We nurture whole-child development and individualized learning by embracing curiosity, creativity, and connection.
Ashlar Farm & Forest Programs for the
Current School Year (2020/2021)
For Ages 3-7 and 8-12
Early Birds: 8am-9am, outdoor freeplay + Ashlar provides a simple breakfast such as hot cereal, hard-boiled eggs, toast, muffins, fruit & yogurt, granola, etc.
Morning Farm & Forest Program: CONTACT US TO CHECK AVAILABILITY! 9am-Noon MTW, 50% inside the cozy studio, 50% outside on 15 acres of farm and forest, includes snack. Please see this program sample of what each morning looks like.
Mornings Outside: NEW PROGRAM OPENED IN MARCH! CONTACT US TO REGISTER! 9am-Noon ThuFri, 100% outside on 15 acres of farm and forest, includes snack. Our creative mentors develop an emergent curriculum built upon the skills and interests of the children in the program.
Lunch: Noon-12:30pm, sack lunch from home is eaten outdoors when weather permits, otherwise in the studio. Lunch program can be tacked onto either morning or afternoon program.
All Outdoor Afternoons: ENROLLMENT CLOSED. 1:00pm-4:000pm MonTue, 100% outside on 15 acres of farm and forest, includes snack. Our creative mentors develop an emergent curriculum built upon the skills and interests of the children in the program.
Friends of the Forest Spring Session: NEW PROGRAM OPENING IN APRIL! CONTACT US TO REGISTER! Mondays and Tuesdays, morning or afternoon, 100% outside at Lions Camp in Maple Valley, includes snack. This is an 11-week program for ages 4-12, focusing on growth of skills in the areas of friendship and stewardship.
Tours Available Upon Request
Yes, We Have
2021-2022 Programs Are Enrolling Now!
Farm & Forest Programs at Metz Meadows in the Auburn / Black Diamond / Enumclaw area.
School Year Program, Summer Camps
Friends of the Forest Program in the Maple Valley / Hobart / Renton area.
Spring Session, Fall Session, Summer Camps
Welcome to Ashlar!
The Ashlar Way is a holistic approach to education and development, built on the premise that every person has, within themselves, all that they need to succeed.
Our purpose is to nurture that potential.
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