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 Petrie Creek behind the Sunshine Coast PCYC, Youth Ave, Nambour

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FIRE ART

The flames of the fire offer many opportunities for us to connect with our creative side. We will explore the use of heat in creating pieces of art and sensory crafts including natural eco dyes, playdough & charcoal drawings. Learn some simple fire lighting techniques and how to manage a camp fire!

3 hr workshop | $44 Per child

Petrie Creek |  Thursday 4 July 1:00 PM & Wednesday 10 July 1:00 PM

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recreational tree climbing

Professional Aborist, Nick from TreeCo, will be in the Forest to get your budding adventurer swinging from the trees!

While safely secured in modern Arboriculture tree climbing equipment, Nick will be helping children to scale heights into the canopy and challenge their personal boundaries.

3hr workshop | $44 Per child

Petrie Creek | Friday 5 July 9:00 AM  &  1:00 PM
Saturday 6 July 9:00 AM & 1:00 PM

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BOWS & ARROWS

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

3hr workshop | $44 Per child

Petrie Creek | Wednesday 3 July 1:00 PM
Thursday 11 July 9:00 AM

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fire & sweet treats

Let us show your child how to fire strike safely and they will learn how to manage, extinguish and cook on fires.

We will have many opportunities to practice lighting fires multiple times and make your sweet treats like marshmallows, roasted apples and choc orange cakes.

3 hr workshop | $44 Per child

Petrie Creek | Thursday 4 July 9:00 AM

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FIRE & BUSH COOKING

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. We can make our own damper and boil a hot chocolate on the fire that you built!

3hr workshop | $44 Per child

Petrie Creek | Monday 1 July 9:00 AM
Monday, 8 July
9:00 AM
Wednesday
& 10 July 9:00 AM

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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 | $44 Per child

Petrie Creek | Monday 1 July 1:00 PM
Monday, 8 July
1:00 PM
Friday 12
July 9:00 AM

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CUBBYTOWN

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 | $44 Per child

Petrie Creek  | Tuesday 2 July 1:00 PM

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FLOWER & CRYSTAL CROWNS

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 | $44 Per child

Petrie Creek | Friday 12 July 1:00 PM

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adventure club

Adventure Club is great open ended session for your Wildlings. There is no set activity, rather we provide children with the tools, the space, the skills and the guidance to make, craft and play to their hearts content. Want to make a bug hotel? We've got the materials and tools for that. Want to build a cubby house? We’ve got the natural resources, ropes, hand tools and sheets for that. Bush Club is all about free play in nature with friends.

3 hr workshop | $44 Per child

Petrie Creek | Thursday 11 July 1:00 PM

All programs are a drop-off service to children over 7 years. Children younger than 7 will require carer supervision.

come join us this school holidays

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