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Christmas Camps: Festive Activities for Your Kiddos this Holiday

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Your kids will fa-la-la-la-love it!

Whether you’re staying in the 852 over the winter break or not, make sure to check out our round up of the most interactive, educational and fun Christmas Camps and Activities this holiday season! Keep your kiddos engaged in between all the feasting, family time and holiday parties this year. You won’t regret it!


ESF kids christmas camps 2016

ESF After School Winter Camps
Are your kiddos keen to break some sweat during the cold winter season? ESF Sports Camp offers Multi Sports Camps (for ages 2+), in a safe and indoor environment. In addition, ESF will be running Football, Basketball, Netball, Gymnastics and Tennis Clinics for students to further enhance their existing skills. These experts definitely know how to keep the ball rolling! Their specialist coaches deliver high quality programmes that focus on learning through games and play. This is one way to ensure that each and every class is fun as well as progressive! Perfect. Choose from one to two-week camps that will suit even the busiest holiday travel schedule.

When: 13 December – 30 December, 2016 (each camp is one week long)
Where: Camps are located across several ESF schools
How much: Click here for the full schedule and fee
Contact:[email protected], 2711 1280

YWCA Centre of Learning and Life Enhancement
From basketball classes to gymnastic and trampoline classes, you’re sure to keep kids on the go at these classes. YWCA specialises in offering a well rounded option for kids of all ages. This christmas, they’ve got even more in store, with ice-skating camps and wall climbing camps if you’re looking for something a little different!

When: Christmas Camps running throughout December
Where: Various locations throughout Hong Kong
How much: Click here for the full schedule and fee

As the name suggests, these experts are all about providing sports for kids. Their winter classes are running over the school break, offering mamas a much needed break, whilst our energetic bubs get to run around. Developing children’s essential gross motor and coordination skills in secure and fun-filled environments? Yes, please!

When: Throughout December
Where: Various locations throughout Hong Kong
How much: Click here for the full schedule and fee


mini mandarins christmas camps 2016

Mini Mandarins Christmas Camp

Cooking and baking, arts and crafts, music and singing, fun and games – all in Mandarin! That’s right, mamas, tis’ the season to keep those language skills sparkling, and there’s no better way to do it! With all sessions lead by native speaking Mandarin teachers, this programme is ideal for 2 to 10 year olds. Kids are sure to enjoy practicing their Putonghua when it’s at the Mini Metro, with a play-area that has been transformed into Santa’s Workshop!

When: Monday, 19 December – Friday, 30 December, 2016
Where: Central Campus Unit, 1703 17/F, Universal Trade Centre, No. 3-5A Arbuthnot Road, Hong Kong; Causeway Bay Campus, 7/F, Capital Commercial Building, 26 Leighton Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
How much: Please contact us for details
Contact: 2320-1128 (CWB) 2320 5208 (Central), or email [email protected] to register.

southside mandarin classes 2016

Southside Mandarin
Known for incorporating Chinese Music, Putonghua Art, Chinese Dance and Wushu to its program, Southside Mandarin will be running holiday camps in two sessions in the mornings and afternoons. Through songs, games and interactive activities, your children will learn all about Christmas and Winter in Putonghua. They’ll be singing all the classic carols this year at the holiday parties! For Primary children, creative writing and lessons on reading comprehension will be conducted with themes being Christmas (of course)!

When: Monday, 19 December – Saturday, 31 December, 2016
Where: Southside Mandarin, Shop 106 – 107 One Island South, 2 Heung Yip Road, Wong Chuk Hang, Hong Kong
How much: Click here for the full schedule and fee
3427 9619, [email protected]

ESF Language & Learning
If your child is looking for some indoor fun, ESF Language & Learning offer a Kindergarten Winter Wonderland English Language Camp. Let your little ones journey into the world of literature through well-loved stories. ESF aims to help students build their understanding and enjoyment of English. Let the little ones develop their vocabulary and confidence through discovering drama and role-play!

When: Throughout December (each camp is one week long)
Where: Camps are located across several ESF schools
How much: Click here for the full schedule and fee
Contact:[email protected], 2711 1280


active kids christmas camps 2016

We love that ActiveKids are big believers of incorporating the S.T.E.A.M (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths) approach from the Artec Edison Academy of Japan to all their programs. This holiday, your kiddos can enjoy a choice of three to five day camps that are perfect for your little coding geniuses. They’ll learn the difference between robotics and coding while developing logical thinking and problem solving. Your kiddos will come home with a sense of pride as they show off their creations at your family Christmas dinner!

When: Thursday, 15 December – Saturday, 31 December, 2016
Where: ActiveKids Learning Centre, Unit A, 1/F Nan Sang Building, 86 Belcher’s Street, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong
How much: Click here for the full schedule and fee
[email protected];; 3480 4199

The Genius Workshop classes for kids

Genius Workshop
Having been around for 12 years, The Genius Workshop knows a thing or two about providing a fun learning environment whilst introducing Lego engineering, robotics,  and coding for kiddos aged 4 – 14 year olds. This holiday, they’re running not one, but two camps for kiddos. Camp Rogue Alliance (4.5 – 7 years old) will have your kids solving puzzles and missions to crafting starships and Lego challenges as they take on the role of the Rebels fighting against the Imperials (a la Star Wars). For your older ones (7 – 14 years old), they will be introduced to the world of computer anatomy and hardwire as they learn to code through robotics. All their learning will be culminated to the Battlebot Olympics where they will test their new skills in building and programming!

When: Monday, 19 December – Friday 23, December; and Wednesday, 28 December – Saturday, 31 December, 2016
Where: Happy Valley Centre, Unit B, 1/F, Southern Pearl Court, 151 Wong Nai Chung Road, Happy Valley, Hong Kong; or Prince Edward Centre, Unit B, 12/F, Prince Edward, The Lamma City, 761 Nathan Road, Prince Edward, Kowloon, Hong Kong
How much: $1,680 – $3,880
Contact: [email protected]; Happy Valley Centre: 2591 0100; Prince Edward Centre: 3107 4343

First Code academy christmas camps 2016

First Code Academy
Though coding is something mamas can be a little unsure about, there’s no denying how important it is for our little tech-savvy geniuses! If the chance to make mobile apps, games and websites sounds like something your kid would enjoy, sign them up to these hands-on, immersive, project-based Coding Camps with First Code Academy (FCA). As one of Asia’s leading institutes for kiddie coding courses, these experts develop curriculums for K-12 students, teaching key coding skills and computational thinking, whilst developing an entrepreneurship mindset. Plus, they’ve even partnered with Google!

When: Starting Monday, 12 December, 2016. Trial Classes and Consultations available today!
Where: Unit 404, 4/F, Kowloon Building, 
555 Nathan Road, Yau Ma Tei, Kowloon, Hong Kong; and Unit 302-305, 3/F, Hollywood Centre,
 233 Hollywood Road, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong.
How much: Prices vary depending on camps and workshops. Christmas Camps Early bird, 5% Discount. Promo code: FCAEARLY (available until Sunday, 20 November).
Contact:[email protected], 2772 2108 (Sheung Wan), 2772 2161 (Yau Ma Tei)

Creative Arts, Music & Drama

Kindermusik christmas camps 2016

Baumhaus Winter Wonder Camp with Kindermusik

Baumhaus is home to Hong Kong’s number one Kindermusik program and their innovative and creative Dramalab program. Catering to children 0-6 years old, their talented team of professional educators make learning fun for kids of all ages and help to instil a love for the arts. This Christmas, Baumhaus will be running Winter Camps simultaneously in their two locations in Wan Chai and their newly opened Harbour City location in Tsim Sha Tsui. On top of that, there will be unlimited weekday playroom access that comes with family packs (where 2 – 3 children may share). Yes, please!

When: Tuesday, 20 December – Friday, 30 December, 2016
Where: Wan Chai and Harbour City locations
How much: $270-300 per class, inclusive of unlimited weekday playroom access for family class passes 
 [email protected],, 2321 5898

Faust christmas camps 2016

Faust International Youth Theatre
Bringing the wonderful world of theatre to Hong Kong kids since 1999, Faust International Youth Theatre is coming back again with their Christmas Holiday Programmes. Your kiddos will get the chance to interact in the Holiday Theatre as well as Creative Writing to get their imaginations flowing. There will also be a Play in a Day where students can come and reenact classic holiday stories like Oliver Twist (Sunday, 11 December, 2016) and The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (Saturday, 17 December, 2016) all in one day! Watch as your kiddos develop their performance skills, theatre knowledge, teamwork, expression and confidence. Most of all, their love of theatre! And in the spirit of Christmas, Faust has partnered with Po Leung Kuk Charity to provide disadvantaged children with equal opportunities to pursue the arts!

When: Tuesday, 20 December – Friday, 23 December and/or Wednesday, 28 December – Friday, 30 December, 2016
Where: 5/F, Nan Dao Commercial Building, 359 and 361 Queen’s Road Central, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
How much: 4-day course is $2,050 and 3-day course is $1,610 (Early bird discount price before Wednesday, 16 November, 2016). Regular prices are $2,280 and $1,790 respectively
2547 9114

Rumple and Friends

The Loft Sessions presents: A Christmas Wonderland with Rumple & Friends
This Christmas, head over to a Wonderland that’s sure to treat every member of the family! Rumple and Friends, The White loft, RF Discos and Sweet Soirées are bringing Santa’s grotto to Hong Kong. They even make sure each family gets a 30-minute experience in the grotto, where children will have a chance to make Christmas crafts, chat to all the elves, and meet the big man himself! Finally, each family get a professional photo of the whole clan with Santa in his grotto! And don’t worry, no little one leaves without a small gift from Santa (or mamas and papas can provide Santa with a personalised gift for each child to pop under the tree for later!). Need extra incentive? There’ll be snacks and mulled wine for all! Book your time slot in advance to guarantee a spot!

When: Wednesday, 30 November, Thursday 1 December and Friday 2 December, from 4 to 7pm
Where: The White Loft, Yally Industrial Building, 6 Heung Yip Road, Wong Chuk Hang, Hong Kong
How much: $900 per family including 3 professionally-edited digital photos


Make sure to book early to reserve a spot for your kiddos this holiday!

Brought to you in partnership with Mini Mandarins, Southside Mandarin, Active Kids, Genius Workshop, First Code Academy, Kindermusik Music, Rumple & Friends, Faust World, ESF Language & Sports.

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