no question that a cruise can be the most relaxing and
rewarding vacation for the whole family. Since one price
covers your meals, exciting shipboard activities, and
entertainment, it's far more affordable than a typical
land based resort vacation.
a family cruise vacation, you'll experience stress-free
days with plenty of fun, adventure and relaxation, while
the kids are having the time of their lives participating
in well supervised programs conducted by certified children's
counselors. There plenty for the teens to do too. Check
out the programs below.
One price covers a number of activities, entertainment,
and meals! You visit several destinations without having
to worry about packing and unpacking, airport transfers
and security, car rentals etc. So if your last family
vacation involved more work than relaxation, then its
time to consider a family Cruise. Call our experienced
agents today, and we'll help you find the right cruise
for your entire family. This is one vacation that the
kids will never forget!
out the outstanding Kids programs
offered by these Cruise Lines:
Carnival is a program that is offered
to everyone that is planning a Carnival
Cruise. As soon as your children
come aboard, they'll find a special welcome
from the Camp Carnival counselors trained
to make sure your children are safe, happy
and having the time they will never forget.
This program is specifically designed
for three age groups and evening baby-sitting
also get their very own menus, featuring
all their favorite foods. Hot dogs, chicken
nuggets, pizza, macaroni & cheese
and spaghetti & meatballs are all
available on a Carnival cruise, so even
our pint-size guests can feel pampered
on their "Fun Ship" family vacation.
age-appropriate activities are sure to
delight all toddlers ages 2-5. From finger
painting to cartoon time, arts and crafts
to puppet shows, your little ones are
sure to have a blast! We even provide
babysitting services in the evenings,
do not have to be potty-trained in order
to be part of Camp Carnival; parents simply
need to provide the youth staff with diapers
and toiletries for their child.
Junior cruisers ages 6 through 8 will
delight in Camp Carnival's fun-filled
and age-appropriate activities. From "Make
Your Own Sundaes" and spin art, to
candy art and movie time, your kids will
have the opportunity to participate in
fun events and make new friends from all
over the world.
Young cruisers ages 9 through 11 will
delight in Camp Carnival's fun-filled
and age-appropriate activities. From "Make
Your Own Sundaes" and swim time,
to video games and scavenger hunts, your
kids will have the opportunity to participate
in fun events and make new friends from
all over the world. While
most of the Camp Carnival activities for
this age group are supervised, there will
be times when they are divided into teams
for a game or other such activities, and
will not be accompanied by a member of
the youth staff.
If your teen loves to dance, we have great
news for them. Every night aboard a Carnival
cruise our 12- to 14-year-old guests will
have the opportunity to "mix and
mingle" at our shipboard dance club
from 9:30pm to 10:45pm. After 11:00pm,
teens 14 and under can join the youth
staff for a variety of activities, such
as a late night movie, karaoke or outdoor
From the moment they step onboard, Club
O2 teens are part of a cruise experience
unlike anything else. Every activity and
event -- from outdoor activities like:
basketball, volleyball, ping pong, pool
parties and high-energy dance parties
-- has been specially created with 15-17
year-olds in mind.
O2 Daytime activities are designed to
be a little more relaxed. Teens can hangout
with their friends while watching a movie,
listening to the latest music, playing
video games or joining karaoke jam sessions.
Weve even set up teen-only shore
excursions so your young adults can enjoy
the sites and sounds of our beautiful
ports with their peers.
On a Celebrity
Cruise, there's so much for your
children to do in the X-Club that keeps
them engaged and having a great time in
an environment designed just for them.
A Welcome Aboard Orientation will fill
you in on all the details of the X-Club.
Plus, you're invited to stop by the Fun
Factory with your children on the first
day of your sailing for an Open House.
They can explore all the possibilities
and you can get answers to any questions
you may have. You can also go ahead and
get them registered for the activities
that excite them.
teen-oriented explorations and entertainment
to special opportunities for toddlers
and their parents to interact with each
other, the X-Club is designed to make
sure your children enjoy their Celebrity
experience as much as you do. You can
even join your children for X-Club Family
Events like Karaoke, Family Disco, Bingo
are available year round From 9 a.m. each
morning, or half an hour before arriving
in each port.
five-tiered program includes:
Time (under 3 years old)
Ship MatesSM (ages 3-6)
Celebrity CadetsSM (ages 7-9)
EnsignsSM (ages 10-12)
Admiral TsSM (ages 13-17)
Children participating in organized X-Club
events must be age 3 and fully potty trained.
However you can accompany your child to
the Fun Factory or any organized activity.
Toddler Time is also offered to allow
the parents of toddlers and their children
to interact with other children their
age. The X-Club team will provide suitable
toys and products for your toddlers. Please
check the X-Club daily program for times
and locations. In accordance with USPH
policies and standards, Celebrity has
provided each vessel with lavatory based
changing tables and baby wipes.
This is where the magic happens and the
fun starts. A place exclusively for our
junior cruisers. Open from 9:00am until
10:00pm each and every night, entertaining
every child and teen onboard the vessel
with crafts, games, toys, arcade games,
music, karaoke, a ball pit and much much
more Come step inside on the first day
of the cruise for our Open House, where
families can get all the information they
need about the X-Club and we plan each
junior cruiser's fun-filled vacation.
America offers a Club Hal youth
program for kids and teens age 5 to 17.
Every ship is administered with a skilled
Club HAL Director devoted to make sure
children have a good time. Each participant
receives a Club HAL t-shirt. An activity
schedule for each age group will be delivered
to your stateroom each evening. Club Hal
offers a dinner menu specially made for
are offered for kids (ages 5-8), Juniors
(9-12) and teens (13-17). The program
has an open door policy, which means participants
may come and go as they please. All activities
are supervised; however, the Club HAL
Director is not responsible for any child
if he/she chooses to leave the activity.
Children under five years of age are welcome
to participate in the program, as long
as an adult accompanies them.
of the activities include:
Story time, art and crafts, ice cream
sundae parties, and candy bar bingo.
Miniature golf, pool and pizza parties,
video games, disco, movies and more.
you are traveling in the Holland America
ship Maasdam, Zuiderdam, Oosterdam or
Westerdam, the kids have their very own
Kids Area and WaveRunner room, filled
with computers, video game area, a teen
dance floor, and outside play area.
Cruise Line's Kid's Crew
is a program so kids can stay active and
meet other peers onboard. The "Kids
Crew" has exceptionally qualified
staff of trained counselors run Norwegian
Cruise Lines "Kids Crew"
program in a safe and secure environment.
Children can enjoy treasure hunting while
parents enjoy a massage and moments of
silence. Norwegian Cruise Line's Kid's
Crew is specifically designed for
four age groups:
of the activities are:
Sailors (ages 2 to 5)
Activities for Junior Sailors are now
available year-round. Junior Sailors are
amused by storytelling, T-shirt painting,
arts and crafts, face painting, magic
shows, and Circus at Sea. Outdoor and
indoor games provide endless hours of
Mates (ages 6 to 8)
Onboard Norwegian Cruise Line, First Mates
participate in decorative T-shirt painting,
wacky cooking classes, sing-alongs, and
poolside root beer float parties. The
"Kids Crew" program also
coordinates on-shore activities including
a treasure hunt and sandcastle building
competition on Norwegian Cruise Lines
(ages 9 to 12)
Navigators test their skill at Sega and
video games, and search for treasures
on scavenger hunts. Evenings are filled
with pajama parties, movies, and camp-outs
with flashlights and tents.
(ages 13 to 17)
Norwegian Cruise Line entertains Teens
throughout the daytime and into the evening.
By day, Teens enjoy pool parties, volleyball
and basketball, The Newly met Game, and
trivia contests. Evenings are filled with
Norwegian Cruise Lines Broadway-style
shows and spectaculars, line dancing,
teen disco, and special theme parties.
cruisers ages 3 to 17 on board a Princess
Cruises ship can enjoy a boatload
of exciting onboard activities. Our dedicated
youth centers are staffed by trained counselors,
who are ready to ensure our young sailors
stay happy all day long.
Pelicans" (ages 3-7)
"Shockwaves" (ages 8-12)
Princess Pelicans and Shockwaves programs
offer activities such as:
Arts and crafts Discos
Movies and Cartoons Exclusive
Kids Only Dining
Video Games Edutainment
Scavenger Hunts Karaoke
and talent shows
Afternoon Ice Cream Parties
Hall of Fame Tournaments
T-Shirt Coloring Pajama
Our astounding Teen Centers are packed
with Playstation® 2, the latest movies
& music, Karaoke, giant screen TVs,
card games, board games, ping pong tables
and juke boxes. In addition to all these
features, on Grand and Golden Princess,
teens have a separate Jacuzzi and sun
deck area made just for them.
also offer our teen-age passengers a wide
range of activities such as: teens-only
dance parties, the Dating Game, T-shirt
painting, sports tournaments, Karaoke
and talent shows, Casino night, pizza
parties, mocktails, hip hop dance classes,
and teen dinners.
note that the Pacific and Tahitian Princess
do not have dedicated Teen Centers.
Caribbean offers a Adventure Ocean
Youth Program, specially-designed for
kids from 3 to 11, teens from 12 - 14
and guests 15 to 17. The Royal Caribbean
kids' menu features all the food that
kids love, It's the yummiest kids menu
on the ocean!
of the Adventure Ocean Staff members holds
a four year degree from an accredited
College or University in Education, Recreation
or related major, and an extensive background
in working with large groups of youth
ages 3 to 17.
provided for Ages 3 to 11
Adventure Science - Conducted by our specially-trained
Adventure Scientists, this program combines
fun and hands-on science experiments.
Featured programs include: Wacky Water
Workshop, Magnetic Mayhem, H2O Thunder
Races, Gummy Candies and Bubbling Potions.
Art - These activities acquaint kids with
diverse cultures through art. Children
are introduced to the fine art of Japanese
fish printing called Gyotaku. Aquanauts
also decorate pillowcases, make pet rocks
and draw ships for the Captain.
Into Storytime - These theme related storytime
sessions bring each story to life with
activities, discussions on each story
and hands-on activities for the children
to participate in following each reading.
Games and Theme Activities - Nutty Nicknames,
Un-Birthday Party, Cookie Creations, Ice
Cream Party, Rock-N-Roll Party, Face Painting,
Pirate Night, Talent Show, Country Western
Night, Pajama Rama Movie Night and Carnival
Island Activities on CocoCay and Labadee
- Aquanauts can enjoy Adventure Beach
activities on itineraries that call to
CocoCay and Labadee. Kids can join the
Adventure Ocean Staff and participate
in Sand Castle Building, Drip Drip Drop,
Adventure Family Water Balloon Toss, Beach
Relays, Parachute Games and Tug of War.
provided for Ages 12 to 17.
Royal Caribbean has put together a wide
range of activities that are appealing
to teens. Activities include:
Mix and Mingle
Battle of the Sexes
Dancing Under the Stars
Love Potion #9
Great Prizes - Teens are given an Adventure
Ocean Credit Card when they participate
in activities for the first time. They
continue to earn credit as they participate
and at the end of the Cruise vacation
they can cash in their credit for cool
Adventure Ocean prizes.
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cruise lines have plenty of things for families
to do onboard since cruising has become more
family friendly in recent years. Typically,
each ship will host organized family activities
and events throughout the day. (Please ask
us for more details.)
cruise ships have organized kids/teen clubs
and programs with special designated areas
just for them including play areas, game rooms
and teen discos. These programs are fully
staffed with trained counselors and are normally
free of charge during their normal operating
hours. (Please ask us for more details.)
cruise ships will offer some type of onboard
babysitting services for a nominal fee. These
services are typically available during the
hours that the kids clubs are closed
and may vary from cruise line to cruise line.
(Please ask us for more details.)
experienced counsellors can find the right cruise for your needs,
desires and budget
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