Half Day Summer Programme

Half Day Summer Programme

27 June - 26 Aug 2022

15 months - 17 Years Old

Preview

learning at these great summer camps for all ages! From 27 June - 26 Aug, 3 to 10 year olds can join the multi-sports summer camps to develop core skills, or join a specialised sports clinic in swimming, football, gymnastics, fencing or tennis to work on their technique. A special full day camp with both sports and languages is offered as well. Students ages 4-13 can join a language camp in the morning and follow with a multi sports camp in the afternoon for a full day of learning and fun!

School Bus Service: Half day camps school bus service is available for the courses start at 9am and end at 12nn at South Island School only, please click HERE for more detials

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Summer Camps

Planet Guardian Adventures

Lower Kindergarten: 3- 4 years
Upper Kindergarten: 4-5 years (Suitable for students transitioning to primary school)
Primary: 6-8 years


Join our Planet Guardian Adventures for four weeks of exciting quests, meeting different people in different places each time. This course uses drama, games, story books, art to develop reading, writing, speaking and listening skills whilst broadening knowledge and experiences. With four weeks of programmes to choose from, students will embark on an exciting new adventure each week to meet a range of colourful characters such as....

Animal Wranglers - beware of the wild animals we’ll meet this week and avoid their bite, snap or sting; tame the lions in the circus as we join their fun and games under the big top.

Super Heroes - create your own superhero to join the team of Planet Guardians; use your new powers to save the world.

Fantasy Explorers - brave fire breathing dragons to rescue the princess from the tower; become a herald, watchman, knight, or jester and learn about medieval life.

Treasure Seekers - embark on a nautical adventure meeting fishermen and mermaids; discover pirate treasure along the way but be careful not to walk the plank.

Join all four weeks to become a Planet Guardian and receive your Badge of Honour.

The course materials are on a 4-week rotation, meaning Week 2-5 (July) are different every week and Week 6-9 (August) starts the rotation again.
Playgroup camps

Playgroup Camp

15 months to 2.5 years (accompanied by an adult)

Our play-based learning approach allows our youngest students to develop their curiosity and build early skills in a safe, comfortable environment. Through the exploration of nursery rhymes and much loved stories, students will participate in a variety of hands-on activities to develop their fine motor and gross motor skills, cognitive and language development, and through our sensory activities they will have some messy fun!

Parents can choose from 2, 3, or 5 day options per week.

This camp is different every week, so students can join for 6 consecutive weeks!
Kindergarten Preparation

Kindergarten Preparation

K1 starters (Unaccompanied)

This course is for students who will be starting K1 after the summer. Students will develop their independence and confidence in an ESF kindergarten environment, as they explore nursery rhymes and well-loved stories through a variety of hands-on learning experiences.

This camp is different every week, so students can join for up to 4 weeks!
Summer Phonics Course - Kindergarten

Summer Phonics Course - Kindergarten

Ages 4 - 6 years

This course is a great introduction to phonics but can also build on your child’s existing phonic knowledge. It is delivered in a very fun way with lots of group work and movement.
During the programme, students will learn:

· The basic letter sounds
· The principles of decoding words
· To play games in order to hear different sounds, using vowels and consonants
· To build longer phonic words
· To blend and segment the sounds and use words
· To begin the structure of writing lower and upper case sounds

One lesson per week x 4 weeks every Wednesday (option to do 2 months consecutively)
Kindergarten Preparation

Pre-Kindergarten

Ages 2 - 3 years (Unaccompanied)

Let us take your children on a summer adventure where we will immerse ourselves in a world of stories, baking, art exploration and singing.

This programme is suitable for children who turn 2 years old from July 1st, but are not eligible to join Kindergarten Preparation.

Students enrol for 2 week blocks, either 3 or 5 day options per block (2 day block also available in Wan Chai). This camp is different every week, students can join for 8 consecutive weeks!
Summer camps - Primary Preparation

Primary Preparation

P1 / Year 1 starters

This course is for kindergarten graduates who will be starting P1 after the summer. It provides a boost of skills, confidence and independence through lots of fun games, drama and activities in an ESF primary school setting.

Over the course of two weeks, students will practise a range of essential skills which will provide an important foundation to ease their transition into primary school. This includes development of their understanding of the following: up to 100 high frequency words; capital letters and simple punctuation; basic sentence structure; speaking clearly during presentations; vocabulary development through a range of medium including art projects.

**The course materials are on a 2 week rotation, meaning Weeks 2-3 are different and Weeks 4-5 start the rotation again.


**Students can enrol for 1 or 2 weeks of classes but 2 weeks is recommended.
Summer camps - Primary writing

Creative Writing

Lower Primary (6-8 years old), Upper Primary (9-11 years old)

Each week students will learn a range of techniques, vocabulary and grammar as they explore different text types.

Creative Writing: Creative juices will be flowing this week as students bring their ideas to life. Our budding writers will then present their work at the end of the week.


2022 Summer full day camps table


Summer camps - Primary Reader's Theatre

Primary Reader's Theatre

Ages 6-8 years

Reader’s Theatre is a technique to develop reading with understanding and fluency. Using a variety of scripts to practise and apply new techniques, students will:

· Become immersed in Reader’s Theatre to bring scripts to life as they work together to read and act out stories and their own writing
· Practise phonics, pronunciation and intonation through character portrayal and presentations
· Build vocabulary and creativity through their own script writing
· Be immersed in a rich, English speaking environment to build their understanding, confidence and enjoyment of the language.

This course is a great opportunity for your child to develop their English language proficiency. The carefully selected scripts give students essential practice in oral reading fluency and public speaking. The scripts also provide an opportunity for group interaction and student cooperation.

This is a one week course, therefore we suggest:


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Summer camps - CHALLENGE YOUR CREATIVITY

Challenge Your Creativity

Lower Primary (6-8 years old),
Upper Primary (9-11 years old)

Does your child want to ignite his/her imagination? Do they need something to boost their enthusiasm for learning during the holiday? Then join our lively classes where we will spark creativity through fun discussions, games and collaborative storytelling.

Students will:
· Develop creative thinking skills
· Motivate students and increase learning engagement
· Help students see everyday objects and concepts in new and deeper ways
· Improve language skills, foster imagination and curiosity
· Encourage creative writing and development of ideas
· Increase risk-taking skills

This is a one week course.

2022 Summer full day camps table


Summer camps - Primary debate

Upper Primary Debate -Debate & Dialogue

Ages 9-11 years

Debates are fun and engaging activities that exercise the brain to use all four skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking, sometimes concurrently.

In this course, students will:
· Understand how debating works, what the rules are and how to debate effectively
· Use formal language, persuasive techniques and connectives in a speech
· Structure ideas on a given topic, using evidence and examples to enhance arguments
· Develop critical thinking, collaboration and communication skills
· Learn to express themselves confidently, coherently and assertively

This course is suitable for students who are new to debating and those who have already developed a taste for debating in their primary schools. It can also prepare them for a variety of opportunities that they will come across in their secondary schools.
Summer camps - secondary debate

Secondary Debate

Ages 11-13 years

Join us for some lively discussions this Summer in our Secondary Debate programme. Globally, elections have evolved and politicians have changed their communication tactics. What styles would students take to convey their opinion? Would it be more like Trump or Biden?

Throughout the sessions, students will have plenty of opportunity to discuss and debate a range of topics.

In Secondary Debate students will:
· Analyse language and body language from real debates such as the presidential debates
· Construct arguments using persuasive language and engaging sentence openers
· Learn about tone of voice and vocal delivery during a debate
· Enhance speaking confidence
· Practise rebuttals
· Learn how to research for a debate in an effective manner
· Practise taking notes during a debate to form the basis of another argument
· Put skills into practice with small group and class debates

This is a one week course.
ummer camps - Spanish arts and culture

Spanish through Art and Culture

Ages 7-11 years

Join us this summer as we travel in time through the richness of Hispanic music, customs, people and colours. Each day, students will build their understanding of the language through a different component of the culture. As students become immersed in Hispanic art and culture they will develop their reading, writing, speaking and listening skills. Not only will this course enrich their communication skills but it will also instill a love for art and broaden their knowledge of different art techniques.

*Students can enrol for 1 or 2 weeks of classes but 2 weeks is recommended

Spanish through Dance

Ages 7-11 years

Let Spanish music take you on a lively journey this summer. From Sevillanas to Flamenco, students will discover the language as they explore traditional music and dance. They will learn how to express themselves through movement and language immersion.

This is a one week course.
Make news make sense

Make News Make Sense (11+ years)

Students will hone their 21st century skills as they delve into the news. Through text analysis, debate and discussion students will review media articles and make sense of the world around us.

Students will:
· Develop 21st century skills: Creativity, Critical Thinking, Collaboration, Communication
· Identify language and literary devices in the media
· Respond to articles and formulate an argument
· Write a letter to the editor

This is a one week course.
Drama Stars

Drama Stars Creativity Camp

Ages 4-6 years

Combining acting, music, movement and theatre-crafts, 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.
Students will:
· Learn wide-ranging skills in acting, movement and theatre-crafts
· Perform individually and as a team
· Play fun and challenging games to build their performing skills
· Create costumes, props and set pieces
· Create their own filmed performance

Theme A: Peter Rabbit
Theme B: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Saturday July: The Jungle Book
Saturday August: Alice in Wonderland

Students can attend 3 or 5 times a week.
Drama Glee

Drama Loop Creativity Camp

Ages 6-8 years

Combining acting, music, movement and theatre-crafts, students will study an engaging theme, becoming the characters of the story to further embed their learning. There will be a filmed performance at the end of the course.
Students will:
· Learn wide-ranging skills in acting, movement and theatre-crafts
· Perform individually and as a team
· Play fun and challenging games to build their performing skills
· Create costumes, props and set pieces
· Create their own filmed performance

Theme A: 101 Dalmatians
Theme B: The BFG
Saturday July: Matilda
Saturday August: The Wizard of Oz
Students can attend 3 or 5 times a week.

Drama Circle Creativity Camp

Ages 8-12 years

Combining acting, music, movement and theatre-crafts, students will experience all elements of a drama performances, becoming a character, creating their props or costumes, rehearsing and performing. There will be a filmed performance at the end of the course.
Students will:
· Learn wide-ranging skills in acting, movement and theatre-crafts
· Perform individually and as a team
· Play fun and challenging games to build their performing skills
· Create costumes, props and set pieces
· Create your own filmed performance

Theme A: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Theme B: Charlotte’s Web
Saturday July: Matilda
Saturday August: The Addams Family

Students can attend 3 or 5 times a week.
Drama Glee Stage

Dance Stars Creativity Camp

Ages 4-6 years

Combining dance with crafts, develop coordination, rhythm, musicality, style and expression, while most importantly, having fun! There will be a filmed course overview at the end of the course.
Course includes:
· Warm-up activities to invigorate body and mind
· Craft activity to create costume
· Simple technique-building exercises
· Free movement to build confidence and creativity
· Simple choreography taught throughout the week

Theme A: Jump into Jazz
Theme B: Moves with Moana

Students can attend 3 or 5 times a week.
Summer camps - Spanish through Dance

Dance Loop Creativity Camp

Ages 6-8 years

Combining dance with crafts, develop coordination, rhythm, musicality, style and expression, while most importantly, having fun! There will be a filmed course overview at the end of the course.
Course includes:
· Warm-up activities to invigorate body and mind
· Craft activity to create costumes
· Simple technique building exercises
· Free movement to build confidence and creativity
· Simple choreography taught throughout the week

Theme A: Jazz
Theme B: Hip Hop
Students can attend 3 or 5 times a week.
Multi-Sports Child

Multi Sports Camp

Ages 3-10 Years

Summertime is the time to get out and get moving and with an ESF Sports Camp your child will do just that! 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.

Enhance motor skills through different hand-eye coordination activities.
Variety athletics and gym exercises that are suitable for children of all ages and levels using balancing bars, ball games, and more.
Develop and refine sports skills that prepare your child for football, basketball, gymnastics and more!
Interactive team-building exercises that foster team spirit.
3 - 10 years old will love our day camps that are split into separate age groups. All camps combine a range of age-appropriate activities that aim to develop a core range of skills such as very basic motor skills (running, jumping, turning, balance) through to more sophisticated game-related abilities (teamwork, speed & agility, etc.).

Your child’s enjoyment is at the heart of our sports camps. 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.

Football Clinics

Ages 5+ Years

ESF Lions Football is running fantastic football camps during the summer holidays.

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!
ESF Fencing player practicing against a backdrop of Fencing theory

Fencing Clinics

Ages 5-8 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.
ESF Tennis

Tennis Clinics

Ages 4-14 Years

Tennis is undeniably one of the most popular family sports in the world. Students of all ages and abilities can enjoy tennis and challenge themselves to develop a lifelong skill set.

Our highly experienced ESF Tennis Coaching Team strongly believes in a fun, dynamic, and energetic style of teaching, which will instill a strong base of fundamentals as well as a true love for the game. With a progressive class schedule and competitions for beginners through advanced players, our tennis programmes give your children valuable experience that they can use throughout their lives.

Gymnastics Clinics

Ages 4-10 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.


Cheerleading and Rhythmic
– A great way to improve the gymnastics skills with sessions including innovative gymnastic programmes, Rhythmic Gymnastics Cheerleading, games to support healthy, happy children in a high-energy learning environment.

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.
ESF Basketball

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 Spring break so that you're ready for the rest of the term, don't miss out on this great opportunity!

Swimming Clinics

Ages 3-17 Years

ESF Sharks Swimming delivers swimming lessons during summer clinics. Our qualified coaches will help swimmers develop their comfort level in the water, improve stroke technique through fun games and activities in the water.
Coach teaching a young boy Krav Maga

Krav Maga (Self-Defense) 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 Camps

Netball Clinics

Ages 5-17 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.
Summer camps - Lacrosse

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.

Hockey Clinics

Ages 5-17 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 Academy 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.
rugby

Rugby Clinics

Ages 5-17 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 Academy 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.
Summer Camp -Badminton clinic

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.
Children Dancing class

Dance Clinics

Ages 7-13 years

From Hip hop to Jazz Funk, ESF Sports is launching their dance programme to explore the fundamental dance moves! Students have the opportunity to understand rhythm, groove and beat so they can one day discover their own choreography!
Outdoor adventure camp

Outdoor Adventure Camp

Ages 7-11 years

2-day, 3-day or 5-day options available in Sai Kung and Mui Wo, with a bonus day in Cheung Chau.


SAI KUNG:
2-day: Explore the beauty and natural diversity of Hoi Ha Wan marine park, learn how to stand-up paddleboard and use improvised building skills in friendly race and battle against other teams.

3-day: Go on a wilderness trek through a rocky canyon, get lost in the wild and work together on a search and rescue mission, developing key survival skills and new friendships along the way.


MUI WO/CHEUNG CHAU:
2-day: Abandon ship! Participants make their way to a remote beach where they have to develop the survival skills needed to live in the wild. On the second day, a natural obstacle course awaits them.

3-day: Embark on a coasteering challenge, go on a kayak journey, help locate and rescue a injured explorer, and work with team-mates to win the ultimate beach battle.


For Outdoor Adventure Camp details and packing list, please click HERE


ESF STEM

Primary Science - Everyday Science (STEM)

Lower Primary (6-8 years old),
Upper Primary (9-11 years old)

The inventions of the future will be created by the students of today through experimentation! Using hands-on activities, our scientists will gain an understanding of how the world works as we incorporate science and engineering elements of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) each week. Students will also explore the natural world and environment around them as they have lots of hands-on fun.

Students will develop their understanding of the scientific method as they plan their investigations, make a range of text types such as observations and reports as they write up experiments. Highlights include structural engineering challenges such as building towers and bridges, safely creating slime, building a ‘robotic-like’ hand, the importance of different ‘shapes’ and much more!

Students can enrol for a total of two weeks of Science (Science A and Science B)


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Carbon Crunch – Carbon Literacy, Climate Change and Carbon Offsetting

Carbon Crunch – Carbon Literacy, Climate Change and Carbon Offsetting

Ages 14-17 years

Students will explore the science behind climate change through an engaging mix of talks from experts and small group activities. Students will have the opportunity to use an authentic and sophisticated climate change model to understand the factors that contribute to carbon emissions and the actions needed to achieve a zero carbon economy by 2050. Students will estimate their own personal carbon footprint and play a fun and informative carbon footprint game to develop their knowledge and judgement about the carbon emissions from common activities and the emissions embodied in every-day objects.

They will write up their proposed actions as pledges and submit them for accreditation to the Carbon Literacy Project. On completion of the course and satisfactory review of the pledges, each student will receive a personal Carbon Literacy Certificate.

Carbon offsetting is a tool that can be used to compensate for carbon emissions. Student will learn about Carbon offsetting and deliver an offsetting investment proposal to their peers and the course presenters at the end of the course.
Forest School with Ms Ania

Forest School

Ages 6-9 years

Forest School is a long-term, nature-based process that takes place in a natural environment and in (almost) all weather.

Through regular sessions, children develop a deep, personal connection to nature, as well as self-esteem and skills which build up their resilience, independence, and creativity.

Sessions are play-based and child-led, and they are designed to be fun and engaging. Rather than being a one-off outdoor activity, Forest School is meant to be a series of holistic nature experiences.

Children are accompanied by a Forest School Leader who invites them to take on small and achievable tasks, and supports them in learning about risks and how to stay safe.

During the programme the children are introduced to nature-based art and games, teamwork, and den/shelter building. As we progress through the programme, they also learn to build fires, do outdoor cooking, and use tools.
Scratch Coding

Remake Classic Games With Scratch

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.

Master Spells and Potions With Code

Ages 8-10 years

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.
Coding Scratch

First Steps In Coding

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 personalised 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.
Roblox Coding II

3D Game Design & Development With Roblox

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

First Steps In Python

Ages 10-12 years

In this introductory course for beginners, students will learn the basics of coding in Python. The course will focus on learning Python syntax, structure and parameters and then use the knowledge and skills to build projects

Using the BSD Online learning platform, students will be guided through learning about Python basics like, variables, data types, conditional logic, math operators and loops. The first part of the course is designed to be self-guided with activities and practice with syntax and using the console. Then students will build a birth-date-to-now calculator and an encoder/decoder.

They will end the course with a tech portfolio of the projects they’ve created throughout the course, and will be able to use their new skills to move onto more complex projects in the future.
Remake classic games with Scratch

Design & Code Your First Game

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!
Roblox Coding

Code Your Own World With VR

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.

Video Game Design With Phaser

Ages 12+ years

Start programming games like a professional with this course. Using the popular desktop and mobile gaming framework, PhaserJS, students will learn how to create a platformer game, a side-scroller game and mini-games.

Engaging their creativity and design thinking skills, they will create, customize and enhance their games by adding their own set of characters, environments, gravity and world physics.

Using Design Thinking methodology, students will gather feedback from classmates and iterate to improve their games.

Mobile Game Developer

Ages 12+ years

In this course, students will learn how to program and design games for both iOS and Android at the same time.

Using JavaScript, students will utilise the mobile’s core features such as the Gyroscope to give the players of their game a unique way to navigate.

At the end of the course, students will be able to generate QR codes to share their custom-built games with friends and family.
First Step Coding

Minecraft Creator

Ages 6-8 years

Minecraft is MUCH more than just a game! In this class, we’ll challenge your child to build their own interactive 3D world. Not only will they learn how to make weapons and characters, but they’ll also learn how to visualise physics and chemistry along the way!

With Minecraft, you can simulate magnets, circuits, a gladiator and more! Despite being a game, Minecraft is a place with absolute creative freedom.

We’ll also pair up Minecraft with MakeCode, where kids can write programs to automate the construction of structures. What’s more? Kids will build circuits and game contraptions for their friends to explore!
ummer camps - Spanish arts and culture

Spanish through Art and Culture

Ages 7-11 years

Join us this summer as we travel in time through the richness of Hispanic music, customs, people and colours. Each day, students will build their understanding of the language through a different component of the culture. As students become immersed in Hispanic art and culture they will develop their reading, writing, speaking and listening skills. Not only will this course enrich their communication skills but it will also instill a love for art and broaden their knowledge of different art techniques.

*Students can enrol for 1 or 2 weeks of classes but 2 weeks is recommended
Summer camps - Spanish through Dance

Spanish through Dance

Ages 7-11 years

Let Spanish music take you on a lively journey this summer. From Sevillanas to Flamenco, students will discover the language as they explore traditional music and dance. They will learn how to express themselves through movement and language immersion.

This is a one week course.

Dance Clinics

Ages 7 - 13 years

From Hip hop to Jazz Funk, ESF Sports is launching their dance programme to explore the fundamental dance moves! Students have the opportunity to understand rhythm, groove and beat so they can one day discover their own choreography!
Abstract and Contemporary Art

Abstract and Contemporary Art

Ages 11-12 years

This course bridges primary to secondary.

Art can be a fantastic outlet for expression and creativity, providing hands-on exploration and discovery. This programme will enable students to play and experiment with different materials as they learn about famous artists and techniques. From painting in response to music like Wasily Kandinsky to line collages like Piet Mondrian, students will expand their artistic skills and knowledge under the guidance of their specialist teacher, Huiwen Cheung.

Students will:

· Learn about Abstract, Contemporary Artists and Art Movements
· Develop knowledge and understanding of the Elements of Art and Principles of Design
· Create art with music inspired by abstract expressionist artists
Experiment, develop and combine materials, techniques and processes in Art and design
· Apply the Elements of Art, ideas and skills in making
· Reflect and critique Art outcomes
Drama Stars

Drama Stars Creativity Camp

Ages 4-6 years

Combining acting, music, movement and theatre-crafts, 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.
Students will:
· Learn wide-ranging skills in acting, movement and theatre-crafts
· Perform individually and as a team
· Play fun and challenging games to build their performing skills
· Create costumes, props and set pieces
· Create their own filmed performance

Theme A: Peter Rabbit
Theme B: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Saturday July: The Jungle Book
Saturday August: Alice in Wonderland

Students can attend 3 or 5 times a week.
Drama Glee

Drama Loop Creativity Camp

Ages 6-8 years

Combining acting, music, movement and theatre-crafts, students will study an engaging theme, becoming the characters of the story to further embed their learning. There will be a filmed performance at the end of the course.
Students will:
· Learn wide-ranging skills in acting, movement and theatre-crafts
· Perform individually and as a team
· Play fun and challenging games to build their performing skills
· Create costumes, props and set pieces
· Create their own filmed performance

Theme A: 101 Dalmatians
Theme B: The BFG
Saturday July: Matilda
Saturday August: The Wizard of Oz
Students can attend 3 or 5 times a week.

Drama Circle Creativity Camp

Ages 8-12 years

Combining acting, music, movement and theatre-crafts, students will experience all elements of a drama performances, becoming a character, creating their props or costumes, rehearsing and performing. There will be a filmed performance at the end of the course.
Students will:
· Learn wide-ranging skills in acting, movement and theatre-crafts
· Perform individually and as a team
· Play fun and challenging games to build their performing skills
· Create costumes, props and set pieces
· Create your own filmed performance

Theme A: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Theme B: Charlotte’s Web
Saturday July: Matilda
Saturday August: The Addams Family

Students can attend 3 or 5 times a week.
Drama Glee Stage

Dance Stars Creativity Camp

Ages 4-6 years

Combining dance with crafts, develop coordination, rhythm, musicality, style and expression, while most importantly, having fun! There will be a filmed course overview at the end of the course.
Course includes:
· Warm-up activities to invigorate body and mind
· Craft activity to create costume
· Simple technique-building exercises
· Free movement to build confidence and creativity
· Simple choreography taught throughout the week

Theme A: Jump into Jazz
Theme B: Moves with Moana

Students can attend 3 or 5 times a week.
Drama Glee Camp 戲劇圈子

Dance Loop Creativity Camp

Ages 6-8 years

Combining dance with crafts, develop coordination, rhythm, musicality, style and expression, while most importantly, having fun! There will be a filmed course overview at the end of the course.
Course includes:
· Warm-up activities to invigorate body and mind
· Craft activity to create costumes
· Simple technique building exercises
· Free movement to build confidence and creativity
· Simple choreography taught throughout the week

Theme A: Jazz
Theme B: Hip Hop
Students can attend 3 or 5 times a week.

Circle Time Creations

Ages 2.5-4 years

Monday, Wednesday, Friday OR Tuesday, Thursday
Students can attend up to 5 consecutive weeks
This programme is suitable for children entering K1 or in K1

Join us for some interactive Circle Time where we will nurture creativity, communication and confidence. Through music and movement, story-time, phonics, vocabulary building and more students will have lots of fun from the comfort of their own home.

Throughout each week, students will:

  • Talk about familiar objects in simple sentences/words

  • Count simple objects

  • Identify sounds in their environment

  • Recognise and name colours and shapes in their environment

  • Join in rhyming and rhythmic activities

  • Develop coordination and movement skills

Each session, we encourage each child to have the following items available to support the activities:

  • An instrument which can simply be a pot and wooden spoon or a plastic bottle with rice inside

  • Playdough OR building blocks

  • Something to write with - pen/pencil/crayons and a piece of paper

  • A toy or bear to share with the class

Raring to Read

Ages 4-11 years

Students can attend up to 4 consecutive weeks.
Monday to Friday OR Monday Wednesday Friday
Kindergarten: 1500-1600
Primary & Spanish: 1500-1630

Join Commander Earth for an exciting adventure this summer as we zoom over, under, forwards and backwards around the world! We will bring stories alive in the comfort and safety of your home with a range of interactive activities and read-aloud to explore a variety of fiction and non-fiction texts.

Each week our stories will take the students on a new adventure so you can join for up to 4 weeks!

Over – journey over ground as we explore different lands and the skies above

Under - frolic on the sand and dive into the sea to explore hidden treasures
Backwards - travel back in time to mythical lands and traditional tales
Forwards - launch into space for a galactic adventure

*students need to already be attending a kindergarten; not suitable for K1 starters
**students need to already be attending a primary school; not suitable for P1 starters

Classes are delivered three or five times a week, depending on your course package preference, and will use the platform of Zoom.

Drama Loop

Ages 6-8 years

3 days (M,W,F) or 5 days (M-F), 1.5 hour - different theme each week

An energetic and engaging course for budding young performers looking to learn new skills or further develop their performance techniques, led by experienced professional drama practitioners. There will be a filmed online performance at the end of the course.
Course content:

  • Learn drama and presentation skills

  • Perform individually and as a team

  • Play fun and challenging games to build your performing skills

  • Participate in a filmed online performance


Themes:
Week 7 = The Incredibles
Week 8 = Mary Poppins
Week 9 = The Adventures of Paddington Bear

Create Your Own Podcast

Ages 8-12 years

Monday to Friday only, 2 hours
Combining presentation skills, critical thinking and teamwork, students will devise and present their own podcast, exploring topics, content and presentation styles. There will be a recorded podcast at the end of the course.
Course content:

  • Develop skills in voice projection, pitch, articulation and expression

  • Explore the boundaries and possibilities of podcasts

  • Develop critical thinking skills to analyse, interpret and present information

  • Participate in a podcast recording

Summer camps - CHALLENGE YOUR CREATIVITY

Challenge your Creativity

Ages 9-11 years

1.5 hour sessions, 5 sessions

Is your child feeling Zoom fatigue? Do they need something to boost their enthusiasm for learning during the holiday? Then join our lively online classes where we will ignite creativity through fun discussions, games and collaborative storytelling.

Students will:

  • Develop creative thinking skills

  • Motivate students and increase learning engagement

  • Help students see everyday objects and concepts in new and deeper ways

  • Improve language skills, foster imagination and curiosity

  • Encourage creative writing and development of ideas

  • Increase risk-taking skills
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Upper Primary Debate

Ages 9-11 years

Debate & Dialogue
1.5 hour sessions, 5 sessions

Debates are fun and engaging activities that exercise the brain to use all four skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking, sometimes concurrently.

In this course, students will:

  • Understand how debating works, what the rules are and how to debate effectively

  • Use formal language, persuasive techniques and connectives in a speech

  • Structure ideas on a given topic, using evidence and examples to enhance arguments

  • Develop critical thinking, collaboration and communication skills

  • Learn to express themselves confidently, coherently and assertively


This course is suitable for students who are new to debating and those who have already developed a taste for debating in their primary schools. It can also prepare them for a variety of opportunities that they will come across in their secondary schools.
Summer camps - secondary debate

Lower Secondary Debate

Ages 11-13 years

Join us for some lively discussions in our Secondary Debate programme. Globally, elections have evolved and politicians have changed their communication tactics. What styles would students take to convey their opinion? Would it be more like Trump or Biden?
Throughout the sessions, students will have plenty of opportunity to discuss and debate a range of topics.

In Secondary Debate students will:

  • Analyse language and body language from real debates such as the presidential debates

  • Construct arguments using persuasive language and engaging sentence openers

  • Learn about tone of voice and vocal delivery during a debate

  • Enhance speaking confidence
    Practise rebuttals

  • Learn how to research for a debate in an effective manner

  • Practise taking notes during a debate to form the basis of another argument

  • Put skills into practice with small group and class debates

Make News Make Sense

Ages 11-13 years

*Please note materials are repeated - can only sign up for one week

Students will hone their 21st century skills as they delve into the news. Through text analysis, debate and discussion students will review media articles and make sense of the world around us.
Students will:

  • Develop 21st century skills: Creativity, Critical Thinking, Collaboration, Communication

  • Identify language and literary devices in the media

  • Respond to articles and formulate an argument

  • Write a letter to the editor
Scratch Coding

Remake Classic Games With Scratch

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.

Master Spells and Potions With Code

Ages 8-10 years

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.
Coding Scratch

First Steps In Coding

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 personalised 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.
Roblox Coding II

3D Game Design & Development With Roblox

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

First Steps In Python

Ages 10-12 years

In this introductory course for beginners, students will learn the basics of coding in Python. The course will focus on learning Python syntax, structure and parameters and then use the knowledge and skills to build projects

Using the BSD Online learning platform, students will be guided through learning about Python basics like, variables, data types, conditional logic, math operators and loops. The first part of the course is designed to be self-guided with activities and practice with syntax and using the console. Then students will build a birth-date-to-now calculator and an encoder/decoder.

They will end the course with a tech portfolio of the projects they’ve created throughout the course, and will be able to use their new skills to move onto more complex projects in the future.

Explore: Students will develop a fundamental understanding of the basic programming concepts in Python

Learn: Students will be self-guided through a series of lessons and guided projects that teach the fundamentals of Python. After completing the lessons and guided projects, students will also learn how to add further customizations to their projects in sandbox.

Create:

Students will create unique projects that put their Python skills to use.
Remake classic games with Scratch

Design & Code Your First Game

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!
Coding Monster Battle

Monster Battle Game Maker

Ages 10-12 years

Ever wanted to build your own version of Pokémon? In this course, students will have a blast using their creativity and computational thinking skills.

Students will design their own digital characters and bring them to life using code. Whether they create a friendly digital unicorn or a scary three-headed dragon, they will build their very own monster battle game using HTML, CSS and JavaScript.

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

Code Your Own World With VR

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.

Video Game Design With Phaser

Ages 12+ years

Start programming games like a professional with this course. Using the popular desktop and mobile gaming framework, PhaserJS, students will learn how to create a platformer game, a side-scroller game and mini-games.

Engaging their creativity and design thinking skills, they will create, customize and enhance their games by adding their own set of characters, environments, gravity and world physics.

Using Design Thinking methodology, students will gather feedback from classmates and iterate to improve their games.

Mobile Game Developer

Ages 12+ years

In this course, students will learn how to program and design games for both iOS and Android at the same time.

Using JavaScript, students will utilise the mobile’s core features such as the Gyroscope to give the players of their game a unique way to navigate.

At the end of the course, students will be able to generate QR codes to share their custom-built games with friends and family.

Code The Future With Artificial Intelligence

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.
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Build Your Tech Startup

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.
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Digital Design: Fundamentals in UI and UX

Ages 15+ years

In this course, students will dive into the world of functional design by having a deeper understanding of how design decisions are made. They will study User Experience (UX) through various user perspectives and use industry-standard tools.
First Step Coding

Minecraft Creator

Ages 6-8 years

Minecraft is MUCH more than just a game! In this class, we’ll challenge your child to build their own interactive 3D world. Not only will they learn how to make weapons and characters, but they’ll also learn how to visualise physics and chemistry along the way!

With Minecraft, you can simulate magnets, circuits, a gladiator and more! Despite being a game, Minecraft is a place with absolute creative freedom.

We’ll also pair up Minecraft with MakeCode, where kids can write programs to automate the construction of structures. What’s more? Kids will build circuits and game contraptions for their friends to explore!
Carbon Crunch – Carbon Literacy, Climate Change and Carbon Offsetting

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

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