School holidays come around quickly and, whether you’re a working mum or not, sometimes you need a little hand to keep everyone entertained and stimulated! That’s where a camp, class or workshop can be perfect. Here’s what’s available these Winter school holidays in and around the Hills. There’s something for everyone so don’t miss out and make sure you book!
When: Monday 8 July to Friday 19 July
Time: Full day – 8.30pm to 4pm. Half day – 8.30am to 12.30pm
Where: Castle Hill
Age group: Boy and girls aged 5 years to 15 years.
AerialFit’s School Holiday Workshops run for both full or half days and are a great way to entertain the kids during holidays with a variety of activities to challenge both their mind and body.
Lift, Flip and Fly workshop – aerial silks, aerial hammock and aerial hoop. Plus some yoga and flexibility focused exercises.
For more information and to register click here.
THE LITTLE GYM
When: The themed holiday schedule will run between Monday 8 July to Friday 19 July
Where: The Little Gym Bella Vista and The Little Gym Dural.
Age group: 3 years to 8 years and 6 years to 12 years.
School’s Out. Fun’s In!
The Little Gym Bella Vista and The Little Gym Dural run 3 hours of fun and themed sessions during the school holidays that children (and parents) love! The themes change each week and are designed to stimulate physical and motor-skills development with games and gymnastics, all in the care of amazing qualified and dedicated team of instructors. There’s also time dedicated to fuelling up with morning tea and working the children’s artistic imagination with themed craft activities.
SPECIAL OFFER: HDMs can get 20% off our our already value-for-money School Holiday Camps! $50 Non-Members Camps are NOW $40. $40 Member Camps are NOW $32!
SYDNEY HILLS GYMNASTICS
When: Monday 8 July through to Friday 19 July plus Monday 22 July.
Where: Sydney Hills Gymnastics, Castle Hill.
Ages: Suitable for school aged children in years Kindy to Year 6, plus there’s a tumbling clinic each day from 12pm to 2pm suitable for ages 9-15 years.
The Sydney Hills Gymnastic Holiday Program is designed to keep your children occupied with fun and sporty activities. Gymnastics sessions cover trampolines, trapezes, bars and rolls, flexibility, coordination, strength, cartwheels and lots of fun. In addition to extra time in the gym, kids who stay the full day will have some activities such as movie watching, table games, drawing and craft. A full day runs from 8.45am to 3.30pm and long day stay is also available from 8.30am to 5pm. A half day runs from 8.45pm to 12.30pm. It’s a great way to improve fitness and confidence in your child. Enrol online.
In addition, there’s a Tumbling Clinic daily for kids aged 9-15 years from 12pm to 2pm where they can improve their acro and tumbling skills with personalised tuition from the best coaches. Pre-requisite: experience required. Cost is $35 per person per clinic or a 5 lesson package for $155. This is for kids with previous gymnastics experience aged older than 9 years. Enrol online. There is also the opportunity to attend the gym recreationally. Children aged 5 to 15 years can attend the gym from 4-5pm or 5-6pm for $22. See the flyer for details.
Phone: 9659 9010 | Website: sydneyhillsgymnastics.com.au
INSIDE THE LINES TENNIS CAMP
When: Monday 8 July to Friday 12 July
Time: 8.45am to 3pm
Where: Inside the Lines Tennis Academy – Richmond Tennis Centre, Windsor Street Richmond.
Ages: Suitable for ages 5-14 years.
Send your child to Inside The Lines Tennis Camp these Winter school holidays for healthy outdoor tennis fun and games! The camp runs for 5 days and costs $150 or $70 for 2 days. There’s a free sausage sizzle lunch the last day of camp! Racquets can be provided, no experience necessary. Limited spaces available so don’t miss out!
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Phone: 4578 8999 | Website: insidethelines.net.au
When: Wednesday 10 July 2019 (Kellyville) and Wednesday 17 July 2019 (West Pennant Hills)
Where:Kellyville (Wrights Road Community Centre) and West Pennant Hills (George Thornton Reserve Community Centre)
Age group: Suitable for ages 4-13 years.
Nutty Scientists® Sydney use fun, interactive and hands-on methods to teach a variety of scientific concepts to kids.
From chemical reactions to states of matter, sounds to electricity, worms to lungs, water-saving polymers to magnetism, Nutty Scientists’ upcoming school holiday science workshops will feature a variety of themes designed to help kids learn about the science in everyday things. At Nutty Scientists’ workshops, children don’t just enjoy themselves, but also gain significant scientific knowledge along the way.
There are three workshops in a day. Your child can either stay for one workshop, two or the whole day!
For full details and to book a place for your child visit us here.
When: The Ponds – Monday 8 July and Tuesday 9 July. Cherrybrook – Wednesday 10 July and Thursday 11 July.
Time: 9am – 3pm, with drop off from 8:30 and pick up until 3:30.
Where: The Ponds High School, The Ponds and John Purchase Public School, Cherrybrook.
Age group: Girls and Boys aged 7 – 13 years.
Another school holiday is just around the corner. That means one thing: it’s time to make a plan to defeat boredom, thwart mindless web-browsing and video gaming, and steer clear of yawn-inducing holiday camps. At CodeSpace, we’ve got you covered. We offer holiday camps that kids love and parents trust. We offer a range of topics and camp lengths with one goal: to empower kids with the skills to blend technology and creativity.
In our hands-on holiday camps, students can build and code their own Roblox Worlds, create epic Minecraft Rollercoasters, and even Mod Minecraft!. There are plenty of options for curious beginners and advanced whizkids alike.
Kids leave CodeSpace camps with a better understanding of how technology works and the experience they’ll need to take their work to the next level and show it off to friends. And they may not realise it, but they’re also learning crucial skills like logic and problem-solving they’ll carry with them long after camp ends.
Our most popular camps fill up quickly, so reserve your spot now!
Bookings: Essential. Click here to view dates and book online.
When: Monday 8 July to Tuesday 16 July
Time: 1 and 2 day workshops, 9.00am to 3.00pm (option to stay until 5.00pm)
Where: Castle Hill, Mosman, The Ponds
Age group: Boys and girls aged 8 to 14 years
Special Offer: 10% OFF ANY WORKSHOP*
Reinvent screen time these school holidays + create something great at PixelKids Academy. You can also use your $100 Creative Kids voucher with us. Kids will discover the exciting worlds of Digital Art, Design, Publishing, Electronics + Technology and explore their endless possibilities. PixelKids workshops inspire their imagination, creativity and curiosity via engaging and interactive hands-on learning experiences:
NEW! DIGITAL ART + PHOTOSHOP –Delve into Photoshop and many of its creative editing tools. Learn how to create or sketch a self portrait, landscapes, blend photos into creative images and more!
NEW! DIGITAL DESIGN + PUBLISHING– Intro to Design with Book Publishing. Learn how to create your own or re-imagined book covers, page layouts, edit digital photos and more. BYO favourite book!
MAKERSPACE INVENTOR (Electronics) –Fun, hands-on projects for kids to create, craft and invent anything with Electronic building blocks and iPad control. Includes building + controlling a droid!
DIGITAL DESIGN + ART– Intro to the exciting world of Digital Design. Learn the basics of Graphic and Page design on iPads. Design your own digital movie poster, artwork, page layouts, edit photos and more!
*Offer ends 30 June 2019. Can be used with Creative Kids voucher.
When: Camp 1 – Monday 8 July, Tuesday 9 July and Wednesday 10 July. Camp 2 – Monday 15 July and Tuesday 16 July.
Time: 8:30am – 3:30pm
Where: Camp 1 – Muirfield High School, North Rocks. Camp 2 – Macarthur Girls High School Parramatta.
Age group: School aged kids from Kindy to Year 6.
Former Parramatta Eel Michael Vella and Tim Beitsch are pleased to announce they have launched Motiv8sports Parramatta.
Motiv8sports is a super fun, super engaging multi-sport day camp. These daytime events are designed for kids from Kindergarten to Year Six. Camp 1 runs for 3 days and Camp 2 runs for 2 day and both camps occur between the hours of 8.30am to 3.30pm daily. The sports events are designed for all abilities and focus on energy and effort rather than a child’s sporting ability.
Kids who attend Motiv8sports Camps learn about teamwork and sportsmanship in an environment fuelled by great leadership and constant motivation. Just ask the kids who’ve been coming to their camps for close to 16 years! They promise that the kids will come home happy and exhausted!
For more details and to book click here.
BOP TILL YOU DROP
When: Tuesday 9 July and Wednesday 10 July in Castle Hill. Other dates available in Mosman, Rhodes, Waverley and Lane Cove.
Time: 9am to 3pm (extended care 8am to 5pm available)
Age group: Suitable for ages 5 to 12 years.
VACATION CARE PROGRAMS WITH A DIFFERENCE! Bop till you Drop are running Performing Arts Workshops in the July School Holidays. Our workshops are designed for children aged 5 – 12 years old. These programs are educational with professional teachers who will gently encourage and teach your child new skills in DANCING, SINGING, ACTING, plus craft, cooking and science to break up the action packed day.
There are 6 action-packed classes per day, which aim at building self-esteem in your child. We allow the children to be part of the creative process rather than dictating our ideas. This helps build their self-confidence and makes them feel proud of their achievements. The children will perform in a concert on the last day to show off their new talents and they will also be awarded a graduation certificate. The concert is an important part of building confidence and their public speaking skills. Also, we want them to walk away with a big sense of satisfaction knowing they worked towards something and accomplished it.
Did you know we are a Creative Kids Provider? You can get a $100 rebate for our program through the NSW Government! Ask us how to apply for one.
SPECIAL OFFER: Use discount code HILLSHOL19 to receive $20 OFF*! This means with your $100 Creative Kids voucher and HILLSHOL19 discount code you could pay as little as $15 per day!!!
Cost: $65 per day (with HILLSHOL19 $20 OFF discount) . Siblings are $60 per day ($30 OFF, if booking two days). Normal cost is $75 per day without discount code. * HILLSHOL19 Offer applies to 2-day bookings only, not to be used with any other offer, except Creative Kids Voucher.
To book a spot for your child click here.
DOORAL EARLY LEARNING CENTRE
When: Week 1 – 8 July to 12 July and Week 2 – 15 July to 19 July
Where: Middle Dural
Age group: Suitable for ages 5 to 12 years.
Our Vacation Care program encourages children to be involved in a variety of fun and exciting activities, including art, craft, cooking, sport, dance, music and magic.
Children will experience a new adventure with every visit with a fun new theme daily, fascinating incursions and exciting excursions to Dural Putt Putt Golf and Golden Ridge Animal Farm.
Contact us now to find out more!
Give your child a fantastic holiday experience on a CRU® Camp this winter! There are 28 awesome camp adventures to choose from, for children in Years K-12. From horse riding to dirt bikes, archery to discovering the Blue Mountains, campfires to adrenaline-pumping missions.
With nearly 90 years of experience, CRU Camps is the largest provider of Christian holiday camps in NSW, welcoming around 4,000 campers a year on over 80 camps. On a CRU Camp, your child will grow in self-confidence, make new friends and participate in loads of exciting outdoor activities in a safe, fun and caring environment. The exceptional camp leaders care for campers 24 hours a day, are trained in child protection procedures, reference checked and screened in accordance with government legislation, and are brilliant role models.
Camp places are limited, so book now to secure your child’s spot today! Book here: crucamps.com.au