We offer a range of full day camps for 7 to 12-year-olds, all of which nurture that boundless, unwavering curiosity of theirs. Whether it’s their first session or their fiftieth, they’ll be faced with new, engaging challenges in a supportive, encouraging environment.
Book 5 days using the code 5daydeal to reduce each day to $114!
We offer School Holiday programmes in:
3D Design & Printing:
Create, build and print your own 3D design using advanced technology that already plays a huge part in our world. Learn the basic skills required to put them to use in the television, film or computer game industry! (The 3D prints will not be ready until a few weeks after the school holidays).
Harness stop-motion, digital and 3D animation technologies to bring inanimate objects to life. Tell your own story while exploring ideas of movement, expression, storytelling and film-making.
Explore the technology at the top of the totem pole – the that’s on track to revolutionise the world around us. Engage that creative side to augment your own reality, breathing an extra little bit of life into the world along the way.
Explore the basic concepts of coding using child-friendly visual programming platforms. Once you’ve mastered the basics, come up with your own creative application of your learning. You’ll be able to keep working on your project from home – giving you time to perfect it and show the fambam how it’s done!
Spark an interest in electronics by learning the basics of electricity and circuit design, complimented by some fun hands-on challenges. Practice problem-finding, problem-solving, collaboration along the way, while developing an understanding of renewable energy sources.
With this course, you’ll learn what it takes to be the next Thomas Edison, by helping to solve real world problems. A course for creative thinkers that love to tinker, or superheroes looking to save the world one invention at a time…
Master the art of story-telling using visual media. Conquer key filming concepts such as directing, filming, framing, composition and editing, and one day you’ll be giving Peter Jackson a run for his money. Please note: students may not come home with a complete film. We will upload all films to a private viewing channel so parents can view them at their leisure.
Program a robot, then watch it make its own decisions and carry out tasks without any input– besides your own critical thinking. Work through design challenges to perfect your creation, and learn how crucial robotic design is in the real world with fun, collaborative games.
Science & Engineering:
Explore concepts such as forces, pressure chemical change, conservation, human physiology and biomechanics to get ahead in an increasingly science-driven world. Get stuck in with hands-on challenges and exciting games that will stretch your scientific knowledge and wow you along the way. The perfect course for all aspiring Einsteins.
Web and Graphic Design:
Welcome to the world wide web! Learn how to plan, design and launch your very own website. Use basic graphic design and photography techniques, and harness open source software to make your mark in the digital world.
The Mind Lab School Holiday Programme
Enjoy beaches, forests, cafes, sunshine and friendly faces!
Come shopping at Parnell Farmers' Market this weekend! Bump into friends, have a coffee and stock up on the freshest fruit, vegetables, meat, flowers, delectable bakery, deli produce and more every weekend, brought to you by the producers themselves.
Gain basic training in stylish Italic handwriting as you learn the foundations of calligraphy and how to balance the discipline and knowledge of handwriting with the emotional, aesthetic and intellectual depth of this timeless art-form.
Learn basic grammar, writing, speaking and listening of the Japanese language.
Learn basic grammar, start building your vocabulary and learn useful phrases for your travels in Portuguese speaking countries. We’ll practice conversation through interactive activities and use handouts to help build your communication skills.
Tutor: Aline Silva
Learn basic grammar, pronunciation and vocabulary, and how to talk with New Zealanders. For those who have a small amount of English to build upon.
*Price for Non-Resident is $324, please pay the remaining amount at the Parnell Trust office.
Tutor: Judy O'Brien/Denise Omar