Upcoming workshops

BaseCamp® – School Holiday – Wollongong

Anxiety workshop for children by Quirky Kid

BaseCamp® is a solution-focused school holiday workshop that helps anxious children/young people to manage their own symptoms of stress and worry at Home & School. This workshop is suitable for children aged 5 to 13 years.

Participants learn to identify personal triggers for anxiety and practice coping strategies to reduce any impact on the individual or family. By exploring solutions through play-based activities, participants learn to understand and appreciate anxiety in a fun, non-threatening setting. We use a variety of activities such as storytelling and role plays to help young people identify their own personal triggers for anxiety and how to best manage their own behaviour.

Participants also complete CBT based activities and learn from each other as we normalise different types of anxiety and gain insight into our reactions.

The Program covers:

  • Understanding fight and flight responses
  • Techniques to express worries and fears
  • Strategies to reduce anxiety responses
  • Taking control at home & school

The workshop encourages participants to  Accept and redirect persistent worries or anxiety-based behaviour, Express fears or phobias among same-aged peers, Exchange coping strategies for home and school, Practice relaxation to modify behaviour, Take responsibility and change unhelpful thoughts.

Each program is evaluated to ensure that it meets our strict learning outcomes. Current research with parents indicates that 83% of children attending a 4-hour workshop were able to better manage their worries and anxiety (overall). (n 12).

School Holiday Registration Details:

This is a 4 hour workshop (3 hour workshop for the 5-7 age group). Participants are allocated to the most suitable group based on their age. Please review the booking details below:

Group Date Time Availability
5 to 7 years Tuesday 9th October, 2018 9:30 am to  12:30 pm 4 spots left 
8 to 10 years Wednesday 10th October, 2018 9:30 am to 1:30 pm 1 spot left 
11 to 13 years Thursday 11th October, 2018  9:30 am to 1:30 pm 4 spots left 


Workshops are held at Quirky Kid Austinmer: Unit 105, 62 Moore Street, Austinmer, NSW 2515.

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The workshop registration is $270 per child and you will be invited to select the age group during the registration process. Hurry! There are limited places available for these workshops.


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