School Holiday Program

How to enrol and request a booking

Before you start you will need access to your email: 

Enrol online - An enrolment form must be completed for all bookings

Spring School Holiday Care Booking Request and Permission Form - This form is updated each program and must be completed

Once these forms have been submitted you will receive confirmation of your booking within 2 business days via email from our friendly Family Services Administration Team

For enquiries or to make a booking for your child phone Family Services Administration on 5135 8700.
Availability will be confirmed at the time of booking.

Where

The School Holiday Program is available for primary school aged children and is located at:

Moe P.L.A.C.E
Ted Summerton Reserve 37-39 Vale Street, Moe

The program runs during the school holidays from 8am to 6pm and provides planned activities and excursions/incursions based on the children’s interests and learning opportunities. 

For further information and bookings please contact Family Services Administration Team on 5135 8700.

Summer school holiday program

Monday 8 January

  • Welcome Day Breakfast
    8.30am to 9.30am
    A yummy breakfast of freshly made pancakes with a variety of toppings and fresh fruit will be served from 8.30am.
  • Movie Monday
    1pm – 5pm (time to be confirmed)
    Local excursion fee applies

Tuesday 9 January

  • Woodcraft Workshop
    Children test their creative flair and their building skills, as they design and create their own woodcraft masterpieces.  
  • Slime and Messy Outdoor Play!
    Children will need to dress for mess today, as they explore and play with slime, goo and gak!

Wednesday 10 January

  • Beaded Jewellery Making
    Children will have the opportunity to make their own jewellery from a variety of beads
  • Let’s Go Swimming at Moe Outdoor Pool
    1pm to 5pm
    Children and educators will walk to the nearby Moe Outdoor Pool where they will cool off with a swim and water play.
    Local excursion fee applies 

Thursday 11 January

  • BBQ Burgers and Slushies!
    Children are invited to help educators to prepare their own hamburger patties and fillings which to be cooked and served in the outside BBQ area for lunch.
    Children can then beat the afternoon heat with their own icy cold slushie!

Friday 12 January

  • Bricks4kidz
    10am to 12pm
    'Transformation Creations'. Get ready to build and discover how your model transforms! These awesome 2-in-1 models will include exciting characters, robots, vehicles and more! Follow the plans and ignite your inner engineer by using your imagination to transform your model into something unique as you use your creativity and engineering skills to build and transform! Led by an experienced Bricks4kidz facilitator.
    Incursion fee applies

Monday 15 January

  • Splatter Painting Mural
    Children will have the opportunity to get creative as they work together with educators to create a colourful group mural.
  • Water Fight Battle!
    It will be water balloons at the ready as children and educators enjoy an afternoon of water play to cool off in the summer heat.
    Spare clothes/bathers required

Tuesday 16 January

  • Clay Creations
    Children will enjoy this creative experience where they can shape their own masterpiece from clay. Children can continue to add to their work through the remainder of the school holiday program or simply explore the sensory properties of the natural clay.
  • Sand Canvas Art
    Children will have the opportunity to design and create a collage artwork on canvas using coloured sand.

Wednesday 17 January

  • Kitchen Experience – Spiders!
    Children will test their tastebuds as they mix vanilla ice cream and flavoured soft drink to make a fizzy spider!
  • Let’s Go Swimming at Moe Outdoor Pool
    1pm to 5pm
    Children and educators will walk to the nearby Moe Outdoor Pool where they will cool off with a swim and water play.
    Local excursion fee applies

Thursday 18 January

  • Outdoor Games and Picnic Morning Tea
    Children will spend the morning outdoors as they participate in small and large group activities before having a picnic morning tea.
  • Scratch Art Experience
    This open ended experience will allow children to scratch a design in the black coated paper to reveal an image of their design in the bright colours underneath.

Friday 19 January

  • Apex Park Picnic Lunch & Stadium 34
    1pm to 5pm
    Children will enjoy a play and a picnic lunch at Apex Park, Moe before enjoying two hours of free play and equipment use at Wheelz World at Stadium 34.
    Local excursion fee applies

Monday 22 January

  • Spray Dye Painting
    Children can experiment with paint as they use spray dye to create different artistic effects in this open ended experience.
  • Kitchen Experience
    Children can treat their tastebuds as they make their own ice cream sundaes with a variety of toppings for afternoon tea.

Tuesday 23 January

  • Let’s Go Swimming at Moe Outdoor Pool
    1pm to 5pm
    Children and educators will walk to the nearby Moe Outdoor Pool where they will cool off with a swim and water play.
    Local excursion fee applies

Wednesday 24 January

  • Disco Day!
    Today is about all things disco! Children can get into the groove as they come dressed in their brightest and best disco gear before they party the afternoon away with a glow party!

Thursday 25 January

  • Warragul Cinema and Warragul Civic Park
    11am to 5pm
    Children will enjoy a picnic and play at Warragul Civic Park as well as popcorn and a movie at Warragul Peninsula Cinema to celebrate the last day of the School Holiday Program.
    Local excursion fee applies

Friday 26 January

Public Holiday – School Holiday Program Closed

Additional open ended activities that will be offered to the children on a daily basis are tinkering table, dramatic play areas, craft and collage experiences and various art experiences. Children will also be offered the opportunity for indoor and outdoor physical play with a variety of sports equipment available.

Fees (2017/18)

The 2017/18 fees and charges are: 

  • Fee $70 per day.
    Eligible families can receive Child Care Benefit (CCB) by applying directly to the Family Assistance Office (FAO) on 13 61 50 prior to commencement of the program.
  • Excursion/Incursion Levies are $15 for incursions and local trips and $20 for trips outside Gippsland. These fees are non-CCB reducible and will be billed to your account. 

Absences and cancellations

You will be charged 100% of the fee for all absences, unless your child is unwell and you provide a medical certificate. 
Please note to make any cancellations, you must call School Holiday Program Admin on 5135 8700 and speak to our team or leave a message.

Child Care Benefit

CCB is a subsidy provided by Department of Human Services (Family Assistance Office (FAO)) to parents of children in approved care. School Holiday Program is an approved service where CCB is applicable.

Parents are required to contact the Department of Human Services - Family Assistance Office to obtain a Customer Reference Number (CRN) for each child and parent, prior to completing the School Holiday Program enrolment form. 

School Holiday Program Provider Number is: 555 011 014C.

For more information on CCB you can visit the nearest Department of Human Services FAO Office or by telephone 13 61 50 or visit www.centrelink.gov.au

Statements and invoices

Statements and invoices are sent out after the program and payment is required within 14 days from issue date.

Payments can be made via BPAY, other options will be included on the invoice.

Overdue accounts

All outstanding account balances with Latrobe City Council must be paid in full before booking. Your booking cannot be confirmed until the outstanding account is paid.

For information regarding your account phone Accounts Receivable on 1300 367 700

Be prepared

Sun protection

Children must have a SunSmart hat, either wide brimmed or legionnaire style, for outdoor play and children will be required to applySPF30+ sunscreen before all outdoor play. Sunscreen will be available for children’s use.

Lunchboxes

Children must bring a healthy lunch and adequate snacks for morning and afternoon tea.
We recommend sandwiches, cheese, yoghurt, fruit and rice cakes or crackers. There is a fridge available for food storage.

Please do not pack nuts or nut products in your child’s snacks and lunches.

Drink bottle

Children must bring a labelled drink bottle for water.
Children are not permitted to purchase their own food or drinks from vending machines or kiosks.

Medication

All medications must be signed in at the start of each day with a medication form.

Medication must be in original packaging with child’s name and dosage clearly marked on package.

This is especially important for staff to be able to support your child’s individual needs during the program and on excursions e.g. Ventolin.

Emergency evacuation procedure

Educators and children will practice an emergency evacuation drill to follow all required procedures and processes. This includes the initial warning and steps to successfully evacuate the stadium. The children will then reflect on what 'we did well', 'what we need to do better' and program staff will evaluate this process.