Sporty summer camps in Dubai 2017

Sporty summer camps for active children in Dubai this year

Sports and Outdoor
Sports and Outdoor

Dovecote Green Primary School, Foremarke School, Jebel Ali School, Hartland International School, Repton School
Name of camp:
Gulf Star Summer Camps.
Age range: Three years to 13 years.
Camp operating dates: June 25 to August 31.
Camp opening times: Sun-Thu 9am-2.30pm.
Fees: Dhs650 (for bookings made before June 15), Dhs800 per week, Dhs700 (sibling) per week.
Application deadline: No last date.
Kids need to bring: Sports clothes, lunch/snacks and water bottle.
Sibling discounts: Dhs100 off sibling booking.
Activities: Sports, arts and crafts, martial arts, theme days, adventure games and more.
Various locations across Dubai, including Hartland International School, (050 429 4860).

Dubai Sports World
Name of camp:
IFA Football Camp.
Age range: Four years to 16 years.
Camp dates: June 4 to June 22.
Camp timings: 2.30pm-4.30pm.
Fees: Dhs100 (per day).
Application deadline: No last day.
Kids need to bring: Sports gear and water.
Sibling discounts: Not available.
Activities: Football.
Dubai Sports World, World Trade Center, (04 454 1683).

Dubai Kartdrome (Indoor), Motor City
Name of camp:
Kartdrome Summer Camp With Gulf Star.
Age range: Seven years to 15 years old.
Camp dates: June 25 to September 7.
Camp timings: Sun-Thu 9am-1pm.
Fees: Dhs995 per week (for bookings made two weeks in advance), Dhs1,150 per week.
Application deadline: No last date.
Kids need to bring: Water bottle, snack/lunch, closed shoes (no pumps, slippers).
Sibling discounts: Available upon request.
Activities: Go-karting, laser tag in a Medieval Maze, race room simulators, billiards, PlayStation Alley, team games, competitions and prizes.
306, Daytona House, Motor City, (050 429 4860).

Name of camp:
FitRepublik Summer Camp.
Age range: Five to 14 years old.
Camp dates: July 2 to August 24.
Camp timings: Sun-Thu 9am-3.45pm. Drop off at the camp starts at 8.30am, with pick up at the end of the day ending at 4.15pm. For the morning-only option, pick up is running between noon and 12.50pm.
Fees: Daily pass (full day): Dhs250; Morning camp: Dhs1,000 per week; Full day camp: Dhs1,200 per week.
Application deadline: No end date.
Kids need to bring: Campers must be in shorts, T-shirts, trainers and must pack swimsuits, a towel and their own food and drink each day. Food is not provided, nor is it available for purchase.
Siblings discount: Ten percent off for two children and 15 percent off for three or more.
Activities: Aquatics, gymnastics, CrossFit, martial arts, dance, athletics, cricket, dodgeball, flag football, kickball, rounders, rugby tag, ultimate frisbee circuits, egg and spoon race, obstacle course, three-legged races, tug-o-war, sack races, wheelbarrow races, arts and crafts, projects with coloured pencils, markers, paper and scissors.
Dubai Sports City, (04 556 1800).

Goal! Junior Dubai Mall
Name of camp:
GOAL! Holiday Camp.
Age range: Five years to 12 years.
Camp dates: June 25 to August 31.
Camp timings: 10am-3pm.
Fees: Dhs200 (per day), Dhs800 (per week), Dhs1,400 (for two weeks), Dhs2,400 (for four weeks).
Application deadline: One week before camp begins.
Kids need to bring: Indoor shoes (no studs), towel, snacks and water.
Sibling discounts: 20 percent off sibling bookings.
Activities: Football training, football tournaments, fun games, dodgeball, wall climbing and foosball.
GOAL! Junior, Dubai Mall, Above SEGA Level 10, (04 388 2282).

Horizon International School and Emirates Golf Club
Name of camp:
Aquatix Swimming Training.
Age range: Three years to 16 years old.
Camp dates: June 25 to August 31.
Camp timings: Horizon International School: Sun-Thu 9am-11am, 2pm-4pm; Emirates Golf Club: Sun-Thu 2pm-6pm, Sat 8.30am-12.30pm.
Fees: Horizon International School: Dhs325 Level 1/2 (5x30mins); Dhs350 Level 3/4 (5x45mins); Dhs400 Level 5/6 (5x60mins); Dhs450 Level 7+ Squads (5x90mins).
Emirates Golf Course: Dhs170 (2x30mins); Dhs240 (3x30mins) Dhs375 (5x30mins); Baby/Toddler Swim: Prices on request. Ten percent discount is offered for four week sessions if paid by June 25. A 20 percent discount for eight week sessions if paid by June 25.
Application deadline: No last date.
Kids need to bring: Swimming costume, hat, goggles, swim nappy (if required).
Sibling discounts: Ten percent off for third or more sibling.
Activities: Baby and Toddler Swimming, learn-to-swim classes, early training and swimming coaching adult fitness.
Horizon International School, off Al Wasl Road, Um Al Sheif; Emirates Golf Club, Emirates Hills, (055 539 2282).

ICC Academy (1)
Camp name:
ICC Academy Junior Summer Camps.
Age range: Six to 12 year olds.
Camp dates: July 2 to August 22.
Camp timings: 9am-noon.
Fees: Dhs350 per person, per three-day week (weeks five to eight are three-day camps), Dhs700 per person, per five-day week (weeks one to four are five day camps).
Application deadline: Apply as soon as possible.
Kids need to bring: Lunch, as well as comfortable clothing and trainers.
Siblings discount: No sibling discount, but participants can bring a friend for free to the Thursday session during weeks three and four.
Activities: An eight-week course of cricket coaching, games and skill development in a fully air-conditioned indoor centre, led by a fully qualified professional coaching team.
ICC Academy, Dubai Sports City, (04 448 1355).

ICC Academy (2)
Name of camp:
Babyshops Cricket Cubs Summer Camp.
Age range: Three to six years old.
Camp dates: July 2 to August 24.
Camp timings: 4pm to 4.45pm.
Fees: Dhs500 per week (covering all coaching fees and including an official ICC Academy Babyshop Cricket Cubs T-shirt, water and all cricket equipment).
Application deadline: Apply as soon as possible.
Kids need to bring: Children must be accompanied by at least one parent or guardian throughout each session. They must also wear suitable sports clothing and footwear. All participants are required to complete a registration form and waiver subject to ICC Academy terms and conditions.
Siblings discount: Not available.
Activities: The programme aims to improve motor skills and communication through fun, 45-minute cricket-orientated sessions delivered by fully qualified coaching staff in a fully air conditioned indoor facility. Cubs will learn simple ball striking skills and fielding skills to develop their ability to catch, stop and throw and a number of other skill sets.
ICC Academy, Dubai Sports City, (04 448 1355).

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