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Summer Courses

Three to Five Intensives

Join us in beautiful Keene, NH for a summer course.

Courses vary each year but generally include:

  • Child Development I & II

  • Introduction to Waldorf Early Childhood Education

  • Parent Child work in a Waldorf school (alternating years)

  • Post-graduate courses on a wide variety of topics


You may also be able to join as part of a class included in the certificate program by special request.

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"Sophia’s Hearth dives deeply into specialized topics relevant to the young child’s development and helps adults foster a deepened understanding of their own development." - Jill

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What you can expect

Your summer intensive course will include:

  • Daily movement education & circle games

  • 6 hours of daily instruction in classroom lecture and experiential/artistic work led by gifted and devoted faculty

  • Coffee and tea breaks in the morning and afternoon. Afternoon tea includes a snack

  • A delicious daily lunch served “under the tent” with plenty of opportunity to connect with other students and instructors

Registration Requirements

Classes are open to all with the exception of Child Development 2 (Child Development 1 or permission from Director) and post graduate courses (teaching certificate or permission). 

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