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Entertainment Book

The 2017/2018 Entertainment Book is now available.  20% of every membership sold contributes to the YMCA Youth Empowerment Program. Help us achieve our goal by sharing this link with your Friends and Family. Thanks for your support! Click Here to get your copy today...

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UNO-Y Leadership Program

If you know a young person aged between 16-21 years that you think would benefit from attending leadership training then we encourage you to consider UNO-Y as a program that will develop their potential and ultimately their connection to the YMCA. Cost is fully funded. If you know a potential candi...

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Why work at YMCA Geelong

YMCA Geelong employs approximately 100 staff in a wide variety of program, administrative and specialty positions across our sites at Newtown Stadium, Arena, Bannockburn and YMCA Camp Wyuna. Any current vacancies will be posted on our website with the applicable position description downloa...

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Bannockburn Recreation Centre Boredom Busters - Fees & Payments


 

BOOKING FORM

Please complete a new booking form each program as per the links below. Ensure you take note of when booking forms are released in order to submit the correct form.
Please also note the opening and closing dates for bookings and registrations. This can be found on the program brochures.

Booking Form - Coming Soon

FEES

Fees for Bannockburn-based activities vary based on the type of activity running each day.
Please see the program brochure for fee structures. Note that there is no CCB or CCR applied to these fees as Bannockburn Boredom Busters activities are short holiday activities and are not part of an approved service.

On days where activities are scheduled for Newtown Stadium, however, CCB and CCR will apply as this program is an approved service. On these days, daily fees can be reduced by applying Child Care Benefits, please see the ready reckoner link below to assist you to estimate your fees.
Please see the program brochures for more information on daily activities and costs.

CHILD CARE BENEFITS AND CHILD CARE REBATE

Families who qualify for CCB will have completed an Eligibility Test with the Family Assistance Office (FAO).
FAO determine whether or not a family is entitled to these benefits based on their family income.
If families are not sure whether they qualify they are recommended to seek advice from the FAO.
They can be contacted on 136 150.

It is important that families gather this information prior to commencing use of a child care program such as the School Holiday Program.
Family Assistance are required to be informed that a child is enrolled in a child care program. Some families may experience issues with calculating their Child Care Benefits if they neglect to do this.
It is highly important that families provide the relevant information to YMCA School Holiday Program in order for fees to be properly calculated.
We require all children BIRTH DATES and CUSTOMER REFERENCE NUMBERS (CRN's).
We also require the BIRTH DATE AND CRN of the parent who is linked to the child/ren in order for them to receive their Child Care Benefit or Child Care Rebate.

If a family is eligible for JET payments they must provide a copy of the letter stating such to YMCA Geelong Vacation Care.
Please note that YMCA School Holiday Program does NOT calculate family fees. We provide the Child Care Management System (CCMS) with information of attendance, absences, birth dates & CRN's and our fees in order the information to be submitted and calculated through CCMS. The information then feeds back to YMCA School Holiday Program and we can then produce invoices to be distributed.

It is the responsibility of the family to ensure that their CCB registration details are correct, not Centrelink or the YMCA. Failure to do this will result in the family being charged the full fee for each day attended.

CHILD CARE BENEFIT READY RECKONER

Use the fees outlined on the program brochures and the number of days you are selecting to book and apply these to the ready reckoner and fee calculator below:

pdfChild Care Benefit Ready Reckoner
pdfChild Care Benefit Calculator

PAYMENT OF FEES

All families will be required to submit a Direct Debit Form (see further down).
Families will receive an invoice/statement as confirmation of tentative booking prior to each program. This will detail the service fees as well as list an estimate for any CCB, CCR or JET reductions to those fees.Please note that invoices/statements generated prior to each program are estimates based on your eligibility for Child Care Benefits & Child Care Rebate. An invoice/statement with calculated fees can only be produced after attendances have been submitted after the program has concluded.

Families may notice that there are slight differences between the estimated fees and the calculated fees. This is not in the control of YMCA Geelong and information is calculated based on each individual family’s CCB. The Child Care Management System cannot always produce an accurate figure until after the program and once the attendances have been logged. Any outstanding fees should be paid promptly.

If a credit remains families can choose to leave the credit until next using the program, transfer the credit to other YMCA program fees, or request a refund by submitting in writing individual bank information.

Any families experiencing significant financial hardship are encouraged to speak with the Community Programs Coordinator, Kimberley Maher. Please phone 5223 2714 to discuss.

DIRECT DEBIT

All families as of 2016 will be required to provide a Direct Debit form as per the links below for access to YMCA Geelong’s School Holiday Program & Bannockburn Boredom Busters program.
Please note that these debit forms have a different code to those used for gymnastics and other programs at the YMCA.
Families will receive communication in relation to debit dates prior to debits occurring. This will be done so via email.

pdfClick Here to download the Direct Debit Form

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Bannockburn Recreation Centre Boredom Busters


YMCA Bannockburn offers fun filled activities for the kids during each term holiday break. These activities are offered to all school aged children and are designed to keep the kids entertained. They include indoor and outdoor activities, incursions, excursions and theme days which are educational while engaging and fun for the kids.

 

2017 Program Dates

Dates

  • Monday 7th January - Friday 27th January
  • Monday 3rd April - Friday 14th April - Easter Registration are Now Open
  • Monday 3rd July - Friday 14th July
  • Monday 25th September - Friday 6th October

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Bannockburn Recreation Centre Boredom Busters



CONTACT US 

Bannockburn Recreation Centre Boredom Busters Holiday Activities

132 Milton Street
Bannockburn 3331

Bannockburn Centre Manager
Andrew Smith – Bannockburn@ymca.org.au

Community Programs Coordinator
Phone: (03) 5223 2714
Email: kimberley.maher@ymca.org.au

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Bannockburn Recreation Centre Boredom Busters


Supporting Documents

 

MEDICAL FORMS

Children with asthma/anaphylaxis/allergies MUST have an action plan (issued by doctor/medical professional) – reviewed every 12 months
All action plans MUST have a colour photo
Children with asthma/anaphylaxis/allergies MUST have a risk minimization plan (completed by parent/carer)
Children with medications to be administered (including any Ventolin/inhalers, Panadol, Ritalin, etc.) MUST have said medication submitted each day to program staff.
Children with medications to be administered (including any Ventolin/inhalers, Panadol, Ritalin, etc.) MUST have a Medication Authorisation form to accompany it, submitted to staff.

pdfMedication Authorisation Form 
pdfRisk Minimisation Form
pdfAsthma Action Plan Template – completed by a doctor, reviewed every 12 months
pdfAnaphylaxis Action Plan Template (EpiPen) - completed by a doctor, reviewed every 12 months
pdfAnahphylaxis Action Plan Template (Anapen) - completed by a doctor, reviewed every 12 months
pdfAllergy Action Plan Template - completed by a doctor, reviewed every 12 months 

INCLUSION SUBSIDY SUPPORT FORMS

ISS forms must be completed for any child with a diagnosis of having an additional need (eg. ADHD, Asperger’s, Autism, etc.). The Health Care information form must be completed by a medical professional (GP, Psychologist, Pediatrician, etc.)
The remaining two forms are to be completed by the family.
Children with additional needs will not have a confirmed booking until all three forms have been submitted (minimum 3 weeks prior to program)

pdfHealth Care Information form
pdfPermission to share information form
pdfService Support Request Form 

BEHAVIOUR MANAGEMENT PLAN

To assist YMCA School Holiday Program staff to better care for your child we require as much information as possible.
If your child has an existing Behaviour Management Plan in place at school please ensure you provide a copy of this when submitting your registration & booking forms.
If your child has a history of behavioural concerns but doesn’t have a plan in place please ensure you consider completing the Behaviour Management Template as per the link below.
This does not impede your child’s chances of participation, it betters our ability to care for your child.

docxBehaviour Management Plan Template

PARENT HANDBOOK

Please see the link below for our parent handbook. If you have any questions, concerns or contributions please ensure you communicate these to the Community Programs Coordinator, Kimberley Maher

pdfParent Handbook

Contact Us

Newtown Stadium
25 Riversdale Road
Newtown, 3220
Phone: (03) 5223 2714

North Geelong
Victoria St (Arena Complex)
North Geelong, 3218
Phone: (03) 5223 2714

Camp Wyuna
71 Flinders St
Queenscliff, 3225
Phone: (03) 5258 1656

YMCA Bannockburn
132 Milton Street
Bannockburn, 3331
Phone: (03) 5281 2316

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