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Guide to school holiday activities in Camberwell Junction

Guide to school holiday activities in Camberwell Junction

As the school bell rings for the final time before the much-anticipated break, parents find themselves at the intersection of excitement and anticipation, pondering the perennial question: How can we keep the kids entertained during the school holidays?

Fear not, for our school holiday guide is here to share the possibilities that can transform these breaks into memorable family adventures.

School holidays are not merely a hiatus from the academic grind; they represent a golden opportunity for families to forge stronger bonds through shared experiences and laughter. This guide will help you to navigate the landscape of possibilities, ensuring your child’s school holidays is not just enjoyable but also enriching.

From creative workshops that unleash the artistic prowess within your little ones to cinema screenings that spark a sense of adventure, there are several different activities designed to captivate every child.

Here’s what’s on in Camberwell Junction these school holidays:

When are the upcoming school holidays?

The next school holidays will be from December 21, 2023 to January 29, 2024.

School holiday piano program

Sharon Davis Music provides classes for children from four years through to adults at her Camberwell Rd premises throughout the year to help students love music. For the school holiday program, you can enjoy daily 30-minute group piano classes at Sharon Davis Music in Camberwell Junction (max 6 per group), in a fully equipped studio.

Participants are grouped by age and piano experience (beginners welcome). Also fun art and craft activities and music education games to keep kids engaged and entertained.

Enjoy a mini performance on the last day.

Dates: January 16 – 18, 2024 from 9.30am to 3.30pm

Bookings: Call 0485 878 151 or book online.

January holiday workshops at Viva School of Music

Want to keep creativity flowing throughout the school holidays? Sign up for Viva School of Music school holiday workshops and keep your children entertained and learning in a fun and motivating way.

The school is running workshops in January in 50-minute blocks and you can purchase a package of classes or just come to one or two. Some classes will progress in levels from 1 to 3 held on the same or consecutive days.

Classes will cover song writing, music production, piano improvisation, music reading and more.

Dates: January 22 – 25, 2024 from 10am to 5pm

Bookings: Get pricing details and timetable information online.

School holiday classes at Rachel Grove Art Studio

Self-taught artist Rachel Grove set up her Camberwell Rd studio earlier this year to provide classes for children and adults. She is offering a selection of school holiday classes and fun activities including:

Polymer clay Christmas ornaments: Monday, December 18 from 9am to 3pm

Christmas card painting: Wednesday, December 20 from 10am to 2pm

Get creative with Christmas craft (open to all skill levels). Ask about the January holiday classes.

Contact Rachel Grove Art Studio.

School holiday two-day workshops

Bob Till You Drop at the Camberwell Community Centre. A structured performing arts workshop with rotating classes each day.

Professional entertainers will conduct classes to increase each child’s skills in singing, dancing and acting, plus additional classes such as science, arts and craft, team challenges and self-motivation to break up the day with variety.

On the second day, the children will perform a concert where family and friends can witness their new found talents. Each child is presented with a graduation certificate. 5 to 12 years.

Dates and times: January 18, 19, 22 and 23 from 9am to 5pm.

Bookings: Get tickets here.

Migration: Advance screening sessions at Rivoli Cinemas

Tickets are now on sale for the family blockbuster Migration. See it first at advance screenings at the Rivoli. Take flight into the unknown with a funny, feathered family vacation like no other in this new original comedy from Illumination, the creators of Minions, Despicable Me and Sing.

From a screenplay by Mike White, the Emmy winning creator of The White Lotus, the film stars a top-flight cast including Kumail Nanjiani, Elizabeth Banks, Awkwafina, Keegan-Michael Key, David Mitchell and Danny DeVito. In cinemas Boxing Day. Tickets will sell fast, so secure your seats now!

Dates: December 21 – 24.

Bookings: Get tickets here.

Check Rivoli Cinemas’ program for the holiday period for other exciting children’s movies.


View more school holiday activities and programs on our offers page.