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 Taylors Hill with our YMCA School Holiday Program based at Taylors Hill Primary School.

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

Next program

Bookings are now open for our Autumn School Holiday Program which runs between Tuesday 6 - Friday 16 April 2021.

This nine day program includes a memorable set of 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.

 

Date

Activity details

Week 1
Monday
5 April
Public Holiday
Our program is not running on this day.
Tuesday
6 April
Crafty Autumn
Make the most of wonderful Autumn colours as we make a giant tree collage, create leaf animals and leaf rubbing prints.
Category: In House
Cost: $77.00
Wednesday
7 April
A Day of Dance
Join us to celebrate the benefits of dance and fitness. Create your own dance moves and share them with friends.
Category: In House
Cost: $77.00
Thursday
8 April
Roller Skating Fun
Lace up those boots!. It’s time for some roller skating or blading fun at our local Roller Skating Centre. 
Category: Excursion
Cost: $117.00
Friday
9 April
Arty Party
Get creative with messy art projects. Create a masterpiece using clay, paint, paper, photos, recycled and natural materials.
Category: In House
Cost: $77.00
Week 2
Monday
12 April
Sensational Science
We're bringing the excitement of science with experiments of all shapes and sizes. It will be a fun filled day of STEM activities.
Category: In House
Cost: $77.00
Tuesday
13 April
Choose Your Own Adventure
There will be something on offer for everyone. From ball games to origami, to taking on your friends in Lego challenges.
Category: In House
Cost: $77.00
Wednesday
14 April
Around the World: Mexican style
Learn about Mexican craft and culture while eating delicious food! Tacos, salsa, nachos, burritos and more! 
Category: In House
Cost: $77.00
Thursday
15 April
Lizzy's Lizards
Children gain a connection with Lizzy's Lizards by holding them and learn how our every day decisions affect their environments.
Category: Incursion
Cost: $97.00
Friday
16 April
Magic Mayhem
Be prepared for all the ooh’s and aaah’s as the Magician rolls in to the holiday program! Learn some tricks of the trade!
Category: Incursion
Cost: $97.00

 

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

 

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

Taylors Hill 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

 

Location

Taylors Hill YMCA School Holiday Program is located at:

Taylors Hill Primary School
12 Park Lane
Taylors Hill
VIC 3037

Other programs available at this location