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Vacation Program Port Stephens

July Vacation Program Dates

8th - 12th (Monday to Friday)
15th - 19th (Monday to Friday)
22nd - 26th (Monday to Friday)

Operating Hours: 7:30am - 6:00pm
Cost: $83.90 (CCS Eligible)
See our Fee Policy

*Our Vacation Program Schedule will be released at the beginning of June.

Monday TuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday

8th July

Wheelie Day

Bring scooter or bike. Close toed shoes and helmet required.

9th July

Lego Master’s Incursion

Watching: The Lego Movie (PG)

10th July

Toboggin Hill Park Excursion

Arrive by 9:30am

11th July

Amazing Machines

12th July

Be a Firefighter! Incursion


Arrive by 10am

15th July

PJ Party!

16th July

Crazy Sock and Puppet Day Incursion


17th July

Tie-Dye Day

Please bring white shirt or towel to dye.

18th July

Star Wars Day

Watching: The Phantom Menace (PG) or Abominable (G)

19th July

Revolution Sports Park Excursion

Arrive by 9:30am

22nd July

Movie Making Day

23rd July

Heroes in Training

Watching: The Incredibles (PG)

24th July

Koala Sanctuary Incursion

25th July

Bush Ranger Day

26th July

Scottie’s Cinema Excursion

Watching Despicable Me 4 (PG)

Arrive by 9:30am


Vacation Program

Saints Academy vacation program caters for primary school aged children up to 12 years old.

Our vacation program has been designed with activities to engage inquisitive minds, get children physically active and discover interests. Vacation program provides opportunities for building friendships, developing talents and interests, and engaging in exciting adventure opportunities. Our programs are developed by qualified educators and aim to provide a wide variety of experiences for all children to enjoy.


We know that children thrive on excitement and adventure at the vacation programs. That's why we've designed incursion days that are both fun and educational, giving children a chance to explore new ideas and experiences in a safe and supportive environment.


We believe that every day can be an adventure! That's why we're always planning exciting excursions for our children to enjoy. Each excursion day is carefully planned with age-appropriate activities that promote learning, socialisation, and teamwork skills.

Vacation Program FAQ

General Information for Families:

For parents who have children attending who require medication during the day:
As per the normal school day, if your child takes medication before or during school, we require that they continue this medication on days they attend the Vacation Program. Like school, the Vacation Program is a complex relational environment, and we find that students thrive best when they continue their normal medication schedule when attending. If your child attends unmedicated, they may be asked to be picked up early. If you require this, please contact us so we can arrange the correct paperwork for us to administer medication onsite.

For parents who have children attending on one of our incursion or excursion days:
If you have a child attending on an incursion or excursion day you will be required to sign an authorisation form at drop off. The authorisation form gives authority for your child/ren to participate in the incursion or excursion on that day. You must sign this form at drop off to participate and attend that day. The authorisation form will be located next to the sign in Ipad on the morning of care.

The service mobile phone will be operational and the main contact number during the vacation program. The service mobile phone number is: 02 4919 5429
0493 977 465 (Vacation Program Excursions only).

Parents are to provide morning tea and lunch for students. Saints Academy will provide afternoon tea as per the normal After School Program menu. For ideas for healthy lunchboxes click this link.

What to Wear
Please ensure all items of clothing are clearly labelled and provide a jumper during cooler days, as we spend significant time outdoors, weather permitting. Children must wear ENCLOSED SHOED and have a HAT each day. Children are not permitted to wear thongs or sandals.

Signing Children in/out
As per the After School Program, children are to be signed in and out on the Kiosk on the iPad located at the entrance to Saints Academy. If there are any irregular pickup arrangements, please update your authorised pickups in My Family Lounge and/or let your service know over email.

Hours of Operation and Cost:
Please note that our program begins at 7.30am and concludes at 6:00pm. The daily fee for each day is charged at $83.90 a day (minus your CCS entitlement), incursion and excursions are an extra cost and are not CCS eligible.