INNER WEST HOLIDAY WORKSHOPS

Take advantage of our multiple day discount. See details at the bottom of the page.


Workshop calendar

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Crafty Story Creations *FULLY BOOKED*

Wednesday 17 January - Balmain Scout Hall

Age: 8 - 12 years

9:00am - 3:00pm

For the budding writers out there, this is a workshop that will get your imagination firing, your ideas flowing and your hands crafting! With the guidance of Tina Matthews – book maker and writer extraordinaire – you will handcraft your very own little book.  Then, learning the same techniques used by professional writers, you’ll fill it with crazy characters and nail-biting adventures in a story of your own invention.

Cost: $90 (Or take advantage of our multiple day discount)


 

Mystery at Glessner Grammar

Thursday 18 January – Drummoyne Guides Hall

Age 8 – 12 years

9:00am – 3:00pm

Do you have what it takes to be part of the Glessner Grammar Sleuthing Society? If so, join us at your own risk! A crime has been committed and danger is afoot. What part will you play in the mystery at Glesser Grammar? Put your powers of deduction to the test. Examine evidence, crack codes, and find clues. Will you be able to figure out who’s guilty? Once the mystery is solved and all is right at Glessner Grammar you’ll create your own mystery story filled with suspects, suspense and clues.

Cost: $90 (Or take advantage of our multiple day discount)


 

Superheroes!

Friday 19 January – Drummoyne Guides Hall

Age 6 – 8 years (Recommended for Grades K– 2. Kids Must be able to write for themselves)

9:00am – 12:00pm

If you were a superhero what amazing powers would you have? In this half-day workshop you’ll create your very own super powerful, super human superhero. You’ll invent special gadgets, defeat evil villains, and maybe even save the world!

Cost: $55


 

Magical beings and Fantastical Lands

Monday 22 January Balmain Scout Hall

Age: 8 – 12 years

9:00am – 3:00pm

Step aside Harry Potter, Percy Jackson, and The BFG! These holidays become part of your own epic fantasy story! Create powerful wizards, ferocious fairies, daring demi-gods … any kind of creature you can imagine. Invent enchanted worlds, magical objects, and exciting quests with dangerous battles to save the world. You’ll learn the same techniques used by fantasy writers and write your own epic fantasy story too. We’ll also have games, craft and other fun activities. So buckle up and get ready for a magical ride! 

Cost: $90 (Or take advantage of our multiple day discount)


 

Story Squad Spy School

Tuesday 23 JanuaryBalmain Scout Hall

Age: 8 – 12 years

9:00am – 3:00pm


Your mission, should you choose to accept, is to crack codes, invent high-tech gadgets and learn interrogation tactics to help you on your secret mission as an international undercover spy. Create your own Spy kit packed with the gadgets and tools that a secret agent needs! Will you be able to complete your mission in time to prevent disaster from striking? Find out when you learn the techniques to plan and write your own action-packed spy story.

Cost: $90 (Or take advantage of our multiple day discount)


 

Story Squad & Reverse Garbage present: 
Protectors of the Planet! 

Wednesday 24 January – Reverse Garbage - Marrickville

Age: 8 – 12 years

9:00am – 3:00pm

Calling all protectors of the planet, future guardians of the world! Join Story Squad and Reverse Garbage in a day of invention and imagination. Use up-cycled materials to make planet-saving devices, create stories about powerful eco-heroes rescuing the environment and humankind. Packed with craft, games and creative writing this full day workshop promises to be crammed with nothing but fun.

Cost: $90 (Or take advantage of our multiple day discount)


 

Magic and Mayhem!

Thursday 25 January – Balmain Scout Hall

Age 6 – 8 years (Recommended for Grades K– 2. Kids Must be able to write for themselves)

9:00am – 12:00pm

If you were a wizard what magic spells would you cast? In this half-day workshop kids will create their own spell books. They’ll invent perfect potions, write seriously silly spells, and create general magic mayhem! 

Cost: $55


 

LOCATIONS

Reverse Garbage - 8/142 Addison Rd, Marrickville

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Balmain Scout Hall - Mort St, Balmain

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Drummoyne Guides Hall - Ullathorne St, Drummoyne

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MULTIPLE DAY DISCOUNT

1 Day   = $90

2 Days = $170 - Use code JANHOL2 at checkout

3 Days = $255 - Use code JANHOL3 at checkout

4 Days = $340 - Use code JANHOL4 at checkout

(total are not reflective of Protectors of the Planet as this is a slightly higher cost) 

By registering your child/ren in a Story Squad class or holiday workshop you acknowledge acceptance of the Story Squad terms and conditions.