The Ultimate 2017 Shanghai Winter Camps Guide

By Urban Family, December 14, 2017

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201711/originally-uf.jpgThis article originally appeared on our sister website, Urban Family Shanghai.

Sport and Active Camps

Family Skiing Camp

Family Skiing Camp ShanghaiWinter is the season for skiing, so why not offer your family the opportunity to fall in love with the slopes. This camp will provide plenty of family fun at the snow. With certified coaches and on-site professional medics, you are guaranteed to enjoy yourselves in a safe and encouraging environment. For students aged 3-14 years old. 

Dec 17-22, RMB17, 600 (RMB4, 800 for each added parent, RMB6, 800 for each added kid); Dec 31-Jan 5, RMB23, 600 (RMB6, 800 for each added parent, RMB8,800 for each added kid); Jan 28-Feb 2, RMB20, 600 (RMB4, 800 for each added parent, RMB6,800 for each added kid) Feb 4-9, RMB17, 600 (RMB4, 800 for each added parent, RMB6, 800 for each added kid). Plane tickets excluded. Community Center Shanghai (Pudong), (To register email or call 021 3382 1770).

Kids Skiing Camp

Kids Skiing Camp Shanghai
If your children are independent enough to go to the camp alone, you can also choose this solo camp for their winter fun. The little skiers will relish in the chance to 'go it alone' and make friends with other cool kids. Customized teaching plans will be designed to hone in on their skiing skills and ensure they get the most development possible. For students aged 7-14 years old.

Dec 26-31; Jan 28-Feb 2; Feb 4-Feb 9, RMB9,800/week (plane tickets excluded). Community Center Shanghai (Pudong), (To register email or call 021 3382 1770).

Kids Surfing Camp

Kids surf camp Shanghai
This winter holidays, offer your children the unforgettable experience of surfing. The surfing campers will obtain new skills to ride the waves under the guidance of an experienced coach. This Beach Rescue course will help children cultivate a sense of safety on the beach and in open water. Progress throughout the course will be recorded and sent to a WeChat group, so you'll see every success on the waves. For students aged 7-14 years old who are experienced swimmers.

Dec 18-24; Jan 28-Feb 3; Feb 4-Feb 10, RMB9, 688/week (plane tickets excluded). Community Center Shanghai (Pudong), (To register email or call 021 3382 1770).

Sports World Christmas Camp

Sports Kids Christmas Camp
With Christmas just two weeks away, if you are yet to arrange anything for your children during the holidays, maybe this camp is for them. Offering a wide range of sports to experience, the camp includes swimming, tennis, karate, basketball, football and more. Delicious Sproutworks lunches will also be provided. The camp will be held in three venues, and you can pick the most convenient location (surcharges may apply at some venues). For students aged 4-12 years old.

Dec 18-22, Jan 1-5, Mon-Fri, 9am-3pm, RMB695/day, RMB2,780/week. Additional siblings or multiple weeks to be eligible for RMB100 per week per student. Kerry Sports; Lakeville; HILTON Hongqiao, (To register call 400 005 0806). 

Sports for Life Holiday Sports Camp

Sports Kids Christmas Camp Shanghai
Keep the kids having fun and learning during this Christmas and New Year Holiday period. Sport for Life has 13 years' experience running camps in Shanghai and they are ready for your child during the upcoming holidays. Their range of sport specific and mixed sports camps are taught in English with experienced, international coaches, and are structured for children to learn new skills and make new friends while having fun. Both Pudong and Puxi venues are offering the camps (surcharges may apply at some venues).

Dec 18-22, Mon-Fri, Ages 4-16, 9am-12pm, RMB1, 600/week, Ages 6-16, 9am-3pm, RMB2, 700/week; Dec26-29, Jan 2-5, Tue-Fri, Ages 4-16, 9am-12pm, RMB1, 300/week, Ages 6-16, 9am-3pm, RMB2, 200/week. Additional siblings to be eligible for RMB200 (full day) or RMB100 (half day). Seasons Villas; Yanlord Riverside Garden. (To register email

Academic and Learning Camps

Explorer's English Camp

Explorers English Camp Shanghai
Want your child to immerse themselves in the stories people tell, developing a love for reading and learning new skills? Then consider this Explorer's English camp, where they can step into the world of the English language and culture. Offering dynamic reading, writing, grammar and social studies classes, as well as weekly field trips guided by trained teachers, this camp follows a curriculum designed by US educators. Small class sizes will ensure individual attention and enable the integration of core values into their work: diligence, integrity and friendship. For students aged 6-12 years old.

Jan 29-Feb 9, Mon-Fri, Ages 6-12, 9am-3.30pm, RMB5,300/week, RMB9,600/2 weeks, Community Center Shanghai (Pudong), (To register email or call 021 3382 1770).

Little Ladies & Gents, Kid's Etiquette and Character Camp

Etiquette Kids Camp and Classes Shanghai
This winter, help your child take their etiquette skills to a new level. Through systematic training, children can acquire routine etiquette, social manners and even leadership skills. Taught in a relaxed and encouraging environment, they will build their own confidence, learn to respect others and learn the differences between cultures. There is children's class for students aged 8-12 years old and a teenager’s class for students aged 13-17 years old.

Jan 29-Feb 9, Mon-Fri, 9am-3pm, RMB4, 288/week, Community Center Shanghai (Pudong), (To register email or call 021 3382 1770).

Little Engineer Lego Building Camp

Engineer Camp
What child wouldn't want to miss the chance to delve into the world of Lego during the holidays and expand their creating thinking? Lego campers will develop their artistic and innovative design skills and obtain knowledge through building various objects and undertaking assorted experiments. From simple buildings to complicated robots, children will learn more about mechanic structure and programming.

Jan 29-Feb 9, Mon-Fri, Ages 3-6, 9.15am-11.30am, Ages 7-10, 1pm-3.15pm, RMB2,200/week, RMB4,000/2 weeks, Community Center Shanghai (Pudong), (To register email or call 021 3382 1770).

This article was originally published by our sister magazine Urban Family Shanghai. For more articles like this, visit the Urban Family website, or follow the Urban Family WeChat account (ID: urbanfamilyshanghai).

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