Hong Kong’s Top Easter Camps for 2018
Get your kids set for their most excellent Easter holidays ever with these fantastic HK Easter Camps.
If you’re wondering how to keep keep the kids occupied through the Easter holidays, we’re here to help. We’ve found a fantastic selection of activities happening around Hong Kong, and there’s something for all age groups and interests.
Kayaking, bike tours, hiking and gorging, plus one overnight stay are just some of the awesome outdoor activities you’ll enjoy when you join Spring Adventure Camp at Treasure Island. Based on stunning Pui O Beach and the surrounding countryside in Lantau, the week-long day camps provide supervised pick up and drop off at Central Ferry Pier each day as well as a healthy lunch and snacks. Frantic parents need not worry if they missed something when packing the overnight bag, as there’s essential camping items available for purchase, from sleeping bags to sunscreen.
Dates: Week 1: 2-6 April / Week 2: 9-13 April
Time: 7.45am to 4.40pm Monday to Friday *note Wednesdays pick-up time is 4.15pm
Ages: Adventurers aged 7-16
Location: Treasure Island, Pui O Beach, Lantau Island
And for adventure of the chocolate variety, Treasure Island and Mavericks are holding their annual ‘Eastepic Egg Hunt’ on Easter Sunday, 1 April from 3-5pm. Each kid is guaranteed to walk away with a delicious haul of sweets, along with a chance to win great prizes from Mavericks, Treasure Island, VANS, 852Shop, Volcom, Float Captain & more. Spaces are limited and you must pre-register to join the fun: [email protected]
Join an ESF Sports Spring Camp for one or two active weeks of Multi Sports camp or a specialist sports clinic. The Multi Sports Camp enables children to enjoy a range of sporting activities, and specialist clinics are a great way for children to further develop their swimming, football, tennis or gymnastic skills during the holiday.
Dates: 9-13 April
Ages: 2-16 years
Location: Various locations across Hong Kong
Contact: 2711 1280 or Website
Kids will love the chance to go wild and get close to nature at these beautiful eco camps. Each day has a different theme,: ‘Teddy Bear Survival Camp’, ‘We’re Building a Tree House’, ‘Walking with Waterfalls’ and ‘Egg-Static: Easter egg scavenger hunt’. and all activities are geared around enjoying and understanding the natural environment and will include adventure walks, building dens, swimming in rock pools, planting vegetables and visiting farm animals. There will even be the option for overnight camping.
Dates: 2-9 April and 9-13 April
Ages: 5-11 years
Location: Ark Eden, Mui Wo, Lantau Island (Can drop off/pick up at Central ferry pier 6, or Mui Wo ferry pier)
Contact: 2988 5355 or Website
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: 28 March-13 April
Ages: 3-12 years
Contact: 3476 1340 or Website
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 three and five-day Easter camps 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: 3, 4, 6 April and 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 April
Ages: 2+ years
Location: Pok Fu Lam
Contact: 2575 6279 or Website
No need to park the sports bag while school’s out. At S4K’s Easter Multi-activity Camp, children will have the opportunity to play a bunch of different sports and engage in multiple activities. Their trained coaches have been helping HK kids reach their athletic goals since 2010 with a fun and bespoke program including soccer, basketball, rugby, gymnastics and swimming. For a different kind of athletic activity, there’s also treasure hunts and to wind down, movie time. It all takes place at Hong Kong Academy, with pick-up and drop-off bus service from Admiralty United Centre, Kowloon Tong MTR and Tai Wai Station to Sai Kung.
Dates: 3-7 April
Ages: 4-12 years
Location: Sai Kung
Contact: 2773 1650 or Website
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: 2-13 April
Ages: 7-18 years
Contact: 2552 8182 or Website
We would all love to give our kids’ STEM education a boost and these Easter camps are a fun way to do it. STEMex offers inspiring courses that teach kids engineering concepts through hands-on learning. Their engineering Easter camps will get children from 4-11 involved in fascinating design projects. In the ‘Inventor’s Camp’ kids will design their own wind-up toy, build a simple electric circuit and even invent kinetic sand. ‘Earth to Heaven’ camp kids will investigate different components of a rocket, design a floating balloon that can carry passengers and figure out how to protect astronauts in a lunar vehicle base. In the ‘Design Extreme’ camp, the mini-engineers will apply knowledge of energy conversion, force and friction to solve practical problems to the extreme with limited resources.
Dates: 6-18 April and 11-13 April
Ages: 4-11 years
Contact: 5631 8262 3462 2018 or Website
Brainiacs in the family will get their fill at any of Mochy Kid’s intensive Easter camps. The Mensa-inspired IQ camp will teach them how to observe, think and analyze strategically in an intense, but fun setting, through activities like Rubik’s cube solving and speed math drills. If they’ve ever wanted to create their own circuit board racing car, the STEM Adventure and Coding camps gives them the opportunity to do just that, along with other creative projects that are focused on learning how to cooperate as a team.
Dates: 3-15 April
Ages: 8-12 years (STEM Adventure 4-12 years)
Location: Wong Chuk Hang and Kennedy Town
Contact: 6776 8724 or [email protected]
Do you have a youngster who knows their way around an iPad better than you? Then these coding and technology camps are ideal! 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: 3-13 April
Ages: 4-18 years
Location: Sheung Wan, Kowloon and Causeway Bay
Contact: 2772 2108 or Website
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.
Dates: 3-6 April and 9-13 April
Ages: 3-11 years
Contact: 3476 1340 or Website
Lego-loving kids will be in heaven at these Easter and spring themed workshops. Run at various Lego authorised centres around the city, this is a hands-on creative activity where kids can design and build fantastic structures in collaboration with other young builders. Little ones can begin with Lego Duplo and older kids will be challenged with Lego Robotics.
Dates: 26 March-6 April
Locations: Various, see website for details
This outer-space and moon-themed science camp will get kids involved in STEM learning in fun and creative ways. They will use motorised K’Nex to build their own lunar rover and construct a mystery moon phase box. Once they’ve completed their Astronaut Training your little scientists will be ready to blast off! ActiveKids are running more Easter Camps for ages 3-17, including arty activities, cooking, coding and chess.
Dates: 26 March-14 April
Location: Kennedy Town
Contact: 3480 4199 or Website
Maggie & Rose is a private family members club throughout the year, but at Easter, non-members get to indulge in a fun range of cooking, art and music activities in beautiful Repulse Bay. There are five delightful drop-off camps to choose from for kiddies aged 4-8, with lunch or tea, snacks and drinks included. Camps like ‘Carrotzania’, where they’ll learn how to cook up carrot calzones and carrotslaw, or ‘Balloon Bonanza’, where things get wonderfully messy as they fill various balloons with paint that are then dipped, dyed and popped!
Dates: 2-6 April
Ages: 4-8 years
Location: Repulse Bay
Contact: 2638 7191 or [email protected]
Baumhaus is home to Hong Kong’s #1 rated Kindermusik program, Kindermusik with Crisel, and Dramalab classes, the Baumhaus Easter Camp is perfect for younger kids from babies to age 6. The action all happens in their beautiful treehouse playrooms in Wan Chai and Harbour City, where you can pick and mix from a selection of Kindermusik and Dramalab classes to suit your family.
Dates: 3-6 April
Ages: Newborn-6 years
Locations: Wan Chai and Harbour City
Contact: 2321 5898 or Website
Parents with kids who always have their noses in a book should definitely consider sending them to a writing workshop at Elephant Community Press. Avid readers often become terrific writers, so let your child discover their inner author through creative writing, poetry and publishing workshops. Camps (five to choose from) focus on empowering young people to share their stories and speak up in their communities, and there’s always an element of fun.
Dates: 26-29 March and 3, 4, 6 April
Ages: 4-14 years
Contact: 3487 3153 or Website
Let them spend a colourful Easter holiday learning a myriad of art techniques, from mixed media to manga. Banana Art Club is hosting two art camps this year, in Causeway Bay and Discovery Bay, where kids can get their hands dirty with clay, learn the art of Chinese painting and even sewing. Class sizes are small, so focus and attention will be on your budding artist.
Dates:Causeway Bay: 26 March-14 April / Discovery Bay: 3, 4, 10, 11 April
Ages: 4-16 years
Locations: Causeway Bay and Discovery Bay
Contact: 6020 5476 or [email protected]
Little artists will love expressing their creativity as they make their own Easter arts and crafts by incorporating the Art Nouveau style to create bunny drawings, paintings and sculptures. Fabergé eggs, bunny sun catchers, chick puppets and more at one of Hong Kong’s leading art studios for kids. Little Picasso’s studio in Wong Chuk Hang is a gorgeous, light-filled space that is sure to get the creative juices flowing.
Dates: 3, 4, 6 April and 9-13 April
Ages: 3-6+ years
Location: Wong Chuk Hang
Contact: 5220 7720 or Website
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. For those more interested in creating the drama than performing it, Faust also offer creative writing workshops.
Dates: 26-29 March, 3-6 April and 10-13 April
Ages: 4-13 years
Location: Sheung Wan
Contact: 2547 9114 or Website
Kids from 3-10 years will have a blast at Rumple and Friends performing arts Easter Camp. Prepare to be amazed when your little ones bring home their very own magic kit along with their newly honed circus and magic skills developed at the Circus and Magic Course. Budding actors and puppeteers will take on the challenge of putting on a play in a week. Kids can get stuck in to all aspects of the play, including costumes and props as well as performing.
Dates: 26-29 March, 2-6 April and 9-12 April
Ages: 3-10 years
Location: Sheung Wan
Contact: 9830 8287 or via Website
The Oxford and Cambridge Singing School is launching their first ever course in Hong Kong over the Easter holiday. It will be held in the splendid surroundings of St. John’s Cathedral and will be led by three experts in choral music and children’s singing. The course includes training in singing technique, music theory and history, and experience of the finest classical choral music. The aim of the course is to teach a broad range of musical skills as well as instill a deep love of choral music. The courses are open to children of all experience, as they tailor their coaching to accommodate all levels of attainment.
Dates: 3-4, 6 April 2018
Ages: 7-13 years
Location: St. John’s Cathedral, Central
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: 2-6 April
Ages: 7-12 years
Location: Harrow International School, Tuen Mun
Contact: 5922 1187 or Website
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: 3-20 April
Ages: 2-9 years
Locations: Central and South Side
Contact: 5598 0509 (Central) 5598 3636 (South Side) or Website
Kids will love this camp’s focus on the ‘magic of Mandarin’ as it explores Chinese characters, pronunciation and sentence structure. The theme of this year’s camp is ‘Mandarin + Science + Chef’, 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, along with doing science experiments like creating a volcano eruption to making a parachute. 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: 3-14 April
Ages: 3-12 years
Location: Central, Discovery Bay
Contact: 2486 9012 or Website
Mini Mandarins have put together a great schedule of activities including Easter-themed arts and crafts, brush painting, speech and drama, storytelling and more. Each day’s schedule includes indoor and outdoor activities.
Dates: 26-29 March, 3, 4, 6 April
Ages: 2.5-9 years
Location: Causeway Bay, Central
Contact: 2320 1128(Causeway Bay), 2320 5208 (Central) or Website
Join ESF Language & Learning English camps for kindergarten and lower primary students to build confidence in speaking English, writing English and expanding their range of vocabulary. For more information regarding ESF Language & Learning Spring Camps, please visit their website.
Dates: 3-13 April
Ages: 2-11 years
Locations: Various locations around Hong Kong
Contact: 2711 1280 or Website
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