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Make It A Fun-Filled Summer With These Workshops For Kids – And Adults, Too!

Sun’s out, school’s done! The little ones are officially on break and summer classes are on session. Looking for boredom busting activities that’ll shoo away your kids’ summer slump bug? Enroll them in workshops that enhance their physical, educational, and social well-being.

According to an article in The Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, pediatric psychologist Stephanie Marcy points out how summer classes provide structure and routine that’ll make easing back into school quicker, prevent summer learning loss, reinforce positive social interactions, offer a healthy and active outlet away from digital screens, stimulate growth in areas other than academics, and expose kids to situations that’ll promote flexibility and adaptability. There’s simply no reason for the young ones to be holed up at home, glued to smartphones, the computer, or the television!

Go make fun experiences that’ll turn into lasting memories with your kiddos this school break with our top picks of exciting activities in the metro! There’s something for every child’s interest!




BF Homes, Paranaque City (contact for complete address)


Summer classes available: Little Kids, Big Kids, adult classes also available

Age range: Little Kids Workshop (8 to 10 years old); Big Kids Workshop (11 to 16 years old); workshops for adults also available

Dates: May 8 to July 12, 5 days/classes per set

Time slots: Little Kids (10 AM to 11:15 AM); Big Kids (1 PM to 3 PM)

Price: P4,999 for Little Kids; P8,999 for Big Kids

Learn the basics of sewing from terms, paper patterns, lay out and fabric cut, and sewing machine use as you’re guided step-by-step on creating a wearable garment or craft project.



Upper Ground Floor, Festival Mall, Alabang, Muntinlupa City

+632 5511931; 09177721724

Summer classes available: Lifestyle courses, Junior Master Bakers, Kitchen 101, Little Kitchen Crews

Age range: Lifestyle courses (kids to adults); Junior Master Bakers (10 years old and up); Kitchen 101 (12 years old and up); Little Kitchen Crews (5 years old and up)

Dates: Lifestyle courses (April 1 to May 3); Junior Master Bakers, 6 sessions (April 29 to May 10); Kitchen 101, 3 sessions (April 22 to May 31); Little Kitchen Crews, 6 sessions (April 1 to May 24)

Time slots: Lifestyle courses (check schedule on their FB page), Junior Master Bakers (TBA); Kitchen 101 (1 PM to 4 PM); Little Kitchen Crews (1 PM to 4 PM)

Price: Lifestyle courses (P2,500 to P4,500); Junior Master Bakers (P11,000); Kitchen 101 (P6,000); Little Kitchen Crews (P11,250)

Be a master in your kitchen with Bakecraft’s daily to short term lifestyle courses with topics ranging from startup business ideas, breads, pastries, and international cuisines. The workshop for kids such as Junior Master Bakers, Kitchen 101, and Little Kitchen Crews will teach cakes and cookies recipes, kitchen knowhow and kid-friendly savory recipes, and more advanced techniques for ice creams, breads, and pies.



8F Liberty Building, 835 A. Arnaiz Avenue, Legaspi Village, Makati

+632 8921185

Summer classes available: Lifestyle courses; Kids Culinary Boot Camp; Young Adults Culinary Class

Age range: Lifestyle courses (teens to adults); Kids Culinary Boot Camp (contact to confirm); Young Adults Culinary Class (teens)

Dates: Lifestyle courses (ongoing year-round); Kids Culinary Boot Camp (May 7 to 10 or June 4 to 5); Young Adults Culinary Class (May 21 to 24)

Time slots: Lifestyle courses (check online for schedule of courses); Kids Culinary Boot Camp (9 AM to 1 PM); Young Adults Culinary Class (9 AM to 1 PM)

Price: Lifestyle courses (price available online per course); Kids Culinary Boot Camp (P6000 for 4 sessions in May or P3000 for 2 sessions in June); Young Adults Culinary Class (P7000)

Maya Kitchen is the go-to school for learning culinary and pastry arts offering courses that range from short yet intensive professional kitchen knowhow to lifestyle classes like bottling gourmet food, baking with mom on Mother’s Day, bistro appetizers, and even workshops for kasambahays. Kids and teens will enjoy learning the basics of cooking and baking in the summer workshops designed just for them.



VCP Trading International Corporation, Kalayaan Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City

+632 3636800

Summer classes available: Confident Public Speaking, Modeling for Kids and Teens

Age range: 6 to 16 years old

Dates: Confident Public Speaking (April 23 to May 11, TThS); Modeling for Kids and Teens (May 8 to 24, MWF)

Time slots: Confident Public Speaking (7 to 11 years old - 10 AM to 12 PM; 12 to 16 years old - 2 PM to 4 PM); Modeling for Kids and Teens (9:30 AM to 11:30 AM)

Price: Confident Public Speaking (P8,800); Modeling for Kids and Teens (call to confirm)

The Confident Public Speaking workshop will help your kids gain confidence for and overcome shyness from speaking to large groups. through grammar, enunciation, and right body posture. And if you have a future super model, your child can learn grace, poise, proper posture, and fashion in their Modeling workshop that’ll end in a mini fashion show.



3 A. Santa Elvira St., Brgy. Kapitolyo, Pasig City

09206276290; 09171331230

Summer classes available: Lego Playdate

Age range: call to confirm

Dates: 10 sessions from April 10 to May 15, Wednesdays

Time slots: 9 AM to 10 AM

Price: P5,000

Let your kids explore their knack for building in this play date by Bricks 4 Kidz. Meet new friends, build together, and learn everything Lego this summer.



2F EVIA Lifestyle Center, Daang Hari Rd., Almanza Dos, Las Piñas City (+632 4786314)

2F Westgate Hub, Filinvest City, Alabang, Muntinlupa City (+632 8006917)

Summer classes available: Afternoon Tea

Age range: 4 to 8 years old

Dates: 8 sessions from April 1 to June 5

Time slots: 9 AM to 11 AM

Price: P9,000

Your little world citizen will enjoy making snacks while learning about culture, manners, and social graces in this fun and interactive workshop.




111 Cordillera St., Ayala Alabang Village, Muntinlupa City

+632 8503852; +632 8504852; 09279505745

Summer classes available: Camp Create, Applied Music, Art, Pottery

Age range: Camp Create (6 to 12 years old); Applied Music (4 years old and up); Art (7 to 15 years old and adults); Pottery (3 to 12 years old and adults)

Dates: Camp Create (April 22 to May 17 and June 3 to 28); Applied Music, 12 sessions, Mondays to Fridays (call to confirm schedule); Art, 8 sessions, Mondays to Saturdays (call to confirm schedule); Pottery, 4 sessions, Saturdays (call to confirm schedule)

Time slots: Applied Music (Guitar: 3 PM to 5:15 PM; Piano: 1 PM to 5:30 PM); Art (various days, 1 hour for kids and 3 hours for adults); Pottery (1 hour for kids and 1.5 hours for adults);

Price: Camp Create (P20,000); Applied Music (P8,100); Art (P7,500); Pottery (available upon request)

Camp Create is a day camp that encourages kids to explore their creativity and express themselves through the arts. Teaming up with ACTS Manila, Artventure Art Center, Fit Quest Philippines, and Rude Mechanicals Theater, kids will enjoy learning yoga, hip hop, drama, taekwondo, painting, and special classes like treasure trash upcycling, pottery, baking, and more!

Applied Music strengthens your child’s logical thinking and abstract thought in relation to learning an instrument, while Magic Creative’s art classes cover everything from basic techniques to advanced classes with workshops like Kind Art (for children with special needs), Basic Drawing and Painting, Advanced Drawing and Painting, and Palette Passions: Painting For Adults. Also learn pottery, an early form of art and design, through basics in hand building, surface decoration, and throwing.



Zarcon Building, Filinvest Corp. City, Alabang, Muntinlupa City

+632 8357721

Summer classes available: Stage Lights: Theater For Kids; Imaginart: Arts And Crafts For Kids; Little Fashionista: Fashion And Crafts For Kids

Age range: Stage Lights (3 years old and up); Imaginart (5 years old and up); Little Fashionista (5 years old and up)

Dates: April24 to 29 and May 3 to 22, MWF

Time slots: Stage Lights (1 PM to 3 PM); Imaginart (3:30 PM to 5:30 PM); Little Fashionista (10 AM to 12 PM)

Price: contact to confirm

Keep the kids’ hands and bodies busy with interesting courses this summer by Make Believe Productions, from theater classes for toddlers, arts and crafts, and fashion crafts for little ones.



Salcedo, Makati (+632 9355559; +632 6648558, 09778325559)
Greenbelt 5, Makati (+632 9877415; 09171520111)
SM Jazz Mall Bel-Air, Makati, (+632 9687134; 09778510888)

Summer classes available: Art Classes by Global Art; Cirque With Fame; Musikala Music Workshop; Theater Workshop

Age range: Art Classes with GlobalArt (3.5 years old to adults); Cirque With Fame (kids, teens, and adults); Musikala Music Workshop (4 years old to adults); Theater Workshop (7 years old to adults)

Dates & Time slots: Art Classes, Tues to Sat (call to confirm schedule); Cirque With Fame, Mon to Fri (check for schedule); Musikala (call to confirm schedule); Theater, MWF (9 AM to 11 AM)

Price: Art Classes (P9,600 for 24 hours); Cirque With Fame (P3000 for 8 sessions; P3,500 for 12 sessions; P5,800 for 24 sessions; P4,500 for 1 month all-class pass); Musikala (P9,600 for 12 sessions; P15,000 for 24 lessons; P28,000 for 48 lessons); Theater (P10,000)

Art Class by Global Art is an international program that teaches drawing, coloring, sketching, watercolor, poster color, acrylic painting, and more. Free trial and assessment available to determine the best level to start. Cirque With Fame teaches everything dance from hip hop, ballet, aerial silk, belly dance, and pole, including hoops for teens and adults. Musikala Music Workshop is a one-on-one class that coaches students in voice, piano, violin, guitar, and flute lessons. Check Jollijam’s websites for updates on their Theater Workshop.



Roxas Blvd. corner South Drive, Manila

+632 5231797 to 98; 09183822212

Summer classes available: Puppet Making and Shadowplay Workshop

Age range: n/a

Dates: April 6, May 4, June 1

Time slots: 10 AM

Price: P250

Ignite your child’s imagination with puppet making and giving them life through a theatrical show with shadow play. Get to spend time at the museum as well and participate in their upcoming events like Ang Bayanihan Sa Museo, Museolympics, and more!



2F Montivar Building, Jupiter St., Makati City


Summer classes available: Baby Ballet; Music & Movement

Age range: Baby Ballet (2 to 5 years old); Music & Movement (0 to 3 years old)

Dates: Baby Ballet (Tuesdays); Music & Movement (contact to confirm)

Time slots: Baby Ballet (2 to 3 years old - 3 PM to 3:45 PM; 3 to 5 years old - 2 PM to 3 PM); Music & Movement (contact to confirm)

Price: contact to confirm

Nurture your little ballerina’s love for dance in Spark’s song and dance class that develops self-expression, body awareness, and confidence in a fun-filled environment. Their Music & Movement classes bring parents and tots together through singing, music playing, and creative movement that help early learners discover love for music.




Unit 701 Civic Prime Building, 2501 Civic Drive, 1781 Muntinlupa City


Summer classes available: Reading Intervention; Society of Book Explorers

Age range: Reading Intervention (4 to 12 years old); Society of Book Explorers (8 to 13 years old)

Dates: April 22 to June 21

Time slots: 10 AM to 12 PM; 1 PM to 3 PM

Price: upon request

With the goal to empower students become confident learners, Reading Specialist uses evidence-based methods through qualified educators to meet the literacy needs of kids with language difficulties, autism, learning disorders, and ADHD.



JY Campos Park, 3rd Avenue, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City

+632 9096463

Summer classes available: Junior Mind Mover

Age range: 4 to 12 years old

Dates: Primes class, 7 to 9 years old (9 sessions starts April 23, TThS); Tweens class, 10 to 12 years old (6 sessions starts May 8, WF)

Time slots: Primes class (1 PM to 5 PM); Tweens class (10 AM to 4:30 PM)

Price: Primes class (P11,000); Tween class (P13,000)

The Mind Museum has tons to offer this summer, from interactive shows and one-day events like Space Adventure, Frozen Science, and making Wearable Tech with MakeSpace. But what caught our eye is the Junior Mind Mover Program. Kids will go behind-the-scenes of Mind Museum’s galleries and exhibits as they learn different kinds of science from the resident scientists in 6 to 9 sessions.



4F Festival Supermall, Civic Drive, Filinvest Corp City, Muntinlupa City

+632 8504064

Summer classes available: Junior Robotics

Age range: 4 to 7 years old

Dates: April 29 & 30 and May 2 & 3

Time slots: 10 AM to 12 PM

Price: P5,5000

Introduce your little one to robotics with Toddlers Unlimited’s Lego Education program featuring wild animal robots.



2F EVIA Lifestyle Center, Daang Hari Rd., Almanza Dos, Las Piñas City (+632 4786314)

2F Westgate Hub, Filinvest City, Alabang, Muntinlupa City (+632 8006917)

Summer classes available: Gooey Science

Age range: 4 to 7 years old

Dates: 8 sessions from April 1 to June 5

Time slots: 9 AM to 11 AM

Price: P9,000

Let the kiddos get their hands dirty with science that’s messy and sticky! Gooey Science unlocks your child’s interests in learning with gross experiments they’ll love.



Pacific Malayan Village, Cupang, Muntinlupa City


Summer classes available: Scribble Lab; Letter Lab; Author’s Lab

Age range: Scribble Lab (Pre-Kinder); Letter Lab (Kinder); Author’s Lab (Kinder to Grade 1)

Dates: 10 sessions, April 22 to July 29

Time slots: Scribble Lab (4:30 PM to 5:30 PM, MWF); Letter Lab (3 PM to 4 PM, MWF); Author’s Lab (1:30 PM to 2:30 PM, MWF)

Price: contact to confirm

Applying the worldwide proven handwriting program Handwriting Without Tears, which “enables children to compose legible and fluent handwriting as an automatic and natural skill,” Jumpstart makes writing fun for your little ones from pre-Kinder to Grade 1.



T.M. Kalaw St., Ermita, Manila


Summer classes available: Jr. Robotics; Robotics; Design the Future; Investigator’s Camp; Inventor’s Camp; Medieval Mayhem; Twisted Fairy Tales; Engineers Under Construction; The Engineering of Cities
Age range: Jr. Robotics (4 to 7 years old); Robotics (8 to 14 years old); Design the Future (8 to 14 years old); Investigator’s Camp (8 to 14 years old); Inventor’s Camp (8 to 14 years old); Medieval Mayhem (8 to 14 years old); Twisted Fairy Tales (4 to 7 years old); Engineers Under Construction (4 to 7 years old); The Engineering of Cities (8 to 14 years old)

Dates: April to July

Time slots: contact to confirm

Price: contact to confirm

The international program aims to enhance students’ practical knowledge of STEM through creative, hands-on engineering education. Partnering with schools in the Metro, Engineering For Kids provides exciting workshops for summer your little engineers will be eager to try.



Quezon City, San Juan, Makati, BGC, Alabang, Laguna

+632 2948081; 09178282669

Summer classes available: Reading Safari; Wika’y Saya!; Speak Up Write Now; Panitikang Filipino

Age range: Reading Safari (3 to 6 years old); Wika’y Saya! (4 to 10 years old); Speak Up Write Now (9 to 14 years old); Panitikang Filipino (high school)

Dates: April 1 to July 1

Time slots: contact to confirm

Price: P5,500 each per month

Develop your child’s love of reading through proven strategies, make learning Filipino fun, build effective skills for writing and oral presentation, and help your child understand Filipino literary works they’ll read in high school with The Learning Library’s reading, writing, and Filipino summer classes.



Unit 202 McKinley Park Residences, 3rd Avenue corner 31st St., Bonifacio Global City, Taguig

+632 8012475; 09177785889

Summer classes available: Mental Gym

Age range: 7 years old to adults

Dates: March 26 to Aug 4

Time slots: 9 AM to 5 PM

Price: contact to confirm

Beat summer learning loss through targeted mental exercises designed to strengthen cognitive skills that improve thinking, reading, learning, concentration, and memory.




Salcedo, Makati (+632 9355559; +632 6648558; 09778325559)
Greenbelt 5, Makati (+632 9877415; 09171520111)
SM Jazz Mall Bel-Air, Makati, (+632 9687134; 09778510888)

Summer classes available: Wing Chun Kung Fu

Age range: Call to confirm

Dates: Year round

Time slots: Tues/Thurs (8 PM to 9 PM; 9 PM to 10 PM); Sat (4:30 PM to 5:30 PM; 5:30 to 6:30 PM; 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM)

Price: Registration fee (P550); Trial class (P550); 8 sessions (P2,500); 12 sessions (P3,000); 1 month all-class pass (P3,800), 3 months all-class pass (P8,500); 6 months all-class pass (P15,500)

Master the art of Wing Chun Kung Fu from the International Applied Wing Chun Federation (IAWCF) and the disciples of the late grandmaster Yip Man. A form of self-defense, Wing Chun Kung Fu requires quick and strong arm and leg movements to defeat opponents.



Cirkulo Verde Field, Quezon City

Manila Polo Club, Makati City

Cambridge Bonifacio High Street, Taguig

Alabang Country Club, Alabang


Summer classes available: Baby Strikers; Junior Strikers; Super Strikers

Age range: Baby Strikers (2.6 to 3 years old); Junior Strikers (3.5 to 5 years old); Super Strikers (6 to 8 years old)

Dates: 8 sessions during April to July

Time slots: QC (Baby Strikers, 8 AM to 9 AM; Junior Strikers, 9 AM to 10 AM; Super Strikers, 8 AM to 9 AM); Makati (Baby Strikers, 8 AM to 9 AM; Junior Strikers, 9 AM to 10 AM; Super Strikers, 8 AM to 9 AM); Taguig (Baby Strikers, 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM); Alabang (Baby Strikers, 8 AM to 9 AM; Junior Strikers, 9 AM to 10 AM; Super Strikers, 8 AM to 9 AM)

Price: contact to confirm

Defining their football classes differently from other soccer schools, what makes Kickstarters stand out is their especially designer kiddie programs focused on values formation and fun play as tools for learning new skills.



4F NBS Building, Quezon Avenue corner Scout Borromeo, Quezon City

+632 3765090; 09178179341

Summer classes available: Basketball

Age range: 7 years old and up

Dates: April 15 - 17, 22, 24, 26, 29 and May 1

Time slots: 2 - 5 PM

Price: 4000

Camp & Play is a player development program designed to cater to all ages. This camp combines fun and scientific approaches to help our campers learn the fundamentals of basketball and enjoy even more. The camp, founded in 1998 in General Santos City, was founded by PBA coach Dayong Mendoza of San Miguel Beer.



SM Aura Premier, 26th St. corner McKinley Parkway, Bonifacio Global City


Summer classes available: Indoor Obstacle Training

Age range: 5 years old and older

Dates: Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays

Time slots: Tuesdays and Thursdays (4 PM), Saturdays (10 AM)

Price: contact to confirm

Exercise those muscles this summer and get the kids playing and learning at OCR Kids. Let their parkour and ninja warrior dreams come to life in the first and largest indoor obstacle training facility in the country.



Summer classes available: 19 sports program (arnis, badminton, basketball, chess, fencing, football, golf, gymnastics, karate-do, parkour, swimming, table tennis, taekwondo, tennis, touch rugby, frisbee, volleyball, wushu)

Age range: 7 years old and above

Dates: March 1 to Aug 4 (schedule -

Time slots: 8 AM to 8 PM

Price: contact to confirm

With Milo’s affiliation with top-notch sports programs, it’s been effectively serving up to 19 classes for children for 36 years. Available across the nation, give your child an edge in her chosen sport with the Milo Sports Clinic.



Partnered with schools in Mandaluyong, Quezon City, and the South area


Summer classes available: Multi-sport and exercise program

Age range: 2.5 to 7 years old

Dates: contact selected school to confirm

Time slots: 45 mins per class

Price: contact selected school to confirm

The reputable Australian brand centered on kids’ physical development teaches the fundamentals of 10 different sports in a fun, non-competitive, and team-based environment. Each class covers five sports per term, and the program is repeated each week to build routine.



Intrawest Center, Annapolis St., San Juan City

+632 5443598; 09178037422

Summer classes available: Archery

Age range: 9 years old and up

Dates: April 22 to July 26 (8 sessions)

Time slots: 2-hour classes each – Batches 1, 5, 6 (1 PM - 3 PM, WF); Batches 2, 3, 4 (9 AM - 11 AM; 11 AM - 1 PM; 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM; 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM, Monday to Saturday)

Price: P8,500

Have a future archer in your hands? Archery Academy will train your child in the field to enhance her skills in concentration, control, and competition.



Strata 100 Building, Emerald Avenue, Ortigas Center, Pasig City


Summer classes available: Surfing

Age range: kids to adults, contact to confirm

Dates: April14, April 28, May 5 (future batches to be announced on FB)

Time slots: 8 AM - 5:30 PM

Price: contact to confirm

Ride the waves and enjoy the summer sun even if you’re in the city, and minutes from home, in the Philippine Surfing Academy’s indoor wave pool. Classes open for kids and adults.


Photos of kids playing from by Robert Collins and HT Chong on Unsplash.