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Summer Outdoor Adventure Kids - an outdoor school holiday program (Week 1)

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Anglesea Recreation Camp

Great Ocean Road

Anglesea, Victoria 3230


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How will your kids spend their summer?

Do you remember that feeling of waking up in the holidays and not knowing what the day would bring? Days filled with riding your bike, swimming, running, climbing, building and exploring. Of hanging with your mates and tumbling into bed at night after a salty summer’s day?

YMCA Anglesea Recreation Camp is starting a new school holiday program designed to get kids outside, active and into nature.

We reckon kids spend all year inside at school and that holidays are for playing outside.

Summer Outdoor Adventure Kids (or SOAK for short) is a great alternative to vacation care. Your kids will get to try loads of awesome outdoor activities and play all day in the bush and at the beach.

Every day will be different, that’s part of the fun. Our school holiday program is play based and child led. We’ll follow a loose plan but we’ll make it up as we go along depending on what we find, what we see and what we discover.

They might have a go on the giant swing, wander through the rock pools at low tide, make cubbies in the bush or go yabbying.

'Possum Pete' from Great Ocean Road Coastal Committee will be sharing his amazing knowledge of the Coast and Parks Victoria Rangers will also join us.

Run by qualified teachers, play workers and environmental educators, the program is designed to provide your child with a mixture of nature play, environmental education and outdoor adventure experiences.

Being outside and active is good for your kid’s health and wellbeing, but most of all it’s fun!


Kids only

Age: 6 - 12 years

9am-3pm, Tuesday 2 January to Friday 5 January 2018

Daily or weekly tickets available

$70 per day / $240 per week (4 days)

BYO Lunch. Snacks provided.

Any questions, please contact us on (03) 5263 1512 or kidsgobush@ymca.org.au


What dates is the program running?

The program is running over two weeks in January (Tue 2 to Fri 5 Jan, and Mon 15 to Fri 19 Jan). Click here to go to the Week 2 booking page.

Can I just turn up on the day?

No. We need to know who’s going to be at each session. We keep our group sizes small as we believe this makes for a better quality experience. The program is limited to 30 kids per day. If you’ve missed out, give us a call and we’ll contact you if we get any cancellations.

What if it rains or it’s 40 degrees?

We play outside in all types of weather. The only time we don’t play outside is if the weather is classed as extreme. If we need to move the session inside we will. That’s the good thing about playing at Camp. It's fun inside and out!

Will you be swimming?

Yes. We'll be walking to the beach from Camp and participating in water activities including rockpool rambles, canoeing and yabbying. We'll be swimming on the following days - Week 1 (Wed 3/1, Fri 5/1) and Week 2 (Tue 16/1, Thu 18/1, Fri 19/1).

Is the event suitable for children with disabilities?

Yes, but it's best to ring the Camp to discuss your child’s individual needs.

What's the refund policy?

Any cancellations need to be advised at least two weeks before the holiday program. i.e. by 22 December 2018.

These refunds will be 80% of the ticket price, with 20% withheld for admin costs incurred. Any cancellations after 22 December 2018 will not be refunded. This is a condition of ticket sale.

If you can’t attend and want to transfer your ticket to a friend let us know and we’ll do our best to help.

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