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Bird Watching

This program is designed for a group of people with high support needs.  It gives the group an opportunity to access community parks and gardens with a worthwhile objective.  The group can have…

Gymnastics

Coordination, balance and flexibility are just some of the benefits gained from using the gymnastic equipment in the “Church” hall. The program provides opportunities in increase physical fitness.

Chickens Project

The clients participated in building shelters and nesting boxes for the chickens to lay the eggs in. They also had to put additional wire around the whole area to make it fox proof and to clean up all…

Kite flying

The clients went shopping and bought a couple of kites. They also made some kites out of various materials such as cloth and plastic. They then had the opportunity to fly the kites with great success.…

Vegetable Garden

The clients went shopping for seedlings, and prepared the garden beds. They then planted seedlings in the vegetable patch and are caring for them and watching them grow. When the vegetables are ready…

Soccer Challenge

This high energy program involves a few groups joining together in the afternoon to challenge each group to a very competitive game of soccer.  All participants are very competitive in their aim to be…

Pots and Plants

The Pots and Plants program is a new addition to the Windamere Program opportunities. This program was designed to further develop and encourage plant identification and to create individual…

Pre-Vocational

The pre-vocational groups have been very busy with many different varieties of activities and programs.  The Groups have been extensively involved in the Olive Harvesting program earlier in the…

Farm Activities

Windamere Park offers a range of farm based activities as well as community programs, where they go to nearby farms to collect greens or to buy feed for the animals. Farm based activities include a…

Community Access- Going Out to Lunch - June

Each week during this program the group gets to experience a new place to have lunch in the community. During this program the group started off having pizza in the Adelaide Hills. The next week…

Bird Watching

In this activity clients will gain practice in observing different types of birds. This can be done either at the farm, near our wetlands or in community parks and gardens. The clients will be exposed…

Trailer Rides

  This activity involves a specially modified trailer that is easily accessible and has comfortable seating on it.  It is essentially a take on the old ‘hay ride’.  The trailer ride involves the…

Disco

The Disco is a favourite activity and we continue to visit once a month, on a Friday. Everyone has the opportunity to meet new people, engage with others in a different social setting, and gives…

Clay Pottery

This program gives the participants the opportunity to experiment and be creative.  The clay work is messy and fun!  The program encourages everyone to squish, shape, roll, move, manipulate with their…

Olive Harvesting

The Olive Harvesting is a program that all Windamere Park clients get the rare opportunity to participate in.  The program allows participants to see the harvester and tractor in full production. …
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