Winter School Holiday Activity Guide

The Winter School Holidays are just a few weeks away so it’s time to start thinking about events and activities to keep the kids occupied!

We’ve found some great ideas for you here from magic and self defence to lego building, coding, swimming and much more! These events are always VERY popular so make sure you book quickly!

School Holiday Activities at Westfield Warringah Mall


Rolld Rice Paper Rolling Workshop

Bring the kids for this tasty tutorial on how best to create everyone’s favourite healthy snack, taught by the experts at Rolld!  No booking required.

  • When: Thursday 6 July – Sunday 9 July


LEGO Immersion Zone

Bring the kids along to our immersive LEGO zone these school holidays and let their imaginations run wild!  No booking required.

  • When: Wednesday 12 July – Sunday 16 July



NS Swim School Holiday program

5 day Intensive school holiday program.

  • 8am to 11am 30 minute classes
  • 7am to 8am Fitness squad for Nippers

To book your spot call 9907 4637 or email your details & contact number to 

[email protected]



Krav Maga Northern Beaches

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

Activities included:

  • Board Breaking
  • Yoga sessions
  • Meditation sessions
  • Warrior face painting
  • Self defence skills

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.



Gymstars Cheerleading School Holiday Program

Our school holiday, full day programs for kids ages 5-12 will be on again these holidays.

This is a great program for all kids aged approximately 5-12 years to have some fun in the holidays.

Here your child will be able to stunt, tumble, dance and play lots of games, all in the theme of cheerleading!

We encourage both boys and girls, experienced and non experienced. Everyone is welcome.  Parents please pack morning tea and lunch and send your kids in comfortable clothing.

We are also offering afternoon Holiday Tumbling Classes. 

  • Cost: $50 per day, drop off between 8:30-9am and pick up between 3-3:30pm.
  • Bookingshttp://www.gymstars.com.au/  (school holiday tab and click on the book now button)
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Dates: Mon 3rd – Fri 7th July, Mon 10th – Fri 14th July
  • Phone: 9939 9748


C.A.P.A  Academy Winter School Holiday Workshops

Performing arts are the passion for CAPA Academy.  Industry specialists and qualified teachers  are dedicated to developing the creative talents and joy of self-expression that resides in all, especially children, and these school holidays they have a vast  range of workshops on offer.

July Workshops offered: Dance ( Monday 3rd- Wednesday  5th )  Drama (Wednesday  5th – Friday 7th)  Visual Arts (Monday 10th) and Performing Arts ( Tuesday 11th- Friday 14th) 

Limited places available. 

Workshops available for ages 4 – 15 years. ( before and after care available )

For full details of workshops, costs, dates and times, see the CAPA website and download our flyer.


Musical Theatre Workshops for Kids and Teens!

Applause Musical Theatre Academy’s epic holiday workshops are action-packed with activities combining MUSIC, DRAMA andDANCE! Your child will learn how to sing and dance to songs (and act a scene from Year 3 upwards) from a well-known musical, plus gain acting skills through cool drama activities. On the last day, the students will amaze you with a performance!

 Workshops are either 2 or 3 days and are for students from Kindy to Year 11.  DON’T DELAY, ENROL NOW here.


BRICKS 4 KIDZ® Workshop

July School Holidays are the perfect time for an AWESOME BRICKS 4 KIDZ® 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 Mining & Crafting workshop to brand new Brick City Engineers and Extreme Ninjas, and our special Winter Brick Blast, there’s sure to be a fun theme to inspire your child while they build, create and learn with LEGO®!   Our programs are designed for all kids from Kindergarten to Year 6.

Did you know we also provide fantastic robotics programs?   Our Junior Robotics programs are great for ages 7 – 11.  These series of programs are designed to take kids from beginning through advanced robotics, challenging them while making it SUPER FUN too! Build a Monkey and make it dance, create a cool Air Show, and more!

Check out our website or give us ring for all the details!


Camp Blue Manly – School Holiday Programs

Camp Blue has set itself apart in the school holiday market by providing a fun, engaging and individual programs for all your children, their personalities and interests.

Camp Blue Manly offers a day camp program for children in K – Yr8 and a specialist program for children in Yr 3 – Yr 8. With over 20 activities to choose from there is something for everyone.

Camp Blue is a fully accredited CCB/CCR program. 

There is no other experience like Camp Blue! 


Good Counsel School Holiday Art Therapy Workshops

As caring and qualified professionals, we work with children, adolescents, parents, single people, couples at all stages of life and for a wide variety of issues and concerns.

The mental health and wellbeing of young people is very important to us and we provide a schedule of retreats/workshops and holiday activities (art therapy based) for young children and teens to build self-esteem, resilience and mindfulness.

Our facilitators are experienced and qualified in Education, Art Therapy, Visual Arts and Counselling.

Our tranquil retreat space located in Warriewood provides the perfect backdrop for unique and meaningful events for those that attend.

Download our flyer for more information.


Jack Sharp Magic – School Holiday Camp


After the wonderful feedback from the last school holidays local children’s entertainer Jack Sharp is back in July with his Fun Magic School Holidays Camp ideal for 5 to 10 year olds.

As a special treat for this holidays Jack is also introducing the magic of robotics and coding.

The camp combines performances and tuition in:

  • Magic
  • Balloon Twisting
  • Juggling
  • Facepainting

– All new Robotics and Coding


Kids OT Holiday Program

The outstanding occupational therapists at Kids OT have developed a unique holiday program that incorporates a broad range of activities to help children to kickstart the next term, in and out of school! Each day includes activities like hand writing, social skills, visual learning & memory, focus & attention, muscle tone & sports skills and core strength. Children can attend just one class, one day or the whole week!

  • When: 3 – 7 and 10 – 14 July, 8am to 5.30pm daily
  • Where: Kids OT (Forestway Shopping Centre, Frenchs Forest)
  • Suitable for: 3 to 12 years
  • Cost: Single classes starting at $20, Full day $125, Full week (5 days) $560
  • Bookings: online at www.skillscentral.com.au, call 9457 5735 or email [email protected]
  • Website: skillscentral.com.au


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 get a step ahead before Term 3 starts!

The program will run in the 1st week of the school holidays.

**3 DAYS ONLY!**

  • When  Tuesday 4th, Wednesday 5th and Thursday 6th July
  • Times:  9am – 11am  – Sessions are 2 hours for both junior & senior students
  • Fees: $312 for 3 days (6 lessons) Fees are due in full on enrolment to confirm your place. Bookings are essential.
  •  Bookings:

**Dee Why** | 9982 4859 |  [email protected]

**Mona Vale** | 9979 5476 |  [email protected]


Puppeteria Theatre Presents The Jeral Puppets

The JERAL PUPPETS present three different programs for the July School Holidays:


(2-5yrs) at 10.30am on 28, 30 JUNE, 2,4,6,10,12,14,16 JULY.


(2-5yrs) on 3,5,7,9,11,13JULY


(4-9yrs) on 3,4,5,6,10,11,12,13 JULY.


Robokids Robotics July Vacation Program


Build and Code Workshops – Learn to code, design and build your own robot using robotics motors, sensors and software. A full day of fun and learning!

Years 1-2  |  9am -3pm  |  Lego WeDo

Years 3-6  |  9am -3pm  |  EV3 Mindstorms


Evolve Tennis Academy – Tennis for Life!

EVOLVE TENNIS has the best coaches, beautiful facilities and fantastic programs – your kids will LOVE our tennis centres – at both Collaroy Tennis Centre (Long Reef) and Wyatt Park Tennis Centre (Belrose).

Hot Shots Tennis & MULTISPORT Format camps, both weeks of the July holidays!

FREE Before (7.30 to 9am) & After (3pm to 5pm) Camp Care.

Experienced, qualified coaches.

Prizes, FUN & FREE Pizza each Last day of Camp.

Camp runs rain, hail or shine!

Full week, Single day or half-day bookings available.

Can’t wait to see you there!


Virgin Active’s School Holiday Sports Squad

Are your kids SPORTS crazy?

Or, does the thought of the school holidays make YOU crazy?

We have the solution!

Enrol the kids into Virgin Active’s School Holiday Sports Squad!

Virgin Active Sports Squad is available for children aged 6 to 12 years from 9:00am – 4:30pm Monday to Friday during school holidays (excl. public holidays).

Activities include pool sessions (swimming technique + water polo), studio sessions (Cycle + ZuuChimps), dance classes (hip-hop + jazz), outdoor activities (basketball + soccer) and games (oz tag + dodge ball). Also available to non-members.

For more information and bookings please call us.


Kids’ Art Adventures Creative Workshops

Learn about a variety of art-making practices through hands-on activities, creating your own artworks inspired by art at the gallery. Regular classes throughout the year using different media.  

Bookings essential.


Kids On The Coast

Keep the kids entertained with school programs packed with fun activities including juggling, acrobatic skills and clowning on Circus Day; make your own Neolithic tools from stones and vines at Stones and Bones; and seaside adventures during Marine Biologist Day.

All programs are supervised by quality education staff.

Bookings essential.


All Day Vacation Care

Allambie, Beacon Hill, Cromer, Forestville, Harbord

Northern Beaches Council Vacation Care has it all; exciting excursions, discos, craft and sports days with a difference.

Bookings essential.


Learn To Swim, Aquatic Centres

Boost your child’s swimming skills with an intensive Learn to Swim program that packs half a term of swimming into just one week.

Bookings essential.

Giant Inflatable Fun, Warringah Aquatic Centre

Enjoy free giant inflatable fun. Some T&Cs apply to make sure everyone has fun and is safe.



Monkey Baa, Lendlease Darling Quarter Theatre

Imagine being stuck with the most embarrassing family in existence. Imagine if you could make a fresh start …

Albert (Lengy) Lengviriyakul is the son of Thai immigrants who own a restaurant called Thai-riffic! (sooooo embarrassing). Lengy is about to start high school and is desperate to transform his image and just eat some pizza!

Adapted from Oliver Phommavanh’s best-selling novel, this hilarious and heartfelt play about acceptance will have you laughing out loud.




Author: Laurice Klaire

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