#SchoolHolidays

Autumn School Holidays

Monday 5 April to Friday 16 April 2021

The Autumn School Holidays are nearly upon us on the Mid North Coast and there’s plenty of activities to get the kids out and about!

We recently put a shout-out for all the awesome things that can help fill your autumn holidays throughout the Greater Port Macquarie. Be sure to also check out our holiday programs and what’s on for more school holiday inspiration.

“Don’t count the days. Make the days count.”
~ Muhammad Ali

School Holiday Activities

Check out some of the great school holiday activities on offer:

Aussie Kids Adventure Camps

Stand-up paddle boarding, fishing, river swimming, sports, team building games, creative craft, 4wd tour, endless exploring, nature play and campfire nights.

Your child will have an amazing experience and filled with fabulous stories of adventure.

Learn more about Aussie Kids Adventure Camps.

School Holiday Camps
5 days of adventurous fun!

Bright Sparks Science Lab

Calling all young scientists!

Join Penny at Port Macquarie Library to explore the world of science, making magic milk, volcanos and slime! 🧪

For children aged 7+ years. Bookings essential.

Thursday 8 April
2:00pm – 3:00pm
Port Macquarie Library
32 Grant Street
Port Macquarie NSW 2444

Computer Capers

The popular Computer Capers Minecraft Marathon returns these school holidays offering 7 fantastic days of epic Minecraft adventures.

Each day is broken into two 4 hour sessions. Students can enrol for just the morning or afternoon, or stay for the whole day. Classes are available for current (2021) Kinder to Year 10 students.

Learn more about Computer Capers Holiday Program and Computer Capers.

Minecraft Marathon
Tuesday 06 April to
Friday 16 April 2021
8:30am – 5:00pm
Port Macquarie Indoor Stadium

Creative Science

Calling all young scientists!

A morning of creative scientific fun, making paper plate spinning wheels and CD balloon hovercrafts! 📀

For children aged 5 – 12 years. Bookings essential.

Tuesday 13 April
10:00am – 11:00am
Wauchope Library
51 High Street
Wauchope NSW 2445

Enchanting Stories with a Forest Fairy

Join Fi the Forest Fairy at Kempsey Library as she takes a journey into the heart of the rainforest through story and song. 🧚

For children aged 6 – 10 years. Bookings essential.

Wednesday 14 April
10:30am – 11:30am
Kempsey Library
22 Tozer Street
Kempsey NSW 2440

Goodwin Tennis

Goodwin Tennis Mid North Coast are running half-day and full-day school holiday tennis clinics at West Port Macquarie Tennis Club. Suitable for children aged 4-15 years. All welcome, no experience necessary, rackets provided. Attend individual days or multiple days, bookings essential.

Learn more about Goodwin Tennis.

Tennis Clinic
Wednesday 07 April,
Thursday 08 April +
Friday 09 April 2021
West Port Macquarie Tennis Club

Head to the Beach

With plenty of beautiful beaches and surf schools in the area, the Mid North Coast is the perfect place to learn to surf.

Enrol your kids in a surf school and they will be standing on a surfboard in no time at all! 🏄

Most companies supply wetsuits so all you need to do is turn up with a pair swimmers, towel and sunblock.

For live updates on the status of our local beaches, be sure to visit beachsafe.org.au or download the Beachsafe App.

Little Bang Discovery Club

Calling all young scientists!

Port Macquarie Library will be running exciting sessions of scientific exploration. Introducing young scientists to measuring, experimenting and discovering. 🔍

Young science learning designed for children aged 4 – 6 years.

Bookings are essential, and each booking is for all 4 sessions.

April 6, 9, 12 + 16
11:00am – 12:00pm
Port Macquarie Library
32 Grant Street
Port Macquarie NSW 2444

Minibuilders Storytime

Calling all minibuilders!

Bring your little one to Laurieton Library for Storytime followed by Lego building fun! 🧱

For children aged 2 – 5 years. Bookings essential.

Wednesday 14 April
11:00am – 12:00pm
Laurieton Library
9 Laurie Street
Laurieton NSW 2443

Play & Performance

Calling all young performers!

Join Lee for this fun workshop where you can explore being different characters, learn movement and get a taste of what it’s like to perform for an audience. 🎭

For children aged 10 – 15 years. Bookings essential.

Thursday 15 April
10:30am – 12:00pm
Kempsey Library
22 Tozer Street
Kempsey NSW 2440

Rainforest Rampage

Calling all young green thumbs!

Get your hands dirty and plant your very own forest seeds to take home. 🌱

Finish up your planting session with a wonderful craft activity and a free short film screening of Where the Forest Meets the Sea narrated by Jeannie Baker.

For children aged 6 – 10 years. Bookings essential.

Wednesday 7 April
10:00am – 12:00pm
Kempsey Library
22 Tozer Street
Kempsey NSW 2440

Science in a Jar

Calling all young creatives!

Make your own lava lamps and solar systems in a jar. ✨

For children aged 5 – 12 years. Bookings essential.

Thursday 8 April
11:00am – 12:00pm
Laurieton Library
9 Laurie Street
Laurieton NSW 2443

Springloaded Port Macquarie

Structured Free Play – Get Active!

Springloaded Port Macquarie are open every day in the autumn holidays from 9am to 6pm.

Balance beams, uneven bars, parallel bars, trampolines, sprung floors, carpeted matting, resi pits, ropes, parkour areas, basketball court and ninja warrior areas.

No need to book. Sessions start on the hour and run for 60 minutes.

🌟 7yrs+ $16.50 per hour
🌟 Under 6’s $13.50 per hour (must have an adult with them entire time)
🌟 $10/pp per additional hour
🌟 Supervising parents are FREE

Everyday during the Autumn Holidays
9:00am – 6:00pm
Springloaded
203 Lake Road
Port Macquarie NSW 2444