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What can we do in the School Holiday's on the Central Coast?
Too Easy!

The 2017 Winter School holiday:
1st to 17th July 2017
information is being updated as it arrives;
please check back for updates

BOOKMARK this page to keep up to date for the School Holidays
as this page is updated as the information comes in!
We'd love to see you on The Central Coast in the holidays.

Whats On Central Coast logo image SCHOOL HOLIDAYS ALL YEAR ROUND Whats On Central Coast logo image
There is so much fun to be had and things to do for families and kids on the Central Coast all year round.
In the holidays you may just need a few more choices to keep them entertained

Some of these are open all year round!

Slotza Fun Coupon imageWhats On Central Coast logo image SLOTZ-A-FUN :
Everybody loves Slot Cars!

Slotz-A-Fun is a family run business specialising in creating a family friendly environment.

We pride ourselves on providing a safe, fun and entertaining atmosphere for people of all ages to come and enjoy slot cars.

We have 4 Tracks, a total 26 Lanes.
The two largest tracks have full computerised lap timing and all four tracks have professional hand controllers

We encourage our customers to test their skills on all 4 tracks.

We have a large range of hire cars available or you are welcome to bring your own - 1/32 scale slot cars.
We also have a fully stocked shop with all the major leading brands of slot cars, sets, accessories and spare parts. These include : Scalextric, Ninco, Carrera, Fly , SCX. Our spare parts include: tyres, motors, gears, axles and wheels, magnets, braid etc.

Drinks, chips and confectionery are available for sale - or tea and coffee are available free of charge.

School Holiday special! print out the above coupon and take it to the friendly staff at Slotz-A-Fun for a very special price on your visit
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The Slot Car Centre is a great place to hold your next birthday party, kids functions, group activity or corporate event - see here for more details - You can even print off your OWN invitations.

Address 9/8 O'Hart Close, Charmhaven
Phone 0243924162

Stage To Scereen ImageWhats On Central Coast logo image STAGE AND CAMERA WORKSHOP:
stage2screen Acting For Stage And Camera Green Screen Workshop

Join in the excitement this school holidays making new friends and have fun exploring and developing creative skills in acting for the Stage and Camera.

Theatre and Stage Essentials - Laugh, jump, think, gain confidence, motivation, communication and creativity skills through fun drama exercises. Unlock imagination, develop voice, movement skills and teamwork. Take direction and work with others to make a scene work.

Acting for Camera, Green Screen - Develop on camera confidence skills, take direction and see how the professionals do it! Work with Green Screen and CGI (Computer Generated Imagery) visual FX to bring your on camera scenes to life!

For Ages 7-12yrs
Wednesday 12th July 2017, 10am - 4pm
Erina Heights Scout Hall, 4 Serpentine Road, Erina Heights
Cost $90 or Early Bird $80 - Early Bird payment must be received by Wednesday 28th June 2017
Places are limited. Enrol now to secure your place
Phone: 0410785155 Email: info@stage2screen.org

Gosford Hobbies imageWhats On Central Coast logo image GOSFORD HOBBIES A BIG WORLD OF FUN FOR EVERYONE:
Gosford Hobbies for things they love to do!

Be prepared for the holidays or just grab the perfect gift for a friend or loved one who has a hobby, from Gosford Hobbies.

Gosford Hobbies have been on the front line of the hobby world since 2002 and love thier hobbies, and their customers obviously feel the same as they come back time and time again. They not only sell hobbies, but also help customers enjoy them with their Modelling Club.

So pop in and see them when you need some hobby gear, or if you cannot make it to the beautiful NSW Central Coast, check out the Online Hobby Shop where you can peruse the entire range from the brands they sell.
Rhubarb Jam imageWhats On Central Coast logo image HOLIDAY PERFORMANCE WORKSHOPS:
Does your child to sing, dance, act and perform?

Rhubarb Jam Productions are inviting children aged 5-12 years to participate in their performance holiday workshop.

All participants will perform in a TROLLS and SMURFS themed show at the end of the week for family friends.

Dates: 10th to 14th July 2017
Location: Wadalba Community School
3,4 and 5 day enrolments available.

20% off introductory discount for Central coast parents available until 12 midnight on Friday 2nd July.

Please contact us for more information:

Anna - 0410 309 2985 or info@rhubarbjam.com.au

Sterntaler Horse Riding imageWhats On Central Coast logo image SCHOOL HOLIDAY CAMPS:
Sterntaler Equestrian Services School Holiday Camps

Enjoy a ½ day ($55), Full Day($85), 2 Day ($230) or 5 Day ($575) camp these school holidays at Sterntaler.

Come and brush and feed the horses, learn to saddle up the ponies and have 2 riding lessons a day in a group.

We play games, learn to ride and jump.
Bring your swimmers and jump in the pool.

For the 5 day camp we take the horses to the beach for 1 day.
Overnight stays and all food included.

We are open every day and also offer ½ hour ($45)and 1 hour ($65) private lessons.
For more info see our website and for bookings email info@sterntaler.com.au or call/text 0412220388.

Look for us on face book and watch our YouTube Video

We also offer a Weekend Stay Program, perfect for mums and dads getaway to the vineyards and drop the kids of at Sterntaler on the way.

We can do 2 nights (drop off Friday afternoon/night or one night drop /off Saturday morning) and pick up the kids on the way home.

This is the perfect experience for any child to:
Enjoy living on a farm and the healthy atmosphere of the stable Interact with the animals – horses, chickens, dogs, cats and geese Make friendships

Enjoy learning in a friendly environment with experienced instructors Learn - to ride, jump, feed and tack the horse

Sterntaler has been in business for over 15 years in the Hunter Valley.

Sterntaler Equestrian Services
814 Buchanan Road, Buchanan
Phone – 0412 220 388

Stars On Ice imageWhats On Central Coast logo image STARS ON ICE 2017:
Central Coast Council is bringing back the popular outdoor ice skating rink to Kibble Park again this winter school holidays.

Suitable for the young, and young at heart, the 19m x 12m rink will return daily from 7-15 July between 10am to 7pm, with 45 minute skating sessions starting every hour. For those a little less steady on their skates, ‘push penguins’ are available.

Residents and visitors will be able to show off their skating skills as well as enjoy a program of themed activities and events throughout the week including:
Friday 7th July – ice skating rink launch
Saturday 8th July - Disney theme day where we will encourage kids to come dressed up as their favourite Disney character
Sunday 9th July - Family Fun Day with giant games, music performers, circus performers, face painting and more
Saturday 15th July – watch a family movie on the outdoor cinema in the park
• Gosford Library will extend their hours with special activities, workshops and story times.

Tickets are only $10 each either online or at the gate, however sessions are limited to a maximum of 100 people.

Get in early and book online today by visiting: gosford.starsonice.com.au

Crowne Plaza imageWhats On Central Coast logo image KIDS HIGH TEA:
We are very excited to annouce that our very popular Kids Buffet High Tea is back for the July school holidays.

Our previous Kids High Tea events have sold out in a matter of days.
We now have tickets on sale for our upcoming High Tea on Sunday the 9th July which is a "Into the Wild" theme.

Kids can come dressed as their favourite animal if they would like and there will be plenty of fun activities for all age groups.

Kids and adults alike can enjoy a buffet High Tea including cakes, sandwiches and lots of other treats.

There is a special wildlife show where kids can meet special guests of the scaly and furry variety.
Other activities include ballon animals, face painting and plaster painting

PCYC Umina Beach logo imageWhats On Central Coast logo image SCHOOL HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES:
PCYC - a fun and safe environment

Events for Winter Holidays to be advised

PCYC Umina Beach
101 Osborne Ave
Ph 4344 7851 or email Martin Eddy - MEddy@pcycnsw.org.au

There are plenty of things to do this school holidays that are creative and fun! Vintage Fair at Point Clare has a heap of hands-on workshops where kids will work with a range of textiles and techniques.
Contact us to reserve a seat for the kids or grandkids.

Information for the 2017 Winter holidays is pending

Where: Vintage Fair, 209 Brisbane Water Drive, Point Clare
Web: www.fairhavenservices.com.au/vintagefair
Follow us on Facebook & Instagram: @vintagefairthecollective
Email: enquiries@fairhaven.org.au
Call: (02) 4323 3566

Refund will be given on cancellations if notice is received 2 working days prior.
Whats On Central Coast logo image AMAZEMENT FARM AND FUN PARK:
Good old fashioned fun in the outdoors:
The School Holidays are here... Amazement will be Open Every Day (Weather Permitting) of the holidays, so for some good old fashioned fun in the outdoors come on out and visit our cute varied farm animals, mazes, kids playground, lots of activities and sporting games and more.

It's a place to cherish the moments we all get to spend together.

Armstrong Archery Tag imageWhats On Central Coast logo image ARCHERY TAG:
Armstrong Tag Archery

Archery Tag is the newest and hottest family friendly combat sport that can be played indoors or out and utilises archery with patented foam-tipped arrows to play the game. The game is played with two opposing teams. The object is to knock out all of the targets in the oppositions field or elimitate all opposing players by hitting them with an "Archery Tag" arrow.

Armstrong Tag Archery is the first business in Australia to conduct Archery Tag games.

We are located in NSW on the Central Coast at Tumbi Umbi. We are approximately 1 hour north of Sydney. We do conduct regular Saturday open days from 10am.

We will travel to your events fetes, parties, corporate bonding days, school sports etc. Or book our playing field.

Address: Adelaide St Tumbi Umbi NSW 2261
Phone: 02 4389 2606
Email: info@armstrongtag.com.au
The Entrance Town Centre
Fun things to do around The Entrance waterfront
A brave little critter and two visitors to The Reptile Park image.
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Whats On Central Coast logo image HORSE RIDING CAMPS:
School Holiday Horse Riding Camps
During school holidays, Glenworth Valley's horse riding camps offer children aged 5-18 years the opportunity to see what it is like to own their own horse.

Glenworth Valley's camps are graded so as to maximise enjoyment of all participants. Our camps are extremely popular and cater for the complete beginner to the advanced pony club rider. The camps offer various sessions each day with each session in accordance with a training plan that includes grooming, saddling, ground control, walking, trotting and cantering, jumping, sporting, mounted games and scenic trail rides through rock pools and rainforests. As riders advance we will progress to lateral movement, rounding and collecting.

Children are required to bring their own food, drinks, sunscreen, a sun hat, suitable sun wise riding attire (such as a long sleeve shirt), waterproof rain jacket and a warm jumper for the day.

Swimmers and a towel are also recommended for summer camps.
Whats On Central Coast logo image TREE TOP ADVENTURE PARK:
Within the beautiful site of Ourimbah State Forest.
Enjoy a unique experience high in the trees.

Tree Top Adventure Park consists of 76 challenges in the tree tops, where participants can slide down Flying Foxes, move from tree to tree on suspension bridges and enjoy many other exciting activities up to 15 metres above the forest floor!

Ourimbah State Forest
1 Red Hill Road, Wyong Creek
Phone: 02 4025 1008 (Please keep trying the phone is not disconnected)

Email for more information!

Whats On Central Coast Logo Button image AQUA FUN ON AVOCA LAKE:
Whether you are visiting the Central Coast or are a resident, a wonderful day on the lake is to be had at Avoca!

aquafun have a huge selection of exciting and modern watercraft including;
•Pedal-Boats - Single, Double or Quadruple!
•Kayaks - Single, Double, sit-in or sit-on. Quality & Stability.
•Surf Ski's - Zippy, fun and incredibly easy for kids to learn on.
•NEW - They now hire Stand Up Paddle Boards

They cater for all ages, levels of fitness and experience.

With safety a priority, our crafts are stable and lifejackets are provided free of charge. Complimentary sun-screen is also available.

Their qualified and accredited kayak instructor is available to show you everything you need to know to have a great safe day out on the water.

See the aquafun Website for more information

Whats On Central Coast Logo Button image THE AUSTRALIA WALKABOUT WILDLIFE PARK:
The Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park is home to most of Australia's wildlife, from dingoes to devils, and wombats to flying foxes, and so many more.

There are daily animal interactions and bush lessons. You can visit the parks ancient Aboriginal sites and learn how to connect with the land.
There is a Mini Farmyard and they do birthday parties too!

9am to 5pm Every day all year round (except Christmas Day)

Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park
2375 Peats Ridge Road & Darkinjung Road
Calga NSW
Phone: (02) 43751100
E-mail: info@walkaboutpark.com.au

Laser Blast laser tag imageWhats On Central Coast logo image LASER BLAST LASER-TAG:
LASERBLAST is the Central Coast’s Hottest & Biggest Laser-Tag Entertainment Centre.

At LASERBLAST, you and your friends will be tested as you combat each other with the latest State of the Art – World Beating Phasers and Vests as well as the huge ever-changing, multi-level, purpose-built, hi-tech arena. You will need all of your survival skills..

We are available for: Birthday Parties – Sporting Groups – Great Holiday Fun - Staff Functions - Casual Play - Fundraising

• We have the Largest Arena in NSW outside of Sydney. The arena has 2 genuine storeys of about 600 square metres of playing space. Ground Floor of about 350m2, 1st Floor about 250m2 + 3 Ramps. It's also the ONLY 2 storey arena on the Central Coast. More challenging & More Fun!
• Up to 30 people can play at one time.
• Up to 9 Teams with 9 different colours can play at one time.
• Seriously good looking Phasers - Not toys!
• Personalised Real Time Score Screens on Every Phaser, tracking your every shot.
• Large Public Real Time Score Screen and 8 Arena Cameras track and monitor play.
• Large carpeted public space and have housed over 130 people inside, under cover.
• Membership with awesome benefits. Over 1700 Members can't be wrong!
• Junior and Senior Member Nights.
• Over 25 different challenging Game Types, and growing.
• Best Fun Parties! We have cared for over 1400 Parties in our 4 distinctive Party Rooms.
• Wheel Chair Friendly. We cater for people of all levels of ability.
• Easy Parking right outside for over 50 cars. Bus/coach friendly street access.
• Excellent venue for School Sport, Vacation Care and Team Building Groups.
• Fully Air-conditioned for all year round fun.
• Wyong Council Approved Venue - Certification for DA & CC.
• NO Waiver required to be Signed - A Very Safe Venue
• The best Family Friendly staff & venue.

Just bring your friends and family and we will look after you from start to finish.

Enjoy our friendly service. We look forward to seeing you soon.
Bookings are Encouraged on 4392 5278
Unit 6 132 Chelmsford Rd Charmhaven
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Aside from the regular family entertainment at The Entrance Waterfront there is also Pelican feeding happening daily at 3:30pm
Visit The Entrance
Town Centre

Website for more visitor information

The regular activities Umina Beach and Bateau Bay PCYC have on the roster are;
gym sessions, tiny tots, boxing circuits, junior and senior boxing, school sports, traffic education, drama and discovery.
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The Central Coast PCYC's are located at:

101 Osborne Avenue, Umina Beach. Enquiries Tim - 4344 7751.

The Entrance Road
Bateau Bay.
Enquiries Jonathan
4332 7000
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