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Bush School

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 autumn term is about to start, with a focus on Sydney's special autumn visitors: black cockatoos and whales. Join us for a ten-week journey of free play, stories, games, art-making, and learning all about this beautiful autumn 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. 
 

COVID-19 Guidelines 

Please note following changes due to NSW government guidelines around COVID-19

To help us maintain social distancing practices and maximum group sizes:

  • Only 1 adult or carer can attend with the ticket holder 
  • Online bookings are highly recommended. Walk ups will not be accommodated on the day if group capacities have already been met

We will refund your tickets if you or your child show any symptoms related to COVID-19. 

Please do not book the program if you have: 

  • Travelled overseas or to a COVID-19 hotspot in the last 14 days 
  • Been in contact with someone travelling overseas or to a COVID-19 hotspot in the last 14 days 
  • Been in contact with someone diagnosed with COVID-19 in the last 14 days
  • Had a COVID-19 test with a positive result

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