Henschke Out of School Care Inc

Vacation Care


During NSW School holidays HOOSHC runs Vacation Care between 7am and 6pm weekdays.

The Vacation Care program includes a variety of activities including theme days and excursions.  Excursions to local venues may include the movies, ten-pin bowling, parks, local theatre productions and local community events.

In addition to the excursions, there are activities organised at the hall covering a wide variety of interests including cooking, gymnastics, construction, imaginative play, indoor and outdoor games, music, art and craft.

The Vacation Care programs are published on the website 3 weeks prior to each holiday period and can be downloaded from here.


Our Fees

The fee for Vacation Care and Pupil Free Days is $37.50 per day with excursion days incurring additional charges. All costs are clearly outlined when the program is prepared.

Bookings & Forms

Bookings are accepted via the Xplor App.
HOOSHC also operates on all Henschke Primary School’s Pupil-Free Days. Bookings are made using the Xplor App.
Permission Forms for excursions are issued separately.
Click here to view the current 2018 Vacation Care Program

Operating Hours

Vacation Care: 7.00am to 6.00pm
Pupil-Free Days: 7.00am to 6.00pm

HOOSHC is closed for Public Holidays and two weeks over the Christmas/New Year period each year.


Important Dates


Term 3 2018

Term 4 2018


Public Holiday:
Monday 1st October - Labor Day

Vacation Care:           
Tuesday 2nd October 2018 - Friday 12th October 2018

Term 4 Begins:         
Monday 15th October 2018 

Pupil Free Day:          
Friday 30th November

Term 4 finishes:         
Wednesday 19th December

Vacation Care:           
Thursday 20th and Friday 21st December

HOOSHC Closed:     
Monday 24th December until Friday 4th January, 2019 

Vacation Care: 
Monday 7th January, 2019 - Wednesday 30th January

School Resumes for Henschke PS:
Thursday 31st January