KARI’s Brighter Futures program held a camp at Toukley on the Central Coast of NSW. As the region is 108kms away from Sydney and has a population of 4,200, it’s safe to say that this is a tiny town.
13 families attended the camp and all engaged in different and inclusive activities, such as fishing, rock climbing and foraging for bush tucker.
Fishing was a huge hit with the families with many of our participants utilised their newly learnt skills and caught fish.
During the camp, Jake Cassar, whose an Australian conservationist and native food teacher / trainer, shared his wide knowledge of living of the land with the group.
The families were then able to search and find some bush tucker and taste the foods which our ancestors ate.
We’d like to say thank you to our partners the Property Industry Foundation who invited KARI Brighter Futures children to the Wild Life Park at Darling Harbour. Our children, which included several from OOHC attended the day, even overcoming a small hiccup which was a blown tyre on the bus.
However, the group made it to Darling Harbour and enjoyed seeing the wildlife on offer. The highlight of the day was visiting the crocodiles.