Welcome to Wellspring

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Working Hours
Monday - Friday 09:00AM - 17:00PM
Saturday - Sunday CLOSED
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Introduction to Forest School

Forest Teacher Institute / Introduction to Forest School

Length of Training:   2 days (12 hours)


1) To provide a basic understanding of FK/FS philosophy

2) To provide firsthand observation of FS

Session Provides:

  • 6 hours– Forest Kindergarten observation
  • 4 hours– debrief and class discussions
  • 2 hours– naturalist activities


Experience as a formal educator or as an informal educator (i.e. working as volunteer or staff at a nature preserve, summer camp, nature-based      program for homeschool children, or other nature-based venues)

Participant Receives:

  • Certificate, “Introduction to Forest Kindergarten or Forest School”
  • Partial fulfillment of two competencies needed to complete certification for Levels 1-3: Effective Facilitator and Effective Naturalist

Fee:  $500 per participant

Upcoming Training Dates: 

  • Level 1: Introduction
    • September 9th – 10th
    • November 4th – 5th
    • December 2nd – 3rd
    • March 2nd – 3rd
    • April 13th – 14th

For applicable discounts and group rates, email info@forestteacher.org.

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