Bright Minds Festivals

Caboolture Workshops 2021

The Bright Minds Festival is your premier activity for Prep to Grade 6 students in North Brisbane and Caboolture. 

The Bright Minds festival seeks to 'engage-inspire-unite' bright young learners (Prep – Grade 6), empowering them to become tomorrow's leaders, innovators and change-makers. 

2021 workshops include: Science, English, Drama, Animation, Coding, the Amazing Human Body, Floristry and more! 

This year, the Caboolture Bright Minds Festival will be held as part of Grace Lutheran College’s Open @ Twilight evening on 7 May 2021.

Many of the workshops are free, and bookings are open now!

Fantastic workshops are available to suit different age groups:

  • Junior Workshops: Prep - Grade 3 students
  • Senior Workshops: Grades 4 - 6 students

During the festival, all attendees will participate in:

  • an introductory session
  • a workshop of their choice
  • a closing ceremony with free gift bags

On the day:

Families may book tickets from March 26 2021. Tickets are limited, so be sure to secure your space before they are gone.  

Student registrations will open at 4:40pm at the College entranceParents/guardians are required to sign their child in at this time before taking their child to the workshop.

Parents/guardians can stay on site and enjoy the Open @ Twilight activities and food trucks whilst their child completes the workshop. All attendees are welcome to take part in this event before or after their workshop.

Additional information will be sent to all ticket holders prior to the event. You do not need to print your tickets – we will have registrations rolls ready. 

Junior Workshops (Prep - Grade 3)

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Claymation Animation

$10 Workshop

Do you love technology or creativity? In this fun workshop, participants will create their own short movie using plasticine, objects and a HD camera and specialised computer software to create a masterpiece. 

Participants are asked to bring a USB to take their movie home where you can host a movie premier in your own lounge room.

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Super Science Experiments

FREE Workshop

Get in fast to secure tickets to this interactive workshop held in one of our Science Laboratories.

Meet our Head of Science and have a fun time working with kitchen pantry items to perform mini experiments. 

Senior Workshops (Grades 4 - 6)

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Dramatic Drama

FREE Workshop

Lights, Camera, Action! This fun and engaging workshop will lead students through a series of dramatic activities that give them foundational skills for improvising confidently. Join this workshop and meet some of our fabulous Performing Arts staff.

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Fabulous Floristry

$5 Workshop

Create a fashionable head piece that is the latest look in this interactive workshop. 

Participants will learn skills to make their own silk flower arrangement that they can wear and take home. Come and learn the skills to make your own cool accessories.

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Game Coding & Development

$10 Workshop

Love to game? Need to learn new coding skills? In this workshop participants will have fun learning how to code a retro style arcade platformer game like Super Mario Bros. Test and share your game with other students.

Participants are asked to bring a USB to take their game home to show the family. 

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Sensational Science

FREE Workshop

Calling all mad scientists or students who are keen on all things fascinating. In this workshop, participants will get to dissect an eye ball! (not a human one!).

Learn all about eye anatomy and the science of vision in this cool workshop in one of our Science laboratories. 

Instructions for Parents/Caregivers

Tickets for the Bright Minds Festival workshops are available to purchase from March 26 2021. Tickets will be available until sold out.

Please note, each child must be booked, paid for and registered in a separate transaction so that we have all the medical information allocated to the correct child

On the day, student registrations will open at 4:40pm at the College entrance. Please arrive no later than 4:45am to park and sign in your child. Printed tickets are not required. The Bright Minds Festival staff will have registrations rolls ready.

Parents/guardians can stay on site and enjoy the Open @ Twilight activities and food trucks whilst their child completes the workshop. All attendees are welcome to take part in this event before or after their workshop.

Contact Details

The Bright Minds Festival is an initiative of the Grace Lutheran College Academic Enrichment department.

For additional information, please contact our Academic Enrichment Coordinator.

Mrs Leigh-ann Forman

Academic Enrichment Coordinator

Academicenrichment@glc.qld.edu.au

Location

The Bright Minds Festival is an initiative of the Grace Lutheran College Academic Enrichment department. All workshops take place onsite at our Caboolture Campus. 

This year, the Caboolture Bright Minds Festival will be held as part of Grace Lutheran College’s Open @ Twilight evening on 7 May 2021.

Grace Lutheran College (Caboolture Campus)

129 Toohey St, Caboolture QLD 4510

enquiries_cc@glc.qld.edu

(07) 5495 2444

Terms and Conditions

The Bright Minds Festival is the premier activity for Prep to Grade 6 students in North Brisbane and Caboolture.

Many Bright Minds Festival workshops are free. Due to this, refunds are not able to be offered.

When booking, it is essential that each child be booked, paid for and registered in a separate transaction so that we have all the medical information allocated to the correct child.

On the day, we request parents/guardians arrive no later than 4:45am to park and register each child.  Printed tickets are not required. The Bright Minds Festival staff will have registrations rolls ready.