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School Holiday program

PLEASE NOTE: The April School Holiday program has been cancelled.

Olden Day Work and Play - all ages

Child in old clothing doing embroidery

When: Monday 13 April to Sunday 26 April // Mon to Fri 10am to 4pm - Saturday 12pm to 4pm - Sunday 11am to 3pm
Where: Wanneroo Regional Museum, Wanneroo Library and Cultural Centre, Rocca Way, Wanneroo
Cost: FREE

Learn, play and explore what it was like to be a kid in the olden days.

Step back in time this April School Holidays and experience what childhood was like in “the olden days”. Take part in old-fashioned chore activities, play with vintage games and toys, dress up and pretend that you lived in bygone times.

There’s always something fun to do at Wanneroo Regional Museum!

Hip-Hop Dance Program - ages 12 to 18 years

Dancing

When: Tuesday 14 April // 12:30pm to 3:45pm
Where: Carramar Community Centre, 5 Rawlinna Parkway, Carramar
Cost: $15

Learn Hip-Hop dance moves from a pro.

Come and learn from the very best about how to reenact the Hip Hop moves that you see on stage at the biggest concerts. You will learn different skills whilst bringing in some of your own moves to dance to the beat.

Up Close with Birds of Prey Workshop - ages 6 and over

Barn owl

Locations and times

  • Tuesday 14 April // 10am to 11:30am - Girrawheen Library, Patrick Court, Girrawheen
  • Wednesday 15 April // 10am to 11:30am - Wanneroo Library, Wanneroo Library and Cultural Centre, 3 Rocca Way, Wanneroo
  • Wednesday 15 April // 1pm to 2:30pm - Clarkson Library, Cnr Ebb Way & Ocean Keys Blvd, Clarkson

Cost: Free - but bookings essential

A hands-on workshop featuring 5 fascinating birds of prey. Presented by WA Birds of Prey.

Girrawheen Library bookings

Wanneroo Library bookings

Clarkson Library bookings

Laser Tag - ages 12 to 18 years

Playing laser tag

When: Wednesday 15 April // 10:30am to 2:30pm
Where: Dark Light Joondalup, 92 Winton Road, Joondalup (bus pick-up information below)
Cost: $10

Laser Tag and team building games.

Join us for some Laser tag fun, team building activities and BBQ lunch.

Bus times:

  • Yanchep Youth Centre // 9:40am - 3:40pm
  • Clarkson Youth Centre // 10:05am - 3:15pm
  • Wanneroo Youth Centre // 10:30am - 3:00pm
  • HainsworthYouth Centre // 9:50am - 3:45pm

Tennis Camp - ages 5 to 12 years

Child playing tennis

When: Friday 17 and Thursday 23 April // various times
Where: Kingsway Indoor Stadium, 130 Kingsway, Madeley
Cost: $20

This exciting camp will teach your child the fundamentals of tennis with lots of skills and drills.

Head Coaches qualifications: 10  years’ experience in coaching young children in a range of different sports. Diego is one of the most experienced coaches at Kingsway and has a fantastic raport with young children.

Ages 5-8

  • Friday 17 April // 12:30pm to 2:30pm
  • Thursday 23 April // 9am to 11am

Children in this age groups will be introduced to the basic skills of tennis whilst developing fitness, basic technique, racquet and ball skills. Participants will enjoy playing games, making new friends and having fun. Limited spaces available be quick to register!

Ages 9-12

Children in this age group will be taught more advanced skills of tennis whilst developing fitness, basic technique, racquet and ball skills. Participants will enjoy playing games, making new friends and having fun. Limited spaces available be quick to register!

  • Friday 17 April // 2:45pm to 4:45pm
  • Thursday 23 April // 11:15am to 1:15pm

Star Gazing - ages 9 to 11 years

Someone with telescope

When: Monday 20 April // 4:30pm to 7:30pm
Where: Cockman House, Ocean Reef Road, Wanneroo
Cost: $15

Reach for the stars and relax under the night sky.

Explore the galaxy at our star gazing session at the Historical Cockman House Site. During the evening you will get to have a guided tour of the house, engage in fun activities and eat pizza under the star's whilst looking for other planets and constellations.

Please note: New entrance to Cockman House for drop off and pick up, is on Ancestor Retreat, off Woodvale Drive, next to the fish and lily farm.

Art & Craft Attack - ages 12 to 18 years

Craft image

When: Tuesday 21 April // 10:00am to 2:30pm
Where: Clarkson Youth Centre, 59 Key Largo Drive, Clarkson
Cost: $6

Abstract art and creative workshop.

Using a canvas, yarn and paint, we will be able to create art pieces that express colour, creativity and most importantly, you!

Protective Education Workshop in Landsdale - ages 5 to 7 years

Father and son wearing superhero costumes

When: Tuesday 21 April // 10:00am to 11:30am
Where: Warradale Community Centre, Southmead Drive, Landsdale
Cost: FREE

Interactive Protective Education Workshops for families.

This April, the whole family can join in interactive workshops to help acquire invaluable skills and strategies to identify unsafe situations, protect themselves from potential harm, build resilience and empower children.

Click here to book

Aboriginal Experience and Waabiny (Play) - ages 9 to 11 years

Aboriginal play

When: Wednesday 22 April // 10:00am to 2:30pm
Where: Yanchep National Park, Yanchep
Cost: $36

Aboriginal Experience Tour with Aboriginal cooking workshop and games.

A not to be missed experience starting with an Aboriginal Tour at Yanchep National Park followed by an Aboriginal cooking workshop and games at Splendid Park. 

Bus times:

  • Yanchep Youth Centre // 9:40am - 3pm
  • Clarkson Youth Centre // 9:15am - 3:30pm
  • Wanneroo Youth Centre // 9:30am - 3:50pm
  • HainsworthYouth Centre // 9am - 4pm

Author Chris Collins - Funky Chicken Storytime - ages 4 and over

Chris Collins author

When: Wednesday 22 April // various times
Where: Various locations
Cost: FREE - but booking is essential

Author Chris Collins presents a storytime extravaganza

Locations and times

  • 10am to 11am - Clarkson Library, Cnr Ebb Way & Ocean Keys Blvd, Clarkson
  • 1pm to 2pm - Wanneroo Library, Wanneroo Library and Cultural Centre, 3 Rocca Way, Wanneroo
  • 3:30pm to 4:30pm - Girrawheen Library, Patrick Court, Girrawheen

Be captivated by the hilarious prize-winning children’s author Chris Collins.  He’s written popular titles such as the Funky Chicken, Chooks in Space and a Bug Called Doug.   There will be  a fun assortment of storytelling, drawing, music, dance, drama and puppetry.   There’s never a dull moment when the funky chicken’s in town.

Booking information

Clarkson Library bookings

Wanneroo Library bookings

Girrawheen Library bookings

Chocolate Creations - ages 9 to 11 years

Chocolate

When: Thursday 23 April // 10:00am to 2:00pm
Where: Pearsall Hocking Community Centre, 125 Willespie Drive, Pearsall
Cost: $8

Calling all chocolate fans!

Join us for a workshop dedicated entirely to chocolate. Take part in creating chocolate designs to become a skillful chocolate creator!

Protective Education Workshop in Pearsall - ages 5 to 7 years

Father and son wearing superhero costumes

When: Thursday 23 April // 10:00am to 11:30am
Where: Pearsall Hocking Community Centre, 125 Willespie Drive, Pearsall
Cost: FREE - but booking is essential.

Interactive Protective Education Workshops for families.

This April, the whole family can join in interactive workshops to help acquire invaluable skills and strategies to identify unsafe situations, protect themselves from potential harm, build resilience and empower children.

Click here to book

Skate Park Series - ages 9 to 18 years

Skate Park Series

When: Friday 24 April // 10am to 1pm
Where: Banksia Grove Skate Park , Parking off Splendens Ave or Joseph Banks Blvd
Cost: FREE

Skate, Scooter or BMX! Compete at Banskia Grove Skate Park for the ultimate prize!

Choose skate, scooter or BMX and register online to compete in our Banksia Grove Skate Park Competition for Youth Week 2020.

Sausage sizzle provided and prizes to be won!

Helmet must be worn to compete in competition. 

To view the entire 2020 Skate Series click below:

2020 Skate Series

Protective Education Workshop in Yanchep - ages 5 to 7 years

Father and son wearing superhero costumes

When: Friday 24 April // 10:00am to 11:30am
Where: Yanchep Community Centre, 7 Lagoon Drive, Yanchep
Cost: FREE - but booking is essential

Interactive Protective Education Workshops for families.

This April, the whole family can join in interactive workshops to help acquire invaluable skills and strategies to identify unsafe situations, protect themselves from potential harm, build resilience and empower children.

Click here to book