Vitamin N Challenge

Download, print and accomplish one or as many Spring Vitamin N Missions as you can over the School Holidays. Will you accept the Vitamin N Challenge? As you complete a mission get your passport and mission evidence.. a drawing, photo, story, etc to any OPAL Mid North Network Vitamin N Sign-off Station to get your mission signed off as complete.

Spring Vitamin N Promo

Spring Vitamin N Challenge

Vitamin N Sign-off Stations

Melrose Post Office

Over the Edge Sports Store: Melrose

Black Sheep on Tuckwell : Wilmington

Flinders Mobile Library

Northern Areas Council Office: Jamestown, Gladstone or Spalding

Jamestown Community Library

Jamestown Bindle Stick the Store

District Council of Peter-borough Council Office

Peterborough Community Library

The Valleys Lifestyle Centre: Clare

Clare Public Library

Clare and Gilbert Valleys Council Office: Clare

Wakefield Regional Council Office: Balaklava

Snowtown Community Library

Balaklava Community Library

Blyth Community Library

Hamley Bridge Library

Brinkworth Community Diary 

Prize Draw 

To be in the running for an OPAL Prize lodge completed passports to any OPAL Vitamin N Check Points by Monday 17th October 2016. All entries will go into a random draw for one of four Adelaide Zoo Spring Experience! Prizes will be drawn after Monday, 17th October 2016 and the winners will be notified by telephone.

Nature Play SA Passport Missions

In conjunction with Nature Play SA, OPAL challenged kids in the Mid North Region to complete up to 10 nature missions over the school holidays.

With family or friends kids used a Local Z card pocket guide to find appropriate parks and spaces in the local area or in their backyards to start completing missions. Once complete registered kids were able to claim fun PRIZES!

The fun is not over kids in the region can continue picking hundreds of fun out-door missions, earn points by completing missions, create an online avatar and use ‘points’ to ‘buy’ accessories for your avatar.

Lets Get started: Instructions for parents/guardians:

  • STEP 1: Jump online; www.natureplaysa.org.au and click ‘Get your passport to a great childhood’. Scroll down the page to the link; ‘To access the missions online please regis-ter your details here ’
  • STEP 2: Register parent/caregiver details to create a ‘Mission Control’ adult account
  • STEP 3: Register your child/children
  • STEP 4: Review and customise your child/children’s missions
  • STEP 5: Record the user name (first name) and passport number for the chil-dren you have registered.
  • STEP 6: Help your child to sign in and start completing missions.

Nature Play SA have many fun activities and resources to encourage outdoor play

https://natureplaysa.org.au/

OPAL Geocaching Packs

Geocaching is a free outdoor treasure hunt, where thousands of containers (called geocaches) are hidden around the world, including in the Mid North Region. Geocaches can be found using a GPS or Smartphone.  Free GPS Units are available to hire to adults and children under the age of 18 years (who are accompanied by an adult). The GPS units are provided in a OPAL Geocaching Pack with general information and a list of local caches to get started. Identification and a contact phone number is required. 

The OPAL Geocaching Packs can be hired from:

Over The Edge Sports Store

Located at 6 Stuart St, Melrose South Australia, Shop Hours: 9am-5pm Wed-Mon, Closed Tue, Open everyday during School Holidays Ph: (08) 8666 2222 Email: ote@otesports.com.au

Flinders Mobile Library

The Library Office is located at:14 Fifth St Gladstone SA 5473 Phone/Fax: 08 8662 2305 Truck: 0428622305 email: flindersmobile.library@gmail.com

District Council of Mount Remarkable OPAL Activity Trailer

The OPAL Activity Trailer includes fun activity options to create obstacle courses or games at your next community event, fundraising day, playground party or within a children’s settings. 

The ‘OPAL Activity Trailer’ is available for FREE loan, to District Council of Mount Remarkable rates payers, agencies and community groups ($100 bond is needed for hire and refunded upon return).

A $50.00 LOAN FEE applies for patrons outside the District Council of Mount Remarkable. For more information or to book contact the Council Office on (08) 8666 2014 or email  postmaster@mtr.sa.gov.au
High School Cooking  Matters Workshop

OPAL has developed a 45-60min interactive workshop for High School Students. The workshop is targeted for school leavers and provides students with the tools to make eating healthy easy and on a budget. All students who participate in the workshop receive 13 wallet recipes.

To find out how your school can host a workshop please contact the OPAL team on 0488 090 303 or email Daina.Mccormack@NACouncil.sa.gov.au or visit www.facebook.com/OPALMidNorth

PO Box 94
Melrose SA 5483
Tel: 08 8666 2014| Fax: 08 8666 2169