Teenage School Holiday Program

Our Teenage School Holiday program is for young people aged 12 to 17 years. 

  • Activities are held across Cardinia Shire during the school holidays. Most activities are low cost or free. 
  • Transport to and from some activities from selected locations may be available. Please contact My Place Youth Centre for further information.
  • Bookings for all activities are essential. Please book using the online form. 
  • My Place Youth Facility is open for reduced hours during school holidays, from 1pm to 5pm.

More info: Things you need to know about the summer holiday program

Tuesday 16 January – Tennis Day

Cost: Free
Location: Pakenham Regional Tennis Centre, 11 Webster Way Pakenham
Meeting Point: Please arrive 10 minutes earlier, at the entrance to the Tennis Centre
Time: 1:30pm to 3:30pm
What to bring: Sneakers or appropriate footwear, comfortable/appropriate clothing, and a hat.

Wednesday 17 January – Digital Photo Scavenger Hunt @ Lakeside Pakenham                                                                                   

Cost: Free
Location: 40 Lakeside Blvd, Pakenham
Meeting Point: Please arrive 10 minutes earlier, at the entrance to the Cardinia Cultural Centre
Time: 1:30pm to 3:30pm
What to bring: A hat, suitable footwear - there will be a lot of walking for this activity

Thursday 18 January – Harry Potter Party @The Point

Cost: Free
Location: The Point, Cnr McGregor Rd and Main St Pakenham
Time: 1:30pm to 4pm
What to bring: Yourself - dress up as your favourite Harry Potter character, if you wish

Friday 19 January – Games and Pizza @The Pakenham Library

Cost: Free
Location: The Library, Cnr John St and Henry St Pakenham
Time: 6:30pm to 8:30pm
What to bring:  Your appetite and sense of fun
Website: Pakenham Library - myli

Tuesday 23 January – Cricut Crafting  

Cost: Free
Location: My Place, 5 – 7 Main St Pakenham
Time: 1:30pm to 3:30pm
What to bring: Your creative flare

Wednesday 24 January – Gumbuya World

Cost:  $35
Location: Gumbuya World, 2705 Princes Hwy Tynong North
Meeting Point: Please meet at the entrance to Gumbuya World
Time: 9.45am to 3:30pm
What to bring:  Appropriate shoes for walking, rides and water area. A towel, hat and bathers/swimming clothes
Website: Welcome to Gumbuya World, The Newest Theme Park in Melbourne!

Thursday 25 January – Cooking

Cost: Free
Location:  My Place, 5 – 7 Main St Pakenham
Time: 1.30pm to 3.30pm
What to bring: A container in case there are leftovers   

1. Complete the 2024 annual consent form 

You need to submit an annual consent form every calendar year.  

  • If you haven't submitted one yet for 2024, please complete the form.
  • If you’ve already submitted one for 2024, you don’t need to submit it again until 2025.   

Online form – 2024 Annual Consent
Download a form – 2024 Annual Consent

2. Complete the Summer activities booking form 

Online form – Summer 2024 Activities Booking Form
Download a form – Summer 2024 Activities Booking Form 


Contact 1800 496 884 or mail@cardinia.vic.gov.au