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Can you smell it in the air? It’s summer! Just few more weeks and my kids will say goodbye to school uniforms and homework! For two months, that is. Then both will start with their summer classes. My son will continue with his piano lessons and my daughter will either take up supplemental reading or math. Both are also trying out an arts workshop but enrollment will depend on whether they will like it or not! If you are planning on letting your kiddos get busy this summer, there are so many summer classes in Cebu but my tip is, get your cue from your child. Take the time to find out what their interests are! I do not believe in forcing them to take up something they do not like.
One thing that we practice at home is “Just try it out.” If there is an opportunity for them to learn a new skill or to pursue a hobby, I don’t force them to do it especially if they have zero interest but they are required to “just try it out.” I want them to get a feel of things and see if it is something that they can grow to love. If not, then all is well that ends well!
Having said that, I also want to say that I believe that every kid should learn to play at least one musical instrument. At least just one! Whether it’s guitar, piano, ukulele, flute or even kubing! Just one! And they don’t even have to take up a formal class for it. An uncle, an aunt or a cousin can help them learn how to strum the guitar, play the kumbo-lata or piano.
I think music makes life so much more beautiful and it becomes more special if you are the one making music.
Okay, enough blabbing.
I have listed down a few summer classes worth looking into! My daughter and I have attended the orientations/trials for most of these workshops so I can guarantee that they will be worth your time and money. And your kids will love them!
Summer Classes in Cebu for 2018
Brainfit Summer Camp
This summer, give your kids the Brainfit Advantage! Enroll them in the Brainfit Summer Camp where they will develop and improve their Auditory processing, Vision processing, Sensory-Motor processing, Attention & working memory, and Social-emotional processing
BrainFit Studio is the leading provider of the most up-to-date neuro-scientific-based Brain Fitness training programs in Asia. Founded in Singapore in 2001 by a team of therapists with a passion for maximizing human potential and transforming lives, it has since expanded across Southeast Asia and has presence in several countries like Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and Turkey. BrainFit Studio Philippines opened its doors in 2011. And has six centers – Greenhills, Binondo, BGC, Quezon City, Davao, and now in Cebu.
Summer Camp for 3-5 Year olds Brainfit Junior will be two sessions per week, one hour per session and runs for two months. For children 6 years old & up, Brainfit Scholar will be five sessions per week, two hours per session and also runs for two months. Classes are from April – June 2018
To inquire, you may visit the studio at the 2nd floor of MLD Building, Gov. M. Cuenco Ave (where Cafe George is also located) or call through 350-7338 or 0917-627-800 .
GlobalArt Cebu Under the Sea Summer Artventures
Make a Splash this Summer, dive underwater with Globalart Cebu and explore bountiful creative possibilities in Drawing, Acrylic Painting, Watercolor, Clay, and more, as Globalart launches its Under the Sea themed Mutimedia Arts Prorgam. Let your child explore the beauty of underwater as Globlart Cebu brings your child to different under the sea themed artworks using different mediums.
The Globalart Summer Artventure 2018 runs in three batches this Summer break. First batch will start on April 4-27, Second batch will be from May 7-29, and the last batch will run on June 4-26. The entire program is composed of ten (10) 90-minute sessions. Hurry and reserve yourself a slot now.
For more information about Globalart Cebu, you can visit Globalart Cebu’s Facebook page at facebook.com/globalartcebu or its website at www.globalart.com.ph.
You can also call 316-8418 / 0917-547-4010 (Banilad Town Center Branch) or 316-7382 / 0977-831-7894 (Capitol Square Branch). You can also email as at Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Character Bento Making Workshop with CharaBento Cebu
Chara-ben, a shortened version of the term Character Bento has gained so much popularity here in the Philippines, thanks to Studio Ghibli and all anime movies that everybody seems to love. Character Bento boxed lunches are made in such a way that they resemble popular characters like Hello Kitty, Mickey Mouse, and of course the very popular Pokemon characters like Picachu. If your kid is into Anime, then I am 100% sure that he or she will enjoy CharaBento Cebu’s Bento making workshops!
CharaBento Workshops by FoodArt Kitchen happens every other Sunday at The Grid Pad in Talamban, Cebu City. You can even join your kid! My daughter and I had so much fun when we attended one of Mommy Rowena’s Workshop. You can read more about our Bento experience here.
Available dates: March 25, April 1, April 15, April 29, May 13, May 27. They also accept reservations for private sessions!
To register, you can send your details here. Don’t forget to use my discount code TheMissusV when you sign up to get PhP100 off the registration fee!
Handuraw Summer Music Camp
They offer music lessons for the following:
- Voice Guitar
Every Sunday from April 15 to June 3 with a Grand Performance and Awarding Ceremony on June 10
Registration Fee: 1000
Registration period: February 15 to April 14*
You can register here.
Know a note-worthy summer class in the area? Lemme know by sending an email to email@example.com! I just might add it on the list!
And since it’s summer, take advantage of the sunny weather and visit Cebu Safari and Adventure Park in Carmen! Great way to teach the kids about wild animals and mother nature!
A family lifestyle blogger who left her corporate job in Cebu for a slower life in Iligan City, Philippines. Healthline – Best Mom Blogs 2017, ESCooped – Cebu’s Top Family Blogger 2016, Top 10 Blogs Voice Boks Comedy Edition, Bloggys 2015 – Finalist, Family and Relationships Category, featured on BlogHer.com and HumorWriters.org. Jhanis also works as a Freelance Writer/Content Creator and manages a small farm house decor business when she’s not taking naps.