Activities for Teens January – April 2021

by Alison Dunn
Activities for Teens January – April 2021

Come and join us on our many adventures!

To make a booking – if you are currently a participant at Participate Australia please contact your Support Facilitator for help with bookings or email us on bookings@participateaustralia.com.au.

If you are not currently a participant at Participate Australia please call us on 02 9799 4333 or email us on enquiries@participateaustralia.com.au

Monday: Outdoor Exercise

Join in as we go to local parks, outdoor basketball and tennis courts for group sports.
When : Every Monday from 25 January to 29 March
Time: 3pm to 6pm
Meet at: Participate Australia Activities Hub (111 Edwin Street North, Croydon).
Cost: $5
Bring: Water, hat and closed shoes

Tuesday: Learning Independence

Practice independence! Starting with cooking, then learning about hygiene and cleaning up after ourselves.
When: Every Tuesday from 2 February to 30 March
Time: 3pm to 6pm
Meet at: Participate Australia Activities Hub (111 Edwin Street North, Croydon).
Cost: $10
Bring: Closed shoes

Wednesday: Handling Money

Join our financial literacy class, then put theory into practice at the local shops.
When: Every Wednesday from 27 January to 31 March
Time: 3pm to 6pm
Meet at: Participate Australia Activities Hub (111 Edwin Street North, Croydon).
Cost: $5
Bring: Pen or pencil, Opal card and companion card

Thursday: Video Games

Relax and have fun playing games on Nintendo switch or Xbox.
When: Every Thursday from 28 January to 1 April
Time: 3pm to 6pm
Meet at: Participate Australia Activities Hub (111 Edwin Street North, Croydon).
Cost: $5

Friday: Teens Movie Club

Enjoy an afternoon at the centre and take turns picking a movie.
When: Every Friday from 29 January to 26 March
Time: 3pm to 6pm
Meet at: Participate Australia Activities Hub (111 Edwin Street North, Croydon).
Cost: $5

Saturday: Sydney Explorers

We’ll be practicing travelling, communications skills and money handling. Meet at the centre and discuss where you would like to go. We’ll provide some suggestions before hand but the day is up to you!
When: Every Saturday from 30 January to 27 March
Time: 9 am to 2pm
Meet at: Participate Australia Activities Hub (111 Edwin Street North, Croydon).
Cost: Between $ 5 and $20 depending on where we decide to go.
Bring: Water, lunch and snacks, hat, sunscreen and weather appropriate clothing.

Saturday: Wanderlust Weekends

Our new adventure! A full day outing outside of Sydney. You need to arrive no later than 9 am as we’ll be going a little further away. We’ll be going to places like the Blue Mountains, Palm Beach, Goulburn and the Kiama Blowhole. We’ll be in touch each week by email, outlining the itinerary and what to bring.
When: Saturday 20 February and Saturday 20 March.
Time: 9 am to 4pm
Meet at: Participate Australia Activities Hub (111 Edwin Street North, Croydon).
Cost: Between $ 5 and $20 depending on where we decide to go.
Bring: Water, lunch and snacks, hat, sunscreen and weather appropriate clothing.

Important Information

Drop off and pick up for all activities
Croydon Activities Centre, 111 Edwin St North, Croydon.

Activity Time
The program will usually run at the advertised time. Please arrive on time to make the most of the activity and not delay the activity for others.

Cancellations
Please let us know at least 24 hours before the allocated activity if your teen is unable to attend as planned. This way we can offer a spot to someone on the waiting list. If a cancellation is received with less than 24 hours’ notice, the activity fee will not be refunded.

Please bring
As advised in the program.

Personal property
Please ensure that all of your teen’s property is clearly marked with their name. We recommend you  include a change of clothes in their bag in case of emergencies.

Companion Cards
If your teen has a companion card, please bring it on the day.

Opal Cards
All activities advertised will be using public transport to reach their destinations; please bring an Opal card on each day your child attends.

Medication
Medication must be provided in a Webster Pack with a completed and signed Medication Chart every time your teen attends. Failure to provide medication in this manner may preclude attendance on the day.

No Nuts
Please be mindful that our program is a nut-free environment as some participants have allergies.