Joali Maldives to host artistic Summer Camp for kids 

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Joali Maldives announces its 2024 Kids Summer Camp, scheduled to take place from 1st July to 31st August. The camp will take children on a journey of artistic expression and learning. The theme of the camp is ‘Choose Your Joy, Spark Your Creativity’, and the resort will be joined by international artists to create personalized experiences.


French Artist and Boxer Emmanuel Deschodt will be on site from 8th to 14th July. Emmanuel blends his skills in a dynamic approach to portraiture and performance art. During his time at JOALI, he will host wood painting workshops, boxing classes, as well as a live performance of his ‘Punch Portrait’, an expressive portrait that combines physicality with artistic expression. 

The Founder of Karu Paper Studio, Anouk Vigneau, will be offering five paper workshops from 15th to 21st July. Anouk is a paper artist based in Lillie, Paris, who through cutting, pasting, folding, bending and more, creates art pieces. 

Gabriela Noelle, a Cuban-American artist based in Miami, will be joining from 5th to 11th August. Gabriela’s interactive pieces inspire viewers to see the world through the eyes of a child, from functional items to three-dimensional sculptures. At JOALI, Gabriela will host three workshops for kids and families to create pieces that prompt imagination, exercises curiosity, and creates a bond with their environment.


The Summer Camp will allow kids between the ages of 4 to 12 to learn from JOALI’s resident sustainability experts on the importance of becoming a protector of the planet.The resort will organize eco-activities such as tree planting, organic gardening, as well as workshops on reducing plastic waste and conserving energy. 

In addition to workshops and classes with the visiting artists, kids will embrace their artistic side with JOALI’s resident artists who will teach pottery, photography, wood painting, marble, crystal art, and more. They will also be taught the plant life of the Maldives on an island walk, and enjoy stargazing with the resort’s resident astronomer, identifying stars and planets in the night sky. 

Kids will have the opportunity to learn about the Maldivian local culture and rich heritage of the Maldives through traditional music and dance performances. And indulge in wellness experiences by making their own natural soaps and skincare products, and partaking in yoga classes and boxing classes.

Kids can also participate in cooking classes and learn to make sushi, sandwiches and classic Maldivian dishes. Games and sports activities such as Padel tennis, foam parties, an ocean scavenger hunt with JOALI’s resident Marine Biologist, beach games and more are also on the agenda.