School-aged children across the state have an exciting new opportunity to connect with the environment and learn more through a partnership between the Department for Environment and Water and Children’s University. Find out more.
The new educational partnership recognises some of the state’s most significant environmental sites as learning destinations, including all our national parks!
Run by the University of Adelaide, South Australian schools sign up to the program and encourage their students (between the ages of 5 to 18 years old) to discover what our state has to see and offer, while discovering future study and employment pathways.
Either through school programs or with their families, participation in the activities are recorded in a passport, which once completed, allows participants to receive a certificate at a ceremony hosted by the university.
This new partnership adds more environmental sites, and events such as Park of the Month, giving children a larger scope of events and learning opportunities, allowing everyone to find something that sparks their interests. All our national parks are now learning destinations which means families can visit our parks and earn a stamp in your passport.
Want to know more?
The best place to start is to reach out to your children’s school to find out if they are participating in this program.
Want more ways for kids to connect with nature? Read our blog on 5 plants for children to enjoy.