Registration is now open!
Wauhatchie School and Reflection Riding Arboretum and Nature Center have established a unique outdoor learning experience for homeschool students aged 7-12. Classes are hands-on, integrating academics with bush craft and naturalist skills.
FOREST SCHOOL SESSIONS (Ages 7-12)
Forest Middle School (Ages 11-14)
*Please note the schedule has changed from two days a week to one day a week)
Maximum of 20 students per session
10% discount for each additional child from the same family.
An additional hourly fee is charged for pick-up after 4:15.
The tuition includes all class materials (journals and art supplies and other items).
Classes may not be paid for individually. There are no refunds for classes missed (unless a scheduled class is cancelled.)
STUDENTS WILL HAVE OPPORTUNITIES TO:
Collect data, using the STEM and GLOBE models, for NOAA and other national research organizations
Participate in canoe–building and canoe trips, outdoor bush crafting and survival skills, animal identification and tracking, nature arts and crafts, occasional overnight camps, and family weekend adventures
Train to become Junior Naturalists for Reflection Riding Arboretum and Nature Center
BENEFITS TO STUDENTS
Hands-on inquiry-based learning
Learning naturally outdoors
Interdisciplinary learning with writing, math, science, history, and a focus on art in nature
Classes facilitated by professional naturalist/educators
Opportunities to work collaboratively to create, problem solve, support one another, dream of a bigger and better world
Nature Journals: Each student will record in their journals what they learn with drawings, data collections, creative and expository writing, personal reflections, and questions to research.