Teenage School Holiday Program: Summer 2022-23

  • Our Teenage School Holiday program is open to young people aged 12 to 17 years. 
  • Activities are held across Cardinia Shire during the school holidays. Most activities are low cost or free. 
  • A bus service to and from some activities from selected locations is available. 
  • Bookings for all activities are essential. Please book using the online form. 

My Place Youth Centre is open for reduced hours during school holidays, from 1pm to 5pm. Please note the centre is a drug, alcohol, vaping and smoking-free zone. 

Monday 16 January - Kemizo 

Kemizo is an indoor entertainment centre featuring a games arcade, rollerskating rink, laser tag arena and rock climbing walls!

Cost: $30 
Location:  Kemizo Entertainment Centre, 1/100 Bald Hill Road, Pakenham    
Time: 1:30pm - 4pm. Please arrive 10 minutes earlier to meet with staff at the entrance.  
Lunch:  Lunch packs will be provided by Kemizo. Refer to the booking form for selections and list any dietary requirements 
What to bring: Socks must be worn at all times. Comfy clothes for activities 


Tuesday 17 January – Magic: The Gathering 

Come together for a game filled with strategic battles and unique card decks!

Cost:  Free 
Location:  Meet at MyPlace Youth Centre 10 minutes before start time. We will walk down to The Point as a group and walk back together (The Point is located at the corner of Main St and McGregor Rd Pakenham)
Time: 1pm - 4pm  
Lunch: Snacks and water will be provided 
What to bring: You will need to bring your own Magic the Gathering Card Deck  (there, will be no spares to borrow on the day) 


Wednesday 18 January – Real life board games  

Cost:  Free 
Location: My Place Youth Centre (5–7 Main St, Pakenham) 
Time: 1:30pm to 3:30pm  
What to bring: Wear comfy clothes and shoes as we will be moving around a lot. Snacks and water will be provided


Thursday 19 January – Op shop treasure hunt  

Cost:  $8 
Location:  Leaving from My Place 5 – 7 Main St Pakenham                    
Time: 10am to 4pm. The bus will be leaving at 10am, please arrive 10 minutes early to sign in
What to bring:  A packed lunch or money for lunch and money for shopping. If you need a lunch provided, please contact My Place Youth Centre before Monday 16 January                         

Monday 23 January – Skate deck design 

Cost: Free 
Location:  My Place Youth Centre (5–7 Main St, Pakenham)  
Time: 1:30pm - 3:30pm  
What to bring: Please bring a hat, this activity will be held outdoors. Safety wear, gloves, and aprons will be provided on the day. 


Tuesday 24 January - Gumbuya World 

Please arrive at Gumbuya World at 9.45am (gates open at 10am). There will be 2 staff members waiting out the front to take your attendance and give you a wristband for the day.  

Staff will be at the front of Gumbuya World at 3.30pm with young people for collection                                 

Cost:  $40 
Location:  2705 Princes Highway, Tynong North  
Time: 10am - 3:30pm  
Lunch:  Lunch packs will be provided by Gumbuya World. Refer to the booking form for selections and list any dietary requirements. A bottle of water will be provided at the start of the day 
What to bring: A hat, bathers, towel, change of clothes, and appropriate shoes for the rides and water  


Wednesday 25 January – Rag bags and more! 

Cost: Free 
Location: My Place Youth Centre (5-7 Main St, Pakenham) 
Time: 1:30pm to 3:30pm  

1. Complete the 2023 annual consent form 

You need to submit an annual consent form every calendar year.  If you haven't submitted one yet for 2023, please complete the online form. 

If you’ve already submitted one for 2023, you don’t need to submit it again until 2024.   

You can also download a form and return it to the Youth Services Team.


2. Complete the summer activities booking form 

You can complete the activities form online or by downloading a copy and returning it to the Youth Services Team.

Contact My Place on 1800 496 884  or email myplace@cardinia.vic.gov.au  

Bookings for our next Teenage School Holiday Program aren't open yet, but you can email us at MyPlace@cardinia.vic.gov.au and we'll let you know when it's time to book!

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