Our Fall Program 2023/2024 "Experiencing the Seasons in LA" starts on Tuesday, September 05, 2023 and ends Friday, May , 2023. We start at 8:30-8:45 am and end at 1:20-1:30 pm. Extended care ends at 3:00pm. We have a 1:2 teacher-student ratio for children ages 2-3 years, a 1:4 ratio for ages 3-4years, and a 1:6 ratio for ages 5-10 years.
Ages 2y-3y, available 2 days (Tues, Thurs) 9am-12pm
Children have the opportunity to explore the outdoors including short hikes and walks. They have first hand experiences with the natural world. We also read books and children can draw and create crafts.
Ages 3y-5y, available 5 days (Mo-Fri) and 3 days (Mo, Wed, Fri) 8:30am-1:30pm, option to stay until 3pm
In our Forest School children can play freely, learn on their own terms, go on hikes, expand their ecological vocabulary and enjoy teacher lead activities. We add materials to further expand their learning.
Forest School Kindergarten
Ages 5y-6y, available 5 days (Mo-Fri), 3 days (Mo, Wed, Fri) and 2 days (Tues, Thurs) 8:30am-1:30pm, option to stay until 3pm. In our Forest School Kindergarten children experience self-directed unstructured play and their learning is interest based and inquiry driven. They will go on hikes, expand their ecological vocabulary and enjoy teacher lead activities. Our program thrives to meet California's kindergarten standards and we add materials to further expand their learning.
Nature Immersion Program
This program is a great opportunity for home schooling families who want to add ecological awareness to their child's curriculum. It aims to nourish their social, emotional development, leadership skills and conflict resolution. They will enjoy hiking, creating nature journals and free time.
We have become a vendor with Blue Ridge Academy. If you are with a different charter school feel free to reach out and we'd be happy to become a vendor with them as well.