Seeds of Wonder Nature Camp

Seeds of Wonder Nature Camp

Ages: Willows: 18 months to 7 years Oaks: 7 to 12 years

Session: 8 weeks, June 29th to August 21st (Closed on July 3rd) WE ARE OPENING NOW ON JULY 13TH DUE TO COVID.

Offerings: The program will not be a traditional Montessori program as is offered during the school year, but instead will be an outdoor learning program, full of fun activities centered around the great outdoors that includes environmental education, natural arts and crafts, vegetable and flower gardening and animal care.

About Our Teachers

Willows:

Miss Melissa – Our current Seedlings Head Teacher (Ages 18 mos. To 3 yrs.), Miss Melissa has been with us for many years. She is a warm, caring and loving teacher and is also one of our main caretakers for our barnyard friends.

Miss Lisa – Our current Sprouts Fine Arts Teacher, Miss Lisa is a longtime Environmental Educator and has been with our school for many years. She loves to take our kids on hikes to find lots of surprises and learn a great deal about our local plants and animals.

Oaks:

Miss Kerry - Soon to be one of our new Forest School teachers, Miss Kerry is a dually certified Elementary School Teacher (Special and Regular Ed.) along with a wide experience in environmental education that includes wilderness therapy backpacking, field instructing and supervising, and farm education and farming. She is also currently a Wilderness First Responder.

Miss Kahlia - Soon to be one of our new Forest School teachers, Miss Kahlia is a graduate of Lifeways of North America Early Childhood program and an experienced nature-based educator. Her childhood consisted of extensive experiences in nature, both on her family's biodynamic farm and in the forest. After graduation from the Great Barrington Waldorf High School, she pursued her interest in the holisitic development of children through attending training, conferences and practical work experience. Kahlia has been teaching Waldorf inspired nature-based kindergarten for the last seven years. Most recently, Kahlia has been enjoying the wonders of her toddler son as he discovers and explores the natural world. Kahlia is excited to be joining Fields of Green!


Schedules and Pricing (For 8-Week Program)

Pick Your Own Days per Week!

Full Day Program (9:30 AM to 3 PM)

  • 5 Days - $3127
  • 4 Days - $2502
  • 3 Days - $1875
  • 2 Days - $1255

Half Day Program (9:30 AM to 12 PM)

  • 5 Days - $1569
  • 4 Days - $1255
  • 3 Days - $940
  • 2 Days - $635

**DUE TO THE DELAY OF OUR OPENING BECAUSE OF COVID, WE WILL NOT BE FOLLOWING THE ABOVE PRICES. SEE BELOW FOR THE PROPER PER WEEK PRICING.

Want to sign up for specific weeks only? Prices are as follows:

Weekly Rates:

Full Day Program (9:30 AM to 3 PM)

  • 5 Days - $403
  • 4 Days - $323
  • 3 Days - $243
  • 2 Days - $163

Half Day Program (9:30 AM to 12 PM)

  • 5 Days - $193
  • 4 Days - $154
  • 3 Days - $115
  • 2 Days - $79

Other Costs:

Extended Care: Offered from 8 to 9:30 AM and 3 to 4 PM at a rate of $11 per hour. (If you have a need beyond these times, please call and we will discuss your individual situation to see if we can accommodate you.)

**DUE TO COVID, WE WILL NOT BE OFFERING EXTENDED CARE THIS SUMMER, BUT WILL BEGIN ACCEPTING CHILDREN BETWEEN 9 AND 9:30 AM IN ORDER TO STAGGER DROP OFF TIMES.