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Celebrity Cruises Youth Programs

Family-friendly cruising means preparing a comprehensive youth program that offers something for every type of cruiser. Xbox experiences, Nerdel nutrition and even hands-on videography learning courses—Celebrity Cruises truly offers an unparalleled Youth Program. Take a look at what they have to offer for your next cruise.


Celebrity Cruises youth program Age Groups
Age Groups
The Celebrity Cruises Youth Program is split into four groups to ensure each group gets the optimal focus and programming for their age, as well as a group of peers they’ll be excited to engage with. Shipmates – Ages 3-5 • Cadets – Ages 6-8 • Ensigns – Ages 9-11 • Teens – Ages 12-17.


Camp at Sea aboard Celebrity Cruises
Camp At Sea
The first of its kind, Camp at Sea is a youth program fully customized for each sailing. With partners like Xbox, Lonely Planet and Fat Brain Toys, Celebrity has over 500 different activities in four unique categories. Continue below to learn about each!


Art aboard Celebrity Cruises
Art (with Creation Station)
Each child finds the artist inside them at Creation Station, a fully equipped studio allowing children to use different mediums to express their art. A partnership with Budsies allows Celebrity to help junior cruisers create a custom stuffed animal to commemorate their journey.


Recreation aboard Celebrity Cruises
Recreation (with Fun Factory)
Classic camp games and video gaming tournaments fill the time of youth cruisers on Celebrity. Fun Factory staff also encourage participation in the Challenge Series, a range of games to challenge minds, bodies and skills of youth while teaching teamwork skills.


STEM aboard Celebrity Cruises
For the hands-on junior cruiser, the S.T.E.M. programs offers experiments and amazing displays of science to engage and pique the curiosity of participants.


Culinary aboard Celebrity Cruises
For the young food lovers, there are hands on activities that create a unique experience. From Cupcake Creations to Pizza Masters, young cruisers have the chance to build their own creations, all after visiting and learning from the onboard chefs.


Celebrity Cruises youth program Toddler Time
Toddler Time (<3 years old)
This special time for toddlers is a great way to have your child (under 3 years old) to interact with other tot cruisers. Fun Factory Staff members have toys, changing tables, baby wipes and programs so your child will enjoy the cruise as much as you do. Toddler Time is available during select times each day. Contact your consultant for more information.


Celebrity Cruises youth program Fun Factory
Fun Factory (ages 3-11)
Junior cruisers will delight in the fantastic Fun Factory where activities and programs are available from 9AM-10PM each day. Gaming technology, exciting sports, musical programs, dance competitions, treasure hunts, parties, movies and more are all available for cruisers ages 3-11.


Celebrity Cruises youth program X-Club
X-Club Teen Entertainment
Teenagers can find a place to hang out with others their age in the X-Club. This area features new gaming consoles, sports activities and teen-only late night dances. Activities are supervised and hosted by Youth Counselors.


Celebrity Cruises youth program Special Needs
Special Needs (Pagers)
If your child has disabilities, special needs or allergies, there are pagers available for your use onboard.


Celebrity Cruises youth program Babysitting
Babysitting Services
Parents can head out for the night and have some fun when they use Celebrity’s babysitting services in the Fun Factory or individual staterooms. For only $6 per hour per child, your child can participate in the Afternoon Party from 12-2PM while the cruise ship is at port or the night time Slumber Party from 10PM-1AM. For $19 per hour, you can have up to three children in the same family taken care of in your stateroom privately. Children must be 12 months or older to be eligible for in-stateroom, and must be arranged for 24 hours in advance.


Celebrity Cruises youth program VIP Passes
V.I.P. Passes for Kids
If you’d like your child to have unlimited access to all programs and activities, you can buy the one-time V.I.P. Pass for over 40% savings off the cost of lunch, dinner and slumber parties. They’ll receive an exclusive goodies bag at the Fun Factory, enjoy exclusive Fun Factory experiences like a behind-the-scenes ship tour and more.


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