5.00 out of 5 based on 4 customer ratings
(4 customer reviews)

$ 80.00$ 540.00

This course is now full: please contact us to go on the waiting list or for information on future courses: 0412 216 48

10 – 12 April  2017

Ferndale Park

9am-3pm. Monday – Tuesday – Wednesday. Come for one, two or all three days.

Children (4-14 years old) are immersed in the wild from 9am-3pm in the care of our guides who provide a different set of nature-based activities each day.
The children can come for  one, two or all days.
We provide activities and care for the children during the day. As the Wildcraft Camps are held at beautiful riverside campgrounds (click for course location details), it is a great opportunity for families to have a camping holiday or stay in nearby accommodation, allowing for a wonderful wild time for the whole family.

Each day is filled with fun, games, walks, bush skills and hands-on outdoor activities. Parents/Guardians may join in as they wish. Besides being an enjoyable day out, our programs give children an opportunity to connect to their environment and build self-reliance, confidence, teamwork skills, physical abilities and learn some new and interesting skills. Safety is our focus and we aim to provide all those who attend with a worthwhile experience.

Comments from the last camp :

Awesome” 7 year old girl.

Loved every bit of the 3 days and will take home some valuable skills. (My son) was already teaching his dad how to respect nature at the end of the day. He can’t wait to come back!” Father of a 6 year old.

My son came home and took us on a bush walk to find bush food – so excellent!” Mother of a 6 year old.

To register, please select number of paying participants (parents/guardians are free) and number of days of attendance. Note: Siblings under 4 years can join in with their parents free of charge.

This course is now full: please contact us to go on the waiting list or for information on future courses: 0412 216 485

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This course is now full: please contact us to go on the waiting list or for information on future courses: 0412 216 485

Daytime bush adventures for children and families

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ACTIVITIES:

  • Bushwalks
  • Bush Skills: eg finding and cooking bush food, making fire by rubbing sticks together, building and finding bush shelters, making rope from grass, finding water, navigation, art of camouflage, balance, tracking, awareness, practicing aim.
  • Nature Games
  • Treasure hunts
  • Natural Face Painting
  • Wildlife watching
  • Songs, Stories, Music

PRICE: $80 per child for one day. Other prices below.

SPECIAL PRICING: We offer discounted rates for more children, more days or both.

1 child 2 children 3 or more children
1 day $80 $70 / child   ($140 total) $60 / child   ($180 total)
2 days ($70/ day) $140 total $140 / child ($280 total) $120 / child ($360 total)
3 days ($60/ day) $180 total $180 / child ($360 total) $180 / child ($540 total)

The program is held within a lovely campground and runs during the day only between the hours specified. Parents are responsible for their children outside of these times and overnight. Camping or caravan/cottage accommodation at Ferndale is an additional fee (organise this directly via Ferndale Park Campground). Visit the Ferndale Office as you arrive to pay your camping fees. Caravans and Cottage must be booked in advance.

Shuttle Option from Dungog Visitors Information Centre: additional $10/person (must be arranged with us in advance)

Please phone or email us if you have any questions (M:0412 216 485, 0425 334 153)

All of our instructors have a ‘working with children’ clearance and current first aid certificate.

Additional Information

number of children

one, two, three

number of days

one, two, three

4 reviews for Wildcraft Camp (near Dungog) Mon 10 – Wed 12 April 2017

  1. 5 out of 5

    Wildcraft, led by our awesome, knowledgeable facilitators was so special – we loved the practical bush and survival skills, the playfulness and games especially eagle eye, the sharing of wisdom, insights and ourselves, the feeling of community, support and groundedness from being together in nature and seeing our kids have such great adventures. We would highly recommend Wildcraft camps and hope to return again soon! Thank you!!

  2. 5 out of 5

    So impressed! Was amazing to see kids go from hesitant to confident in the bush! Nikki is a natural teacher who creates a FUN environment through her creativity, bringing out the creativity and natural problem solving in others.

  3. 5 out of 5

    Thanks Wildcraft – for all the great adventures you led us on we enjoyed every moment, the rock hoping, river crossings, spear throwing and all the great games. It was incredibly nurturing to forage, play and get creative in such an awesome environment. Thanks for everything we’ll be back for sure.

  4. 5 out of 5

    Thanks for a wonderful experience for our whole family! The depth of knowledge and experience of the facilitators and their flexibility made the days flow easily. There was heaps to learn and do with the balance of the opportunity to just ‘be’ in nature. I loved the ‘bridge of silence’ and was amazed that a group of 20 with children as young as 3 could spent some time in silence together. Highly recommended and we will definitely come back!

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