Connect with Country - September School Holiday ProgramExplore Aboriginal culture, learn about native plants, stories, art, and more with the 'Connect with Country - September School Holiday Program.' Reserve your spot now!
Cost:$59.00 per person
Schedule:Offered for 2 weeks - Wednesday, Thursday & Friday
About this experience
Welcome to "Connect with Country - September School Holiday Program," Spend time on Country with Traditional Owners, learning more about Aboriginal culture and knowledge during Spring school break!
🌟 Program Highlights 🌟
Dreaming Stories: Be immersed in the mesmerising world of our Creator beings as our storytellers share ancient tales of creation, spirits, and the land's sacred connection to the Bunurong/Boonwurrung People.
Bush art & crafts: Discover the rich artistic traditions of Aboriginal People as you create your own masterpieces using traditional techniques and symbols. From painting to bark art, your creativity knows no bounds!
Plants of the area: Venture along the river with our experienced guides to explore the flora and fauna of the area. Learn about the native plants and animals that have sustained Aboriginal communities for generations.
Clapstick workshop: Feel the rhythm of the land as you get moving and learn to play the clapsticks. Unleash your inner musician and create captivating melodies inspired by Aboriginal musical traditions.
Cultural Connection: Join in a connecting with Country mindfulness exercise and gain a deeper understanding of the spiritual connection to the land Aboriginal People have had for thousands of years.
🌟 Who Can Join? 🌟
Children and families of all backgrounds and abilities who are eager to learn, explore, and connect with the rich heritage of Bunurong/Boonwurrung People.
🌟 Program Details 🌟
🗓️ Dates: Week 1: 20-22 September | Week 2: 27-29 September
⏰ Time: Session 1: 10:00am-12:00pm | Session 2: 1:00-3:00pm
🏡 Location: Wyndham Park, Werribee VIC 3030
Don't miss this unique opportunity to embark on a school holiday activity like no other. "Connect with Country - September School Holiday Program" will leave you with a deeper appreciation for the land, the people, and the timeless stories that have shaped Australia's history.
Reserve your spot today and prepare to experience the magic of connecting with Country and rich traditions of the Bunurong/Boonwurrung People! 🌟🌿🔥🪶🌄
At Yilam we are passionate about fostering a deep appreciation for Aboriginal culture and heritage. Our team consists of dedicated educators, experienced guides, and local Traditional Owners, the Bunurong/Boonwurrung People.
We have a genuine commitment to preserving and sharing the rich traditions of First Nations People and we aim to provide a unique and immersive experience for children and families during school holidays. Our programs are designed to create lasting memories and a profound connection with the land, its stories, and its people.
As hosts of the 'Connecting with Country - September School Holiday Program,' we invite you to join us on a journey of discovery and cultural exploration. Through storytelling, art, nature exploration, music, and mindfulness, we aim to create a meaningful and educational experience that deepens you and your child's understanding of Aboriginal culture and its enduring significance.
We look forward to sharing our cultural knowledge with you and your family!