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.
Our Bush School winter term is about to start with a focus on Sydney's special winter visitors and their unique wintertime behaviours: whales and microbats. Join us for a ten-week journey of free play, stories, games, art making, and learning all about this beautiful winter theme.
Learn more about Bush School and they theory behind nature play at our Bush School site. 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 and electrical storms. 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.
Special notes: 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.
Age: 2.5 – 5 years
Meeting point: Our Bush School site is located near the café at Fearnley Grounds, off Grand Drive, Centennial Park. See map here.
Times: 9:30am - 11:30am
Dates: Every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday in the school term.
Bush School is back as a term pass as this will enable us to plan a consistent and educational experience as children return for each week, looking forward to what will come next. Refunds are available if you or your child show any symptoms related to COVID-19.
Attending our programs requires check-in via the Service NSW COVID safe check-in or our Record of our Visitors at Premises.
Do not attend our programs, if
- You show any COVID-19 symptoms or feel unwell.
- You have travelled overseas or to a COVID-19 hotspot in the last 14 days
- Your have been in contact with someone diagnosed with COVID-19 in the last 14 days
- You had a positive COVID-19 test result within in the last 4 months.
We will refund you're ticket if you or your child show any symptoms of Covid-19 and cannot attend.
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Covid-19 Safety Plan