Kids Caring for Country gets a helping hand

Cathy Robertson shares the story about how the education program got started.

I spent a happy hour on Wednesday morning last week with Candice Edye from Canberra’s Lighthouse Business Innovation Centre discussing my idea to develop entirely new approach to outdoor education called Kids’ Caring for Country. My idea is simple. I want to get children gardening and enjoying the benefits of good science: they can learn about their homeland on the southern tablelands, have a healthy life style and enjoy some outdoor fun.

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Kids caring for country – STEP inc begins to discuss its Education Program

Kids caring for countryA kid planting

This is the first blog about the STEP kids program that will begin this year.

STEP Inc is a community group which is starting an entirely new approach to learning about gardening and caring for our natural environment – it’s called ‘Kids caring for country’. Cathy Robertson, its spokesperson will be outlining the new program in a series of blogs. Cathy is the coordinator of the Southern Tablelands Ecosystems Park Inc , a site partner at the National Arboretum Canberra.

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