Kids Programs by Cruise Line
Carnival Cruise Lines
Carnival’s children programs are set into 5 age groups, with a wide
variety of activities for each age group.
Toddlers 2-5 can enjoy "Fun Ship" Bingo, Cartoon Time, Sponge Painting,
Sing-Alongs, Face Painting, Arts & Crafts, Playtime, Coloring, Painting,
and Drawing Contests.
Junior cruisers 5-7 can participate in Cookie Decorating, T-Shirt Painting,
Puppet Shows, Outdoor Games, Disney Trivia, and more.
Kids ages 9 through 11 have a few more “grown-up options such as Ping
Pong, Video Games, Dance Classes, Scavenger Hunts, and Talent Shows.
Teens 12 -15 can enjoy Parties, Games, Tournaments, Disco Parties, Swimming,
Outdoor Fun, Computers, PlayStation2, Teen Dinners, Late Night Movies &
Munchies, and a special Teen Shore Excursion Program.
Carnival's Club O2 is perfect for older teens with parties, hip music,
great movies, video games (PS2 and Xbox), teen shore excursions, teens-only
lounges and other great ways to hang out.
Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines
Fun isn't just for adults at Royal Caribbean. They offer exciting programs
for guests of all ages, starting at just 6 months old! And you can feel
confident leaving your children, over three years of age, with Royal Caribbean
because every member of their staff holds a college degree in education
or other related field, or has qualified experience in working with children.
From 6-36 months of age, the tiniest guests and their parents are invited
to participate in the Fisher-Price Aqua Babies and Aqua Tots Programs.
Developed by Fisher-Price exclusively for Royal Caribbean International,
these activities are hosted by trained youth staff. A parent or caregiver
MUST accompany children during activity sessions.
Kids from 3-17 may take part in our complimentary Adventure Ocean®
Youth Program. Adventure Ocean was specially designed to blend educational
activities with just plain fun.
Few things can bring a family together like a Celebrity cruise. Aboard
Celebrity, children experience the time of their lives. The Celebrity X-Club
Youth Program offers a full compliment of age-specific activities and entertainment
all year round. Children can expand their world through the exploration
of science and nature or participate in a full menu of activities including
talent shows, treasure hunts, dinner parties,* the Late-Night Slumber Party*
and more. Special areas of the ship are even set aside as "children only,"
such as the Shipmates Fun Factory, teen centers and pools. While the ship
is docked, guests have the option of leaving their children onboard for
an Afternoon Get-Together* and lots of other exciting activities in the
Guests can feel secure leaving their children in Celebrity's caring
hands. A close ratio of professionally trained counselors to children helps
to keep an intimate, more personal approach to each child's cruise experience.
Norwegian Cruise Lines
This is the family vacation you’ve been dreaming of. A place where
you can unwind while your kids are just winding up. A place where you can
all agree on what to do next. Welcome to NCL and NCL America’s Kid’s Crew™
and Teen’s Crew™ programs. They are custom designed for toddlers, teens
and everyone in between.
KID’S CREW AND TEEN’S CREW
How do they do it? Every exciting moment is filled with age-appropriate
entertainment in mind. For kids from age 2-12, NCL offer everything from
arts and crafts to pajama parties. Teen’s Crew, for age 13-17, has options
like pool parties, a teen disco, a video arcade and much more. Now, you
can enjoy a hot-stone massage, a yoga class or a cocktail by the pool while
they’re having the time of their lives. But don’t think of Kid’s Crew as
babysitting – there’s very little sitting involved. This program is active,
energetic, educational and, most importantly, fun. Whether your kids are
at NCL’s elaborate children’s facilities, taking a dip in one of the pools,
or doing any other activity, they will be under the constant supervision
of a carefully chosen staff of youth counselors from leading universities
and organizations. Each team counselor attends a special training course
on safety, communication skills and confidence-building.
Today, families are realizing the ease and enjoyment of cruising with
Costa, offering the perfect setting for a reunion. Onboard there are menus,
activities and a variety of entertainment designed to suit every family
member from kids to grandparents. From Italian language classes to cooking
classes to duty free boutiques and “aah la carte” body treatments, plus
the youngest guests and their parents are invited to participate in Costa’s
Kids Program. Indeed, some of the best things do come in small packages
– and that’s certainly the case with the Costa Kids Program. From pizza
parties and pirate treasure hunts to face painting, masquerades, and even
Italian language lessons, supervised activities like these are all in a
day’s play for kids lucky enough to cruise with Costa. And that means you
and your family can enjoy all the fun of Cruising Italian Style.
With supervised fun for young guests, the entire family can have the
cruise vacation of their dreams. Club HAL® provides a wide variety
of exciting kid friendly facilities and activities for kids ages 3 to 17.
Participating youngsters receive an activity program delivered to their
stateroom and a Club HAL® t-shirt. Club HAL® cruise activities
are designed to be kid friendly and age appropriate. A variety of activities
are offered for all age groups.
You can feel at ease knowing that your child's onboard experience is
safe and managed. All activities are supervised by permanent, full-time
Club HAL® Youth Program Directors and staff. Club HAL® Youth Program
Directors hold degrees in education, childhood development, recreation,
leisure studies or related fields.
Junior cruisers ages 3 to 17 can enjoy a boatload of exciting onboard
activities. Princess’s dedicated youth centers are staffed by trained counselors,
who are ready to ensure that young sailors stay happy all day long.
On all Vessels except Royal, Tahitian and Pacific Princess you'll find
completely equipped Youth Centers. There's everything from arts and crafts
corners, games tables, movies, and splash pool area.
Princess operates youth programs on Royal, Tahitian or Pacific Princess,
when 20 or more children ages 3 to 17, are traveling on a given voyage.
Children under the age of 3 are allowed to visit the Youth Center, if accompanied
and supervised by a parent at all times.
The Sun, Dawn, Grand, Golden, Coral, Island, Diamond and Star Princess
even offer a toddlers' play area.
QM2 welcomes families with a beautiful Nursery full of toys, games,
and activities that will delight children ages 1-6. The Nursery is supervised
daily by fully trained nannies. Older children and teens will enjoy activities
offered in "The Zone," including sports, disco, video games, and arts and
crafts. Private babysitting is not available. Complimentary group kidsitting
is available in the evenings. Please note that children must be a minimum
of one-year-old to participate in the Nursery without parental supervision.
Children under one-year-old are welcome, provided they are accompanied
by a parent/guardian at all times.
There are plenty of activities on board for children including a club
just for them! Children are welcome to participate in the Mini Club, which
is available on board all cruises. The Mini Club Staff organizes activities,
shows and games (Arts & Crafts, Baby-Dance, Painting Courses, Treasure
Hunts, Mini-Olympics). The children are divided into appropriate age groups.
The Mini Club is open to children up to ten years of age.
Crystal Cruises' commitment to excellence and quality of experience
does not end with the grown-up cruisers. Kids have a variety of great activities
to choose from on every Crystal cruise! They offer a children's playroom
and babysitting services on all cruises. During Holiday cruises and most
summer sailings, junior activities feature games, arts and crafts, and
cotillion classes (with dance and etiquette instruction) under the supervision
of experienced Junior Activities Directors.
Disney Cruise Line
Discover an awesome world of Disney-style activities for cruisers of
all ages. Trained counselors help kids 3-12 join in hands-on fun and Teens
13-17 enjoy an area that's just for them. Adults can keep busy - or just
relax - all day and night. Choose to have family time or individual time
throughout your cruise; whatever you do, every choice is sure to yield