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Malden | Melrose

Outdoor Education at Pine Banks Park

Boston Outdoor Preschool Network's Malden/Melrose location is nestled within Pine Banks Park. We spend our days wandering the trails, splashing around the pond, and following our imaginations into the forest.

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Baby &Toddler

Ages 6 months - 2.9 years

Toddler Connections

Weekly groups for toddlers and caregivers with curated activities and outdoor experiences with peers.

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Ages 2.9 - 2.11 years

Half Day


Programs are focused around sensory exploration, honing gross and fine motor skills, and building class community.



Ages 3 - 6 years

Half Day

Mixed-age half and full day nature immersive programs designed to spark curiosity and concentration,  foster independence.


"It's impossible to convey to you how grateful I am to have knowledgeable and compassionate guides like you in this [parenting] journey. Thank you for all that you do, the wonderful program you are creating, and for doing your best to make it accessible to families from all socio-economic backgrounds. We're so grateful to be part of the BOPN community."


Half Day Mixed Age

Ages 2.9 - 8 years


1 Week Sessions

9:00AM - 12:00PM


What's Next?

Cultivate Curiosity, Connection, & Confidence

1. Inquire:

Filling out an inquiry form lets us know you’re interested in learning more about BOPN. We will email you brief introductory information and help you arrange a time to see our sites!

2. Visit:

Touring our classes gives you the opportunity to see our philosophy in practice, chat with our experienced nature educators, and stand in awe of the stunning forests, gardens, and landscapes the children explore.


3. Enroll:

We will provide everything you need to complete our entirely online enrollment process (payment & forms).  Financial aid is available.

Take the first step.

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