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Forest Playschool

Weekly drop-off preschool program in the Audubon woods
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Education Programs

Forest Playschool

Weekly drop-off preschool program in the Audubon woods

 

In considering recommendations from the VT Department of Health, Audubon Vermont is resuming programs for preschoolers in August. We look forward to seeing you again.

Our mornings begin with exploratory play or art upon drop-off. From here we say goodbye to parents and travel to our forest camp, playing games along the way. Our opening circle introduces the day's theme, followed by snack and story time. Then it's off for the adventure of the day: hiking to a favorite lookout, searching for animal dens or tracks, building a fort, or exploring the latest signs of the season. We are open to wherever our senses and our imagination may take us!  

See our Forest Playschool Handbook, below, for detailed information.

To get an insider-look at Forest Playschool, explore our blog archives: http://greenmountainaudubon.wordpress.com
New blogs will be posted on our new site: http://vt.audubon.org/Forest_PreK_Blog

Registration now open for Fall 2020!

We are offering 10-weeks of Forest Playschool on Mondays and Fridays from September - November (please note individual dates below).
Edit: We will be shortening the series to end the Friday before Thanksgiving. The new price is reflected below.

 

Friday program dates: 9/11, 9/18, 9/25, 10/2, 10/16, 10/23, 10/30, 11/6, 11/13, 11/20. 

Monday program dates: 9/14, 9/21, 9/28, 10/5, 10/12, 10/19, 10/26, 11/2, 11/9, 11/16
 

The program will run from 9 am to 1 pm
Pack a lunch and snack!

Cost: $400 for non-members, $350 for Audubon members.  (You may become an Audubon Vermont member here; family membership required.) 
Ages: 3 to 5 years
Maximum enrollment 8 children

Registration Process:

1. Contact Debbie Archer to register.
2. Complete Health Form and Release Form (see "Downloadable Resources" below) and submit to Audubon:
Mail: 255 Sherman Hollow Rd, Huntington, VT 05462
Fax: 802-434-4686
E-mail: darcher@audubon.org
3. Send full payment by check to 'Audubon Vermont.' 255 Sherman Hollow Rd, Huntington, VT 05462

For more information, please contact:
Education Program Coordinator
Debbie Archer
(802) 434-3068

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