Kingston Forest & Nature School

Children in the water

In each of our programs, we seek to play, learn, and grow, and to build relationships to the land, each other, and ourselves. All of our programs are child-led, play-based, and use an inquiry- or interest-based emergent curriculum (we dig deeper when and where there is interest with no pre-determined “plan”).

Play, learn & grow with us. Here are some of the many things we like to do:

Kingston Forest & Nature School currently offers pre-registered programming for children 2-10 years old, and drop-in programming for children of a wider age range. All pre-registered programming will adhere to an 8:1 participant to staff ratio – these small group sizes allow for a deeper connection to each other. Please see below for specific program descriptions, fees, and upcoming session dates.

Seedlings – Full-day drop-off program for school-age children. Learn more! Acorns & Oaks – Parent/caregiver-assisted half-day program for younger children. Learn more!
Drop-Ins – Parent/caregiver-assisted half-day program ideally suited for children 18 months to 12 years. Learn more! Upcoming Events – Open houses, fundraisers, drop-ins & more! Check out our calendar here!

*KFNS programming is “rain or shine”, however we reserve the right to cancel programming in extreme or unsafe weather conditions.

*KFNS does not run programming on holidays or during the two-week school break between December and January.

"If you want a child to listen to their heart, start by teaching them to listen to the wind, the rain, and the littlest birds." – Nicolette Sowder