Summer School Holiday Activities 2017

Monday 19 December 2016 to Thursday 26 January 2017

Summer is here, the new year is fast approaching and so are the summer school holidays!

We recently put a shout-out for all the awesome things that can help fill your summer school holiday break throughout the Greater Port Macquarie area, and this is what we’ve found so far. If there is anything else to add here, please let us know.

School holiday activities

Summer school holiday activities in Greater Port Macquarie area include:

Little Chefs School Holiday Workshops

Little Chefs School Holiday Workshops Greater Port Macquarie

Little Chefs Workshops are about providing children with skills to last a lifetime, encourage creativity, give them an appreciation of where food comes from and its exciting (and tasty!) possibilities. It’s about promoting pleasure through flavour and texture, and encourage children to talk and think about food in ways that employ all the senses.

Kids Cooking Class

For kids 8 to 16 years old. All kids cooking classes are held at The Creative Hub, Level 1 Port Central in Port Macquarie at the cost of $15.00 per child per session. Booking essential, spots are limited.

Coloured Pasta
  • Dates TBA from 10:30am – 12:00pm
Sushi Class
  • Dates TBA from 10:30am – 12:00pm

Bookings essential: 02 5525 1000 or lchurcher@gowings.com
More information: Nick’s Cooking Classes


Out There Creative Kids Holiday Art Workshops

Out There Creative Kids Holiday Art Workshops aim to inspire creativity and exploration of art materials and art techniques, using an amazing array of natural and recycled materials to create fun artworks.

  • Dates TBA
    Out There Creative Space, 45 Wallace Street, Wauchope
    6 – 9 yr olds 9am -12 noon $25
    10 -14 yr olds 1pm – 4pm $30
  • Dates TBA
    PMPA Performing Arts, Albert Circuit, Port Macquarie
    6 – 9 yr olds 9am -12 noon $25
    10 -14 yr olds 1pm – 4pm $30

Bookings essential: 0402 856 582 or chessca@gmail.com
More information: Call Francessca O’Donnell on 0402 856 582


School Holidays @ Glasshouse

Glasshouse Sprouts' Art Sessions Greater Port Macquarie

Glasshouse Sprouts’ Art Sessions

For kids 4 to 9 years old and their carers. All Glasshouse Sprouts’ Art Sessions are held at Glasshouse in Port Macquarie at the cost of $5.00 per child per session. Booking essential, spots are limited.

  • Dates TBA from 11:00am – 12:00pm

Bookings essential: 02 6581 8888
More information: Glasshouse Port Macquarie


School Holidays @ Port Macquarie Horse Riding Centre

Port Macquarie Horse Riding Centre school holiday program for children aged 6+, includes a group lesson, trail ride, ground work and plenty of hoisin’ around. Catering for beginners through to more experienced riders.

  • Monday to Friday of NSW School Holidays
    Time: 9:30am – 3:00pm
    Cost: $110 per day

Bookings: 0487 004 483
More information: Port Macquarie Horse Riding Centre


School Holidays @ your Library

Your local Library has heaps of free activities and events on offer to keep the kids busy over the school holiday break.

Games Day

All ages welcome! Bring along your favourite board game or try ours. Meet with Douglas from Board & Dicey and find out about Eurogames and Trading Card Games!

  • Dates TBA
    Time: 9:30am – 4:30pm
    Cost: Free
    Location: Port Macquarie Library Meeting Room

Pop up I.T. open day @ Wauchope Library

You are invited to come in and try the latest in weird techie stuff – Virtual Reality Glasses, 3D Printer, Makey Makey, Raspberry Pi and 3Doodler.

  • Dates TBA
    Time: 10:00am – 11:00am
    Cost: Free
    Location: Wauchope Library
    Bookings essential: 02 6581 8162

Pop up I.T. open day @ Port Macquarie Library

You are invited to come in and try the latest in weird techie stuff at Port Macquarie-Hastings Library Tech Room – Virtual Reality Glasses, 3D Printer, Makey Makey, Raspberry Pi and 3Doodler.

  • Dates TBA
    Time: 10:00am – 11:00am
    Cost: Free
    Location: Port Macquarie Library Technology Room

We hope you enjoy your Summer School Holidays in Greater Port Macquarie!


We’d appreciate your help in keeping this information up to date and in ensuring we have covered everything on Summer School Holiday Activities for 2016-2017 in the Greater Port Macquarie area. If you have anything to add to this post, want to be include in future feature articles, want to write a review about any of the listings or feel a correction should be made, please contact us today, we’d love to hear from you!
Page last updated: Friday 23 December 2016

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