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School holiday programs - primary school

Council provides a high-quality, professional, flexible and fun vacation care program for primary school aged children.

Our programs offer children:

  • secure and consistent care
  • a program that is child-focused, fun, interesting and stimulating
  • a variety of recreational experiences and opportunities
  • an environment that maintains a high standard of health, hygiene, safety and nutrition and where children are guided in appropriate routines.

Who are the programs for?

The programs provide care for children aged 5 to 12 years of age who are currently attending primary school.

When and where are they held?

Programs run between 8am and 6pm Monday to Friday during school holidays. Note: they do not operate on public holidays.

They are held at:

  • Springfield, Springfield Ave, Croydon
  • Belmont Park, Olympus Dve, Croydon South


Enrolments for Vacation Care are made online through our parent portal. Enrol below:



Upcoming programs

If you would like to be added to the mailing list regarding upcoming programs, please contact the Children's Services team on 9294 5739.

Program details

Vacation Care Program — July 2018  (docx, 2MB)

Big Day Out — July 2018  (pdf, 405KB)

Information and booking forms

Vacation Booking Forms — July 2018  (pdf, 278KB)


if you would like to be added to the mailing list for our Vacation Care program please contact the Children’s Services department on 9294 5739 or email

Changes to the current Child Care Benefit and Child Care Rebate

Please note that the current Child Care Benefit and Child Care Rebate changed on Friday 29 June 2018.

To find out more, visit the Department of Education and Training website

Medical conditions

The vacation care program complies with the Education and Care Services National Regulations and National Quality Framework.

If your child suffers from a medical condition, please provide details of special needs and any management procedures to be followed with respect to the special need.

Anaphylaxis Action Plan  (pdf, 272KB)
Asthma Care Plan for education and care services  (pdf, 157KB)
Action Plan Allergic Reactions  (pdf, 223KB)
Diabetes Management Plan  (pdf, 45KB)
Eczema Action Plan  (pdf, 164KB)
Epilepsy Management Plan  (pdf, 48KB)

Accessible forms

Vacation Care Program — July 2018  (docx, 2MB)

Vacation Booking Forms — July 2018  (doc, 243KB)

Big Day Out — July 2018  (docx, 2MB)

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