Technology and Science
The Flash Bang Science Club
Beach Haven, Beachlands, Orakei, Pakuranga, Ponsonby Papakura and Pukekohe
A fun interactive workshop learning what electricity is, how static electricity occurs and experiment using electrical currents. Inspire your curious kids with practical, hands on experiments in sessions from 9am to Noon.
Ages: 7 to 12 years.
Cost: $45 to $50 per half day session.
Westlake Boys High School, 30 Forrest Hill Road, Auckland
Lots of classes to choose from, such as:
SCRATCHPAD Holiday Programmes
Level 1, 12/1 Wagener Place, St Lukes Mega Centre, Auckland
SCRATCHPAD is a technology learning center that has a fun and intuitive approach, and helps to reveal where your kids' potential lies. Our holiday programmes in Auckland include courses in developing mods for Minecraft, robotics, 3D design and printing, introduction to website development, graphic design, creating games and more.
Ages: 5 Years plus
Cost: $99 per day.
RoboClub Holiday Programme
Birkenhead, Epsom and Botany venues
RoboClub provide hands on approach in a fun, safe learning environment. Try the new ROCKET programme or learn to build with LEGO Technic, program LEGO EV3 Robots or battle Robots in ROBOARENA. Classes run from 9am to 3pm.
Ages: 5 to 16 years.
Cost: $25 to $65 per day.
#GirlsInnov8 Code Club
St Cuthbert's College, 122 Market Road, Epsom, Auckland
The vision of our #GirlsInnov8 camp is to empower young women between Y9 and Y13 and inspire them to choose IT as their career in the future.
Girls can be Residential campers, experiencing the full set of planned activities and learning opportunities while living on campus. Alternatively a Day camper only option is available and girls will conclude their activities at the end of the workshops each day.
Cost: Day camper $400, Residental Camper $500 plus booking fee for the three days.
The MIND LAB by Unitec
69 Carlton Gore Road, Grafton
Courses run in the Summer, Autumn, Winter and Spring School holidays.
Range of day camps to nurture that boundless, unwavering curiosity of children. Whether it’s their first session or their fiftieth, they’ll be faced with new, engaging challenges in a supportive, encouraging environment. Mindlab caters to the needs of each child we come across – including those with learning disabilities.
Ages: 7 to 12 years.
Cost: $150 per day or for 5 Day Immersion option $114 per day,
Auckland Grammar School, Auckland
Every school holiday period Bubble Dome runs a range of school holiday workshops where computer learning is combined with lateral thinking problem solving activities. Topics covered include 3D animation, games design, programming , movie-making, and architecture and design. Bubble Dome caters for students aged from 6 to 14 years old, grouped according to age and experience.
Ages: 6 to 14 years old
Birkdale Intermediate School - Technology Classroom 200 Birkdale Road, Birkdale
Upper Harbour Primary School, 104 Kyle Road Chester Park
Weekdays during the holidays from 9:00am to 3:00pm
Brain Play is a new and innovative technology company that aims to introduce students of all abilities to technology fields such as coding and robotics. Brain Play's after school classes let students experiment with elements of technology such as website building, online game development, construction of robots, computer aided design and more.
Ages: 5 to 15 years.