School excursionSpecial Offer
Stage 1 (Years 1-2), Geography, Blue Gum Hills Regional Park
Experience Blue Gum Hills Regional Park through the eyes of an Aboriginal person on this Stage 1 (Years 1-2) Bush art Geography excursion. Through hands-on art experiences you will learn how Aboriginal people use art when connecting to Country.
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Take a walk through the open forest of Blue Gum Hills Regional Park and learn about the importance of this area to Aboriginal People. You'll discuss different types of bush art materials and methods, make your own work of art, and listen to Aboriginal Dreamtime stories.
For program outline, safety and practical information about this excursion, see info for teachers
|Stage||Stage 1 (Years 1-2)|
GE1-1. Describes features of places and the connections people have with places
GE1-2. Identifies ways in which people interact with and care for places
GE1-3. Communicates geographical information and uses geographical tools for inquiry
Weekdays all year.
- Guided. Available on request.
- Easy. Guided activities in a suburban national park, on formed and uneven bush walking tracks, and on a grassed picnic area.
$225 per group (includes GST). Maximum 30 students per group. For groups over 30 conditions apply.
- Meeting point
- Blue Gum Hills Regional Park carpark, off Minmi Road, Minmi.
- Yes. All art equipment is provided.
- If you would like to organise a NPWS school excursion please get in touch with local staff or use the 'Enquire' link for the online form.
- School excursion inquiries - Newcastle Hunter
- 02 4927 3267
- Hunter Wetland Centre, Sandgate Road, Shortland NSW
- in Blue Gum Hills Regional Park in the North Coast region
Blue Gum Hills Regional Park is open 7.30am to 8pm during daylight savings (7.30am to 5pm at other times), but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.