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February 2018

Currawong Kids- Term 1 2018

February 1 @ 10:00 am - March 29 @ 1:00 pm
Darebin Parklands

Weekly nature connection workshops for home educators: Thursdays 1st February - 29th March (9 weeks). Are you a wild one? Come and share your natural curiosity with us next term. Wander through the trees, learn new games, practice your sneaking skills to get a closer look at animals, learn how to create and use fire, listen for the language of the birds, follow tracks, learn where to find food, paint with ochre and discover more about the plants, birds and…

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Rewilding at the SLF Big Weekend

February 9 @ 12:00 pm - February 11 @ 5:00 pm
Birrarrung Marr Melbourne, + Google Map

  The Sustainable Living Festival Big Weekend now has a Rewilding, Traditional Skills and Nature Connection space! Come on down and check out some of the offerings: We will have demonstrations workshops and talks going on all throughout the weekend. - Learn how to start fire by friction - Check out our mini-shelter - Learn about the art of traditional tanning - Get some natural mud makeup on - Learn about traditional stone tools and fibres - Urban Rewilding -…

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March 2018

Rewild Fridays

March 2 @ 9:00 am - May 25 @ 3:00 pm
Melbourne- Northern Suburban Parklands Melbourne, Australia

An Urban Dive into Deep Nature Connection Practices The old ways are new again for the many now seeking to (re)learn the skills, practices and mindsets of our ancestors – everything from our food to footwear. It’s a movement that’s become known as ‘rewilding’; a return to a wilder or more natural, instinctive way of being. In contrast to the ‘back to the land’ movement of the 70’s, rewilding is as much urban as it is rural – wildness rather…

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April 2018

Nature Connection in the Parklands

April 4 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Darebin Parklands

It's Nature Play Week! You are invited to explore Darebin Parklands to deepen your nature connection and natural curiosity with us these school holidays. Join nature connection mentors, Claire Dunn and Steph Brophy to explore, wander along the creek, climb the bluestone, taste some bush foods, listen for the language of birds, practice the art of camouflage and sneaking skills to get a closer look at animals, follow tracks, to discover more about the plants, birds and creatures that share the…

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Creating Connection to Place- Nature Art

April 5 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Darebin Parklands

Join artist, teacher and nature connection mentor Claire Mosley for an exploration of ephemeral art in nature these holidays. Come explore the Darebin Parklands through the creative eyes this Nature Play Week. See the bush differently, create some artwork, explore patterns in nature, learn some new games, meet some new friends and have a lot of fun out in our urban bush. This drop and leave program is for 6-12 year olds. Kids need to bring a backpack with water,…

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Wild By Nature Village Camp Autumn 2018

April 9 @ 1:00 pm - April 13 @ 2:00 pm
Gembrook Gembrook, Australia + Google Map

  Are you ready to rediscover your inner wild? Do you want to immerse your family in the wonder and wisdom of nature while learning earth based skills? Do you want your kids to develop a deeper appreciation for living close to nature? Join us this as we gather together to weave our very own village. Bring along your friends, kids, parents and grandparents to co-create a magical experience of connection, fun, traditional living skills and slowing down in a…

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July 2018

Currawong Kids- Term 3 2018

July 19 @ 10:00 am - September 20 @ 1:00 pm
Darebin Parklands

Are you a wild one? Join our Home ed nature club and come and share your natural curiosity with us next term. Weekly nature connection workshops for home educators: Thursdays 19th July- 20th September (10 weeks). Wander through the trees, learn new games, practice your sneaking skills to get a closer look at animals, learn how to create and use fire, listen for the language of the birds, follow tracks, learn where to find food, paint with ochre and discover…

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September 2018

Wild By Nature Village Camp- Spring

September 24 @ 1:00 pm - September 28 @ 2:00 pm
Gembrook Gembrook, Australia

Are you ready to rediscover your inner wild? Do you want to immerse your family in the wonder and wisdom of nature while learning earth based skills? Do you want your kids to develop a deeper appreciation for living close to nature? Join us this as we gather together to weave our very own village. Bring along your friends, kids, parents and grandparents to co-create a magical experience of connection, fun, traditional living skills and slowing down in a beautiful…

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October 2018

Holiday Program- Spring Wild Things

October 3 @ 10:00 am - October 4 @ 1:00 pm
Darebin Parklands

You are invited to explore Darebin Parklands to deepen your nature connection and natural curiosity with us these school holidays. Join nature connection mentors, Melissa Turnbull, Claire Dunn and Steph Brophy. Together we will explore, wander along the creek, climb the bluestone, taste some bush foods, listen for the language of birds, practice the art of camouflage, sneak to get a closer look at animals, follow tracks, to discover more about the plants, birds and creatures that share the city with…

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Currawong Kids – Home School Nature Club – Term 4

October 11 @ 10:00 am - December 6 @ 1:00 pm
Darebin Parklands

Are you a wild one? Join our nature club for home school and unschooled kids. Come share your natural curiosity with us next term. Weekly nature connection workshops for home educators: Thursdays 11th October - 6th December (9 weeks). Wander through the trees, learn new games, practice your sneaking skills to get a closer look at animals, learn how to create and use fire, listen for the language of the birds, follow tracks, learn where to find food, paint with…

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