Vacation care programs

Specially designed programs at Melbourne Gardens will take your vacation care group on a journey or discovery and play.

Discover the Melbourne Gardens

Specifically-designed programs at Melbourne Gardens will take your vacation care group on a journey of discovery and play.
Children participate in hands-on activities in the Gardens, where they will discover the wonderful world of plants through a range of activities that focus on imagining, exploring and nature play.
Group bookings are available for vacation care groups including local council, school and Vacation Care providers.
Recommended for primary and early childhood children, please contact our education staff to discuss the specific needs of your group. Our professional staff will work with you to design a program that best suits your group.
Programs run for one and a half hours and can be tailored to suit your group’s needs and age range. The programs play based and provide opportunities for open ended discovery.
Choose from two of the following activities: planting a seedling, potpourri making, cubby building or bird watching

Imagining, Exploring, Creating & Nature Play (Melbourne)

Cost

Price per student  $13.80
A minimum fee of $248.75 applies

Dates

School holidays times only, please call for available dates

Times

10.30am to 12noon OR 12.30 to 2pm 

Bookings / Enquiries

Bookings are essential cancellation and refund policy applies
Please contact the Education Services team to discuss your specific program needs 03 9252 2358 or email edserv@rbg.vic.gov.au


Discover Cranbourne Gardens

Specifically-designed programs at Cranbourne Gardens will take your vacation care group on a journey of discovery and play.
Children participate in hands-on activities in the Gardens, where they will discover the wonderful world of plants through a range of activities that focus on imagining, exploring and nature play.
Group bookings are available for vacation care groups including local council, school and Vacation Care providers.
Recommended for primary and early childhood children, please contact our education staff to discuss the specific needs of your group. Our professional staff will work with you to design a program that best suits your group.
Programs run for one and a half hours and can be tailored to suit your group’s needs and age range. The programs play based and provide opportunities for open ended discovery.
Choose from two of the following activities: Birds, Australian Animals, Minibeasts or Nature Art planting a seedling, potpourri making, cubby building or bird watching.

Imagining, Exploring, Creating & Nature Play (Cranbourne)

Dates

School holidays only, please call for available dates.         
10.30am to 12noon OR 12.30 to 2pm 

Where

Meet at the Visitor Centre
Cranbourne Gardens
Getting Here

Cost

Vacation Care groups (and other primary school-aged children) $13.80 per child – up to eight adults (carers) are free. A minimum fee of $248.75 applies.

Bookings / Enquiries

Bookings are essential cancellation and refund policy applies
Please contact the Education Services team to discuss your specific program needs 03 9252 2358 or email edserv@rbg.vic.gov.au