Birdwings Forest School are the Gold Coast’s first forest school for 100% outdoor recreation and adventure.

All children’s programs are planned and mentored by qualified staff with extensive experience in forest school leadership, outdoor playwork, creative arts and therapeutic practices. 

Our current programs include:

WildPlay Babies– A gentle introduction to nature play for newborns and their caregivers. This group becomes an important part of your weekly routine, and we hope you find your tribe with us as caregivers and their babies bond in nature play.

WildPlay Family Adventurers – A mobile nature playgroup for families who like to explore, create and play in nature. This playgroup moves between sites to explore a variety of natural locations around the Gold Coast hinterland.

Little Birdwings  A full-day bush kinder program for children aged 18 months to 5 years. Outdoors all day, children experience gentle, relaxed, creative, social and adventurous play in wild nature. Our days are so joyful, following a predictable and flowing rhythm, making our own fun, even our own toys!

Adventure Club – Award-winning program for 4.5 – 12 year olds. Children explore and adventure in the rainforest, gaining crucial skills for independence in thinking, problem-solving, self-regulation and personal organisation. Full day therapeutic bush adventures in wild nature with play in creeks, waterfalls and beautiful bushland. Children keep nature journals learn handcrafts, bushcraft and are involved in conservation projects.

School Holiday Forest School – A fun and full day of adventure craft and games in bushland and the creek. Children aged 5- 12 years can get wet, build cubbies, cook on the campfire, learn bushcraft and PLAY with friends outdoors. Just how holidays should be for children.