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City of Wanneroo School Holiday program

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by Carolyn Hopping (subscribe)
I'm a freelance writer based in Perth, Western Australia, who enjoys writing about the things I love: travel, nature-based activities, the arts, spirituality and creative, fun activities for children.
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There's So Much Fun For Everyone
School holidays needn't be boring for families living in the Wanneroo area. Whether your child is a budding sports star or a quieter, more indoors type, during these April holidays the City of Wanneroo is providing a wonderful range of activities at various locations.

This image is from the City of Wanneroo website.
This image is from the City of Wanneroo website.


A lot of thought has gone into providing youngsters up to 18 with a comprehensive range of fun, interesting activities. There is also something for every budget, and while many activities incur a charge, there are also quite a few which are free.

This image is from the City of Wanneroo website.
This image is from the City of Wanneroo website.


Activities will be held at various locations in the Wanneroo area. Programs at the Phil Renkin Recreation Centre include a Mexican night, a guitar hero challenge, an excursion to the Great Escape and a late night skating excursion. Local community centres are also getting in on the action, with the Carramar and Butler centres holding excursions to The Maze, and Hainsworth providing several exciting events including indoor soccer, healthy pizza making, filming workshops, crafts and a couple of cool excursions. Banksia Grove is holding a fun MYO pasta and sauce workshop along with a pool competition and an excursion to The Great Escape while at Yanchep there will be chocolate balloon workshop, excursions, a filming workshop and the Yanchep Amazing Race. Wanneroo and Clarkson Youth Centres will also be holding an awesome range of craft, cooking, sport and filming workshops, as well as some great excursions.

This image is from the City of Wanneroo website.
This image is from the City of Wanneroo website.


Other community centres which will be holding holiday events during the April holidays are the Opportunity Play Space where a Pirate Treasure Hunt will be held on Wednesday 24 April; Cockman House which will have special children's activities on Sunday 5 May, and Buckingham House, which will be holding a free family open day (with lots of craft and other children's activities) on Tuesday 24 April.

The wonderful Wanneroo Library and Cultural Centre will also be holding some terrific children's activities during the school holidays. Steve Aiton will be holding an animation workshop for children seven years and over on Monday 22 April, James Foley will be hosting a cartooning workshop on Wednesday 24 April, there will be a 'supercharged' paper clay making workshop on Tuesday 30 April, and a Young Curators Workshop on Wednesday 1 May.

There will also be heaps of exciting activities for energetic young sports lovers including multi-sports programs at Wanneroo Recreation Centre and Gumblossom Reserve, Quinn's Rocks. Kingsway Indoor Stadium will also be holding a multi-sport program, a netball clinic and a couple of junior soccer camps.

In conclusion, with an assortment of activities like these, the April school holidays are guaranteed to be a load of fun at the City of Wanneroo. For more information about the City of Wanneroo's April school holiday program, including dates, addresses and cost, check out this website or call 9405 5600. Some activities require you to book in advance, so be sure to do so in order to avoid disappointment.
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Why? Children often get restless over the school holidays, and these fabulous boredom busters are fun, active, creative and educational.
When: During the April-May 2013 school holidays.
Phone: 08 9405 5600
Where: At various locations around the City of Wanneroo.
Cost: It varies
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