After-School Forest Friends – Fall Thursdays

Keep prescoholers active and outdoors with weekly after-school nature adventures at Sheldrake! Preschool-aged children get to explore Sheldrake’s 60 acres, learning about its inhabitants, making observations about the natural world, and participating in fun nature activities. Our naturalist-led program provides the opportunity for STEM enrichment, connection with nature, and the company of other young enthusiasts, with attention to the seasonal changes from late summer through late fall.

Our Forest Friends:

  • get first-hand experience with science and nature
  • learn about birds, insects, seeds, trees, and other natural wonders
  • enjoy the outdoors as they explore the trails of a 60-acre conservancy
  • have fun with nature games and other activities

Dates: Thursdays – September 22-December 8 (11 sessions; no class on 11/24)

Time: 3:45-4:45 pm

For ages: 3-5 (drop-off program)

Format: This drop-off program will primarily be conducted outdoors in nature, with portions of the time spent indoors. Masks are optional.

Fee: $245 for members, $275 for non-members

Cancellation Policy: In the event that Sheldrake should cancel a program, either a makeup will be scheduled or a refund will be issued. Participant cancellation requires a minimum of one week’s notice (in writing to, and a 25% cancellation fee will be charged. No refunds will be issued under other circumstances. Please review Sheldrake’s programming FAQs.

Space is limited; please register to secure your spot.

After-School Forest Friends – Fall Thursdays


685 Weaver St, Larchmont, NY 10538