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

June 27-29th & July 4-6 (Tuesday to Thursday 9am-4pm)
Forest & Gardens Camp Ages 7 to 12The children in our camps love to explore the outdoor spaces, from frog pond to woods trails and kids’ gardens. We will be having a blast, being outdoors in all weather. Kids will hike on great nature trails through the Acadian woods. They will learn about wild edibles and native bird songs and enjoy being immersed in the natural world. We will also tend our kids garden, make garden snacks and even hideouts (bean & sunflower houses!). Cost is $75/week* per child. Go to Summer Camp Page for details.

July 10-11 (Tuesday to Wednesday 9am-1pm)
The Buttercup Camp for ages 3 to 6 :This is an outdoor discovery camp for young children. We will learn songs, play games, tend a small garden and explore the woods. Every morning we will prepare together a simple snack made from raw fruits and vegetables while out on our nature walk. We will have our story time, baking and creative play in our small strawbale cabin. Then back outdoors to have a picnic lunch and play to end the day. Cost is $60*/week per child or $25/day (if spaces are available). Children should come with appropriate outdoor wear, a nutritious lunch and a raw fruit or vegetable to share for snack. Please fill out the registration form and email it to info@knowlesvillenature.ca to pre-register.
* 20% sibling discount applies to each additional child from the same family

July 18-20 & July 25-27 (Drop off 9am Tuesday, pick up 3pm Thursday)
Forest & Stars Overnight Camping, Ages 8-12:  This new camp will take the camper through setting up their tents, cooking on a campfire, and enjoying the natural beauty and diversity of New Brunswick’s forests. Level one camping will explore basic camping knowledge and safety. Level two will include some wilderness survival skills like building a simple lean-to-shelter and an introduction to locating star constellations and natural navigation. Cost is $150/week per child which includes food, tenting and transportation. A full list of what to pack is included in the registration form.

August 1-3 (Tuesday to Thursday, 9am-4pm)
Yoga, Art & Forest Ecology, Ages 6-12:This is an opportunity for children to connect to themselves and others through yoga, games, art and music. Yoga camp is a fun way for kids to dive into this life-long activity and practice skills for calming, centering, focusing, confidence, and patience. After morning yoga, we will grab sketch books and head to the woods, rain or shine. The summer woods are rich in colour, texture, sound and fresh air. We will explore the ecology of the Acadian forest and hone skills in observation and listening. The cost is $75/week* per child. Please bring a packed lunch, yoga mat (if you have one) and clothing you can move in and be prepared to have fun! Fill out the registration form and send it by email to pre-register.