Northern Beaches Mums Group
Northern Beaches Mums Group

Summer School Holiday Guide 2020

Summer is on its way… it’s time to organise activities for the summer school holidays!

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

Don’t forget to check back regularly as we will continue to add new activities. And if you are running an activity and would like it added, simply click here.

There are also some special discounts so make sure you mention
Northern Beaches Mums!

Carlile Swimming

Jump into Carlile Swimming’s holiday program.

Looking for a fun, holiday activity that can boost your child’s confidence and swimming skills then you’ll find it at Carlile Swimming. The holiday swimming program is on weekly for three weeks from January 4.

Swimvac. A lesson every day for a week! If your child is currently in lessons, then there is no better way to help them progress with the skills they are trying to master. Cost is $100 for a week.

Specialised clinics for mastering butterfly and breaststroke, dives and turns or being carnival ready. Coaches work with your child on the specific areas they need to improve. These can be booked individually for $23.25 per clinic. 

Book at the Carlile pool which suits you.

Phone: Freshwater – 9137 4545 & Killarney Heights – 9451 3677
Location: 88 Evans Street, Freshwater & 14 Tralee Avenue, Killarney Heights

Sonia Audoly Design

We are all spending more time at home and dreaming of an update, a refresh, or a complete new project. Are you ready to enjoy and bring to life your dream design space?

Sonia is a local designer that will help you create your next tailored and joyful interior. Sonia will guide you through the fun design experience, combining aesthetic with functionality. From concept to design, from planning to finishes, from furniture to colours.

All to create unique, personalised interiors with a European twist.

A special offer for NBM’s: book a free consultation and start visualising your dream.

Phone: 0407 118 375
Location: 15 Philip Road, Mona Vale

Oz Resort

Oz Resort Australian Swimwear Resort Wear Stylists.

Oz Resort has been styling women in swimwear for over 30 years, in the Northern Beaches, Mosman and Eastern Suburbs and Darling Harbour. Their new retail outlet has just opened across the road from Dee Why RSL.

They showcase some of the best swimwear in the country with brands such as Sea Level, Sun Seeker, Seafolly, Baku, Jets, Bond Eye, Speedo and a wide range of cool rayon summer dresses for the beach or hitting the town. Their prices are below the normal retail price. They also carry Australian beach and marine art by local artists, homewares that are a little bit different, a wide range of hats from $20 and sarongs, beach towels, beach umbrellas, shoes, sunnies and an extensive range of plus size swimwear. They even have funky plants and gift packs. Australian Swimwear kids label Ozi Varmints is in store too with aqua nappies for babies, rashees, hats, all in ones, swimmers and cool t-shirts for affordable Christmas presents.

Get ready for the beach or your holiday and get styled in their new 150sqm store – Shop Local. Buy Aussie.

Phone: 0414 261 019
Facebook: Oz Resort
Instagram: ozresort
Location: Shop 1, 755 Pittwater Road, Dee Why

Aussie Gems Cheerleading & Gymnastics – Summer Holiday Program

Age: 5 years and older

  • Includes morning tea and lunch (GF and vegetarian avialable)
  • Drop off by 9am


Everyday includes:

  • Ninja / Parkour
  • Basketball
  • Gymnastics / Cheerleading
  • Free play
  • Different craft activity to take home

Check out dates on their website! Book online, call or email.

Phone: 9451 5706
Location: Unit 10, 25 Frenchs Forest Road East, Frenchs Forest

Aussie Gems Cheerleading & Gymnastics – Cheerleading Tryouts

Aussie Gems 2021 Cheerleading tryouts are coming up on Sunday 13th December.

To register for the 2021 placement day, use the link below.

Level 1 – 9.00am to 9.50am
Level 2 – 10.00am to 10.50am
Level 3 & 4 – 11.00am to 11.50am
Level 5 – 12.00pm – 12.45pm

Come be a part of the Aussie Gems Family!
Everyone makes a team.

If you have any questions or would like to book a private try out please contact Ethan Cornhill, Cheerleading Director, or Kate Mafoa, Owner,

Aussie Gems Cheerleading & Gymnastics – Gymnastics Clinics

1.5 hour, 2 hour and 3 hour classes

Boys Levels 1 – 4
Girls Levels 1 – 3
Tumble Squad
Girls & Boys Gymnastics Trial

December dates:
Monday 21st to Wednesday 23rd

January dates:
Week 1: Monday 11th to Thursday 14th
Week 2: Monday 18th to Thursday 21st

Check out dates on their website! Book online, call or email.

Phone: 9451 5706
Location: Unit 10, 25 Frenchs Forest Road East, Frenchs Forest

CAPA Academy

The best school holiday workshops on the Northern Beaches.

Keep cool these summer holidays by attending 5 fantastic workshops at C.A.P.A Academy in Warriewood.

Students enjoy a variety of performing arts workshops, (dance, acting, singing and acrobatics) in a friendly professional environment. 

Qualified teachers and industry specialists instruct excellent workshops in state of the art, air conditioned secure facilities. 

Limited numbers per day. Students can attend individual days or receive a discount on the full 5-day program. 

Fee: $75.00 per day or $350.00 for 5 days

CAPA Academy accept Creative Kids Vouchers towards workshops. 

Time: 9am – 3pm daily
Age groups: 5 – 12 years 

Monday 18th January: Performing Arts Workshop. 
A great day to enjoy all the genres of performing arts, dance, drama, singing and acrobatics. 

Tuesday 19th January: Dance Workshop.
Enjoy the day learning the latest techniques, skills progressions, in the genres of hip hop, jazz/funk, lyrical and musical theatre. 

Wednesday 20th January: Drama Workshop. 
Students explore all aspects of drama: improvisation, characterisation, scripts, role play and perform scenes.

Thursday 21st January: Musical Theatre/Singing Workshop. 
Students have the opportunity to play different characters from iconic Broadway shows and Hollywood shows. 

Friday 22nd January: Performing Arts Workshop. 
A great day enjoying all the genres of performing arts, dance, drama, singing and acrobatics. 

CAPA Academy is a registered COVID-19 safe business.

Phone: 0402 726 676
Location: Unit 24/14 Jubilee Avenue, Warriewood

NRMA Sydney Lakeside Holiday Park

With the school holidays right around the corner, it’s time to book your family getaway.

Enjoy a holiday by the water this summer with NRMA Sydney Lakeside Holiday Park situated on the edge of Narrabeen lake and beach.

The kids can enjoy a range of activities including waterpark, playground, recreation room or head out and enjoy the fresh air with fishing, kayaking, swimming, or surfing.

Whether you prefer to relax in a cabin or set up camp under the stars on a site, they have plenty of accommodation options to suit your needs.

Phone: 1800 008 845
Facebook: NRMA Sydney Lakeside Holiday Park
Location: 38 Lake Park Road, North Narrabeen

Caballus Horse Lodge

Caballus Horse lodge is located at the foot of the Blue Mountains just 50 minutes from Sydney CBD.

Caballus Horse Lodge School Holiday Camps strive to empower their campers to tackle challenges and take on new experiences, camps are ideal for children aged 7 – 12 years old. It is the perfect haven for children that reflects vibrant energy and rewarding experiences for 10 children per camp.

School Holiday Camp is 6 days and 7 nights – check in Sunday and check out Saturday.

Camp Dates:

  • 27th December – 2nd January
  • 3rd January – 9th January
  • 10th January – 16th January
  • 17th January – 23rd January
  • 24th January – 30th January

School Holiday Camp Activities include horse riding, horsemanship, feeding and caring for farm animals, collecting chicken eggs, growing vegetables, planting trees, swimming in the onsite pool and at the Yarramundi River, nature walks, slip and slide, water balloon fights, stand up paddle boarding, outdoor movie nights, camp fires, toasting marshmallows, cooking classes, damper making, yoga, music and movement, song and dance, art and crafts, nightly gratitude circle, exploring and learning about the natural world. Caballus Horse Lodge also conduct excursions where children are taken by mini bus to explore some local destinations that may include, The Blue Mountains, Oberon, Wisemans Ferry, waterfalls, rivers, bushwalks, lookouts, national parks and hiking.

Caballus School Holiday Camp includes 6 nights accommodation, all meals, experiences and excursions.

For bookings and enquires please contact Jodie.

Phone: 0400 255 125
Facebook: Caballus Horse Lodge
Instagram: caballushorselodge

Motiv8sports Northern Beaches & Ku-ring-gai

Join Motiv8sports 2-day SUMMER CAMP and give your child one of the best experiences in the holidays. Beat the heat this summer and join them for the ultimate water-themed multi-sports camp. Their coaching crew will bring the beach to a venue near you, for the coolest event of the January school holidays. Although they will still get through their usual series of trademark sports, each afternoon is jam packed with wet & wild sports sure to cool campers down during summer.

With their trademark array of non-contact sports and team building challenges, this is sure to be the best two days of your child’s holidays. Summer Camp is designed to cater for all sporting abilities with a strong focus on energy and effort rather than sporting capability.

Check out their Facebook page to see the raving reviews they have received from the parents of happy children. Don’t miss out! Their Summer Camps last year all sold out!

  • Kindy to Year 6 (Kindy 2021 welcome)
  • 2 full days, 8:30am – 3:30pm (non-sleepover)
  • Non stop sports, music and high energy all day long
  • New campers receive their very own ROOKIE Jersey as part of their milestone rewards program that they get to wear during camp

Dates & Venues: 

  • 12th & 13th January: Northern Beaches Secondary College Senior Campus Freshwater
  • 14th & 15th January: Killarney Heights High School
  • 19th & 20th January: Turramurra High School
  • 21st & 22nd January: Northern Beaches Secondary College Senior Campus Freshwater

Price: $112.50 – $125 for 2 days
Creative Kids Vouchers accepted. Book before 31st of December to use your 2020 creative kids voucher.

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT – SAVE 10% click on the website to book.

Phone: 0402 281 842 
Facebook: Motiv8sports Northern Beaches & Ku-ring-gai

NS Swim School

The perfect gift, swimming, a life skill forever.

Swim lessons are a wonderful gift for your child/grandchild/niece/nephew or friend. Join NS Swim School Holiday Intensive Swim program.

Monday 11th to Friday 15th January 2021.

The swim program is an effective way to fast track, maintain and/or enhance your child’s current swimming ability and water safety skills. The program involves a daily 30-minute swim lesson for 5 consecutive days. All held at our indoor heated pool.

Phone: 9907 4637
Facebook: NS Swim School
Instagram: nsswimschool
Location: 9B Green Street, Brookvale

UNCo (Umbrella Nine Co)

UNCo (Umbrella Nine Co) is a climbing/bouldering centre specifically designed for kids and their families (ages 5+). Forget worrying about ropes – there are NONE! They have a range of walls for all levels of climber and you can go as high or as low as you like, there is something for everyone. UNCo have staff on hand to offer climbers hints and tips and sessions go for an hour. The kiosk has great coffee and a range of snacks to keep everyone happy. 

UNCo are conveniently located at Warringah Mall directly above Myer, and you can park right outside on Blue P5. 

Open all school holidays (with a few exceptions).

Minimum age is 5 years old. Bookings are highly recommended directly on their website!

Phone: 9905 0047
Facebook: Family Climbing at UNCo
Instagram: umbrellanineco

Manly Sailing

Manly Sailing is kicking off the summer with their 3-day adventure camps and 3-day sailing camps! Kids will have the opportunity to discover Manly cove by sail, kayak, snorkel, windsurf and MORE.

There will be treasure hunts, ultimate quizzes and of course water sports. This is the perfect place to make new friends and is suitable for all school-aged kids.

Manly Sailing’s instructors are fully certified and will cater to both complete beginners and advanced sailors.

Camp dates:
December 2020: 14th – 16th | 16th – 18th
January 2020: 4th – 6th | 6th – 8th | 11th – 13th | 13th – 15th | 18th – 20th | 20th – 22nd

Minimum age is 7 years old. Book now via their website!

Phone: 9977 4000
Facebook: Manly Sailing
Instagram: manlysailing
Location: Ground floor, Manly Yacht Club, East Esplanade

Little Manly Photography

If you’ve been meaning to have family photos taken, the summer holidays are the perfect time to get the kids together. It’s not only a beautiful time of year, it’s memorable too – and a reminder to photograph your children before they get another year older.

Little Manly Photography put their heart into creating natural family photos, and make families feel at ease. They tap into flattering natural daylight to give a fresh, editorial feel. They will organise your session in your happy place – the beach, bush or backyard. Book online via the website. More dates added.

Facebook: littlemanlyphotography
Instagram: littlemanlyphotography
Location: Northern Beaches

Ninja Parc

Ninja Parc will be launching School Holiday Programs at all of their locations which will be fully supervised sessions where parents can drop the kids off at Ninja Parc for three-hours of action-packed fun. The passes are valid weekdays during the school holidays from 4th – 29th of January, with bookings required ahead of time. Locations are in Newcastle, Townsville and soon to be Melbourne.  

The Ninja Parc indoor obstacle courses tap into the very essence of childhood: play and adventure and after a year of spending a lot of time at home, these summer holidays the kids no doubt want to play! 

This setting is becoming a popular way to get kids active in a non-daunting, safe environment.  

The Ninja Parc indoor obstacle course includes rope climbs, bouldering challenges, vertical and horizontal doors and a sea of poles, each offering the opportunity to improve agility and focus. 

Phone: 4926 4488
Location: Darby Street & Tooke Street, Cooks Hill

Andrea Francolini Photography

Today more than ever personal branding and your image are
very important for your business. 

All portrait sessions will be tailored according to your needs.

On average a profile image is 3yrs old. It is time to change image.

Follow Andrea on Instagram so you can see his current work and stay up to date on what he is doing. Feel free to call any time to discuss how to revamp your image.

Phone: 0415 873 034
Facebook: Andrea Francolini Photography

iFLY Downunder

Indoor skydiving is the latest in action sports sweeping the globe and gives people of all ages and abilities the chance to BE A SUPERHERO and really FLY! It’s safe for kids, exciting for teens, thrilling for adults and realistic for skydivers.

Step inside one of the world’s largest glass flight chambers where massive wind generators lift you effortlessly into flight on a cushion of air.

Whether you want to be a master of the sky or simply want to feel what it’s like to fly like a superhero, indoor skydiving offers a truly exhilarating and rewarding adventure.

  • No experience necessary
  • Safe for all ages 3 and up
  • Accessible and inclusive for people with disability
  • Friends and family can watch on from the all-round viewing platform
  • Fantastic for any occasion: birthdays, group outings, parties, corporate events, STEM excursions and gifting

Christmas gifting: don’t miss iFLY’s Christmas special offers. Visit:

Phone: 1300 366 364
Facebook: iFLY Indoor Skydiving
Instagram: iflyoz
Location: Panthers Penrith Rugby Leagues Club, 123 Mulgoa Road, Penrith

iPlay Warringah

Looking for something a little different to celebrate the birthday of your little one? 

Want something to entertain the kids without breaking the bank? iPlay Warringah has got you covered!

They are taking bookings for birthdays, parties, group bookings, private functions, you name it!

Check out their party packs or contact them for something that caters towards your needs!

iPlay Warringah are taking bookings all year round!

Phone: 9139 2400
Facebook: iPlay Warringah

Goodwin’s Tennis Academy

Keep your kids active & book them in for a school holidays tennis camp over the summer. It’s a great way to have fun while learning a sport they can play for life!

  • Ages 4 & up welcome
  • Experienced, qualified coaches
  • Hot Shots tennis
  • Full week & daily bookings available
  • FREE before & after camp care
  • FREE McDonald’s lunch each Friday
  • Lots of fun & prizes to be won!

Phone: 9979 6772 / 0410 523 726
Facebook: Goodwin’s Tennis Academy
Location: Mona Vale Tennis Club, Kitchener Park, Mona Vale

Seaforth Dance Academy

These school holidays Seaforth Dance Academy has two programs on offer for the little performer in your life!

The Dance Camp program includes jazz, acro, ballet and contemporary dance workshops. There will also be a picnic lunch in the garden along with talent shows and a crazy dress up competition!

Date: January 14th, 15th, 19th & 20th
Time: 9:00am – 4.00pm
Age: School years K – 6

Date: January 16th
Time: 9:00am – 11:00am
Age: 3+

The Fairy workshop is a magical morning of fairy craft, ballet and cupcake decorating and takes place over two hours.


I Can Read System

Looking for a holiday activity that your children will love, while expanding their knowledge?

Join I Can Read Dee Why for three exceptional holiday programmes:

A great way to experience the joy of Shakespeare in easy to understand language.

Perfect the skills of writing with structured and creative composition techniques.

A practical approach to public speaking that will improve communication skills create a solid foundation for confident speaking.

Programmes run 2 hours per day for 1 week, commencing 11th January 2021 and 18th January 2021. Morning or afternoon sessions available.

Programmes aimed at children 8 – 13 years.

To register your interest and check availability, email or call Amanda.

Phone: 9972 1419
Facebook: I Can Read System AUSTRALIA
Location: 1/16 Fisher Road, Dee Why

You still have the chance to be a part of the Summer School Holiday Guide!

The Summer School Holiday Guide is the perfect guide to showcase your business and activities!

We are still accepting submissions for the guide at a discounted price (as you have missed the special edition newsletter). But you can still be part of the other platforms including the website, Facebook and Instagram. 

Click here to find out how.