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Classroom Options

Nature Preschool, ages 3 to 5:

Schuylkill Center Nature Preschool serves children ages 3-5. Children must be at least 3 years old by September 1 of the school year they will enroll.

All students need to be fully potty trained and able to use the bathroom independently to attend Schuylkill Center Nature Preschool.

Sassafras: All-Outdoor Class:

This class takes place entirely outdoors, with a home base in nature. Children will come indoors only for bathrooms and in dangerous weather.

Sweet Gum and Sycamore: Indoor-Outdoor Classes:

Nature-based, but with an indoor home base. Children spend most of their time outdoors but also return to their indoor classroom at times.

Nature Kindergarten, ages 5 to 6:

Children must be at least 5 years old by September 1 of the school year they will enroll.

Mighty Oaks Indoor / Outdoor Class:

Nature-based, but with an indoor home base. Children spend most of their time outdoors but also return to their indoor classroom at times.

Schedule Options

Nature Preschool offers two weekly schedules:

  • Five days per week: Monday - Friday
  • Three days per week: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday

Two daily schedule choices are also available for all weekly schedules:

  • Full-day: 9:00 am to 3:30 pm
  • Half-day: 9:00 am to 12:30 pm

Nature Kindergarten offers a schedule of five (Monday - Friday) full days per week: 9:00 am to 3:30 pm.

Before care is offered in the same three or five day schedules, from 8:00 to 9:00 am.

Fees and Tuition

Tuition Rates 2021-2022

*Tuition rates subject to change for 2022-2023

  Monday, Wednesday, and Friday Monday - Friday
Before Care $1,340 $1,860
Half Day $4,740 $7,520
Full Day $8,240 $12,360
Kindergarten --- $14,420

Annual tuition can be paid in full at any time, or divided into installments. A $500 deposit is due at the time of enrollment, and 9 installments for the remaining tuition will be charged on the first of each month, September 1 through May 1.

Applying for Nature Preschool and Kindergarten

The first step of our application process is to schedule a tour. We will be beginning tours for the 2022-2023 school year in November 2021. If you are interested in touring, please sign up for a tour here.

If you have any further questions, please contact us at earlychildhood@schuylkillcenter.org or 215‑853‑6294.