Big Trees Nature Program 

A parent and child nature class with Teacher Dawn

 

Welcome to Registration!  

  • Registrations are for Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday classes
  • Cost is $150 per session ($140 + $10 registration fee)
  • Each session is 7 weeks
  • Classes meet once a week for 90 minutes (7 classes total)
  • Only 12 children per class
  • Registrations are taken in the order they are received
  • If the class is full, register for the waitlist!

 

Fall Session: 

October 8, 2019- November 20, 2019

(Registration closed Friday, October 18, 2019 @ 9:00pm)

Fall Session Tuesday mornings @ 10:00 am- Registration Form (full)

Fall Session Wednesday afternoons @ 1:00 pm- Registration Form (full)

Fall Session Thursday mornings @ 10:00 am- Registration Form (full) 

 

Winter Session:

January 21, 2020 - March 11, 2020

(Registration Closed: Friday, January 31, 2020 @ 9:00pm)

Winter Session Tuesday mornings @ 10:00am- Registration Form (full)

Winter Session Wednesday afternoons @ 1:00pm- Registration Form (full)

Winter Session Thursday mornings @ 10:00am- Registration Form (full)

 

Spring Session:

April 21, 2020 - June 11, 2020

(Registration Closes: Friday, April 17, 2020 @ 9:00pm)

Spring Session Tuesday mornings @ 10:00am- Registration Form (full) - join waitlist

Spring Session Wednesday afternoons @ 1:00pm- Registration Form - 1 slot left!

Spring Session Thursday mornings @10:00am- Registration Form - 4 slots left!

 


 

About Big Trees

Who should enroll: Young children with an adult caregiver are welcome to explore!         
  • Children ages 2 years to 8 years 
  • Siblings welcome!
  • Siblings under 24 months do not need to register
  • Siblings over 24 month (by start of session) will need to register
  • Small class size: 12 enrolled children in each class
What happens during classes: Families are guided through various local green spaces with thoughtfully created lesson plans.           
  • Hiking and exploring
  • Circle time
  • Arts and crafts
  • Nature appreciation
  • Outdoor safety

When classes meet: Classes meet once a week for 7 weeks. There are 3 sessions: fall, winter, and spring. Each session requires a registration.           

Fall Session Classes are once a week. Choose one day.
    • (7) Tuesdays 10:00-11:30 AM - October 8, 15, 22, 29, November 5, 12, 19
    • (7) Wednesdays 1:00-2:30 PM - October 9, 16, 23, 30, November 6, 13, 20
    • (7) Thursdays 10:00-11:30 AM - October 10,17, 24, 31, November 7, 14, 21
  • Mandatory parent meeting for new families
    • Saturday, Oct 5 @ 9am
    • Cupertino Co-op Nursery School, 563 Fremont Ave., Sunnyvale CA 94087       
 Winter Session Classes are once a week. Choose one day.
    • (7) Tuesdays 10:00-11:30 AM - January 21, 28, February 4, 11, 25, March 3, 10 
    • (7) Wednesdays 1:00-2:30 PM - January 22, 29, February 5, 12, 26, March 4, 11 
    • (7) Thursdays 10:00-11:30 AM - January 23, 30, February 6, 13, 27, March 5, 12
  • Mandatory parent meeting for new families
    • Saturday, January 11th @ 10am
    • Cupertino Co-op Nursery School, 563 Fremont Ave., Sunnyvale CA 94087    
 Spring Session  Classes are once a week. Choose one day.
    • (7) Tuesdays 10:00-11:30 AM - April 7, 21, 28, May 5, 12, 19, 26 
    • (7) Wednesdays 1:00-2:30 PM- April 8, 22, 29, May 6, 13, 20, 27 
    • (7) Thursdays 10:00-11:30 AM - April 9, 23, 30, May 7, 14, 21, 28
  • Mandatory parent meeting for new families
    • Saturday, April 4th @ 10am
    • Cupertino Co-op Nursery School, 563 Fremont Ave., Sunnyvale CA 94087        

Where classes are located: Classes meet at different locations every week at local open spaces and preserves throughout Santa Clara County such as:

    • Ed Levin County Park 
    • Alviso Marina County Park
    • Picchetti Ranch Preserve
    • Sanborn County Park
    • And more!
    • Specific session schedule given the week prior to class starting