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School excursion

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Games and fun activities at Kinchega

Stage 2 (Years 3-4), HSIE, Kinchega National Park

Overview

School excursions in NSW national parks

We are currently taking bookings for school excursions. Not all excursions are being delivered as per the usual program due to rules outlined by NSW Health. Alternative learning options with NPWS include online digital resources or incursions delivered at your school. Please contact your National Parks education contact or the relevant local park office for more information.

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This is a program of fun games and activities we can play together in Kinchega National Park or Discovery rangers can visit your school. Designed for Stage 2 (Years 3-4) students with a focus on HSIE, choose some of these games: the Aboriginal site game, tracks and traces, Barkindji bush foods or the threatened species game.

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While having fun, students learn about the importance of Place for Aboriginal people, bush foods and traditional knowledge and practices. They'll also discover how human activity and threats affect our local wildlife and natural environment.

For program outline, safety and practical information about this excursion, see info for teachers

Stage Stage 2 (Years 3-4)
Learning area HSIE
Student outcomes

GE2-1. Examines features and characteristics of places and environments

GE2-2. Describes the ways people, places and environments interact

HT2-2. Describes and explains how significant individuals, groups and events contributed to changes in the local community over time

HT2-3. Describes people, events and actions related to world exploration and its effects

Objectives

Students will play games to:

  • Learn about Aboriginal sites as they move to music
  • Recognise and replicate animal tracks
  • Collect and gather bush foods images if in school
  • Learn about the impact of ferals and human activity on native wildlife.

Students will also be able to try bush foods in season, on a visit to a national park or reserve.

Excursion details

Availability
Subject to staff availability.
Where
Kinchega Woolshed, Kinchega National Park
Duration
3hrs
Grading
Easy
Price

$5 per student for a half day tour (up to 3 hours).

Accessibility
Medium
Booking
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.
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Park info

  • in Kinchega National Park in the Outback NSW region
  • Kinchega National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

  • Park entry fees:

    $8 per vehicle per day. The park has a pay and display envelope payment system - please bring correct coins.

    Buy annual pass
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