Search:



School holiday activities return

Posted: 1pm 17 Jun 2021

Moreton Bay Regional Council's holiday program is back from June 18 to July 11, with a range of favourites returning and new activities for children and young people aged 3-17 years.

All of the new activities on offer via the Active Holidays program are designed to kick kids off the couch and into nature.

These range from guided mindfulness walks through Samford Valley to learning the ins and outs of camping such as pitching a tent and building camp gadgets.

With the school holiday program usually booking out in a flash, Mayor Peter Flannery is encouraging parents and care givers to get in quick to secure a spot.

“This program is super popular with families because of its diversity. There is something for everyone across Council’s libraries, galleries, museums, environmental centres and Active Holidays program,” Mayor Flannery says.

Affordable fun

“It’s also affordable with all activities free or low cost. We’ve brought back some favourites from previous holiday programs to keep kids moving this winter such as archery lessons in Joyner, fishing for beginners in Sandstone Point, and a girls’ skateboarding clinic at the Narangba Skate Park,” Mayor Flannery says.

“Across Council’s six galleries and museums there are some cool exhibitions and workshops including Brain Child which celebrates the world of inventions at the Redcliffe Museum to animation workshops at the Pine Rivers Art Gallery.

“There’s even more options at the 10 libraries across Moreton Bay Region including street science shows, special effects make up classes and a Larrikin Puppet Show for little ones.

“The Readers and Writers Festival is also running during this time with creative workshops, performances, storytelling corners and author readings to celebrate literacy within our community.”

Check out the range of adventure, sport, recreation and educational activities and start planning your family’s winter school holiday schedule.

Bookings are now open.

To see what’s on and to book, visit the website

Share

Trending

Dragon Boat Festival a first

See dragon boats in action and enjoy free vegetarian food, fun games for the family, stalls and entertainment, when the Dragon Boat Festival comes to Clontarf for the first time on June 20.…

Young experts' tips for holiday fun

Instead of guessing what young people might like to do during school holidays, we asked some young experts for a list of their favourite skate parks, books and games. Here are their must-do, read and play suggestions.…

More you might like:

Trending

Local News   •   14-8-2022  •   Jodie Powell

Police round-up: thieves steal jewellery, passports

It pays to lock your doors - even if you're at home - as one unfortunate household discovered when thieves took advantage of their inattention. Find out what else has been keeping Moreton Bay Police busy...…

Local News   •   14-8-2022  •   Nick Crockford

Gold for duo at European Games

Tim Gould and Mitchell James were in golden form at the Virtus European Summer Games in Poland, with both standing on top of the medal podium.…

Local News   •   14-8-2022  •   Jodie Powell

Moreton mums making waves

Authors, health professionals and photographers are among the local women who are finalists in the 2022 AusMumpreneur Awards...…

Local News   •   13-8-2022  •   Nick Crockford

Record fleet set sail at WinterBash

The seventh annual WinterBash off the beach regatta at Woody Point attracted its largest ever fleet.…

Local News   •   13-8-2022  •   Ashleigh Howarth

Kick your Friday nights into gear with new car show starting at Kallangur

Some of the region’s flashiest cars and bikes will go on display for revheads to admire at a new monthly car show starting up next month. It will feature a wide range of vehicles from classic cars to Hot Rods and American Muscle.…

Local News   •   12-8-2022  •   Nick Crockford

Redcliffe to host Australia-first conference

Redcliffe will host the first Senior Active Doctors Conference this weekend for experts to discuss how senior doctors may continue to help their communities.…

Close