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Bush tucker. Photo: The Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust/Jaime Plaza

Bush art

Bush art in Awabakal Nature Reserve is a school excursion for Stage 1 (Years 1-2) students with a focus on HSIE as a KLA. Explore a section of the reserve with an Aboriginal Discovery ranger and try your hand at some Aboriginal art to take home. All art materials are supplied.

Stage
Stage 1 (Years 1-2)
KLA
HSIE
When

Weekdays all year.

Where
Awabakal Nature Reserve in North Coast
Burwood trail, Glenrock State Conservation Area. Photo: John Spencer

What is a national park?

On this school excursion, Stage 2 (Years 3-4) HSIE students will explore the beautiful natural and built environments of Glenrock State Conservation Area. Discover why people visit this area, what activities they can enjoy, and learn about the local Aboriginal culture and the impact of European settlement on the area. 

Stage
Stage 2 (Years 3-4)
KLA
HSIE
When

Weekdays all year.

Where
Glenrock State Conservation Area in North Coast
Humpback Whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) breaching. Photo: Dan Burns

Wild world of whales

Wild world of whales is a school excursion for Stage 3 (Years 5-6) students focusing on HSIE as a KLA. Explore the open forest and coastal heath communities of Awabakal Nature Reserve as you journey to the lookout to spot migrating whales. Learn about the different types of whales, how they live and why they migrate.

Stage
Stage 3 (Years 5-6)
KLA
HSIE
When

Weekdays June to October.

Where
Awabakal Nature Reserve in North Coast
Bombala walking track, Glenrock State Conservation Area. Photo: John Spencer

Aboriginal culture

Experience Glenrock State Conservation Area through the eyes of an Aboriginal person on this school excursion for Stage 2 (Years 3-4) HSIE students. Through first-hand experiences learn about the culture of the Awabakal People, how they lived, what resources they used and the significance of the land and Dreamtime stories. Learn about the impact of European settlement on the area and why Glenrock is a culturally significant landscape.

Stage
Stage 2 (Years 3-4)
KLA
HSIE
When

Weekdays all year.

Where
Glenrock State Conservation Area in North Coast
Bombala walking track, Glenrock State Conservation Area. Photo: John Spencer

What is a national park?

Explore the variety of natural  environments found in Awabakal Nature Reserve on this school excursion for Stage 2 (Years 3-4) students focusing on HSIE. Discover why people visit this special place, and learn about the local Aboriginal culture and the impact of European settlement on the area. Students will learn to understand the role of workers in the park, and how you can help to conserve and protect our national parks.

Stage
Stage 2 (Years 3-4)
KLA
HSIE
When

Weekdays.

Where
Awabakal Nature Reserve in North Coast
Bald Rock lookout, Bald Rock National Park