School Holidays Feature: June 2021

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PORT STEPHENS KOALA SANCTUARY

These school holidays grab the family and visit the Port Stephens Koala Sanctuary. A partnership between Port Stephens Council and Port Stephens Koalas ensures first-class care to sick, injured and orphaned koalas.

A visit to the sanctuary is an opportunity to directly contribute to the preservation of koalas in Port Stephens and support their long-term rehabilitation and conservation in the wild. Visitors to the Port Stephens Koala Sanctuary will enjoy unique experiences with koalas in a natural and idyllic bushland setting. Buy tickets online or at the gate, visit portstephenskoalasanctuary.com.au

Open times: 9am-5pm Daily.

A: 562 Gan Gan Road, One Mile, NSW 2316

T: 02 4988 0800

W: portstephenskoalasanctuary.com.au

E: [email protected]

NEWCASTLE WALDORF SCHOOL

Steiner education and teaching is based on the understanding of the human being comprised of body, soul and spirit. The whole of the human being is taken into consideration and education is thus viewed as an ‘art’. The spiritual should not be neglected for the physical nor the physical neglected for the spiritual.

The practices are based on reality and life: the whole child (thinking, feeling, and willing) discovers truth, beauty and goodness by making use of everything that is pictorial and tangible. This transpires naturally through the child’s innate devotion and reverence of nature and the cosmos and comes into expression through art, music, language, fairy tales, poems, and games.

Go to newcastlewaldorfschool.nsw.edu.au/ for more.

SPORTS CAMPS AUSTRALIA

Looking to get your kids active these holidays? Sports Camps Australia has a number of sport-specific school holiday camps running throughout June and July, with day and overnight camp options available.

The Play & Stay overnight camps are designed to give each participant the true camp experience – with a focus on sport-specific skills, fun, friendships, developing well-rounded athletes and creating life-long memories. These camps are delivered in partnership with the NSW Office of Sport and hosted at Sport & Recreation venues.

If you want your child to excel while improving their skills, boosting their confidence, and learning valuable life lessons from top-rated and experienced professional coaches (and have serious fun doing it), head to sportsmanagementaustralia.com.au/camps to book their spot now.

SEGWAY TOURS

Welcome to NSW Segway. If you are looking for a fun and exciting experience for families, couples, company staff and everything in between, you have come to the right place.

Since 2010 Segway PT tours have been provided in a number of locations around NSW from vineyard, bush and beach terrain. With the help of guides you will explore the sights and sounds of nature on your very own Segway PT.

Riding a Segway PT is like nothing you have done before – they are self balancing. Segway engineers call it “closed-loop dynamic stability control” but you’ll call it magic.

Go to nswsegway.com.au for more.

YMCA

Vacation Care at the Y is so much fun – the kids will want to come back again the next day. It takes place every school holidays and gives primary-aged children the opportunity to experience new adventures and meet new friends in a safe and inclusive environment.

Locations: Hamilton, Toronto, Valentine and Maryland

Book online today, visit ymcansw.org.au/newcastle-vacation-care/ or call 1300 009 679.