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Re: Discovery Vacation Camp

Postby simplejan » Thu Nov 10, 2011 8:30 pm

hi smartmummy, do you have the form? i am keen to join you for a 5 kids min group discount.... pls pm me!

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Re: Discovery Vacation Camp

Postby simplejan » Thu Nov 10, 2011 8:33 pm

also, i got another camp call Christmas Skate Camp and i need 1 or more pax for a $30 discount off for each of us. It is suitable for children aged 3 and above, does not matter if ur child can rollerblade or not. Those can rollerblade will join the intermediate group and those who can't will join beginner.. Details: http://skate-with-us.com/swuholidaycamp.html

pls pm me by 15 nov okay?

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Re: Discovery Vacation Camp

Postby BigDevil » Mon Nov 14, 2011 6:07 pm

simplejan wrote:hi smartmummy, do you have the form? i am keen to join you for a 5 kids min group discount.... pls pm me!

Don't need form.
Can register online at http://www.discovery-camp.com/

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Re: Discovery Vacation Camp

Postby windy_celsius » Wed Nov 23, 2011 9:56 am

Hi, I'm new here and would also like to sign up my daughter for the Discovery camp.
Pls let me know if I can join your group for discounts. Thanks!!

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Re: Discovery Vacation Camp

Postby BlurBee » Wed Nov 23, 2011 2:44 pm

windy_celsius wrote:Hi, I'm new here and would also like to sign up my daughter for the Discovery camp.
Pls let me know if I can join your group for discounts. Thanks!!

Hi, u can key in the group name "Explorers" when u register. :lol:

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Re: Discovery Vacation Camp

Postby windy_celsius » Sun Nov 27, 2011 8:50 pm

Thankyou very much BlurBee! I've already signed up using that group name!! :-)

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Re: Discovery Vacation Camp

Postby BlurBee » Mon Nov 28, 2011 11:42 am

windy_celsius wrote:Thankyou very much BlurBee! I've already signed up using that group name!! :-)

U r welcome. :lol:

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Re: Discovery Vacation Camp

Postby gamee » Fri Dec 02, 2011 2:43 pm

My kids attended the camp for the first time this year. Both have enjoyed it very much and already wanted to "re-camp" next year.

I would like to share these information with new parents who want to find out more.

It is based on one of my Lower Primary Kid notes from the Camp and the little experiments which they brought home.

Excursions
1) 2 excursions on 2 mornings; Park (West Coast/Labrador) & Science Center.


Some of the Experiments to teach the Concepts include:
1) Growing of Seeds - on Germination
2) Sound waves
3) Play at Park - to illustrate the Energy and Gravity forces
4) Colours - mixing of primary colours & its outcome
5) Forming of Shadows

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Re: Discovery Vacation Camp

Postby 3timesDad » Thu Dec 22, 2011 7:33 pm

I think the approach is commendable. Science should be "experienced". It is better learned that way.

My P4 and P6 sons tells me that in a normal academic year in school. They only visit their school science lab a hand full of occasions and only conduct experiments like once or twice.

Something is not right about the approach to learning Science in Singapore schools.

A few months ago I discussed about the 3 states of water with the P4 boy, he said they learn it on paper but didn't really see anything.

I was so upset, went to the fridge immediately and fished a cold can drink, left it on the table, sat him down and got him to "observe" the can for 30 seconds.

Perhaps, a Science teacher can comment.

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Re: Discovery Vacation Camp

Postby chewtb » Tue Apr 10, 2012 1:34 pm

Hi,
Anybody interested in joining the June 2012 Camp? I am trying to form a group of 5 people for the discount. Please pm me if you are interested to join. Currenly, I have 3 person. Still short of 2.
Thanks, Lynn.

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