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 five 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: http://www.centennialparklands.com.au/education/bush_schools
You can also watch us on Catalyst: http://www.abc.net.au/catalyst/stories/4099330.htm
Dates: Friday 27 July; Friday 3 August; Friday 10 August; Friday 17 August; Friday 24 August; Friday 31 August; Friday 7 September; Friday 14 September; Friday 21 September; Friday 28 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.