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Carnival Family Fun
Family Fun OnBoard Carnival Ships!
At Carnival, fun is a famliy affair. We don't just allow kids. We love kids. Every "Fun Ship®" has a terrific supervised program just for children. We call it Camp Carnival where your kids will have the time of their lives.
Whether they're teens or toddlers, Camp Carnival has an age-appropriate program offering full days of high energy fun under the friendly nd competent supervision of Camp Carnival® counselors.
We haven't forgotten about the grownups, either. Whether you're looking for dazzling Vegas-style shows or a late romantic evening in an intimate piano bar, Carnival's got your fun. And, assuming you can pull your kids away from the fun they're having, there are plenty of great activities for the family to enjoy together -- sumptuous meals, sports and games, and all kinds of entertainment. And that's just on board. You can explore the activities, culture and sights at every port of call.
So, bring your kids and your taste for fun. This year, treat the family to a perfect family vacation aboard a Carnival "Fun Ship®". And discover for yourself why Family Circle magazine calls Carnival "The Best Family Vacation Value" among all-inclusive vacations.
 
CAMP CARNIVAL – OUR COUNSELORS
We know every parent wants the best for their children. That’s why we’ve hired only the best youth counselors to run our Camp Carnival program. Every Camp Carnival counselor is either college-educated in a related field, has professional child care experience or both. We also perform a thorough background check on each and every one of our youth counselors. And every one on our youth staff is fully trained in CPR and basic first aid.
 
CARNIVAL FAMILY FUN
Camp Carnival Supervised Activities
Toddlers (2-5)
Pizza Pig-Out Late-Night Munchies Cartoon Time
Sega Family Games Drawing Contests
Learn Your Colors Sing-Alongs Can You Count?
 
Juniors (6-8)
Puppet Show Coketail Party Talent Show
Face Painting Disney Trivia Cookie Decorating
Beach Party Spin Art Indoor Fair
 
Intermediate (9-12)
Come Have Breakfast Show Time Nintendo
T-Shirt Painting Board Games Scavenger Hunts
Talent Show Outdoor Fun Volleyball Tournaments
 
Teens (13-15)
Dating Game/Teen Dance Skin Care Demo Pool Party
Photography Workshop Pizza Pig-Out Midnight Movie
Slide and Sun Sega Talent Show

 

 

 

ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISE LINES

 

Adventure Ocean

 

kids

If you're a kid, then our Adventure Ocean Youth Program is just for you. It's a specially-designed complimentary program for kids from 3 to 12 and teens from 13 to 17. Using what's known as “Edu-tainment, Adventure Ocean blends educational activities, daily itineraries, ports of call, games, individual and team sports, art, performance and a general good time into a unique onboard experience for children, teens and parents. The "family" vacation concept will never be the same again. With Adventure Ocean, there are activities for the whole family, plus parents get a bit of free time to themselves and kids get some time to have all kinds of fun. That fun includes special meals, a TV station with programming dedicated to kids, and lots of great play areas. Royal Caribbean cruises are designed to bring families closer together and for EVERYONE to have the time of their life!

Hours of activities:
At Sea: 9:00 AM - Noon
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
In Port: 9:00 AM - Noon
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM


Aquanauts: Ages 3 - 5

(All Aquanauts must be three years old and toilet trained. No pull-ups or diapers please. Activities may vary from ship to ship.)

The Aquanauts' program has been designed specifically for children ages 3 to 5. A member of our Youth Staff is always on supervision for all activities, which include:

Adventure Science - Conducted by our specially-trained Adventure Scientists, this program combines fun and hands-on science experiments. Featured programs include: Wacky Water Workshop, Magnetic Mayhem, H2O Thunder Races, Gummy Candies and Bubbling Potions.

Adventure Art - These activities acquaint kids with diverse cultures through art. Children are introduced to the fine art of Japanese fish printing called Gyotaku. Aquanauts also decorate pillowcases, make pet rocks and draw ships for the Captain.

Sail Into Storytime - These theme related storytime sessions bring each story to life with activities, discussions on each story and hands-on activities for the children to participate in following each reading.

Other Games and Theme Activities - Nutty Nicknames, Un-Birthday Party, Cookie Creations, Ice Cream Party, Rock-N-Roll Party, Face Painting, Pirate Night, Talent Show, Country Western Night, Pajama Rama Movie Night and Carnival Night.

Out Island Activities on CocoCay and Labadee - Aquanauts can enjoy Adventure Beach activities on itineraries that call to CocoCay and Labadee. Kids can join the Adventure Ocean Staff and participate in Sand Castle Building, Drip Drip Drop, Adventure Family Water Balloon Toss, Beach Relays, Parachute Games and Tug of War.


Coupons and Prizes - Every time Aquanauts participate in Adventure Ocean activities they earn Adventure Ocean coupons. At the end of the cruise vacation kids can trade their coupons in for cool Adventure Ocean prizes!

Explorers: Ages 6-8

(Activities may vary from ship to ship.)


The Explorers' program features a bit more advanced game-time fun than the Aquanauts program. All Explorer activities are complete with adult supervision by our Youth Staff and include:

Adventure Science - Conducted by our specially-trained Adventure Scientists, this program combines fund and hands-on science experiments. Featured programs include: Space Mud, Hair Raising Experience, Wacky Water Workshop, Staggering Through The Stars and Gummy Candies.

Adventure Art - These activities acquaint kids with diverse cultures through art. Explorers are introduced to the fine art of Mexican Sliver Trinkets. They also decorate t-shirts and pillowcases.

Other Explorer Games and Theme Activities - Wacky Olympics, Name That Tune, Dancing Through the Decades, Pirate Night, Ice Cream Party, Country Western Night, Bingo and Movie Mania.

Out Island Activities on CocoCay and Labadee - Explorers can enjoy Adventure Beach activities on itineraries that call to CocoCay and Labadee. Kids can join the Adventure Ocean Staff and participate in Sand Castle Building, Drip Drip Drop, Adventure Family Water Balloon Toss, Beach Relays, Parachute Games and T


Coupons and Prizes - Every time Explorers participate in Adventure Ocean activities they earn Adventure Ocean coupons. At the end of the cruise vacation kids can trade their coupons in for cool Adventure Ocean prizes!

Voyagers: Ages 9-12

(Activities may vary from ship to ship.)

In the Voyagers program, children between 9 and 12 enjoy a wide range of fun activities – all of which are fully supervised by our expert staff. Activities include:

Adventure Science - Conducted by our specially-trained Adventure Scientists, this program combines fun and hands-on science experiments. Featured Programs include: Forensic Fun, Alien Encounter, Volcanoes, Space Mud, Hair Raising Experience and The Mystery of the Motion of the Ocean.

Adventure Art - These activities acquaint kids with diverse cultures through art. Voyagers discover Native American Spirit Stones and learn how Native American cultures decorate these stones to represent qualities of spirits.

Other Voyager Games and Theme Activities - The X Games, Rockin' Through the Decades, Reggae Beach Party, Scavenger Hunts, List-O-Rama, Backstage Tour, Horse Racing, Win Cruise or Draw, Talent Show and Sports Tournaments.

Out Island Activities on CocoCay and Labadee - Voyagers can enjoy Adventure Beach activities on itineraries that call to CocoCay and Labadee. Kids can join the Adventure Ocean Staff and participate in Sand Castle Building, Drip Drip Drop, Adventure Family Water Balloon Toss, Beach Relays, Parachute Games and Tug of War.

Coupons and Prizes - Every time Voyagers participate in Adventure Ocean activities they earn Adventure Ocean coupons. At the end of the cruise vacation kids can trade their coupons in for cool Adventure Ocean prizes!

Navigators: Ages 13-17

Adventure Ocean Programs

Royal Caribbean has put together a wide range of activities that are appealing to teens. Whatever they're in the mood for - sports, mingling or just hanging out - chances are they're sure to have a great time on this vacation. Activities include:

bulletKaraoke
bulletPool Party
bulletMix and Mingle
bulletSports Tournament
bulletScavenger Hunts
bulletProm Night
bulletCollege Night
bulletBattle of the Sexes
bulletDancing Under the Stars
bulletTae Bo
bulletToga Party
bulletTalent Show
bulletLove Potion #9


Great Prizes - Teens are given an Adventure Ocean Credit Card when they participate in activities for the first time. They continue to earn credit as they participate and at the end of the Cruise vacation they can cash in their credit for cool Adventure Ocean prizes.

Hours of Activities: Activities are scheduled throughout the day and early evening. The Teen Center is open from 10:30 PM- 2:00AM each evening. Teens are welcome to come and socialize and participate in activities, make new friends and dance to the latest hits.

Dining and Beverages

Special Kids' Menu

The Royal Caribbean kids' menu features all the food that kids love: Fried Chicken and Fish, Pizza, Steak, Hamburgers, Peanut Butter, Hot Dogs and Mac and Cheese. It's the yummiest kids menu on the ocean!

Coke Program

On a Royal Caribbean Cruise, children have their own beverage programs, too. Young cruisers, 18 years and younger, can have as many fountain soft drinks as they like for a fixed price by participating in the Kid's Coke Special. This can be purchased throughout the ships' lounges and beverage service counters.

Kids Dining With Our Youth Staff

Royal Caribbean offers you the opportunity to dine without your children, allowing them to participate in more Adventure Ocean Activities. Each Royal Caribbean ship offers the Adventure Ocean Dinner option on certain nights from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM. These kids-only dinners are hosted by our expert Youth Staff and give children an additional opportunity to meet and mingle – while giving parents the opportunity to dine on their own. Please check onboard for more details.

About Our Staff

We put your kids in good hands. Each of our Adventure Ocean Staff members holds a four year degree from an accredited College or University in Education, Recreation or related major, an extensive background in working with large groups of youth ages 3-17, and 3-5 years working in team situations. We also require 3-5 years experience working in school/community sponsored youth programs or summer camps. Certifications in CPR and Basic First aid are also required. Some of our Youth Staff even speak Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Cantonese. Our Adventure Ocean staff are handpicked for their ability to engage and entertain youth of all ages. Their job is to make sure that all your kids have a great time, and meet new friends in a safe, healthy, stimulating environment

 



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