No time to relax as school holiday program goes full throttle

There will be plenty to keep kids busy these school holidays with the Wattle Range Council “Full Throttle in Wattle” School Holiday Program.

There will be lots happening at Millicent Library, including craft sessions, storytelling and library activities, “Come and Play” with VR goggles, Nintendo Switch and green screen and Lego building.

Kids can put their gaming skills to the test with Mario Kart and ‘Super Smash Bros’ competitions and watch a movie at the Millicent Civic and Arts Centre.

On April 26, kids can build a wooden tree hollow for birds with the Millicent Men’s Shed and install these while learning about local fauna from a bird and wildlife expert.

On April 19, a Rivoli Bay Jetties Junior Fishing Workshop will be held at the Beachport Recreation Centre where kids can learn how to bait a line, tie a knot and cast, along with species identification and fish ecology.

A Rivoli Bay Junior Jetty Fishing Competition will take place during the two weeks from April 19 to 29 and the competition presentation will be held at Bompas on April 29.

In Kalangadoo on April 21, there will be a craft session with VR goggles, green screen and animal crafts at the Kalangadoo Institute.

Then head over to Coorara Estate, where kids can pick their own apples and make apple juice.

The Coonawarra will come alive with colour on April 27 with a colour run, grape stomping at Brands Laira and ‘Come and Try Pétanque’ with an Australian national coach.

On April 28 in Hatherleigh, a craft session with VR goggles, green screen and animal crafts will be held at the Hatherleigh Sports and Recreation Club followed by a picnic lunch and a treasure hunt at Hatherleigh Golf Course.

To view the full program, visit the Wattle Range Council website.

Bookings are essential.

Contact the Millicent Visitor Centre online at or phone 8733 0904.

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