Art, dance, drama, sport, Mandarin and plenty more besides. Check out these action-packed summer courses designed to keep the kids entertained and out of your hair.
Ark Eden’s multi-day Summer Forest Camps bring out the adventurous, curious and compassionate side of children and provide outdoor fun for kids, aged five to 11 years. The camps are held from June 17 to August 16 on a hillside in Mui Wo, with different activities, like treehouse building, campfire cooking, swimming in waterfalls and fun water fights, on offer each day.
New in DB this summer, Brasil Top Skills (BTS) is offering a summer camp for kids aged three to 13 years old at the North Plaza pitch. The BTS summer camp, with two week-long sessions available during afternoons in the first two weeks in August, will help kids improve their footwork skills, coordination, balance, fast reaction and sense of decision making. The summer camp features instruction by highly qualified experienced Brasilian coaches to help players ‘learn to play the Brasilian Way.’
9815 3151, [email protected], www.brasiltopskills.com
Non-profit DB community-based ice hockey team the DBees offers summer programmes (and year-round coaching) for girls and boys of all skill levels, aged five years and up. With a new rink opening in DB in April 2020, the DBees are looking for more participation from the DB community – players, coaches and support volunteers. Join the team now to participate in the 2019-2020 season at Elements Rink in Kowloon.
HK Dragons Football Club
HK Dragons Football Club offers summer camps (and year-round coaching) for girls and boys of all abilities, aged three to 18 years. The camps run from July 2 to 5, July 8 to 12, August 5 to 9 and August 12 to 16 in DB, Pui O and Stanley. Coaches aim to motivate players to try new things, develop their game skills and realise their full potential, both on and off the pitch.
At Kapuhala’s week-long DB summer camps, running from July into August, kids train, play games and have lots of fun while learning new skills. Each day, the camp warriors, aged five to 13 years, challenge themselves through a different activity, like movement training, boot camp, spin, touch rugby and team games.
Kindergarten & Primary
Early Adventures Playgroup
Early Adventures Playgroup is offering eight weeks of fun-filled activity for children from July 2 to August 23 in DB. The summer playgroup is available for children aged two to four years, with daily arts and crafts and a different theme each week.
The longest running playgroup in DB, Little Explorers aims to make the transition between home play and kindergarten easier. Over the summer, children aged 18 months and up, are provided with a caring,
stimulating environment which facilitates early learning through play, and gross and fine motor skills activities.
9327 0507, [email protected]
DMR School of Ballet
DMR School of Ballet’s summer programmes have been running in DB since 1984 and are designed to suit children’s every artistic need. The age range for classes, running from July 1 to August 9, is from three to 15 years. DMR’s choreography camps sell out fast due to their creative and action-packed content.
Faust International Youth Theatre
At Faust’s five-day summer theatre programmes in DB, Sheung Wan, Kowloon and Sha Tin, kids, aged three to 14 years, explore different themes and plays, and perform for their families at the end of the week. Faust’s week-long Creative Writing programmes in Sheung Wan and Sha Tin, encourage kids, aged six to 13 years, to bring their imagination to the page.
Preeti’s Passion for Teaching
Over the summer and all year round, Year 1 to 12 students can explore and excel in Maths, Science, Economics and Business studies at Preeti’s Passion for Teaching. The aim is to strive for progress not perfection, as children get ready to take the IB Diploma, A Levels or IGCSE, MYP/PYP. One-on-one and group tutorials are held in DB with a 10% discount offered to DB residents.
Dr Bear Education Centre
Dr Bear Education Centre is offering a six-week Mandarin immersion summer camp from July 8 to August 16 in DB for children aged two years and up. Activities, including singing, dancing and painting, allow students to develop their language skills in a creative and motivating environment. Classroom-based learning for children aged five years and up includes topics such as cooking, Chinese culture, nature and sports.
9685 7856 or 6762 6264 (WhatsApp), [email protected]
Mandarin for Munchkins
Mandarin for Munchkins’ summer programme provides 100% mandarinimmersion for children aged three to eight years, and nine to 13 years. Full- or halfday classes are on offer from July 2 to August 16 in DB. Using the ‘learn through activities’ approach, kids explore and solve problems in imaginative and playful ways – exclusively in Mandarin.
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