Summer School 2018 | WWF Hong Kong

Summer School 2018



 
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Summer school is a fun and exciting way to learn about our city’s unique ecosystems. Held in July and August, planned nature activities are for groups aged 6-8 and 9-11. With classmates and friends, the groups discover the richness of the natural world, the importance of conserving it and the effects of our daily lifestyle choices on these environments. Our curriculum based activities are run by our educators at our three centres in Mai Po Nature Reserve, Hoi Ha Wan Marine Life Centre and Island House Conservation Studies Centre, Tai Po.


Summer school

Learning from nature This summer, give your kids the chance to increase their environmental awareness and discover Hong Kong’s unique flora and fauna at a range of habitats across our three centres. Check out the video below for a preview of what they’ll do at the Mai Po Nature Reserve, Hoi Ha Wan Marine Park and Island House sustainability centre in Tai Po. Book now: https://wwf.hk/summerschool2018_e #summerschool #maipo #hoihawan #islandhouse

Posted by WWF Hong Kong on Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Nature Adventurers (3 days)

The 3-day Nature Adventurers programme takes groups aged 9-11 into the heart of Hong Kong’s rich and unique biodiversity. Day one covers Mai Po’s rich variety of wetland habitats and the thriving biodiversity of the more than 2,050 species they support. Day two will include coral observation, a glass-bottomed boat tour and snorkelling at Hoi Ha. Day three focuses on sustainable living and the impact of excessive carbon emissions and biodiversity loss on our natural environments.
Age: 9-11

Activity Time: 8:30am to 4:30pm

Fee: HKD$3,800

Date:
Class A – 10 to 12 July (Contingency Date: 13 July) (English class)
Class B – 23 to 25 July (Contingency Date: 26 July) (Cantonese class)
Class C – 6 to 8 August (Contingency Date: 9 August) (English class)
Class D – 14 to 16 August (Contingency Date: 17 August) (Cantonese class)
Class E – 20 to 22 August (Contingency Date: 23 August) (Cantonese class)

Day 1 Mai Po Nature Reserve
  • Orienteering
  • Gei wai culture
  • Wetland wildlife
 
Day 2 Hoi Ha Wan Marine Park, Sai Kung
  • Ecology hunt
  • Coral observation
  • Snorkeling
 
Day 3 Island House Conservation Studies Centre, Tai Po
  • Ecological Footprint
  • Upcycle DIY
  • Badge presentation
 
 
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Nature Adventurers
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Nature Explorers (2 days)

The 2-day Nature Explores programme takes place at our Island House Conservation Studies Centre in Tai Po. Amidst its lush English-style gardens, which boast over 140 species of local and introduced plants, groups aged 6-8 will discover the vast range of wildlife that is all around them. They will also learn about the threats to habitat loss, sustainable living and how their daily choices impact our natural environment.
Age: 6-8

Activity Time: 8:30am to 4:30pm

Fee: HKD$2,000

Date: 
Class A – 18 to 19 July (Contingency Date: 20 July) (Cantonese class)
Class B – 1 to 2 August (Contingency Date: 3 August) (English class)

Day1  Island House Conservation Studies Centre, Tai Po
  • Biodiversity exploration
  • Making art from nature
Day 2  Wet Market in Tai Po Market and Island House Conservation Studies Centre, Tai Po
  • DIY low-carbon lunch
  • Geocaching
  • Certificate presentation
 
 
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Nature Explorers
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Ocean Explorers (2 days)

The 2-day Ocean Explorers programme takes groups aged 6-8 years old on a journey through marine biodiversity and marine conservation at Hoi Ha Wan Marine Park, which boasts more hard coral species than the Caribbean Sea. What a great way to discover the ocean! The programme includes a glass-bottomed boat tour, introduction to sustainable fisheries and a marine litter study at Sandy Beach.
Age: 6-8

Activity Time: 8:30am to 4:30pm

Fee: HKD$2,700             
   
Date:
Class A – 4 to 5 July (Contingency Date: 6 July) (Cantonese class)
Class B – 16 to 17 July (Contingency Date: 18 July) (Cantonese class)
Class C – 25 to 26 July (Contingency Date: 27 July) (Cantonese class)

Day 1 Hoi Ha Wan Marine Park, Sai Kung
  • Coastal exploration
  • Game/art session
  • Coral observation
Day 2 Hoi Ha Wan Marine Park, Sai Kung
  • Marine puppet making
  • Interactive ocean performance
  • Certificate presentation
 
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Ocean Explorers
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