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Introducing Berks Nature Preschool

Berks Nature Preschool is opening at The Nature Place in Reading’s Angelica Park, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, beginning September 5. Before and aftercare are available. Growing Up Wild, a once-a-week preschool introduction, running from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Mondays, through May 21. Registration is open for both programs.
Nestled among nearly 100 acres of open space, the preschool classroom provides a unique opportunity for children to explore the natural world while becoming prepared for school.

“Berks Nature knows how important outdoor play is for a child’s development,” shares preschool Director Anne Muvdi. “Studies show participation in ‘wild’ nature before age 11 to be a particularly potent pathway toward shaping both environmental attitudes and behaviors in adulthood.”  


Cost: Mon. preschool: $50/child/Mon. Students must be registered by the Wed. before the Mon. they attend. Location: 575 St. Bernardine St., Reading., To schedule a tour or register, call 610-372-4992, ext. 115, or email For open house dates and more information, visit

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