Family camping has certainly come a long way since the days of flimsy tents and canned foods – at least in the UAE. So if you and the family are looking to take advantage of the cooler weather and hit the road for an outdoor getaway, here are our picks of some of the best… Read More
Looking for a Summer camp in Dubai? Well Summer is here, and we know parents may be searching for the best summer camps in Dubai to keep their little ones happy, entertained and educated. have a look at our top picks for Summer Camps, from learning and education, to sports, dance, swimming and development.
We have something for kids of all ages: from the smallest baby to a demanding young teenager.
Sign up for the UAE’s award-winning & family-favourite summer camp that offers a mix of 20+ sports and indoor activities that are sure to have your child learning new skills and staying active while having fun in a safe learning environment.
Boys and girls will participate in a ‘multi-activity camp’ with fun activities such as Football, Swimming, Mini Cricket, Gymnastics, Kung Fu / Martial Arts, Basketball, Tennis, Badminton, Water Polo, Dance, Drama, Rounders, Rugby Skills, Relay Races, Arts & Craft, Team Building, Tournaments, Quizzes, Talent Shows and Bouncy Castles.
– Book for 1-3 weeks and get a 30% discount on fees
– Book for 4-7 weeks and get a 40% discount on fees
ESM offers its summer camp experiences across 13 different locations:
– Al Barsha – GEMS Dubai American Academy
– Al Barsha South – GEMS World Academy
– Al Safa – GEMS Jumeirah Primary School
– Al Sufouh – GEMS Wellington International School
– Jebel Ali – The Winchester School
– Jumeirah – Jumerah Baccalaureate School
– Jumeirah Park – Dubai British School
– Mirdif – GEMS Royal Dubai School
– Motorcity – GEMS Metropole School
– Oud Metha – GEMS Winchester School
– Silicon Oasis – GEMS Wellington Academy
– The Villa Community – GEMS FirstPoint School
– Abu Dhabi – GEMS American Academy (Khalifa City A)
Prices: Use the promo code KIDZAPP on the specific ‘Discount Page’
Regular Prices: 1 Week AED 945
Camp Transportation is also available across multiple venues in Dubai at AED 100/week)
Dates: Jun 30 – Aug 29, Sun-Thu 8:15 to 14:00
Ages: 4-12 years old
2. 20% off BOUNCE Holiday Camp
Beat the summer holiday boredom at BOUNCE’s summer camp. Exclusively designed for kids aged 3-13, your boys and girls will be fully supervised every day as they explore BOUNCE’s awesome facilities. They’ll get to develop their aerial skills, throw dodgeballs, launch themselves into giant airbags and unleash their free spirits.
***This offer requires pre-booking – drop-in visits won’t be eligible for this offer***
Prices: including lunch and Snacks
– Regular Price: 1 Day AED 190 OR 5 Days AED 750 OR 1 Month AED 1,950
– Kidzapp Price: 1 Day AED 152 OR 5 Days AED 600 OR 1 Month AED 1,560
Dates: Jun 30 – Aug 22, Sun-Thu 8:30 to 13:00
Ages: 3 to 12 years old
Locations: Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Al Ain
3. Ivy Camps USA @ Dunecrest American School
Ivy Camps USA has partnered with Esol Education to bring its first-rate summer camp to Dubai and combines diverse academic and fun activities to offer an innovative educational experience led by an elite team of instructors hailing from the world’s top universities.
Ivy Camps’ Dubai camp offers three tracks in two sessions (Aug 4-8 or Aug 11-15):
– Build Your Own Business (for 7-12yr olds)
– Performing Arts (for 7-12yr olds)
– Junior Ivy Program (for 5-6yr olds)
The curriculum was created with the support of expert advisors from a variety of industries including a Hollywood producer, a global business owner, a neuroscience engineer, a professional athlete, and an entrepreneur.
–Build Your Own Business–
For campers aged 7-9yrs or 10-12yrs, this immersive program teaches camper about the entrepreneurial process and how to transform their business ideas into commercial successes. Through instruction specifically catered to each age group, campers learn the basic building blocks of starting a business, how to effectively brand and promote new companies using modern marketing techniques and strategies, and most excitingly, how to develop their own website on WordPress that they can keep forever.
Ideal for campers aged 7-9yrs or 10-12yrs looking to be a part of a team, develop self-confidence, and learn how to express themselves creatively while in front of an audience. Campers gain a rich foundation in acting, dancing, improvisation, comedy, voice, costume and set design, and experience the joys of expressing themselves through other performance mediums like comedy and magic.
At the end of the session, campers have the thrilling opportunity to perform in a grand theatrical performance, open for viewing to parents and relatives.
–Junior Ivy Program–
Specifically crafted for the youngest campers, this program offers children a wide range of fun and educational activities drawing from a variety of academic focuses including STEAM, Performing Arts, Fine Arts, Public Speaking, and Leadership.
For example, one day, your young campers will learn about artificial intelligence, the next they will receive basic First Aid training. They will learn how to express themselves through improvisational song and dance, gain a basic understanding of compelling storytelling, and learn to speak confidently in group settings.
Prices: 5 Day Camp AED 1,950 – valid till June 30th
(Transportation is available from select pick-up points around Dubai, please email [email protected] for more information)
Dates: Aug 4-8 or Aug 11-15, Sun-Thu 9:00 to 15:30
Ages: 5 to 12 years old
4. Summer Adventures @ Atlantis, the Palm
Have energetic kids with a need for adventure? Every day your young campers will have the chance to experience an exciting programme where they can become a Pirate, a Superhero or even a Mad Scientist, beat obstacle courses and join in for treasure hunts plus lots of fun at the pool – your little ones will surely have an amazing summer.
While on camp, your child is treated to a delicious daily lunch, healthy snacks, and complimentary access to Aquaventure Waterpark, Royal Pool and Zero Entry Pool.
Atlantis, The Palm is offering 6 camp experiences this summer:
– Summer Adventurers
– Junior Athletes
– Junior Masterchef
– Teen Xtreme
– Teen Athletes
Prices: 5 Day Camp AED 1,200/child
Dates: Jul 7 – Aug 22, Sun-Thu 9:00 to 17:00
Ages: 3 to 7 years old
5. A Journey of Colour Summer Camp @ Little Dreamers Nursery
Have your little ones go on a journey of the senses throughout their summer holidays. Each week will have a special theme related to a specific colour to keep your kids totally engaged.
WEEK 1 – Starting 7th July – Blue! In the deep blue sea
WEEK 2 – Starting 14th July – Green! A prehistoric stomp with the dinosaurs
WEEK 3 – Starting 21st July – Yellow! Summer sunshine
WEEK 4 – Starting 28th July – Red! All you need is love
WEEK 5 – Starting 4th August – Purple! Magical wizards and witches
WEEK 6 – Starting 11th August – Orange! Let’s go on safari
WEEK 7- Starting 18th August – Gold! All that glitters
WEEK 8 – Starting 25th August – Rainbow! Magical Unicorns!
Prices: ( Get 10% off for 2 weeks or more and 20% off for 4 weeks or more)
3 Days AED 500 OR 4 Days AED 600 OR 5 Days AED 700
Dates: Jul 7 – Aug 29, Sun-Thu 8:00 to 16:00
Ages: 1 to 5 years old
Location: Little Dreamers Nursery, Villa 26, 41 St., Al Wasl Road, Jumeirah / Umm Suqeim
6. Mind & Body Summer Camp @ Blossom & Babilou Nursery
Focus on your little ones’ cognitive and physical development throughout summer. Blossom Nursery’s fun-filled camp program is packed with activities to keep your kids completely engaged and developing as they go.
You can choose full day or half-day options, and camp is available at the following branches:
– Blossom Business Bay
– Blossom ELC Academic City
– Blossom Marina
– Blossom Mudon
– Blossom D3
– Blossom Downtown
– Blossom Palm Jumeirah
– Babilou Umm Suqeim
Prices: Per Day From AED 205 OR 3 Days From AED 580 OR 5 Days From AED 965
Dates: Jun 30 – Aug 27, Sun-Thu 7:30 to 18:00
Ages: 1 to 6 years old
7. My Gym Summer Camp
Enjoy energizing fitness games, non-competitive gymnastics, art appreciation and crafts, music, science experiments, story time, cooking, hip hop, zumba, yoga, drama, water fun – and so much more.
This multi-activity camp is designed to keep your children moving and active, with themes and programs changing daily – so no two camp days at My Gym are ever the same.
Baby Camp — 18 months to 3yrs
Independent Camp — 3.6yrs to 7yrs
Choose between My Gym’s drop-off program, pay-by-the day options, or multi-day discounts.
Please note that Pre-registration is required and camp registration is a full commitment. Unfortunately, My Gym does not offer trials, refunds, switching days or make-ups for missed camp days.
Prices: Book 4 days and get the 5th day for FREE!
1 Day/wk AED 185
2 Days/wk AED 370
3 Days/wk AED 525
4 Days/wk AED 675
5 Days/wk AED 750
1 Day/wk AED 175
2 Days/wk AED 350
3 Days/wk AED 500
4 Days/wk AED 625
5 Days/wk AED 700
Dates: Jun 30 – Sep 7, Sun-Thu 9:00 to 13:00
Location: Villa 18A, 35th Street, Umm Amar Road, Al Wasl
Ages: 1 to 7 years old
8. Splashin’ Summer Camp @ Splash N Party!
Get your little ones excited about more than 15 fun-filled activities like canoeing, water aerobics, robotics, science lab, cooking, access to the splash pads & slides, and so much more.
Outdoor Activities (9:00-11:00am) includes: Access to splash pads and slides, Bungee Trampoline, Dunk tank, Canoeing, Snorkelling, Aquatic Zumba, Water Aerobics, Tug of war, Sack race, Treasure hunt, Limbo rock , Zipline & Stage Show & Performance
Indoor Activities (11:00-2:00pm) includes: Culinary activities, Robotics, Science Lab, Dance Mania, Board games, Creative Arts, Archery, Table Tennis, Air Hockey, Boxing, Magic Show and a Kids Meal
Prices : 1 Day AED 150 or 5 Days AED 499
Transportation From AED 250/week
Dates: Jul 7 – Aug 29, Sun-Thu 9:00 to 14:00
Location: Al Safa 2, Street 8A, Villa no.1, Jumeirah
Ages: 4 to 10 years old
9. Official NBA Basketball School Camp
Sign up your boys and girls for the Second Official NBA Basketball School Camp to train the “NBA – way”. Brought to you by The NBA and Stryx Sports, these sessions are conducted in a safe, fun and encouraging environment which covers all aspects to the game by incorporating tactic, skill, small side games and team building activities as well as NBA methodologies.
More details on the schedule can be found on our website!
Prices: Kids 11yrs and below AED 1,200 & Kids 12yrs+ AED 1,500
Dates: June 28 – July 5, Sun-Thu 17:00/18:00 Fri-Sat 9:00/11:30
Location: Dubai American Academy, Al Barsha, Barsha
Ages: 6 to 18 years old
10. WRTS Kid’s Gym Summer Camp
Make sure your kids grow and develop throughout their summer holiday all while playing and having a blast. WRTS Kid’s Gym’s summer camp is packed with fun-filled activities like sensory circuits, themed arts & crafts, structured games, storytelling and tons of open play.
– Early drop off available from 8:30am
– Lunch is provided
– You can enrol for one day or 5 days of the week
Prices: 1 Day AED 125 or 5 Days AED 500
Dates: Juyl 7 – August 29, Sun-Thu 9:00 to 13:00
Location: Beach Park Plaza Centre, Beach Road, Jumeirah
Ages: 4-9 years old
11. Brain Boosters Summer Camp @ Dots & Links (Abu Dhabi)
Avoid the tablets, TVs and games this summer and boost your children’s cognitive skills throughout the holiday. With special activities led by the instructors at Dots & Links, your kids will get creative, explore mindfulness and work on their social, motor and cognitive skills and more.
Prices: 1 Week AED 950 or 2 Weeks AED 1,800
Dates: Jul 7-18, Sun-Thu 10:00 to 13:30
Location: Office 1803, Das Tower, Al Bateen Street, Khalidiya, Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi
Ages: 5- 12 years old