Hong Kong’s Top Easter Camps in 2016
Bounce into Easter and banish the holiday boredom blues with these exciting programmes!
Round up the kids and get them to put down their iPads—this year’s Easter Camp offerings in Hong Kong are the best yet and sure to keep energetic kiddos busy. From toddlers to teens, our guide has all age groups covered with activities including sports, art, languages, dance, drama, technology and much more.
ESF Sports Spring Camps and Clinics
Both ESF and non-ESF students are welcome to take part in these exciting sports activities, run at a number of locations across Hong Kong. Choose from basketball, football, swimming, tennis and gymnastics. These fun and energetic five-day clinics are all overseen by qualified coaches and are a great way for kids to keep fit and make friends. There’s also an ESF Language and Learning Spring Programme too, check the website for details.
Dates: 29th March-2nd April, 5th-9th April
Ages: 2-16 years
Location: Various locations across Hong Kong
Contact: 2711 1280 or Website
YWCA Easter Camps
Think of an activity and chances are Hong Kong’s YWCA has an Easter camp for it! Experts in keeping kids entertained, YWCA is offering a range of sporting activities this year, including gymnastics and trampoline, ice skating, rock climbing and more! The other bonus is YWCA’s handy location in Central, for stress-free Easter fun. Check out their other camps too, including cooking, art, music, reading and calligraphy.
Dates: 21st March-8th April
Ages: 2-13 years
Contact: 3476 1340 or Website
Harry Wright International Easter Swimming Camps
What better way to get ready for the Summer months ahead than with a swimming camp for the little munchkins. Hong Kong’s premier swim school will be holding 4-day Easter camps at Discovery Bay’s Club Siena, and at West Island School in Pok Fu Lam. These camps are a great way to increase your child’s confidence in the water, while giving you greater peace of mind on your next beach getaway!
Dates: 29th March-8th April
Ages: 2+ years
Location: Discovery Bay and Pok Fu Lam
Contact: 2575 6279 or Website
FC Barcelona Easter Soccer Camp
This could possibly be the ultimate getaway for football fanatics. The FC Barcelona Easter Soccer Camp—organised by Hong Kong’s Sport4Kids—will take place at Camp Nou in Barcelona, home of the city’s famed football team. Participants will enjoy daily training sessions, theory lessons and tours, as well as a ticket to watch the team take on Real Madrid in a live match. Optional packages are available which include flights and accommodation. Participants must be accompanied by a guardian.
Dates: 28th March-1st April, Football match on April 3.
Ages: 8-16 years
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Contact: 2773 1650 or Website
Sport4Kids Parkview Easter Camps
As well as their Barcelona trip, Sport4Kids will be hosting a great selection of sporting activities right here in Hong Kong at Parkview. Littlies will love the Mini-Sports Easter Camp which focuses on coordination and movement, while older kids can choose from either the Multi-Sports or the Art & Gymnastics Easter camps. The latter is an interesting mix of gymnastics skills, pottery, painting and sculpture, to keep participants active AND creative!
Dates: 28th March-1st April and 4th-8th April
Ages: 18 months-12 years
Location: Hong Kong Parkview, Tai Tam
Contact: 2812 3945 or Website
Aberdeen Boat Club Easter Youth Sailing Programme
Easter coincides with the best time to be out on the water in Hong Kong as the winds are ideal. Aberdeen Boat Club’s Easter camp offers a huge range of sailing courses and the best part is, they are now offering three adult courses so mum and dad can go sailing at the same time as the kids!
Dates: 26th March-10th April
Ages: 7-18 years
Contact: 2552 8182 or Website
Hong Kong Scottish Easter Rugby Camp
Organised in association with the Discovery Bay Pirates sports team, this camp is open to boys and girls with a focus on non-contact and contact rugby skills, as well as team building and games. Kids rotate around different training stations under the watchful eye of expert Scottish Rugby coaches. Lunch and souvenirs are provided.
Dates: 29th-30th March
Ages: Under 6s and Under 12s
Location: Discovery Bay
Contact: 2517 8248 or Website
Coast to Coast British Boarding School Experience
If Harry Potter left your kids craving their own English boarding school experience, then this unique camp should fit the bill! Located at the prestigious Harrow International School campus, the camp provides a 7-night boarding school experience. Students study English, plus their choice of either general sports, elite tennis coaching or dance and photography.
Dates: 26th March-2nd April
Ages: 10-14 years
Location: Harrow International School, Tuen Mun
Contact: 5922 1187 or Website
Mulberry House Mandarin Immersion Easter Camp
Aimed at giving children a diverse language experience, these camps include arts and crafts, calligraphy and science experiments while helping participants brush up on their Mandarin. Mulberry House will also be hosting an Easter Party, complete with Easter egg painting and an Easter egg hunt.
Dates: 21st-24th March, 28th March-1st April, 4th-8th April
Ages: 2-7 years
Contact: 5598 0509 or Website
Mini Mandarins Easter Camp
Mini Mandarins have put together a great schedule of activities including Easter-themed Putonghua pottery classes, ‘bunny hop’ arts and crafts, and DIY puppet shows. There will also be Easter music fun in collaboration with ‘Kindermusik with Crisel’. These camps are popular so book now!
Dates: 29th March-1st April and 5th April
Ages: 2-6+ years
Location: Causeway Bay
Contact: 2320 1128 or Website
Mandarin for Munchkins
Kids will love this camp’s focus on the ‘magic of Mandarin’ as it explores Chinese characters, pronunciation and sentence structure. There’s also a Mandarin Chef option which will see youngsters cooking a three-course Chinese meal and learning all the ingredients along the way. For students preparing for YCT/GAPSK/IB Mandarin exams, there are Easter intensive courses on offer too, with a maximum of four students per group (6 yrs+ and 10yrs+).
Dates: 21st March-9th April
Ages: 2.5-10 years
Location: Central, Discovery Bay, Sai Kung
Contact: 2486 9012 or Website
Baumhaus Easter Adventure Camp
Create your own Easter adventure by mixing and matching Baumhaus’ programs for 0-12 month olds, including ‘Kindermusik with Crisel’, baby massage and baby signs. Toddlers and older kids are also catered for, with drama, music and arts and crafts programs available. Bilingual options are on offer for the baby and toddler camps, for an extra dose of Mandarin or English.
Dates: 21st-24th March, 29th March-1st April
Ages: Newborn-8 years
Location: Wan Chai
Contact: 2321 5898 or Website
Maggie & Rose Beach Club Easter Camps
New kids on the block, Maggie & Rose Beach Club, is offering arts, crafts and cooking at their super-cool, private member’s club location in Repulse Bay this Easter. From Easter-themed recipes like delicious carrot calzones, to creating clay and paint masterpieces, little hands will be kept busy with a range of fun activities! All camps include lunch or dinner, as well as snacks and drinks. Non-members are welcome, however sign up early as places are extremely limited.
Dates: 28th March-7th April
Ages: 4-8 years
Location: Repulse Bay
Contact: 2638 7191 or Website
CentreStage Studios Easter Camps
There will be drama galore at CentreStage’s exciting workshops these school holidays! Little ones will enjoy drama and storytelling, older kids will work on their performance skills and the teens will focus on devised drama and creating a play in a week. The hard work will culminate in a showcase performance for family and friends!
Dates: 21st March-1st April
Ages: 3-14+ years
Location: Wan Chai
Contact: 5689 2272 or Website
Faust International Holiday Theatre Workshop
Calling all aspiring thespians! Faust’s Easter programme is brimming with drama workshops, plays and plenty of fun for those who dream of treading the boards someday. Course content is specifically tailored to the age group, and includes topics such as character development, physical and vocal expression, imaginative thinking and storytelling. Bravo!
Dates: 29th March-1st April, 5th-8th April
Ages: 4-14 years
Location: Sheung Wan
Contact: 2547 9114 or Website
Little Picasso Easter Camp
Little artists will love expressing their creativity as they make their own Easter chicks, baby lambs and Easter bunnies at one of Hong Kong’s leading art studios for kids. Little Picasso’s new location in Wong Chuk Hang is a gorgeous, light-filled space that is sure to get the creative juices flowing.
Dates: 28th March-1st April
Ages: 3-6+ years
Location: Wong Chuk Hang
Contact: 5220 7720 or Website
Red Shoe Dance Company Easter Camp
If your young ones have energy to burn, send them along to Red Shoe Dance Company’s Variety Dance Camp which includes ballet, jazz, drama and acrodance over five action-packed days. For something a little edgier, the company’s Central studio is offering a Street Dance Camp featuring hip hop, funk and freestyle.
Dates: 21st-24th March
Ages: All ages and levels
Location: Aberdeen and Central
Contact: 2117 9295 or Website
Hong Kong Art Tutoring
Kids can try their hand at a range of mediums including drawing, painting, printmaking and sculpture, under the expert eye of a professional art teacher with more than 18 years experience. Materials are provided, and classes are limited to just nine places so that participants feel supported as they unleash their creativity!
Dates: 29th March-8th April
Ages: 9+ years
Location: North Point
Contact: 9722 8353 or Website
First Code Academy Easter Camps
Do you have a youngster who knows their way around an iPad better than you? Then these coding and technology camps are the answer! Computer programming, robotics, app development and 3D printing are just some of the experiences on offer to inspire the next generation of tech entrepreneurs.
Dates: 28th March-1st April, 4th-8th April
Ages: 6-15+ years
Location: Sheung Wan and Kowloon
Contact: 2772 2108 or Website
YWCA Maths and Science Camp
Nurture your little Einstein with these fabulous, hands-on camps that make learning fun and engaging. Running for more than ten years now, YWCA’s Little and Junior Scientist camps are still hugely popular and allow kids to blow things up, test hypotheses, change states of matter and delve into the scientific process. Even maths is made fun, with the Maths Masters classes drawing from the British Curriculum to make maths accessible and easy.
Dates: 21st March-8th April
Ages: 3-11+ years
Contact: 3476 1340 or Website
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