Library & Council Activities

Covid19 Notice UPDATED SEPT 2020: Please Read.

Safe, hands-on activities for groups of ALL ages!
We have visited over 85 libraries, town halls and community centres around New South Wales (Australia) over the last 16+ years, and we want to visit your library or other council venue too! And yes, we have a CovidSafe Plan! Please contact us for a copy.

BugZoom Sessions LIVE from our Bug Lab also now available! See below for more information.

Workshops & Activities are available for assorted age groups:Holbrook & Me 082
Please select one of the options below when booking:
School Aged Holiday Workshops (Indoor): Strictly 5-12yo’s only. Just for kids!
Pre-K with Mum/Dad Workshops: Ideal for 2-6yo’s. Price/attendee number includes both parents & kids. Ideal accompaniment to Library Storytime!
All ages Workshops: Great for family groups!
Youth Workshops: Ideal for 10-18yo’s.
Special Interest Groups: Kid’s Clubs, Camera Clubs, Garden Clubs, Bush Care Teams, Rotary, Probus, Quota, Naturalists, etc.

Two Workshop Options are available:

  • Indoor Minibeast Workshop (Our most popular!)
    We set up on tables in a hall or other indoor venue and conduct a fun, Covid-Safe workshop featuring our live and preserved minibeast collection.
    Activity Duration:
    Approx 1 hour + 20min Hands-on sessions (20-30 per session)
    Suitable for Ages 5 – 85 yo
    (Various age group options available, as above)
  • Outdoor Minibeast Hunt
    We go on a mini-beast meander and learn how to identify habitats, build pitfall traps, make safe baits and attractants, use butterfly, swoop and aquatic dip nets, sort through leaf litter and soil for inhabitants using sieves and trays, identify and safely releasing each specimen back to where it came from. Suitable for warmer months only. Also requires suitable nature reserve, park, lake, creek etc. Subject to inclement weather. (These activities are generally only for council events, as they often require council permissions. Also available on private property or school grounds).
    Activity Duration:
    Approx 1 hour 20mins per group of <20 attendees. (Includes all attending / suggested 15 attendees per bug hunt)
    Suitable for Ages 7 – 16 yo.
    (Various age group options available, as above)

    For a copy of out Covid-Safe Management Plan, please contact us!

How Much?
Inside Sydney Metro Area (Including Blue Mountains & Bathurst Areas)
From $12 per attendee (Min. $360) (GST Exempt)
Prices / attendee cap includes all attendees including any attending adults (grandparents, parents), toddlers, babies etc.
Duration:
60-80mins per session. Multiple consecutive sessions available if required.

BugZoom Sessions: Book NOW for one of our fabulous, fresh and innovative BugZoom Lessons! All BugZoom lessons will go LIVE from our Bug Lab, right here in the Blue Mountains. Several topic / format options available.  Choose your ideal time and date!
Sessions Start at:
40mins: $100
1hour: $125
1hour 30mins: $150
Not convinced? We are happy to meet with you on Zoom for a quick 5-10min demo on what to expect from one of our sessions!

 Larger Community Events / Exhibitions? Please contact us to discuss your needs and/or to obtain a quote.

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