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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

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

Fall 2023 Locations

(Registration opens February 3rd)

Mornings from 9:30-12:00

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

Month-by-month:  $240 

No long-term commitment

Semester: (19 weeks)  $1100 

Fall semester runs August 30th-January 20th

No classes week of

November 21st or December 26th

Spring semester runs January 24th-June 9th

No classes week of March 13th

School year: $2000 

August 30th-June 9th

No classes week of

November 21st, December 26th, and March 13th

Drop-in class: $35 depending on availability

Please email us to discuss drop-in options.

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