Mona Vale School Holiday Workshops

Spring 2017

LOCATION

1st Mona Vale Scout Hall

10 Barrenjoey Road, Mona Vale NSW 2103

WORKSHOPS

New Extreme Ninjas (One Day)

Monday, 25 September ♦  9am – 3:30pm ♦ Mona Vale Scout Hall ♦ $85 inc GST  Early Bird Special $75 inc GST

Ninjas…GO! There is a new ninja on the block, and he’s ready to fight to defend his honor and establish peace! The team of 5 ninjas all have their own important role to play in carrying on the legacy of spectacular ninja skill, self-discipline, courage and honor. Join the team by using LEGO® bricks, technic pieces, gears and motors to build the ninja domain of temples, dragons, awesome motorized ninja vehicles, ninja spinning machines, and more! Kids will use their imaginations and creativity in this one day workshop to dive into the extreme world of ninjas! Ages 5 – 11

All kids get to take home a BRICKS 4 KIDZ® Drawstring Bar or High Bounce Ball the end of the workshop

New Spring Brick Fever (One Day) 

Tuesday, 26 September ♦ 9am – 3:30pm ♦ 1st Mona Vale Scout Hall ♦ $85 inc GST  Early Bird Special $75

Swing Into Spring, BRICKS 4 KIDZ® style at our Spring Brick Fever! Start by soaring to the clouds and crafting your way to the skies with a take home kite, then sail the seas on a LEGO® motorised-pirate ship or sailboat. Build spring critters from the cute and cuddly to the creepy and crawly!, this is jam packed with lots of LEGO®, creative projects and of course fun! Super Fun for all kids, Ages 5 – 11

All kids get to take home a great BRICKS 4 KIDZ® Drawstring bag or fun High Bounce Ball at the end of the workshop

Galaxy Far Away (One Day) 

Wednesday, 27 September ♦ 9am – 3:30pm ♦ 1st Mona Vale Scout Hall ♦  $85 inc GST Early Bird Special $75

Hurry! Only FOUR Early Bird seats remaining!

Combine NASA space exploration with awesome Star Wars-inspired LEGO® models in this all new adventurous journey that is out of this world! Build a rocket to blast through the atmosphere into a realm that is truly out of this world. Travel back in time to build NASA’s Gemini Capsule. Trust your astronaut’s building skills to pilot a spacecraft that will bring you back to Earth safely. Plus we’ll build models inspired by your favourite space movies. Come experience this stellar journey to a galaxy far away!  Ages 5 – 11

All kids get to take home a fantastic BRICKS 4 KIDZ® Drawstring Bag or High Bounce Ball the end of the workshop

 

Junior Robotics 101 (One Day)

Thursday, 28 September ♦ 9am – 3:30pm ♦ 1st Mona Vale Scout Hall ♦ $90 inc GSEarly Bird Special $80

HURRY!  Only TWO Early Bird seats remaining!

How would you like to turn your next LEGO® creation into a robot, programmed to do exactly what you tell it to do? The BRICKS 4 KIDZ® Junior Robotics workshop offers all the fun of building with LEGO® bricks, PLUS the challenge of computer programming! Using drag-and-drop icon-based software. WeDo® software provides an introduction into the world of computer-programming and robotics that will equip children to succeed in a technology-based marketplace.  This fun, action-packed one day workshop combines real-life skills with real-kid fun! This workshop is limited to a maximum of 16 with at least two Instructors to provide hand on guidance throughout the day. Ages 7 – 11

All kids get to take home a BRICKS 4 KIDZ® Cap or T-Shirt at the end of the workshop

Ready for a new challenge? Check out our Intermediate Junior Robotics 201 and Advanced Junior Robotics 301 on Friday, 29 September in Mona Vale or on Friday, 6 October in nearby Curl Curl. 

Intermediate Junior Robotics 201 (One Day)

Friday, 29 September ♦  9am – 3:30pm  ♦ 1st Mona Vale Scout hall ♦ $90 inc GST Early Bird Special $80

Hurry!  Only FOUR Early Bird Seats remaining!

Take it to the NEXT LEVEL and expand your skills and knowledge in our Junior Robotics 201 workshop!  Children will be able to unleash their creative powers by extending upon their knowledge from Junior Robotics 101 with this BRICKS 4 KIDZ® Holiday Workshop. Students will learn to use motion sensors,  tilt sensors, and motors to design robots!   Build a car that will stop when an object is in its path, train a crocodile to eat without biting you, and much more!

Please note, it is a prerequisite that children have participated in our Junior Robotics 101 workshop.  Ages 7 – 11

All kids get to take home a BRICKS 4 KIDZ® T-Shirt or Cap at the end of the workshop

If your child is 9+, we also have an Introductory MINDSTORMS® EV3 Robotics workshop at Forestville!

Advanced Junior Robotics 301: Total Amusement! (One Day)

Friday, 29 September ♦ 9am – 3:30pm ♦ 1st Mona Vale Scout Hall ♦ $90 inc GST Early Bird Special $80

Ready for another Junior Robotics challenge? Come join the fun as we combine the thrill of an Amusement Park with WeDo Robotics to create a totally amusing world! Kids will build their favourite rides, learning how to make things spin, roll, turn and rock on command.

In this program, students will extend their programming skills using motors, displays, loops, and tilt and motion sensors to create a world of fun!  They’ll learn to figure out and program the proper sequence of instructionsto make their rides meet a design challenge. Participants are encourage to work as a team and think critically to apply these learned concepts to problem solve open ended challenges.

This workshop is limited to a maximum of 6 with a dedicated Instructors to provide hand on guidance throughout the day. Ages 7 – 11

All kids get to take home a BRICKS 4 KIDZ® T-Shirt or a Cap at the end of the workshop

Please note, it is a pre-requisite that children have participated in our Junior Robotics 101 and 201 workshops.

For more great workshops and dates, visit our Balgowlah, Belrose & Forestville, or Curl Curl pages or view our Calendar for our complete list by date.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

 

Age

Children are welcome at our workshops from as young as five, however all kids attending must be enrolled in kindergarten at least in order to attend our holiday workshops.

Workshop Numbers

Workshops at the 1st Mona Vale Scout Hall are limited to 24 children with an 8:1 child to Instructor ratio throughout the day.  Our Robotics workshops at 1st Mona Vale Scout Hall are strictly limited to a maximum of 16 students with two Instructors present throughout the day to provide each child with hands on assistance as needed.

Food and refreshment

Please note that food is NOT provided. Please provide a nut-free lunch and two snack for your child to enjoy during every day of the workshop.

Please make sure your child wears covered shoes, sunscreen and brings a hat! We will supervise them outside at breaks.

Student Information Form

To ensure we provide a safe and secure environment for your child, a BRICKS 4 KIDZ® Northern Beaches Student Information Form (2016) is required for each child attending our workshops. Please complete and return your form prior to the workshop.

Cancellation Policy

Unless specified otherwise in a specific promotional offer, cancellations made at least TWO weeks from the start date of the school holiday workshop will receive a full refund. We do not offer any refunds for workshops cancelled LESS than TWO weeks prior to the scheduled date of the workshop. Please contact us for further information.

Missed Classes

  • If your child is visibly sick or carrying a high temperature on the day of the class, please keep your child at home! We will make up the class at the next opportunity.
  • Make up classes & transfers for other reasons will be accommodated as long as there is room in the class.
  • We reserve the right to cancel a workshop due to low registration.

Payment

All transactions are processed in Australian dollars (AUD). Your child’s place is confirmed when payment is made. Please contact us if you required a Tax Invoice.

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