Stage 2 Year 3-4

All Programs

Aboriginal Experience

geography/history

$22.00

The day kicks off with a meet and greet with our knowledgeable Aboriginal Gumaraa Rangers, before enjoying an interactive and engaging presentation. Students will be drawn into an open discussion about Aboriginal Australians, and gain an appreciation for the ancestral culture that has occupied this land for over 40,000 years. They’ll hear stories from the Dreamtime, hear firsthand stories about living on traditional lands, and see, feel and touch Aboriginal artefacts to learn how Indigenous Australians engage with their culture and lands.

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Illawarra Fly Treetops

geography/history

$20.00

On this special in-depth excursion with our Aboriginal Gumaraa Rangers, students will learn about traditional Aboriginal customs high above the treetops at Illawarra I-Fly. They’ll discuss and identify the special relationships Aboriginal people have with their land, while exploring the importance of the ancestral territory on which they stand. Students will enjoy an interactive day filled with exciting activities such as boomerang-throwing, string-making and participating in a traditional ochre and smoke ceremony.

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Aboriginal Experience

geography/history

$22.00

Before the First Fleet arrived on Australian shores, what was the Aboriginal way of life? Why did the Europeans settle in Australia? How did the Aboriginal culture change after their arrival? All these questions - and many more - will be answered on this culturally invigorating excursion.

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pdhpe

$20.00

Explore the themes of inclusion and respectful relationships on this engaging and hands-on excursion at Symbio Wildlife Park. Through interactive presentations with animals and two guided walks through various animal enclosures, students will observe and analyse the effects of actions that enhance or disrupt relationships using animals to highlight these themes. Let us address the issue of bullying in a non-threatening and interactive way, while promoting and highlighting the importance of respectful relationships for all living things. On this excursion, students will learn the importance of being inclusive and discover how their own uniqueness shapes who they are. Students will discuss how empathy, inclusion and respect are important in their relationships and how their own actions can impact themselves and others. Let us provide your students with a memorable and engaging learning experience with a fresh, new perspective of these important and universal issues.

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Commemorations, Celebrations and Remembrance Experience

history

$18.50

Amidst the excitement and festivities of Chinese New Year, experience the bustling chaos of Chinatown, the tranquil peace of a Chinese Garden, and the enticing smell of fresh dumplings. This excursion has been custom built around the specific focus on the world’s largest celebration of ‘Chinese New Year’.

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First Contact Experience Excursion

history

$18.50

Allow your students to be transported back in time to the days of first contact and colonial exploration. Students will put themselves in the shoes of the European men who first set foot on Australia’s shores: James Cook, Abel Tasman, Matthew Flinders, Joseph Banks and Daniel Carl Solander.

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First Contact Experience Excursion

history

$175.00

Walk in the footsteps and learn the tales of real colonial settlers as your students dive deep into the secret laneways, buildings and historical sites of The Rocks in an intimate virtual excursion with our amazing Rangers! Through the power of technology, students will be transported from their schools, bedrooms and living rooms to the streets The Rocks in Sydney’s CBD as they embark on an exciting and exclusive virtual adventure.

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science

$18.50

From friction to gravity, air pressure to magnetism and everything that could possibly lie in between, your students will learn about forces in the most imaginative way possible on this hands on and interactive day in the great outdoors! Through activities such as making gooey mystery matter, launching air rockets, having billy cart races and testing their knowledge in the reverted Ranger Jamie Olympic Games, students will observe first-hand how contact forces affect the behaviour of objects, and develop their understanding of the ways in which energy is used as a resource.

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science

$18.50

Want to see first-hand the power of FORCES? This day starts off with a huge EXPLOSION using liquid nitrogen and over 1000 ping pong balls launching into the air! From friction to gravity, air pressure to magnetism and everything that could possibly lie in between. Your students will learn about forces in the most imaginative way possible on this hands on and interactive program!

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