Summer courses and classes for kids in Hong Kong

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Learn new skills, have fun and make friends at these ongoing classes

Rumple’s Silly Circus Jun & Jul


$3,000. The only circus school in HK for kids, Rumple and friends can introduce juggling, plate spinning, poi, acrobatics and more, rounded off with a performance at the end of the week-long course. The classes are suitable for ages four to 12 and run from Monday June 30 to Friday July 4, and Monday July 7 to Friday July 11.

Hong Kong Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, 2582 0200; www.rumpleandfriends.com.

Faust Holiday Theatre Summer Programmes Jun-Aug


These week-long drama workshops for children aged three to 14 develop acting and performance skills, culminating in a performance in front of friends and family. Even less confident children can join – the workshops are highly supportive.

Beacon Hill School, 23 Ede Rd, Kowloon Tong and Faust Studio, 5/F, Nan Dao Commercial Bldg, 359-361 Queen’s Rd C, Sheung Wan, 2547 9114; faustworld.com. $2,650.

Lego Education Workshop Jun-Aug

Combine the fun of constructing and inventing with Lego and Duplo with unique educational concepts. These colourful, interactive workshops are split by age into groups for three to four, five to six and seven to eight-year-olds. Each age class learns to build with increasingly complex building blocks.

Various locations incl 6/F, Wai Hing Bldg, 148 Prince Edward Rd W, Kowloon, 2728 8695; leas.com.hk. $1,680.

Summer Kids Yoga Jun-Aug


These three-day-long yoga workshops are aimed at kids aged four to 13. Each holistic workshop is based around a different group of elements, from earth and water to fire and space, and takes a playful approach to yoga that encompasses the brain, mind and spirit through creative movement and expressive arts.

The Yoga Room, 3/F, 4/F & 15/F, Xiu Ping Commercial Bldg, 104 Jervois St, Sheung Wan, 2544 8398; yogaroomhk.com. $850.

W Academy Jun-Aug


The W Academy hosts a wide range of fun and interactive classes for toddlers up to 10-year-olds, allowing them to live out their dream. If the wee ones fancy taking a turn as a chef, artist, or even a Hollywood actor, they can do it here.

W Hotel, 1 Austin Rd W, Kowloon, 3717 2927; w-hongkong.com. $1,700-$1,400 (five classes). $3,200-$2,700 (10 classes).

British Tutors Summer Workshop Series Jun-Sep

This workshop comes to you! Qualified tutors bring all the materials needed to your house to hold workshops, ranging from singing, astronomy, philosophy and even Latin. Each workshop is priced per class, not per individual, so parents can invite their children’s friends over.

Britishtutors.com. $3,300-$2,500.

Creative Cooking @ Spark Studios Jul & Aug


Kids and their parents join forces in the kitchen and enjoy learning how to cook creatively. Classes have different themes such as cookies, Asian savouries, Japanese treats and chocolate goods. Designed for kids aged five to 12 and taught in English.

3/F, Rm 308, Westlands Ctr, 20 Westland St, Quarry Bay, 2682 3411; sparkstudioshk.com. $3,000.

Creative Writing Classes Jul & Aug

Does your budding Shakespeare need an outlet? These five-day workshops are conducted in small groups and encourage youngsters to develop their writing skills under the tutelage of qualified teachers.

Various locations inc 6/F, 113-115 Argyle St, Mong Kok, 2116 3258; itseducation.asia. $2,500.

HKAPA Week-long Drama Programmes for Children Jul-Sep

HKAPA Excel is offering five-day drama courses, suitable for kids aged from three to 18. Take your pick from dramatic storytelling of popular books, puppetry performances, Dr Seuss poetry, debating and more.

HKAPA, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai. 2584 8721; excel.hkapa.edu, $2,108-$1,080.

Jubilate Jewellery Making Workshops Jul & Aug

Creating jewellery from simple materials is rewarding and useful. These weekly 90-minute workshops are designed for kids aged eight to 12 and you can keep all the jewellery you make.

The Crafties, 1/F, Sing Kui Commercial Bldg, 27 Des Voeux Rd W, Sheung Wan, 9192 3729; jubilatehk.blogspot.hk. $1,350 (four workshops).

KidsGolf Summer Camp Jul & Aug

$1,180. Think you’ve got a budding Tiger Woods at home this holiday? These three-week-long courses are held on a rooftop playground and can give your little ones some great early exposure to this relaxing sport. Sign up by July 7.

Sha Tin Junior School, 3A Lai Wo Lane, Fo Tan, 2663 3524; kidsgolf.hk.

Ocean Park Summer School Jul & Aug


This summer school, split into groups of age four to five, six to seven, eight to 10 and 11 to 15, includes activities such as a sleepover in the grand aquarium, frog feeding and shark egg handling, as well as a fun graduation at the end. English and Cantonese courses available.

Ocean Park Rd, Wong Chuk Hang, 3923 2323; summerschool.oceanpark.com.hk. $4,300-$1,950.

Safari Kid Summer Camps Jul & Aug

Safari Kid offers daily camps for kids from aged two and a half to seven, and has a range of themes including Princess Dance, Boys’ Adventure and Princess and Safari Explorers. The fun, educational programmes incorporate songs, dancing, exercise, cooking, Mandarin practice and much more.

L101, Chi Fu Landmark, Chi Fu Fa Yuen, Pok Fu Lam, 2177 0001; safarikidasia.com/hk. $4,000-$1,000.

Young Entrepreneurs Contest Until Aug 15

Are you looking for something fun and educational for your kids this summer? Help them to develop a small business venture (such as baby sitting, car washing, selling cookies), take snaps, write up the proposal and submit it online for the chance to win great prizes.

Various locations, 9037 1575; pinworld.co. $100.

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