There’s a month left of the summer holidays and if you’ve exhausted all other options, British Mums have compiled a comprehensive list to hopefully give you some much needed inspiration for the coming weeks.

Master Martial Arts with The Warrior Academy

Specialising in character development for young people, The Warrior Academy is British run and aims to transform the lives of their students by developing the 3 C’s, Confidence, Conduct and Concentration, using their proven 4 step Warrior Method, which has impacted the lives of over 10,000 students so far. Focusing on small classes, quality tuition and strong values the highly qualified instructors are published authors (in character development and anti-bullying), British and World Champion competitors and personal trainers to our Royal family. We love that they pride themselves on the family feeling within their community and they’ll often host events, socials and workshops to bring the Warrior family together, this is especially great if you decide to continue your training past the summer holidays.

Location: Al Joud Centre in Al Quoz 1.

Age: Children from 4 to 16 years old.

Price: These start from AED 497 to AED 997 depending on the package selected, with a 10% discount off an AED 135 introduction experience.

Book: Please contact The Warrior Academy on 04 319 7534, email or visit their website, or to book directly please visit

Dance, Dance, Dance with DPA

After the success of their Summer Camps and classes last year, Dubai Performing Arts are back with a bang this summer with their exciting new programme. There are lots of options to choose from, but we love the Summer and Mini Camps covering Street Dance, Musical Theatre and Ballet. Running from 11th July through to the 26th August, Sunday to Thursday, your little ones will have the opportunity to learn the songs and dances to some of their favourite movie and theatre productions such as Harry Potter, Annie, Descendants, Shrek and High School Musical. There are morning sessions from 9.30am to 12.30pm for the little ones and longer sessions from 9am to 2pm for the older children.

Location: DPA Camps will be held at Dubai British School, Jumeirah Park, Dubai British School Emirates Hills and Jumeira Baccalaureate School.

Age: Mini Camp is aimed at 3-5 year olds and then the Summer Camp is for 6-13 year olds.

Price: Mini Summer Camp prices start from AED 600 for the week, with Summer Camp prices starting from AED 800 per week.

Book: Please contact DPA on 056 173 7545, email or visit their website.

Jump around at Air Maniax

If your little ones have an abundance of energy then Air Maniax offers the perfect camp. Set inside an impressive 15,000 square foot indoor arena, there are several zones for the kids to experience, from huge inflatables to warrior assault courses where their balance, strength, speed and agility will all be put to the test. This place really is one of a kind and offers some amazing apparatus and features never before seen in Dubai. Camp runs over the whole summer from 4th July to the 2nd September, from 8.30am-1pm each day with lunch and a drink included.

Location: Al Quoz Industrial 1, 16a Street

Age: Suitable for 4-13 year olds or anyone over 95cm.

Price: Starting from AED 160 per day to AED 699 per week. There is a 10% sibling discount on second and third children also.

Book: Please call 04 348 8981 to book your place.

Rainforest Summer Camp from The Green Planet

The Green Planet’s Dubai’s tropical bio-dome welcomes back the ultimate summer camp at Dubai’s only indoor rainforest, perfect for the little ones to keep cool and be surrounded by nature, all at the same time! Each day attendees can enjoy a fun yet educational experience, learning about the fascinating animals, plants and ecosystems that encompass our planet. The activities are truly what sets this summer camp in a different league, including animal encounters, bio-dome and sustainable explorations, nature inspired arts and crafts, games as well as scavenger and treasure hunts – plenty to keep children active and engaged. Running from Sunday – Wednesday, 9am -2pm throughout July and August (excluding Eid week), this summer camp promises a mixture of fun and educational activities, plus give little ones the chance to socialise and learn about the world around them. Children are welcome to bring their own packed lunch or can enjoy a packed lunch courtesy of The Green Planet Café for an additional AED 35 per day.

Location: The Green Planet, City Walk

Age: Children from 5 to 12 years old.

Price: AED 750 per week or AED 225 per day, and a 20% discount applies for all siblings attending the camp, and any campers who book for longer than a week duration

Book: Please contact The Green Planet on 800 7699 or email

See you at the starting line with AIS Summer Mini-Olympics

This amazing six-week indoor programme has been designed to challenge young athletes whilst getting them in to the Olympic spirit. With over 60 challenges throughout the summer, the great thing about this camp is there is no limit on how many days you can attend, so whether your child wants to try it out for one day, a week or even the full six weeks, its entirely up to you. The camp is run by a fantastic team of coaches and British Olympic athletes who will coach your child through some brilliant and sometimes hilarious challenges, for example; jelly bobbing, sock wrestling, chalk fencing and hungry hungry humans – now this we’d love to try! For each challenge completed, points will be awarded, with the aim of climbing the leaderboard to become a Mini-Olympian. The Mini-Olympics runs from 4th July to 12thAugust, 9am-1pm daily.

Location: GEMS Dubai American Academy.

Age: 6-15 years old.

Price: Starting from AED 100 for one day, AED 800 per week to AED 3000 for the full six weeks.

Book: Please contact AIS on 058 198 9270, email or visit the website.

Just keep swimming with Hamilton Aquatics

Living somewhere where swimming is such a massive part of everyday life, we feel very strongly that swimming lessons are vital for both our children’s safety and enjoyment in the water. Hamilton Aquatics Summer of Swimming have a fantastic programme lined up including fast track swimming progression, squad sessions, artistic swimming and water polo too and with over 12 years’ experience in the UAE, they understand what it takes to develop fundamental skills to make confident swimmers. Summer camp runs from 4th July to 2nd September with a choice of intensive swim sessions and flexible options too.

Location: Hamilton Aquatics have 11 different locations to choose from, including GEMS JPS, Ranches Primary School, Dubai British School in Jumeirah Park and Emirates International School in Meadows, to name a few.

Age: From 3 months and up.

Price: Early bird offer for bookings before 26th June are priced at AED 300 for 5 days and AED 350 for bookings after the 27thJune.

Book: Please contact Hamilton Aquatics on 04 450 8832, email or visit their website.

Be Adventurous at Adventure HQ

Adventure HQ’s Summer Camp aims to provide an exciting learning environment for your little ones with numerous activities all designed to promote ‘Healthy Body, Healthy Mind’ something we can really get behind here at British Mums. There will be lots of challenges to tackle and accomplish through a varied range of activities and experiences to appeal to all ages and interests. Activities will include climbing competitions, team building challenges, obstacle courses, trampolining fun, rope courses and arts and crafts, to name but a few. Summer camp starts from 4th July and will run for the duration of the summer up to 26th August, Sunday to Thursday from 9am until 1pm.

Location: Galleria Mall locations in Al Wasl and Al Barsha and Dalma Mall, Abu Dhabi.

Age: Children from 4 to 14 years old.

Price: There are some great packages to choose from including Daily Summer Camp from AED 99 per child, 5-Day Summer Camp from AED 299 per child and a 1-Month Summer Camp option from AED 999 per child. There’s also an amazing 20% friends and family discount too!

Book: Please contact Adventure HQ on 800 23847, email or visit their website.

Wear them out at Street Maniax

This camp is designed for all those looking for a real adrenalin rush. Street Maniax is a great space featuring apparatus and experiences to encourage children to let off a bit of steam. Where Parkour meets trampolines and assault courses, guaranteed to tire out even the most energetic of children. In addition, the different areas and activities, there will also be dance lessons, art classes, boxing lessons and balloon making as well as some great kids entertainment. Street Maniax camp runs throughout the whole of the summer from 4th July to the 2nd September and from 8.30am-1pm daily with lunch and juice included.

Location: Al Quoz 3, First Al Khail Road

Age: Suitable for 4-13 year olds or anyone over 95cm.

Price: Starting from AED 160 per day to AED 699 per week. There is a 10% sibling discount on second and third children also.

Book: Please contact 04 328 3522 to book your place.

The way forward is with woo-hoo!

A firm favourite with British Mums, woo-hoo! have created the ‘Multi-Activity Camp’ for the summer months. Children from 4-8 years old will be encouraged to express their creativity while making their own art-based projects, observe and conduct their own science experiments, explore new ideas and use their imaginations for some exciting engineering-based activities as well as taking part in physical activities focusing on teamwork and problem-solving skills as a group.There will be elephant toothpaste demonstrations, an opportunity to make your own thumb piano and kaleidoscopes as well as bubble wrap painting and a volcano experiment, and that’s just for starters. woo-hoo! summer camp will run from 4th July for six weeks until 26th August, 9am -2pm, withthe option of an additional hour from 2pm-3pm.

Location: woo-hoo! Al Quoz 1.

Age: 4-9 year olds.

Price: Prices start from AED 890 for the week with sibling discounts available and the additional hour priced at AED 60 (limited slots available).

Book: Please contact woo-hoo! on 800 966 466, email or visit the website.

Keep dancing with UDO Academy

UDO Academy believes young minds need leadership skills to improve their mindset and wellbeing, and they deliver these through dance, drama and games. Keep your kids active and engaged with workshops in Hip Hop, House, Break Dance, Locking, Freestyle Battles, Contemporary, Dance Conditioning, Audition support, Acting Workshops and Q&A sessions with Industry Professionals. Your child’s safety is the team’s primary concern and all of the necessary measures are in place to deliver a safe environment. All Instructors are tested for COVID-19, Studio capacity is reduced in line with Government guidelines and approved by Dubai Sports Council. Camps are running 5 days a week on 11th July – 15th July, 18th – 22nd July, 25th – 29th July and 15th – 19th August. 7-11 year olds can join the 9am – 1pm session and 12-16 year olds can join the 1.30-5pm session.

Location: GEMS Wellington Academy Silicon Oasis and Gymnation Mirdiff.

Age: Various camps cater for children aged 7-16 years.

Price: AED 675 per 5-day camp.

Book: Please contact UDO Academy on 04 336 1782 or email to book your spot.

Smash it with Smashers Badminton Academy

Smashers Badminton Academy (SBA) invites your children to join them this summer. With top-rated coaches, a development programme and state-of-the-art facilities, this will certainly be a summer well spent. The camp offers the unique opportunity to not only engage kids and adults, but also help build and develop their badminton skills. Badminton is a great sport for improving flexibility, hand-eye coordination, motor skills, and sporting acumen – skills needed in a range of other sports. There are four sessions a day to offer full flexibility and run from 7am – 9am, 8am – 10am, 4pm – 6pm and 5pm – 7pm.

Location: Jebel Ali Industrial Estate, between DIP and SZR.

Age: Children from 4 years are welcome to join with different sessions for different age groups.

Price: AED 70 per student for a 2-hour session, with a sibling discount to AED 60 per session. This rate is applicable for a minimum of 15 sessions booked per month.

Book: Please contact Smashers Badminton Academy by calling or sending a WhatsApp to 052 907 0511.

Be a super star with Mini Athletics

If you’ve got a little one with an abundance of energy, then the Mini Athletics Superstar Holiday Camp could be the one for you. It’s Mini Athletics mission to encourage children across the UAE to become fit and active through their fun and friendly sessions. Whilst there is a physical element, the team also concentrate on developing young children’s skills for listening, understanding instructions, sharing, supporting others, working as a team and competing. Superstar Camp offers some imaginative daily themes from exploring the jungle to blasting off to space with supporting games and crafts to keep the little ones entertained. The Superstar Camp runs for two weeks from 25th-29th July and then 1st-5th August, 9am-12pm.

Location: Jumeirah Baccalaureate School.

Age: 3.5-7 years old.

Price: From AED 200 per day and AED 700 per week.

Book: Please contact Mini Athletics on 05 0981 0032, email or visit the website.


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