Youth & Teen Programs feature Fun Factory for ages 3-11 and Teen Entertainment for ages 12-17. Each program keeps them engaged and having a great time in an environment designed just for them. A Welcome Aboard Information package and Open House Orientation will fill you in on all the details of the Fun Factory and Teen Entertainment programs. They can explore all the possibilities and you can get answers to any questions you may have. You can also go ahead and get them registered for the activities that excite them.
From teen-oriented entertainment to special opportunities for toddlers and their parents to interact with each other, the Fun Factory and Teen Entertainment programs are designed to make sure your children enjoy their Celebrity experience as much as you do. You can even join your children for Family Events like Karaoke, Family Disco, Bingo and more.
Programs are available year round From 9 a.m. each morning, or half an hour before arriving in each port.
The six-tiered program includes:
• Toddler Time (under 3 years old)
• Ship MatesSM (ages 3-5)
• CadetsSM (ages 6-8)
• EnsignsSM (ages 9-11)
• Junior Teens (ages 12-17)
• Senior Teens (ages 15-17)
*Program age groups may vary slightly in low season based on the number of children on board.
For parents of a child with disabilities, special needs or allergies, Celebrity has a limited number of pagers available for your use while onboard.
Children participating in organized Fun Factory events must be age 3 and fully potty trained. However you can accompany your child to the Fun Factory or any organized activity. Toddler Time is also offered to allow the parents of toddlers and their children to interact with other children their age. The Youth Staff (X-Club) team will provide suitable toys and products for your toddlers. Please check the Fun Factory (X-Club) daily program for times and locations. In accordance with USPH policies and standards, Celebrity has provided each vessel with lavatory based changing tables and baby wipes.
This is where the magic happens and the fun starts. A place exclusively for junior cruisers. Open from 9:00am until 10:00pm each and every night, entertaining every child and teen onboard the vessel with crafts, games, toys, arcade games, music, karaoke, and much, much more Come step inside on the first day of the cruise for an Open House, where families can get all the information they need about the Fun Factory Programs and plan each junior cruiser's fun-filled vacation.
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.
Parents, enjoy a night out. Use Celebrity’s 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 Baby Sitting
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. Private, in-stateroom babysitting is subject to personnel availability.
Lunch Party*: Port days only from 12PM-2PM. Children will dine with their 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 their 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. Slumber Party ends promptly at 1AM. At 1AM, an immediate $20 late fee will be charged. After 2AM, a $25/hr. late fee will apply.
*These services listed above are available for a nominal fee of $6/hr. per child. After your child's first hour, payment is in 10-minute increments. There are no fees for any child who signs up for the VIP Program. Exceptions: when at sea, or if sailing at or prior to 5PM, the Dinner Party is complimentary. During low season, parents may be requested to sign up for parties no later than 10PM the day before.
Please note there are no children's programs or activities on Celebrity Xpedition.