So, you’ve decided to stay here in Dubai for the Easter holidays, and if you’re busy and working, you’re probably on the hunt for the perfect holiday camp for your children. Whether it’s to develop a completely new skill, enhance a technique or just something fun to keep them busy, we’ve got some brilliant options here for you to choose from.
Savings with Gulf Star Sports Camp at a location to suit you!
With a bunch of different activities for children aged between 3 and 13 years, (plus a really trusted safe environment, and LOADS of fun as well), the Gulf Star Sports Camp could be exactly what you’ve been looking for! With a range of sporting activities such as football, basketball, tag rugby, dodge ball, gymnastics, martial arts (and even some art to wind down in between), there really is something for everyone attending. What’s more, if you’re one of the first 50 people to book your space using the code FIFTY50, you can enjoy an extra AED 50 OFF your booking.
All bookings can also be made ONLINE and it’s super-easy too, making it a breeze to book this camp for your child. With one of the best reputations in town for holiday camp provision, places get snapped up fast!
When: This camp runs from 09:00 until 14:30, Sunday to Thursday between 31st March and 4th April 2019 and then again from 7th to 11th April 2019. They also offer an early drop off option from 8am and a late pick up option until 4pm.
Cost: AED 210 per day or AED 735 for a whole week.
To book: Make your booking online HERE
Dubai Sports City Multi Sports Camp for budding athletes
Dubai Sports City Multi Sports Camp will offer tip-top sporting action and is ideal for children who are committed to improve their game. Instead of being a place to just “occupy” kids during holiday times, this camp has been designed specifically for youngsters aged 6-12 who eat, dream and sleep sport! From football to cricket, right through to tennis and golf, all under the expert guidance of some of the best coaches in Dubai, this camp is sure to be a hit with you AND your child!
When: Week one runs from 08:00 until 16:00 on Sunday 31st March to Thursday 4th April 2019, and week two runs with the same timings from Sunday 7th April to Thursday 11th April 2019 inclusive. There’s also early drop off and late pick up available.
Where: Sports Village, in Dubai Sports City
Cost: Weekly core hours from 08:00 until 16:00 is AED 695 with an additional hour until 17:00 daily costing AED 795. A healthy lunch can also be ordered in advance for AED 200 per week.
To book: Call 044 251 040 for more information or visit the Dubai Sports City website HERE. This camp will get booked up fast!
Spoilt for choice at Swiss International Scientific School Dubai
Swiss International Scientific School Dubai (SISD) have 2 whole weeks of brilliant camps that will be running this Easter holiday and are open to both SISD and non-SISD students. For the sporty kids, they have a Multi-Sports camp that’s run by the brilliant team from Stryx Sports. Your little ones will be taught techniques in swimming, tennis, football, basketball, gymnastics and athletics, amongst many other sports. For our future engineers and scientists, Junkbot will be running a fantastic STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) camp. There’s also a Dance and Rhythmic Gymnastics camp and morning Holiday Camps for Language and Literature too – in English, Russian, French, Spanish, Italian, Chinese and Arabic, run by the experts from Headway Institute.
The Pre KG-Camp’ covers a really good range of sports, learning and play. There’s the ability to drop early from 9:15am and pick up late from 3:30pm for an extra charge and a bus service on request.
When: This camp runs Sunday March 31st – Thursday April 4th and then again on Sunday April 7th – Thursday April 11th
Where: Swiss International Scientific School Dubai (SISD)
Cost: Prices range from AED 735 per week for the Pre KG-Camp and AED 995 per week for other camps
To book: Simply visit the SISD website to book the camp of your choice.
Toddlers get your hard hats – it’s time to Dig It!
Dig It is an incredibly fun play space for kids that’s best suited from aged 4 – 8 years that’s based on a real-life construction site – (and it’s the most fun you can have in a hard hat!) Dig It lets you dig, move, tunnel, climb, build and create. They let your little ones drive a remote-controlled truck, pilot a mechanical arm, and even try out a full-size digger. They’ll learn how to build a wall and how bridges, gears and levers work!
Dig It’s special Easter Camp includes a space where your kids will play, learn and stay active from creative workshops, to games and sporting activities, and they’ll soon be digging away any boredom this Easter!
When: This camp runs from 09:00 until 13:00, Sunday to Thursday between 31st March and 11th April 2019.
Where: Dig It, Springs Souk
Cost: AED 170 per day or AED 700 per week
To book: Call 044 384 479, email email@example.com, or just pop in!
OliOli’s Amazing Oceans Camp
If you have little ones between 4 and 9, then we LOVE the fact they can become a deep-sea explorer without even going to the ocean! In this bright and extra-ordinary camp, they’ll explore all the amazing creatures and features of the ocean by making art and craft projects like painting colour-changing jellyfish and building boats to race in the Water Gallery! No doubt they’ll learn how to preserve our oceans too.
When: This camp runs from 09:30 until 13:30, Sunday to Thursday between 31 March and 4 April 2019.
Where: OliOli Building, Al Quoz 1
Cost: AED 990 per week with 10% sibling/friend discount
To book: Visit the OliOli website HERE
Aspiring gymnasts can sharpen their skills at Simply Gymnastics!
Children from as young as 3 years old will simply adore Simply Gymnastics as British recreational gymnast, Lise Slane, and her amazing team will make sure your little ones learns all about basic tumbles, vaults, balance beam and uneven bars – all while having fun and making lots of new friends!
When: Week one runs from 09:00 until 13:00 on Sunday 31st March to Thursday 4th April 2019, and week two runs with the same timings from Sunday 7th April to Thursday 11th April 2019 inclusive.
Where: Simply Gymnastics, 61 Street Community – Dubai
Cost: AED 650 per week or AED 200 per day with a 10% sibling/friend discount
Ecoventure Holiday Camps at Kings’ Schools
Ecoventure Camps that are run at both Kings’ School Al Barsha and Kings School Dubai are open to all children from 3 to 12 years and their popular Multi Activity Camp will run alongside a new and exciting camp; Engineers to Be. This fabulous camp introduces students to the engineering world where students will work on the main project for the week, take an engineering journey from understanding and designing their projects and they’ll go on to build and test them. Each day will include two Engineering sessions and two Multi-Activity sessions. For ages 5 to 12 years, this camp is only available at Kings’ Dubai.
Ecoventures’ Multi Activity Camp includes climbing, archery, kayaking, pool games, fun science, performing arts, crafts, team building challenges, baking, STEM challenges, mixed sports & games, and much more.
When: The Ecoventure camps run from 08:00 until 14:00, Sunday to Thursday between 31st March and 11th April 2019.
Where: Kings’ School Dubai can be found on 26th Street, Umm Suqeim 3 and Kings’ School Al Barsha is located on Umm Suqeim road, Al Barsha South.
Cost: AED 875 per week or AED 200 per day, although if you’re quick they’re offering an Early Bird price of AED 775, and you can also get a 15% Sibling discount, or a 15% Kings’ Staff Discount
Splash your way into Spring at LEGOLAND® Water Park Tropical Island Beach Party!
Now that the weathers heating up, it’s time to immerse the children into a Tropical Island Beach Party at LEGOLAND® Water Park, as the water park is set to transform itself into a beachy paradise over the Easter hols.
There will be a ton of things happening like “brick” castle making competitions at the Wave Pool and LEGO® raft races. There’s going to be a LEGO style flame grill BBQ and Character Meet and Greets and there will also be some of the UAE’s biggest morning radio show hosts who will be joining in the party. For a full run-down of all events, visit their website HERE
When: Friday 22nd to Saturday 23rd March and then every day for the whole two weeks of our Easter holidays right up to 13th April.
Where: LEGOLAND® Dubai
Cost: AED 245 which includes all activities and free parking. Tickets for UAE residents aged 3 and above, can be purchased at the gate for AED 175, and guests can save an additional 10% when booking online HERE at least 3 days in advance.
To book: Visit the LEGOLAND website HERE
An action-packed Edutainment focus at Mattel Play! Town
If you have children between three and ten years old and are on the look out for fantastic opportunities for them to enhance their skills, then Mattel Play! Town is the place to go! Daily activities range from brilliant dance classes, arts & crafts, puppet shows, and live shows that are always loads of fun, to unique plant and animal experiences at Dubai’s first and fabulous enclosed ecosystem, The Green Planet. Children can burn off their energy with laser mazes and games galore at the thrilling Hub Zero, they can immerse in a much-deserved wind down movie at Roxy Cinemas, and they can even splash around at Laguna Waterpark where there’s plenty to keep children active in their fun pools and water slides.
There’s also a separate camp available for younger ones, aged three to four years which includes a nutritious breakfast, lunch, an afternoon snack and a full day of activities suited to all the little ones needs.
When: Sunday 31st March to Thursday 11th April from 08:00 until 16:00 daily.
Where: Matell Play! Town in City Walk
Cost: AED 855 for a 5 to 10 year old per week or AED 475 per day; AED 975 for a 3-4 year old child. A
15% discount is available for all siblings and on the additional week as well.
To book: Visit the Mattel Play! Town website HERE
Our amazing city is bursting with these fab things to do. We’re sure your kids will have loads of fun picking from this list!
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