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Drought Break: Summer Fun For Regional Youth

It’s going to be a long, hot summer but there’s lots of free fun to be had well beyond the cities. 

From Cobar to Coonabarabran, Bingara to Bourke there are sports and recreation camps, skills sessions, and summer night dances and BBQs.

This initiative is here to help families and young people in the most drought impacted parts of rural NSW take a break from the pressures of drought and have some fun.

Details will be updated throughout summer so check back regularly for new events and updates or follow Regional NSW on Facebook.

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    Take a break and have some fun at a sport and recreation camp or join in town sports activities. There are 350 free places available for kids of all ages with meals, accommodation and travel included.

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    Twenty small towns will play host to local disco and BBQ events hosted by the PCYC. Cool down at the end of a hot day with a dance in the cooler night air, and grab a bite with friends! The FlickerKids movie program kicks off in Menindee and additional movie nights will announced soon.

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    Take advantage of free skills sessions over summer and learn something new! Improve your driving skills, learn to fly a drone, train as a barista, learn coding or shearing, or even get your white card. There are over 80 courses available at 34 small towns across the state.

Don’t forget Creative Kids and Active Kids vouchers are available to families, to provide access to additional activities free of charge. 

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