If your child needs quality care during school holidays, is between five and 12 years old, and enrolled in primary school – they will love YMCA School Holiday Programs!

About us

We're proud to support families in Cobram with our YMCA School Holiday Program based at Cobram Primary School.

This program is run by YMCA Children's Programs – part of YMCA Victoria.

Next program

Bookings are now open for our Winter 2023 School Holiday Program based at Cobram Primary School.

The program runs between Monday 26 June to Friday 7 July, on weekdays.

We've prepared a range of engaging experiences that will spark your child's interests and connect them with new friends.

Current families can sign into My Family Lounge to make a booking.

New to our programs? Follow the steps outline on our School Holiday Program Bookings page.


Activity details

Week 1
26 June
Winter Wonderland
Join us for a variety of winter-themed craft activities, inspired by the falling snow. We’ll also play outside and drink hot chocolate.
Category: In-House Day
Cost: $80.00
27 June
Twisted Science - Echuca
Experience a new way to play! Test your reaction speed, discover the future of food and challenge your peers to build a virtual river.
Category: Excursion
Cost: $110.00
28 June
Animals Around The World
Learn about different animals around the world! We travel the globe to find out more about the amazing creatures who live here.
Category: In-House Day
Cost: $80.00
29 June
Game On
Fun and Games! We’ll be playing a variety of board games, party games and participating in construction challenges.
Category: In-House Day
Cost: $80.00
30 June
A Trip Into Space
Blast off! We’re exploring space and our solar system from earth! Make a rocket, and discover the wonders of outer space.
Category: In-House Day
Cost: $80.00
Week 2
3 July
Movies - Cobram Cinemas
Lights, camera, action! Sit back and relax, because we’re heading to our local cinema to watch the latest new release movie.
Category: Excursion
Cost: $110.00
4 July
Big Bake Off
We're making yummy food to eat today. Plus, making a recipe book to take home with leftovers to share with family and friends.
Category: In-House Day
Cost: $80.00
5 July
Life is Like a Dream
Have a feel good day of making dream catchers, friendship bracelets and lots of other activities that are sure to make you smile.
Category: In-House Day
Cost: $80.00
6 July
Welcome to Japan
Travel to the land of the rising sun by experiencing Japanese art, games music and culture. We’ll also try famous Japanese food.
Category: In-House Day
Cost: $80.00
7 July
Cardboard Town
Today we create life-sized versions of ourselves and build our very own town by turning boxes into buildings!
Category: In-House Day
Cost: $80.00


Activities and learning outcomes

YMCA School Holiday Programs offer a variety of activities to interest your child, such as:

  • arts and crafts
  • music and movement area
  • outdoor and physical space
  • puzzles and board games
  • reading and quiet space
  • science, nature and sensory activities
  • incursion and excursions.

Strict departure hours apply for excursions (please note the times when booking the activity).

Session times

To accommodate our families, we offer YMCA School Holiday Programs between 06:30 and 18:00 during the holidays (see the 'Next program' section above for dates).


Co-located programs

The Y also offers the following services at the same location or nearby:

What to bring

  • Lunch and snack (nutritious & NUT FREE)
  • SunSmart hat and sunscreen
  • Water bottle
  • Weather appropriate clothing and shoes
  • Where activity involves water, please bring swimwear, towel and a change of clothes as required



We believe in an inclusive society for all children and families. Children with additional needs are welcome to attend our program. Families must contact the OSHC Coordinator at least four weeks prior to the holiday program to discuss the individual needs of your child and complete any funding applications. Find out more about inclusion at YMCA Children's Programs.

Activity types, prices and subsidies

YMCA School Holiday Program runs three types of activity days, which include:

  • In house: activities run by our Educator Team;
  • Incursion: activities run by visitors to our service;
  • Excursion: activities run at an off-site location.

Each activity day incurs a separate cost that is confirmed prior to each holidays when bookings are opened.

Program tables are available to view under the ‘Next program’ section, prior to the start of each school holiday. These detail the daily activities types and associated fees. 

Fees listed on program tables are not inclusive of any Child Care Subsidy (CCS) entitlements, which may reduce your out-of-pocket expense.


Debit process

Our programs operate on a fortnightly debit cycle, which withdraws payment for the next two weeks of care your family has booked.

If you book an additional day of care during our School Holiday Program, your account will be back charged in the following debit cycle.

Visit our debit process page for a list of forthcoming debit dates.

Bookings and enquiries

To enrol your child in a YMCA School Holiday Program or submit a booking request, go to the bookings page for step by step instructions on how to to get started. Bookings are managed through an online system called My Family Lounge.

If you're not quite ready to book and have a few more questions, our team will be happy to help – simply fill in our enquiry form and someone will get back to you.

Contact details


Cobram YMCA School Holiday Program is located at:

Cobram Primary School
78-98 William Street
VIC 3644

Other programs available at this location or nearby