For even more fun over the festive season, why not sign the nippers up for a winter camp? Choose from sports camps, arts and crafts, brain training and lots more.
1. E-Sports - Various winter camps
What’s on offer: Offering more sporty fun and games than you can fling a flip flop at, E-Sports is a great option – even for fussy fusspots – thanks to the sheer range of activities on offer. There’s football, basketball, gymnastics, water polo, tennis, dance, netball, swimming, arts and crafts, dodgeball and rounders as well as discounts for siblings.
Prices start from Dhs130 per day depending on venue. www.esportsholidaycamps.com (050 361 1547).
2. Brain & Learning - Winter Brain Booster
What’s on offer: Brain & Learning delivers Brain Training Programs to enhance intelligence, attention, memory, concentration and improve grades. Their personsalised Brain Training Programs are research-based, with proven results, transforming the lives of learners aged six and above.
Average hourly price 270AED. Camps running throughout the winter. Brain and Learning Centre. Tecom. www.thebrainandlearning.com (04 453 4170).
3. Mathnasium - Winter Camp
What’s on offer: Mathnasium is running a four week promotion this winter, available until mid January. With a free assessment on offer for every child upon registration, kids can visit a Mathnasium center of their choice and brush up on their Math skills in a fun and engaging manner.
They can attend the math’s camp for one, two or three weeks or every week for the duration of the camp.
From Dhs690 per week depending on level. Running in December and January. At Mathnasium branches in Al Barsha, Jumeirah, Knowledge Village, Mirdif and Motor City. www.mathnasium.ae.
4. KidzArt - Art Carnival
What’s on offer: Bring your little Picasso’s to Kidzart to get involved with creative projects that will be new and fun. They can try their hand at the latest arty techniques using some surprising new art mediums that they might not have tried before. No previous art experience necessary and they can even bring their masterpieces home with them.
Suitable for kids aged five to 12. Dhs400 for 3 days. 10am-1pm, Dec 22-24 and 29-31. Locations in Al Barsha, JLT and JBR. www.kidzart.ae (055 222 0129).
5. Active Sports Academy - End of year Kids Holiday Camps - December 2013
What’s on offer: Get your kids out of the house and let them meet some new friends and expend that excess energy at Active Sports Holiday Camp with their professional coaches, in a safe and totally fun environment. There will be multi-sport activities, team games, swimming, weekly excursion and lots of running around!
Suitable for kids aged four-14. Dhs150 per day or Dhs400 for three days. 8.30am-2pm. Three day camps; Dec 22-24 or Dec 29-31. Regent International School, the Greens and Dubai English Speaking School, Oud Metha. www.ActiveUAE.com (050 559 7055).