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Bush School (30 April - 28 May) - 5 week program

  • Mon 30 Apr 2018
    9.30 am - 11.30 am
  • Mon 7 May 2018
    9.30 am - 11.30 am
  • Mon 14 May 2018
    9.30 am - 11.30 am
  • Mon 21 May 2018
    9.30 am - 11.30 am
  • Mon 28 May 2018
    9.30 am - 11.30 am

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 and watch the Bush School story on Catalyst.

General Information

Date: Monday 30 April; Monday 7 May; Monday 14 May; Monday 21 May; Monday 28 May
6 - 10 years
Times: 9.30 am - 11.30 am
Price: Term bookings only - 5 sessions for $150 (1 child and 1 adult)
Meeting Point/Venue: Fearnley Grounds off Grand Drive, Centennial Park. Meet outside the cafe.

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


  • 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

  • The session is designed to run for 10 weeks, however we have split the program into two separate sessions here so parents have the option to attend the 5 week session only.
  • 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.
  • Parents will also have the opportunity to receive training and advice on how to nurture and mentor their own nature child.
  • Participants enroll for the entire five week program.

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