The boredom of school holidays sets in?
The Liverpool Council’s comprehensive face-to-face school vacation program will help kids get out of the house and have fun.
The program, developed in partnership with the Liverpool City Library, the Casula Powerhouse Arts Center and the Liverpool Regional Museum, includes over 20 different and free activities during school holidays.
Liverpool Mayor Ned Mannoun said the council had worked hard to develop a holiday program that would captivate students of all ages, whatever their interests – from arts and crafts and music to music. sports and technology.
“We are delighted to be able to provide an environment which fosters the minds and interests of the younger generations of Liverpool,” said Cr Mannoun.
“While we’ve always been able to deliver an online school vacation program throughout the COVID-19 lockdown, we know nothing compares to being on land, land, or in an art space with your friends.
“Being able to host our face-to-face school vacation program is not only special for the students, but also for our animators and our establishments who look forward to it all year round.
This summer, Sadleir’s Edwin Wheeler Reserve will host a school vacation day with laser tag, giant garden games, and football and cricket clinics.
A free lunch will be offered to all participants of the day.
This will be complemented by workshops and classes at the City of Liverpool Library where students can develop a new hobby or skill, from chess to kung fu, from forensic science to 3D printing. or coding a musical instrument to create fairy doors.
“We have a strong commitment to hardworking parents in Liverpool and know how important it is for them to find ways to keep the kids entertained without blowing the budget,” Cr Mannoun said.
“Therefore, I encourage parents to visit the council’s website to see the range of activities offered that focus on fun, learning and physical activity.”
For students ages six and up, the board’s program includes skateboarding and basketball workshops, an interactive play bus, a giant inflatable obstacle course, and a Hexagol session – an innovative and exciting way to experience it. ‘Refine soccer skills using time trial challenges.
Meanwhile, the Liverpool Regional Museum is encouraging students aged 9 to 14 to join its curator and collector camp to learn the ins and outs of collecting and collecting.
For students looking for a more creative outlet, there are story writing and craft workshops inspired by the Resonances permanent exhibit at the Museum.
There is also no shortage of creative programs at Casula Powerhouse with six workshops suitable for ages six and up, focusing on clay making, film and music making, photography and anime drawing.
Highlights of the program include:
Tuesday January 18 | 2.30 p.m.-6.30 p.m. | Carnes Hill Community and Recreation City | Suitable for ages 5-17
With unique time trial challenges and multiple targets, Hexagol intensifies the football training experience in the essential areas required, from keeping the player moving and alert to refining passes and shots through to workout and repetition. Register here.
Augmented reality workshop
Tuesday January 25 | 10 am-12pm | Liverpool City Library | Suitable for 12-25 years old
Practice and discover the magic of augmented reality in this interactive workshop. Use your phone to find out how augmented technology works! Register here.
Thursday January 27 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | Liverpool City Library | Suitable for 10-16 years old
Looking to become a grand chess master but don’t know where to start? Join us at the Liverpool City Library for an introductory chess lesson. Learn the basics and play a friendly match in this inclusive session. Register here.
Thursday January 27 | 10 am-1pm | Edwin Wheeler Reserve, Sadleir | Suitable for all ages
Join us for a fun day of school vacation – take on our giant obstacle course, challenge your friends to a game of laser tag or try your hand at a new sport. Free lunch offered. Register here.
Jamming with Strangers: code a musical instrument
Friday January 28 | 10 am-11:30am | Liverpool City Library | Suitable for 12-16 years old
Get creative this summer by learning to code your own musical instrument! Work together to code and play a musical instrument of your own design using Makey Makey! Register here.