Botanic Garden School Programs
Visiting the Garden as a school group can be great fun and educational. It is a wonderful resource for field studies for geography, science, and local history. Below are some of the programs on offer in 2019. Each program is enriched with guest speakers when available, first hand investigations and fun activities.
Make a Christmas Wreath
Wreath materials supplied
$10 per person
Book your group in now by contacting Sue McEntyre
Friday 13th December 6pm-7pm
Our trees … Our place
This program focuses on the Early Settler history of Coffs Harbour and importance cedar to the development of the region. Students engage in the study of local history and ecology of trees. The day concludes with early settler style games.
This walk celebrates the local Gumbaynggirr people’s traditional use of plants as food, medicine & building materials. This program can be either a 1 hour guided tour of the Indigenous plants or a whole day. The day program involves a guided tour of the Garlambirla plants with a focus on Gumbaynggirr language. This is followed by song, dance and games.