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.

St Gertrude's Primary School, Smithfield

Address: 1 - 11 Justin Street | Smithfield | NSW | 2164
Operating Hours: 8:00am - 6:00pm
Session Fee *: $ 77.00. Out-of-pocket expense is lower with Child Care Subsidy.
* Fees are per child per session. Extra fee for excursions / incursions.


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 Slime
Channel your inner mad scientist as you learn how to make your own gooey glow-in-the-dark slime! Master the secret method and turn off the lights to see what your slime looks like.
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
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.
Image MasterChef Challenge
It's a bake off! Children will work in teams to design and bake the best dessert they can! Will your team be the winner?
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
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!
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!
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Image Treasure Chest Quest
Challenge children’s mental ability as they move through ancient historical worlds. They will be immersed in an imaginative world searching for clues and props to help them on their journey to discover the codes to unlock their treasure!
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Session Fee + $20.00
Image Vaucluse House and Gardens
Ever wondered how people lived in the 19th century? Find all the answers as you explore the rooms of the Vauclouse House. There's a chance to venture outside and explore the beautiful gardens say ‘hello’ to the farm animals and play traditional games such as quoits, croquet and hula hoops in the paddock.
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Session Fee + $22.00
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 Build Your Own Boat Challenge
Are you ready for the challenge? Create your very own foil boat and compete against your friends to test your building skills. Will your boat be the strongest or will it float the longest?
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Image Carnival Party
It's summertime and the sun is shining, it's the perfect time to be outdoors at the Extend Squad carnival. Participate in a range of activities including a treasure hunt, musical chairs and pin the tail on the donkey, challenge your friends and have a blast!
Image Capture The Flag
Test your speed and team work 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.
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 Mini Athlethics
The Extend Mini Athletics has arrived and you're competing! Participate in competitive games of relays and races and test your skills in long jump or discus. Adapted for children of all ages.
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Image The Ian Potter Wild Play Garden
Run, jump, play, learn and discover the wild side of life. Immerse yourself in the wonder of nature with dry creek beds, an artesian water play area, a bamboo forest, banksia tunnels, turtle mounds and Centennial Park’s first treehouse. Bring your own packed lunch for a picnic in the park.
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Session Fee + $10.00
Image Pet Rocks
Create your very own rock pet! Unleash your imagination and creativity as we use rocks and paint to bring to life our very own pet rocks. Will yours be a lady bug, or a beetle or even a bee?
Image Zucchini Brownies
Have you ever tried combining zucchini with chocolate? This crazy combination tastes delicious and makes a mean brownie! Come along to see what the fuss is all about.
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Image The Crazy Scientist Presents Wacky Science
Explore the wonderful world of science as you take part in in our Mad Scientists workshop. Incorporating dry ice demonstrations, safe hands-on experiments, instant snow eruptions, popping test tubes and spinning gyroscopes, witness a range of science demonstrations that will blow your mind!
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Session Fee + $20.00
Image Dancing Worms
Did you know worms can dance? Unleash your inner scientist as we watch worms come alive before our eyes in a mesmerizing science experiment testing chemical reactions.
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.
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
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.
Image Balloon Volleyball
What do you get when you swap a volleyball with a balloon? Guaranteed laughs and a great team challenge to keep the balloon off the ground!
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Image DIY Television
Want to get your kids off screens? Get them involved in making this cardboard box television. They can put their own drawings on the screen and scroll through them when it's finished.
Image Melted Bead Suncatcher
Get the most out of the sun rays with this nifty Extend Exclusive take home gift.
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Image Street Dance
It's time to get your groove on in this fun session of street dancing. Learn all the moves and participate in dance based games, routines and even a real "dance-off" battle!
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Session Fee + $20.00
Image Calmsley Hill City Farm
Enjoy spectacular shows and exhibits at the Calmsley Hill City Farm and get up close and personal to the farmyard animals. Take your seat in the shade and for a packed lunch picnic.
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 Fizzing Ice Cubes
Watch in astonishment as the colourful ice cubes fizzle as a result of a chemical reaction.
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Image CLOSED
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 Unicorn Party
It's a unicorn party and you're invited! Join in the fun with our magical and fun themed unicorn games. There will be plenty of glitter and rainbows.
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
LEGEND Bus Bus Excursion Bus Incursion Walking Walking
Craft Craft Games Sport / Games Cooking Cooking Science Science
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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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