Port Moresby Nature Park will be once again hosting its popular school excursion program ‘Creepy Critter Week’ from Tuesday 25 – Friday 28 October for junior grades 1-4.
Creepy Critters Week was launched last year with over 1,000 students from 7 schools attending the program. The aim of the program is to teach kids that all animals play an important role in the environment, including the scary and ugly ones such as insects, bugs, spiders and snakes.
The program will run for approximately two hours and cover various educational activities including up close encounters with ‘beasts of the forests’, ‘reptile mania’ ‘nocturnal house’ and ‘creepy critters’.
Port Moresby Nature Park’s Education Supervisor Mr Ishimu Bebe said, “Apart from our standard school excursion programs that will run until the end of term 4, Creepy Critter Week is actually our final special schools weekly program for the year which is specifically tailored for the junior years, Grades 1-4.”
Teachers and schools are encouraged to start registering their interest now for Creepy Critter Week by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 326 0248.
Port Moresby Nature Park is a registered charity of NCDC that is committed to the education of PNG’s next generation by providing a greater understand of the natural environment and the imporance of its conservation.The Nature Park will provide educational school programs to over 18,000 school students by the end of 2016.
Port Moresby Nature Park is located between UPNG and POM National High School and is open daily from 8am. Contact the Nature Park on 326 0258 or by following their Facebook page.
Source: Port Moresby Nature Park