Lane Cove School Holiday Activities April 2019

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

Be Sporty

Be Clever

 Be Creative

 

Carlile Swimming School Holiday Program

Give your child the best opportunity to boost their water confidence and build on swimming skills. An intensive week of Swimvac tuition with Carlile Swimming is great for kids who need a little more practice or on the verge of promotion.

Dates & Cost:
Week 1 – Monday 15 to Thursday 18 April (4 lessons in one week, $72.80)
Week 2 – Tuesday 23, Wednesday 24, Friday 26 April (3 lessons in one week, $54.60)
Time: Various Times, visit website for details
Address: Carlile Swimming,4 Sirius Road
Lane Cove West NSW 2066
Book Here: Bookings
Phone: 9188 1027
Website: www.carlile.com.au/swimvac
Facebook:facebook.com/carlileswimming
Email:lanecove@carlile.com.au 

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River Road Tennis Holiday Camps Lane Cove (with excursions and before and after school care)

River Road Tennis Centre cater for children aged between 4-14 years where kids will learn tennis skills endorsed by Tennis Australia Hot Shots Program utilising smaller sized court as well as advice from our experienced coaches. Parents will be happy  these school holidays with before and after camp care options to ensure your kids remain active.

Their camps include:

• Before Camp Care from 7.30am (with organised activity)
• After Camp Care between 3pm and 6pm (with organised activity)
• FREE Bus Pickup and Return
• Sausage Sizzle(last day of week camps 1 and 2 only)
• Daily lunch orders available
• All equipment included
• Camp held rain, hail or shine

Camp 1 – Monday 15th April – Thursday 18th April 2019
Camp 2 – Tuesday 23rd April, 24th April and 26th April 2019
Camp 3 – 29th April 2019 (for students at schools with a pupil free day)

Time:  9 am to 3 pm with before and after school care hours if needed
Address: River Road Tennis Centre River Road
Lane Cove NSW 2066
Book Here: Bookings
Phone: (02) 9428 3336
Email: riverroadtennis@ozemail.com.au
Websitewww.riverroadtenniscentre.com.au
Facebook: @riverroadtenniscentre

 

Launch Camp 3 – 5 years Motor Skills Programme (new at River Road Tennis)

Tennis and mixed ball games for 3-5 year olds of all abilities 9:30 – 12 pm  each day between Monday 15th April and Thursday 18th April 2019. This camp will focus on basic physical movement skills in small groups. All equipment supplied

Time:  9.30 am to 12 pm
Address: River Road Tennis Centre River Road
Lane Cove NSW 2066
Book Here: Bookings
Phone: (02) 9428 3336
Email: riverroadtennis@ozemail.com.au
Websitewww.riverroadtenniscentre.com.au
Facebook: @riverroadtenniscentre

Netball Camp – Kidfit Club

Experienced coaches Moya Rodgers and Hilary Shaw-Bokeyar are on board to run the Kidfit Club Netball Clinic on Wednesday 17th and Thursday 18th April. If you know of any girls wanting to improve their netball skills and have some fun in the holidays this is the camp for them

Cost:  $160 for 2 days
Date: Wednesday 17th and Thursday 18th April 2019
Time: 8.30 to 4.00 pm
Address: St Michaels Primary School
Book Here: http://www.kidfitclub.com.au/enrol-now
Email:kidfitclub15@gmail.com
Website: www.kidfitclub.com.au
Facebook: facebook.com/kidfitclub15/

Fantasy Writing and Comedy Writing Workshops

Inkling Writing Studio has two school holiday writing workshops for kids.

The Story Garden Workshop

Did you know that some of the best loved children’s stories and poems were inspired by nature?  You may have read Snugglepot and Cuddllepie,  the Magic Faraway Tree, Alice in Wonderland or the hugely popular Andy and Terry Treehouse series.  In this workshop you will use natural materials like tree bark, seed pods, interesting sticks, moss and petals to imagine and write their own garden poems.  Your child will have a fun filled day and will create their own miniature story garden to take home. Suitable for younger inklings ages 6-9 years.

Fantasy Writing Workshop

Does your child love to read Harry Potter, The Chronicles of Narnia or Charlie and the Chocolate Factory?  If they could have any magical power what would it be?

The Imaginarium Fantasy Writing Workshop is loved by both girls and boys.  Suitable for kids aged aged 7 – 12 years old.

Your child will be inspired to create their own fantasy world and characters through drawing and writing activities. Imagine your characters exploring an enchanted forest or a crystal cave. Will they find the secret door? They can unlock it with their own secret key and tell their magical journey. The Imaginarium is a fantasy writing workshop where children will create their own enchanted lands and characters, dream up magical potions and spells and write their own fantasy story. Suitable for beginner and experienced young writers.

Cost: $80.00
Date: Story Garden Workshop 15th April 2019
The Imaginarium Fantasy Writing Workshop 16th April 2019
Time:10.00 am – 3.00 pm
Address: Hunters Hill RSL
Booking form: Imaginarium Booking form here
The Story Garden Booking form here
Phone: 0414 462 476
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/inklingwriting.AU/

 

Bop Till You Drop

Bop till you Drop run Performing Arts Workshops in the April School Holidays. Their workshops are designed for children aged 5-12 years. 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 experiments 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 to 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.

Cost: Enter discount code (COVE18) for $15 OFF your booking. (only available for 2 day bookings and not to be used with any other offer) $150 for 2 days – $75 per day
Date: Tues 16th & Wed 17th April 2019 (also in Mosman and Waverley on those dates). Siblings can attend for $30 off. Sibling Discount only available for 2 day bookings and not to be used with any other offer.
Time: 9 am – 3 pm  (extended hours available  8.00 am ato 5.00 pm)
Address: Lane Cove Golf Club 180 River Road Lane Cove
Book Here: Bookings
Phone: 1300 13 03 13
Email: info@boptillyoudrop.com.au
Websitewww.boptillyoudrop.com.au
Facebook: facebook.com/boptillyoudrop

Adventure Camp

Adventure Camp has been running in Mosman and Northbridge and now they are running camps in Greenwich/Cockatoo Island.  Their slogan is No Kids Left Inside.  Kids learn through adventure and the best adventures are had outdoors. The founders of Adventure Camps  wanted to help kids experience the amazing fun that can be had when they go outside and explore. These camps help kids to build confidence, develop initiative, increase creativity, make new friends and above all, have FUN.  Book now as camps in other suburbs have sold out fast.  The camps are suitable for kids aged 7 – 12 years old.  Greenwich is their newest Adventure Camp, and they are excited to have a new home these holidays – at the Greenwich Sailing Club!  They will using this as a base to explore Cockatoo Island and take a trip to the Greenwich Baths for some fun in the water.

Drop off will now be at the Greenwich Sailing Club, and this will be their Adventure HQ during the camp.  They will be bringing some new water games and new exciting teamwork challenges into the program also.Sign up now to escape the screens and join an Adventure!

Through outdoor education, kids can:

  • Build Confidence
  • Develop Initiative
  • Increase Creativity
  • Make Friends
  • Have Fun

Cost: $199.95 for 2-Day Camp 
Date:  23rd and 24th April 2019
Time: 8:00am to 5:00pm
Address: Greenwich Sailing Club
Book Here: Booking here
Email: info@adventurecamp.com.au
Facebook: @adventurecampau
Website:
www.adventurecamp.com.au

 

Tennisense

Get your children out doors and away from those screens these April holidays by registering for Tennisense School Holiday Tennis Camp suitable for ages 5 to 12 years by Tennis Coach Jareth Magnus Head Coach at the Longueville Tennis Club. Prizes and brunch

Cost: $75 per child per day 
Date: 15th April – 18th April, 2019
Time: 8:30am to 2:00pm
Address: Longueville Tennis Club Cnr Kenneth and Dunois Street Longueville
Book Here: Book by Phone or Email
Phone:  0416 877 795
Email: tennisense@outlook.com
Facebook: @tennisense

Sydney Speech Clinic

Sydney Speech Clinic are pleased to be able to offer their popular literacy booster camps again over the Easter break. They have 3 tailored groups (kindy, Years 1 and 2 and Years 3 and 4)running on the 15th, 16th and 17th April.  The course cover phonics, alphabetic code, blending (reading), segmenting (spelling), reading comprehension and writing conventions.  Give them a call to find out more.

Cost: $240for the 3 sessions
Date: 15tth, 16th,17th April
Time: Kindy age 9.30-11, Year 1-2 age group 1.30-3pm
Address: 1 Pottery Lane Lane Cove (Little Street Car Park Building)
Book Here:email@sydneyspeechclinic.com.au
Email:email@sydneyspeechclinic.com.au
Website:www.sydneyspeechclinic.com.au
Facebook:www.facebook.com/sydneyspeechclinic

Next Step Writing and Responding @ Sydney Therapy & Co.

Help your child move to their next step on the literacy journey.How does your young person approach planning a writing task? Does your child need a new level of confidence?Hosted by our multidisciplinary team of speech & occupational therapists, this 2-day workshop is designed to give your child skills through explicit instruction in writing and responding to questions on their literacy journey & how to move them to their next step. The program is based on Seven Steps to Writing Success, providing everyday classroom skills & timely NAPLAN preparation.

Cost:  Early Bird Offer $250 book by 12/4/19 Regular $320
Date: 2-Day Workshop Monday 15th & Tuesday 16th April
Time: 9:30am – 2pm
Address: Unit 6, 46 Burns Bay Rd Lane Cove 2066
Bookings:  By phone or email
Phone: 0449 619182
Email: hello@sydneytherapyco.com.au
Website: www.sydneytherapyco.com.au
Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/vanessasydneytherapyco/

How does your young person approach writing planning? Do you have a reluctant writer?Does your child need a new level of confidence? Skills in writing and responding will help your upper primary child gain skills and be confident in the whole process (maybe even love it!)

Posability

Posability is now enrolling for their April Holiday Programs! They have two OT’s available and many special education consultants for intensive intervention from 15th to 18th April to improve handwriting, fine motor skills, reading, spelling, writing, comprehension and/or Mathematics. We are also running our fun and popular touch typing, writing and Maths Booster programs. Email admin@posability.com.au for more information or to get an enrolment form.

Date: 15th to 18th April
Address: 1 Lincoln Street Lane Cove West 2066
Book Here:admin@posability.com.au
Email:admin@posability.com.au
Website:www.posability.com.au
Facebook:www.facebook.com/PosAbilityClinic/


Win the Homework War

PARENTS! Are you:
* tired of fighting about homework?
* dreaming of kids to do their chores the first time they’re asked?
* spending longer fighting about chores than the time it takes to get them done?
* wondering if your kids will ever get themselves organized without you?

Our information evening is a chance to get acquainted with our successful program. WTHW was written when our head instructor listened to parents complaining each week that their children were never as polite to them as they were to their instructors at martial arts.

Along with useful tips and tricks for getting kids organized for school, sport, homework AND chores, there will be myth busting around many of the tired old tropes about how to get teenagers to do their homework and be organized. The myth of having work desks in bedrooms, “quiet space”  AND  “perfect study conditions” will also be given a good examination, and more practical and useful alternatives offered that actually work!
You’ll come away with a tonne of new strategies for getting everyone, including parents, organized.

WTHW will break those bad habits, end fights & bring peace AND order to your home. We use the vehicle of martial arts – discipline, good manners & resilience – to help families overcome these common bugbears that cause SO much fighting and upset, leaving parents – usually mums – exhausted, upset and angry. Homework is just another chore we have to deal with, but like most chores, it falls mostly on mum to manage. If you’re tired of the constant battles, our information session will give you plenty of new solutions to try.

Parents of children who “don’t have homework” will also discover how having set weekly chores and expectations can prepare children for the “chore” of homework when it finally arrives.

Cost: $20 per family – redeemable off the cost of the program in term 2
Date: 15th April 2019
Time: 7pm – 9pm
Address: Gladesville Road Community Centre, Gladesville Road, Hunters Hill
Book Here: 0444 577 608 
Email:jujitsuhoshin@gmail.com
Website:modernwarriors.com.au
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Philotimofreestylejujitsu/

Free Lane Cove Taekwondo Trial Class

Lane Cove Taekwondo presents an active, exciting and powerful martial arts experience. Students will learn all aspects of Taekwondo and the sessions are guaranteed to have them sweating, smiling and learning.

Cost: Free
Date: Monday 15th of April and Thursday 18th of April
Time: 
Wombat Kombat (4 – 6 year olds) 4pm – 4.30pm, Beginner Taekwondo (7 years and above) 5.15pm – 6pm and Adults 6pm – 7pm
Address: Lane Cove Bowling Club, 151 Burns Bay Road, Lane Cove
Book Here: Bookings
Website: www.lanecovetaekwondo.com.au
Facebook: facebook.com/lanecovetkd

 


Little Legends

We aim to build a lasting love of exercise through a wide variety of age specific sport games and activities that are suitable for both girls and boys of all athletic abilities (all children will be kept in age groups throughout the day). We begin the day with warm-up games, throughout the day we rotate between different sports, games and action packed activities which will leave your children asking for more. Some of the games we play include bull rush, relay races, soccer, netball/basketball, capture the flag, music games and many more.

Cost: $70 per day plus extended hours fee (if applicable)
Date: Week 1 – Tuesday 16th April – Thursday 18th April 2019
Camp 2 – Tuesday 23rd April to Wednesday 24th April

Time: 9 – 3 (extended hours available)
Address: Club Willoughby 26 Crabbes Avenue Willoughby
Book Here: Register
Email: enquiry@littlelegends.net.au
Website: www.littlelegends.net.au
Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/LittleLegendsSports/

KidFit Club

An exciting way for kids aged 5-12 to spend their holidays being healthy, active and most importantly having fun!! Unplug and play these school holidays!
At the same time your child can also undertake special art workshops., netball clinics or soccer clinics.

Cost:  $260 for 4 Days (Sibling Discount)
DateMonday 15th  to Thursday 18th April 2019
Time: 8.30 to 4.00 pm
Address: St Michaels Primary School
Book Here: http://www.kidfitclub.com.au/enrol-now
Email:kidfitclub15@gmail.com
Website: www.kidfitclub.com.au
Facebook: facebook.com/kidfitclub15/

Dance Sensation Performing Arts Studio (Dance and Drama)

Your child will love Dance Sensations Performing Arts Studio’s awesome Spring Camp!
They’ll learn new skills with friends and team up for some brilliantly fun games. Their caring staff will ensure your child has a fab time in their brand new 730sqm dance and drama facility!  There will be dance and drama skills, theatre sports, team dance offs, scriptwork and filming. Daily costume wardrobe raid and performance and games games and games.  Send your little star for 1 Days or for 4 Days

Cost:  $250 for the 4 days or $70 per day
Date: April 15th to 18th
Time: 9.00 to 3.00 pm
Address: Brand New Fab Studio at Ground Floor Unit 2/706 Mowbray Road Lane Cove North
Book Here: Booking Link
Website: www.dancesensation.com.au
Facebook: facebook.com/dancesensationaustsralia.com

Fitness Revelation

Attention Parents! There is no need to stop your exercise routine in the School Holidays – bring your kids to FitRev! During the School Holidays you can bring your kids to ALL their group training sessions for FREE. They can run around on the bowling greens at The Diddy while you train!

Time: All Class Times
Address: Fitness Revelation, Cnr River Rd West & Kenneth Street, Longueville
Email:studio@fitnessrevelation.com
Website: www.fitnessrevelation.com
Facebook:facebook.com/FitnessRevelationStudio

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Gallery Lane Cove + Creative Space

Gallery Lane Cove + Creative studios have a fun filled holiday program from 15 th-18 th April 2019 and 23 + 24 April 2019

The workshops cater for children aged 5 years and up.

Pottery wheel and clay Easter creations, weaving, knitting and sewing,  tribal masks and Dinosaur sculptures … so many options to choose from. Book to now to ensure your spot!

 


Synergy

Heaps of activities for teens including a skate jam – more info here.


Lane Cove Bush Kids

April School Holiday Activities for 2 to 10 years – To make a booking, hover your cursor over the ‘Online Booking’ links and check to ensure you have selected your preferred date.

Bush Fairies & Banksia Boys – Friday 5 April & 31 May 9:45am to 11am – Meet at Tambourine Bay Reserve, Tambourine Bay Road, Riverview. The natural world is a magical place to explore. We’ll be looking for fairy and Banksia boy homes on a bushwalk and make our own to take home. Online Booking

Muttaburrasaurus – Wednesday 17 & 24 April 9:45am to 11am – Meet at Gore Creek Reserve, St Vincents Rd, Greenwich.  Come along to learn about Australian dinosaurs and some roaring good fun as a palaeontologist for the day. Online Booking

Kookaburra Kapers – Thursday 18  April & Tuesday 14 May 9:45am to 11am – Meet at park, west end of Penrose Street, next to playground, Lane Cove West. Join us to look for cicadas and their shells and make a colourful cicada of your own. Online Booking

Fur, Feathers & Scales – Tuesday 23 April 9:45am to 11am – Meet at Stringybark Reserve, Murray St, Lane Cove North. Come along on a bushwalk, learn about some Aussie animals and use your sense of touch and sight with some fun activities. Online Booking


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