A round-up of the best Summer Camps in Dubai for 2018.


If you have a budding athlete, or just a toddler with waaaaay too much energy, an active summer camp will keep everyone sane.

Atlantis The Palm: Young Athletes

For kids (from ages 3-7 years and 8-12 years) who love all things sporty and active, the Young Athletes camp offers kids a fun-filled week of indoor and outdoor activities. Whether it’s playing a wide variety of sports, exploring a world of water thrills at Aquaventure Waterpark, or discovering the mysterious city of Atlantis and its incredible marine inhabitants, the Young Athletes camp has something for everyone!

*This camp includes access to Aquaventure Waterpark, pool games at the Royal Pool or Zero Entry Pool, Football Fever on Sunday, Basketball Challenge on Monday, Basics of Badminton on Tuesday, Little Defenders Initiation on Wednesday, Junior Yoga on Thursday, plus daily lunch, healthy snacks and more.

How much? AED 1,300 – Sunday – Thursday: 9:00am – 5:00pm

8th – 12th July | 22nd to 26th July | 5th – 9th August | 19th – 23rd August


Atlantis The Palm: Teen XTREME

Come and join this popular teenage camp (for ages 13–15 years) offering the coolest, craziest and funniest programme. Whether you are brave enough to take on Poseidon’s Revenge, slide through shark-infested waters, or take part in extreme fitness challenges, get ready for action, thrills and non-stop excitement.

*This camp includes access to Aquaventure Waterpark, Fitness Circuit training, Pool Basketball, Dodgeball Extreme on Sunday, Shark Safari on Monday, Junior Lifeguard Programme on Tuesday, Obstacle Challenge on Wednesday, Touch Rugby on Thursday, plus daily lunch, healthy snacks and more.

How much? AED 1,300 – Sunday – Thursday- 9:00am – 5:00pm

1st – 5th July | 15th – 19th July | 29th July – 2nd August | 12th – 16th August | 26th – 30th August


Fit Republik

Want to well and truly tire out your little terrors? Fit Republik might be the answer. With everything from martial arts to gymnastics, Frisbee to obstacle courses, this state-of-the-art gym in Sports City is offering aspiring athletes the chance to try all sorts of sports this summer. Timings are flexible, with drop-offs from 8.30am and pick-ups until 4.15pm, from July 8 to August 30, and it’s suitable for ages 5 to 14.

How much? AED1,000 per week for mornings, or AED1,200 for five full days, with sibling discounts available.


Parkour Dubai

With morning sessions for ages 6 to 9, and afternoons for 10 to 14 year olds, Parkour Dubai’s summer camp will help your little Spiderman (or woman) reach new heights as they climb, balance and leap their way through the hottest months. Held in a super cool Al Serkhal warehouse, the camp is running from June to August  30, meaning there’s plenty of time for them to perfect those moves, as well as building confidence and fitness.

How much? Early Birds AED 990/ week / 2+ weeks AED 890/weeks
Regular AED 1100/ week


How about your mini Monet makes some mess somewhere else? These summer camps will let them unleash their inner artist away from home turf.


One of the city’s hidden gems, this inspiring centre in Nad Al Sheba is a must for anyone wanting to get in touch with their artistic side. There are courses and classes throughout the year, but the summer camp is available to younger artists over a period of ten days starting from the July 1st. Tashkeel and its wonderful instructors will deliver ten different workshops. Focusing on areas such as pinhole photography, sculpture, screen-printing t-shirts as well as sign painting, casting with silver, papermaking and much more!

How much? Week 1 or 2: AED 1200
Week 1 and 2: AED 2200
Per session: AED 250
10% siblings discount



Your little booklover or performer or budding chef will love the chance to get creative this summer.

Atlantis The Palm: Junior Masterchef  

Calling all food lovers for a delicious journey through the culinary world of Atlantis. Our very own chefs will guide the kids in mastering the art of sushi making, cupcake decoration, mouthwatering pizza creations, tasty Lebanese recipes, plus a range of sweet treats. This is the perfect camp budding gastronauts!

*This camp includes access to Aquaventure Waterpark, pool games at the Royal Pool or Zero Entry Pool, Sushi Roller Coaster on Sunday, Pizza Junior Master in Michelin Star Chef Giorgio Locatelli’s Ronda Locatelli on Monday, Bruschetta Bumble Bee on Tuesday, Arabic Mezze Pokémon in Ayamna on Wednesday, Cupcake Champions on Thursday, plus daily lunch and healthy snacks and more.

AED 1,700 – Sunday – Thursday- 9:00am – 5:00pm

1st – 5th July | 15th – 19th July | 29th July – 2nd August | 12th – 16th August | 26th – 30th August

Summer Time Kids Cooking and Fitness Adventure Series
During the first week of June and August 2018, children aged 8 – 14 years can enroll to participate in a daily interactive HIIT workout, learn some handy cooking skills with daily dish creations at The Chefs Palette and finish with some fun in the sun with pool and beach play time, all between 9.30am and 4.00pm.
The program will begin with a PRAMA (an interactive LED based HIIT workout) session followed by an exclusive cooking class experience conducted by the Michelin trained extraordinaire Chef Romain Van Durmen. After preparing each of the dozens of meals, participants will have the opportunity to enjoy their creations and even take home a personalized apron and chef hat keepsake along with their cooking creations to share with their family. Summer would not be complete without a dip in the pool and at the end of the program, children are able to have fun and play games with the kids clubs team at the hotel’s pool.
How much? AED 250 per child per day or AED 1,000 per child per week. The Culinary Summer Camp will run from 9:30am – 4:00pm daily between 1-5 July and 26-30 August 2018 and is priced at
To learn more about the schedule and enroll, please contact Katrin Zimmerman via email: or phone: +971 4 457 3501

Kid’s Island & Cocoon Nursery

One of Dubai’s best-loved nurseries is opening up its enviable library this summer for the Storytime Explorers summer camp. Great for tiny ones aged 12 months to 4 years, each week they’ll be diving into the pages of the children’s favourite books, creating artwork, doing crafts, singing and enjoying splashy days from 8am to 1.15pm, July 1 to August 30. Located in Jumeira 3, just off Beach Road, the nursery has a great mix of indoor and outdoor space, and passionate educators on hand to make your child’s summer magical. Email to book.

How much? AED350 for 3 days, 760 for 4 days and 950 for 5 days. Check the website for camp discounts.


Hayley’s Comet

Founded by West End actress Hayley Doyle, the award-winning theatre company Hayley’s Comet will this summer teach your children the songs and routines from Oscar-winning movie LaLaLand. Open to musical maestros aged 6 to 14 years, the camp is starting in July 9am to 3pm, at James & Alex Dance Studios in Media City and spaces are limited.

How much? AED750 per week. to book.



From waterslides to glee club, here are some of the craziest camps in town.


 Atlantis The Palm: Summer Adventures

Every day young adventurers (from ages 3-7 years) will have the chance to experience an exciting new adventure, full of fun and stimulating activities. From treasure hunts, arts & crafts and obstacle courses, to transforming into a Superhero or a Mad Scientist for the day, plus lots of fun at the pool, we’re sure children will have the adventure of a lifetime!

*This camp includes access to Aquaventure Waterpark, pool games at the Royal Pool or Zero Entry Pool, Become An Olympian on Sunday, It’s Time To Be A Superhero on Monday, Pirate For A Day on Tuesday, Mad Scientists on Wednesday, Cookie Decorating on Thursday, plus daily lunch, healthy snacks and more.

How much? AED 1,200 – Sunday – Thursday: 9:00am – 5:00pm

1st – 5th July | 15th – 19th July | 29th July – 2nd August | 12th – 16th August | 26th – 30th August

Atlantis, The Palm: Aquamania

This camp will take children (from ages 8–15 years) behind the scenes and into the wonderful world of water! Whether it’s learning to scuba dive with the PADI Seal Team, snorkeling in the Ambassador Lagoon amongst 65,000 marine animals, or getting wet with Atlantis’ friendly residents at Dolphin Bay, this is one camp not to miss!

*This camp includes access to Aquaventure Waterpark, Pool Basketball, Ultimate Snorkel on Sunday, PADI SEAL Team Monday to Wednesday, Dolphin Eduventure on Thursday, plus daily lunch, healthy snacks and more.

How much? AED 2,500 – Sunday – Thursday- 9:00am – 5:00pm

8th – 12th July | 22nd – 26th July | 5th – 9th August | 19th -23rd August


Dubai Autodrome

Little Lewis Hamiltons can escape the heat while burning rubber at Dubai Autodrome. This camp has Level 1 and Level 2 and for 4 days each and starts from July 1st till Sept 11 week-long camp includes indoor karting, lasertag, a Sony Playstation zone, team games and RaceRoom sim racing, and is ideal for ages 7 to 12 years and or above 125 cm. Taking place from 9am to 1pm, spaces are limited.

How much? AED850 per course



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