One Room School Crew


(7-14 years old)


Our program is completely individualized for each child.  One room school students are found working on their math and reading lessons, taking notes during a Main Lesson (and making their own textbooks), exploring electives, or following their own passion for knowledge during Passion Project time. We do not consider ourselves an academically rigorous program, but allow learners to dive as deep into a subject as they would like to go.   We do not have grades or report cards.

We have a maximum of 12 students on campus at any time, in order to keep our guide:students ratio around 1:4

They spend an average of two hours every day outside, engaged in outdoor learning, work, and play.

Every week we have at least one Adventure Day where we take the entire school out to explore all that the Twin Cities metro area has to offer.  Parents are invited and encouraged (but not required) to come along as a part of the membership experience.



Forest Classroom

Passion Projects

Independent Reading & Math

Weekly Adventure Days


Indoor Environment

Our learning space is very carefully and consciously designed to promote a calm, nurturing, and comfortable environment for our students.

Elements like aromatherapy, natural woods, fibers, crystals, meditation, and in-school therapy animals are used to create a soothing and inviting space to learn and grow.

Forest Classroom

We use our 15 acres of forest, trails, marsh, grasslands and pond as a year-round outdoor classroom.

Students spend 1-3 hours outdoors each day, working with our Forest Wisdom School guide as well as in free imaginative play.

Individual Math/Reading

Since every student progresses at their own pace, we use individualized math and reading programs for each child.  Every student is met exactly where they need to be to continue to learn, challenge themselves, and grow into confident and competent students.

Passion Projects

Students are given the time and space to pursue their own interests at the end of every day.  Guides assist students in planning their projects and will make connections within our community if there are subject matter experts who can become mentors.  Some examples of past passion projects are :

-Aluminum Foundry

-Sewing (clothing, stuffies)

-Soap making

-Entrepreneurship (business startups)

-Stop-Motion Animation (clay)

-3D Modeling and Printing

-Website design & coding

-Watercolor painting

-and more!!!


We partner and contract with local and national companies to offer joyful, high-interest electives that our students can choose from:

BadWolf Adventure Studios- Dungeons & Dragons


Good Knight Child Empowerment Network 501(c)3-

Reiki for Kids, ABC’s of Safety, Quantum Human Design


Coherence Education for Kids-

HeartMath, Animal Communication, Universal Geometry…and more