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Kids Coding In Hong Kong: Coding Bootcamps, STEM Courses And More

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Get your child future-ready and enrol them in a coding course for kids. When it comes to kids tech and coding in Hong Kong, you’re in good hands. There are plenty of top-notch coding options to choose from, including machine learning for kids, STEM classes, coding bootcamps, and other coding classes. Plus, read on for an exclusive Sassy Mama discount!

Have a kid who’s always taking apart gadgets to see how they work? Maybe you’ve got one who needs to brush up their science or STEM knowledge at school? Whatever the reason, Hong Kong has plenty of great classes and workshops to inspire kids in STEM, STEAM (Science, Tech, Engineering, Arts and Maths) studies and coding.

Science camps over the holidays are a great way to keep children engaged, and parents have discovered over the last year that these classes can continue even online! From coding boot camps to classes teaching robotics, laboratory experiments, computer programming, machine learning for kids, digital art and more, there is a science, technology, engineering or coding class for every child in Hong Kong.

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Featured Tech And Coding Classes In Hong Kong For Kids

Little Genius House, Bilingual tech and coding classes in Hong Kong

Little Genius House – Bilingual tech and coding classes in Hong Kong

As the only bilingual kids club in the city, Little Genius House conducts all classes in both English and Mandarin, helping youngsters aged 2 to 12 years old hone their bilingual skills. Here you’ll find a multi-activity curriculum complete with tech and coding classes. There is a separate technology room packed full of the latest iMacs and MacBooks for coding and website design classes. Plus, there’s professional grade digital camera equipment for the photography and videography courses. What’s more, the digital Director of Little Genius won two Emmy Awards during his career in the US! There are even STEM lab classes for younger geniuses who aren’t quite ready for screens, setting them on the digital path of learning.

Sassy Mama Tip: The Technology Genius and STEM classes are included in the Little Genius Summer Camps running from Monday, 20 June to Friday, 19 August 2022.

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Little Genius House, RM218, Hundsun International Centre,44 Heung Yip Road, Wong Chuk Hang, Hong Kong, 6936 1636, enquiry@littlegeniushouse.com, Facebook: Little Genius House, Instagram: @littlegeniushousewww.littlegeniushouse.com

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ActiveKids – Hands-On Science, robotics and coding for kids in Hong Kong

ActiveKids has been delivering quality educational courses for kids since 2004. Its science classes span different science disciplines and follow a US-based nationally accredited curriculum. The coding & robotics programme, Robocode, integrates STEAM approaches with both Japanese and US curriculum guidance.

For Ages: 3 to 14 years

ActiveKids, Unit A, 1/F, Nan Sang Building, 86 Belcher’s Street, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong, 3480 4199, www.activekidshk.com

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Blueinno Technology – Robotics, Digital Making, AI, coding for kids, Python and more

If you are interested in enrolling your little geeks for an extensive longterm course, look at the 2-year (six terms) courses offered by Blueinno Technology. Consider its STEM summer coding camp as well.

Ages: 6 to 11+ years

Blueinno Technology, Room 906, 9/F, 789 Nathan Road, Prince Edward, Hong Kong, 3914 5257, contact@blueinnotechnology.com, www.blueinnotechnology.com


BSD Education – Coding, game and app development, Python courses and more

BSD Education offers a wide variety of virtual coding and technology classes. After learning the basic concepts, kids are encouraged to create and work on live projects and put their learning into practice. BSD has partnered with many schools all over Hong Kong and also offers classes for teachers.

Ages: 5 to 18 years

BSD Education, 15/F, 88 Commercial Building, 28-34 Wing Lok Street, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, 9080 7371, info@bsd.education, www.hk.bsdacademy.com


ESF Language and Learning – Building AI and machine learning for kids, video game design with Phaser

Recognising that coding is the language of the future, ESF Language and Learning offers coding classes for both ESF and non-ESF students. Depending on the age and interests of your kids, you can enrol them in a wide variety of coding classes. Primary school children can take the Minecraft Creator Coding course. While those a bit older can explore Code The Future With Artificial Intelligence, First Steps in Code and Web Development and many more coding courses. Look out for the summer camp coding courses as well.

Ages: 8 to 12+ years

ESF Language & Learning, various locations across Hong Kong, language@esf.org.hk, www.esf.org.hk


Preface Coding – Various coding courses for kids, web development, Python courses, coding boot camps and more

Preface Coding provides personalised, one-on-one coding courses for kids, adults and corporate organisations. Kids will get tech-savvy as they create fun games, animations, mobile apps and webpages. They also have the chance to participate in coding projects with big, international brands, like Warner Music, Facebook and Asia Miles. In the past, students have showcased creative ideas at MIT Global Coding Summits, as well. With a smart AI-backed matching system, students are matched to the most suitable teacher. Look out for summer coding boot camps, too.

Ages: 3 to 15+ years for kids and teens, adult programmes available as well

Preface Coding, various locations across Hong Kong, 2371 4738, WhatsApp: 6417 6608, enrol@preface.education, www.preface.ai

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Cobo Academy – Coding, Robotics, AI, and more; Holidays camps available as well

Recognising that programming will be the language of the future and AI will be needed to solve world problems, Cobo Academy is all about combining coding and robotics. It was started by tech veteran and former Microsoft engineer, Harris Chan, and offers classes for all ages in-person as well as online. Also with summer coding camps.

For Ages: 4 to 15+ years

Cobo Academy, 6/F, Yam Tze Commercial Building, 23 Thomson Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, 3905 1111, WhatsApp: 9816 3905, hi@coboacademy.comwww.coboacademy.com


Coding 101 – Scratch, Python, CoSpaces VR, web design and more

With online options as well as in-person coding classes from Hong Kong Science Park, Coding 101 offers a variety of courses for kids aged six and over. It also offers STEM and coding programmes to primary and secondary schools.

Ages: 6+ years

Coding 101, Suite 310A, Core Building One, Hong Kong Science Park, Sha Tin, Hong Kong, 3705 2490, inquiry@coding101.hk, www.coding101.hk


Creative Coding – Code Club, Scratch coding and AI, coding with Minecraft, animation and game design and more

From learning to code with Minecraft to learning Maths with programming, Creative Coding offers a wide range of digital literacy-based classes for kids. Besides online learning, in-person classes are also conducted at various schools and education centres across the city. 

Ages: 5 to 14 years

Creative Coding, Unit 9, 8/F, International Plaza, 20 Sheung Yuet Road, Kowloon Bay, Hong Kong, 2707 6578, info@creativecoding.hk, www.creativecoding.hk


Curiosity Kids – Kids science classes and workshops in Hong Kong

Curiosity Kids wants to nurture the natural curiosity of children and help them relate to and understand the science behind everyday occurrences. It also offers offer science-themed birthday parties and private workshops, online and in-person, for your little Einsteins. Check out the summer coding bootcamps as well.

Ages: 24 months to 8 years for in-person classes, 5 to 9 years for online classes

Curiosity Kids, contact@curiositykidshk.com, www.curiositykidshk.com

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Dalton Learning Lab – Coding, robotics, digital art and music, machine learning for kids

Dalton Learning Lab offers after-school educational STEAM programmes that help kids develop innovative thinking and useful real-world skills. It is a joint venture between IT and cloud computing company, Outblaze and the two Dalton School co-founders.

Ages: 4 to 13 years

Dalton Learning Lab, Unit 301, 3/F, Core A, Cyberport 3, 100 Cyberport Road, Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong, 2362 9003, www.daltonlearninglab.com


First Code Academy – Scratch Jr, Python, artificial intelligence, creative confidence and more

First Code Academy develops curriculums for coding skills, computational thinking and an entrepreneurship mindset. It has a number of interactive and project-centred courses to teach kids coding. The curriculum is split into four age groups: Junior, tinker, Explorer, Creator. It started as a “Girls Who Code” workshop in 2013, expanded to Taiwan and Singapore and later moved completely online. The summer camps are also very popular.

Ages: 5 to 12+ years

First Code Academy, 2772 2108hello@firstcodeacademy.com, www.firstcodeacademy.com


Futurekids – Computer coding for kids, software application, Cambridge ICT starters and more

One of the pioneers of computer education for kids in Hong Kong, Futurekids was established in 1992 to give kids the skills they’ll need to be successful with computers and technology. It offers children and teenagers weekly classes, holiday camps, Cambridge ICT Starters assessments and preparatory courses, as well as those for IGCSE and GCE A-levels.

Ages: 6 to 14+ years

Future Kids, Flat A, 7/F, China Harbour Building, 370 King’s Road, North Point, Hong Kong, 2503 1813, WhatsApp: 5422 5884, fkcorp@futurekids.com.hk, www.futurekids.com.hk


Genius Development – Science-focused projects, computer science, test prep

Following a hands-on learning approach, Genius Development aims to further students’ interest in Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Engineering. Genius Development has created science-focused projects and experiments for children from the age of 3 to 15 years. It believes that its programmes are made in such a way that they help kids to think like real scientists and tech experts.

Ages: 3 to 15 years

Genius Development, various locations across Hong Kong, 2180 9248info@steams.hk, www.geniusdevelop.com

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Koding Kingdom – AI and machine learning for kids, Java programming, Python courses

Since its inception in 2013, Koding Kingdom has offered fun and interactive coding courses for over 10,000 students. Appropriately staged by age groups, these programmes are conducted at Koding Kingdom centres, partnering schools and affiliated organisations.

Ages: 5 to 16+ years

Koding Kingdom, various locations in Hong Kong (scroll to the bottom of the website), call and WhatsApp: 9224 6986, info@kodingkingdom.com, www.kodingkingdom.com


RoboCode Academy – Robotics and coding programmes; Achiever, Builder, Creator, Developer

RoboCode Academy believes that coding skills can be learnt by children as young as 4 years. They are helped by natural logical thinking, an experimenter’s mindset and a desire to be a creator (not just a consumer).

Ages: 4 to 12+ years

RoboCode Academy, various locations across Hong Kong, 2488 1412, WhatsApp: 5998 8972, info@robocodeacademy.com, www.robocodeacademy.com


STEM Ex – Mechanical Fun, Chemical Genius, Environmental Pioneers and more

Realising that STEM subjects are intertwined with living and quality of life, STEM Ex aims to equip learners for future challenges. As such, it focuses on three pillars: robotics and coding; technology and coding and smart city & energy. Its Engineering For Kids curriculum is based on those in the US: Science (NSES), Technology & Engineering (ITEEA), and Mathematics (NCTM). Online and in-person classes are available.

Ages: 4 to 10 years

STEM Ex, Unit 501, 5/F Austin Tower, 152 Austin Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong, 3462 2018, WhatsApp: 5631 8262info@stemex.org, www.hk.stemex.org


The Genius Workshop – Engineering, coding and STEM courses

Since 2004, The Genius Workshop has been working to make STEM learning more accessible and fun to kids of all ages. It offers online and in-person programmes for kids in a variety of science and tech focuses. They also know how to keep kids entertained at birthday parties.

Ages: 3 to 14 years

The Genius Workshop, various locations across Hong Kong, WhatsApp: 6211 1968, info@g-workshop.com, www.g-workshop.com


Tiny Code – Scratch, Python courses, web development and more

Keen to have your kids learn how to code but want personalised attention? Tiny Code provides in-home or online private STEM and coding classes. These classes are run by experienced teachers and they will tailor-make the course and curriculum to your child’s needs.

Ages: 5 to 15 years

Tiny Code, various locations across Hong Kong, WhatsApp: 9774 9057, knock@tinycode.hk, www.tinycode.hk


iD Tech – Python, Java, Minecraft, Roblox, Unity, Adobe, 3D modelling and more

Primary schoolers and teens can join over 50,000 students worldwide who benefit from iD Tech’s virtual classes and camps. Structured, week-long sessions will help to build in-demand skills such as coding and are now available in multiple time zones. Each class or camp has an average of five students per instructor, so you know that your eager young learner will get adequate attention and instruction, while also having the opportunity to work with friends. The week-long camps (offered every spring and summer) include a balanced schedule of two hours of live instruction and peer collaboration, along with two hours of self-paced project development per day.

Ages: 7 to 18 years

iD Tech, hello@iDTech.com, www.idtech.com

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Other STEM, Robotics And Coding Classes For Kids And Teens In Hong Kong

Hong Kong Coding Club – STEM and digital creatives schools for all ages. www.hkcodingclub.com

YWCA Centre of Learning and Life Enhancement – STEM, robotics and coding courses, plus summer coding boot camps. www.clle.ywca.org.hk

Techbob – Robotics, Python coding, web development, app coding, AI and more. www.techbob.com

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Editor’s Note: “Science, Tech And Coding Classes For Kids In Hong Kong” was originally published in January 2021 by Danielle Roberts and updated in May 2022 by Alex Purcell Garcia. 

Our "Featured" sticker indicates a paid partnership. Featured image courtesy of Getty Images, image 1 courtesy of Little Genius House, image 2 courtesy of Robo Wunderkind via Unsplash, image 3 courtesy of Dominika Roseclay via Pexels, image 4 courtesy of Kevin Jarrett via Unsplash, image 5 courtesy of Katerina Holmes via Pexels.

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