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Sassy Mama’s Ultimate Guide To Summer Camps In Hong Kong

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Let the summer fun begin!

After months of being indoors, this year’s summer holidays are going to be extra special! With no travel plans this year, you will definitely need to start scouting around for activities to keep the kids entertained. Thankfully, there is plenty on offer! From sports to the stage, language to tech, you’re sure to find something to keep your bundles of joy happy, content and stimulated.

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Creativity And Performing Arts
School And Playschool Programmes
Sports And Adventure
Dance
Language
Science And Technology
Cooking And Baking
Multi-Activity And Academic Camps

Editor’s Note: The situation in Hong Kong regarding closures and restrictions on opening hours due to the coronavirus is constantly evolving. Many businesses are taking extra precautions, but please make sure you follow the latest government advice and stay home if you have recently travelled overseas, have interacted with anyone who has been away, or display any symptoms. All dates and times mentioned are correct at the time of publication, but they may change as this situation evolves. 

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Creativity And Performing Arts

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Faust

If you have had enough of the drama of homeschooling this year, you probably can’t wait to get the kids out of the house! Luckily for you, Faust’s popular Summer Theatre (ages 3 to 16) is back and offers the perfect way for your young drama kings and queens to express themselves, with a fun boost of confidence and creativity in their skills! This year, theatre camps will be conducted in seven locations, from Sheung Wan and Sai Wan Ho on Hong Kong Island to Ho Man Tin in Kowloon to Tseung Kwan O, Sha Tin, Discovery Bay and Tuen Mun in the New Territories. In every Summer Theatre programme, there will be an open session (or performance) at the end of the week for parents and friends.

If your child is more of a playwright than actor, consider enrolling him or her in Faust’s Creative Writing programme. This weekly course teaches children how to express themselves through writing while developing their imagination. Workshops will take place in Sheung Wan and Tai Wai, with children bringing their portfolio of written work home at the end of the week.

For both the Summer Theatre And Creative Writing programmes new content is available every week, so sign your children up for endless hours of fun! There are currently early-bird discounts available for registration before Sunday, 31 May 2020.

When: Summer Theatre: 5-day courses from Monday, 22 June to Friday, 21 August 2020; 10am to 12:30pm and 2pm to 4:30pm
Creative Writing: 5-day courses from Monday, 22 June to Friday, 21 August 2020; 10am to 12pm and 2pm to 4pm
Where: Various locations across Hong Kong (check the schedule for dates at individual locations)
Age: Summer Theatre: 3 to 16 years; Creative Writing: 6 to 13 years (arranged according to age)
How much: $2,680 per 5-day programme for registration before Sunday, 31 May (with 10% discount), $2,980 afterwards
Contact: 2547 9114, [email protected], www.faustworld.com

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Debate HK

Get set for a well-fought argument with your kids as you sign them up for one of Debate HK’s Intensive Summer workshops – “Debate” or “Speech & Thought”. The company has been providing extracurricular classes in debate, public speaking and global affairs since 2008 (highly useful as soft skills like communication and persuasion become more critical for success). In a fun yet competitive and engaging atmosphere, the little speaker of your house has the chance to further their skills in these week-long programmes this summer.

The intensive Debate summer camps taught by Greg Forse (national coach for 10+ years and has coached at over 30 international debating events) welcomes student of all experience levels. They will have the opportunity to put feedback into practice with weekly activities to hone their skills. For the younger members, Speech & Thought with Emma Forse is the perfect stepping stone to developing the skills necessary to jump into Debate in the future. With her training and experience of speaking at a variety of events around the world, she will ensure her students build confidence with their public speaking. Even if they are complete beginners, under the trainers’ expert guidance, you are likely to see your tweens and teens develop their debate and logical reasoning skills as well as become more confident with their public speaking during these programmes.

When: Week-long programmes from Monday, 29 June to Saturday, 29 August 2020
Where: Yardley Commercial Building, 3 Connaught Rd West, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
Age: Speech & Thought: 8 to 10 years; Debate: 11 years +
How much: $3,000 per one week programme
Contact: 5536 2528, [email protected], www.debatehk.com (website currently under renovation)

Maggie & Rose

This family members’ club knows exactly how to keep kids’ creative brains switched on during the holidays. This year, it has a calendar-full of camps and activities planned to keep the kids stimulated, excited and busy. Choose from Art Factory, its messiest and most popular workshop, Farmyard Fun where children will learn how to make homemade produce, sing their favourite farm-inspired songs and finish up with a celebratory barn dance (yee-haw!) or Animal Planet, for your wildlife enthusiast. For your budding Einstein, Maggie & Rose is offering Mad Science while car-obsessed children will love The Great Race, with so much to learn and be inspired by the various modes of transport and how things work. Regular classes with different themes such as art, cooking, music and Make & Make Believe are also available each week.

At Maggie & Rose Beach Club in Repulse Bay, classes are for members only, though summer camps are open to non-members. At the City Club in Causeway Bay, classes and camps are open to non-members. With so many activities on offer, you might be tempted to sign up to this family members’ club. Just this season, you can sign up for a special three-month membership at the Maggie & Rose Beach and City Clubs for the months of June, July and August 2020.

When: Summer camps: Monday, 6 July to Friday, 28 August 2020. Regular classes also available.
Where: 301 The Pulse, 28 Beach Road, Repulse Bay, Hong Kong;
308 & 311 Lee Garden Two, 28 Yun Ping Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
Age: 4 to 8 years
How much: Prices vary
Contact: 2638 7191 (Repulse Bay), 2337 7571 (Causeway Bay), [email protected], www.maggieandrose.com.hk

Kids’ Gallery

Leading the way in the creative arts education field since 1996, choose from the many themes at Kids’ Gallery’s summer camps this year. From poster making to food art, musical theatre to soap making, there is enough to keep your artistically-minded junior busy through the holidays. Camps are available at Causeway Bay, Tsuen Wan, Yau Tong, Shek Mun and Kowloon Tong. Sign up before Sunday, 31 May to enjoy up a 15% early bird discount.

When: Daily and one-time camps available from Monday, 15 June to Friday, 28 August 2020.
Where: Various locations across Hong Kong
Age: 1 to 12
How much: Prices vary (check individual campuses and classes for details)
Contact: 2501 4842 (Causeway Bay), 2337 1001 (Kowloon Tong), 2156 9001 (Shek Mun), 2717 6336 (Yau Tong), WhatsApp: 9686 7532 (Tsuen Wan), [email protected], www.kidsgallery.com

Aspire Music

Aspire Music has summer camps and private classes available for singing, drum, band and songwriting for children right from 4 years to teens. It’s offering discounts for those who sign up for two or more camps or those who take two or more private classes in a week. If you are also looking for something to do over the holidays, look at their summer adult choir as well.

When: Monday, 15 June to Friday, 14 August 2020
Where: 9/B Lee Fund Centre, 31 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Wong Chuk Hang, Hong Kong
Age: 4 to 18 years
How much: Prices vary
Contact: 5414 6821, [email protected], www.aspiremusic.com.hk

Art Loop

Art Loop’s Summer Camp provides children with an introduction to several forms of visual art. They get to explore interior design, fashion drawing, plaster sculpture, ceramic, comic art & more, along with the basics of art history. These camps are conducted as 5-day workshops or a one-day special. If you enrol your child for four workshops (or bring along a friend and enrol for three), you are entitled to a 20% discount.

When: July and August 2020
Where: Unit 1001, One Island South, 2 Heung Yip Rd, Wong Chuk Hang, Hong Kong
Age: 2.5 to 14+ years
How much: Prices vary
Contact: 5238 8186, [email protected], www.artloop.hk

Starlit Voice

Want to help your child get comfortable on stage, be it acting or public speaking? Look at the holiday theatre workshop and summer weekend programmes offered by Starlit Voice. The theatre workshop is a one-week afternoon camp conducted at the Canadian International School premises while the wide range of weekend programmes are held at Sheung Wan. Depending on your child’s age, you could opt for the one-off “All the world’s a stage” workshop held on Saturdays for ages 5 years and up, the Foundations programme for public speaking (for kids aged 5 to 10 years) or the Youth theatre factory for tweens and teens from 11 to 17 years.

When: Saturday, 20 June to Saturday, 15 August 2020
Where: Canadian International School, 36 Nam Long Shan Road, Wong Chuk Hang, Hong Kong;
Flat A & B, 12/F Sing Kui Commercial Building, 27 Des Voeux Road West, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
Age: 5 to 17 years
How much: Holiday workshop: $3,172 to $3,966; One-off weekend workshop: $200; Foundations: $2,700 to $3,780; Youth Theatre Factory: $6,750
Contact: 2108 2180, WhatApp: 6084 4111, [email protected], www.starlitvoice.com

The Living Room’s Rock School

The Rock School is a 3-day camp where kids (7 to 16 years old) are taught basic music theory, while they learn all about the dynamics of playing in a band and get to write their own song. The camp will culminate in the form of a small concert where the bands will perform to family, friends and students.

When: 3-day camps from Tuesday, 22 June to Wednesday, 5 August 2020, 10am to 3pm
Where: 1/F 90 Sun On Village, Sai Kung, Hong Kong
Age: 7 to 16 years
How much: Rock School, $3,600 (early bird $3,050 for registration two weeks before each camp starts)
Contact: 9512 1279, [email protected], www.thelivingroom.hk

Baumhaus

Baumhaus has long been a favourite amongst parents for its Kindermusik classes (it’s the #1 Kindermusik provider in Hong Kong). With the reduction of cases of COVID-19 in the city, it is slowly reopening its premises, with limited slots in its group classes. It offers Kindermusik baby and toddler classes and Baumhaus Stage, a performing arts programme for 4 to 6-year-olds.

When: Summer term on till Sunday, 30 August 2020 (various times)
Where: 1/F Kar Yau Building, 36-44 Queen’s Road East, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
Age: 0 to 6 years
How much: Contact for prices
Contact: 2321 5898, [email protected], www.baumhaus.com.hk

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School And Playschool Programmes

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Woodland

Keep your little ones from 6 months to 6-years-old entertained and engaged with Woodland’s exciting summer camp offerings. For the youngest ones (6 to 18 months), there are play-based activities using sound, music and movement for both the parent and child to enjoy. Children who are between 2 and 6 years can participate in an unaccompanied multi-activity programme, full of action and adventure. If you are keen that your children use the summer holidays to catch up on learning, especially after months of schools being shut, enrol them in the new weeklong Summer Academic Programme that’s for children aged 4 years and above (as of 1 February 2020). With an emphasis on reading, writing, mathematics and inquiry-based projects, children will work together and support each other through group work. This will help social skills and get them ready for primary school.

This year, alongside the Woodland teachers, there will be external camp providers running activities such as basketball, football, gymnastics, rugby, performing arts and yoga. Camp Woodland runs weekly for six weeks through July and August at four campuses across Hong Kong – Happy Valley, Mid-Levels, Repulse Bay and Sai Kung.

When: Monday, 6 July to Friday, 14 August 2020
Where: Various locations across Hong Kong
Age: Play-based activities: 6 to 18 months; Multi-activity programme: 2 to 6 years; Summer Academic Programme: 4 to 6 years
How much: Prices vary, from $500 to $2,850
Contact: 2537 7295, [email protected], www.woodlandschools.com

Malvern College Pre-School

Malvern Colle Pre-School has five interesting summer camps for your little ones, covering Language and Drama, STEAM, multi-theme Science, Taekwondo and Music. These camps are available at both the Coronation Circle and Island West campuses.

When: Monday, 29 June to Friday, 31 August 2020
Where: Units 9-12, Coronation Circle, 1 Yau Cheung Road, Southwest Kowloon, Hong Kong;
G/F and 1/F, Viking Court, 165-166 Connaught Road West, Hong Kong
Age: Pre-school aged children
How much: Prices vary, starting at $300 for a single session. Early Bird Discount: 5% for all parents who sign up before Friday, 29 May, an additional 15% for Malvern College Pre-School families only. Registration Deadline: Friday, 12 June 2020
Contact: Enrol here for Coronation Circle, 3898 4660, [email protected]; enrol here for Island West, 3898 4670, [email protected], www.malvernpreschool.hk

Bebegarten

Calling all inquisitive children! This summer, keep your eager young learners engaged at Bebegarten’s Curiosity Camps and Playgroups. Over four weeks, your children will dive into the magical world of books and creative adventures through STEM, cooking, art, music and performing arts activities.

When: Monday, 29 June to Friday, 24 July 2020, 9am to 12pm. Playgroups have AM and PM slots.
Where: Unit 301-305, One Island South, 2 Heung Yip Road, Wong Chuk Hang, Hong Kong
Age: 9 months to 6 years
How much: Prices vary. Contact the centre for discounts when you sign up for multiple weeks 
Contact: 3487 2255, [email protected], www.bebegarten.com

Hong Kong Academy

This year, this Sai Kung school has tied up with a host of after-school activity providers to offer a wide range of summer programmes. From sports like volleyball, basketball, football and martial arts to theatre and video production, there is something to appeal to all interests and age groups.

When: Monday, 6 July to Friday, 7 August 2020
Where: Hong Kong Academy, 33 Wai Man Road, Sai Kung, New Territories, Hong Kong
Age: 3 to 18 years
How much: Prices vary, check the schedule for more details
Contact: 2655 1111, [email protected], www.hkacademy.edu.hk

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Sports And Adventure

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Hebe Haven Yacht Club

Summer has arrived and there is not a better way for your kids to spend their time than to be at one of Hebe Haven Yacht Clubs Youth Sailing & Multi-Activity Summer Camp Weeks.

Its popular Multi-Activity programme includes a variety of land & water based activities throughout the week – Sailing, Kayaking, Standup Paddle Boarding, Beach Games, Boat trips to Cascade Waterfall, Basketball, Beach Olympics and an end-of-week Sailing Regatta. It also offers many “learn to sail” programmes for kids of all ages and abilities – Optimist Stages 1 to 4, Hong Kong Sailing Federation (HKSF) Level 1 and 2, HKSF Level 3 and Race Training for Beginners. All students will receive a Club and/or National Sailing Certificate (depending on which course they participate in). Contact the HHYC Sailing office who will guide you regarding the most suitable programme, depending on your child’s age and ability.

All courses run every Monday to Friday, from 10am to 5pm, so your kids will return home happy and exhausted! Participants can either bring their own packed lunch or have the option to pay $500 for a Club Buffet lunch for each day of the week. Since spaces are limited due to high demand and popularity, make sure you book early to avoid disappointment (each programme has limited safety ratios of students: instructors).

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When: Monday, 22 June to Friday, 21 August 2020. Week-long camps run Monday to Friday, 10am to 5pm.
Where: Hebe Haven Yacht Club, 10.5 Miles Hiram’s Highway, Pak Sha Wan, Sai Kung, New Territories, Hong Kong
Age: 6 to 14 years (Multi-Activity camps are divided into two groups, depending on the participants’ ages)
How much: Multi-Activity camps: $4,000; Optimist Stage 1 to 4 (including one sailing stage per week): $4,000; HKSF Level 1 and 2: $5,500; HKSF Level 3: $5,500; Race Training for Beginners: $4,300
Contact: 2719 9682 (HHYC), for booking: 2719 0926 (Sail Training Centre), [email protected], www.hhyc.org.hk

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Minisport

You know your kids will come home hot, tired and very happy after one of Minisport’s fabulous summer camps. This team of enthusiastic sports educators currently train over 700 children per week in Hong Kong and the energetic and friendly coaches know just how to encourage young children. The four-day holiday camps introduce multiple sports ranging from basketball to football, athletics and tennis to kids (aged 1.5 to 8yrs). These fun-filled programmes are also a great way to make new friends – just what the doctor ordered after the kids have been cooped indoors and away from company for a while!

This year, the camps will take place at five locations – Victoria Park, Cyberport, Repulse Bay, Discovery Bay and Tseung Kwan O Velodrome. Minisport is also renowned for setting up fun private camps at times and venues that suit you!

When: Monday, 29 June to Thursday, 3 September 2020
Where: Victoria Park, Cyberport, Repulse Bay beach, Discovery Bay beach and Tseung Kwan O Velodrome
Age: 1.5 to 8 years
How much: From $1,440-$2,400  per four-day camp per child
Contact: 6183 7084, [email protected], www.minisport.hk

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SuperPark

Children are born to learn through play, so keep them learning even on their summer break! Sign your little ones in for SuperDayCamp at SuperPark – a holiday programme that’s rooted in Finnish Sisu culture and philosophy, which advocates the inner strength of perseverance with a direct application to education. Your kids get to explore urban sports, such as skateboarding and trampoline and also understand the physical and scientific changes that happen when doing different kinds of sports activities. The 3-hour morning camp is followed by a free one-hour play session with an adult. These four-day camps run Monday to Thursday each week.

When you sign up for SuperDayCamp, you rest assured that health and hygiene standards will be maintained. You get exclusive usage of the park (no outside visitors) and independent party rooms. The class size is small (7 kids for one instructor) and your child will receive an Education Finland Certificate upon completion of the camp.

When: Monday, 29 June to Thursday, 27 August 2020, 9am to 12pm and 12pm to 1pm (free play)
Where: SuperPark Hong Kong: G/F One SilverSea, 18 Hoi Fai Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Age: 4 to 6 years and 7 to 9 years
How much: $2,200/kid (Early bird price: $1,980 for booking before Friday, 19 June). Book here
Contact: 3611 0139, [email protected], www.superpark.com.hk

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Dragonfly

Want to hone a future leader? Sign your child up for an outdoor education adventure with Dragonfly! The company has 18 years of experience partnering with international schools across Asia and has launched a series of outdoor education programmes for kids and teenagers in Hong Kong this summer, with a focus on leadership. Participants can choose from over 20 types of outdoor education activities held in Sai Kung and Mui Wo, each focussing on a particular set of leadership skills, ranging from resilience to problem-solving. These land-based and water-based activities offer personalised leadership training integrating concepts that develop a child’s emotional intelligence (EQ). For the full schedule, visit the website for more information and book online for 7 to 11-year-olds and 12 to 17-year-olds.

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When: Monday, 15 June to Friday, 14 August 2020, 9am to 5pm every day (except public holidays)
Where: Sai Kung (Meet up and drop off point: Tang Shiu Kin Sports Ground);
Mui Wo (Meet up and drop off point: Central Ferry Pier No. 6 / Mui Wo Ferry Pier)
Age: 7 to 11 years and 12 to 17 years
How much: 1-day camp: $1,200; 3-day camp: $3,200; 5-day camp: $5,000
Contact: 2111 8917, [email protected], www.learnwithdragonfly.com

ESF Sports 

The English Schools Foundation offers a range of sports camps that are split into separate age groups. All camps combine a range of age-appropriate activities that aim to develop a core variety of skills such as very basic motor skills (running, jumping, turning, balance, etc) and more sophisticated game-related abilities. Summer camps include multi-sports, swimming, tennis, fencing, gymnastics and football clinics.

When: Monday, 29 June to Friday, 7 August 2020
Where: Various locations
Age: 2 to 11 years
How much: Prices vary, contact ESF Sports for details. Online registrations will open shortly.
Contact: 2711 1280, [email protected], www.esf.org.hk

RugbyTots

Through the school closures, RugbyTots has been keeping your little ones entertained with Facebook live sessions. In the summer, your tots will have a chance to join their favourite coaches on the field. What’s different this year is that RugbyTots is keeping the unpredictable Hong Kong weather in mind and moving indoors with collaborations with schools across the city.

When: July and August 2020
Where: School locations to be finalised in June, check Facebook for updates
Age: 2 to 5 years
How much: $175/day, $850/week, $250 for a daily drop-in class
Contact: 5307 6677[email protected]www.rugbytots.hk

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Kembali

If you are fed up of your kids having had an overdose of screentime and being cooped up indoors, getting back to nature might just be what the doctor ordered! Kembali has just launched its holiday programmes that are targetting young girls (and mamas who are interested!). The Daughters of the Earth and Gaia Girls Immersion camps consist of bushcraft & adventure days for girls of different ages. They will be guided to swim in waterfalls, learn how to make fire the way our ancestors did, whittle sticks into spoons and knives, build shelter and commune with Nature in the safety of sharing space with women and girls.

When: Monday, 29 June to Friday, 31 July 2020 (each 4-day camp runs on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday of each week)
Where: Hong Kong Island
Age: 7 to 12 years
How much: Daughters of the Earth: $1,850, Gaia Girls Immersion: $2,500
Contact: [email protected], www.kembali.org

HK Forest Adventures

HK Forest Adventures is back with its popular summer camps. The activities in this programme are 100% play-focused, child-led and not curriculum-driven. So you can be sure that your children will be enjoying a well-earned break from school while connecting to nature, and learning to be confident, independent, curious and courageous. There are 2-day Junior camps for the youngest ones (2 to 4 years), Forest camps (3 to 8 years), the new and exciting Wild at Heart camps (4 to 8 years) and HANDS and Science STEM camps (5 to 8 years).

When: Monday, 13 July to Saturday, 15 August 2020
Where: 12D Tai Shui Hang North Road, Tai Shui Hang, Hong Kong
Age: 2 to 8 years
How much: Prices range from $1,200 to $3,600
Contact: 5238 2377, [email protected], www.hongkongforestadventures.com

Treasure Island Surf and Adventure Camp

Sign up your water babies for fun in the sun with Treasure Island’s Surf and Adventure camps – Grommet Surf Camp (ages 5 to 9 years), the Intermediate Surf camp (ages 9 10 12) and the Summer Adventure Camp (ages 5 to 16). During the surfing workshops, your kids will spend three thrilling hours surfing and then another hour drying off, learning about beach safety and the ocean, and of course, there’s still some time dedicated to games on the beach. Surfers return home most evenings except for Thursday night which includes an overnight camping experience (only for the Intermediate level). When you sign your little one up for Surf camps, you could also choose to buy the Surfers’ Ultimate Pack. This includes T-shirt for your child and high-resolution, non-watermarked digital images of your little surfer, taken by Hunt Smith photography.

The adventure camp is a combination of day and overnight camps. Here, your little adventurers will develop key outdoor skills such as trip preparation, equipment management and self-organisation through a variety of activities all around Lantau Island (click here for more info), culminating in a not-to-be-missed overnight camping experience.

When: Monday, 15 June to Friday, 10 July 2020 (8am to 4:40pm)
Where: Pui O Beach, Lantau Island, Hong Kong (pick up and drop off available from Central Ferry Pier 6)
Age: 5 to 16 years
How much: $4,480 (lunch and snacks included for day camps)
Contact: 2546 3543, [email protected], www.treasureislandhk.com

Asia Pacific Adventure

Take adventures to new heights with a camp at Asia Pacific Adventure this summer. Explore the natural beauty Hong Kong has to offer with its various adventure youth programmes which include kayaking, forest hikes, snorkelling and even an overnight camp. What’s new this year is a Navigator Emergency Response programme, that’s a first aid and water safety skills camp for teens.

When: From Monday, 29 June to Friday, 7 August 2020 (varying depending on the camp)
Where: Various locations
Age: Explorer camps: 7 to 9 years, Adventure camps: 10 to 12 years, Navigator camps: 13 to 15 years; Navigator Emergency Response Programme: 14 to 17 years
How much: $2,780 to $6,480
Contact: 2792 7128, [email protected], www.asiapacificadventure.com

The Backyard Gang

The Backyard Gang offers holiday adventures over 3 to 5 days. Each camp includes a beach session, an active session and an adventure or two so you can expect happily tired kids at the end of each day. Throughout the summer, The Backyard Gans is offering Explorers Camps (BYE) in the morning for 3 to 4-year-olds, Gang Camps (BYG) for 5 to 9-year-olds (AM and PM sessions) and a new BYG School programme which combines structured group learning but with the outdoor and adventure focus of the company. At BYG School, each day will focus on a different school subject (Art, English, Geography, Maths and Science). Due to the uncertainty in Hong Kong, enrollment for these camps will open in stages and may be changed, if needed.

When: June (already full), July and August 2020
Where: Drop off and pick up points will vary within HK Island depending on the plan for each specific day
Age: 3 to 9 years
How much: BYE: $1,350 (3-day camp), BYG: $1,000 (2-day camp), $1,500 (3-day camp), BYG School: $2,600 (5-day camp)
Contact: [email protected], www.thebackyardgang.com

YMCA Camps

Got a child that’s always on the go? Enrol them in one or more of the week or day-long summer camps through the YMCA and let them expend that energy fully! With the choice of Family Camps (5 years and up), Adventure Camps (5 to 7 years), Explorer Camps (7 to 9 years), Sports Camps (6 to 14 years) and Specialty Camps (5 to 14 years), you’ll not be short of options! Kids will learn invaluable skills and values, through games, arts, activities and discussions, while making new friends and letting off steam.

When: July and August 2020
Where: See the full summer camp brochure for details
Age: 5 to 14 years
How much: Prices vary
Contact: 2268 7079, [email protected], www.ymcahk.org.hk/camping

WWF

This year has highlighted the need to develop children who care about nature and the environment. What better way to do that than enrol them for WWF’s Connect2Nature Academy. There’s a choice of three activities – Mai Po Rangers where children experience the day-to-day conservation work of reserve rangers, Smart Foodies to learn about organic farming and the benefits of a low-carbon diet and Ocean Adventures to discover lovely coastal organisms and understand the importance of the ocean to humans and marine life.

When: Saturday, 4 July to Wednesday, 26 August 2020
Where: Mai Po Nature Reserve, Island House Conservation Studies Centre, Hoi Ha Marine Life Centre (drop off and pick up at Kowloon Tong MTR Station for all camps)
Age: 6 to 12 years
How much: Prices vary
Contact: 2526 1011, [email protected], www.wwf.org.hk

Little Cosmic Wave

Get your kids away from the screens and reconnecting with nature, while also practising mindfulness. Little Cosmic Wave’s children programmes at Big Wave Bay are designed to work with brain waves and whole-brain integration to enhance the learning experience and also teach kids how to cultivate emotional intelligence and confidence.

When: June, July and August 2020
Where: Big Wave Bay, Shek O, Hong Kong
Age: 3 to y years, 6 to 12 years, teenage girls
How much: Contact to enquire
Contact: WhatsApp: 5192 2345, www.facebook.com/Littlecosmicwave

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Dance

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Twinkle Dance

Can’t wait to get the kids on their feet? Twinkle Dance has plenty to offer with its Summer Dance Programme. You could opt for cool and classic “Queen of Ice” ballet camp or get your little superheroes to “Fly, Flip & Flow” with a jazz workshop. If K-Pop is more their style, pick that option or sign your child up for the Performance Camp (with a chance to perform on stage at Dance Highlights 2020), if she or he is a child is a natural-born performer. Delight your Disney-obsessed little one with the Disneyland Parade Camp. Twinkle Dance’s ballet and jazz students (aged 6 years +) can join this magical performance experience as they parade along Disneyland’s Main Street on Saturday, August 29, 2020!

Besides all these exciting camps, Twinkle Dance is also offering its regular summer classes with the theme of “Around the World”. So while you may not be travelling overseas for vacation, they can still explore the different cultural elements of countries through dance. Choose a flexible package in which students can take any eight classes at any location and time, and or live stream, within their age group. Enrol now and grab an Early bird discount, available until Monday, 15 June 2020 (plus exciting gifts for those who register before Sunday, May 31).

Sassy Mama PerkAn extra 5% discount for Sassy Mama readers with the discount code TDSASSYMAMA. You can club this together with the early bird discount. (T&Cs: For multi camps/flexible package discount, this extra 5% discount applies only to the most expensive camp in the bundle. This discount is not applicable for drop-in, trial, private and summer classes for adults.)

When: Thursday, 2 July to Monday, 31 August 2020. View the complete schedule.
Where: Central Studio: 403, 801 Lansing House, 41-47 Queen’s Road Central, Hong Kong;
Causeway Bay Studio: 9/F, Capital Commercial Bldg, 26 Leighton Road, Hong Kong;
Wong Chuk Hang Studio: Shop 311, One Island South, 2 Heung Yip Road, Hong Kong
Age: 18 months to Adult
How much: $370 to $2,840. Early bird discounts available till Monday, 15 June 2020.
Contact: 6608 6689, [email protected], Online enrollment: www.twinkledance.com/schedule-enrollment, www.twinkledance.com

Move For Life

If you have a little mover at home, he or she might thoroughly enjoy Move For Life’s style of pairing Latin and ballroom dancing with jazz, ballet and hip hop. This year, it is offering summer camps for Little Movers (2 to 5-year-olds), Dance Monkeys (6 to 12-year-olds) and Rainbow Dance classes for children with special needs (6 to 19-year-olds). As always, Move for Life’s classes go beyond just dance and have sports, indoor games, arts, crafts, sensory activities and storytelling.

When: Little Movers and Dance Monkeys: Monday, 6 July to Friday, 14 August 2020; Rainbow: Monday, 13 July to Friday, 31 July 2020
Where: Little Movers and Dance Monkeys: West Island School 250 Victoria Road, Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong;
Rainbow: Jockey Club Sarah Roe School, 2B Tin Kwong Road, Ho Man Tin, Kowloon, Hong Kong; you can also contact them about starting your own class
Age: 2.5 to 19 (depending on the class)
How much: Weekly prices at schools range from $2,500 to $3,500 (early bird and flexible package offers available)
Contact: WhatsApp: 5577 8047, [email protected], www.moveforlife.asia

Central Dance

Central Dance has week-long and daily dance camps running through summer and spilling into September, with sessions throughout the day aimed at different age groups. It offers training in Kpop Dance, HipHop and Contemporary Dance.

When: Monday, 1 June to Friday, 18 September 2020
Where: 12-13 Jubilee Street, 15/F Man On Commercial Building, Central, Hong Kong
Age: 3 to 6 years, 7 to 11 years and 12 to 16 years
How much: $3,650/week per child, 10% off when booking for two weeks and more; $880 for a day camp (2 hours)
Contact: 9202 8831, [email protected], www.centraldancehongkong.com

Red Shoe Dance

Want to keep your little one on his or her toes? Consider Red Shoe Dance’s summer offerings. On for just one week in the summer, this week-long intensive course is aimed at different skill levels. Morning sessions are for beginners, while afternoon sessions are for advanced learners (minimum of 4 years of experience, preferably in ballet or jazz/modern dance).

When: Monday, 29 June to Friday, 3 July 2020
Where: Red Shoe Dance Studios, 22/F Lee Fund Centre, 31 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Aberdeen, Hong Kong
Age: 5 to 11+ years
How much: $2,000/week
Contact: 2117 9295, 9813 0079, [email protected], www.redshoedance.com

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Language

Mandarin Time

Use the summer holidays to give your child’s Mandarin proficiency a big boost. Mandarin Time School is offering fun Mandarin-immersion summer camps and 1-on-1 crash courses for all levels of Mandarin for 5 to 19-year-olds this year (online or in-person). This school has full-time teachers who all hold Masters degrees in teaching Chinese as a foreign language, so you can rest assured that your children will be learning from the best.

Interested in enrolling for the group classes? Mandarin Time follows a strict policy of a maximum of six students per class – so you know there is enough attention given to your child – with each student moving up a level in four weeks. If your child is an absolute beginner, he or she must join on specific dates earmarked for beginners. Those with some basic knowledge of the language can begin on any Monday, after a placement test to determine the language level. Mandarin Time follows a comprehensive Chinese curriculum for three age groups (5 to 9 years, 10 to 15 years and 16 to 19 years).

Sassy Mama PerkMention that you found Mandarin Time via Sassy Mama in the online registration form and you will get 10% off the price of the textbooks.

When: Monday, 15 June to Friday, 21 August 2020, 9:30 am to 12:45 pm
Where: 14/F, World Trust Tower, 50 Stanley Street, Central, Hong Kong
Age: 5 to 19 years
How much: Summer Camp group class: $2,465 to $2,900/week;
1 on 1 crash course: 16 lessons: $8,000; 32 lessons: $14,400
Contact: 6153 7108, [email protected], www.mandarintimeschool.com


Mini Mandarins

The winner of Sassy Mama Readers’ Award 2019 for the best kids’ language learning centre in Hong Kong, Mini Mandarins is always a sure-fire bet when it comes to summer camps. Mini Mandarins focuses on building a solid Mandarin foundation for emerging literacy learners through interactive play, practice and real-life application. The Summer Scholars programme this year takes a more academic approach. Now that schools have been shut for months, your children will need help to strengthen their language foundation to prepare for the next school year. Of course, this will be done with the usual fun activities and role play with the themes of a Chinese restaurant, farm and construction site.

The summer programme (available as daily or weekly courses) is suitable for children aged 2.5 to 10 years. It will emphasise on Chinese Pinyin, creative writing, character recognition, vocabulary building and sentence structures. The centre is offering 50% off purchases of 20 sessions or more (which can be shared with one friend or family).

Sassy Mama Perk$100 off on the 2020 Mini Mandarins Summer Scholars (valid until Monday, 31 August 2020) for Sassy Mama readers with the discount code SASSYMM2020. This offer is applicable to new registered students only and cannot be used in conjunction with other Mini Mandarins promotional offers.

When: Monday, 1 June to Monday, 31 August 2020
Where: Central campus: Room 1703 17/F Universal Trade Centre, 3-5A Arbuthnot Road, Hong Kong;
Causeway campus: 7/F, Capital Commercial Building, 26 Leighton Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
Age: 2.5 to 10 years
How much: $800 per session. The centre is offering 50% off purchases of 20 sessions or more (which can be shared with ONE friend or family).
Contact: Central campus: 2320 5208, [email protected]; Causeway Bay campus: 2320 1128, [email protected], www.minimandarins.com

Mandarin1

Launched in 2019, Mandarin1 is all set to change the way we learn a foreign language. It uses the latest in education software along with a team of native teachers and helps coach children in Mandarin and Cantonese at all levels, including HSK (Chinese Proficiency Test) prep. Through the summer holiday, it is offering full-day and half-day camps for kids, that focus on Putonghua comprehension, reading and writing, along with fun activities like storytime, handicrafts and making mooncakes.

If you are keen on your child improving his or her Chinese fluency, you could also consider Mandarin1’s intensive Chinese classes (10 lessons a week for a minimum of two weeks), private classes (these can be done alone or in groups of two or three) and regular Chinese classes (one-on-one classes, conducted thrice a week). As a run-up to the summer camps, you could also enrol your child for unlimited classes until Tuesday, 30 June 2020 for $1,999 per month.

Sassy Mama PerkUse the code SASSMAN2020 to get 30% off regular Chinese classes. These tri-weekly classes require a minimum enrollment of 10 weeks.

When: Junior Summer camp: Monday, 8 June to Friday, 28 August 2020; 9:30am to 2:30pm (full-day camp), 9:30am to 12:30pm (morning camp)
Where: 31, 5/F United Centre, 95 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong
Age: 4 to 12 years
How much: Morning camp: $3,850/week; Full-day camp: $6,100/week. 30% discount for registrations before Wednesday, 3 June 2020.
Contact: 9448 4050, [email protected], www.mandarin1.com

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Yifan Mandarin

Boost your child’s Mandarin skills this summer. Yifan Mandarin is offering weekly face-to-face summer camps for kids (3 years and up) at its centres in Central and Discovery Bay, a summer workshop for teens (12 to 14 years) at Central, plus an intensive, 3-week Mandarin Boot Camp for tweens at Discovery Bay (9 to 13 years, pickup & dropoff in Central).

The in-person summer camp is restricted to a maximum of six children per group and will be conducted at the Yifan Mandarin centres in Central and Discovery Bay. Your children will learn the language through fun, hands-on activities rather than rote learning (memorisation based on repetition). For older kids, Yifan will offer a Summer Workshop at Central that will include Mandarin exam preparation for IGCSE/HSK and speaking, reading, writing and comprehension training. The Boot Camp will be held at Discovery Bay (pickup & dropoff in Central) and will include half-day classroom learning with the other half devoted to activities in Mandarin.

With the changing situation in Hong Kong in mind, Yifan Mandarin guarantees summer camp fee refund if the face to face summer camp is cancelled by the company.

When: Monday, 22 June to Friday, 21 August 2020; AM & PM sessions for half-day summer camps and workshops, full-day sessions for Mandarin Boot Camp
Where: Yifan Central: Unit A, 14/F, Carfield Commercial Building, 75-77 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong  Kong
Yifan Discovery Bay: Unit 08, G/F, Office Block 1, ​North Plaza, Discovery Bay, Hong Kong
Age: 3 to 14 years (Summer camps at Central: 3 to 5 years, 5 to 8 years, 9 to 11 years; Summer Workshop at Central: 12 to 14 years; Summer camps at Discovery Bay: 3 to 8 years, Boot Camp: 9 to 13 years)
How much: Half-day Summer camp: $2,505/week (book here); Summer Workshop: $2,000/week (book here); Boot camp: $3,960/week (book here); Multi-week discount for all camps: 5% off for 2 weeks, 10% off for 3 weeks; Early bird discount: Extra 5% off for payment before Friday, June 5.
Contact: 2486 9012, [email protected], www.yifanmandarin.com and www.mandarinformunchkins.com

ESF Language & Learning 

This summer, students at ESF’s language and learning camps will use drama, games, storybooks and art to develop reading, writing, English speaking and listening skills. Camps are available for a wide range of ages, from playgroup to primary school students. Other than English, primary science and Spanish classes will also be offered. Full-day camps are also available at select schools with ESF’s language courses in the morning and its sports camp in the afternoon.

When: Monday, 6 July to Friday, 28 August 2020
Where: Various locations
Age: 15 months to 13 years
How much: Prices vary, contact ESF Language and Learning Centre for details. Online registrations will open shortly.
Contact: 2711 1280, 2838 2276, [email protected], [email protected], www.esf.org.hk

Berlitz

Get your kids exploring a variety of foreign languages this summer. Berlitz Kids’ Language and Culture Summer Programme is a way for kids to have fun exploring a new language and culture through games, songs, arts and crafts. These weekday and weekend courses are offered either as private lessons or small group classes. Language classes this year include English, Mandarin, French, Spanish, German, Korean and Japanese. These camps use the well-established Berlitz method, an intuitive and conversational style of learning, to get children comfortable with a language.

When: Monday, 22 June to Monday, 31 August 2020
Where: 2/F Lee Gardens Six, 111 Leighton Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
Age: 3 to 12 years
How much: Contact for prices
Contact: 2157 222, [email protected], www.hk.berlitz.com

Mulberry House

Have your kids be immersed in a Mandarin-learning environment as they explore fun activities Led by Mulberry House preschool and primary school teachers, its Summer Camp is filled with engaging activities such as storytelling, cooking, science and maths. This Mandarin school promises personal attention for every child with two experienced native teachers leading a class, i.e., a 1:4 teacher: child ratio. With a new theme every week, your children will build on their Chinese vocabulary and develop the confidence to speak and read the language.

When: Monday, 6 July to Saturday, 29 August 2020
Where: Central campus: Unit 901, Universal Trade Centre, 17-19 Caine Road, Central, Hong Kong;
Wong Chuk Hang campus: Unit 801-802, One Island South, 2 Heung Yip Road, Wong Chuk Hang, Hong Kong
Age: 1 to 12 years
How much: Prices vary, starting at $1,200
Contact: 5598 0509, [email protected], www.mulberryhouseasia.com

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Science And Technology

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Curiosity Kids Science Camps

Want to get young minds hooked onto the wonders of science? Start them young with one of Curiosity Kids’ summer camps at one of the three locations across the city. Camps at Park View are for 5 to 8-year-olds, at Hung Hom for 4 to 8-year-olds and at Kennedy Town 1.5 to 3-year-olds and 3 to 5-year-olds.

When: Monday, 22 June to Friday, 28 August 2020
Where: Park View, 88 Tai Tam Reservoir Road Hong Kong;
Wow Factor, Unit 705, 7/F, Heng Ngai Jewelry Centre, 4 Hok Yuen Street East, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong;
G/F & 1/F, Kong Chian Tower, 351 Des Voeux Road West, Shek Tong Tsui, Hong Kong
Age: 18 months to 8 years
How much: Prices vary, starting at $250 per session
Contact: For registration at Park View: [email protected]com, for registration at Hung Hom and Kennedy Town camps: [email protected]com, www.curiositykidshk.com

Cobo Academy

Whether your child is a beginner or an experienced coder, Cobo Academy is likely to have something suitable in its Summer camp offering. The best part is that these classes are offered both face-to-face (4 to 8 students) and online. You could enrol your child as an individual or form your own private camp with his or her friends. They are project-based and backed by the same proven curriculum. Camps are divided into Intern, Junior, Senior, Principal and Fellow, based on age groups.

When: Monday, 15 June to Friday, 28 August 2020
Where: Cobo Academy, 6/F Yam Tze Commercial Building, 23 Thomson Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
Age: 4 to 16 years
How much: Prices vary, depending on the class
Contact: Enrol online, 3905 1111, WhatsApp: 9816 3905, [email protected], www.coboacademy.com

iD Virtual Tech Camps

These summer camps and programmes for 7 to 19-year-olds are sought after by many avid techies-in-the-making. Structured, weeklong sessions in Python, Java, Minecraft, Roblox, Unity, Adobe, 3D modelling and more are available in multiple time zones (5 consecutive days, Monday to Friday) with five students per instructor. While social distancing is now in effect in most countries around the world, these virtual camps are available at a discount with the code “TOGETHER”.

When: Ongoing
Where: Online
Age: 7 to 19 years
How much: $499 (USD), $100 (USD) discount with code “TOGETHER”
Contact: [email protected], www.idtech.com

Koding Kingdom

Created for children as young as 4 right up to 16-year-olds, these summer camps combine learning with a lot of fun. Instead of worrying about zero screen time for your kids, let them use those moments to create and learn. Minecraft Coding, Python, Roblox Game Development, Micro:bit, Artificial Intelligence and more such camps are bound to keep your geeks buzzing with excitement!

When: Monday, 15 June to Friday, 28 August 2020 (various times)
Where: Cyberport campus: Shop 404, Level 4, The Arcade, 100 Cyberport Road, Hong Kong;
Whampoa campus: Room 11, 6/F Harbourfront Landmark, 11 Wan Hoi St, Hung Hom, Hong Kong
Age: 4 to 16 years
How much: Prices vary, see the full schedule for all options and fees
Contact: 9224 6986, [email protected], www.kodingkingdom.com

The Genius Workshop

Got a kid who loves science and engineering? Sign him or her up for The Genius Workshop’s Holiday Camps. These themed camps are renewed every school break to cover the latest hot topics and knowledge. Junior Camps (ages 4.5 to 7 years) include Little Chemist, Transport Developer, Digital Story Maker and Junior Entrepreneur while Senior Camps (ages 7  to 14 years) include Jedi Training Academy, STEM Solutions, Robo Rumble and Movie Director. The camps are spread over four different locations through June, July and August, so pick the place and week that best suits for your kids.

When: Monday, 15 June to Friday, 28 August 2020
Where: Happy Valley Centre: Unit B, 1/F, Southern Pearl Court, 151 Wong Nai Chung Road, Happy Valley, Hong Kong;
Price Edward Centre: Unit B, 12/F, Prince Edward The Lamma City, 761 Nathan Road, Prince Edward, Hong Kong;
Taikoo Shing Centre: Unit 1001, Podium, Hang Sing Mansion, 3 Tai Wing Avenue, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong
Age: 4.5 to 7 years and 7 to 14 years
How much: Prices vary
Contact: 2591 0100, WhatsApp: 6211 1968, [email protected], www.g-workshop.com

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Cooking And Baking

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Baking Maniac

Get your kids to bake their cake and eat it too at Baking Maniac’s summer camps. This mother-son team specialises in cakes, cupcakes and cake pops for special occasions. While they have been teaching baking workshops for private birthday parties and for ESF schools as after-school activities for a few years now, this is their first-ever summer camp! You can be sure that they know exactly how to keep your kids engaged and having fun during these week-long camps, as they learn how to bake cakes and cupcakes and also decorate them with buttercream and fondant. The best part? They will get to bring home the goodies they’ve made for the whole family to enjoy. Yum! 

Sassy Mama tip: Baking Maniac is currently offering 50% off the delivery fee when anyone shops for their delicious cakes online for those who may want easy home deliveries in the current climate.

When: Weekly camps run from Monday, 29 June to Friday, 24 July 2020
Where:  5C, 40 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Kwai Bo Industrial Building, Hong Kong
Age: 8 to 12 years and 13+ years
How much: $4,800 (8 to 12 years); $6,200 (13+ years)
Contact: 6699 8093, [email protected], www.bakingmaniachk.com

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Complete Deelite

Got a little baker at home? Sign him or her up for Complete Deelite’s summer workshops. It is offering six workshops this year, from ice cream cone cake pops to rainbow Krispie treats and mini confetti cakes. Yum!

When: Monday, 22 June to Saturday, 4 July 2020, 10:30am to 12pm and 2pm to 3:30pm
Where: 3/F On Lan Centre, 11-15 On Lan Street, Central, Hong Kong
Age: 6 years and up
How much: 1 to 2 workshops: $500/each; 3 to 4 workshops: $450/each; 5 to 6 workshops: $400/each
Contact: 3167 7022, [email protected], www.completedeelite.com

The Mixing Bowl

The Mixing Bowl’s Junior Baker Summer Camp is back. This year, it is offering to take your kids on an amazing culinary journey, with classes designed around the themes of World Kitchen, Cooking Essentials, Healthy Eating, Food Science and Cook to Impress. Expect your junior masterchefs to wow you with their Penne Cheese Bake, Rice Paper Rolls, Portuguese Egg Tart and Lemon Meringue. There are AM and PM sessions of week-long classes, spread over the summer months.

When: Week 1: Monday, 22 June to Friday, 26 June; Week 2: Monday, 13 July to Friday, 17 July; Week 3: Monday, 3 August to Friday, 7 August 2020; 10am to 12:30pm, 2:30pm to 5pm
Where: 23/F, The Pemberton, 22-26, Bonham Strand, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
Age: AM session: 6 to 9 years; PM session: 10 + years
How much: $3,500/week per child, 10% off when booking all three weeks; 5% Sibling Discounts available via email booking
Contact: 2524 0001, [email protected]m, www.themixingbowlhk.com

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Multi-Activity And Academic Camps

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Hong Kong Golf & Tennis Academy

Often described as Hong Kong’s best-kept secret, Hong Kong Golf & Tennis Academy is a sprawling sports and wellness complex in Sai Kung that brings the best international standard sports facilities and coaches to its patrons. This summer, take advantage of the Academy’s world-class programmes and let your children participate in a summer-long adventure.

What’s impressive is the sheer range of summer activities. There are 14 different camps available for toddlers as young as 18 months to teens up to 18 years. Your children can swing into summer at the summer Golf camps or ace their tennis skills at the exclusive Bruguera Tennis camp by tennis legend Luis Bruguera. No matter what sport your little one enjoys, there is something suitable on offer with swimming, multi-sport and fitness classes. For kids who like presentation and performance, there are Debate camps conducted by Arch Education, and Music & Theatre camps by Cedar Academy. Budding young architects will enjoy the exciting Lego camp, while active kids have a choice of activities from cooking to robotics. The whole family can join in aquatic adventures such as kayaking and sailing. There are also half-day, full-day and overnight camps and plenty of activities for parents too.

When: Tuesday, 30 June to Monday, 31 August 2020
Where: Hong Kong Golf & Tennis Academy, 81 Tai Chung Hau, Sai Kung, New Territories, Hong Kong
Age: 18 months to 18 years
How much: Available to patrons only. Contact HKGTA for details
Contact: 3187 8900, [email protected], www.hkgta.com

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Metropolis Museum

Earlier this year, the Metropolis Museum opened with a mission to promote classical Western art and make it more accessible to the Hong Kong audience. This summer, the sprawling space of the museum is rearranged into a fun summer camp base for kids. From arts and crafts to Mandarin, cooking to science, these indoor activities are bound to keep your children busy and happy. Summer also means heading outside though, so don’t worry about children being cooped up inside all day. They’ll get their chance to head outside for fun with two daily field trips to the beach or the wilderness. For more information, check out the Metropolis Museum’s summer camp website.

Sassy Mama PerkThere’s an extra 10 % off for Sassy Mama readers for two consecutive weeks of enrollment (or more!). On the registration form, tick SMG. Plus, there’s free entry to the museum until Sunday, 21 June* included! Simply mention Sassy Mama at the reception.

When: Weekly camps run from Monday, 29 June to Friday, 28 August 2020; Full-day camps: 9am to 5pm; Refreshing movie and lunch break from 12nn to 2pm
Half-day camps: 9am to 12pm and 2pm to 5pm
Where: Indoor Base Camp: 17/F, Genesis, 33-35 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Aberdeen, Hong Kong
Field Trips: South Bay Beach, Aberdeen Natural Trail, Brick Hill Trail, etc.
Age: 6 to 13 years (split into three age-appropriate groups)
How much: Full-day camp: $7,000/week; Half-day camp: $4,000/week
Contact: Direct bookings here, 9161 2105, [email protected], www.metropolismuseum.com

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YWCA International Kids Club

YWCA has announced that it will be offering its usual range of summer activities this year with sports, STEM, cooking, drama and more on the cards. Online registration for summer camps begins on Monday, 1 June.

When: From Wednesday, 24 June to Sunday, 30 August 2020
Where: 3/F, 1 MacDonnell Road, Central, Hong Kong
Age: 3 to 17 years
How much: Prices vary, depending on the camp
Contact: 3476 1340, [email protected], www.clle.ywca.org.hk

ActiveKids

ActiveKids offers a wide range of fun and educational summer camps, so you’re sure to find something to suit every interest. There are six different programmes offered at the ActiveKids Learning Centre this year that are suitable for children from as young as 3, all the way up to teenagers of 17. Each camp lasts between three to five days and you can take your pick from science, cooking, chess, robotics and arts and fashion design. ActiveKids also has an association with Ivy Camps USA.

When: From Monday, 1 June to Saturday, 29 August 2020
Where: ActiveKids Learning Center, Unit A, 1/F, Nan Sang Building, 86 Belcher’s Street, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong
Age: 3 to 17 years
How much: $1,680 to $3,400 (30% off if you book before Sunday, 31 May, 20% off if you book before Tuesday, 30 June; 5% off if you are signing up 2+ kids or 10% off if you are signing up 4+ kids)
Contact: 3480 4199, [email protected], www.ActiveKidshk.com

Lifelong Labs

If you believe that creativity will be an essential skill in the years to come, get your kids started on their learning journey. Let them learn the basics of photography, music and video production, architecture, design and more. With camps for children aged 5 to 17, Lifelong Labs will give young learners the technology and support to produce professional creative work.

When: Monday, 1 June to Friday, 28 August 2020
Where: Various locations
Age: 5 to 17 years
How much: Prices vary, starting from $2,880
Contact: 2540 2484, [email protected], www.lifelonglabs.org

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Camp Beaumont

Well-established children’s day camp provider in the UK, Camp Beaumont, will be flying over 9,000kms across the globe to set up camp in Hong Kong. Running for three weeks in July at two schools in Hong Kong, Malvern College and Wycombe Abbey, Camp Beaumont Hong Kong will feature activities that cater to every age, ability and interest. Both locations will have similar programmes for the three age groups – “Magic” for 5 to 7-year-olds, “Active” for 8 to 11-year-olds and “Teens” for 12 to 15-year-olds. Each day will have six activities, ranging from team ball sports, circus skills, arts and crafts, yoga, and cooking!

When: Monday, 13 July to Friday, 31 July 2020
Where: Malvern College Hong Kong, 3 Fo Chun Road, Pak Shek Kok, New Territories, Hong Kong,
Wycombe Abbey School Hong Kong, 17 Tin Wan Street, Aberdeen, Hong Kong
Age: 5 to 7 years, 8 to 11 years and 12 to 15 years
How much: $5,500/week
Contact: 6674 3202 (English),  6130 9313 (Chinese),  www.campbeaumont.hk

ARCH Education

With schools having been closed for so many months, you might want to use the summer holidays to get your children to catch up with their learning. Look at ARCH Education’s Summer Intensive IBDP/(I)GCSE Summer Intensive Course, as well as its Enrichment programmes. If you aren’t quite sure what to sign up for, look through the helpful programme finder.

When: Through the summer, depending on the course
Where: 2/F and 4/F Wilson House, 19-27 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong
Age: 7 to 18 years
How much: Prices vary
Contact: 3568 0406, 8191 1388, [email protected], www.arch-education.com

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