UWA Teen Holiday Program

Our Teen Sports and Outdoor Program is a fun, multi-sport day camp taking place during the school holidays.  An exciting experience of outdoor activities and exclusive opportunities for teens aged 12-16 right here on the beautiful UWA Campus.

Spring Program: Tuesday 26 - Thursday 28 September 2017 

  1. Current program
  2. How to get involved
  3. Activity Schedule
  4. Where to go

The Program

The Teen Sport program provides an opportunity for like-minded teenagers to make the most of their holidays by having fun outdoors, experiencing new activities and making friends and memories, all while taking advantage of the amazing UWA Perth campus and its facilities.

The program is run by an experienced team of enthusiastic and friendly leaders. With a focus on participation and having a good time, it offers participants exclusive opportunities and first-hand insights into a range of activities, including getting out on the water at our state-of-the-art Watersports Complex and a tour of the UWA Sport Science facilities.

Experience the full program or just come for the day. Our qualified team leaders will ensure you have a great time. All leaders are trained in a variety of sports and each holds a first aid qualification and a working with children check.

How to get involved

Online

To enrol your child or children in the UWA Teen Sports and Outdoor Program, complete the enrolment form below and email to kids@sport.uwa.edu.au 

In person

Alternatively, you can visit the UWA Recreation and Fitness Centre and process your registration with our reception staff.

Session Time  Cost
Daily 9am-4pm  $80

Thursday includes sailing and the cost is $95 for the full day.  

Note: We cannot confirm your place until payment has been made. You may also be asked to provide proof of age for your child or children at time of registration.
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Activity Schedule

Participants will try their hands at a variety of sports including sailing, canoeing, kayaking, mountain biking and stand up paddle boarding, all based out of the historic UWA Boat Club at beautiful Matilda Bay. These incredible activities are not only fun, but will help develop highly beneficial team-building and leadership skills.

In addition to these outdoor activities, participants play traditional and non-traditional sports on campus and get a taste of learning areas in the University that integrate with sports, including the state-of-the-art School of Sport Science, Exercise and Health.

This program will be a holiday experience to remember. 

In addition to the daily events listed in the activity schedule, we encourage outdoor play and have structured games, sports and activities balanced throughout the day. The schedule is subject to change if the weather is not appropriate. You can find the Activity Schedule included as part of the brochure below.

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What to bring

Sport shoes, a hat, water bottle, lunch and morning tea, swim wear, a beach towel and a change of clothes.

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Where to go

The week's activities will be based at the UWA Boat Shed, situated at the north end of our Perth campus. 

You can drop off and pick up your children on the river side of Hackett Drive at Car Park 23 (corner of Stirling Highway and Mounts Bay Road).


Map of Boat Shed (UWA Boat Club, functions) (campus map location 2040) at latitude -31.9764518738 and longitude 115.822425842, label: Boatshed (UWA Boat Club, functions)

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Contact Us

If you have any further queries, please contact one of our UWA Sport Customer Service Officers.