Find out what’s happening in the UAE this week.
Summer break is just around the corner and if you’re wondering how to keep the kids occupied for six hours a day for the next two months, these summer camps should do the trick. Al Nasr Leisureland has a summer camp for kids from June 4 to August 24. Kids aged seven to 13 years can sign up for activities like swimming, skating, cooking and baking and arts and crafts. The camp will also conduct dance and henna classes. Every Tuesday kids will be taken on an outdoor trip. Classes run from 9am-1pm; Dh1,000 per child including 12 skating coupons and two T-shirts. Call 04 3371234 or visit alnasrll.com.
Atlantis, The Palm is organising the Summer Survivor camp from July 31-August 4. Kids can join the Atlantis Pirate crew or become a Candy Olympian to try to overcome obstacle courses, participate in treasure hunts and cool off in the Aquaventure water park. For children aged three to seven years. Dh1,700 per child; 9am-5pm. Visit atlantisthepalm.com.
Kids with an extra burst of energy can jump away their restlessness at Bounce’s Tramp Camps. The summer camps organised by the trampoline centre will teach children aerial skills, conduct dodge-ball games on trampolines and just let them jump around for joy. The camps are designed for kids aged five to 14 and will be conducted at all Bounce branches starting July 2. Dh720 per child per week; from 8.15am-1pm. Call 04 3211 400.
Children can pick up the beautiful game this summer at the City Football Schools’ summer camps at IPIC Arena in Zayed Sports City, Abu Dhabi. The football training schools that follows the training models of Manchester City Football Club will coach both boys and girls aged between five and 12 years over three weekly sessions from June 25 to July 13. From 8.30am-2.30pm, Sundays to Thursday; Dh950 per week per child. Call 056 420 5685 or visit cityfootballschools. com for information.
Seven weeks of fun, games and learning are what’s on offer at the Le Meridién Family Kids Club’s Summer Camp. Children from the ages of six to 12 can attend the camp daily or sign up for weekly sessions to participate in pool games and watersports, environmental awareness and football coaching. From July 2-August 17; Sundays to Thursday, 9am-2pm. Dh850 per child per week and Dh190 per child per day. Call 04 318 1315 or visit clubminadubai.com/en/membership
Performing arts venue The Junction at Al Serkal Avenue is running a Performing Arts Summer Camp for children from July 2-August 31. Conducted by Alex Broun, founder of the Short+Sweet theatre festival, the camp will teach kids aged seven to 12 singing, dancing, acting and improvisation though weekly or monthly sessions. From 9am-2.30pm, Sunday to Thursday. Dh850 per week per student; call 050 775 2898 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.