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Saturdays in Asheville

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Forest Floor Wilderness Programs


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Twice-a-Month Saturday Program

​​Give it a try:  Now you can register for just one day or the entire season.

Ages:  6-13 (two groups)

  • ages 6-8
  • ages 9-13

Time: 10AM - 4PM*

*Times vary depending on which drop-off/pick-up location you choose(see below)

Dates:  September 14 & 28, October 5 & 19,  November 2, 16 & 23, December 7 (8 days total)


  •  $60 per one day registration
  • $400 for all 8 days (SAVE $80)
  • Choose which days work best for your schedule
  • Monthly payment plans available

NEW Convenient Drop-off & Pick-up Location:  We now provide transportation to and from the forest!

  • Choose either the program location at Shope Creek in East Asheville or Earthfare near downtown as your drop-off/pick-up location.
    • If you choose Shope Creek, drop-off is at 10:30AM and pick-up is at 3:20PM
    • If you choose Earthfare our staff will transport your children via passenger van from the city to the forest.  Drop-off is between 9:50-10AM in the Earthfare Westgate parking lot, pick-up is at 4PM at the same location.
    • NOTE:  Due to a number logistical concerns, whichever drop-off/pick-up location option  parents choose becomes their default and any changes must be approved by an administrator first.

Program Location: in E. Asheville at Shope Creek Wilderness

  • This is the forested location where the program takes place, and one of the two drop-off/pick-up location options.
  • Website of the Shope Creek Wilderness Collective

Registration for individual Saturdays closes on the Wednesday before that class.