Due to very high fire danger conditions, Naturescape is closed and Kings Park afternoon guided walks are cancelled.


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Bush skills for personal development and learning

The Australia bush is both fragile and harsh. Students are encouraged to respect and protect the natural environmental, while learning how to explore and enjoy it safely. This program is an introduction to bush skills, with activities such as shelter building, finding drinking water, building safe campfires and making damper.

Year level: 5-10* (also recommended for secondary education support students)
Duration: 90 minutes
Cost: Refer to Fees and Charges
Location: Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park
Bookings: Essential, please contact the Education Bookings Officer.
Notes: Available Terms 2 and 3 only
Australian curriculum links: Science
Cross-curriculum priorities: Sustainability

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