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Salmonberries
Homeschool ages 6-11


 

2024 - 2025 registration is open!

Salmonberries Class Details

 We recommend signing up for between 1-3 days, depending on your child's stamina for spending time outdoors in inclement weather. Readiness Checklist

 

Homeschool Ages

6* -11   

*(Older 5-year-olds will be considered for the class on a case by case basis, please contact us.)

Program Dates

2023 - 2024: now until June 10, 2024

2024 - 2025:  Sept 9, 2024 - June 9, 2025

Class Ratio

2 teachers:14 students

Cost

$2286 per year for each day of the week enrolled

Contact us for a mid-year prorated class rate

 

 

St. Edward State Park Location

On the border of Kenmore and Kirkland

Days & Times

Monday      10am - 3pm

Tuesday       10am - 3pm

Wednesday  9am - 2pm

Thursday      10am - 3pm

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Registration!

Register

Please read before registering: 

2024-2025

Available space, as of 6/9/24:

Monday: Join Waitlist

Tuesday: Join Waitlist

Wednesday: Join Waitlist

Thursday: Join Waitlist

Waitlist: If a class is full, join the waitlist and we will let you know when a spot opens. 

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Class Description

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Class Desciption

The Salmonberries class is an outdoor nature immersion program for homeschooled kids ages 6-11. This class learns through hands-on experiences while hiking, playing, and exploring the forest, water, and field habitats. Program participants connect to each other and the natural world through:

  • Learning activities that are authentic, meaningful, relevant, and engaging.

  • Mindfulness practices that develop place-awareness, self-awareness, reduce stress, and build personal resilience, confidence, independence, teamwork, communication, and leadership skills.

  • Stewardship activities focused on developing a deep understanding of the impacts and outcomes of spending time in nature for the space itself and for our own selves.

  • Outdoor skill-based learning such as knife work, fire building, foraging, and animal tracking that instills in children a sense of place, independence, self-sufficiency, and ease while being outdoors and in a natural and wild environment.

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Sample Class Schedule

10:00 - Drop-off & Free Time

10:30 - Morning Circle

10:40 - Snack & Free Time

11:30 - Environmental Ed Activity

12:30 - Lunch 

1:00 - Hike & Exploration

2:00 - Mindfulness/yoga

2:15 - Fire Building & Free Time

2:35 - Story & Tea

2:50 - Closing Circle

3:00 - Pick-up

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