Drumming for Vacation Care

Looking for vacation care activities / OOSH, or kids entertainment with a difference for kids in Newcastle, The Central Coast and Sydney? KIDS ON CONGAS is the answer.

Our activities for kids aged 5-12 years are tried and tested. They are highly engaging, focus on teamwork and developing self esteem and give the students a chance to do something totally different that is FULL OF ENERGY.

Our programs and facilitator are endorsed by REMO (an international drumming icon) - you are in the hands of experts.MASTER Remo within Crown transparent

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Kids on Congas provides

HIGH ENERGY DRUMMING FOR KIDS. WE COME TO YOU, WE BRING THE DRUMS AND GUARANTEE THE FUN!

  • A drum for everyone!!
  • Drumming programs designed to suit 5-12 year olds
  • A totally inclusive activity based experience
  • Powerful demonstrations and inspiring facilitation

The kids will play:

  • Different sounds on the drum
  • Basic rhythms, counting and drum rolls
  • Call and response, different beats and drum solos
  • In a team environment with challenges & objectives
  • with lots of FUN, noise and much more!
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Who will be facilitating the drumming activities?

The kids will be in great hands with one of Australia’s most experienced percussionists. Craig Morrison has lived and studied in West Africa and has been studying Cuban percussion and culture for decades. He has strong knowledge of authentic music traditions and is an inspired, enthusiastic facilitator who is known for bringing the best out in children of all ages.

As a highly skilled multi percussionist Craig has been facilitating music therapy / drumming to young and old, able and disabled for two decades in London, Hawaii, Africa, Indonesia and Australia. He was recently (2016) granted 'artist endorsement' by REMO, the world's largest drum head manufacturer and a pioneer in drum technology.

He has more than 25 years of experience on stage and currently performs with numerous professional bands at high profile events and festivals, attends leadership seminars & conferences, designes drumming courses and works for entertainment agencies with some of Sydney's finest freelance musicians.

 

What are the benefits to the children?

The vacation care drumming workshops encourage development of the following;

  • Confidence
  • Hand/eye coordination
  • Memory & decision making
  • Teamwork and self-esteem
  • Listening skills and social skills
  • Stress release & Empowerment