Ithaca forest Preschool

2021-2022 Tuition & Payment Policies

Full Year Tuition

Days Per Week Tuition Deposit
4 $4,550 $900
2 $2,375 $450

Fall & Winter Tuition

Days Per Week Tuition Deposit
4 $3,340 $600
2 $1,765 $300

Fall & Spring Tuition

Days Per Week Tuition Deposit
4 $3,495 $600
2 $1,825 $300

Fall Season Only

Days Per Week Tuition Deposit
4 $2,125 $900
2 $1,065 $450

Winter Add-On (only available if enrolled in Fall)

Days Per Week Tuition Deposit
4 $1,400 $300
2 $750 $150

Spring Season Only

Days Per Week Tuition Deposit
4 $1,675 $300
2 $875 $150

Ithaca forest Preschool

Payment Policies

 Limited scholarships are available. You’ll have a chance to indicate your intent to apply for a scholarship on the registration form. Please note, no space can be held without the required deposit. To pay the balance after your deposit, you will choose one of three payment options:

1) Full payment by the due date, as follows:

  • Full-year enrollments: August 2nd
  • Fall trimester only: August 2nd
  • Winter Trimester add-on: November 1
  • Spring trimester only: February 1

2) For Full Year Participants Only: Automatic payments from a debit or credit card. Payments will be withdrawn on, or on the first business day after, these dates:

  • To cover Fall trimester tuition: automatic payments made on Aug 2, Sept 1, Oct 1
  • To cover Winter trimester tuition: automatic payments made on Nov 1, Jan 4
  • To cover Spring trimester tuition: automatic payments made on Feb 1, March 1, April 1)

3) For Full Year Participants Only: 3 proportional payments on these days:

  • To cover Fall trimester tuition: August 2nd
  • To cover Winter trimester tuition: November 1st
  • To cover Spring trimester tuition: February 1st

If not paying in full up front, the exact amount of your payments will be determined with our Registrar during the enrollment process.

Have questions about tuition or payment before registering? Contact our Registrar at primitivepursuits@cornell.edu

We gratefully accept tax-deductible donations, no matter how small, to our scholarship fund. Please consider making a donation to help families who couldn’t otherwise enroll their child. Email primitivepursuits@cornell.edu to set up a one-time or recurring donation.

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.