7 January – 29 January 2019    

MONDAY 7th JANUARY  NINJA WARRIOR  $60  INCURSION  
Join us for The Jess Academy’s Ninja Warrior obstacle course! This is a great way to challenge yourself in a variety of activi-ties. Then come together as a group, where each child is encouraged to complete the course with the fastest time. Inspired by the Australian Ninja Warrior TV series . Great way to learn new skills and form connections with the other children through positive interactions and fun.
Details:  Please bring a hat and all food, as well as a water bottle, wear enclosed shoes.

TUESDAY 8th JANUARY  NEWCASTLE MUSEUM  $70 (Including travel surcharge)  EXCURSION
We will travel via bus to The Newcastle Museum where we will enjoy the Supernova Summer of Science. Put on your hard hat and experience the heat, danger and hard work of coal mining and BHP steel production. This is not only a story of in-dustry, it is a story of immigration, resilience and family. A dramatic audio visual program which interprets the excitement, colour and drama inherent in the steel making process. This is a noisy experience, please send noise cancelling headphones for your child if they are sensitive to noise. We will take a walking tour of Newcastle following our visit and learn some local history. We will enjoy lunch on the adjoining grassed area and play some group games.
Details:  Please bring a hat and all food, as well as a water bottle, wear enclosed shoes. Distance of travel: 190.6 km
Expected Route:  Via M1 Time leaving centre: 8:45 am Mode of Transport: Bus Address: 6 Workshop Way, Newcastle
Time Returning to centre (approx.)  4:00 pm

WEDNESDAY 9th JANUARY  CLIP N CLIMB/MONKEY MANIA  $60  EXCURSION
We will travel via bus to Central Coast Leagues Club and head to Monkey Mania or Clip N Climb. You choose! (Must be aged 7 or older to attend Clip N climb) Enjoy the mega slides, jumping castle, foam ball arena, climbing structures, basketball hoop, flying fox and more! Clip N Climb– 28 different walls to climb, a truly uniquely challenging physical experience, where climbing wall meets theme park. Excellent fun for the whole crew! Lunch on the oval and group games following our visit.
Details:  Please bring a hat and all food, as well as a water bottle, wear enclosed shoes. Distance of travel: 16.2 km
Expected Route:  Via Central Coast Highway Time leaving centre: 9:30 am Mode of Transport: Bus
Time Returning to centre (approx.)  1:30 pm

THURSDAY 10th JANUARY   GAMES DAY  $55  IN HOUSE
Join us for The Highly Anticipated Games Day!! We will be playing tunnel ball, bull rush, corners, soccer, monopoly, ping pong, body spellers, mintie trivia, molecules, cat and mouse and more! Kariong Vac care has never seen a games day like this before, get ready for fun!! Devices welcome (These will be used in a designated area from 1-2 pm only).
Details:  Please bring a hat and all food, as well as a water bottle, wear enclosed shoes.  

FRIDAY 11th JANUARY  MAGIC SHOW  $60  INCURSION
Join us for 2 hours of Jam-packed, confidence building magic tricks! This workshop is a wonderful blend of performance, theatre and creative arts. Children learn 10 tricks to delight family and friends and take them home in their Magic Show Bag. Children will make all of their props to take home to practice and become master magicians. Hosted by the well respected and ever popular Julie Zommers!

Details:  Please bring a hat and all food, as well as a water bottle, wear enclosed shoes.

MONDAY 14th JANUARY  MINUTE TO WIN IT  $55  IN HOUSE
It’s the return of our highly successful minute to win it day. Come join the fun for a day filled with games. Minute to win it will be the order of the day. Test your skills, knowledge, and speed with this assortment of challenges. A points system will be in place for three major prizes 1st, 2nd, and 3rd. Who will be the champion of the day? Games included: cup stacking tower, cookie face, 25 M&M’s, jelly bean challenge, bean bag toss, skittles sorting, nutstacker, and more. Complete each challenge in under a minute to earn your points!
Details:  Please bring a hat and all food, as well as a water bottle, wear enclosed shoes.  

TUESDAY 15th JANUARY  WATER PLAY DAY  $55  IN HOUSE
Join us for a day of water play, including sponge toss, water relay, sprinklers, slip n slide, water bombs, super soakers, orbeez and more. Get set to get wet! Chances of getting soaked head to toe are HIGH! Remember to send a second set of clothes as well as a plastic bag for your wet clothes. We will supply sunscreen and please bring a hat.
Details:  Please bring a hat and all food, as well as a water bottle, wear enclosed shoes.  

WEDNESDAY 16th JANUARY  CINEMA PARADISO  $60  EXCURSION
We will head down to Cinema Paradiso at Ettalong and will be treated to popcorn and a pop top while we watch WRECK IT RALPH 2. We always have a fabulous time at the movies and always make sure we visit each vacation care. We will travel by bus and eat our lunch in the beautiful forecourt. Then we’ll head back to the centre to play monopoly and ride the scooters.
Details:  Please bring a hat and all food, as well as a water bottle, wear enclosed shoes. Distance of travel: 34 km
Expected Route:  Woy Woy Rd Time leaving centre: 9:00 am Mode of Transport: Bus Address: 189 Ocean View Rd, Ettalong Beach
Time returning to centre: (approx.)  1:30 pm

THURSDAY 17th JANUARY  PARK VISIT & TENNIS TOURNAMENT  $60  EXCURSION
We will walk up to the park (Corner Dandaloo St and Woy Woy Road) and play on the fixed equipment and have a turn at playing tennis. Show us your best moves and brush up on your back spin. Never played before? No problems– tennis racquets and tennis balls supplied. Tennis is a really fun game and super easy to learn! Hats and sunscreen are a must. Icy Poles as a special treat!
Details:  Please bring a hat and all food, as well as a water bottle, wear enclosed shoes. Distance of travel : 1 km
Expected Route:  Langford Drive Time leaving centre: 10:00 am Mode of Transport: Walking Address: Dandaloo St, Kariong
Time returning to centre: (approx.)  1:00 pm

FRIDAY 18th JANUARY  HIP HOP WORKSHOP  $60  INCURSION
Join us for an hour long Hip Hop workshop hosted by Cube Sports. With a focus on teaching easy to understand moves the team from Cube is sure to get you involved and inspired. Learn some new moves and brush up your technique. Make some strawberry jam and enjoy your jam smeared on some fresh made scones. Make a wall hanging from natural items and take home to keep or give to someone special. Alternative activities will be provided for children not interested in participating in this incursion.
Details:  Please bring a hat and all food, as well as a water bottle , and wear enclosed shoes.

MONDAY 21st JANUARY  SOCCER CLINIC  $60  INCURSION
Anthony and his team from Cube Sports will host a soccer clinic today, making use of the park area opposite the centre to en-sure we have enough space to perfect our kicking techniques. We will be learning some insider knowledge and finer points about the amazing sport that is soccer. Alternative activities will be provided for children who are not interested in partici-pating in this incursion, (choices will be provided).
Details:  Please bring a hat and all food, as well as a water bottle, wear enclosed shoes.  

TUESDAY 22nd JANUARY  COOKING DAY  $60  IN HOUSE
Learn some new cooking skills while chopping, dicing, baking, mixing and frying your way to a tummy full of tasty treats. On the menu is fried rice, pancakes and we will be making honeycomb as a special treat. If your child does not like any of the food listed please feel free to provide an alternative in a lunch box. Usage of kitchen implements and exposure to hot surfaces will be closely supervised and the children will be shown how to safely use the utensils needed to make our feast. Children will take it in turns to sit restaurant style and be served their meals before assisting to tidy up. Let’s learn some life skills!
Details:  Please bring afternoon tea, as well as a bottle of water, wear enclosed shoes. Long hair to be tied back.

WEDNESDAY 23rd JANUARY  KIDS HQ  $70  EXCURSION
We will head up to Kids HQ at Wyong and enjoy unlimited play! Race your friends down the triple slide, dodge, bounce and spin your way through three levels of Mega Maze fun. Challenge your friends in the cannon ball battle zone. Kids HQ also fea-tures a large inflatable jumping castle, and an indoor sport area where kids big and small can play basketball, soccer, cricket and football!
Details:  Please bring afternoon tea, as well as a bottle of water, wear enclosed shoes. Distance of travel: 65 km
Expected Route:  M1 Time leaving Centre: 9:30 am Mode of Transport: Bus
Time returning to centre:  2:00 pm

THURSDAY 24th JANUARY  AUSTRALIA DAY CELEBRATION  $60  IN HOUSE
We will be celebrating our beautiful country with a sausage sizzle, thong throwing, lamington making, face painting, fly swat paintings and lots more Aussie fun. We will be adding some native plants to our garden in the afternoon in the hopes of attracting some native birds to our backyard space. Join us for a day that is sure to be a memorable one. Aussie, Aussie, Aussie, Oi, Oi, Oi!!
Details:  Please bring morning and afternoon tea, as well as a bottle of water.

FRIDAY 25th JANUARY  DINOSAUR SHOW  $60  INCURSION
A simple storyline, with loads of action and involvement for the children. Who is stealing the dinosaur egg? Help Tappy solve the mystery with the help of his friends– Nina, the dancing dinosaur; Diplodocus; the resident life saver (because we all know dinosaurs can’t swim); T-Rex and Spinosaurus, the hilarious squabbling puppets; Struthiomimus, the fastest dinosaur of them all; Supersaurus, a real show off who really gets the audience rocking!! This is sure to be a tonne of fun.
Details:  Please bring a hat and all food, as well as a water bottle, wear enclosed shoes.

TUESDAY 29th JANUARY  REPTILE PARK  $60  EXCURSION
We will conclude our Vacation Care program with a visit to the Reptile Park! The Reptile Park is a hands on zoo located in Som-ersby. Home to exotic reptiles from around the world. Enjoy live entertainment, themed exhibits and behind the scenes tours. Learn about the conservation work undertaken by the keepers including Tasmanian Devil breeding program at Devil Ark, and their lifesaving snake and spider venom collection work! We will take a walking tour around the park before enjoying lunch on the grassy knoll and a play on the fixed equipment.
Details:  Please bring a hat and all food, as well as a water bottle, wear enclosed shoes. Distance of Travel: 10.2 km
Expected Route:  Central Coast Highway Time leaving Centre: 9:00 am Mode of Transport: Bus
Time returning to centre:  2:00 pm