Educational Opportunities at The Briars

Junior Ranger Program

The Briars Junior Ranger Program "Feathers, Beaks, Nests and Tweets" for 6-10 year olds

Flock to The Briars this Summer for some bird watching and discover how different birds hunt, eat, nest and play.

When:

  • Monday 9th January, 9.30am-midday   
  • Tuesday 10th January, 9.30am-midday
  • Monday 16th January, 9.30am-midday
  • Thursday 19th January 9.30am-midday
  • Tuesday 24th January 9.30am-midday

Cost: $17 per child. 

How to book: Book online by clicking here.

Important Details:

  • Booking and pre-payment is essential. 
  • BYO drink and snack in a backpack (no nuts please).
  • Dress appropriately for the weather and wear closed shoes.
  • Please advise staff if your child is at risk of Anaphylaxis.

Where: Meet at The Briars Visitors Information Centre, 450 Nepean Highway, Mt Martha 3934. See map.

Download PDF Flyer(PDF, 428KB)

 

Ranger-guided Spotlight Walks in The Briars Wildlife Sanctuary

With so much of our native wildlife coming out after dark, a guided spotlight walk is the best way to view them in their natural surroundings. These walks are a combination of spotlighting for nocturnal animals, learning about their environment and enjoying the wonders of the bush at night.

  • Monday 9th January  9.00pm-10.30pm 
  • Thursday 12th January 9.00pm-10.30pm
  • Friday 13th January 9.00pm-10.30pm
  • Monday 16th January 9.00pm-10.30pm
  • Thursday 19th January 9.00pm-10.30pm
  • Monday 23th January 9.00pm-10.30pm

Cost: $15 Adult, $12 Child/Concession.

How to book: Book online by clicking here.

Important Details:

  • Booking and pre-payment is essential. 
  • Dress appropriately for the weather and wear closed shoes.
  • BYO small torch.

Where: Meet at The Briars Visitors Information Centre, 450 Nepean Highway, Mt Martha 3934. See map.

Download PDF Flyer.(PDF, 102KB)

Eco Living Display Centre Schools Program 

An education program has been developed specifically for the Eco Living Display Centre for primary (Grades 1 – 6) and secondary students (Years 7 – 8). Nineteen activities have been designed, linked directly to the Victorian curriculum covering the areas of waste, energy, water and sustainable living.  Check out the full Eco Living Display Centre School Program details.

 

The Briars Outdoor Ed Camp

The Briars Outdoor Ed Camp is a privately operated business located at The Briars. The BOEC provides a comprehensive and diverse range of challenging activities both within and outside the property. They cater for all types of school groups during the school term. Weekends and holidays are available for other groups such as clubs, scouts, church groups, families and for special functions.

For more information please see their website: www.briarscamp.com.au