British Orchard Nursery

When: 25th March - 5th April, half-day or full-day camps from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 pm or from 7:30 am - 5:30 pm.

Where: Across multiple British Orchard Nursery branches in Bur Dubai, Jumeirah, Deira, Al Twar, Dubai Media City, Mirdif, Dubai Silicon Oasis and JBR

Ages: 1-5 years

Price: Starting at Dh500, prices vary between branches

About: ‘Gardening in Spring’ is the theme of this camp and it’s sure to inspire a love of flora and fauna in the little ones. Designed to connect kids more with nature, they’ll be taught the basics of gardening and to understand the importance of plant life in sustaining the ecosystem. Nature walks will also feature on which little ones will closely observe the lifecycles of plants and the role insects play to help them grow. Indoor activities will find the children making the link between green living and popular story books, from Jack and the Beanstalk to Peter Rabbit.

Other important things to know:

  • Sunday to Thursday
  • Extended Camp timings are available for working parents
  • British EYFS based learning and development principles are followed for the activities
  • Transport is available

Call 800-PRE SCHOOL for more details or visit their website here

OliOli

Innovators’ Camp

When: 25th March  – 29th March, 9am – 1pm

Where: Al Quoz 1 next to Oasis Center

Ages: 5-6 years  

Price: Dh950 per child

About: The exciting children’s museum full of fun and surprises is running two fab courses for kids this spring. At the Innovators’ Camp Kids will have fun learning the fundamentals of coding, robotics, and circuits in the OliOli Innovators’ Camp. Over the course of five days they’ll learn with their hands - and crucially, without screens - the basics of computational thinking, coding, and simple circuits.

Makers’ Camp

When: 1st April – 5th April, 9am – 1pm

About: Here the little ones will learn how to use real tools to turn everyday materials into extraordinary projects: building their own lightsabre and exploring the art of light painting. They’ll also construct amazing mechanical contraptions and build cities from basic materials like cardboard.

Other important things to know:

  • You’ll need to pack a lunch for your child; lunch is from 11am to 11:30am each day

Contact hello@olioli.ae for more details or visit their website here

Kids Island Nursery

When: 25th March – 5th April, 8:00am - 1:15pm

Where: Al Hamra Street, Jumeirah 3 (near Spinneys on Al Wasl Road)

Ages: 12 months – 4 years

Price: From Dh540 for three days. See full pricing here

About: This camp is a generous mix of all kinds of exciting play, guaranteeing that even the most energetic youngsters won’t get bored. Their minds will be stretched with music classes, interactive storytelling and arts and crafts, while they’ll also get active with role playing games, sand and water play and junior chef activities.

Other important things to know:

  • Sunday to Thursdays.
  • Pick-up is between 1pm - 1:30pm.
  • 10% sibling discount available.
  • 20% discount to Emirates Platinum Card holders.  

Call 04 394 2578 for more details or visit their website here

The Jam Jar

When: 25th March –29th  March or 1st April – 5th April, 10:00am – 12.30pm

Where: Unit H74, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz 3

Ages: 4-6 years

Price: From Dh189 for first day trial, Dh945 for five days  

About: An art-focused camp to bring out their creative side, each day the kids will be assigned a main project where they’ll work towards completing a finished work, from crafting little spring chicks to making their own mini Jeff Koons dog sculpture. After a break they’ll then get down to a free-flowing hands-on activity such as mixing colours or collaging. 

Other important things to know:

  • Children must bring their own snacks from home

Call +971 4 341 7303 for more details or visit their website here

Ecoventure at Kings’ Schools

Multi-Activity Programme

When: 25th March – 5th April, 8.30am - 2.00pm

Where: Kings’ Al Barsha school on Umm Suqeim Street between Al Khail Road and Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road and Kings’ Dubai school on 26th Street, Umm Suqeim 3

Ages: 3-12 years

Price: Program rate Dh875 for the week, daily rate is Dh200

About: Once again a great camp if you want your kids to get involved in all kinds of new experiences this spring. Ecoventure’s most popular camp programme, the Multi-Activity programme, includes physical options suited to age group such as pool games, trampolining and mixed sports and games, as well more creative pursuits like performing arts, crafts, team building challenges, sensory trails and baking. And for those already looking to develop mini-inventors there’s fun science and other STEM challenges too.

Other important things to know:

  • Kids are recommended to bring a hat, water bottle, lots of snacks, packed lunch, comfortable clothes & shoes and, when required, a towel and swimming clothes
  • 15% Sibling discount
  • Book for two weeks and pay only AED 1400

Contact holidaycamps@ecoventureme.com – full payment details here

The Courtyard Playhouse

Roald Dahl Spring Camp

When: 25th March – 29th March or 1st April – 5th April, 10am-1pm

Where: The Courtyard Play House Theatre, Al Quoz

Ages: 4-7 years

Price: Dh1155 for five days

About: Taking your child on a magical journey, The Courtyard Playhouse will help your kids creatively explore five books by the world famous children’s author. From Charlie and The Chocolate Factory to The Giraffe and Pelly and Me, the camp will nurture and stimulate children's passion for storytelling, develop literacy skills and build confidence through the exploration of drama games, movement games and crafts. The kids will be taught and cared for by qualified teachers with a wealth of experience of teaching children of all ages and abilities, in a cosy, purpose-built 70-seater theatre and KHDA licensed training centre.

Other important things to know:

  • Sunday to Thursday
  • Dh55 off with Sibling discount

Contact info@courtyardplayhouse.com or visit their website here

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