Spring camps in Bahrain
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March 3-April 3
A week-long camp at the Amwaj facility offering a range of activities for kids aged two and a half to five and a half. Baking, messy play, soft play etc.
9am-1pm, cost BD10 per day. Aminals, Amwaj. Call (16 030 103)
BRFC Easter Sports Camp
March 31–April 3
The legendary Bahrain Rugby Football Club Easter Sports Camp is open to both members and non-members between the ages of six and 13, the camp will run on each of the four days and will feature a host of sports such as cricket, rugby, football, rounders, Gaelic football, dodgeball and many more.
Registration is now open and application forms are available at Bahrain RFC reception.
10am-2pm. Cost BD55 (or BD15 per day) members, BD70 (BD20 per day) non-members, including lunch, refreshments and official T-shirt. Call (17 695 809).
Country Club Camp
March 26-28 and March 31-April 4
If golf’s not your child’s thing, there’s also a holiday camp at the Royal Country Club offering a range of sports activities including mixed martial arts, football, basketball, mini golf and general fitness exercises. The camp will be run by a team of fitness professionals for eight days in total and is suitable for kids aged three and upwards.
Royal Country Club Riffa Views. Cost for full camp: Club members BD90, Riffa Views residents BD95, visitors BD105. Day rates from BD12. Call (17 750 777).
March 26/27 and April 2/3
Keep the kids occupied during the Easter holidays by introducing them to the wonderful game of golf. Send them along to the Royal Golf Academy’s friendly team of PGA professionals for an exciting Easter Golf Camp featuring long and short game workshops as well as on-course practice and a fun competition at the end of each day.
Royal Golf Club, Riffa Views. 9am-3pm, BD30 per child per day including lunch or sign up for all four days for BD90. Call (17 750 777).
JC’s Tennis Academy
March 26-28 and April 2-4
Early years camp for three to five year olds. Fun ABC - agility, balance and co-ordination with raquet skills from 9-10am. JC’s mini tennis camp for six to ten year olds runs afterwards.
JC’s Tennis Academy, Riffa Views. Call (17 233 111).
Kidsville at Bahrain City Centre
Daily (till end of May)
Not strictly a holiday camp but a great way to keep the youngsters entertained while you do your holiday shopping. Kidsville offers little ones some quality creative time at the colouring activity station in front of the Early Learning Centre. Kids can either colour in pre-printed pictures or let their imaginations run and create their own.
Bahrain City Centre. 6-9pm. Free.
Life-Fit at Dilmun Club and Riffa Views
March 30-April 4
Fun, games, creativity and sports in a holiday camp for kids aged three to 12 years. During the camps, children will enjoy a variety activities football, tennis, taekwondo, basketball, gymnastics and volleyball plus arts and crafts, music, drama and cooking. The camps really do have something for everyone whether your children are creative or sporty and, of course, the cooking classes are a hit with everyone!
Youngsters are separated into groups according to age and rotate through a range of activities each hour. Each day will have a different activity so kids are kept mentally and physically active and they will meet a different selection of qualified coaches each day keeping things interesting.
9.30am-1pm. Cost BD15 per day non-members, BD13 per day for Dilmun Club members and Riffa Views homeowners. BD80 per week non-members and BD75 others. Early-bird discounts apply for booking before March 15. Call (17 692 424/33 001 261).
My Gym Holiday Camp
March 31-April 11
Kids aged three to eight will do arts, crafts, games and relays, puppetry and lots of age-appropriate activities.
9am-1pm. Cost BD10 per day members, BD13 per day non-members. More details from mygymbahrain.com or (17 566 566).
The newly launched Sports & Arts Academy of St Christopher’s School will be running both football and multi-sports camps including rugby, cricket, tennis, fitness and athletics for kids of various ages.
The facilities are brand new and instructors are all professionally qualified so this could be the ideal opportunity for your child to try out a new sport.
Sparta, St Christopher’s Saar Campus. 9am-1pm, Cost BD65 for four days. Call (17 598 475).
Spring Break Fashion Camp
March 25–April 7
This two week-long camp from Tofo ME will be a fun, fabulous and fashionable experience for your child. Each morning begins with sewing, students will create two or three garments during the two weeks. After sewing students learn to draw and design clothing in fashion illustration. After lunch (provided by parent) kids work on their pieces and also learn to create fancy accessories like jewellery, handbags and mini top hats!
TofoME, Avenue 33, North Sehla. 8am-1pm. Cost BD60 per week including all supplies. Call (17 180 343)
March 27-April 4
For those who are creatively inclined, Studio Ceramics offers pottery painting, various arts and crafts, clay modelling and lots of Easter-themed activities. There’ll also be an hour of Mad Science with mind-blowing experiments and possibly a few flashes of brilliance to ignite young imaginations. Suitable for age five and upwards.
Studio Ceramics, Budaiya. 9am-1pm. Cost BD15 per day, BD60 for the week. Call (17 599 0260).
Teen Predator Academy
Mon & Wed 5pm
Not strictly a kids’ camp but running throughout the holidays, Teen Predator Academy is designed for all teenagers - boys and girls aged ten to 18 - who want to radically change their physical looks and at the same time shape their characters and learn discipline.
This programme’s divided into three segments: the physical, with training based on elements of martial arts, combat and cardio, including break dancing to the latest music; the nutritional, introduction of a tasty, easy-to-follow eating programme and the psychological, working on self esteem, assertiveness and helping to shape strong personalities.
Latin Dance, Oxygen Gym, Budaiya. BD50 per month for eight classes. Call (33 042 202).
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