Activities and Programs

Juno Centre provides opportunities for students to engage with a number of tailored programs to suit their needs and interests. Both accredited and non-accredited courses are be delivered. Juno Centre Manager liaises with schools, community groups, and the wider community to develop these tailored made programs.

Healthy Life Creative Life

The purpose of the Healthy Life Creative Life initiative is to provide tailored engagement models to increase and improve support for disengaged and ‘at risk’ middle and senior secondary students. The objective is for them to return to mainstream schooling or progress to a job or training. Below are some of the activities available:

Healthy life activities Creative Life activities   Other
  • Agriculture
  • Engineering
  • Equestrian
  • Equine - Horses
  • Horticulture - Food Ladder/Garden
  • Hospitality including Barista
  • Motorbikes
  • Mountain Bikes
  • Rural Operations
  • VET
  • Weather Station (observatory)
  • Art
  • Music
  • Observatory
  • Orienteering
  • Photography
  • Science
  • Star Gazing
  • STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)
  • Battery Hill Mining Centre
  • Canoeing at Lake Mary Ann Dam (subject to instructor availability/water levels)
  • Clontarf Foundation
  • Lake Mary Ann Dam - barbecue/picnic/walk/relax
  • Nyinkka Nyunyu Art and Culture Centre
  • STARS Foundation
  • Tennant Creek Golf Course (subject to opening hours)
  • Tennant Creek Swimming Pool


As part of their education, students 14 years or older can participate in a wide range of training programs that will help them gain knowledge and skills that will go towards their Northern Territory Certificate of Education and Training (NTCET) and assist them in finding future employment. Training is available in the following areas:

  • AgriFood Operations
  • Barista skill set
  • Conservation and land management
  • Horticulture
  • Hospitality
  • Leatherwork skill set
  • Rural Operations


Facilities and equipment 

Juno Centre has a range of facilities and equipment available to help teachers and trainers deliver education and training programs to students, including:

  • Cattle yards
  • Classroom with access to NTSchools network
  • Commercial kitchen
  • Farm equipment and machinery
  • Horse stables
  • Horticulture
  • Motorbikes
  • Mountain bikes
  • Outdoor kitchens
  • Recreation room
  • Round yards