Back to School Activity Ideas For Kids in Nairobi

Article by Maureen Kasuku
Posted: July 26, 2021  

A new school term is beginning for most kids in Kenya. Enrich your kids’ extracurricular activities with some ideas to keep your kids engaged after school or over the weekend.


Is your little one/Teen into football? Nairobi has quite a number of  great football camps/clubs for the young ones. They also offer an array of sporting activities for your kids.

Express Soccer Academy
  0720 094049


 Hodari Junior Club
 0720 278295
Wadi Degla
0792 888888

Swim Africa at Montessori Learning Centre, Grevillea Grove, Westlands has an amazing  Swimming program for kids. Competent trainers, clean facilities. It comes highly recommended.  They also have an array of sporting activities including: Football, tennis, cycling,  and hoverboards.

Camp BlueSky is a Christian sports and adventure camp for boys and girls aged 7-18 years. It offers a lot for older school kids with energy to burn. Including camping, rock climbing, hiking and cave exploration. Registration is currently under way. Check them out.

If your child loves the great outdoors, let them tap into their innate sense of adventure and head to The Forest. Situated in the heart of the Aberdare Ranges, in the Kereita Forest, they provide an affordable wide range of activities that will cater to your spirit of adventure including camping, ziplining, archery, mountain biking, nature walks and fishing. Open every day, except Mondays.



Is your child a geek? Does technology fascinate them? You reckon you have a little Einstein in your brood? Sign up them for a science/tech camp for young ones! Young Engineers Kenya  have a spot for your little scientist.


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The Discovery Center have coding camps to carter for your young computer whiz. Contact them on 0720372303.

Kumon Maths Center will help your kid if they struggle with numbers. Comes highly recommended.



Can your child belt out a tune? Do they like singing in the shower? Do you reckon they’re a vocal power house and may one day perform on a world stage? Would they like to learn how to play an instrument?

Legato Music School  offer one-on-one  music lessons for kids, tweens and teens.

You could also check out Klavier School of Music on Kyuna Road. Contact: 0712085969.

Sauti Academy

All talent deserves to be developed from an early age. For children from 6 years old, Sauti Academy offers private & group lessons and holiday programs. The foundation for talent development is building kids’ creative confidence. Lessons include voice technique, performance and song writing.


Dancing is a great way to stay fit, and of course, to learn some smooth moves to unleash at the next birthday party. Dance Centre in Lavington offer dance and gymnastics workshops for kids. Contact them through this number for detailed information: 0705725369

We’d also recommend The Academy of Dance and Art at Rhino House, Karen Road. Here’s how you can reach them: 0790499377



If art is more your child’s thing, why not check out the the Nairobi Art Centre?  they offer art courses for kids and teens. Sign up your child to learn about sketching, drawing, painting and lots more. Contact them through: 0727415678.

Montessori Learning Center also have an art’s workshop for kids ages 3-10. You can reach them through this number: 0738 600011

Waithira’s Ceramics on Kitisuru road offers pottery and ceramic lessons for kids.  Send her an email:


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