46 best summer camps in Dubai 2013

Crafts, sports, drama, educational and more great summer camps for kids

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Farjam Foundation
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James & Alex
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Are you dreading the long hot summer and the thought of keeping the kids entertained once the school gates close? Don’t panic, it’s summer camp time! We have rounded up the most fun, action packed and creative camps Dubai has to offer, plus some camps further afield

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Multi Activity Camps
Active Sports Academy multi activity camp promises to wear out little ones with a packed itinerary of energetic sports and games chosen to encourage team spirit. There are a wealth of professionally qualified instructors and coaches to help put kids through their paces, activities include football, tennis, cricket, basketball, gymnastics, dodge ball, badminton, netball, circuit training, baseball, hockey, arts and crafts, swimming and trampolining. There are also relay games, team building exercises and party themed activities plus a weekly excursion to venues such as Dubai Dolphinarium and free goody bags thrown in too. Regent International School The Greens, Wafi Pharaoh’s Club, Dubai Sports World, Trade Centre. Jun 16- Sep 5, Sun- Thu, 8.30am-2pm, Dhs150/ day, Dhs400/3 days, Dhs600/week (ages 4-14) 050 559 7055; www.activeuae.com.
The first 10 readers to book a week’s summer camp get one extra week free by emailing info@activeuae.com

Atlantis Kid’s Club Summer Camp offers a whopping range of fun activities for kids aged 3-18, focusing on adventure, fun and exploration, depending on the age group. There’s art, cooking and tons more for little ones while for older kids there’s Teens at Club Rush, Camp Active sporty camp, Camp Aqua with junior lifeguard training and PADI Dive Centre experience complete with Aquaventure access. Atlantis, The Palm, 7th July-5th Sept, Sun-Thu, 9am-5pm including lunch. Summer Camp (age 3-12) starting at Dhs650/week, Wiggle and Giggle, July 7- Aug 22, Dhs1500 (age 3-7), Aqua Camp, July 7- Aug 22, Dhs2500 (age 8-12), Artventure Camp, July 14- Aug 29, Dhs1750 (age 3-12) Mini Master Chef, July 21- Sep 5, Dhs1950 (age 3-12) Teens, 10am-4.30pm, Camp Active July 28- Aug 29, Camp Aqua Aug 4- Aug 22, (ages 13-18) Summer Survivor Pass 10am-6pm, including lunch, Dhs650/3 days, Dhs950/5 days, Dhs1750/10 days, 04 426 1294/5; kidsclub@atlantisthepalm.com

Cascade Learning know what kids love, and that’s lots of activities to choose from! Fun math and English classes are on offer, with lots of games and practical learning, fantastic performing arts classes which include dance/drama/singing, super sports activities for kids with lots of energy, arts & Crafts classes for the creative child, and lots more! Jun 30 – July 25, Sun-Thurs, Aug 25 – Sept Sun-Thurs, 8am-1pm for kids aged 4-11. Dhs125/day, Dhs600/week. Cascade Learning Centre, 106 & 107, X 3 Tower, X Cluster, JLT. 0444421831; www.cascadelearning.ae

Dubai Holiday Camps offers heaps of exciting activities with camps divided into three age groups; 2-4 or 3-4 with plenty to keep little ones amused including drawing, painting, singing, dancing, and junior sports and face painting, while for 5-14 year olds there’s football, basketball, dodgeball, tennis, inflatable climbing wall, swimming, water polo, arts and crafts, music and dancing, cooking, games, gymnastics and computer club. There are door-to-door transportation options available, qualified sports coaches and teachers plus a full time nurse on duty plus outside excursions to exciting destinations like Kidzania, Sega Republic or Café Ceramique. There’s 100 per cent money back guarantee if your nippers are not happy campers, as well as sibling discount of 20 per cent off on weekly bookings. Deira International School (Jun 30-Aug 15), Dubai International Academy, (Jun 30- Aug 29) Raffles International School (Jun 23-Aug 22) Raffles Lakes Nursery (Jun30-Aug 15), 8.15am-2pm (half day) 8.15am-5pm (full day). Dhs550-900/week, Dhs130-175/day. 04 420 3732; www.dubaiholidaycamps.com

The Dubai Mall is back with their jam packed summer camp. There are lots of fun activities to get involved in at some of the best kids zones in Dubai including KidZania, Sega Republic, Reel Cinemas, Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo and Dubai Ice Rink. Before Ramadan the camp will run from 9am-3pm Sun-Thurs, during Ramadan 10am-3pm Sun-Thurs. Running from Jun 24 to Aug 16 for kids aged 7 years and up. 04 448 5200; atoufa@emaar.ae or enquiries@thedubaiaquarium.com

E-Sports offers more sporty fun and games than you can fling a flip flop at with football, basketball, gymnastics, water polo, tennis, rugby, dance, netball, swimming, arts and crafts, drama, dodgeball, table tennis, cricket, ICT, hockey and rounders. You can also add in transportation, early and late pick-ups and weekly field trips to the Dolphinarium, ice skating and the Aquarium, as well as discounts for siblings. WIS (Jun 30-Aug 29), JPS (Jun 30- Aug 29), RDS (Jun 30-Aug 29), WSO (Jun 30-Jul 25), Winchester School Jebel Ali (Jun 30-Jul 25), DAA (Jun 23-Jul 18), Greenfield Community School (Jun 30-Jul 25), Uptown School Mirdif (Jun 30-Jul 25), DBS (Jun 30-Aug 22 ), Jumeirah Baccalaureate School (Jun 30-Jul 25 ). 9am-2pm Dhs150/day, Dhs500-750/week, (full day camp only at WIS) Dhs200/day Dhs1000/week 9am-5pm (Ages 4-14) Dhs175/week transport available. 050 5868204, 050 3611547; camps@esportsdubai.com or see www.esportsuae.com

Funky Monkeys are offering a cool and wild experience for the little ones this summer at their Funky Summer Camp. Activities include; princess spa fun, dancing classes, cooking instruction in partnership with Pizza Express, gym facilities, etiquette classes, laser games, arts & crafts and lots more. Each session is fully interactive to enhance participation and kids learning on a practical level and to maximise the fun! June 30- Aug 29th, running Sun – Thurs. Dhs500 per week. 04 388 4114; info@funkymonkeysuae.com or visit www.funkymonkeysuae.com

Gulf Star multi activity holiday camps have action and activities galore running from multiple locations across town, from all sorts of racquet and swimming sports to more creative pursuits like drama, performing arts or crafts. Book early as there are limited places for their Autodrome camp with indoor karting, laser tag and Scalextric racing plus there’s a PADI dive camp for aquatic kids, and a toddler and pre-school camp for tiny campers so lots of choices to keep even the fussiest brood amused. Multi Activity Camp, Jebel Ali Primary School, Repton School and American International School, Abu Dhabi. Jun 30-Aug 29, Dhs750 per week, Sun-Thu, 9am-2.30pm (ages 3-13). Early Bird Special - book before May 31 to get Dhs150 off. Dubai Autodrome Camp, Dhs950 per week Jun 23- Sep 5, 9am-1pm (ages 7-15). PADI Dive Camp Jumeirah Beach Hotel Dhs2200 per week, Jun 30- Jun 11, 9am-5pm (ages 12-17). Toddler Camp, Blossom Village Nursery, Learning Ladder Nursery JLT and Jebel Ali Village Nursery JBR, Jun 30- Aug 29, Dhs750 per week (ages 2-5) 050 429 4860; www.gulfstarsports.com info@gulfstarsports.com

Free week in any Gulf Star Multi-Activity Camp for the first lucky reader to email info@gulfstarsports.com and quote TIME OUT KIDS!
KidZania are tempting kids with 6 kinds of workshops at their upcoming summer camp, including theater, media, arts & crafts, fashion, KZ rhythm and film production. The workshops run for one week, from Sundays to Thursdays for kids aged 6 to 16 years. Jun 16 – Aug 29, 9am-3pm (during Ramadan; 10am-4pm). Dhs750 per child. 04 448 5222; enquiries@kidzania.ae

Play A Round have classes in DIY crafts and cooking as well as creative learning time, crazy golf play and story time for little tykes aged 4 and upwards, running from July 1st to August 5th. Play-A-Round, The Jewels, Dubai Marina. Jul 1-Aug 5, Dhs140/1 day, Dhs390/3days, Dhs625/5days, 04 457 0455; www.playaround.ae

Sinbad Kids Club are offering lots of fun activities to keep the little nippers amused, from mini chef fun to water games in Wild Wadi Waterpark and lots of other water sports, there’s something everyone. Prices TBC. Running from June 23 for 8 weeks, Sun-Thurs, 10am-4pm. 04 348 0000; jbhinfo@jumeirah.com

Zebra Crossing are offering a wide range of creative and sports activities, including pizza making, ceramic and canvas painting, dance and music sessions and lots of running around in the soft play and activity structure. Camp is inclusive of snacks, lunch and drinks. Timings are 9am-2pm, Sunday – Thursday, 1st July- 29th Aug. Dhs600 for a week and Dhs150 per day. Call 0505594903 to book.

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Creative camps
Craft Land has classes for creative kids (and adults) in sewing, knitting, crochet, quilting and embroidery this summer. Beginners and experienced kids will find levels of tuition to suit them in equal measures. Town Centre Jumeirah, Jul 1-Aug 21, Mon, Tue and Wed, 1-3pm, Dhs180-Dhs240 depending on course chosen for 3x 2-hour sessions, with an option to extend to a week (ages 8 and above). See the schedule in-store. 04 342 2237; www.mycraftland.com info@mycraftland.com

Answer the following questions to win a free introductory class up to the value of Dhs290 for both mum and child!
1. Where is Craft Land shop?
2. Name three items Craft Land sells?
3. At Craft Land, what is a “hoop” used for?

Please email answers to kay@mycraftland.com by Jun 25. Note, mum and child classes are separate.

Esmod Kids Fashion Workshop is running a 5 day program where mini fashionistas learn everything needed to create a tiny textile work of art, including fashion drawing, where to gain inspiration, working with fabrics and creating an embellished dress for a doll complete with a fashion show and a certificate at the end. Academic City, block 4, ground floor, Jun 30th-Jul 5th, 9am-5pm, Dhs1300, closing date May 30th, (ages 9-14) 04 429 1228; www.esmod-dubai.com

Farjam Art Camp is now in its fourth year and promises to teach artistic youngsters a wide range of techniques through hands-on activities and games. Giving kids the chance to discover art in all its varieties with weekly rotating activities in calligraphy, painting, ceramics, sculptures, or photography and all surrounded by rare and outstanding artworks from Dr Farjam’s expansive collection. The Farjam Foundation, DIFC Gate Village 4, Aug 4-29, Sun-Thu, 9am-1pm, Dhs500/week (ages 7-10) 04 323 0303; www.farjamcollection.org info@farjamfoundation.org

Jamjar has a variety of artistic workshops for kids focusing on creative experiment and technical skills so they can leave at the end of two and a half hours with a healthy portfolio of creative mixed media endeavors. Al Quoz, Jul 1- Aug 1, times TBC Dhs220-850 (Ages 6-14) (04 341 7303) www.thejamjardubai.com info@thejamjardubai.com

KidzArt summer campers can participate in themed programmes including Cirque Des Artes, where kids create colourful circus based masterpieces, Mixed Mediums to the Max, exploring simple Suminagashi and 3D, as well as a new weekend art and sport camp. The activities include communication, imagination and expression, which keep little brains in an active learning mode. Locations vary, Jul and Aug, Dhs600/week (ages 4-5) Dhs900/week (ages 6-11) Dhs800/week. 055 222 0129; hetal15@eim.ae.

Mirath Art Center is offering summer art camp that’s all about creativity, learning and freedom of expression. Workshops are planned around artistic, educational themes that include painting, drawing, clay modeling, mosaics, fashion design, yoga, karaoke and freestyle dance. Nippers and older kids will enjoy creating and bringing home their own works of art and quality craft projects. Amwaj 3, JBR. Jul 7- Aug 29. Dhs150/day, Dhs650/week, Dhs1100/2 weeks, Dhs2000/4 weeks (ages 5-12) 04 434 0128; info@mirathcenter.com or see www.mirathcenter.com

Tashkeel is on a mission this summer to offer the most exciting, fun and inventive set of workshops that will expose young artists to a whole different level of art making. Following the successful summer workshops offered last year, this camp will introduce several creative techniques including screen-printing, stencil making, bookbinding, Manga drawing, sewing and much more. Join to learn new things, make new friends, and create unforgettable memories! Running from June 30th to July 11th. Different workshops scheduled each day. Dhs200 / 1 session, Dhs350 / 2 sessions (Day), Dhs1000 / 6 sessions (over 3 Days), Dhs1500 / 10 sessions (over 1 Week), Dhs2400 / 20 sessions (over 2 Weeks). Students get to choose which workshops they’d like to enroll in. 04 336 3313; www.tashkeel.org

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Music, Dance and Drama Camps
Diverse Choreography is encouraging and inspiring Dubai’s wealth of talented youngsters in their two week all-singing, dancing and performing summer camps. Run by expert choreographers in their glitzy new Diverse Studios, the first week is all about exploring individual skills in singing, hip-hop dancing, and designing costumes, posters or logos, while the second week is focused on musical theatre from current hit Broadway shows, with performance workshops and harmonising techniques. Both camps conclude with a public performance for parents and pals. Discounts for siblings available. The Curve Building, Entrance A, M1-M3, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai’s Got Talent, Jun 30- Jul 4, Broadway Musical Week, Jul 7- Jul 11, Dhs800, (ages 6-13) Dhs700 (student member discount) 04 330 7338; www.diversechoreography.com, admin@diversechoreography.com

A free week at camp goes to the lucky reader who answers the following question:
What pop star was in town recently whose dancers and choreographer did a workshop at Diverse Studios? Was it:
a) Justin Beiber
b) Justin Timberlake
c) Jay-Lo?

Email answer to scott@diversechoreography.com

Drama Scene workshops encourage theatrical youngsters, divided into 3 age groups, to tread the boards and explore performance-based skills in acting, musical theatre, costume and set design with a performance at the end of each thespian themed week. DUCTAC, Mall of Emirates, Jun 30-Jul 11, Sundays-Thursdays, 9am-2pm, Dhs800 (ages 5-6, 7-9 and 10-12) 055 310 0984; www.dramascenedubai.com, dubai.dramascene@gmail.com

Hayley’s Comet Theatre Company is holding their star-making camps throughout the summer for Dubai’s young would-be starlets. Creating mysteries, musicals and all things dramatic with workshops in singing, dancing, team building, improvisation and character creation, culminating in a performance show for friends and family. Themes range from sci-fi to pop stars. James and Alex Dance Studios, DMC, Jun 30- Aug 22, Sun-Thu, 9am-3pm Dhs650/week plus Dhs80 registration fee with camp t-shirt, (ages 6-14), contact Hayley Doyle 055 104 0538; http://www.facebook.com/pages/Hayleys-Comet info@hayleyscomet.com Free course places for the first TWO readers to email quoting Time Out Kids! info@hayleyscomet.com

James and Alex Ballet Camp where kids perfect their pirouettes and pointes, learn technique, choreography, stage set management and costume design culminating in a perfectly pointy performance for friends and family. Petite prima ballerinas can choose between Sleeping Beauty and Coppelia. Concorde Tower, DMC, Jun 30-Jul 4, Jul 7- 11 9am-3pm, Dhs650 for the week, (ages 3-13) 04 447 0773; info@jamesandalex.com www.jamesandalex.com

Kids Theatre Works is hosting five action packed weeks of singing, acting, dancing and story creation with a talented team of performance instructors. Kids get fully involved with all aspects of drama and improvisation to create a never-before-seen showpiece. Spaces fill fast so register sooner rather than later. DUCTAC, Mall of Emirates Jun 30-Aug 29, Dhs850/week, 9am-2pm (ages 3-6) 9am-3pm (ages 7-14) register before May 15 for 10% early bird discount, 050 158 5653, 04 341 4777 ext 234/5; www.kidstheatreworks.com or email hello@kidstheatreworks.com

Rock Academy Worldwide is Dubai’s only dedicated Rock School, managed by drummer Chris Stone and guitarist/singer songwriter Chris Kelly, both from the UK, and both with extensive experience in the music industry. Developing young musician’s skills in drums, bass, guitar, vocals, keyboards and DJ’ing, students form real bands on the first day and work intensely with professional tutors for the week, perfecting cover versions of rock and pop songs as well as writing their own material. The course culminates with a live gig in front of family and friends where tomorrow’s rock stars turn their dreams into reality. Dubai British School, Jun 30th-Jul 4th, 9am-3pm. Live gig The Fridge, Al Qouz, Jul 4th 7.30pm, Dhs1750 per week, (ages 11-18) 0044 7811 443366; www.rockacademyworldwide.com, info@rockacademyworldwide.com
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Sporty Camps
GymnastEx is ideal for the more flexible little ones in the family. Offering gymnastic activities over a 2 month period, there’s something to suit kids new to gymnastics and those who are more experienced. From Dhs150 per child. July 10– Sept 10. 3 hour sessions, daily, 3pm – 6pm. Jumeirah Sports Hall. 0508828835; www.gymnast-ex.com. Hoofbeatz is perfect for pony-mad youngsters. This fun and interactive equine camp is all about getting to know the four-legged residents of the HoofbeatZ team, and kids get to ride, play equestrian games galore, do a bit of grooming, get arty, mount a mechanical bucking bronco if the mood takes them and generally find out all about horses. Budding horsey types with no experience are also welcome and picnic lunches and water bottles must be provided by parents, along with proper, closed in shoes (no Crocs or flip flops) Dhs250 per day (members), Dhs300 per day (non-members) July and Aug (5 years and above) Tue, Wed, Thu 10am-1pm, 9am-12pm during Ramadan, 050 181 0401; info@hoofbeatz.com, www.hoofbeatz.com
Sibling discount of 10% offered to Time Out Kids readers with one child paying full price: info@hoofbeatz.com

Hamilton Aquatics Swim School
gets children water proficient with intensive courses in a fun environment, so kids learn to swim with confidence in a short space of time, or proficient swimmers learn to improve technique. JPS, RDS, DBS and WSO, Jun 30-Sep 13, from 3pm daily, Dhs300 (ages 3 and above) 050 152 0016; www.hamiltonaquatics.com summer@hamiltonaquatics.ae

IFA Sports is offering two sport packed camps this summer with Football Academy and Basketball Camp. Both teach active kids technical skills as well as tactical knowledge with qualified coaches urging them on. Dubai World Trade Centre, Jul 21-Aug 21, Sundays-Thursdays, Dhs350/week, Dhs100/day (ages 4-16) 04 454 1683; www.ifasport.com, info@ifasport.com

It’s Just Football Summer Camp does just what it says for football crazy kids, aged 5-16, who can’t get enough of kicking around a ball. Football Centre, Jun 30-Sep 5, Sundays-Thursdays, 1-4pm, Dhs650/5 days, Dhs400/3 days, Dhs2000/20 days, 25% sibling discount, 055 296 2963; www.itsjustfootball.com, info@itsjustfootball.com

Soccer Circus at Playnation is running a multi-sports programme this summer offering everything sport crazy kids could wish for. There’s the usual football fun, of course, but as well as learning to be the next Ronaldo, campers will be able to enjoy some basketball, badminton and dodgeball action as well as trips to the bowling alley and Magic Planet. Midiff City Centre, Jun 23- Aug 29, Sun-Thu, 10am- 3pm (ages 4-15) Dhs700/week, Dhs200/day, Dhs2,100/4 weeks for the price of 3, Dhs50 for every additional hour after 3pm, 050 714 5356; www.soccercircusme.com, soccercircusevents@maf.ae

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Education camps
The Brain & Learning delivers Brain Training Programs for little ones to enhance their intelligence, attention, memory, concentration and improve their grades. The personsalised Brain Training Programs on offer are research-based, with proven results, transforming the lives of little learners aged 6 and above.
Summer sessions available throughout the summer. Start date is flexible for each learner. 9am-1pm, average hourly price Dhs270 per child. 04 453 4170; www.thebrainandlearning.com

Create Education runs robot-building camps for mini mad scientists, with different weekly themes titled Green City Robotics, Lego Journeys into Space and Game Design and Animation. Apple Seeds, Gold and Diamond Park, Jun 16- 27, Aug 18-29, Sun-Thu, 9.30am-12.30pm, Dhs650-800 (ages 7-12) 04 380 6064; www.fb.com/createeducation

The Developing Child Centre are offering summer camps that will help unlock your kid’s potential, by building confidence and self esteem, improving their social skills, helping them develop good communication skills and enhancing their attention and listening skills. Running Jul 7-Aug 22, Sun – Thur 9am-12pm (for kids aged 3-5) and 1pm-4pm (for kids aged 6-8). Camps available for one week or more. 04 301 1900 www.tdcc.ae

Ductac summer camp will appeal to artistic kids and teens with environmental urges, as the theme is creatively green. Children will meet with the people responsible for keeping the city clean, safe and environmentally friendly, including members of the Dubai Turtle Rehabilitation Project as well as learning about recycling. They will get to see behind the scenes of the theatre and meet local musicians, with each week focusing on a particular artistic skill such as painting, pottery, collages and crafts based around what they have learnt from the visiting experts. Mall of Emirates, Jun 30- Aug 1, Sunday-Thursday, 10am-1.30pm (ages 6-11), Jul 7-18, 12-3pm (12-16), Dhs 900/week, Dhs1,600 2/weeks, Dhs2400 3/weeks, Dhs3200 4/weeks, Dhs4000 5/weeks, (04 341 4777; www.ductac.org

L’arc en ciel is a newly opened French concept Daycare and Language Center located in Jumeirah 1, who are providing French, English and Arabic classes for kids aged 4 and above, in addition to different activities including arts and crafts, reading, sports, music, drama and cooking! Transportation to and from camp is available. Email centre.larcenciel@hotmail.com for more information.

Little Chefs are cooking up a storm this summer with heaps of delicious fun on offer. The daily sessions include lunch, healthy snacks, a recipe booklet, an apron and a foodie field trip to a local business each week to help teach kids all about nutrition, healthy eating, kitchen safety and hygienic food preparation with lots of yummy recipes from around the world. Business Bay, Aug 4-29, Sun-Thu, 9am-1.30pm. Dhs800/week (Ages 7 years and above) 050 458 3015; www.facebook.com/littlechefsdubai , littlechefsdxb@gmail.com

Finishing Touch runs a series summer camp courses designed to turn tiny toe-rags into perfectly mannered little ladies and gents. The mini finishing school programme includes a course on learning impeccable etiquette and table manners. Meanwhile, if you want to polish your artistic or numeracy talents check out the maths or the crafty classes as well. Knowledge Village, block 13, starting Jun 23 (Ages 7-12) timings and prices vary. 04 427 2452; info@finishingtouches.ae, www.finishingtouch.ae

Mad Science Summerific Camps allow little brainboxes to brush up on their investigative skills by taking part in one of three camps, covering a range of fascinating topics for tiny forensic scientists who love to design, build, play with icky goo and skeletons whilst getting to grips with DNA. Locations and prices TBC, 9am-3pm, Jun 30- Jul 4, Crazy Chemworks (ages 7-12) Moving with Science, Jul 7-11 (ages 7-12) Chemicals, Cells and Crimes, Jul 14- 18 (ages 7-12) 04 337 7403; www.uaemadscience.org, madscience@eim.ae

MetaMindz help avoid the summer learning loss during the long holiday by boosting your child’s brainpower as well as providing them with the skills they need in the 21st centuary. With educational camps that hone numeracy, literacy, language or financial skills, money management, public speaking, art, etiquette, historical knowledge and leadership qualities. Reef Tower, JLT. Throughout the summer. Sat-Thu, 10am-5pm. Prices vary (Ages 7-14) 04 368 5604; www.metamindz.com, www.activeuae.com

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Nursery Camps
Appleseeds play centre runs educational summer camps for tiny tots in English, French and Arabic, taught through play, songs and worksheets. There’s also a soft play area, arts, sport, science, cooking and language classes for bigger tots. Gold and Diamond Park, Jun 30- Aug 29, 9.30-11.30am (18 months- 3 years) 9.30am-12.30pm (3-4 years) plus one hour language class 12.30-1.30pm, Dhs130 a day, Dhs950 per week (non-members) members receive 10% discount, 04 380 0604; hello@appleseedsdubai.com , www.appleseedsdubai.com

Favourite Things will provide all manner of activities for little nippers to keep boredom at bay. Arts and crafts, science lessons, cooking, face painting, Fit Kids, singalong, sand castle building, story telling and free play will wear them out nicely. Marina Mall, Jun 23-Sep 5, 9.30am-1pm. Dhs125/day (members) Dhs155/day (non-members) Dhs520/5 days (members) Dhs620/5 days (ages 2-4 and 4-8). Early bird registration 10% off before Jun 13, 04 434 1984; www.favouritethings.com, info@favouritethings.com Kidz Venture is offering structured activities in art, cooking, craft, drama and music with various themes including Circus week, Characters, Outer Space and Let’s Make Music. Ibn Battuta, Jun 30-Aug 29, 8am-1pm., Dhs750/week, Dhs200/day (ages 3- 5 years) early drop off and bus service available, 04 361 9315; www.kidzventure.ae or info@kidzventure.ae

Kidville offers little campers lots of entertaining activities to get stuck into. Nippers get to visit different classrooms where specialists lead them through all kinds of activities from gym, music, arts and crafts, to hands-on exploration. There are also fun themed weeks plus Fairy Princess and Superhero training camps for kids who love role-play and lots of active games. May 5- Aug 18, 9-11.30 (ages 14-24months) 9-1pm (ages 2-6) choose from two, three or five day-options in 2, 5, 12 or 16 week sessions.. Price depends on package. 04 440 1220 (JBR) 04 454 2760 (MotorCity) 04 236 3648 (Mirdif); www.mykidville.ae

My Gym provides a half-day of fun and fitness through gymnastics, arts, crafts, cooking, science, story time and more with changing weekly themes. Jun 30-Sept 7. Jumeirah 3, Beach Road, every day except Friday, Dhs195/day Dhs750/6 days (ages 3.5-8) 9am-12.30pm. Accompanied Baby Camp, 10am-12pm, Dhs150 (ages18-36 months) Member discounts apply. 04 394 3962; www.mygymuae.com

Toddler Town British Nursery has opened registration for their much sought after Summer Camp. Keep your tiny tots active with exciting activities out of the heat in an inspiring environment with a whirlwind of entertaining weekly themes. Running Jul 7-Aug 29. Sun – Thurs, 9am-1pm. (Daycare available for additional hours) Amwaj 5, JBR. 04-4528080;info@toddlertown.ae.

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