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 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 2 2019


Term 2 Begins:         
Monday 29th April , 2019

Public Holiday: Queen’s Birthday Holiday Monday 10th June, 2019

Term 2 finishes:         
Friday 5th July, 2019

Vacation Care:           
Monday 8th July to Friday 19th July, 2019

Pupil-Free Day: Monday 22nd July

Term 3 Begins: Tuesday 23rd July, 2019

Term 3 Finishes: Friday 27th September, 2019

Vacation Care: Monday 30th September to Friday 11th October, 2019

Public Holiday: Monday 7th October, 2019

NSW School Holidays: 
Monday 15th April - Friday 26th April

Monday 8th July - Friday 19th July

Monday 30th September - Friday 11th October

Monday 23rd December