Early Ecology

"Children are born with a sense of wonder and an affinity for Nature.  Properly cultivated, these values can mature into ecological literacy, and eventually into sustainable patterns of living."

-Zenobia Barlow

Bobcat Class

  Monday - Friday


2pm pick up option Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday

Ages 4 - 5 years (4 years old by July 15th)

This program incorporates early learning best practices and ecology education to create a holistic learning experience designed for children ages  4-5. We use storytelling, nature and mindfulness games, free play, expressive arts and social mentoring to nourish children's relationship to self, to one another and to the natural world.   The Bobcat class is similar to the Fox class and will include more in depth and long-term projects based on age-appropriateness. 

"The more high-tech our lives become, the more nature we need." - Richard Louv

The Bobcat Class invites maturing children to deepen their sense of connection to the world around them and their own nature. We will travel to wild parts of the forest where teachers lead children in play and structured activities designed to nurture each child's growth and development. A day in the Bobcat Class includes similar activities and structures as the younger Early Ecology classes:

  • Nature immersion
  • Free play
  • Naturalist skills (tracking, bird language, plant identification, natural cycles, weather, navigation etc.)
  • Crafting and building
  • Wild harvest and cooking
  • Creative expression
  • Storytelling and music
  • Problem solving
  • Social emotional learning

Tuition 2018-2019

2 days: $479/month, $4,790 annually

3 days: $711/month, $7110 annually

4 days: $943/month, $9,430 annually

5 days: $1,176/month, $11,760 annually

Sliding Scale available based on family income. Please visit our sliding scale application to submit a request.

Extended Care - 2pm pick up option

(available Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday)

1 day/week- add $100/month

2 days/week-add $200/month

3 days/week- add $300/month

4 days/week-add $400/month

Calendar 2018-2019

School calendar available here. 



Photos by Mer of Republico Flight Collective

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