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Bush skills for kids

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.

*Campfire activities are only provided during Term 2 and 3 and are prohibited during fire season (October to April), when a total fire ban is issued and on days with a very high fire danger rating or above. An alternate activity will be provided on these days.

'The students enjoyed the challenge of building shelters, pretending to be injured 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

Child versus Wild program

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: 1.5 hours

Administration car park closure

There will be limited access to the BGPA Administration building and the Kings Park Education and Learning building from Wednesday 15 June 2022 for approximately 8 weeks, due to ongoing Water Corporation works.

Water Corporation works

The Water Corporation is replacing approximately 700 metres of ageing water pipes between Mount Eliza Reservoir and Bellevue Terrace in Kings Park.

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