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Where Nature is The Teacher


2019 Enrollment Opens January 11

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Wauhatchie School is a nature-based school promoting place-based, nature immersion experiences that foster holistic growth, the love of learning, and compassion for all. 





Wauhatchie Forest Kindergarten & First Grade

A Full-Day Nature-Based Program


Wauhatchie forest preschool

A Play-Based Half-Day Program for Children Ages 2-6


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A Unique Outdoor Learning Experience For Children Age 7-12


Wauhatchie Forest SUmmer Camp

An exploratory-play and nature-immersion summer program


Teacher Training

A Training Program for Forest School Educators

Forest School Teacher Institute

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We are excited to announce the launch of Forest School Teacher Institutewww.forestteacher.org, headquartered at the main campus of Wauhatchie School, Chattanooga, TN, with training sites established throughout TN and northern Georgia and more sites coming!  Cohorts are forming for spring and summer intensives.  Participants will spend four days lodging together amidst scenic natural settings with Forest School programs located onsite.  See website for more details!

Wauhatchie School spring festival 2019


Join us on Saturday, May 18th for our annual nature immersion celebration!

In addition to fun, games, booths, and activities we will be hosting a 5k Trail Run to raise money for the Wauhatchie School Scholarship Program.

Spring Fest 5k Registration
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Employment opportunities

We are excited to be adding two new sites!