Our BIG UAE Winter Camp Round Up 2018!

With a three week school break this winter (lucky kids!) many parents will be scratching their heads as to how to keep their children away from the screens and happily engaged during the long holiday season.
Our BIG UAE Winter Camp Round Up 2018!
By Jenny Mollon
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The WhichSchoolAdvisor.com team is delighted to have done the hard homework and sought out some of the UAE's most exciting, sporty and educational camps you and your child can choose from.  Consider boredom: banished!

If you are running a Winter Camp in Abu Dhabi, Dubai or the Northern Emirates, and want the details included here, send information, preferably in the same format as below, to jennymollon [at] whichschooladvisor.com.


Dubai Early Years Holiday Programs

Early Years programmes mix in discovery with play to keep your child learning.

Name: Aga Khan Early Learning Centre (AKELC)

In its words:  "AKELC is running a Winter Holiday Enrichment Programme with the Gingerbread Man theme. For two weeks, AKELC will offer exciting activities, such as: cooking, Arabic, gym, outdoor activities, music, movement, arts and crafts, and much more."

Location:  Oud Metha, Dubai

Age Group:  12 months to 4 years

Dates:  16 December to 27 December (2 weeks)

Times: 8am-1pm / 8am-3pm / 8am-5pm (option 7-8am)

Fees:  Starting from 725 AED per week

Website:  www.akelcdubai.org

Email:  info@akelcdubai.org

Discounts: 5% sibling discount


Name: Kids Kingdom Learning Centre IMPZ (Next to Sports City) and JLT (Cluster L)

In its words:  Kids Kingdoms exciting Literacy inspired camp will keep your little one busy during the festive season. Our camp this year will be themed around 'Famous Festive Stories'. The children will have the opportunity to create, bake and explore this Winter at Kids Kingdom. Stories during camp will include 'The Snowman', 'The Gruffalos Child' and 'The Stick Man' all famous children's stories. Each week will focus on a new and exciting story for your child to learn. Your child will thoroughly enjoy our Literacy inspired camp. On Mondays (IMPZ) and Wednesdays (JLT) your child will take part in Dance sessions with our partner company 'Sportscise' this is included in the camp fees.

Location:  IMPZ (Next to Sports City) and JLT (Cluster L)

Age Group:  45 days - 6 years

Dates:  16 December to 3rd Jan (Closed December 25th/Jan 1st and at 1pm on December 31st)

Times: 8am-12.30pm / 8am-3pm / 8am-6pm

Fees:  Starting from 480 AED per week

Website:  www.kidskingdom.ae

Email: enquiry.impz@kidskingdom.ae (IMPZ) or enquiry@kidskingdom.ae (JLT)

Discounts: Discount for 3 week admission.


Name: Mr and Mrs Frost’s Winter Care

In its words: "There’s simply snow end to the fun at our brrrr-illiant winter-themed camp! With activities including messy play, music, dance and movement, arts and crafts, and lots of outdoor play, mummies and daddies can just sit back and chill while their little ones sleigh the holidays!"

Location: Orange Tree Children’s Nursery, St 42, Al Jafiliya, Bur Dubai

Age Group:  4 months - 6 years

Dates: 23rd Dec - 3rd of Jan (closed 25th Dec and 1st Jan)

Times: 9am - 1pm / daycare 7am - 6pm

Fees:  Camp - 150 AED per day. Daycare - 35 AED per hour

Website:  orangetreedubai.com

Email:  administration@orangetreedubai.com

Discounts:  Internal rate for registered students


Name: Hummingbird’s Winter Camp!

In its words: "Join us for a projects-and-skills-based Winter Camp that helps children retain and enhance their learning and social skills. Themed around Dubai's Culture, the Nutcracker, Santa’s workshop and New Year celebrations, our activities are fun, engaging and child-led."

Location:  DIFC. Bay Square, Business Bay. Al Reem Island, Abu Dhabi

Age Group:  3 months - 6 years

Dates:  3rd December - 3rd January

Times: 7:30AM - 7PM

Fees: AED 600/week - 4 hours per day, AED 1,020/week - 6 hours per day, AED 1,400/week - 6+ hours per day

Website:  http://info.hummingbird.ae/winter-camp-enquiry

Email:  info@hummingbird.ae

Discounts: Siblings Discount available


Name: Kangaroo Kids Nursery

In its words: "Kangaroo Kids Winter Olympics – Active Learning at its best. Calling Mini Athletes of Dubai! Active Learners are needed to participate in the Kangaroo Kids Winter Olympics this December 2018. We will count as we jump, make friends as we run, throw to the phonetic sound, explore science through making healthy snacks; and we will learn with every stroke we swim. We offer British EYFS Nursery care, led by our Class Teachers.

"We will have daily swimming lessons with our in house swim instructor, Football, Winter Ballet, Yoga, Sock Skating, Shot Put,  Mini Golf, tennis, Winter Athletics, Winter Assault course, Basketball, Healthy Cookery classes; and our usual Daily Lap Program on our professional running track. We are fortunate to have one of the largest nursery gardens: 25, 000 square foot of garden space. The children will enjoy organic and healthy meals provided by Leela’s Lunches at no extra charge. To finish a fantastic week of fitness, Parents will be invited to an Olympic award ceremony at the end of the week."

Location: Villa 49, Street 8a, Al Safa 2, Dubai UAE

Age Group: From 8 Weeks to 4 Years old

Dates: 16th December 2018 – 3rd January 2019 (closed 24th/25th December & 1st January)

Times: 7am – 6pm

Fees: Minimum of 3 week booking, 8am – 1pm 775 AED per week, 8am – 3pm 875 AED per week, 8am – 5:30pm 1125 per week.  Breakfast club & late pick up options available

Website:  www.kangarookids.ae

Email:  administration@kangarookids.ae

Discounts: Sibling Discount of 10%


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