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Welcome to Sunbeam 

Earth-Based Learning for the New Generation

West Petaluma, CA 

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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 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 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

  • Family friendly Dia de los Muertos
    Fri, Nov 04
    Sunbeam Nature School
    Nov 04, 2022, 4:00 PM – Nov 05, 2022, 6:00 PM
    Sunbeam Nature School, 1002 Bodega Ave, Petaluma, CA 94952, USA
    The Sunbeam learning community is creating an altar that honors the animals that we have lost, in our families and in the world: animals en peligro de extincion. Come view and add to our altar, decorate a paper skull mask, feed our sheep, and enjoy food and drink from Taqueria Los Campos.

Contact Us

3 Natalie Circle Petaluma, CA 94952


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