Welcome to Extend Holiday Programs

Extend Squad

Extend's school holiday programs are a fantabulous opportunity for your child to do fun and engaging activities with friends. Book 14 days in advance to receive the best rate. Book via LookedAfter up to 60 minutes prior to the session start time.

On Excursion days please ensure children are dropped off by 8.30am for bus departure. They can be collected from the program after 5pm.

Cornish College

Address: 65 Riverend Road | Bangholme | VIC | 3175
Operating Hours: 7:00am - 6:00pm
Session Fee *: $ 92.60. Out-of-pocket expense is lower with Child Care Subsidy.
* Fees are per child per session. Extra fee for excursions / incursions.


Image Sultana Banana Cookies
This sweet and healthy treat made of oats, banana and honey is so delicious it'll leave you wanting more! Learn how to make these delicious and healthy cookies.
Image Sock Puppets
Everyone loves a good sock puppet and now you will too if you join in our great sock puppet making activity.
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Image When I Grow Up
What do you want to be when you grow up? Come dressed as your future self as we explore different occupations with a range of fun party games. Will you be a teacher, scientist or sports star? We cannot wait to find out!
Image Lava Lamps
Learn how to make a lava lamp with this fun science experiment for kids. Use simple household items to create safe chemical reactions and watch all the bubbles of colours move around like a real lava lamp.
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Image Erupting Lemons
Join us in our secret science lab of experiments as we test out cool chemistry and find out what really happens when baking soda is combined with lemons.
Image Paper Cup Animals
Create your own pet paper cup! Bring to life all your favourite animals with this creative craft activity.
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Image Weet-Bix Slice
An Aussie household favourite with a tasty twist! Put on your chef hat and get ready for a delicious treat, as we make an irresistible Weet-bix slice.
Image Soccer Skills
Are you a Socceroo? Come and enhance your soccer skills with drills, skills and a challenging mini competition. Adapted to all ages.
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Image Tie Dye T-Shirt
Bring along a plain white t shirt or clothing item to transform into an Extend Squad Exclusive t-shirt. Learn the techniques in tie dying and discover the amazing patterns you can create.
Image Rice Bubble Bars
You won't be able to resist these delicious rice bubble bars. With the ultimate combination of marshmallows, dried fruit, and coconut, it'll literally be jam-packed with yummy goodness!
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Image Christmas Candles and Natural Soaps
Relax and pamper yourself with your own homemade soap and crystallised candle. Experiment with different essential oils and fragrances, dried flowers, glitter, and various shapes. A fantastic hands-on workshop suitable for primary school aged children.
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Session Fee + $20.00
Image Disco Party
Get your party shoes on and get ready to dance at our fun-filled disco themed party complete with flashing lights, awesome music and glow sticks.
Image Growing Crystals
What is a crystal? What shapes do crystals have? What is crystallisation and how does it happen? Learn all this and more as you conduct a safe science experiment to create a beautiful crystal garden.
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Image Smoothie and Juice Bar
The Extend Squad Juice Bar is open and everyone is invited! Join in to make your own healthy smoothies and fruit juice.
Image Popcorn Basketball
Become a pro shooter as you participate in this fast-paced energetic version of basketball. Adapted to all ages.
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Image Personalised Mugs
Put your artistic skills to the challenge with our Extend Exclusive take home gift. Create your own colourful and unique mug and impress your family with the fancy new addition to the dining table.
Image Balloon Inflation Experiment
What happens when you mix vinegar and baking soda in a balloon? You'll be amazed!
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Image Mini Golf
Practice your golfing skills and become a pro! Challenge yourself to a hole in one, beware of hurdles, and have a blast as you navigate your way through a tricky adventure golf challenge suitable for children of primary school age.
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Session Fee + $20.00
Image George Pentland Botanic Gardens and Ralph Breaks The Internet
Time to get active as you run and explore! Build up an apetite for a lunch on the park grounds. Popcorn will be popped and ready for you at the cinema for a screening of Ralph Wrecks the Internet.
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Session Fee + $25.00
Image Water Fun Party
Welcome to the Extend Squad Water Park! Water limbo, water balloon volleyball, spraychestra and foot freeze. Fun for everyone.
Image Sock Animals
Make your own sock animal! Need we say more? Bring to life your favourite animals with this fun craft activity.
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Image Photo Frames
Picture perfect! Design and customise your very own photo frame, perfect to hang and display at home and a lovely gift to your family.
Image Handball
Participate in a mega round robin tournament and test your skills in handball! Play against your friends, cheer them on, and rotate winners to advance on to the ultimate handball match.
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Image National Sports Museum and MCG Tour
Learn about Australia's rich sporting culture as you wonder through the museum. Compare how sports were played throughout history and learn about our sporting heroes from the past. Tour around the MCG stadium with some fun facts and behind the scenes secrets and stories.
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Session Fee + $24.00
Image Hot Ice
Have you ever heard of hot ice? You don't want to miss this experiment and the opportunity to create ice that defies logic.
Image Natural Creations
Embark on a journey outdoors to collect natural resources that you'll use to create a nature craft collage. Collect grass, leaves and flowers to complete your masterpieces!
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Image Magic Show and Workshop
It's a showcase of impressive magic tricks suitable for primary school aged children! Witness a live rabbit show, be entertained by puppets, and learn some of your own magic tricks to perform to others.
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Session Fee + $20.00
Image Apple and Cinnamon Chips
This sweet and healthy treat made of sliced apples, cinnamon and agave nectar is so delicious you'll wonder why you don't snack on apples more often! You'll have to trust us on this one.
Image Around the World
Back by popular demand! Travel around the world in one afternoon as you move between cultural stations. Have your Extend passport stamped as you participate in fun-filled cultural crafts and traditional food.
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Image Bath Bombs
We know that bath bombs are always fun to watch in the bath, but have you ever tried making your own? Learn how to make your own fizzy bath bombs using safe household ingredients and watch them fizz in the water!
Image Dinosaur Cotton Wool
Unleash your inner artist as we step back in time to create our very own dinosaurs. Using are creative skills and cotton wool, we will bring to life our ancient friends.
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Image Capture The Flag
Test your speed and teamwork skills in this popular group game. Work in teams to capture the flag and beat your opponent. May the fastest team win! Adapted for children of all ages.
Image Erupting Paper Mache Volcano
Create your very own mountainous scene complete with a paper mache volcanoes. Watch the children's eyes widen and faces light up as you test a cool chemical reaction and watch the volcano's frothy lava spill out!
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Image Queen Victoria Park and Melbourne Sealife Aquarium
Soak in the sunshine and fresh air with a picnic lunch at the Queen Vic Park. With tummies full, it's time to head over to the Melbourne Aquarium to spot some sea creatures great and small.
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Session Fee + $32.50
Image African Drumming
This interactive incursion will immerse children into the thrilling rhythms of African music. Learn about the historical use of the drums in Africa, and how dancing and singing play an important part to African culture. By trying out some of the traditional percussion instruments, you'll get the chance to experience closely the exciting drumming rhythms! Suitable for primary school aged children.
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Session Fee + $20.00
Image Animal and Dinosaur Party
We're having a party and you're invited! Celebrate all things animals and dinosaurs with wild decorations, masks and animal themed music in a party not to be missed.
Image Strawberry and Choc Balls
Join in the fun as we make delicious strawberry and chocolate balls. These healthy bite-size balls will leave you with a burst of energy!
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Image DIY Spinner
Have fun designing and decorating your very own paper spinner. They spin, they hum and they look so cool!
Image Strawberry and Kiwi Salsa
We're making salsa with a fruity twist! Using strawberries, kiwis, mango and avocado to create a deliciously refreshing snack perfect for summer.
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Image Mentos Experiment
Participate in this intriguing science experiment and learn how explosions occur as a result of a chemical reaction. Have a blast as we find out what happens when you combine mentos with soda! A safe activity using safe non-toxic ingredients suitable for children of all ages.
Image Tiggy
Get ready to run, jump, duck and dive as we play a range of fun tiggy games. You better be quick to avoid being caught! Adapted to children of all ages.
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
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    WHAT TO BRING
  • A snack
  • A water bottle
  • A packed lunch (unless otherwise indicated in the activity descriptions)
  • Suitable clothing for the weather (consider Sunsmart clothing/hat or jumper when cold)
  • Suitable footwear (no thongs or open toe shoes – sandals are okay)
  • An art smock or wear old clothes for art or messy activities
  • Check the activity descriptions above for any additional items to bring on specialty days
    ACTIVITIES AND SPECIAL ITEMS
  • Double-check the activity descriptions on the Extend website to ensure you are familiar with any special requirements. For example is your child attending a dress-up day? Do they need to bring a photo for a craft activity?
    PAY THE BEST RATE
  • If you're not already receiving Child Care Subsidy see our Child Care Subsidy page to learn more, and use our estimator to estimate your out of pocket expense.
  • Book 14 days or more in advance to receive the best rate. See our Terms and Conditions for more details.
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