Suitable for Ages 15 months -17 Years

17-21 October, 2022

Autumn Camps

Join us for some fun and adventure this

October with Sports & Language!

Overview

Join us for fun adventures this October!

Experience the outdoors at outdoor adventure camps during the Autumn break, or get crafty making your own lantern in our exclusive Magic Lantern programme! Long-standing popular programmes like Fencing, Abstract Art, Spanish Through Art & Culture, Secondary Debate, Multi-Sports, and more are also on offer.

Do be sure to scroll down to find out what may suit your child! There's something for every age.

Discover Our Half Day Holiday Camps

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Language
Arts
STEM
Online
Workshops

Autumn Basketball Clinics

Ages 5-17 Years

ESF Tigers will be delivering basketball camps to improve players' individual technical skills and to enhance their knowledge of team-play fundamentals.

The sessions will comprise mini-stations covering fundamentals such as passing, shooting and dribbling, and will include small-sided games and competitions to test a player's skill level.

If you want to keep your skills up over the break so that you're ready for the rest of the term, don't miss out on this great opportunity!

Autumn Fencing Clinics

Ages 5-9 Years

Learn the art of sword in Summer with an ESF Fencing clinic! Our clinics are aimed at developing your child's fundamental skills of fencing which will enable them to become strong and resilient fencers.
Our friendly and qualified coaches provide a supportive and enjoyable learning environment and will help your child to develop a love of the sport!

Our fencing clinics are opened to all young students - both ESF and non-ESF students.

Autumn Football Clinics

Ages 5-13 Years

ESF Lions Football is running fantastic football camps during the term break.

Join us for this fun camp to improve skills, develop techniques, play games, and enjoy playing on the world-class pitch at KGV. Football Camps are coached by our expert coaches who will help your child to develop their love of the game of football!

Autumn Gymnastics Clinics

Ages 4-9 Years

Tumble, roll, bounce, flex, and cartwheel your way through the school holidays with an ESF Gymnastics clinic! Our clinics are aimed at developing your child's fundamental gymnastics abilities through floor, beam, and vault skill-building.

Our friendly and qualified coaches provide a supportive and enjoyable learning environment, and will help your child to develop a love of the sport!

Our gymnastics clinics are open to the public.

Autumn Swimming Clinics

Ages 3-16 Years

ESF Sharks Swimming delivers swimming lessons during holiday clinics. Our qualified coaches will help swimmers develop their comfort level in the water and improve stroke technique through fun games and activities.

Autumn Tennis Clinics

Ages 4-16 Years

ESF Tennis will provide fun filled classes over the school holiday aimed at developing your child's skills and enjoyment of the exciting sport of tennis.

Our enthusiastic and qualified coaches provide a supportive and enjoyable learning environment and will help your child to develop a love of tennis!

Our tennis clinics are open to all young students - both ESF and non-ESF players.

Autumn Weekend Multi-Sports Camps

Ages 3-10 Years

Providing a safe and enjoyable environment for students, our enthusiastic approach combined with expert coaches with a passion for sport enables every student to develop their skills and self-confidence in a range of activities - both as an individual and within a group or team dynamic.

We deliver programmes that will provide your child with a socially positive experience, increasing their love of sport and improving their sporting skills all through the medium of fun and game-based development.

Wet camps (swimming session included) are available at RC and SIS, whereas Dry camps do not include any swimming session.

Autumn Krav Maga Clinics

Ages 5-10 Years

Krav Maga self-defense course enables children to become aware of everyday safety issues and learn self defense techniques in relatively short amount of time. Classes are carefully adapted to match their respective age, physical and mental abilities. Through a especially designed Krav Maga training program and games/fun based activities; children are taught how to recognize common threats like bullies and kidnappers, and even dangerous situations like fire and natural disasters like earthquakes.
Netball-08

Autumn Netball Clinics

Ages 5-12 Years

Taking a break from the term time, the holiday netball camps focus more on the technical side of the game to improve individual and team skills.

Fun activities and equipment are incorporated into the course that are not usually used during term time to challenge all players for a rewarding week of netball!

Netball clinics use indoor and outdoor facilities.

Autumn Lacrosse Clinics

Ages 6-11 Years

First played thousands of years ago, Lacrosse has been one of the leading sports in North America and now caters to over 850,000 players worldwide. A game that requires speed, quickness and accuracy, it truly is one of the most all-rounded sports that we offer.

Autumn Badminton Clinics

Ages 5-16 Years

The programme is designed with 3 age levels, covering different types of skills, e.g. strengthening sense of three-dimensional space, training gross and fine motor to learn the concept of balance, front & back rally, smash & in game strategy etc.

Apart from badminton skills, children can gain self-discipline and enhance group cooperation and communication skills through our course.

Autumn Rugby Clinics

Ages 5-12 Years

Rugby is offered for boys and girls aged between 5 to 17 years old covering a range of all abilities.
We will teach a modified form of the game which does not involve contact and focus on teaching key fundamental skills in a safe environment.
Through the programme we will also offer an additional layer of performance level rugby training – which will include Strength & Conditioning and Workshops. This particular curriculum will tie in to the Hong Kong Rugby Union’s player development needs.

Autumn Hockey Clinics

Ages 5-12 Years

Hockey is offered for boys and girls aged between 5 to 17 years old covering a range of all abilities.
We will teach core fundamental skills that focus on building eye-hand coordination using age appropriate equipment .
Through the programme we will also offer an additional layer of performance level Hockey training – which will include Strength & Conditioning and Workshops. This particular curriculum will tie in to the Hong Kong Hockey Association’s player development needs.
Drama Glee Camp 戲劇圈子

Drama Stars (Week Long Programme)

Ages 4-6 Years

Introducing speech, presentation, expression and articulation, students will study an engaging theme and become the characters of the story. There will be a filmed performance at the end of the course.
Your child(ern) will:
- Learn drama and presentation skills
- Perform individually and as a team
- Play fun and challenging games to build performing skills
- Participate in a filmed performance

Theme: The Wizard of Oz

Spanish through Art and Culture (Week Long Programme)

Ages 7-11 Years

Spanish is a vibrant language with a fascinating culture. This October, we are excited to offer our extremely popular holiday course, in which students will be immersed in Hispanic art and culture as they learn the language. Over the five days, students will build their understanding of the language through a different component of the culture. From latino music to indigenous art, students will travel in time through the richness of Hispanic music, customs, people and colours. The different activities and art projects will not only enrich their communication skills but also their love for art and their knowledge of different art techniques.

This course is suitable for beginners but open to all.

Seasonal Surprises Workshop - Little Dreamers

Ages 15 months-2.5 years (accompanied)
Ages 2.5 years to 3.5 years (unaccompanied)

Make the most of the October break and get your child’s creative juices flowing in our Seasonal Surprises Workshops. Students will have lots of hands-on fun as they explore autumnal colours, textures and stories through a variety of sensory and art activities. Just be careful not to wake any spooky monsters. Boo!

The course content of Seasonal Surprises Workshop A & B are different

Seasonal Surprises Workshop - Kindergarten

Ages 3-5 years
Make the most of the October break and get your child’s creative juices flowing in our Seasonal Surprises Workshops. Students will have lots of hands-on fun as they explore autumnal colours, textures and stories through a variety of sensory and art activities. Just be careful not to wake any spooky monsters. Boo!

The course content of Seasonal Surprises Workshop A & B are different

Drama Stars (Week Long Programme)

Ages 4-6 Years

Introducing speech, presentation, expression and articulation, students will study an engaging theme and become the characters of the story. There will be a filmed performance at the end of the course.
Your child(ern) will:
- Learn drama and presentation skills
- Perform individually and as a team
- Play fun and challenging games to build performing skills
- Participate in a filmed performance

Theme: The Wizard of Oz

Sing Out Loud with Jane Engelmann (Week Long Online Programme)

Ages 5-8 Years
Online only

Learn the basics of singing and vocal techniques whilst developing confidence in using your voice in this fun, upbeat, online singing course.

Singing is such a fun and healthy activity in so many ways and it’s also a well known fact that singing is great for relaxing, well-being and getting rid of stress. Yet, singing together in choirs or at school has been particularly challenging due to recent restrictions and it’s been especially difficult to sing behind a mask. So get online, take your masks off and get ready to raise the roof with your voices all from the comfort and safety of your own home.

Highlights and outcomes:

-Learn vocal techniques and tips
Explore a variety of popular songs and styles
-Develop a range of musicianship skills
-Improve your singing voice
-Understand the basics of the voice
-Boost performance and presentation skills

A welcome from the teacher, Jane Engelmann
Hello I’m Ms Jane.I was the music and drama teacher at Peak School and also ran the Razzle Dazzle Musical Theatre Camp for ESF. I love being creative and funny and making online activities enjoyable! It’s important to me that my students are happy and engaged, feeling they can share with confidence, make suggestions and take creative risks.

Spanish through Art and Culture (Week Long Programme)

Ages 7-11 Years

Spanish is a vibrant language with a fascinating culture. This October, we are excited to offer our extremely popular holiday course, in which students will be immersed in Hispanic art and culture as they learn the language. Over the five days, students will build their understanding of the language through a different component of the culture. From latino music to indigenous art, students will travel in time through the richness of Hispanic music, customs, people and colours. The different activities and art projects will not only enrich their communication skills but also their love for art and their knowledge of different art techniques.

This course is suitable for beginners but open to all.
Ceramic workshop

Clay Workshops

Ages 3-4 years (accompanied)
Ages 4-5 years (Unaccompanied)

Students will complete a beautiful project within the 90 minute workshop. The teacher will then fire the creation after class in her studio; final products will be collected from Wu Kai Sha Kindergarten at a later date (the teacher will confirm the pick up date at the workshop).

Project: Heart Plate (3-4 year olds, accompanied)

Learning Focus: Sensory play and fine motor skills, parent-child collaboration

Technique: Rolling & Coiling

Project: Animal Figurine (4-5 year olds)

Learning Focus: Character Building, basic sculpting and fine motor skills

Technique: Sculpting & Slip Painting

About the teacher, Cassie Chan:
Cassie Chan is the founder of Twiga Pottery, a local studio based in Sai Kung. Working as a specialist teacher in ceramics, Miss Cassie has conducted numerous clay workshops and school projects in different school settings and communities across Hong Kong with the aim to promote creative development among children and young adults through art education. The after school clay club programme has been a popular choice of extra-curricular activities among the ESF communities since 2015.

Scratch Art Fun and Fantasy Workshop

Ages 6-8 years

Join us for a lantern making workshop using scratch art in which students will ignite creativity through storytelling, role play and games. As they journey through fantasy lands they will explore the power of their lanterns and maybe even unleash a genie!

Chinese Painting

Ages 6 years+

Feel together, learn together and grow together through our Chinese painting workshop.
Chinese painting generally refers to the traditional painting art of Chinese culture, and it is one of the four arts of piano, chess, calligraphy, and painting. Traditional Chinese painting is painted on silk or rice paper with a brush dipped in water, ink, and color.

Painting topics:
Chinese landscape painting (Each class has 2 different landscape topics to choose from)

Finished artwork:
The student will print on a Chinese painting scroll.

First Steps in Game Development (Week Long Programme)

Ages 8-10 years

(Formerly known as Master Spells and Potions With Code)

Create your own magical experience with digital spells and potions using code!

In this course, students will build engaging experiences such as potion matching games and a witch race, and bring out their inner wizard by mixing digital potions.

A perfect place to start to learn HTML, CSS and JavaScript, students will develop a solid understanding of coding/programming languages and build skills in design and game development.

Students will create a total of 5 mini-games around the theme of magic which can be shared with family and friends.

*Students should prepare their own device + charger (Laptop PC / Mac).

3D Game Design & Development With Roblox (Week Long Programme)

Ages 10-12 years

Students will use the world-famous gaming platform, Roblox Studio, to design and develop their own games. They will use programming logic like function, loops, and conditions to customize and develop an engaging story that captures the player’s interest, and design heroes that take on the interactive world.

Students will work on their game design skills and learn to think creatively about designing worlds, creating themes and setting objectives and goals, mimicking how professional developers think about game development! Students who have advanced skills will dive into more complex Lua coding to customise their games further.

At the end of the course, students can launch their games for their friends and family to enjoy.

*Students should prepare their own device + charger (Laptop PC / Mac).

Code Your Own World With VR (Week Long Programme)

Ages 12+ Years

From forests to Mars, students will bring their imaginations to life by coding their own virtual reality world.

Developed with HTML, CSS, JavaScript and A-Frame, they will code and add their own customized textures, elements, and interactions to complete their realistic simulated 3D environments.

Students will also be able to easily share their work with friends and families, as well as immerse themselves in their creations.

First Steps in Coding & Web Development (Week Long Online Programme)

Ages 8-10 years

Gain an understanding of HTML, CSS and JavaScript, and get a solid head start in website development!

Using real-world technology, students will create websites and web-based applications. They will build their own coding posters, trivia games, and personalized websites.

Students will end the course with a tech portfolio of the projects they’ve created, which will act as a foundation for future projects that they build.

Design & Code Your First Game (Week Long Online Programme)

Ages 10-12 years

Want to get started on coding and also love gaming? This course is the perfect introductory experience for learning digital skills in the world of gaming and programming.

Students will learn how to plan, design, and develop their very first web-based game using HTML, CSS and JavaScript. They will pick up valuable skills along the way such as storyboard planning, designing gaming assets, and creating digital special effects.

At the end of the course, all the games created can be shared with family and friends to enjoy!

Students should prepare their own device + charger (Laptop PC / Mac).

Build Your Tech Startup (Week Long Online Programme)

Ages 12+ years

For aspiring technologists, this start-up course teaches students about cutting-edge new technologies to help them innovate a fresh new tech startup idea.

Starting with the fundamentals of technology, students will learn how programming works using HTML, CSS and JavaScript.

Following this, students will identify a real-world problem that they would like to solve. Through design thinking activities and their newly acquired coding skills, they will design and prototype a working tech solution. Working independently or in small teams, students will then develop a business plan, company brand, and digital online presence.

At the end of the course, students will have created a tech prototype, a business plan presented as a website and a business blog.

Remake Classic Games with Scratch (Week Long Online Programme)

Ages 8-10 years

Get a great introduction to programming with the new and improved version of Scratch.

Students will learn the basics of game design and character animation in a well-structured and easy-to-learn environment as they reimagine classic arcade games, such as Tetris and Flappy Bird. What’s more, they will learn to make art with code using the new code blocks in Scratch.
Roblox Coding III

Code The Future With Artificial Intelligence (Week Long Online Programme)

Ages 12+ years

AI is a part of our future. There is no better time to start learning the inner workings of how it functions and powers the world around us.

Students will learn about the design and programming behind modern digital assistant software like Alexa, Siri, and Cortana, and explore the technology powering in-car navigation.

Students will use Machine Learning and code to develop and train their own AI personality that can answer questions, complete requests, and chat about topics of their choice.

At the end of the course, students will have created a fully programmed chat-bot simulator, a tech prototype, and a business plan presented as a website. Students can launch their games for their friends and family to enjoy.

First Steps in Coding & Web Development (Week Long Online Programme)

Ages 8-10 years

Gain an understanding of HTML, CSS and JavaScript, and get a solid head start in website development!

Using real-world technology, students will create websites and web-based applications. They will build their own coding posters, trivia games, and personalized websites.

Students will end the course with a tech portfolio of the projects they’ve created, which will act as a foundation for future projects that they build.

Design & Code Your First Game (Week Long Online Programme)

Ages 10-12 years

Want to get started on coding and also love gaming? This course is the perfect introductory experience for learning digital skills in the world of gaming and programming.

Students will learn how to plan, design, and develop their very first web-based game using HTML, CSS and JavaScript. They will pick up valuable skills along the way such as storyboard planning, designing gaming assets, and creating digital special effects.

At the end of the course, all the games created can be shared with family and friends to enjoy!

Students should prepare their own device + charger (Laptop PC / Mac).

Build Your Tech Startup (Week Long Online Programme)

Ages 12+ years

For aspiring technologists, this start-up course teaches students about cutting-edge new technologies to help them innovate a fresh new tech startup idea.

Starting with the fundamentals of technology, students will learn how programming works using HTML, CSS and JavaScript.

Following this, students will identify a real-world problem that they would like to solve. Through design thinking activities and their newly acquired coding skills, they will design and prototype a working tech solution. Working independently or in small teams, students will then develop a business plan, company brand, and digital online presence.

At the end of the course, students will have created a tech prototype, a business plan presented as a website and a business blog.

Remake Classic Games with Scratch (Week Long Online Programme)

Ages 8-10 years

Get a great introduction to programming with the new and improved version of Scratch.

Students will learn the basics of game design and character animation in a well-structured and easy-to-learn environment as they reimagine classic arcade games, such as Tetris and Flappy Bird. What’s more, they will learn to make art with code using the new code blocks in Scratch.

3D Game Design & Development With Roblox (Week Long Online Programme)

Ages 10-12 years

Students will use the world-famous gaming platform, Roblox Studio, to design and develop their own games. They will use programming logic like function, loops, and conditions to customize and develop an engaging story that captures the player’s interest, and design heroes that take on the interactive world.

Students will work on their game design skills and learn to think creatively about designing worlds, creating themes and setting objectives and goals, mimicking how professional developers think about game development! Students who have advanced skills will dive into more complex Lua coding to customise their games further.

At the end of the course, students can launch their games for their friends and family to enjoy.
Roblox Coding III

Code The Future With Artificial Intelligence (Week Long Online Programme)

Ages 12+ years

AI is a part of our future. There is no better time to start learning the inner workings of how it functions and powers the world around us.

Students will learn about the design and programming behind modern digital assistant software like Alexa, Siri, and Cortana, and explore the technology powering in-car navigation.

Students will use Machine Learning and code to develop and train their own AI personality that can answer questions, complete requests, and chat about topics of their choice.

At the end of the course, students will have created a fully programmed chat-bot simulator, a tech prototype, and a business plan presented as a website. Students can launch their games for their friends and family to enjoy.

Sing Out Loud with Jane Engelmann (Week Long Online Programme)

Ages 5-8 Years
Online only

Learn the basics of singing and vocal techniques whilst developing confidence in using your voice in this fun, upbeat, online singing course.

Singing is such a fun and healthy activity in so many ways and it’s also a well known fact that singing is great for relaxing, well-being and getting rid of stress. Yet, singing together in choirs or at school has been particularly challenging due to recent restrictions and it’s been especially difficult to sing behind a mask. So get online, take your masks off and get ready to raise the roof with your voices all from the comfort and safety of your own home.

Highlights and outcomes:

-Learn vocal techniques and tips
Explore a variety of popular songs and styles
-Develop a range of musicianship skills
-Improve your singing voice
-Understand the basics of the voice
-Boost performance and presentation skills

A welcome from the teacher, Jane Engelmann
Hello I’m Ms Jane.I was the music and drama teacher at Peak School and also ran the Razzle Dazzle Musical Theatre Camp for ESF. I love being creative and funny and making online activities enjoyable! It’s important to me that my students are happy and engaged, feeling they can share with confidence, make suggestions and take creative risks.
Summer magic workshop

WizKidz Magic

Ages 8+ years

Make your children disappear! (For 90 minutes)
This magic workshop will give students a great introduction to magic and the skills required to simple magic tricks. The routines use everyday objects that can be found just about anywhere! Paper bags, paper clips, cups, crayons, playing cards, elastic bands, etc. Discover what it takes to perform magic tricks. All materials will be provided.

  • Read someone’s mind using crayons

  • Learn how to use their eyes and ears to make something invisible drop into a bag

  • Show off their kung fu moves and stab their finger through a paperclip in mid-air

  • Learn a secret card move that will fool everyone and some card stunts

  • Make elastic bands jump from finger to finger

  • The classic of magic, the cups and balls routine

Seasonal Surprises Workshop - Little Dreamers

Ages 15 months-2.5 years (accompanied)
Ages 2.5 years to 3.5 years (unaccompanied)

Make the most of the October break and get your child’s creative juices flowing in our Seasonal Surprises Workshops. Students will have lots of hands-on fun as they explore autumnal colours, textures and stories through a variety of sensory and art activities. Just be careful not to wake any spooky monsters. Boo!

The course content of Seasonal Surprises Workshop A & B are different

Seasonal Surprises Workshop - Kindergarten

Ages 3-5 years

Make the most of the October break and get your child’s creative juices flowing in our Seasonal Surprises Workshops. Students will have lots of hands-on fun as they explore autumnal colours, textures and stories through a variety of sensory and art activities. Just be careful not to wake any spooky monsters. Boo!

The course content of Seasonal Surprises Workshop A & B are different
Ceramic workshop

Clay Workshops

Ages 3-4 years (accompanied)
Ages 4-5 years (Unaccompanied)

Students will complete a beautiful project within the 90 minute workshop. The teacher will then fire the creation after class in her studio; final products will be collected from Wu Kai Sha Kindergarten at a later date (the teacher will confirm the pick up date at the workshop).

Project: Heart Plate (3-4 year olds, accompanied)

Learning Focus: Sensory play and fine motor skills, parent-child collaboration

Technique: Rolling & Coiling

Project: Animal Figurine (4-5 year olds)

Learning Focus: Character Building, basic sculpting and fine motor skills

Technique: Sculpting & Slip Painting

About the teacher, Cassie Chan:
Cassie Chan is the founder of Twiga Pottery, a local studio based in Sai Kung. Working as a specialist teacher in ceramics, Miss Cassie has conducted numerous clay workshops and school projects in different school settings and communities across Hong Kong with the aim to promote creative development among children and young adults through art education. The after school clay club programme has been a popular choice of extra-curricular activities among the ESF communities since 2015.

Scratch Art Fun and Fantasy Workshop

Ages 6-8 years

Join us for a lantern making workshop using scratch art in which students will ignite creativity through storytelling, role play and games. As they journey through fantasy lands they will explore the power of their lanterns and maybe even unleash a genie!
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Testimonials

"We have enrolled in the Camps every year and we come back to Hong Kong annually just to enrol in ESF Holiday Camps!"
- Parent, STEM Camps