Year-long Nature School

Weekly Nature School

Ages 7 to 12

Vancouver North Vancouver

10am to 3pm

see costs below

Weekly Nature School provides an adventure in the forest every week during the school year to create deep nature connection and awareness. The small class size and majority of time spent in a small group environment supports high-quality interactions and programming customized to the group’s specific needs and interests.

Program Highlights 

  • Curiosity-led exploration outdoors with learning opportunities introduced naturally
  • Variety in games, stories, projects, songs, and challenges through weekly themes
  • Flexibility to account for the energy of the group and the season
  • Mentoring delivered by experienced instructors to support students developing problem-solving skills, self-sufficiency, and a deeper level of learning
  • High adult to student ratio and primarily small group adventures
  • Field trips to explore different ecosystems, habitats, and learning environments
  • Emphasis on emotional awareness, compassion, and gratitude
  • Advanced techniques and skills (including knife skills) developed through multiple approaches to key concepts

Program Details

Capilano River Regional Park

$2,440 + TAX

2023-24 DATES

First session: Sept 13, 2023
Last Session: June 5, 2024
No program during Winter Break Dec 18 – Jan 5 or Spring Break March 18-29

Pacific Spirit Park

$2,400 + TAX

2023-24 DATES

First Day: Sept 14, 2023
Last Day: June 6, 2024

No program during Winter Break Dec 18 – Jan 5 or Spring Break March 18-29



What Families are Saying

“Rain or shine, my kid never wants to leave the forest. We’ve hiked with him since he was a baby but he has a confidence in the forest now that he hadn’t before.” – Beverly, Weekly Program Parent

“My son has been part of this program for almost two years on a weekly basis and would do anything to not miss a class. Connecting with his friends and bonding with his instructors in nature is such a great experience. So many learnings…” – Sylvie, Weekly Program Parent

“[My child] has been really loving the weekly forest program, thank you!” – Alison, Weekly Program Parent