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‘My Place’ school holiday program is a two day program for young adventurers aged 8-12. Kids will learn about the natural world.
For ages 8-11, the ‘My Place’ program looks at the plants, habitats and cultural stories of the Ginninderry Conservation Corridor through an artistic lens, which will inspire participants to engage with their environment through observations, stories, paintings and games. Learning to engage with their environment in this way will help build a sense of ownership of and care for the nature surrounding their homes.
Participants will be accompanied by international artist Sharon Field and Ginninderry Conservation Trust Rangers.
Day One: Will focus on observing and learning more about the natural world through drawing and painting.
When: September 26th 2022
Where: Meet at the Shepherd’s Lookout carpark on Stockdill Drive.
Time 9am – 3pm
Day Two: Will focus on how natural resources in the environment can be used by people for many different purposes.
When: September 27th 2022
Where: Meet at the Link Building. 1 McClymont Way, Belconnen
Time 9am – 3pm
What to wear and bring:
– Long pants
– Closed in shoes
– Hat- Water
– Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea
Upon registration, the Ginninderry Conservation Team will be in contact to provide you with a medical form which will need to be completed before the program.
A portaloo will be made available to participants while in the field.
The running of the program is subject to weather.