Locations

Affordable Awesomeness. Close to home.

Now enrolling at seven locations for the 2017-18 school year.

Seattle

Camp Long – West Seattle  |  Carkeek – North Seattle  | Jefferson Park – Beacon Hill |

John C. Little Park – Columbia City/Rainier Beach | Downtown Seattle Waterfront (to be announced)

King County

Big Finn Hill Park – Kirkland/Bothell/Woodinville | Cougar Mountain – Bellevue/Issaquah/Renton

Financial assistance, including free tuition from the Seattle Preschool Program, is available.

3-6 additional locations to open in the fall of 2018. Vote on future locations here.

SEATTLE

JOHN C. LITTLE PARK – COLUMBIA CITY, OTHELLO, & RAINIER BEACH

With a celebrated team of teachers, a creative outdoor classroom that weaves together the forest and the farm, and our lowest tuition prices in the city, John C Little is truly a hidden gem. In our outdoor classroom, nestled between the garden and the forest, your little one will learn with the seasons. During the spring and summer, they will plant, grow and eat from the community garden and ramble through a forest full of hidden wonders. In the fall, children will collect and count the colorful tree leaves and build piles and forts to play in. And in the winter, your little one will stay warm through active games and math and reading rich… READ MORE.

AM Class | M – F | 8:30 – 12:30 pm | Year Round | $550 (regular) or $450 (fin. assistance) a month*
AM Class | M, W & F | 8:30 – 12:30 pm | Year Round | $350 (regular) or $295 (fin. assistance) a month*
AM Class | Tu & Thu | 8:30 – 12:30 pm | Year Round | $250 (regular) or $195 (fin. assistance) a month*

JEFFERSON PARK – BEACON HILL, MT. BAKER, & CENTRAL DISTRICT

Located on the crest of Beacon Hill with magnificent views of the Seattle skyline, Jefferson park is rich in opportunities for learning and wonder. With a new (and nature inspired) playground, a food forest full of tasty munchables and a classroom full of big trees and grand adventures, Jefferson Park is a perfect location for science and math rich exploration… READ MORE

AM Class | M – F | 8:30 – 12:30 pm | Year Round | $695 (regular) or $490 (fin. assistance) a month*
~ Add an additional 3 hours of preschool from 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm for $457 with Seattle Parks and Recreation for 7 hours of continuous education and child care*.

PM Class | M, W & F | 1:30 – 4:30 pm | Year Round | $390 (regular) or $295 (fin. assistance) a month*

CAMP LONG – WEST SEATTLE

A hidden gem of West Seattle, Camp Long has inspired generations of scientists, climbers and explorers. This unique mix of history and natural splendor lends itself to a vibrant, playful and creative outdoor classroom. Your little scientist will explore magnificent forests full of hidden cedar groves, towering conifers and colorful salal and huckleberries where they will engage with symbols, letters and ideas and conduct their own experiments – testing the logic and possibilities of the natural world… READ MORE.

AM Class | M – F | 8:30 – 12:30 pm | Sept – June | $695 (regular) or $490 (fin. assistance) a month*
PM Class | M – F | 1:30 – 4:30 pm | Sept – June Program | $640 (regular) or $475 (fin. assistance) a month*
PM Class | M, W & F | 1:30 – 4:30 pm | Sept – June Program | $390 (regular) or $295 (fin. assistance) a month*
PM Class | Tue & Thur | 1:30 – 4:30 pm | Sep – June | $270 (regular) or $195 (fin. assistance) a month*

CARKEEK PARK – NORTH SEATTLE

With extraordinary views of Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains, a pebbly beach full of hidden treasures and an active salmon stream, Carkeek Park is an ideal location for exploration and hands-on learning. Your adventurer will ramble through 220 acres of big mossy trees, get muddy and giggly in the hidden meadows, wetlands & beach, and search for salmon on the banks of Pipers Creek. At Carkeek Park, the majestic landscape is the third teacher – presenting ample opportunities to learn math and science concepts through the natural world… READ MORE.

AM Class | M – F | 8:30 – 12:30 pm | Year Round | $695 (regular) or $490 (fin. assistance) a month*
PM Class | M – F | 1:30 – 4:30 pm | Year Round | $640 (regular) or $475 (fin. assistance) a month*
PM Class | M, W & F | 1:30 – 4:30 pm | Year Round | $390 (regular) or $295 (fin. assistance) a month*
PM Class | Tue & Thur | 1:30 – 4:30 pm | Year Round | $270 (regular) or $195 (fin. assistance) a month*

DOWNTOWN SEATTLE WATERFRONT

We’re opening a new location on the Seattle waterfront in the fall of 2017. We can’t say much until the official announcement, but it’s a magical place with lots of opportunities for learning and wonder.

AM Class | M – F | 8:30 – 12:30 pm | Sept – June | $695 (regular) or $490 (fin. assistance) a month*
PM Class | M, W & F | 1:30 – 4:30 pm | Sept – June | $390 
(regular) or $295 (fin. assistance) a month*

KING COUNTY

BIG FINN HILL PARK – KIRKLAND, BOTHELL, WOODINVILLE

A hidden gem of King County Parks, full of towering trees & serene cedar groves, Big Finn Hill is an excellent location for a forest school. Modeled on the first outdoor preschools that started in Denmark, Sweden, & Norway over 50 years ago, forest schools use the natural environment as the third teacher. Together with a class of energetic peers, your young scholar will play with symbols, letters, and ideas, and build the social skills and resilience needed for a lifetime of success… READ MORE

AM Class | M – F | 8:30 – 12:00 pm | Year Round | $695 (regular) or $490 (fin. assistance) a month*
PM Class | M, W & F | 1:00 – 4:30 pm | Year Round | $390 
(regular) or $295 (fin. assistance) a month*

COUGAR MOUNTAIN – BELLEVUE, ISSAQUAH, RENTON

With extraordinary history, natural landscape, and easy access to Bellevue, Renton, and Issaquah, Cougar Mountain makes for an ideal location for an outdoor preschool or forest kindergarten. In our awe-filled outdoor classroom, your young explorer will play with symbols, letters and ideas and build the social skills and resilience needed for a lifetime of success. They will play in a language rich environment, hearing and seeing words for the names of the trees, plants, and creatures that make the forest home. Numbers and symbols will be incorporated into daily play to build early math skills. To explore the world of science… READ MORE

AM Class | M – F | 8:30 – 12:00 pm | Year Round | $695 (regular) or $490 (fin. assistance) a month*
PM Class | M, W & F | 1:00 – 4:30 pm | Year Round | $390 (regular) or $295 (fin. assistance) a month*

More information? Check out our parent handbookbrowse our blog or contact us.

* All programs have two prices, a regular price and a financial assistance price. If you look at our regular tuition and think “I can’t afford that” then you most likely qualify for the financial assistance price. At Carkeek Park FREE tuition is available through the Seattle Preschool Program for families who qualify. Learn more here