Balmoral Watersports Multi-activity School Holiday Camp

Book your child in for 1,3 or 5 days of fun on the water and on the beach!!  Days are split into 3 sessions with morning tea and lunch break.

We also have a range of sailing boats, kayaks, SUP and windsurfers to hire 7 days a week.

Age from 5 to 15yo. Must be able to swim.

Price starts at $177

When: December 7th for 6 weeks.

Book online: https://www.balmoralwatersportscenter.com.au/kids-teens

9960 5344 info@sailingchool.com.au

Youth Sailing Camps, Middle Harbour Yacht Club

The Middle Harbour Yacht Club is a recognised and accredited Discover Sailing Centre (DSC), through Australian Sailing, which provides a sailing pathway for young sailors, from ‘Learn to Sail’ to more advanced racing with highly qualified instructors.

Our holiday camps are aimed at 7-11 and 12-17yr olds and are the perfect way to get out on the water, have fun and meet new friends.

MHYC is dedicated to youth sailing through a range of programs and classes, providing a fun and safe environment while learning to sail along with strong pathways as our juniors and youth develop as sailors.

Camps run from Tuesday to Friday, various weeks of the school holidays. See the website for more detail

Debating and Public Speaking, Speaking Schools Australiasia

Speaking Schools Australasia will be running fun LIVE online and a limited number of face-to-face programs to help students build their confidence in Debating and Public Speaking over the Summer break.

Come and join either a four-day online workshop, or head over to Southern Cross Vocational College, Burwood and choose one of the two or three-day workshops.

Online Programs:
When:    11-14 January or 18-21 January  2021.
Time:       9:30 am  Р1 pm with a half-hour break.
Cost:       From $180

Physical Classes:
Where:    Southern Cross College, Burwood (17 Comer St, Burwood), St Leonards Venue @  54 Chandos St, St Leonards, and Sydney Boys High School, Moore Park @ 556 Cleveland St, Moore Park.

All our physical programs will have staggered start times which will be specified on the website. 
When:     18- 22 January 2021
Time:      Staggered Start and Finish Times
Cost:       From $220

W: https://speakingschools.com.au/

Let’s Get Merry… And Go Round!, Luna Park Sydney

Christmas Season is here, and Luna Park Sydney wants to celebrate with you! Join Lunabob & Lunabelle and get your Santa photo!

“Spin, twirl and twist your way around the Park for the great price of $50 per person! You’ll receive park entry, unlimited rides, fantastic entertainment and MUCH more! Not to mention our latest rides Power Surge and Round Up!

Don’t forget, Santa will be visiting through the day for that special photo and our elves will whirl up some merry-goodness at the X-mas Factor show. With special seasonal treats, there is no better way to spend your silly season!

Good to Know: Unlimited Rides includes our two new rides: Power Surge and Round Up! Open Saturdays and Sundays until 19th December, then open daily until 24th December. Limited tickets available. Must book online in advance.

Dates: 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24 Dec

Times: Day sessions ‚Äď 10:30am ‚Äď 4pm
Every Sat/Sun (5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20) and 21, 22, 23, 24 Dec

Evening Sessions ‚Äď 5pm ‚Äď 10.30pm

(Saturday nights): 5, 12, 19 Dec

Click here for more including booking

Gallery 307 Art School Holiday Program, Northbridge

Gallery 307 Art School in Northbridge has fun and creative classes for the kids these school holidays. Suitable for all ages, students are taught real art skills in a fun way, with freedom to explore their creativity.

Good to know: Wherever possible, students are grouped according to age. Class sizes are limited, in order to maximise teacher/child interaction. All materials are provided. Morning and afternoon tea are provided however, students bring their own lunch.

Early Break Up Dates : 5th, 9th, 10th, 12th & 16th December
Dec Holiday Dates :
17th ‚Äď 23rd December
Jan Holiday Dates : 11th January ‚Äď 22nd January, 2021

Cost : Morning Session $65, Afternoon Session $65, Full Day $130.  Before & After Class Care is available if you need to extend your day

Location : 307 Sailors Bay Road, Northbridge
Website : Visit our website for more information and book online today! www.gallery307artschool.com.au Follow us on facebook or instagram to see what we get up to @gallery307artschool

Stage shows

Fuel your child’s imagination with a stage show that will immerse them into a multi-sensory world. There are at least four productions you and the family can choose from.

The Wind in the Willows

Image: Australian Shakespeare Company

From 6 to 24 January, the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney will host the critically acclaimed outdoor theatre production of The Wind in the Willows. Watch the Head Chief Rabbit transform the audience into rabbits with a waggle of the ear and a wiggle of the nose. The ‘young rabbits’ will be encouraged to join in the action, scream and sing along all the way through the interactive adventure.

Address: Mrs Macquaries Road Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
Tickets: $20 to $30 per person over 12 months old. Buy here

Room on the Broom on Stage

Image: The Concourse Theatre

A cat and a witch sat on a broom,¬† grinning as they fly high in the air. But a strong wind blows and takes away the witch’s hat, bow and wand. Luckily, a dog, bird and frog find her lost things but as they sit on the broom for a ride, snap it breaks from the weight of five.

That’s the high energy treat you and the young ones will be in store for with the Room on the Broom! There are two shows each day between 14 to 17 January with varied timings. Find more info here.

Address: The Concourse Theatre, 409 Victoria Avenue, Chatswood 2067
Tickets: $36, $45. Buy here

MINI MAESTROS – Mimi’s Symphony

Image: The Concourse Theatre

Children’s entertainer Justine Clarke and conductor George Ellis lead a beautiful children’s concert where a little magpie, blown from her nest, learns to survive in the suburbs, and brings all the animal gangs together in a joyous symphony. It’s only playing at the Concert Hall on 20 January between 10am to 11am and then again from 1pm to 2pm.

Address: The Concourse Theatre, 409 Victoria Avenue, Chatswood 2067
Ticket: $26. Buy here

The 91 Storey Treehouse on Stage

Image: The Concourse Theatre

The CDP Kids presents The 91 Storey Treehouse, an adaptation of the book by Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton. Follow the adventures of Andy, Terry and Jill in an engaging mix of song, physical comedy, puppetry and more. Kids between the age of 6-12 will absolutely love it! The show runs from 20 to 24 January with multiple performances on most days. Find more info here.

Address: The Concourse Theatre, 409 Victoria Avenue, Chatswood 2067
Ticket: $36, $45. Buy here

Wild Ropes at Taronga Zoo

Image: Tim Coulson courtesy of Taronga Zoo

Swing, step and climb at Wild Ropes in Sydney’s iconic Taronga Zoo and wave a big hello to the koalas, emus and kangaroos at the Australian Walkabout. It’s the perfect activity for kids above the age of eight who love a good challenge. The course can take as long as 45 minutes to two hours depending on the type of package and path you choose. Wild Ropes is welcoming all visitors every Wednesday to Sunday from 9:30am to 3pm. For more information and rules on COVID-Safety, visit Taronga Zoo’s website.

Address: Bradleys Head Rd, Mosman NSW 2088
Ticket: From $22.

Book by clicking here

The Australian Museum

Image James Morgan courtesy of the Australian Museum

After a massive $57.5 million building transformation that took 15 months, the Australian Museum reopens to the public on 28 November (10am to 5pm). To celebrate, for a limited time, Museum general entry is free!

These holidays, families can travel back in time to 66 millions years ago in a special interactive exhibition¬† “Tyrannosaurus – Meet the Family’. “This summer the world‚Äôs most feared dinosaur,¬†Tyrannosaurus rex, comes crashing out the Cretaceous and into the new blockbuster gallery at the Australian Museum. But watch out, the 13-metre-long, saw-toothed predator isn‚Äôt coming alone ‚Äď the whole tyrannosaur clan will be roaring to meet you. Come face-to-face with a life-sized¬†T. rex, run for your life in a virtual experience, you can even hatch a dino egg in this interactive exhibition.”

Please note as the AM’s major exhibition, Tyrannosaurs РMeet the Family requires a paid ticket.Address: 1 William Street, Sydney
Book here:
https://australian.museum/exhibition/tyrannosaurs-meet-the-family/#tickets

PCYC Multisports, Craft and Activities, North Sydney

The PCYC has a few school holiday workshops on offer before Christmas to give everyone time to wrap the last minute presents and a huge 3 weeks in January to get the kids active and interacting with kids within the neighbourhood.

To get booked in all you need is
1. PCYC Junior Membership
2. A good attitude to have fun, meet new people and learn a bunch of new skills!

Good to know: Creative Kid vouchers = redeemable to cover 2 days of the program!

Contact: E northsydney@pcycnsw.org.au
F: https://www.facebook.com/PCYCNorthSydney/

ArtarmonHQ Summer Holiday Event & Workshops

WORKSHOP: MAKE YOUR OWN MINI HANGING SUCCULENT TERRARIUM          


Cost: $5.00

Duration:¬†5 ‚Äď 10 minutes

Day & Time:

Friday, 15th¬†January 2021, 10.30am ‚Äď 11.30am

Friday, 22nd¬†January 2021, 10.30am ‚Äď 11.30am

Location: Home HQ Library, Ground Floor

Description: Learn how to make your own hanging succulent terrarium. The cost includes a mini glass terrarium, a succulent plant and sand mixture.

All proceeds from the workshop will be donated to Royal North Shore Hospital.

Click HERE to book your spot.

 

NORTH SYDNEY BRICK FAIR


Cost: $8.00 per person, $25.00 per group of 4, Free for children under 3

Dates:¬†16 ‚Äď 17 January 2021

Time:¬†10.00am ‚Äď 4.00pm

Location: Lower Ground Floor, next to Fantastic Furniture 

Description: Over 100 amazing brick-built creations on display. Rare, retired LEGO sets, minifigs and parts for sale.  250 tickets available per hour.

Click HERE to buy tickets.  Tickets can also be purchased at the door (credit card payments only).

 

WORKSHOP: HOW TO SET UP A FISH TANK


Cost: $20.00

Duration: 60 minutes

Presented by: PETstock

Day & Time:

Saturday, 16th¬†January 2021, 10.00am ‚Äď 11.00am

Saturday, 23rd¬†January 2021, 10.00am ‚Äď 11.00am

Location: Home HQ Library, Ground Floor

Maximum number of participants per session: 8

Description: In this interactive 1-hour session, learn about basic fish keeping and set up your Blue Planet fish tank. Take home your Blue Planet tank and fish* and start your pet parent journey. This is a fun yet educational program, combining fun facts about basic fish keeping with hands on learning.

The cost includes one Blue Planet 16L Tropical & Coldwater fish tank, filter, gravel, plastic plant, lid and one voucher for 2 small cold water fish.

*The fish can be collected from PETstock Artarmon once tank is established.

All proceeds from the workshop will be donated to Royal North Shore Hospital.

PETkids is an education-based program created to teach children about caring for animals as well as the social responsibilities of owning a pet. Presented by trained staff experienced in animal education and working with children, the program is designed for preschool and primary aged children roughly 4 to 10 years of age. It is aimed to be fun yet educational, combining fun facts about animals, interactive and hands on learning.

Click HERE to book your spot.

 

WORKSHOP: HOW TO SET UP YOUR KRABOOZ HERMIT CRAB KIT


Cost: $20

Duration: 60 minutes

Presented by: PETstock

Day & Time:

Sunday, 17th¬†January 2021, 10.00am ‚Äď 11.00am

Sunday, 24th¬†January 2021, 10.00am ‚Äď 11.00am

Location: Home HQ Library, Ground Floor

Maximum number of participants per session: 8

Description: In this interactive 1-hour session, learn how to set up your Krabooz Hermit Crab Kit and care for Hermit Crabs. Take home your Krabooz Kit with a hermit crab and start your pet parent journey. This is a fun yet educational program presented by PETstock, combining fun facts about Hermit Crabs with hands on learning.

The cost includes Krabooz Base Kit and one hermit crab.

All proceeds from the workshop will be donated to Royal North Shore Hospital.

PETkids is an education-based program created to teach children about caring for animals as well as the social responsibilities of owning a pet. Presented by trained staff experienced in animal education and working with children, the program is designed for preschool and primary aged children roughly 4 to 10 years of age. It is aimed to be fun yet educational, combining fun facts about animals, interactive and hands on learning.

Click HERE to book your spot.

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