Rangers on the Run provides environmental education programs which are designed to teach audiences of all ages about native animals and the wonders of nature.

Our shows and displays are totally interactive and allow every participant to touch or hold a wide range of animals and related artefacts. Information is delivered in an entertaining manner and can be tailored to meet the needs of the audience.

We visit Child Care Centres, Preschools, Schools, OOSH and Vacation Care, Community Events and Aged Care Facilities. We are fully insured and Rangers are background checked for working with children.

We service the following areas:

Sydney Metropolitan Area (not northern beaches)
Blue Mountains to Faulconbridge
Wollongong to Shellharbour
Southern Highlands to Moss Vale

 

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Under the sea

Learn about the incredible animals who call the ocean their home. Hold live sea animals, examine specimen samples, and discover a large variety of marine artefacts and shells. We investigate marine habitats, animal adaptations and learn how to reduce our impact on the marine environment. The show is totally interactive and allows every participant to hold and touch a large range of marine animals. BOOK NOW

Pre K
The show provides a wonderful introduction to the marine world. Children will have the opportunity to see and touch many different sea animals.

Duration : 1 hour
Cost : Morning: $280 per show (inc GST) | Afternoon: $250 per show (inc GST)
Numbers : 40 children maximum

Introducing Nature:
A see and touch session for 3 years and under. It is a great way to allow the young children to get involved in a topic without having to sit through a 1 hour show and disrupting the big kids. This show can only be run when you have booked a 1 hour session of the same theme.

Duration: 20 minutes
Cost: $90 (inc GST)

Schools
The show is designed to meet the learning outcomes for HSIE and Science & Technology in the NSW Curriculum. Teacher notes are provided with each show. We can tailor a show to meet your requirements.

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: Morning: $280 per show (inc GST) | Afternoon: $250 per show (inc GST)
Multiple show discount available.
Numbers: 2 classes maximum

Vacation Care & OOSH
The show emphasis is on FUN – lots of interesting and funny facts. Every child gets to hold a variety of marine animals.

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: Morning: $280 per show (inc GST) l Afternoon: $250 per show (inc GST)
Numbers: 50 children maximum

Community Events
The Under the Sea Interactive Display is a larger version of the under the sea show with more animals, artefacts and information to allow a larger number of people to move through this experience. Each display has a Ranger to present information to the audience and answer questions.

Duration: 3 hours $450
Duration: 6 hours $800 (must be indoors)

Aged Care Shows
The show provides a wonderful opportunity for residents to engage with nature. We set up in a display format to allow for the passage of people with mobility assistance devices. Each show is presented by a Ranger using a microphone. All objects and animals used in the show are as large as possible. Residents get a chance to hold and touch a wide range of animals and marine artefacts.

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: Morning: $280 per show (inc GST) l Afternoon: $250 per show (inc GST)
Numbers: 50 maximum

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Backyard Bugs

Let us introduce you to the amazing world of mini beasts. Live Myriapods, Insects, and Arachnids are the stars of this show. We explore their features and amazing abilities, where they live, how they grow, and the role of bugs in the environment. The show is totally interactive and allows children to hold and touch many different bugs in a safe and exciting way. BOOK NOW

Pre K
The show provides a wonderful introduction to the world of bugs. Children will have the opportunity to hold and touch many different bugs. Costumes are used to reinforce key points and we have fun transforming into an ant colony.

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: Morning: $280 per show (inc GST) | Afternoon: $250 per show (inc GST)
Numbers: 40 children maximum

Introducing Nature:
A see and touch session for 3 years and under. It is a great way to allow the young children to get involved in a topic without having to sit through a 1 hour show and disrupting the big kids. This show can only be run when you have booked a 1 hour session of the same theme.

Duration: 20 minutes
Cost: $90 (inc GST)

Schools
The show is designed to meet the learning outcomes for HSIE and Science & Technology in the NSW Curriculum. Teacher notes are provided with each show. We can tailor a show to suit your needs.

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: Morning: $280 per show (inc GST) | Afternoon: $250 per show (inc GST)
Multiple show discount available.
Numbers: 2 classes maximum

Vacation Care & OOSH
The show emphasis is on FUN – lots of interesting and funny facts along with the opportunity to hold and touch a variety of bugs.

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: Morning: $280 per show (inc GST) l Afternoon: $250 per show (inc GST)
Numbers: 50 children maximum

Community Events
The Backyard Bugs Interactive Display is a larger version of the Backyard Bugs show with more animals, artefacts and information to allow a larger number of people to move through this experience. Each display has a Ranger to present information to the audience and answer questions.

Duration: 3 hours $350
Duration: 6 hours $600

Aged Care Shows
The show provides a wonderful opportunity for residents to engage with nature. We set up in a display format to allow for the passage of people with mobility assistance devices. Each show is presented by a Ranger using a microphone. All objects and animals used in the show are as large as possible. Residents get a chance to hold and touch a wide range of animals and artefacts.

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: Morning: $280 per show (inc GST) l Afternoon: $250 per show (inc GST)
Numbers: 50 maximum

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Classroom Critters

Have wild animals living in your classroom. Children will be fascinated by their every move. Hunting, feeding, cleaning, moulting, and egg laying can all be observed. Teachers will be taught to handle each animal so they can be used in lessons. Children can also handle animals under teacher supervision. BOOK NOW

Choose from the following themes:
1. Tree Tops
Learn about animals who call the canopy their home. You will meet Stick Insects, Spiney Leaf Insects and Katydids.

2. Grasslands
Learn about animals who call grasslands their home. You will meet Praying Mantis, Grasshoppers, Crickets and Caterpillars.

3. Logs & Leaf litter.
Learn about the animals who call rotting logs & leaf litter their home. You will meet Cockroaches, Millipedes, Beetle Larvae and Worms.

Duration: 1 week
Cost: $180 (inc GST) 1 enclosure
$150/ enclosure (inc GST) for 3 or more enclosures

Duration: 2 weeks
Cost: $250 (inc GST) 1 enclosure
$200/ enclosure (inc GST) for 3 or more enclosures

4. Butterfly
Learn about the life cycle of Butterflies. This is a large outdoor enclosure 3m x 3m, allowing a small class to interact with Caterpillars and Butterflies.

Duration: 1 week
Cost: $250 (inc gst) 1 enclosure

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Wild Homes

Wild Homes is a show which focuses on the incredible building skills of wild animals and their need for shelter. The show consists of giant animal home costumes which allow children to get inside and experience what it would be like to live in different animal homes. We explore why animals make homes, what they are made of, and how we can encourage animals to live in our gardens.  BOOK NOW

Pre K
The show provides a wonderful introduction to wild animal homes. Children will have the opportunity to dress up and play in many different animal homes. Costumes are used to reinforce key points and children are able to touch and investigate real animal homes on our discovery table.

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: Morning: $280 per show (inc GST) | Afternoon: $250 per show (inc GST)
Numbers: 40 children maximum

Introducing Nature:
A see and touch session for 3 years and under. It is a great way to allow the young children to get involved in a topic without having to sit through a 1 hour show and disrupting the big kids. This show can only be run when you have booked a 1 hour session of the same theme.

Duration: 20 minutes
Cost: $90 (inc GST)

Schools (K-1)
The show is designed to meet the learning outcomes for HSIE and Science & Technology in the NSW Curriculum. Teacher notes are provided with each show.

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: Morning: $280 per show (inc GST) | Afternoon: $250 per show (inc GST)
Multiple show discount available.
Numbers: 2 classes maximum

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