In this rapidly growing field, our collective and individual strength is built on our collective and collaborative efforts as nature based early childhood professionals. Membership in California Association of Forest Schools provides us the opportunity to join together in creating a powerful constituency and support network for our work — and helps shape the future of nature based early childhood programs in CA. Membership also allows increased opportunities to engage with leaders in the field and access valuable tools and resources. You can select from the following membership levels.
Our members consist of individuals promoting professional excellence and best practices in nature based early childhood programs in California. Memberships terms last one year.
Early childhood educator, employed in a nature based early childhood program
Individuals wishing to engage with and support the work of nature based early childhood education
Individuals enrolled in a full-time, post-secondary program (student rate is valid for one year after graduation)
Listing in the Directory of Members
Opportunities to serve on volunteer CAFS committees
Discounts on professional workshops and conferences sponsored by CAFS
Donate to support our work! Together, we can educate our communities to better understand forest schools by providing ongoing professional development opportunities, events and workshops. By donating, you can help us alleviate costs for hosted teacher training and more!