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School Holidays

Local Parents Directory highlighting school holiday events and activities for kids in the Wollongong / Illawarra area.

Get organised these school holidays, choose your activities, fun things to do and holiday clubs from the list below.

The Playhouse - Drama and storytelling holiday workshops!

9 - 17 July

Half day & full day options

Ages: 5 years +
Cost: $90 (Half Day) - $120 (Full Day)
Venue: Thirroul Community Centre & Wollongong (location TBC)
At The Playhouse we use drama as a tool to celebrate everyone's individuality from ages 6 and up! Come join our children's drama and story telling classes....
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Winter School Holiday Workshops @ Burgh Healthy Hub

17 - 19 July

10am - 3pm

Ages: 6 - 12 years
Cost: $60/($5 optional recess & lunch)
Venue: Burgh Healthy Hub
Choose your own adventure these holidays at The Burgh!
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Kids' Uni Winter School Holidays Vacation Care Program

9 - 23 July

8am - 6pm

Ages: 5 - 12 years
Cost: $65 per day. CCB & CCR approved.
Venue: Innovation Campus - UOW
Jam packed with fun activities, theme days & excursions to entertain the children!
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Wizards of Mugworts - Wollongong Botanic Garden July School Holiday Program

9 - 13 July

10am - 1pm daily

Ages: Activities suitable for children aged 3 to 12 years. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Cost: $12.50 per child or $23.50 for family of two or more children. Parents and Carers are FREE!
Venue: Wollongong Botanic Garden
You are invited to be part of the FUN at the Wollongong Botanic Garden these July School Holidays!
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Trees Adventure - Go ropes and ziplining these School Holidays!

Open 7 days a week during school holidays

9am - 5pm

Ages: 4 years +
Cost: Child 4 - 7: $25, Child 8 - 17yr: $38 Adult: $48
Venue: Trees Adventure
Australia’s First Cliff Edge Experience! Only 1 hour from Wollongong, Trees Adventure is an exhilarating 2 Hour experience with 2m low easy courses up to 25m high insane ones! Soar through the trees on flying foxes and thrilling aerial challenges!
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The 78-Storey Treehouse - A children's literary favourite on the IPAC stage these school holidays!

20- 21 July (includes Relaxed Performance)

Ages: 6 years +. Contains a small amount of theatrical haze.
Cost: All tickets: $39 (A per transaction fee of $6.95 applies for phone and online bookings).
Venue: IPAC
Taking kids theatre fun to new heights! The creative team behind The 13-, 26- and 52-Storey Treehouses Live on Stage return with the newest, biggest, brightest blockbuster in the series.
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Get your child active & tumbling with Acro Kids' School Holiday Program! FREE Term of Classes up for grabs!

9, 10, 16, 17 July

10am - 3pm

Ages: 4 - 15 years
Cost: $70 per child, 30% off other siblings
Venue: Acro Kids - Woonona, Helensburgh, Dapto & Nowra
Our program improves children's skills such as flexibility, coordination, balance and strength and boost your child's social skills.
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NRG Dance Studios Illawarra - July School Holiday Camp

17- 19 July

8.30am - 3.30pm each day.

Ages: From 5 years
Cost: $55 for 1 day, $100 for 2 days or $149 for 3 days
Venue: NRG Studios Illawarra
Stay warm these Winter holidays at the NRG Dance and Cheer Camp. It's the perfect way to shake off the Winter blues and get active!
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Mary Poppins - Disney's famous Nanny will delight theatre goers of all ages these school holidays!

13 - 22 July

Matinee 2pm & Evening 7.30pm

Ages: All ages
Cost: Adult: $49. Concession/Student/Child/SEC Member/Group 8+: $45
Venue: Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre
You will be thrilled by the sets and costumes and the sheer quality of musical performance. And, of course, the Mary Poppins Magic!
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Carmel & Co Gymnastics - Gym 4 Fun School Holiday Program

9th - 20th July

7.30am - 6pm

Ages: 5 - 12 years
Cost: $30 for morning or afternoon session/$50 for full day
Venue: Carmel & Co Gymnastics
Starting from $30, we have half and full day options with a variety of themes and activities, from Mini Olympics and Pit Relays! Don’t forget to book your spot soon to avoid missing out, especially for our ever popular Tramp & Bungee day!
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Austi Beach Cafe - Kids eat FREE and a games room for school holidays!

Open 7 days

8am to 4pm

Ages: Family-friendly
Cost: Quality and affordable cafe and dining
Venue: Austi Beach Cafe
Austi Beach Cafe
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Chippers Finishing School - learn to score great goals from the best these school holidays!

9 - 19 July

9am - 11.30am (8 -17 years) & 1pm - 3pm (5 - 7 years)

Ages: 5 - 17 years
Cost: $95 - $180 all inclusive. $90 Early Bird Discount on Gerringong Clinic (expires 5 July)
Venue: Bellambi & Gerringong
Learn to score goals from the best - The most unique soccer camp on the South Coast is here to take your game to the next level. Boys and girls welcome!
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Circus Monoxide - Join the circus these July School Holidays!

9 - 20 July

Morning, full day or 5 day week option.

Ages: 5- 13 years of age
Cost: Morning $45; Full day $80; Full week $340
Venue: Circus Monoxide
If you want to tumble, fly, do amazing tricks and have fun at the circus, book a spot in our holiday program!
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CIY.Club - Get coding these July School Holidays! New location!

9 - 18 July

9am - 3pm

Ages: 7-17 years
Cost: $99
Venue: Science Space (Wollongong) & Illaroo Road Public School (Nowra)
Includes popular Game Coding Camps - kids will learn awesome skills and will LOVE this holiday club
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Inflatable Play Centre Warrawong - get your bounce on for 2 hours of non-stop FUN!

7 days

9am - 5.30pm

Ages: All ages
Cost: $10 - $15
Venue: Inflatable Play Centre Warrawong
Inflatable Play Centre Warrawong
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Inflatable World Wollongong - open every day during the school holidays!

Every day during the school holidays from 10am - 4pm

Ages: All ages
Cost: From $10
Venue: Wollongong Indoor Sports - Home of Inflatable World Wollongong
Inflatable World Wollongong is THE place for family fun in the school holidays! Open every day, 10am til 4pm.
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July School Holidays

Open every day during the school holidays!

Ages: All ages!
Cost: Discounted prices up to 20% when you book online!
Venue: Illawarra Fly Treetop Adventures
Rainforest Ranger at Illawarra Fly Treetop Adventures!
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Merrigong Creativity Camp is back these school holidays! PLUS Kid's Design Workshops!

Design Workshops: 13 July. Creativity Camp: 16 - 20 July

Ages: 5 - 13 years
Cost: Design Workshops: $30. Creativity Camp: $290* (20% discount for additional siblings Includes a ticket to see The 78-Storey Treehouse).
Venue: Wollongong Town Hall
Merrigong Creativity Camp is back these school holidays! PLUS Kids' Design Workshops!
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Miss Zoe's School of Dance - School Holiday Dance Workshops in Wollongong & Kiama. SPECIAL OFFER $100 FOR 4 DAYS!

16 - 19 July

10am - 3pm

Ages: Two age groups: 5 - 10 years & 11 - 17 years
Cost: $60 for two days or $40 for one. SPECIAL OFFER: $100 for all 4 days!
Venue: Kiama High School & Miss Zoe's School of Dance
Looking for something fun & active to do in the school holidays? Miss Zoe's has two fun-filled days of dance, drama, singing, and nutrition - everyone of all ages and abilities is welcome!
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Outdoor Connections - Nature based holiday care for 5-12 years of age!

9- 18 July

9am - 3pm

Ages: 5-12 years
Cost: $60 per child
Venue: Kiama, Gerringong and Nowra surrounds
Outdoor Connections offer holiday sessions for 5-12 year olds. All activities occur exclusively outdoors. With a focus on play, craft and exploration children are immersed in the outdoors for a day of fun alongside their friends. Common activities include nature crafts, shelter building, scavenger hunt walks, sand sculpting, games and nature play.
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Science Space - July 2018 School Holiday Program

11 - 20 July and extended opening hours during the school holidays

Ages: 6 - 12 (STEM Days) and 7 - 17 (Coding Camps)
Cost: $100 per child per STEM Day (discounted rate of $90 per child per day for Science Space members). CIY Coding Camps: $99 per child per camp
Venue: Science Space
Two weeks of non-stop science and FUN these school holidays!
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Science Space
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