Vacation Care

About

At WOSHC we provide a fun filled Vacation Care Service throughout the School Holidays.

Our hours of service are: 6.00am – 6.00pm

Afternoon Tea is provided everyday

Speciality days may include Lunch (Morning Tea will still need to be brought from home) Or you can alternatively order from our Tuckshop Menu.

Our Vacation Care Routine – this is subject to change with organised incursions/excursions.

6.00-8.00 Breakfast – Room

6.00-9.00 Quiet Activities – Room

7.00-9.00 Free Play – Arena

9.00 Morning Tea/Group Muster Meeting – Arena

9.30-12.00 Swimming – Pool

9.00-12.00 Craft – Room

9.00-11.00 Group Activity/Free Play – Oval

11.00-12.00 Cool Down/Free Play – Library

11.00-12.00 Cool Down/Free Play – Arena

12.00 Lunch/Group Muster Meeting – Arena

12.30-3.00 Craft/Quiet Time – Room

12.30-3.00 Games/Free Play – Library

12.30-3.00 Ball Games – Arena

3.00 Afternoon Tea/Group Muster Meeting – Arena

3.00-4.30 Group Activity/Free Play – Oval

3.00-6.00 Activities/Movie – Room

What you need to know

All children need a broadbrim hat, enclosed shoes and sun safety clothing (shirts that cover the shoulders) for everyday they attend Vacation Care.

Swimming planned for every day. 10 children per session, 20-minute sessions. Swimming depends on weather and the chemical levels in the pool – this gets tested daily.

Afternoon Tea is provided every day. Please ensure you are packing morning tea, lunch and water bottle.

Tuckshop Ordering available for Morning Tea and Lunch. Orders to be completed and handed in at the service before 8am.  Menu and paper bags available at sign in desk.

Excursions

From time to time an exciting excursion is arranged for children.

An Excursion Permission Form must be completed for each excursion to allow participation.

On excursion days all children must attend the excursion. No staff remain at the service on these days.  If you elect for your child not to attend the excursion you must make alternative care arrangements.

Each child will be supplied, prior to departure, with a brightly coloured WOSHC branded shirt to wear during the excursion.  This assists us to care for your chid in the best possible way.  Parents and Care Givers are not required to buy the shirt.

Excursions are well planned activities with risk assessments being completed prior to committing to the activity.  Staff will carry first aid, two way radios, mobile phone etc to ensure the excursion is carried out in an effective and safe manner.

Fees

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT $48.00 per session

MUST BE COMPLETED AND CONFIRMED BEFORE CHOSEN TIME

Daily fee for Permanent booking – $53.00 per session

Sessions are divided into 10-hour blocks to assist in management of your ‘hour limits’. Once ‘hour limits’ have been utilised any extra hours will be charged at full fee.

CASUAL BOOKING: Booked on day of attendance. – $60.00 per casual session

Casual bookings are only accepted if spaces are available.

ALL CANCELLATIONS OF BOOKINGS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE –(unless 7 days’ notice given)

There are no Swap days for bookings during Vacation Care

LOST PROPERTY: PLEASE CHECK EACH DAY.

WOSHC does not take responsibility for property that children lose while attending Vacation Care. We encourage parents to name all items.

WOSHC staff recommend that students leave valuable items at home.

No phones or technology items to be brought to care. No responsibility accepted for any damage

We can’t wait to see you at WOSHC!