FAQs - Whiz Team Adventure

FAQs

Q: At what time can I contact you?

A: 24/7 – you can contact us anytime; Facebook, email or website. We will get back to you shortly.

Q: What age my child must have to participate within your program?

A: The Outdoor Education Program is for 10+ year old students. The majority who apply are between 10 to 15 years old. For the Summer Academy students from 9+ years old can also apply. For both Programmes we have a good number of mixed gender students every year.

Q: What other programmes/ events do you offer for kids?

A: We create and organize special occasions or parties for kids and teenagers starting from 4 years of age. We promote team building, dancing and sports activities and creative arts!

Q: Do you organise events for parents?

A: Yes, we create and organize both family and corporate events for all the family, or friends from same company, organization or group. These events mainly promote team building, enhance human relationships and connection with nature!

Q: Do you provide meals?

A: We provide healthy snacks and refreshments for students, whilst for family or adult events, we created our own set menus (including both food & drinks or BBQ).

Q: What are your dates of operation?

A: From October to June (scholastic year period) we organise our yearly Outdoor Education Programme, a whole year planner of 10-20 events on Saturdays or Public Holidays! 

In Summer we organise the Whiz Summer Academy between mid-July and August (Not including St Marija week) Whiz My Summer with English Learning Schools between June and September.

During the year we organize special occasion team building events for Birthday Parties, Bachelor/Bachelorettes, Family or Corporate Events, always promoting team building, connection with nature and building healthy relationships!

Q: Are Whiz events safe?

A: Yes definitely. Safety is the most important factor for Whiz. Our team is professional, experienced and qualified in education, sports and first aid. We also work in collaboration with third parties who are all qualified and experienced in their own niche/industry.

Q: What is the enrolment process?

A: Parents may fill out an application form after meeting or contacting the Whiz Admin. The option of trying out one of our events is also available. We are very flexible and cater for clients’ needs.

Q: Is there a specific enrolment period?
A: Yes, it mainly depends on the relevant Programme or event.
With regards to Winter and Summer Programmes there is a time frame period for parents to enrol their kids prior to the start of the relevant Programme, for example between August and October for Winter Programme. Families typically enrol their child from the start of the school year, which begins in September. However, we also offer rolling admissions. This allows news students to join Whiz at any point during the year.
Q: What is the educational level of Whiz Team Members?

A: The Whiz Team is made up of a dynamic team of professionals, educators and individuals. All we organize and create is done with great passion, enthusiasm and dedication, taking into account the safety of our clients, promoting Outdoor Education and instilling a sense of belonging in everyone. Each member of the Whiz Team is experienced, qualified, and loves outdoors and team building.

Q: Is Whiz Team licensed and accredited?

A: Yes. Whiz Ltd. is company which is fully licensed by the MFSA, and recognized by the NCFHE (National Commission for Further and Higher Education) / MQRIC (Malta Qualification Recognition Information Centre).

Q: Does Whiz offer programmes for kindergarten kids?

A: No. For youngest ages we offer special occasions events such as outdoor birthday parties, in which we promote creative arts, dancing and physical activity!

Q: Do you have a summer program?

A: Yes. From mid-June through August (excluding Santa Marija period). Whiz offers an Academy of Adventure, Swimming and Water Sports for students 9+ years old. Our Programme is managed by our experienced and creative teachers and coaches. It is carried out in beautiful Maltese surroundings creating an “outdoor classroom without walls” and professional tuition. With local third parties partnerships we also organize swimming and water sport!g.

Q: How are parents made aware of their children’s progress at Whiz?

A: Whiz is very keen towards students’ growth and communication with parents is given priority. We invite parents to attend our events at their own convenience, however leaving the kids entirely free to play and learn instilling self independence. Whiz communicates with parents on a daily basis on Facebook Group or email (depending on parents’ own demands/preferences). This includes drop-off and pick-up points, logistics and organization announcements and other news throughout the year. We also schedule an annual parents meeting, visits in various local schools throughout the scholastic year and a meeting during our Live Inns. Communication with parents is a very important part of our formation. Our Team and our founder, Mr. Matthew Naudi, are always available to talk with parents.

Q: Is Whiz a diverse community?

A: Yes, nowadays more than ever! We value and celebrate diversity and benefit from a culturally diverse student and community. We promote Whiz within all local schools (state, church, private and international), collaborate and work with English Learning Schools. We do not discriminate any race, culture, religion or political view. On the other hand we promote team work, inclusion, mixed ability and the importance of mixed genders within an educational set up!