Get kids moving this winter season with these fun and educational camps for little ones of all ages still time to get the fun moving.
The Emirates Palace Kid’s Camp returns for kids aged four to 14 years old. Curious participants will have the sprawling palace grounds to themselves including the white sandy beach for some water action fun.
Daily rate: AED 275 advance booking, AED 350 walk-in; Weekly rate: AED 1,255 advance booking, AED 1,400 walk-in. Corniche West. 17th Dec– 4th Jan. Contact: 02 690 7311, email@example.com
From archery, dodge ball, equestrian, karting, paintball, volleyball and many others – there’ll be no idle moments at this action-packed winter camp. Other activities in the menu include arts and crafts, cooking and self-defence. Break some sweat, kids! AED 200 daily, AED 750 one week, AED 1,350 two weeks and AED 1,800 three weeks. Special needs children get 10% discount. 12th Street, Khalifa City. Until 2nd Jan. Contact: 800 9900, alforsan.com
Eager participants will travel around the world to learn about festive celebrations in other cultures. Aside from learning a few French words, kids will engage in arts and crafts, cooking classes, visual arts, dance and music, and sports.
Discovery of the Far North Countries: 15th-19th Dec; Discover the Magic of Christmas in France: 22nd-26th Dec; New Year’s Festivities: 29th Dec 2nd Jan. Villa no. 75, Al Bateen Street. Contact: 02-612 2900, firstname.lastname@example.org
Fun, entertainment and creativity collide at this exciting camp inside the capital’s prestigious museum. The Art Explorers Winter Camp for kids aged eight to 12 years old will stage painting and sketching workshops, interactive games and campfire storytelling sessions, among others.
Kids aged 13 to 16 can sign up to the teen edition of the camp. AED 294 daily pass, AED 1,050 four-day pass. Fees include drinks and snacks. Saadiyat Island. Until 19th Dec. 9am-5pm. Visit: louvreabudhabi.ae
The Winter Zoo Camp aims to develop love and appreciation of animals and nature among kids.
Still time for plenty of activities in store including exclusive zoo tour and interactions at the Sea Lion Sensation, Radical Reptiles, Brilliant Birds and Trunk Time with resident giant Indian Elephants Madu and Rada. Some of the cool activities include Building a Bird Nest, Digging for Treasure, Rhythm of Africa, a Magic Show, among the many educational and entertainment activities.
AED 160 one day, AED 800 for one week, AED 1,280 for two weeks. Transportation: AED 200 one day and one week, AED 400 two weeks. 12th Street, Al Bahia. Until 26th Dec. 8.30am-1.30pm.
Contact: 02 501 0000, email@example.com
Sharpen maths and English skills with help from the experts. This winter school will get minds running through fun and easy to understand lessons tailor-made to a student’s skill level. Open to participants aged five to 18. Free assessment available at Al Raha Mall and Mushrif Mall branches.