Greater Sydney Parklands

Greater Sydney Parklands offers outdoor learning programs for people and groups of all ages, which focus on environmental education, sustainability, fieldwork, bushcraft and developing a life-long connection to nature. Our parks are the place for education programs with a difference!

Our educators have created exciting and curriculum linked  learning experiences that connect online learning with outdoor fun.

Discover our Bush Classrooms!

Bush School is a nature play program that combines storytelling, nature based activities, and nature games. Led by our expert team of education rangers, Bush School will inspire love for the natural world through games, bushcraft activities, stories and more. 

Our experienced educators are bringing Bush School to you online. Each week will focus on  unique environments in Greater Sydney Parklands and in your neighbhourhood. Join us for a eight-week journey of free play, stories, games, art making, and learning all about unique Australia.

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Join our Bush School and let your child connect to Australia’s unique nature.

Learn more about Bush School and they theory behind nature play at our Bush School site. Parents will also have the opportunity to receive training and advice on how to nurture and mentor their own nature child.

From Swamp to Scrub

Explore Sydney’s parklands on a science packed journey from Centennial Parklands’ wetlands to the scrub of Western Sydney Parklands. Test your knowledge at the end of your quest with a quiz.

Upcoming Events

Snugglepot & Cuddlepie – Online Theatrical Show

May Gibbs’ quintessentially Australian classics have fascinated and delighted generations of children and families, introducing them to the wonder and magic of the Australian bush. 

This online adaptation captures a short scene from the iconic Tales of Snugglepot and Cuddlepie

Park Explorers

Parks are great places to have fun while exploring natural and constructed features. Stage 1 students will be taken on a virtual visit to Centennial Park to explore the natural and constructed features that make Centennial Park unique.

Join Greater Sydney Parklands to become a Park Explorer?

Flyover Friends

An introduction to our feathered, flappy and flyover friends. Birds are found in every environment around the world, including our very own  Centennial Park. During this program we are going to investigate – what makes a bird, a bird? 

Contact details

Phone: 02 9339 6699



Professional Development

Our experts in outdoor learning and Nature Play are sharing their knowledge with educators all over Australia. Our Professional Development sessions are NESA accredited and will provide you with hands-on knowledge on how to improve your outdoor teaching skills.