Parent & Child Group

Led by a nurturing outdoor educator

This program is sponsored in part by a generous donation to create affordable family offerings in the Beaches Community supporting gentle parenting.

Hi!  I am Ashlyn and I will be leading the Parent-Child Group this Fall.  I also teach the Spring River Forest Program, an all-outdoor nature immersion class for homeschooling families.   You can learn more about me on the Staff and Faculty page. I am so excited to be bringing this offering to my own community.


Join me for an all-outdoor experience engaging and nurturing our children and ourselves in an all outdoors playgroup setting.


The focus of our time together will be how we can nourish ourselves as well as our connection to nature, our children, and each other. 


We will gather each week at a location in West Atlantic Beach, and support one another in our parenting journeys.

We will follow a Waldorf early childhood rhythm which will include a provided snack:


9:30  Free play- with an option for natural crafts for adults and children alike.  Gentle introduction of the day's topic for adults.

10:00 Circle with interactive seasonal songs

10:15  Wash hands, table setting, and snack

11:00  Play Time 

11:15  Seasonal Story

11:30  Goodbye

Each time we meet we will discuss various aspects of parenting, starting with the topic of the importance of lifelong interaction with nature.



This program is specially designed for parents/caregivers and their children ages 2 -4 years.  Because of space limitations and supplies, we ask for a ratio of one child per caregiver. Registration is limited to five caregivers and their children.  The price is reduced through generous community support to only $50 for a four-week session.

Next Session: Mondays beginning September 26, October 3, 17, and 24.