Winter Vacation Care 2022

We’re open from 9:00am until 6:00pm each day, with a light breakfast included in the price and afternoon tea on non-excursion days.

As long as your children are 5-12 years old (or enrolled in primary school) they can come along and join in the fun. Have a look at our program highlights and then feel free to contact the super smiley (and highly trained) staff at The Kids’ Castle for more info or to have a chat about the best way to book in your child for a day of non-stop fun.

Please note: The below is a summary of the activities at The Kids’ Castle during the holiday period. For all bookings, please use the Xplor App.

Monday

Spectacular Science

A fun-filled day of wonderfully whacky science experiments! From chromatography art to explosions, we do it all!

$70

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Tuesday

Commotion in the Ocean

Take a dip under the sea at TKC and find out what's below the waves. Make your own ocean in a bottle or create a sand art masterpiece!

$70

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Wednesday

Jurassic Cove

Dinosaurs, fossils and excavating fun! Come along and discover the mystery of Jurassic Cove.

$70

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Thursday

Musical Madness

Pick up your dancing shoes and find your rhythm at TKC's groovy musical bonanza. Channel your inner-maestro and compose your own piece and make your own musical instrument to play along!

$70

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Friday

Magical Creations

It's Fairy Friday and we have a fun day planned full of fantasy art, mural painting and so much more!

$70

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Monday

What's that?

What's that? Come participate in TKC's very own sensory themed game show day. From guessing games to minute it to win it, you'll be sure to have a blast!

$70

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Tuesday

Painting with Passion

All things artistic! Homemade paint, mural painting and more! Come along and unleash your inner artist.

$70

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Wednesday

Kindifarm

Goats, ducks, chickens and more! TKC brings the farm to you with the Kindifarm petting zoo!

$75

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Thursday

Trees, bees & leaves

Come along and explore nature at TKC's nature themed day of fun! Make your very own recycled flower or DIY wind-chime.

$70

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Friday

Sensory Adventures

It's a sensory adventure at TKC! Come excite your senses with crafts and activities to make sense of our world. Join our scavenger hunt and take home a homemade bath bomb!

$70

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Monday

Base Zero Rock Climbing

Conquer that mountain! Base Zero visits TKC for a fun rock-climbing adventure!

$75

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All enrolments are processed online. For more information call 0468 481 604 or email tkcteam@thekidscastle.com.au

Where possible, Vacation Care bookings are normally taken two weeks prior to each NSW school holiday. Visit thekidscastle.com.au or the Xplor App to book.

Casual Bookings

All casual bookings must have direct debit details on file.

  • Once you submit a casual booking, please ensure your enrolment information is up to date including current direct debit details. Your booking will not be confirmed without details on file.
  • Your booking WILL NOT BE FINALISED until your enrolment form is completed in full including current direct debit details. Casual bookings can only be made with 48hrs notice!
  • For any late bookings, you will need to speak directly with the Nominated Supervisor at The Kids’ Castle (TKC).

Cancellations Refunds and Credits

Cancellation of care will only be accepted with a  minimum of five working days written notice  (via email) prior to the day of the booking. Where possible, ‘swapping’ of days can be accommodated, please notify the Nominated Supervisor if this is required. Refunds may be given under extreme/extenuating circumstances on application to the Nominated Supervisor.
LATE ARRIVAL. Please inform staff if your child will arrive later than 9am as it might affect departure time for excursions.
ILLNESS In accordance with the regulations from the Department of Health, sick children with a contagious illness must not attend the centre. Please notify the Centre staff if your child will not be attending.

Medication

Staff will only administer medication to a child if it has been prescribed by a doctor. Over the counter medications such as Panadol and cough medicine will only be administered if accompanied by a Dr’s letter of authorization stating the child’s name, the dosage required and the time to be administered. Parents must complete a medication form at the Centre.

Centre Hours

TKC is open from 9:00am to 6pm. Children will not be accepted into the Centre before 9:00am and must be collected by 6pm. LATE FEE Children must be picked up by 6pm. A late fee of  $15 for the first 15 minutes or part thereof and $1 for every minute thereafter  will apply immediately after 6pm. Please phone the Centre if you think you will be late collecting your child. SIGN IN AND SIGN OUT Parents are required by the Commonwealth Government to sign their children in and out of the centre each day. This will be done via our digital Kiosk on the Centre’s iPad or Touchscreen. Only authorized person aged 18+ can collect a child from the centre – photo ID will be required.

Clothing

All children must have sunscreen and a hat. Please provide suitable clothing, wet weather gear, and ensure enclosed shoes are worn each day. All items brought to the centre are to be clearly labelled.

Morning Tea and Lunch

Please provide your own substantial and nutritious morning tea and lunch to last your child/ren all day. We do not recommend soft drinks and junk food. Children can keep their food fresh and cool in the fridge at the centre. Please ensure your child/ren have a water bottle. Please note that we are a nut-free service. Breakfast will be available upon request from 9:00am – 10:00am. The Centre provides afternoon tea, and fresh fruit and water are available all day.

Enrol your child for 2022

Make sure your child is enrolled in the MyXplor app and then get booking for our Winter 2022 Vacation Care program!
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