Balloon Camp 5-7th June

Balloon Camp Class Descriptions

Guido Verhoef

Class 1: Baby Boom Balloons!  - Note this class is available twice

From mobiles and carriage till baby bears, in this theme class Guido will share his latest designs for baby showers, celebrations and shop décor

Class 2: Secrets of the Far East – Note this class is available twice

Guido will take you on a journey through elegant Asia (Showing Chinese van, lantern, dragon, wall decoration) and share his secrets how to sell total room decor using the principles of theme designing.

Antonio Becares Rodreguez

Class 01: Inspiring distortions (Basic to medium level)

 Different techniques including Antonio's Pinch-Line technique, the extreme entrenching, the Organic distortion, the knot inside.... a class designed toimprove your tools as a professionaltwister..

Profit from your learning, by increasing the number of techniques you use whilst twisting your balloon art

Class 02: Balloon toys that really work (Medium to advanced level)

A racing formula 1 car that really runs... a helicopter that moves the blades... a very special sword, but don't worry it doesn't really kill... Antonio will share many designs that will make the audience fall in love with balloons no matter whatage they are... 

Class 03:  Antonio's favourites (Medium to advanced level)

A selection of designs that Antonio has used in real life for many years.  Some award winnersand some audience loved designs. The Class will be full of tips and tricks on how to twist faster and more efficiently... Antonio’s more than 15 years of experience in front of the audience makes this a class full of treasures for the professional twister

He will also be incorporating tips on performing and how to make your performance an enjoyable experience that will lead to more bookings.


Nicole Greg CBA

Class 1: Quicker with the Link – - Note this class is available twice

Join Nifty Nicole on a Quick Link journey of enlightenment.  In this class Nicole will guide you through the amazing opportunities QL’s can give your twisted designs, centrepieces and or delivery pieces.  Or just a QL design as an addition or embellishment to your existing delivery/ centrepiece.  The QL journey will be covering popular and new designs, as the possibilities for these little ‘links’ are endless.  Book a seat and enjoy the ride! 

Great for twisters and or decorators

Class 2: Once Upon A Quick Link –

Once upon a time there was a Nifty lady called Nicole who like to experiment with Quick Links… Oops! sorry this is not a popular fairytale but the QL PRINCESS balloon designs you will learn in this class are all popular beyond belief!!! We cover all the fairytales… Old and new. Great class for line work, parties, and decorations – centrepieces or delivery.

These designs can be up scaled and downsized…


Claire Geldard (the Parties Here) 

Class 1: PINTEREST Presence

Be inspired with trending  “Pinterest”   ideas for incorporating balloons into gifts covering any occasions including birthdays, proposals,  gender reveals and other special announcements. Transform your balloon arrangements from simple,  to stylishly bespoke,  by experimenting with a wide range of extraordinary materials such as lights and feathers.


Sarah Courtney  (Belle Balloons)

Class 1: Staying on Trend

Sarah’s class will have a focus on designs that meet the current fashion trends within the industry

She will show the basics when it comes to jumbo balloons and tassels

She will also teach how to use aluminium framing for both suspended and free standing installations

She will demonstrate techniques including mixing colours and combining different textures

Sarah will also offer her knowledge and experience on marketing through social media in particular Instagram 



SUNDAY, 5th JUNE 2016

2pm     Delegates Arrive

3pm     Afternoon tea

4 - 5.30pm  Classes

Baby Boom Balloons! - Guido Verhoef

Inspiring Distortions -  Antonio Becares Rodriguez

6.30pm  Dinner

8pm  Games Night

Monday 6th June 2016

8am   Breakfast

9 - 10.30am  Classes

Baby Boom Balloons! - Guido Verhoef

Once Upon A Quick Link - Nicole Greg

10.30am   Morning tea

11 - 12.30pm   Classes

Staying On Trend  - Sarah Courtney        

Balloon toys that really work  -  Antonio Becares Rodriguez

12.30pm  Lunch

1.30 - 3pm  Classes

Secrets of the Far East - Guido Verhoef

Quicker with the link - Nicole Greg

3pm  Outdoor activities

6.30pm  Dinner

8pm  PJ party/Karaoke

Tuesday 7th June 2016

8am  Breakfast

9 - 10.30am Classes

Pinterest Presence - Claire Geldard

Antonio's favourites -  Antonio Becares Rodriguez

10.30am Morning tea

11 - 12.30pm  Classes

Secrets of the Far East - Guido Verhoef

Quicker With The Link - Nicole Greg

12.30pm  Lunch

1.30pm  Camp ends