Norwegian’s New Youth Programs

Last year, Norwegian Cruise Line expanded their youth program to include more age specific groups as well as activities and events.

Norwegian youth program

Photo courtesy of Norwegian.

We blogged about this over on our Europe site when it was announced last April. It has since rolled out fleetwide. Here’s what you can expect:

SPLASH ACADEMY YOUTH PROGRAM (6 months to 12 years)

6 months to 2 years – Guppies

  • A special time where parents and children can play together
  • Interactive and sensory activities

3 to 5 years – Turtles

  • Cirque du Jou Circus School presented by Hilario Productions
  • Arts and crafts and painting
  • Storytelling
  • Treasure hunt
  • Developmental activities
  • Age-specific games
  • Sensory and messy play
  • Family activities

6 to 9 years – Seals

  • Video games
  • Treasure hunt
  • Cirque du Jou Circus School presented by Hilario Productions
  • Pizza making
  • Super Hero and Pirate Nights
  • Painting
  • Movies
  • Sports and family activities
  • Team-building challenges

10 to 12 years – Dolphins

  • Video games
  • Cirque du Jou Circus School presented by Hilario Productions
  • Sports and family activities
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Icebreaker Party
  • Scavenger hunt
  • Team-building challenges


  • Video arcade
  • Sports events
  • Cirque du Jou Circus School presented by Hilario Productions
  • Movies
  • White Hot Party, Icebreaker and Thirst parties just for teens
  • Team-building challenges
  • Theater and fashion workshops
  • Arts and music
  • Pool games and night-time parties

There are even activities for the whole family:

  • Sports games and shipboard challenges
  • Pool games, waterslides, kiddie pool
  • Bowling
  • Pizza making, charades and movies
  • Mother/daughter and father/son spa treatments
  • Wii tournaments
  • Family rock climbing
  • Group-sitting services, including: port play (free except during meal times) and Late Night Fun Zone (small fee).

Interested in cruising Norwegian to Alaska this year? Call to speak with an Alaska Cruise Specialist at 1-800-565-2784.

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