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Best School Holiday Programs Melbourne & Camps Victoria (June 2024)

Author: Elena Osipova | Updated Jul 08, 2024

The VIC school holidays 2024 are right around the corner, and you want to create a bucket list of the best school holiday programs, fun activities and what's on school holidays in Melbourne. You've come to the right place!

You'll discover:

  • Winter school holiday programs, including June-July school holiday activities and winter holiday camps in Melbourne and Victoria,

  • What's on winter school holidays,

  • Free school holiday activities and

  • June-July school holiday fun things to do in Melbourne and Victoria!

Discover the best school holiday programs in Melbourne in June-July 2024, school holiday camps in Victoria, school holiday events and free school holiday activities.
Discover the best school holiday programs in Melbourne in June-July 2024, school holiday camps in Victoria, school holiday events and free school holiday activities.

Your kids can discover a new hobby at school holiday programs in Melbourne, meet new friends at school holiday camps in Melbourne and Victoria and enjoy thrilling kids' events - just to name a few!

Explore our top school holiday ideas Melbourne offers for the ultimate school holiday fun! Plan ahead for Melbourne school holiday activities for toddlers, preschool holiday programs, kids holiday activities and fun things to do in Melbourne school holidays.


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School holiday programs Melbourne 2024 & Camps in Victoria

Discover June-July school holiday programs in Melbourne and Victoria near you, including winter holiday camps and school holiday activities and workshops for toddlers, kids and teenagers below!


School holiday camps in Melbourne @ BOUNCE

  • 👧 👦 School holiday activities for 8+ years old

🤸‍♀ 🤾🏼‍♂️ 🥳 BOUNCE Holiday Camps are returning for the winter school holidays in Melbourne!

📅 July school holiday activities:

School holiday activities during summer school holidays 2023 for 8+ year olds at BOUNCE.
School holiday activities in Melbourne and Geelong for 8+ year olds at BOUNCE

It's the perfect school holiday activity to learn new skills in a fun and social environment, featuring:

  • 3-hour program

  • Five days a week.

The new flexible schedule means you can drop off your child for a morning of indoor adrenaline fun! 

School holiday activities for 8+ year olds at BOUNCE.
School holiday activities for 8+ year olds at BOUNCE in Melbourne & Geelong

Each school holiday camp session includes:

  • 1.5 hours with a qualified coach and dedicated teaching time 

  • 30 minutes to refuel with a healthy snack 

  • 1 hour of free time to practise skills, led by one of our awesome BOUNCE Hosts.

BOUNCE school holiday camp price:

  • $65 per day. 

BOUNCE Holiday Camps locations in Melbourne:

For more information, visit the BOUNCE website.


School holiday activities in Melbourne @ Code Camp

  • 👧 👦 School holiday activities for 5-13 years old

🤖 The Code Camp team offers a great collection of school holiday activities in Melbourne and Victoria for kids 5 - 13 years old, where the kids can get creative with technology during the school holidays.

🌟 July school holiday activities 2024: 🌟

  • Mon 01 July - Fri 12 July 2024

Secure a spot for your child today!

STEM school holiday activities Melbourne & Victoria @ Code Camp.
STEM school holiday activities Melbourne & Victoria @ Code Camp

Their STEM school holiday programs include fun camps which are sure to inspire your child's creative and tech genius:

  • Trolls Little Coders Camp

  • AI Camp

  • Robotics Camp

  • Minecraft Minis

  • Minecraft Engineers

  • Design Camp

  • Roblox Legends

  • Curious Minds

  • Coding Camps (from beginner to advanced)

  • YouTube Creators

  • Animation Camp

  • DJ Camp.

Visit the Code Camp website to see the full range of fun and engaging holiday camps in Melbourne and its surrounds.


Interactive art exhibitions & free school holiday craft activities at Metartworld

  • 👧 👦 School holiday activities for all ages

Looking for a fun and engaging indoor activity during the weekend or VIC school holidays? Discover Metartworld's interactive art exhibitions in Melbourne!

With over 12+ themed exhibitions, 200+ impressive metal artworks, a mirror maze, a Starry Sky light exhibition and more, Metartworld offers something for all ages and interests.

Metart - enchnting light exhibition in Melbourne.
Metart - enchnting light exhibition in Melbourne

Plus, kids under the age of 15 can enjoy FREE creative & DIY workshops with admission tickets!

And if you're looking for a unique and unforgettable way to celebrate your child or teenager's birthday, Metartworld is also a fantastic party venue in Melbourne.

Book your Metartworld tickets today to experience the unique interactive art exhibitions in Port Melbourne!

Metart - interactive metal art exhibitions in Melbourne.
Metart - interactive metal art exhibitions in Melbourne

School Holiday Activities For Kids: Cooking - Rabbit Hole Playcentre (Braybrook)

  • 👧 👦 School holiday activities for 0-14 years old

Weekend and school holiday activities for kids: Cupcake decorating workshops.
Weekend and school holiday activities for kids: Cupcake decorating workshops

Rabbit Hole Playcentre is an exciting indoor playground for toddlers up to 14 years old with fantastic modern amenities and plenty of indoor school holiday activities.

Imaginative play has never been more engaging, and kids' entertainment has never been more exciting!

Fun school holiday activities for babies, toddlers and kids in Melbourne at Rabbit Hole Play Centre.
Fun school holiday activities for babies, toddlers and kids in Melbourne at Rabbit Hole Play Centre

Kids can explore Rabbit Hole’s fantastic play space, the treetop walk, the wooden ship, party rooms, the disco room and a 6-metre-high indoor rock-climbing wall - perfect for adventurous little ones!

Plus, Rabbit Hole runs various fun activities for kids during the Victoria school holidays.

For more information about school holiday activities at Rabbit Hole in Melbourne, visit the Rabbit Hole's website.


Teenage Art Classes in Melbourne - Bradford Art Academy (Hawthorn)

  • 👧 👦 School holiday activity for art students / Term activities for teenagers: 12+ years old

Looking for activities and teenage art classes near you? With Oil Painting Art Classes in Melbourne Eastern Suburbs, young people (12-18+ years old) have a fantastic opportunity to unleash their creativity and create oil paintings!

📅 1-week intensives during the next school holidays:

  • 01 July - 05 July 2024
  • 30 September - 04 October 2024
  • Price: $800 plus $110 (materials for new students. These materials continue to be used in class).

Book art classes at Bradford Art Academy today!

Everyone is welcome to join Bradford Art Academy's art classes during school terms in Victoria and intensives during the school holidays.

With 2.5h oil painting classes each week during the school terms that are flexible to suit your schedule, teens and adults have a fantastic opportunity to hone their painting skills and create impressive, realistic artwork.

Teenage art classes (12-18+ years) during school terms and intensives during VIC school holidays in Melbourne Eastern Suburbs @ Bradford Art Academy, Hawthorn.
Teenage art classes (12-18+ years) during school terms and intensives during VIC school holidays in Melbourne Eastern Suburbs @ Bradford Art Academy, Hawthorn

You don’t need to have been born a talented artist to join the program and see extraordinary results. You’ll be guided by an expert to take your oil painting skills to new heights.

Don't miss out on this incredible chance to create stunning oil paintings and unlock your artistic potential.

Join the teenage art classes in Hawthorn at Bradford Art Academy today!


PGL Campaspe Downs: School Holiday Camps in Victoria

  • 👧 👦 School holiday activities for 8-14 year olds.

🏕️ Looking for thrilling school holiday adventures for your 8-14-year-old during their Victorian school holidays in 2024? Look no further than PGL Holiday Camps in Victoria (1-1.5 hour drive from Melbourne)!

📅 School holiday camps in Victoria: Stay tuned, TBA soon!

Summer school holiday camps Victoria 2024: PGL Holiday Camps for 8 - 14 year olds (1-1.5 hours from Melbourne).
Summer school holiday camps Victoria 2024: PGL Holiday Camps for 8 - 14 year olds (1-1.5 hours from Melbourne)

Your kids will have a fun time, make new friends, and learn helpful skills under the guidance of experienced instructors and group leaders.

PGL Campaspe Downs school holiday camp for kids offers:

  • Easter holiday camps

  • Winter holiday camps

  • Summer holiday camps.

With 24-hour care, accommodation, healthy meals and heaps of cool school holiday activities to choose from, including abseiling, archery, ball sports, canoeing, laser tag & more, your kids won't want to leave!

Book your child's spot @ PGL Campaspe Downs Adventure Holiday Camp in Victoria today!


What's on Melbourne school holidays: events & kids shows

When asking, "What's on school holidays Melbourne?" you'll find many upcoming school holiday events for kids and families below, including events in Melbourne in June-July 2024.

Read on to discover what's on for kids to make the most out of school holidays 2024 Melbourne!


Lightscape Melbourne 2024

    Dates: Friday 14 June 2024 - Sunday 04 August 2024

  • Address: Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne, Melbourne VIC 3004
  • Ages: All ages
What's on June - July school holidays in Melbourne: Lightscape Melbourne 2024
What's on June - July school holidays in Melbourne: Lightscape Melbourne 2024

Get ready to experience Melbourne's most magical winter event - Melbourne Lightscape 2024!

Melbourne Lightscape is back and better than ever in 2024 at the Royal Botanic Gardens, with a reimagined trail, brand new installations, interactive Submergence, the beloved Winter Cathedral and Laser Garden at Fern Gully!

Don't forget to grab some delicious bites at the Terrace Food Hall. Come along, bundle up and celebrate the beauty of nature after dark.

Lightscape Melbourne tickets:

  • Adult tickets: From $36
  • Child 4-12 years: From $28
  • Family of 4 (2 Children ages 4-12 years + 2 Adults): From $128

Celebrate Christmas in July: Frosted - A Winter Spectacular

    Dates: Friday 21 June 2024 - Sunday 21 July 2024

  • Address: Westfield Fountain Gate, 25-55 Overland Dr, Narre Warren VIC 3805
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Ages: All ages (best suited for kids under 10)
Children's shows Melbourne 2024: Frosted - A Winter Spectacular in Narre Warren VIC 3805
Children's shows Melbourne 2024: Frosted - A Winter Spectacular in Narre Warren VIC 3805

Experience the magic of a Christmas in July under the Big Top - book your Frosted - A Winter Spectacular tickets today!

  • Children (under 3 years) - FREE

Beauty and the Beast - Melbourne

    Dates: Thursday 27 June 2024 - Sunday 13 October 2024

  • Address: Her Majesty's Theatre, 219 Exhibition St, Melbourne VIC 3000
  • Duration: 2.5 hours (including a 20-minute interval)
  • Ages: 6+ years
Family events Melbourne 2024: Beauty and the Beast musical
Family events Melbourne 2024: Beauty and the Beast musical

"Be Our Guest" in the enchanting world of the timeless story of Beauty and the Beast in Melbourne!

Join Belle, the Beast, Gaston, and all your favourite characters as they sing and dance their way through this magical performance that kids of all ages, and adults, will enjoy.

Be prepared to be swept off your feet by the impressive talent, gorgeous costumes and set design, and, of course, the unforgettable songs. The whole family will be humming these tunes long after the show!

Beauty and the Beast Melbourne tickets

  • Tickets start from $60
  • Infants under the age of 2: FREE on a parent's lap

Firelight Festival 2024: Firelight Labyrinth in Docklands

    Dates: Friday 28 June 2024 - Sunday 14 July 2024

  • Address: Marvel Stadium, 740 Bourke St, Docklands VIC 3008
  • Duration: 45-60 minutes
  • Ages: All ages
Family events Melbourne 2024: Firelight Labyrinth in Docklands (part of Firelight Festival 2024)
Family events Melbourne 2024: Firelight Labyrinth in Docklands (part of Firelight Festival 2024)

Silvers Circus in Melbourne

    Dates: Friday 28 June 2024 - Sunday 21 July 2024

  • Address: Burnley Oval, Bellevue St, Richmond VIC 3121
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Ages: All ages
What's on in Melbourne (June - July 2024): Silvers Circus - Burnley Oval
What's on in Melbourne (June - July 2024): Silvers Circus - Burnley Oval

Prepare to be amazed by some of the most fantastic family fun in Melbourne! Silvers Circus is bringing together an extraordinary lineup of world-renowned artists, mind-blowing Las Vegas-style illusions, and dazzling production techniques that will keep the whole family on the edge of their seats.

Secure your tickets today!

Cirque Bon Bon in Melbourne

    Dates: Thursday 11 July 2024 - Saturday 13 July 2024

  • Address: Athenaeum Theatre One, 188 Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000
  • Duration: 70 minutes
  • Ages: All ages
Family events Melbourne (July 2024): Cirque Bon Bon
Family events Melbourne (July 2024): Cirque Bon Bon

During the winter school holidays, an all-star cast of contortionists, acrobats and dancers present an extravaganza of light, acrobatics, dance and comedy in a fantastic family show in Melbourne - Cirque Bon Bon!

Don't miss out - secure your tickets today!

Cosentino Decennium 2.0 - New Magic Show in Melbourne

    Dates: Saturday 13 July 2024 - Sunday 14 July 2024

  • Address: The Palms at Crown, Level 3, Crown Melbourne, 8 Whiteman St, Southbank VIC 3006
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Ages: 6+ year olds
Family events in Melbourne (July 2024): New Magic Show by Cosentino
Family events in Melbourne (July 2024): New Magic Show by Cosentino

Australia's super-star master of illusion and 'International Magician of the Year', Cosentino brings his spectacular new magic show to The Palms at Crown in Melbourne.

Don't miss out - secure your tickets today:

  • Children (under 2 years): FREE on the lap

Hot Wheels Monster Trucks - Melbourne Show 2024

    Dates: Saturday 10 August 2024 - Sunday 11 August 2024

  • Address: Rod Laver Arena, 200 Batman Ave, Melbourne VIC 3004
  • Ages: All ages
What's on Melbourne in August 2024: Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live - Glow Party
What's on Melbourne in August 2024: Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live - Glow Party

Babies and toddlers (under 3 years of age) - FREE on the knee.

PAW Patrol Live Australia 2024: Melbourne

    Dates: Saturday 31 August 2024 - Sunday 01 September 2024

  • Address: Margaret Court Arena, Olympic Blvd, Melbourne VIC 3001
  • Duration: 80 minutess (incl. a 20-min interval)
  • Ages: 2-6 year olds
What's on in Melbourne for families (August - September 2024): PAW Patrol Live Show
What's on in Melbourne for families (August - September 2024): PAW Patrol Live Show

Get ready for a thrilling adventure with PAW Patrol Live! Race to the Rescue in Melbourne!

Join Ryder, Chase, Marshall, Rocky, Rubble, Zuma, Skye, and Everest as they race to save the day in an action-packed, musical extravaganza based on the popular animated TV series.

PAW Patrol Live! is an experience the whole family will love - don't miss out to secure your tickets today!

PAW Patrol Live 2024 Melbourne Tickets:

  • Standard tickets start from $39.90
  • Children under 12 months: FREE (on the lap)

CAROUSEL The Musical in Concert

    Dates: Saturday 07 September 2024 - Sunday 08 September 2024

  • Address: Princess Theatre, Melbourne
  • Duration: 2 hours 40 minutes (incl. a 20-min interval)
  • Ages: 14+ year olds
Family events in Melbourne (Septembre 2024): Rodgers and Hammerstein’s CAROUSEL in concert
Family events in Melbourne (Septembre 2024): Rodgers and Hammerstein’s CAROUSEL in concert

Emma Memma Concert (Bendigo, VIC)

    Dates: Wednesday 02 October 2024

  • Address: Connect Church Bendigo, 35 Solomon St, East Bendigo VIC 3550
  • Ages: All ages
What's on Bendigo, Victoria (October 2024): Emma Memma’s concert
What's on Bendigo, Victoria (October 2024): Emma Memma’s concert

Get ready for a magical children's show in Bendigo, Victoria with fantastic Emma Memma's Boop and Twirl Tour!

Emma brings an exciting show filled with music, dance, and even sign language, making it fun and inclusive for everyone.

Come on over and be part of the fun - book your tickets today!

Études / Circle Electric by The Australian Ballet

    Dates: Wednesday 02 October 2024 - Wednesday 09 October 2024

  • Address: Regent Theatre, 191 Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000
  • Ages: All ages
October 2024 event ideas for families: Circle Electric, The Australian Ballet spectacular performance
October 2024 event ideas for families: Circle Electric, The Australian Ballet spectacular performance

The Australian Ballet are delighted to present Études, a beloved classic that shows you the complexity of ballet technique, alongside a spectacular new contemporary Circle Electric by Stephanie Lake.

Don't miss out to see the two spectacular shows! Secure your tickets today:

  • Children (under 2) - FREE on a knee

Peter and the Starcatcher Play In Melbourne

    Dates: Friday 08 November 2024 - Sunday 24 November 2024

  • Address: Playhouse Theatre, 100 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne VIC 3004
  • Duration: 2 hours 20 minutes
  • Ages: 10+ year olds
Children's shows Melbourne (November 2024): Peter and the Starcatcher, the smash hit Broadway production
Children's shows Melbourne (November 2024): Peter and the Starcatcher, the smash hit Broadway production

Get ready for a thrilling adventure to Neverland with the "Peter and the Starcatcher" play in Melbourne! This Australian premiere brings to life the untold story of Peter Pan, Captain Hook, and Wendy.

Explore a world of adventure, mystery, and magic as you meet over 100 unforgettable characters and witness breathtaking puppetry accompanied by live music. Don't miss out!

🎉 Wait, there's more to explore! 🎉 Check out what's on in Melbourne this weekend for families on our dedicated page! Get ready for a weekend full of fun!


Free school holiday activities: Melbourne & Victoria

Not all school holiday fun in Melbourne and Victoria comes at a cost - there are many free school holiday activities, programs and events to enjoy! You'll find the complete list below.

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  • Until 29 July 2024 (Mondays at 11.30am, except public holidays): FREE activity for toddlers - Toddler Tales. 🧑 18 months - 3 year olds. 📍 Pauline Gandel Children's Quarter, State Library Victoria, Melbourne 3000. Booking not required.

  • Until 25 September 2024 (every Wednesday): FREE creative workshops for preschoolers. 📍 Burwood East VIC 3151. Reserve your spot.

  • Until 31 December 2024 (daily, except Christmas Day 25 December 2024): FREE bingo-style activity - Seek and Find, Fitzroy Gardens Outdoor Adventure. 🧑 Primary school-aged children. 📍 Fitzroy Gardens Visitor Centre, Wellington Parade, East Melbourne VIC 3002.


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When you're asking, "What are the best Melbourne play centres near me?" Here you go! We gathered the top indoor play centres in Melbourne, Geelong, Mornington and other Melbourne suburbs for the ultimate school holiday fun for toddlers, preschoolers, 12-year-olds and teens.

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Discover the best mini golf Melbourne and Victoria have! Whether you and your kids want to play indoor or outdoor mini-golf, you'll find plenty of family-friendly mini-golf places on the list.

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For fun-filled outdoor adventures, check out this list of the best playgrounds in Melbourne and Victoria, accessible for all ages and abilities.

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Check out our picks of free water parks in Melbourne & Victoria. From water slides and water play to water pumps and lazy rivers, these parks with water play activities are perfect for kids of all ages.

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Take the kids on a day of fun and spend quality time with your family at the most beautiful botanical gardens in Melbourne.

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Best picnic areas in Victoria

Choose one of the best picnic areas in Victoria to enjoy a day out with your family!

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Fun things to do in Daylesford, Victoria

Planning a visit to Regional Victoria during the school holidays? Check out walking trails and fun things to do in Daylesford.

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Free family activities Mornington Peninsula

Discover national parks, the best playgrounds and free family activities Mornington Peninsula offers!

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Are you ready for the ultimate school holiday fun? Look no further than our list of fun school holiday programs, camps, activities and events Melbourne has to offer!

Whether you're looking for school holiday programs in Melbourne, school holiday camps in Victoria, free school holiday activities, and more cheap school holiday activities 2024, you'll surely find plenty of exciting ideas in this article.

So check out this list of school holiday activities in Melbourne and Victoria and start planning your kids' school holidays and your next family adventure today!

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