Inviting all children ages 3 to 5 to join Miss Emily every week for nature themed lessons and activities!


Each day will include environmental education and literacy, a craft made from recycled materials, outdoor play and more! 


Each lesson is reserved for two groups of 12 children and has a minimum of 5 children to operate. 

Registration for each week will close on the Friday beforehand at 5:00pm.

Our School Year Schedule: ​

Starting September 1st, we will be holding Preschool Playdates weekly throughout the school year, except for holidays (see below), until the end of May 2021! The Summer schedule for June 2021 - August 2021 is coming next year!

Preschool Playdates will be held Monday - Friday from 9:00am - 1:00pm.

You can choose to register for the entire week, a three day a week option, and a two day a week option. If you need a specialized schedule, please email

For a one time Playdate the week of March 15th-19th register here:

For a recurring Playdate  beginning on March 15th-19th register here: 

Recurring Playdate (

*This option will save your credit card information and allow us to charge it weekly until you choose to cancel. 

Member Discount:

30 Year Member Levels will receive a discount on preschool playdates. You may choose to purchase a 30 year level membership with both registration options above. 

Monthly Themes: 

  • September - Life Around the Lagoon 

  • October - Long, Long Ago

  • November - Thankful for Fall 

  • December - Arctic Freeze 

  • January - Wild Weather 

  • February - The Deep Blue Sea

  • March - Spring has Sprung 

  • April - Earth Month 

  • May - Bugin' Out

Please have your child bring:

- Snack

- Lunch

- Reusable Water Bottle

- Weather appropriate clothing, closed toed shoes, and come wearing sunscreen - we will be outside!

- Lots of energy!



  • Weekly (5 days): $150

  • Three days: $95

  • Two days : $65

  • If you would like a one day a week option or specialized schedule, please email​

  • Membership Pricing: 30 year memberships and above will receive a 10% discount.

Refer a Playmate: 

If you refer a new playmate, a child who has never attended our Preschool Playdates Program, you and your new playmate will receive a one time 15% off code to use on your playdate! In order to receive the 15% off code, you and your new playmate must  email

Holidays: ​

  • Veterans Day - November 9th, 2020

  • Thanksgiving - November 23rd - November 27th 2020

  • Winter Holiday - December 21st - January 1st 2020

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day- January 18th, 2021

  • Presidents Day- February 12th and February 15th

If you have any questions about Preschool Playdates or registration please contact Miss Emily at:


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