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Get down to earth with Mondo Lounge

Young people outdoors around a fire.

Come along to Mondo Lounge's outdoor earth skills adventure these school holidays.

Wednesday 4 July 2018

Mondo Lounge invites young people to take part in an outdoor an earth skills excursion with Mirawara in Muckleford on Saturday 14 July as part of its holiday program.

Mirawara specialises in outdoor experiences such as rock climbing, nature skills, Indigenous cultural events and bushwalking.

“Participants will have the opportunity to attend a one day taster of the renowned Earth Skills Workshop facilitated by Mirawara with Claire Dunn and the Firestarters,” said Jodie Hearn, Youth Activities Officer, Mount Alexander Shire Council.

“The full day workshop will focus on Fire by Friction and will include bush games, a hearty evening meal around the camp fire and Indigenous stories by Rebecca Phillips,” she said.

The excursion is part of Council’s Mondo Lounge youth activities open to people aged 12 to 25 years.

“It’s a great chance to rug up, have fun and learn new things while enjoying some time outdoors,” said Jodie.

The excursion is free of charge, including transport from Mondo Lounge. Bookings are essential. Get in fast as spaces are limited.

Other Mondo Lounge Holiday Program activities include leadership training, a movie night and a cooking workshop with a professional chef.

To find out more visit www.mountalexander.vic.gov.au/YoungPeople or the Mount Alexander Shire Council Youth Facebook page.

Event details

What: Mondo Lounge Earth Skills Excursion
When: 9.30am to 7.00pm on Saturday 14 July
Where: Meet the bus at Mondo Lounge, 30 Templeton St, Castlemaine. The bus will return participants to Mondo Lounge at 7.00pm.
Cost: Free.

For more information or to book your place contact Jodie Hearn, Youth Activities Officer at Mount Alexander Shire Council on 5471 1743 or email j.hearn@mountalexander.vic.gov.au.

Mondo Lounge is a Mount Alexander Shire Council initiative, and is funded by the Victorian Government’s Engage! Program.

Image: Head to Muckleford these school holidays for an outdoor adventure with Council's Mondo Lounge and Mirawara. (Photo: Rowy McLeod).

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