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Aboriginal Discovery Rangers, Blue Waterholes campground, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: Murray Vanderveer

Aboriginal customs and practices

Aboriginal customs and practices is a Stage 2 (Years 3-4) school excursion in Kosciuszko National Park which focuses on HSIE. Discover the secrets of the didgeridoo, use clapsticks and play along with a yidaki. Try your hand at tool or jewellery making, and learn about collecting and using materials from the environment.

Stage
Stage 2 (Years 3-4)
KLA
HSIE
Where
Kosciuszko National Park in Snowy Mountains
Bush tucker. Photo: The Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust/Jaime Plaza

Bush Tucker

Bush tucker is a Stage 3 (Years 5-6) school excursion in Bongil Bongil National Park which focuses on HSIE. Join our Aboriginal Discovery rangers for an easy walk along the forested banks of Bonville Creek, to investigate the rich diversity of plants and animals in this park.

Stage
Stage 3 (Years 5-6)
KLA
HSIE
Where
Bongil Bongil National Park in North Coast
Charlottes Pass lookout, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: John Spencer

Going up the mountain

Going up the mountain is a school excursion in Kosckiuszko National Park for Stage 6 (Years 11-12) students focusing on geography as a KLA. Students will observe, record and compare the geology, soil, weather, native plants, animals and human use of the montane, sub-alpine and alpine ecosystems.

Stage
Stage 6 (Years 11-12)
KLA
Geography
When

Weekdays November to May.

Where
Kosciuszko National Park in Snowy Mountains
Rainforest seeds and fruits. Photo: The Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust/Simone Cottrell

Investigating rainforests at Minnamurra Rainforest Centre

Investigating rainforests is a school excursion in Budderoo National Park for Stage 3 (Years 5-6) students focusing on HSIE. Experience a true rainforest with buttressed trees, strangler figs, hanging vines, epiphytic orchids and ferns and learn about the animals and other living things that depend on the forest.

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

Weekdays during school terms.

Where
Budderoo National Park in South Coast, Country NSW
Education Centre, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: Murray Vanderveer

Kosciuszko gameshow

Kosciuszko gameshow is a school excursion in Kosciuszko National Park for Stage 3 (Years 5-6) students focusing on HSIE as a KLA. Students will gather clues about the natural and cultural heritage of the Snowy Mountains from the displays in Kosciuszko Education Centre and use this information to compete as teams in a television-style game show.

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

Weekdays all year.

Where
Kosciuszko National Park in Snowy Mountains
Palm Jungle loop, Royal National Park. Photo: Nick Cubbin

Rainforest explorer: Bola Creek

Rainforest explorer is a Stage 3 (Years 5-6) school excursion in Royal National Park, focusing on HSIE as a KLA. You'll visit a rainforest pocket in the southern end of Australia's oldest national park, where temperate and subtropical rainforests are found. Students will investigate the plants, animals and landscape of the park.

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

Weekdays during school term.

Where
Royal National Park in Sydney and surrounds, South Coast
Exploring Minnamurra Rainforest, Budderoo National Park. Photo: David Finnegan

Rainforest interactions

Rainforest interactions is a Stage 6 (Years 11-12) school excursion in Budderoo National Park which focuses on geography as a KLA. You'll undertake a geographical investigation of biophysical processes and their interactions at Minnamurra Rainforest. Students learn how an understanding of these factors is needed for sustainable management.

Stage
Stage 6 (Years 11-12)
KLA
Geography
When

Weekdays during school terms. Different length programs are available on consultation.

Where
Budderoo National Park in South Coast, Country NSW
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