This Christmas break, take the guess work out of booking a holiday camp. Here is our guide to a variety of different holiday education providers in Hong Kong so you know exactly what you are getting into and can choose the most stimulating winter camp for your child. We’ve rounded up our picks of winter camps focusing on specific hobbies or multi-activities so every little one can engage their muscles, tickle their brain, or find a creative outlet.
Sign up for a fun-filled winter for your kids! Camp Asia offers 3 weeks of captivating, fun, and engaging activities for children ages 4 and 14. Camps operate on the Stamford American School Hong Kong campus in the heart of Kowloon; you can expect world-class health and safety standards, state-of-the-art facilities, engaging instructors, and additional peace of mind with an on-site nurse. Book by Nov 18 to enjoy 10% off!
Topics vary for the three age groups: ages 4-7 can explore the world of science and tech through experiments, robotics, and coding or try it all in the multi-activity camps to get a bit of art & crafts, storytelling, science, and sports games. Ages 8-10 and 11-14 can choose from six camps, with topics covering art & design, coding, creative communications, science, basketball, and soccer. Programmes deliver a unique experience each week, so your child can enroll for consecutive weeks and experience new activities and themes. MTR shuttle bus available.
Dates: 19–23 & 28-30 December 2022, 3-6 January 2023
Ages: 4-14 years
Location: Stamford American School Hong Kong, 25 Man Fuk Rd, Ho Man Tin
Price: 3-day camp HK$2900, 4-day camp HK$3,200, 5-day camp HK$3500; early bird discount until 18 Nov
Award-winning Camp Beaumont Day Camps deliver flexible, affordable, and educational childcare, a wealth of activities and ‘whole person’ learning throughout the school holidays. With four decades of experience, each carefully crafted, age-appropriate programme offers creative, active, and inspiring activities which allow a team of dedicated and passionate individuals to find the potential in every child.
This winter holiday, they’re offering a five-day camp (19-23 Dec) and three-day camp (28-30 Dec) with activities designed around the interests and learning goals of each age group (ages 2.5-4, 5-7, and 8-12). The English language camps make sure that every day is an adventure with a strength-based, educational focus. They provide young people a chance to learn something new, meet new friends, grow in confidence, and build enduring, adaptive capacity for life’s challenges. Your children are sure to have a wonderful winter holiday themed camp experience with Camp Beaumont!
Here’s a breakdown of the camp locations and ages:
|Dibber Kindergarten||2.5-4||Half day|
|Malvern College Preschool (Coronation Circle)||2.5-4||Half day|
|Malvern College Preschool (Island West)||2.5-4||Half day|
|Wycombe Abbey School||5-7 & 8-12||Full day|
|Malvern College||5-7 & 8-12||Full day (only available for 5-day camp)|
Dates: 19 – 23 & 28-30 December 2022
Ages: 2.5-12 years
Location: Malvern College, Wycombe Abbey School, Dibber Kindergarten, Malvern College Pre-school Island West, Malvern College Pre-school Coronation Circle
Price: HK$2,200 to HK$5,000 depending on location and dates
Contact: Call +852 6549 8602, or email [email protected]
Wondering which sports camp to enroll your child into this winter holiday? Minisports’ award-winning camps take that stress away! Covering four main sports, football, basketball, rugby, and tennis, their early years coaching professionals are bound to accelerate your little one’s passion for sport. Alongside the exposure to the daily sports rotation, your child will also be developing their fundamental ball skills and locomotive skills in attentive, small class sizes tailored for the appropriate age group and creating unforgettable memories along the way. Whether you’re looking for indoor venues, outdoor, parks or beaches, Minisport has it all. Spaces are limited, so enroll now! You can opt for flexible daily drop-ins, or apply for week-long enrolments to enjoy discounts.
Dates: 19–23 & 28-31 December 2022
Ages: 1.5-8 years
Location(s): Victoria Park, TKO Velodrome, Nam Cheong Park, Botanical Gardens, Sun Yat Sen Memorial Park, Sha Tin Park, Ma On Shan Park, Stanley, West Kowloon Art Park, Quarry Bay, Wai Man Road Playground (Sai Kung)
Price: Daily drop-in from HK$250/day. 10% early bird discount available until 1 December.
The Afro Multi-Activity Christmas Camp is three days of skill- and confidence-building through dance, cooking, drumming, painting, and design for children of all ethnicities! The camp fee includes buffet lunch and a certificate of completion.
Learn more: www.africacenterhk.com
The YWCA’s Jungle Adventure-themed Christmas camps lead children on different missions, learning through STEM and arts activities. For ages 4-6 and 7-10.
Learn more: www.clle.ywca.org.hk
Move For Life
Move For Life offers winter holiday camps centered on movement and creative activities supported by explorative activities like multi-sports, arts and crafts, and dance.
Learn more: www.moveforlife.asia
Learn about global cultures through the diversity of dance styles with Ballroom Bees this Christmas holiday! Suitable for ages 1.5 to 9 depending on camp location.
Learn more: www.ballroombees.com
Practice critical thinking, building strength, and developing a positive growth mindset with Just Climb’s Christmas courses. One to four people can sign up for group classes to enjoy discounts on a four-class package.
Learn more: www.justclimb.hk
The Genius Workshop
With themed camps based on the latest tech and science topics and STEM workshops based on learning core STEM knowledge, The Genius Workshop provides educational learn-through-play Christmas break camps.
Learn more: www.g-workshop.com
Kids aged 2.5 all the way to 10 will learn and apply real world math concepts with festively themed creative activities this winter holiday with Growing IQ at their Admiralty-based school.
Learn more: www.growingiq.com.hk
Hong Kong Forest Adventures
At the Christmas Forest Camp in Tai Shui Hang, kids aged 2-4 and 4-8 will spend their days building forest dens, playing outdoor games, and swimming in the backyard stream.
Learn more: www.hongkongforestadventures.com
Faust International Youth Theatre
Dive into a specific aspect of theatre writing or drama performance with Faust’s winter holiday programmes for ages 3 to 15, running until 6 January 2023.
Learn more: www.faustworld.com
Babel Film Workshop
Babel Film Workshop’s Christmas holiday camps teach tweens and teens how to vlog, voice act, use sound effects, edit films, and remake iconic holiday movie scenes.
Learn more: www.babel.com.hk
Baker and Bloom
Baker and Bloom educational centre is offering holiday courses for a wide variety of topics this winter, from storytelling, public speaking, and creative writing to mastering study skills, crafts, and Intro to Crypto for ages four to 17.
Learn more: www.bakerandbloom.com
Header image credits: Camp Beaumont Hong Kong