Youth Services Holiday Program

Each school holidays, Yarra Youth Services offers a fun-filled holiday program for young people aged 12-18 years who live, work or study in Yarra.

The April School Holiday Program will run on weekdays from Tuesday 8 April - Thursday 17 April 2014.

Please note: The program is open to young people aged 12–18 who live, work or study in the City of Yarra.  Twelve year olds who attend primary school are not eligible for this program. They are eligible instead for Council’s Vacation Care program.

Read below for more information about:

Activities

See activities below, or down load this brochure: pdf format Youth Services Holiday Program April 2014 (updated) (2.10 MB)

WEEK 1

Tuesday 08/04/14
SPECTACLE - Skate, Paint and Ball FREE
Skating, painting, basketball, music, food – come and participate in part one of our pop-up National Youth Week celebrations!
VENUE/Address: Atherton Gardens Housing Estate
PICK–UPS AND DROP- OFFS:
Richmond 9:15am - 3:45pm
Collingwood 9:40am - 4:00pm
Fitzroy 10:00am - 4:15pm
What to bring: Comfortable clothing, a hat, runners and your CREATIVITY!

Wednesday 09/04/14
SPECTACLE - Richmond Live Art FREE
Art, murals, painting, food – show your artistic flair at part two of our National Youth Week celebrations!
VENUE/Address: Richmond Housing Estate
PICK–UPS AND DROP- OFFS:
Richmond 10:00am - 3:30pm
Collingwood 9:40am - 3:45pm
Fitzroy 9:15am - 4:00pm
What to bring: old clothes and shoes, a hat and your CREATIVITY!

Thursday 10/04/14
SPECTACLE – Poetry Slam FREE
Poetry, spoken word, music and food – express your creativity in the third instalment of our National Youth Week celebrations!
VENUE/Address: Collingwood Housing Estate
PICK–UPS AND DROP- OFFS:
Richmond 9:40am - 3:45pm
Collingwood 10:00am - 3:30pm
Fitzroy 9:15am - 4:00pm
What to bring: Ideas, stories, comfortable clothing, a hat and your CREATIVITY!

Friday 11/04/14
Kayaking on the Yarra River
Take a relaxing paddle down the beautiful Yarra River with the team from Sea Kayaking Australia.
VENUE: Wesley Rowing Club, South Yarra
PICK–UPS AND DROP- OFFS:
Richmond 10:20am - 4:30pm
Collingwood 10:40am - 4:45pm
Fitzroy 11:00am - 5:00pm
WHAT TO BRING:
Wear comfortable casual clothing, old runners, hat or beanie, warm jumper, change of clothing and a towel.

WEEK 2

Monday 14/04/14
Melbourne Sky and Glow in the Dark golf
Come see Melbourne from the sky and then play a round of mini golf on a glow in the dark course.
VENUE: Docklands
PICK–UPS AND DROP-OFFS:
Richmond   10:20am -3:40pm                  
Collingwood   10:40am - 3:55pm             
Fitzroy 11:00am - 4:10pm
WHAT TO BRING: Wear comfortable clothing, covered shoes and a jumper.

Tuesday 15/04/14
Werribee Zoo
Experience an African safari adventure at Werribee Zoo! 
VENUE: Werribee Zoo
PICK-UP AND DROP-OFFS
Richmond 8:20am - 3:30pm                
Collingwood 8:40am - 3:45pm            
Fitzroy 9:00am - 4:00pm
WHAT TO BRING: Wear comfortable, casual clothing, covered shoes, hat, sunglasses and a jumper.

Wednesday 16/04/14
Bounce
Fly through the air and bounce off the walls. BOUNCEinc is a massive indoor trampoline universe which is all about jumping high and landing soft and safe.
VENUE: BOUNCEinc, Glen Iris
PICK–UPS AND DROP OFFS
Richmond 10:00am - 3:00pm
Collingwood 10:20am - 3:15pm
Fitzroy 10:40am - 3:30pm
WHAT TO BRING: Wear comfortable casual clothing and covered shoes.

Thursday 17/04/14
Roller Skating/Blading
Disco tunes and retro fun as we party at the roller-skating rink!
VENUE: Roller City, Bayswater
PICK–UPS AND DROP OFFS
Richmond 10:00am - 3:50pm
Collingwood 10:20am - 4:05pm
Fitzroy 10:40am - 4:20pm
WHAT TO BRING:  Wear comfortable casual clothing socks and shoes.

Yarra Youth Services provides a healthy lunch, muesli bar and bottle of water to each young person attending the program. If you would like additional food or drinks, please bring your own from home or bring money to purchase your own.

Lunch and snacks

Yarra Youth Services provides a healthy lunch, muesli bar and bottle of water to each young person attending the program. If you would like additional food or drinks, please bring your own from home or bring money to purchase your own.

Cost

The cost is $15 per day ($2.70 for Health Care Card holders) unless otherwise indicated. Lunch is provided on each day.

Pick-up and drop-off locations

People who have booked to attend the activities can be picked up from (and later returned to) the following locations: 

Fitzroy - Yarra Community Youth Centre (156 Napier Street, Fitzroy) (Melway ref. 2C B10)
Collingwood - Youth Space (253 Hoddle Street, Collingwood) (Melway ref. 2C H9)
Richmond - North Richmond Community Health Centre (23 Lennox Street, North Richmond) (Melway ref. 2G K3)


Further information
Rebecca James
Yarra Youth Services
9426 1455
info@yarracity.vic.gov.au

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