Keeping the kids amused will be easy this school holidays period at the Parklands. With real hands-on fun and learning, from making campfires to catching big fish – children of with all kinds of interests will love the distinctive recreational and educational experiences.
Here’s a ‘fast five’:
#1 Kids vs Wild
Led by experienced guides, children aged 5 and up will explore wildlife outdoor challenges – this winter it’s all about firecraft for survival. Activities encourage problem solving and oodles of interaction with the natural environment. Dates: Thursday 6 July and Tuesday 11 July.
#2: CP Bush Rangers
A program that allows kids to be kids! A vital initiative to connect children with nature, with plenty of bushcraft, wildlife, games and ‘free play’ under the watchful eye of our experienced team of Education Bush Rangers. Dates: Wednesday 5 July and Wednesday 12 July.
#3: Spotlight Prowl
What goes on in the Park after dark? With the guidance of a Parklands Ranger, this special torchlight tour will take you to meet some of the incredible nocturnal creatures living right under our noses. See bats, possums, tawny frogmouths and more! Dates: Friday 7 July and 13 July
Set little engines racing with this unique multi-sport camp that will give children the chance to try a range of different sports while learning about teamwork – all in the beautiful natural setting of the Parklands! Think athletics, soccer, afl, oz tag and cricket…just to name a few! Dates: Tuesday 11 July, Wednesday 12 July, Thursday 13 July
One of the cheapest and best ways to explore Centennial Park – with a free bike ride at the Learners Cycleway or on Grand Drive with mum or dad, followed by a picnic at one of the Parklands great bookable sites! Check out more here.
You can check out the full program on the Centennial Parklands website.