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Suitable for children from 6 months - 17 years

Winter Wonderland (Winter Camp) 2023

Join us for some fun and adventure this

December with ESF Explore!

18 December, 2023 - 5 January, 2024

Overview

Explore this magical time of year as we journey through a winter wonderland packed with fun-filled days. Taught by a team of experienced and qualified educators, students will be immersed in an environment where they will build confidence communicating in English.

Discover Our Winter Camp This Season

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Winter Wonderland - Kindergarten English

Ages 3-5 Years

Explore this magical time of year as we journey through a winter wonderland for a fun-filled week together. This course uses drama, games, story books, art to develop language skills with a particular focus on building confidence and communicating in English.

In Winter Wonderland students will:
- Explore amazing stories throughout the camp
- Use role play to explore topics and bring characters to life
- Unleash imagination and creativity through art and discovery
- Develop confidence for primary school interviews
- Be immersed in a rich, English speaking environment to build their understanding and enjoyment of the language

This course is a great opportunity for your child to develop their communication and language skills. Through a range of engaging and fun activities, Winter Wonderland builds confidence in a number of skills which are required in primary interviews , such as asking and answering questions, interacting and working with others.

Winter Wonderland - Kindergarten Mandarin

Ages 3-5 years

Immerse yourself in a magical winter wonderland for a fun-filled week while reaping the benefits of Mandarin language skills. This course uses drama, games, story books, art to develop language skills with a particular focus on building confidence and communicating in Mandarin.

In Winter Wonderland, students will:
- Develop confidence in listening to and communicating in Mandarin
- Explore amazing stories throughout the camp
- Use role play to explore topics and bring characters to life
- Unleash imagination and creativity through art and discovery
- Be immersed in a rich, Mandarin-speaking environment to build their understanding and enjoyment of the language

This course is a great opportunity for your child to develop their communication and language skills. Through a range of engaging and fun activities, Winter Wonderland builds confidence in a number of skills which are required in primary interviews, such as asking and answering questions, interacting and working with others.

Students can come to all weeks as the curriculum is different each week

Winter Wonderland - Kindergarten French

Ages 3-5 years

Explore this magical time of year as we journey through a winter wonderland for fun-filled afternoons together. This course uses art, story books, songs and games to develop language skills alongside transdisciplinary cognitive development.

In Winter Wonderland, students will:
- Explore amazing stories about Christmas, Frozen and the Arctic
- Use role play to explore topics and bring characters to life
- Unleash imagination and creativity through art and discovery
- Be immersed in a rich, French-speaking environment to build their understanding and enjoyment of the language

This course is a great opportunity for non-French speakers to create a fun first exposure to the French language, and for bilingual learners to enrich their vocabulary and build confidence.

Students can come to all weeks as the curriculum is different each week
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Winter Wonderland - Beginners’ Spanish: Spanish Through Art & Culture

Ages 7-11 Years

Join us this winter 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 instil a love for art and broaden their knowledge of different art techniques.

Winter Wonderland - Beginners’ French

Ages 7-11 Years

Our French courses help kids to develop solid foundation of reading, writing, listening and speaking skills. Our mission is to awaken students interest and imagination while providing them with learning strategies to become independent French language learners.

Kids will discover France and the French language through the eyes of children of their age. The vocabulary learnt will be the ones that they need - all while being entertained through different types of communication and games.

In Winter Wonderland, students will:

- Understand simple questions and statements
- Recognise numbers, dates and days of the week
- Recognise familiar words/signs accompanied by pictures
- Greeting and self-introduction, giving basic personal information (name, nationality, city)
- Present your family
- Talk about about hobbies and sports
- Grammar and vocabulary for beginner’s level

Both weeks will use the same content

Winter Football Clinics

Ages 5-11 Years

ESF Lions Football is running fantastic football camps during the term break.

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!

Winter Swimming Clinics

Ages 3-16 Years

Our qualified coaches will help swimmers develop their comfort level in the water and improve stroke technique through fun games and activities in our heated pools.

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

Winter Multi-Sports Camp

Ages 3-10 Years

Multisports Camps provide a safe and enjoyable environment for students to develop their skills and self-confidence in a range of activities - both as an individual and within a group or team dynamic.

We will introduce 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.

Winter Tennis Clinics

Ages 4-11 Years

ESF Tennis will provide fun filled classes over the school holiday aimed at developing your child's skills and enjoyment of the exciting sport of tennis.

Our enthusiastic and qualified coaches provide a supportive and enjoyable learning environment and will help your child to develop a love of tennis!

Our tennis clinics are open to all young students - both ESF and non-ESF players.

Winter Gymnastics Clinics

Ages 5-10 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.

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.

Winter Krav Maga Clinics

Ages 5-8 Years

Our Krav Maga course heightens children's awareness of everyday safety issues and enables them to learn self-defense techniques in a relatively short amount of time. Classes are carefully adapted to match the student's respective age, as well as their physical and mental abilities. Through a specially designed Krav Maga training program and games-based activities, children are taught how to recognize common threats like bullies and kidnappers, and even dangerous situations like fire and natural disasters.
ESF Explore Netball

Winter Netball Clinics

Ages 5-8 Years

Throughout the week, we will work on personal strength, coordination development, netball positional speciality training, and skills through modified mini-games and match play set ups.

Whether you are new to netball or you are getting ready to play competitively, this netball training will bring you a different experience and get you started on your netball journey.

Winter Lacrosse Clinics

Ages 5-8 Years

Lacrosse is here! This fast paced historic game focuses on hand-eye coordination, fast reaction combined with team play. Equipment will be provided so sign-up and play now!

Winter Hockey Clinics

Ages 5-8 Years

Hockey is offered for boys and girls aged between 5 to 12 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 programme 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.
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Winter Tag Rugby Clinics

Ages 5-12 Years

Tag Rugby is offered for boys and girls aged between 5 to 12 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 programme 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.

Winter Fencing Clinics

Ages 5-9 Years

Watch your children transform with the fencing mentors at ESF! Students in this programme learn the art of the sword with confidence, mastery, and discipline! This programme is suitable for beginners and advanced students.

ESF Fencing is headed by former two-time Olympian coach, Mr. Lau Kwok Kin. He will first take players through the basics of the sport and competition rules before advancing them through the curriculum so they can compete with different clubs across Hong Kong.

Winter Wonderland - Playgroup

15 months - 3 Years
*Accompanied by 1 adult only

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 winter themed stories and rhyme, 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!

Winter Wonderland - Little Explorers (Unaccompanied)

2-3 years old

Let us take your children on a Winter Wonderland adventure this December. This winter break we have some exciting, magical activities to get the children into the festive spirit.
We will immerse ourselves in a wonderland of stories, art exploration and singing.

Little Dreamers: Messing Around (Accompanied)

Ages 6-18 Months
Ages 18-36 Months
*Accompanied by 1 adult only

Jingle mess, jingle mess, jingle all the way! As December is approaching it's time to don your Christmas jumpers and join in on a very Messy Christmas.

You can have a jolly messy time with ESF Little Dreamers.

Little Dreamers: Story Time (Accompanied)

Ages 6-18 Months
Ages 18-36 Months
*Accompanied by 1 adult only

Polar Bear, Polar Bear what do you see? I see the children at ESF playing with me.
Come join us as we explore the cold Arctic where we will meet a Polar Bear and other Arctic animals.

Little Dreamers: Lets Get Messy! (Accompanied)

Ages 6-18 Months
Ages 18-36 Months
*Accompanied by 1 adult only

Frosty the Snowman, was alive as he could be
And the children said at ESF you can play with me; be messy!

Come dance, play and get messy with Frostie and the little dreamers!
ESF Explore Drama

Winter Wonderland - Drama Stars

Ages 4-6 Years

Week 1 Theme: Trolls Holiday
Week 2 Theme: Frozen
Introducing speech, presentation, expression and articulation, 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.

Course content:
- Learn drama and presentation skills
- Perform individuals and as a team
- Play fun and challenging games to build your performing skills
- Participate in a filmed performance

Join for two weeks as they are different!
ESF Explore Drama

Winter Wonderland - Drama Loop

Ages 6-8 Years

Week 1 Theme: Elf
Week 2 Theme: Ice Age
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 live performance at the end of the course.

Course content:
- Learn wide-ranging skills in acting, movement and theatre-crafts
- Perform individuals and as a team
- Play fun and challenging games to build your performing skills
- Create costumes, props and set pieces
- Create and present a live performance

Join for two weeks as they are different!
Remake classic games with Scratch

Christmas Adventures in the Digital World - Augmented (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR)

Ages 8+

Give your child an unforgettable winter camp experience with our engaging and immersive AR and VR course! This exciting programme combines the magic of Christmas with the cutting-edge technologies of Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR).

Through hands-on activities and interactive projects, your child will learn to create and immerse themselves in a winter wonderland of their own creation:

Week 1: AR Christmas Crystal Ball, VR Christmas Carnival & Roller Coaster Ride
Week 2: VR Christmas Carnival & AR Christmas Crystal Ball

No prior experience with AR or VR technology is required. All students MUST use their own laptops and chargers, mobile phone (Android or Apple) and phone charger. All other essential equipment, including VR goggles, will be provided

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 personalized 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.

*All students MUST use their own laptops and chargers with the latest version of Google Chrome installed. No iPads / tablets permitted.

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.

*All students MUST use their own laptops and chargers with the latest version of Google Chrome installed. No iPads / tablets permitted.

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.

*All students MUST use their own laptops and chargers with the latest version of Google Chrome installed. No iPads / tablets permitted.

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.

*All students MUST use their own laptops and chargers with the latest version of Google Chrome installed. No iPads / tablets permitted.

Code Your Own World with VR

Ages 10-12 Years

From forests to Mars, students will bring their imaginations to life by coding their own virtual reality world.

Developed with HTML, 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 into their creations.

*All students MUST use their own laptops and chargers with the latest version of Google Chrome installed. No iPads / tablets permitted.

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.

*All students MUST use their own laptops and chargers with the latest version of Google Chrome installed. No iPads / tablets permitted.

Game Design with Minecraft Education

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 visualize 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!

In this interactive class, we’ll have lots of fun with storytelling, science, design and structures.

Create Your Own Digital Pet!

Ages 6-8 Years

Through Digital Pet, students will learn to program and visualise the cause and effects of the needs of their chosen animal. Students will learn how to visualise this through inner.HTML, and to reflect the interactivity through JavaScript functions by using arithmetic operators. Students will be challenged to conduct extensive research on the needs and requirements of the chosen animal and incorporate their findings into their Digital Pet projects.
Secret Santa 2021

Storytime with Santa

Santa is visiting ESF Language and Learning Centre, Wan Chai, for a special festive Storytime!

Come and join him and his elves for a festive story in the lead up to Christmas, fun arts & crafts and a special family visit with the big man himself!

Each family will take away a family polaroid memento from their photo opportunity with Santa and each child will receive a little gift from him too!

Limited to 8 families so everyone has time with Santa.

Anyone without a ticket could be on the Naughty List and will not be given passage into Santa's Secret Kingdom.
ESF Christmas Workshop

Kindergarten Christmas Crafts & Cookies

Ages 3-5 Years
(Unaccompanied)

Available in Mandarin or English!

In addition to songs and stories, students will be busy with seasonal arts and crafts including ornament making and cookie decorating.

*Each session is different

Primary Christmas Crafts & Creative Fun

Ages 6-8 Years
(Unaccompanied)

Students will be busy with seasonal arts and crafts, and making Christmas gifts that they can use and keep in the home, including personalised snow globes and fridge magnets.

*Each session is different
Spanish Winter Camp

Spanish Workshop: Christmas Cultures

Ages 7-11 Years

Journey with us to Hispanic countries this winter to learn about the language, culture, music and Christmas traditions from vibrant Spanish speaking cities. Make a beautiful seasonal gift this holiday.

*Each session is different

Little Dreamers: Messing Around (Accompanied)

Ages 6-18 Months
Ages 18-36 Months
*Accompanied by 1 adult only

Jingle mess, jingle mess, jingle all the way! As December is approaching it's time to don your Christmas jumpers and join in on a very Messy Christmas.

You can have a jolly messy time with ESF Little Dreamers.

Little Dreamers: Story Time (Accompanied)

Ages 6-18 Months
Ages 18-36 Months
*Accompanied by 1 adult only

Polar Bear, Polar Bear what do you see? I see the children at ESF playing with me.
Come join us as we explore the cold Arctic where we will meet a Polar Bear and other Arctic animals.

Little Dreamers: Let's Get Messy! (Accompanied)

Ages 6-18 Months
Ages 18-36 Months
*Accompanied by 1 adult only

Frosty the Snowman, was alive as he could be
And the children said at ESF you can play with me; be messy!

Come dance, play and get messy with Frostie and the little dreamers!

Online Raring to Read

Ages 3-11

Zoom Around the World with us this Winter! Through a range of fiction and non-fiction texts, students will explore different countries from the comfort of their own homes. Whether they go on an African safari or spend Christmas in Paris, students will be taken on a magical journey.

Each of the courses has been written by our senior education team, ensuring age and level-appropriate language objectives and literary targets are addressed in every lesson. Communication skills will also be enhanced through discussions and a range of speaking activities. Regardless of age, by the end of the course, all students will have addressed and participated in the following:

- Listen, read and respond to stories read by the teacher
- Develop reading strategies to aid understanding
- Demonstrate understanding of plot, setting and character
- Discuss and share your own ideas and opinions
- Make connections to other literature and personal experiences
- Expand knowledge of different countries and cities

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 personalized 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.

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.

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.

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.

Students should prepare their own device + charger (Laptop PC / Mac).

Code Your Own World with VR

Ages 10-12 Years

From forests to Mars, students will bring their imaginations to life by coding their own virtual reality world.

Developed with HTML, 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 into their creations.

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.

Game Design with Minecraft Education

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 visualize 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!

In this interactive class, we’ll have lots of fun with storytelling, science, design and structures.

Create Your Own Digital Pet

Ages 6-8 Years

Through Digital Pet, students will learn to program and visualise the cause and effects of the needs of their chosen animal. Students will learn how to visualise this through inner.HTML, and to reflect the interactivity through JavaScript functions by using arithmetic operators. Students will be challenged to conduct extensive research on the needs and requirements of the chosen animal and incorporate their findings into their Digital Pet projects.
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