School Holiday Programs

Inner West Council runs a range of regular school holiday programs for 12–18 year olds. Please refer  to the links below of programs that are available:

 

 

Please refer to community-based school holiday programs occur around the Inner West Council local government area.

 

 

Inner West Council Winter 2018 School Holiday Program


Monday 9 July 1pm – 4pm
Ages 12–18

Mystery Movie - BOOKED OUT

  • Cost: Free
  • Venue: Meet at Hoyts Cinemas – Broadway Shopping Centre – 1pm

A mystery movie at Hoyts Cinemas, Broadway (rating TBC). Bring lunch or money to buy lunch. Times are subject to change (depending on session times).

Tuesday 10 July 10am – 4pm
Ages 12–18

 

Indigenous Arts and lunch - BOOKED OUT

  • Cost: Free
  • Venue: Meet at Leichhardt Town Hall to catch the Council bus – 10:00am

In celebration of NAIDOC Week we will visit the Family Fun Day at Steel Park, Marrickville followed by an Indigenous inspired lunch and an Indigenous arts session at Marrickville Youth Resource Centre. A fully catered Indigenous lunch created by the National Centre of Indigenous Excellence.

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Wednesday 11 July 10:30am – 2pm
Ages 12–18

Real Bodies Exhibition - BOOKED OUT

  • Cost: $10
  • Venue: Meet at Leichhardt Town Hall to catch the Council bus – 10:30am

Real Bodies The Exhibition at Moore Park presents the artful display of 20 real, perfectly preserved human bodies and over 200 anatomical specimens. Bring lunch or money to buy lunch.

Thursday 12 July 10am – 4pm
Ages 12–18

Filmmaking workshop - BOOKED OUT

  • Cost: Free
  • Venue: Leichhardt Town Hall – 107 Norton St, Leichhardt

Learn the process of making a short film using Green Screen Technology in the format of a film trailer, TV commercial or breaking news story. Lunch provided.

HolsFilm

Friday 13 July 6pm – 11pm
Ages 12–18

 

Bondi Winter Ice Skating (After Dark) - BOOKED OUT

  • Cost: $15
  • Venue: Meet at Leichhardt Town Hall to catch the Council bus – 6:00pm

Experience the delight of ice-skating on the edge of Bondi Beach. Bring money for dinner on the Bondi Beach retail boulevard.

Monday 16 July 10am – 2pm
Ages 12–18

Pamper Day and High Tea - BOOKED OUT

  • Cost: Free
  • Venue: Leichhardt Town Hall – 107 Norton St, Leichhardt

AThis workshop will teach practical life skills, beauty tips and a deep sense of self and value. Includes a fully catered High Tea lunch.

Tuesday 17 July 10am – 2pm
Ages 12–18

Photography Workshop - BOOKED OUT

  • Cost: Free
  • Venue: Leichhardt Town Hall – 107 Norton St, Leichhardt

An exciting introduction to the world of digital photography where an expert photographer will take you through the in’s and out’s of modern photography. Lunch provided. Bring a smart phone or compact camera.

Wednesday 18 July 10am – 2pm
Ages 12–18

Bushcare and Café Bones

  • Cost: Free
  • Venue: Meet at Leichhardt Town Hall to catch the Council bus – 10:00am
  • Help reinvigorate and revitalise Leichhardt’s local parklands in this educational experience. Includes a set menu lunch at Café Bones.

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Thursday 19 July 10am – 2pm
Ages 12–18

  

Sleeping Beauty - State Theatre

  • Cost: $30
  • Venue: Meet at Leichhardt Town Hall to catch the Council bus – 10:00am

Sleeping Beauty - A Knight Avenger’s Tale - showing at Sydney’s majestic State Theatre. Bring lunch or money to buy lunch.

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Friday 20 July 4:30pm – 10pm
Ages 12–18

 

Ghost Tour (After Dark) - BOOKED OUT

  • Cost: $25
  • Venue: Meet at Leichhardt Town Hall to catch the Council bus – 4:30pm

Sydney's Quarantine Station on North Head is one of Australia's most haunted sites. Join us for a spooky tour you’ll never forget. Bring money for dinner. p>

Register for School Holiday Programs here

Registration, Consent and Further Information

  • Registrations essential and conditions, limits and fees apply
  • Concessions apply for eligible parents/guardians
  • Parents/guardians must complete the registration and consent form below to register, select activities and provide consent for their child
  • Once Council receives your registration and consent form, you will receive an email (within 1 business day, where possible) to advise whether your registration has been successful or whether you have been waitlisted
  • Information regarding payments and concessions is included in this email
  • Please pay in advance. Payments made on the day of the activity incur an additional $10 fee
  • All School Holiday Program activities are supervised by Inner West Council Council staff (Youth Workers)
  • Council staff will not wait longer than 15 minutes for late arrivals
  • Activities requiring transportation using Council's bus - participants will be transported from Leichhardt Town Hall to the activity location and then returned to Leichhardt Town Hall upon completion of the activity. For After Dark activities, participants living in the Leichhardt Ward or Balmain Ward of the Inner West Council Local Government Area may be dropped off home by the Council bus (see Inner West Council Local Government Area Ward Boundaries map). Participants living outside of these areas will be returned to Leichhardt Town Hall
  • Finish times for activities requiring transportation using Council's bus, are approximate times only for drop off at Leichhardt Town Hall
  • All School Holiday Program activities are subject to change
  • Outdoor activities are subject to environmental factors and may be postponed or cancelled at Council's discretion
  • Additional activity/venue specific forms may be required for some School Holiday Program activities. Where required, these forms will be emailed to parents/guardians
  • Participants are not permitted to leave a School Holiday Program activity until the completion of the activity unless consent outlining alternative arrangements is provided in writing by a parent/guardian
  • The information collected in the School Holiday Program registration and consent form is for Council use only. Council uses this information for the purpose of delivering and managing the School Holiday Program. This information is stored in a secure electronic record management system

Further Information

  • For further information contact Council on 9335 2158
  • Inner West Council Local Government Area Ward Boundaries

Cancellations

  • To cancel a booking contact Council on 9335 2158
  • No shows and/or cancellations with less than 24 hours notice, incur a fee (the full cost of the activity)
  • Cancellations with more than 24 hours notice do not incur a fee. Where a payment has been made, the payment is transferrable to another activity/person.

Tuesday 10 July 10am – 4pm
Ages 12–18

Reclink Soccer Day

  • Cost: Free
  • Venue: Refugee Welcome Centre - Waterfront Drive, Lilyfield, NSW

Grab some friends and form a team or just get along, join in and meet new friends! Come participate in the world’s most popular sport. All ages and skill levels welcome. Free lunch provided! eclink is proudly partnered with Inner West Council and Their Beautiful Game. Enquiries and bookings please contact Adam Yee - 0438 169 271 or adam.yee@reclink.org

Thursday 12 July 10am – 4pm
Ages 12–18

Reclink Sport and Activity Day

  • Cost: Free
  • Venue: Refugee Welcome Centre - Waterfront Drive, Lilyfield, NSW

Aussie Rules football? Rugby League? Ultimate Frizbee? Cricket? Not too familiar with them? Or do you just want to try them out? Reclink is hosting a ‘come & try’ day with trained instructors hosting drills and sessions. All ages and skill levels welcome. Free lunch provided! Enquiries and bookings please contact Adam Yee - 0438 169 271 or adam.yee@reclink.org

Tuesday 17 July 10am
Ages 12–18

Reclink Hip-Hop Dance Class Program

  • Cost: Free
  • Venue: Refugee Welcome Centre - Waterfront Drive, Lilyfield, NSW

The Intro to Hip Hop Course covers exercises to familiarise yourself with core movement, conditioning and groove exercise to provide support in developing movements popularised in Hip Hop Dance. Hosted by a fully trained and experienced instructor courtesy of Dancekool. This will be a part of a day of mixed music, dance and arts activities. More TBA! Reclink is proudly partnered with Inner West Council. Enquiries and bookings please contact Adam Yee - 0438 169 271 or adam.yee@reclink.org

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