PLEASE NOTE: RMSC Cumming Nature Center is closed from Sunday, November 13 through Wednesday, December 14. Trails and buildings are closed to the public.

Cumming Nature Center

Forest Schools

Cumming Nature Center recognizes the intrinsic relationship between children and nature. We offer three forest school programs that nurture this relationship through unstructured play, curiosity-driven exploratory learning, hands-on science projects, and outdoor skills development, all within a physically safe and emotionally supportive environment.

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Forest School Programs

  • Toddler Forest School

    Nurture you and your child’s relationship with nature through unstructured play and curiosity-driven learning. Parent or guardian must attend with child.

    • Cumming Nature Center
    • Infant to 4 years old

  • Cumming Nature Center Forest School

    Forest School provides children with the space to nurture their relationship with nature through unstructured play, curiosity-driven learning, hands-on projects and basic outdoor skills development.

    • Cumming Nature Center
    • 4-12 Years Old

  • Field Studies at Cumming Nature Center

    From soil science to wildlife management, Field Studies will prepare students to engage thoughtfully with the natural world using scientific methods and their own curiosity to analyze and address real-world problems.

    • Cumming Nature Center
    • 13-15 Years Old


Discover three floors filled with over 200 interactive science and history theme exhibits and science demonstrations.

Take a trip across the universe in our 65ft domed Star theater. Explore Star shows, laser shows, and featured giant screen films.