Visit the Bush School

We run a Bush School at Central Gardens, Merrylands, with engaging programs for children in a natural outdoor environment.

Finding excitement in nature

Bush School is a casual, community based program that allows children to learn about and experience nature. For families with limited outdoor areas, it can offer a wide range of benefits. Children can:

  • Learn about changes in seasons, light, weather, wildlife, plants and trees
  • Appreciate biodiversity – including insects, plants and animals
  • Develop a sense of space and learn about Aboriginal values towards the land
  • Get a sense of caring for our natural environment
  • Help develop physical skills, communication, observation, social skills, creativity, teamwork, emotional well-being and self-esteem

All community members are welcome to visit the Bush School. Each session is run from 10am to 10:45am. 

Upcoming 2024 dates 

  • Monday 3 June 
  • Monday 1 July 
  • Monday 5 August 
  • Monday 2 September 
  • Monday 30 September 
  • Monday 4 November 
  • Monday 2 December 

Registrations are essential, only 1 ticket is required per family. 

Further information

For more information phone 8757 9000 or email: