Our Programs

Nature School

Acorns: These classes are designed to provide direct experiences in nature for children ages 2 years,10 months to 5 years. Class locations vary but are concentrated within 30 minutes or less of central San Diego. Classes are held for a least a month in each location.


Coyote Pups: These classes are designed for children ages five years to seven years. This class is great for children who are adjusting to kindergarten and need some outdoor time for health and well-being, and as an alternative learning environment. Fridays only. 9:00am-1:30pm but may be expanding with interest.


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Toddlers and Trees

Good walkers to age three. Designed for parents/caregivers to explore and learn alongside their young child. Mondays 9:30-11:30 am. Class size limited to 12 families.


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Staff Development

Patti Shields is available to provide on-site trainings. Available for preschools, parent groups, home school groups, and other organizations. Improve while providing valuable information on how to incorporate nature into your days.

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Stages & Songbirds

Free nature walks and activities for grandparents and grandchildren ages seven and under. Share your love of nature with your grandchildren. Join us for a short hike, songs and stories and lots of fun exploring. Bring a snack for yourself and your grandkids, water bottles, sun hats/sunscreen, wear good walking shoes & layer your clothes.

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