Aboriginal Cultural Experience

History / Geography

Incursion

$350.00

All parents and teachers can attend for no additional cost.

+GST. As this program is an educational service, all GST charged can be reimbursed in its entirety by the Government.

Based on 40 participants. For larger groups, we recommend having a second 1 hour session. Please enquire about pricing.

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About

Open your students’ eyes to the world’s oldest living culture on this special incursion led by our experienced Aboriginal Gumaraa Rangers. Children will gain an appreciation of the diversity of Australian culture and the importance of ancestral knowledge as they hear dreamtime stories, interact with authentic indigenous objects and examine their connection to indigenous heritage.

In a culturally sensitive and enriching learning environment, students will be given the opportunity to have firsthand experience with Aboriginal practices, and participate in play-based learning activities including:

  • Traditional Ochre Ceremony
  • Listening to and sharing Dreamtime stories
  • Demonstration of Aboriginal tools, artefacts and weapons
  • Students are involved and participate in Aboriginal dance

Teachers and students alike will leave in awe of the richness of Aboriginal culture and awash in knowledge about the traditional custodians of this land.

BOOK NOW to give your students the experience of a lifetime!

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Syllabus Outcomes Addressed

Australian Children’s Education & Care Quality Authority

Framework for school aged care in Australia

OUTCOME 1: Children have a strong sense of identity
OUTCOME 2: Children are connected with and contribute to their world
OUTCOME 3: Children have a strong sense of wellbeing
OUTCOME 4: Children are confident and involved learners
OUTCOME 5: Children are effective communicators

Quality Area 1 - Educational program and practice
Quality Area 3 - Physical environment
Quality Area 5 - Relationships with children

Ranger Jamie incursions are a child care resource for teachers. Our experiences are designed with ACECQA in mind. Talk to us about how we can help you achieve an 'excellent' rating.

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Arrive/Depart

1 Hour Incursion - anytime of your choice

Time allocation for incursions can be tailored and adjusted to suit your individual vacation care timetable and scheduling.

What's Included

Materials Provided Gumaraa Ranger Completed Risk Assessment Photo Opportunities

Day Outline

Gumaraa Rangers arrive at your centre approx. 30mins prior to the setup. Incursion duration (1 hour)
The incursion will start with an exciting introductory presentation led by our enthusiastic Gumaraa Rangers where students will learn about the richness of Aboriginal culture through play-based learning. (approx. 5 mins)
Artefacts such as tools and weapons (approx. 10 mins)
Traditional Ochre Ceremony – students involved (approx. 10 mins)
Dreamtime story session – share stories and appreciate the diversity and importance of culture and heritage (approx. 10 mins)
Dance – students involved (approx. 20 mins)
Final summary/ conclusion (approx. 5 mins)

$350.00

All parents and teachers can attend for no additional cost.

+GST. As this program is an educational service, all GST charged can be reimbursed in its entirety by the Government.

Based on 40 participants. For larger groups, we recommend having a second 1 hour session. Please enquire about pricing.

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Please note this is a tentative booking. After your booking request is submitted, we will be in touch via email to confirm the requested date and arrange the final details for the booking.