Kids Go Wild!

Join the fun over the school holidays - even from home. Our Kids Go Wild program is filled with a range of fun activities that encourage kids to get involved in our local environment and learn about ways to become more sustainable. All activities are FREE but bookings are essential.

You can find out more information about our upcoming sessions and make bookings via the EnviroEd Eventbrite page or council's Facebook Events page. Email enviroed@ipswich.qld.gov.au for more information on the Kids Go Wild program.

September 2021 school holidays


clay birdNative Clay Critters- Presented by Bazil Grumble

Thursday 23 September 2021

Queens Park Environmental Education Centre, Merle Finimore Avenue, Ipswich

Enjoy the fabulous flexible form of clay to make different types of native critters! Learn dynamic decorative techniques such as paddling, stretching and stamping using a diverse array of found materials and eco objects to achieve surprising textural effects.

Bookings available mid-September via EnviroEd Eventbrite

  • Session 1: 9:30am - Recommended for early childhood ages
  • Session 2: 11am  - Recommended for middle to upper primary school ages

PossumWildlife talk - Presented by Wildcall Wildlife Shows

Tuesday 28 September 2021

Queens Park Environmental Education Centre, Merle Finimore Avenue, Ipswich

This is an amazing opportunity to get up close with some of Australia's incredible wildlife. Meet a collection of live native animal, which can include reptiles, mammals and even insects! Learn all about their diets, habitats and special behaviours.

Bookings available mid-September via EnviroEd Eventbrite

  • Session 1: 9.30am - Recommended for ages 3+
  • Session 2: 10:45am - Recommended for ages 3+

Kids Go Wild! - Outdoor Recreation

Outdoor sport - Presented by Active Kids

Activities are FREE! Bookings via the  Active Kids webpage.

DayActivityLocation
Monday 20 SeptemberCanoeingColleges Crossing
Tuesday 21 SeptemberDay Walk (3-6 years)Castle Hill Blackstone Reserve
 Day Walk (3-6 years)White Rock - Spring Mountain Conservation Estate
Wednesday 22 SeptemberFamily YogaWhite Rock-Spring Mountain Conservation Estate
 Bushwalk (7-12 years)Castle Hill Blackstone Reserve
Friday 24 SeptemberBird WatchingRiverside Park
 FishingColleges Crossing
Saturday 25 SeptemberFamily Yoga and meditationJoseph Brady Park
Tuesday 28 SeptemberNature at Night BushwalkWhite Rock - Spring Mountain Conservation Estate
Wednesday 29 SeptemberBushwalk (7-12 years)Castle Hill Blackstone Reserve
 Family YogaJoseph Brady Park
Thursday 30 SeptemberBeginners Mountain BikingCastle Hill Blackstone Reserve
 Intermediate Mountain BikingCastle Hill Blackstone Reserve
Friday 1 OctoberBird WatchingRiverside Park
Saturday 2 OctoberFamily Yoga and meditationColleges Crossing
Sunday 3 OctoberFishingColleges Crossing