CBR: The Ultimate Playground

Posted 13 Apr 2018

Story by CBR Canberra

Oh, the envy! Imagine mingling with your favourite animals, climbing and crawling through a range of obstacle courses, setting sail on the water, programming and designing a computer game, and even training next to the country’s most elite athletes.

Canberra’s kids holiday programs will have you searching for the fountain of youth, and also questioning how all these activities are within 20 minutes of one another.

 

Zoocation

National Zoo and Aquarium – Yarralumla

A unique experience for all the primary school animal lovers on break. Your kids will get up close and personal with the animals, playing games, making toys, and learning a whole lot along the way.

Find out more: http://nationalzoo.com.au/groups-education/zoocation/

 

Battle Games

B.Firm – Symonston

Not a camp for the faint of heart, Battle Games will have your kids climbing, crawling, running, hanging and laughing their way through four different obstacle courses. And when break time calls, their minds will be challenged through code breaking, compass reading, and much, much more.

Find out more: http://bfirm.com.au/battlegames/

 

Sailing

Canberra Yacht Club – Yarralumla

A fun, safe and inclusive way to get kids into the sport of sailing. The courses are designed for beginners through to experienced juniors who wish to build a skillset on the high seas of Lake Burley Griffin.

Find out more: https://canberrayc.com/childrens.php

 

Game Design & Programming

Academy for Interactive Entertainment – Watson

The Academy of Interactive Entertainment is Australia’s most awarded 3D animation, game design and visual FX educator. Throughout the holidays they’ll have four different courses available including: 2D Character Design and Animation, Game Development in Unreal, Game Design in Unity, Introduction to Game Programming

Find out more: http://www.aie.edu.au/courses/holiday_courses/Canberra_Holidays

 

Sports Galore

Australian Institute of Sport – Bruce

With world class sporting facilities in our backyard, the AIS offers a great range of camps on a seasonal basis. Children will participate in drills and games that aim to improve co-ordination and decision-making while also enhancing each individual’s self-image, self-worth and team building skills.

Find out more: https://experienceais.com/sports-camps/holiday-program

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