With school holidays just around the corner, find out what's on offer in the Southern Highlands to keep the kids entertained.
Kaz Kids workshops
Kaz Kids will hold three exciting workshops this July school holidays.
On Tuesday, July 14, Emu Egg'stravaganza will teach children how to cook with Emu eggs before using the shells to create an Indigenous artwork.
For children eight years and over, it will cost $50.
And for the budding musician, Kaz Magic will be held on Wednesday, July 15.
Kids can learn the traits of a true magician and master new tricks with a program developed by internationally acclaimed magicians.
For children six years and over, it will cost $50.
Mexi mania has arrived with a kids cooking class on Thursday, July 16.
Children will enjoy handsvon cooking of a fun Mexican menu including chicken quesadillas, home-made beef tacos, salad salsa, loaded corn and dessert nachos.
For children six years and over, it will cost $50.
All workshops run from 9.30am until 3pm with morning tea and lunch included.
Visit https://www.kazkidsworkshops.org.au/ to book.
Winter hibernation challenge
Wingecarribee Public Libraries' Winter Hibernation Challenge has already begun and will continue through the school holidays.
The challenge is for five to 16-year-olds and will include reading, accessing library databases and more.
The aim is to complete as many challenges as possible over the four week period.
There will be three major prize draws, for age groups five-seven, eight-11 and 12-16 years, with the chance to win a $200 book voucher.
To access some databases, children will require a library card number and a four digit pin number.
The challenge will finish on July 18 and all challenge sheets and photos need to be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org by 6pm on Saturday, July 25.
Visit http://www.library.wsc.nsw.gov.au/winter-hibernation-challenge-2020 for more details and to register.
Bath bomb workshops
Is there anything better than sinking into a nice hot bath with a homemade bath bomb?
Bare Body Beauty will host bath bomb making workshops in July.
At each workshop, participants can enjoy a fun hour of bath bomb making where they can add botanicals, herbs and essential oils and take home six organic handmade bath bombs.
All equipment and ingredients will be included, and a print out to take home so the fun doesn't have to end.
Workshops will cost $55 per person.
Visit https://www.barebodybeauty.com/products/bathbomb-bliss-workshop?variant=31743455592546 for more details and to book.
As always, there's a full school holiday program at PCYC Southern Highlands to keep the kids busy.
Between July 5 and 18, kids can enjoy a range of activities including AFL, archery, bootcamp, dance, gymnastics, Little Ninjas, mixed sport and soccer.
Visit https://secure.activecarrot.com/public/class/browse_holiday_program/675 for more details and to book.
There's plenty to do at the Bradman Museum in July.
July 16 will be a big day with Kids Day.
At 11am talk cricket with Jock where participants will get to learn more about the trophy cabinet which is filled with a fascinating collection of silverware.
Those present will be able to hold and compare trophies including the 2015 Men's World Cup and the Women's Ashes.
Throughout the day there will be the gallery discovery trail, the reflex reactor challenge and plot your pitch.
Heritage Raider will also run at the museum throughout the holidays.
The museum's heritage keepers will open the doors to their vault of artefacts, for visitors to attend a talk and tour with the museum's head heritage keeper plus a behind the scenes look.
Become a Heritage Raider to explore alongside the heritage keepers, as they open the vaults and welcome raiders of all ages to discover the stories behind cricket's heritage makers such as Don Bradman, Alyssa Healy and Nathan Lyon.
Learn how past cricketing passions became traditions and why the game is so connected with Australian culture.
Participants will also have fun learning about the importance of interpreting, sharing and protecting the game's legacy.
Heritage Raider Sessions are $10 each in addition to general museum admission of $20 for adults, $15 for concession and $11 for children under 17 or a family ticket for $50.
Visit https://internationalcrickethall.com/winter-holiday-fun-at-the-bradman-centre/ for more details and to book.
Two tennis camps will run during the holidays- one at Bowral and the other at Bundanoon.
Both will run from July 13 to 16.
The Bowral camp will run from 9am until noon, while Bundanoon will start at 1.30pm and finish at 1.30pm.
The camps feature a wide range of activities including using modified HOTSHOTS equipment and an end of clinic party.
The Bowral camp will cost $142 and the Bundanoon one $99.
Visit http://www.bowraltennis.com.au/CT-Camps.aspx for more detils and to book.
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