School Holiday Program

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    SUMMER SCHOOL HOLIDAYS – JANUARY 2024

Every School Holidays Auburn Youth Centre run a variety of in house activities and excursions. We try and have these activities posted one month before the holidays. Please feel free to call the Centre on        9646 2122 for more information or email admin@ayc.org.au.

We have 2 excursions that are only for young people in these holidays, AQUATOPIA & SAILING.  BOOKINGS ARE CLOSED / FULLY BOOKED We are excited to be going sailing on the Sydney Harbour. We are doing this  in partnership with SAILABILITY. These sailors are trained to teach and look after people of all abilities and mobility. 

We have one excursion for families. We are going to BOBBIN HEADS in the Kuringaii National Park. We will be having a BBQ (we will cater for Halal and Vegan options),  do some bushwalking and you will be able to walk around in  the shallow waters. To be able to attend this event you must

  • have a young person aged between 12 & 21 as part of your group that is attending on the day.
  • attend a 30 minute workshop on bush safety and water safety that will be held on  Tuesday 16th January @ 4.30pm or Monday 22nd January @ 4.30pm at the Centre.

Our full program for SUMMER 2024 can been seen by clicking here .

Our Centre is open for drop in activities throughout the holidays from 10.30am to 5.30pm. Our cafe is open each day, you can get a burger, fries, shake for about $7.50.  (we will be closed on the 1st January, 2nd January and the 26th January as it is a public holiday)

For some excursions and some activities you must register . 

TO REGISTER YOU CAN  CALL or ATTEND  THE CENTRE between 11am and 6pm. You can also book online by clicking here.

All activities are free  and supervised. 

Conditions of Enrolment and Event Policies are described in the following sections.

OUR COVID SAFETY PLAN INCLUDES

  • All young people must become a member, membership is free.
  • Hands must be washed and sanitised before entering the Centre.
  • If you are unwell, are coughing, sneezing or have a temperature you cannot be in the Centre.
  • All flat surfaces, door handles, taps, desks, computers are disinfected at the start of the day and again in the early afternoon..
  • Gloves are available at the entry
  • We reserve the right to exclude people with COVID-19 symptoms until a clear COVID -19 test is completed.

To see our  SUMMER 2024 School Holiday Program please click here

 

Conditions of Registration: 

In order to book in, you need to complete the registration form at the Centre, call the Centre on 96462122 or complete an online registration.  

Bookings for any of our Centre based activities are immediately accepted. You have a spot in the activity. Please attend. 

Sometimes we get too many bookings for our excursions. If you book for Aquatopia, Sailing or Kuringaii National Park – Bobbin Head we will contact you to confirm your place.

-All activities are strictly intended for young people between the ages of 12-21 years with the exception of our Excursion to Bobbin Head. This is a family excursion however a person aged between 12 and 21 must attend as part of the family.

-Participants must maintain full responsibility of their belongings while attending this program.

-All participants must adhere to health and safety instructions and behave in a way that is safe for all participants, staff and volunteers.

-Auburn Youth Centre is a place where people come together to socialise and learn. Participants found to behave inappropriately, in a threatening manner, or show disrespect for the beliefs, values and opinions of others may be asked to leave the program/s.

-Auburn Youth Centre reserves the right to cancel a program at any time. For outdoor programs or programs involving physical activity, poor weather or extreme heat may result in cancellation of the program. An alternative indoor program will be held whenever possible in these circumstances.

-All information collected in this enrolment form is for the purposes of managing and delivering programs at the Auburn Youth Centre. All information will be collected and stored in line with the Centre’s Privacy and Confidentiality Policies.

– Generally, more people book for excursions than can attend. AYC must select who can attend. We try to be fair and share the opportunities across all applicants. AYC assesses each application in accordance with the eligibility criteria listed below and desires to give all an opportunity.

 

Excursions:

Auburn Youth Centre gives priority to those who are disadvantaged and residing in and around the Cumberland LGA. The criteria for determining this is based on:

  • Being on a Government benefit
  • Being from a low income household
  • Being an unattended minor
  • School age

Failure to attend Excursions:

  • Places are valuable and excursions are generally prepaid. Please notify us 48 hours before the excursion if you cannot attend. Failure to do so will result in not being eligible  for excursions during the next holidays.

In House Activities

We require all applicants to be aged between 12-21 or as otherwise noted in the program. We understand that parents often want to watch or do activities with their children. We strongly encourage parents to leave their children / young person in our care, we have trained and qualified youth workers and social workers supervising their wellbeing. This is a young people to try new experiences,  engage with new people and possibly make new friends in a safe place.

Centre based programs sometimes ask for registrations.  If you wish to participate in these programs you must register. We do this so we can be sure that we have enough resources available.

All other activities you can attend without registering. We would love to see you at each of our in house activities.

Young people can drop in to the Centre over the holidays at any time. 

IMPORTANT:

Please bring own lunch (food & drink) for all the excursions or if you are coming to the Centre . Please wear appropriate clothes and bring sunscreen. 

Please wear shoes to all activities.

 

Timetable

To see our  SUMMER 2024  School Holiday Program please click here