About Us

Eureka Explorers offers parents a balance of fun engaging STEM* focused activities for your child and a safe learning environment at different local attractions during the vacation period.

Our aim is to inspire young minds to explore the wonders of our local community by observing, thinking critically and discussing solutions about real situations.

We believe that connecting the best of our local area with hands-on embedded STEM* content provides a unique and valuable vacation care experience. 

Our exciting hands-on program will achieve abilities that they might never have thought possible!




Kathy Wainberg:

  • Mathematics major
  • Computer experience with Fortune 500 companies in North America
  • International background in educational businesses
  • Police Background Check 

Petriea Skitek: Instructor and Director

  • Oversaw education based businesses in Japan for 9 years
  • Currently a canditure for Masters of Education Primary School, University of New England 
  • Primary Connections: Linking Science with Literacy, Australian Academy of Science Pre-service Teacher program
  • Working with Children
  • Police Background Check
  • St John Ambulance First Aid Certificate
  • Nationality Accredited TrainingNationally Accredited Training

    ·         HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

    ·         HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support

    ·         HLTAID003 Provide first aid

    ·         HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting

    ·         22282VIC Course in the Management of Asthma Risks and Emergencies in the Workplace

    ·         22300VIC Course in First Aid Management of Anaphylaxis


All staff are chosen for how best to deliver a great safe experience for your child:

  • Working with Children
  • First Aid Certified

Program and Curriculum

  • To provide your child is receiving the best STEM content during our vacation care, our curriculum is designed based on the latest research in these subject areas to deliver Australian standard requirements of primary school science outcomes and knowledge. 
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