Summer Holiday Activities for Kids and Teens in Hong Kong


Published 11 May 2021 at 18:48

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Summer Holiday Activities for Kids and Teens in Hong Kong

Summers holidays are on the horizon and it is high time to plan kids’ pastime. A difficult question comes up before parents: how to make sure that children have engaging, interesting, and fun time so they are not glued to a computer.
An ambiguous situation with lockdown adjusts travel plans, yet, there is no need to worry. Hong Kong has so many summer camps and activities to offer that, rest assured, your kids will have the most entertaining, enriching, and cheerful summer ever!
We have rounded up some top summer camps for toddlers, kids, preteens, and teens so no matter how old your child is, there will be something special for him or her!

Summers holidays are on the horizon and it is high time to plan kids’ pastime. A difficult question comes up before parents: how to make sure that children have engaging, interesting, and fun time so they are not glued to a computer.
An ambiguous situation with lockdown adjusts travel plans, yet, there is no need to worry. Hong Kong has so many summer camps and activities to offer that, rest assured, your kids will have the most entertaining, enriching, and cheerful summer ever!
We have rounded up some top summer camps for toddlers, kids, preteens, and teens so no matter how old your child is, there will be something special for him or her!

Faust

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An award-winning international youth theatre Faust offers week-long courses in Summer Theatre/Drama, Creative Writing, Musical Theatre, and various day-long specialized workshops spread over 10 weeks in various locations across Hong Kong. From June 21st to August 27th kids can enjoy an action-packed summer experience full of drama, creativity, and plenty of fun!

Programs and themes for each week are always new, because kids tend to register for multiple weeks or programs. Wherever possible workshops are scheduled so that children can join both theatre and writing programs each week for a complete full-day learning experience.

Programs:

Summer Theatre (Ages 3 to 15) - Boost your child’s confidence, communication, and expressive skills through engaging drama and performance-based activities, acting exercises, and lots of movement!

Creative Writing (Ages 6 to 13) – This activity offers a possibility to learn and practice new writing techniques to express oneself confidently on the page in a fun, nurturing environment.

Musical Theatre (Ages 8 to 15) – Here, kids can develop skills in singing, dancing, and acting and learn how to be a triple threat performer!

Dates:

Week 1 – June 21st to 25th;

Week 2 – June 28th to July 3rd (no workshop on July 1st due to public holiday);

Week 3 – July 5th to 9th;

Week 4 – July 12th to 16th;

Week 5 – July 19th to 23rd;

Week 6 – July 26th to 30th;

Week 7 – August 2nd to 6th;

Week 8 – August 9th to 13th;

Week 9 – August 16th to 20th;

Week 10 – August 23rd to 27th.

Locations:

    • Hong Kong Island: Sheung Wan, Taikoo Shing;
    • Kowloon & New Territories: Ho Man Tin, Tseung Kwan O, Tai Wai;
    • Others: Mui Wo.

    When:

    21 June - 27 August, See the website for the opening hours.

    Age: 3–15.

    Price:

    • Summer Theatre / Creative Writing / Musical Theatre:: 2980 HKD (per program (2.5 hours x 5 days))
    • Summer Theatre in Tseung Kwan O: 2480 HKD (per program (2 hours x 5 days))

    Contacts: tel. +(852) 2547 9114

    Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, YouTube.

    Find Out More


    Camp Asia Summer Camps



    Image Credit: Stamford American School Hong Kong


    Camp Asia is the region's leading and most trusted holiday camp program, with an outstanding choice of activities for children of all ages. For 8 years, Camp Asia has been providing exciting, memorable, and safe experiences for children.

    13 camp options with various age-appropriate and engaging activities will catch kids’ fancy! Experienced, trained teachers, teaching assistants, and subject specialists will make sure that kids learn and develop new skills in a friendly and safe environment. Stamford’s state-of-the-art facilities and 10,000 sq. ft arena will ensure lots of action between engaging activities.

    The camp experiences have been designed with strict health and safety and Covid-19 safe management guidelines to ensure students can have fun safely and stay healthy.

    Sign up for one week or all four.

    Early bird 10% ending soon! Sign-up before May 24th

    Camps for Ages 4-7 -Art & Design, Coding, Multi-activity, Innovation, and Art & Design.

     A fun-filled week of art, story-telling, coding, science, robotics, and more! Camp Asia has something for everyone, check out the range of activities for your little one.

    Camps for Ages 8-10 -Art & Design, Coding, Creative Communications, and Science & Technology

    The expert faculty will make this summer memorable with a variety of fun activities for budding artists, innovators, and coding enthusiasts.

    Camps for Ages 11-16 - Art & Design, Coding, Creative Communications, English Immersion and Innovation

    Designed for older children the unique Camp Asia experiences allow your child to dive deeper into their passions and learn new skills in communication, innovation, coding the arts, and more! Intensive English option available for an activity-based immersion experience.

    Dates: 28 June- 23 July.

    Camp fees: Morning session: 3,500 HKD / week (10% off before May 23) including a free MTR shuttle bus.

    Timing: Morning session: 9.00 am - 12.00 pm.

    Age groups: for children 4 years- 16 years.

    Contacts: tel. + 852 3467 4567, info@campasia.hk.

    Location: Stamford American School, 25 Man Fuk Road, Ho Man Tin, Kowloon

    Find Out More


    Cobo Academy 


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    Cobo Academy is the official Global Training Partner of Microsoft and Minecraft, and that’s very telling! Here, kids develop essential timeless skills like Digital Literacy, Critical Thinking & Problem Solving, Creativity, and Collaboration with help of cutting-edge technologies and catching activities. Small groups, trained and experienced teachers are always there to make sure that each and every kid gets everything right.

    Summer coding&robotics camp is focused on Mobile App Development, Game Development, Web Design, Virtual Reality to Python. Sounds intricate, though, the instructors of Cobo Academy know how to turn difficult notions into fun and enriching activities for kids aged 4-16.

    New for 2021, camps will be offered in both flagship Wan Chai center and newly setup Kowloon center conveniently located in Whampoa.

    Buddy Offer: Sign up together with a buddy and you will each receive a HK$200 discount off your total payment. The more you refer to us, the more you save!

    Medium of Instruction: English

    When: Jun 15 - Aug 27 | 4 - 5 Days

    Price: 3,200+HKD.

    Choice of 3 sessions each week:

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    • 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    Locations:

    Flagship Wan Chai Campus - 6/F, Yam Tze Commercial Building, 23 Thomson Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong.

    Whampoa Campus - 6/F, Room 7, Harbourfront Landmark, 11 Wan Hoi St, Hung Hom, Hong Kong.

    How to get there?

    Flagship Wan Chai Campus:

    4-min walk from Wan Chai MTR Station Exit B1.

    Whampoa Campus:

    3-min walk from Whampoa MTR Station Exit D2.

    Other locations:

    Summer Coding Camps 2021 @Whampoa Campus;

    Whampoa Campus 6/F, Room 7, Harbourfront Landmark, 11 Wan Hoi St, Hung Hom, Hong Kong.

    Contacts: +852 3905 1111, +852 9816 3905, hi@coboacademy.com.

    Social Media: Facebook, Instagram.

    Find Out More


    ESF Summer Programs


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    ESF Summer Programmes have prepared so many engaging and enriching activities for kids of all ages! Here learning is always fun and enjoyable, and kids can play and learn at the same time. And, what's great, the camps are open for both ESF and non-ESF students!

    There are several directions of programs to choose from:

    • Summer Language Camps
    • Summer Sports Camps & Clinics
    • Secondary Camps

    ESF Language & Learning Summer Camps 2021

    Experienced and qualified instructors of the camp will guide kids of all ages through age-appropriate, interesting and creative activities! Here, students will boost their reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills using drama, games, art, and storybooks.

    Kids will try their hand at sports journalistics, travel around the globe with Commander Earth, learn Spanish through art and culture and so much more!

    Other camps available are playgroup, kindergarten preparation, primary preparation, primary writing, primary science, Essential English, and Spanish.

    Age: 13+ months


    Secondary aged Summer Camps
    Secondary-level Summer Camps this summer are focused on culture. The 4-week program will cover a new activity each week: one week is all about Photography, the other immerses students into the art, the next one is about debates and the last one is about Sports Journalism. 
    Age: 11+.

    Sports Camps and Clinics
    ESF Sports offers a wide range of summer sports camps around Hong Kong. The best facilities, highly qualified instructors, and lots of fun, communication, physical activity, and enjoyment – that’s what ESF Sports Camps are all about. Here, kids can take part in Football, Fencing, Tennis, Gymnastics, Multi-Sports Camps, Basketball, Swimming, Sports Stacking, Krav Maga, and Netball camps. Please, bring into notice that some camps have age limitations, so it is better to check the information about the chosen camp on the site.
    Age: 3+
    Dates: 5 July - 13 August 2021
    Pricing: 1250+ HKD

    And we didn’t even mention the Coding Camp where kids aged 8+ can learn the basics of coding and web development, design and code their first game, code their own world with VR, or even build startups! The details of the course you can get here

    Dates: 
    • Week 1: 5 - 9 July 2021;
    • Week 2: 12 - 16 July 2021;
    • Week 3: 19 - 23 July 2021;
    • Week 4: 26 - 30 July 2021;
    • Week 5: 2 - 6 August 2021;
    • Week 6: 9 - 13 August 2021;
    • Week 7*: 16 - 20 August 2021;
    • Week 8*: 23 - 27 August 2021.

    * Week 7 - Week 8: Language Camps will be only available at ESF Language & Learning Centre, Wanchai.

    Locations:
    Check out the full list of ESF locations here.
    Contacts: tel. +852 2711 1280, language@esf.org.hk, sports@esf.org.hk.

    Find Out More

    Choco L'ART Studio 


    Image Credit: ChocoLart Choco L'ART Studio


    The instructors of Choco L'ART Studio are confident that everyone is gifted and talented! The only thing you have to do to reveal your talents is to try, let your imagination and creativity free, and allow yourself to create!

    And, Choco L'ART Studio is welcoming, fun, non-competitive, attentive, and safe environment for children to create. Here, kids can try their hand at various art projects like clay, watercolor, acrylic, colored pencil, pastel, and mixed media. This summer, the instructors of the Studio have prepared an entertaining and enriching program to boost your kids’ creativity to the max! And children aged 12+ can have a bash at oil painting and reveal their inner Da Vinci!

    Kids can come once a week, twice a week, or make it a 5-day summer art camp. And, to make their pastime more age-appropriate and entertaining, they will be grouped into several groups:

    Creative Kids - 3 - 8 years;

    Artistic Juniors - 9 - 15 years;

    Digital Art - 6 - 15 years.

    15+ adults

    So, anyone can find an appropriate activity here!

    When:

    1 June - 30 August.

    Timing: 10:00 am -19:00 pm.

    Age: 3+.

    Contacts: tel. +(852) 6695 1161.

    Social Media: Facebook, Instagram.

    Address: Hong Kong, 2B, Yan King Court 119-121 Queen's Rd East.

    How to get there?

    MTR Wanchai Exit D

    Find Out More


    ActiveKids Holiday Camps

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    Since 2004, ActiveKids delivers unique, top-quality educational programs to schools and children of all ages in Hong Kong. This summer, ActiveKids has prepared something special for kids!

    Science Adventures (Hands-On Science)

    This camp covers different science disciplines and through fun and engaging activities motivates children to love science. Children will become real Science detectives, find out where the trash goes, how to build their own green power devices, and construct their own K’Nex Lunar Rovers. In the Gizmos Gadgets and Goops section, they will find out how energy changes and how inventors use simple science to create great things!

    Age: 5-12

    Fees: $2,800 per camp

    The Chess Academy

    A team of Expert FIDE Coaches and two Grand Masters offer top-notch training for the children. It is a great possibility to improve Spatial Reasoning, Memory, Attention Span, Sportsmanship, Respect, and confidence.

    Age: 4-18

    Fees: $2,200 per 3-day camp

    Stormy Chefs (Fun Cooking)

    The creative cooking camp will teach children how to transform ingredients into meals, the main principles of hygiene and etiquette and develop practical cooking skills. Kids will learn fresh and fun recipes

    Age: 3-5; 6-12.

    Fees:

    • $1,500 per 2-day camp
    • $2,200 per 3-day camp

    RoboCode

    Here, kids will learn how to build and program Light Sensors, build Earthquake detectors, they will find out how to make robots that can move on the line tracers and overcome obstacles.

    Age: 7-12+

    Fees: $2,300 per camp

    ArtCrafters

    This camp explores a wide range of techniques and media, boosting the creativity and imagination of kids. They will work with different materials and learn more about The projects use Sketching, 2D, 3D modeling, and much more!

    Age: 3-6, 7-12

    Fees:

    • $1,500 per 2-day camp
    • $2,200 per 3-day camp

    Project Runway

    Children will learn about textiles, design, and presentation, create their own seasonal outfits, and show off their masterpieces at the grand Runway Finale.

    Age: 6-12+

    Fees: $3,400 per 5-day camp

    Ivy Camps

    During these camps, kids can take one of the directions of activities: Business Leadership or Art, Media&Communication. Kids will learn real-time business themes through mini-lectures and project-based learning. Or, they will find out everything about online content production. They will communicate with lectors from the world’s leading universities like Harvard, Berkeley, Yale, Columbia, and Princeton University.

    Age: 6-14

    Fees:

    • $2,700 per 1-week camp
    • $5,400 per 2-week camp

    Dates: May-August

    Timing: check the website

    Contacts:

    • info@activekidshk.com
    • tel. (852) 3480 4199
    • fax (852) 8143 0070

    Socials: Facebook 

    Location: Unit A, 1/F, Nan Sang Building, 86 Belcher's Street, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong.

    Find Out More




    Naturally, the list of possible summer activities is not limited by these camps only! For example, your kids can grasp the concept of chemical reactions or forces in Physics, design their own space colony, play football or gymnastics, learn to play different musical instruments. There is a pretty good chance that this summer will be the most interesting pastime ever!

    You can find more options on how to organize your kids’ pastime this summer at our Camps section!






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