Forest School homeschool enrichment program

Colorado springs homeschool enrichment forest school

“My oldest child has participated in Real Red Riding Hoods for nearly one year—through winter, spring and summer. It has easily been the most incredible, unique and educational experience of his childhood to this point.” ~ Emily (google review)

Now offering State funded tuition option for school year 2023-2024!

We offer up to 2 days on our programs under State funding. Private tuition option also remains available.
Colorado springs homeschool enrichment forest school

Immerse your child in nature:
An all-outdoor adventure with expert staff and endless fun!”

Step into a year-round journey of nature immersion with our forest school homeschool enrichment program, where children thrive in the great outdoors regardless of weather.

Within program hours, kids embark on invigorating hikes, engage in creek-side play, delve into explorations, enjoy immersive nature lessons, and experience the thrill of rock climbing guided by certified experts.

Colorado Springs nature kindergarten forest school preschool

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In our forest school program, your child will:

  • Embark on guided hikes
  • Learn about local animals, plants, and outdoor skills
  • Engage in unstructured play and endless exploration
  • Elevate excitement through monthly rock climbing expeditions with certified guides
  • Program Schedule and Locations

    For the 2022-2023 school year, our forest school nature immersion days are:

    • Tuesdays , 8:45am-2:00pm
    • Fridays, 9:00am-2:00pm

    Rock climbing

    Colorado Springs outdoor enrichment program rock climbing for children

    In addition to our mountain hikes, engaging nature and outdoor skills lessons, and unstructured free play, our homeschool enrichment program also includes dedicated rock climbing sessions for children. These sessions are led by experienced and certified rock climbing guide from Front Range Climbing company.


    Age Recommendation

    Considering the program’s dynamic nature and the hiking challenges involved, we recommend Tuesday program for children aged 6 and above. And our Friday program is best for children 8-12 years old.

    For younger adventurers, explore our tailored Pre-K program.

    Colorado Springs nature kindergarten forest school preschool

    Real Red Riding Hoods educational programs
    Palmer Lake, CO

    (719) 960-0612