School Holidays

Short Bursts - School Holiday Program

The ‘Short Bursts’, program offers young people aged 8 – 14 years old a taste of a variety creative practices.  

What: Monday, Thursdays and Friday 8th January - 25th January 2018

Where: Shop 48 - The Harmony Centre - Bell Street Mall (Cnr Bell Street and Oriel Road Heidelberg West)

Please note that places are limited, and advance bookings are required.  A low cost fee of $5 per person per workshop is also required. 


June/July School Holidays 2017

FreeZa PUSH Start Comp - Sunday 25 June 2017

Petrie Park, Montmorency 2:00-6:00pm

Come along and watch local artists compete for the title of “Banyule Push Start”. Everyone welcome – ages 12 -25yrs. Strictly drug & alcohol free. Fully supervised. No bookings required. Contact Jets on 9098 8000. $10 entry.


Slide Night - Friday 30 June 2017

WaterMarc, 1 Flintoff St, Greensborough 6:00-9:00pm

Family Lego robotics

Family Lego robotics

Bring in the whole family for a day of robotics fun in this one day workshop

8 & 14 Jan12-3pmFull $35 Concession $30 Members $30Recommended for families with children 8+

Where: Australian Centre for the Moving Image, Federation Square, Melbourne


Enjoy an afternoon of exciting activities and learning opportunities in this workshop which introduces the basics of robotics and programming in a series of engaging challenges.

Sports Spectacular - School Holiday Program

Sports Spectacular

Thursday 19th and Tuesday 24th of January

Looking for something to do with the kids these school holidays? Come and join in our Sports Spectaculars at La Trobe University Sports Centre in Bundoora. They are fun-filled sports days suitable for children aged between 7-14 years.


Children will get to experience a wide range of both aquatic and dry activities including kayaking, water polo, aquatic games, Tarzan rope, rock climbing, basketball and futsal.

Bundoora Park School Holiday Program

Bundoora Park Farm Holiday Program runs every school holidays and is open to primary school children from grades prep to six. It is a drop off, pick up program supervised by our experienced program leaders. Program times run from 10am to 3pm. Bookings are essential and places fill up fast. The cost of the program is $41.00 per child per day. Children may bring their own lunch or place an order at the café. To book go to: (holiday program) or call 8470 8164. Bookings are now open. 


Open House Summer Holiday Program - Primary School

Program dates and details:

Tuesday 17th January

Day outing of outdoor adventures
Time: 9:30am - 3:30pm
Cost: $25 or $20 if you hold a health care card.
Drop off and pick up at Open House, Macleod

Wednesday 18th January

Laser Tag @ NRG Force
Time: 9:30am - 3:30pm
Cost: Standard price of $30
Drop off and pick up at Open House, Macleod

Thursday 19th January

Darebin Youth Services Teenage Holiday Program

Darebin Teenage School Holiday Program

The Darebin Youth Services Teenage Holiday Program is largely subsidised by the government and is aimed at young people 
who have few or no opportunities to fund their holiday activities. Therefore priority is given to: 
• School & agency referrals
• Young people & families with a health care card
• Young people that have not attended the program before

VACSAL/Ballarat Junior Koorie Football/Netball Carnival

Players Wanted!

VACSAL and Ballarat are holding the Junior Koorie Football & Netball Carnival in Ballarat during the September school holidays.

Fitzroy Stars are looking for players for football and netball for this 2 day event. 

Under 17s, 15s and 12s foodball and netball.

If you are interested in playing in this event we will be having training every Sunday

Registrations will close on Friday 11th September 2015

Carnival Date: 24th - 25th Sept. School Holidays

Venue: Ballarat

For more information contact:

Gender Diverse School Holiday Program

The Gender Diverse School Holiday Program is a place for us, young people to have fun, make friends and explore the world in a safe and friendly environment.
Held over three days, we will get to pick the activities we do & the places we explore in a group of peers that welcomes the diversity of our community. 

Cost: FREE Time: Term 3/4 break September 2015
Location: Carlton based

FOR: Young people aged 12-17