The long summer break is just around the corner (collective gasp!). If you’re staying in Hong Kong, don’t panic, there’s plenty for the kids to do – and with our guide you won’t even notice school’s out!
If your kids are into kicking balls, shooting hoops or honing their swimming strokes, here are our picks for a sporty summer –
ESF Sports offers a range of sports activities and coaching clinics all summer long, including intensive swimming lessons.
Hong Kong Basketball Academy teaches basic basketball skills in three locations on the island.
Sport4Kids is another great all-rounder, with options ranging from art and craft to gymnastics and rugby.
Hong Kong International Tennis Academy holds classes for junior aces aged 3-12.
Summer means long days in the pool or at the beach, make sure your kids have all the swimming skills they need with a camp at Harry Wright International.
Art, Drama and Dance
Are you raising a young performer or a budding artist? Then these camps offer just what you’re looking for –
For something a little different check out the summer Tramp-Camp at Bounce. Or try the programme at FLEX for kids aged 7 and up and choose from yoga, pilates and a range of movement classes for teens and tweens. Treasure Island on Lantau takes advantage of the island’s beaches for surf camps for kids aged 5-12, including an overnight camping for older kids.
Many of the city’s international schools offer their own camps, but over the summer they are open to all. Some of the schools offering camps this year are Kellett School, Nord Anglia, CDNIS, Woodland Pre-Schools, Safari Kid, EtonHouse, City Kids, Spring, TutorTime, and Yew Chung.
Bricks4Kidz themed LEGO camps offer the chance to build something new and take home a creation at the end of the week.
Rumple and Friends Big Top Academy is a summer camp with a twist. Kids aged from 3 and up will learn circus skills, acrobatics, puppetry and more, with each week following a different theme.
First Code Academy is running workshops for junior web developers, for ages over 6.