Child-led / play based - Outdoor Learning & Adventure
Check out a typical day at our Nature'sCool-Base programme in Huanui / Whangarei
* Suitable for any child five years and older in the wider Whangarei area, who would benefit from an alternative education approach for one day per week in the same familiar setting.
Kids appreciate familiarity (especially first thing in the morning). There are a few things we will do everyday as familiar routines: Feed the animals, visit the creek & share some stories around the fire circle.
A huge, beautiful property to move around as each days' tribe choses. Explore new and varied environments, or hang out at the 'Bush base'.
It's up to the kids: Swing building, Traditional fire lighting & cooking, Flax darts, Eel & Koura catching (& releasing), tree climbing, clay creations, bush bashing, hut building, Dam making... you got it!!
Drop off: between 8.30 - 9am
Bush base / exploring: 9am - 3.15pm
Pick up: 3.30 - 3.45pm
$65 / day pp
($650 for a ten week term)
Participants are expected to sign up for the duration of the term.
Multiple child discount of $5 / day per child.
Payment plans available upon request.
A board may authorise any students to
make visits outside the school premises; and where the board has done so, a student shall be deemed to be attending the school while undertaking the course, obtaining the experience, or making the visit.
The college graciously allows us to meet and depart from the school grounds. however the day is spent on private land down the back.
328 Ngunguru Rd, Glenbervie
Native bush, grassy fields, fresh water springs, Swamps / wetlands, Streams + eels, koura, horses & farm animals,