Ithaca forest Preschool

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FOREST PRESCHOOL TOUR
July 16th 10AM-Noon

Parents and Children are Invited to Join Ithaca Preschool co-founder, Melissa Blake for a Tour of Our Very Special All-Outdoor Preschool Program. This is a great opportunity to ask questions and observe our summer camp program, which is very similar to our school year...

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GROWING WILD SUMMER CAMP
@ 4-H Acres

We will have 8 Weeks of half-day Growing Wild Summer Camp at 4-H Acres for ages 3-5. Each day the kids get to romp in the woods and find natural materials, such as clay, rock-paint, bark, and leaves to create works of woodland art.

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Preschool Starts on Monday!

We can’t wait to get started!¬†Trillium Camp is quiet in the moments between summer camp and our Preschool season but everything is ready and waiting for our preschoolers to arrive on Monday.

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GROWING WILD SUMMER CAMP
@ Ellis Hollow

We will have 2 Weeks of half-day Growing Wild Summer Camp at Ellis Hollow Community Center for ages 3-5. Each day the kids get to romp in the woods and find natural materials, such as clay, rock-paint, bark, and leaves to create works of woodland art.

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Forest Play Day May 24th

Forest Play Days are a great way to have a look into whether a forest preschool might be right for your family! Get out into the woods and experience total nature immersion. Parents and children birth to age five are invited to join the Ithaca Forest Preschool for a...

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Open House April 6th!

Parents and children are invited to join Ithaca Forest Preschool for a Saturday morning of exploring, stories and fire at our beloved Trillium Camp located at 4-H Acres (418 Lower Creek Road, Ithaca, NY). You will learn more about Ithaca Forest Preschool's teaching...

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Spring Camp April 15-19

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...

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Preschool Spring Camp!

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...

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Hiding Fishers

Ithaca Forest Preschool "The Hemlock Grove, the Hemlock Grove, where the trees stay green all through the winter. The swamp will freeze and we'll find the fisher, climbing over fallen trees," the preschoolers sang before hiking out to the Hemlocks. There they played...

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Dancing Porcupines

Forest Preschool braved some seriously chilly weather last week! They gathered close on Tuesday to see what Sarah had hidden in her hands. She said that the object she was holding was very sharp, mostly white but black on the tip and that belonged to an animal that...

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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 program of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County and is run by Primitive Pursuits, a 4-H Program.