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Forest School with Muddy Boots

We are Des Moines / West Central Iowa's leading fully outdoor forest school

Currently enrolling children ages 2yr9mos-6

Current Location

Wednesdays/Fridays 9:30-12:00 at Walnut Woods in West Des Moines  

Fall 2023 Locations

Mornings from 9:30-12:00

Mondays at Keuhn Conservation in Earlham

Tuesdays/Thursdays at Water Works Park in Des Moines

Wednesdays/Fridays at Walnut Woods in West Des Moines

What is Forest School?

Forest school is an educational model that is child-centered, providing opportunities for personal growth and risk taking, developing confidence and self-esteem in learners through play and exploration in a natural setting.


Enrollment Options

One time registration fee: $50

Monthly tuition:

$245 for 2x week class

 Walnut Woods and Water Works locations

Please email us if interested in 1x a week at a Des Moines site.

$100 for 1x week class

Keuhn Conservation location only

Drop-in class: $30 depending on availability

Registration for drop-in is below.

Scroll below to register for spring drop-in dates and 2023/2024 school year through Sawyer

Parent Handbook

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