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

Summer 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 two 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

Additional activities offered every day during the program:

Technology Space, creative arts space, dramatic play space, conversation and reading Space, tinkering Table, construction Space, nature space, sports activities such as table tennis, basketball and more, play dough space, sensory space.

Monday 7 January

  • Welcome Back Breakfast
    Prepare and enjoy yummy fresh pancakes with a selection of spreads including blueberries, ice cream and maple syrup.
  • Pen Pal Letters
    Write your very own letters to children who attend a school holiday program in the local area.

Tuesday 8 January

  • Swimming at Moe Outdoor Pool Excursion
    Enjoy a walk down to the local pool for a fun splash in the water.
  • Ice Cream Creations
    Create your very own ice cream flavours using a variety of fun ingredients like fruit, lollies, biscuits and toppings.

Wednesday 9 January

  • Wyncity Excursion
    Leaving at 10.00 am we will enjoy bowling and a yummy lunch along with lots of fun arcade games before heading back to the stadium at 1.30 pm.
  • Water Fun Wednesday
    Have Fun with friends whilst running through a variety of sprinklers in the sunshine.

Thursday 10 January

  • STEM DAY - Billy Cart Bonanza Incursion
    Build then race in this skilful, energetic trip down memory lane. Children learn to build using tools and materials followed by racing real Billy Carts and testing their agility as drivers in a crazy Billy Cart course.
  • STEM DAY – Codebotics Incursion
    Coding and Robotics go hand in hand in this fun twist on programming. Children see the evolution of coding using 'Plugged' and 'Unplugged' forms. Commanding their robots to speak, sound like a chicken, change colour, roll and jump is just the beginning!

Friday 11 January

  • Slime Time Creations
    Create fairy dust dough and green slime.
  • Movie Excursion
    Enjoy a school holiday movie at the Warragul cinemas with your choice of popcorn, chips, water or lemonade.

Monday 14 January

  • Melbourne Aquarium Excursion
    Leaving the stadium at 8.30 am we will travel to Melbourne to explore and learn all about the sea creatures that live in the aquarium. We will be arriving back at the stadium at 5.00 pm.

Tuesday 15 January

  • Upcycling Creations Excursion 
    Let’s walk together to the local opportunity shop to discover lost treasures to upcycle and make into something new and amazing whilst learning about the importance of sustainable practices in a fun and interactive way.
  • Water Balloon Baseball
    Have fun with a game of baseball using water balloons to hit and catch, be careful not to get wet in this game filled with lots of laughter and excitement.

Wednesday 16 January

  • Seaweed Sally Incursion
    Building on our knowledge from our aquarium visit we will be able to hold and develop a deeper understanding about the marine life that live in our oceans.  A live animal “touch tank” will enthral the children, with the opportunity to handle live sea stars, sea urchins, sea cucumbers, crabs, sea squirts and more.
  • Face painting fun with Miss Jodi
    Miss Jodi our professional face painter will visit our program to share her knowledge  and teach us all the tips and tricks about how to paint amazing face creations.

Thursday 17 January

  • Rainbow Art Creations
    Using coloured paper, glue and scissors create 3D objects like rainbows, love hearts and rainbow roses.
  • Subway Lunch Date Excursion
    Let’s travel to Traralgon to enjoy a lunch date together at Subway. Children can create their very own subway lunch whilst learning about the importance of healthy eating and making healthy choices on a  fun and social excursion within our local community.

Friday 18 January

  • Jelly Making Fun
    Create your very own wobbly  jelly mould using a variety of flavours like strawberry, passionfruit, orange and lime to mix together, set and enjoy with friends outside in the sunshine.
  • Sports Incursion with Mr Peavey
    Building on team work Mr Peavey invites us to develop our gross motor skills through lots of fun and engaging sports sessions out on the oval.

Monday 21 January

  • Frozen T-Shirt Races
    Let’s see who can defrost and put on a frozen t-shirt the quickest in this fun and hilarious game.
  • Flip it
    A fun and enjoyable game with children experimenting in flipping a variety of object like water bottles and cups filled with different materials.

Tuesday 22 January

  • Our visit from Nannette Incursion
    Our very popular visit from Nannette is back where she teaches us all about the aboriginal culture through cooking, stories and art.
  • Bird feeder creations
    Create amazing bird feeder using seeds, honey, pine cones and cereals.

Wednesday 23 January

  • Old Gipps Town Excursion
    Take a step back in time to the 1850's through to the early 1930's by becoming part of blacksmith and sewing presentations before enjoying a picnic lunch.
  • Sudanese Kahk Cooking- Sugar Coated Cookies
    Travel the wold with your taste buds exploring the South Sudan culture with Miss Achol. 

Thursday 24 January

  • Frozen in Time Treasure Hunt
    Hidden outside you will discover lots of dinosaurs and  prehistoric  animals trapped in ice for you to chip out and set free using a variety of tools.
  • Library Visit Excursion
    Let’s walk down to the local library and join in with the community while experiencing a fun activity that is on offer.

Friday 25 January

  • Mr Peavey Incursion
    Mr Peavey is back for a fun filled physical activity session like races, ball games, flying Frisbees, dodgeball and lots more.
  • Movie Excursion
    Enjoy a movie at Warragul Cinemas  with your choice of popcorn, chips, water or lemonade.

Fees 2018/2019

The 2018/2019 fees and charges are: 

  • Fee $72 per day.
  • Eligible families can receive Child Care Subsidy (CCS) 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-CCS 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 Subsidy

CCS 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 CCS 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 CCS 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.