Enjoy fall break at KAUST

Enjoy fall break at KAUST

Oct 14, 2021 - Oct 23, 2021        KAUST

​Are you planning to stay at KAUST during the upcoming mid-semester break? Enjoy all the fun right here at KAUST. There will be lots to keep you busy!

Staycation anytime at KAUST:

These regularly offered activities will make your staycation feel like a vacation:

Quiz Night - October 14

Make a team of up to 6 players and show your wits. The October Quiz Night event will be held at the Island Recreation Club on Thursday, October 14, 2021. Starting from 7:00 P.M., teams will compete in general knowledge. Whether you are looking for an evening of collaborative fun or want to show off your knowledge, this quiz night is for you.
Learn more

BBQ at South Beach - October 15 

Have a fun afternoon at South Beach on October 15 from 4:00 to 7:00 P.M. with friends and family along with an appetizing live barbecue! A selection of burgers and sandwiches will be available for purchase

Learn more


Kids fall camps - October 17-21

  • Children's Center Fall Camp is designed for 1st to 5th graders to learn, socialize, stay active and be creative. Our one-week Halloween-themed program will be filled with a wide variety of indoor and outdoor tasks and fun activities.  For registration and to learn more, click here.
  • Building Blocks Daycare is also offering a camp for younger age which includes water games, field trips, and much more. Learn more

Golf Activities - October 18 (2:00 to 4:00 P.M.)

Safaa Golf Club is having a Special Day for the kids to enjoy themselves where they will be challenged on different areas of the game of golf. There will be two activities set up by the Golf team where the kids will have the first activity as Target Golf and the second one as Mini Golf.


  • Registration is  offered from October 8 to 17
  • Limited Space Available
  • Free for under 18 years old
  • Email golf.reception@kaust.edu.sa or Phone: (012) 808-6158 to book your child spot

Camping at King Abdullah Monument Park, Safaa Stadium, and South Beach

It's magical to sleep under the stars! If you have your own tent and want to go camping at King Abdullah Monument Park or Safaa Stadium, we are offering camping pitches during the break. To book a spot, complete the booking form with your contact information and the date(s) you would like to camp.

In addition, we are offering camping at South Beach on Oct 14, Oct 15, Oct 21, and Oct 22. If you would like to camp at South Beach on any of these dates, please complete this registration form


KAM Splash - October 22

KAM Splash is back at King Abdullah Monument Park. This event will be held on Friday, October 22 between 2:00 P.M. and 5:00 P.M. for everyone to enjoy the wet and dry inflatables, music, and delightful food options, surrounded by beautiful scenery. Be prepared to have an amazing time!

Learn more


Walk or Run 5K to support Breast Cancer Awareness - October 23

Wear pink and bring the whole family to walk or run together! No registration is required.

  • When: Saturday, October 23 at 8.00 A.M.
  • Where: Meet at Island Recreation Club (IRC) parking lot

This event is a partnership with the Beach to Beacon community club.

Community Clubs

Many of our Community Clubs have now restarted their activities and will operate as normal during the October school break. For more information about Community Clubs, visit the page on the Community Life website.


HQ teen space

Teen Space - The Teen Space is offering activities that will engage teens within a safe and friendly environment during the fall break.

Check the full list of the activities below:

Date Activity Timings of the ActivitiesNormal club timing Location


16th October


Mindfulness coloring and arts and crafts – start the break with an unwind-the-mind afternoon

For grades 6 to 12

3:00 to 6:00 P.M.4:00 - 10:00 P.M. Teen Space


17th October



18th October

Movie and popcorn

For grades 7-12

2:00 – 4:00 P.M.NO SESSION Teen Space


19th October

5-a-side football grades

For grades 6 to 12

3:30-5:00 P.M.NO SESSION Astro pitch 3
Wednesday 20th October

Pool competition – sign up to compete for a winner's medal!

Registration Form is available at the Teen Space

For grades 7-12

7:30 – 9:00 P.M. 6:00 – 10:00 P.M. Teen Space


21st October

Regular Session  6:00 – 11:00 P.M.  Teen Space


 22nd October 

Movie and popcorn afternoon

For pre-teens (ages 8-12)

2:00 -5:00 P.M. 2:00 – 11:00 P.M.Teen Space


 23rd October

Regular Session  4:00 – 10:00 P.M. Teen Space


Online Courses for Children

Budding Genius is a STEM online learning platform that offers a range of online Camps. This fall they will be covering Game Development and Python Coding.

  • When: Oct 18-22 – 2.00 pm – 6.00 pm (KSA time) must register by October 10.
  • Cost: US$ 109.00
  • Age: 12 years +

To register: contact buddinggenius@buddinggeniuscm.com


Role Models, an education provider that specializes in Life Skills Courses, will offer fun and interactive online workshops to develop young people's skills in leadership, confidence, resilience, and creative problem-solving collaboration, and growth mindset. They are offering KAUST parents a 15% discount.  Use the coupon code: KAUSTOCT21

When: Oct 17 – 21 – 10.00 A.M. – 11.30 A.M. (UK time) every day or Oct 18–22 – 4.00 pm – 5.30 pm (UK time) every day


  • Leadership course (ages 8-11)
  • Resilience (ages 8-11)
  •  Brilliant Me and My Feelings course (ages 5-7)

 Cost: 1052 Sar for 5 days each course

For more information visit: https://www.rolemodels.me/courses/online-courses/online-core-life-skills-courses/

Role Models also offers 60-minute online sessions on a range of topics. Prices start at SAR 108 per session.

For more information visit: https://www.rolemodels.me/courses/online-courses/online-life-skills-sessions/


Interested in discovering Saudi?

Tour Companies for local tours

Local attractions

 We hope you have a wonderful Fall Break!

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Enjoy fall break at KAUST

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