Let's journey into the wild once more as we come together to play, learn and create new memories at Forest School this winter holidays.

There are no walls in our classroom, it's just you, me and the trees! Come find us at Karingal Scouts, Karingal Road, Mt Cotton Qld


Let's Make Swords

We can journey into the dense eucalyptus bush as we forage for sticks to whittle and use pallet timber to create our own masterpiece for imaginary sword play.

We will guide your child as they use a variety of hand tools to craft their very own Excalibur!

3 hr workshop | $49 Per child

Mt Cotton | Thursday 11 July 1:00 PM


Primitive Weapons

Join us as we teach you the art of whittling so that you can create your own primitive weapons for imaginary play. Ideas include spears, knives, swords and mallets all carved from wood you will saw down yourself from invasive weed species!

3hr workshop | $49 Per child

Mt Cotton |  Friday 5 July 9:00 AM



Let us teach you the art of whittling so that you can create your own bows and arrows out of local weed species.

You will use round tip pen knives to skillfully remove the outer bark to craft and decorate a bow and arrows


3 hr workshop | $49 Per child

Mt Cotton | Thursday 4 July 1:00 PM & Friday 12 July 1:00 PM

fire ic


Start a fire in their heart! Let us show your child how to fire strike safely and they will learn how to manage, extinguish and cook on fires safely. We can make our own damper and boil a hot chocolate on the fire that you built!

3hr workshop | $49 Per child

Mt Cotton | Thursday 4 July  9:00 AM



Come and help us build CUBBY TOWN! Teepees, shelters, thatched hideouts, tree dens and more! The forest is the perfect place to create secret spaces, hidden away from the world.

Learn some knots, challenge yourself to see if you can make your shelter waterproof. Let's make a village!


3 hr workshop | $49 Per child

Mt Cotton | Friday, 5 July 2019 1:00 PM



A wonderful, mindful activity for those children who love to weave and decorate a crystal and flower head piece to take home. We will provide the space, time and tools for your child to transform into a forest fairy with their own beautiful, handmade crown.

3 hr workshop | $49 Per child

Workshop no longer available

All programs are a drop-off service to children over 7 years. Children younger than 7 will require carer supervision (which will cost an additional $7 per adult)

come join us this school holidays

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