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Programs

All class sizes limited to 10. 

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"Maple Kids"
Age 3-7

 

Spring Session

Mar 25 - Jun 21

8:30a - 4:30p

Mon - Tue ~ Wed ~ Thu
(2-3-4 day options)



 

Our Forest Kindergarten group is “child led” Guides acting as facilitators for outdoor learning and experiences. Daily activities are emergent and can include nature walks, caring for our habitat and animals, onsite gardens, Mud Kitchen, observing the changes of the season, identifying insects and flora,  'wanders' through our trails, using natural materials to create works of art and most of all ... free play in the forest!

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" Summer Kids"
Age 3-11

 

Summer Session

Jun 24 - Aug 22

8:30a - 4:30p

Mon - Tue ~ Wed ~ Thu

2 and 4 day options

9 weeks to choose from

Summer Kids spend all their time  in the great outdoors. Our days are child and nature-led, and as free-play-based as possible. Whether its warm sunshine, cool rain, lazy days, or adventures on-the-go, your child will be busy, happy, and growing with other like-minded friends in their natural, screen -free environment. We have a wonderful base camp with covered outdoor classroom, indoor bathrooms, hammocks, sprawling lawn, trails, mud, playground, forts, chickens, and Brooktown. We also take impromptu field trips to local favorite spots like Pondicherry Park, Hawk Mountain, and Field of Dreams. in our 12-passenger Maple Mobile.

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"TrailBlazers"
Age 6-11

 

#1 June 26-28
Backpacking 101, Map & Navigation

#2 July 10-12
Nature ID, Tracking, & Nature Journaling

#3 July 24-26

Camping 101, Shelters, Campfire Safety

#4 August 7-9

Geology 101, Rock Hounds, Geo-caching

9a - 4p

Wed ~ Thu ~ Fri

Trail Blazers is held exclusively in the outdoors and geared for 6-11 years.  We meet alternately between Miss Maple's and various forest environments throughout the local area. Kids learn life skills, techniques of discovery, bush craft and survival skills. Ultimately they explore ways to connect to their natural world, community and themselves. 

Maple Kids
$50/day
Drop Ins $60/day
Maple Kids
$50/day
Drop-Ins $60/day
TrailBlazers
$120/session

Children should bring a snack/lunch, water bottle,
outdoor wear and a change of clothes.

We spend 75% of our time in the great outdoors, year-round.
  Children should come appropriately dressed in layers
for the day's weather, especially with seasonally
appropriate footwear.

Our programs are led by the cycles of nature.
We offer 12-week sessions in the Fall, Winter, and Spring, and weekly sessions in the Summer.

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