Pathfinders forest preschool program is for children 3 to 5 years old. Students in the program participate in play-based learning, exploration, and self-discovery. Songs, stories, and creative approaches are paired with social-emotional learning to promote a sense of belonging in nature and connections with fellow students.
The program is held Mondays through Fridays from 8:45am to 1:00pm. Each morning begins at Cameron Park, Wellesley Street, Palo Alto.
The program is always held outdoors (only in the case of extreme weather or unsafe driving conditions will alternate arrangements be made).
Some common locations are Foothills Park, Arastadero, Hidden Villa, and the Palo Alto Baylands.
Children may be enrolled Tuesday and Thursday or Monday, Wednesday and Friday. A few spots are open to attend 5 days a week, mostly for 2nd year students.
Water Striders Class Monday/Wednesday/Friday
Song Sparrows Class Tuesday/Thursday
Please visit our FAQS page for answers to common questions