The Youth Services team run a two-week program every Victorian school holidays for young people aged 10 to 17.
All activities are supervised by our fully qualified Youth Services staff and are mostly based at the Peterson Youth Centre (corner of Highett Road and Peterson Street, Highett).
A 50% discount is available to Bayside young people named on a health care card or equivalent.
Fees start from $30 for Bayside residents and include:
- the activity cost
- transport (excluding public transport)
- healthy snacks and/or lunch (depending on time/length session)
Payment is required at the time of booking. No alterations, refunds or transfers can be made.
For non-Bayside residents, an additional fee of $47 per activity per person applies.
Some activities require waivers which can be downloaded, completed and emailed to youth_services [at] bayside.vic.gov.au.
Read the important information and waiver forms prior to booking into the program.
Waiver forms for the 2020 Autumn School Holiday Program
Horse riding waiver (PDF, 68.26KB)
Tree surfing waiver (PDF, 84.38KB)
For other questions, contact Youth Services on (03) 9599 4622 or email youth_services [at] bayside.vic.gov.au (subject: School%20holiday%20program%20enquiry) .
All families must register annually to capture important information before bookings may be made.
To register for the Bayside School Holiday Program you will need the following documents (if applicable).
- Current medical plans with clear photo image (asthma, anaphylaxis, epilepsy etc.)
- Current health care card (not medicare, must be centrelink issued)
- Court Orders
- Emergency contact name and number (other than listed parent/guardians)
The above information can be uploaded during the form submission. If you have any additional documents please contact Youth Services on (03) 9599 4622 or email information to youth_services [at] bayside.vic.gov.au (subject: School%20holiday%20program%20enquiry)
Registrations can take 3–5 business days to process.
Once registered, families will be issued with unique booking codes that are valid for the calendar year.
We always recommend booking early, so join our mailing list to find out about school holiday booking dates, program and events.
Unless otherwise stated, drop off and pick ups are at Peterson Youth Centre, Corner Highett Road and Peterson Street, Highett.
A 2020 annual family registration is required before bookings can be made throughout the year.
Bookings are now open and will close 5pm, Thursday, 19 March.
See the Autumn activities here.
Winter School Holiday Program
Bookings open 10am Thursday 4 June and close 5pm, Thursday, 18 June.
Spring School Holiday Program
Bookings open 10am Thursday 27 August and close 5pm, Thursday, 10 September.