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.

Holy Spirit Community School, Ringwood

Address: 120 Oban Road | Ringwood North | VIC | 3134
Operating Hours: 7:00am - 6:00pm
Session Fee *: $ 58.00. Out-of-pocket expense is lower with Child Care Subsidy.
* Fees are per child per session. Extra fee for excursions / incursions.


Image Erupting Volcanoes
Today we'll create a mountainous scene complete with volcanos. The children's eyes will widen and faces light up as we test a cool chemical reaction and watch the volcano's frothy lava spill out! Requested by Talia.
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. Requested by Sahara.
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Image Chocolate Banana Ice Cream
If you love bananas and you love ice cream then you don't want to miss out on this sweet activity! Requested by Zoe and Olivia M.
Image Dodgeball
Test your speed, agility and accuracy in this popular team game that will keep you on your toes! Aim for your opponents and dodge the ball! Safe and adapted for children of all ages.
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Image Holiday Party
We're throwing a huge Holiday party to celebrate different end of year holidays - Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa - and you're invited! Enjoy party food, games and activities. It's the party you don't want to miss!
Image Key Rings
What school bag is complete without a fancy key ring? Design your very own personalised key ring to show off to all your friends!
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Image Screen Printed Canvas Bags
Learn the tricks to screen print your very own tote bag. Reveal your one-of-a-kind masterpiece to your Extend Squad friends!
Image Choc Chip Cookies
This is one you won't want to miss: making deliciously mouth-watering chocolate chip cookies! Need we say more? Requested by Zoe and Alyssa.
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 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 Slime Time
Slime you say!? Who doesn't love slime! Glittering slime, glow in the dark slime, magnetic slime and so much more. Enjoy the many wonderful textures, styles, colours and more with this entire program dedicated to mess and fun. As if that isn't enough, let’s get the targets out and throw this slime around! (Suitable for all ages).
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Session Fee + $20.00
Image Belgrave Lake Park and Ralph Wrecks The Internet
Time to get active as you run, climb and explore the play equipment! Build up an apetite for a lunch at the playground. 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 + $25.50
Image Aqua Party
Cool off with our fun filled water themed party afternoon. Make your own rainstick, icy poles, and challenge yourself with our water based games!
Image Painting Mugs
You don't need to buy a funny or inspirational mug when you can create your own. Personalise a mug with your name or a picture and make it as bright as a rainbow!
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Image Floam
Back by popular demand! Channel your inner mad scientist as you learn how to combine foam and slime to make your own fun and colourful floam.
Image DIY Raw Chocolate
Did you know you can make your own chocolate from scratch? Learn how easy this can be and how to make chocolate healthy... or should we say healthier! Requested by Gracie and Rachel.
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Image Splashtastic Water Games
Cool down this summer with the ultimate action-packed water-based party games! Participant in a fun-filled activities including water run, steal the water, water team tag and much more! Recommended children bring a towel and change of clothing.
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Session Fee + $20.00
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 Photo Frame
Using colored tissue paper or beads and sparkles we'll make a striking picture frame that adds a gorgeous pop of colour to your desk or bookshelf.
Image Water Games
Have a blast with a bunch of water-based games and experiments. Experiment with sensory play, floating boats and more. Safe and adapted to children of all ages.
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Image Rainbow Paper
Make rainbow paper that changes colour as the paper is tipped back and forth in sunlight! Create gorgeous rainbow patterns and designs while learning the basics of thin film interference.
Image Intergalactic Space Party
It's party time space invaders. Come along to our intergalactic space party for an out of world experience!
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Image Ice Chocolates & Chocolate Milkshakes
Cool down today with a delicious chocolate drink you'll make yourself. Can you choose between an ice chocolate or a chocolate milkshake? Requested by Chloe M.
Image DIY Kaleidoscope
Learn all about light and reflections by making your own colourful kaleidoscope. Turn your kaleidoscope and watch the designs change. Requested by Chloe, Talia and Rylie.
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 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. Requested by Zoe and Liv.
Image DIY Dream Catchers
Create a gorgeous dreamcatcher using fabric scraps, feathers, beads and more. Requested by Ava V.
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 Dress Up Movie Party
Dress up like your favourite movie characters and make your own mini theatre with popcorn included! Play acting games including: "Lights Camera Action" and everyone's favourite "Pictionary". Requested by Olivia M, Alyssa, Liv and Liam
Image Group Challenges
Get your team building skills on during these fun group challenges suitable for all ages. Events will include: egg and spoon races, costume relays, treasure hunts and the "zero gravity" where children work together as a team to keep the ball from falling off the sheet.
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Image CLOSED
Image Henna Painting
Today we'll be making a 'henna-style' paste in a fun, easy way. The children will use their creativity to design an artistic pattern to apply to their skin. NOTE: facepaint will be used in place of traditional henna. Requested by Olivia and Sahara
Image Sparkle Glitter Dance Party
Come dressed in your sparkles and glitter gear and break it down on the dance floor with glow sticks and glitter face paint. Join in on party games and party food. Requested by Talia, Claire, Ava, Sahara and Liv
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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