7 Awesome Kid's Camps to Fill the Summer with Fun

By That's Shanghai, May 20, 2021

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The Fun Factory


The Fun Factory Summer Camp is an arts, sports and creativity experimental program for children aged 4-8. In combination with weekly topics (see below) there are daily activities, such as dance, drama, capoeira classes by Capoeira Mandinga, swimming lessons by SwimLand, sport games and more, which will enlighten children and do wonders for their self-esteem.


Campers will develop confidence while having fun in a positive and supportive environment – a camp designed for children which offers the opportunity to develop self-awareness through creativity whilst having fun. The camp is a non-competitive program that allows children to experience self-discovery, improving their communication skills whilst nurturing meaningful relationships.

Age Groups: 4-8 years old
Central Residences, 1038 Huashan Lu, by Changle Lu
Dates: Mon-Fri, June 28-Aug 20
Price: Club house members - RMB3,080, Club house non-members – RMB3,480
Teacher Ratio: 5:1
Website: www.thefunfactoryevents.com
Phone: 182 2123 6381
How to book: Follow The Fun Factory official WeChat account for more information




At LearningLeaders 2021 Inspire Summer Camp, students from Grades 5-12 are provided with opportunities to learn and grow to be confident communicators and critical thinkers in an English-speaking environment. Since 2015, the Inspire Summer Camps have provided hundreds of students with impactful learning experiences to inform and transform the way they engage with the world. 

Over the summer, they offer a range of public speaking, debate and writing courses, from beginner to advanced levels. The Learning Centers are bustling with academic energy and passion from both students and coaches alike; not only the world-class coaches of LearningLeaders, but also the visiting coaches from Ivy League universities, including Harvard, Stanford and Yale, as well as respected media institutions such as the New York Times, delight and inspire students during their school holidays.

Inspire Summer Camp Offline Sessions

2021 Inspire Summer Camp offline courses focus on debate, speech and writing. Targeted age of students are those in Grades 5-12.

Session 1: June 28-July 2 / July 5-July 9
Session 2: July 12-July 16 / July 19-July 23
Session 3: July 26-July 30 / August 2-August 6
Session 4: August 9-August 13 (Full day).
Time: 9am-4pm
Inspire Summer Camp Offline Courses Offerings: Declamation / Foundations of Persuasion / Argumentation Boot Camp / Novice Argumentation / Competitive Events / Public Forum Debate: Economics / Intermediate Extemporaneous Speaking / Intermediate Parliamentary Debate / Intermediate Public Forum Debate / World School Debate Championship: History & Science / British Parliamentary Boot Camp / Elite Parliamentary Camp / NHSDLC Nationals Preparation / NSDA Nationals Preparation / Creative Writing / Journalistic Writing / Persuasive Writing
Locations: Puxi Learning Center: Room 305, Building 3, Alatown, 66 Xianfeng Lu; Pudong Learning Center: Room 1D1, Green Sports & Leisure Center, 633 Biyun Lu
Price: RMB12,800
Promotions: 1st Course - RMB12,800; 2nd Course - RMB11,520 (10% off); 2nd Sibling and 1st Course - RMB11,520 (10% off); 2nd Sibling and 2nd Course - RMB10,240 (20%off)
How to book: Scan the QR code (WeChat) and let them know you come from That's Shanghai


Inspire Summer Camp Online Sessions

2021 Inspire Summer Camp will open the online class for three options. In each option, there are 10 online lessons, with each lesson lasting 2.5 hours, making each course 25 hours in total. Inspire Summer Camp online courses focus on debate, speech and writing. Targeted age of students are those in Grades 5-12.

Session 1: June 28-July 2 / July 5-9
Session 2: July 12-16 / July 19-23
Session 3: July 26-30 / August 2-6
Time: 4.30-7pm
Inspire Summer Camp Online Course Offerings: Novice Argumentation / Public Forum Debate: Economics / World School Debate Championship: History & Science / Creative Writing / Journalistic Writing / Persuasive Writing / Cambridge British Parliamentary Camp Online Session
Price: RMB8,800
How to book: Scan the QR code (WeChat) and let them know you come from That's Shanghai




Sportsworld has been dedicated to children sports camps for more than 10 years. This quality camp provider offers high quality sports services for 4-10 year olds, with summer camps designed for children aged 4-6 and 7-10.

There are five different sports at this exciting camp: Swimming, Basketball, Football, Karate and Kids Fitness. The camp also includes magic and handcraft art to stimulate children's creativity and imagination.


Age Groups: 4-6 years old & 7-10 years old
 Puxi: Lakeville Regency 2, No.10, Lane 168, Shunchang Lu; Pudong: Kerry Hotel, 4-5F, 1388 Huamu Lu, Shanghai / Ambassy GreenCity, 588 Hongfeng Lu
Dates: June 29-August 20
Price: RMB4,680/week
Teacher Ratio: 4-6 years old 4:1; 7-10 years old 6:1
Phone: 400 005 0806
How to book: Scan the QR code or click here





MustardTek Summer of Impact 2021


With the tagline 'Use technology to make the world a better place,' MustardTek invites teenagers to make an impact today and develop skills for the future. Human-centered design thinking pulls us out of our comfort zone to view real problems from a fresh perspective, building empathy to unlock unique and innovative solutions. Here are three camps that aim to achieve just that.


In this Inclusive Design Studio, MustardTek will focus on using technology to help people with disabilities overcome mobility barriers and live more freely. A person with disabilities will be a part of each design team to create human-centered solutions that are designed WITH, not just FOR them. 

Join them at the world class Icona Academy Experiential Learning Hub where Icona’s incredible team of designers are focusing on sustainable smart education for sustainable smart cities and the future of mobility.

Age Groups: 13-18 years old
Location: B9 BETWIN, 889 Shangcheng Lu, Pudong
Dates: Two Sessions: Jun 28-Jul 2; Jul 5-Jul 9
 9am - 4pm
Price: RMB7800 early bird; RMB8800 regular
Promotion: Sign up with a sibling or friend for RMB300 discount
How to book: Scan the QR on the poster below



MustardTek are excited to bring Design Thinking × Hackability to UWC this summer. This Inclusive Design Studio focuses on creative solutions that improve the quality of everyday life for people with disabilities in Changshu.

Join them on the beautiful United World College campus where they will work collaboratively with people with disabilities in the Changshu community, UWC students and alumni to create practical solutions which serve real needs for real people, every day.

Age Groups: 14-18 years old
Location: UWC Changshu China, Jiangsu Province
Dates: Jul 23-30, 8 days / 7 nights
Price: RMB15,500
How to book: Scan the QR on the poster below



The theme for this camp is Today for Tomorrow, learning to preserve culture and tradition while building for the future. MustardTek will apply technology in a way to help the community, such as reducing pollution and monitoring wildlife. 

Join MustardTek at the stunning Dianshan Lake as they partner with Green Initiatives and Lakeside Commune to unlock creativity, engage in local cultural experiences, and build meaningful solutions.

Age Groups: 13-18 years old
Location: Dianshan Lake, bus transportation provided
Dates: Aug 2-6, 5 days / 4 nights
Time: 9am - 4pm

Price: RMB9,800 early bird; RMB10,800 regular
Promotion: Sign up with a sibling or friend for RMB500 discount
How to book: Scan the QR on the poster below


Silk Mandarin


Silk Mandarin welcomes kids to join their two-week Chinese Summer Camp to enhance their Chinese language skills, practice ping-pong, make lots of friends and have a fun summer holiday!

The camp provides a natural, easy and encouraging place for kids to speak Chinese. The Chinese content your kids will learn in the morning is always put into practice later that day. Review sessions take place in a fun yet educational way, using videos, music, roleplay, games and more to maximize the kids' curiosity and motivation to apply Chinese language in their daily life.

During the Summer Camp, the kids will also make use of their evening time to rehearse a play in Chinese to encourage them to practice their Chinese knowledge as well as teamwork.

Age Groups: 8-14 year olds
 Sanda University Campus, 2727 Jinhai Lu
Dates: July 19-Aug 2
Price: RMB590 (Day camp/2 weeks); RMB10,450 (Full Camp/2 weeks)
Promotions: If 2 students register together, they will get a discount of 5%; If 3 students register together, they will get a discount of 10 %; If 5 or more students register together, they will get a discount of 15%; Sign up before May 31st to receive an extra 5% off!
Phone: 400 803 5300 / 18768516128
How to book: Scan the QR code on the poster below


Awesome Kids


Awesome Kids is hosting its 11th annual Awesome Summer Camp for kids ages 2-6 at Awesome Kids Club and Awesome Kids Academy. This year’s theme: The Wonderful World of Books! They are also bringing back their super popular Awesome Science Camp for kids aged 8-12 years at their amazing facilities at Shanghai Town & Country Club. Limited spots available!

Age Groups: 2-6 & 8-12 years old
 Awesome Kids Club: 2/F, 940 Changde Lu, by Changping Lu; Awesome Kids Academy: 651 Yunling Dong Lu, by Danba Lu; Shanghai Town & Country Club: 46 Luding Lu, by YunLing Dong Lu, Shanghai 上海市普陀区泸定路46号
Dates: Mon-Fri, June 28-Aug 27
Price: RMB3,000-5,500 depending on the program
How to book: Scan the QR code below or email info@awesomekidsclub.cn


Lions Summer Camp 2021


The Lions have found an excellent new venue at L Sports Park on the New Bund next to Wellington College with natural grass fields and a brand new clubhouse with a cafeteria and a restaurant. Parents can come and relax and watch the Soccer Camp from the clubhouse, with an optional lunch after the session each day. 

The basis of the Camp is to let everybody have fun, and the Lions accept boys and girls who want to try out football for the first time, as well as boys and girls who already have experience playing. They also set up three different age groups so the players will be comfortable within their groups: 6-9 year olds; 10-13 year olds; and 14-17 year olds. Each group will have separate coaches and different set ups more suitable for their age.

Age Groups: 6-9 year olds, 10-13 year olds & 14-17 year olds
 L Sports Park, New Bund
Dates: Two Camps: July 5-9 & July 12-16
Price: 6-13 year olds RMB1,200 a week; 14-17 year olds RMB1,400 a week
How to book: Scan the QR on the poster


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