KIDS, TEENS & FAMILY CRUISE ACTIVITIES

Youth Centers and Teen Lounges ensure the youngest cruisers stay happy all day long

 

REIMAGINED YOUTH & TEEN CLUBS**

In partnership with Discovery™, Princess has developed engaging new youth programming and wonder-filled center designs for cruisers ages 3 to 17.

Places for young explorers to learn about the world and discover new interests.

Invitations to meet new friends and enjoy memorable experiences while sailing.

New programs will roll out together fleetwide, while new center designs launch individually through 2019.

Fleetwide rollout schedule

Safety & Registration

Children are welcome on all Princess cruise ships, but facilities vary. Pacific Princess does not have dedicated Youth Centers or Teen Lounges. Programs are available on this vessel only when 20 or more children ages 3 to 17 are sailing.

The Youth & Teen Center design revitalizations are now available on board Grand Princess, Caribbean Princess, Majestic Princess and Regal Princess, Sea Princess, Island Princess, Star Princess and Crown Princess. And will debut on Sun Princess (Jul 2018) and Ruby Princess (Oct 2018), Royal Princess (Dec 2018), Coral Princess (Jan 2019), and Emerald Princess (Apr 2019). Please note this schedule is subject to change.

 

JUST FOR KIDS — AGES 3-12

Camp Discovery (formerly The Fun Zone)

Camp Discovery logo

Each new center has a different theme where kids make new friends and participate in cruise activities specially designed to help them play, huddle, create and discover.

Camp Discovery. Play room with orange and yellow chairs, a play house and a table with small chairs

THE TREEHOUSE — AGES 3-7 (FORMERLY PELICANS)

This bright, whimsical, forest-themed center for children features hands-on activities and programs surrounded by captivating creatures.

Camp Discovery logo on wall, ski ball, a foosball table and an air hockey table

THE LODGE — AGES 8-12 (FORMERLY SHOCKWAVES)

Inspired by the great outdoors, this cozy center is filled with sports activities and comfortable places for kids to explore, hang out and lounge.

Our diverse kids cruise activities and programs offer every child what they need to spark curiosity, fuel creativity and inspire an active life. Here are just some of the highlights.

SPORTS, GAMES, PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES

NEW! Shark Hunters: Investigate mysterious Caribbean sharks on an interactive scavenger hunt.

NEW! Alaskan Explorers: Hunt for clues to the connections between Alaska’s animals and people.


  • Try your skills on PlayStation®, Nintendo Wii™, and XBOX Kinect consoles, board games, air hockey and ping-pong.

    Join dance classes and engage in friendly competitions.

  • Enjoy sports including basketball, mini golf, yoga and miniature Olympics
    .

PLACES, ANIMALS, SCIENCE

NEW! Mythbusters Activities: Try three hands-on challenges, featuring Tori Belleci from the show.

NEW! Survive Alaska: Invent tools to survive the harsh environment of The Great Land.

Animal Planet uncovers ferocious secrets in Shark Attack, and learn squid anatomy in Just Squiddin’ Around.

Learn the science of magic or become an engineer for a day with programs from the California Science Center, home of the Endeavour space shuttle.

Inspire a love of nature from the regions we sail with Animal Planet Endangered Species and Glacier Bay Jr. Ranger programs.

FUN INTERACTIONS WITH PEERS

NEW! Extreme Sea Carnival: Caribbean music, dance, trivia and crafts light up the night for the whole family.

NEW! Wild Alaska Festival: Celebrate Alaskan nature at this family theme night.

Discovery at Sea™ theme days with activities inspired by Shark Week and Animal Planet.

Talent Shows showcase singing, dancing, musical skill, and jokes.

Theme Nights include Pirate, Mexican Fiesta and competitive Challenge themes

ARTS, CRAFTS, INVENTIONS

NEW! The Greatest Catch: Design your own invention to help you explore the ocean.

Compete: Join the Klutz® paper airplane challenge or Lego boat-building contest.

JrChef@Sea: Learn cake decorating and enjoy the results with your family.

Make Animal Planet puppets, masks and paintings inspired by regional wildlife.

Klutz® Art Projects: Craft bracelets, velvet art, jewelry and more.

The Beachhouse. Room decorated with aqua, gray and red chairs, round tables, big screen tv on wall with shark

 

THE BEACH HOUSE — AGES 13-17
(FORMERLY REMIX)

This contemporary beach-themed lounge is "the" place for teens to hang out, socialize and connect.

group of teens jumping in unison with feet off the ground and hands raised above heads, practicing a dance move as demonstrated by instructor.

Princess makes sure there are a variety of cruise activities so you have plenty of ways to spend quality time together

Woman, man's hand holding bag of popcorn with the word fresh while watching large, outdoor movie screen

 

Family sitting in lounge chairs, holding bags that say popcorn. Accolade: Best Cruise Ship for Families, Travel & Leisure and USA Today

CLUB 1820

Imagine a secret society. Only those invited can join. Guests ages 18-20 will learn the secret handshake and be granted a special code word to unlock an exclusive list of Club1820 events made just for them. No parents, no little siblings, no official hosts.

TOGETHERNESS ONBOARD

Family Movie Nights

Production shows – Magic to DoVoice of the Ocean

Stargazing with Discovery at Sea™

Family Fun Fair: enjoy a lively themed carnival in the Piazza featuring mascots, face painting, balloon animals, magicians and entertainers

Family Dance Parties

SOME HEALTHY COMPETITION

Family Game Night

Family Game Shows

Family Trivia & Challenges

Family fitness - sports court activities

family having their photo taken while holding sled-dog puppies in Alaska.

 

DISCOVERY FAMILY™ SHORE EXCURSIONS

Princess is proud to offer shore excursions that are not only fascinating experiences for the whole family, but recommended by two of the most trusted names in exploration – Discovery™ and Animal Planet™.

Browse Shore Excursions

FAMILY-FRIENDLY LODGING

Princess makes it easy to sail together in comfort. ‭In addition to comfortable Mini-Suites and spacious Suites, ‭larger groups can ‭opt for a Family ‭Suite which includes ‭two interconnecting ‭staterooms and ‭sleeps up to eight on select ships

LATE-NIGHT GROUP KIDSITTING

For your convenience, group kidsitting is offered in the Youth Centers. Kids can relax and watch movies or play games with their friends while mom and dad have a relaxing night out.

For children ages 3 to 12 years.

From 10:00 pm to 1:00 am.

Charge of $5.00 per hour per child.

KIDS-ONLY DINNERS

Princess offers a variety of opportunities for kids to eat with their new friends and Youth Staff, while parents enjoy dinner on their own.

Kids-only dinners are offered on select evenings during your voyage.

A teens-only dinner on a formal night takes place in a section of the dining room reserved just for them.

We also offer fun ice cream and pizza parties throughout the voyage.

Please be sure to alert Youth Staff if your child has any food allergies.

Youth Guidelines & Registration Form (PDF) or Register Online

Teen Guidelines & Registration Form (PDF) or Register Online

 

Please note: During voyages with a high number of families onboard, Princess will make all efforts to accommodate interested parties. However, participation in their program cannot be guaranteed. Hours of operation may change to better serve guests.

Hours of Operation: Sea days 9:00am to 12:00 pm | 1:00pm - 5:00pm | 6:00pm - 10:00pm. Port Days 8:00am - 5:00pm | 6:00pm - 10:00pm. Depending on the itinerary, port hours may be expanded. Check the schedule once onboard. The Program is complimentary during port days and advanced bookings are not required.

Children are welcome on all Princess cruise ships, but facilities vary. Pacific Princess does not have dedicated Youth Centers or Teen Lounges. Programs are available on this vessel only when 20 or more children ages 3 to 17 are sailing.

The Youth & Teen Center design revitalizations are now available on board Grand Princess, Caribbean Princess, Majestic Princess and Regal Princess, Sea Princess, Island Princess, Star Princess and Crown Princess. And will debut on Sun Princess (Jul 2018) and Ruby Princess (Oct 2018), Royal Princess (Dec 2018), Coral Princess (Jan 2019), and Emerald Princess (Apr 2019). Please note this schedule is subject to change.