Go Wild, Go Solo: activities for 10 – 14 year olds

Mountain Walk and Damper Challenge 
Saturday 11 Apr, 9.30am-1pm
Take on a challenging walk where you will try your hand at using maps and compasses, find out some tips for preparing for expeditions, learn how to light a campfire safely and make delicious damper with jam for morning tea.
Bring: Solid walking shoes, warm clothing, waterproof jacket, water bottle, backpack optional
Meet: The Springs, Pinnacle Rd, kunanyi / Mt Wellington
Cost: $15 per child (includes morning tea)
Introduction to Orienteering
Tuesday 14 Apr, 10-11.30am
Want to improve your navigation skills for bushwalking? Interested in giving the sport of orienteering a try? Through a variety of activities you will improve your map reading and compass skills and learn some navigation tricks from a former Orienteering Australia Coach of the Year. By the end of the activity you will be able to orienteer anywhere in the world! Suitable for all levels of fitness and experience, including beginners.
Meet: Knocklofty Reserve, gravel carpark at top end of Forest Road, West Hobart
Cost: $8 per child
Bookings are essential for all Bush Adventures. For enquiries and bookings please contact the City of Hobart on 6238 2886 (BH). Payments made by credit card incur a 1% surcharge.
Activities may be cancelled in the event of unsuitable weather conditions (such as severe fire danger) or unforeseen circumstances. If this occurs a refund or credit will be given.
For all activities please bring a drink and wear suitable clothing, solid shoes and a hat.
These events are brought to you by Hobart City Council’s Bush Adventures Program.