2021 summer camps and activities in Abu Dhabi

Updated: Jun 17



With travel looking less likely this holiday season, we've rounded up our top summer camps in the capital. From fitness to crafts, there is bound to be something that will suit your summer childcare needs.

Emirates Palace



This year, the Palace collaborates with ­The Bright Minds Institute and Pro Kid Sports Club, promising an action packed-summer edition of their popular summer camp.

The Bright Minds Institute will take the little ones (6 months - 5 years) through skills for brain training, with a focus on decision making, imaginary exploration, eye tracking, memory skills and flash cards. They'll also take part in literacy and numeracy tasks, as well as fine motor skills.

The Pro Kids Sports Club will put the 3-14 year olds through their paces with lots of sporting activities such as basketball, taekwando and pool time, plus gymnastics and aqua aerobics.

You can enrol your child for the week or for just the days that match their interest, which is a breath of fresh air for parents across the city trying to save their dirhams.


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TwoFour54 Creative lab


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This two week action packed interactive program will immerse your kids into the world of media, from producing their own jingle and developing stop motion skills, to tips on how to create content and the basics of photoshop. Learning from media professionals (such as experts from CNN), the students from the UAE will also be brought together with students from across the world, virtually.


Aimed at 13-15 year old children, the camp costs AED 450 for two weeks. (5th - 15th July)

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Little Stars Gymnastics



Little Stars Gymnastics will be running a fun and educational gymnastics summer break program for boys and girls, starting from the age of three. In addition to gymnastics skill development, the kids will have an opportunity to engage in tumbling, trampolining and other fun activities.​

The program offers a choice between flexible daily subscriptions or discounted weekly passes.


Summer classes run from 4th July until 26th August and are grouped by ages (3-6 years, 7-15 years and 16+)

Prices start from AED85 (day pass only)


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SEAHAWK



The water sports company are offering a cooling way to spend the holidays, with the opportunity to learn about the mangroves and how to protect it.


With every paying adult, a child aged 3-12 years of age will go free on this learning experience. Jump on your kayak or take a dip in the water and your guides Alia and Hassan will take you on an educational afternoon adventure.


Price: AED168 per adult and one child free

Every Saturday at 5.30pm


Contact 055 548 3534 (what's app) to book.

BODYTREE Studio



Kick off your kids’ summer holidays with Urdang International’s upcoming FULL OUT FRIDAY and dance workshops with Emirates school of dance. The students will deep dive into the magical world of Musical Theatre led by London’s renowned Urdang Academy .


If your kids are into performing, this series of classes will help them hone a full range of skills to make it on stage around the world.


This upcoming June series will help kids to toosie slide like a TikTok star, shine like a star on stage and smash tough auditions and transform into a “triple threat” (a performer who can dance, sing and act)


More information can be found here

Ladybird Nursery


This popular nursery will be offering a trip around the world in 45 days as the little ones experience language arts, Olympic games, traditional dancing, baking, rainforest exploration, myths, legends and traditional tales, plus lots more.


For more information contact: 050 384 9555

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