Concepts Presented Artistically

A powerful drawing for a powerful human story

Building Confidence

Developing will and skill

Main Lesson Books

Created with colour and form

Friends Moving Together

Physical and social health

Music Is Necessary

Core to child development and the appreciation of beauty

A Quiver of Creativity and Academics

Archery training

Building Character

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Weaving Our Way Together

Maypole festival

Foundations of Thinking

Imaginative play

Wilderness Survival

Backcountry snowshoeing

Nelson Waldorf Childcare Centre News

The Nelson Waldorf Childcare Centre has openings in our half day and full day programs. We offer a creative, play based approach to learning and growing, in an amazing natural environment! Please contact us at or 250-352-6919

“The art is eternal; their shapes are changing.” ― Rudolf Steiner

New School Tuition Structure

Thanks to government grants and generous financial donations from our community, we are able to offer a new tuition that aims at making this amazing educational experience available to more families who are inspired to be a part of this educational movement. Contact us with any questions or to arrange a school visit.

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Windows on Waldorf

Our Windows on Waldorf Tours will run on select Thursdays each Season.  These tours provide a ‘window’ into our education as we begin in our Daycare and work our way through our campus and grade school.   We stand in the back of each room for a few moments and watch ‘Waldorf Education in Action’.

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Waldorf schools offer a developmentally appropriate, experiential, and academically rigorous approach to education. They integrate the arts in all academic disciplines for children from preschool through the upper grades to enrich learning. Waldorf Education offers an alternative school that inspires life-long learning.

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New Employment Opportunities

Stepping Into the Future:  Over the next three years, the Nelson Waldorf School is engaging in secession planning and in so doing, will be expanding and re-organizing its administrative structure. The Faculty and Board welcome applications from inspired, collaborative and experienced individuals who wish to join our vibrant school community.  These part-time administrative positions have the potential to grow into full-time employment.