KAN School Accepting Enrollment for 2017-18
Preschool to Grade 6

Knowlesville Art & Nature School:

Preschool, Kindergarten & Elementary Grades

2017 Forest Preschool / Kindergarten (ages 3 to 5)

Spring Session is now underway running Monday to Wednesday from 9 – 1:30pm from March13th, 2017 to May 24th, 2017 for a 10 week program. The spring session is full of outdoor explorations, preparing for garden season, baking, artwork and even maple syrup making! Space is limited to 8 children.  The cost is $600 for the full program or $25/day if space is available.  Call ahead if you are interested in coming for the day with your child(ren) 506-375-8623 ask for Tegan.

Early Registration for 2017-2018 is now open.  Learn more here>

2017-2018 Junior Elementary (ages 5 to 7)

The Junior Elementary Class offers a gentle educational program for children ages 5.5 to 7.  We follow a Waldorf and Enki inspired curriculum that includes a wonderful mix of art and music, play & movement-based learning as well as excellent academics. We also go outside every day as an integral part of our daily rhythm.  Our class size is limited to 10 students, ensuring quality and focused attention for each child.  Read more about our head, heart and hands approach to education that children love.

Enrolling Now for September 2017-2018.  Learn more here>

2017-2018 Senior Elementary (ages 8 to 12)

The Senior Elementary offers an enriched upper elementary program for those children who already have a solid foundation of reading, language arts and mathematics and are ready to delve deeper into their learning journey.  Our class size will be no more than 15 students, ensuring quality and focused attention for each child. We follow a Waldorf and Enki inspired curriculum that includes a wonderful mix of art and music as well as excellent academics. Read more about our head, heart and hands approach to education that children love.

Enrolling Now for September 2017-2018.  Learn more here>

Upcoming Events at the Art & Nature Centre

Thursday, May 11th 2pm
May concert and potluck for school families and friends.

Saturday, May 13th 8-11am
Pancake Breakfast & Tomato Seedling Sale!  We will have delicious pancakes made from Speerville’s Acadia Heritage Wheat and topped with fresh fruit & maple syrup – a great way to start your day off.  Plus the school has been growing beautiful tomato seedlings and they are ready for your gardens!  We have over 20 varieties of heritage tomatoes available from your staple beefsteak type, Italian paste and a variety of unique cherry and different coloured favourites for those who are adventurous.

Saturday, May 13th 12noon to 3pm
South Knowlesville Kite Festival: after a good feed of pancakes, come join us for kite flying fun on the hayfield on Simms Road.  Leland Daugherty will be bringing some kites that we’ve collected over the years to share and he and others will also be flying his own organic, handcrafted art kites (see littlecloudkites.com).  We are hoping for fine weather – if it rains the kites will not be flying.

Monday – Wednesday, May 29th to 31st – 9am-2pm
Buttercup Camp : an Art and Nature Camp for ages 3-6
For the little ones who are itching to explore the woods, paint outdoors, plant gardens and play, play, play!  Please go to our summer camp page to register.  Space is limited, so register early!

Wednesday, May 31st
Earlybird Registration for 2017-2018 School Season
We are offering a $50 KAN voucher that can go towards any summer programming if you enroll your child early for next year preschool, kindergarten or elementary Art & Nature School program.  So if you know already that you are planning on coming, and you want to benefit from this program and send your child(ren) to camp this summer – please get your registration in by this date!

Thursday, June 15th 2pm
Last day of Art & Nature School for the 2016-2017 year.  We’re ending the year with a potluck picnic.  All family and friends are welcome!