Who doesn't love the long sweet hours of summer? For kids, it is a celebration of hours of being outside- eating fresh cold fruit, and hours and hours of fun. For parents, it can also be a celebration- more family time, more adventures, and more memories. But after a few weeks, your activity ideas might be running low (as well as your energy).
The good news Kigali's summer camps and activities for 2018 will help your kids burn some energy and give your kids fun-filled memories!
Want your kids to be active and try out some science experiments?
The Earth School started Kigali’s first summer camp in 2011! The Earth School Summer Camp runs from 18th June to 17th August. Missed this first week, no problem! You can sign your child up for any of the individual weeks throughout the summer.
Dates: Any week between June 18th and August 17th
Who: Children 2-10
Cost: $175 per week (needs to be paid upfront)
Time: 8am to 2pm M-F
To Register: The Earth School Enrollment Form
Green Hills Academy also is hosting a science summer camp and a sports summer camp this summer! The science camp will focus on dinosaurs, marine life, the solar system, and growing your child's green thumb! GHA's sport camp features basketball, football, taekwondo, and swimming! All great ways to keep your children's brain and body active!
Dates: 9th July to August 10th
Who: Science camp welcomes children ages 2-Grade 8. Sports camp is open to Grades 6-12.
Time: Morning Session goes from 8am-12pm. Full Day session (only available at Science Camp) goes from 8am-4pm.
Cost: 250,000 RWF for Morning Session or 350,000 RWF for Full Day
Contact: 735832348 or GHA Enrollment Form
Does your child want to become the next future mathematician or build the new Kigali City Towers?
Maranatha’s Academy offers a S.T.E.A.M (Science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) summer camp from 9th July to 3rd August. What a great way to let off some steam!
Dates: 9th July to 3rd August
Time: 8am to 12pm M-F
Cost: 160,00 RWF for full four week camp or 45,000 RWF per week- Have more than one child? Get a 10% discount for registering more than one child!
Contact to register: firstname.lastname@example.org or 0781889070
Little Einsteins: The Science Explorers also offers a STEM focused summer camp! The camp allows kids to explore 4 different science topics: Structural Physics, Motion and Work, Physiography, and Tech Inventions! Their summer camp is located at two different locations: First Impressions Nursery School and Kidzmania at Kigali Heights.
Dates: All of July 2018
Who: Children ages 3-12
Time: 9am to 12pm M-F
After care is also available at their Kidzmania locations from 2-5pm!
Cost: RWF 120,000 for two weeks or RWF 200,000 for four weeks!
After care cost is RWF 10,000 for all 3 hours or prices by hour!
Contact to register: Kidzmania +250733455013 First Impressions +250788638045 or +250785527584
Want to let your child travel the globe this summer?
Camp D’Été at the Discovery International School is hosting and AuTour du Monde Adventure. Children will explore 5 continents and their culture through costumes, art, cooking, sports, and science! DIS also offers just a sports camp for the first part of the summer
Dates: Sports Camp 25th June - 6th July
AuTour Du Monde 9th July-10th August
Who: Children Ages 2-7
Time: Full and Half day available!
Cost: 75,000 for 2 weeks. You can sign up for 2-7 weeks of camp!
Contact: 0785294444/ 0780496033/ 0788306754 to register
Want to only go to summer camp for a few days?
Kigali International Montessori School offers a summer full of a variety of activities including baking, fitness, field trips and manufacturing. You can sign your child up for the whole 6 weeks, one week at a time or even just a day!
Time: 9am-1pm M-F
Who: Children ages 3-15
Cost: 10,000 RWF per day, 50,000 RWF per week, and 250,000 RWF for the whole 6 weeks!
Contact: 0788335185/ 0783226947 to register!
Azizi Life Studio offers a wide range of daily classes on cooking and crafts! Kids can come for one of their classes at the times below or drop in any time to make one of the special June crafts: Tassel Garlands, Imigongo Painting, Banana Leaf Cards, and more!
Dates/Time: 9am-9pm daily
Who: Anyone is welcome!
Cost: Making a project ranges from RWF 1,500 to RWF 16,000.
Contact: 0787043388 or email@example.com to register for a class or for more details!
Does your child love all types of sports?
Active Courage Summer Camp Series located at the Kigali International Community School has 6 different themed weeks: Swimming (week 1), Outdoor/Hiking (week 2), Football (week 3), Basketball (week 4), Outdoor/Hiking 2 (week 5), and Swimming 2 (week 6)!
Dates: 13th June-22nd July
Who: Children ages 6-14
Time: 8am-12pm M-F
Cost: 80,000 RWF per week. If you register the friday before camp, you receive 10,000 RWF discount! You can pay at the front desk at camp 9am-3pm M-F.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org for questions or to register.
In case you’re not familiar with these schools, here they are on a map of Kigali! Find the one nearest your home or work place! We hope that these summer provide endless hours of fun and learning for you and your child this summer! Share your favorite memories and photos from summer camp this summer with Kigali Moms and Dads by tagging us on Instagram (@kigalimomsanddads) and Facebook with #kigalimomsanddads!