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 Clare's Primary School, Thomastown West

Address: Harbard Street | Thomastown | VIC | 3074
Operating Hours: 8:00am - 6:00pm
Session Fee *: $ 85.00. Out-of-pocket expense is lower with Child Care Subsidy.
* Fees are per child per session. Extra fee for excursions / incursions.


Image Pizza
Yum! Join us in the Extend Master Chef kitchen as we created our tasty pizzas. What toppings will you be including?
Image Mini Athletics
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 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.
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.
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 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.
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Image Fizzing Ice Cubes
Watch in astonishment as the colourful ice cubes fizzle as a result of a chemical reaction.
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 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 Malahang Reserve Playground and Ralph Breaks 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 + $24.00
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 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 Mini Golf
Practice your golfing skills and become as 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 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 Dodgeball
Test your speed, agility and aiming skills 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 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 Wind Chimes
Put your artistic skills to the challenge with our Extend Exclusive take home gift. Create your own colourful and Wind Chimesand impress your family with the fancy new addition to the home.
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 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 Teddy Bears Picnic
Come along dressed in your best picnic outfit with a prize for the best dressed! Bring along your favourite teddy bear or toy to enjoy an afternoon summer picnic. Celebrate with party games and party food!
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Image Movie Masks
Create and design a mask of your favourite Hollywood character. Get your artistic juices flowing as you make a Spiderman, Shrek, or even an Avatar mask!
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.
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 Melted Bead Suncatcher
Get the most out of the sun rays with this nifty Extend Exclusive take home gift.
Image Sports Carnival Games
It's summertime and the sun is shining, it's the perfect time to be outdoors at the Extend Squad sports carnival. Participate in a range of activities including beach ball and water balloon and hula hoop games, challenge your friends and have a blast!
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 Water Fun Party
Welcome to the Extend Squad Water Park! Water limbo, water balloon volleyball, spraychestra and foot freeze. Fun for everyone.
Image Rain Clouds
Have you ever wonder why it rains? This science experiment is the perfect way to teach children about weather cycles and how rain forms.
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Image CLOSED
Image Moon Sand
Go on a journey to outer space as you learn how to make moon sand during an unmissable science experiment.
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.
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
Image Popcorn Basketball
Become a pro shooter as you participate in this fast-paced energetic version of basketball. Adapted to all ages.
Image Glitter Globes
There something so mesmerising about glitter globes. Join us to today and create your own shiny, shimmery ball of delight.
Bonus Play
Artbox create and design, fun indoor challenges and competitive team games
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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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