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Forest Fun Summer Program

Holistic Nature Based Learning in East Olympia

Come join us for nature adventures in the backyard of our beautiful Pacific Northwest!

 

We create a nurturing environment where children can develop the resilience, creativity, confidence, social skills and emotional intelligence needed to thrive in school and life. We have an outdoor classroom, gardens, small animals and the forest for children to explore.

We will explore....

Imaginative free play, science and creative projects, nature adventures, bird watching, yoga, mindfulness activities, expressive art, singing, dancing, making music, social and emotional learning, group games and more!

Please reach out if you have any specific questions about our offerings.

 

More details on rates and registration below.

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Details

~OPEN HOUSE MARCH 11TH 2-4PM~

Current Schedule:  Summer 2023

Monday - Friday 9 am - 1 pm

Week 1: 6/26 - 6/30

Week 2: 7/10 - 7/14
Week 3: 7/17 - 7/21
Week 4: 7/24 - 7/28
Week 5: 7/31 - 8/4

Week 6: 8/7 - 8/11

Week 7: 8/21 - 8/25

Week 8: 8/28 - 9/1

Weeks Off:

7/3 - 7/7        4TH OF JULY HOLIDAY

8/14 - 8/18    SUMMER VACATION

TUITION

We believe that life is abundant and there are enough resources to go around for everyone in our community to THRIVE. Because of this, we use a Three-Tiered Pricing Model that helps those with a little extra to support those with a  financial need. 

 

Thank you for your honesty and for supporting all those in our community to have access to high-quality education.

THREE TIERED PRICING MODEL:

Supported  (Families who are Financially in Need) 

Sustained  (Our Regular Price for Families who are Financially Stable) 

Supporting (Families who are Financially Abundant and able to Pay more to Support Others In Need)​

DAILY DROP-IN RATE (Call or Email for Availability)

$45/$55/$65

WEEKLY RATE (Call or Email for Availability)

2 Days per week: $100/$115/$125

3 Days per week: $140/$150/$165

4 Days per week: $165/$175/$185

MONTHLY RATE (4 week sessions June 26-July 28 & July 31-Sept 1)

2 Days per week: $400 / $450 / $500 

3 Days per week: $550 / $600 / $650 

4 Days per week: $650 / $700 / $750 

5 Days per week: $750/ $800 / $850

DISCOUNT: 10% OFF IF YOU PAY IN FULL FOR THE FULL 8 WEEKS!

Full 8-week Program Rate with discount:

2 Days per week: $720 / $810 / $900

3 Days per week: $990 / $1080 / $1170

4 Days per week: $1170 / $1260 / $1350

5 Days per week: $1,350 / $1440 / $1530

 

REGISTRATION
  • An in-person tour or phone interview must be scheduled prior to registration. Please contact us via email at ferngullyschool@gmail.com or phone at (360) 305-0021.

  • Registration fee: $50/$75/$100 (sliding scale) non-refundable fee per child goes towards administrative costs and supplies.

  • Enrollment Deposit: There is a $200 deposit required upon enrollment. Enrollment Deposits are applied to your first month and are refundable only with a 30 day cancellation notice.

  • Cash or check is preferred. You can also pay online via PayPal at this link if you opt to pay the fees.

  • Tuition is due in full by the first day unless special arrangements are made.

  • Download the admission paperwork (at the link below).

    • Please fill out the application electronically, save it to your computer, then email it back to ferngullyschool@gmail.com.

    • The release form can be e-signed, saved and emailed back or printed, signed and brought to the first day.

  • Please contact us if you have any questions or cost is prohibitive. We envision a world where quality education is affordable for all. Low-Income Partial Scholarships may be available through our non-profit partner the Community Nature Foundation. Quantity is limited. Inquire to apply.

 

ADDITONAL DETAILS
  • 6 : 1 child to adult ratio. Teachers are First Aid and CPR certified.

  • For children 3 - 10 years old. Mixed age ranges to encourage leadership and team building skills.

  • Children must be able to use the bathroom with minimal assistance and communicate their needs.

  • Bring a water bottle, snacks, a sack lunch, and a change of clothes. Please do not bring any toys. 

  • Hours are Monday - Friday 9 am - 1pm.

  • Full day program option is available by signing up for the Forest Friends Afternoon Program from 1 - 5 pm.

    • 10% DISCOUNT for each half day program if you sign up for all 8 weeks full time (M-F 9-5) with BOTH Fern Gully Forest School (9-1pm) AND the Forest Friends Program (1-5pm).

    • One application can be filled out for both programs, however tuition is paid to each program separately.

    • For more information and to register for the Afternoon Program please contact Amy Flynn at: awakeningwholeness@gmail.com or visit their website here.

FULL TIME PRICING IF YOU SIGN UP FOR ALL 8 WEEKS OF BOTH AM AND PM PROGRAMS WITH THE DISCOUNT:

  •  $1,350 / $1440 / $1530 (Paid to each program)*

Thank you for your interest in our nature based learning programs. We look forward to welcoming you into our little Fern Gully Forest School Family!

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