Enjoy the challenge of digging and discovering what is hidden deep in the sand.

fire arrows out onto the range hitting their targets

Using a bow and arrow, do your best to hit the bullseye ... or maybe pop a balloon. 

Bush Cooking is a wonderful way for students to enjoy the bush while catering for the group.

Lost in the bush? Cannot find shelter? What will you do? Learn some basic skills to help you survive.

Explore and enjoy the natural wonders of the Wombat State Forest & surrounding Parks on foot.

Providing warmth & inspiring conversation, anytime is a great time to sit around a campfire.

This lesson is not available for Day Visits
Discover new heights as you climb high into the sky.

Learn about the Wombat State Forest & nearby Parks as you discover unique flora & fauna.

A great way to enhance the survival skills of your students in a safe and supportive environment.

This lesson is not available for Day Visits
Experience the freedom of flight trees.

A fun lesson involving skill, accuracy, technique, concentration & co-ordination.

Dive deep into the history of Blackwood by trying to strike it rich ..... maybe!

This lesson is not available for Day Visits
A unique opportunity to further challenge students.

A great way to develop, improve, enhance and complement student communication skills.

This lesson is not available for Day Visits
Regardless of abilities, this is a lesson for everyone!

Discover the sounds, sights, shapes, shadows and mystery of the Wombat State Forest at night.

On a clear night in terms 2 & 3 students can explore & discover our solar system & beyond.

Orienteering is a great way to fine tune your survival skills while exploring the forest.

Further develop your teamwork, communication & leadership skills through engaging initiatives.

Enjoying the scenery around our Yabby Dam makes this a relaxing lesson for all.

Acknowledgment to Country

We acknowledge the Wurundjeri people who are the traditional Owners of the country we work on and recognize their continuing connection to land, waters and culture. We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging. I’d also like to acknowledge the deep knowledge systems and the amazing ability of first nations peoples to pass that knowledge through generations, as incredible teachers themselves. 

Blackwood Special Schools Outdoor Education Centre is a DET Victorian school campus that embraces inclusion and respect for all special school students. Any donations are greatly appreciated and go directly to improving learning outcomes and opportunities for our students.

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