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SHADE CANYON

Founding a Waldorf-Inspired School
in Lake County, CA

 

OUR MISSION

We are a dedicated group of dreamers

working to build a tuition-free,

Waldorf-inspired public charter school.

We believe that by honoring simplicity,

we will nurture the spark of the individual

and nourish a thriving community. 

We aim to open our doors in the Fall of 2022 in Kelseyville, California.

Please join us in our mission to cultivate inspired learners 

through Waldorf-inspired education.

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Are you a parent interested in having your child attend Shade Canyon? 
Are you a community member who wants to volunteer?

 

OUR PURPOSE

Bringing tuition-free, Waldorf-inspired education to Lake County

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BUILDING COMMUNITY

Connecting with Families

HOSTING PLAYGROUPS

Letting Nature Shine

FOUNDING A SCHOOL

One Step at a Time

 
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OUR INSPIRATION

The Waldorf Method

The Waldorf approach flows to us through a century of tradition, yet it’s an education model that dynamically responds to the place and the people where it settles.


This lasting education fosters dynamic thinking, creativity, and compassion – inspiring children to contribute their unique gifts to the world.

Over 1,000 Waldorf schools worldwide focus on nurturing the whole child. At Shade Canyon, our Waldorf-inspired education centers around inspiring lifelong learners.

 

OUR ROOTS

Long ago, high on dry and brush-covered Mount Konocti, a saddle canyon created a haven of shade. There, a grove of canyon oaks grew up together. Their thick trunks now spiral up a hundred feet, into a canopy that refreshes any traveler that passes by.


We want to be a shade canyon, too, where inspired learners can sink their roots deep and reach for the sky.

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"For even the wisest can learn incalculably much
from children."

Rudolph Steiner

 
 

CONNECT WITH US

We want to hear about you!

Please take our Community Interest Survey

or drop us a note.

PO Box 627, Kelseyville, CA 95451

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