Summer camps for Lantau kids

Over the long vacation, children can concentrate on everything from arts and music, to sport, dance, filmmaking and more.
Educational camps, for those playing catch-up at school, are also available. Here are 25 of the best from Mui Wo and Tung Chung to Discovery Bay
 
GET CREATIVE
 
Clement Art School
 
Clement Art School offers a step-by-step method of learning how to draw, where children are supported by experienced teachers. A summer programme is available on selected dates in July. Early-bird discounts are available.
 
Where: Tung Chung
When: July 20-30
Tel: 9021 1502 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Web: www.clementart.com
 
Dramatic English (Mui Wo) Education Centre
 
Kids build up their self-confidence, learn presentation skills, how to interview people and speak in front of the camera, in the Little Reporter programme, taught by native English drama teachers. Summer courses for kids aged 2.5 to 16. Daily playgroups are also offered for children from eight months old and up. 
 
Where: Mui Wo
When: Throughout July and August
Tel: 2109 9886 Web: www.DramaticEnglish.org
 
Junior Snappers
 
Lights! Camera! Action! Fun and educational filmmaking, photography and videography workshops for kids aged 8 to 16. Junior Snappers offers four- and five-day summer camps, and it also caters for private parties and school Discovery or CAS weeks. 
 
Where: Discovery Bay
When: June 29-July 3, August 17-21
Tel:  9849 0050 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Web: www.juniorsnappers.com
 
GET GROOVY
 
DMR School of Ballet
 
Kids aged 6 to 16 can tap, twist, kick and shout their way into a new set of moves at DMR’s choreography camps. Using the storybook-theme, students dance to ballet and modern music, create their character and have fun with crafts, before strutting their stuff on stage in the final show.
 
Where: Discovery Bay
When: July 6-11, July 20-25, August 3-8
Tel: 2987 4338 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Web: www.dmr-hk.com
 
Edge ‘n Pointe 
 
Edge ‘n Pointe’s summer workshop runs for children aged 2.5 and up. Offering quality classes in Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Contemporary, Musical Theatre, Kindermusik and Zumba, kids can enjoy a range of performing arts. Discounted rates are available for those taking full courses.
 
Where: Tung Chung 
When: August 3-29
Tel: 6688 2167   Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   Web: www.edgenpointe.com
 
Island Dance 
 
Island Dance is offering dance camps for 4 to 8 year olds and workshops for 9 to 12 year olds. Dance styles include Freestyle, Jazz Funk, Hip Hop, Lyrical Jazz, Ballet & Contemporary. Whether kids love dance already, or want to try it for the first time, everyone is welcome.
 
Where: Discovery Bay 
When: Throughout July and August
Tel: 2987 1852    Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.      Web: www.islanddance.com.hk
 
GET SMART
 
Bayview House of Children
 
Adventures in time travel are available at at Bayview this summer: Time Traveller Fun Camp every morning for kids aged 3 to 6, and Time Traveller Reporter in the afternoon for kids aged 4 and up. Seven weeks of creative activities in English and Mandarin.
 
Where: Discovery Bay North Plaza
When: June 29-August 14
Tel: 6114 2436 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Web: www.bayview.hk
 
Caissa Hong Kong Chess Club
 
Summer Chess Camp for first-time beginners to experienced players. Learn to play, learn basic theory, improve your technical skills, search strategies and learn how to recognise the moment! Offering a tailored analysis of your game for all levels, the summer camp starts July 2.
 
Where: Discovery Bay and Sheung Wan
When: July 2-31
Tel: 9681 2896 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Web: www.caissahk.com/summer2015
 
Discovery Mind Primary School
 
Three exciting weeks and themes: Crazy Science offers mad experiments and investigations, Green Fingers offers projects to increase knowledge of environmental issues, and in Famous Artists artworks are created using a range of art skills and media. Camp runs from 9am to 12.30pm, for kids aged 5 to 11.
 
Where: Tung Chung and Discovery Bay
When: June 22-July 10
Tel:  2914 2202 (DB), 2915 0667 (TC) Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
Lantau International School
 
LIS is offering a fun and exciting summer camp. Every day, children ‘travel’ to a new continent and play exciting games while learning about a different country’s traditions. Activities include arts and crafts, music and so much more! Suitable for all children aged 4 to 11, 9.30am to 12.30pm.
 
Where: Tong Fuk campus
When: June 29-July 3, August 17-21
Tel: 2980 3676 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Web: www.lis.edu.hk
 
Lao Shi Lantau (Mandarin lessons)
 
One-on-one and group Mandarin lessons in Mui Wo, plus an intensive programme for the school holidays.
 
Where: Mui Wo
When: Selected weeks throughout July and August
Tel: 5197 4647Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Facebook: Lao Shi Lantau - Mandarin Teacher
 
Little Stars at Play
 
Playgroup classes for kids aged 6 months to 3 years, Drop and Play for kids aged 2.5 to 3.5 years. Summer classes include English Adventures, Tiny Tunes, Kindermusik, Crafty Me! and Yummy Yummy.
 
Where: Tung Chung
When: July 13-August 22
Tel: 6479 0390 Facebook: Little Stars at Play 
 
OWLS Centre Mui Wo
 
The OWLS Centre Mui Wo is offering a Summer Fun programme for kids aged 2 to 10. The great variety of fun-filled activities include music, story time, cooking, arts and crafts, mini-gym and creative play.
 
Where: Mui Wo
When: July 6-August 14
Tel: 2984 0006    Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.     Web: www.owlsschool.com
 
Sakura Kids
 
Japanese lessons in Tung Chung by native Japanese teachers – flash cards, games, art and craft, storytelling, songs and dance. Summer course available in August.
 
Where: Tung Chung
When: August
Tel: 6674 6194 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Facebook: Sakura Kids
 
GET SPORTY
 
Aqua Gym
 
Aqua Gym offers summer intensive swim and triathlon courses for children aged 3 years and up at Tung Chung public swimming pool and Coastal Skyline clubhouse swimming pool. 
 
Where: Tung Chung
When: July 13-August 22
Tel: 2914 0658 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Web: www.aquagym.com.hk
 
DB Pirates and Hong Kong Scottish Rugby Camps 
 
DB Pirates and Hong Kong Scottish are running rugby camps, focusing on non-contact and contact rugby skills for boys and girls from under 6s to under 12s. Food, certificates and participation gifts provided. Free Sunday summer fun rugby classes are also offered. 
 
Where: Discovery Bay-Siena Pitch
When: July 14-15, August 12-13
Tel: 2517 8248 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.     Web: www.dbpirates.com
 
Daruma Sports
 
Providing Judo training for children aged 4 and up, Daruma’s summer camp covers Jujitsu (self-defence), Judo, Sumo, Kata and physical training, from July 7-10. Summer term runs from July 14-August 29, and classes take place on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
 
Where: Discovery Bay
When: July 7-10, July 14-August 29
 
Embody
 
Embody offers children, aged 3 to 11, a place to relax and explore Yoga and Zumba, improving flexibility and body awareness. Morning and afternoon sessions are available during the summer months.
 
Where: Discovery Bay
When: Throughout July and August
Tel: 6624 8712 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Web: www.embody.hk.
 
Epic Tung Chung
 
Epic Little Ninjas summer camps for kids aged 5 to 11, offers a variety of programmes including AntiGravity® Kids (taught by master instructor Tamer Begum from AntiGravity Fitness New York), Brazilian Jiu-jitsu, Muay Thai and Gymnastics/Tumbling. Monday to Friday.
 
Where: Tung Chung
When: June 29-August 28
Tel:  2786 9699 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Web: www.epicmma.com
 
Harry Wright International 
 
Harry Wright offers weekly classes, plus three- to five-day swim camps for children from 4 months to 12 years. Children receive quality instruction from highly experienced and qualified teachers. Camps cater to all levels from babies to improver level.
 
Where: Discovery Bay, Pokfulam, Causeway Bay, Aberdeen
When: June 29-August 14
Tel: 2575 6279 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Web: www.harrywright.com.hk
 
HK Dragons
 
HK Dragons summer camps are held at two high-quality venues: Discovery Bay (CCP, North Plaza) and Tung Chung (YMCA). Camps are designed to give a fun learning environment to all players aged 5 and up. Players of all abilities are welcome. 
 
Where: Discovery Bay and Tung Chung
When: June 29-August 14
Tel:  2987 4274 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Web: www.dragons.hk
 
La Cantera
 
La Cantera’s summer football camps at Man Tung Road football pitch are for kids aged 5 and up, from 10am to 12pm. Goalkeeper training is offered in partnership with Asia Goalkeeper Academy. 
 
Where: Tung Chung
When: June 29-July 3, July 6-10
Tel: 5410 1092 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Web: www.lacanterafc.hk
 
Movement Improvement
 
Movement Improvement’s half-day camps include Zumba, Fun Fitness and Yoga for kids. Its 5-day camps, offered in conjunction with Mandarin for Munchkins for kids aged 3 to 8, include Mandarin Chef, Drama, Zumba, arts and crafts, games and Yoga. 
 
Where: Discovery Bay
When: June 29-August 7
Tel: 2987 5852Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Web: www.movementimprovement.com.hk
 
RugBees
 
RugBees’ summer courses have a Fun in the Farm theme. Kids (walking to 4 years) learn the basics of rugby, such as kicking, catching, passing, key motor skills, balancing and teamwork. RugBees also offers private sessions across Hong Kong, at special discounted rates.
 
Where: Discovery Bay and across Hong Kong
When: July 6-August 30
Tel: 2117 3055  Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Web: www.rugbees.hk
 
Treasure Island
 
Treasure Island is offering three week-long day camps for kids aged 5 to 18: Grommets for 5 to 9 year-olds, Surfers Intermediate for 9 to 15 year-olds, and Adventure Camp for 9 to 18 year-olds. Children learn surf skills, ocean safety, games, sports and other activities.
 
Where: Pui O Beach
When: June 22-August 14
Tel:  2984 8711 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Web: www.treasureislandhk.com
 
ESF Sharks Swimming
 
 
ESF summer camp
 
 
 

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