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Autumn School Holiday Activity Guide 2020

Autumn is here. The sun rises and sets as if on fast-forward and before winter comes let’s enjoy the autumn breeze.

The holidays are on their way and that means it’s time to find new activities!

We have partnered with local Northern Beaches businesses to deliver you this list of activities available over the Autumn School Holidays. These activities are always VERY popular, so make sure you book quickly!

Don’t forget to check back regularly as we will continue to add new activities. And if you are running an activity and would like it added, simply click here.

There are also some special discounts so make sure you mention
Northern Beaches Mums!




Teenagers First Aid Course

Let’s make sure your teenager can save their friends, siblings, grandparents or your lives!

Max class size is 20.

This training is delivered by registered nurses who bring everything required.

This class aims to empower young people by showing them how to act in an emergency but also showing them how to keep themselves safe. The topics covered are CPR, head injuries, bleeding, seizures, asthma, anaphylaxis, bites and stings, how to deal with a person suffering from the effects of drugs or alcohol, fractures and much more. Everyone gets a free first aid book so there is no pressure to remember everything on the day. There will be state of the art equipment for practicing CPR and asthma and anaphylaxis treatments. Each class will be tailored to suit the children’s ages.

Parents can sit in at no cost.

Tickets have been discounted due to the generosity of the first aid company and the venue. $10 from each ticket will go to the local charity, Fight on the Beaches.

Date: Wednesday 22nd April, 2020
Time: 1pm – 3.30pm
Age: 12 – 16 year olds
Cost: $50 – get tickets here

ONLY 10 spots left!

Location: Harbord Bowling and Recreation Club, Bennett Street and Stirgess Avenue, Curl Curl



Kids First Aid Course

Let’s make sure your child can save their friends, siblings, grandparents or your lives!

Max class size is 20.

This training is delivered by registered nurses who bring everything required.

This class aims to empower young people by showing them how to act in an emergency but also showing them how to keep themselves safe. The topics covered are CPR, head injuries, bleeding, seizures, asthma, anaphylaxis, bites and stings, how to deal with a person suffering from the effects of drugs or alcohol, fractures and much more. Everyone gets a free first aid book so there is no pressure to remember everything on the day. There will be state of the art equipment for practicing CPR and asthma and anaphylaxis treatments. Each class will be tailored to suit the children’s ages and incorporate fun and learning at the same time.

Parents can sit in at no cost.

Tickets have been discounted due to the generosity of the first aid company and the venue. $10 from each ticket will go to the local charity, Fight on the Beaches.

Date: Wednesday 22nd April, 2020
Time: 4pm – 6.30pm
Ages: 7 – 11 year olds
Cost: $50 – get tickets here

ONLY 2 spots left!

Location: Harbord Bowling and Recreation Club, Bennett Street and Stirgess Avenue, Curl Curl



The Newport

The Newport’s waterfront location and stunning Pittwater views have made it a Northern Beaches go-to for decades. With an alfresco marketplace feel, you can choose your own adventure within the variety of food outlets and experiential areas; each with their own style and personality. There’s lots to offer for the kids over the school holidays, so you can relax while they have fun!

13 April – 24 April:

  • Mondays 6.30pm: Cinema by the Sea, showcasing all your favourite movies on the big screen on the deck.
    * N/A 13th April due to Easter Monday
  • Tuesdays 9.30am: Mother’s Group with Learn to the Beat
  • Wednesdays 12pm: Kids in the Kitchen
  • Thursdays 12pm: Little Creative Co. Party Time
  • Fridays 12pm: Crafternoons with Little Lane Workshops
  • Saturdays 1pm: Face painting
  • Sundays 12pm: The Reptile Man
  • Easter Sunday
    12pm: Easter Basket making workshop
    2pm: Easter Egg hunt!
    Plus visits from the Easter Bunny throughout the day

Cost: Free
Bookings: Not required

Website: http://merivale.com/thenewport
Location: The Newport, 2 Kalinya Street, Newport



The Collaroy

With a beachside backdrop, The Collaroy is the perfect sport to entertain the kids these school holidays. With something to do every day, why not grab a coffee, a glass of wine or a bite to eat with your friends, whilst the children are entertained.

13 April – 24 April:

  • Mondays 11am: The Reptile Man
    * N/A 13th April due to Easter Monday
  • Tuesdays 10am: Kids yoga
  • Wednesdays all day: Dress Ups
  • Thursdays 10am: Parents & Bubs Breaky Club – enjoy a coffee or breakfast at the Kiosk while you catch up with friends (and maybe meet some new ones) whilst the kids are entertained by the educational music & activity classes.
  • Fridays 11am: The Reptile Man

Cost: Free
Bookings: Not required

Website: http://merivale.com/thecollaroy
Location: The Collaroy, 1064 Pittwater Road, Collaroy Beach



Motiv8sports Northern Beaches

Join their 2-day SUPER CAMP and give your child one of the best experiences in the holidays. Held only once each year Super Camp is a sports festival designed just for kids. Way more than a sports dreamland, Super Camp is an energetic mix of sport, music, street culture, art and dance mashed up to create the ultimate atmosphere for kids who love having fun.

Campers will be treated to an incredible array of their trademark team sports in an environment full of energy, motiv8tion and unbelievable guidance from their professional team of coaches.

With a live DJ pumping the beats and multiple prize giveaways, this is an event not to be missed. Their 4 teams – THE ROCKERS, PUNKS, HOPPERS & ELECTRO’s – will do battle to be crowned the Champions of Super Camp 2020.

Check out their Facebook page to see the raving reviews they have received from the parents of happy children.

Don’t miss out! Their January camps had over 900 kids attend!

  • Kindy to Year 6
  • 8.30am – 3.30pm
  • Non-stop sports, music and high energy all day long
  • New campers receive their very own ROOKIE Jersey as part of their milestone rewards program that they get to wear during camp

Cost: $55 – $125
EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT – SAVE 10%
LAUNCH OFFER 20% off Turramurra
Click on the website below to book.

Phone: 0402 281 842
Email: [email protected]
Website: https://motiv8sports.com.au/franchise/northernbeaches/
Location: Killarney Heights, Freshwater and Turramurra – see the website for event dates in each location



Ladies Running Errands Northern Beaches

Theresa Finister Lynch, owner of Ladies Running Errands Northern Beaches, is that extra family member everyone wants when the kids are on holidays. She’s someone you can rely on and trust with your family’s needs.

Services include:

  • 24/7 airport and cruise transfer service
  • 7seater vehicle with all age child seats supplied
  • School holiday activity pick up and drop offs
  • Pet minding and transportation
  • Mobile spray tanning especially for busy mums
  • Home cooking for the whole family

Phone: 0432 144 861
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://northernbeaches.ladiesrunningerrands.com.au/
Facebook: Ladies Running Errands Northern Beaches



C.A.P.A Academy

Creative and Active kids provider.

C.A.P.A Academy is a place where students are able to learn and express themselves through all styles of dance, singing, acting and acrobatic arts in a fun friendly professional environment. Qualified teachers and industry specialists instruct excellent workshops in state of the art facilities.

BOOK NOW LIMITED SPACES

Autumn holiday workshops
Fantastic workshops to enjoy during the holidays. Students are able to attend individual days or full 5 day program. Age groups: 5+ years – professional levels.

9am – 3pm daily, $75.00 per day or $330.00 full program.

Monday 20th April: Acrobatic Arts / Silks and Lyra
Introduction into the world of circus arts and street performing.

Tuesday 21st April: Drama
Learn audition techniques, develop your own character, write a script and star in a short film.

Wednesday 22nd April: Dance
Enjoy all the different styles of dance: Hip Hop, Jazz, Musical theatre & more. 

Thursday 23rd April: Singing
Bring along your favourite songs, work with a vocal coach and choreographer, put it all together and be part of a performance at the end of the day.

Friday 24th April: Performing Arts Day
Spend the day enjoying the world of performing arts.

Monday 27th April: Performing Arts Day
Spend the day enjoying the world of performing arts.

Phone: 0402 726 676
Email: [email protected]
Website: https://capa-academy.com.au
Location: Unit 24/14 Jubilee Avenue, Warriewood



St Ives Village

School Holiday Fun at St Ives Village

Kids Cooking Classes – FREE
Get creative in this fun and colourful cooking class – try a different recipe each day!
Tuesday 14 April – Friday 17 April
9.30am – 12.30pm daily
No bookings required.
The Market Room, Level 2

Jack & The Beanstalk Live Show – FREE
Marian Street Theatre for Young People live 25min performance of Jack & The Beanstalk.
Monday 20 April – Thursday 23 April
Shows at 9.30am, 10.15am and 11am
No bookings required.
Level 1

Plaster Fun House
Paint your own plaster mold. Plasters start from $6 with plenty of choice for both boys and girls.
Monday 13 April – Friday 24 April
No bookings required.
Open Centre trading hours. Level 2.

Phone: 8422 4000
Email: [email protected]
Website: https://www.stivesvillage.com.au/
Facebook: St Ives Shopping Village
Instagram: stivesvillage
Location: 166 Mona Vale Road, St Ives



Manly Sailing

Their children’s sailing camps are designed to provide a fun, safe and enjoyable introduction to small boat sailing during the school holidays. The camps run from 9.30am – 3pm with an optional early drop off at 8.30am. The minimum age is 7.

Groups will be split at the beginning of the camp based on ability – they will have a beginners group as well as an advanced group. The focus is on making the students more independent as sailors, to build their confidence and ensure water awareness.

Dates:
April 14th, 15th and 16th
April 20th, 21st and 22nd
April 22nd, 23rd and 24th

Phone: 9977 4000
Email: [email protected]
Website: https://www.manlysailing.com/
Location: Ground Floor Manly Yacht Club, East Esplanade, Manly



Sew Craft Cook

Sew Craft Cook has been running popular School Holiday Workshops for 6 years and has had over 10,000 visits to their workshops, classes & parties.  Your child will love learning to sew on a sewing machine, cooking, crafting and engaging in mindful stories and activities.  Each day they have different projects to make, bake &  craft and they’re all super cool – see their website for details.

Join them in Mona Vale for their gorgeous one of a kind workshops, where your child will feel nurtured whilst learning important life skills & making new friends. Their workshops are from 9am – 3.30pm to assist working parents.

Workshop Dates:
Tuesday 14th, 15th, 16th, 20th, 21st and 22nd April
9am – 3.30pm

Ages 6 – 12 years

Phone: 0400 615 787
Email: [email protected]
Website: https://www.sewcraftcook.com.au/
Instagram: sewcraftcook
Location: Openspace, 63 Bassett Street, Mona Vale



Camp Kedron

April Camps

Junior-High Camp 
An awesome week of activities, friendships, fun and outings.
WHO: High-schoolers in Years 7 – 9 
DATES: April 19 – 24
COST: $240 (includes all meals, accommodation and activities)  

Life Exchange Camp
Be a camp buddy to a young person with special needs. This is a life-impacting experience, also suitable for any Gold Duke of Ed student doing their Residential Project. 
WHO: Campers aged 15 – 21 
DATES: April 14 – 19
COST: $180 (includes all meals, accommodation and activities)  

BOOK ONLINE at their website or call them for more information.

Phone: 0492 901 678
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.campkedron.com/
Location: Ingleside



NumberWorks’nWords

NumberWorks’nWords Dee Why and Mona Vale are once again running an Easter Holiday Program!

This is a great way to get a step ahead before NAPLAN in Term 2! The program will run in the 2nd week of the school holidays.

When: Tues 21 April, Wed 22 April and Thurs 23 April
Times: 10am – 12.10pm and/or 1pm – 3.10pm

Sessions are 2 hours. For best results, it is recommend that students attend all days, but you may choose selected days. Places are limited and will be filled on a first come, first served basis.

MATHS OR ENGLISH
Whether you want to focus on fnglish, maths or a little of both…. let them know. The choice is yours. All sessions are catered to the individual.

Phone: Dee Why – 9982 4859 | Mona Vale – 9979 5476
Email: [email protected] | [email protected]
Website: https://numberworks.com/au/
Facebook: NumberWorks’nWords Northern Beaches



Bricks 4 Kidz Northern Beaches

Get Hopping! April School Holidays will be here in a FLASH! BRICKS 4 KIDZ Northern Beaches are ready with the BEST SCHOOL HOLIDAY FUN for kids in Sydney’s Northern Beaches! 

BRICKS 4 KIDZ have loads of fun workshops from Superheros to Galaxy Far Away, and a creative Classic Brick Arcade Games.  They also have EXCITING Coding with Junior Robotics (ages 7+) and MINDSTORMS Robotics (ages 9+)! 

  • Bright & easy Northern Beaches locations
  • From 14 April right through 27 April (Pupil Free Day)
  • Extended hours at the Collaroy centre

Plus, with your 2020 NSW Creative Kids Voucher, you can save up to $100 per child!

Visit their website for all the details! 

Phone: 0476 884 100
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://bricks4kidz.com.au/sydney-northern-beaches/
Facebook: Bricks 4 Kidz (Northern Beaches, Sydney)
Location: Balgowlah, Collaroy and Forestville



Literacy Cycle

Literacy Circle at Killarney Heights and Manly are holding three and four-day camps and, one or more days private tutoring during the April holidays, ages 4 to year 6.

  • NAPLAN PREPARATION CAMP: Reduce NAPLAN exam stress and anxiety and improve results. Preparation classes for reading, writing and language. For year 3 and year 5.
  • INTENSIVE READING: Reading is pleasure! Boost reading skills using their multi-sensory activities and explicit phonics.
  • CREATIVE WRITING: Learn the structure, build vocabulary and language to write an interesting and creative narrative.               
  • ALPHABET MASTERY: Learning letter sounds and reading with basic phonics are the essential foundations to successful reading.

Term classes also available.

Phone: 1300 364 271
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.literacycircle.com.au/
Location: Killarney Heights and Manly



Nurture by Touch

Nurture by Touch is a 4th trimester postpartum service. Jackie comes to the privacy of your home every day, post-birth, for 2 weeks and helps your body and mind to restore physically, mentally and emotionally, through the healing massage Jamu, binding and wrapping of the abdominal area and teas to support lactation.

Phone: 0419 200 150
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.nurturebytouch.com.au/
Facebook: Nurture by Touch
Instagram: nurture_by_touch



Headstart Mandarin

HEADSTART MANDARIN HOLIDAY CAMP

Save $100 with the Creative Kids Voucher.

A fun experience for kids!
Learn something different:

  • Fun Chinese Characters Recognition
  • Easy & Effective Mandarin Conversation
  • Ancient Wisdoms from Art of the War
  • Chinese Drama Workshop
  • Martial Arts Masters
  • Chinese Calligraphy
  • Dumplings Workshop

Have a sweet surprise
Let your child activate both sides of the brain and open a door to a world of possibilities!

Date: 22 & 23 April 2019
Time: 9am to 4pm

Fee: $79 per day & $150 for two days
Before and After care available (additional costs apply).

Phone: 0430 222 116
Email: [email protected]
Website: https://www.headstartmandarin.com/
Facebook: Headstart Mandarin
Location: St Martin’s Catholic School, 147 Prahran Avenue, Davidson



Aussie Gems Cheerleading & Fitness Academy

Aussie Gems has an exciting holiday program planned for you. Come along with your friends or make new ones. There are lots of different activities run by the coolest coaches.

Activities include Ninja, Parkour, Basketball, Gymnastics and Cheerleading. Don’t forget every day the kids will spend a bit of time doing craft – slime, plaster painting, tye dye, cupcake decorating, easter basket and many more. Lunch and morning tea provided from a sizzling sausage sandwich, mini burgers, tacos and the kids favourite spaghetti bolognese.

Book now to avoid disappointment.

Phone: 9451 5706
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.aussiegems.com.au/



Simply Me

Simply Me is a space co-founded by two passionate health coaches, Ally and Sammie who hold School Holiday Wellness workshops for Years K – 6.

It was their passion to create a supportive space that they wish they had available when they were younger, navigating the twists and turns of school.

As coaches, working with a variety of young girls, they understand that building self-kindness and support in establishing authentic confidence from a young age is essential.

They offer a variety of activities from oil blending for emotional support, meditation and mindfulness practices, child therapy yoga to healthy snack making – all activities are carefully chosen to spark joy, creativity, and purpose.

Phone: 0416 020 403
Email: [email protected] | [email protected]
Instagram: _simply_me_co_
Location: Brookvale



Goodwin’s Tennis Academy

Keep your kids active during the upcoming school holidays & book them in for one of our April tennis camps. It’s a great way to have fun while learning a sport they can play for life!

  • Ages 4 & up welcome
  • Experienced, qualified coaches
  • Hot Shots tennis
  • Full week & daily bookings available
  • FREE before & after camp care
  • FREE McDonald’s lunch each Friday
  • Lots of fun & prizes to be won!

Phone: 9979 6772 | 0410 523 726
Email: [email protected]
Website: https://www.goodwinstennisacademy.com.au/
Facebook: Goodwin’s Tennis Academy
Location: Mona Vale Tennis Club – Kitchener Park, Mona Vale



You still have the chance to be a part of the
Autumn School Holiday Activity Guide!

The Autumn School Holiday Activity Guide is the perfect guide to showcase your business and activities!

We are still accepting submissions for the guide at a discounted price (as you have missed the special edition newsletter). But you can still be part of the other platforms including the website, Facebook and Instagram. 

Click here to find out how.

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