School Holiday Program

shpkidsThis program is operated during school holidays with an aim to keep the participants active, challenged and entertained. It is the only Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander-specific school holiday program available to young people attending school in the ACT.  Staff organise the program between 9.00 am and 3.00 pm which includes, recreational activities, arts and craft, cultural activities, creative workshops and fun events.





COST:                                    $5.00 per day per child.  Payment is to be made upfront should your child be accepted

                                                 on the Program. 

PLEASE NOTE: When there is camp fees & payments are also required to be paid in advance.

COST INCLUDES:              Entry to all events on the school holiday program,

                                                morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea.



Strictly 16 placements are available each school holiday program.  Parents or guardians are required to make bookings please.


For more information regarding the Junior School Holiday Program please contact our Reconnect Team on 02 62968900.

For more information regarding the Senior School Holiday Program please contactour Child, Youth & Family Support Team, on 02 62968900.

To download an enrolment application to this program in Word please click here

To download an enrolment application to this program in PDF please click here 


Youth Profile

Calvin Butler-Huddleston

calvin butler-huddlestonCalvin is 14yrs of age, and has accomplished so much!!!


Calvin was born in Canberra ACT and is a proud Kalkadoon descendant on his mother's side and a Wiradjuri, Ngandi, Gurunji descendant of the Northern Territory on his father's side.


Calvin is currently studying year 9 at Melrose High School in the ACT and hope to gain an AIS Scholarship after completing year 10.


Calvin has grown up around sport and currently holds a sprinting record of 11.5s. Calvin recorded the fastest time for his age in the ACT 100m sprint and has the goal to represent Australia in the Commonwealth Games one day.


Calvin also played for Brumbies in the 2011 U14's Rugby Union and hopes to be selected again in the U15's division.


Calvin enjoys bike riding and doing Aboriginal art, but holds a strong passion for training and exercising to reach his goals.