Circus Day

Date: Monday 13 January

Location: Crow Street Creative

Ages: 11-17 years only


  • 1 activity $30
  • 2 activities $50
  • 3 activities $60

Bring: Water bottle, snacks & lunch. Fitted clothing; no zips, buttons, belts etc. and no oils or lotions on skin. Jewellery removed. Long hair tied up.

Fly High – Silks and Aerial Workshop  [SOLD OUT]

9am – 11am

Come and Learn the daring and exciting art of aerial silks and static trapeze with Meraki Circus. Learn how to move, climb, hang, and perform skills and tricks up in the air.

Hoopla Circus 

11:30am – 1:30pm

How much fun can you have inside a circle?! It’s endless! Come and spend time with Meraki Circus learning the art of hula hoop AND aerial hoop (also known as Lyra). You will spin, balance and do tricks inside a hoop not just on the ground, but also suspended in the air!

Roll up! Roll up! 

2:00pm – 4:00pm

Ever dreamed of running away with the circus? Well now is your chance! A fun and exciting opportunity to have a ‘taste’ of all thing’s circus with the local Meraki Circus! Learn skills such as aerial silks and trapeze, hula hoop, juggling, spinning plates, acrobalance and more!

Musical Theatre & Music Video Workshop

Date: Monday 13 January

Location: GECC Playhouse

Ages: 11-17 years only

Time:  8:30am – 4:30pm

Cost: $40

Bring: Water bottle, lunch and snacks, wear all black clothing

Hollywood calls! Sing, act and dance your way through the day with this fun filled workshop. Join in the interactive performance focussing on all components of Musical Theatre: Singing, Acting and Dancing. Then create and star in your very own music video. Take a copy of the music video home to show off your new skills.

Art Day

Date: Tuesday 14 January

Location: Gladstone Art Gallery and Museum

Ages: 11-17 years only


  • 1 activity $25
  • 2 activities $40
  • 3 activities $54

Bring: Old clothes, water bottle, snacks and lunch

Paint African Sunset Landscapes [SOLD OUT]

10:30am – 12:30pm

Master the art of sunset landscapes! Explore different art mediums to perfect your painted sunset background & sketched silhouette images. Paint, pencil and melted crayons will help create your masterpiece.

DIY Succulent Garden [SOLD OUT]

1pm – 3pm

Create your own hand painted succulent garden! Paint a large Mexican style pot to house your succulent. Paint river rocks to place in the top of the pot. Take home your creation.

Botanical Water Colour [SOLD OUT]

3.30pm – 5.30pm

Create your own artwork with an introduction to water colour, with local artist Kirsty Anderson. Using professional water colours, you’ll capture light and shade in botanicals. Paint, paper and brushes supplied. Take your artwork home to show off your skills!

Adrenaline Day

Date: Tuesday 14th January

Location: Various

Ages: 11-17 years only

Cost: Various

Bring: Water bottle, snacks, closed in footwear, cool clothing, hat and sunscreen. Additional requirement for Gel Blasters: Long sleeved shirt and long pants.

Gel Blasters [SOLD OUT]

1200 Dawson Hwy, Burua | 9:00am – 11:00am     

Cost: $30

Get amongst the adventure of gel blasters! Have fun eliminating players in opposing teams during the tournament. Be the last person standing for the ultimate bragging rights!

Laser Skirmish

Canoe Point, Tannum Sands | 2:00pm – 4:00pm       

Cost: $30

Get outdoors and join in the fun of this team combat simulation game! Outdoor laser skirmish is fast, furious and intense, in all the right ways!

Beach Day

Date: Wednesday 15 January

Location: 1770/Agnes Water (bus included)

Ages: 11-17 years only


  • 1 activity $30
  • 2 activities $50
  • 3 activities $66

Bring: Swimwear, rashie, sunscreen, hat, towel, water bottle and snacks

The beach day includes the option of purchasing one, two or three activities. If not participating in all three activities, beach time will be available. All options include bus transport to and from Agnes Water/1770 and a sausage sizzle lunch. Arrive at the Gladstone Art Gallery at 7:45am sharp for an 8am departure and returning to Art Gallery at 5:45pm.

Learn to Surf [SOLD OUT]

9.30am – 11.30am

Riding waves is an amazing experience! Learn to surf in one of Australia’s top 20 beaches, while learning to stand up and catch that illusive wave. Wetsuits and boards provided.

1770 LARC! Tour of 1770

12.30pm – 2.30pm

Travel across Round Hill Creek, to the coastline of Eurimbula National Park in the Southern Great Barrier Reef, where you will take a bush walking tour with our skipper and an indigenous guide.

Kayaking 1770

2.30pm – 4pm

Explore the waterways of 1770 in a kayak! Tour untouched and pristine environment and secluded beaches. Look out for curious dolphins or pelicans along the way.

2 Day Modelling, Etiquette & Deportment Bootcamp

Multi-day event

Date: Wednesday 15  January & Thursday 16 January

Time: 10am – 4pm both days

Location: GECC

Ages: 11-17 years only

Cost: $60

Bring: water bottle, snacks, own makeup, nice dress, comfortable high heels

Learn to stand, walk and sit in confidence, using correct posture and conversation skills. Glamour up with basic hair, makeup and skincare. Then sit down to 5-star dining while learning social and table etiquette. Take home your very own mini portfolio shoot.

Photography Days

DSLR Photography Workshop

Date: Thursday 16 January

Time: 10am – 3pm

Location: Tondoon Botanic Gardens

Ages: 11-17 years only

Cost: $30

Bring:  Own DSLR Camera or SLR Camera and Film, water bottle, lunch, lunch, snacks, sunscreen and closed in footwear

Do you have a love of photography? Photopia will share with and teach you the basic techniques to use your DSLR camera – including tips and tricks to capture the perfect shot.

Green Screen Video Creation and Production [CANCELLED]

Date: Friday 17 January

Time: 10am – 3pm

Location:  Crow Street Creative

Ages: 11-17 years only

Cost: $30

Bring: Smartphone or tablet, hat, closed in shoes, sunscreen, water bottle, lunch and snacks

Learn how the phenomenon of a green screen works. This workshop is an introduction in the basics foundation of lighting, cameras, actors, props, live effects and camera movement with a green screen. Create video production with the magic of a green screen, just like they do in the movies!

Mindful Healthy Living


Date: Friday 17th January

Time: 9am – 2pm

Location: Welcoming Intercultural Neighbours (WIN)

Ages: 11-17 years only

Cost: $30

Bring: Yoga mat or towel, water bottle and snacks

Enjoy a healthy living program, with a variety of 4 workshops, all rolled into one well rounded day! Discover the fun of nutritional eating and make some yummy treats to enjoy; Learn the art and beauty of Bollywood dance – with its intricate movement; Relax and train your mind, body and soul with Yoga and Meditation; Learn skills to positive your self-development and empowerment.