Climb trees, build cubbies, explore the great outdoors, make mud pies, and discover strange bugs. Get children back to nature and experience all of its benefits. Led by our expert team of education rangers, Bush School will inspire love for the natural world through games, bushcraft activities, stories and more.
Bush School is a unique ten week nature play program for children aged 2.5 - 5 years. Learn more about the importance of children’s nature play by watching our video
You can also watch us on Catalyst: http://www.abc.net.au/catalyst/stories/4099330.htm Dates:
Friday 26 July, Friday 2 August, Friday 9 August, Friday 16 August, Friday 23 August, Friday 30 August, Friday 6 September, Friday 13 September, Friday 20 September & Friday 27 September Age:
2.5 – 5 years Meeting point:
Fearnley Grounds, off Grand Drive, Centennial Park. Meet outside the café. Times:
9:30am - 11:30am *Please note that this Bush School program will run over 10 weeks. There will be no five week option.
Cancellation policy: Once tickets are purchased no refunds, exchange or credits will be given, unless the event is cancelled by the Parklands due to dangerous conditions.
Special notes: Please note children must be accompanied by an adult. There will also be a dedicated snack break during each session, so please bring food for your child.
Parents will also have the opportunity to receive training and advice on how to nurture and mentor their own nature child.
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.
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