Beautiful New Hampshire (nearest airport Boston) is the home of Camp Quinebarge, which hosts boys and girls ages 7-15 (CIT program for 16-17 year olds) on Lake Kanasatka. Quinebarge sits amongst tall oak trees on 65 acres of forest with many foot paths, horse and walking trails leading to the camp’s swimming, boating, archery, arts and crafts, sports, nature, adventure center and ropes course, soccer field, horseback riding, wood shop and tennis activities. Quinebarge also offers hiking, camping and overnights along with our very own Monkeytown, with its own mayor and Carnival. Camp fires, sing a longs, capture the flag, all camp scavenger hunts are all part of the experience.
Since 1936, Quinebarge has been a place for kids to enjoy the outdoors, learn new activities, and make friendships that last a lifetime. Read more
Hartland International School have recently appointed Martin Stephen, a world expert in Gifted and Talented education, as the Project Leader for the school’s “Gifted and Talented Education” Program.
Martin defines Gifted and Talented (nowadays more commonly known as the ‘more able’) as “those who show significantly more ability in one or more areas than the average for the age cohort. Worldwide, countries vary in the percentage of children who fall in to this Read more
The Dh32 million track will connect with the existing cycle path at Seih Assalam.
It runs beside Al Qudra Road to Emirates Road, passing near Global Village and the Hamdan Sports Complex, and on to Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road before heading to the green Al Barari community. Read more
The school holidays maybe just around the corner and for younger children this will mean lots of fun as they enjoy all the chocolates and beach days but for households with teenagers this will mean revision time as many will be returning to important exams in May and June.
Make sure your child has a revision plan for the holiday and ask them if there is anything they need help with. It may simply be testing them or you could discover there is a topic that they don’t understand fully. Hopefully as the parent you will be able to explain it in a clear & precise manner however, it could turn out to be more complicated. Many parents are discovering that the way subjects such as Maths is taught these days is not how they were taught in the old days! Or it could simply be that your child does not work well with you. What ever the reason help is at hand in Dubai with companies offering tutors.
Tutors can help by giving one-to-one instruction, fill in missing gaps that the child may have missed in the curriculum, help the child understand for example math concepts and even help with revision for exams and entrance tests.
Here is a list of companies in Dubai that offer tutors: Read more
Families in Dubai may not have even started their Spring Break holidays however, talk around town is all about people’s plans for the long summer. The big question for families with kids is how to keep them entertained over the long break. There is no arguing about it – Dubai is HOT in the summer so how about sending them off to a camp in Europe?
Altitude offers residential and day camps for children aged 3 to 14. These exclusive and personalised camps for children are located in the prestigious resort of Verbier, in the heart of the Swiss Alps. The camps include an exciting range of programs, including language camps, mountain adventure camps and multi-activity day camps. Read more