“Perhaps you don’t want to miss out on the wonder, joy, curiosity, confidence, and adventure that your child experiences while at forest and nature school, so join them! Children and their parents/caregivers play, learn and grow in nature TOGETHER during the Acorns & Oaks program. This program is ideally suited for children aged 2-5, and offers a wide variety of child-led nature-rich experiences for you and your child.”

  • Parent/caregiver-assisted half-day program for younger children.
  • Participants must be at least 2 years old and no more than 5 years old by the time the session ends (see dates below).
  • Siblings under two or over five* may accompany the registered participant and parent but are the sole responsibility of the parent. (*Fees will be charged for siblings over 5).
  • Snacks & lunch are the responsibility of the parent.
  • Program runs from 9:00am-1:00pm.
  • Registration required, space for ~12 families per session.
  • $35/day, once a week, number of weeks varies per session.
  • $17.50/additional program-age child/day.
  • $100 non-refundable deposit is required upon successful registration (within 48 hours of receipt of your confirmation email).
  • Fees must be paid in full 2 weeks before the session start date (3 weeks for Winter Session).
FALL 2021 – SEPTEMBER 27-DECEMBER 10 (11 weeks)
  • offered on Tuesdays & Thursdays
  • $385 for the session ($192.50 for each additional child)
  • registration begins August 1st, 2021
WINTER 2022 – JANUARY 3-MARCH 25 (12 weeks)
  • offered on Tuesdays & Thursdays
  • $420 for the session ($210 for each additional child)
  • registration begins ~November 15th, 2021
SPRING 2022 – APRIL 4-JUNE 24 (12 weeks)
  • offered on Tuesdays & Thursdays
  • $420 for the session ($210 for each additional child)
  • registration begins ~February 15th, 2022

 

*KFNS programming is “rain or shine”, however we reserve the right to cancel programming in extreme or unsafe weather conditions. Please see our policies for more information.

*KFNS does not run programming on bank holidays (Thanksgiving, Family Day, Good Friday, Easter Monday, Victoria Day), during the two-week school break between December & January (December 18-January 2), or during a one week break between the Winter & Spring Sessions (March 28-April 1, 2021).