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Hands on ARC

If you love the great outdoors or being handy with your hands then see what you can fix or construct. If it’s all creatures’ great and small you love then join our animal culture program.

Skill for Life - Woodwork

Goal of this Skill for Life: To learn skills in woodwork.

Program Content:

  • WHS
  • Introduction to the woodwork area/location
  • Create and build an item
  • Learn types of tools
  • Learn how to use tools
  • Cutting
  • Sanding
  • Varnishing
  • Gluing

Skill for Life - Maintenance

Goal of this Skill for Life: To learn skills for basic home and garden maintenance and safe work practices.

Program Content:

  • WHS
  • Introduction to basic tools
  • Indoor maintenance
  • Outdoor maintenance
  • Bicycle maintenance
  • Motor vehicle maintenance
  • General repairs
  • Learn basic safety
  • Learn about where/who ask for help

Skill for Life - Garden and Horticulture

Goal of this Skill for Life: To work with plants and participate in gardening activities.

Program Content:

  • Prepare and maintain gardens
  • Pot plants
  • Use basic tools and equipment
  • Recognise Plants
  • Prune shrubs and small trees
  • WHS
  • Undertake propagation/watering activities
  • Develop and work on ARC Community Garden
  • Excursions

Skill for Life - Animal Culture

Goal of this Skill for Life: To learn about animals and creatures.

Program Content:

  • Group discussion and research about different types of animals
  • Community visit/s
  • Practical opportunities to engage with a variety of animals
  • Farm animals
  • Domestic animals
  • Zoos and sanctuaries
  • Wild life and endangered animals
  • Jobs and volunteer work with animals