With supervised fun for our young guests, the entire family can have the vacation of their dreams. Club HAL® provides a wide variety of exciting activities for kids ages 5 to 12. As part of our Signature of Excellence intiative, our new Youth and Teen Centers offer programs for ages 3-17. Participating youngsters receive an activity program delivered to their stateroom and a Club HAL® t-shirt.
Club HAL® activities are designed to be age appropriate. Examples include storytelling, arts and crafts, ice-cream sundae or pizza parties, ship tours and bingo for the little ones (ages 3 to 7). For 'tweens (ages 8 to 12) there's miniature golf, Ping-Pong, theme parties, on-deck sports events and scavenger hunts.
All activities are supervised by permanent, full-time Club HAL® Youth Program Directors and staff. Club HAL® Youth Program Directors hold degrees in education, childhood development, recreation, leisure studies or related fields.
Club HAL® After Hours are available on all ships from 10:00 - 12:00pm. For a minimal fee, kids can have fun at Club HAL® while their parents are enjoying evening activities.
Additional family services:
Holland America Line provides a number of other services to families traveling with us. Teens ages 13 to 17 can enjoy a number of activities including a teen disco, dance lessons, arcade games, sports tournaments, card games, trivia contests, bingo, movies and videos. We serve a wide variety of kid-pleasing food, including special sandwiches, tacos, hamburgers, hot dogs and pizza. Baby food, high chairs and booster seats may be requested in advance of boarding. Baby-sitting services are available for a small surcharge.