Holiday camps for your teen
The July/August Vacation period is almost upon us and most parents are already making plans to keep their children occupied.
While there are countless camps geared for young children, parents with teens are often left to wonder what to do with their charges.
Of course, some would prefer to stay at home and play Fortnite all day long but luckily for them, there are some interesting camp options catering to them.
Here is a list of what we think are some interesting, educational and fun camps for your teens.
Academy of Baking and Pastry Arts
When: July 1 to 4
Age group: 16 and over
What: Adulting 101 in the kitchen. These courses are designed for the teen in your life is about to head out to college whether at home or abroad The course ranges from teaching them simple dishes such as Buffalo wings and Mac n Cheese to more complex dishes to impress the bae such as grilled pineapple shrimp skewers and pan seared steak with pan sauce.
Cost: Cost: $395 per day/ $1400 all days
When: July 15 to August 9
Age group: 5 to 17
What: Under the tutelage of the Bois Academy, your teen will learn martial arts, dance, visual arts and benefit from creative writing workshops.
Cost: $300 weekly. Partial scholarships are available for eligible students
To register call 273-2561
The Diabetes Association of Trinidad and Tobago
When: August 16 to 18
Age Group: 12 to 17
What: This is a camp for teens who are overweight and may show signs of prediabetes. We have experts who will work with your child and you through nutrition training, exercise integration and stress management.
To enroll call 328-3920
FaceForward Beauty Workshop
When: July 20 to August 24
Age group: 13 to 18
What: Teens will learn all about skin care routines, age appropriate make-up application techniques, hair care, hair styling, braiding, nails, manicure and pedicure, Mehndi and face painting in a fun, positive environment.
Cost: $400. Each class (Package Rate all classes - $2500)
For more info call 758-0868/270-0475
Sante Studios Fitness Camp
When: July 8 to 26
Age group: 9 to 16
What: Teens will learn self-defense, dance, do indoor and outdoor workouts and learn etiquette and drama
Cost: $500 a week
For more info call: 798-5047
Go for 10 Money and Business camp for teens
When: July 8 – 12 (Westmoorings), July 15 – 19 (St Augustine), July 22 - 26 (San Fernando)
Age group: 13 to 19
What: This course is designed to empower, educate and train up the next generation of entrepreneurs. The youth are introduced to the world of entrepreneurship with daily age-appropriate activities and at the end of the camp, all campers would get to participate in a pitch competition to win a $15,000 Coaching Program.
For more info call: 351.5000 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Horse and Pony Summer Camp
When: July 30 to August 1
Age group: 12 to 17
What: Apart from building horsemanship and teaching your teen to interact with horses, this camp will also build self-awareness, teach stress management and leadership
Cost: $300 per day, $775 for three days
For more info call: 768-6394
Trinidad and Tobago Youth Ambassadors Camp Excel
When: Cycle I: July 8 - July 26 and Cycle II: July 29 - August 16
Age group: Children 6-10, youth 11-16
What: Study revision, sports, art and craft, life skills and character development
Cost: Registration: $100. Cost per Cycle: $750
For more information call 868 372 6912 / 463-3350 or email email@example.com