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Winter School Holiday 2015 { Three Out Of The Ordinary Activities For Kids }

Winter school holiday 2015 { three out of the ordinary activities for kids }

It is school holiday and it is Winter. With high chances of rain and bouts of cold weather outdoor fun is not always possible. Here are three interesting ideas for kids activities this June/ July school holiday. Two activities are indoors and one outdoors and all together these three activities cover adventure, culture and sport for the young, as well as the young at heart!

Slide down a 45m-long Ice Slide

For your little adventurer. The Winter Ice slides at Cape Gate are back. From Saturday 27 June til Saturday 18 July kids can whizz down a 45m-long and 4m-high toboggan ride. Toddlers and preschoolers can slip down the mini-slide. While the kids play in the dedicated snow play area moms and dads are invited to enjoy a hot drink.

winter ice slides cape gate

The Winter Ice Slide area  can be found outside Checkers at Entrance 4. Tickets are R50 for a full rider and R25 for a mini rider. Sessions start on the hour and little tykes can play in the snow and slide to their hearts’ delight for 45 minutes. Please note that children smaller than 3 years must be accompanied on the slides by an adult. No sharing of tubes allowed.

Cape Gate | 27 June – 18 July | Mon – Sat:  10am to 8pm (last entry at 7pm). Sun:  10am to 6pm (last entry at 5pm). 

See Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

For your little drama queen (or king!). Canal Walk has transformed its Centre Court into a children’s theatre and this year Fred Abrahamse & Marcel Meyer are presenting Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. This family musical of the timeless classic runs from 27 June to 19 July with shows from Tuesday to Sunday at 11am, 12:30am and 2pm. Tickets cost R75 and can be bought at Computicket.

Snow White Production

The whole family is invited to come down to Canal Walk and meet Snow White, Sneezy, Dopey, Sleepy, Doc, Happy, Bashful and Grumpy in their little cottage in the forest at Centre Court.

Canal Walk Centre Court | 27 June – 19 July | Show times: Tues – Sun at 11:00, 12:30 and 14:00

Catch the rugby action at the U18 Craven Week 2015

For your little rugby fanatic. Catch tomorrow’s rugby heroes in action at Paul Roos Gymnasium in Stellenbosch at the Under 18 Craven Week. Here are the fixtures for the first two days:

DAY 1 – 13 July 2015

08:30 Border CD vs Namibia
10:00 Boland vs Limpopo Blue Bulls
11:30 Border vs Pumas
13:00 Free State Cheetahs vs Griffons
15:30 Western Province vs Blue Bulls

DAY 2 – 14 July 2015

09:00 Griquas CD vs Zimbabwe
10:30 Valke vs Eastern Province CD
12:00 Griquas vs NW Leopards
13:30 KwaZulu-Natal vs Golden Lions
15:00 SWD Eagles vs Eastern Province

Paul Roos Gymnasium, Markötter Fields | 13 – 18 July

Please tell us what other interesting activities you will be up to with your kids this June/ July school holiday…

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