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School Holiday Programme Sept/Oct 2020

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We will be offering two workshops per day, 10-12 and 1-3pm, Sat/Sun/Mon, on the first and second weekends of the school hols (26/27/28 and 3/4/5). 
 
Children under 7 accompanied by an adult. Bookings essential, limited spaces available! Price $5 per person
Includes entry to the Ecosanctuary and take home resources
 
Three workshop themes will be offered: 
 
Scales and Slime Saturdays! 

Saturday 26th September

10am-12pm Scaley Tales!
Who has the scaliest tails at Orokonui Ecosanctuary and what tales do they have to tell? Visit our stunning Otago skink and learn more about how to help these ancient and precious endangered critters! Includes entry to the Ecosanctuary   
 
1pm-3pm Slimey Stars!
Who has the slimiest time at Orokonui Ecosanctuary? Meet some of our slimiest stars and hear how their slime helps them to survive! Includes entry to the Ecosanctuary and take home resources 
 
Saturday 3rd October 

10-12pm Cold Blooded Characters!
Meet some of our ancient, endangered and cold blooded native species and find out more about making a lizard habitat in your own backyard! Includes entry to the Ecosanctuary and take home resources 
 
1pm-3pm Forest Frolic!
Can we find slime in a cloud forest? Join our knowledgeable guide for a slime hunt through the trees and learn more about our endangered amphibians! Includes entry to the Ecosanctuary and take home resources 

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Bugs and Birds Sundays! 

Sunday 27th September 

10am-12pm Bug Brunch!
What do bugs love to crunch and munch for their brunch? Join our passionate educator to meet some creepy crawlies and find out whats top on their menu! Includes entry to the Ecosanctuary and take home resources 
 
1pm-3pm Forest Feast!
How can we create the best habitat for birds and bugs? Join our knowledgable guide to explore our protected cloud forest and understand how the best forest food webs work! Includes entry to the Ecosanctuary and take home resources 
 
Sunday 4th October 

10-12 Brilliant Bugs!
Join our passionate educator to get up close and personal with some pretty awesome invertebrates and learn how to make homes of your own for them in your own backyard! Includes entry to the Ecosanctuary and take home resources 
 
1-3pm Beautiful Birds!
Visit our stunning protected cloud forest, filled with glorious bird song, bird feeders, kiwi burrows and nesting boxes   and learn how to attract native birds to your own gardens!Includes entry to the Ecosanctuary and take home resources 

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Water and Wildlife Mondays!

Monday 28th September 

10am-12pm Watery Wildlife!
Who is swimming just below the surface of our beautiful waterways? Join our education dream team to find out more about our mysterious water dwellers at Orokonui! Includes entry to the Ecosanctuary and take home resources 
 
1pm-3pm Water Wellbeing!
How does water help us and how can we help water? Learn how to understand the health of water by seeing you can live in it! Includes entry to the Ecosanctuary and take home resources 


Monday 5th October

10am-12pm Watery Wisdom!
Who is living in the waters of Orokonui Ecosanctuary and what can they teach us? Join our knowledgable guide to take a walk on the watery side and meet some of our resident wise ones! Includes entry to the Ecosanctuary and take home resources 

1pm-3pm Wild Walks!
Who lives on land but loves our waterways? Take a wild walk through our beautiful protected cloud forest and find clues as to who has been visiting our Ecosanctuary watering holes during the day and at night! Includes entry to the Ecosanctuary and take home resources 

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