Summer Camp Round Up # 1

By Sarah Krasicki


The school year is not yet over, but the city is abuzz with summer camp fever! Granted, it’s going to be another long hot summer in Shanghai, so if you’re looking to entertain the kids (and keep your sanity) this summer, check out our list of eight summer camps for kids aged between 2 – 14 years.


1) Wild Kids Summer Camp 2021

Your kids will go wild for Wild Kids sleep-away camp in beautiful Moganshan. There are two fantastic programs to choose from facilitated by Wild Kid’s dedicated camp counselors.

Program A – ‘Gold, Wood, Water, Fire & Earth’ is their Science Program. Inspired by STEM the program will challenge kids with everything from building and flying drones, Aquaponics, building volcanos and even kayaking.

Program B – ‘Vlog Making’ the perfect blend of nature and electronics. Children will learn all the tips and tricks to creating a vlog (video blog/log). From choosing and using camera equipment, sound and video editing, learning what to say and how to say it and even an overnight trip in an RV to film stunning scenery.

Age: 5-10 years
Location: Moganshan
Price: 6,800RMB per person per week
Dates: July 4 to August 21, 2021
Contact Anqi on WeChat or phone – 134 7254 5548
Click here for more info



2) Queen of Arts ‘Shanghai Summer Kids Art Camp’

Keep your kids cool, inspired and creative during the holidays with Queen of Arts Studio summer art program. With an exciting array of activities and motivating art themes children will explore a range of media & techniques such as:  print-making, textiles, illustration, crafts and sculpture.

Ages: 4 +
Location: Studio No. 5, Lane 169 Jiashan Road, near Yongkang lu (Nearest Metro: Jiashan lu Line 9 and Line 12- Exit 2)
Price: Contact Catherine for pricing
Dates: July 5 – August 13

WeChat ID: CatherineAveline



3) Bushido Jiu Jitsu – Summer Kids Camp

Help your child learn the foundations of self-defense in a fun, yet safe, environment at Bushido Jiu Jitsu Summer Camp. Through skill oriented games, they’ll roll and tumble whilst improving their motor skills, agility and flexibility.

Ages: 4-12 years
Location: 969 Wuding Rd, 1st Floor, Jing’an 
Price:  Book before June 5 for the Early Bird discount 1,100RMB (per week) / Regular Price 1,600RMB (per week)
(Maximum 12 children per class)
Dates: July 5 – August 27
Time: 9am-12pm, Every Monday-Friday

WeChat ID: evabigtree



4) Awesome Summer Camp

This summer is Awesome Kids Club’s 11th Annual Summer Camp and each week the activities will be themed around a classic children’s book. Think Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Where the Sidewalk Ends, The BFG, The Giving Tree and more.  The children will do fun arts & crafts, learn key vocabulary, practice reading comprehension skills, set up exciting themed activities, drama,  science experiments and so much more to really get a unique understanding of these amazing stories!

Age: 2-6 years

Location: 940 Changde Road, Qunxing Building, 2Fl

Price per week: 

Dates: June 28-Aug 27

Time: 8.30am-3.30pm


Awesome Kids Club Official WeChat



5) Busy Bee Summer Camp 2021

Whether you have a Baby Bee or a Busy Bee they’re sure to love learning at Busy Bee Summer Camp. This summer the weekly themes include; Secrets of Ancient Egypt, Reptile Kingdom, Around the World, Mad Science and Arctic Blast. Through theme and play based learning the children will engage with activities including art, science, engineering, writing and math preparing them for the fall semester.

Age: 2-4 years old & 4-6 years old
Location: Various locations in Shanghai
Price: Starts at 1,920 RMB/week
Dates: June 28 – August 20
Time: 8.30am-3.30pm

Busy Bee Education Official WeChat



6 & 7 – 2021 Sportsworld Summer Camps 

SportsWorld Summer camps aim to teach children independence, responsibility, teamwork and communication skills whilst improving their fine and gross motor skills. Children will engage in a range of activities including swimming, football, basketball, karate, magic and creativity. They have two locations catering to children of different ages; Lakeville for children aged 4-7 years and Kerry Parkside Pudong for children aged 5-10 years old.

Location 1: SportsWorld Lakeville
Age: 4-5 years and 6-7 years
Location: Lakeville Regency 2, No 10, Lane 168, Shunchang Road
Price: Starts at 4,580RMB (5 days)
Dates: June 28 – August 20
Time: 8.30am-3.00pm
Official WeChat: 童励体育SPORTSWORLD



Location 2 – SportsWorld Kerry Parkside
Age: 5-6 years & 7-10 years old
Location: Kerry Parkside, 3F, 1378 Huamu Road, Pudong
Price: Starts at 3,380RMB
Dates: June 5 to August 27
Time: 8.30am – 5.00pm

SportsWorld (Kerry Parkside) Official WeChat



8) China Sports United (CSU)

China Sports United is offering a range of camp activities for kids this summer including Swimming & Water Polo, Hip-Hop, Basketball and Multi-Sports. Activities are lead by top international coaches including an international dance champion and former pro-athletes. Early bird and group discounts available.

Ages: 5 – 14 years
Location: Hongqiao
Price: ¥4180(5 days) Book before May 16 to receive ¥100 discount + group discounts available.
Dates: July 5 – August 27
Time: Monday-Friday 9.30am – 3.30pm
WeChat ID: csuphilip16




Decisions, decisions, so many exciting activities to choose from! Places will be filling fast, so if you see something your kids will love, be sure to book early. Stay tuned for more fantastic camp ideas in our next Summer Camp Round Up coming out early June.