School Holiday Program

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 Local kids can enjoy a host of budget friendly activities, events and workshops during the school holidays.

The Snowy Valleys Autumn school holiday program is jam-packed full of events for kids of all ages.  The aim of the programs is to provide a variety of safe, affordable and rewarding recreation, leisure and skills development opportunities for young people.  

Scroll down for the full program or click here to download a pdf version(PDF, 6MB)

Youth Airwaves: An Introduction to Podcasting and Radio Programming

You're invited to a hands-on introduction to podcasting and radio programming, presented by Snowy Valleys Council and the Resilient Towns Initiative. Learn tips + tricks for using production equipment and hear from local young people about their experience in broadcasting and programming for radio and podcasts. Note: This is a single afternoon demonstration to introduce the basics. Additional training opportunities will be advertised across the region.

Ages: 12+yrs

Cost: Free

Date: Thursday 7 April  3.45pm to 5.30pm

Venue: Tumbarumba Community Radio Upper Murray 

Learner Logbook - Mannus Lake, Tumbarumba

Do you have your L's or need hours for your log book?   Are you about to get your License? Do you have your Red P Plates? Are you new to Australian Driving conditions? 

An opportunity for you and your supervisor to experience a variety of driving conditions within the Snowy Valleys to increase safe driver behaviour. Supervising participants must have an Australian driving licence.


  • Road Works Safety
  • Trucks and blind spots
  • Livestock
  • School Buses

Cost: Free

Date: Saturday 9 April  

Venue: Tumbarumba – Mannus Lake - 10.30am to 2pm - BBQ Lunch and drinks provided

For registrations and more information please contact Council's Road Safety Officer on 0437908262 or email [email protected]

RFS/SES Demonstration - Tumbarumba

Here's your chance to meet representatives from the local emergency services, including the Rural Fire Service (RFS), local Fire Brigade and State Emergency Services (SES). Hear about the important work they do to keep our communities safe, see safety demonstrations and join in a fun games afternoon. Games and demonstrations are catered to young people aged 10+ and representatives will be happy to discuss future opportunities for local youth to become volunteers.  Registrations on arrival.

Ages: 10+yrs

Cost: Free, BBQ lunch provided

Date: Saturday 9 April  

Venue: Tumbarumba Sportsground - 1pm to 4pm

Five Days of Frivolous Fun with Roald Dahl - Revolting Repertoir

A four-day drama residency for students aged 7 to 12.  Using the magic of the performing arts, students will delve into the wonderful world of Roald Dahl, exploring his stories, poems and revoltingly hilarious characters. Finishing the week with a mega mix of marvelous moments in a showcase performance for friends and family

Ages: 7-12yrs 

Dates: Monday 11 to Thursday 14 April 

Venue: Montreal Community Theatre, Tumut

Bookings essential: email

Vegetable Plot - Batlow, Tumbarumba and Tumut

Ladies and Gentle stems, bulbs and girls, it's time to shake your stems, do the jumping bean and twist and sprout with the freshest bunch in town!!

The Vegetable Plot is an internationally award-winning band on a mission of Love and Peas. Serving up a bumper crop of catchy tunes, colourful characters, sweet harmonies, dances, jokes and truly rotten puns, this soilful bunch will plant seeds of inspiration in your hearts that will blossom for years to come. Their music is earthy, rootsy, organic and layered, offering plenty of funky goodness for parents to sink their teeth into while the little ones are shaking their stems on the dance floor.

Ages: up to 10 years

Cost: $5pp


Monday 11 April

Thursday 14 April

Bookings essential

Creative Rock Painting - Khancoban, Rosewood and Tumbarumba

Join us for a fun and creative afternoon. A perfect workshop designed for creative kids to let their imagination run wild and try the new crazy of painting rocks. All materials are supplied. Enjoy a scrumptious morning/afternoon tea after creating your masterpiece.

Ages: 5-16yrs

Cost: $10pp


  • Tuesday 12 April -1.30pm to 3.30pm at the Pickled Parrot Providore, Khancoban
  • Wednesday 13 April - 10.30am to 12.30pm at Gone Barny, Rosewood.
  • Thursday 21 April - 10.30am to 12.30pm at Tumbarumba Artist on Parade

Bookings Essential:

3 Hour Theatre Bootcamp - Tumut

A three hour drama masterclass for students aged 12 to 18.  Tailored for the Montreal Community Theatre this is the perfect opportunity for young and hungry actors to build stage confidence and develop a skills set used in auditions, rehearsals, storytelling and performance. 

Free bus transport is available for those wishing to participate in regions outside of Tumut. Bus departs and returns from Countrylink bus stops in Tumbarumba and Batlow. 

Ages: 12 - 18 yrs

Cost: Free -  limited to 35 places.

Date: Tuesday12 April

Venue: Montreal Community Theatre, Tumut

Free bus travel:  Departs 2.45pm from Tumbarumba Country Link Bus Stop and 3.45pm from Batlow Country Link Bus Stop.|  Return: 7.30pm Batlow Country Link Bus Stop, and 8.00pm Tumbarumba Country Link Bus Stop

Bookings Essential: please email – [email protected]

MTB Shuttle Day - Tumbarumba

All the downs with none of the ups! 
Ride the Tumba Flow Trails over and over with shuttle bus to take you to the top. Participants must have an AusCycling membership (or day licence) 

Riders will need a functioning bike and helmet (everything works). Meet at the top of Mason’s Hill, or catch the bus from Tumut/Batlow.

Ages: 12 - 18 yrs

Cost: Free

Date: Tuesday19 April

Venue: Mason's Hill Tumbarumba

Paid bus travel: $20pp  A bus will provide pick up at the Bull Paddock Tumut  at 8.00am and at the lower car park Batlow RSL at 9.00am and return at 4.00pm to the Bull Paddock in Tumut.

Bookings Essential:  viaCycle Tumbarumba Facebook Page.For any queries call Peter 0409 833 504

Movie - Sonic the Hedgehog 2 - Tumut

Gather up your friends and enjoy a move at the Montreal Community Theatre.

Montreal Theatre Shop open for snacks

When the manic Dr Robotnik returns to Earth with a new ally, Knuckles the Echidna, Sonic and his new friend Tails is all that stands in their way.

All Ages (PG)

Cost: $10pp

Date: Thursday 21 April

Venue: Montreal Community Theatre – 2pm 

Tickets: Available from the box office.  Doors open at 1.30pm




Free Skate Workshop - Tumbarumba

Join Totem at Tumbarumba Skatepark to attend one of thier free learn to skate classes.

Totem believe in having a go, so students are encouraged to go at their own pace under the guidance of thier coaches. By combining both the physical and creative elements of skateboarding, Totem gives students the opportunity to try out and practice a wide and unique variety of skills to build self-esteem in a fun, safe, and supported environment.

Their beginner class is for skill level 0 to 1 and the intermediate class is for skill level 2 to 3.

Ages: 6+yrs

Cost: Free

Date: Saturday 23 April

Venue: Tumbarumba Skate Park - 10.30am to 1pm

Bookings essential on Eventbrite



  • Saturday, 09 April 2022 | 12:00 AM - Saturday, 23 April 2022 | 01:00 PM