Our Picks of the Best Chinese New Year Camps in 2023

    Check Out The Best Chinese New Year Camps in Hong Kong! With Chinese New Year fast approaching, the kids will be off on holidays again before you know it. We’ve rounded up some of our favourite camps, covering all sorts of wonderful activities to keep the fun going.

    Editor’s Note: Please contact all relevant parties to clarify details before booking. Every effort will be made to reflect updates and changes to our list of the best Chinese New Year camps in Hong Kong. 

    The Rock School

    Perfect for budding rock stars, this three day camp in Sai Kung teaches band dynamics, songwriting and performance. Every morning features a workshop with games and discussion and the final day is a mini concert that will be recorded and sent home.

    When: 13-15 February 2024
    Ages: 7-17 years
    Location: The Living Room, 1/F 90 Sun On Village, Sai Kung
    Price: $3,600
    Contact:  [email protected]


    Little Nature Wanderlust

    Join Little Nature Wanderlust playgroup and party entertainers to learn about traditional Chinese New Year celebrations through experience with sensory play, a masterpiece art decoration, a dumpling cooking workshop, and a mini parade dance by the children.
    When: 1 Feb (Central), 3 Feb (TKO), 5 Feb (Causeway Bay) 6 Feb (Mui Wo)


    Girl painting during Chinese New Year

    YWCA Camps

    Some of the best Chinese New Year Camps in Hong Kong are at the YWCA. They host a number of fun camps catering to a variety of ages and interests. Whether you are interested in drama, music, art, cooking, martial arts, sports, sciences or want to improve your phonics skills, they have something for everyone! We’ve rounded up couple of our favoutires below. For a detailed list visit YWCA.

    • Chinese Calligraphy and Painting Day Camp – This class focuses on basic Chinese calligraphy and painting techniques such as ink, brushes, mixing of colours and use of paper. Students are encouraged to develop their own style through learning the basics. Suitable for ages: 3-12.
    • Helen O’Grady Drama Camp – Chinese New Year is the biggest festival of the year, and the fireworks are thrilled to find out that they will be the main event, however, as preparation for the festival gets underway, some of the fireworks start to get cold feet. What will become of the fantastic firework display? Join the drama camp to find out! Suitable for ages 3-7.
    • Nature Play in the City – Messy play allows a child to explore their senses by providing the opportunity to pour, mix, squeeze and squelch materials not normally available to them. It taps into a child’s curiosity about the world around them and feeds their irresistible urge to try new things out and experiment. Through nature play in the city, children can explore in a variety of environments, inside and outside the classroom.
    • Chinese Painting – Focuses on basic techniques: ink, brushes, mixing of colors and use of paper. Students are encouraged to develop their own style through learning the paintings subjects include: landscape, flower/birds.

    Faust – Holiday Programmes

    Faust offers holidays programmes throughout the year. Sessions run either in the morning from 10.00am to 12.30pm or the afternoon 2.00pm to 4.30pm. Faust is offering a variety of courses during the Chinese New Year holidays. Whether you are new to drama or writing, or are an experienced performer/writer, the holiday programmes provide a fun boost of creativity and confidence for everyone. Get 10% off if you sign up before 13th January and 15% off when joining with a friend.

    When: 13-16 February 2024
    Ages: 3 – 12
    Location: 5/F, Nan Dao Commercial Building, 359 & 361 Queen’s Road Central, Sheung Wan. +852 2547 9799, [email protected]
    Contact: For more information visit: Faust

    Banana Art

    Whether you would like to dabble in some mixed media art, like painting, sketching, manga and cartoon, or want to focus on one particular area. Banana Art has a range of classes available.

    When: 15 Jan – 1 Mar 2024
     3 – 16
    Location: Flat 49, 14/F, Eton Tower, 8 Hysan Avenue, Causeway Bay
    Price: From $420
    Contact: For more information visit: Banana Art

    Bookmark this page as we continue to update it with the Best Chinese New Year Camps in Hong Kong!

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