July School Holiday Guide

The School Holidays are less than 2 weeks away and I have been busy compiling a great selection of local businesses who can help you get organised with the kids these Holidays!

From coding workshops to sports and musical theatre pus art and self defence classes! There is something here for every child!

Keep an eye out for some special discounts below and don’t forget to mention that you saw the deal on Northern Beaches Kids Guide!

For more great activities, events and care please visit the website at www.northernbeachesmums.com.au.

? Annika

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July school holidays are the perfect time for a BRICKS 4 KIDZ® School Holiday Workshop

Our programs are uniquely designed to provide a blend of specially-created BRICKS 4 KIDZ® models, LEGO® games, and plenty of time for free-play. From our Space Adventures with Star Wars™ to Mining & Crafting and Brick City, there’s sure to be a fun theme to inspire your child while they work and play with LEGO®! And we’ve added several new workshops that are just plain fun – Extreme Expeditions, Wild About Animals, World of Amusements and Bricks 4 Girlz. Our programs are designed for all kids in Grades K-6.

Our robotics program is expanding with our MINDSTORMS EV3 Robotics 101 (ages 9+) and our Junior Robotics 102 (ages 8 – 10). These series of programs are designed to take kids from beginning through advanced robotics, challenging them while making it SUPER FUN too!
Workshops run daily throughout the school holidays from Monday, 4 July to Friday, 15 July. Check out our website or give us ring for all the details!

Phone: 0422 487 940
Email: northernbeaches-au[email protected]
Website: www.bricks4kidz.com.au/sydney-northern-beaches/awesome-school-holiday-workshops/
Locations in Balgowlah, Narraweena, Forestville, Newport and Mona Vale

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Applause Musical Theatre Workshops

Our 2-day and 3-day holiday workshops for students from Kindy to Year 12 are a “one-stop-Performing-Arts-shop” for students looking for fun activities that combine MUSIC, DRAMA and DANCE!

What will my child/teen do in a musical theatre workshop?
* Vocal and dance warm-ups
* Drama activities and games
* Script-work from Years 3 upwards
* Learn how to sing and dance/move to songs from a fun musical
* Amaze you with a performance on the last day of the workshop

Workshops in Chatswood, Roseville, Killarney Heights and St Ives!

DEAL: Get 5% off if book by Friday June 24.
Mobile: 0405 495 099 (Ingrid)
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.applausemta.com.au


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Grove & move to your favourite songs and unleash your creative side with fun craft activities. Play fun dance games with your friends these holidays in our unique and nurturing workshops, catering for children aged 5 to 9 years. “At Djazzex, my little girl went from frozen apprehension to pure confidence through dance.” Esther Hamburger, Dee Why.
Workshops run from 9am to 12 noon both Wednesday of the school holidays and before and after care can be provided if required.

Bookings https://www.trybooking.com/LXBH
Or email [email protected] or phone 0435 293 748



Camp Blue Holiday Program

Camp Blue Manly operates from The Stella Maris College each school holiday period. It is open for children aged K – Year 8.

Campers choose the activities they wish to do, participating in 4 sessions throughout the day and can select from a large range of activities depending on what program they choose including Parkour, Drama, Rock Climbing, Cooking, Robotics, a variety of sports and many more!

For more information visit our website atwww.campblue.com.au or email [email protected] or call the office 02 9400 9413.

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Creative Coding, Code4Fun Sydney Programming School (Mosman)

Would your child like to know how to code their own computer games or animated stories? Pretty cool, huh! These one-day programming sessions from Code4Fun provide a fun and engaging environment where children not only learn to program, but also have opportunities to be creative using code. Computers are provided, and you don’t need to know anything about coding before you start! For children Y1 – Y6 students. Both Beginners and Advanced students are very welcome.

When: Weekdays from Monday 4 – Friday 15 July, 9am – 3pm
Where: Mosman Art Gallery (Art Gallery Way & Myahgah Road, Mosman)
Suitable for: 6-12 years
Cost: $95 per day
Contact: Email [email protected]
Website: code4fun.com.au

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A NEW………..’GET READY’ Program – Designed with the developmental stages of 18mth to 2.5year olds in mind – Will soon be offered by RSGK Northern Beaches !!!

A 30 minute program with 10 sports offered over 2 terms, will fit in with our existing
Multi-Sport & Exercise theme !!!
The program will be Sports based with a
Gross Motor focus – 10 children per class with 2 instructors !!!

TERM 3 will see the start of this exciting NEW ADDITION to our program !!!

For further location and program information:
[email protected]

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July School Holiday Art Workshops at Sydney Art Space

Sydney Art Space has a fabulous July School Holiday Art Workshop for ages 5-12 years which includes: Handbuilding in Clay. Drawing; Painting, Cutting, Stitching and Assembling; Wax Resist Painting,;Crayons and Acrylics; Children’s Zine Workshop “ My Own Dream Story”; 3D Sculptures using Cardboard, Wire and Paint; Origami Lampshade Making; and Collage, Painting, Printmaking and Assemblage.

As a special offer any child booking in and bringing a friend to any workshop will be able to attend for half price!

Find out more at www.sydneyartspace.com under courses.

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Northern Beaches Orthodontics

Special Holiday Offer: Reserve an appointment for your child and receive a free comprehensive consultation for you or another family member at the same appointment. A referral is not necessary.

Your child’s teeth and jaw bones go through a very important period of development during primary school.
Early assessment by our approachable specialist orthodontists can simplify or avoid future treatment. We also specialise in aesthetic and invisible methods to straighten teeth for our high school and mature patients.

Visit our website for more information about Invisalign and Incognito.

Phone: 02 9981 3060
Website: www.northernbeachesorthodontics.com.au
Email: [email protected]


Complete Chiropractic

It’s the end of the school term and after carrying around heavy backpacks, sitting at their desks for prolonged periods and lots of falls and sports injuries, now is the perfect time to come in to get the kids checked. At Complete Chiropractic we check your child’s alignment and posture and where necessary use gentle adjustments to relieve areas of tension. For the entire school holidays we are offering half price initial consultations for kids.

Phone: 9972 0040
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.completechirocare.com.au

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Red Nose Kids Cuts

Special offer for the school holidays bring your DD in for a Princess Package:
* Cut
* Braids
* Sparkles
* Finger nails painted
* A little lip gloss
* Tiara
* Lolly Pop
* Small gift
* Sticker

All this for $28
“Come in and see how much fun a trip to Red Nose can be”

Call Kelly – 0426893030


Family Photo Mini Sessions

What better time to capture some updated family photos than when the kids are on school holiday? Northern Beaches family photographer Daisy Stockbridge Photography is running a limited number of fun and affordable 30-minute mini sessions on July 14, 15 and 16 for just $150, which includes your relaxed shoot and 10 beautiful high res digital images, fully edited to print as you please.

For more information, check outwww.daisystockbridgephotography.comor call 0406 932 902 and mention NBKG when booking.

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Evolve Tennis Camps

Come and join in the FUN at our FANTASTIC School Holiday Camps at our Tennis Centres at both Collaroy Tennis Centre and Wyatt Park in Belrose:

? Suits ages 4 to 12 years
? FREE Before AND After camp care
? FREE Pizza Lunch Friday’s
? Daily prizes and ALWAYS HEAPS OF FUN!
? Hotshots tennis focus with multisport thrown in to break up the day
? Experienced, highly qualified coaches
? Full Week, Single Day & Half Day options available
? Camp Runs, rain, hail or shine!

Dates Available: Monday 4th to Friday 8th July AND Monday 11th to Friday 15th July.

Online bookings available at
www.evolvetennisacademy.com/holiday_camps OR email us at[email protected]

Special Deal – Mention Northern Beaches Kids Guide when booking and get 10% off!



Creating confident kids
Are you struggling to find fun activities for your children to do this school holidays?

Would you like your child to build confidence, learn how to protect themselves and have fun these holidays?

Krav Maga Northern Beaches is holding a 3-day school holiday program that will teach your child how to protect themselves and help them grow in confidence and discipline.

Krav Maga’s self defence classes for children places emphasis on reducing threat, not causing harm. We teach kids that they can be strong as well as calm … powerful as well as in control.

Throughout our school holiday program, we discuss in depth the principles of ‘warriors’ and the importance of determination, gratitude and humility.

The teachers at Krav Maga Northern Beaches have a strong emphasis on fun and friendship, promoting team spirit in every session.

To book a place please call or email Adam 0410 785 543 or email [email protected]

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Art Workshops For The Kids & Family

Heidi will guide you every step of the way, learning new techniques
and methods in this fun and relaxing environment.
Saturday 2nd, Friday 15th, Saturday 16th & Monday 18th July
TIME: 10am to 12pm
BRING: Canvas & Idea – pic to paint
PRICE: $35
WEAR: Old clothes
Limited to 10 children each day only.

Any questions please call me, Heidi: 0404 049 589

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Forest Killarney School Holiday Football Camps

Come and join our School Holiday Football Camps during the July school holidays for a fun way to develop new skills under the guidance of professional soccer coaches.

Our Holiday Camps offer skills training and organised small-sided games. Children will be separated into age groups and abilities to ensure that they are working on skills most relevant to them. Each day will provide the opportunity to practice newly learnt techniques in a mini comp.

When: Wed 6 July – Fri 8 July and Mon 11 July – Fri 15 July
Where: Melwood All-Weather Playing Fields, Forestville
Who: Suitable for both boys and girls, 5 to 12 years old
Cost: Half Days (9am – 12noon) – $42 per day, Full Days (9am – 3pm) – $62 per day

For bookings and further details visit:
Enquiries: [email protected]

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Looking for something to do these School Holidays?

At the Coastal Environment Centre Kids on The Coast School Holiday program we are looking to put down the devices and get out and about in nature!
This winter we have a great program ready to give our young adventurers some great school holiday times. The program ranges from Fun in the Kitchen and garden with our Little Green Chefs and the gang from Snack Habitat food truck, Getting out the compass and map for a day of adventure with Out and About Orienteering and Race around the Headlands. For those looking for the creative side we have our Beach Combing Sculpture Workshop.
Our group sizes are limited to 20 and led by qualified education staff.

Programs run from 10am-3pm Monday to Friday and cost $60
For a full program of our activities these holidays
or Follow us on Facebook Coastal Environment Centre
Phone Enquiries: 1300 000 232


School Holiday’s at the Libraries

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Warringah Libraries

Jacqueline Harvey Book Launch
Monday 4 July, 10.30am-12pm, Forestville Library

Scratch Game Coding
Wednesday 6 July, 5-7pm, Warringah Mall Library

Family Movie Nights 5.30-7.30pm
Tuesday 5 July at Warringah Mall Library: Inside Out
Thursday 7 July at Belrose Library: Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)
Tuesday 12 July at Warringah Mall Library: Ice Age
Thursday 14 July at Belrose Library: Aladdin

Stop Motion Animation
Wednesday 13 July at Warringah Mall Library from 10am
Wednesday 13 July at Dee Why Library from 12.30pm
Friday 15 July at Forestville Library from 10am
Friday 15 July at Belrose Library from 12.30pm
Bookings for all the above activities essential by calling 9942 2449

Manly Library

Midday Matinee For Children: Wednesday 6 July, 12noon
Zentangle Art Class: Friday 8 July, 10.30am – 11.30am
Bruce Mutard: For The Curious And Comic Lovers: Saturday 9 July, 12-2pm
Minions & Monsters Tube Craft: Tuesday 12 July, 10.30am – 11.30am
Teddy Bears Sleepover: Thursday 14 July, 5pm
Winter Chess Tournament: Friday 15 July, 10.00am – 2.00pm
To BOOK and find out more visit www.manly.nsw.gov.au/library

Mona Vale Library

Bark Painting with Chris Tobin: Tuesday 5 July, 10.30am-11.30am
Rockin’ the Rock Pool: Wednesday 6 July, 10.30am-11.30am
Story Stones: Indigenous Stories and Craft: Tuesday 12 July, 10.00am-12.00pm
To BOOK and find out more visit www.pittwater.nsw.gov.au

Author: Laurice Klaire

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