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Working together to survive

The Australian 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*, making damper/energy snacks and delivering simple first aid.

*Campfires are prohibited in Terms 1 and 4, an alternative activity will be provided

'The students enjoyed the challenge of building shelters, pretending to be inured and making damper.' - Year 5/6 Teacher

Bookings are essential and fees apply.

Please refer to the Kings Park Education Cancellation Policy before booking this program.

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*Also suitable for secondary education support students

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Tags: Year level: 3,4,5,6
Stream: Wellbeing
WA Curriculum links: Health and Physical Education,Humanities and Social Sciences,Science
Program type: School program
Maximum duration: 90 minutes

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