Join us as we share our thoughts, tips and insider info on activities, events and services for kids and families in the UAE
Summer Camps 2016: Dubai
Sporty or Arty, a Teen or a Tot, you're sure to find the perfect Summer Camp to keep your kiddos entertained during the long summer months!
Please click here for the Summer Camps in: Abu Dhabi
Dates: 10 July - 28 July 2016 AND 4 August - 24 August 2016
Times: Sunday – Thursday 09.30 - 12.00
Fees: AED 2,900 (Contact us to book a placement test for your child)
Telephone: 600 529 995
British Council: Teen Summer School
Learning English with the British Council will give your child that all important competitive edge. It will help them get better grades and a better chance of getting into the university of their choice. The British Council summer courses are great fun and with better English they will be able to make the most of their free time: watching films, listening to music and chatting with friends from all over the world. Camps are available in Abu Dhabi, Sharjah and Dubai
Age Group: 12 -17 years
Dates: 10th of July - 28th of July 2016 AND 4th of August - 24th of August 2016
Times: Sunday – Thursday 09.30am - 12.00pm
Fees: AED 2,900 (Contact us to book a placement test for your child)
Iqra'a Arabic Learning Center
Learning Arabic has never been so much fun! Each day includes 2 hours of intensive Arabic blended with fun activities such as sports & fitness, chess, amazing science, Zumba and much more!
Ages: 3 - 12 years old
Dates: 10th of July - 4th of August
Times: 10.00am - 1.00pm
Cost: AED 2,399 (Discounted rate of AED 1,999 available for bookings made between 25th - 29th of June)
Makers Builders Tech & STEM Summer Camp
Programming doesn't always have to have a complicated learning curve. Enroll your kids for the Makers Builders Tech & STEM Summer Camp courses for an exciting early start to your kids' coding adventures!
Dates: 2nd of July - 25th of August 2016
3D Printing & Modelling (ages 10+), AED 800, 2nd - 4th of July OR 7th - 9th of August
Adventures in coding (ages 7 - 10), AED900, 2nd - 4th of July OR 10th - 12th of July OR 7th - 9th August OR 21st - 23rd August
Minecraft Modding (ages 7 - 10), AED500, 13th - 14th of July OR 10th - 11th of August OR 24th - 25th August
Python Electronics with Minecraft (ages 10+) AED1,400, 10th - 15th of July OR 14th - 18th of August
Inventor Club (ages 8+), AED700 - AED1100, Various dates available
Playful discovery of Robotics and Coding (ages 5 - 7), AED 500 - 800, Various dates available
Intelligent Robotics (ages 7 - 14), AED1,350, 17th - 12st of July OR 14th - 18th of August
Mobile App development (ages 10+) AED1,400, 10th - 14th of July OR 14th - 18th of August
iOS App development (ages 11+), AED 1,500, 17th - 21st of July OR 21st - 24th of August
The Brain & Learning
Jumpstart! For ages 4-6
For the first time, The Brain and Learning is offering a special summer program for younger children to give them the crucial skills they need to be ready for school. Skills such as: Attention, Mindfulness, Phonemes, Memory, Social Skills as well as helping them develop that all important Growth Mindset. Spaces are strictly limited so call early.
Intensive Cognitive Skills Training! For ages 6+
As in previous summers The Brain and Learning is offering intensive, accelerated Brain Training programs for students age 6 and above. Students: get smarter, stay more focused, become more organised, feel more confident, see improvements in grades, get homework done quickly and perform better in sports. We deliver proven results often working with many teenagers during the summer to get them ready for their crucial exam years. Contact them on: 04 39 29 729
Telephone: 04 3929729
Academy for Excellence in Education
Cheeky Monkeys Summer Camp
Keep your little monkeys occupied over the holidays with Cheeky Monkeys' fun summer session! There's loads planned to excite your littles whether they're a little more creative with arts and crafts or you've got a mini Einstein in the family with crazy science experiments. Of course, they'll be running round and about with their fantastic fitness through play classes and cooking up a storm while singing their hearts out as well – definitely one of the most eclectic camps of the lot!
Age range: 2 and half - 8 years old
Dates: 26th of June - 25th of August, Sunday – Thursday, 9am – 1pm
Cost: AED 125 per day, AED 525 per week, AED1,000 per 2 weeks. Book for one week and get exclusive Summer Camp Kid's shirt.
Telephone: Barsha: 04 385 0875; Mirdif 04 252 4878; JBR/Marina: 04 276 0011; Umm Suqeim: 04 388 1135 ;Ras Al Khaima: 07 226 0995
Diverse Performing Arts School
Children 5 - 14 years old can sing, dance and act their way through the month of July with the Diverse Performing Arts School!
Dubai Holiday Camps
School holiday activity camps for children between 2 and 14 years. A team of qualified teachers, sports coaches and administrators ensure that childrens time in the camps are safe, enjoyable and rewarding with a varied schedule of age appropriate activities on offer. Their priority is to provide a safe and enjoyable experience for children, and their extensive experience, safety standards and child centric activities encourage children to make new friends, and try new activities and experiences.
Activities: Activities range from Swimming, Football, Gymnastics, Dodgeball, Tennis, Dance, Talent shows, Art & Craft, Climbing , Bouncy castles, excursions, and much more. Children are divided into age appropriate groups for these activities.
Date: 26th of June – 25th of August
Timing: 8.00am - 2.00pm or 8.00am - 5.00pm option!
Your kids and teens are going to love language learning this summer. Classes are formed in small groups to ensure individual attention and effective learning. Courses are offered to kids and teens aged 7 – 16 years old. Encourage your child's creativity by adding an Activity Course such as Arts and Crafts (for Kids) or App Development (for Teens)
Choose from: English | Arabic | German | French | Italian | Russian | Spanish | Mandarin Chinese | Sign Language
Dates: 26 June - 18 August
Where: Eton Institute Dubai: Dubai Knowledge Park, Block 3
Contact: 800-ETON (3866)
Funky Monkeys Playland
The Funky Monkeys Summer Camp gives you the option of enrolling your children for either half-day or a full-day (runs until 17:30pm). The camp will include a wide variety of activities which will allow your child to participate in dancing, arts and crafts, singing and free-play.
This summer camp commences on 26th of June and concludes on the 25th of August. Camp is open to kids of ages 10 months – 6 years. It's running in all three locations, JBR, Mirdif & Jumeirah. Flexible daily, weekly and monthly packages for parents to choose from.
Telephone: (JBR) 04.440.1220 / (Mirdiff) 04.236.3648 / (Jumeirah) 04.394.6006
Leaps and Bounds
Looking for a great camp this summer, one that is full of fun learning, games and activities while saving your child from the summer slide that sets in before the start of school? Leaps and Bounds Education Center has the best camp for you. Call us to register now and take advantage of the 15% early bird discount before 15th of June!
Telephone: 04 453 7720
My Gym Summer Fun
The Summer Fun camp at MyGym will have your kiddies cooking, experimenting, dancing and jiving to their heart's content at either the al Barsha branch or the branch on al Wasl road, behind BoxPark.
Telephone: 04-3943962 (BoxPark) OR 04-3471018 (al Barsha)
The Brain Workshop
Use this workshop to help your kids leap ahead of their class during the summer break! Early bird sepcials are available for all places booked throughout May!