If you want to build a ship don’t herd people together to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.

 – Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Tapping into enduring traditions as well as the latest educational research, we encourage learning's inherent passion, curiosity, and joy. Through a deep connection to the natural world and our community, we seek to cultivate compassionate, empowered, ecologically-minded citizens. WILD FOLK weaves together experiential, place-based learning, diverse mentorship, creative play, skill-based education, democratic decision-making, and collaborative community-building.

Check out this wonderful, new film about our forest school, made by a local college student

And this film,

made during the very first year of our forest school,

also by local college students!

what are your hopes & dreams for our children, yourself, and our community?
And how can we work together?