Cruisers Age 8 to 12
The activities below are typical for kids age 8-12, but age groupings
can vary with each cruise line. Each cruise line has described youth
activities for different age groups as outlined below.
Activities for Age 9-11
Ping-pong,Sega/Nintendo video games, dance class, jewelry
making, scavenger hunts, go backstage, photography workshop, talent show.
Sample Activities for Kids age 8-12*
*sample activities are subject to change without notice.
In this workshop, our
apprentices will encounter solid liquids and make their own batch of
The secrets of Disney animation
are unlocked as you learn to draw our "favorite fowl" using classic animation
"Now a Word from our Sponsor"
You get the chance to be part of the talented cast of
producers, directors and stars in our TV spots. The results are hilarious!
Navigators (age 9 - 12)
In addition to regularly scheduled hours for days spent at sea, including
(7:00p.m.-10:00p.m.), NCL's "Kids Crew" program is now available on port days for
Group sitting from (9:00a.m.. - 5:00p.m.) and every evening from
(10:00p.m.-1:00a.m.) for a nominal fee. This provides children with even more
occasions to enjoy the creative activities that have been specifically designed
for them. Activities are organized according to age group.
The "Kid's Crew" program includes a plethora of supervised games, T-shirts
for design painting and a Mom and Dad's Night Out. Children receive their own
Cruise News detailing daily events. A complimentary chef's hat, also included in
the program, is essential for creative cooking classes where children can make
decorative pizzas or cookies. NCL's autograph/scrapbooks make perfect mementos
of the kids' experiences and friendships. Junior cruisers can even celebrate
their birthdays on the high seas with NCL's special "Kid's Crew" birthday
An exceptionally qualified staff of trained counselors run NCL's "Kid's Crew"
program in a safe and secure environment. The staff attends special training
courses on team and confidence building, communication skills, safety and
working with children who have special needs. The fleet wide program is available
year-round and is free of charge.
Navigators (ages 9-12)
Navigators test their skill at Sega and video games,
explore the bridge on a private tour and search for treasures on scavenger
hunts. Evenings are filled with pajama parties, movies and camp-outs with
flashlights and tents.
Activities for Voyagers (age 9-12)
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 by Crayola - These activities acquaint kids with diverse cultures through art.
Adventure Theater by Camp Broadway - Blending educational activities with on-your-feet fun, Adventure
Theater participants get a first taste of the actor's craft, in which entire worlds are created with just
their bodies, voices and imaginations. Using structured theater games, vocal and physical exercises and
creativity-freeing activities, instructors guide groups through an exploration of the theater arts.
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
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.
Kids visiting Labadee will love the new water slide.
Sample of Activities for 8-12 year olds:
- Get to know ya games: String Game, Neighbors, Ship is Sinking and more!
- Win, Lose or Draw!: Get your teams together, it's Pictionary time!
- Bingo!: We'll play for cool prizes!
- Draw the Sea Princess!: Calling all artists. Make a picture for prizes.
- Ship Trivia Hunt!: Are you ready, teams? Get set, go!
- Geckos and Beads: Join us for this great crafts idea!
- Crazy Golf: Check out our own crazy Princess course.
- Autograph Hunt: It's time to meet the cool people cruising with you.
- Alaska Mural: Everyone is invited to make a background scene for the Fun Zone.
- Ice Cream Bash: Take a break. It's ice cream time!
- Kiddie Karaoke: Pick a song! Sing to your heart's content! Lalala�
- Taboo: Let's head back to play this game. Don't get buzzed!
- Color-Coded Hunt!: Find as many items with the chosen color of the evening.
- Draw the Captain: The Captain will even sign yours as a keepsake!
- Jenga Tournament: Who can build the tallest tower?
- Alphabet Hunt: Do you know your ABCs? All items in the bag, please�
- Totem Poles: Learn a bit about totem history and make one, too.
- Candyland Craze: For this board game candy bars are at stake! Don't miss out!
- Checkers and Chess Tourney: Let the competitions begin!
- Connect 4 Tourney: You have to win 10 games to move up to the finals!
- Casino Fever!: Blackjack, poker, what will it be? Poker chips will be at stake.
- Pompom Bears: These black and brown creatures will join our Alaska mural.
- Hot Chocolate Break: Enjoy some hot chocolate as we watch the lovely view!
- Human Bingo: Play this game using real people as markers.
- Treasure Hunt: Follow the clues to find the treasure.
- Spoons: Learn this card game played with those amazing kitchen utensils!
- Bridge Tour: Join us to see where the Captain drives the ship!
- Friendship Bracelets: Make this nifty gift for a friend! We'll show you how.
- Scavenger Hunt Time!: How much stuff can you find? Be back in an hour! No running!
- Lanyards & Key Chains: Who knows how to make these nifty gift ideas?
- Who's the Crew?: Guess who works on the Sea Princess? Meet them!
- Ping Pong Tourney: Sign up for a game of table tennis!
- The Ultimate Scavenger Hunt: Can you do THIS hunt?!
- Birthday Party Time!: Bring out the ice cream and cake. It's another party!
- Card Sharks: Spoons, ERS, Speed� let's get it on!
- Pajama Party: Wear your most comfortable jammies and gather 'round some popcorn and cookies as we get
together for fun games and prizes! Watch out for the Great Twister
Competition, Nursery Rhyme Trivia, Pass the Parcel and more! Oh! Get ready for
"Pin the tail on the Moose."
- Fashion Hunt: This is a classic!
- Kid's Dinner: just for kids! Don't miss out!
- Crazy Kid's Disco: Get those dancing shoes on! Do the YMCA, Conga, Macarena, Chicken Dance and more!