This programme is just for seniors in school, who want to have fun, try new things, all while being able to hang out with peers your own age! There is a wide range of activities all throughout the week, ranging from a Kitchen Klub, Sports Day and Craft Club.
8 Jul 2020
We have some awesome activities planned for the winter term coming up, including CIRCUS SKILLS WORKSHOPS every TUESDAY in Term 3! This has been funded by CreativeNZ and we have a maximum of 20 places for the 10 week term, so there is no extra cost if you’re enrolled on our Tuesday Oscar. The workshops run from 3:30-5:00pm at the Roy Stokes Hall, over the road from our offices, by the Christchurch Circus School and will be learning Aerial Arts: trapeze, silks and lyra, Balancing /equilibristic arts: globes, rola-bola stilts and tightwire and learn acrobatics and juggling arts. The timetable for the rest of the week is:
Mondays: Kitchen Klub
Tuesdays: Circus Skills
Wednesdays: Kōtirotiro Girls Club or Boys Activities
Fridays: Rock Solid
Check out the latest brochure here. We now do pick up’s from 5 local schools; Rawhiti, SNBS, NBC, Nova and Chisnallwood, in our 3 modern Hiace 12 seater minivans and many are also eligible for the government subsidy (eg: if you have 2 children, you have to be earning more than $1,600 a week to not get anything). Register now: https://yat.aimyplus.com/ or email Shelly with any questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
30 Jan 2020
A new decade begins and our Senior Oscar is expanding, due to requests, to also pick up students from Chisnallwood Intermediate. If you’re looking for after school care, with a variety of activities, in a nurturing environment and without the little ones, then check out our Senior’s Only OSCAR – just for Years 5 – 8!
At $18 a day (or $17 for two or more sibling), including a van pick up from one of the 5 local schools:
- South New Brighton
- Rawhiti Primary
- New Brighton Catholic
- Nova Montessori
- Chisnallwood Intermediate
We are MSD approved so there’s a good chance you may qualify for funding to subsidise the cost of OSCAR too. Fill in a few forms at the beginning of the year, and after that it’s easy! Check out what you could receive at:
Full information on our 2020 Brochure and online enrolements at:
24 Jan 2019
Looking for after-school care in 2019? Our OSCAR is a bit different as it’s ONLY for School Years 5 – 8 (no little kids), and there’s a different programme everyday, including Kitchen Klub, Craft Club, Park Day, Sports Day and optional Basketball. FREE Van Pick up’s from Rawhiti Primary, New Brighton Catholic and South New Brighton Primary Schools, and if you work or study, you’ll probably qualify for an MSD subsidy! More info on the brochure link, or pop in for a chat!!
21 Jan 2019
OSCAR Subsidy Info:
If you work/study and use holiday programmes or after school OSCAR, you may be eligable for government support and didn’t even know it!! If you have one child, you’ll be eligible if your gross household income is less than $1,400 a week, for 2 children you’ll be eligible on a gross income of $1,600 a week, and 3 children you can earn up to $1,800 a week and still be eligible. Sign up for our holiday programmes or our Senior Oscar (years 5 – 8) for 2019 NOW! Contact them direct to apply:
13 Dec 2018
Amazing end to the year with all our Oscar youth and families getting together for a feed, celebration and awards! We’ve created some awesome memories, and had so many good times – bring on 2019!!
1 Dec 2018
Reminder the final day of OSCAR this year is Wednesday 19th December. We start again on Monday 4th February 2019.
5 Nov 2019
Teachers STRIKE DAY – Wednesday 14th Nov
Youth Alive Trust are running a fun OSCAR Activity Day for any children in Years 1 – 8 while schools are expected to be closed. Activities for the day include Mega Air, Sports and Games for just $30 for the day (8:30am – 3:30pm), plus extension to 6:00pm available if needed. Work & Income subsidies possible! Refund if strike is cancelled. Sign up at: https://yat.aimyplus.com – and choose the “Special Day” option.
22 Sep 2018
Kitchen Klub photo highlights get updated here:
This term we are adventuring on an international theme! This week was Japan!
31 May 2018
Some of the OSCAR Sports Day Highlights so far…
Our after school programme from school years 5 – 9! 😊
13 Apr 2019
Check out our latest OSCAR Newsletter
8 Dec 2017
Looking for after-school care in 2018? Our OSCAR is a bit different as it’s ONLY for School Years 5 – 8 (no little kids), and there’s a different programme everyday, including Kitchen Klub, Craft Club, Basketball and an Outing Day. FREE Van Pick up’s from Rawhiti Primary, New Brighton Catholic and South New Brighton Primary Schools, and if you work or study, you’ll probably qualify for an MSD subsidy! More info on the brochure link, or pop in for a chat!!
30 Nov 2017
Our final OSCAR day of the year will be Friday 15th December. Those in Years 7 & 8 can apply for our Breakaway Programme on the week of 18th – 20th December, as we have 80 spots for intermediates and teens – and it’s FREE!!
19 Aug 2017
Our Oscar young people have done some amazing activities throughout the year. We try to update the YAT facebook page with some of the best photos, so check out the different albums for what they’ve been up to…
3 Mar 2017
Don’t forget to sign up for the holiday programmes over Easter if you need them. It’s so simple, log-in to your Aimyplus account, and choose the days you want. No need to complete any more forms asking for all the same details!
1 Dec 2016
We are now taking bookings for 2017 from Years 5 – 8. If your child is looking for fun and interactive activities after school, with people their own age – then join up now! Pick up’s from Rawhiti Primary, New Brighton Catholic and South New Brighton Primary Schools.
24 Jul 2016
Enroll online now to our new database and book in the days required. Also from Term 3 we are now taking Year 5’s as part of our OSCAR programme
Once you’ve done the registration process, you can you can book, check and change your bookings
11 Jan 2016
The Youth Alive Trust Team are starting a new Seniors Oscar from 2nd February 2016 at their newly renovated building. Daily activities include baking, basketball, table tennis, crafts, and just chilling and having fun with people your own age!!! A van will pick up children from South New Brighton Primary, Rawhiti Primary and New Brighton Catholic after school each day, which provides a chance to make other local friends. $15 a day, and WINZ subsidies available. Contact email@example.com or call 388 1001.