Special Events

Wawari Yanu Nura – Aboriginal student leadership 2017

Nominations are open for our 2017 Aboriginal Student Leadership Program for Years 9 to 11.  Download the nomination form and program information here.

Watch the video from 2015 .


Writers in the Environment Camp

Conducted over 3 days in September each year

Brewongle Environmental Education Centre, located at Sackville North, conducts a unique program titled ‘Writers in the Environment’ camp. Students participate in writing workshops conducted by guest authors / writers and teachers.

Camp Objectives:-

  • to engage talented and motivated students in workshops run by popular childrens’ authors
  • to enable experimentation with a variety of genres and enhancement of students’ writing skills e.g. characterisation, planning, setting the scene, writing a plot and different story endings
  • to immerse students within the beauty and serenity of the natural bush environment in order to stimulate inspiration to create new ideas

Download the Flyer for 2016! – 2016 Writers in the Environment Nomination Form

DSC_0014 (800x530)Students will have the opportunity to work with some of the following experienced literacy teachers and renowned children’s authors:-

Simon French (our writer in residence), Susanne Gervay
Jeni Mawter, Stephen Measday, Frances Watts, James Roy & Oliver Phommavanh
Look out for our School Biz advertisement Term 2
Read about previous excursions via our blog and download the program with syllabus links and extra resources:

 Writers Camp Evaluation Form

Outback Outreach – Bringing environmental education to the bush


Water testing on the Darling River

Every year 5 EEC’s collaborate and hit the road for a week with an inspriring array of equipment and vehicles to visit schools in remote areas of NSW. We descend on a town and set up activities that range from kayaking to craft, solar cars to GPS treasure hunts and many others. 2013 saw a visit to Bourke and Nyngan and in 2014 we are heading further west to Broken Hill. This will happen in late term 3 2014.

Read about previous trips via our blog and download the program with syllabus links and extra resources: