Warm weather and school holidays are nearing the horizon so Urban Family's rounded up the best summer camps in Shanghai to keep your little (or larger!) ones occupied.
ALL AROUND FUN
Active Kidz Shanghai continue with their wildly popular FUN camps. Kids get the chance to take part in a wide range of activities including swimming, basketball, tennis, soccer, fun games, cooking, mini Olympics, arts & crafts and much more!
Ages: 4-6 year olds and 7-10 year olds
What’s the damage? see website for individual program prices
When? Starting June 2014
Where? Various locations depending on activity – see website for details.
Awesome Kids Club are hosting their popular summer camps for the fourth year running. This year they are running weekly themes. Wet ‘n’ Wild, Food-a-rama, Safety All The Way and Talking With Animals to name a few.
Ages: 2-10 years
What’s the damage? RMB 1999 per week, RMB30 per day for lunch and a drink
When? 16th June- 30 August 2014
Where? Awesome Kids Classrooms, The Summit, Wulumuqu Lu and Intercontinental Shanghai Expo, Pudong. For bookings, email email@example.com or visit www.awesomekidsclub.com.cn
Children’s Boutique are offering half or full day weekly camps as well as special weekend workshops. Think clay sculpture, modern dance, kids yoga and taekwon do and jewellery design – these guys have your more unusual and activities wrapped up for the summer.
Ages: 5-12 years
What’s the damage? Full day camps from RMB1800/week, half day camps from RMB1150/week, weekend workshops from RMB150/workshop/kid. Pay by June 1 and receive a 5% discount, also receive 5% off if you enrol 2 kids from one family, 10% off if enrolling 3 kids.
When? From June 2014, Half and Full day camps plus weekend workshops
Where? House No.1 Children’s Boutique, No.1600 LinBai Lu, Pudong (5897 7313, firstname.lastname@example.org)
Active Kidz Shanghai offers a cutting edge camp which develops tennis skills in a fun environment. They work on physical, tactical and technical elements as well as general game and match play knowledge
Ages: 4 years and upwards
What’s the damage? RMB2580/week for non AKS members, RMB2430/week for members
When? Camps running weekly from June 16- August 11
Where? British International School Puxi Campus, 111 Jinguang Lu by Yunle Lu, Minhang District, Shanghai
Active Kidz Shanghai runs a gymnastic program to get your kids bouncing and tumbling! They’ll make friends in a fun setting whist working techniques like balance and swing. Facilities are world class and this camp offers a great introduction to the sport for all levels.
Ages: 3 years and upwards
What’s the damage? RMB1600 for non-AKS members, RMB1500 for AKS members
When? June 23 – 27 and August 4- August 8
Where? Luwan Teenagers Activity Center, 135 Jiangui Xi Lu, by Shaanxi Lu
The Shanghai Singapore International School Junior Golf Camp aims to help grow and develop students’ golfing skills. The 5-day program includes technical golf coaching, video analysis, skill testing and on course sessions instructed by a PGA professional and fully qualified golf Instructor.
Ages: Ages 8 and upwards
What’s the damage? RMB2000/SSIS students, RMB3000/non-SSIS students. The fee includes: bottled water, daily lunches and 1-day excursion to Sun Island Golf Club.
When? June 23-27
Where? SSIS Minhang Campus, 301 Zhu Jian Road, MinHang District, Shanghai; Shanghai Sun Island Golf Club, 2588 Shen Tai Road, QingPu District, Shanghai
For more information, contact the SSIS Golf Professional: e-mail email@example.com or call 62219288.
ART & DESIGN
Colorbox Creative Arts are offering a half day art camp with music and movement, story-time and other fun in addition to arts and crafts plus a summer art camp with lessons in crafts, printmaking, mixed media, drawing and painting.
Ages: Ages 6-12
What’s the damage? Half day camp -RMB1500 per week, RMB1200 per week for 4 weeks or more. Discounts available for early enrolment Additional siblings receive 10% discount. Summer camp: RMB400per day, RMB1000 per week.
When? Half day camp - June 30- August 29 by the week, Monday through Friday 8.30-11.30am,full day cam Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 9:00-11:30,
Where? See our listings and updates: www.colorboxarts.com
Mandarin House offer a comprehensive summer camp for kids and teens to get a good grasp of Chinese. Experience modern and traditional China and make friends from at home and abroad. Cultural activities and excursions are also built in to the program to make learning fun and engaging.
Ages: 7-19 years
What’s the damage? Prices range from RMB3990- RMB4290/week
When? All Summer long starting
YALC are offering summer Mandarin courses (foundation, elementary and advanced) for children and teens using fun engaging teaching methods
What’s the damage? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for pricing information
When? Monday-Friday all summer July 7-25 and July 28-August 8
Where? 600 Gubei Lu, Shanghai, 21 621 917 06
Sport For Life offer a camp run by the largest professional foreign coaching team in Shanghai. The camp offers a great way to improve technical skills while having fun with team and class mates.
Ages: Ages 6-16 years
What’s the damage? RMB2200/week
When? June 16 – August 22
Where: See here for locations
Active Kidz Shanghai holds a soccer camp for 5 weeks this summer. Practice sessions consist of scrimmage games and technical training that will focus on passing, shooting, offensive/defensive strategy, goalie skills, and much more.
Ages: designed for kids ages 5 years and up
What’s the damage? RMB900/week non-AKS members, RMB1030/week for non-members, inclusing snacks and drinks
Where: Childers Field, Gubei WanShan Road, by XingYi Road (behind Shanghai Mart, opposite to Japanese consulate) 万山路1号, 古北(世贸商城后,日本领事馆对面)
Active Kidz Shanghai is running a swimming camp in partnership with CETA. The camp will offer a full day of activity whilst helping the children improve their swimming skills.
Ages: 8 years and above
What’s the damage? RMB2430 for AKS members, RMB2580 for non-members
When? June 16- August 15
Where? British International School Puxi Campus, 111 Jinguang Lu by Yunle Road, Hucao Town, Minhang District, Shanghai 上海英国学校浦西校区, 上海市闵行区华漕镇金光路111号