The City delivers a number of popular free and low-cost environmental education programs each school holidays.
Cockatoo Kids Club School Holiday Program
Cockatoo KIDS Club is for all kids who enjoy getting outdoors and are 'Wild about Wildlife!' Sessions take place on Fridays in the holidays at Native ARC and also at Canning River Eco-Education Centre. Complete the online membership form below to get involved.
Cockatoo KIDS Club Membership form
Get Wild About Wetlands School Holiday Program
The City in partnership with The Wetlands Centre, Cockburn
offers a range of exciting education sessions, hands-on activities, eco-walks, talks and night stalks! Learn more about our wetlands and natural environment. Be quick as sessions book out fast! Registrations are essential.
KIN Village School Holiday Program
KIN Village is a ‘drop and leave’ school holiday program for 6-12 year olds that allows children to freely explore their world and community with the support of Nature Educators.
City of Cockburn residents can receive a discount when booking (one discounted ticket per family/household). Use code and enter your suburb when booking.
Native ARC School Holiday Program
is a not-for-profit organisation that provides medical care and rehabilitation services for injured native wildlife. Join Native ARC for their exciting wildlife and nature-based education holiday programs for kids. Learn about native animal rehabilitation and how to protect wildlife.
Nearer To Nature School Holiday Program
The City in partnership with Department of Biodiversity, Conservations and Attractions presents Nearer to Nature
, a school holiday program with fun hands-on activities that explore Cockburn's wonderful coastal environment.
City of Cockburn residents can receive 50% for 1 ticket per booking for use on selected activities. Use code and enter your suburb when booking.
April School Holiday Environmental Education Activities
|Sunday 5 April - Monday 27 April
||Nearer to Nature -Online School Holiday Activites
|Monday 6 April - Friday 1 May
||Mon-Fri Set Times
||KIN Village Online - Free Family subsidy
|March - April
||Autumn Backyard Bird Count
|Sunday 12 April - Sunday 19 April
||Wild Pollinator Count 2020
|Wednesday 22 April
Clean Up Cockburn - Community Litter Prevention Program
Are you interested in organising a one-off clean-up event in your community?
Clean-up days can be arranged for individuals, group of friends, family, local organisations, environmental groups, religious groups, schools or businesses.
See Clean Up Cockcburn for more about information.
Little Green Steps WA
Little Green Steps - Early Learning Program
(LGSWA) work with early childhood services to help children embrace the concept of sustainability from a very young age, while assisting adults and children to actively contribute to a sustainable future. LGSWA works with day care centres, family day care, in home day care, kindergartens, pre-primaries, playgroups and all other services involved with young children.
The City of Cockburn works in partnership with LGSWA to provide fully subsidised sustainability workshops for early childhood teachers and educators, exploring:
- What sustainability means
- Reducing waste, energy and water use
- Green cleaning
- Learning from other cultures.
Turtle Trackers - Citizen Science Program
The Snake-neck Turtle (Chelodina colliei)
has an oblong shell and a long neck. This turtle species is unique to the freshwater wetlands and waterways of the Perth metropolitan area and throughout the south west. Report your Long-Necked Turtle sighting!
The Turtle Trackers program is dedicated to providing information about the Long-Necked Turtle and encourages community members to report turtle sightings in support of scientific research.
Volunteers are needed to help protect this species during nesting season (September-November).
If you would like to get involved please email email@example.com
to find out more.
Please contact the Environmental Education Officer for more information on 08 9411 3444 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
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