The holidays are coming! Plan ahead and sign the kids up for one of these great winter camps. From outdoor adventures to coding and more, whatever your little ones are into, Lantau has it all to offer!
Ark Eden (December and January)
Ark Eden’s Christmas camps bring out the adventurous, curious and compassionate side of children, aged five to 11. Held in a naturally beautiful site in Mui Wo, each camp has a different focus, such as survival skills, forest play and farming. 2984 5355, [email protected], www.arkedenonlantau.org.
Creative Coding HK (December 18 to January 5)
Creative Coding HK teaches computer programming to kids aged five to 15, incorporating elements of science, technology, engineering, art and maths (STEAM). The aim is to encourage creative thinking and a better understanding of how things work in the real world. Camps on offer in DB and Tung Chung include SMART Kids, Let’s Java with Minecraft and Creative Coding with mBOT. 9469 8225, [email protected], www.creativecoding.hk.
Rumple and Friends (December 18 to 22)
This festive season, Rumple and Friends provides children, aged three to seven, with the opportunity to put on a fantastic, hilarious Christmas play at its Sheung Wan studio. The Big Christmas Mix Up covers drama, magic, musical theatre, puppetry and circus, and it’s full of awesome characters, like the elves (Snotty and Dotty), Jack Frost and Mr Scrooge. [email protected], www.rumpleandfriends.com.
Brazilian Football Academy (December and January)
Kids, aged five to 12, learn to play football the Brazilian way with Brazilian Football Academy. Classes, led by well-qualified and experienced coaches, are held at the DB North Plaza Sports Pitch every Tuesday from 4pm to 5.30pm. A free trial is available for newcomers. 3488 7724, [email protected], www.bfa.hk.
HK Dragons (December 18-22 and January 2-5)
HK Dragons offers football camps in DB and Pui O for kids, aged three and above, of all abilities. Children learn teamwork, fair play and a competitive spirit in a fun and safe environment. Professional coaching from UEFA/ FA qualified coaches ensures an improvement in skills, match awareness and fitness. 5360 0565, [email protected], www.dragons.hk.
Tinytots (December and January)
Tinytots’ fun sports-play classes are held at the Discovery Bay Community Hall and Discovery College Football Pitch for children aged 18 months to four years old. With an aim to develop social skills and promote physical fitness, wellqualified coaches ensure classes are organised, enjoyable and developmental. A free trial is available for newcomers. 3488 7724, [email protected], www.tinytots.com.hk.
Dr. Bear Education Centre (December 18-22 and January 2-5)
Dr. Bear Education Centre’s Christmas Mandarin Immersive Camp in Discovery Bay provides a relaxing and joyful learning environment for kids aged two and above. Classroom-based learning includes topics such as Christmas, winter, travelling and the New Year. 6762 6264, [email protected], fb.me/drbearschool.
Mandarin for Munchkins (December 18-22, December 27-29 and January 2-5)
Mandarin for Munchkins’ 12-day Mandarin Immersion Camp is designed to get kids speaking the language. Screen-free morning camps are suitable for kids aged three to sevenand- a-half; afternoon camps are for children aged eight and up. DB classes are tailor made to suit students’ individual needs from speaking and presentation, and reading and writing to exam preparation. 2480 3909, [email protected], www.mandarinformunchkins.com.
Zhizhi Chinese Education (December 18-22 and January 1-5)
DB’s Zhizhi Chinese Education’s five-day Mandarin camp is for primary and secondary students of all language backgrounds and levels. Students boost their confidence in Mandarin through Chinese art, Kung Fu, food, games and community interaction. The camp, led by experienced international school teacher Debbie Tai, is relevant, interesting, challenging and engaging (RICE). 9648 2966, [email protected], www.zhizhichinese.com.Tags: winter camps, winter camps hong kong, extracurricular activities, qwerty