Can my child come on an individual day?
Sure, children are welcome to come for as many days they wish (provided there is availability).

Will the Child Care Subsidy (CCS) be automatically deducted?
Yes, once you have confirmed your enrolment on

Can I drop-off my child early?
You can drop-off your child from 8:30 am. The program commences at 9:00 am.

Can I collect my child early?
You can collect from 4:00 pm onward, if you wish to collect earlier please contact us to ensure we will be back on-site.

Who are our staff?
Our primary staff members are Rabbi Mendy Schapiro, Chanie Schapiro and the Bochurim (youth leaders) who are involved with children in the community throughout the year. In addition, we involve High School students to assist. All our staff are passionate about children and Jewish education.   

What qualifications do staff have?
The majority of our staff have an ACECQA recognised qualification in First Aid, Asthma and Anaphylaxis, and Child Protection.

What are the drop-off & pick-up procedures?
Parents are required to sign their child in and out electronically at the beginning and end of each day.

What does my child need to bring?

  • Packed Kosher Lunch (No nuts or meat)

  • Morning and afternoon tea 

  • Water Bottle

  • Sun Hat 

  • Swimmers and Towel (during summer season)

  • Camp T-Shirt (on excursion days). We will charge your account $15 for a T-Shirt if your child does not bring one. Note we don't have any T-Shirts that the children can borrow for the day

  • Medication and Action Plans (if necessary)

Is there anything my child may NOT bring?
Toys or electronic devices

Rebates and Benefits
Gan Izzy Vacation Care operate as an approved Vacation Care allowing you to receive generous government benefits (CCS).

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Dear Friends,

We at Chabad take this opportunity to wish you and yours a happy and Kosher Pesach.

Below, please find details about the Pesach Seder's in St Ives, Services Schedule, Shmurah Matzah, Selling your Chametz and more. (To the right, you will find links for all the info you will need about Pesach, the Seder, Recipes etc.)

In the weeks preceding Pesach, there is an old-aged custom to assist needy families by providing them with their various Holiday expenses and purchases. Please see below for the "Assist the Needy" link.

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