Audubon Nature Preschool is closed for the 2020-2021 school year due to the COVID-19 crisis.

Once-Weekly Programs

LOCATION

ANS’s 40-acre Woodend Nature Sanctuary provides a unique home for our preschoolers and their families. This natural environment serves as a one-of-a-kind green venue for creative language, artistic, musical expression, hands-on observation, and discovery.

Audubon Nature Preschool is a nature-based preschool with education and environmental programs for children aged 5 and younger outside Washington, DC in Chevy Chase, MD.

Woodend Sanctuary
8940 Jones Mill Road
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
(301) 652-9188

CONTACT

For more information about Audubon Nature Preschool:

Sprouts: Ages 2-3 with a caregiver
(not offered for 2021/2022 school year)

Nature-based preschool programs for children aged 5 and younger outside Washington, DC in Chevy Chase, MD

This 2-hour program offers an opportunity for a small group of two and three-year-olds to explore our nature sanctuary with their favorite adult and one of our nature school teachers. The class offers a balance of outdoor and indoor activities to give you a “preview” of our drop-off preschool classes. Classes meet every Friday, and each student attends class with a parent or caregiver. Applicants need to be 2 years of age by September 1.

This program is not being offered for the 2021/2022 school year.

Audubon Nature Preschool is a nature-based preschool with education and environmental programs for children aged 5 and younger outside Washington, DC in Chevy Chase, MD.

Acorns: Ages 4 & under with a caregiver

Nature-based preschool programs for children aged 5 and younger outside Washington, DC in Chevy Chase, MD

This 75-minute program is designed to foster shared nature discovery for you and your children ages 4 & under. Classes meet once weekly during the school year and take place entirely outdoors on our 40-acre nature sanctuary. Each week families will take home a new process-based activity to support further learning together. At the beginning of the year, each student will receive their own “Acorns Box” with a set of art materials to engage in projects throughout the year. Younger siblings under 1 year of age are welcome to join at no additional cost. 50% sibling discounts are offered for families enrolling more than one child. Runs September 8, 2021-May 26, 2022. Click here for a program information sheet.

Wednesdays or Thursdays
(9 am-10:15 am or 10:45 am-12 noon)
Tuition: $135/month, plus $75 application fee

Maximum class size: 10 families

Audubon Nature Preschool is a nature-based preschool with education and environmental programs for children aged 5 and younger outside Washington, DC in Chevy Chase, MD.

Stephanie Bozzo
Preschool Director
Phone: (301) 652-9188 x32
stephanie.bozzo@anshome.org

At Audubon, our preschool offers a balanced mix of nature, nurture, and academic success. Our students learn kindness and cooperation, develop their imaginations, exercise curiosity, and build confidence, skills, and knowledge for the future and to protect our world.