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School Holiday Program

Winter School Holiday Show Schedule

We will be open extended hours from 9am-5pm every weekday during the July school holidays this July. There will be multiple shows running at different times everyday.

Extended weekday show shedule (announced soon)

LIVE SCIENCE SHOWS (free with entry)
10am   xxx All ages 30min duration
11am   xxx All ages 30min duration
 12pm  xxx All ages 30min duration
 1pm  xxx All ages 30min duration
 2pm  xxx All ages 30min duration
 3pm  xxx All ages 30min duration
       
PLANETARIUM SHOWS (tickets available for purchase)
 9:45am     xxx  Preschool - Year 4   30min duration
 10:45am   xxx  Year 5 - adults  30min duration
11:45am xxx Year 5 - adults  30min duration
12:45pm xxx Year 5 - adults  30min duration
1:45pm xxx  Preschool - Year 4  30min duration
2:45pm xxx  Year 5 - adults  30min duration
3:45pm      xxx Year 5 - adults 30min duration

 

Weekend show schedule (announced soon)

LIVE SCIENCE SHOWS (free with entry)
11am   xxx All ages 30min duration
12:15pm xxx All ages 30min duration
2pm     xxx All ages 30min duration
       
PLANETARIUM SHOWS (tickets available for purchase)
 11:15am    xxx Preschool - Year 4   30min duration
12pm  xxx  Preschool - Year 4 30min duration 
 1pm      xxx Year 5 - adults 30min duration

 3pm

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Year 5 - adults

30min duration

Please note:

  • Our live Science Shows are included in general admission prices. Planetarium shows are an additional charge. For more information see our ticket prices
  • In peak busy times such as school holidays, shows can book out. Please arrive early to avoid disappointment. Tickets are unable to be reserved and are issued on a first come, first served basis. Extra shows may be added on busy days.
  • Doors open 10min prior to start of shows. There is no late admission to planetarium shows.

 


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The Science Centre is excited to announce our brand new "Mini Makers" STEM days for ages 6-10 during the July school holidays. Running for a full day, children will enjoy an action packed day of science, technology, engineering and maths activities!

STEM DAY DATES (9am - 3pm every day)

Monday 3rd   July      (repeated on Friday 14th July)

Extreme Engineering    Ages 6-10

Calling all future engineers! Take part in an action packed day of extreme engineering challenges! Build the tallest tower and design and construct structures that can withstand the powerful effects of tornadoes and earthquakes.

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Thursday 6th July (repeated on Monday 10th July)

Theme Park Physics Ages 6-10

For all aspiring theme park architects! Learn the science behind your favourite thrill rides! Construct a cable car, design and build a working rollercoaster, and invent your own catapult ride to take home.

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Friday 7th  July(repeated on Thursday 13th July)

Flight Academy  Ages 6-10

Attention all junior aviators! Explore the amazing effects of air and wind in a day of flight-tastic fun. Invent a flying machine to test in a vertical wind tunnel, design the ultimate paper plane to fly in our high powered launcher, and launch your very own water rocket outside.

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COST (per day): $80 Science Centre members // $100 non-members

TIME: Each day will run from 9am-3pm

  • Please be ready at 9am to sign in at Science Centre reception
  • Children are to be picked up from Science Centre reception at 3pm

 

PLEASE NOTE:

  • The day also includes a live science show, time to explore the exhibits and fully supervised meal breaks (BYO lunch and drink bottle)
  • Mini Makers STEM Days are age specific. Children MUST be aged 6-10 years to attend.
  • To get the most out of the STEM days, it is expected that children will have basic writing, reading, cutting and computer skills. Hot glue guns may also be in use.
  • There are limited places available. Book now to avoid disappointment.

 

>>> TICKETS ON SALE NOW- BOOK HERE!

 


 Dancing Under the Stars - for ages 0-6

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Join our friends from the Early Start Discovery Space as we visit the Planetarium to discover the wonders of the universe! We will be reading stories on the big dome, singing songs, playing games and enjoying glow-tastic dancing in the dark. A perfect introduction to the planetarium for our younger visitors.

One day only - Tuesday 11th July, 10:30am (30min session)

TICKETS: 

  • Only for $2 Science Centre member children / $3 non-member children (adults are free)*
  • Tickets will be issued on a first come, first served basis on the day and are unable to be reserved.
  • Limited tickets available. Arrive early to avoid disappointment.

*after paid general entry or valid member card

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2 Day Minecraft Holiday Camp - BOOK NOW!

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 Unleash your creativity and become a Minecraft master! Wollongong Science Centre is excited to announce a 2 Day Minecraft Holiday camp on 13-14th July 2017 presented by Devika Learning

Wollongong Science Centre continually searches for collaborators to deliver unique learning experiences. Emerging technologies are evolving in leaps not steps, and are rapidly transforming our economies, work, and social interaction. We are partnering with  Devika Learning to provide students with the opportunity to develop experience and expertise in these technologies in a fun and interactive way using Minecraft.

Minecraft enable players to build constructions out of textured cubes in a 3D procedurally generated world. Students learn to inquiry, exploring and connecting mathematical concepts, choosing and applying problem-solving skills, mathematical techniques, communication and reasoning. This course is for students taking their first steps with game design and development for primary kids.

Guided by experts, Devika learning experiences are engaging, interactive and 100% hands-on, using playful cleverness to achieve a goal.

  • 2 day workshop (9am-3pm both days)
  • Ages 8+
  • Limited to 15 spots

BOOK NOW: https://devikalearning.edu.au/product/science-center-minecraft/ or Ph 1300 DEVIKA

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