Other On-site School Activities

Australian bushdances, music, storytelling, life skills and other optional activities at the Gold Rush Colony for school students and groups. Add these exciting activities to your School Camp, Excursion or Group package to complete your time on the South Coast NSW.
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The Original Gold Rush Colony site is an ideal area for children to explore and identify “ Danger In Your Environment”  in a controlled situation.

CPR  Maipulation On Mannikens

The Original Gold Rush Colony is delighted to offer a new and exciting optional extra for school camps and excursions.  Children’s knowledge of CPR and how to handle dangerous situations have become more important to educators.

Community Member - Anna  Jarrett

Relax to a fun filled evening of storytelling and creative story games. Students play back their knowledge and understanding of gold rush history, in their own words and in their own way.

Anna  Tells Stories

Relax by the fire, to an evening of Australian stories and music, presented by internationally acclaimed storyteller and musician, Anna Jarrett. This program celebrates Australia’s fascinating history and culture with tales of convicts, bushrangers, gold rushes and ghosts.

Community Member - Robert Wombey

The Original Gold rush Colony Mogo has a large campfire situated near the accommodation. In the evening once your bellys are full from dinner everyone can come and sit in the darkness of the Australian bush and sing the traditional songs of old in the glow of the campfire.

This activity is subject to local fire bans and weather conditions and takes approximately 1.5 hours.

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The Gold Rush Colony Mogo offers students a taste of working together to prepare for a community get together.

In early period life the community would come from far and wide to decorate the hall and would have been looking forward to this event for months to catch up with relatives, friends and meet new people.

Schools - Sam Wilson South Coast Bush Dance Caller

The Original Gold Rush Colony at Mogo has a large dance hall for the students to twirl to the traditional tunes played by our 4 piece band. Traditional Bush Dancing was an important part of town life in the 1850's and provided a social occasion in which everyone could participate.

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