Vacation Care Information

2017 July Program


Monday 10th July

WINTER WARMER ONESIES

Wear your most creative onesie, or PJ's and bring in your electronics for a day of relaxation inside in the warmth.
36'ers basketball clinic in the pm.

Tuesday 11th July

MOVIES

Despicable Me 3 or Diary of a Wimpy Kid the long haul. Bring money up to $10 for the kiosk or pack some healthy snacks to take with you.
Depart: 10:45 am
Return: 3:00 pm

Wednesday 12th July

WILD WILD WEST

Saddle your horse at the OSHC saloon and drop in for a quick can of beans, buffalo wings and a nice warm cocoa. Test your cowboy/girl skills with a water pistol shootout, bear lasso and make your own noodle horse.


Thursday 13th July

JUNGLE SAFARI

Come along today to stuff and dress a wild animal from 'Make Me Bear'. Take home your new cuddly friend for yourself or as a gift. Participate in animal challenges and bake and decorate your very own healthy jungle muffin.


Friday 14th July

PUMPT

 Come along to the brand new indoor BMX, scooter and skate park 'Pumpt'. Bring your helmet and be sure to wear sneakers so you don't miss out on 2 hours of speed, spills, skills and tricks. Wheels supplied.
Depart: 11:30 am
Return: 4:15 pm


Monday 17th July

MASTER CHEF 'FINGER FOODS'

From your team and compete in our annual OSHC Master Chef challenge. Design your team name, logo and battle it out putting your own spin on a handful of delicious finger foods.


Tuesday 18th July

NOBODY'S BIRTHDAY

Join in the party for "nobody's birthday". Pass the parcel, ring toss, silent ball, musical statues and much more. Bake a birthday cake ans bring in a gift costing $4 or less for a lucky dip.


Wednesday 19th July

BEACHHOUSE (DRY PACKAGE)

Come along today to the Glenelg BeacHouse. Dodgem cars, bouncy castles and arcade games. Bring spending money to increase your playing time.

Weather permitting, we'll head to the oval for a quick play on the equipment and kick of the footy.
Depart: 11:15 am
Return: 4:30 pm


Thursday 20th July

BABY DAY

Waaaaah. Today we'll be turning back the clock to when we were all babies.
You'll need to bring in a baby photo for an all in 'pick the kid' competition.
Participate in various challenges like baby food roulette, chocolate nappy champ and spit the dummy.


Friday 21st July

GYMNASTICS

Wear your workout clothes and pack a big lunch with lots of water, because we're off to Tea Tree Gully Gym sports.
Depart: 11:45 am
Return: 3:30 pm


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Out Week 7

Monday 19th December 
CASTLE WORLD 


Jump on in to a brand new excursion. With the largest variety of inflatables in Adelaide, you'll be jumping all over the place! 
Depart 12:00pm Return 4:30pm 


Tuesday 20th December
BEACH PARTY

Party up what's left of 2016 at Semaphore beach! We'll have music, sand castle competitions, shell hunting and be splashing in the sea. We'll  also be dropping in a few crab nets for those who like to eat what they catch!
Depart 10:00am Return 4.00pm
Bring a spare change of clothes and a towel for water activities!

Wednesday 21st December 
TROLLS

In a hair raising story of good and evil, a village of trolls are captured by the Bergen's. Come along to TTP Hoyts cinema to see if Poppy and Branch can work together to get back their friends and stop the Bergen's from eating their friends.
Depart 11:00am Return 4:00pm

Thursday 22nd December
KRIS KRINGLE

Santa's coming to town... bring in a gift of up to approximately $5  to put under the tree and have Santa open it with you. Bring in a plate of food for our shared Christmas lunch!
BOYS - Sweet     GIRLS - Savoury

Friday 23rd December
CLOSED
Merry Christmas OSHC Families.
Have a great break!

Monday 9th January
SPLASH BATTLE

Bring in your pistols, buckets, balloons and sprayers. Battle it out with your friends. There will be a waterslide in the afternoon!
Don't forget your towel and bathers!

Tuesday 10th January
KING PIN

Picnic in the park, then bowl your way to a turkey and tag your friends in the laser skirmish circuit at King Pin Bowling Norwood. Pack a cool drink and a big lunch! 

Wednesday 11th January
EPIC COOK OFF
Form a team and compete for not only the best burger in OSHC, but also the best fries, diner name and logo. Design a menu to accompany your creation and be judged by our special American guest. You could even go the healthy vegetarian burger. 
Get your chefs hat and slap together a burger of epic proportions!!
Thursday 12th January
PREHISTORIC DINOSAURS

Excavate dinosaurs in the sandpit, cook up amber DNA treats, make puppet pterodactyls and paper-mache your own dinosaur egg.
Pinata in afternoon. 
A towel and bathers could come in hand, we are going to explore dinosaur land!

Friday 13th January
FREAKY FRIDAY

Spooky Movies, Eerie cooking and a Planetarium Thunderstorm Presentation
Depart 10:45am Return 1:00pm
Pack your towel and a spare change of clothes!

Monday 16th January
ALOHA

Wear your craziest Hawaiian shirt or skirt with a prize for best dressed! Make lei's, design your own Hawaiian pizza for snack, help make punch and join in the Luau fun.
A towel and a spare change of clothes will be needed today.

Tuesday 17th January
POOL PARTY

What's better on a hot Summers day than a swim and a BBQ at Tusmore Park?! Bring your bathers, climb on the playground, have a hit of cricket and dig for bugs in the creek.
Depart 10:00am Return 4:00pm
Today is a water day so pack those bathers and bring those towels!

Wednesday 18th January
PIRATES

Enjoy the water pistol war or walk the plank.
Bring a towel and a spare change of clothes!

Thursday 19th January
PLAYGROUND HOP

Hop from one playground to another to another to another. Be sure to pack a hat, lunch and a an icy cold drink. Come along for an excellent adventure.
Depart 9:30am Return 4:00pm

Friday 20th January
PIZZA PARTY

Get in quick for a feast, all the pizza, pasta, ice-cream and soda you can fit in your belly!
Depart 11:00am Return 3:30pm


Monday 23rd January
LATITUDE
Climb to the top, bounce upside down and fly through the air. All this and more at Adelaide\s favourite new indoor trampoline centre. 2 hours of trampoline mayhem, don't miss out, because this will book out fast!
Depart 9:15am Return 1:30pm

Tuesday 24th January
SEMAPHORE WATERSLIDE
Slip, Slop, Slap and get ready for a day on the slides. Remember your packed lunch and a drink bottle!
Depart 10:30am Return 4:00pm
Don't forget your bathers, a towel and a spare change of clothes for our last water excursion for the Summer.

Wednesday 25th January
CARNIVAL

Step right up, step right up, come and join the OSHC carnival, with face painting, carnival games, popcorn, fairy floss and jelly pong Splat your favourite staff on the kisser with a cream pie!
Play for your very own prizes. There will be a temporary tattoo artist in the afternoon.

Thursday 26th January
PUBLIC HOLIDAY

We will be closed for the public holiday, have a great day!

Friday 27th January
SUMMER CHILLIN'

Bring in your ipods, ipads and handheld devices and chill in the air con as the holidays are nearly over!






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Monday 11th - Friday 22nd July 2016

Monday 11th July

AMUSEMENT WORX

Get out of the wet weather! Bring in your electronics. Build an empire on Minecraft. Play originals like Pacman & space invaders & then try your hand at old style pinball!


Tuesday 12th July

TEA TREE GULLY GYMNASTICS

Spring, jump, hop, flip and tumble on in for a day of gymnastics. Bring your lunch and a nice cold drink for a jam packed day of physical fitness!
Depart: 11:00 am      Return: 4:30 pm  


Wednesday 13th July

MAD SCIENTISTS

Spray your hair and design an outfit like you've escaped from the lab. Today will be jam-packed full of crazy science experiments with our own in-house mad scientist Alyce!


Thursday 14th July

CHRISTMAS IN JULY & TOY SWAP

Today we'll be celebrating Christmas in July!
Bring a plate of food to share for lunch and OSHC will provide our famous roo burgers and slushies.
Boys - savoury          Girls - sweet
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Do you have toys at home you never play with anymore? Well bring them in today and try swapping for something you might like. Participate in the first and possible annual toy swap.
"No take backs"
(consent form available at back of program)


Friday 15th July

GAMES 2 U @ ST AGNES OSHC

We're heading via public bus to St Agnes OSHC for a day of giant hamster balls, laser tag and electronic games with friends.

Depart: 12pm          Return: 5pm


Monday 18th July


JUNIOR MASTER CHEF

Just like the show you'll be given ingredients and have time to research and prepare the perfect dish for our judges. Come along and test your skills to become Ardtornish OSHC's 1st official Junior Master Chef.
Winners group name will be displayed on a trophy shield to be displayed in OSHC.



Tuesday 19th July


LOLLIPOPS

With an indoor playground, electronics, big balls, a pirate ship and arcade skill testers galore.. Who wouldn't want to come today? Bring money for games and snack if you'd like. 

Depart: 12:00 pm          Return: 4:30 pm

$$ spending money optional


Wednesday 20th July

ALL ABOUT MOVIES, MARVEL & MAKEUP

Dress up today as your favourite Marvel character or come in your PJ's and leave a princess. Casey will be coming in to do Jamberry stick on nails, make up and braiding hair.
We'll also be spending the afternoon in the gym for an indoor cinema day. Bring your electronics if you wish, but please ensure games are age appropriate.




Thursday 21st July

INFLATABLE WORLD

After special request, we're off to Salisbury Inflatable World. Bounce, run and have some flipping good fun.
Depart: 11:15 am          Return: 3:30 pm


$$ spending money optional


Friday 22nd July


ICE SKATING

Chill out today @ the Thebarton ice arena. Be sure to pack a jacket and warm socks to slice out your piece of the winter action.
Depart: 12pm          Return: 4:30pm
(Times changed as at 21/6/16)

$$ spending money optional





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Monday 18th April

Double Waterslide
Just when you thought the fun couldn’t get any bigger.
We went and found a DOUBLE waterslide!
Bring your bathers, a towel and water balloons because today it’s all about getting wet before the hot weather is all over.

Tuesday 19th April

Movies and TunzaFun
Raised by a pack of wolves, friends with a bear and fighting against all odds to survive life in the jungle. Walk to Hoyts, watch the movie, bring $ for games at Tunza Fun and catch the bus back to OSHC.
Depart: 11:00 am    Return: 4:00 pm

Wednesday 20th April

Star Wars and Space Princesses 
Dress up as your favourite Star Wars or princess character. Participate in all things space. We’ll be making moon rocks, building space forts, 
Stuffing star wars pillows, performing in challenges for star wars 
And space princess key rings and making intergalactic slushies to try.

Thursday 21st April

NUTS!
If you can’t eat them, join them!
Today we’ve gone totally nuts. Dress crazy, bonkers makeup, wild nails, silly face paint, Zany games, senseless challenges, foolish hair, and somewhat loopy food!

Friday 22nd April

Latitude
Come along to see what all the hype is about. There’s trampolines, foam pits, dodge balls, high wires, kids zone and much more on this new gravity defying excursion. After we show our friends what we’re made of we’ll head to Hampstead oval for a game of cricket and play on the playground. Don’t miss out it’ll book out 

fast! 

Depart: 12:00 pm    Return: 4:30 pm



Monday 25th April


ANZAC Day Public Holiday



(CLOSED)



Tuesday 26th April


WizBang

Come to our favourite family fun centre today, for glow in the dark golf, laser tag, Wii dance off and ice creams with friends.

Depart: 10:30 am    Return: 4:00 pm





Wednesday 27th April


Green Day

All things green! Wear all green, spray your hair green, paint your face green, cook and eat green food. Plant green trees and help paint our OSHC relaxation room green!


Thursday 28th April

Animals Anonymous

Have you ever patted a potoroo, stroked a snake, cuddled a koala or stared into the eyes of tawny frogmouth? If not, todays your chance. Come along and get up close with Australia’s native animals!



Friday 29th April


SA Aquatic Centre 

Bring your swimmers, because we’re off to Marion aquatic centre today for 2 hours of free swimming. There’s an amazing slide there too, so if you’d like to ride the slide you’ll need $2 a shot.
Make sure you remember your spare clothes to get changed before we head back.

Depart: 11:00 am    Return: 5:00 pm






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Monday 28th September

LITTLE CREATURES
Come along and get up close and personal with the reptiles and mammals.
Hold a dragon, pat a crocodile, Wear a snake as a scarf, hold a potoroo, and be amazed by a sugar glider.

Tuesday 29th September

WHEELS AND GAMES
Bring your electronics, bikes, scooter, skates and more!!! Show us your skills on wheels and create your own jet fighter paper plane.
Watch the "Planes" movie in the PM

Wednesday 30th September

GYMNASTICS (EXCURSION)
Have a fun filled day of jumping, spinning, ducking and rolling at the Tea Tree Gully Gym Sports Centre. There's balance beams, mats, ropes, trampolines and a huge foam pit.
Depart: 12:00    Return: 4:00pm

Thursday 1st October

SURVIVOR
Put on your war paint, start your own tribe and build an epic fort. Compete in challenges against other tribes for prizes!
Bake some damper in the afternoon and try your hand at the boomerang toss.
Roo Burgers in the PM

Friday 2nd October

THE AWESOME PLAYGROUND
It's all about having fun in the great outdoors. Today we'll be heading down to the ST. KILDA playground by the sea for an awesome day of non-stop activities. Sand castle comps, basketball, playground play and beach volleyball!
Depart: 10:00 am     Return: 4:00 pm

Monday 5th October

PUBLIC HOLIDAY

(CLOSED)


Tuesday 6th October

FUDGE IT AND THORNDON PARK
Today we're off to 'Fudge it" to see what fudge is, how it's made and what it tastes like. Bring spending money if you want a waffle or more.
Then we're off to Thorndon Park for a shared hot chip lunch.

Wednesday 7th October

BALLOON MAGIC
A Ventriloquist, Magician and balloon animal extraordinaire all rolled into one. Today we're heading up to St Agnes OSHC for a play on their playground, watch a Magic show and learn how to make balloon animals.
Come for an amazing brand new excursion.


Thursday 8th October

GOO, GUNK & SLIME FUNK
Slippery, slimy, grubby and grimy. Today's all about getting messy. No hands spaghetti eating contest
Finger painting
Mud challenge
Shaving cream beards
Wear old clothes to get wrecked!


Friday 9th October

WIZ BANG
Travel via foot for a FUNtastic day of mini gold, laser tag, jungle gym 
and Wii dance off.
When we get back we'll be having a Kinect Rivals Competition and celebrating the last day of Vacation care with some party food.
Depart: 8:45 am     Return: 12:00 pm


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Thank you to all those families who attended the April and July Vacation Care sessions. They were a huge success with 40-50 children every day. We trust your children enjoyed our program.







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Monday 13th April

MAKE A BEAR & TEDDY BEARS PICNIC
Come along today and build your very own best friend. Whether it’s a brown, tan or grey teddy. Fill him/her with stuffing, add a scent, make them an outfit and have them join us for a teddy bears picnic.
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OSHC INTERNATIONAL CRICKET
For all those children who are coming in today and have no plans to picnic with their teddies, we’ve got a cricket challenge lined up in the gym. Bring your ‘A’ game, because there are prizes for the winners.


Tuesday 14th April

ADELAIDE GAOL
Come for an arresting experience at the Historic Adelaide Gaol. Experience the life and hard times of a convict from the olden days, see what it’s like to live in a cell, and explore behind the walls of one of Adelaide’s most remarkable landmarks.
Depart: 12:15 am
Return: 4:45 pm

Wednesday 15th April

PIZZA PARTY
Design your very own pizza to eat for lunch. Throw on some meat, veg, sauce and top it all off with mozzarella cheese.
In the afternoon, you can be as creative as you like to build a dessert pizza.
Add fruit, whipped cream, topping and chocolates.
Competition for the most creative and well-designed pizza!


Thursday 16th April

SEMAPHORE BEACH
Join us today for a sandcastle competition at Semaphore Beach. Come for playground fun, beach cricket and a treasure hunt.
Remember to bring your towels, hats, packed lunch and drink bottles. Also don’t forget appropriate footwear.
Depart: 11:00 am
Return: 4:30 pm


Friday 17th April

OSHC CARTOON KIDS 2015
Come along today to be a part of the 2015 OSHC Kids Cartoon Board.
We are having Allan Addams out to draw caricatures of all the kids in OSHC. Take a copy home for the family or give it as a gift to your grandparents.
Hilarious afternoon of fun!


Monday 20th April

LAYGO
Holidays are for fun! Come along today and create your own LEGO masterpiece. Show your friends what you can build in 1.5 hours and come up with the best LEGO piece you've ever built.
Watching the Lego movie for ideas!


Tuesday 21st April

BOUNCE TRAMPOLINE PARK
Taste the rush of extreme sports and freestyle gymnastics – without the hard landing. It’s all about jumping high and landing soft and safe, whether you’re polishing your aerial tricks or just getting an awesome workout while you warp the laws of gravity.
The revolution is here!
Depart: 9:30 am
Return: 2:00 pm
$3 additional needed for socks


Wednesday 22nd April

MINECRAFT @ OSHC 
Come along today for a challenge of building proportions.
Design the ultimate OSHC; think about gardens, offices, TV room, games, libraries, yards, and sustainability, what we can do to recycle, and what else your OSHC could offer.
Also bring in your iPad, pods and hand held gaming console.
PLEASE KEEP IN MIND GAMES NEED TO BE APPROPRIATE FOR CHILDREN OF ALL AGES!


Thursday 23rd April

SPLASH
Bring in your water pistols, buckets, water bombs and sprayers because today is all about getting drenched.
Bring in a bottle of dish washing liquid, and we’ll glide down our very own slip ‘n’ slide.
(If your child has soap allergies please alert staff)
Hat, bathers, towel, t-shirt, bottle of water & waterproof sunscreen are required.


Friday 24th April

ICE SKATING
Get out of the hot sun today and spend it chillin’ in the coolest place in town. Join in the disco, learn to skate or put your friends in a spin on the big ice, when they see your ice cold skills....Head to Glover Playground in town for a scavenger hunt after lunch! Remember woolly socks!
 Depart: 11:45 am
Return: 4:30 pm

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