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Best Outdoor Education Courses And Programs For Kids In Hong Kong

Outward Bound, Dragonfly, APA, Girl Scouts, More In Hong Kong

Outward Bound In Hong Kong

What better way to learn than to be outside. Go and explore what Mother Nature has to offer with camping, surfing, rock climbing, adventure camps and so much more. Make friends, learn to skills and get to immerse yourself into something new. From popular go-to’s such as Outward Bound, Dragonfly, and Girl Scouts to toddlers favorite outdoor adventure activities with The Backyard Gang, here are some of our favorite outdoor education courses and programsin Hong Kong.

  • THE BACKYARD GANG: Outdoor Play For Kids Age 2-4 & 5-9

    From beach days out and family hikes to riding bikes, flying kites, and pier fishing, The Backyard Gang creates those backyard experiences from many a childhood gone by in fast-paced Hong Kong. It’s all about escaping school and structure and enjoying the many experiences that Hong Kong has to offer. Their programs allow children to come together and enjoy the great outdoors, making new friends, and simply being kids, getting wet, muddy, and messy. This is for kids ages 2-4 (The Backyard Explores) and 5-9 (The Backyard Gang).

     

    The Backyard Gang, Locations around Hong Kong including Clearwater Bay and HK Island, +852 9747 0875, admin@backyard-roots.com, https://thebackyardgang.com/

  • A-TEAM EDVENTURES: Action Packed Water Sports

    Looking for something exciting for your little water rat at home? Fret not, head to A-Team Edventures. They offer sports camps with paddleboarding, canoeing, kayaking, surfing, and much more. The classes are designed for kids age 8 - 18, and they also offer family-friendly packages!

     

    A-Team Edventures, https://www.ateamedventures.com/

  • ARK EDEN ON LANTAU: Island Hopping + Camping + Waterfalls

    Ark Eden on Lantau has been organizing unique outdoor camps since 2008! They offer kids cool adventure classes, like island trips, chasing waterfalls, occasional camping trips, and more! Their campsite is set on a beautiful location set on the foothills of Mui Wo, Lantau.

     

    Ark Eden on Lantau, https://www.arkedenonlantau.org/

  • GOOFY WAVES: Wake Surfing

    Goofy Waves was founded in 2021, and they are one of the only dedicated schools for wake surfing, their services include a variety of one-on-one instruction, group classes, summer camps, boat rentals, and more! They provide fun and safe lessons taught by professional instructors who will tailor the lesson to meet individual skill levels.

     

    Goofy Waves, https://goofywaves.com/

  • HEBE YACHT CLUB: Water-Based Activities For Kids Age 6-14

    During the school holidays, Hebe Yacht Club offers children age 6 to 14 water-based activities. The activities range from sailing to kayaking and day trips to outer islands. The Hebe Yacht Club provides a safe and guided environment.

     

    Hebe Yacht Club, https://www.hhyc.org.hk/

  • HK FOREST ADVENTURE: Outdoor Education For Kids Age 1.5-8

    The HK Forest Adventures, (formally known as the HK Forest Kindergarten) specializes in taking toddlers and young children, ages 1.5 - 8 years old into the Forest to play. It is an all-weather activities company, meaning they mostly play outside regardless of the elements, if it's hot, they play in the water! If it rains, they play in the mud and the puddles. The programs are child-led and not curriculum-driven.

     

    Hong Kong Forest Adventures, +852 5238 2377, hkforestadventures@gmail.com, https://www.hongkongforestadventures.com/

  • TREASURE ISLAND: Surfing + Adventure Camps

    Treasure Island is Lantau’s first privately run camp provider, and they have been one of the leading Hong Kong outdoor education providers since 1996. Let them bring the classroom outdoors! They have a beautiful outdoor classroom - nature! They offer programs on progressive primary and secondary outdoor education school camps, summer surf school & adventure camps, youth leader training, and expeditions. Put down the computer games and get outside!

     

    Treasure Island, Pui O Beach, Lantau Island, Hong Kong, www.treasureislandhk.com

  • USA GIRL SCOUTS HONG KONG: Outdoor Education + Volunteering + Camping & More!

    Girl Scouts provides young ladies with a multicultural experience. They will get the opportunity to take part in outdoor sports and go camping. Girl Scouts learn confidence, courage, and skills to be leaders in tomorrow's society through their Girl Led programs. Their Scouts have volunteered at elderly homes, children's hospices, and homeless shelters through their Take Action program. Classes start at age 5+!

     

    USA Girl Scouts Hong Kongwww.usagirlscoutshongkong.com

  • SCOUT ASSOCIATION OF HONG KONG: Climbing + National/International Activities + Camping

    This is a great choice for families looking for their kids (boys and girls) to join the adventure together. They provide opportunities for its members to participate in local, national, and international activities; and provide support for the development of World Scouting. There are many activities your kids can get involved with that promote the outdoors - camping, rock climbing, and more.

     

    Scout Association Of Hong Kongwww.scout.org.hk

  • YMCA HONG KONG: Archery + Kayaking + Building A Fire & More

    The YMCA Lamma Island Outdoor Centre gives campers the opportunity to make their own decisions and practice these in hands-on experiences. They provide a structured environment for kids to play outdoors, learn skills of kayaking and archery, learn to build a fire on a cookout, and live in a new community away from home.

     

    YMCA Hong Kongwww.ymcahk.org.hk

  • OUTWARD BOUND: Kayaking + Hiking + Sailing

    Outward Bound courses provide a real and tangible classroom in which to develop the leaders of tomorrow. They work with local and international schools and provide 5-8 days sea kayaking, hiking, and sailing courses that feature rock climbing or high ropes course activities.

     

    Outward Bound Hong Kong,210 Tai Mong Tsai Road, Sai Kung, Hong Kong, +852 2792 4333, www.outwardbound.org.hk

  • ASIA PACIFIC ADVENTURE: Outdoor Skills Training + Youth Adventure Programs

    Asia Pacific Adventure (APA) specializes in outdoor skills training, youth adventure programs, event management, and adventure facility development throughout the Asia region. Each program is customized with common themes such as appreciating the differences in the abilities of others, respect for the environment, learning the value of teamwork, communication, and reflection.

     

    Asia Pacific Adventurewww.asiapacificadventure.com

  • Dragonfly camps and activities hong kong

    LEARN WITH DRAGONFLY: Outdoor Education For Primary, Secondary & University Students

    Dragonfly runs programs across Asia, giving your kid the opportunity to do something new and different. All year-round, they run outdoor education, Mandarin immersion courses, and service-learning projects to provide primary, secondary, and university students an unforgettable learning experience. From one week to one month, students can join in for a learning program at any time of the year.

     

    Learn With Dragonfly, +852 2111 8917, https://www.learnwithdragonfly.com/

  • NIPPERS: Surfing + Swimming Lessons + Lifesaving Skills

    Nippers is about surf lifesaving, focusing on having fun, teaching surf education and skills, and emphasizing community awareness. Nipper program also provides training and competition for those Nippers who wish to join. The aim is to provide a safe and friendly environment where both Nippers and parents can interact and enjoy a morning at the beach.

     

    Nippers, Deep Water Bay + Clearwater Bay, nippershongkong@gmail.comwww.facebook.com/Nippershk

  • WANT MORE? More Outdoor Hong Kong Education:

    OUTDOOR EDUCATION COURSES ALL OVER HONG KONG:

    The Backyard Ganghttps://thebackyardgang.com/

    A-Team Edventureshttps://www.ateamedventures.com/

    USA Girl Scouts Hong Kongwww.usagirlscoutshongkong.com

    Scout Association Of Hong Kongwww.scout.org.hk

    YMCA Hong Kongwww.ymcahk.org.hk

     

    OUTDOOR EDUCATION COURSES ON HONG KONG ISLAND:

    Asia Pacific Adventurewww.asiapacificadventure.com

    Nipperswww.facebook.com/Nippershk

     

    OUTDOOR EDUCATION COURSES ON NEW TERRITORIES:

    Goofy Waves, https://goofywaves.com/

    Hebe Yacht Clubhttps://www.hhyc.org.hk/

    Hong Kong Forest Adventureshttps://www.hongkongforestadventures.com

    Outward Bound Hong Kongwww.outwardbound.org.hk

    Nipperswww.facebook.com/Nippershk

     

    OUTDOOR EDUCATION COURSES ON LANTAU ISLAND:

    Ark Eden on Lantauhttps://www.arkedenonlantau.org/

    Treasure Islandwww.treasureislandhk.com

     

    OUTDOOR EDUCATION COURSES ON KOWLOON:

    Learn With Dragonfly, +852 2111 8917, https://www.learnwithdragonfly.com/

     

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