Nurturing the whole person through the art of living

Madison County, NC
About Us

Founded in 2008, MCCLC began in Hot Springs, NC serving children ages 3 – 12 years old with Preschool, Transitional Kindergarten, After School, Home School Support, and Summer Camps. The non-profit became an NC state licensed child care facility, securing and maintaining the state approval as five star rated in all programs. It went from serving 10 students per year in 2008, to serving an average of 50 students per year currently. Students come from all over the county and across the state line from Tennessee.

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CORE VALUES
Connect With Nature

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

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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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