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Winter School Holiday Activity Guide 2018
Winter is here… Along with the change in weather and temperature, it’s also time to organise activities over the winter school holidays!
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 to you this list of activities for your children over the Winter 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 available so don’t forget to mention Northern Beaches Mums!
- BRICKS 4 KIDZ® Northern Beaches
- CAPA Academy
- Academy of Acrobatics and Gymnastics International (AAGI)
- Park House
- Motiv8sports Northern Beaches
- Max Sports Physiotherapy Clinic
- Jack Sharp Magic
- Evolve Tennis
- Marian St. Theatre for Young People
- St. Ives Shopping Village
- Hello Little Artisan
- Brookvale Dance Centre
- School Holiday Fun on the Northern Beaches
- Holiday Learn to Swim
- Applause Musical Theatre Academy
- A.Ferrari Kitchen
- Goodwin’s Tennis Academy
- Spoil Me Kids Day Spa
- Football Fever at Westfield Warringah Mall
- Manly Warringah Softball Association
- The Newport
- The Collaroy
Also, for more ideas on classes and activities check out our directory.
Looking for ideas for things to do in the School Holidays? BRICKS 4 KIDZ® School Holiday Workshops are the BEST HOLIDAY FUN for kids in Sydney’s Northern Beaches!
From all new Superheros: Avengers v. Incredibles and fun Remote Control Mania, to Winter Brick Blast and EXCITING Coding with Robotics, and MORE, there’s fun activities for every child!
With convenient indoor locations across Sydney’s Northern Beaches and programs for those with an early start on Monday, 2 July straight through to Monday, 23 July, there is sure to be an option for you. Get in EARLY and don’t miss out on a spot!
Check out the website or call to find out all the details!
Phone: 0476 884 100
Facebook: Bricks 4 Kidz (Northern Beaches, Sydney)
Locations: Collaroy, Balgowlah, Curl Curl, Forestville, Belrose and Mona Vale
Magical Winter Wonderland Workshops
CAPA Academy offer the best performing arts workshops on the Northern Beaches. Qualified instructors and Industry specialists work with students to learn and extend their skills while having fun.
Dates: Monday – Friday 16th – 20th July.
Times: 9am – 3pm
Fees: $75.00 per day / $85.00 visual arts
Spaces filling fast BOOK NOW!
Juniors 5 + years
Monday: Sing and Dance SuperStar Video Clip
Perform in your very own video clip. Sing at the Karaoke and Dance Party.
Tuesday: Visual Arts Magical Winter Wonderland
Create magical winter art crystal glitter slime, snow storm jar, ceramic tiles.
Wednesday: Hip Hop Crew and Acrobatic Art
The hottest genres in Performing arts, develop skills in Acrobatics and be part of a Hip Hop crew!
Thursday and Friday: Musical and Theatre Magic
Sing, Dance and Act: learn songs from School of Rock/Aladdin and a scene from Harry Potter/Narnia to perform for family and friends.
Seniors 10+ years
Monday: Sing and Dance SuperStar Video Star
Create, choreograph, edit, costume and perform in your very own video clip.
Tuesday: Visual Arts
Create wonderful winter mosaics, design, decorate/paint clothing, jewellery making.
Wednesday: Acrobatic Arts and Hip Hop Crew Magic
The hottest genres in Performing Arts, join a Hip Hop crew and develop skills in Acrobatics.
Thursday and Friday: Musical and Theatre Magic
Sing, Dance and Act learn songs from Wicked/Pippin and a scene from Percy Jackson to perform for family and friends.
Academy of Acrobatics and Gymnastics International (AAGI)
AAGI Gymnastics will be holding acrobatic and gymnastic camps throughout the Winter school holidays!
For beginners to experienced gymnasts their camps are fun for everyone! Ages 4 to 12 years old are welcome!
The camps run from 9am – 1pm and give everyone the opportunity to try different gymnastics equipment, acrobatics and some circus skills!
Located just behind Warringah Mall – so drop your kids whilst you go do the shopping!
Camps will be running on: 10th, 11th and 12th July AND 17th, 18th and 19th July
Park House Mona Vale will be offering workshops for the kids every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday during both weeks of the winter school holidays, including craft workshops, pizza + cookie dough making and much more..
- Kindy to Year 6
- 3 full days 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 our milestone rewards program for them to wear during camp
Dates: Monday 16th – Wednesday 18th July
Price: $135.00 including Jersey
OFFER for Northern Beaches Mums – BOOK NOW to receive a FREE Jersey and Snapback Hat valued at $49!
Cook Eat Move!
Cook – Make your own pizza or lunchbox snacks
Eat – Eat your food for morning tea
Move – Games, exercise, music and fun
Running on Monday 9th July and Wednesday 11th July from 9am – 12pm, the unique Kid’s School Holiday program has been designed by a Physio and Dietitian to engage kids in healthy eating and exercise.
$60 per morning. Come to both or one only. Bookings essential. Health fund rebates may apply.
NumberWorks’nWords Winter Holiday Program!
NumberWorks’nWords Dee Why and Mona Vale are once again running a Winter Holiday Program! This is a great way to hit the ground running for Term 3 2018.
The program will run in the second week of the holidays.
3 Days Only
When: Wednesday 18th July, Thursday 19th July and Friday 20th July
Time: 2pm – 4pm for both junior and senior students
Fees: $324 for 3 days (6 lessons). Fees are due in full to confirm your place.
SCHOOL HOLIDAYS MAGIC CAMP
Northern Beaches magician Jack Sharp is back again with his fun magic camp.
“My kids didn’t want to go home” said one Mum after the last camp!
Learn the art of magic, balloon twisting, juggling, plate spinning plus much more. AND as a special bonus there will be a visit from Bricks4Kidz to add some creativity too.
EARLY BIRD BOOKINGS NOW OPEN
Date: Tuesday 17th July
Time: 9.00am to 3.00pm
Venue: St. Rose Catholic Primary School, Collaroy Plateau
Cost: Early Bird $60pp (by July 1st). Regular $80pp
GET COURT UP with their Fab Holiday Camps this July School Break!
The teams at Evolve Tennis can’t wait to share their love of tennis and all things sporty with your children.
- 3 AWESOME Locations
- Collaroy Tennis Club (Long Reef),
- Wyatt Park Tennis Centre (Belrose), AND
- Careel Bay Tennis Centre (Avalon)
- HOTSHOTS and Multisport Format – no boredom here
- Experienced, Highly Qualified Coaches
- FREE Before and After Camp CARE
- Daily Prizes, Fun and FREE Pizza Party lunch each last day of camp
- Suits ages 4 to 16 years – you can book single day, half day or full week bookings
- BEST PRICED CAMPS of this kind on the beaches!
You can BOOK ONLINE and view all the pricing at here. They can’t wait to see you there!
Magical Children’s Theatre right on your doorstep.
The popular children’s book by Wendy Harmer comes alive on stage and is the perfect way to introduce your children to the magic of theatre. With audience participation, songs and a relaxed atmosphere, this is a quintessential Marian St. Theatre for Young People production.
Pearlie is the fairy who looks after Jubilee Park. But one day Pearlie wakes up to find everything topsy-turvy. Hurly-burly Pearlie! What can have gone wrong!
Want more drama? Why not combine a drama workshop with the show! See more about the Ultimate Drama Day on the website.
Code 4 Fun
Create your own game in a 2 hour coding workshop!
$10 + booking fee required, includes a FREE kids milkshake.
Monday 9th – Thursday 12th July
Workshop 1, for Years 1 – 3: Learn simple coding and create your own game
10am – 12pm daily
Workshop 2, for Years 4 – 6: Build a more complex online game
12.30pm – 2.30pm daily
Bookings essential at website or Concierge L2.
FREE Science Workshops
Make your own slime!
Monday 16th – Friday 20th July
3 sessions daily, 9.30am, 10.30am and 11.30am
Bookings essential at Concierge L2 or phone 8422 4009.
Phone: 8422 4009
A process based art studio for kids.
The Messy Paint and Play Playgroup Sessions are the best messy art play date your child will ever have. Located in a garden studio, open ended art and sensory activities are provided for children to come and explore, create, and investigate at their own individual pace with their carer.
Dates: 12th & 13th July, 19th & 20th July
Primary School Craft Workshops include:
Rainbow Fibre Art: Monday 9th July
Hoop Art and Simple Embroidery: Wednesday 11th July
Join in the holiday FUN.
At Brookvale Dance Centre!
MUSIC VIDEO WORKSHOP
Monday 9th & Tuesday 10th July (9am-5pm)
Join Brookvale for a 2 day music video workshop, students contribute to the creation of a Music video.
Shot by a professional videographer, on top of dancing, students learn invaluable lessons including how to act and perform on set, take direction and work in different environments. Students will be given a copy of the video to keep.
STEP UP MOVIE NIGHT & SOCIAL
Friday 13th July (6pm-10pm)
Join the ‘Step Up’ Movie night and social gathering, for students aged 7 and up!
The night includes, Step up movie, Food drinks and popcorn, Live Dj & Street Dance performances.
Brookvale Dance Centre offers weekly dance classes in all styles for all ages.
Register for a Trial class or book in for any of their holiday workshops online.
Noses are red, fingers are blue, it might be winter, but we have a heap for you to do!
Northern Beaches Council is hosting tons of exciting, fun-filled activities to keep the children entertained these winter school holidays.
Parents can relax knowing their kids will be well looked after by our experienced and motivated educators at one of their vacation centres, with great excursions planned to the SCG, Ice Zoo, Maritime Museum, Parkour Stunt Gym, Disney on Ice and more!
Or why not consider their jam-packed ‘Kids on the Coast’ program with survival workshops, marine science adventures and more at the Coastal Environment Centre, North Narrabeen. They also have exciting workshops and activities at their libraries and art gallery, along with learn to swim sessions at both Warringah and Manly Aquatic Centres.
9 – 13 July
Dive into these school holidays with our intensive swimming and stroke correction classes at Warringah Aquatic Centre. It’s great for improving your child’s skills and their confidence in the water.
New swimmers will require an assessment.
Cost: 5 day program – $93.25
Bookings open: 25 June
Would your child or teen fancy a bit of royalty these winter holidays? If so, send him or her to a 2-day (K – 2) or 3-day (Years 3 – 6 and Years 6 – 11) “Royal” holiday workshop!
Budding performers will have a right royal old time singing and dancing to songs from fun, popular musicals. Script-work (from Year 3 up) and acting games to improve confidence, focus and communication skills are included too.
Trust us, after the performance on the last day, each performer will leave singing happily ever after!
Workshops offered in Killarney Heights, St Ives, Willoughby and Lindfield, 9.30am-3.30pm. Years 6-11 workshop goes from 10.00am – 4.00pm. Crowns and tiaras permitted.
Book here now.
Put NBM5OFF in the Promo Code to get 5% off.
Kids school Holiday Italian Cooking Class. Your kids get to cook 4 recipes and share a lovely lunch. Hands on, lots of fun, useful Italian cooking techniques, the aim is to get kids cooking for you at home.
Wednesday 11th and Wednesday 18th 10am-12pm
$60p.p. 6 to 16 years of age. (Includes class, recipes and lunch)
Call or text to book your spot.
Want to keep your kids entertained and active these school holidays? Why not book your kids in for one of our school holiday tennis camps!
- Ages 4 & up welcome
- Experienced, qualified coaches
- Hot Shots tennis
- Full week & daily bookings available
- Free before camp care from 7:30am & after camp care until 5pm available
- Free McDonald’s lunch on the last day of camp
- Lots of fun & prizes
- Camps run rain, hail or shine
- Mona Vale & Narrabeen locations available
PROMO SPECIAL: Upon enrolment mention the code GOODWINS10 to receive 10% off your child’s full week camp booking at any of our tennis camps.
Phone: 0452 617 289
Facebook: Spoil Me, Kids Day Spa Parties
Location: Shop 34/7-11 Collaroy Street, Collaroy
Experienced coaches and MWSA, NSW and Australian junior representative players will be there to help. Equipment is provided, morning tea is included and parents are welcome to join in!
From September to March each year MWSA runs a great summer sport for girls, and women of all ages. All the games played at North Curl Curl.
Where: Abbott Road Softball Diamonds
Register now at www.mwsa.rocks
The Newport has you covered these School Holidays, with all the activities ready to go for you and the kids from July 7-22. Packed full of entertainment – from kids cooking classes, to reptile fun and all the way over to Finding Dory & Cars 2 movie showings by the sea. So come on in, grab a bite to eat and they’ll take care of the rest.
Phone: 9997 4900
The Collaroy has you covered these School Holidays, with two weeks packed of free entertainment & activities. From pamper fun, to reptile man and all the way over to Frozen & Minions screenings on movie night. So come on in, grab a bite to eat and we’ll take care of the rest.
You still have the chance to be a part of the Winter School Holiday guide!
The Winter School Holiday Guide which 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 – this newsletter!). You will still get the chance to be part of all the other platforms including website, Facebook and Instagram.
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