Our award-winning cruise experience is designed for all ages and interests. Most programs are geared to specific age groups and supervised by experienced youth staff members.
Toddler Time for kids under 3
Fun Factory for kids 3-11
X Club for teens
A variety of activities across the ship for all ages
You'll get all the details once you've boarded, but here's a peek at what's available.
For Kids & Teens
Toddler Time for children under age 3
Toddler time allows parents and toddlers to interact with other children their age. and toys suitable for this age group. In accordance with USPH standards, each ship offers lavatory-based changing tables and baby wipes. Parents/guardians must accompany their child during Toddler Time and toddlers do not need to be potty trained. Available during select times each day.
Fun Factory for ages 3-11
Activities, arranged by age group, are available 9AM-10PM every day. Kids can participate in exciting games, sports, crafts, music, karaoke, treasure hunts, theme parties, movies and more.
ShipmatesSM (Ages 3-5): Shipmates must be completely, independently toilet-trained and diaper/pull-up free. Exceptions cannot be made. Shipmates must be signed in and out of the program by an adult age 18 or over who knows the child's password.
CadetsSM (Ages 6-8): Cadets must be signed in and out of the program by an adult age 18 or over who knows the child's password.
EnsignsSM (Ages 9-11): Based in the Fun Factory, but frequently use other venues throughout the ship. Ensigns sign themselves in/out of programs until 10PM, unless otherwise indicated on their Parental Consent Form. After 10PM, Ensigns require an adult to sign them out.
X-Club Teen Entertainment
For young adults, Celebrity offers the ultimate hangout place for teens, featuring social activities, the newest gaming consoles and titles, sports activities, even teens-only late night dances. All activities are hosted and supervised by Youth Counselors. All very cool.
Introducing iTake, the video project for teens
For up-and-coming "directors," we have the coolest video project afloat. First, young visionaries brainstorm a storyboard for the short videos to be created. Then, armed with GoPro Hero 3 high definition, wide-angle video cameras (used to film extreme sports and other cool events), they'll head out to get the shots they plannedâeven underwater! After the filming, they'll learn how to edit their videos in our cyber chic Celebrity iLoungeSM. Cool prizes will be awarded in a variety of film categories at the XClub Film Festival & Award Ceremony. Complimentary program takes about 4 hours to complete. Available on all ships with a Celebrity iLounge: Celebrity Eclipse®, Celebrity Summit®, Celebrity Silhouette®, Celebrity Reflection®, Celebrity Infinity®, Celebrity Solstice®, Celebrity Millennium® and Celebrity Constellation®.
Parents, It's Party Time!
We offer additional services to accommodate families while the ship is in port and during the evenings for a fee of $6 per hour.
Lunch Party: Port days only from 12PM-2PM. Children dine with Youth Staff on the Lido Deck, then carry on into afternoon activities. Pre-registration required before 11:45AM.
Dinner Party: Every evening from 5PM-7PM. Children start out in the Fun Factory from 5PM-6PM, then dine with Youth Staff at 6PM on the Lido Deck, then carry on into evening activities. Pre-registration required before 5:45PM.
Slumber Party: Every evening from 10PM-1AM, children ages 3-11 can Slumber or Party depending on needs and choices. Ends promptly at 1AM. At 1AM, an immediate $20 late fee will be charged. After 2AM, a $25/hr. late fee will apply.
V.I.P. Passes for Kids
Celebrity's V.I.P Pass is a unique opportunity for your child to have unlimited access to all program activities. The one time V.I.P Pass fee offers families over a 40% savings off the cost of individual Lunch, Dinner, and Slumber parties. In addition, V.I.P Pass holders are the only children who will be given special goodie bags and have access to exclusive experiences like a behind-the-scenes ship tour. An additional charge applies.
Parents, enjoy a night out. Use our babysitting services, in both the Fun Factory and in individual staterooms. For a fee of $6 per hour per child, children ages 3-11 can participate in the Afternoon Party from noon-2PM on port days and/or the evening Slumber Party from 10PM-1AM. For a fee of $19 per hour, for up to three children within the same family, parents can arrange for a private, in-stateroom babysitter, subject to availability. Children must be 12 months or older to be eligible for in-stateroom babysitting. Please arrange 24 hours in advance.
Private In-Stateroom Babysitting
Private in-stateroom babysitting is open to children 12 months and older for a nominal fee of $19/hr. for up to three children from the same family. Requests must be made 24 hours in advance through Guest Relations. Availability for this service is limited and operates on a first come, first served basis. Subject to personnel availability.
The Newest in Gaming
Enjoy one of the largest Xbox Experiences at Sea
We've outfitted our ships with dedicated Xbox stations and mobile consoles to feature one of the largest digital game and entertainment experiences at sea. Whether playing solo, or participating in an Xbox tournament or gaming theme night, there's something for everyone in your family—from our youngest gamer to our most savvy teens. We even have programming for adults (but we won't let the kids in on that little secret).
Free play with Xbox 360 and Kinect for Xbox 360 will be available during specified hours in the Fun Factory and X-Club for registered children and teens. Adults can take part in Zumba parties, sports tournaments and other activities in a variety of lounges on the ship.
Autism Friendly Ships
Celebrity Cruises® has achieved the Autism Friendly Cruise Line status, having completed Autism Friendly Certification with Autism on the Seas™. Autism Friendly Certification is awarded to cruise lines for their efforts to ensure their products and services are accessible for inclusion and participation by the autism and developmental disability community.
Celebrity Cruises offers autism friendly interactive initiatives for families living with autism. This includes sensory friendly films and toys, dietary menu options, and overall autism friendly training for Fun Factory staff and more.
All ages can cool off in the pool with a thrilling game of volleyball. It's a favorite activity of everyone onboard, even the ship's officers.
Have a blast challenging your knowledge of a wide variety of topics with our modern and interactive approach to trivia contests. Activities range from Daily Trivia to full-on Game Shows & Trivia Tournaments.
Lawn Games at the Lawn Club
Join a friendly pick-up game of Croquet or Bocce. Golf putting, Blongo or Baggo.
Brush up on your basketball, ping-pong and golf putting skills. Then join in for fun-filled tournaments.
Dancing with the Stripes
Participants partner with various ship's officers and compete in elimination rounds featuring different dance styles and live music. A panel of judges votes on the couples until a winner is found.
Note: Children fully toilet trained and pull-up/diaper-free are able to utilize pools onboard. Children must be 3 years old, toilet-trained and pull-up/diaper-free to enter youth program facilities and activities, unless accompanied by a parent. Exceptions to this rule cannot be made. Activities varies by ship. Check onboard for a complete list of offerings on your sailing. A nominal charge applies on select activities. Children's products and services are not available on Celebrity Xpedition®.