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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 Point Cook with our YMCA School Holiday Program based at Featherbrook College.

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.


Activity details

Week 1
20 September
Choose Your Own Art Adventure
Time to bring out your inner artist as we make a spectacular art gallery. Anything from making recycled sculptures, getting messy with paints or doing some creative drawings.
Category: In house.
Cost: $77.00
21 September
Creepy Crawlies
Today is your chance to discover the wonderful world of bugs! We explore these amazing creatures and learn about their tiny worlds.
Category: In house.
Cost: $77.00
22 September
Little Heroes
Grab your mask and cape, and get here in a flash because today is all about superheroes. So many superhero activities.
Category: In house.
Cost: $77.00
23 September
Lets dance
Get your dancing shoes on as 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.
Category: In house.
Cost: $77.00
24 September
Public Holiday
The program is not running on Friday 24 September because of Grand Final Public Holiday.
Week 2
27 September
Dinosaur World
Have a go at being a palaeontologist for the day and discover the amazing world of dinosaurs. Bones, the ice age, fossils and more. It will be ROARsome!
Category: In house.
Cost: $77.00
28 September
Alien Invasion
If we can't go to space, then we'll bring it to us! We are calling all Aliens to come to our planet Earth as we investigate and explore life in space as Aliens!
Category: In house.
Cost: $77.00
29 September
Flavours of the World
Make your own passport and travel around the world. We'll be cooking snacks from different countries as we explore each stop on our journey.
Category: In house.
Cost: $77.00
30 September
Pyjama Party
Simply roll-out of bed and head over to the holiday program in your PJ's! We're bringing Brunch back, with pancakes, toasties, scrambled eggs and more. Plus we’ll get crafty and cosy up with some popcorn and a movie.
Category: In house.
Cost: $77.00
1 October
Back to Nature
Calling all green thumbs! We'll be decorating pots and planting seedlings in them. Kids can take the pot and plant home to watch it grow.
Category: In house.
Cost: $77.00


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 18:30 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:

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

Featherbrook YMCA School Holiday Program runs three types of activities, which each incur a cost: 

  • In House: $77.00
  • Incursion: $97.00
  • Excursion: $117.00
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


Featherbrook YMCA School Holiday Program is located at:

Featherbrook College
281 Boardwalk Boulevard
Point Cook
VIC 3030

Other programs available at this location