Care for the April 2020 holidays is only being offered to children of essential workers or children receiving services from Child Safety or are subject to a child protection order. Your child must be enrolled for care with OSHC this year in order to attend vacation care.
Existing families have been sent an email detailing how to log into My Family Lounge to complete and submit the online enrolment form for 2020. New families will need to create an account by registering through the My Family Lounge widget located on the OSHC website page.
Once your 2020 enrolment has been confirmed, you can complete and sign the December 2019/January 2020 Vacation Care and Bookings forms.
Complete the Bookings form by indicating the days you want to book your child in
Then, tick "Yes" for any additional permission required on the Vacation Care Permissions form. We do not have alternate care available on excursion days. If you are considering booking a few additional days, you can go ahead and tick "Yes" for all permissions and then you will only need to email a request to add the day.
You should return your Vacation Care Booking and Permission Form to the Service by 6:00 pm Monday 30th March 2020 to reserve your bookings at the lower, permanent rate. (Any forms/bookings received after this deadline will be charged an additional $10.00 per session.) You may scan and email the form to email@example.com or drop off the original at the OSHC office. You will receive a confirmation email when your forms are processed.
Separate programs will be run in the JR and SR OSHC buildings as they are during term time. All children will be checked in to the service in the SR building until 9:15am and then all children will be collected and signed out of the service from the JR building after 3:15pm.
Your child needs to bring the following items (labelled with their full name) each day:
Water bottle - Water is available to refill water bottles throughout the day
Appropriate sun protection clothing which covers their full shoulders (No singlets or spaghetti straps)
Hat – “No Hat, Shade Play Only”
Enclosed-toe shoes such as runners, no thongs or sandals (except for wet days)
Ready-made Morning Tea & Lunch (We cannot heat/reheat any items)
Breakfast will be offered each morning until 7:50am and afternoon tea is also provided.
PLEASE NOTE: OSHC IS A NUT FREE ZONE AS WE HAVE CHILDREN ENROLLED WITH LIFE THREATENING NUT ALLERGIES – no nuts, peanut paste, Nutella, muesli bars, etc… Any nut products will be confiscated and placed in the OSHC office for collection at pick up.
Your child may bring an individual handheld device (such as Nintendo DS, IPAD, etc…) to play games on during the afternoon movie time. Internet service will not be provided and children will not be allowed to share devices. The OSHC does not assume liability for damage or loss to the devices – they are brought at your own risk. There is a storage room available for the devices to be locked during the day.
Days on the calendar with this picture indicate that your child needs to wear his/her EHSS uniform shirt for an excursion.
NO SPARE SHIRTS WILL BE AVAILABLE. If your child arrives without their school polo. You will be required to return home to collect it.
Days marked with a wet sponge indicate that it is a wet water day requiring swimmers, dry change of clothes, hat, rashie to cover shoulders and a towel. Children who do not have a hat or rashie will only be allowed to participate for the last 10 minutes of their session.
Friday, 10th January is designated as a special day for new Preps to book in to meet the OSHC staff and make new friends. All children are welcome but there will be special activities planned for the 2020 Preps.
Eatons Hill OSH Club requires families to enroll for automatic debit through the Debit Success payment program. Families can elect to use their credit card or have their bank account debited for payment with deductions occurring on Friday, every fortnight.
As the Service will be closed from 23rd December until 6th January, the notice to cancel any bookings during the week 2 period, 6th January through 10th January must be submitted in writing by 6:00pm on Friday 20th December. All other sessions can be cancelled with 7-days written notice.
Please ensure that your child(ren) arrive at the service by the designated time wearing their school polo shirt (for easy identification) and a hat for all excursions. If you are unable to make it by this time, you should notify the service by calling 3264 8500 to make alternate arrangements. If the service has not received a phone call from you and your child has not arrived by the designated time, you may be required to transport your child to the designated venue.
**On Excursion days, your child must wear their school polo – no spare shirts will be available. If your child arrives without their school polo, you will be required to return home to collect it. There will be no exceptions.**