District Schedule:Normal
School in the Woods

Our Monthly Field Notes:

Check out our 2019-20 newspaper project: Our School in the Woods community Newsletter Club "papers"

Whisper of the Woods Editions:


School Day: 8:35AM - 3:35PM

Wednesday late start:

10:35AM - 3:35PM




Or email:


School in the Woods is unable to offer before or after school care.

We started with our 2020-21 SITW naturalists on Monday, August 24. We are eager to see them and get to know one another.

We know things are a bit different, but we plan to hold true to our SITW mission of learning in, about, and from the natural world.

Want to order SITW
spirit wear for Fall 2020?

Click to view your choice of catalogs:

Current Class
20-21 Spirit Wear Catalog

Click to view and print the corresponding order sheet.

Thinking about having your child attend SITW for the 2021-2022 school year?

To learn about our application process-

(Note: This is from last year and will change in January, 2021.)

It is very important that potential students learn about our school before applying. Students and families should truly be aware of

the commitment and responsibility that attending

our school requires.


Exciting News!!  

Thanks to the Every Kid in a Park initiative, all 4th graders and their families will be invited to visit our country’s outdoor treasures and historic sites anytime they like during the 2020-2021 school year…free of charge!​


Plan a trip to park this year. 


Click here for 
"What's Happening at School in the Woods"

"Nature is an educational stimulus of rare force."
-Enos Mills, father of Rocky Mountain National Park