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Northwoods Forest School


Our Student-to-Guide ratio is considered for instruction, safety and professionalism. 

Our class is divided into Plane 2 students and Plane 3 students. We have two lead Guides and one assistant Guide, so there will always be ample supervision and support for the students. We also have volunteers that help out when we have bigger events, such as our yearly fundraising sale. 

All of our Guides, full-time/part-time,  have thorough background checks, basic first aid, are nature-based teaching certified and have a commitment to Northwoods Policies and core values. Our Guides are also certified nature-based teachers but also have Wilderness &/or Basic First Aid Certifications, as well as additional training and certifications in areas that benefit forest school education. Our volunteers are thoroughly-reviewed school families and pass background checks as well, we are very diligent in making sure your child is offered a safe and secure atmosphere as best as we can! 


Miss Sara

Program Director / Guide

Veteran homeschool educator, nature-based teaching certified, CPR/AED/ 1st Aid, Ministry Safe Cert

2022 - Present


Mrs T

Conventionally licensed teacher / Tutor

Subjects; english, art, social studies, science, math

2023 - Present

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Executive Administrator

NWFS Administration

Grant Writing

2023 - Present


Mr Joe


Mindfulness certification, Nature-based teaching certification, 1st Aid

2022 - Present


Mrs B

Music Instructor

General Music / Violin

Teaching veteran , seasoned Waldorf educator

2023 - Present

Man Laughing

Guest SPeaker

Small Engine



Girl with a Dress

Miss Amy

 Asst Guide

Outdoor enthusiast, Nature-based teaching certification


Girl with Hair Band


Music Assistant

2023 - 

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