VACATION CARE - Gosford

Coast Community Connections Vacation Care programs provide children with supervised care by experienced and trained staff who are committed to providing high quality care and well rounded programs during school holiday periods.

Our Gosford service is based at the following venue:

Gosford Public School, Faunce Street, Gosford (Gosford OSHC is located in E block)
Ph: (02) 4339 9426 or 0451 371 713 
Available between 7:00am to 6:30pm

 

Click here to add your child/children to the waiting list for Vacation Care.

 

Booking times are Weekdays 4:30pm to 6:30pm up until Friday 11 December.

Fees must be paid at time of booking to secure your child’s position.

 

Week 1

Date Activity Notes for Parents

Thursday 17 December

 

Candy Cane Christmas Celebrations
Ho Ho Ho, it’s nearly Christmas. Today you feel like you have visited “Santa’s Workshop” with lots of Christmas crafts, games and cooking activities. Wear your best red and green Christmas outfit and bring along a plate of food to share with your friends.

Please be at the Service by 9:00 am.
Please remember to pack a hat, lunch and refillable drink bottle. Please bring in a plate of party food, no nuts.
Address: At the Service
Distance travelled return: 0 km
Child Staff Ratio: 1:15

Friday 18 December

 

Ben the Bushies Aussie Christmas
Ben the Bushie is getting ready for Christmas, help him find all the things he need by singing the Aussie Twelve Days of Christmas and assist in the magic!

Please be at the Service by 9:00 am.
Please remember to pack a hat, lunch and refillable drink bottle.
Address: At the Service
Distance travelled return: 0 km
Child Staff Ratio: 1:15

Week 2

Date Activity Notes for Parents

Monday 21 December

 

Jollybops Science Christmas Show
This Fun & Interactive show combines Science and Christmas, with “Cool” Liquid Nitrogen & Dry Ice experiments, exploding Hydrogen Crackers as well as many other colourful reactions which pop, fizz & of course Freeze!

Please be at the Service by 9:00 am.
Please remember to pack a hat, lunch and refillable drink bottle.
Address: At the Service
Distance travelled return: 0 km
Child Staff Ratio: 1:15

Tuesday 22 December

 

Splish, Splash Water Day
Today the Service will be transformed into a water park. We will have a blow up water slide, loads of water bombs and craft with water paints. Then a frozen treat might just cool us all off at the end of the day! Wow, WATER, WATER, WATER!
Please remember to pack Swimmers, Rash Shirt, Board shorts and Towel.

Please be at the Service by 9:00 am.
Please remember to pack a hat, lunch and refillable drink bottle.
Address: At the Service
Distance travelled return: 0 km
Child Staff Ratio: 1:15

Wednesday 23 December

Gosford’s Got Talent
If you can sing, act, dance, perform magic, we want to see your act. We will spend the morning refining our acts and then we can hit the stage and perform for our peers.

Please be at the Service by 9:00 am.
Please remember to pack a hat, lunch and refillable drink bottle.
Address: At the Service
Distance travelled return: 0 km
Child Staff Ratio: 1:15

Thursday 24 December

 

 

Christmas Movie and Pyjamas Day
Come dressed in your most festive Pyjamas and come relax this Christmas Eve with some Christmas Movies to wind down our last day of 2020.

Please be at the Service by 9:00 am.
Please remember to pack a hat, lunch and refillable drink bottle.
Address: At the Service
Distance travelled return: 0 km
Child Staff Ratio: 1:15

Friday 25 December

 

Public holiday - the service is closed today

Public holiday - the service is closed today

Week 3

Date Activity Notes for Parents

Monday 11 January

 

Next Move Studios: Face Painting Disco Party
Next Move Studios will have our children groovin and movin today. We’ll have Karaoke sing along to our favourite songs, learn funky dance moves, play games and get our faces painted.

Please be at the Service by 9:00 am.
Please remember to pack a hat, lunch and refillable drink bottle.
Address: At the Service
Distance travelled return: 0 km
​​​​​​​Child Staff Ratio: 1:15

Tuesday 12 January

 

Gosford Olympics
We are hosting a mini Olympics at the service today. We will have events like long jump, running races and more. So, get a good night’s rest and come energized and ready to go for gold!!

Please be at the Service by 9:00 am.
Please remember to pack a hat, lunch and refillable drink bottle.
Address: At the Service
Distance travelled return: 0 km
​​​​​​​Child Staff Ratio: 1:15

Wednesday 13 January

Brick Worx with Brickany
Today we will learn about the history of LEGO and how to create many possibilities with a simple brick! This workshop will have both team-based and individual creativity challenges, so children let your imaginations run wild.

Please be at the Service by 9:00 am.
Please remember to pack a hat, lunch and refillable drink bottle.
Address: At the Service
Distance travelled return: 0 km
​​​​​​​Child Staff Ratio: 1:15

Thursday 14 January

 

 

Video stars
Have you ever wanted to be a movie star? What about a singer, dancing along like Taylor Swift in her music videos? Well today is your chance. The children will get the opportunity to sing, dance, act or perform whilst being filmed by our very own Educators. After lunch we will be projecting them onto the big screen to be shared with our peers. Feel free to bring along any props or costumes you may need.

Please be at the Service by 9:00 am.
Please remember to pack a hat, lunch and refillable drink bottle.
Address: At the Service
Distance travelled return: 0 km
​​​​​​​Child Staff Ratio: 1:15

Friday 15 January

 

Farmer Dave – Muttley Crew
We’ll get to experience a fantastic show, packed with fun and information about canines! Children will learn things like how to act safely around dogs, how security dogs work with scent detection and how to interpret what dogs are actually saying.

Please be at the Service by 9:00 am.
Please remember to pack a hat, lunch and refillable drink bottle.
Address: At the Service
Distance travelled return: 0 km
​​​​​​​Child Staff Ratio: 1:15

 

Week 4

Date Activity Notes for Parents

Monday 18 January

 

It’s Game Show Time
Benny O is our host for a hilarious and interactive game show filled with whimsy and surprises. In this high-energy game show, contestants will compete in teams in all kinds of outrageous challenges as well as you edge-of-the-seat puzzles.

Please be at the Service by 9:00 am.
Please remember to pack a hat, lunch and refillable drink bottle.
Address: At the Service
Distance travelled return: 0 km
​​​​​​​Child Staff Ratio: 1:15

Tuesday 19 January

 

The Need for Bead
We will be making all sorts of creations today from beads. Show us how funky and creative you think, It doesn’t matter if you use blue or pink! Just bead it!

Please be at the Service by 9:00 am.
Please remember to pack a hat, lunch and refillable drink bottle.
Address: At the Service
Distance travelled return: 0 km
​​​​​​​Child Staff Ratio: 1:15

Wednesday 20 January

Super Soaker Summer Circus Circuit
Roll up, roll up and cool down! Super fun circus circuit full of curious water themes circus games and activities. Today we will learn some very COOL circus tricks while cooling down with water in the summer heat.

Please be at the Service by 9:00 am.
Please remember to pack a hat, lunch and refillable drink bottle.
Address: At the Service
Distance travelled return: 0 km
​​​​​​​Child Staff Ratio: 1:15

Thursday 21 January

 

 

9D Cinema
9D Cinema is a cinema truck that comes to us. While watching a short movie children will experience Multi-Sensory Virtual Reality with Special Effects like rain, wind, snow, bubbles & more.

Please be at the Service by 9:00 am.
Please remember to pack a hat, lunch and refillable drink bottle.
Address: At the Service
Distance travelled return: 0 km
​​​​​​​Child Staff Ratio: 1:15

Friday 22 January

 

Archery Attack
What happens when you combine Archery and Dodgeball, you get something amazing, you get Arrow Tag! With just a foam-tipped arrow and one of the awesome coloured bows you can immerse yourself in an epic battle between friends. Playing Archery Attack is ultimately about having a great time with a group of friends!

Please be at the Service by 9:00 am.
Please remember to pack a hat, lunch and refillable drink bottle.
Address: At the Service
Distance travelled return: 0 km
​​​​​​​Child Staff Ratio: 1:15

 

Week 5

Date Activity Notes for Parents

Monday 25 January

 

Ultra-Gaming
State of Art Mobile Gaming Theatre with all the latest and best games to give children the best gaming experience ever!

Please be at the Service by 9:00 am.
Please remember to pack a hat, lunch and refillable drink bottle.
Address: At the Service
Distance travelled return: 0 km
​​​​​​​Child Staff Ratio: 1:15

Tuesday 26 January

 

Public holiday - the service is closed today

Public holiday - the service is closed today

Wednesday 27 January

Spin Joy – LED Hula Hoop Rave
Who said exercise had to be boring. This activity children will learn an alternative and fun way to exercise and move their bodies all while having a good time. Hula Hooping is not only good aerobic fitness, improves agility, balance and coordination but it is great for spine strength and flexibility and great for the heart!

Please be at the Service by 9:00 am.
Please remember to pack a hat, lunch and refillable drink bottle.
Address: At the Service
Distance travelled return: 0 km
​​​​​​​Child Staff Ratio: 1:15

Thursday 28 January

 

 

Movie Song Madness
Come dressed as your favourite movie character today as we experience a live interactive show featuring songs from your favourite movies. Tribute songs include songs from Frozen, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, Moana, The Lion King and more!

Please be at the Service by 9:00 am.
Please remember to pack a hat, lunch and refillable drink bottle.
Address: At the Service
Distance travelled return: 0 km
​​​​​​​Child Staff Ratio: 1:15