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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 Drouin with our YMCA School Holiday Program based at Bellbird Park Indoor Centre.

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

Next program

Bookings are now open for our Spring School Holiday Program which runs Monday 20 September to Friday 1 October 2021.

The program is not running on Friday 24 September because of Grand Final Public Holiday.

Due to the current COVID-19 situation within Victoria, this program will only offer in house activities facilitated by our educators.

The Victorian Government have introduced restrictions that limit who can currently access School Holiday Programs.

Visit our COVID-19 updates page for the latest detail on who can access the program under current Government Restrictions.

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.

Date

Activity details

Week 1
Monday
20 September
Craft Day
Use your imagination, creative juices and flare to create wonderful pieces of art using different types of materials.
Category: In house
Cost: $60.40
Tuesday
21 September
Bike and Scooter Day
Everyone's favourite activity is back. Bring your bike, scooter, skateboard or rollerblades and have an awesome day of activities on wheels. Don't forget your safety gear!
Category: In house.
Cost: $60.40
Wednesday
22 September
Team Building
Participate in a variety of fun games and activities that will be lead by you! We'll be working collaboratively, developing our confidence and working as a team to plan and have a day of fun and adventure.
Category: In house
Cost: $60.40
Thursday
23 September
Footy Fever
Dress in your favourite team colours and join in the Footy Fever! Heaps of skill, handball, kicking and agility challenges. Join a team and kick some goals! Lots of footy inspired activities for everyone!
Category: In house.
Cost: $60.40
Friday
24 September
Public Holiday
The program is not running on Friday 24 September because of Grand Final Public Holiday.
Week 2
Monday
27 September
Choose Your Own Adventure
It's choose your own adventure day! From ball games, to origami, to taking on your friends in building challenges, there's something for everyone to enjoy.
Category: In house
Cost: $60.40
Note: Please bring a change of clothes. Children are encouraged to wear comfortable clothes and running shoes.
Tuesday
28 September
Back to Nature
Calling all green thumbs! We're decorating pots and then getting our hands dirty when we put a plant in them for you to take home.
Category: In house.
Cost: $60.40
Wednesday
29 September
Safety First
We're discovering all things First Aid, CPR and how to apply bandages. Plus we'll learn about how to stay safe, fit and healthy.
Category: In house.
Cost: $60.40
Thursday
30 September
Animal Mania
There is so much to learn about the creatures around us! Share your knowledge, learn cool facts and enjoy animal inspired creative activities.
Category: In house.
Cost: $60.40
Friday
1 October
Pizza Party
There's no better way to finish our holidays than with pizza and party games. Come and join us to celebrate the end of the holidays!
Category: In house.
Cost: $60.40

  

Session times

To accommodate our families, we offer YMCA School Holiday Programs between 8:15am and 5:45pm during the holidays, Monday to Friday, during the holidays (see the 'Next program' section above for dates).

 

Co-located programs

Drouin YMCA School Holiday Program is run through Bellbird Park Indoor Centre, which is managed by YMCA Victoria and owned by Baw Baw Shire Council.

The following services are also available at this location:

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

 

Inclusion

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

Drouin YMCA School Holiday Program offers in house, incursion and excursion activities during the school holidays.

Our standard fee of $57.90 includes in house activities, with additional fees applied for incursion and excursion activities. These additional fees will vary based on the planned activity.

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

Please note: The fees above 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

 

Location

Drouin YMCA School Holiday Program is located at:

Bellbird Park Indoor Centre
270 Settlement Road
Drouin
VIC 3818

Other programs available at this location