Children and Nature Conference 2017



Nature Play WA’s second annual Children and Nature Conference returns for 2017 over two days - August 5th and 6th.

Join some of the world’s pre-eminent speakers on the positive impact of nature on children’s health, wellbeing and education during this packed-program event.  Hear from international experts and local nature play practitioners to receive practical tools to implement nature play in your environment.

The conference is the only event of its kind held in Western Australia and follows from the pioneering work done by Nature Play WA that has been embraced nationally and internationally.

Who Should Attend?

The Children and Nature Conference is for educators and early years care providers, health professionals, parents, conservationists, land managers, state and local government employees and anyone with a keen interest in reconnecting children with nature for the benefit of our kids, our community and the environment.

Conference Speakers

We're excited to bring you world-leading Australian and international experts in the benefits of nature play, and the delivery of outdoor classrooms and place-spaced outdoor learning! Find out more...

Event Details

Venue: Day One The Esplanade Hotel Fremantle - by Rydges Day Two Manning Park, Cockburn
Date: Saturday August 5th and Sunday August 6th 2017

Early Bird Pricing available until June 10th* - just $350!

Book Your Tickets Now!

*Tickets booked after June 10th priced at $370.

Essential Links: Children and Nature Conference 2016

This year's exciting event follows in the footsteps of our inaugural Children and Nature Conference, held August 28, 2016. Nature Play WA brought together leaders in paediatric immunology, public health policy, nature-based education, and nature philanthropy and political engagement. 

Here are some links to last year's conference essentials:

Conference Program 2016
Conference Sponsors 2016
Conference Speakers 2016
Children and Nature Conference 2016 Photo Gallery
Children and Nature Conference 2016 Report

2017 Sponsors

We are currently putting together our sponsorship packages. Please email [email protected] to discuss sponsorship options.

7 Aug 2016 6:26 PM

Woohoo! Bring it on :)

28 Aug 2016 7:17 PM

Thanks for such a fantastic day of connecting, learning and relationship building. How will we know when the presentation slides are available from today? I am really keen to get hold of them as there were some fantastic references and quotes i want to use to promote the work being done in WA :-)

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