Can't Miss Spring Camps in Qatar
Spring break means schools are out for a week (or more). For kids, it can be a nice break from tests and homework, but if you don't want them plugged into the TV the whole time, you need to find ways to keep them entertained.
Luckily, these 11 can't-miss spring break camps around Qatar are a great way for kids to have fun.
Let's Kick It
Let's Kick It is the first-of-its-kind kids' wellness camp in the Middle East. A collaboration between two of the most prominent influencers for wellness in Qatar, Diet Delights and Evolve, the camp will be led by a team of fitness professionals, dieticians and fully qualified teachers. The eight-week programme will include an array of wellness activities, cooking classes, parental workshops and social skills development.
Dates: 25th March–20th May
Timing: Tuesdays 15:30–17:30, Saturdays 9:00–12:00
Ages: Three to 11, separated into two age groups
Contact: +974 3383-0444 or +974 5040-3234, facebook.com/letskickitdoha/
Price: QR 3,250
Discount: Quote "DMLKI" for a 10% discount. Sibling discounts are also available.
This dance camp will offer ballet, gymnastics, pop dance, arts and crafts and vocal classes. Registration is open from Saturday to Thursday 9am to 8pm. To register, bring one photo and one copy of the student's ID or passport to the studio.
Dates: 9–13 April and 16–20 April
Ages: Five to 12
Location: Click here for a map to Enana Ballet
Contact: +974 4444-1399 or +974 6677-7399
Price: QR 200 per day, QR 700 per week, QR 1,200 for two weeks
Cool de Sac
Your Spring Break just got cooler! Cool de Sac's Spring Camp has all the same cool attractions they offer daily visitors, plus a curriculum designed to build confidence and help children make friends. Your children will partake in daily art projects, a daily Cool Chef cooking class and more.
Dates: 9–20 April
Timing: Sunday to Thursday 09:00-15:00, additional after hour times available
Ages: Three to 12, children must be potty trained
Location: Medina Centrale, The Pearl-Qatar and Mall of Qatar
Contact: Medina Centrale, The Pearl-Qatar: +974 4437-8421 or Mall of Qatar: +974 4437-8421, facebook.com/cooldesacqatar
Price: QR 230 per day, QR 1,000 per week
Regatta Sailing Academy
This spring, Regatta Sailing Academy is offering a special week-long holiday course, which will get children from age six and up on the water and confident with sailing. It is also suitable for more experienced and older children as groups will be split according to ability and age.
Dates: 26 March to 27 April
Ages: Six and up
Location: Katara Beach
This two-week-long spring camp offers innovative and fun hands-on science, technology, engineering, and math programming. Kids have so many questions about the world around us, and at Camp STEM xplorers, we hope to appease their curiosity with creative activities that will fuel their imaginations and maybe even inspire a career in science or technology. The camper experience also includes LEGO play, artsy science, Zumba, sports, 3D-scientific movies, field trips and visits from professionals.
Dates: 9–20 April
Ages: Three to 14
Location: Al Waab
Contact: +974 3120-0011, facebook.com/stemxplorers
Price: QR 150 per day, QR 750 per week, QR 1,350 for two weeks
Haka Rugby Camp Qatar
Haka Rugby Camp is a rugby and Maori culture camp. Through their experience playing and coaching in New Zealand and Europe, they want to bring the best of New Zealand grassroots rugby to clubs around the globe while also teaching players about their Maori heritage. Through their professional experience and knowledge of rugby, they offer the perfect environment for players to learn, grow and thrive within the sport. Learn rugby skills, team building, the HRG haka, Maori waiata and more from Kiwi coaches.
Dates: 17–19 April or 20–22 April
Location: Doha Rugby Club
Price: QR 1,000 per camp (€260)
Discounts: Use code "DOHAMUMS" for a €20 discount
This spring camp offers a fun-filled morning with activities ranging from gymnastics trampoline, tumbling, arts, crafts, team games, board games and cookery. Run by fully qualified staff, the camp includes a mid-morning snack. Early drop-off and late pick-ups can be arranged.
Dates: 12–13 April and 17–20 April
Ages: Four to 13
Location: Doha English Speaking School
Price: QR 150 per day, discounts available for siblings and a six-day package
This children's fun fitness gym helps children develop physically, cognitively, and emotionally. Their Spring camp offers a variety of activities, including arts and crafts, karate, gymnastics, kickboxing, boot camp, circuit training, Fit Kids, aerobics, fun time, pop dance and Zumba.
Dates: 2–30 April
Ages: Five to 11
Contact: +974 4464-1540 or +974 4464-1429, mygym-qatar.com/doha
Price: Monthly fees: QR 3,582 for five days a week, QR 2,855 for three days a week; Weekly fees: QR 999 for five days a week, QR 799 for three days a week; QR 200 non-member registration fee
Discounts: Available for siblings
#IamEvo Camps are designed to challenge young athletes to develop their skills, performance and confidence. This April, Evolution Sports offers a soccer, swimming and multi-sports camp. The courses are structured to meet the needs of all young players, to have fun, learn new skills and meet new friends in a safe and friendly environment. Evo has developed a wonderful reputation for delivering camps and clinics over the years, and with Qatar’s leading coaches and educators involved, the 2016-2017 season promises to be no different.
Dates: 9–13 April and 16–20 April
Location: Doha College, Al Waab
SFQ Sports Academy
SFQ Sports Academy provides a safe, friendly, and equal opportunity environment for children of all ages to develop physical, academic, and professional skills in their dynamic facilities. Spring term camp includes exciting activities such as volleyball, martial arts, dodgeball, Lego Education, art and crafts, football, basketball, team challenges and more.
Dates: 9–13 April
Location: Al Jazi Village II, Al Gharaffa
Contact: +974 4486-6293 or +974 6622-2962
Price: QR 165 per day, QR 700 for five days
VCUQatar Late Spring 2017 Community Education Program offers a broad range of art, design and craft-related, non-credit community classes over a period of eight weeks. Courses include photography and filmmaking, drawing, painting, crafts, fashion, interior, graphic, and computer design. Most classes are taught in English; some are taught in Arabic, and some are for a female audience only.
Dates: Six weeks starting 9 April
Timing: Varies per course
Ages: 16 and older
Location: Education City
Contact: +974 4402-0639, qatar.vcu.edu/community
Price: Varies per course