Summer camps in Shanghai 2014

  • [Tuesday] 22nd Apr,2014
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For parents that want their kids to learn something during the holidays: summer camps! Here’s a list of camps for kids in summer 2014.



Sport for life offers different summer camps, mainly focused on sports. They have a soccer camp, a basketball camp, but also a mixed sport with arts and craft camp. Everybody will receive a t-shirt and personal evaluation form from the coach.

When:             June 16 – August 22

Time:               Half day (9 AM – 12 PM) or full day (9AM – 3 PM)

Ages:               4 - 16 y/o for the mixed camps, 6 – 16 y/o for specific sport camps.

Price:               1400 RMB for half day, 2200 RMB for full day. You’ll get a discount if you sign up             before the 23rd of May!



Zooligans is the place to be if you want your children to pick up some Mandarin while they’re having fun. Their programs include playing and arts.

When:             June 16 – August 29

Time:               9 AM – 12 PM

Ages:               2 – 5 years

Price:               1,100 RMB/week for five mornings per week, 750 RMB for three mornings a week


Mandarin House:

Mandarin House offers Chinese classes for different age groups. Not only will your children attend lessons, they will also engage in activities. Every day they will attend one recreation activity, and on Saturdays they’ll go on an excursion. You can also sign up for a family package and go to class together with your kids!


When:             June 23 – August 11

Time:               As long as you want

Ages:               7-19

Price:               3990 – 4290 RMB/week



If your child likes to create things, Colorbox Creative Arts Center has the best option for you. They have art camps from June 30th to August 29th, for children ages 7-12. The sessions are Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday morning from 9:00 – 11:30. Your children will be busy in crafts, printmaking, drawing and painting.

When:             June 30th – August 29th

Time:               Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday morning from 9 AM – 11:30 AM

Ages:               7-12

Price:               400 RMB/day or 1000 RMB/week – get a discount if you book before the first of               May!



The Discovery Programs that the Shanghai American School offers will let your child explore, get active and participate in literacy and science programs. Children from kindergarten through grade 12 will be able to enjoy SAS’s variety of summer camps, beginning on June 16th. Courses they offer include literacy enrichment, science, writer’s workshops, LEGO engineering, sports training and many more. You can either choose a one-week program or two-week program. Prices vary from 3,750 RMB for a one-week literacy program, to 15,000 RMB for a two-week environmental research trip to the USA.


When:             June 16 – August 8

Time:               one or two week programs

Ages:               4-18

Price:               vary from 3,750 RMB for a one week program to 15,000 RMB for a two-week                    environmental research trip to the USA.