The Ultimate School Holiday Guide

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Ahhh…the School Holidays are here! What to do with the kids to keep them occupied?  Whether your child is sporty, a nature lover, would like to be a pampered princess, a dancer, a coder, a painter or if you would like to enjoy time together as a family, we have activities for everyone!

Redcliffe-ShowRedcliffe Show
Loads of action packed entertainment on!!
Catch Freestyle motorbikes, globe riders, trackskills V8 driving and knights of Camelot medieval horse sports Australia!!
Dont miss the woodchopping, cattle judging, monster fireworks, v8 ute challenge, motocross and of course Side show Alley!!! Have a go on your favourite ride or test your skills on the games…..dont forget to get a big bag of fairy floss!!!
Date: 29th June – 1st July, 9:0am-9:00pm
Location: Redcliffe Showground, Scarborough Rd, Redcliffe
Cost: $6-$12 entry fee
Age: All ages

Extreme Challenge Course
For the brave and bold, test your limits on elements such as Jacobs Ladder, Giant Swing and the Leap of Faith as you get your adrenaline rush with the Frederick Marsden Youth Centre (activity elements main change dependent on group size and weather).
Date: 2 July, 12:30pm-2:30pm
Location: Frederick Marsden Youth Centre, 10 Narangba Road, Kallangur
Cost: $5
Age: 12-17yrs
To book: www.moretonbay.qld.gov.au/healthy-active/active-holidays/timetable
Please note: Wear enclosed shoes, hat, long shorts/pants and sunscreen. Bring water and a snack.

Chipmunks-vacation-careChipmunks Playcentre Vacation Care
Vacation Care is now available at Chipmunks Playcentre Lawnton! Chipmunks Vacation Care is eligible for the Childcare Subsidy.
Date: 2 – 6 July, 9 – 13 July, 6:00am-6:00pm
Location: 555 Gympie Road, Lawnton
Cost: $60 per day + excursion cost (your Childcare Subsidy will be applied to the cost.)
Age: 5 -12yrs
To book: Email lawnton@chipmunks.com.au or call 07 3881 0006
Please note: Don’t forget your socks!

Archery
Get ready, take aim and learn the skill of archery. No matter your ability or skill level, experienced instructors from Lakeside Bowmen will have you hitting the target in no time.
Date: 3 July & Tue 10 July, 9am-12noon
Location: Lakeside Bowmen, 188 Scout Road, Kurwongbah
Cost: $5
Age: 10-17yrs
To book: www.moretonbay.qld.gov.au/healthy-active/active-holidays/timetable
Please note: Parents/carer are required to stay for the duration of the session for children 11 years and under. Wear enclosed shoes, hat and sunscreen. Bring water and a snack. Do not wear camouflage.

Pizza-workshopCooking Workshop: Pizza Perfection
Take your tastebuds on a journey through Italy and learn how to prepare delicious and healthy pizzas.
Date: 2 July, 10am-12noon
Location: Strathpine Community Centre, 199 Gympie Road (entrance via Mecklem Street), Strathpine
Cost: $5
Age: 12-17yrs
To book: www.moretonbay.qld.gov.au/healthy-active/active-holidays/timetable
Please note: Wear enclosed shoes and bring water and a snack.

Fishing
Learn the art of fishing from the professionals. You’ll be hooked in no time! All equipment is provided.
Date: 7 July, 1:30pm-4:30pm
Location: Queens Beach, Flinders Parade (opposite Adams Street), Scarborough
Date: Sat 14 July, 9am-12noon
Location: Captain Cook Parade Park, Captain Cook Parade (car park opposite Emerald Avenue), Deception Bay
Cost: $5
Age: 5-17yrs
To book: www.moretonbay.qld.gov.au/healthy-active/active-holidays/timetable
Please note: Parents/carer are required to stay for the duration of the session for children 11 years and under. Wear enclosed shoes, a hat and sunscreen. Bring a snack and water bottle.

BasketballBasketball Games
Northside Wizards provide a Basketball program that will help improve your child’s motor-skills and social learning as they dribble, shoot, pass and catch their way through this fun, active and safe program.
Date: 9 July, 9am-10am, 10am-11am
Location: South Pine Sports Complex, Indoor Centre, South Pine Road, Brendale
Cost: FREE
Age: 5-8yrs, 9-12yrs
To book: www.moretonbay.qld.gov.au/healthy-active/active-holidays/timetable
Please note: Parents/carer are required to stay for the duration of the session. Wear enclosed shoes, a hat and sunscreen. Bring water and a snack.

In2Hockey
Get into Hockey. Learn to pass, hit, dribble and score with the Redcliffe Hockey Club
Date: 11 July, Thu 12 July, 9am-10am
Location: Mary Nairn Fields, Lamington Drive, Redcliffe
Cost: FREE
Age: 3-11yrs
To book: www.moretonbay.qld.gov.au/healthy-active/active-holidays/timetable
Please note: Parents/carer are required to stay for the duration of the session. Wear enclosed shoes, a hat and sunscreen. Bring water and a snack.

Samford-ShowSamford Show
Major attractions at the Show this year are the Big Top Entertainment Circus, Australian Gold Miner, Fireworks (Saturday 6:30pm), Side Show Alley, Pig Races, Show Bags, Pet Parade (Saturday), Dinkum Dinosaurs, Famous Samford Dog Jump (Saturday), Australian Horse Academy – ring of fire, Rock Climbing Wall, Trackless Train, Reptile Display, Irish Pipe Band (Sunday), Blacksmith Displays, Baby Animals and Sheep Shearing, plus much more!
Date: 14th & 15th July, 8:00am-9:00pm, 8:00am-5:00pm
Location: Showgrounds Drive, Samford
Cost: From $5 for children – $35 for a family
Age: All ages
More information: www.facebook.com/SamfordShowSociety

School Holiday Fun at the Library

There is so much to do at the library during school holidays! Book in for the Kids’ Holiday Fun or the Teen Holiday Workshops.
Date: 2 – 14 July, times vary
Location: All libraries across Moreton Bay
Cost: FREE
Age: Grades 6 and under, Grades 7 – 12
To book: www.moretonbay.qld.gov.au/libraries/school-holidays
Please note: Registration is essential.

Bollywood-classesBollywood Dance Classes
Come and join in for a fun filled Bollywood Dance workshop, in collaboration with the YMCA North Lakes July School Holiday program. Learn some of the energetic Bolly Fusion moves to the infectious rhythm of Bollywood. An experience not to be missed!
Date: 11 July, 10:30am-12noon
Location: The Space North Lakes, 37 Lakefield Drive, North Lakes
Cost: $5
Age: 5-16yrs
To book: www.facebook.com/events/1837813742946566/
Please note: Parents are encouraged to join their kids in grooving to the music of Bollywood.

Learn to Sail
Learn to sail with the Moreton Bay Boat Club. Participants will enjoy learning the ropes in 3.7m Vagabond sailing dinghies which are ideal for both juniors and adults to learn the basics of sailing and racing. No prior knowledge of sailing is required.
Date: Thu 05 July, Thu 12 July, 1:30pm-4pm
Location: Moreton Bay Boat Club, Bird O’Passage Parade, Scarborough
Cost: $5
Age: 12-17yrs
To book: www.moretonbay.qld.gov.au/healthy-active/active-holidays/timetable
Please note: Wear clothes and shoes that can get wet (e.g: reef shoes or thongs), a hat, sunglasses and sunscreen. Bring water and a snack.

Abbey-Medieval-FestivalAbbey Medieval Festival
As winter comes to South East Queensland, so too does Moreton Bay’s Medieval season! The 29th Abbey Medieval Festival, in all its colour and grandeur, will take place over the weekend of July 14-15, at Abbeystowe. This year the program offers even more unique opportunities for visitors to get involved with activities in the medieval encampment, deepening personal experiences and re-enforcing grounding connections with history.
Date: 14th, 15th July, gates open at 9:00am
Location: Abbeystowe, 1 – 63 The Abbey Place (off Old Toorbul Point Road), Caboolture
Cost: Ticket prices range from $18.50- $102 for a family weekend pass.
Age: All ages
To book: www.abbeymedievalfestival.com/events-and-tickets
Please note: This year there are group VIP experiences available in Corporate Boxes!
Image Credit: Neda Lundie

Laser Tag Master Class
This is not your average Laser Tag game. Experienced tournament players will facilitate the Laser Tag Master Class activity and teach participants the skills of laser sports including using arena cover, sequencing, timing and tournament play. Learn the correct skills to become a tournament player.
Date: Mon 09 July, 10am-12noon
Location: Laserzone, 561 Gympie Road, Lawnton
Cost: $5
Age: 10-17yrs
To book: www.moretonbay.qld.gov.au/healthy-active/active-holidays/timetable
Please note: Parents/carer are required to stay for the duration of the session for children 11 years and under. Wear enclosed shoes. Bring water and a snack.

Private Art classes Tailored ArtworksPrivate Kids Art Workshops
Older children who are serious about art can express themselves and achieve more professional looking outcomes in a one on one Private Art Workshop not achievable at school or group art classes. This workshop has been developed to be a very special experience that your child will never forget. They’ll always be proudly showing their artwork and hand print or signature off to anyone who visits!
Date: 30 June – 15 July
Location: 1 Cascade Court, Murrumba Downs
Call 07 3491 6400 for prices
Age: 18 months+
To book: www.tailoredartworks.com.au/private-childrens-workshop
Please note: Sharron can come to you for a consultation prior to the workshop.

Softball
Learn to strike your opposition out, hit the home run and catch the loose ball with Lakers Softball.
Date: Mon 09 July, 9am-10am
Location: Aurora Boulevard Park, Aurora Boulevard, North Lakes
Cost: FREE
Age: 3-9yrs
To book: www.moretonbay.qld.gov.au/healthy-active/active-holidays/timetable
Please note: Parents/carer are required to stay for the duration of the session. Wear enclosed shoes, a hat and sunscreen. Bring water and a snack.

BRICKS-4-KIDZBRICKS 4 KIDZ
BRICKS 4 KIDZ School Holiday Workshops use the endless possibilities of LEGO® to create the most AWESOME-EST experiences for boys & girls from ages 5 and up. Working in small groups to build our own unique models, they sneak in a collection of learning through play – all without the use of screens!
Date: 4, 5, 10, 11 July, 9am-12noon, 9am-3:30pm
Location: Cnr Discovery Dr & Gardenia Pde, North Lakes
Cost: From $45-$85
Age: 5+
To book: www.bricks4kidz.com.au/brisbane-northlakes/ourprogram/school-holiday-activities-with-lego/all-workshops
Note: If you become a VIP Member of BRICKS 4 KIDZ North Lakes, you’ll be the first to see the program and have access exclusive discounts.

LaunchPad Gymnastics
Kids will have fun playing with a whole host of gymnastic equipment that aids in development of gross motor skills and confidence. Have a blast learning how to roll, cartwheel and bounce.
Date: Thu 12 July, 9am-10am
Location: PCYC Deception Bay, PCYC Deception Bay, 100 Maine Terrace, Deception Bay
Cost: FREE
Ages: 5-11yrs
To book: www.moretonbay.qld.gov.au/healthy-active/active-holidays/timetable
Please note: Parents/carer are required to stay for the duration of the session. Wear socks, a hat and sunscreen. Bring water and a snack.

BushcareBush Care
Come and help restore this wonderful area of bush land back to it’s native roots. This is a great free, healthy, community activity for all ages where you can also learn about the native plants and wild life. We suggest you wear closed toe shoes and trousers and also bring some gardening gloves if you have them (only a limited number of pairs are available). Come and make a difference in your own back yard!
Date: July 14, 9:30am-11:00am
Location: Danzy Buchanan Park, Chermside Rd, Mango Hill
Cost: FREE
Age: All ages
To book: www.facebook.com/events/1449434788494447
Please note: Parents are required to attend.

Trampolining
Jump, flip, twist and turn on Olympic quality trampolines with the Redcliffe PCYC.
Date: 6 July, 9am-10am, 10am-11am
Location: PCYC Redcliffe, 170 Klingner Road, Kippa Ring
Cost: $5
Age: 5-11yrs, 12-17yrs
To book: www.moretonbay.qld.gov.au/healthy-active/active-holidays/timetable
Please note: Parents/carer are required to stay for the duration of the session. Wear socks and remove jewellery (small earrings may be taped). Bring water and a snack.

Rock climbingHanging Vines and Indoor Rock Climbing
Time to get your heart pumping! Test your strength and endurance on the Indoor Climbing Wall before seeing if you can make it across the Hanging Vine high ropes element.
Date: Tue 10 July, 9am-12noon
Location: YMCA Camp Warrawee, 81 Byrnes Road North, Joyner
Cost: $5
Age: 12-17yrs
To book: www.moretonbay.qld.gov.au/healthy-active/active-holidays/timetable
Please note: Wear enclosed shoes, hat, insect repellent and sunscreen. Bring water and a snack.

Table Tennis
Come and play table tennis during this school holidays with North Lakes Table Tennis! Bring a friend or make new ones while honing your technique, picking up new skills or just having fun playing ping-pong in a fun and safe environment.
Date: 7 July, 10am-11am
Location: The Lakes College, Indoor Hall, 2 College Street, North Lakes
Cost: $5
Age: 12-17yrs
To book: www.moretonbay.qld.gov.au/healthy-active/active-holidays/timetable
Please note: Wear enclosed shoes and bring water and a snack.

BMXIntroduction to BMX Racing
This activity will provide the opportunity for all participants to learn the sport of BMX, learning how to use the bike as well as manoeuvre on the track.
Date: 5 July, 9am-11am
Location: Pine Rivers BMX Club, Leitchs Road (parking at England Park, Strathwyn Street), Brendale
Cost: $5
Age: 5-17yrs
To book: www.moretonbay.qld.gov.au/healthy-active/active-holidays/timetable
Please note: Wear enclosed shoes, long pants and long sleeves. Bikes, full face helmets and gloves will be provided, however if participants have a bike or helmet they are welcome to bring them.

South Pine River Walk
Explore the Riparian Rainforest which is part of the Kumbartcho Sanctuary Environmental Centre and South Pine River. Discover a range of wildlife along your journey.
Date: 4 July, 9:30am-11am
Location: Kumbartcho Sanctuary, 15 Bunya Pine Court, Eatons Hill
Cost: FREE
Age: 3-17yrs
To book: www.moretonbay.qld.gov.au/healthy-active/active-holidays/timetable
Please note: Parents/carer are required to stay for the duration of the session. Wear enclosed shoes, a hat and sunscreen. Bring water and a snack.

qsec-rodeoQSEC’s Rodeo Round Up
Dust off your belt buckles, polish your boots and don’t forget your cowboy hat for QSEC’s Rodeo Round-Up!
Round-up the entire family for a thrilling night of entertainment including Barrel Racing, Steer Wrestling, Bareback Ride and the most adrenaline packed 8 seconds in sport, the Open Bull Ride.
Boot, scoot and boogie the night away to live music at the rodeo after party.
Date: 7 July, 12:00 noon – 12:00 midnight.
Location: Cnr Tuckeroo Drive and Beerburrum Road, Caboolture
Cost: Prices range from FREE for under 5 – $20
Age: All ages
To book: www.QSEC.com.au
Please note: Pre-purchase tickets before midnight Friday 6 July to receive a discount of $5 per ticket.

Explore Osprey House Walk
Wander along the boardwalks at Osprey House Environmental Centre and explore the mangrove wetlands. Spot a koala and view the Osprey and Sea Eagles soaring overhead and migratory waders feasting in the mud flats.
Date: 3 July, 9:30am-11:30am
Location: Osprey House Environmental Centre, Dohles Rocks Road, Griffin
Cost: FREE
Age: 3-17yrs
To book: www.moretonbay.qld.gov.au/healthy-active/active-holidays/timetable
Please note: Parents/carer are required to stay for the duration of the session. Wear enclosed shoes, a hat and sunscreen. Bring water and a snack.

Mummy & MePetite Princess Palour Mummy & Me
The perfect opportunity to have some special Girly Girl time together and enjoy dual treatments, choice of Manicure or Pedicure, side by side in the luxurious new Beauty Parlour complete with Pedi Spa Chairs!
Date: 2 – 6 July, 9 – 13 July
Location: Cnr Endeavour Blvd and Mason Street, North Lakes
Cost: $25-$55
Age: All ages
To book: www.princessparlourbeauty.com.au/book-online
Please note: Granny’s, Nonna’s, Grandmothers, Aunty’s, Nanna’s, Big Sisters and other’s welcome too!

Fun Size Hip Hop
Pop, lock and jump around during this fun-filled musical activity. Participants will be bouncing with energy as they develop their coordination skills through dance.
Date: 4 July 2018, 9am-10am
Location: John Scott Park, Station Street, Samford Village
Cost: FREE
Age: 3-11yrs
To book: www.moretonbay.qld.gov.au/healthy-active/active-holidays/timetable
Please note: Parents/carer are required to stay for the duration of the session. Wear enclosed shoes, a hat and sunscreen. Bring water and a snack.

Code-campCode Camp
Join more than 35,000 Aussie kids who’ve built apps, learned to code and expressed themselves as digital storytellers through Code Camp!
Date: 9 July – 11 July, 9:00am-3:30pm
Location: The Lakes College, 2 College Street, North Lakes
Cost: $349.00 for 3 days, zip pay option available.
Age: 7-12yrs
To book: https://my.codecamp.com.au/camp/1941
Please note: Drop off from 8:30am, pick up until 4:00pm

IKEA School Holiday Fun!
Swing into IKEA North Lakes these school holidays to join in the fun! Let’s get creative with the craft recycling workshops and take part in the fun science experiments with Professor Jellybean!
Date: 30 June – 15 July, 9:00am-12:00noon or 10:00am-1:00pm
Location: IKEA North Lakes
Cost: FREE
Age: All ages
To book: Sign into your IKEA FAMILY profile online or in-store at an orange kiosk, click “All workshops” and choose IKEA North Lakes.
Please note: If you’re not member, join IKEA family today for free at www.ikea.com.au/family

PLEASE NOTE: If the Healthy and Active Moreton activity or the School Holiday Fun at the Library activity your child would like to participate in is booked out, make sure you get on the waiting list!

28/06/2018 |

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