Vacation Care

Vacation Care

Our fun holiday program provides a planned but flexible range of child focused activities in a safe and caring environment.

The fun filled program includes excursions to many of Perths major attractions, incursions, swimming at Kwinana Recquatic, arts and crafts, drama, dress ups, music, science activities, board games and so much more.

Enrolments open Monday 9 September 2019.

Our Staff

Our Staff are supportive, respectful and communicate with one another, with families and children within their care in a friendly, positive and courteous manner. Children are in the care of qualified and experienced staff that have a current Working With Children check and are trained in First Aid, CPR, Asthma, Anaphylaxis and Child Protection.

Ages

5 - 12 years old 

Cost

$70 per child / day - less CCS if applicable. No extra cost for excursions or incursions. 

Venue

The Vacation Care program utilises the facilities at Kwinana Recquatic including the Sports Stadium and Aquatic centre and other council facilities (i.e. library, computer room and games at the Darius Wells Community Centre).

The program also makes use of the Kwinana Adventure Playground and Calista Oval across the road (other side of Gilmore Avenue).

Operating hours

The Vacation Care program runs from Monday to Friday, 7am - 6pm throughout the school holiday period (except public holidays).

Over the December/January holidays, the program does not run the week between Christmas and New Year.

The Child Care Subsidy (CCS)

Our Service is registered with Centrelink, so families are able to claim CCS on their fees. 

For further information please visit Human Services.

Medical Conditions

If your child has Anaphylaxis, Asthma or Allergies - the forms listed below must be completed and signed by a doctor prior to enrolment.

Medical Management Plans and Children's Information: Please be aware that we have legal requirements under our legislation regarding children who have any Medical conditions and / or any health care needs include anaphylaxis, allergies, asthma, diabetes, epilepsy, eczema, ADHD, ADD, special dietary requirements etc. Parents are required to provide any information required for the safe care of their children as well as others who attend the program in the enrolment form. Children will not be able to attend the Service until all requested information or medication is provided.

Excursion - Regular Outings

Regular outings are those which take place at the Service within the local neighbourhood, and means a walk to and from a destination that the Service visits regularly as part of its educational program. Like any other excursion a risk assessment is carried out and authorisation has to be sought.

If the excursion is a regualr outing, the authorisation is only required to be obtained once in a 12 month period. 
Families are requested to read the Risk Management Plan and sign the Excursion Authority Consent form for their children attending Vacation Care.

Participation in Extra - Curricular Activities

Our Service does understand that from time to time extra-curricular activities may be provided within the Kwinana Recquatic site and that some families may wish to access these for their children who are attending the Vacation Care Program. Where possible, the Service will work with local and wider community groups to support the provision of such activities within the legislative framework. If you wish for your child/ren to attend any extra-curricular activities please complete the following form and email to huda.rashid@kwinana.wa.gov.au, or deliver to Reception staff. Please familiarise yourself with the terms and conditions set in the form.
Extra - Curricular Activity Consent Form
Extra - Curricular Activity Policy 

No Jab, No Pay

There are New Immunisation Requirements for Family Assistance Payments. View the No Jab, No Pay fact sheet.

Contact Us

For more information contact us.