Summer Camp

Due to Covid-19 the Summer Camp 2020 has been canceled

HeadStart International School, Phuket will be hosting an exciting range of summer camp programmes for students from 4-14 years old. The camp will last for 4 weeks from 13 July – 17 August, 2020.

Week 1 13 – 17 July
Week 2 20 – 24 July
Week 3 27 – 31 July
Week 4 3 – 7 August
Activity Camp for ages 4-6 years old

This fun-filled activity camp for younger children encourages inquiry based learning centred around a weekly theme. Students practice English conversation skills while engaging in messy play, arts and crafts, dress up and role play, singing and dancing, cooking classes, swimming and outdoor activities, as well as one off-site trip per week.

Holiday Camp for ages 7-10 years old

This action packed holiday programme will encourage older children to make new friends and practice their English in an engaging and lively environment. The weekly timetable includes a variety of sport based activities, arts and crafts, cooking classes, scientific discovery, as well as one or two fun field trips per week.

Adventure Camp for ages 11-14 years old

This summer programme is specially designed for young teenagers. Students will have the opportunity to practice their English language capabilities and develop social skills while engaging in team building activities and discovering this beautiful island. Weekly activities include a variety of sports and island adventures, practical skills, art and creative activities, social and cultural events as well as team challenges.

Camp Staff

Qualified teachers, coaches and staff will be available during all camp hours to ensure your child enjoys their experience. As safety is of utmost importance to us, our staff will be there to ensure your child is supervised at all times.

A school nurse will be on site to care for any injuries or students who come down with illness. The school nurse will monitor the students throughout the day to ensure all are well. If a child is ill, the parent will be contacted and the child will be sent home. One member of staff on every off-site trip will be qualified in First Aid and basic life-saving techniques.


English Requirements- All lessons, instructions and camp activities are conducted in English. A basic level of English is required for the safety and happiness of the participants.

Insurance-Our insurance package covers basic accidents that occur on and off-site during camp hours only and is limited to 20,000 THB. Therefore it is highly recommended that you purchase additional health and travel insurance when visiting Phuket.

School Bus Service- Bus transfers to and from the school campus may be arranged with our fleet of eight minibuses. Groups who book the bus must provide one responsible adult to ride both ways on the bus. The fee is 1,500 THB per day/ per bus. This includes collection from one prearranged pick up point and transfer to school, and then return to hotel (or other prearranged destination) at the end of camp hours.

Food Service-A full International lunch buffet as well as two snacks will be provided daily. A packed lunch or prearranged meal will be arranged for students on field trips.

End of Week Presentation- Parents are invited to attend a short performance by the students at the end of the week. Students are encouraged to participate in a short class presentation usually based on their ‘theme of the week.’ Students leaving the camp at the end of a week will be given a ‘Certificate of Attendance’ to mark this experience.

Class sizes, Ages and Grouping

• Students will be grouped according to the child’s age at the time of the camp.

• Classes will be organised in the following ages: 4 / 5-6 / 7-8 / 9-10 / 11-14 years old.

• We accept a minimum of 6 students and maximum of 20 students per class.

• Classes with over 12 students will have an additional deputy teacher.

• Classes with very young children will have additional staff assigned to the class.

Registration and Application

Application to HeadStart Summer Camp 2020 opens in January 2020. The application process is easy.

  1. Download and fill out the Summer Camp Application Form and the Parental Consent and Release and Waiver form.

  2. Email your application as well as all required documents to [email protected]. (Documents required: Application Form/ Recent photo of student/ Copy of child’s passport ID page / Copy of parent’s passport ID page / Copy of personal insurance card or policy)

  3. Your application will be reviewed by the camp manager and you can expect to receive a reply within one week.

  4. Invoices will be sent to all applicants starting from 1st April.

  5. Enrolment is complete after fees have been received in full.

  6. Your Confirmation of Enrolment email with all specific details regarding your child’s enrolment, including timetables, menu, supply lists and all camp information will be sent after 22nd June

Fees Activity Camp (Ages 4-6) Holiday Camp (Age 7-10) Adventure Camp (Age 11-14)
1 Week attendance 12,000 Baht (EB 11,400) 14,000 Baht (EB 13,300) 15,000 Baht (EB 11,875)
2 Weeks attendance 23,000 Baht (EB 21,850) 26,000 Baht (EB 24,700) 28,000 Baht (EB 26,600)
3 weeks attendance 33,000 Baht (EB 31,350) 36,000 Baht (EB 34,200) 39,000 Baht (EB 37,050)
4 weeks attendance 42,000 Baht (EB 39,900) 44,000 Baht (EB 41,800) 48,000 Baht (EB 45,600)
HeadStart Student (per week) 9,000 Baht (EB 8,550) 10,000 Baht (EB 9,500) 12,000 Baht (EB 11,400)

Camp fees include: lunches, snacks, all in-house activities and sports, lesson materials, art supplies, field trips (including transportation & entrance fees), a summer camp T-shirt, water bottle, a certificate of attendance and basic accident insurance.

Discounts, Packages and Conditions

→ Early Bird discount of 5% This ‘on top’ discount applies to any applicants (private, groups or agents) who pay in full before 30 April, 2020.

→ Sibling discount of 10% for second and subsequent children if paid before 15 June, 2020.

→ Group discount of 5% for 5 or more students applying together if paid before 15 June, 2020.

→ Commission package for Agents: 10% commission (money back) for groups of 10-29 students / 15% commission (money back) for groups of more than 30 students. (Group discounts do not apply in conjunction with commission packages)

→ Cancellation & Refund Policy: A full refund will be granted for cancellations before 30 April, 2020 / An 80% refund will be granted for cancellations made before 15 June, 2020 / An 50% refund will be granted for cancellations between 16 June – 3 July, 2020. No refund after 4 July, 2020, or for no show.

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