Summer Camp

HeadStart International School, Phuket will be hosting an exciting range of summer programmes for students ages 4-15 years old in July 2019.

Dates: The summer camp will run from Monday to Friday for the duration of 3 weeks as follows:

  • Week 1: 8-12 July
  • Week 2: 15-19 July
  • Week 3: 22-26 July

There will also be the option to join a weekend camping trip on 20-21st July, 2019.

Activity Camp for students ages 4-6 years old

This fun-filled activity camp for younger children will encourage learning through play, basic English conversation, group games, messy play, dress up and role play, arts and crafts, singing and dancing, cooking classes, swimming and outdoor activities, and as well as one trip off site per week.

Holiday Camp for students ages 7-11 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 camp programme will include a variety of sports based activities, arts and crafts, cooking classes, scientific discovery, as well as one off-site trip per week.

Adventure Camp for students ages 12-15 years old

This summer programme is specially designed for teenagers. Students will have the opportunity to practice their English and social skills while engaging in team building activities, discussing environmental issues and having fun together. The programme will include a variety of sports and island adventures, art activities, as well as practical skills and challenges. *There is an optional weekend camping trip in addition to this.

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 is there to make sure your child is supervised at all times. A school nurse will be on site at all times 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.

Our camp staff all speak English and activities will all be conducted in English.

Class sizes, Ages and Grouping

  • Students will be organised into classes according to age: 4 / 5-6 / 7-9 / 10-11 / 12-15 years old and will be grouped according to the child’s birthdate.
  • We will accept a minimum of 6 students and maximum of 20 students per class.
  • Classes with young children will have an additional teacher assigned to the class.

Parent Activity Day

Parents can sign up for a full day of cultural and sport activities each Friday. The fee is set at 2,000 THB. Group discounts apply. The Parent Activity Day package will include a choice of activities such as a Muay Thai workshop, Thai Dance lesson, Yoga class, Thai cooking classes, Paper flower making, Batik painting and use of the 25 meter pool and fitness facilities at HeadStart. An International lunch buffet is included in the fee as well as any food that is prepared in cooking classes.

The school coffee shop will be available for additional refreshments at reasonable prices. All parents are invited to a short performance by the students at the end of week party.

Registration and Application

In order to apply for the Summer Camp 2019, download and fill out the Application Form provided below. Once all of the information has been filled out and all required documents have been scanned (see list below) email your application to [email protected]. The information you have sent will then be reviewed by the camp manager. You can expect to receive a reply within one week of application.

List of the documents required: (to be sent as attachments)

  • Application Form (see download below)
  • Recent photo of student (follow passport regulations)
  • Scanned copy of child’s passport picture page
  • Scanned copy of parent passport picture page (at least one parent)
  • Scanned copy of personal insurance card or policy (Not required, but highly recommended)

School Bus Service

If transportation is required to and from the camp, contact us directly by writing to the school at [email protected]. Buses are available for groups of more than 10 students. The fee is 1,500 THB per day.


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.

Fees, Discounts and Packages

Camp fees include lunches, snacks, field trips (including transportation to & entrance fees), all in-house activities and sports, lesson materials, art supplies, a summer camp t-shirt, water bottle, a portfolio folder, a certificate of attendance and basic accident insurance. A full International lunch buffet as well as two snacks will be provided daily. A packed lunch or prearranged meal will be available on field trips.

Terms and Conditions

  • An ‘early bird’ discount of 5% will be applied to all payments made before 30 April, 2019. The ‘early bird’ discount is only applicable for students applying for the 3 week camp.
  • A sibling discount of 10% will be on offer for a second child in the same family and a further 15% discount will be offered for subsequent children.
  • Group discounts of 5% are on offer for groups of 5 or more students applying together.

Cancellation & Refund Policy

A full refund will be made if notice is given before 15 June, 2019. 50% refund will be made if notice is given before 16 June, 2019. No refund will be offered for students who do not show up.

If you are interested in or are an agent looking to send students to the HeadStart Summer Camp 2019, please contact our camp manager Mrs. Anisa Van Der Laan, at [email protected]

  Activity Camp (Ages 4-6) Holiday Camp (Age 7-11) Adventure Camp (Age 12-16)
  Includes: lunch, snacks, 1 field trip per week, all activities, lesson materials, art supplies & portfolio, t-shirt, water bottle, basic accident insurance Includes: lunch, snacks, 2 field trips per week, all in-house activities, sports, lesson materials, art supplies & portfolio, 2 t-shirts, water bottle, basic accident insurance Includes: lunch, snacks, 2 field trips per week, all in-house activities, sports, lesson materials, art supplies, 2 t-shirts, water bottle, basic accident insurance
1 Week attendance 12,500 (EB 11,875) 15,000 (EB 14,250) 15,000 (EB 14,250)
2 Weeks attendance 24,000 (EB 22,800) 28,000 (EB 26,600) 28,000 (EB 26,600)
3 Weeks attendance 36,000 40,000 40,000
Special Early Bird Package (*only for full 3 weeks attendance) 34,000 38,000 38,000
HeadStart Student Fee 10,000 *per week 12,000 *per week 12,000 *per week
Overnight Weekend Trip (20/07-21/07) - - 3,000 *Optional overnight trip w/ food, transport, room, activities
Parent Activity Days (12/07, 19/07, 26/07) 2,000 *per day 2,000 *per day 2,000 *per day
School bus transfer fee (*for groups of 10-13 students) 1,500 *per day 1,500 *per day 1,500 *per day
Terms and Conditions
*Deadline for all payments / Discounts apply until 16th June 2019
Early Bird Discount 5% discount for all applicants who pay in full before 30/04/19
Special Early Bird Package applies for applicants attending all 3 weeks, must be paid in full before 30/04/19
Sibling Discount 10% for second child, 15% for third and subsequent children
Group Discount of 5% for 5 or more students applying together
Commission for Agents: 10% for 10-29 students / 20% for more than 30 students
Cancellation & Refund Policy full refund up to 15/06/19, 50% refund from 16/06/19 –01/07/19, No refund for no show
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