Vacation care

Vacation Care in Victoria and Tasmania.

Flexible childcare during school holidays.

Fun and educational childcare between school terms

Uniting Vacation Care.

Our vacation care services provide fun and educational childcare activities for your child in between school terms.

Vacation care gives you the flexibility and peace of mind to plan ahead, knowing that your child is cared for in a safe and stimulating environment.

Our educators provide indoor and outdoor activities for primary school-aged children, with some services offering excursions and events.

Program benefits


Offering a variety of experiences, including indoor and outdoor play, holiday events and excursions


Working around your work/life balance, offering flexible full or part-day options


Creating personalised, age-appropriate activities to inspire your child

Building relationships

Making sure your child has fun with their peers, building relationships, social skills and their confidence

Belonging and community

Building a sense of belonging, so your child can develop a sense of community.


We teach healthy eating and general wellbeing habits across all of our vacation care services. At many of our services, children take an active role in their food preparation through tending to fruit, vegetable and herb gardens. Many of our early learning services prepare meals on site. Food safety and accommodating dietary and cultural requirements is important to us.


Through a wide range of indoor and outdoor activities, we celebrate the natural environment and where possible use sustainable materials in our early learning centres, providing fun, stimulating and educational experiences for your child.

Our educators

Our educators are passionate about offering programs that foster social connections, confidence, community spirit and a sense of belonging for all children. To ensure the best outcomes for your child, our early learning staff have a minimum Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care or equivalent. Our educators are trained in various programs to support the mental health of your child and are skilled in working with children who have experienced challenges and trauma. As a child safe organisation, our educators undergo regular working with children and police checks.

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To enrol in Vacation Care please get in touch with us to discuss your care requirements.

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