2017 Kigali Summer Camps and Activities


There's still time to sign your kids up for a summer camp. Here are some creative, fun and engaging activities and camps for your children. 


Have your kids attended one of these camps? Let us know what you thought about it. Did your kids enjoy it? Would you send them again?

Active Courage Summer Camp Series

Location: Kigali International Community School, Gacuriro (not affiliated or sponsored by KICS)
+250 789 451 335

Run by qualified coaches
For boys and girls ages 5-14

  • June 5-9 - Football
  • June 12-16 - Outdoor
  • June 19-23 - Football
  • June 26-30 Basketball
  • July 3-7 Football

Weekly Swimming camp available in the afternoons for beginner, intermediate and advanced swimmers! Devotion is held daily.

  • 60,000 RWF/weekly session
  • 50,000 RWF/ weekly session for Early Registration (Friday before weekly session starts) 
  • Payment can be made at the KICS front desk from 9AM-3PM

City Arts

City Arts Kigali is offering three weeks of fun activities including performing arts, fine arts and even some swimming class with a former Dutch swimming champion!

  • Week 1: 17- 21 July 2017
  • Week 2:  24- 28 July 2017
  • Week 3: 31 July - 4 August 2017


  • Week 4: 7 - 11 August 2017
  • Week 5: 14 - 18 August 2017

The classes:

  • Swimming: With France Kohl, a Dutch former swim champion 
  • Crafts and Jewelry: With "More than Sparrows" for the smaller ones and Sarah Legrand for the older ones
  • Theater: This class comprise a variety of puppet theater, shadow plays, magic and a introduction to theater play with Jimmy Swaelens, who is a theater pedagogue. 
  • Modern African Dance and Hip Hop classes with award winning professionals from Burundi and DR Kongo
  • Singing: With a musically educated solo singer and pedagogue


  • Young group: Weekly fee 40,000 FRW, daily fee 12,000.
  • Older group: Weekly fee: 70,000 FRW, daily fee 18,000.
  • Drop in fee / hour (any age group): 5,000 FRW for dance classes and 7,000 FRW for the jewelry making and screen printing classes, which require good materials to work with.
  • Swim entrance fee for activities of Week 1 is not included in the weekly fee and is 2,000 FRW per kid per entry (i.e. 4,000 FRW for  participants of the younger group / 6,000 for participants of the older group). 


Please sign up by sending an email to info@cityartskigali.rw and indicating 1) the week number, 2) number of children enrolling and 3) their age before 15 June, while it would help to receive an indication as soon as possible. You may please proceed with payment modalities to the City Arts account by 7 July. 

Green Hills Academy

Registration is open now! Places are limited. First come, first served. To register, contact Green Hills Academy at ngabonzizaj@greenhillsacademy.rw or hobertc@greenhillsacademy.rw

Summer Mandarin Chinese Immersion Program

For 5th-12th Grade Students
July 3-14, 2017
9AM-4PM each day
150,000 RWF

Basketball Boot Camp for Boys

Boarding Residential
June 12-17, 2017
200,000 RWF

Basketball Boot Camp for Girls

Boarding Residential
July 3-8, 2017
200,000 RWF

Basketball Play & Go for All

For Boys and Girls
June 19-30, 2017 and July 10-28, 2017
6-12 years - 9AM-1PM
13-17 years - 2PM-5:30PM
100,000 RWF for June or July session

Swimming or Football

June 12-30, 2017
6-12 years - 9AM-1PM
13-17 years - 2PM-5:30PM
150,000 RWF

Judo or Traditional Dance

July 3-28, 2017
6-12 years - 9AM-1PM
13-17 years - 2PM- 5:30PM
200,000 RWF

Nursery Summer Camp

June 12- July 28, 2017
3-6 years - 8AM-1:10PM
75,000 RWF/week


Thousand Hills Rugby

Rugby Match + Children's Activities
Every Umuganda day and June 4, 2017
Gatenga Youth Centre

  • Under 14 Rugby tournament
  • Rugby coaching and training
  • Modern dancing
  • Singing
  • Facepainting and more!

Rugby Festival + Children's Activities
August 26, 2017
Gatenga Youth Centre

STEM Summer Camp with The Maranatha Academy 

The Maranatha Academy are running a STEM summer camp to cultivate your child's curiosity and desire to learn. Age groups 2-6 years.

Dates: 5th - 11th August
Time: 08h00 - 13h00 Monday - Friday
Fee: 180,000 Frw for full 6 week camp or 40,000 Frw per week*
*10% discount on more than one child. 

To Register:
+250 781 889 070/ +250 788308 122

Guest Facilitators: Laura Baynard, USA and Jeanette Wade, USA
Join TMA's fun STEM summer camp to cultivate your child's curiosity, desire to explore and learn! Science, Technology, Engineering and Math are the way of the future, and your child's future starts now! The Camp's engaging activities and experiments will introduce children to key concepts that they shall build on in later years.

Discovery International Preschool

Location: Kagugu, near the New Nakumatt
Tel: 0788306754  0788302578
WhatsApp 0788306754

  • 85,000 RWF for 3 weeks (July 10th to 28th July 2017)
  • 140,000 RWF - for 6 weeks (July 10th to August 18th 2017)
  • Ages 2 to 10 years
  • French or English sections are available
  • Swimming and piano are available as optional add-ons (RWF 80,000 for either one)
  • Spacious playground and 10 large rooms for indoor activities and projects
  • Discounts available for siblings
  • 10% discount for all June registrations
  • Send an email, call or visit to register your child
  • Les vacances enrichies commenceront le 10 Juillet 2017
  • Il y aura des activités artistiques, des expériences scientifiques, des jeux de lecture, lecture d’album, le karaté, la dance et beaucoup d'autres activités sportives variées.
  • D'autres activités supplémentaires seront à votre disposition: les cours de piano et la natation.
  • Toute activité mise en place aura des objectifs langagiers bien spécifiques pour renforcer les acquis de l'enfant. 
  • Chaque parent aura le choix de la langue (Français ou Anglais). Ceci dépendra du besoin de son enfant.