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12 Camps & Workshops To Keep Your Kids Engaged This Summer

June 29, 2020 Posted by: Kidzapp Team Kids Activities

For many parents across the UAE, this Thursday can't come fast enough! The summer holiday is finally within reach, and we're all more than ready to take a collective breather and put down the teacher's hat for now. With many families choosing to stay put for the holiday, however, we're looking at some great camps and workshops to keep your kids busy and engaged this summer.

1. Kidzapp TV Summer Pass

Working Hours:
From Jul 2, Sun-Thu 9:30 to 13:00
1 Week: AED 1492 Weeks: AED 2491 Month: AED 3992 Months: AED 749Read More >>

If you're looking for ways to keep your boys and girls busy this summer, look no further! Join Kidzapp TV's Summer Pass, an all-access subscription for your kids to enjoy up to 120+ sessions of fun and development.

We have teamed up with top providers to make sure your youngsters are kept engaged and entertained with the GOOD KIND OF SCREEN TIME, offering activities ranging from fun magic classes with UAE's favourite magician, Magic Phil, to ballet and boxing!

Choose to sign up for just 1 week, 2 weeks, 1 month or 2 months.

All sessions will be conducted via Zoom

Kidzapp TV Summer Pass is a great way for your kids to learn new skills and try out very different and varied activities in bite-size chunks and find their passion.

You can look forward to activities such as Arts & Crafts, Ballet, Book Reading, Boxing, Circus Tricks, Cooking & Baking, Crochet, First-Aid, Karate, Kids Fitness, Kids Yoga, Magic, Maths, Mime, Quiz Fun, Puppetry, Science, Sports, Stomp and more!

2. Magic School Online Classes & Summer Camp by The Magic Academy

Working Hours:
See description for schedule
--Before discount-- CLASSES Kids 5-9yrs: AED 50/classKids 9-15yrs: AED 60/classKids 9-15yrs: AED 220/4 classesKids 9-15yrs: AED 300/6 classesSUMMER CAMP Kids 9-15yrs: AED 600/weekRead More >>

Join The Magic Academy's online classes or summer camp and explore your inner magician. The lessons and magic camps are aimed at beginners who want to fast track their learning by learning directly with professionals!

Now is your opportunity to learn illusions and tricks that will entertain your family, astound your friends and impress just about everyone else. The secrets you’ll master will open a whole new realm of knowledge to you and major fun along the way.

If you sign up for the summer camp, a Magic Kit will be delivered to your child, free of charge in DUBAI, before the start of the camp.

Sun/Tue/Wed 15:00-16:00

Jul 5 to Aug 27
Sun-Thu (3hrs per day)

Exact timings to be confirmed

KIDZAPP DEAL: Get a 20% discount when you sign up for either the online classes or summer camp.

3. Summer Programme with Green Grass Nursery

Working Hours:
Jun 15 - Jul 16 & Jul 19 - Aug 20
Kidzapp PricesEnglish Programme: AED 1,080Arabic Programme: AED 1,080ENG/AR Programme: AED 1,620Read More >>

This programme is suitable for the FS1 age group: 3.5-5yr old children

Join a fun and engaging learning programme designed to ensure that learning continues every day. The programme enables your children to have a stable routine and prepares them for the big school this September.

Language options:

- Full English e-Learning Programme
- Full Arabic e-Learning Programme
- Custom programme including both languages

The e-Learning Programme contains:
- Private, one-on-one Zoom sessions with the class teacher
- Virtual preschool circle time themed sessions
- Tutorial videos
- Activity sheets on a story-based approach
- Weekly planning
- Links to educational materials and websites
- Weekly physical development session with Kiddie gym
- Weekly reports

KIDZAPP DEAL: Sign up your little one for Green Grass Nursery's summer e-learning programme and get a 10% discount on fees!

4. Theatre Storytelling Summer Camp

The Courtyard Playhouse, Al Quoz
Working Hours:
Jul 5-23, Sun-Thu 9:00 to 11:00
Weekly Fees: AED 715Siblings: 10% discount

This Summer, your kids don't have to miss out on their favourite summer camp! Courtyard Playhouse is taking your child on a magical journey, where they will creatively explore the exciting world of Julia Donaldson picture books! Each week you'll explore a BRAND NEW theme with a BRAND NEW set of storybooks! Week 1 Under the Sea, Week 2 Amazing People, Week 3 Interesting Animals. You can sign up for just one week or two weeks, or join all three!

This Summer Camp will nurture and stimulate children's passion for storytelling, develop literacy skills and build confidence through the exploration of drama games, movement games, and crafts! Your child will be taught by qualified teachers with a wealth of experience of teaching children of all ages and abilities.

Each day we will explore a new Julia Donaldson story and it will be the inspiration for the theatre games, mime, role-play, art and craft, speech and learning basic stagecraft while having fun. Through drama, the children will be developing their communication skills, learning to work as part of a team, thinking on the spot and building confidence.

5. Kids Active Summer Camp @ Fly High Fitness

Fly High Fitness, Green Community, DIP
Working Hours:
Jul 5 - Aug 29, Sun-Thu 8:30 to 14:30
Weekly Fees Half Day: AED 475Full Day: AED 575Daily Rates Half Day: AED 110Full Day: AED 175Read More >>

Keep your kids active throughout summer at Fly High Fitness. Sign up for their summer camp, which includes gymnastics, CrossFit, boxing, bootcamp, fitness and much more.

Sign up for half days for kids aged 4 to 7 (8:30 am - 12:30 pm), or opt for their full day option for kids 7 and above (8:30am - 2:30pm)

Limited bookings for teens

6. Apple Camp at Home

Working Hours:
Dates to be confirmed
Camp: FREE

This summer, Apple Camp is giving your kids ages 8–12 free, fun, digital programs to experience from their favorite spot at home. Apple's easy-to-follow Activity Book shows your Camper new ways to create in video, art & design, and coding. The camp offers live virtual sessions for valuable guidance and to answer any questions you may have to make the most of your time at Apple Camp.

Sessions are 30 minutes (Orientation) or 60 minutes (Q&A) and take place via Webex. The self-guided Activity Book, available as a Pages document, can be completed at their own pace.

7. Summer Spectacular with Music Monkeys

Working Hours:
June 14 - Jul 23, Sun/Tue/Thu from 10:00 & 10:45
5 Classes: AED 185/family

Enjoy five weeks of your favourite songs brought into your living room through Music Monkey's interactive zoom classes! Live classes will be running every Sunday, Tuesday & Thursday with Rachael and Emily.

10:00 - 10:30 | Mini/Jumping (18m to 2yrs +)
10:45 - 11:15 | Baby/Cruising (3-17m)

10:00 - 10:30 | Cruising/Mini (11-24m)
10:45 - 11:15 | Jumping (2yrs+)

10:00 - 10:30 | Jumping (2yrs+)
10:45 - 11:15 | Mini (18-24)

Maximum group size is 12

8. Junior Improviser's Summer Camp

The Courtyard Playhouse, Al Quoz
Working Hours:
Jul 5 - Jul 23, Sun-Thu 11:30 to 16:00
Weekly Fees: AED 715Siblings: 10% discount

Sign your child up for Courtyard Playhouse's Improv Summer Camp for young improvisors and let them experience the wonderful world of improvisation! It's is a fast-paced, exciting week of theatre where performers aged 8-11 and 12-16 can explore the different styles of improv that dominate the writing, acting and comedy worlds today.

Improvisation has been popularised by the TV show Whose Line is it Anyway? and is a skill learned by performers, teachers, business managers, creative experts and children all around the world. It’s also a lot of fun! Your child will be taught, via Zoom, by qualified teachers with a wealth of experience of teaching children of all ages and abilities, all from the comfort and safety of your own home.

The Summer camp caters for all levels of improvisor, from beginners to more experienced players. Together you'll learn and refine performance skills by playing drama games, doing scene work and exploring a variety of improv exercises that unleash children’s natural creativity and humour. It will be a week filled with self-expression and spontaneity, where children will learn to be better listeners and storytellers – skills they can take back to school after the holidays are over.

9. Code Wiz Summer Camps

Working Hours:
Jun 22 - Jul 31, Mon-Fri 10:00 to 15:00 (NY time)
Weekly Fees: USD 250

Join hundreds of students who are learning the latest technology, working together with friends online and building in demand-skills, all from the comfort of their home. Kids can show off their Minecraft skills, collaborate with other students, challenge their learning with the latest technology, Artificial Intelligence, Roblox, Java, Apps for Amazon and Alexa and more. Daily problem solving, socializing and fun with lot’s of course options to choose from to build solid skills for the future.

Best of all, there are multiple options to choose from, for different ages. Whether they want to create their own apps, learn how to animate, build websites, explore Python and Minecraft, there's plenty for all sorts of interests.

10.Summer Futsal with Warrior Sports & The Football Academy

Working Hours:
Jul 20 - Aug 20, Sun-Thu Timings to be confirmed
Month: AED 500Siblings: 10% OFF

Warriors Sports has teamed up with The Football Academy to give your kids an incredible month-long summer camp from home. U14 & U13 players will enjoy a futsal season featuring ball mastery, dribbling, goal keeping, passing and loads of fun! The Zoom sessions will be held twice a week for one month.

11. Prepare For School with Cassie

Working Hours:
Sun/Mon/Wed/Thu from 9:00
8 weeks: AED 797

Get your little ones prepared for their first years of school, minus any of the stress involved with the help of Cassie. This school readiness program will run for the whole summer (8 weeks).

Children will have live sessions with Cassie each week:

SUN -- Pre-recorded story
MON -- Online small group activity
WED -- Online small group activity
THU -- Singing time

Each week will focus on a different aspect to get your children ready for school such as sharing, separation and communication.

The children will also be given a set of weekly activities that they can do at home with their caregiver to help them prepare such as fine motor activities, pre phonic activities etc

Parents, you will also be part of a private Facebook group where Cassie will be providing parenting support and weekly webinars on what to expect and how you can help their child. You will be supported throughout the whole process.

12. Plato’s Planet Summer Camp

Working Hours:
From Jul 5, Sun-Thu 10:00 to 17:00
Per Week: AED 199/wk

Engage your kids in an online summer camp from the comfort of your own homes. Choose from one of three camps that are focused to offer interactive projects and activities based on various skill sets, and might as well just change this year’s boring summer to an exciting one! Plato's planet have adapted to online tools that will focus on giving students a chance to experience a Summer Camp like never before.

--CAMP 1--

Online Multi-Activities Summer Camp
Age Group: 8-14 years
Camp timings: 10am - 12:45pm

The All-in-one Camp develops life skills of students through these activities:

- Coding & Robotics
- Oratory & Public Speaking
- Art & Craft
- Sports & Health
- Inventors (DIY projects)

--CAMP 2--

Online Tech-Pro Robotics Camp
Age Group: 10-14 years
Camp timings: 10am - 12:00pm

The goal of the Generation Next Tech-Pro Robotics Camp is to provide tech savvy students a platform to explore the new developments happening in the world today. From Robotics to knowledge of computing to creating their own products with 3 D design & developing an app for it! An experience like this can provide students understanding of various aspects of science, technology and engineering which could give them an edge over others in the future!

Week 1 : Robotics with Lego Simulation

Week 2 : Understanding Computers using Microbit

Week 3 : Product 3 D Design with TinkerCAD & Animation

Week 4 : App Development & Game Design

--CAMP 3--

Online A.I. & Python Coding Boot Camp
Age Group: 13 years & above
Camp timings: 3pm - 5pm

This specialized Coding Camp is focused on learning Python programming language from Basic to Advanced Level. Companies from Google to Amazon, all use Python, and our aim is to have students learn & understand what does it exactly take to make it into one of these top companies by the power of coding.

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