For young people of school age (4 to 17 yrs)

If you are currently a participant at Participate Australia please contact your Support Facilitator for help with bookings or use the email below. If you are not currently a participant at Participate Australia please call us on 02 9799 4333 or email enquiries@participateaustralia.com.au.

Tues 5 Jan 2021 Excursion – cinema

Where: Event Cinemas, Burwood

Time: 9 am to 4 pm

Meet at: Participate Australia, 111 Edwin Street North, Croydon

Activity Fee: $20

To book, email bookings@participateaustralia.com.au

Catch a flick with your peers. Activity fee covers the cost of the ticket and snacks.

Sunflower
Wed 6 Jan 2021 Excursion – InBloom at the Calyx

Where: The Royal Botanical Gardens, Sydney

Time: 9 am to 4 pm

Meet at: Participate Australia, 111 Edwin Street North, Croydon

Activity Fee: $15

To book, email bookings@participateaustralia.com.au

A new exhibition that uses over 20 000 plants to create a breath-taking world of light and colour.

Thurs 7 Jan 2021 Excursion – bowling & arcade games

Where: Community access

Time: 9 am to 4 pm

Meet at: Participate Australia, 111 Edwin Street North, Croydon

Activity Fee: $15 : Please note arcade games are at your own expense.

To book, email bookings@participateaustralia.com.au

Compete in a friendly game of bowling and arcade games against your friends.

Fri 8 Jan 2021 Excursion – rock climbing

Where: Community access

Time: 9 am to 4 pm

Meet at: Participate Australia, 111 Edwin Street North, Croydon

Activity Fee: $20

To book, email bookings@participateaustralia.com.au

See how high you can go as you use stepping stones to climb up a wall at one of Sydney’s indoor rock climbing gyms.

Mon 11 Jan 2021 Excursion – Manly

Where: Community access

Time: 9 am to 4 pm

Meet at: Participate Australia, 111 Edwin Street North, Croydon

Activity Fee: $15

To book, email bookings@participateaustralia.com.au

Catch a ferry to Manly and spend a day by the water. Explore the
foreshore and you can even dip your toes in the ocean.

Tues 12 Jan 2021 – Excursion – Swimming

Where: Ashfield pool

Time: 9 am to 4 pm

Meet at: Participate Australia, 111 Edwin Street North, Croydon

Activity Fee: $15

To book, email bookings@participateaustralia.com.au

Go swimming in one of the many pools at the new Ashfield Aquatic centre! Remember to bring your towel, sunscreen, hat, and a change of clothes.

Wed 13 Jan 2021 – Keeping Peace at Sydney Festival

Where: Barangaroo

Time: 9 am to 4 pm

Meet at: Participate Australia, 111 Edwin Street North, Croydon

Activity Fee: $15

To book, email bookings@participateaustralia.com.au

Spend the day exploring the Barangarro Reserve and participate in keeping a giant symbol of peace inflated.

Thurs 14 Jan 2021 – Excursion – Bushwalk

Where: Hermitage Foreshore Track

Time: 9 am to 4 pm

Meet at: Participate Australia, 111 Edwin Street North, Croydon

Activity Fee: $15

To book, email bookings@participateaustralia.com.au

Put on your walking shoes and explore one of Sydney’s great coastal walking tracks. Bring your costume and a towel if you want to take a quick dip!

Fri 15 Jan 2021 Excursion – The Box Show

Where: Monkey Baa Theatre

Time: 9 am to 4 pm

Meet at: Participate Australia, 111 Edwin Street North, Croydon

Activity Fee: $20 : Please note – no refunds on cancellations made after 17 December 2020

To book, email bookings@participateaustralia.com.au

A high energy, imaginative music-in-education performance.

Mon 18 Jan 2021 Excursion – Pixar Putt

Where: Pixar Putt at Bankwest Stadium

Time: 9 am to 4 pm

Meet at: Participate Australia, 111 Edwin Street North, Croydon

Activity Fee: $20 : Please note – no refunds on cancellations made after 17 December 2020

To book, email bookings@participateaustralia.com.au

Tues 19 Jan 2021 Excursion – Chinese Garden of Friendship

Where: Chinese Garden of Friendship

Time: 9 am to 4 pm

Meet at: Participate Australia, 111 Edwin Street North, Croydon

Activity Fee: $15

To book, email bookings@participateaustralia.com.au

Escape to this tranquil retreat in the middle of the city.

Wed 20 Jan 2021 Excursion – Beach Day

Where: Community access

Time: 9 am to 4 pm

Meet at: Participate Australia, 111 Edwin Street North, Croydon

Activity Fee: $15

To book, email bookings@participateaustralia.com.au

Thurs 21 Jan 2021 Sydney Aquarium

Where: Sydney Aquarium

Time: 9 am to 4 pm

Meet at: Participate Australia, 111 Edwin Street North, Croydon

Activity Fee: $35

To book, email bookings@participateaustralia.com.au

A large variety of Australian aquatic life are on display at the aquarium.

Fri 22 Jan 2021 Excursion – Water playground

Where: Pirrama Park, Sydney

Time: 9 am to 4 pm

Meet at: Participate Australia, 111 Edwin Street North, Croydon

Activity Fee: $15

To book, email bookings@participateaustralia.com.au

Enjoy a day outdoors at this Harbourside park. It features an extensive playground, including water features to cool off, exercise equipment, shaded areas for an outdoor lunch and a walk explaining history of the area.

Important Information

Drop off and pick up for all activities
Croydon Activities Centre, 111 Edwin St North, Croydon.

Activity Time
The program will run from 9am to 4pm daily. It is best to arrive between 9am and 9:30am in order to make the most of the day and not delay the activity for others.

Cancellations
Please let us know at least 24 hours before the allocated activity if your child is unable to attend as planned. This way we can offer a spot to someone on the waiting list. If a cancellation is received with less than 24 hours’ notice, the activity fee will not be refunded.

Please bring
Companion card, Opal card, Morning tea, lunch and drink, unless otherwise advised in the program.

Personal property
Please ensure that all of your child’s property is clearly marked with their name. We recommend you  include a change of clothes in your child’s bag in case of emergencies.

Companion Cards
If your child has a companion card, please bring it on the day.

Opal Cards
All activities advertised will be using public transport to reach their destinations, therefore it is necessary to bring an Opal card on each day your child attends.

Medication
Medication must be provided in a Webster Pack with a completed and signed Medication Chart every time your child attends. Failure to provide medication in this manner may preclude their attendance on the day.

No Nuts
Please be mindful that our program is a nut-free environment as some participants have allergies.