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A wealth of courses to stimulate young minds over the summer

PUBLISHED : Sunday, 05 June, 2011, 12:00am
UPDATED : Sunday, 05 June, 2011, 12:00am

Hong Kong students can enjoy a number of enrichment programmes this summer. Among the options are:

The Kelly Yang Project

The project organises a range of courses for students aged from two to 17. It is offering three summer sessions: June 20-July 9; July 11-July 30, and August 1-August 20. Classes are two hours and students meet three times a week. Choices include: Creative Writing (ages six-12), Critical Reasoning (10-15), Public Speaking (eight-12), Maths Innovation (10-15), and Early Readers (two-five). www.kellyyang.com, info@kellyyang.com

Leap Studio

The Young Leaders of Tomorrow programme helps students develop leadership skills, a service mindset and self-awareness for university and beyond. Session one will run from July 4-15. Session two: July 18-29. To apply email info@leap-studio.com or visit www.leap-studio.com

The Hong Kong International School

HKIS will hold an English Language Leadership programme for Grade 9 students to think creatively, reason critically and explore collaboratively. The programme focuses on making a difference. From July 12-30. Tel: 3149 7838 or www.hkis.edu.hk

Faust International

The youth theatre group is running two week-long programmes between June 27 and August 19. Summer Theatre workshops are for children aged four to 14 and are designed to improve communication, confidence and creativity. Students take part in drama games, creating shapes with their body representing characters from children's tales, and perform a play at the end of the week. Creative Writing workshops are for children aged six to 13 (grouped according to age). They are encouraged to create work in various genres and develop their imagination and writing skills. Tel: 2547 9114, www.FaustWorld.com.


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