments to take home and highlights include:
Energy Show-Discover the importance of energy and energy transfer. Watch some explosive experiments on heat transfer!
Archery- Investigate some of the science history of archery!
Balancing on a Pin Head- Strength and center of gravity, make a balancing toy!
Rocket 3,2,1, Blast Off- The science behind rocket propulsion; make your aerodynamic arrow!

Day 4> Brilliant Buoyancy!

A mixture of different sports is explored here with science exploring momentum in moving bodies, food facts and diving deep into buoyancy! Special take home science experiments and highlights include:
Run Marble Run- Learn about momentum & construct a marble run of your own!
Food Facts- Investigate the importance of food in relation to what foods contain the most energy!
Handball- Learn to play handball and the science behind before competing in friendly games with each other!
Dive, Dive, Dive! Learn about buoyancy and density. Make your own floating and sinking diver!

Day 5> Inspirational Design Day!

With some brand-new science investigations and experiments, including what happens to our bodies during physical activities and liquid densities, the last day draws on all the knowledge they have gained in the previous days to design their own activity and create their own racers! Special take home science experiments and highlights include:
Feeling Hot, Hot, Hot-The effect of temperature, take home a homemade thermometer!
Gravity Racers- Discover gravity further and the reasons for different amounts of gravitational pull!
Lava Lamps- Densities & fluids moving through a hand-made lava lamp!
Sport Design- Discover some of the history of sports and conduct as safe and exciting Sport Design Competition!

Science Academy 

Every day at this 5-day camp is 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 premium 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 1 week before the start of the camps.

Day 1> Mama Nature!

After a science show presented by the instructor the kids will be taken through hands-on science sessions from looking at animal adaptations, slime and the importance of it in nature to finding out about the bones in our bodies! Special Science experiments to take home and highlights include:
Superhero Show- Use science to give you superhero powers and beat the bad guys!
Catch Me If You Can- Make animal puppets able to defend themselves!
Slime- But is it a solid or a liquid? Make your own and find out!
Skeleton Jigsaw- Uses of bones in our bodies, take home a jigsaw skeleton!

Day 2> Science of Sport!

Covering a range of activities looking at forces and motion! We will investigate jet propulsion using balloon powered cars and find a very exciting way of overcoming friction! Special Science experiments to take home and highlights include:
Science of Sport- Learn about different forces that take place in Sport! Experiment with speed guns and giant balloons!
Wacky Races- Build a rocket car and investigate Newton’s laws of motion.
Balloon Hovercrafts- Overcome friction, make your own hovercraft!
Egg Cars- Investigate inertia and try to save the egg from its fate! 

Day 3> Blinding Light!

This electron energy-packed day consists of creating different types of circuits as well as looking at the different types of light and what it is all made up of. To help us experiment with this blinding topic the kids use really cool experiments such as diffracting glasses and magic UV pens! Special Science experiments to take home and highlights include:
Sunscreen Science- See the uses and dangers of UV light by making sun prints!
Lighting it Up- Learn about electricity and help bright sparks make circuits!
Kaleidoscope- Explore reflection & symmetry by making a kaleidoscope!
A Rainbow in My Hands- Create an indoor rainbow, find out real colors of sunlight!

Day 4> Ready for Launch!

This day will have your kids on the edge of your seats. They will learn about the theories behind rocket power and how they work including propulsion, stability and air resistance. They will also design and build their own water rocket to launch at the end of the day! Special Science experiments to take home and highlights include:
Safe Landing- Air resistance from the sky! Create home-made parachutes!
Ready for Launch- Find out that the buildup of gas can cause high pressure for launching! Create their own rocket!

Day 5> Crazy Chemistry!

This day will be very chilly! The chemistry explored will be topics ranging from seeds and their secrets to acids and bases (using safe liquids such as cabbage juice!), creating crystals which they can watch grow at home to the mysteries of Dry Ice! Special Science experiments to take home and highlights include:
Cabbage Indicator- Acids and bases, plus a take home indicator to keep on testing!
The Mystery Gas – Enjoy mysteries of our dry ice & watch fantastic experiments!
Seed Secrets- A world of plants; discover what’s inside and help them grow!
Creating Crystals- Discover geodes; make copper sulphate crystals!

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