School Holiday Programme at Mt Albert Primary

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Looking for a fun holiday programme your tamariki will love?

The Y is super excited to be a part of the Mt Albert Primary community to deliver a fun holiday programme in a safe and secure environment.

Fun STEAM-based programme

Our school holiday programme, for five to 12-year olds, applies the principles of STEAM into a real-life, engaging way. Each day centres around Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, or all of them! We know how to make every day fun, while allowing your children to wind down after a busy school term.

Check out January 2023 below - or click here for the programme brochure

Key Info

Location

6 Sainsbury Street, Mt Albert

Contact Details

Phone: 09 846 0788

Email: oscar@ymcaauckland.org.nz


Times & Pricing

Holiday Programme

8.30am to 3.00pm;

On-site - $40.00 per day

7.00am to 6.00pm;

On-site - $54.00 per day

Book your next school holiday programme with us!

Safeguarding our tamariki

For years The Y (formerly YMCA) has provided a safe and secure environment, where kids can just be’ and enjoy their time with us. We want to support every parent by not only being a fun programme, but also a safe haven where kids’ development is supported and learning is recognised.

YMCA North is Aotearoa’s first and only accredited organisation through the Australian Childhood Foundation (ACF). We are proud to lead the children’s workforce as a child-safe organisation. Find out more.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you do WINZ subsidies

Yes, we do! As an approved holiday programme, parents who are eligible can access the OSCAR subsidy from Work and Income. If this is you, contact oscar@ymcaauckland.org.nz as we need to complete Part C of the application form, and you will need to pay a 20% deposit. There are different subsidy rates depending on your eligibility – check out www.winz.govt.nz for more information.

How can I make a booking to the programme

The Y uses an online booking system called AimyPlus. To book, you will need to register first on https://ymca-akl-ham-bop.aimyplus.com/ - this is where you will put in all your details, and information about your child/ren including any medical conditions, and who can collect your child.

What clothing/equipment do we need to bring

    Active kids are happy kids! Clothing children can move in is best, and for those who go hard, a change of clothes is always great to have in the bag. Children will need to bring a drinkbottle, sunhat, morning tea and lunch every day.

    Do you provide Lunch

      Unfortunately no, not at this stage.

      Where do we meet/go

        We run out of Room 9 at Mt Albert Primary School while the hall is being renovated. Best entrance is Taylors Road Carpark - walk into the school and up the stairs, across under the covered court and down the stairs to our room.

        Signing in process

          Children must be signed in and out each day by an authorised person. You can add as many people as you would like into your AimyPlus profile to collect your child. If someone turns up to collect a child and they are not on the approved list, we will call you to confirm. If your child will be making their own way to/from the programme please email oscar@ymcaauckland.org.nz so you can complete the arrive/depart unaccompanied form.


          Have a question? Call us on 021 962 295 or email us at oscar@ymcaauckland.org.nz

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