Fall Afterschool Class

Entirely outdoors at the Arboretum, ages 5 through 7


Drop-off and pick-up are outdoors near Peter's Hill.  Click here for a map of the arboretum.

The children are active participants in selecting which places within the Arboretum we visit each day and how we explore them.

Schedule and Tuition

Class will meet on Thursdays from September 14 through November 16.  Afterschool hours are 3:15 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.; however, since elementary schools dismiss at different times, you are welcome to drop off at a later time.  

September 9, 16, 23, 30, October 7, 14, 21, 28, November 4, 18
Tuition: $400

There is a $25 enrollment fee for families new to BOPN. There is no enrollment fee for alumni. 

Daily Rhythm

3:15 p.m.: Drop-off near Peter's Hill Gate

--> Welcome-circle:

  • Greetings and songs

--> Hiking in small groups to explore the arboretum

--> Emergent curriculum in nature

  • Play, guided exploration, projects, etc.​

--> Hike back

5:30 p.m.: Pick-up

How to Apply

Please complete our brief interest form hereSarah Satgunam will follow up with you by phone or email.


MMR vaccinations are required and religious exemptions are not accepted.

Feel free to check out our half-day preschool program as well.  Our afternoon class is for ages 4 through 6.

Please feel free to reach out to Admissions@bopn.org with any questions.

We look forward to meeting you!

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