Parks Victoria’s trained educators can deliver curriculum based activities that are adapted to meet the specific VELS standards or VCE outcomes. Our hands-on programs engage students as they connect with and learn about Victoria's amazing natural environment and cultural heritage.
Set in one of Victoria’s iconic parks, our programs range from engaging middle-years programs suitable for year-level camps through to fieldwork investigations for VCE studies that can be used as a basis for your School Assessed Coursework.
Easily accessible from Melbourne, the Dandenong Ranges provides a captivating backdrop for your students to investigate a range of habitats types and learn more about how humans have adapted our natural environment over time. A range of locations can be used in the park that cater for all types of groups from early childhood through to in-depth VCE studies.
Werribee Park’s curriculum-based school programs will help your students discover what life was like living and working in a Victorian-era mansion with a range of hands-on programs.
An excellent opportunity to learn about the wetland and grassy woodland habitats of Victoria’s western volcanic plains. Students can also discover Serendip's captive breeding program for endangered native animals. A range of curriculum-based programs for Prep – Year 12 ranging from wildlife walks to aquatic invertebrate studies are available.
A unique opportunity for schools to visit an underground coal mine and experience life in the early part of the 20th Century. Only 90 minutes from Melbourne, the State Coal Mine is the only historic coal mine experience in the Southern Hemisphere. A range of interactive, curriculum based programs are available.
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17 Jul 2015
The Friends of Dandenong Valley Parks and Parks Victoria are inviting the community to be part of living history on National Tree Day at Shepherds Bush on Sunday 26 July 2015. Many of Victoria’s oldest and most significant trees are found in parks and reserves across the state, including massive…