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!

Bookings are now open for our Summer School Holiday Program which runs from Monday 4 January to Wednesday 27 January 2021.

In addition, we are running Pupil Free Days in the last week of Term 4 2020 (Monday 21 - Thursday 24 December) to support our school partner with their curriculum planning for the new year.

This program includes a memorable set of in-house activities which are listed below.

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.


Program details

Christmas Week
21 Dec
Christmas Cards and Decorations
Get into the spirit of the festive season as we make Christmas Cards and unique decorations for the tree. Take home some Christmas joy!
22 Dec
Movie Marathon
Today we welcome you into our very own cinema! Create your own popcorn box then chill out and relax
with popcorn and popular movies. During intervals, test your knowledge of movie trivia.
23 Dec
Fun and Games 
Today we get to enjoy the art of making our own games. Challenge yourself to create an awesome new game then challenge your friends as we play.
24 Dec
Summer Fun
We make the most of the Summer weather with a day filled with cool and fun outdoor Summertime activities to celebrate the holidays
Week 1
4 Jan
Friendship Day
Friendship Day is all about you and making friends. From get to know you games, special art and craft activities to create and share
with your friends to yummy snacks we can make together. *Please speak to service about any dietary requirements.
5 Jan
Creating with Clay
Today we explore the wonderful world of clay. From clay pots to sculptures, let your imagination run wild with your clay creation to take home.
6 Jan
Y Spy's
Calling all detectives! There's a mystery in the Y and we need your help. Invisible ink, hints and clues, but how to read them, will make you think.
7 Jan
A Trip Into Space
Join us as we travel to outer space for some fun, out-of-this- world activities as we explore all things space!
8 Jan
Colour Party
It's a colour party! Wear your brightest, favourite colours and get ready for a day of playing party games. There will be fun music and lots of dancing,
plus face painting, coloured hair spray and so much more. *Please speak to service about any dietary requirements.
Week 2
11 Jan
Life is like a dream
Have a dreamy day making dream catchers, friendship bracelets and other dreamy activities. Oh so relaxing!
12 Jan
Let's Dance
Get your dance shoes on, we’ve got a huge day of hip hop dancing, dance jam and karaoke planned. Create your own dance routine and show us your moves
13 Jan
Indoor Sports Day
Today we bring the sport inside and learn some new skills and play games.  Do you want to play futsal, netball or basketball? What other sports can we play in our indoor space?
14 Jan
Culture Shock
Bring your culture to the Y… Come dressed up in a traditional costume and share stories about what makes your culture or family special.
15 Jan
Summer Carnival
Enjoy all the fun of a carnival with an array of exciting Summer games and activities. There will be give aways just like a carnival!
Week 3
18 Jan
Welcome to Japan
Travel to the land of the rising sun to experience food, art and games as we explore all things Japanese.
*Please speak to service about any dietary requirements
19 Jan
Choose  your own Adventure
It's choose your own adventure day! There will be something on offer for everyone. From ball games, to origami to
taking on your friends in Lego challenges. Let's stretch those brain muscles. 
20 Jan
It's a Puppet!
Roll up, roll up for the greatest mini show in town! We’re making a puppet theatre and puppets, and then making our own popcorn to enjoy while we watch our puppet show. 
21 Jan
Beautify your bedroom
Freshen up your bedroom with heaps of new decorations. Maybe picture frames, wool words, art pieces and design your own door handle signs.
Set your imagination free with interior decorating.
22 Jan
Mad Hatter's Tea Party
Don't be late for this very important date! Come along for some edible tea-cup fun. We will create mad decorations
and food for our very own Mad Hatters Tea Party! *Please speak to service about any dietary requirements.
Week 4
25 Jan
Aussie, Aussie, Aussie!  
Happy Australia Day! We’re celebrating our mulitcultural nation. Come dressed in your own cultural outfit and enjoy heaps of Aussie inspired cooking, and art and craft. Plus a game of backyard cricket and a sausage sizzle. *Please speak to service about any dietary requirements.
26 Jan
Public Holiday
Our program is not running on this day.
27 Jan
Party Day
It's party time! Come along and celebrate the last day of the holidays with heaps of fun games, activities and yummy food!
*Please speak to service about any dietary requirements.

*On days where food is included in the activity, please speak to service about any dietary requirements.

Download a PDF program flyer

Session times

To accommodate our families, we offer YMCA School Holiday Programs between 06:30 and 18:30 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.

Prices and subsidies

Daily program fee: $76.00*

*Please note, this fee is for in house School Holiday Programs. Different fees are set for each day, depending on whether it is a headquarters, incursion or excursion day. A list of fees for each holiday program will be confirmed prior to the holiday program start date (here on our website, or in hard copy at the centre).

Our programs qualify for the Federal Government's Child Care Subsidy. The Child Care Subsidy helps eligible families access approved and registered child care providers, by partially subsidising the cost of daily fees. Please note, the prices above do not include any child care subsidy you may be entitled to, which could significantly reduce your out-of-pocket expense.

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


Cranbourne North YMCA School Holiday Program is located at:

Tulliallan Primary School
89 Wheelers Park Drive
Cranbourne North
VIC 3977

Other programs available at this location or nearby