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Summer holiday Junior Ranger activities The Grampians Way

17 Dec. 2019 by Amanda Cochran

Junior Ranger - Mini Beast Discovery

Join a ranger to pick up a magnifying glass and discover the weird and wonderful world of water bugs. Explore the health of the wetland by taking a look up-close at some of its unique and special wet residents.

* This activity is suitable for children aged 6-12, who must be accompanied by a parent or guardian aged 18 or over. Please bring water, sunscreen, insect repellent, and wear enclosed shoes and clothing appropriate for the weather. Activities may be rescheduled, changed or cancelled due to adverse weather or in the event of an emergency.

Where:

Please meet the ranger 5 minutes before scheduled at Brambuk National Park and Cultural Centre for this activity (toilet facilities available).

Grampians National Park
277 Grampians Rd
Halls Gap VIC 3381

When:

31 Dec 2019

9:30am - 11:00am

Cost: Free

Booking Information: Places limited. Bookings essential.

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Junior Ranger - Compass Challenge

Junior Rangers will put their skills to the test with a fun and adventurous compass challenge. They will learn basic map reading and compass skills and get the opportunity to further explore the natural environment. Compasses will be supplied, however Junior Rangers are encouraged to bring their own.

* This activity is suitable for children aged 6-12, who must be accompanied by a parent or guardian aged 18 or over. Please bring water, sunscreen, insect repellent, and wear enclosed shoes and clothing appropriate for the weather. Activities may be rescheduled, changed or cancelled due to adverse weather or in the event of an emergency.

Where:

Please meet 5 minutes before the event starts at Brambuk National Park and Cultural Centre for this activity (toilet facilities available).

Grampians National Park
277 Grampians Rd
Halls Gap VIC 3381

When:

2 Jan 2020

9:30am - 11:00am

Cost: Free

Booking Information: Places are limited. Bookings essential

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Junior Ranger - All Fired Up

Join the special team of Rangers and Fire fighters who help to manage fire in the national park. Learn all about fire safety and how to prepare during bushfire season. Participants will become Junior Ranger Firefighter Accredited!

* This activity is suitable for children aged 6-12, who must be accompanied by a parent or guardian aged 18 or over. Please bring water, sunscreen, insect repellent, and wear enclosed shoes and clothing appropriate for the weather. Activities may be rescheduled, changed or cancelled due to adverse weather or in the event of an emergency.

Where:

Please meet at Brambuk National Park and Cultural Centre for this activity (toilet facilities available).

Grampians National Park
277 Grampians Rd
Halls Gap VIC 3381

When:

3 Jan 2020

9:30am - 11:00am

Cost: Free

Booking Information: Places are limited. Bookings essential

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Junior Ranger - Bush Detective

Become a bush detective and learn about the different tracks and traces animals leave behind! Discover ‘fascinating features of the secretive creatures’ only seen by true bush detectives!

* This activity is suitable for children aged 6-12, who must be accompanied by a parent or guardian aged 18 or over. Please bring water, sunscreen, insect repellent, and wear enclosed shoes and clothing appropriate for the weather. Activities may be rescheduled, changed or cancelled due to adverse weather or in the event of an emergency.

Where:

Please meet at Brambuk National Park and Cultural Centre for this activity (toilet facilities available).

Grampians National Park
277 Grampians Rd
Halls Gap VIC 3381

When:

4 Jan 2020

9:30am - 11:00am

Cost: Free

Booking Information: Places are limited. Bookings essential.

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Junior Ranger - Flora Explorer

Learn about the fascinating lives and diversity of plants found in the Grampians. Junior Rangers will learn basic plant identification and be able to name a number of ‘famous’ plant species.

Where:

Please meet at the Botanic Gardens in Halls Gap for this activity, 5 minutes prior to the activity start time. Toilet facilities will not be available for the duration of this activity. Please make sure you go before we start!

Grampians National Park
Venus Baths Trailhead - Botanic Gardens
Halls Gap, Vic 3381

When:

7 Jan 2020

9:30am - 11:00am

Cost: Free

Booking Information: Places are limited. Bookings essential.

Book online

All content and images courtesy of Parks Victoria Junior Rangers website.

Please note

Most activities require a booking and children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all sessions.

Junior Rangers is not a club; no membership is required to take part. Junior Ranger programs are run mostly during school holidays and on some weekends.

Call 13 1963 for booking details or for more information.

Families are advised the Junior Ranger program operates a ‘good faith’ policy and is not be used in conjunction with any commercial service. For more information, or to read a copy of this policy please use the contact provided.

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