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.
Our 1 day per week Friday Village Workshop program brings families together with a menu of options focusing on language, arts and culture. From 10:00 - 2:45 each Friday, four six-week long session are offered throughout the school year.
Our 2 day per week Nature School program takes place on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9:00 - 2:15. This program promotes the holistic development of all children where 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.
Our 3 day per week program takes place on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, combining Nature School with Village Workshop programming.