Application and tuition
At the Balch Nature School, we nurture every child’s innate curiosity about the natural world through playful exploration and discovery in all seasons.
Children must be 3 years of age by October 1, of the year that they begin and must be fully toilet trained to enroll in the Balch Nature School. Applicants will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Prior students will be given precedence. We will notify you by mail of your child’s acceptance status.
We are in session from September through June, with school from 8:00 am until 1:00 pm.
Deposit payment is required to hold your place in the program. Deposit will be returned to applicants not enrolled.
Tuition for Voucher-Qualified Students
For 2-day, voucher qualified students, deposit will be returned for a child still attending BNS on December 1.
Tuition for Non-Voucher-Qualified Students