“Nurture your child’s connection to the earth through this weekly forest and nature school program. Your child will play, learn, grow, explore, and notice the weekly changes in nature around them. Through hands-on experiences driven by their own curiosity & interests, they will learn about the land, animals & people around them, including themselves. This program is ideally suited for children aged 4-13, and offers a wide variety of child-led nature-rich experiences to your child.”

  • Full-day drop-off program for school-age children.
  • Participants must be at least 4 years old and no more than 13 years old by December 31 of the program calendar year (Fall to Summer). (In school-age terms, Junior Kindergarten – Grade 8, however registration in a traditional school is not a requirement for participation.)
  • Snacks & lunch are the responsibility of the parent.
  • Program runs from 8:30am-3:30pm.
  • Registration required, space for 18 participants per program day.
  • Minimum of 12 participants to 2 facilitators, maximum of 18 participants to 3 facilitators.
  • $60*/day, once a week, number of weeks varies per session. (*Fees changing to $65/day as of Summer 2024.)
  • Non-refundable deposit of 20% of the program fees is required (per child, per program) at the time of registration. Non-refundable registration processing fee of $15 is charged per child once per session. Please see Our Policies for all policies.
  • Fees must be paid in full 2 weeks before the session start date.
  • Payment plans & fee reductions are available upon request & when funds are available.

 

FULL – SPRING 2024 – MARCH 4-JUNE 17 (14 weeks, closed for 1 week mid-April)
  • offered on Mondays & Fridays (fees based on 1 day/week, Fridays are in conjunction with our Saplings program)
  • no programs on bank holidays
  • $840 for the session
  • registration begins ~January, 2024
  • *Note: Participants must be at least 4 years old and no more than 13 years old by December 31, 2023
FULL – SUMMER 2024 – AUGUST 12-16 and August 19-23 (2  separate weeks, 5 days/week)
  • offered Monday-Friday
  • can register for one or both weeks
  • $325 for one week / $650 for both weeks
  • registration begins ~February 2023
  • *Note: Participants must be at least 4 years old and no more than 13 years old by December 31, 2023

Next Year…

FALL 2024 – SEPTEMBER 3-DECEMBER 16 (14 weeks, closed for 1 week late October/early November)
  • offered on Mondays & Wednesdays (fees based on 1 day/week)
  • no programs on bank holidays or during mid-session break
  • $910 for the session
  • registration begins ~June, 2024
  • *Note: Participants must be at least 4 years old and no more than 13 years old by December 31, 2024
WINTER 2025 – JANUARY 20-FEBRUARY 14 (4 weeks)
  • offered on Mondays & Fridays (fees based on 1 day/week)
  • $260 for the session
  • registration begins ~November 2024
  • *Note: Participants must be at least 4 years old and no more than 13 years old by December 31, 2024
SPRING 2025 – MARCH 3-JUNE 16 (14 weeks, closed for 1 week mid-April)
  • offered on Mondays & Wednesdays (fees based on 1 day/week)
  • no programs on bank holidays or during mid-session break
  • $910 for the session
  • registration begins ~January, 2025
  • *Note: Participants must be at least 4 years old and no more than 13 years old by December 31, 2024
SUMMER 2025 – AUGUST 11-15 and August 18-22 (2  separate weeks, 5 days/week)
  • offered Monday-Friday
  • can register for one or both weeks
  • $325 for one week / $650 for both weeks
  • registration begins ~February 2025
  • *Note: Participants must be at least 4 years old and no more than 13 years old by December 31, 2024
  • *Disclaimer: Returning families are given priority registration and it is not guaranteed we will be able to open any spots to folks on the waitlist.

 

*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.