Balgowlah School Holiday Workshops

Spring 2017

1st Balgowlah Scout Hall

LOCATION

1st Balgowlah Scout Hall

Balgowlah Park, Pickworth Avenue

Balgowlah, New South Wales 2093

WORKSHOPS

Junior Robotics 101 (One Day)

Monday, 25 September ♦  9am – 3:30pm ♦ $90 inc GST  

Hurry! Only FOUR 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 software coding! Using drag-and-drop icon-based software. WeDo® software provides an introduction into the world of coding 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 fun 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 workshop and our Advanced Junior Robotics 301 on Friday, 29 September in Mona Vale or on Friday, 6 October in nearby Curl Curl.  Don’t forget to also check out our  MINDSTORMS® EV3 Robotics workshop at Forestville!

Remote Control Mania (One Day) 

Tuesday, 26 September ♦ 9am – 3:30pm ♦  $85 inc GST  

Hurry! Only THREE Seats Remaining!

Making it move is the name of the game at this exciting workshop! Kids will love to see their creations in motion using LEGO® wireless remote controls. Each day, they will use fascinating and challenging LEGO® components to create dynamic vehicles, inventions, machines and more. As they enjoy the fun of building, kids will understand the basic working principles of many ingenious devices that are part of our everyday lives. This workshop is loads of fun and learning for budding builders. Ages 6 – 11

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

New Brick City Engineers (One Day) 

Wednesday, 27 September ♦ 9am – 3:30pm ♦ $85 inc GST  

Let’s build a CITY! What would a city be without the architects and engineers who come up with the ideas, plans and building skills to make it all come together? Kids will put their engineering and architecture skills to work as they build city themed models using LEGO® Bricks. The sky’s the limit when students are challenged to use their own ideas and skills to build a skyscraper taller than their heads! They’ll have a blast using custom-built cars to move the people of the city all around town – brick by brick! This is a full two days filled with fun for both Girls and Boys alike, Ages 5 – 11

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

Spring Brick Fever (One Day) 

Thursday, 28 Septmeber ♦ 9am – 3:30pm ♦ $85 inc GST 

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.

New Super Heroes v Teenage Brick Turtles (One Day) 

Friday, 29 September ♦  9am – 3:30pm ♦ $85 inc GST 

Join BRICKS 4 KIDZ® for an action filled workshop! In the morning we build Super Heroes with LEGO® bricks. Explore all the caped crusaders and discover their super powers. Create a fantasy world and protect it against all of the evil arch enemies with custom contraptions made with LEGO® bricks. In the afternoon, grab your katanas and nunchucks as we prepare to fight crime with the Teenage Brick Turtles! Practise engineering as you build one of the courageous turtles and their wise Japanese rat sensei, Master Splinter. Strengthen your ninjitsu skills to defeat the villainous Shredder and his evil Foot Clan.  After a treacherous afternoon of crime-fighting, don’t forget to give the turtles a break to enjoy a pizza down in their sewer dwelling under the city.  Let’s build and play … Brick Turtle style!  Ages 5 – 11

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

For more great workshops and dates, visit our Belrose & ForestvilleCurl Curl or Mona Vale pages.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Age

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

Workshop Numbers

Our Balgowlah workshops have a maximum of 20 children with an 8:1 child to instructor ratio.   All our Robotics workshop have a maximum of 16 students with at least two Instructors to provide hands on assistance to each child as needed.

Food and refreshment

Please note that food is NOT provided. Please provide a nut-free lunch and two snacks 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.

We reserve the right to cancel a workshop due to low registration.

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.

Payment

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

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