School Holiday Ideas

Looking for some ideas of ways to entertain or occupy your kids these school holidays? Below are some ideas of local activities which other WPS families have tried and loved.

If you know of other holiday activities that may be of interest to the WPS community, please forward details to so they can be included in this listing.


Kids Circle Holiday Program

This July, the all-in-one hub for extracurricular activities, Kids Circle,
has lined up another attractive and varied School Holiday Program,
including visits from Australia’s leading food rescue organisation,
OzHarvest, Le Cordon Bleu qualified Chef and owner of Jon-Patrick
Catering Company, Gene Cameron, and Co-author of “A Fearsome
Beast and a Dumpling Feast”, Yves Stening.
 Applause Musical Theatre Academy
Aimed at both girls and boys aged five to 10 years old, this wonderful
Holiday Program  in Chatswood will provide attendees the exciting
opportunity to learn new skills through cooking, artmaking, dancing,
and science experiments, while making new friends at the same time.
The workshops will run on weekdays from 3rd to 14th July, and parents
have the option to enrol their children in morning 9:00-12:30pm,
afternoon 1-4pm, or full day programs 9am-4pm. No extra charge if
parents need to drop off their kids at 8am and/or pick them up
by 6pm after work.
Early bird bookings are currently available until 15 June. Prices start at
$50 for morning workshops, $40 for the afternoon, or $90 for the full day. All ingredients and materials are included.
Sibling and full week booking discounts available.
For bookings and more information, visit or Call us on 0405-195225 / 0468-354372


Love ‘n Deuce Tennis and Multi Sport Camps

Junior School Holiday Tennis Camps
School holiday fun programs to suit ages 2.5 to 17 year olds.
 Love ‘n Deuce Tennis and Multi Sport Camps
Humpty Holiday Camps
Multi sport camps for 2.5 to 6 year olds with half and fully day options.
Tennis and sport camps for 5 to 17 years of age from 9:30am to 3:30pm with after care available until 6pm. A drop off time option of 8:30am if needed!
Camps on rain, hail or shine.
Professional facilities, Fantastic teachers and great fun and exercise!!
Castlecove, St Leonards and Naremburn


Applause Musical Theatre Academy

ENROL NOW in one of our exciting Summer musical theatre holiday programs! Your child will learn to sing, dance and act scripts and songs from a fun musical! Two-day and three-day programs depending on the age group. Also this time we are offering Mixed Age programs and Boys Only programs!  Applause Musical Theatre Academy
Download the flyer and/or the enrolment form or call Ingrid on 0405 495 099.


Bricks 4 Kidz

Bricks 4 Kidz offers fun, hands-on programs where kids ages 3-13+ can learn, build and play with LEGO® bricks.  Bricks4Kidz
For more information call Stacey on 0450 332 435 or to register click here.


Northern Suburbs Football Association

NSFA will be conducting School Holiday Clinics, which will include goalkeeper coaching, at the Charles Bean Sportsground in Lindfield.   nsfa-logo
Click here for more information or to register.
Northern Suburbs Football Association Inc
Suite 2, 4-10 Bridge St
Pymble, NSW 2073.
Phone 9449 4933


Northbridge School of Visual Arts

A diverse range of sessions where children are taught real art skills, in a fun way, with freedom to explore their creativity.  nsva-logo
Click here to download the brochure, or call Judy on 9958 129 for more information.


The Australian Institute For Performing Arts (AIPA)

Are you looking for fun and exciting activities for your children these holidays? The School at AIPA (formerly KICK Performance Group) holds fun, exciting and challenging school holiday programmes year round for students preschool to high school. Programmes suit beginners wanting to try something fun in the holidays to primary students & teens who wish to engage in an intensive with an international tutor from the US or UK.
For information please download the brochure P 02 9966 5013, 02 9966 0353 or E NSW Childcare Benefit for Registered Care is available on all AIPA programmes run in NSW.


Centrehouse Kids Holiday Summer Program

 Paper Scissor Rocks Workshop
Centrehouse is a not-for profit, community arts centre located in Lane Cove on Sydney’s north shore. With a diverse program of courses and workshops for all ages and all level of ability, Centrehouse offers tuition in art, craft, languages, yoga, meditation and cultural pursuits.
Kids Holiday Summer Program can be booked online here. The full Kids Summer Holiday Program brochure, including the FREE Grandparent Paper Art Workshops can be downloaded here.


Good Sport Holiday Camp

Good Sport Holiday Camp
Good Sport Holiday Camps are running at Willoughby Squash Club 4-8th and 11-15th July 2016. Camps run daily from 9am – 3pm, with extra aftercare available 3-5pm upon request.
The camps are a wonderful chance to try and learn lots of different sports/activities in a controlled and nurturing environment, run by our wonderful coaches.
To register, visit and for further information contact 02 9958 1399 or download PDF leaflet here.


CS One Academy

CS One Academy – Empowering Young Minds Through Computer Science
We run school holiday programs to help children aged 6 – 14 develop logical and computational thinking skills in Computer Science.
We at CS One Academy aim to encourage a new generation of innovative young minds. Our programs are centered around teaching computational thinking, while being fun and interactive.
Providing an enriching experience to our students is an integral attitude of everyone involved in our mission. We want our young minds of this generation to appreciate the advantages of Computer Science so that they will be inspired to use technology as a tool for creation and innovation.
Visit our website for more information or to register.


Performing Arts Holiday Camp

Performing Arts Holiday Camp
We Give Kids Confidence
Sing-Act-Dance                  Perform in a Show!
Week One School Holidays – Monday 4th to Friday 8th July
Pymble Public School Hall
Epping North Public School Hall
Week Two School Holidays – Monday 11th to Friday 15th July
North Sydney – The Independent Theatre
Lindfield Public School
Early Booking Rate expires 6th June 2016
Enrol ONLINE now!!
Ph: 9953 4040
9:00am to 3:00pm        FREE Extended Hours 8:00am to 5:30pm

STEAM Education Australia

STEAM Education Australia is running a creative, fun and stimulating holiday program aim at fostering computational thinking, creativity, innovation, collaboration, mindfulness and well being in our children.  STEAM Education Australia
Activities include animation, robotics, science, story time, mindfulness games, origami and more … Location in Belrose Public School, Cammeray Scout Hall and Dural Public school. For more information please visit or call 8866 3458.
Download the flyer.

START | Children’s Art School

We offer a diverse range of art classes including drawing, painting, printmaking, clay and sculpture.  START | Children's Art School
Holiday Art Program
Ages: 6 -12 years old
Class Sizes: Maximum 8 children per class
12th – 23rd December – 2 week program
16th – 27th January – 2 week program
Monday – Friday 11.00am – 2.30pm
Price: $50 per 3.5hr class inclusive of all materials (10% discount for siblings)
Bookings can be made online or by calling Vivienne on 0421 711 178 for term classes please visit the website –

Location: 25 Atchison Street St Leonard’s

Download December, January Holiday Program.