What's on in the July school holidays in the Yass Valley (by price point)?

Looking for ways to entertain children during the July school holidays? Whether your budget is tight or you're looking for an activity just for a couple of hours or a whole day, there is plenty to do in the area between July 8-19.

Find out what's on in the Yass Valley for children between July 8-19.

Find out what's on in the Yass Valley for children between July 8-19.

Free

Interactive science-themed activities

  • Where: Yass Valley Library, 88 Comur Street, Yass.
  • When: July 10, 12, 15, 16 and 17.
  • Contact: 6226 1305

From erupting volcanoes to balloon rockets, there will be plenty of fun at Yass Valley Library during the school holidays. All of the activities begin at 11am.

  • Erupting volcanoes (ages 8+): July 9.
  • Operation parachute egg drop (ages 6+): July 10.
  • Pasta skeletons (all ages): July 12.
  • Planet Pinata (all ages): July 15.
  • Tornado skeletons (ages 8+): July 16.
  • Balloon rockets (ages 6+): July 17.

The Lego Movie - The Second Part

  • Where: Yass Community Baptist Church, 50 Laidlaw Street, Yass.
  • When: July 15.
  • Contact:www.ycbc.church

Watch The Lego Movie - The Second Part at Yass Community Baptist Church this holiday. There will be popcorn, choc tops, drinks, lollies and more. There is relaxing seating and a big screen.

Watch The Lego Movie - The Second Part at Yass Community Baptist Church on July 15 (free).

Watch The Lego Movie - The Second Part at Yass Community Baptist Church on July 15 (free).

Youth Day

  • Where: Uniting Hall (Methodist School), 56 Chapel Street, Dalton.
  • When: July 19
  • Contact: 0423 245 470.

Come and have some fun! This is for all people under 25 and parents of children under 12. There will be plenty of activities including face painting, temporary tattoos, inflatables, music and games, plus a free sausage sizzle lunch and drinks.

Less than $10

 Community playgroup

  • Where: Yass Community Baptist Church, 50 Laidlaw Street, Yass.
  • When: July 16-19
  • Contact: www.ycbc.church
  • Cost: $3 per child, $5 for two or more children.

The playgroup will be open from 9.30am-11.30am and includes crafts, a jumping castle and morning tea.

The Yass Community Playgroup is open from July 16-19 for $3 per child or $5 for two children or more.

The Yass Community Playgroup is open from July 16-19 for $3 per child or $5 for two children or more.

$25+

Gymnastics

  • Where: St Augustine's Hall, Yass.
  • When: July 9, 10, 11, 16, 17 and 18.
  • Cost: $25-$65.
  • Contact: info@yassgymnastics.com.au or www.yassgymnastics.com.au to book.

Keep the kids warm and active these school holidays.

  • Full day: 8.30am-4pm, cost $65.
  • Two-hour session (morning): 10am-12pm, cost $25.
  • Two-hour session (afternoon): 1.30pm-3.30pm, cost $25.
Make a mini kokedama or floral teacup with local florist Melinda Sheffield on July 12 ($35).

Make a mini kokedama or floral teacup with local florist Melinda Sheffield on July 12 ($35).

$30+

Art workshops

  • Where: Tootsie Cafe, Yass.
  • When: July 11 and 17.
  • Cost: $30-$50.
  • Contact: 0447 225 524.

Learn to draw, be creative and have some fun these holidays with artist Nomis Streatfeild at Tootsie Cafe. Both workshops run from 10am-11.30am and it's $50 for both.

  • Cartooning workshop (ages 5+): July 11, cost $30.
  • How to draw workshop (ages 5+): July 17, cost $30.

Floristry workshop

  • Where: Tootsie Cafe, Yass.
  • When: July 12.
  • Cost: $35.
  • Contact: 0409 036 923.

Learn how to make a mini kokedama or floral teacup with local florist Melinda Sheffield. This is appropriate for children aged 8+.

Stay active and take part in a tennis camp from July 9-11 ($50-$75).

Stay active and take part in a tennis camp from July 9-11 ($50-$75).

$50+

Tennis Camp

  • Where: Hume Tennis Club, Yass.
  • When: July 9, 10 and 11.
  • Cost: $50-$75 (Active Kids vouchers available).
  • Contact: Scott.eulenstein@outlook.com. or 0421 016 365.

Games, skills and prizes available for all participants. Qualified Tennis Australia coaches available. Approved Active Kids provider. Register by Friday, July 5.

  • Red Ball (ages 3-6): 1-2pm, cost $50.
  • Orange Ball (ages 7-10): 2-3pm, cost $50.
  • Green/Yellow Ball (ages 11-16): 3-5pm, cost $75.