Celebrating Children’s Week 2022

Children’s Week is a national celebration, this year held between 22-30 October 2022 with the theme “All Children have the right to a standard of living that supports their wellbeing and healthy development”, drawn from Article 27 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.
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We are hosting two fun and engaging activities for Children’s Week, which are free for all ages. Children’s Week activities are proudly presented by the Great Stupa in partnership with the Victorian Government. Please email tours@stupa.org.au for any enquiries.

CONNECTED CIRCUS – Saturday 22 October
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11am to 2pm
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Engage kids with circus props and games at Connected Circus!
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Designed to encourage communication, collaboration, resilience, problem solving, relationship building and conflict resolution. The physical skills of balance, spatial awareness and hand-eye coordination are also incorporated as movement is an important aspect of wellbeing.

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PEACE KIDS – Sunday 30 October
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Session 1: 11am to 12pm for ages 5-8 years
Session 2: 1pm to 2pm for ages 9-12 years
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Join the Great Stupa for Peace Kids!
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An immersive introduction to Buddhism and Tibetan culture that develops wellbeing skills for life. Explore the Peace Park and go inside the most sacred building in Buddhism for; children’s meditation, creative expression through art and interactive storytelling.
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We are hosting two hour-long Peace Kids sessions tailored towards different age brackets. Please select the session according to the age of your child/children. Parents must remain on site for the duration of the session and are welcome to join in.
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Peace Kids is a free activity, but we do require children to be registered for the session so we can accommodate the size of the group.
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PEACE KIDS REGISTRATION

    Dates:

    Connected Circus:
    Saturday 22 October 2022

    Peace Kids:
    Sunday 30 October 2022

    Times:

    Connected Circus:
    11am to 2pm

    Peace Kids:
    Session 1 – 11am to 12pm
    Session 2 – 1pm to 2pm

    Entry Fee:

    FREE

    Location:

    The Great Stupa of Universal Compassion

    Bendigo, Australia

    Getting There:

    By car is the best way to get to The Great Stupa Bendigo which is located at 25 Sandhurst Town Road, Myers Flat, Victoria, Australia.

    Unfortunately at this stage there is no public transport directly to the venue.

    Please note: Current road closure to Allies Rd has created a detour to arrive at the Great Stupa.

    Please call 03 5446 7568 if you have any issues finding your way.

    Car

    Our address is 25 Sandhurst Town Road, Myers Flat (Bendigo), Victoria, Australia.

    Plenty of parking is available on site.

    Train to Bendigo

    • Visit V/Line’s website for train times.
    • From Bendigo Station catch a bus or taxi to The Great Stupa.
    • From Eaglehawk Station catch a bus or taxi to The Great Stupa.

    Bus

    • Catch Route 54 service from Bendigo Station to Maiden Gully, from Maiden Gully a taxi to The Great Stupa.
    • Catch Route 52 service from Bendigo Station to Eaglehawk, from Eaglehawk a taxi to The Great Stupa.

    Taxi

    Catch a taxi from any location directly to The Great Stupa call 13 10 08.