Apple Blossom Nature School Opening Fall 2017!

We are full for the 2017-2018 school year, please see enrollment page to get on the waiting list!

Mission Statement Apple Blossom Nature School strives to cultivate a sense of place and purpose, imagination and creativity and reverence and wonder through exploration and inquiry.


At Apple Blossom Nature School, learners dive into the natural world every day with the guidance of licensed teachers. Our studies follow the seasons in a nurturing environment, blending academics with experiential learning. We seek to spark a passion for learning and collaboration. Read below for more information! 

We strive to guide student-led preparation for future independence. Therefore we draw from multiple educational philosophies including Waldorf, forest schools and place-based education.

In all of our programs, we...

  • place equal value on all elements of wellness, including social, emotional, physical, environmental and cognitive.
  • value discovery, inquiry, critical thinking, problem-solving, and collaboration. differentiate for each child’s needs and learning pace. 
  • provide academic experiences with explicit purpose, connecting children to their world.
  • provide the opportunity for children to connect with nature and their community.

Structure

We offer 3 weekly options.

Our 1 day per week Friday Village Workshop program brings families together with a menu of enrichment activities including foriegn language, arts and culture. 

Our 2 day per week Nature School program takes place on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9:00 - 2:15. In this program, you will find our core subjects. 

Our 3 day per week program takes place on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, combining Nature School with Village Workshop programming.




Looking for more information? Check out our Fall Daily Rhythm or our Fall Focus. Our Parent Information Packet provides curriculum and tuition information. Our Parent Handbook offers information on policies and more.

Interested in setting up a family meeting? Email us at abnatureschool@gmail.com

Looking for Kindergarten age? Visit Apple Blossom Kinder Garden

For more schools similar to Apple Blossom Nature School, click the links below:

http://www.tirnanogforestschool.ca/

http://www.juniperhillschool.org/

http://www.motherearthschool.com/

http://trackerspdx.com/forest-school

http://www.juniperhillschool.org/explore