Vacation Care

Summer Holiday Bookings Open

YMCA Canberra offers vacation care during the school holidays at nine locations across the capital.

Participation in these programs is highly sought after and all are Child Care Benefit (CCB) Approved Services. Care is provided by experienced and enthusiastic staff who focus on delivering an engaging and safe program for all children. Our programs are wide-ranging and varied and include exciting excursions and fun in-house activities.

Vacation care activity programs are posted on this website in the lead up to holiday periods. The program blends indoor and outdoor activities, we provide all the resources and children need to wear suitable clothing and footwear for an active day. They will also need to bring a sun hat, water bottle, snacks and lunch. Please note that due to limited food preparation facilities at our vacation care sites we are unable to heat lunches. 

Vacation Care services operate Monday through Friday from 8 am - 6 pm during operating weeks. The costs per day are dependent on the activities of the daily activities, in-house days are $75  per child and day's featuring excursions are $85 per child. The daily cost includes all activities associated with the day and where transport is required is provided by charted bus. For more information on the daily cost's please see the below-linked forms on each of the service locations or call our Children's Service team on (02) 6242 4040. 

Please note when completing the enrollment process both a YMCA booking form needs to be completed and the HUBWORKS registration needs to be completed for each of our services. If you have any questions please call our Children's Service team on (02) 6242 4040.

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