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School Holiday Programs & Camps - Melbourne

The Most Inspring.   Challenging.   Fun!   For All.   

Learn Essential Life Skills.  Real Life Learning. 

"The best holiday program ever"

"Every child and every school should offer these programs"

"Probably the best experience of my life"

"The coordinators are great to work with...they're so inspiring and educational."

Coming Events   

If you're looking for a life changing experience for your child these holidays, please join us for one of our challenging, inspiring and fun programs or camps.  We have a great range of programs for children or all ages, interests and capabilties.  Check out all the photos scrolling at the top of the page showing our participants in action during our unique programs and camps.  The best way to find out about our unique programs it to come and try it.  Please join us!

Why children & parents love our programs?

WELS programs are inspiring, challenging and fun and life learning experiences for young people of all ages.  Our participants develop greater confidence and learn essential life and people skills -  and have plenty of fun along the way.  There's nothing like a WELS holiday program or camps.  Many young people have told us that our program was a life changing experience!  Participants and family tells us that they love our programs because they're inspiring, challenging and fun. We have programs for girls and boys of all ages, interests and capabilities.   Join us!

Why people love our programs (click here)

  • we create the most positive and supportive environment where each person is encouraged to challenge themselves, take risks and expand their comfort zone;

  • every program is unique - it is tailored to the goals and needs of participants;

  • our program coordinators are highly qualified, experienced and skilled - and the most passionate and inspiring facilitators and supporters; 

  • every day participants challenge themselves and learn by working on teams or individually on highly engaging, innovative, hands-on real world problems, challenges and iniaitives;

  • participants help design and run the program;

  • participants have heaps of responsibility and independence;

  • our unique Leadership Challenge Days, where participants test themselves and each other by setting themselves and real challenge out in the real world;

  • we are committed to supporting the ongoing personal development of participants in many different ways: future holiday programs; our ongoing Leadership Club weekend camps and events; the Leadership Challenge Project 2015; and inspiring individual or small group coaching are just some of the ways your child can benefit from the WELS experience wherever they are in the world and whenever they want it. 

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Meet Our Director and Lead Educator - Ben Righetti  MBA, Grad Dip.Ed. MSocDev Bsc. COR MEd*

We offer a range of innovative and highly effective leadership, health and personal development programs and camps during the school holidays.  We offer programs for boys and girls of all ages, interests and capabilities.  All programs are developed and overseen by our Director, Ben Righetti, who is a passionate, highly qualified and experienced educator, mentor, coach and program coordinator.  Ben has over 15 years experience working with young people across all age groups, and developing innovative and highly successful programs for young people around Australia. 

 
 
 

School Holiday Programs and Camps

These school holidays we are offering a range day-based programs and camps for boys and girls of all ages, interests and capabilities in different areas of Melbourne and Victoria  Please click on the dates or location that you are interested or scroll down the page to view all our programs.  Please select the program, location and dates that work best for your child and your family.  We offer special Family Rates and a Bring-A-Friend Program, so please ask us about this.  We also offer special Trial Days. The health and safety of all participants in always our number 1 priority.  This includes following any public healthy guidelines and advice for COVID-19 at the time of respective programs.

 

Payments and Registrations Process

All payments are made through our secure PayPal account.   Please ensure you follow the link and instructions after you purchase the program through Paypal to complete the e-registration and medical form.  If you experience any difficulties with any aspect of the payment or registration process please contact us.  All programs are run subject to the minimum number of participants by the registration deadline.  More programs may be released in the coming weeks. 

Please note GST: 10% GST will added to all prices listed below before you confirm payment. 

 

 

June-July 2022

Leadership Program
Dates: Mon 27 - Weds 29 June (3 days day-based)  + extension: 30 June-1 July (2 day camp)
Location: Eastern Suburbs

 

 

Leadership Programs

 

Program Summary

Day 1-3: 3 Day Program (day-based program)

Junior Group (age guideline: 5/6-9 years)

Middle Years Group (age guideline: 9/10-14 years)

Base location: Eastern suburbs: Surrey Hills & Wattle Park Area

Base location: Wattle Park area and Surrey Hills (community-based program)

          Time: 9 am - 2 pm

Plus: Optional: Extension Camp

           Day 4-5: 2 Day Bush Camp (overnight camp)

           Location: Yarra Ranges

Want more information or any questions: 

Leadership Program
Dates: Thurs 30 June - Fri 1 July (2 days)
Location: Options: day based program or overnight camp

 

 

Leadership Programs

Program Options

Choose either:

Day 1-2: 2 Day Program (day-based program)

or

2 Day Bush Camp (overnight)

Summary

Day 1-2: 2 Day Program (day-based program)

Junior Group (age guideline: 5/6-9 years)

Middle Years Group (age guideline: 9/10-14 years)

Base location: Eastern suburbs: Surrey Hills & Wattle Park Area

Base location: Wattle Park area and Surrey Hills (community-based program)

          Time: 9 am - 2 pm

or

2 Day Bush Camp (overnight camp)

Location: Yarra Ranges

Want more information or any questions: 

Leadership Program
Dates: Mon 4 - Weds 6 July (3 days)
Location: Eastern Suburbs

 

 

Leadership Program

Program Summary

Junior Group (age guideline: 5/6-9 years)

Middle Years Group (age guideline: 9/10-14 years)

Base location: Eastern suburbs: Surrey Hills & Wattle Park Area

Day 1-3: 3 Day Program (day-based program)

Base location: Wattle Park area and Surrey Hills (community-based program)

          Time: 9 am - 2 pm

Want more information or any questions: