Big Scrub offers nature connection and forest school programs for children in the Northern Rivers NSW region. Our programs are planned and led by qualified mentors with extensive experience in the forest school methodology, outdoor play, creative arts and bush skills.
A wonderful morning of nature crafts, sensory play and storytelling for our youngest nature explorers. A gentle rhythm guides our days, while allowing plenty of space for free play and connection
Get ready for a day full of adventures! Forest Kindy is a drop-off, nature immersive program for 3 to 6 years olds. Children can engage in self directed learning, social and adventurous play in wild nature while led by a gentle and relaxed rhythm
A program for school-aged children (5 yrs +). We explore ancient rainforest, coastal tracks, rock pools and nature reserves in the Ballina / Byron region. Children are involved in local conservation projects, and develop skills in nature awareness, bush crafts and indigenous food knowledge through play and story telling