Admission Process

Step-by-step

  1. ExploreAttend one of our two annual Open Houses to meet staff and current families, and to learn about The Cocoplum Way.

  2. Apply: Submit an online application and non-refundable $20 application fee using the links on the Admissions page.

  3. Schedule: A staff member will contact you to schedule a visit.

  4. Meet: During the visit, you will meet staff members, learn about our educational approach, and explore our nature school and mobile classroom.

  5. Test drive: To get the feel for the school without a caretaker present, the child will join us for a half-day.

  6. Commit: If it's decided that Cocoplum Nature School is a good fit for family and child, then you will request an enrollment spot.

  7. Register: Once a spot is available, you will be notified and invited to register.