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Our beautiful wooded campus 20 minutes east of Austin at 

921 Shiloh Rd, Bastrop, TX 78602


This program meets from 9:00am-3:00pm.


6-11 (and all graduates of Wild Life Forest Preschool)

Weekly Monday Program in Bastrop

Forest Roots is a weekly nature education course that runs each Monday during the school year for ages 6-11 in Bastrop, TX.

Students and instructors work closely in a variety of settings to develop skills that will lead to a deeper knowledge of the natural world and authentic connections to nature, awaken sensory awareness and cultivate knowledge of place, as well as build self confidence and peaceful interpersonal relationships.


At Earth Native, our unique teaching methods center around an "Invisible School" method of teaching and learning that is based on education models used by ancestral human communities across the world for thousands of years. Our teaching philosophies are based on natural learning cycles that use your child’s passions and natural inspirations as the spark that drives their education in the outdoors.


Each week at Earth Native's Forest Roots Program children will explore nature, hear inspiring stories, learn and practice wilderness skills, play games and incorporate core routines that help them develop strong skills and knowledge in areas such as:


  • Edible and Medicinal Plants

  • Wildlife Tracking 

  • Bird Language

  • Ecology

  • Wilderness Survival Skills

  • Natural Navigation

  • Knife Carving & Safety

  • Primitive Arts and Crafts

...and much more!

If your desired program is full, we recommend joining the waitlist (by using the enroll button above) right away. There is always a lot of movement in these programs.

2024-25 CALENDAR

First Day of class: September 9

Last Day of class: May 12

Holiday Breaks - No Classes

Thanksgiving Break - November 25-29

Winter Break - December 23-Jan 3

Spring Break - March 10-21


Students are divided into 2 programs based on age.

Pocket Gophers- Ages 6-7

Must be 6 years old by 9/30/24.

Porcupines - Ages 8-11

Must be 8 years old by 9/30/24.

*WLFP graduates who are 5+ may enroll in the Forest Roots 'Pocket Gophers' program


A $300 registration fee per program spot is required at the time of enrollment. This fee is non-refundable and non-transferable should you withdraw anytime after enrolling.

For more information about this program give us a call at
512-299-8870 or email us at



$221 a month: After paying the $300 registration fee, your tuition can be paid in 9 installments of $221 each month from September- May.


Tuition is $1895 per student if paying in full at the time of enrollment or by 8/1, PLUS the $300 registration fee per program spot.

Anchor 1

Visit Day Info
April 9, 2024 

Early Enrollment


For more information about this program give us a call at

512-299-8870 or email us at

For Current Students
Password was emailed to you in your Program Details

Purchase an Earth Native Klean Kanteen Bottle

Available to buy during registration - pick up at class!

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Klean Kanteen

27 oz, Stainless Steel Water Bottle with Sports Top $25

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Klean Kanteen

16 oz, TKWide Insulated Hot/Cold Beverage Bottle with Leak-Proof Cafe Cap $25


Klean Kanteen

32 oz, Insulated Wide Mouth Water Bottle with Chug Cap $45



Click through to learn more about our school's campus

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Your child will need to have a Mora Fixed Blade Knife (Stainless Steel blade) for this program. These are readily available to buy online or you can purchase one from us during registration. 

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