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Best Winter Camps in Abu Dhabi 2024

It’s that time of the year again when parents scout for the finest winter camps in Abu Dhabi to keep their little ones engaged during the December school break.

While some families opt to leave Abu Dhabi over the festive period, some remain due to work commitments, seeking entertaining and educational activities to fill the school-free days.

Abu Dhabi hosts a variety of winter camps tailored to cater to every child’s interests, whether it’s a specific sport, a mix of activities, or something more artistic.

These camps offer an excellent chance for kids to explore existing passions or discover new interests.

The options for winter camps in Abu Dhabi are diverse, ranging from immersive language lessons to Emirati cultural activities and good old-fashioned fun and games with new friends.

With the extended winter holidays, there’s ample time to sample various options, ensuring that boredom doesn’t set in.

In our quest to find the best winter camps in Abu Dhabi, here are our top picks for kids’ winter camps across the Emirate.

Whilst some camps are on the pricier side, we’ve included some budget friendly options too!

Winter Camps Abu Dhabi

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1. Emirates Palace Winter Camp

This Christmas school break, consider enrolling your kids in the Winter Palace Kids Camp for children aged 3 to 12.

The daily schedule is packed with games and sports like football, basketball, paddle, and badminton.

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The Grow & Flow session includes crafts, arts, and nature exploration. While The Little Explorer segment features a palace tour and movie time!

Groove & Move offers professional dancing classes, team-building activities, and more.

For water enthusiasts, the camp hosts an Aquafun Extravaganza from 10:30 am to 3:30 pm, featuring waterball, paddleboarding, kayaking, and Aqua fitness.

Adventure seekers can explore the Adventurer Palace, experiencing virtual reality adventures, meeting horses, and go on boat excursions.

To register call +971 7310 6902.

Price: From 375 AED daily to 1595 AED a week for pre-booked places. Prices differ for walk-ins.

Dates:11th to 29th of December

Timings: 8:30am to 3:30pm, Monday to Friday

Sibling Discount: 10%

2. Zayed Sports City Kids Winter Camp

Join the ZSC Kids Holiday Camp this winter! Designed for children aged 5 – 12, it offers a range of engaging activities from 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m daily.

Kids can enjoy bowling, ice skating, indoor sports, arts & crafts, games, team-building challenges, and more. Catering to busy families, the winter edition promises a fun and active break from school routines.

Price: AED 1050 a week

Ages: 5 – 12

Date: 15th to 31st December

Time: 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Sibling Discount: 945 AED for a sibling

Find more info on ZSC Camp here.

3. Bounce

Freestyle fun awaits at BOUNCE Holiday Camp, where kids can elevate their skills with trampoline tricks and games.

The hosts ensure a good time, fostering social interaction and a healthy competitive spirit. This camp balances play and learning, allowing kids to make new friends while staying active.

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At BOUNCE Holiday Camp, kids can enjoy various activities, from shooting hoops to participating in a dodgeball tournament. To keep campers energized, they offer delicious snacks and lunch options.

Price: Half day 190 AED or 750 AED for the week. A full day is 250 AED or 950 AED for the week.

Dates: 11th – 29th December, Monday–Friday

Timings: Half Day: 8 AM to 1:30 PM or Full Day: 8 AM to 5 PM

Sibling discount: 10% OFF!

Find more information about Bounce Camp here.

4. Manchester City Football Schools, Active Al Maryah Island

This December, Manchester City Football Schools will be bringing a winter camp to Active on Al Maryah Island, making it the perfect spot for many families living in the vicinity.

As you may know, Active is an indoor venue, and this particular camp is for two weeks only (Monday to Friday). It’s the perfect opportunity for football lovers to learn with this top establishment.

Call +971564205685 or email CFS.AbuDhabi@cityfootball.com.

5. Air Maniax, Marina Mall & Yas Mall

Air Maniax’s Winter Camps will be running at Marina Mall and Yas Mall and are set to be lots of holiday fun for your little ones.

This particular camp has many activities, including arts and crafts, exciting games with fantastic prizes, and bouncing bliss!

Pricing includes a scrumptious lunch and refreshing beverages. Little ones need to be a minimum of 95cm to use the inflatables.

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Dates: December 11th to 29th

Times: 8:30am to 2pm

Price: AED 150 per day, or grab a week-long pass for just AED 699

Sibling discount: 10%

For Marina Mall – Email: ask@airmaniax.com +971 2 444 293 or WhatsApp: +971 50 770 2971

For Yas Mall – Email: yas@airmaniax.com +971 2 635 2544 or WhatsApp: +971 50 692 0611

6. Kidz Factory, Dalma Mall & Yas Mall

Kidz Factory always does a good kids camp, whether in summer or winter!

During this school break, they will run master chef, arts and crafts, science experiments, team projects, song and dance and plenty of free play within the facility.

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Date: 11th – 30th of December

Timings: 10 am to 1 pm, Monday to Friday

Price: 99 AED daily or 450 AED for a week

Call: Whatsapp +971529785982

7. Qasr Al Hosn, Winter Camp In Abu Dhabi

Embark on an enchanting winter journey with your little ones at Al Hosn’s Children’s Winter Camp, from December 11 to December 28.

It’s located at the Abu Dhabi Children’s Library on the first floor of the Cultural Foundation and Qasr Al Hosn.

winter camps in abu dhabi

This camp offers various activities tailored for children aged 4 to 15. It includes storytelling sessions, hands-on creative workshops, and heritage explorations, all inspired by the themes of winter desert camping.

The camp is divided into age-appropriate groups, with daily sessions running from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

Dates: From December 11 to 14, the activities cater to ages 4 to 6, then ages 7 to 10 from December 18 to 21.

Concluding with ages 11 to 15 from December 25 to 28.

Price: 80 AED per day.

Check out details of the Al Hosn camp here.

8. Circuit X Skating Camp, Hudayriyat

Intermediate skateboarders can enjoy this school break at Circuit X Skate Camp on Hudayriyat Island. From December 11th to the 15th.

It’s an opportunity for skateboard enthusiasts to try some challenges, make friends who have a similar interest and develop some new skills with the pros! The camp will run from 10am to 1pm for one week only.

winter camps in abu dhabi