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[The List]: Summer Camps 2018

All Shanghai's got for kids this summer, from coding to football.
Last updated: 2018-04-26
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Can you feel it? The sun on your face, the freedom of sockless shoes? It's almost summer! Then the dread set in. School's out. What are we gonna do with the kids? Fear not! There's a variety of camps for each and every special snowflake, places where the little ones can hone some skills or just have summer fun out from under your feet.

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Skill-Focused Camps

The Musical Theatre Summer Academy is a 10 day summer camp for students ages 5-18. It involves working with a team of Musical Theater specialists to explore different challenges of the genre. Students will work on acting, singing, and dancing, broken into 2 groups dependent on age. No audition is required for acceptance, all classes taught in English. Costs 5,880rmb for half day, sand 9,880rmb for full day, 5% off before May 1.

The Musical Theatre Summer Academy is a 10 day summer camp for students ages 5-18. Students act, sing, and dance, split into 2 groups depending on age. No audition is required, all classes taught in English. Costs 5,880rmb for half day, and 9,880rmb for full day, 5% off before May 1.

IconX is an indoor skatepark with programs that focus on building technical skills in skating, but also academic enrichment and support, leadership and character development, health and nutrition. This summer they're offering three day camps in June and 5 day camps from July to end of August, running from 9am-3pm for kids ages 6-15. The camp costs 1,800rmb (3 day) and 2,799rmb (5 day), runs at both IconX locations, scan the QR code on the flyer for more info and registration.

IconX is offering up summer skate camps, with a side of character development, health and nutrition. They've got 3-day sessions on offer in June and 5-day (Mon-Fri) camps from July to end of August, running from 9am-3pm for kids ages 6-15. The camp costs 1,800rmb. (3 day) and 2,799rmb (5 day).

In this indoor concert performed by young pianist in Shanghai, you will enjoy the romantic candlelight, as well as the piano and ballet. The repertoire of this performance includes fans' favorite soundtracks from iconic Studio Ghibli films . The venue is located at the Bridge 8 building near Suzhou Creek, right next to that famous Beer Lady.

Shanghai City Ballet is offering a dance camp with ballet, Jazz, tap & hip hop for dancers ages 3-6 years old and a second group ages 7-12. There are broken down in week sessions from July through August, with half day from 9am-12pm, for 1,900rmb a week and full day from 9am-4pm for 3,800rmb. They’re also running a more intensive dance camp for kids 7-14, from July 9-13 and August 20-24 from 9am to 4pm. This one costs 4,000rmb per session, all programs can add lunch for 400rmb.

Diligence & Delight Learning Center (DDC) aims to provide challenging and creative courses from primary and secondary school. STEM, Humanity and Arts courses are to be offered in DDC Talented Youth Program, like Underwater Robotics, Ancient World History, and more (grades 1-9). There'll be two 12-day long residential sessions in YK Pao, Songjiang Campus (full day, 9am-4pm). There will also be two 3-week long sessions at Dulwich College, Pudong. Prices range dependent on venue from 20,000rmb-25,600rmb. Check here for more info here: www.dd-learning.com.

Diligence & Delight Learning Center (DDC) aims to provide challenging and creative courses from primary and secondary school. STEM, Humanity and Arts courses are to be offered in DDC Talented Youth Program, like Underwater Robotics, Ancient World History, and more (grades 1-9). There'll be two 12-day long residential sessions (full day, 9am-4pm) in YK Pao (Songjiang Campus) as well as two 3-week long sessions at Dulwich College Shanghai (Pudong) as well as two Prices range dependent on venue from 20,000rmb-25,600rmb. Check here for more info here.

CodeAcademy123 is hosting coding summer camps in July and August, with a focus on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML), a sub-branch of AI. Also, they will be teaching Python a programming language extensively used in machine leaning projects. At Codeacademy123, they teach Python via ‘Minecraft sandbox’ all meant to be more entertaining. These will be classes (1-2 hours sessions), they have a variety for kids 6-14 years old. Costs 2,300-2,500rmb for a week or 5 sessions. Scan the QR code on the flyer to get details on all classes.

Here're coding summer camps in July and August, with a focus on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML). These are more summer class than camp per se (in 1-2 hours sessions), and they have a variety of programs (about 6) for kids 6-14 years old. Costs 2,300-2,500rmb for a week of 5 sessions.

DEE Future, Creative Foundations and Refuge Martial Arts have a special tripartite summer program for youngsters looking to broaden their horizons: flexible 10-day summer camps, running from Mon-Fri from 9am-12pm (drop-off at 8.45am), teaching children art, martial arts, and either robots (for children ages 4-6) or 3D printing (ages 6-8). Email info@refugemartialarts.com for more info.

DEE Future, Creative Foundations and Refuge Martial Arts are collaborating for flexible 10-day summer camps, half-day from 9am-12pm, teaching children art, martial arts, and either robots (for children ages 4-6) or 3D printing (ages 6-8). Costs 5,888rmb for a 10 day session.

Learning Leaders Summer Camps are back for a fourth year, a place where students can work on their communication and leadership skills. There'll be a variety of courses from Competitive and Novice Debate, Public Speaking, Writing Skills, Robotics and Coding, and Managing Your Personal Finances, led by guest experts in writing, coding, and finance. There are three sessions offered in both Puxi and Pudong locations during June 18-29, July 2-13, and July 30-August 10. Each session is 10 days long (Mon-Fri) and runs from 9am-5.30pm for kids aged 7-17. The camp costs 8,800rmb for half day sessions or 15,800rmb for full day sessions (10 days). Scan the QR Code below for more details.

Learning Leaders Summer Camps are back for a fourth year and there'll be a variety of courses from Competitive and Novice Debate, Public Speaking, Writing Skills, Robotics and Coding, and Managing Your Personal Finances, led by guest experts in writing, coding, and finance. There are three sessions offered in both Puxi and Pudong locations during June 18-29, July 2-13, and July 30-August 10. Each session is 10 days long (Mon-Fri) and runs from 9am-5.30pm for kids aged 7-17. The camp costs 8,800rmb for half day sessions or 15,800rmb for full day sessions (10 days).

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Mixed Sports Camps

Ended on Fri Aug 24, 2018

SportsWorld Summer Camp

Explore Camp is for children of ages from 4-6. Camp programs work on improving their communication, basic physical (gross and fine motor) abilities and. Active Camp for kids 7-10, who want a variety of sports and activities, including karate, tennis, swimming, basketball, yoga and more. There will be week long sessions from June 18 to August 24, in full day (9am-3pm) and “long” day (9am-5pm). Camp prices range dependent on venue, from 2,980rmb-3,680rmb. Early bird special running till May 4. Scan the QR code on the flyer for more info.

Sportsworld will be running camps for kids 4-6 and 7-10 who want a variety of sports and activities, including karate, tennis, swimming, basketball, yoga and more. There will be week long sessions in full day (9am-3pm) and “long” day (9am-5pm). Prices range dependent on venue from 2,980rmb-3,680rmb. Early bird special running till May 4.

Ended on Sat Jul 7, 2018

MultiSport Summer Camp

Multisport is hosting a camp at Green Valley Villas, with activities like: gymnastics, dodgeball, tennis, football, and more for kids 4-12 (will be split into 3 groups). Runs from 9.15am-3pm and costs 3,500rmb per week; early bird discounts till May 31. Wechat: MultisportShanghai for more info and registration.

Multisport is hosting a camp at Green Valley Villas, with activities like: gymnastics, dodgeball, tennis, football, and more for kids 4-12 (will be split into 3 groups). Runs from 9.15am-3pm and costs 3,500rmb per week; early bird discounts till May 31. Wechat: MultisportShanghai for more info and registration.

Sport For Life will have a mixed sports camps this summer for kids ages 4-14, with a half day option availablerunning from 9-12pm, full day till 3pm. They’ve got tennis, basketball, dance, and more. The program is in weekly sessions from June 20 to August 24 and costs 1,600rmb half day 2,700rmb for full day. They are still working out the fine details, WeChat to keep up: Sport_for_Life.

Sport For Life will have a camp this summer for kids ages 4-14, with tennis, basketball, dance, and more; with a half day option available running from 9-12pm, full day till 3pm. The program is in weekly sessions from June 20 to August 24 and costs 1,600rmb half day 2,700rmb for full day. They are still working out the fine details.

Ended on Fri Jul 20, 2018

Active Kidz Summer Camp

It's the 2018 Active Kids Shanghai Sports Summer Camp. With five 5-day sessions running from June 18 to July 20, from 9am-4pm, this one's suitable for ages 6-15, learning Soccer, Baseball or Basketball. Scan the QR code to register or text info@activekidz.org for more details. Full day camp (9am-4pm) is 2,500rmb/week, half-day (9am-12pm/1pm-4pm) is 1,800rmb/week. Early bird discount for those who sign up before May 31.

Sports camps by Active Kidz Shanghai, running 5-day sessions from June 18 to July 20, from 9am-4pm, for kids ages 6-15, there's soccer, baseball and basketball. Full day camp (9am-4pm) is 2,500rmb per week, half-day (9am-12pm/1pm-4pm) is 1,800rmb. Early bird discount before May 31.

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School Summer Programs:

Shanghai Community International School (SCIS) is offering specialized summer camp programs with developmentally appropriate activities; they are non-academic, thematic programs including games, sports, outdoor exploration, water activities, field trips, art, music & movement, drama, Mandarin language/culture fun, and free play. The program will run from June 18 to July 13, with flexible weekly enrollment, early bird registration (before May 18) gives you a 250-500rmb discount. Regular pricing: 3,500rmb for full day, 2,250rmb for half day (preschool only). For all Summer Kids Camp inquiries, contact: summeractivities.ece@scis-china.org.

Shanghai Community International School (SCIS) is offering specialized summer camp programs with non-academic, themed programs including games, sports, outdoor exploration, field trips, art, music & movement, drama, Mandarin language/culture fun, and free play. The program will run from June 18 to July 13, with flexible weekly enrollment. Costs 3,500rmb for full day, 2,250rmb for half day (preschool only), early bird discounts before May 18.

2018 World Exploration Camp, is centered on the concept of learning as a journey of exploration, aiming to cultivate students’ curiosity about the world around them. By encouraging a proactive approach to learning, World Exploration Camp helps students build practical problem-solving skills that will benefit them well in the future. In addition to major subject class, World Exploration Camp includes many other courses, such as traditional Chinese art, dance, frisbee and swimming. There are also multiple evening activities every day, like movie night and Capture-the-flag. Primary language of instruction English. Costs 18,000rmb per session, with two sessions one from July 7-18, the second from July 21 to Aug 1. Check their site for registration.

2018 World Exploration Camp, is centered on the concept of learning as a journey of exploration, aiming to cultivate students’ curiosity about the world around them. In addition to major subjects, World Exploration Camp includes many other courses, such as traditional Chinese art, dance, frisbee and swimming. There are also multiple evening activities every day, like movie night and capture-the-flag. Primary language of instruction English. Costs 18,000rmb per session, with two sessions one from July 7-18, the second from July 21 to Aug 1.

Tiny Tots is offering week sessions of camp from June to end of July, for kids 2-7 years old. The program includes: swimming, water play, tennis, soccer, ballet, kickboxing, science, music, theater, games, baking, and arts and crafts; while incorporating various STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) topics into our daily activities and classes. Runs from 9am-3.30pm and costs 3,100rmb a week, or half day from 9am-12pm for 2,400rmb. Camp will be run at both Tiny Tot locations.

Week sessions of camp from June-July, for kids 2-7 years old. The program includes: swimming, water play, tennis, soccer, ballet, kickboxing, science, music, theater, games, baking, and arts and crafts; while incorporating various STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) topics into our daily activities and classes. Runs from 9am-3.30pm and costs 3,100rmb a week, or half day from 9am-12pm for 2,400rmb.

NACIS is organizing a Summer Performing Arts with Juilliard which offers students three distinct programs across three continents providing and a range of opportunities for students to be immersed in the performing arts. It'sann exclusive opportunity for students ages 12-18 to study closely with faculty Juilliard. May 1st is the deadline to apply. Check their site for more details.

NACIS is organizing a Summer Performing Arts with Juilliard, giving students ages 12-18 a chance to study closely with the famous performing art school's faculty. May 1st is the deadline to apply. Comes with a price tag of 37,978rmb. Check their site for more details.

Dulwich Earthquakes Summer Camp is offering up professional coaching to all youth soccer players. During these week sessions, students will be able to develop their talent with fine-tuned techniques for players 5-12 years old. Camps run from 9.30am-2.30pm, and costs 1,500-2,500rmb. For more info or to register contact: DEQ@dulwich-shanghai.cn.

Dulwich Earthquakes Summer Camp is offering up professional coaching to all youth soccer players. During these week sessions, students will be able to develop their talent with fine-tuned techniques for players 5-12 years old. Camps run from 9.30am-2.30pm, and costs 1,500-2,500rmb. For more info or to register contact: DEQ@dulwich-shanghai.cn.

Dulwich College Shanghai Pudong is hosting swimming camps in August that will be open to level in beginning, intermediate, and advanced swimmers ages 6-12. The camp costs 750rmb per session, and there are four 45 minute sessions in each camp. Scan the QR code on the flyer to learn more or RSVP.

Dulwich College Shanghai Pudong is hosting swimming camps in August that will be open to level in beginning, intermediate, and advanced swimmers ages 6-12. The camp costs 750rmb per session, and there are four 45 minute sessions. Scan the QR code on the flyer to learn more or RSVP.

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