Keep the kids active during the School Holidays in and around Brisbane.
As parents ourselves we understand the joys (and challenges) of school holidays. For working parents, this can be a real juggling act. Fortunately, there are so many amazing options for School Holiday Care, School Holiday Classes, and School Holiday Camps available. Although things are limited these school holidays there is plenty of safe fun to be had.
The School Holidays are a great time to try a new activity, learn new skills in an activity that they already love, get out and about, catch up with friends and visit somewhere new in and around Melbourne.
Our online directory is the perfect tool to search for fun and family-friendly school holiday classes, activities and fun days out in your area.
Stem Camps with StemPunks (Online)
Your kids will learn 21st Century skills through coding, making robots, programming and game design by award-winning online teacher-led classes from Australia’s best STEM Education provider – STEM Punks. Online classes include Hunt for Pirate Treasure using Micro: bit coding, Code your own Game and Learn about Game Design with Roblox coding, Design a Future City using 3D Design & AR, Build your own Robot in 3D, & Build your own Space Base using 3D & AR OR choose the 5 Day Camp for a bundle discount!
Holiday Zoom-Sing! (Online)
STEAM Hackers (Online Classes)
Join the coolest online school holiday program around! Never before released sessions including Science, Robotics, Coding and so much more! Choose between daily or weekly sessions, on topics your kids will LOVE, like liquid nitrogen, Minecraft, Fire and Ice, Robotics, Coding and AI.
STEAM Hackers is the brainchild of two Australian award-winning businesses – Street Science and Junior Engineers.
STEAM Hackers was created to provide kids with the full STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths) experience with our team of highly engaging educators that have presented globally.
Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary – Re-Opening 26th June 2020
Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary has been conserving native wildlife and nurturing the local indigenous heritage for over 70 years. This regional treasure has also been educating and entertaining families and tourists from all across the globe. So naturally, the animal attraction is at the heart of Gold Coast history. You’d be hard-pressed to find a local who hasn’t experienced the renowned wild rainbow lorikeet feeding. But over the decades, Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary has, more importantly, served as a haven to a myriad of native Australian animals – big, small, flourishing and endangered.
Jamie’s Ministry of Food (Online)
Our original Jamie’s Ministry of Food course is now available online – meaning that from anywhere you can learn how to cook delicious nutritious meals using Jamie Oliver recipes!
Over 5 sessions participants will learn to make key recipes that cover every meal; from breakfast and sides to lunch and dinner. Taught by professional food trainers via a live interactive video chat, participants will learn knife skills and techniques to make it simpler and quicker to cook delicious meals on a budget. Participants will learn how to bring the best flavours out of fresh ingredients and how-to meal plan on a budget, so your food goes further.
Book a course today to learn how to get the most out of your pantry through cooking fantastic healthy meals!
Kids classes also available!
Sports Classes and Day Camps
Victoria Park Kids School Holiday Golf Activities – The kids golf clinics are brilliant for boys and girls who are looking to meet new friends, learn and develop their golfing skills and take part in exciting competitions and challenges.
Indoor Venues and Days Out
Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium – Visit and enjoy the Planetarium and their shows (including a tour of Brisbane’s night sky), or visit the Display Zone. The Planetarium also includes an observatory, Galaxy Gift Shop and Sundial Courtyard.
iFly Indoor skydiving is the simulation of true free-fall conditions in a vertical wind tunnel. It’s where every flyer has a chance to earn their ‘Wings’ and the dream of flight becomes a reality. Their instructors are with you every step of the way. Flyers can have this experience from 3 years of age.
LCF Brisbane Fun Language Classes for kids – Whether you want your child to learn or continue is French, Japanese, Mandarin or Spanish journey, we have a program to suit you at your child’s school or childcare centre. And we’re now online too!
Larrikin Puppets performs colourful and exciting puppet shows and interactive puppetry workshops featuring zany characters and catchy songs, live and online. They have just released a fun, catchy debut music EP for kids aged 3-7, available to listen and download.
Zoos and Wildlife Encounters
We are so lucky to experience many mild (even sunny) days in Queensland over winter. Get the kids out and about, enjoying nature and wildlife at one of Brisbane’s exciting farms, zoos or outdoor venues.
Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mount Coot-tha are recognised as Queensland’s premier subtropical botanic gardens. School holiday program are running these winter holidays but bookings are essential.