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Cool Training Camps To Enjoy This Summer

Finally, summertime is here! For most kids, it means a long-awaited break when they can finally hang loose, sleep in and watch television for hours. They can even spend the whole day inside their bedrooms with their hi-tech gadgets like iPads, computers, PSPs and other video game consoles to pass the time.

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The key is to find a summer training camp that matches your kid’s interests. Source: slamonlineph.com

However, the “dream” summer vacation can actually become quite boring after a couple of weeks. To help prevent “the summer slide,” parents can enroll them in training camps where they can improve their talents and learn something new. Whether your child is interested in theatre or music, sports or the sciences, each activity has a broader impact on development and learning abilities.

Here are cool training camps to get into this summer:


Makati – the city that is obviously upscale and polished all over. In the midst of all the hustle and bustle of everyday life, a family to come home to relieves all the stress. Kids ease the tension parents experience from work and this summer it’s time to reward them.  Parents living in Legaspi Village, Chino Roces or Dasmariñas Village can drop off their children at the following summer training camps for a fun and memorable summer experience before they head to work.

  • Power Mac Center’s Summer Workshop 2015

What: Children 4 to 16 years old can enhance their digital skills in iOS and Mac devices. Classes on iPad, Programming,                Digital Design, Animation and Music.

Date: April to May, 2015

Venue: Greenbelt 3 and Trinoma

Budget: P6,000 per student

Contact details: (02) 553 4211; workshops@powermaccenter.com


  • Empire Boxing

What:  Boxplay (3-7 years old)

           Junior Boxing and Muay Thai (7-12 years old)

           Youth MMA (12-17 years old)

           For ages 3-17

Date: 24 Hours Mon-Fri; Sat 7am-11pm, Sundays 9am-5pm

Venue: Empire Boxing Makati

            Open Schedule, one on one. Best time for younger children is from 11pm-4pm weekdays

            Differently-abled children are welcome

Contact details: (02) 955 7032

  • Don Bosco Sports Clinic

What: Basketball / Football/ Badminton /  Swimming / Table Tennis / Chess /  Volleyball / Martial Arts

Date: For schedule and rates, view ” Sports Clinic Schedule” at www.donboscomakati.edu.ph

Venue: Chino Roces Avenue., Brgy San Lorenzo, Makati City

Contact details: 892-0101 to 08 loc 309 (Sports Moderator Office)

  • Pinoypro  Tennis

What: Tennis Summer Camp 2015

           For ages 5-18

Rate: Php 3,500.00 for 1 Week Sessions

Venue: Rizal Memorial Stadium, UP Diliman Tennis Court and Kingswood Condo Makati

Contact details:  568-7724 or 09278837085

                          Website: www.pinoypro.com.ph

                          Email: info.pinoyprotennis@gmail.com

  • Kids Acts Philippines

What: Musical Theater Workshop

Date: Classes Schedule – April 6 – May 30, 2015

          Kinder Theater (3-6 years old) and Children’s Theater (7 – 12 years old)

Budget: P10,000 (Inclusions: Workshop Materials, Costumes Rental and Recital Fee)

Venue: The CampArt Studio, Unit 209, 2F Cityland Pasong Tamo Condominium

             6264 Estacion St., Brgy. Pio Del Pilar, Makati City

Contact details: 750.1551 / Mobile: 0915.4478959 / 0919.4338565

                         Email: kidsactsphilippines@yahoo.com.ph and look for Teacher Luigi or Teacher Eugene


A truly progressive city lined with tall buildings, luxury boutiques, shopping and dining spots. Moving in to this illustrious city, kids tend to overspend their time malling. A better way to spend their summertime is in productive summer training camps.

  • Acts Dance and Arts Academy

What: Dance courses offered:

          Hiphop Kids (3 – 11 years old)

          Ballet (3-10 years old)

          Hiphop (Teens and Adults)

         Jazzfunk (Teens and Adults)

         Lyrical Hiphop (Teens and Adults)

         Contemporary Hiphop

         Femme Hiphop

         Breakdance (Teens and Adults)

         KPop (Teens and Adults)

Date:  Classes start on April 6, 2015

Venue: Unit B Mezzanine GA Tower 1, EDSA corner Boni Avenue, Mandaluyong City

Budget: From Php 3,500 – Php 4,500

Contact details: Mobile 0917-9237453, Landline 719-4062, email at studio@actsacademy.com

  • Bert Lozada Swim School

What: Swimming lessons for babies, kids, adults, PE/Varsity, Swim Team

Rates: Lesson rates start from Php 4,000 – 5,000 for all programs except One-on-One sessions

           Number of classes: 10 lessons/1 hour each

Venue: Wack Wack Road, Shaw Boulevard, Mandaluyong City

Contact details: 563-5532 / 723-0665; Cel. (63)917-700-SWIM

  • Arts and Cratfs Workshop by National Bookstore

What: Arts and Crafts activities

Date: April 18 and 19; April 25 and 26 (Manila)

Rates: FREE

Venue: NBS Shangri-la Plaza Mandaluyong

Contact details: 631 8062


Manila, the country’s culture and business hub, is as diverse as it is exciting. It’s full of historical sights and hip commercial establishments to see but this summer as a treat for your kids, don’t just take them sightseeing, enroll them in summer training camps around Manila to keep them engaged and active.

  • The Archery Academy Manila

What: Archery classes every M-W-F for 8 meetings with 2 hours each

          At least 9 years old

Budget: P8,500 for first time enrollees and P6,500 for returning student

             Class Fee for beginners include their own string, arm guard, finger tab and a shirt,

             which they will be using for the entirety of their Archery classes.

Venue: The Archery Academy Manila, 5th Floor, Intrawest Center, Crossfit, Greenhills, #33 Annapolis St.,

             Greenhills, San Juan

Contact details: 0917 803 7422

  • Alaska Basketball Powercamp 2015

What: Basketball clinic

      Open for ages 5 – 18

Rate: Registration Fees – P 3,800 (March 9 – 15); P 4,000 (March 16 onwards)

Date: Classes start April 12 (Module 1) and May 9 (Module 2);8 AM – 11 AM

Manila Venue: Ateneo De Manila University

Contact details: www.alaskapowercamp.com.ph

  • Perkins Twins Tennis Academy

What: Summer Tennis Class

          Unique program features including program curriculum adapted from USTA (United States Tennis Association)

          and adapted to suit the Philippine setting

          Age appropriate Programs: Leap Frog for ages 10 and Under / Xcite for Junior Tennis Players /

          Adult Tennis (18 and over) / Elite Training for Philippine Junior Tennis Players

Venue:  Edsa Shangri-la, Manila (the same courts where the IPTL tennis professionals practiced)

Budget: Leap Frog/Xcite  Php6,800/8 sessions at 1 hour per session

             Adult Training Php 7,800/8 sessions at 1 hour per session

             Enrollment Fee Php 800 (applies to new students only)

            *Registration fee inclusive of PTTA training shirt, certificate of completion

             and complimentary 5 hours of off-peak court use

Contact details: Shangri-la Health Club – 633-8888 (ask for the Health Club)

                         Website: www.facebook.com/perkinstwinstennisacademy

                          Email: info@theptta.com or summerfun@theptta.com

Quezon City

The most populous city in the Philippines has been dubbed as the “City of New Horizons” which holds true when it comes to culture and lifestyle. For people living in enterprising areas such as Eastwood, White Plains and Acropolis, a short route to and from work is essential. As with training camps this summer has to offer.

  • Tiny Kitchen Workshop

What: Learn cooking basics

Date: Classes will run from March to August, Mondays to Saturdays, 9 to 11 a.m. and 2 to 4 p.m.

Venue: 31 Scout Tobias, Quezon City

Budget:  P6,950 to P7,950

Contact details: 02 410 2279; 63 917 539 3940, tinykitchen.com.ph

  • Futbol Fanatics Summer Camp

What: Soccer camps for kids and adults of all ages

Date: April 8 to May

Venue: Philamhomes, Quezon City (Goodstart School)

Budget: P3,000 to P3,500 (10 sessions), P400/session rate

Contact details: futbolfanatics@yahoo.com; 02 622 2898; 63 917 329 0011

  • 2015 Summer Taekwondo Enrichment Program

What: Taekwondo Classes

Date: April 6 to May 1, 10 am to 12 nn; May 4 to May 29 10 am to 12 nn

Venue: Kalayaan Badminton Center, Kalayaan Ave., Quezon City; Xtreme Boxing  Gym, Timog

Contact details: 63 917 6657522

Experiences gained in summer camps can bring remarkable transformations to a child’s life. They’ll learn how to trust others, work with others and build relationships. This ultimately will help them grow into a well-rounded individuals which will help them cope with the challenges of life. Let’s support our children’s love for other areas of intelligence and activity!

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