Elementary Program - Kindergarten to Third
Teachers are comfortable with the grade-level common core standards and will be using this to guide their interactions with the students. The learning will be nature and exploration based. For example, adding pinecones, using non-standard measurement when comparing length of leaves, writing letters and words in the sand, using scientific reasoning when comparing two different types of seed pods.
Teachers offer opportunities to participate in seasonal songs, journaling, graphing of weather, and hands on science exploration.
Preschool Program Ages 2-5
MONDAY and FRIDAY 1:00-4:00
2019-2020 and Beyond!
Chavitos Nature School accepts applications throughout the year and places those applications in our Early Notification List folder. Each spring, after all currently-enrolled families get first choice of available spots for the following year, we hold our annual March Open House to give interested families a chance to see the school site, get their questions answered and meet our teachers. Only families on our Early Notification List are invited to the Open House. If both your family and Chavitos teachers agree that your child is a good fit with the nature school, you will be required to sign the “Contract for Enrollment” and to pay a deposit to secure your child’s place in the following year’s class. Please wait to send the $50 application fee. This will be collected upon enrollment.