The February half-term is fast approaching and since most of us have home schooled at some point already this term, we’ve put together a fab list of activities that the kids can get involved in over the break – naturally to help them develop new skills but also to give us mums a well-needed rest. There are some fab options below and we’re super chuffed that most offer a daily rate which is perfect if you don’t want to block out the whole week. We’ve spoken to all partners who are adhering to strict Covid measures including social distancing and sanitisation efforts to ensure your children are in the safest of hands.

Get curious at woo-hoo!

woo-hoo!’s half term camp has been exclusively designed by keeping learning objectives in mind – move, connect, explore, examine, imagine. Your little ones will be provided opportunities to explore different styles of art through hands-on and verbal learning at the state-of-the-art children’s museum in Al Quoz. Children will dive into different activities and projects including gardening, arts, experiments and workshops, with all materials included. Expect to bring home some amazing creations!

Date & Time: The woo-hoo! camp runs from 14th – 18th February, from 8.30am – 1pm.

Age: Suitable for children aged 4-8 years.

Price: Prices start from AED 200 per child per day or AED 850 for the week. Siblings get 10% off individual days or 25% off if signing up for the weekly package.

Book: For more details, please call 800 WOO HOO, email or visit

Life’s a stage at DPA

If you saw any of the Dubai pantos over Christmas, then you’ll already be well aware of the talent produced by DPA! If your kids dream of life on the stage, then this is a fab opportunity to get them involved with one of the top performing arts schools in the region. Join Lisa Scott-Lee and her fab team of coaches as this February half term they dive into the wonderful world of Matilda. Open to boys and girls aged 6-12 years, the workshop takes place at Dubai British School, Jumeriah Park.

Date & Time: The Matilda Musical Theatre Workshop runs from 14th – 18th February, daily from 9am – 12pm.

Age: Suitable for children aged 6-12 years.

Price: Sign up for the whole week for AED 600 per child.

Book: For more information, please call 056 173 7545 or email

Summersault into half term at Simply Gymnastics!

This February summersault into gymnastics with a fab half-term camp at Simply Gymnastics, located in DIP. The British run gymnastics school, catering for both boys and girls offers a daily or weekly rate this half term for budding gymnasts. Enjoy classes with trained and experienced coaches, including British Olympian, Sarah Mercer and perfect your floor work whilst also spending time practicing on the bars and the beam.

Date & Time: The Simply Gymnastics camp runs from 14th – 18th February, from 9am – 12pm.

Age: Suitable for children aged 3-15 years.

Price: Prices start from AED 150 per child per day or AED 550 for the week. Siblings discounts are available.

Book: To book please email to secure your space, but be quick as spaces are limited.

Parkour fun at Street Maniax

Their Half Term Holiday Camp runs from Sunday 14th – Thursday 18th February, daily from 8.30am – 1pm at their fab facility in Al Quoz and is reasonably prices at AED 599 per child, suitable for kids aged 5 – 12. There’s also the option to attend daily for AED 150 per child per day and lunch and juice is included too! Whilst the kids will be staying active using the amazing trampolining facilities and improving their parkour skills, there’s also dance lessons and art classes to keep them entertained.

Date & Time: The Street Maniax camp runs from 14th – 18th February, from 8.30am – 1pm.

Age: Suitable for children aged 5-12 years.

Price: Prices start from AED 150 per child per day or AED 599 for the week and there’s a 10% sibling discount available too. Lunch and juice are also included in this price.

Book: To book please call 04 328 3522.

Multi-activity camps from Gulf Star

For a camp designed to get the children active across a lot of different disciplines, then the Gulf Star Multi-Activity Camps are a sure-fire way to ensure the kids burn off tons of energy. The qualified coaches will be teaching a range of different sports with a huge emphasis on team games and challenges as well, and there’s also some downtime with arts and crafts! There’s also the Karting Camp at Dubai Kartdrome for 7-15 year olds which includes karting on the indoor and outdoor track, Laser Tag, Raceroom and lots more.

Date & Time: The Gulf Star camps run at multiple locations (Foremarke, Southview, Dubai Kartdrome) from 14th – 18th February, from 9am – 2pm.

Age: Suitable for children aged 3-15 years (but all children must be potty trained).

Price: Prices start from AED 175 per child per day or AED 700 for the week at Foremarke and Southview or AED 245 per child per day or AED 900 for the week at Dubai Kartdrome. Quote BM10 to get a 10% discount!

Book: To book please visit


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