School holiday activities

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Term 2, 2022 Winter School Holiday Program

Looking for something to do these school holidays? We've got you covered!

Join Nillumbik Youth for some fun (and mostly free!) activities over the June school holidays.

Sessions being run include:  

Bike Maintenance Workshop

Saturday 25 June, 10am-3pm

Eltham Living & Learning Centre ($85)

Join Living & Learning Nillumbik for a one-day course designed to teach you the basics of bike maintenance, from recognising all the parts of your bike, servicing your bike and trouble-shooting problems. Bring your own bike and go home with it working much better than it did!

For more information and to register please click here. 

This session is for young people aged 12-18

 

Job Skills 101

Tuesday 28 June, 1-3pm

Panton Hill Living & Learning Centre (free!)

Looking for help applying for jobs? Join us for a free workshop on how to find jobs, resume writing, nailing your cover letter and acing interviews. Banyule Jobs Advocates will also be around to provide participant with 1:1 support. 

For more information and to register please click here.

This session is for young people aged 14-18.

Zine Making Workshop

Tuesday 28 June, 2-3pm

Eltham Library (free!)

Whether you’re just starting out or are a seasoned creator, zines are a great way to publish your own art, poems, writing, musings, comics and anything else you want to express — without needing anyone else’s permission to do so. All materials will be supplied, but feel free to bring along your own inspirations.

For more information and to register please click here. 

This session is for young people aged 12-18. 

 

Game Jam Coding Workshop

Tuesday 28 June & Tuesday 5 July (must attend both sessions), 3.30-5pm

Diamond Valley Library (free!)

Join YPRL to learn how to design an 8-bit arcade style videogame. No experience required!

For more information and to register please click here. 

This session is for young people aged 12-18. 

 

Movie Night: The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Thursday 30 June, 5.30-8.30pm

Wadambuk St. Andrews Community Centre, (free!)

Watch cult classic The Perks of Being a Wallflower on the big screen! Snacks and bus pick up from Hurstbridge, Panton Hill, Butterman's Track, Cottlesbridge or Smith’s Gully also provided. Please note: this movie is rated M for mature audiences. 

For more information and to register please click here. 

This session is for young people aged 12-18.

 

Teen Yoga

Thursday 30 June & Thursday 7 July

Eltham Living & Learning Centre ($24 for both sessions)

Join Living & Learning Nillumbik for a teens yoga class focusing on flow and mediation.

For more information please click here. 

This session is for young people aged 12-18.

 

DIY Bath Bombs

Tuesday 5 July, 1-3pm

Eltham Living & Learning Centre (free!)

Live your best Lush life without leaving a hole in your wallet at our DIY Bath Bomb session with Living & Learning Nillumbik. All materials provided.

For more information and to register please click here. 

This session is for young people aged 12-18. 

 

Tunes and Tie Dye

Wednesday 6 July, 1-4pm

Diamond Creek Community Centre (free!)

Catch some of Nillumbik’s best local youth talent and make some tie dye creations! Our FReeZa team will also be slinging some free food and giveaways. 

For more information and to register please click here. 

This session is for young people aged 12-25.

 

Song Writing Workshop

Thursday 7 July, 2-3.30pm

Hurstbridge Hub (free!)

Want to learn how to write a chart topping song? Join Jackson Phelan from Melbourne band Rat!Hammock to learn how to write a great tune. Please note: this session focuses on song lyrics.

For more information and to register please click here. 

This session is for young people aged 12-25. 

 

 

For more information on Nillumbik Youth's school holiday offerings please get in touch with:

Molly Jessop, Youth Development Officer 

email: youth@nillumbik.vic.gov.au  mobile: 0428 891 320

 

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If you are a local business or organisation that is running a holiday activity for young people and would like to be featured on this page, please email youth@nillumbik.vic.gov.au