July 2017 Lane Cove School Holiday Activities

BOOM! Two Term’s down already! Time to plan a few activities for the kids to help ensure you all have a fun couple of weeks off school.

Bop Till You Drop

Bop till you Drop run Performing Arts Workshops that are designed for children aged 5-12years. These programs are educational with professional teachers who will gently encourage and teach your child new skills in DANCING, SINGING, ACTING, plus craft, cooking and science to break up the action packed day.

There are 6 classes per day, each class runs for 45 minutes. This program is aimed at building self-esteem in your child. We allow them to be part of the creative process rather than dictating our ideas. This helps build their self-confidence and makes them feel proud of their achievements. The children will perform in a concert on the last day to show off their new talents and they will also be awarded a graduation certificate. The concert is an important part of building confidence and their public speaking skills. Also we want them to walk away with a big sense of satisfaction knowing they worked towards something and accomplished it.

Special Offer for ‘In the Cove Subscribers’: Mention this ad to receive $15 OFF with 2 day bookings.

Cost: $130 for 2 days – $65 per day
Date: Tues 11 & Wed 12 July
Time: 9am – 3pm
Address: Lane Cove Golf Club
Book Here: Bookings
Phone: 1300 13 03 13
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.boptillyoudrop.com.au/home/school-programs-sydney/school-holiday-programs-sydney/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/boptillyoudrop/

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Zumba Kids

Get Ready for your kids to have Zumba Fun – what a great way to burn off some energy!!! Grab a group of friends or come and meet some new friends at Zumba Kids. Shake, giggle and groove.

Cost: $10
Date: 6 July 2017
Time: 1pm – 2.30pm
Address: Lane Cove Bowling Club, 151 Burns Bay Road, Lane Cove

Book Here: Bookings
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 0403 226 822


The School at AIPA

The School at AIPA has some fabulous activities planned for creative kids (including a stunt school – yes a stunt school – wow!!!!!).

Monday 3rd – Friday 7th July – Creative Kids Daily Programmes 9am – 3.30pm

Monday 3rd – Thursday 6th July –  Make A Short Film with US Director Kristine May 9am – 12pm

Monday 3rd – Wed 5th and Friday 7th July – Creation Dance Course with US Director Kristine May 12.30pm – 3.30pm

Monday 3rd – Tuesday 4th July – Stunt School 9am – 3.30pm

Monday 10th – Friday 14th July – Creative Kids Daily Programmes 9am – 3.30pm

Wednesday 12th – Friday 14th July – Audition Technique Workshop with Chris Broadbent 9am – 3.30pm

Address: Unit 4, 2 George Place, Artarmon 2064
Book Here:  02 9966 5013
Email: [email protected]
Website:  www.aipa.com.au
Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/theschoolataipa/

Kids Circle

The Kids Circle programme is all about giving your children the opportunity to learn new skills, discover new passions and make new friends. Your child will never be bored with the range of activities on offer including art workshops with clay, rocks, mandalas and watercolor, dancing workshops and some exciting science experiments. Your kids will learn to cook with a genuine  Le Cordon Bleu Chef, Gene Cameron (co-owner of Jon-Patrick catering company). There will also be a visit from OZHarvest, a food rescue organisation,  to talk to your kids about healthy eating habits and minimizing food waste.

Cost: Morning $55, Afternoon $45, Full Day $95. Weekly discounts are available
Date: 3-7 July and 10-14 July 2017
Time: 9am – 4pm (Extended hours available)
Address: 28 Chatswood Avenue, Chatswood (North Shore Temple Emanuel, VJ Hall)

Book Here: Bookings
Email: [email protected]
Phone: Carolina 0468 354 372 or Grace 0405 195 225
Website: www.kidscircle.com.au
Facebook: www.facebook.com/kidscircleaus

Winter School Holiday Program Workshops Chatswood Kids Circle

Big Wild Imagination

Big Wild Imagination is offering three art play workshops on Monday the 3rd, Tuesday the 4th and Friday the 7th of July for children aged 5-12 years, with a maximum of 10 children attending each day.

Holidays are a time for creative freedom and good old messy, creative play! You will love Big Wild Imaginations studio space that is designed to excite, challenge and ignite wonder and curiosity in your child. But most of all it is about FUN FUN FUN. Their programme delights kids as they get messy, create, build, imagine and experiment in a social and engaging environment.

Children will need to bring a drink bottle, morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea and dress in clothes that mum and dad don’t mind if they get messy.

Cost: $80 per day
Date: Monday 3rd July, Tuesday 4th July or Friday 7th July
Time: 9am – 3.30pm
141 Centennial Ave, Lane Cove
Book Here: Bookings
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.bigwildimagination.com.au
Facebook: www.facebook.com/bigwildimagination

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Evolvere Yoga and Mindfulness Camp for KIDS

Kids will be introduced to yoga poses through fun physical activities, partner work, dance and games. Learn simple tips for quieting their mind through guided relaxation that will increase their ability to concentrate and listen internally.

Cost: $55
Date: 5-8 years = Tue 4 & 11 July and 9-12 years = Thu 6 & 13 July
Time: 1pm-4pm
Evolvere, 2 Austin Street, Lane Cove
Book Here: Bookings
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.evolvere.com.au
Facebook: www.facebook.com/pg/evolverepilatesyogabarre

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Literacy Intensive Skills – Spelling, Writing, Reading Workshop

Building on sounds for reading and writing is crucial in early years of primary school. Our aim for this workshop is to assess where your child is on their literacy journey and how we can move them to their next step. We aim to help your child walk away with improved reading strategies, greater knowledge of using letter-sound relationships, and motivation in writing and linking ideas.

This program has been designed with our team of professional speech pathologists, experienced in working with children in developing literacy skills. The program is not limited to children with difficulties, but also children who need to access explicit instruction in:

  • Phonemic awareness
  • Systematic phonics
  • Vocabulary development
  • Text fluency
  • Comprehension strategies
  • Appreciation of great writing

Cost: $485 per student (valued at $855 for assessment and 6 x 45 min groups)
Date: Tue 11 July to Fri 14 July
Time: 9.30am – 12pm
Address: Vanessa Speech Pathology, 46 Burns Bay Road, Lane Cove

Book Here: More Info and Bookings
Email: [email protected]
Website: vanessaspeechpathology.com
Phone: 0449 619182

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Flute School Sydney 2017

Beginner to Grade Four Day. An Exciting Holiday Course For Flute Players Of All Ages. This course is all about improving your playing through fun activities! Enjoy playing your flute in a relaxed friendly atmosphere, meet new friends and catch up with old ones.

The Course covers: Warm-ups; Scales & Technique; Aural Class; Small Ensembles; General Knowledge & Quiz; Mini Masterclass; Better Breathing Class; Improvisation; and Exam Tips.

Cost: $125 (with a special buddy rate of $85)
Date:  Tuesday 11th July
Time: 10.00am – 4.30pm
Address: Lane Cove Music & Cultural Centre, 1 Pottery Lane, Lane Cove
Book Here: Bookings
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.fluteschoolsydney.com
Facebook: @fluteconnections

Other courses are available for HSC Students and Grade 5 to Diploma – see more here 


Little Legends

Little Legends Camps are the perfect way to keep those kids active and entertained these school holidays and the kids love Terry from Little Legends. Little Legends offers two holiday camps, with a variety of fun games and sports. The wide range of activities ensures all ages and abilities will enjoy being active all day!

Cost: $65 per day. $150 Three day pass. $250 Five day pass
:  3-7 July and 10-14 July 2017
9am – 3pm
Address: Club Willoughby 26 Crabbes Ave, Willoughby
Book Here:
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.littlelegends.com.au
Facebook: www.facebook.com/LittleLegendsSports

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Kidfit Club

Keep your children active and busy these holidays by providing them with an opportunity to learn a range of sports, make new friends, experience incursions and excursions, do mini masterchef challenges, dance, art and plenty of other fun games.

Kidfit Club is run by qualified educators, who aim to meet the needs of each individual in a safe and supportive environment

Cost: 1 day = $80, 2 days = $150, 3 days = $200
:  10-12 July 2017
8.30am – 4pm
Address: St Michael’s Primary School, Longueville Road, Lane Cove
Book Here:
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.kidfitclub.com.au
Facebook: www.facebook.com/kidfitclub15/


Pinta Crafts

Participants will learn basic ceramic painting techniques and will be able to paint a ceramic piece of their choice like a plate, bowl or mug. All materials and tools are provided for kids to decorate their own unique, ceramic piece. After the class, the painted pieces need to be left behind so they can be glazed and fired in a kiln. This process makes the ceramic functional and usable. All dinnerware are then food-safe and microwave-safe. Fired pieces will be ready for pick up in Marsfield two weeks after.

Check out their website for other classes and venues during the July School Holidays.

Cost: $45.00
Date: 12 July 
10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Address: Funky Canvas – 141 Ray Road/Corner Midson Road, Epping
Book Here: Bookings
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.pintacrafts.com.au
Facebook: www.facebook.com/pintacrafts

Pinta Craft is a Mobile Ceramic Painting Activity and they hold great kid parties that come to you find out more HERE.


Centrehouse Arts Centre

Centrehouse Arts Centre have several school holiday activities planned, but they always book out – so get booking now! More info HERE.

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Synergy Youth Centre

Synergy Youth Centre hold activities most days during the holiday, for kids aged 11-18 years. Some are held at their venue on 8 Little Street, between Lane Cove Aquatic Centre and Pottery Green, and others are excursions out of Lane Cove. Details of all their July School Holiday activities are HERE.

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HOME HQ Artamon – Circus School

Live your dreams and join the circus this July school holidays at HomeHQ Artarmon’s Circus Skills Workshop, offering five fun-filled days of school holiday fun. Be entertained as you train to perform circus tricks including juggling plates, spinning hula hoops and balloon bending – all sure to impress friends back at school who didn’t do anything nearly so cool during their break. Free to attend, HomeHQ Artarmon’s Circus Skills Workshop will be held daily between 10.30am-1.30pm  Monday 10 July 2017 to Friday 14 July 2017 – the perfect way to keep your kids busy while school is out.

The workshop will be located on the Lower Ground floor with easy level access from HomeHQ Artarmon’s indoor parking, free for up to 3 hours on week days and all day on weekends. Make a day of it and stop by Quince café, a great spot to refuel with plenty of child-friendly snacks and meals, and coffee devotees will also love the Campos Coffee. 

When: Monday 10 July 2017 to Friday 14 July 2017

Time: 10.30am-1.30pm daily

Where: Lower Ground Floor, HomeHQ (opposite Adairs)

Cost: Absolutely FREE!

HomeHQ Artarmon is located on the corner of Frederick St & Reserve Rd, Artarmon / (02) 9438 1001

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