This should explain the "kids" program on Carnival. Hopefully you will meet up with a bunch of kids that you like and can hang out with, have fun!
CARNIVAL CRUISE LINES "CAMP CARNIVAL"
Ships: Carnival Conquest, Carnival Destiny, Carnival Spirit, Carnival Triumph, Carnival Victory, Celebration, Ecstasy, Elation, Fantasy, Fascination, Holiday, Imagination, Inspiration, Jubilee, Paradise, Sensation
Destinations: Bahamas, Caribbean, Mexico, Panama Canal, Alaska, and Hawaii
Groups: Toddlers 2-5; Intermediate 6-8; Juniors 9-12; Teens 13-15.
Counselors: 7 to 9 per ship, depending on the season and size of ship.
Hours: 9:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. year-round. Activities also on port days are free of charge.
Cool Teen Stuff: Alaska cruises feature teens-only shore excursions. All ships have video/electronic arcades
Parent Savers: This is one of the few cruise lines where youth counselors do change little ones' diapers. Group Babysitting is available in the playroom between 10pm and 3am and, 8am to 12 noon on port days. The cash charge of $6.00 an hour for the first child, $4.00 an hour for each additional child in the same family. There is no in-cabin babysitting. Note that children under two years old can participate in group babysitting (cribs are set up in the youth room). In-cabin cribs available upon request.
Not available: Strollers
Kids' Shore Excursions: Teens-only shore excursions in Alaska are accompanied by a youth counselor and tour escort.
Rates: Special third and fourth passenger rates.
Noteworthy Features: Very spacious family cabins on most ships, many of which can hold up to five passengers. Water slides and wading pools for younger children on some ships. Parents can purchase a card for unlimited kids' fountain drinks during the cruise. The cost is based on length of cruise. While ships do not have dedicated teen rooms, all have video/electronic game rooms. Carnival Destiny, Spirit, Triumph and Victory have largest dedicated children's facilities.
Wow! Factor: All ships have a main pool with trademark Carnival 214-foot waterslide. Many fun family activities are offered throughout the cruise, such as Name that Tune, family craft night, and family deck games.