Whether you’re worried about ‘summer brain drain’ or just think they could do with some extra-summer tuition, many parents feel the long hot summer holidays could be put to a somewhat more productive use.
DUBAI: Alliance Francaise
Children learn to communicate in French through various fun and lively activities, such as games, songs & cinema.
Price: Dhs 2100 for the 4 week course +Dhs 100 for the registration fees and Dhs 170 for the coursework.
Age: 7 to 10 years
Date/Timings: 28th of June - 28th of July, 9am to 1.30pm, 3 days per week
For more info: [email protected]
According to Mathnasium, the summer holiday is the best time to fortify a child’s mathematic foundations. Start with an assessment, then Mathnasium creates and implements your child’s customised tuition programme.
Price: From Dhs 690 to Dhs 840 per week (prices are dependent on a child’s age)
Age: 4-17 years
Date/Timings: June 14th - August 29th, 2015, 10am- 5pm
For more info: www.mathnasium.ae
ABU DHABI: Computer Explorers
How about, tech, education and fun all rolled into one camp? Using the educational software Minecraft EDU, Computer Explorers teaches your child coding and computer programming in a unique, fun-filled way.
Price: Starting from Dhs 1,150 for 1 week
Age: 6-13 years
Date/Timing: June 21st – August 13th, During Ramadan-1pm -5pm. After Ramadan 2 daily sessions: 10am-1pm or 2pm-5pm
For more info: www.computerexplorers.com/uae
ABU DHABI: Little Word
In Little World's Magical Discoveries Summer Camp, children learn all about gravity, physics, chemistry, anatomy, astronomy, archeology and more through fun and engaging science experiments and lessons.
Price: From Dhs 1,150 for 1 week
Age: 4-10 years
Date/Timing: During Ramadan 12pm-4pm, after Ramadan 2 daily sessions: 10am-1pm or 2pm-5pm
For more info: [email protected]
At MetaMindz’s Technovation Summer Camp, children can choose between learning how to build a mobile phone app or taking a course in creative computing.
Price: Dhs 1950
Age: 10-14 years
Date/Timing: 4 days (mobile apps) and 5 days (creative computing), either July 20-30 from 2-6pm, or August 20-30th from 10.30am -2.30pm or August 17th from 2pm to 6pm
For more info: www.metamindz.com
SHARJAH ABU DHABI & DUBAI: Chill n Champ Holiday Camps
Want to develop leadership skills, improve public speaking, build memory and concentration skills? And to prove it, the final day of each course, sees your kids take to the stage to present the skills they’ve acquired during the camp.
Price: Dhs 399 per week for Champ camp and Dhs 299 per week for Chill camp
Dates/timing: 28th June – 27th August, 9am-1pm
For more info: http://www.chillnchampholidaycamp.com
DUBAI: Leaps and Bounds Education Centre
Want to improve their Arabic this summer? Whether they’re complete beginners or doing well, this camps for those who want to improve their Arabic language skills. And for those who love creative writing, logic and reasoning, problem solving and books there’s a MagiKat camp.
Price: Dhs 820 for 1 week of the Arabic camp or Dhs 890 for 1 week of the MagiKat camp
Date/timing: 28th June – 16th July and 16th – 27th August, 9.30am – 12.30pm (Arabic language camp) and 9.30am – 1pm (MagiKat camp)
For more info: www.Leapsnboundsdubai.com