Collaroy School Holiday Workshops

July 2019

 

We’re pumped and ready for AWESOME School Holiday Workshops from 1  to 22 July.  BE QUICK! Our April programs SOLD OUT 🚀🙌🤖

Bricks 4 Kidz Collaroy Centre

LOCATION

BRICKS 4 KIDZ® Collaroy Centre

1030 Pittwater Road
Collaroy, New South Wales 2097

TWO DAY WORKSHOPS ($180)

Extreme Brick Expeditions

Tuesday, 2 July – Wednesday, 3 July ♦ 9am –4pm (Extension to 5:15pm)

Come along on this fun filled adventure and face the challenge of our Extreme Brick Expeditions. Search the globe for bricks and other resources needed to construct your base. Face forces of nature created with LEGO® Technic, and construct LEGO® Remote Control vehicles to bring your team together from around the globe. Do you have what it takes to survive an Extreme Brick adventure?

All kids get to take home their very own BRICKS 4 KIDZ® Beanie at the end of the workshop!!

Ages 5+

Mining & Crafting

Monday, 8 July – Tuesday, 9 July ♦ 9am –4pm (Extension to 5:15pm)

HURRY! Only ONE seat remains

Minecraft is a game about placing blocks to build anything you can imagine. At night monsters come out, make sure to build a shelter before that happens.  Experience the world of Minecraft with LEGO® bricks in this fun camp.  Kids will start by crafting their shelters and some of the mobs, critters and tools using LEGO® bricks.  Students will face new challenges each day, building models and crafting key elements from the popular Minecraft game.

All kids get to take home their very own BRICKTASTIC gift at the end of the workshop!!

Ages 5+

New Movie Mash-Up Adventure

Wednesday, 10 July – Thursday, 11 July ♦ 9am –4pm (Extension to 5:15pm)

Be Quick!  Only a FEW seats remain

Oh, this is going to be fun!  Join us in this EPIC Movie Mash-up adventure! The new workshop is filled with a variety of amazing model builds from your favorite movies. Build characters and scenes from this year’s blockbuster hits Toy Story 4 and How to Train Your Dragon – The Hidden World as well as past favorites such as the original LEGO® Movie and those crazy Minions,  Super Fun & Creative for all kids!

All kids get to take home their very own BRICKS 4 KIDZ® Beanie at the end of the workshop!!

Ages 5+

Introductory MINDSTORMS® EV3 Robotics 101

Monday, 15 July – Tuesday, 16 July ♦ 9am –4pm (Extension to 5:15pm)

This workshop has SOLD out.

Experience the cutting edge of technology with this introduction of LEGO® MINDSTORMS® EV3 Robotics. Students will be captivated as they incorporate the newest generation of motors, sensors and software by programming their commands directly into the intelligent brick.

Test their capabilities by moving an object with a robotic claw, build a tricycle that changes direction and a robot that detects colours. Our endless list of builds is sure to provide the complete fundamental components of robotics at best!

All kids get to take home their very own BRICKS 4 KIDZ® Beanie at the end of the workshop!

Ages 9+

BRICKS 4 KIDZ Robotics

Brick City Engineers

Monday, 15 July – Tuesday, 16 July ♦ 9am –4pm (Extension to 5:15pm)

This workshop has SOLD OUT.  

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 day filled with fun for both Girls and Boys alike.

All kids get to take home their very own BRICKS 4 KIDZ® Beanie at the end of the workshop!

Ages 5+

BRICKS 4 KIDZ Robotics

Intermediate MINDSTORMS® EV3 Robotics 201

Thursday, 18 July – Friday, 19 July ♦ 9am –4pm (Extension to 5:15pm)

Take it to the next level and expand your skills and knowledge in our in MINDSTORMS® EV3 Robotics 201 workshop!  In this level 2 workshop, students will be able to unleash their creative powers by extending upon their knowledge from our MINDSTORMS® EV3 101 workshop.

Students will use an array of sensors, motors, and intelligent units to design robots that accomplish various tasks. This workshop is fun and a challenging next step into the world of robotics for the LEGO enthusiast. Participants are encourage to work as a team and think critically to apply these learned concepts to problem solve open ended challenges.

Please note, it is a pre-requisite that children have participated in our MINDSTORMS® EV3 Robotics 101 workshop.

All kids get to take home their very own BRICKS 4 KIDZ® Beanie at the end of the workshop!

Ages 9+

ONE DAY WORKSHOPS ($90)

Brick Master Challenges

Monday, 1 July  ♦ 9am – 4pm (Extension to 5:15pm) 

Inspired by LEGO® Masters and keen to try some of the cool challenges? Have we got a program for you! See how tall you can go in our Skyscraper challenge, build our Black Diamond models, designed to challenge the experienced LEGO® builders, and collaborate with your friends to create an amazing giant mosaic all with LEGO® bricks! Super fun for boys and girls of all ages.

All kids get to take home their very own BRICKS 4 KIDZ® Beanie at the end of the workshop!

Ages 7+

Winter Brick Blast

Thursday, 4 July  ♦ 9am – 4pm (Extension to 5:15pm) 

Don’t get left out in the cold!  It’s our own Brick Snow Day filled with motorised Bricks 4 Kidz models of popular snow sports, from the hair-raising thrill of the luge and snow mobile to ice hockey and skiing.  Then we’ll build our own brick Snowman and other winter characters and create a special winter craft for each child to take home at the end of the day.  No snow? No problem – all you need to create these winter memories are our bricks and your imagination. Perfect for all kids.

All kids get to take home their very own BRICKS 4 KIDZ® Beanie at the end of the workshop!

 

Ages 5+

Pocket Brick Monsters (inspired by Pokémon®)

Friday, 12 July  ♦ 9am – 4pm (Extension to 5:15pm) 

HURRY! Only TWO seats remain

Get ready for an adventure in the world of Pokémon®! Capture wild Pokémon® creatures and train them for battle. Improve your accuracy and power as you learn new moves and use special abilities.  Tap into your inner engineer as we build Dratini, Pikachu, Poké Balls, and more.  Show off your skills as you battle for power in your journey through the Pokémon® universe. Do you have what it takes to become a Pokémon® Master?

All kids get to take home their very own BRICKS 4 KIDZ® Beanie at the end of the workshop!

Ages 5+

Superheroes vs. Teenage Brick Turtles

Wednesday, 17 July  ♦ 9am – 4pm (Extension to 5:15pm) 

HURRY! Only ONE seats remain

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 superpowers. 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! Practice engineering as you build two 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 day 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!

All kids get to take home their very own BRICKS 4 KIDZ® Beanie at the end of the workshop!

Ages 5+

Junior Robotics 101

Thursday, 18 July  ♦ 9am – 4pm (Extension to 5:15pm)

Shake a Leg! Only FOUR seats remain

How would you like to turn your next LEGO® creation into a robot, programmed to do exactly what you tell it to do? The Junior Robotics 101 workshop offers all the fun of building with LEGO® Bricks PLUS the challenge of software coding!

Using drag-and-drop icon-based LEGO® WeDo® software, the workshop 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!

All kids get to take home their very own BRICKS 4 KIDZ® Beanie at the end of the workshop!

Ages 7+

Intermediate Junior Robotics 201

Friday, 19 July  ♦ 9am – 4pm (Extension to 5:15pm) 

Be QUICK! Just THREE seats remain

After the success of our Junior Robotics 101 workshop we now have Junior Robotics 201!

With new and exciting models to build and program, we will be introducing sensors to extend and challenge in this exciting workshop. This is sure to please any young budding programmer!

Open to students who have attended BRICKS 4 KIDZ® Junior Robotics 101

All kids get to take home their very own BRICKS 4 KIDZ® Beanie at the end of the workshop!

Ages 7+

Spinning Ninjas

Monday, 22 July (Pupil Free Day) ♦ 9am – 4pm (Extension to 5:15pm)

This workshop is SOLD OUT

LEGO® Ninjago® fans will spin with excitement in this action packed workshop! Come build motorised models including spinners using the BRICKS 4 KIDZ® model kits. Compete in a Spinjitzu tournament, where Ninjas spin into tornadoes to defeat their enemies. Enter the Spinjitzu zone and show off your building skills. Imagination and creativity will abound as students build cool models, battle with mini figures, customise battle arenas, tools, vehicles and more!

All kids get to take home their very own BRICKS 4 KIDZ® Beanie at the end of the workshop!

Ages 5+

 

BRICKS 4 KIDZ Robotics

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For more great workshops and dates, visit our Balgowlah or Forestville pages.  Or check out our Calendar for a list of all our programs by date.

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 Collaroy workshops have a maximum of 16 children with an 8:1 child to instructor ratio.   All our Robotics workshop have a maximum of 14 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 Registration Form 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 and will provide a full refund in such cases.

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.

 

Our Extension Programs

Our Extension programs to 5:15pm are available  for parents who need that wee bit of extra time at the end of the day and for kids who want the extra building and creative time! 

The extended session includes group games and extra creative activities. 

The program is available at no additional cost, but booking is essential!

We learn, we build, we play with LEGO® Bricks