Join the Ithaca Forest Preschool for a full week of stories, stalking, wild tea making & sipping and more as we welcome Spring back in the woods of our beloved Trillium Camp at 4-H Acres (418 Lower Creek Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850).

Nature is the teacher. We are mentors and facilitators, helping young children connect with their bodies, the elements of nature and each other within a safe explorative space in the outdoors.

We help young children connect with nature and each other, while exploring a safe space in the outdoors. Each day kids discover the wonders in the woods around our camp, sing songs, and share stories. They use natural materials, such as clay, rock-paint, bark, and leaves to create works of woodland art.

Our forest playground includes trails to explore, forts to build and play inside and puddles (or snow!) in which to stomp.

Ages 3-5 years old.

April 15-19, 2019

Full Week: Monday through Friday ($200-$330 sliding scale)
3-Days: Wednesday through Friday ($140-$240 sliding scale)
2 Days: Monday and Tuesday ($100-$200 sliding scale)

2 or 3 day options must correspond to the days as listed above.

Payments above the base rate of the sliding scale are tax-deductible donations. Thank you for contributing to our scholarship fund!

Drop Off: 9:00AM

Pick-up: 12:00PM


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Limited Scholarships Available. Please email for directions on how to apply


Although we do our best to make sure that everyone can attend our programs, please also consider applying right away to the following supplemental financial assistance program, to allow them time for processing your application:

Office Location:
Cornell Cooperative Extension, 615 Willow Ave., Ithaca, NY 14850
607-272-2292 | email Us

Preschool Location:
4-H Acres, 418 Lower Creek Rd., Ithaca, NY 14850

Ithaca Forest Preschool is a nature immersion program for children ages 3-5. Our program is run in cooperation with Primitive Pursuits, a project of Cornell Cooperative Extension.