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July 11, 2021

Forest School at RMSC’s Cumming Nature Center is Accepting Applications for the 2021-22 School Year

WHAT: The Rochester Museum & Science Center’s (RMSC) Cumming Nature Center (CNC) is gearing up for the 2021-2022 school year and registration for Forest School is now open to the general public. 

CNC’s suite of Forest School outdoor education programs provide children ages 1-15 with the space to nurture a relationship with nature through curiosity-driven exploratory learning, hands-on projects, outdoor skills development, and unstructured play; all within a physically safe and emotionally supportive environment. Through Forest School, students learn to be resilient, self-reliant, and confidently inquisitive.

Families curious about Forest School opportunities for their children are invited to visit CNC for a Forest School Open House on Sunday, July 11, from 1-3pm. CNC education staff will be on-site to talk about Forest School, lead hands-on activities, and answer questions. This Open House is designed for parents and children alike to become familiar with the program as they consider joining for a semester or full year. This is a drop-in event, with no advanced registration necessary.

Forest School applications will be accepted until August 1, 2021. For inquiries about the program and assistance with registration, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 585.271.4320.


Forest School registration is open and CNC will be accepting applications through August 1, 2021.

Forest School Open House at CNC will be held on Sunday, July 11, from 1-3pm.


Families with children ages 1-15


RMSC’s Cumming Nature Center

6472 Gulick Road

Naples, NY 14512

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