Sharjah Ladies Club (SLC) is ensuring a summer full of entertainment as well as education for the community’s youngest members, with the UAE’s dedicated club for women and children running a programme of summer camps for children in the months of July and August.
Taking place at three locations of the SLC, the summer camps will feature artistic, educational as well as physical activities that have been carefully selected for the hot summer months. The schedule has been designed to gainfully use the free time of children aged 3-16 during their summer school break.
Alya Al Harmoudi, Head of Business Management at SLC, said: “Summer is this season of the year were parents find themselves at a loss of finding ways to engage children in physical activities, programs and projects that can be of benefit for the child’s skills and time. Our camps are a very efficient method to detach children from the time spent on digital devices, TV screens and online games since it seems to be the most common and accessible way for children to stay busy at home, especially when parents are at work. To help overcome this issue, Sharjah Ladies Club has organized and designed the Mushmis Summer Camp which consists of educational and recreational activities that reflect on the child’s wellbeing in terms of developing not only their physical skills but also their constructive thinking. Our key objective in this endeavor is to keep children and youngsters engaged and occupied in discovering new aspects of their personalities through a series of art and educational projects to stimulate their creativity and critical thinking but in a fun environment. In addition to the variety of sports activities like ice skating, swimming, beach and water sports and many more”.
Seeking to educate as well as entertain, the camps include art workshops, craft sessions, dance and exercise classes as well as fun trips. All camps will run from July 7 to August 29, 2019.
This venue of SLC will host two camps, the Active Mushmis Camp and the Youth Camp.
The Active Mushmis Camp – for boys aged 5-8 years and girls aged 5-10 years – will run from 9:00am to 1:00pm, from Sunday to Thursday. The activities will include swimming; ice-skating; creative workshops; Zumba and hip-hop dancing; origami on recycled paper; pottery; cooking; embroidery; taekwondo (for boys only); competitive games; Little Farmer; ice-cream making; and weekly trips (with additional fees).
Collage Talent Center:
The popular SLC venue will host two separate summer camps.
The Art Unlimited Camp for girls aged between 6-10 years will feature drawing classes; painting with pastels and acrylics; painting on canvas; art and crafts; pottery; clay modelling; decorative crafts; sewing; doll-making; recycling; cookery classes; and Zumba dancing, apart from weekly trips. It will run from Sunday to Thursday, 9:00 am-1:00 pm.
Little girls aged 3-5 years can attend the Little Mushmis Camp, which will feature activities like: Cave Exploration; Little Feet Zumba; Frozen Paint Cubes; Balloon Splatter Painting; Playdough Time; Sand Craft; Japanese flower painting; Bubble contest; Reuse it like a Treasure; Beach Walk; Pilates for kids; Fun & Fit; Paint my Face; Adventure Planet; Decorative Arts; Junior Master Chef; Kidsessories (jewellery making); Little Champion; Toys World; Show Time; trips; swimming; and summer crafts.
This SLC venue will hold a camp for boys and girls aged 3-5 years old. The programmes are designed by the institutions highly qualified teachers to provide children with meaningful and engaging learning opportunities across all areas of development.
There will be two sessions: 8:00 am-1:00 pm or 8:00 am-4:00 pm, Sunday to Thursday. Extended hours are available at extra fees.
The activities include: Splashing Fun in the Garden; Moving and Grooving; Face Painting; Cool Science Experiment; Pretend Play and Dress–up; Creative Chef; Art and Craft; Messy Play; Art Attack; Story-telling; Numeracy Games; Sing along with Guitar; Etiquette; Sand Play; Ball Skills; and Enchanted Trips.
The Youth Camp will be exclusively for girls aged between 11-16 years, from Sunday to Thursday, from 9:00 am-1:00 pm. The programmes include swimming; paddle-boarding; ice-skating; Robofun: Innovation and Technology; I am Chic; professional makeup; Culinary Station; fitness workouts; gift-wrapping; social services; and fun trips.
The fees for the camps will range from AED 120 to 180 for a day; AED 550 to 700 for a week; AED 850 to 1,430 for two weeks; AED 980 to 2,060 for three weeks; and AED 1,150 to 2,450 for four weeks, depending on the camp and the session opted for.
There is a 20 percent discount for club members and 10 percent discount for a second child. All prices are exclusive of VAT.
Established in 1982, SLC - a subsidiary of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs - is dedicated to facilitating leisure and educational activities for women and children. The facility provides its members with a relaxing and nurturing place where they can learn, enjoy sports and partake in favourite hobbies.
SLC organises events that relate to society, art, health and charity, with its activities including bazaars, exhibitions, sporting events, seminars, workshops and forums. Designed to be a unique leisure and learning space, SLC boasts an array of world-class facilities and offers numerous high-end services, making it one of the best-of-its-kind facilities in the Middle East.