Teen school holiday program booking information

Bookings open 9am Monday 7 December and close 9am Monday 14 December 2020.

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Important notice

For the continued safety of young people and our broader community, Glen Eira City Council reserves the absolute discretion to postpone, modify or cancel any school holiday activity in accordance with State or Commonwealth Government guidance, directions or health advice. Additionally, school holiday activities will run at a reduced duration and capacity and are subject to Council’s COVID-19 safety protocols and guidelines. Please note that all attendees must comply with Council’s COVID-19 safety protocols and guidelines.

If your activity is postponed, modified or cancelled in accordance with the above, you will be notified prior to the commencement of the activity.

Emergency contact number for all activities: 0466 865 968

Booking information

  • The Glen Eira Teen School Holiday is open to young people aged 12 – 18 years old. All participants must Live, Work or Study in the City of Glen Eira
  • Bookings for activities are made online only and places are limited.
  • All bookings once made are considered final, non-transferable and non-refundable.
  • If your child requires additional support to participate in the Teen School Holiday program, please contact 9524 3676 to discuss activities and support requirements before booking.
  • Program terms and conditions will apply and can be found on the Trybooking page. Please read these carefully before booking.
  • Participation forms, Permission to leave forms and waivers will be sent out via email once a booking is made.
  • Bookings are not secured until necessary forms have been completed and returned to Glen Eira Youth Services before bookings close.

General Information

  • All staff for the Glen Eira Teen School Holiday Program are fully qualified youth workers. At least one staff member will have a level two first aid qualification.
  • All participants need to be signed in and out at pick up and drop off, unless otherwise arranged with youth workers
  • Permission to leave must be provided before the day of the activity in written format.
  • Participants will be responsible for their own belongings, including money and valuables at each activity.
  • Activities will go ahead subject to weather conditions. As activities will mostly be held outdoors during these holidays, if it is deemed too hot or wet, or if air quality is compromised, Youth Services reserves the right to cancel all activities and will endeavour to hold an online event instead.

COVID-19 Guidelines and Information

  • All staff and participants must wear facemasks at all times during the program when indoors and when maintain 1.5m distance is not possible.
  • Seating markers will be placed by staff at a distance of at least 1.5m. Participants must maintain social distancing at all times.
  • Participants are required to bring their own water bottle. No drinks will be shared, and no food is to be eaten during the program.
  • All equipment will be sanitised by staff before the programs and must not be shared during the duration of the program.

Activities will be held outdoors, where possible.

Getting to the Drop off and Pick Locations

Bentleigh Mckinnon Youth Centre
1-5 Higgins Road, Bentleigh
Public Transport: Walking distance from Bentleigh Train Station or Bus No. 701 Oakleigh - Bentleigh via Mackie Road & Brady Road

Glaze it Studio
328a Glen Eira Road, Elsternwick
Public Transport: Walking distance from Bus no. 623 Glen Waverley - St Kilda via Mount Waverley & Chadstone & Carnegie and Bus no. 605 Gardenvale - City (Queen St).

Glen Eira Sports and Aquatic Centre
200 E Boundary Road, Bentleigh East 
Public Transport: Walking distance from Bus no. 627 Moorabbin Station – Chadstone SC via Bentleigh and Bus no. 822 Chadstone SC - Sandringham via Murrumbeena & Southland SC.  

Classic Cinemas (Elsternwick)
9 Gordon Street, Elsternwick
Public Transport: Walking distance from Elsternwick Station (Sandringham Line), – Chadstone SC via Bentleigh and Bus no. 822 Chadstone SC - Sandringham via Murrumbeena & Southland SC and 67 Tram, Melbourne University – Carnegie.

For further information please contact Glen Eira Youth Services on (03) 9524 3676 or email youthservices@gleneira.vic.gov.au