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

Winter 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.

Winter 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 2 July

  • Cupcake creations
    The children will bake tasty cupcakes and then decorate the cupcakes before eating their creations.
  • Afternoon tea picnic in the playground
    The children will hopefully enjoy the nice winter sun whilst enjoying their afternoon tea. Then the children will be able to play in the playground equipment.

Tuesday 3 July

  • Bunnings workshop Morwell excursion
    The children will travel to Morwell Bunnings store to take part in a workshop run by the Bunnings staff.
  • Photography and photo frame creations
    The children will have the opportunity to take a variety of photos and then create their very own photo frame to display.

Wednesday 4 July

  • Walhalla goldfield railway excursion 
    Children will travel to the historic town of Walhalla and take a ride on the old goldfield train.
  • T-shirt Designing
    Children will create personalised t-shirts using tie dye techniques or fabric markers.

Thursday 5 July

  • Old school games
    The children will travel back to the good old day of games. Marbles, Elastics ,Hop scotch and more.
  • PJ’s party
    The children will get changed into their Pyjamas and enjoy a movie. Blankets, pillows and popcorn will be provided. 

Friday 6 July

  • Travel the world with taste buds
    Children will travel to America via the taste buds as they prepare hotdogs and milkshakes for lunch.
  • White Board Games
    The children will bond together as they play team building exercises on the white board.

Monday 9 July

  • NAIDOC week celebration
    Children will learn and celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders as part of the NAIDOC Week. 
  • Nature walk and identification game
    Children will go on a Nature Walk while playing games to enjoy the winter sun.

Tuesday 10 July

  • Magnetic mayhem
    Children will explore the power of magnets.
  • Wooden spoon people 
    Children will decorate wooden spoons and transform them into wooden spoon people. Then the children will then have the opportunity to display and perform a puppet show with their creations.

Wednesday 11 July

  • Panny’s Chocolate Factory 
    Children will travel to Phillip Island to explore the Panny’s Chocolate Factory and see the wonderful world of chocolate making.
  • School Holiday Program chocolate factory 
    Children will have their own turn at making and creating chocolate kababs using fruit and marshmallows.

Thursday 12 July

  • Movie excursion  
    Children will travel to Warragul to enjoy a movie at the cinemas. The children will have the opportunity to have popcorn and a drink while watching the child friendly movie.
  • Life skills lesson
    Children will be joined by a life skills specialist who will teach the children important life lessons and introductory C.P.R. techniques. 

Friday 13 July

  • Paper airplane construction
    Children will create different paper airplanes designs and test how far they can travel. 
  • Basketball incursion
    Learning tips and tricks to becoming a better basketball player.

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.