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School Holiday Care

Bookings are now open for School Holiday Care in July 2020. Programs run from Monday 6 July to Friday 17 July 2020.

Programs, Centre Locations and Dates

The following school holiday programs run from Monday 6 July to Friday 17 July 2020.

There are 4 centres with separate programs for 5 to 9 years, 5 to 12 years and 10 to 13 year olds.

All centres are open from 7am to 6pm, Monday to Friday.

Fee and Booking Information

Fees are charged by the day:

  • The 5 to 12-year-old program is $55 per day.
  • The 10 to 13-year-old program is $60 per day.

Child Care Subsidy (CCS) is available for all eligible families. Contact Centrelink to register.

Bookings close Friday 26 June 2020. A late booking fee of $37 applies after this date per child, per centre.

Register

You need to register and book online via the SmartCentral website.

The SmartCentral website requires you to create an account, in order to login and use the booking system.

July School Holiday Calendar

  • RROOSH - Ringrose Out of School Hours care  
  • SGOOSH - Sherwood Grange Out of School Hours care
  • GWOOSH - Guildford West Out of School Hours care
  • GWOOSH - Guildford West Out of School Hours care

Week 1

Centre Monday 6  Tuesday 7  Wednesday 8  Thursday 9  Friday 10 

RROOSH

5 to 12 years

NAIDOC Green thumbs day Blast from the past Art attack! Winter wonderland

SGOOSH

5 to 12 years

NAIDOC Blast from the past Green thumbs day Winter wonderland Art attack!

GWOOSH

5 to 9 years

NAIDOC Winter wonderland Art attack! Blast from the past Green thumbs day

GWOOSH

10 to 13 years

NAIDOC Healthy and well-being day Kids in the kitchen Space invaders Blast from the past

July School Holiday Program

Week 2

Centre Monday 13 Tuesday 14 Wednesday 15 Thursday 16 Friday 17

RROOSH

5 to 12 years

Cumberland City Council Olympics Kids in the kitchen Health and well-being day Games day Pyjama day

SGOOSH

5 to 12 years

Games day Cumberland City Council Olympics Kids in the kitchen Health and well-being day Pyjama day

GWOOSH

5 to 9 years

Health and well-being day Games day Cumberland City Council Olympics Kids in the kitchen Pyjama day

GWOOSH

10 to 13 years

5 senses day Sustainable futures day Technology day Ceramic mug painting Pyjama day

July School Holiday Program

Activity Details

Green thumb day

Arrive at the Centre by 10am.

Bring: Please pack a healthy morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and water.

Details: The young people will have the opportunity to create their very own take-home herb garden. They will be provided with a variety of herbs to mix and match to their own desire. Promoting healthy eating habits and sustainability in cooking. Young people are to bring morning tea, Lunch and afternoon tea.

Blast from the past

Arrive at the Centre by 10am.

Bring: Please pack a healthy morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and water.

Details: Raid your parent’s closet because we are about to teleport back in time to decades of razzle dazzle. We want to see everyone dressed up in their finest blast from the past outfit, there we need to say yes or no to the prize and what is it? Be a prize for the most impressive outfit.

Art attack

Arrive at the Centre by 10am.

Bring: Please pack a healthy morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and water

Details: The young people will enjoy an in house day. They will put their painting aprons on and explore the wonderful world of art and craft, researching all the different mediums and techniques and developing new knowledge!

Winter wonderland

Arrive at the Centre by 10am.

Bring: Please pack a healthy morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and water.

Details: Today is a day that we are going to embrace the season that we are in through a range of winter-themed experiences. Children will be making all things winter from snow globes to ice crystals. We will be exploring the wonder than winter is through various cooking experiences, science experiments and craft activities.

Cumberland City Council Health and Fitness

Arrive at the Centre by 10am.

Bring: Please pack a healthy morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and water.

Details: Fitness program to inspire children to make healthy choices and challenge their competitive streak. Healthy eating and physical activity are the core motivators of this day. Things have changed a lot in today’s high-tech world, and ensuring that your child gets enough exercise is critical to their physical and emotional wellbeing. A fun and interactive day for the children to be physically active by participating in activities such as movement and music, Zumba and yoga as well as outdoor competitive activities. There will be several stations with different activities set up outdoors for children to rotate around in a short period of time (usually 8 – 10 minutes) during the day. Benefits of this day will include building endurance, balance, agility and coordination while strengthening the whole body. Children will also participate in healthy cooking experiences to go with the theme of the day.

Health and well-being day

Arrive at the Centre by 10am.

Bring: Please pack a healthy morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and water.

Details: This is a day where children will be educated and exposed to resources that will allow them to take control of their own health and wellbeing. The main focus of the day will be on mental health awareness and providing the children with resources and techniques that will allow them to recognise and address aspects of their own emotional wellbeing. Please ensure your children are dressed in clothing appropriate for outdoor sports, including closed in shoes.

Games day

Arrive at the Centre by 10am.

Bring: Please pack a healthy morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and water.

Details: Bring out your inner competitor for this day of strategy and competition. Not only will they be playing board games, outdoor sport games but the young people will be developing strong bonds and friendships while working together in a team. This is a day that will encourage children to use their social skills to communicate their own ideas and strategies to work through the tasks set before them and achieve individual and group successes.

NAIDOC

Arrive at the Centre by 10am.

Bring: Please pack a healthy morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and water.

Details: A day for children to get involved and learn about Australia’s indigenous culture. NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. The theme for 2019 is Voice. Treaty. Truth. Let's work together. Children will participate in activities to educate them about the role Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples play within our local community and to recognise their significance. The aim of the day is to encourage children to be active members of the community and find a sense of belonging to groups and communities.

Space invaders

Arrive at the Centre by 10am.

Bring: Please pack a healthy morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and water.

Details: A day organised by the educators at the centre, children will be spending their day participating in a variety of science based programs. They will have fun thinking outside the box as they participate in science experiments, space aged games and embracing their science skills. The key elements of the day are to encourage children to collaborate with each other and consolidate their learning. They will work in groups to learn about space and dream up futuristic concepts.

Pyjama day

Arrive at the Centre by 10am.

Bring: Please ensure you pack morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea as well as plenty of water.

Details: A day to chill out and enjoy the holidays with their friends. We invite everyone to come in their cozy pyjamas. The day will be organised for the young people to be able to relax and socialise with their friends. We will have a great time watching movies and enjoying homemade healthy movie snacks made by the young people. The young people are encouraged to bring in their favourite movie (rated G or PG) to share with the centre.

5 senses day

Arrive at the Centre by 10am.

Bring: Please pack a healthy morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and water.

Details: The children will explore the outside world that shapes children's development through experiences that they have, which include using their five senses—hearing, sight, smell, taste, and touch. Drawing a child's attention to the five senses and discussing them increases understanding of and communication about the world around us.

Technology day

Arrive at the Centre by 10am.

Bring: Please pack a healthy morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and water.

Details: A day full of all kinds of Technology to challenge the mind! Robotix, photography and much more this day will test your skills whilst also engaging in technologies you have never used before! Children are welcome to bring their own technology but it is at their own risk. Please be mindful that personal technology will be monitored for age-appropriate games and time restrictions will be in place.

Sustainable futures day

Arrive at the Centre by 10am. 

Bring: Please ensure you pack a healthy morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea as well as plenty of water.

Details: A day organised by our Educators at the centre. The children will be participating in a program based around sustainable practices. We will be making pot plants and artworks out of recycled materials as well as exploring various ways to be environmentally aware.

Kids in the kitchen

Arrive at the Centre by 10am.

Bring: Please pack a healthy morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and water.

Details: A day for children to engage in cooking which will allow them to develop a range of skills and processes such as problem solving, inquiry, experimentation, hypothesising, researching and investigating. We will learn what healthy eating means, sustainable cooking and enjoy our tasty creations! Our taste buds are always changing and developing so today will be a great day for children to explore new foods alongside their friends.

Ceramic mug painting

Arrive at the Centre by 10am

Bring: Please ensure you pack a healthy morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea as well as plenty of water. 

Details: Children will use their imagination and creativity skills to decorate their own ceramic mug that will be a perfect keepsake. The children will be using different mediums such as paint, sharpie or porcelain markers to draw or write a message on their mugs? Creations will be taken home at the end of the day.

Further information or assistance

If you have any questions, please contact Council's Children, Youth & Family Services team on 02 8757 9000 or email info.schoolholidays@cumberland.nsw.gov.au