Princess ScholarShip@Sea Program®

Indulge In An Array of Engaging Opportunities On Every Voyage

A voyage with Princess® is so much more than just the destinations you visit. For each Princess ship is a destination in itself — with unlimited opportunities to learn and enjoy. Consider joining in Zumba Fitness, a dance party filled with hip-shaking fun. Welcome to our Princess ScholarShip@Sea Program®. Choose from up to 40 classes on every voyage including everything from card making to wine tasting to pop choir. In this guide, you’ll learn more about the enrichment opportunities that await you on your cruise. We hope you’ll enjoy many of these fun, engaging ScholarShip@Sea classes and make your escape a true adventure in discovery.

Note: Not all courses are available on all vessels. For some activities, charges apply.

Scholarship at Sea Video

Watch a short video featuring our Scholarship at Sea Program.

Gotta Sing, Gotta Dance!

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Princess Pop Choir

Are you are ready to join in on the pop culture spotlight? Meet and rehearse with fellow song birds in a fun and participative performance choir. Then, take center stage as you and your fellow guests put together a show-stopping performance of Princess Pop Choir.

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Zumba Fitness

Zumba Fitness® is a dance party with a contagious blend of Latin and international rhythms providing a fun and effective dance workout. Exclusively on Princess Cruises, our licensed Zumba instructors provide complimentary 30-45 minute exhilarating classes poolside, by Movies Under the Stars, or in a specialty dance club. Zumba Fitness on selected vessels across the fleet.

An Adventure In Taste

Culinary Arts

Culinary Arts

Get ready for a tantalizing tour of the world of fine food. Put your chef's hat on and learn the secrets of preparing a spectacular array of mouth-watering gourmet specialties served onboard with our culinary arts courses. They feature entertaining demonstrations from guest chefs as well as our own onboard experts — with recipes to take home.

Wine Tasting

Wine Tasting

Whether you're a beginner looking to learn the basics of wine tasting, or a connoisseur interested in expanding your knowledge, our onboard wine tasting seminars should be on your schedule. These fun and fascinating adventures in the exciting world of wine offer a wonderful opportunity to make new friends as you taste superb selections hand-picked by our cellar master.

Explore Your Artistic Side



Learn to capture your cruise memories forever by creating beautiful cards or a keepsake journal. Creativity@Sea provides a fun social atmosphere where you'll discover how to create a wonderful personal memento of your Princess vacation. Some courses are complimentary where you'll learn basic card-making skills and design, while others offer additional crafting tips and clever ideas at a nominal fee.

An Enlightening Escape

Enrichment Lectures

Enrichment Lectures

On select voyages and vessels, onboard enrichment speakers bring you the best lectures at sea. Noted experts in their fields present intriguing talks and Q&As on a wide variety of subjects ranging from ports and destination highlights, to maritime history, theater, art history, politics, science and more. These stimulating presentations bring a wealth of information to enhance your ScholarShip@Sea experience.



From ancient mariners to modern vessels, if you've always wondered what it takes to navigate a cruise ship, this is for you! While different navigation techniques have evolved over the ages, this exciting multimedia presentation highlights all the basics of cruise ship operation presented by one of your ship's officers. Join fellow guests as you learn the history of navigation and increase your maritime terminology from bow to stern.

art history at sea

Art History@Sea

Presented by our onboard art experts, join fellow guests as you take a tour on an array of subjects: from aesthetics to specific periods, or artistic movements and important figures in the history of art.

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Digital Basics

They're called smartphones, but they can make users feel anything but. Luckily our new program called Digital Basics is here!

Hosted by the Internet Café Manager, this free series of workshops tackles technology in a fun, interactive way, so you'll soon be clicking, sharing or tweeting with the best of them. Workshops come in four varieties:

  • Smartphones: Use apps, take photos and discover other uses for these digital devices.
  • Snap!: Get more from your digital camera.
  • Downloads: Learn the ins and outs of accessing music, videos and other types of content.
  • Web: Enter a bold new world of blogging, social networking, email and more.

Plus a Digital Basics website lets guests review information covered in the workshops at their leisure - for free!

Onboard Activities

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