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Bush School

  • Mon 19 Feb 2018
  • Mon 26 Feb 2018
  • Mon 5 Mar 2018
  • Mon 12 Mar 2018
  • Mon 19 Mar 2018
  • Mon 26 Mar 2018
  • Mon 2 Apr 2018
  • Mon 9 Apr 2018
  • Mon 16 Apr 2018
  • Mon 23 Apr 2018
  • Mon 30 Apr 2018
  • Mon 7 May 2018
  • Mon 14 May 2018
  • Mon 21 May 2018
  • Mon 28 May 2018
  • Mon 4 Jun 2018
  • Mon 11 Jun 2018
  • Mon 18 Jun 2018
  • Mon 25 Jun 2018
  • Mon 2 Jul 2018
  • Mon 9 Jul 2018
  • Mon 16 Jul 2018
  • Mon 23 Jul 2018
  • Mon 30 Jul 2018
  • Mon 6 Aug 2018
  • Mon 13 Aug 2018

Give children the chance to reconnect with nature.

Climb trees, build cubbies, explore the great outdoors, make mud pies, and discover different bugs. Led by our expert team of Education Rangers, Bush School will inspire love for the natural world through games, bushcraft activities, stories and more.
Book now for this unique five week nature play program for children aged 2.5 -5 years.

Parents will also have the opportunity to receive training and advice on how to nurture and mentor their own nature child. Find out more about nature play and watch our video, and watch the Bush School story on Catalyst.


General Information

Summer Bush School Taster Sessions. $30.00 per child per session

11th January: Water World 
Age:
2.5–5 years
Times: 9.30am - 11.30 am
Meeting Point/Venue: Fearnley Grounds, off Grand Drive, Centennial Park. Meet outside the café.

Eventbrite - Bush School (1 May - 29 May) - 5 week program

18th January: The Bugliest Bug
Age:
2.5–5 years
Times: 9.30am - 11.30 am
Meeting Point/Venue: Fearnley Grounds, off Grand Drive, Centennial Park. Meet outside the café.

Eventbrite - Bush School (1 May - 29 May) - 5 week program

23rd January: Water World
Age:
2.5–5 years
Times: 9.30am - 11.30 am
Meeting Point/Venue: Fearnley Grounds, off Grand Drive, Centennial Park. Meet outside the café.

Eventbrite - Bush School (1 May - 29 May) - 5 week program

Price: $150 for 5 sessions (1 child and 1 adult)

Bush School - Term 1

Monday
Date: 5 Feb, 12 Fer, 19 Feb, 26 Feb and 5 Mar
Age:
2.5–5 years
Times: 9.30am - 11.30 am 
Price: $150 per child 
Meeting Point/Venue: Fearnley Grounds, off Grand Drive, Centennial Park. Meet outside the café.

Eventbrite - Bush School (1 May - 29 May) - 5 week program

Friday
Date: 9 Feb, 16 Feb, 23 Feb, 2 Mar and 9 Mar
Age:
2.5–5 years
Times: 9.30am - 11.30 am
Price: $120 per child
Meeting Point/Venue: Fearnley Grounds, off Grand Drive, Centennial Park. Meet outside the café.

Eventbrite - Bush School (1 May - 29 May) - 5 week program

Monday
Date: 12 Mar, 19 Mar, 26 Mar and 9 Apr
Age:
2.5–5 years
Times: 9.30am - 11.30 am
Price: $120 per child
Meeting Point/Venue: Fearnley Grounds, off Grand Drive, Centennial Park. Meet outside the café.

Eventbrite - Bush School (1 May - 29 May) - 5 week program

Friday
Date: 16 Mar, 23 Mar, 6 Apr and 13 Apr
Age:
2.5–5 years
Times: 9.30am - 11.30 am
Price: $120 per child
Meeting Point/Venue: Fearnley Grounds, off Grand Drive, Centennial Park. Meet outside the café.

Eventbrite - Bush School (1 May - 29 May) - 5 week program

Bush School - Home School Kids

Monday
Date: 5 Feb to the 9 Apr (excluding public holidays)
Age:
4.5–10 years
Times: 12.45 pm - 2.45 pm
Price: Refer to eventbrite
Meeting Point/Venue: The WILD PLAY Discovery Centre, off Dickens Drive, Centennial Park.

Eventbrite - Bush School (1 May - 29 May) - 5 week program


Bookings

  • Cancellation Policy: Once tickets are purchased no refunds, exchanges or credits will be given, unless the event is cancelled by the Parklands due to dangerous weather conditions.

Special notes

  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Bush School is an outdoor program and will take place in all-weather except for high winds. Participants (adults and children) are expected to dress for the outdoors, including bringing wet weather gear, a hat, sturdy enclosed shoes and waterproof footwear when required.
  • Participants enroll for the entire five week program.

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