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Summer School at NPNS

NPNS summer school is all about discovery and following the interests of the child. It is an extension of our regular preschool program providing hands-on learning in our natural, thoughtfully designed environments. A variety of activities will be offered every day.

Existing NPNS families can enroll for Summer School through their Jovial account

Enrollment may be opened to the wider community in in Spring 2024


Children age 3 to 5 years old are welcome to join.

Parents have no co-op obligations for the summer program.


5 days a week

9 am until 1 pm (early pickup is OK)

$300/ week

2024 Dates
  • June 24-28

  • July 8-12

  • July 15-19

  • July 22-26

  • July 29-August 2

  • August 5-9

  • August 12-16

We celebrate that children are naturally curious and competent, so we structure our time with your child in a way that allows them to follow their own investigative process, free to wonder, engage and research as they see fit. This ensures each day is a new adventure with opportunities to build new relationships and make new discoveries.

Engineering and Construction:
  • Magna tiles, Legos, and Blocks

  • Loose part structures

  • Natural dens and stick structures

  • Fairy houses

Environmental Stewardship
  • Gardening

  • Documenting and researching wildlife

  • Investigating local plants and trees


  • Collaborative process art

  • Watercolors - color mixing and blending

  • Clay work/sculptures

Science and Sensory
  • Experimenting with solutions

  • Potion making

  • Bubbles

  • Slime

  • Baking soda and vinegar

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