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Circus WA School Holiday Programs

It's School Holidays!! Act Crazy join the Circus. Open for all ages from 7yrs and up. Be serious and learn Unicycle, Stilts, Aerials, Acrobatics or just come and play.

  • Type:Non Government,State Focus
  • Local Clubs:Special Interest,Arts,Sports
  • Charity:Sport & Recreation

Details

  • Employees (FTE):10
  • Established:1984
  • Members:250
  • Volunteers:2
  • Arts:Dance,Performing Arts
  • Industry & Politics:Industry Assn

Description

At CircusWA we are committed to ensuring our students learn skills in a very safe but fun environment. Working out of a traditional circus big top we deliver all of our programs with low teacher student ratios to ensure everyone gets to learn and feel supported. The school holidays are a great time to learn new skills, or just come and hang out for a fun all round circus exploration at our Big Top Circus Skills sessions. As we are situated in central Fremantle, this means that before or after your circus session you can enjoy some of the amazing food and entertainment available around Fremantle - starting with our neighbours at iconic Clancy's Fish Pub.

Cyclo Sportif York

Join us for the ultimate Father’s Day weekend in the beautiful Avon Valley, the Cyclo Sportif York is part of the York Cycling Festival. York Cycling Festival is the perfect mix of time away with the

  • Type:Association,Non Government,Local Focus,State Focus
  • Local Clubs:Sports
  • Charity:Sport & Recreation

Details

  • Sports:Other

Description

Join us for the ultimate Father’s Day weekend in the beautiful Avon Valley, the Cyclo Sportif York is part of the York Cycling Festival. York Cycling Festival is the perfect mix of time away with the family, friends, leisure and of course riding.There are plenty of accommodation options in and around York.


Date: Saturday, 1 September 2018
Time: From 7:00am for all distances
Venue: Pioneer Avon Park, LOT 11 Lowe St, York WA 6302


A Distance – 94km
B distance – 53km


Teams
Our rides are based on the European style team events. Riders organise themselves into teams of four to nine riders. A team can be made up of any ‘like’ group such as your friends, regular riding group or work colleagues. You can ride any type of bike provided they are consistent across your team (ie, all road bikes, hand bicycles or mountain bikes). A Cyclo Sportif is conducted in race-like conditions with each team receiving a time however it is NOT race – it is about enjoying a challenge with your friends and participating as a team – not ‘winning’. Your team must work and remain together throughout the event.


Fully Supported
Bicycling Western Australia has developed a reputation of presenting fun and exciting events in a safe environment. This event is fully supported with approved traffic management, corner marshals, on-road support and water stations.

Fair Game

Fair Game's mission is to engage under-serviced Australian communities through unique health education and fitness programs and recycled sports equipment.

  • Type:Aboriginal,Volunteer,Charity
  • Local Clubs:Aboriginal,Sports
  • Charity:Aboriginal,Mental Health,Refugees,Sport & Recreation

Details

  • Sports:Basketball

Description

<p> Fair Game Australia is a health charity with an innovative approach to reducing inequality for under-serviced Australians via recycled sports equipment.</p> <p> The DGR charity is an award winning grass-roots volunteer lead organisation making significant impact for thousands of Aboriginal and CALD Australians each year across remote and urban communities.</p> <p> We have three core programs delivered by youthful volunteers in partnership with communities.</p> <p> Vision: To enable all Australians to have access to the benefits of healthy choices through recycled sports equipment.</p> <p> Values: Fit & Healthy Communities, Inspiration & Education, Teamwork & Leadership, Sustainability & Recycling</p> <p> Target Populations: CALD Communities (migrants, refugees), Indigenous Australians, Low SES Australians, Mental Health Sufferers, Chronic Disease Sufferers, Adolescent Females</p>

HeyMuzo.org

A place to help inspire people to play music.

  • Type:Charity
  • Charity:Food,Information & Referral,Local Community,Sport & Recreation

Details

Description

From original night's, jams, open mics, practice and play sessions, Eat/Learn/Play and even radio segments.
 
We help you however we can so get in touch.

Ignite Basketball

Drug Aware Ignite Basketball is an intervention for young people engaged or at risk of engaging in anti social and criminal behaviour.

  • Type:Club,Aboriginal
  • Local Clubs:Aboriginal,Sports
  • Charity:Aboriginal,Sport & Recreation

Details

  • Sports:Basketball
  • Established:2011

Description

<p> Operating at times and in areas of high youth crime, we offer the opportunity for young men and women to keep regularly active, develop leadership skills, gain formal qualifications and work with positive role models for a brighter future.</p> <p> Our coaches, youth workers and volunteers employ an approach to facilitation that caters to the specific needs of the individual, allowing for tailored goal-setting and a greater chance of success.</p> <p> Ignite Basketball works with its young men and women to build abilities in themselves that can benefit career, relationships and every day life. With a combination of individual mentoring and group coaching, participants combat low self-esteem, insecurities and low confidence while learning effective public speaking, basketball coaching, group control, anger management and conflict resolution.</p> <p> Small and achievable goals are set and achieved on a regular basis, keeping individuals focused and progressing towards bigger and better things.<br /> When ready, the participants can then move on to formal coaching, refereeing and administration qualifications that creates a solid foundation and employment anywhere in Australia.</p> <p> Finally, we turn over the responsibility of running the Ignite Basketball session to our new coaches who work closely with younger participants and continue the mentoring cycle.</p> <p> Ignite Basketball is dedicated to and inspired by the life of Jude Ryder Montgomery.</p> <p> Delivered by the Save the Children.</p>

Jump to Cure Diabetes

The Jump to Cure Diabetes is the ultimate challenge - and a great way to raise funds for type 1 diabetes research.

  • Type:Charity
  • Charity:Fundraising,Sport & Recreation

Details

Description

A tandem skydive is the easiest way to experience the thrill of jumping out of a plane, while you make a big difference to JDRF and medical research.

Imagine the feeling when you and your instructor step out of the plane's door up to 14,000 feet above the ground ... and freefall for at least 20 seconds at 240km per hour ... before pulling the parachute cord ... and floating to the ground with incredible views over the local area.

Watch Oli’s video to see the thrill of the Jump. Oli even steered the parachute while enjoying the amazing views over Picton!

What does the Jump to Cure Diabetes involve?

Skydiving is the fastest non-motorised sport in the world! You will be participating in a tandem skydive with training provided. Securely attached to a highly experienced instructor, you will enjoy seconds of exhilarating free fall, reaching speeds of up to 240km per hour. You will then soar over amazing views of your local area under a parachute built for two. You can even steer the parachute if you wish!

What is included in my Jump to Cure Diabetes experience?Tandem skydiving training session on the morning of your JumpScenic flightViewing area for friends and family to watch fromKnowing that you are contributing to the very best type 1 diabetes researchWhat costs are involved to take part in the Jump to Cure Diabetes?

A $100 non-refundable deposit plus a minimum fundraising goal of $1,250 per person is required to participate in the Jump to Cure Diabetes. We have loads of great fundraising ideas available to help you reach your goal plus your JDRF Account Manager can help you tailor some activities to suit your interests.

When will the Jump to Cure Diabetes be held?

Please note, minimum age restrictions apply at each venue, please see below .

A participant under the age of 18 must seek written permission from their parent or legal guardian. A form will be sent to you upon registration to be signed by both the participant and the parent or legal guardian prior to the event. The parent or legal guardian must also accompany the participant on the day of the event. Proof of age will also be required.

Minimum age 12

How do I get involved?

Take the ultimate challenge for yourself and type 1 diabetes and register for the Jump in your state today. Numbers are limited for each Jump so be quick!

Pull On Your Socks

From the sports field to the boardroom and everywhere in between, the McGrath Foundation wants you to ‘Pull On Your Socks’ to help us support families experiencing breast cancer.

  • Charity:Sport & Recreation
  • Type:Association,Non Government

Details

  • Sports:Football,Netball,Other,Rugby,Soccer,Local Clubs

Description

The Pull On Your Socks initiative encourages all types of sporting clubs to turn a game day pink during the season and wear the McGrath Foundation’s Pink Socks as well as hosting a fundraising event.

With a different, limited edition collectable sock each year, every dollar raised will help the McGrath Foundation fund McGrath Breast Care Nurses in communities’ right across Australia and increase breast awareness in young people.

“Whether you’re into athletics, tennis, netball, hockey, basketball, football, AFL, union or league; don our McGrath Foundation Pink Socks and host a fundraising event to become part of one giant team having fun while helping ensure more families can access our amazing McGrath Breast Care Nurses,” said McGrath Foundation Ambassador & Director, Tracy Bevan. 

Australian sporting heroes including Lleyton Hewitt, Ellyse Perry, Wendell Sailor, Billy Slater and Jamie Dwyer, to name a few, have come together from all codes and are asking clubs and teams across Australia to #pullonyoursocks and show their support for the McGrath Foundation.

With 43 people diagnosed with breast cancer each day, the McGrath Foundation is encouraging communities across the country to follow the lead of these famous sports stars by purchasing their team socks as well as hosting a fundraising event to help support families experiencing breast cancer.

"Last year we had over 200 Pull On Your Socks events across Australia and this year we anticipate even more codes stepping up and getting their clubs involved within local communities,” said Tracy.

Put your best foot forward this winter and purchase your collectable pair of McGrath Foundation pink socks. To find out how you can get involved and make a difference, please visit www.mcgrathfoundation.com.au.

Socks are available from www.mcgrathfoundation.com.au/shoppink at $15 per pair or $12 per pair + postage for orders over 20 pairs. So remember to wear and share on social media using the #PullOnYourSocks.

Since 2005 the McGrath Foundation has placed 110 McGrath Breast Care Nurses across Australia who have supported over 44,000 families. This vital service is provided free of charge and available through self-referral.

Save the Children Playschemes

Save the Children provides many programs to help young people all around Western Australia. Playschemes is one of these all important programs.

  • Type:Non Government
  • Charity:Child Welfare,Education & Training,Local Community,Sport & Recreation,Youth Welfare

Details

  • Education:Kindergarden,Pre-School,Primary School

Description

PLAYSCHEMES

Playschemes are the largest of our Early Childhood Care and Development programs in Australia and have been running for more than 30 years. They provide children with opportunities to learn, grow and develop through safe and supported play.

Why early childhood learning is important

A child’s development between birth and the age of five is critical to their health, learning and success later in life. Play is crucial - it provides the basis for cognitive, physical, social and emotional learning and development. Unfortunately, many socially and economically disadvantaged families in Australia aren’t able to provide their children with opportunities for play-based learning.

Save the Children’s Playscheme program

Playschemes provide regular early learning activities and parenting support for vulnerable families and children under the six years old. Run by trained Early Childhood staff, the free playgroups help young children learn to play, socialise, establish routine and prepare for school.

In some communities we run Intensive Supported Playschemes, which may include home visits and additional support. During the weekly sessions, Family Support Workers also provide parents with advice and links to community services and other families in a non-threatening environment.

Each session is carefully designed to ensure its relevance and appropriateness for children from a range of backgrounds, such as culturally and linguistically diverse, newly arrived and refugee families and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

Where we run our Playschemes

We have Playschemes in major cities, rural and remote communities in approximately 100 locations across Australia. This includes remote Aboriginal communities such as Mornington Island and Doomadgee in Northern Queensland, Kununurra in Western Australia, Wilcannia inNew South Wales, the Far West Coast of South Australia and Wadeye in the Northern Territory.

How we know our Playschemes help children develop

Based on national and international best practices for early childhood learning, our Playscheme program supports thousands of vulnerable children and their families each year. In the last two years alone, the program has grown to assist children and families in an additional 20 locations across Australia. In 2013 alone, more than 4,000 children attended our Playschemes.

Who makes our Playschemes possible

We are grateful to the Australian Government, Queensland Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services and Corrections, the NSW Department of Family and Community Services, the Telethon Foundation and to generous Australians who fund our Playschemes.

Southern WA Outdoors

A FREE Online forum for ALL those that love THE OUTDOORS in southern WESTERN AUSTRALIA!

  • Type:Charity
  • Charity:Environmental,Information & Referral,Local Community,Sport & Recreation

Details

Description

Camping | Fishing | 4WDing | Kayaking | Locations | Videos | Local Advice and Insights | Fauna and Flora | Events | Caravanning | Photography | Boating | Gardening and more!

You name it, if it has anything to do with enjoying the outdoors in southern Western Australia then you'll find it at Southern WA Outdoors!

Great fishing reports, detailed set ups for kayak fishing, in depth local knowledge on locations and how to get there, 

 - Are you are into the outdoors and love southern Western Australia?

- Do you have location reports, a favourite holiday, information to add, or just want to be part of this friendly community?

Then join, enjoy and contribute today!

 

 

 

Subiaco Petanque Club

The Subiaco Petanque Club is sporting/recreational and social club open all year round to any age and anyone interested in learning the French game of Petanque. Members of all ages are welcome.

  • Type:Charity
  • Local Clubs:Sports
  • Charity:Sport & Recreation

Details

  • Sports:Local Clubs

Description

For almost the past twenty years the Subiaco Petanque Club has been based at the Pavilion which is situated on the Nicholson Reserve.  We are a sporting/recreational and social club open all year round to any age and anyone interested in learning the game of Petanque.

During this time the venue has become the central point for Petanque in WA. At present the building and pitches (pistes) are being used on a regular basis by our club which has 80 full members and 20 associates on a weekly basis. It is also home to Junior Petanque and Maison de France clubs which are both members of Petanque WA. Please note Petanque is not a seasonal sport but is played all year round and so the venue is in use for 52 weeks in the year. On special days in the calendar e.g. Foundation and Australian Day members often hold picnic meetings at the club. Ours is a sporting and recreational club open to members of all ages which because of its low impact nature is of particular interest to people who are in their senior years.

The Clontarf Foundation

The Clontarf Foundation exists to improve the education, discipline, self esteem, life skills and employment prospects of young Aboriginal men and by doing so, equip them to participate more meaningfully in society.

  • Type:Charity
  • Charity:Aboriginal,Local Community,Sport & Recreation

Details

Description

 

Using the passion that Aboriginal boys have for football allows Clontarf to attract the boys to school. But it is not a sporting program.

Each Clontarf Academy, formed in partnership with the local school, is focussed on encouraging behavioural change, developing positive attitudes, assisting students to complete school and secure employment. Fundamental to this, is the development of values, skills and abilities that will assist the boys to achieve better life outcomes.

Through a diverse mix of activities, the full-time, local Clontarf staff mentor and counsel students while the school caters for the educational needs of each student.

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Since opening its first Academy for 25 boys on the campus of the Clontarf Aboriginal College in Perth, Western Australia in 2000, the Foundation has grown rapidly and has been consistently successful.

We now cater for approximately 2,800 boys in 54 schools across Western Australia, Northern Territory, Victoria and New South Wales.

The Scout Association Of Australia

Scouting is a worldwide movement that has shaped the development of youth and adults for more than 100 years. Scouts is the biggest and most successful youth organisation in Australia.

  • Type:DGR 1 Status
  • Charity:Education & Training,Family,Local Community,Sport & Recreation,Youth Welfare

Details

Description

Aim Of Scouting
The aim of Scouting is to encourage the physical, intellectual, social, emotional and spiritual development of young people so that they take a constructive place in society as responsible citizens, and as a member of their local, national and international communities.

Principles
The principles of Scouting are that Scouts should serve God, act in consideration of the needs of others and develop and use their abilities to the betterment of themselves and their families and the community in which they live.

Association Goals
The following Goals have been set for the Scout Movement in Australia, we aim to...

  • Provide challenging accredited programs to the youth of Australia, which are recognised and valued by the community and by government
  • Promote Scouting to the community on the basis of the high quality and relevance of its methodology and programs
  • Comprise an increasingly male and female membership which reflects the social and cultural mix of the community
  • Carefully select and train adult leaders on the basis of standards that are recognisable and measurable
  • Have the community recognise, support and value the role of Scouting and its activities
  • Be recognised by the community as being responsive to community youth issues
  • Be recognised and consulted as a major contributor to establishing priorities and determining policies on community youth issues
  • Have a high profile portraying a quality way of life.
  • Acquire and maintain adequate human, physical, and financial resources, which are used to the best advantage of Scouting and the community
  • Provide opportunities for its members to participate in international activities
  • Provide maximum support for the development of World Scouting particularly in the Asia Pacific region.

Aim Of Scouting
The aim of Scouting is to encourage the physical, intellectual, social, emotional and spiritual development of young people so that they take a constructive place in society as responsible citizens, and as a member of their local, national and international communities.

Principles
The principles of Scouting are that Scouts should serve God, act in consideration of the needs of others and develop and use their abilities to the betterment of themselves and their families and the community in which they live.

Association Goals
The following Goals have been set for the Scout Movement in Australia, we aim to...

  • Provide challenging accredited programs to the youth of Australia, which are recognised and valued by the community and by government
  • Promote Scouting to the community on the basis of the high quality and relevance of its methodology and programs
  • Comprise an increasingly male and female membership which reflects the social and cultural mix of the community
  • Carefully select and train adult leaders on the basis of standards that are recognisable and measurable
  • Have the community recognise, support and value the role of Scouting and its activities
  • Be recognised by the community as being responsive to community youth issues
  • Be recognised and consulted as a major contributor to establishing priorities and determining policies on community youth issues
  • Have a high profile portraying a quality way of life.
  • Acquire and maintain adequate human, physical, and financial resources, which are used to the best advantage of Scouting and the community
  • Provide opportunities for its members to participate in international activities
  • Provide maximum support for the development of World Scouting particularly in the Asia Pacific region.

Wirrpanda Foundation

The Wirrpanda Foundation aims to improve the quality of life for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians across our three pillars of education, employment and health.

  • Type:Aboriginal,Charity
  • Charity:Aboriginal,Education & Training,Employment & Training,Fundraising,Sport & Recreation

Details

  • Employees (FTE):26
  • Established:2005

Description

<p> The priority of the Foundation remains employing local Aboriginal role models who are empowered to build capacity in their own communities.</p> <p> Since commencing operation in 2005, the Foundation has maintained its focus of improving the quality of life for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people by promoting strong role models and healthy life choices. The Foundation has established a number of successful programs in Perth, regional Western Australia, Victoria, New South Wales, ACT, and Queensland, and in doing so, has reached over 35,000 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people of all ages.</p> <p> The main focus of each program is to improve the life outcomes of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people by targeting areas at specific stages of their lives.</p> <p> The success of the programs relies heavily on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mentors developing, delivering and managing these programs. The Foundation celebrates Aboriginal culture as one of the longest surviving in the world and aims to advance Indigenous Australians beyond their current health, education and employment standards.</p>

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