If your child loves cuddling critters or is a budding vet at heart, Al Tamimi Stables’ summer camp, complete with pony rides and petting zoo, is a sure-fire winner for keeping six to 12-year olds happy over the holidays. During the day indoor arts and crafts and cookery will get their creative juices flowing, but come evening the fun moves outside as they’re led around the expansive farm, which has mmore than 500 ddomestic and exotic aanimals for them to mmake friends with. ThThey can also get up cclose to bunnies, hhamsters and baby ggoats in the petting zzoo. Dh490 for a ffive-day camp or DDh390 for three days. AActivities run from JJune 16, close during Ramadan and resume until August 31. See www. tamimistables.com.