Welcome to Sunbeam 

Earth-Based Learning for the New Generation

West Petaluma, CA 


Latest News

Enrollment is Open

We have open spots in:

  • Ladybugs, half day/full day (18mos - 3yrs)

  • Dragonflies, half day/full day (3 - 6yrs)

  • Afternoon Play + Farm Clubs (4-8yrs)

To learn about our application process, please click the Apply Now tab.

Nature Camps

If your child's school is on a year-round schedule and you are interested in a camp during their upcoming break, please contact shawna@sunbeamnatureschool.org with your dates of need. We'd love to make this work for you!

How to Tour

Both a virtual tour and in-person visit are required for enrollment. Schedule below or email admissions@sunbeamnatureschool.org if you need alternatives dates/times.

Wednesday, Aug 31 5:30pm Register Here

To schedule an in-person visit, Click Here


David Sobel

"What's important is that children have an opportunity to bond with nature, to learn to love it, before being asked to heal its wounds."

Upcoming Events

  • Equinox Rain Party + Gear Swap!
    Sep 18, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Petaluma, 1002 Bodega Ave, Petaluma, CA 94952, USA
    Let's play in the rain! Bring your gently used, no longer needed rain gear for a clothing swap. (Note: Event will be canceled if thunder storms are predicted.)

Contact Us

3 Natalie Circle Petaluma, CA 94952


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