Vacation Care

Adventure Day Camp

Vacation Care Hours

  • Child care:
    7:30 am – 5:30 pm
  • Formal activities:
    8:30 am – 3:30 pm

Next Available Dates

  • Week 1:

    13 to 17 December 2021

  • Week 2:

    20 to 24 December 2021

  • Week 3:

    4 to 7 January 2022

  • Week 4:

    10 to 14 January 2022

  • Week 5:

    17 to 21 January 2022 (Closed)

Cost

$75 per child per day, with an additional $15 for nominated special activities. Government rebates are available for this program through the Centrelink Childcare Subsidy.

Get ready for holiday fun at one of the most adventure-filled school holiday camps Brisbane will see. YMCA Camp Warrawee offers exciting daily vacation care Brisbane and Moreton Bay families have loved for years.

If archery, high ropes, rock climbing, canoeing and campfire cooking sound better than spending the holidays glued to the TV, Adventure Day Camp is for your kids!

Want to make memories for life? Book a day (or 10!) at a school holiday camp kids never want to leave!

Registration for December/January Vacation Care now open

We are taking bookings for the 2021 December/January Vacation Care Adventure Day Camp. Reserve a spot for your child today!

What's on at our Vacation Care?

Experience awesome activities on land, in the water and up in the air! Our action-packed program for 6-13 year olds is loads of fun, helps kids develop confidence and is a supportive environment to make friends. You won't find any school holiday camps in Brisbane like this!

YMCA Camp Warrawee is a qualified Vacation Care Brisbane provider, following the National Quality Framework ‘My Time Our Place’ educational principles - and having lots of fun while doing it. Read our Topline Program to discover specific everyday activities.

  • Adventure Activities

    Low ropes, high ropes, canoeing, indoor rockclimbing and more exhilarating adventure activities.

  • Outdoor Play

    Outdoor ‘bush play’ including shelter building, campfire cooking and orienteering.

  • Sports

    Archery, basketball, volleyball and swimming.

  • Games & Craft Activities

    Team challenges, fun competitions, take-home craft creations and more.

    How to book for Vacation Care

    Please fill out our Enrolment Form and Booking Form below and send back to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Our staff will get back to you and confirm the next steps. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to reach out.

    Parents' resources for our Adventure Day Camp

    BOOKING & PAYMENT
    • Due to the outdoor adventure activities offered, children must have turned six (6) before they will be accepted at this vacation care program.
    • Please advise any special needs or requirements for your child prior to vacation care and include a behaviour management plan if necessary so vacation care staff can familiarise themselves with your child's needs.
    • Fees must be paid in full the week after the school holiday period.
    • Credit cards, EFTPOS or EFT are accepted for payment.
    • Credit card details for payment can be provided on the bottom of page 1 of your application form.
    • There are no cash facilities available at the centre for payments.
    CENTRELINK CHILD CARE BENEFIT
    • Contact Centrelink to register.
    • Supply us with your date of birth, your family CRN and your child/children’s CRN.
    • Advise us if you have another child in care along with their name, date of birth, and CRN, or you will be charged for a single child fee.
    • Provide us exact and full information.

    YMCA CRN: 555 011 791T

    MEDICATION
    • An “Authorisation to Administer Medication” form (available at the office) is to be completed and handed into the office.
    • This form must accompany any prescription medication and/or over-the-counter medication that you supply for your child to take during vacation care.
    • All medication must be in the original medication container with your child’s name and correct dosage - this includes over-the-counter medication.
    • Please include a medical practitioner’s letter or pharmacist’s printed instructions for prescribed medication.
    DROP OFF AND PICK UP
    • Children need to be signed in on arrival and signed out on departure from vacation care. Written notification is required for anyone other than authorised persons on your application form to collect your child/ren. Photo identification will be required.
    • All children must be collected by 5.30pm or late fees will apply. Please advise the office of any changes to your plans e.g. non-attendance.
    • Parents are required to sign for any absent days on the attendance register.
    • In the case of unacceptable behaviour, children will be sent home without reimbursement.
    • Lost property will be held for one month after the end of the vacation care.
    • The YMCA accepts no responsibility for lost or stolen goods.
    • Our staffing services are in accordance with regulation requirements: a ratio of 1 adult to 15 children.
    WHAT TO BRING TO OUR CAMP

    We are big advocates for sun-safety!

    • All children must wear shirts with sleeves
    • A full brim hat
    • Fully enclosed shoes (e.g. joggers)

    Old clothes are recommended
    dirty clothes = lots of fun!

    • Day pack to carry belongings in
    • Water bottle (essential)
    • SPF30+ sunscreen
    • Togs, towel & water shoes (n/a for winter program)
    • Spare clothes (extra shirt /shorts/underwear)

    Do not wear:

    • Baseball style caps
    • Strappy or singlet tops
    • Thongs
    • Sandals
    • Crocs
    • Strapless or backless shoes

    Parents/carers of children wearing any of these items will be asked to return with appropriate clothing.

    Please label all belongings.

    Special dietary requirements – must be supplied from home (e.g. gluten free bread & snacks).

    81 Byrnes Road North, Joyner QLD 4500
    YMCA Camping is a division of the Y Brisbane (YMCA Brisbane).