The Wollongong Botanic Garden’s school holiday program runs during every term break for five days.
All the programs, and their interactive and hands-on activities, are planned around an environmental theme, and are focused on teaching kids about sustainability.
Captain Compost and the Chocolate Explorers
13 – 17 January, 10am to 1.30pm daily
Join the pirates of the seas on their quest that unveils the discovery of chocolate. Kids will learn all about how chocolate was originally used and how they can use it today to coat delicious fruit. Captain Compost will also be on board to show kids how they can turn uneaten holiday food into valuable compost for their garden.
Holidays of Discovery Daily Activities:
Chocolate Lovers Treasure Hunt
Waste Wise Pirate Crafts
Captain Compost Garden Show
Activities suitable for children aged 3 to 12 years. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Participants are encouraged to wear appropriate shoes, a hat and sunscreen.
Cost $9 per child parents free, family package $17 for two or more children.
Where: Wollongong Botanic Garden Discovery Centre – Madoline Street, Keiraville
Bookings aren’t necessary for families and individuals, but vacation care groups need to reserve a spot by contacting the Botanic Garden office on (02) 4227 7557 or emailing [email protected]
Sausage sizzle sandwiches and cool drinks available for purchase from the Lions Club.
Coffee and tea may be purchased from the Garden’s on-site coffee van, BeanzAround – located near the playground.
Homemade gifts also for sale from the Friends’ Frog Hollow Homemade Crafts Stall.
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