October School Camps

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We’ve rounded up the best kids camps, whether your child is the creative or active type.

Helen O’Grady Drama Academy October Camp

Children will participate in a wide variety of activities in each drama lesson which are carefully devised to captivate the children’s interests and stimulate their learning. The drama activities aim to develop ongoing confidence, self-esteem and skill in verbal communication. Activities include ab-libbing, music & movement, snippets, prop/costume making and a special performance on the last day for parents. For children age 4-7 yrs. https://clle.ywca.org.hk

Comic Illustrator Camp

YWCA’s comic illustration camp allows students to design comic characters, learn various techniques in comic drawing and create a unique 6 page comic book of their own. This is the perfect opportunity for your child to showcase their limitless imagination through comic illustration techniques such as line drawing and character building, building up storyline & adding effects, binding the comic book and much much more. For children age 3-9 yrs. https://clle.ywca.org.hk

Kids Can Cook

Kids really can cook at the YWCA International Kids Club and they love it! What’s more fun than being allowed to roll, squeeze, stir and of course eat? This ‘Kids Can Cook’ camp will introduce children to new foods and flavours, helping them expand their tastes while enhancing their broader skills including measuring, counting and sharing. For children age 3-10 yrs. https://clle.ywca.org.hk

Little Scientist

YWCA’s Little Scientist Camps are hugely popular and an incredibly hands-on opportunity for students to explore the amazing world of science. From experiments to hypotheses, it’s the perfect class for enquiring minds. Little Scientist for children from 3-6 yrs and Junior Scientist for children aged 6-9 yrs. https://clle.ywca.org.hk

Phonics Fun

This Phonics camp is designed especially for Hong Kong students with an aim to truly teach the sounds as well as how and when to use them. Using games and activities to stimulate learning, this is the perfect camp to equip students with phonemic knowledge to assist in reading and spelling. The class is also supported with worksheets. For children age 3-6 yrs. https://clle.ywca.org.hk

Ark Eden Holiday Camps

Based in an idyllic forested garden in the foothills of Mui Wo, Lantau, kids get to explore mountains, beaches and waterfalls and are immersed in the outdoors. Ark Eden aims to provide campers with greater environmental awareness and sustainable ecological solutions, promoting consciousness of social issues and survival skills. Activities range from woodwork and bamboo weaving to playing in a treehouse and telling stories around a campfire. Camps run from October 7th-11th, with one option to stay overnight, for kids aged 5-11 yrs; prices from $670-$750 per day.

www.arkedenonlantau.org

HKKidz Language Mid-Term Camps

Children develop English or French language skills through games, riddles, and fun treasure hunts, developing creative thinking, problem-solving and teamwork. Camps run for a whole week, for kids aged 4-11 yrs, with morning, afternoon or full day sessions available. More information here: www.hkkidz.com/index.php?id=211

Kids Gallery Workshops

Workshops centred around performance, stage and speech skills as well as entertaining holiday-themed workshops with games, music and food. More information here: http://kidsgallery.com/

MulberryHouse Asia Mid-Term Camp

Mandarin is rapidly becoming the new global language, so if you want your kids to take advantage of that, this is the place for you! Children as young as one year old can join in engaging activities to learn Mandarin and have fun with the language, building their confidence and enjoyment with small teacher: child ratios and experienced native teachers. For ages 1-12 yrs. www.mulberryhouseasia.com/

Faust Holiday Programmmes

Speech & Drama giant Faust have been at the forefront of youth theatre in Hong Kong since 1999, and in this 21st season, their holiday workshops continue, letting kids tell stories and develop different skills throughout a weeklong camp, culminating in a performance for family and friends. Children aged 6-13 yrs can also opt for a creative writing workshop. For ages 4-13 yrs, morning or afternoon sessions. www.faustworld.com/prog_holiday.asp

Hong Kong Dragons Half-Term Camps

Budding football champions, this one’s for you! Four day camps (2 or 3 hour sessions) are held at Discovery Bay, Pui O or Stanley, from Tuesday 8th-Friday 11th October. https://dragons.hk/football-camps/

ESF Sports and Language Camps

Combining learning with engaging, fun activities, these camps are sure to keep the kids happy and occupied. Not an ESF parent? No worries – the camps are open to everyone, aged 15 months to 13 years old. www.esf.org.hk

First Code Academy October Camps

The first kid’s academy in Hong Kong to be a certified Apple Authorized Training Partner offers robotics, app building and gaming courses. Techie wizzes and complete newbies alike of all ages are guaranteed to love these. Early bird and friends of the Academy discounts are available. Three to four day camps from October 2nd-25th, suitable for ages 4 yrs and up. https://hk.firstcodeacademy.com/en/camps/october

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