Exciting August holiday activities for your children

We are a few days to August holidays where the kids will be coming home for a short break after a hectic term. They say work with no play makes Jack a dull boy. As such, it is your duty as a parent to ensure that your kid has as much fun as they can during the holidays. We are going to help you by suggesting some of the imaginative and creative August holiday activities.

I am sure you do not want your kid to be bored or worked up over the holidays so take a look on some of these events that will make your little stars love you even more.

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Swim Right Kenya

This is an event that enrolls kids and their parents for swimming lessons depending on the age of the applicants. They conduct swimming lessons for infants as young as 6 months all the way to older adults.

August holiday activities

Lessons are conducted in a private indoor heated pool with a personalized instructor in a quiet, serene, private, safe and secure environment with functional CCTV cameras around the pool.

Charges begin from Ksh. 10,000 – 15-000 for 10 sessions and they offer a range of programs to suit different clientele.

Young Engineers Kenya

What is more fun than Science Technology, engineering, and math? Well, you may remember that most of your childhood games you would destroy toys or build toys and learn something new in the process.

STEM is a program that integrates the above segments in a child-friendly way. The program is suitable for children between 4-15 years.

This August, Young Engineers Kenya will be running two camps from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm from Garden Brook School – Ridgeways and at Little Paws Montessori House on Makindi Road, off Riara Road.

Charges are Kshs 10,500 per week inclusive of snacks and lunch, and a daily rate of Kshs 2,100. Transport can also be arranged at an extra cost.

Kids Baking Classes

Caroline’s Cupcakes located on Kitisuru road near Westlands will be running kid’s classes in July and August from 10am – 3:00pm for a range of age groups per day, three days a week.

They promise hands-on sessions and new recipes every class, plus, the children take home what they made!  Early registration is required because spaces are limited.  Charges are Ksh 3,500 per child and include lunch and a drink.

Rapid Camps Sagana

They conduct holiday outdoor boot-camp packages for young children aged 8 – 14 years old. The boot-camp runs for 3 days and 2 nights charged at Kshs 9,000 per child.

It involves teaching the children basic life skills such as cooking, sewing, and cleaning as well as adventure activities like hiking and camping.

Karura Forest Kids Summer Camp

From July 23rd to August 30th 2018 Karura will host varied outdoor activities at the main entrance for kids aged 4 years and above from 10:00am – 2:00pm. (Younger children allowed if accompanied by a caregiver).


However, the camp is only taking 20 kids so early registration is advised.  Charges are Kshs 7,000 a week per child and Kshs 2,000 per day. Charges include lunch and there’s also a 10% sibling discount available.

Elite Soccer Academy

For parents with children looking to improve their soccer skills, Elite Soccer Academy at De Paul Centre along Langata road opposite Nairobi Academy could be an option. Currently, the academy only accepts boys and has over 70 players in five age groups.

Kid’s Fun factory Kenya

Fun Kidz will be running a holiday camp for children aged 3 -12 years old. The camp runs from 13th – 17th August. A range of educational and interractive activies are in store for the little ones. Charges are Kshs 10,000 per child for the week.

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Brian is a founding writer at Urban Kenyans. His work is focused on how to improve the digital literacy of Kenyans online. He has been able to do so with his mastery of Kenya and the English Language.

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