The fall half-term holiday break in Hong Kong generally runs for a week in October, depending on each school’s academic schedule. This is a great time for kids to learn a new skill or get better at something they already love to do. We bring you our round-up of some of the best camps in the 852 that give kids in the city a chance to head outdoors for some rough-and-tumble fun, or prepare for the future with AI workshops.
Ark Eden’s nature-based camps for kids aged 5-11 include waterfall hikes, organic farming, and water fights, and are held on a hillside in Mui Wo.
Learn more: www.arkedenonlantau.org
Children aged 3-13 can channel their creativity and build their confidence by enrolling in this half-term camp that covers holiday theatre, creative writing, musical theatre, and devising a play in a day.
Learn more: www.faustworld.com
Sign your kids aged between 5-17 up for land- and sea-based five-day camps that include everything from kayaking and mountain biking, to raft-building and hiking. There are also overnight expeditions for older children (9-17 years old).
Learn more: www.treasureislandhk.com
Camp Beaumont has a variety of camps this fall for children aged 2.5-12 years old across different locations: Malvern College, Dibber Kindergarten, the German Swiss International School, Nord Anglia International School, and Wycombe Alley School.
Learn more: www.campbeaumont.asia
At Minisport HK’s various camps across the city, kids will get to play four different sports each day of the camp, and can even go on beach trips at certain camp locations.
Learn more: www.minisport.hk
This October camp for kids aged 3-8 years old will focus on situational learning and Mandarin language development, all while giving participants the chance to try their hand at arts and crafts, storytelling, role-play and creative thinking activities.
Learn more: www.minimandarins.com
This three-day-long camp at The Rock School is for kids aged 7-16 years old. Participants will be immersed in a band situation, taught music theory, learn about the dynamics of playing in a band, and write their own song. The camp ends in a concert where the bands will perform for family, friends, and other students.
Learn more: www.thelivingroom.hk
Cobo Academy’s four-day coding camps for kids aged 4-16 aim to develop a child’s logical thinking and problem-solving skills, and their AI-focused camps are devised to help youngsters prepare for a future in which they need to understand how to use technology to their advantage.
Learn more: www.cobo.academy.com
Give your kid a chance to get better at their favourite hobby or discover a new one with these camps that cover everything from hands-on science, robotics and coding, to international chess, cooking, arts and crafts, and fashion design.
Learn more: www.activekidshk.com
Kids in the 4.5-10 year age group will learn Putonghua while they participate in STEM, cooking, drama, and yoga classes — and have loads of fun in the process.
Learn more: www.thecclub.com.hk
These half-day and full-day multi-sports and gymnastics camps at Kellett School and Shrewsbury International gives kids of different ages and expertise levels the chance to learn a new sport or hone their skills at a sport they are already familiar with.
Learn more: hk.proactivsports.com
This month-long camp includes everything from painting and Chinese art, to manga and 3D sculpture. There are two- and three-hours classes available five days a week.
Learn more: www.bananaartclub.com
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