School Life

Holiday Camps


A variety of activities are offered by external providers on our GESS campus during the school holidays.

Please click on the camps below for more information. If you have any questions about the holiday camp, please contact the camp organiser directly. Our Canteen is open from 11.30 am till 1 pm. Bus service will be made available if there are sufficient signs up’s . Please send an enquire to Bus@gess.sg.

Note: Activities are run based on the prevailing guidelines by the Singapore government authorities during the COVID19 period.

Sports Camp

Sports Camp

What:

FOOTBALL

  • Fun games & fundamental skills
  • passing & shooting

OR

World of Sports (Indoors) (no skills required)

  • Softball
  • Hockey
  • Völkerball
  • Mini Cricket
  • Dodgeball
  • Rounders
  • Gymnastics Obstacle Course

(All activities will be conducted under the Rules and Regulations set by MOE & Sport SG)

Fruits, biscuits & drinks will be provided

When & Cost per week:

  • 27 June 2022 – 01 July 2022, 08.30 am to 11.45 am ($400)
  • 01 Aug 2022 – 05 Aug 2022, 08.30 am to 11.45 am ($400)

Where: Sports Hall, Sports Field

For who: Children 4 to 12 years old

Contact person: For enquiries, contact Ulli at ulli.apsm@gmail.com or Anand - 91550457 / anand@borussiasg.com

Camp Hulk

Camp Hulk

What:

8.30 am - 11.45 am
FOOTBALL

  • Fun games & fundamental skills
  • passing & shooting

OR

World of Sports (Indoors) (no skills required)

  • Softball
  • Brennball
  • Völkerball
  • Mini Cricket
  • Dodgeball
  • Rounders
  • Football

(All activities will be conducted under the Rules and Regulations set by MOE & Sport SG)

Fruits, biscuits & drinks will be provided

12 pm - 12.30 pm
Lunch Break

12.30 pm - 2.30 pm
Medley Mania

  • Fun science
  • Invention and engineering challenges
  • Robotics and coding
  • Arts and Craft
  • Games, challenges and many other activities

When & Cost per week:

  • 27 June 2022 – 01 July 2022, 08.30 am to 02.30 pm ($500)
  • 01 Aug 2022 – 05 Aug 2022, 08.30 am to 02.30 pm ($500)

Where: Sports Hall, Sports Field

For who: Children 4 to 12 years old

Contact person: For enquiries, please contact Ulli at ulli@borussiasg.com or Anand - 91550457 / anand@borussiasg.com

Camp Magic

Camp Magic

What:

Camp Magic is a full day arts-based holiday program that offers multiple activities to children 4-12 years.

We focus on one story each week that is re-created through artworks, craft, circus, drama - even stilt walking! A performance is held on Friday afternoons for parents and families to join in the fun. Staff performance Monday mornings.

Our outdoor program features soccer, hula hooping, poi spinning, trick stick twirling, stilt walking, juggling, plate spinning, and crafting.

The indoor program includes drama games, song making, ukulele, drumming, movement, art and craft projects, Little Lands (recycled jump emporium).

There is fun for everyone!

Please check out website for further information: www.ilovecampmagic.com

When & Cost per week:

  • 27 June 2022 – 01 July 2022, 08.30 am to 02.30 pm ($650 – 10% early bird discount for German School students who register before June 1st)

For who: Children 4 to 12 years old

Where: GESS Classroom B501 – B502

Contact person: For more information, please contact Bruce at 65 9008 5484 or campmagic@gmail.com

Whizz Kidz Medley Mania Camp

Whizz Kidz Medley Mania Camp

What:

This camp is the best mix of all the activities kids love. Wacky science experiments, creating impressive working models, amazing art masterpieces, fun games and challenges and making new friendships are only some of the things that kids will experience during this camp.

Our campers will learn new things, have new experiences and potentially find a new interest.

Topics covered include:

  • Fun science
  • Invention and engineering challenges
  • Robotics and coding
  • Arts and craft
  • Games, challenges and many other activities.

**Each camper will receive a camp T-shirt.

When & Cost per week:

Half-day

  • 27 June 2022 – 01 July 2022, 08.30 am to 11.30 am ($400)
  • 01 Aug 2022 – 05 Aug 2022, 08.30 am to 11.30 am ($400)

Full-day

  • 27 June 2022 – 01 July 2022, 08.30 am to 2.30 pm ($600)
  • 01 Aug 2022 – 05 Aug 2022, 08.30 am to 2.30 pm ($600)

For who: Children 4 to 12 years old

Where: GESS Classrooms D302/D305

Contact person: For enquiries, please contact Jini at camps@whizzkidz.com.sg or 9188 4081

Proform Basketball Camp

Proform Basketball Camp

What: Ball Handling, Shooting, Conditioning, Defence, Game Play and Fun

When & Cost per week:

  • 27 June 2022 – 01 July 2022 ($350)
    09.00 am to 10.30 am – 5 to 12 years old
    10.30 am to 12.00 pm – 13 Years old above
  • 01 Aug 2022 – 05 Aug 2022 ($350)
    09.00 am to 10.30 am – 5 to 12 years old
    10.30 am to 12.00 pm – 13 Years old above

*Extended camp : 09.00 am to 12.00 pm (optional)

Where: GESS Sports Hall 3

For who: Children 5 to 18 years old

Contact person: Contact Coach Noel via info@proformbasketball.com for more details.

GESS Art Camp

GESS Art Camp

What:

The art camp is about being creative whilst having fun. Students use acrylic paint, water colours, pastels, crayons, pens, pencils, clay and paper mâché to create their own original eye catching art. Each student is provided with their own sketch book and all materials are provided. Healthy snack are provided, but please bring a water bottle and wear old clothes as we get messy!

When & Cost per week:

  • 27 June 2022 – 01 July 2022, 08.30 am to 11.30 am ($350) *GESS Students
  • 01 Aug 2022 – 05 Aug 2022, 08.30 am to 11.30 am ($350) *GESS Students

For non-GESS students, please contact amyartcamp@gmail.com

Where: GESS Art Room E203

For who: Grade 1 to 5 (for GESS students only)

Contact person: For more information or to register a place, please contact Amy Trafford at amyartcamp@gmail.com

Badminton Camp

Badminton Camp

What:

Badminton camp for all ages (6-18 years old)

Introduction to fundamental technique and movement in badminton for those who are new to the sport. Players will learn the rules of the game and engage in fun games that will help develop their psychomotor abilities.

Improving badminton skills and tactical awareness of those who have some exposure in badminton. Refining techniques through a series of multiple shuttle feeding and game-like drills.

Mini competition on the last day to see how the players have fare. Promote competitive spirit in a fun and friendly manner!

Where: Sports Hall 2

When & Cost per week:

  • 27 June 2022 – 01 July 2022, 09.00 am to 11.00 am ($350)
  • 01 Aug 2022 – 05 Aug 2022, 09.00 am to 11.00 am ($350)

For who: Children 6 to 18 years old

Contact person:
Contact Coach Vivian via info@jwavebadminton.com for any enquiries.

Marsden Swimming Camp

Marsden Swimming Camp

What:

Marsden Swim Camp is an opportunity to really progress your swim technique with a program that has run in Singapore for over 20 years. Each day we shall focus on Technique across the 4 strokes in small groups, including starts, turns and underwater work. We shall also integrate yoga/ stretching towards swimming and of course games and fun across the 5 days. This is a chance to take your swimming to the next level in a fun, professional camp with experienced coaches who love what they do.

Daily Itinerary:

08:30 Arrival
08.45 - 10:00 am Stroke Correction – starts and turns
10:00 - 10:30 am Playtime, Stretching/ Yoga
10:30 - 10:45 am Snack time
10:45 - 12:00 pm Stroke Correction – starts and turns
12.15 - Pick Up

We shall focus on 2 strokes per day with a real emphasis on drills and working toward strong technique. Lessons adaptable according to the age and ability of the group!

Day 5 shall consist of a mini Olympics where we take swim times and play games. Send everyone off with a smile on their face after a hardworking, fun filled week. Look forward to seeing you poolside! www.marsdenswimschool.com

When & Cost per week:

  • 27 June 2022 – 01 July 2022, 08.30 am to 12.00 pm ($400)
  • 01 Aug 2022 – 05 Aug 2022, 08.30 am to 12.00 pm ($400)

Where: GESS Swimming Pool

For who: Children 8 to 18 years old, children will be grouped according to ability.

Contact person: Contact Marsden Swim School via turf@marsdenswimschool.com for registration.

JIAYO Cooking Camp

JIAYO Cooking Camp

What:

Basic Level (age 6-9): This camp will introduce kids to kitchen essential tools and teach BASIC culinary skills so they can start to find their way around the kitchen. Each day we will make delicious snack and lunch together to put these skills learned into practice. They will be introduced to skills e.g. Basic Kitchen Hygiene, Spreading, Measuring ingredients, Cracking eggs, 5 ways of stirring, Peeling and more.

Intermediate Level (age 10-12): This camp will introduce kids to kitchen essential tools and teach kids culinary INTERMEDIATE skills so they can start to work their way around the kitchen. Each day we will make delicious snack and lunch together to put the skills learned into practice. They will be introduced to skills e.g.: Measuring - Dry & Liquid, Oven & Stovetop Safety, How to use food processor, Grate & Shred cheese, Washing Produce and more...

When & Cost per week:

  • 27 June 2022 to 01 July 2022 ($450)
  • 01 August 2022 to 5 August 2022 ($450)

Timing:

  • Basic Level (Age 6-9): 8.30 - 11.15 am
  • Intermediate Level (Age 10-12): 11.45 am - 14.30 pm

Where: GESS Cooking Lab H225

For who: Age 6 to 12

Contact person: For more information, please contact Louise at louise@jiayo.sg or 9726-2399

*We reserve the right to cancel the camp if there are insufficient registration numbers. *

Aquatic Sports Camp

Aquatic Sports Camp

What:

Water Polo / Synchronize Swimming
Learn To Play provides the entry level of skill learning for student wish to learn how to play Water Polo, or becoming an Artistic Swimmer. It covers the fundamental of these Aquatic Sports and the basic skills at the Beginners stage of sport development, respectively for Water Polo and Artistic Swimming. Both Land Drill and Pool Training on sport specific will be taught to the participant at each session, at this developmental stage of learning. The Pre-requisites ensure participant is able to follow through the skill set encompass in the Learn To Play program over the 4 days camp.

When:

  • CAMP 1: 28 June 2022 – 01 July 2022, Tuesday - Friday
    12.00 pm to 01.15 pm: 7 to 11 Years Old
    01.15 pm to 02.30 pm: 12 to 15 Years Old

  • CAMP 2: 02 Aug 2022 – 05 Aug 2022, Tuesday - Friday
    12.00 pm to 01.15 pm: 7 to 11 Years Old
    01.15 pm to 02.30 pm: 12 to 15 Years Old

Duration: 75 min

Where: GESS Swimming Pool

Pre-Requisite:

  • Ability to swim front crawl and backstroke, of each 25 meters.
  • Ability to tread water without support, for minimum of 2 minutes.

Cost: $100 / Participant / Camp

Contact person: Contact Speediswim at 93203366 for enquiries and registration.

Scuba Camp

Scuba Camp

What:

Have your kids ever wondered what it’s like to breathe underwater?

The Discover Scuba Diving Programme for Children (ages 8 and above) is a quick and easy introductory programme for kids venturing something different this year underwater.

Although this is not a scuba certification course, participants will learn all the steps it takes to be a PADI certified diver.

Under the direct supervision of PADI Professionals, participants will:

  • Learn what wearing scuba equipment feels like underwater
  • Find out what it’s like to breathe underwater and how to be comfortable while doing so
  • Learn some basic rescue skills and safety rules that will carry over to their full scuba certification course when they take the next step to become Junior Open Water Divers (ages 10 and above)
  • Understand the importance of marine conservation

At the end of the one-week programme, participants will be assessed on their understanding of diving concepts and various techniques through a series of games and quizzes.

Daily Itinerary:

Day 1 - Learning About Dive Equipment, Basic Scuba Skill & Skin-Diving Skill

  • You’ll be given an overview of what Basic Scuba Diving Skill Diving is all about, as well as learn how the various Diving Equipment work
  • Practice gearing up in the pool with the assistance of our dive instructors. Student will also get to try out how various equipment works underwater
  • Skin diving is snorkelling while making breath-hold dives. You’ll learn how to comfortably venture underwater for short periods

Day 2 - Buoyancy Control & Cardio

  • You will learn how Buoyancy affects scuba divers and what divers need to know to properly control it thru games associated with Buoyancy
  • We’ll learn about building strength and conditioning through varied Cardio workouts, so that you’ll consume less air and won’t get tired out too quick during dives

Day 3 - Basic Rescue & First Aid Skill

  • You will learn basic in-water Rescue Skills
  • Basic First Aid skills, you will learn simple steps for emergency care, and practice your first aid skills

Day 4 - Marine Conservation & Underwater Wellness

  • Learn more about the Coral reef Conservation, its habitat and how we can all help conserve these vital systems
  • You’ll learn how to dive conscientiously to minimise the impact on marine ecosystems

Day 5 - Finale & Quiz/Games

  • We’ll revise the various Cardio exercises learnt in Day 2, and then learn more breathing techniques
  • You will be tested on your understanding for the Camp based on what the student learnt for the past 4 days thru small quiz test. There will be some underwater games to assess your understanding and ability to apply diving techniques underwater

When & Cost per week:

  • 27 June 2022 to 1 July 2022, 8.30 am to 02.30 pm ($650)

Where: GESS Swimming Pool

For who: Children 8 to 10 years old, children will be grouped according to ability.

Registration: Please sign up via School’s Buddy GESS Activities (schoolsbuddy.net)

Preschool Camp

Preschool Camp

What:
Introduce your child to a wide range of activities to further develop their confidence, social-emotional skills and creativity in a fun and engaging way. The children will experience hands-on activities with arts & crafts, science experiments, games, cookery and music. The preschool camp is where your children create wonderful memories. We look forward to having a great time with all the children.

Teachers:
Our very own GESS teachers and teacher assistants. Our teachers will lead the children in fun activities and supervised free play time, throughout the programme.

When: 3 weeks
Week 1 - 27 June to 1 July 2022
Week 2 - 4 to 8 July 2022
Week 3 - 12 to 15 July (4 days due to public holiday)

Time: 8.30 am - 2.30 pm

Where: GESS Preschool

For who: Our Preschool Holiday Camps are designed by educators and suitable for children ages 2 to 6 (for GESS students only)

Cost per week: $450 per week (for week 1 & 2) and $360 for week 3 (prorated due to the public holiday) which includes materials & daily snack.

Deadline for registration: Wednesday, 15 June 2022

Contact person: Visalachi.ilango@gess.sg / Pramavathy.ilango@gess.sg

Please take note that limited bus services are available at an additional cost. Please contact bus@gess.sg for more information.

Preschool German Language Camp

Preschool German Language Camp

During this camp, children are immersed in the German language through games and activities, designed to entertain and educate. The objective of this camp is not only to practise German, but also to actively improve each child’s expressive language skills with native German speaking teachers facilitating the children throughout the day.

Requirement: Children need to have a good understanding of the German Language. This is to ensure they will be able to comprehend and communicate with the teachers and peers comfortably. No English will be spoken. Only limited spots are available. First come first served.

Teachers: Our very own GESS Preschool teachers will lead the children in fun activities and supervised free play time throughout the programme.

When: 3 weeks
Week 1 - 27 June to 1 July 2022
Week 2 - 4 to 8 July 2022
Week 3 - 12 to 15 July (4 days due to public holiday)

Time: 8.30 am - 2.30 pm

Where: GESS Preschool

For who: Our Preschool Holiday Camps are designed by educators and suitable for children ages 3 to 6 (for GESS students only)

Cost per week: $450 per week (for week 1 & 2) and $360 for week 3 (prorated due to the public holiday) which includes materials & daily snack.

Deadline for registration: Wednesday, 15 June 2022

Contact person: Visalachi.ilango@gess.sg / Pramavathy.ilango@gess.sg

Please take note that limited bus services is available at an additional cost. Please contact bus@gess.sg for more information.