Northern Beaches Mums Group
Northern Beaches Mums Group

Autumn School Holiday Guide 2024

Autumn is here. The sun rises and sets as if on fast-forward and before winter comes let’s enjoy the autumn breeze.

We have partnered with local Northern Beaches businesses to deliver you this list of activities available over the Autumn School Holidays. These activities are always VERY popular, so make sure you book quickly!



Queenwood Tennis Centre

Queenwood Tennis Centre, located in scenic Oxford Falls is open to the community and provides a beautiful setting for holiday tennis camps.  

The team of coaches take children through a variety of fun games and activities designed to keep them active and improve their tennis skills. Suitable for children aged 5-12 of all ability levels. 

Queenwood Tennis also offer hitting squads for advanced, competitive players from ages 12 and up. 

Registrations are now open. Visit the website for more information.

Phone: 9452 2298
Email: tennis@queenwood.nsw.edu.au
Website: Queenwood Tennis Centre
Facebook: Queenwood Tennis and Sports Centre
Instagram: queenwoodtennis
Location: 1110 Oxford Falls Road, Oxford Falls 


Project Performing Arts

Students can attend individual days or attend the full 3-day program.

BOOK NOW – LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE

  • $75.00 per day
  • $200.00 3-day program  
  • 9am – 3pm daily
  • Ages 5yrs-12yrs & 13yr-18yrs

MONDAY 22ND APRIL
MUSICAL THEATRE/CIRQUE/SILKS AND LYRA: 
A fabulous workshop for students to enjoy learning songs, and choreography portraying characters from film and theatre and exploring all aspects of Circus.

TUESDAY 23RD APRIL
DRAMA ACTING FOR STAGE AND SCREEN: Stage fighting, characterisations, scripts and play. A wonderful workshop for students to expand their confidence, collaboration, creativity and cooperation through acting. 

WEDNESDAY 24TH APRIL
ADVANCE YOUR DANCE AND ACROBATICS (BEGINNERS AND ADVANCED LEVELS): A fantastic dance workshop for students who want to extend their training in technique, flexibility, kicks, turns, tricking and tumbling.  

Phone: 0402 726 676 
Email: admin@projectperformingarts.com.au
Website: https://www.projectperformingarts.com.au
Facebook: Project Performing Arts
Instagram: project.performingarts
Location: 24/14 Jubilee Avenue, Warriewood


Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club

Learn to sail on the pristine waters of Pittwater! Nestled on Sydney’s Northern Beaches, this stunning marine playground offers the perfect mix of tranquillity and adventure.

RPAYC’s team of Australian Sailing accredited instructors have two exciting learn to sail programs for kids or teens, this Autumn school holidays. Everyone of all abilities can join in – no previous sailing experience is required!

The program is packed with a variety of sailing activities focused on having fun and learning basic sailing skills. Sail a Hobie Catamaran or Pacer Dinghy, Windsurf, Stand-up Paddleboard and enjoy a beach destination picnic on Pittwater. 

Registrations now open – visit the website or call to find out more.

Phone: 9998 3700 – Sail Training Office 
Email: sailtraining@rpayc.com.au 
Website: http://rpayc.com.au/courses/ 
Facebook: Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club – RPAYC
Instagram: rpayc
Location: 16 Mitala Street, Newport


Camp Blue

Experience a unique and enriching Day Camp at Camp Blue, where they go beyond ordinary vacation care to create a dynamic and immersive environment for children to explore, learn, and thrive.

The Day Camps are more than just a way to pass the time during school breaks; they are vibrant communities fostering a sense of belonging, personal development, and pure enjoyment for every child.

Available for children in Kindy through to Year 9, the Camp Blue Manly program will be operating for two weeks these school holidays based out of Stella Maris College Benedict Campus. Combining the incredible facilities of Stella Maris with nearby Keirle Park, Lagoon Reserve and the iconic Manly Beach, the Camp Blue school holiday programs are diverse, unique and never boring!

Activities for Autumn Camp include Ultimate Frisbee, Soccer, Art, Drama Club, Makerspace, Beach Games, Rockpool Swim, Just Dance, Glee, Surfing, Curiosity Lab and much more. All are facilitated by our amazing team of staff in a supportive and vibrant atmosphere.

Standard daily hours 8.30am – 5.00pm, with extended care available.

Check out the website to apply now!

Phone: 9400 9413
Email: manly@campblue.com.au
Website: https://campblue.com.au/
Facebook: Camp Blue 
Instagram: campblue


Aussie Gems

Bring your child to an epic adventure with Aussie Gems April School Holiday Programs 2024! 

Join the School Holiday Program and Cheer Camps tailored for kids 5 years and up (under 5yrs by request), held by qualified coaches to provide unforgettable experiences. Get ready for 7.5hrs of non-stop fun, complete with morning tea and lunch, with GF and vegetarian options available. In the School Holiday Program children will rotate through a variety of activities; Dive into Ninja, Gymnastics, Take a Craft Home, Games, Dance, Tumbling and lots of Trampoline. Or, thrive in the Cheer Camp, which includes lots of cheerleading activities; Tumbling, Take a Peg Making or Bow Making Home, Mini Routines and Stunting. Only $90 per day.

HOLIDAY TUMBLING

Keep up your skills between terms, with fully accredited coaches ready to prepare your child for the following term!

Secure your spot in one class for $27 or book the entire week for only $80 (4 days).

BOOK NOW! LIMITED SPOTS!

Phone: 9451 5706
Email: info@aussiegems.com.au
Website: https://www.aussiegems.com.au/
Facebook: Aussie Gems Cheerleading, Aussie Gems Gymnastics and Aussie Gems DANCE
Instagram: aussiegemscheer, aussiegemsgym and aussiegemsdance
Location: Unit 10, 25 Frenchs Forest Road East, Frenchs Forest. Located in Allambie Grove Business Park.


Bricks 4 Kidz

These amazing workshops make the April School Holidays SHINE!

  • Mega fun, mega engaging with hands-on adventures with LEGO® that will keep your kiddos buzzing!
  • Tons of awesome options… choose from a whole bunch of different LEGO® experiences, there is something for every builder!
  • Pick your perfect fit – one-day or two-day workshops are ready to roll.
  • The coolest LEGO® coaches – friendly, experienced instructors who are bursting with fun and ready to guide your child’s building journey.
  • The BEST instructor ratio – there are never more than eight builders per instructor, so everyone gets the star treatment.

The school holiday workshops start on Monday 15th April. Grab a mate, make a date and create at BRICKS 4 KIDZ!

Phone: 0476 884 100
Email: northernbeaches-au@bricks4kidz.com
Website: https://www.bricks4kidz.com.au/sydney-northern-beaches
Facebook: Bricks 4 Kidz (Northern Beaches, Sydney) 
Locations: Collaroy, Balgowlah and Forestville


Pittwater Golf Centre

Keep Your Kids Entertained with the Best Junior Golf Camps on the Northern Beaches!

Keep the kids active during the school break with a selection of school holiday camps! Your child can learn the game of golf for life with other children their age, taught by experienced Junior PGA Professionals who coach some of the most seasoned golfers on the Northern Beaches.

Pittwater Golf Centre provides a range of golf activities at the venue, utilising the Driving range, Short game area, Bunker, 2 themed Mini Golf courses and a Putting green.

1 or 2 day camps are available during the School Holidays and include a sausage sizzle for lunch! A 2 day clinic during the School Holidays takes place over consecutive days and offers the highest potential for improvement!

  • 1 Day – $80.00
  • 2 Days – $150.00

BOOK YOUR CHILD’S SPOT NOW – LIMITED NUMBERS!

Book online or call.

Pittwater Golf Centre accepts the Active Kids Voucher.

Phone: 9847 1200
Email: info@pittwatergolfcentre.com.au
Website: https://www.pittwatergolfcentre.com.au/school-holiday-camps/
Facebook: Pittwater Golf Centre
Instagram: pittwatergolfcentre 
Location: 1500 Pittwater Road, Warriewood


Toon Creations

Autumn holidays are fast approaching, and Toon Creations has some exciting cartoon workshops planned! 

With 2 locations and 4 workshop dates each with a different program, there will no doubt be something to suit your creative child. Plus, a special activity day which will sell out quickly. 

  • Ages: 5 – 12 and no experience required.
  • Time: 9am – 3pm or 5pm

Book now and let your child’s imagination soar and their creative talents shine! Secure a spot now before it’s too late. 

Email: info@tooncreations.net
Website: https://www.tooncreations.net/book-online
Facebook: Toon Creations
Instagram: tooncreations
Locations: Allambie Heights Public Hall and Narrabeen Tramshed Hall 


Modbod Kids

Keep your child active and busy these school holidays by choosing gymnastics at Modbod Kids. Learn new gymnastics skills, entertaining obstacle courses, make new friends and mix it up with exciting and fun games.

The 3 main workshop offerings include:

  1. Full Day (9am – 3.30pm) – Includes both half days below coupled with plenty of fun activities (adaptive for all ages and abilities). 
  2. Half Day (9am – 12pm) – Gymnastics Fun (recreational gymnastics suitable for all ability levels & newbies). 
  3. Half Day (12.30pm – 3.30pm) – Acro & Tumbling – provides a great balance between learning new skills and having fun!
  • Full day or half day options available
  • No prior experience is required
  • 5 years and older are welcome
  • Bring your own snacks
  • Qualified coaches
  • Limited spots
  • Prepaid only (book and pay online)

Phone: 0425 317 981 
Email: info@modbod.com.au 
Website: https://modbod.com.au/kids-workshops/ 
Facebook: Modbod Kids 
Instagram: modbodkids 
Location: Unit 3-5, 21 Orlando Road, Cromer


The Australian Institute for Performing Arts (AIPA)

Have you heard that AIPA runs a residential performing arts camp each year? For 2024 they will run two camps, one in April and one in July and invite you to come along. 

Now in its 4th year, Performing Arts Camp April is open for registrations. 

Camp One – APRIL           

  • Enrolling now                   
  • Click HERE to claim a space!

Camp Two – JULY            

  • Register interest     
  • Click HERE to register for July

There are three programmes running in April: Musical Theatre Masterclass (MTM), Comedy Writer’s Masterclass (CWM) and All About Drama (AAD)

Click HERE to book

PROGRAMME DATES: Monday 15th to Wednesday 17th April, Early checking Sunday 14th April 

All About Drama:

  • Year 4 – Year 8 (graded into groups)
  • Taught by screen, stage and theatre professionals including Annelise Hall (GREASE the Musical), James Hartley (writer, director, improvisor) and more!

Musical Theatre Masterclass:

  • Age 12 – 21         
  • Taught by a stellar line up of industry professionals including Annelise Hall (GREASE the Musical), Chelsea Dawson (SIX the Musical) and Calista Nelmes (RENT the Musical) and more to be announced!

Comedy Writer’s Masterclass (NEW PROGRAMME):      

  • From Year 8 – age 25 (in groups)        
  • Work with Nick Burton and Dave Hoey, the creators of ‘GRANNY FLAT COMEDY’

Head to the website to register for APRIL and get in touch if you have any questions.

Phone: 9966 5013 / 0412 736 974
Email: theschool@aipa.com.au
Website: https://www.performingartscamps.com.au
Facebook: The Australian Institute for Performing Arts 
Instagram: aipa_sydney
Location: The TOPS, Stanwell Tops


Dynamite Premiere Academy

Dynamite Premiere Academy, is a renowned dance school (located in the heart of Mona Vale) specialising in dance education for children.

DPA Minnies is a hand-crafted dance program for Preschoolers and is specifically designed to introduce young children to the joy of dance in a fun and nurturing environment. These classes have an emphasis on fun, creativity and confidence in all aspects of ballet and jazz with the use of props. It is tailored to suit the developmental needs of preschool-aged children 2-6 years. Through creative movement, rhythm exploration, and imaginative play, our program aims to inspire a lifelong love for dance while promoting social interaction and motor skill development.

Dynamite Premiere Academy believe that introducing dance at an early age can have numerous benefits for children, including enhanced coordination, improved cognitive abilities, and increased self-expression.

For the upcoming holiday workshop for pre-schoolers, children can explore dance, dress-up, games and more, it is a fabulously free taster class.

Thank you for considering Dynamite Premiere Academy and the DPA Minnie’s Dance Program.

Phone: 9918 8841
Email: info@dynamitepa.com.au
Website: https://dynamitepa.com.au
Facebook: Dynamite Premiere Academy
Instagram: dynamitepremiereacademy
Location: Unit 1/95 Darley Street, Mona Vale


& Juliet – The Musical

The Emmy®-winning writer from Schitt’s CreekDavid West Read, flips the script on Shakespeare in this hilarious and poignant story of self-discovery and second chances. Alongside this laugh-out-loud and heart-warming story, comes a playlist of your favourite pop anthems that is truly second to none in the world of theatre! Legendary songwriter; Max Martin delivers one of the most addictive and joyous soundtracks to ever hit the stage.

After premiering on the West End and earning a staggering 8 x Olivier Awards nominations, & JULIET has also been one of the most unexpected and spectacular theatrical triumphs on Broadway, with Forbes Magazine boldly saying: “This is easily the best musical of the year”.

& JULIET is directed by the incomparable Luke Sheppard with electrifying choreography from Jennifer Weber and stunning set design from Soutra Gilmour.

& JULIET is a great show for the school holidays with songs you and your young people will love. It is a story young people need to see and experience. It is the MOST fun you will have at the theatre!

Website: https://andjuliet.com.au
Facebook: And Juliet The Musical Australia 
Instagram: julietmusicalau
Location: Sydney Lyric Theatre, 55 Pirrama Road, Sydney


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