With the school holidays just around the corner, you might be wondering how to keep your kids entertained and happy during the hot summer months. Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! We have put together a list of the best summer camps that cater to your child’s interests, whether they love art, science, sports, history or nature, these camps are guaranteed to banish the boredom and make the holidays memorable for both the kids and us mums.

Winter Magic in Summer at Ski Dubai’s Camp!

Escape the summer heat and make your kids the coolest in town by signing them up to Ski Dubai‘s first ever Summer Camp. Your children can enjoy a full-day filled with unlimited snow park rides, fun learning workshops, physical activities, treasure hunts, magic shows, trips to VOX Cinemas and Magic Planet and snow much more!

Dates: Monday 3rd July – Monday 31st August.

Timings: 9am – 5pm.

Location: Ski Dubai, Mall of the Emirates.

Age: 4-10 years.

Prices: AED 350 for a day session, AED 1500 for a week and AED 4000 for a whole month.

How to book: Click here.

Unleash your talents on stage: Dubai Performing Arts summer workshops for kids!

Dubai Performing Arts are back for another 7 weeks of Musical Theatre Performing Arts camps to keep you busy over the Summer break! Your budding stars will have the opportunity to learn the songs and dances of some of their favourite movies.  DPA’s enthusiastic Performing Arts teachers will be running the weekly camps; 9:00 am – 12:30 pm for our minis (ages 3 – 5) and 9:00 am – 2:30 pm for the older children (ages 6 – 13).  Our performers will have the opportunity to show-off their new skills to their parents, families and friends live on stage at the end of each week!

Dates: Monday 10th July Friday 25th August.

Timings: Mini Camp: 9am 12.30pm and Junior/Inter Camp: 9am 2.30pm.

Location: Dubai British School, Jumeirah Park.

Age: Mini’s for 3-5 years, Juniors for 6-13 years.

Prices: AED 835 for the Mini Camp and AED 1,035 for the Junior / Inter Camp, which includes a DPA Camp T-shirt. There are sibling and multi-week discounts available too.

How to book: Click here to register for the Mini Camp and here for the Junior & Inter Camp.

Spike Up the Fun at Esperia Volleyball Summer Camps!

It’s time to set, serve and spike up the excitement this summer with Esperia Volleyball Summer Camps! It’s a smashing opportunity for your kids to dig deep into their love for the sport while having an absolute ball!

At Esperia, they believe in the power of teamwork and the joy of the game. Their Indoor Camp will have your little athletes jumping for joy as they bump, set and spike their way through an action-packed program. 

Dates: Monday 10th July – Friday 11th August ( English College Dubai)  / Monday 10th July – Monday 31st July (Nord Anglia Intl School Dubai).


Timings: 9am – 2pm or 4pm -7pm.

Location: English College Dubai – Al Safa 1 or Nord Anglia Intl School Dubai – Al Barsha 3.

Age: 6+

Prices: AED 800 for a full week at English College Dubai or AED 200 for a day pass. It’s AED 600 for a week at Nord Anglia or AED 200 for a day pass. 

How to book: Go to www.volley.ae/kids-camp.

Experience the thrills of Elite Sports Academy summer camps with 15% discount for British Mums

Elite Sports Academy are returning with their super popular Holiday Camp Programmes including their Multi-Sport Camps and Intensive Football Camps. With several different locations to choose from, it feels like there is one on every doorstep. Your child can try their hand at the six different sports on offer every day while making some new friends.

Dates: Monday 10th July Friday 25th August. 

Times: 8.30am–3.30pm.

Location for Multi Sports Camp: Horizon English School (Al Safa), JESS Jumeirah (Al Safa), JESS Arabian Ranches (Arabian Ranches 1), Regent International School (The Greens), Victory Heights Primary School (Sports City).

Location for Football Camp: Raffles World Academy (Umm Sequim 3). 

Age:  4–14 years for the Multi-Sport Camp and 7–14 years for the Football Camp.

Prices: AED 892.50 for a full week and AED 262.50 daily. All British Mums can SAVE 15% on a FULL WEEK holiday camp by mentioning the code ‘ELITEBM15’ online or over the phone.

How to Book:  Register now here or call 04 554 5916.

Pre-registration and payment strictly required, walk-in customers won’t be accepted.

Embark on a magical adventure with Willow’s enchanted forest summer camp

Perfect for the little ones, Dubai’s top EYFS nursery is putting on an Enchanted Forest Summer Camp! Step into a world where knights and princesses, dragons and unicorns, fairies and wonderful witches reside amidst the deep woods and mystical landscapes.

Everything in Willow Nurseries has been designed following a Reggio Emilia play-based approach to learning and discovering, which is great at making kids strong, resilient, and capable! 

Dates: Monday 3rd July Wednesday 30th August. 

Timings:  8am 12.30pm, 8am 3pm or 8am 5pm.

Location: Dubai Marina, Umm Suqeim, and One Central. 

Age: 0-6 years.

Prices: Starting from AED 683 per week.

How to book: Call 800WILLOW, visit their website, or email admin@willowchildrensnursery.com.

The greatest show for your circus superstars!

Roll up, roll up. Are you searching for an extravaganza of fun and excitement for your kids this summer? Look no further than the Circus Kids Holiday Course from Mid Air Circus Arts! This show-stopping program offers a variety of circus activities from Aerial Hoop to Trapeze or maybe juggling is more of your thing, regardless it will make your little ones jump through hoops with joy and keep them on their toes.

Dates: Monday 10th July – Friday 28th July.

Timings: 8:30am – 9:30am.

Location: Nord Anglia School, Al Barsha, Primary School Basketball Courts.

Age: 6+

Prices: 170 AED per class for drop in, 150 AED per lesson for a week’s worth of classes (5 classes), 130 AED per class if you opt for more than one week.

How to book: Visit www.maca-dxb.com.

Travel through time and explore the UAE’s rich heritage at Young Adventures 

Get ready for an exciting summer at the Young Adventurers’ Camp based around an extraordinary heritage adventure. Buckle up as your child blasts off in their time capsule, taking you on a journey to explore the inspiring landscapes of the UAE.

Throughout the week, they’ll have the opportunity to fly alongside majestic Falcons, encounter captivating Camels, discover the rich coastal heritage of the Emiratis, dive into the captivating world of Pearl Diving and culminate the adventure with an unforgettable End of Camp Ceremony. Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity to learn, discoverand create lasting memories.

Dates: Monday 17th July Friday 21st July and Monday 24th July Friday 28th July.

Timings: Monday Thursday 9am 1pm and Friday 9am – 12.30pm (with an early drop off available at 8:30am).

Location: Al Shindagha Museum, Dubai.

Age: 8-12 years. 

Prices: AED 535 for five days, but book before 2nd July and get an early bird discount of AED 368.

How to book: Pre-register today for an Early Bird discountREGISTER here, email sales@talentsuae.com or call/WhatsApp 058 124 4218.

Unlock the magic at the Secret Garden Discovery camp at Children’s Oasis Nursery

If you have little ones with green fingers and those that love all things to do with nature, book them into a camp at Children’s Oasis Nursery. They will unlock the magic at their secret garden discovery camp, where they’ll find fascinating flora and captivating creatures, every day will be an opportunity for discovery.

Your little explorer can enjoy exciting and educationalexperiences alongside their experienced educators. They can get stuck into activities that are open-ended and child-directed, in line with the nursery’s learning ethos in which children are encouraged to naturally explore, direct their own play and follow their individual interests.

Dates: Monday 3rd July Wednesday 30th August.

Time: 8am12.30pm, 8am 2pm, 8am-3pm or 8am-5pm.

Location: Umm Suqeim 2.

Age: 0-6 years old.

Prices: Starting from AED 683 per week. 

How to book: Click here or email info.burj@childrensoasisnursery.com.

Calling all young artists: Let your imagination soar with Camden Creative Arts!

If you have a mini-Monet living at home, why not use up a week of the summer holidays with a wonderful artistic camp from Camden Creative Arts, in Arabian Ranches 1.  Every day there is a fabulous art focus with a wide range of arts and crafts. Creativity is the key here, and everything the children create they get to take home (clear some space on your mantelpiece). 

Dates: Monday 10th July – Friday 14th July / Monday 14th August – Friday 18th August / Monday 21st August – Friday 25th August.

Timings: 9am-12 noon and 1pm-4pm.

Location: Shakespeare and Co., Arabian Ranches 1.

Age: 5-12 years.

Prices: Drinks and snacks are included in the price and if you book quickly, you can make the most of an early bird discount of 10% off all sessions. Or there is 20% off when you book a whole week’s worth of sessions making it AED 1000 for the week! 

How to book: Click here, email the team on kay@camdencreativearts.com or call 055 351 7776.

Get ready for some high-flying fun at Air Maniax & Street Maniax with 15% off for British Mums

Instead of the kids bouncing off the walls at home (and in turn driving you up the wall), let them bounce off the walls (they are soft and cushioned so don’t worry) at Air Maniax and Street Maniax.  The camp is a super busy one andincludes lunch, drinks, arts and crafts, magic show, exciting games and prizes. They also take walk-ins which is super handy when you find yourself stuck for childcare or just want a break!

Dates: Monday 10th July Friday 25th August.

Times: 8.30am 2pm.

Location: Air Maniax / Street Maniax, both in Al Qouz.

Prices: AED 170 for the day or AED 749 for the week. Quote BRITISHMUMS15 for 15% off.

Age: 3-12 years.

How to Book: Whatsapp 050 770 2314 for Air Maniax and 050 770 2491 for Street Maniax.

Courtyard Playhouse: Calling All Parents of Budding Performers

If you have a budding performer in the making, check out the great theatre and literature summer camps at The Courtyard Playhouse. They hold sessions for three age groups: a Mini Storytelling Camp for 4-7 yearsolds, Junior Actor’s camp for 8-11 yearolds and Young Performers camp for 12-14 year olds. All activities are based around drama and improv games, mime, role-play, as well as arts and crafts.

The Mini Storyteller will take your child on a magical journey where they will creatively explore the imaginative world of picture books like The Koala Who Could and Paper Dolls. Junior Actor’s camp will be filled with fun, self-expression and spontaneity helping to build confidence and overcome anxieties while they explore characters and themes from their favourite books such as Harry Potter and David Walliams’ classics. Finally, Young Performers will explore the exciting world of fantasy film and television. Performing on stage can be one of the most exhilarating experiences of a teenager’s life. It’s not just about pretending to be someone else – it’s also about learning to be comfortable with who you are.

Dates: Monday 10th July – Friday 18th August. Don’t miss the free trial class on Sunday 2nd July for 4- 14 year olds!

Timings:  Mini Storytellers and Junior Actors have a morning camp from 9am-12pm and an afternoon camp from 1pm-4pm. Young Performers is 1pm-4pm.

Location: The Courtyard Playhouse, Al Quoz. 

Age: 4-14 years.

Prices: AED 1,215 per week. Multi-week discounts are available. Don’t forget to use code BMSUMMER for an 10% discount.

How to book: Click here for all the details and to book.

ESM Camp: The Ultimate Summer Adventure Awaits!

For the ultimate summer adventure, sign your kids up to ESM holiday camps. Running for more than 15 years, they’re one of the most popular choices in the UAE. This summer, they are offering an experienced multi-activity camp for children between the ages of 4-12 years. They have 15+ sports and creative activities to try each week, anything from basketball, karate, football, arts & crafts, aqua fun and much more! Who knows, trying a new activity this summer might just unlock your child’s inner athlete or artist!

The camps are run by professional coaches from the best academies in the UAE and will ensure a safe, encouraging, and inclusive environment for your little ones.  With multiple venues, including 12 in Dubai, you’re sure to find a camp near you. Plus, to make life even easier, they offer a door-to-door bus transportation service!

Dates: Monday 3rd July – Friday 1st September.

Timings: 9am–1:30pm.

Location: 14 locations across the UAE. Click https://esm.ae/holidaycamps/locations for the full list. 

Age: 4- 12 years.

Prices: AED 180 per day or AED 900 per week with up to 25% discount on weekly bookings, (15% off and additional 10% off if you sign up a sibling). Offer is valid until 28thAugust 2023.

How to book: Click here to book your place.

Diverse Performing Arts School – let your stars shine!

Whether you or your child are interested in performing as a pastime, a passion, or a potential career, look no further than Diverse Performing Arts. It is the ultimate destination for budding superstars! This renowned performing arts school offers an exciting four-week summer camp, where children can immerse themselves in the world of singing, dance, and drama. In addition to these core disciplines, the camp also includes engaging activities like arts and crafts, as well as set creation and decoration.

Diverse Performing Arts was founded in 2008 and over the years, have become one of the leading performing arts schools in the Middle East. Their success is owed to their exceptional team of specialists, each bringing expertise in their respective subjects.

Parents, get ready for a delightful treat! At the end of each week, your children will have the opportunity to showcase their hard work and talents through performances. Dates: Monday 10th July – Friday 4th August.

Times: 9am – 2pm for 5-7 year olds and 9am-3pm for 7-14 year olds.

Location: The Curve Building, Sheikh Zayed Road.

Prices: The camp is AED 895 per week for 5-7 year olds and AED 995 per week for 7-14 year olds if you are not a member of Diverse Performing Arts, (*discounts available if you are a member).

Age: 5-14 years.

How to Book: Please visit www.diversechoreography.com, email admissions@diversechoreography.com or call 800 DIVERSE.

Freestyle Fun at BOUNCE Summer Holiday Camp!

The highly anticipated BOUNCE summer holiday camp is back, and it’s guaranteed to be a week filled with thrilling freestyle activities. Whether your little ones are aspiring trampoline enthusiasts, eager parkour learners or simply looking to have a blast with friends, this camp has it all! Prepare for non-stop action as their hosts organise exciting games and freestyle training sessions. The kids will have a blast with energetic Dodgeball matches and Slamdunk challenges!

Dates: Monday 10th July – Tuesday 25th August.

Timings: Choose between their half-day camp from 8am – 1:30pm or the full-day option from 8am – 5pm.

Location: All BOUNCE locations.

Age: Kids aged 4 and above. 

Prices: For the half-day camp it’s AED 190 per day or AED 750 for the week. If you opt for a full-day camp, it’s AED 250 per day or AED 950 per week. They also offer a 10% sibling discount.

How to Book: Please visit their website to book or call 04 321 1400. 

Embark on a Time-Travelling Adventure at woo-hoo! Summer Camp! 

Get ready for an incredible summer camp journey through time at woo-hoo! As Time Travellers your children will go on a thrilling journey through time, exploring prehistoric eras filled with dinosaurs and cavemen, ancient civilizations, the chivalry and pageantry of the Middle Ages, the artistic and scientific innovations of the Renaissance and the exciting possibilities of the future. 

Dates: Monday 3rd July – Friday 25th August.

Timings: 8:30am – 1:30pm.

Location: woo-hoo! 1 6A St, Al Quoz,  Al Quoz 1

Age: 4-9 year olds.

Prices: Early bird prices start from AED 890 till June 23rd with a sibling discount available. 

How to book: Go to https://bit.ly/woohooTimeTravellers.

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