Nurturing the whole person through the art of living

Madison County, NC

Who We Are

About Us


Nonprofit, Nature-Based Schools 
on two campuses in Madison County 

 

*Hot Springs
Community Preschool 

Preschool located in Hot Springs, NC 

*Woodson Branch
Nature School

K-8 located in Marshall, NC

 

 




CORE VALUES
Connect With Nature

We believe that farm-based, arts oriented education is among the most effective and promising forms of environmental.

HANDS-ON LEARNING
Arts Oriented Experiences

We believe that hands-on learning in nature builds confidence, self-awareness, and individual and collective responsibility.

Testimonials

WHAT OUR COMMUNITY IS SAYING

  • My daughter comes home every day with stories of her outdoor adventures and the fun she has exploring the forest with her teachers and friends. She is more engaged and excited to learn as her teachers support her academic growth through hands-on, meaningful projects. There is no doubt that she has developed a greater sense of independence and confidence since attending Woodson Branch... we are so grateful she has this opportunity!

    My daughter comes home every day with stories of her outdoor adventures and the fun she has exploring the forest with her teachers and friends. She is more engaged and excited to learn as her teachers support her academic growth through hands-on, meaningful projects. There is no doubt that she has developed a greater sense of independence and confidence since attending Woodson Branch... we are so grateful she has this opportunity!

    Dawn Mendonca Meskil
    WBNS Parent

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