Carnival Freedom Introduces Dr. Seuss-themed Bookville Family Reading Venue

Carnival Cruise Lines is introducing the new Dr. Seuss Bookville family reading venue and Camp Ocean marine-themed children’s program on Carnival Freedom.

Recently debuting on Carnival Freedom following a multi-million-dollar makeover, the Dr. Seuss Bookville and Camp Ocean has more than 200 new ocean-inspired activities are part of a fleetwide rollout of new children’s programming.

Part of an exclusive agreement with Dr. Seuss Enterprises, Bookville has décor, colors, shapes and furniture inspired by the world of Dr. Seuss. Here, kids and their families can read Dr. Seuss books or take part in activities such as arts and crafts, toys and Dr. Seuss-inspired games. Bookville will also be included on the new Carnival Vista when it debuts in 2016.

Bookville is part of Seuss at Sea, a fleetwide family, dining and entertainment experience inspired by the amazing world of Dr. Seuss. The program also includes the Green Eggs and Ham Breakfast with the Cat in the Hat and Friends, an interactive reading event called Seuss-a-palooza Story Time, and the Seuss-a-palooza Character Parade along the ships’ promenade. 

Camp Ocean is a fun-filled new children’s program that immerses children ages 2-11 in the wonders of the sea through fun and engaging experiences, with underwater-colored spaces and energetic, highly trained staff.  Three age-related categories each have their own identity: children ages 2-5 are dubbed “Penguins,” those ages 6-8 are called “Stingrays” and 9-11-year-olds are “Sharks.”
In addition to fun new spaces – from miniature play igloos for the Penguins to interactive gaming stations for the Sharks – Carnival Freedom’s new Camp Ocean facility includes Party Reef, a common area, as well as a breakout room for arts and crafts activities called Creative Cove.  Camp Ocean serves as the venue for a host of new  activities, from educational games such as Under the Sea Mad Libs and Ocean Artifacts Memory Tray to creative arts opportunities like Design Your Own Aquarium and Make Your Own Sailboat. 

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