Club HAL

CLUB HAL® YOUTH PROGRAM

Holland America Line’s youth activities program, Club HAL, offers an array of entertaining events for kids and teens ages 3-17, supervised by a full-time, professionally trained staff. They’ll have an opportunity to join other kids their age for arts and crafts, sports, video game competitions, scavenger hunts, challenging team games and themed parties. Club HAL is offered on board all ships except for ms Prinsendam.

Kids’ Program (ages 3–6)

Highlights for kids ages 3 to 6 include “Painting Picassos,” and “Sing-Along Storytime,” as well as theme parties, such as “Dino-Mite Night” and “Ships Ahoy Pirate Treasure Hunt Adventure.” Program Registration required

Kids’ Program (ages 3–6) Program Registration

All children participating in the youth program must be completely toilet trained and pull–up free. Youth Staff cannot assist in the washroom in any way. Children ages 3 to 6 years old have a sign in and out policy. A password will be selected by the parent/guardian of the child. The password will need to be disclosed to the youth staff upon pick up of the child. The minimum age to participate in Club HAL® is three years. No exceptions will be made.

Daily Program Hours
Times may vary based on the number of children on board:

  • Sea Days: 9 am–11:30 am, 1 pm–4 pm and 7 pm–11 pm
  • Port Days: 8 am–4 pm and 7 pm–11 pm

Tweens Program (ages 7–12)

From ice-cream eating contests to gaming tournaments and theme parties, tweens will have plenty to enjoy. There’s also a BBC Earth Experiences Amazing and Awesome Fact Show designed just for them! Program Registration required

Tweens Program (ages 7–12) Program Registration

Tweens ages 8 to 12 years old have a sign in and out policy. A password will be selected by the parent/guardian of the child. The password will need to be disclosed to the youth staff upon pick up of the child.

Daily Program Hours
Times may vary based on the number of tweens on board:

  • Sea Days: 9 am–11:30 am, 1 pm–4 pm and 7 pm–11 pm
  • Port Days: 8 am–4 pm and 7 pm–11 pm

Teens Program (ages 13–17)

Teen cruisers enjoy mocktail parties, karaoke and trivia contests, jewelry making, video games, staff vs. teens volleyball tournaments, themed events and more. No Program Registration required

Teens (ages 13–17) Program Registration

There is no registration or sign in/out procedures for teen programming.

Daily Program Hours
Times may vary based on the number of teens on board:

  • Sea Days: 10 am–12 pm, 2 pm–6 pm and 8 pm–12 am
  • Port Days: 8 am–4 pm (non-hosted) and 8 pm–12 am

Port Day Activities

Club HAL activities are available from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on port days. Lunch is available for participants between the hours of 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Children must be registered and signed into and out of programming by a parent or guardian.

Special Needs

Children with special needs are invited to attend Club HAL activities based on their chronological age; our staff is trained to work with special needs children. Please let us know when booking your reservation.

Safety Comes First

Safety is our primary concern and strict policies are in place for effective supervision. Adult guests are not permitted to remain in Club HAL unless attending to a special-needs child.

Please note that Club HAL features age-specific activities and events, and children will be assigned to the programming designed for their age group.

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