Keep kids entertained indoors with this round-up of fun activities and camps
Sophia DyerSophia Dyer28 Jun 2016 | 12:59 pm
With gym, music and arts and crafts activities, your happy campers, aged ten months to six years, are in good hands at Dubai Marina’s Kidville. From June 26 to August 25, offering themed weeks, such as The Wild Wild West and Safari Adventure, Kidville will ensure that there is fun in store.
Call 04 440 1220 for more details. Prices start at Dh750 a week from 9.00am-1.00pm.
2. Funky Monkeys Summer Camp
This popular kids soft play area on Sheikh Zayed Road is kicking off their summer camp on July 10. There’s a wide range of activities and fun parties each week – Dh499 per week for half days, Dh599 per week for full days.
Call 04 388 4114
3. Safari Summer Adventure
Let your little ones aged four months to five years explore the world through food, culture, activities, arts and crafts and more. Running from June 26 to August 18, each day’s classes will include music and movement and explore unique activities such as Legotronics and ‘Top Chef’. Transport available; prices start at Dh750 per week.
Call 050 454 8879
4. The Wonder Years Nursery Summer Camp
The Wonder Years Nursery Summer Camp offers activities for babies and children aged six months to four years. Your budding MasterChef will love Mini Chefs whilst your dirt-loving toddler will go bananas in the Mud Kitchen! There’s also a dedicated construction corner, a sensory garden and free time for any activity of their choice.
Call 04 368 5600. Prices start at Dh150 per day.
5. Rainbow Valley Nursery
Rainbow Valley’s summer camp in JLT offers sand, water, messy play and lots more for kids aged three months to four years. Older kids will put on puppet shows and get in touch with their inner diva through song and dance. Prices start at Dh650 a week.
Call 04 423 2540
6. Extreme Fun Summer Camp
There’s cake and cookie decorating, science experiments and magic shows at this Motor City summer Camp from July 3 to August 25, 10am to 12pm. Prices start at Dh130 a day, Dh500 for five days and Dh700 for a week.
Call 04 452 5543
7. Kids Cottage Nursery
Located in Umm Suqeim, this camp is perfect for all the animal lovers out there. Catering to children aged 12 months to four years, kids can howl and roar their way through the Jungle Safari themed weeks from July 3 to 28, or travel back in time to the incredible Ice Age from August 1 to 18. Prices start at Dh300 for two days.
Call 04 394 2145
Watch your kids aged three to ten become superheroes for the day, go for a dive under the sea, travel the world and lots more. There’s different themes every week and an all-new play zone, complete with a three-story play structure. Prices start at Dh200 per day or Dh650 per week.
Call 04 368 4130
9. Mini Monsters
The ever-popular Mini Monsters summer camps are on again, starting in July. For ages two to six, Dh125 for a day or Dh550 for a week. sessions run from 10am to 2pm every day and include lunch. Camps will be running across both their Dnata building and Sheikh Zayed Rd locations; get your booking in quick as spots go fast.
Call 04 259 8843
10. Fairmont Falcons Kids Club Camp
Running from July 3 to August 25, the Fairmont Falcons Kids Club Camp knows how to have fun with ice cream parties every Tuesday and different themes each week, such as ‘Treasure Hunters’ and ‘Tropical Paradise’. Children aged three and above are welcome and older siblings enjoy a 10 per cent discount. Prices start at Dh180 a day, Dh430 for three days and Dh610 for five days.
11. British Orchard Nursery
Running from June to August, this eight-week summer camp gets your kids to ‘pack their bags’ and set off on an adventure around the world, all without leaving the nursery! An imaginative and immersive experience for children which will see them trekking through the jungle, taking a city break in New York and more. For ages one to five, prices vary.
Call 04 395 3570
12. Little Explorers Sunsational Summer Camp
Learning through play is a great way to spend summer at Little Explorers Sunsational Summer Camp from June 12 to September 1. ‘I can do,’ ‘I discover’ and ‘I locate’ are the super-fun and educational zones on offer that are suitable for kids age three and up. Sunday to Thursday 9.00am to 2.00 pm; prices start at Dh160 per day, or Dh650 per week.
Call 04 231 6286