Educational summer camps in Dubai 2017

Top up your kid's curriculum with a brain-boosting summer camp in Dubai


Dubai Community Theatre and Arts Centre
Camp name: Mindful Children.
Age range: Five to sixteen years old.
Camp dates: July 30 to August 3 and August 6 to August 10.
Camp timings: 9am-10.30am (five years old to eight years old); 2pm-4pm (nine years olds to 12 years old); 5pm-7pm (13 years and older).
Fees: Dhs625 (five years old to eight years old); Dhs750 (for kids aged nine and above).
Application deadline: June 29.
Kids need to bring: Yoga mats.
Sibling discounts: Ten percent discount.
Activities: Roleplays based upon real-life scenarios, mindfulness techniques, drawing and games to help children recognise positive thought and express their feelings.
Ductac Theatre, Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha, (052 954 0294).

Ladybird Early Learning Centre
Camp Name: Ladybird Early Learning Centre Summer Camp.
Age range: Two to five years old.
Camp dates: June 25 to August 17 (dependent on Eid dates). Contact the centre for confirmation.
Camp timings: From 8am with pick up time options of 12.30pm, 2pm and 5pm (depending on demand).
Fees: One day per week: Dhs250 (8am-12.30pm); Dhs300 (8am-2pm); Dhs400 (8am-5pm). Three days per week: Dhs600 (8am-12.30pm), Dhs750 (8am-2pm), Dhs1,100 (8am-5pm). Four days per week: Dhs700 (8am-12.30pm); Dhs900 (8am-2pm); Dhs1,300 (8am-5pm). Five days per week: Dhs800 (8am-12.30pm), Dhs1,000 (8am-2pm), Dhs1,400 (8am-5pm).
Application deadline: June 22.
Kids need to bring: Snacks/lunch.
Siblings discounts: Not available.
Activities: Weekly activities include animals that swim (week one), animals that run (week two and three), community people (week five) and transportation by air (week eight).
Street 26, District 12, Jumeirah Village Circle, (04 553 9900).

Leaps and Bounds Education Centre
Camp name: Leaps and Bounds Education Centre Summer Camp.
Age range: Five to 15 years old.
Camp dates: July 30 to September 7.
Camp timings: English and maths camp: 9am-1.30pm; Arabic camp: 9am-12.30am.
Fees: Arabic camp: Dhs750 per week; English and Maths camp: Dhs850 per week.
Application deadline: Places are limited so people are urged to apply as soon as possible.
Kids need to bring: Two snacks per day.
Siblings discount: Five percent discount. A ten percent discount is available to all attendees who sign up for two weeks or more of the camp.
Activities: English and Maths camp: real-life Maths projects, English and Maths games, science investigations, team-building activities, arts and crafts, making healthy recipes; Arabic camp: Beginner and intermediate level learning of Arabic, through engaging activities, games, roleplay, arts and crafts and more.
Sixth floor, Detroit House, Motor City, (04 453 7720 and 055 297 2947).

The Brain and learning
Camp name: Summer Brain Grain.
Age range: Age four onwards (all children aged four and over and adults of all ages are eligible).
Camp dates: July 2 to September 10.
Camp timings: 10am-4pm.
Fees: Dhs500 (assessment and consultation).
Application deadline: June 15.
Kids need to bring: Nothing is required.
Siblings discounts: Five percent of the total programme fees.
Activities: Concentration/focus memory, working memory and long-term memory processing speed, phoneme and reading skills, logic and problem-solving skills, creativity and visual skills, and handwriting and spelling. Brain trainees will also be trained to develop mindfulness, growth mindsets, social skills, time management and organisational skills. There will also be a school readiness programme held during the summer camp for children aged between three-and-a-half and six years old.
702 Barsha Business Square, Al Barsha, info@the (050 577 9057).

The Developing Child Centre
Camp name: Holiday Camp.
Age range: Two years to 16 years old.
Camp dates: July 2 to August 31.
Camp timings: 9am to 6pm.
Fees: Dhs400 ( for individual sessions), Dhs1,500 (per week).
Application deadline: Registration is open until the last week of August.
Kids need to bring: A snack for group sessions.
Siblings discount: None.
Activities: Building social skills, individual summer intensive learning and enrichment sessions, back-to-school group- intensive learning and enrichment sessions, parenting and behaviour management workshop.
Villa 26, Samari Street, Umm Suqeim 2, (04 301 1900).

The Study Room
Name of camp: Summer of ’17.
Age range: Four years to 17 years old.
Camp dates: School’s Out – June 25 to July 6 (two weeks), Back 2 School – August 20 to September 7 (three weeks).
Camp timings: Small group Numicon Math & Rainbow Reading and Writing lessons: 2pm-6pm (Sun-Thu), Cambridge English Courses 2pm-6pm (Sun-Thu), School's Out: 9am-2pm (optional early drop off and late pick up), Back 2 School: 9am-2pm (optional early drop off and late pick up).
Fees: Dhs300 per day.
Application deadline: June 15.
Kids need to bring: Sports clothes, art T-shirt and water bottle.
Sibling discounts: Ten percent discount. Plus, ten percent discount for referring a friend.
Activities: Activities provided include small group Numicon Maths, Rainbow Reading and Writing lessons (ages four to 12 years), Cambridge English courses (ages four to 17 years). School’s Out: CrossFit kids, arts & crafts, culture club (ages four to 12 years); Back 2 School: Math, reading and writing workshops (ages four to 12 years).
The Study Room, Shop 4, Mediterranean Building, Canal Residence West, Dubai Sports City, (04 513 6620, 050 605 2040).

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