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Our Philosophy

Our Secret Garden Indoor/Outdoor Preschool (OSG) is a nature-based center aimed at nurturing children of all abilities to care for themselves, each other, and the earth in a quality educational program that kindles children's natural sense of wonder and intellectual curiosity.

 

Experiencing nature hands-on and then taking that experience into the classroom sparks learning at the highest level of each individual child's potential. OSG is committed to environmental stewardship believing that every child has incalculable worth and can make a positive difference in the community and in the world.

Our Goals and Objectives

Sowing Seeds of Integrity
Nurturing natural sense of wonder and curiosity
Fostering Compassion
Affirming children's 
natural tolerance of individuality
Creating rich learning experiences through group play, individual attention, developmentally appropriate curriculum and nature
Loving attentive care for children in a stimulating healthy environment

Indoor and Outdoor Gardens

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OSG is committed to providing opportunities for children to experience nature hands-on, through activities in our outdoor organic garden, indoor planting areas, aquaria, and around the community.

Our Program

Our Secret Garden provides both half and full day programs.

Half Days run from 8:30-12:00, with an option until 1:00 (for lunch time).

Full Days run from 8:30-3:30 Tuesday through Thursday with some extended hours available, Monday and Friday 8:30-1:00.

Days

Half

8:30a - 12P

with option until 1p (for lunch)

&

Days

Full

8:30a - 3:30p

+

Chickadees

Cardinals

2.5 years to 4 years

4 years to 5 years

A Day In Our Secret Garden

After arrivals, a typical day involves children's free-choice time, including a self-serve snack, as well as opportunities in art exploration, writing/drawing, cooking, dramatic play, math, science, music and movement, sensory activities, and outdoor exploration.

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