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School holiday activities for young people aged between 12 - 25 in Baw Baw Shire starts on 11 April 2023

Baw Baw Shire Council partners with local youth organisations and facilities for an engaging autumn school holiday program for ages 12-25.

By news@gippsland - 29th March 2023 - Back to News

Baw Baw Shire Council has teamed up with local youth organisations and community facilities to deliver an autumn school holiday program that's sure to keep Baw Baw's young people active and entertained. Commencing Tuesday 11 April, young people aged between 12 - 25 are encouraged to join in the range of free and low-cost events, activities and workshops.

Explore the Autumn school holiday activities with a variety of youth events in Baw Baw Shire starting on 11 April 2023

Explore the Autumn school holiday activities with a variety of youth events in Baw Baw Shire starting on 11 April 2023

Youthful fun holiday activities

Here's a preview on what's on offer over the big two weeks:

Sport and recreation

  • GippSport's program of activities includes supervised games of soccer, finska, bocce ball and basketball at the Warragul Leisure Centre
  • Gippsland United Basketball Clinic provides the opportunity to sharpen basketball skills with Gippsland United players and coaches at the Warragul Leisure Centre
  • YMCA Inflatable Fun Day with giant inflatables at the Warragul Leisure Centre
  • Family Tai Chi classes at the Warragul Leisure Centre
  • All Aboard Skateboard Sessions for beginners and pros at the Drouin Skate Park

West Gippsland Arts Centre

  • Little Wing Puppets presents The Fish That Wanted To Fly. In this story you meet a little fish whose lagoon is drying up. All the other fish have left, and she wants to learn how to fly so she can see them again
  • Aladdin Jr Presented by Warragul Youth Theatre. Based on the 1992 Academy-Award winning film and the 2014 hit Broadway show about the "diamond in the rough" street rat who learns that his true worth lies deep within

Tickets for each show can be purchased from West Gippsland Arts Centre.

Arts and crafts

  • Street Art Workshop where attendees will be guided through street art with an experienced artist at Drouin Library
  • Printmaking Art Workshop with Helen Timbury involving drawing, designing, carving into soft lino and then printing the block onto calico fabric and paper to take home. Taking place at the Warragul Goods Shed
  • Art Workshop with Marc McBride at Drouin and Warragul Library
  • Watercolour Bookmarks at Drouin Library where attendees will use watercolour pencils to paint flower designs on bookmarks
  • Box Robots using everyday recycled materials like boxes, old CDs, lids, egg cartons and lots of other items and craft material to invent and build your own box robot at Warragul Library
  • Lil Easel Arts - Paint and Play for Easter themed painting and crafts at the Robin Hood Inn, Drouin

Some activities require bookings in advance. For more information, visit the School Holiday Activities page.

Work with local organisations

Mayor Cr Annemarie McCabe said, "We are excited to partner with many local organisations to provide a variety of school holiday activities and events for the youth of Baw Baw Shire."

"The schedule is jam packed, so I encourage you to check out what's on offer and book ahead for the activities that interest you, to avoid missing out!" Ms McCabe said.

Pictures from Baw Baw Shire Council website.


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