Youth Holiday Program

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    About This Service

    Yarra Ranges Youth deliver holiday programs four times per year offering a wide range of activities within each term break.

    Past programs have included high ropes, paintball, laser tag, bubble soccer, surfing, skim boarding, go karting, live TV audiences, pottery, jewelry making, gaming comps and terrarium building just to name a few! Skate, music and culutural events are also featured in the programming as well throughout the year.

    All activities are subsidised and open for young people aged 1217 who live, work or study in the Yarra Ranges. Spots are limited and vailable on a first-in-first served basis via booking over the phone or in person at a Council community link.

    All activites are staffed by council youth workers, first aide is provided by the team or other providers where appropriate, food is generally not provided unless specified. Free transport is supplied by Council and availble from selected area's for young people to attend who live in remote or isaoletd area's. (eg. Yarra Junction, Healesville, Upwey)

      • Service Provider

        Yarra Ranges Youth

      • Service Name

        Youth Holiday Program

      • Service Address

        216-218 Main St, Lilydale

      • Phone

        9294 6825

      • Email

        s.daly@yarraranges.vic.gov.au

      • Service Area

        Yarra Ranges,Hills,Urban,Valley

      • Service Hours

        Day activities during the school holiday term breaks Summer January 5 - 25th 2017 Autumn 2017 - TBA Winter - 2017 TBA Spring - 2017 TBA

      • Age Group

        12 - 17

      • Service Type

        INDIVIDUAL

      • Website

        http://www.yarraranges.vic.gov.au/youth

      • Service For

        Young people who live/work/study in Yarra Ranges aged between 12-17

      • Languages (other than English)

        English

      • Disability Access

        Young people requiring a support person or personal carer are welcome to attend. Carer's attending with a young person are not charged to come along. Wheelchair accessible transport is available (upon request). In some cases holiday program activities may not be suitable for all abilities. We make every effort to ensure our activities are inclusive wherever possible however there are occasions when an event may not be suitable. We ask that consideration be given to whether the activity is an appropriate match for the young person.

      • Drop In Service

        No

      • Outreach

        No

      • Outpost

        No

      • Costs

        Low Cost/No Cost

      • Public Transport Information

        Transport is available from Sherbrooke Family & Children's Center (Upwey), Healesville LIbrary & Community Link, The Yarra Center (Yarra Junction) and Yarra Ranges Youth Main St office (Lilydale) Bus stops are located at/very near each facility and train stations are brief walk from the Lilydale & Upwey locations.

    More information for teachers, wellbeing staff and service professionals

      • Participation Type

        Voluntary

      • Secondary Consult

        No

      • Specific Exclusions

        Young people under the age of 12 years or 18+ (at the time of the event) will not be permitted to attend. Drugs & Alcohol are not permitted on any activity and young people presenting as substance affected will not be allowed to participate. Council has a strict no-bullying policy and young people found behaving against this can be sent home or refused to attend.

      • Funding Limit?

        Ongoing

      • Who Can Refer

        Self referral, parent/guardian, Other service, School

      • Emergency Referral and Intake Process

        Young people under the age of 12 years or 18+ (at the time of the event) will not be permitted to attend. Drugs & Alcohol are not permitted on any activity and young people presenting as substance affected will not be allowed to participate. Council has a strict no-bullying policy and young people found behaving against this can be sent home or refused to attend.

      • E-Referral Option

        No

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