Bush Kids Newport – Mondays

  • Morning Session 1 - (10 weeks)
     15/04/2024 - 24/06/2024
     10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Afternoon Session 2 - (10 weeks)
     15/04/2024 - 24/06/2024
     1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us in Term 2 2024 for our weekly Bush Kids Forest School program at Newport Lakes Reserve in Newport situated on the traditional lands of the Bunurong People of the Kulin Nation. Newport Lakes Reserve is a 33-hectare park that has been extensively revegetated using native plants, with over 200 species of plants and 165 species of birds recorded. We will also spend a session or two exploring the rockpools at Jawbone Marine Sanctuary in Williamstown.

Our Bush Kids Forest School program incorporates hands on learning, adventurous and risky play, bush walks discovering local flora and fauna.

Some of the activities that will be included in our Bush Kids Forest School program are:

      • Rope knots, cordage and construction
      • How to safety use tools (hammers, saws and drills ) and construct things out of wood
      • Whittling with wood
      • Bush walk learning about the local fauna and flora
      • Snake awareness and bush safety
      • Nature connection games
      • Ecological storytelling
      • Creating, crafting, making art with natural materials
      • Food prep and cooking

This program is run by Penny, a certified level 3 Forest School leader, Primary School Teacher and certified children’s yoga instructor.

Forest School is an all weather outdoor program and will only be cancelled in the event of an extreme weather warning; fire, storm, high temperatures and strong wind.

Session 1. Ages:  3.5  – 6 years (siblings under 18 months are welcome to attend for free)

Session 2. Ages:  4  – 8 years (siblings under 18 months are welcome to attend for free)

*Parents are required to stay and are responsible for their children at all times.

Details Price Qty
Session 1 - Single child $350.00 AUD  
Session 1 - Two Siblings (18 months+) $400.00 AUD  
Session 1 - Family (18 months +) $450.00 AUD  
Monika L $245.00 AUD   Sold Out
Session 2 -Single child $350.00 AUD  
Session 2 -Two Siblings (18 months+) $400.00 AUD  
Session 2 -Family (18 months +) $450.00 AUD