For the coming weeks, beijingkids will bring you all (well almost) summer camps being offered in town because it’s never too early to start doing your homework. The summer camps blog series will focus on answering the who, where, when and how much.
AEA Summer Camp 2014
In operation since 1997, the American Employees Association (AEA) US Embassy Summer Camp is an annual American-style day camp offering games, songs, and activities around a different theme every week. Led by American staff, campers will participate in swimming, arts, sports, theater and field trips. Lunch and bus service are included. This year, AEA US Embassy Summer Camp will be offered at two locations.
Who? Ages 4-12
When? June 16 –July 4 and July 7–August 15
What time? Mon-Fri from 9am-4pm
How much? RMB 3,380/week, depending on how early you register and how many weeks you enroll your child for.
Other notes: The early bird discount is available until May 23 and there’s a 20 percent host school discount for students from BCIS. The 20 percent early bird discount is available to BSB students until June 13.
Where? Beijing City International School: 77 Baiziwan Nan Er Lu, Chaoyang District朝阳区百子湾南二路77号
The British School of Beijing (Shunyi campus): 9 Anhua Lu (south side), Shunyi District, 顺义区安华路9号南院
Contact: 8531 3285/158 1080 297, email email@example.com or register online at www.aeabeijing.com
Positive Foundations School Summer Fun Camp
PFS will host four weeks of fun activities with a new theme each week.Activities include outdoor water play, games, field trips, picnics, science, music and art. PFS uses Montessori teaching principles and Educo & Olifu materials for its programs. This will be a bilingual learning environment (Mandarin and English).
Who? Ages 18 months-6 years
When? June 16-July 11
What time? Mon-Fri 9am-3.30pm
How much? RMB 1,800/week (includes meals;Bus fee TBC
Other notes: There is a 10 percent discount for siblings.
Where? Positive Foundations School, 3006 Gadhood Villa, Houshayu, Xibaixinzhuang, Shunyi District顺义区北京市顺义区后沙峪西白幸庄嘉浩别墅城3006栋
Contact: Contact Rose or Caroline at 8046 6302 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Sports Beijing Summer Camps
This year, non-profit organization Sports Beijing partnered with Beijing Dragon Show Culture and Arts Exchange Co. Ltd. to offer Culture Club Camp in addition to their sports camp line-up. Activities will include basketball, soccer and a multi-sport camp that will offer games like ultimate frisbee, kickball, relays and more. Dragon Show Culture Club themes will vary by week and cover topics ranging from arts and drama to science and music. Campers will do science experiments, build model airplanes, create traditional Chinese kites and more.
Who? Ages 5-14
When? June 16-July 11
What time? Half day morning 9:30am-12pm. Half day afternoons 1pm-3pm. Full day 9:30am-3pm
How much? Half Day Basketball or Soccer: RMB 1,400/week
Half Day Multisport Camp: RMB 1,100RMB/ week
Half Day Dragon Show Culture Club Camp: RMB 2,400/week
Full day Sports Camp: RMB 2,400/ week
Full Day Sports and Dragon Show Culture Club Camp: RMB 3,400/week
Other notes: See Sports Beijing’s website to see the full program schedule and age range per camp.
Where? International School of Beijing (sports dome): 10 Anhua Jie, Shunyi District, 顺义区安华街10号
Contact: 6430 1370/1176 or www.sportsbj.org
Art Bug Summer Camp
Art Bug is offering a variety of workshops in Beijing at both their CBD and Lido Center. Students will explore the arts by creating their own worlds based on famous landmarks and mythical themes. Older artists can choose among four camps with a specialization on visual arts.
Who? Ages 4-18
When? July7-August 22
What time? Beijing: Full day camp 8:30am-3:30pm Half day camp 1-5pm (Only in CBD center)
How much? RMB 5,760 Full day two weeks ( includes lunch and snacks)
Other notes:. Art Bug members get a five percent discount if registered on or before May 31. Check Art Bug’s website for location specific summer camps and the full list of camp descriptions and prices.
Where? Art Bug Art Bug (Lido Center): Rm 102, Unit 4, Bldg 3, Upper East Side, Chaoyang District, 朝阳区阳光上东3号楼4单元102
Art Bug (CBD center) Rm 753, Tower A, Chaowai SOHO (north of Central Park), 6 Chaowai Dajie, Chaoyang District, 朝阳区朝阳区朝外大街乙6号朝外SOHO写字楼A座753 （新城国际北侧）
Contact: Chaowai SOHO Center5900 0270/ Lido Center 5947 2275, www.artbug.com.cn
International Bilingual All-Around Summer Camp
Organized by Neighborhood Talent Learning Center and Fast Sports Club, International Bilingual All-Around Summer Camp will be held in five different locations in Beijing this summer. The center has been running winter and summer camps for eight years with focus on building Chinese/English language skills. This year, in addition to the traditional English/Chinese reading and writing training camp, an science camp, a karting summer camp and several sports camps will be offered including tennis, soccer, swimming, golf and basketball. An SAT and SSAT camp will also be available to middle and high school students.
Who? Ages 6-18
When? June 30-August 22 (two weeks per term)
What time? Full day 9:30-4.00pm (Cathay View Clubhouse 9am-3:30pm)
- One person: RMB 4,800/term, RMB 2,600/week
- Two people: RMB 4,700/term, RMB 2,550/week
- Three people: RMB 4,600/term, RMB 2,500/week
- Bus fee: RMB 400/week (10 kilometers away)
Other notes: Returning campers, students who go to the Neighborhood Talent Learning Center, members of Lido Country Club and new customers are eligible for a RMB 100 discount. For dates of specific camps by age, contact Neighborhood Talent Learning Center.
- International Bilingual Tennis Camp, Soccer Camp, and Swimming Camp: Lido Country Club, 6 Jiangtai Lu, Chaoyang District 朝阳区将台路6号丽都饭店
- Middle and High School SAT and SSAT English and Math Training Camp: Cathay View Clubhouse, 1 Guangtang Donglu, Chaoyang District 朝阳区观唐东路1号院
- International Bilingual Karting Military Development Camp: Xinglong Park, 8A Xinglong Zhuang, Chaoyang District 朝阳区高碑店乡兴隆庄甲8号兴隆公园
- Neighborhood Talent Learning Center Traditional Chinese Camp /English Reading and Writing Training Camp: Dulwich College Beijing, Legend Garden Campus and Legend Early Years Campus: Legend Garden Villas, 89 Capital Airport Road, Shunyi District顺义区机场路89号丽京花园
- Science, Basketball and Golf Camp: Beijing Li Mai Foreign School, No.2 Yangshan Road Chaoyang District 地址:北京市朝阳区仰山路2
Photos courtesy of AEA, PFS, SportsBeijing and Art Bug