Here’s an updated summary of all the camps that will be happening in the Shunyi area this summer break. There are so many to choose from including sports, arts and crafts, science, and survival!
AEA Summer Camp
The AEA US Embassy Summer Camp will be hosted at The British School of Beijing Shunyi campus, between June 29 and August 14. An American-style day camp, which follows a weekly theme, the daily program is full of fun, songs, games, and activities. This year’s themes include Star Spangled Spirit Spectacular, Dusty Tracks in the Outback, Amazing Adventures to the Outer Limits, and Outrageous Oompapalooza. The camp is run by trained and qualified American staff, delivering a range of fun programs. Meals are provided and you can choose which weeks you wish to sign up for. Registration is now open. For pricing and further details, visit the website www.aeabeijing.net/Summer-Camp
Atelier Artistic Summer Camps
Atelier Art School Shunyi has prepared some fun, creative, and inspiring artistic camps. Children will explore a subject, discover a new thematic, learn techniques, and create inspired art works. The week long workshops are themed and past themes have included Mission to Mars, Dinosaur Week, and 1001 Nights. Morning sessions run 10am-12pm, suitable for ages 5-8, afternoon sessions run 1.30-4pm for kids aged over 9. The cost is RMB 1,500/week, with discounts available for siblings. The camp runs between June 15 and July 17, and again between August 17 and 28. To sign up email firstname.lastname@example.org
Citee Golf Summer Camp
Citee Golf Performance Academy will be offering a five day junior golf camp that will challenge the kids in golf skills, fitness, and competition. This weekly camp runs Monday to Friday from 9am-1pm, between June 15 and August 14. RMB 2,600 for the five day camp. The price includes snacks, lunch, welcome pack, and a 9-hole tournament. Maximum six students per coach, split into two groups – beginner and advanced. To register contact Rita (158 1008 7923, 8430 8226) www.citeegolf.com
Citee Golf Performance Academy, 1 Xiang Jiang Bei Road, Chaoyang District
Dulwich Summer Camps
Dulwich Community Programme (DCP) will be running a variety of summer camps between June 23 and August 14. The camps will run at all three Dulwich College Beijing (DCB) campuses: Legend Garden, Riviera Main, and Little Riviera. Activities include football and fun at the pool, science and aircrafts, tennis, football skills, swimming, and basketball. For pricing and further details, click here or contact DCP (6454 9150, email@example.com)
Flips and Kicks Multi-Sport Camp
Flips and Kicks Plus, in cooperation with Daystar Academy, will be running their popular multi-sport camp once again. Camp activities include gymnastics, martial arts, cricket, track and field, football, ping pong, and basketball. Trained coaches will ensure your kids camp experience is both safe and a whole lot of fun. All activities take place at the Daystar campus. Camp 1 runs from Monday June 29 to Friday July 3, and Camp 2 runs from Monday July 6 to Friday July 10. Full day and half day camp options are available. All current Flips and Kicks Plus members and Daystar students get a ten per cent discount. For a full timetable and pricing options, contact (Fredrik 151 2009 8062 / 137 1846 2044; Kai 1581 068 6744, firstname.lastname@example.org)
HoK Summer Camp
House of Knowledge (HoK) Quanfa will be hosting an enriching summer camp for toddlers and young children. Children will be kept busy throughout the two week camp, with fun activities circling around a different theme each week. The camp is open to local and expat kids aged 3-6 years. The camp runs 9am-3.30pm, week 1 June 29 to July 3 and week 2 July 6 to 10. The cost for full day RMB 2,200/week, half day (with lunch) RMB 1,720/week, half day (without lunch) RMB 1,350/week. To sign up contact (6431 8452, email@example.com)
Imagine Summer Camps
Imagine will be running three summer camps in and around Shunyi. Knight School, Survival Camp, and a Watersports Camp.
Knight School kids will wield a sword, fire a bow and arrow, ride a horse, build a trebuchet, design a shield, make chainmail, journey to a castle, and slay a dragon. This weekly day camp runs Monday to Friday 9am-4pm, between June 8 and August 21. Knight School will take place in various locations in Beijing. Pick up and drop off are at Beijing Riviera Clubhouse. The camp is suitable for ages 7-13, RMB 4,000 including transportation, all equipment, and training fees. To sign up visit www.imagine-china.com/knight-school or contact (183 1112 3237, firstname.lastname@example.org)
Learn to build shelter and raft, cook on a fire, make tools from nature, and navigate the wilderness at this fun survival camp. This weekly day camp runs Monday to Friday, between June 8 and August 21. The camp will take place in Huairou, with transportation provided from Beijing Riviera Clubhouse. The camp is suitable for ages 8-17, RMB 3,500 includes transportation. To sign up visit www.imagine-china.com/survival -camp or contact (183 1112 3237, email@example.com)
On the Olympic Rowing Lake in Shunyi, you will get the chance to try a combination of the following fun activities: sailing, kayaking, rafting, and paddle-boarding, along with games and challenges. All activities are led by a bilingual activity leader. This weekly day camp runs Monday to Friday, between June 8 and August 21. Suitable for ages 6.5 – 17, all abilities are welcome. You can choose which days to attend, or complete the full camp to obtain your ‘Learn to Sail Level 1’. If you’ve completed the camp before, you can work towards your Level 2. The cost is RMB 600/day, RMB 3,000/week. To sign up visit www.imagine-china.com/camp or contact (183 1112 3237, firstname.lastname@example.org)
Sports Beijing Summer Camp
Now in its third year, the Sports Beijing summer camp will be held at the International School of Beijing (ISB) Fusion Dome. Kids aged 5 to 15 are welcome to join this fun and exciting program, offering a choice of basketball, gymnastics, or soccer in the mornings, and multi-sports including flag football, dodge ball, and ultimate Frisbee in the afternoon. There will also be plenty of water activities to help cool off. Full and half day options are available, and kids can sign up for 1 week or the full 6 weeks. Upon request, lunch can also be provided. Prices vary depending on program, and multiple week discounts are offered. For more information and to sign up, email email@example.com
beijingkids Shunyi Correspondent Sally Wilson moved to Beijing in 2010 from the UK with her husband and son. Her daughter was born here in 2011 and both her kids keep her happily busy. In her spare time, Sally loves to stroll through Beijing’s hutongs and parks. She is a (most of the time) keen runner and loves reading: books, magazines, news, and celeb websites – anything really. Sally is also a bit of a foodie and loves trying out new restaurants.
Photos: courtesy of Atelier, Citee Golf, Imagine