Sienna Ranch Classes


Register for Classes Online

Registration opens Wednesday May 15th, 2019 at 10:00am!

Before registering, please read and understand our refund and discount policies.

Questions about our hot/wet weather policies?  Read our Rain or Shine suggestions for more information about how we embrace exposure and the elements.


Nature Classes

Let's Play at the Ranch
Ages 3-4 and Caregiver

Let’s Play at the Ranch

CLASS TUITION: $216 for 8 weeks      Register Here
GRADES: Preschool & PreK (ages 3-4), with accompanying adult caregiver
CLASS SIZE: max 8
CLASS DURATION: 1 Hour 30 Minutes

Children and their caregivers will love this opportunity for a weekly visit to Sienna Ranch together. Each week will offer new wonders as you experience the ranch and her residents with the change of the seasons. Gardening, harvesting, crafting, and animal interactions will make up our weekly routine.

Students in the program are:

  • Able to listen to instruction from teacher or caretaker
  • Able to stay with the group
  • Gentle with our animal friends
  • Excited to be outside in all weather conditions and get a bit dirty.

 Note: This class is designed for one student and one caretaker per registration. An infant sibling that is able to be happily worn by the parent/guardian for the full 75 minutes may attend Let’s Play at the Ranch at no extra charge. Unfortunately, other siblings, extra adults or visitors cannot attend. 

Jr Ranchers
Prek-1st Grade

Junior Ranchers

CLASS TUITION: $386 for 8 weeks  Register Here 
GRADES: PreK-1st (PreK= at least 4 years old as of September 1, 2019)
CLASS SIZE: max 8 
CLASS DURATION: 3 Hours 25 Minutes

*Springhill Elementary Pick Up (Hike) Option (Wednesday)- FREE of Charge, choose option when registering. If there are less than 4 students registered for Springhill hike for any of the classes the hike may be cancelled.*

A unique program designed for this special age when everything is exciting and magical. Junior Ranchers will love getting to know the ranch animals, discovering our garden, making nature themed crafts, and enjoying unstructured nature play, exploration, and observation. In addition, each session will feature an opportunity to groom the pony, try out archery, and make a wood craft in our carpentry workshop.

Students in this program are:

  • Able to use the restroom independently
  • Able to listen to verbal directions in an outdoor environment
  • Able to stay with the teacher
  • Emotionally ready to spend 3 ½ hours away from parents/caregivers
  • Ready to be outside in all weather conditions and get dirty
Explorers
1st-6th Grade

Explorers

CLASS TUITION: $376 for 8 weeks  Register Here 
GRADES: 1st-2nd, 3rd-4th, 5th-6th
CLASS SIZE: max 10 
CLASS DURATION: 3 Hours 25 Minutes

*Springhill Elementary Pick Up (Hike) Option (Wednesday)- FREE of Charge, choose option when registering. If there are less than 4 students registered for Springhill hike for any of the classes the hike may be cancelled.*

The Sienna Ranch Explorers program develops a deep connection to the natural world by offering fun, exciting and diverse outdoor experiences. Our core activities include hiking, survival skills, animal interaction, wild tending, homesteading skills, cooking, nature based crafts, games, unstructured nature play, exploration, observation, and seasonal gardening.

Each session we offer the opportunity to earn a Sienna Ranch Certification Badge. Certification Badges are a fun and non-competitive way to focus our explorations, and to delve deeper into topics such as first aid, oak tree care, shelter building and much more. We will take a little time each week to build the skills and knowledge required to earn the session’s Badge. Certification topics rotate on a three year cycle. You may join at any part of the cycle — classes start every 8 weeks during the school year.

Students in the program are:

  • Able to listen to verbal directions in an outdoor environment
  • Willing to participate in group activities
  • Able to focus on a project for 20-30 minutes
  • Able to hike minimum one mile with a full backpack
  • Ready to be outside in all weather conditions and get dirty

Nature Sages
7th-9th Grade

Nature Sages

Class Tuition: $489/8-week session (includes food for one overnight campout)  Register Here
GRADES:     7th-9th 
CLASS SIZE: 10 (Friday class is 20 with two instructors)
CLASS DURATION: 3 Hours, 25 Minutes

 Campout Note: There is one overnight campout each session in lieu of regular class, usually Week #7.  The campout may be at Sienna Ranch or will be within a one-hour drive.  Exact dates will be given closer to the start of each session.   

*Connecting Waters Charter School does not cover the overnight so please be prepared to pay $61 and Connecting Waters will cover the remainder of the class.

Sienna Ranch’s Nature Sages Teen Program is designed to deepen each student’s connection with nature while building an individual sense of self and purpose. Through hands-on creative projects we will build skills related to survival, nature connection, homesteading, and ancient arts. By fostering an awareness of the outside world, we will build connections to our inner experience through personal reflection and group activities. Nature Sages will have the opportunity to grow as leaders and mentors by facilitating activities for our younger students- the Explorers and Junior Ranchers. Hiking, team building activities, and animal interactions/care will be regular aspects of the program as well. There will be opportunity to directly apply learned survival skills in the campout held once a session.

Nature Sages is open to all levels of experience. Whether you have grown up at Sienna Ranch or you are joining us for the very first time- everyone is welcome!

Students in the program are:

  • Able to hike minimum two miles with a full backpack
  • Able to sit and participate in group discussions
  • Able to focus on a project for up to an hour
  • Excited to challenge themselves in new ways
  • Willing to work hard on projects that benefit the Ranch community
  • Stoked to spend a night camping at the ranch or offsite
  • Ready to be outside in all weather conditions and get dirty
Friday Extensions
PreK-9th Grade

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Class Tuition: $345/8-week session  Register Here 
GRADES (as of September 2019): K- 3rd
CLASS SIZE: 8 max 
CLASS DURATION: Fridays 9-10:20am

The Morning Equestrian Extension is an introduction for young horse enthusiasts at that special age when everything is exciting and magical. They will delight in learning about all aspects of horses and the special bonds that can be formed with them. In addition to learning about all of the Sienna Ranch equines, students will practice caring for them through tasks such as grooming. They will also enjoy horse-related games and art projects and learn how to identify horses by breed, color, and other features. Through a rich variety of unmounted activities students will learn how to become comfortable, confident, and safe around horses. Many classes will include a short ride with instruction for each student. This class will be held rain or shine.

Riding Cancellation Note:

We understand that the riding component of our programs is very important to our students and will always do our best to ride as planned. We do reserve the right to cancel the riding component of our lessons without notice for the safety of our students and/or horses. We will always use our non-riding time to learn valuable lessons about horse care, anatomy, tack, vaulting or ground skills to create well-rounded, holistic horse people. We are unable to offer make-up riding time for any group classes or camps.  


Junior Woodworking Extension

Class Tuition: $139/8-week session  Register Here 
GRADES (as of September 2019): PreK-2nd
CLASS SIZE: 8 max CLASS DURATION: 2:00-2:55pm Fridays

Explorers and Junior Ranchers students grades PreK-2nd, have an opportunity to add one hour of woodworking class to their day. Woodworking Extension is offered as an additional hour of programming following class on Fridays.  Enrollment requires being signed up to attend one of the Friday morning classes.


Gardening Extension 

Class Tuition: $139/8-week session  Register Here 
GRADES (as of September 2019): PreK-2nd, 3rd-6th
CLASS SIZE: 8 max for PreK-2nd; 10 max for 3rd-6th
CLASS DURATION: 2:00-2:55pm Fridays

Work with our Garden Staff to make our garden grow! Students will help with a variety of activities such as sowing seeds and tending seedlings in the greenhouse, transplanting and weeding, sheet mulching, and turning the compost piles that nourish our many organic garden beds. Gardening extension students will also learn about entrepreneurship by helping  prepare seasonal harvests for the Sienna Ranch Farm Stand whose funds are by donation only and are for the Scholarship Fund. We will occasionally cook from the garden too!


Archery Extension

Class Tuition: $139/8-week session  Register Here 
GRADES (as of September 2019): 3rd-6th
CLASS SIZE: 8 max
CLASS DURATION: 2:00-2:55pm Fridays

Explorers students, 3rd grade and up, have an opportunity to add one hour of archery class to their Explorers program. Archery Extension is available as a pre-extension following the Friday Explorers and requires enrollment in the Explorers class before to the extension in order to attend. See more info about our Archery Program below in the Archery Class section.


Morning Woodshop Extension

Class Tuition: $221/8-week session  Register Here 
GRADES (as of September 2019): 4th-9th
CLASS SIZE: 8 max CLASS DURATION: Fridays 9-10:20am

A hybrid between our Junior Woodshop and Tree Forts & More class. We will create take-home projects that help develop foundational carpentry skills and safe tool use including saws, hammers, and hand drills. We will also participate in at least one guided construction project at the tree fort or other Sienna Ranch nature structure. No prior experience necessary, and most projects can be scaled up for more experienced builders.

Students in this program are:

    • Aware of their surroundings when using sharp tools
    • Able to accept when projects don’t turn out exactly as imagined or mistakes are made
    • Able to follow verbal directions in a distracting and noisy woodshop setting shared with other students

 

  • Excited to learn new tools and techniques

Pottery Extension

Class Tuition: $139/8-week session  Register Here 
GRADES (as of September 2019): 5th-9th 
CLASS SIZE: 8 max 
CLASS DURATION: 2:00-2:55pm Fridays

Pottery students will learn basic hand building techniques while drawing inspiration from the natural landscape and ranch life surrounding us. We will touch upon elements of design, texture, balance, and fundamentals of construction and glaze application.  Any level of clay experience is welcome. Projects will be designed to cumulatively build skills and inspire creativity. Pottery Extension is offered to Explorers (5th-6th) and Nature Sages (7th-9th) on Fridays following the morning programming.


Nature Sages Apprentice Extension

Class Tuition: Thursday Extension- $263/8-week session 
Class Tuition: Friday - $139/8-week session      Register Here
GRADES:     7th-9th 
CLASS SIZE: 10 
CLASS DURATION: Thursday 1:30-3:20pm or Friday 2:00-2:55pm

Note: Thursday extension is open to students enrolled in any of our Nature Sage classes (Wednesday, Thursday or Friday). Thursday morning Nature Sages wishing to enroll in Apprentice Extension must enroll in Ranch Connection also.

Friday Apprentice Extension is only open to students enrolled in Friday Nature Sages

*Credit available if apprentice volunteer agreement is fulfilled by assisting in holiday and summer camps; more information upon applying. If original tuition is paid with Charter School Funds Sienna Ranch will provide families a Sienna Ranch Credit to be used for any future programming desired. 

Nature Sages Apprentice Extension focuses on developing leadership skills under the careful mentorship of Sienna Ranch instructors. Apprentice Extension students may find themselves working in our scholarship garden, honing their naturalist skills, learning how to lead games and tell stories for younger students, and engaging in discussions and personal reflection on their leadership style and values. Sages will also be mentored through what it means to be an instructor’s assistant at the ranch, while having fun at our favorite spots around the property. Apprentice Extension is geared towards preparing students for being assistants in Sienna Ranch camps, however being an assistant is not a requirement.

NOTE: Thursday Apprentice Extension is a longer class, so Thursday Apprentice Extension students will go deeper into mentorship and leadership skills. Thursday Apprentices will get the opportunity to directly mentor younger Explorers students while being observed and mentored by their Sienna Ranch instructor.


Market Farming Extension and Produce Box

Class Tuition: $172/8-week session (this price includes four bi-weekly take-home produce boxes)      Register Here
GRADES:     5th-9th 
CLASS SIZE: 4 
CLASS DURATION: 1 Hour, offered Fridays 2-2:55pm

Ever wanted to know how real farmers grow food for market? In Market Farming Extension we will learn real farm techniques such as efficient planting, crop selection and rotation, organic pest management, and natural soil care. By the end of this class, participants will be able to plan, manage, harvest and prepare produce for the market or the table.

Every other week we will harvest a personalized farm produce box to take home for dinner. Each bi-weekly produce box will contain about three fresh bundles of greens to share with your family, as well as other seasonal gems such as chicken eggs, red radishes, fruit, or flowers to brighten your home, see picture below for an example. The included produce box cost goes to the Emilie Inman Memorial Scholarship Fund.


Ranch Connection

Ranch Connection
PreK-9th Grade

Ranch Connection

Class Tuition: $93/8-week session  Register Here 
GRADES (as of September 2019): PreK-2nd, 3rd-8th
CLASS SIZE: 15 max in each age group
CLASS DURATION: 12:30-1:30pm either Tuesday or Thursday

Ranch Connection is a great way to dig in and feel more connected to daily life on the Ranch! We will have time to rest and enjoy any remaining snack or lunch before getting to work in the garden, animals, or program zones.


Archery Classes

Archery Adventures
3rd-9th Grade

Archery Adventures

Class Tuition: $263/8-week session  Register Here 
GRADES (as of September 2019): 3rd-9th 
CLASS SIZE: 8 max 
CLASS DURATION: 1:30-3:20pm choose either Tuesday or Thursday

Come experience the thrill of shooting a bow and arrow! Each week students are encouraged to focus on a specific aspect of their shooting form, while reviewing skills learned in previous classes. After gaining a basic level of proficiency and safety, archers may choose to challenge themselves and keep track of their progress through a scoring system. This class is appropriate for beginners and returning archers. With a fully covered shooting line, classes will be held rain or shine!

Students in this program are:

  • Able to focus on shooting archery for periods of 45 minutes at a time
  • Able to closely follow safety rules and act calmly on the archery range
  • Excited about continuously honing their archery skills and comfortable receiving constructive feedback
  • Able to follow verbal directions in an outdoor environment with a lot of distractions
Coyote Club Archery
3rd-9th Grade

Coyote Club Archery

Class Tuition: $221/8-week session  Register Here 
GRADES (as of September 2019): 3rd-9th 
CLASS SIZE: 8 max 
CLASS DURATION: 3:30-4:55pm choose either Tuesday or Thursday

*Springhill Elementary Pick Up (Walk) Option (Tuesday and Thursday)- FREE of Charge, choose option when registering. If there are less than 4 students registered for Springhill hike for any of the Coyote Club Classes the hike may be cancelled.*

Come experience the thrill of shooting a bow and arrow! Each week students are encouraged to focus on a specific aspect of their shooting form, while reviewing skills learned in previous classes. After gaining a basic level of proficiency and safety, archers may choose to challenge themselves and keep track of their progress through a scoring system. This class is appropriate for beginners and returning archers. With a fully covered shooting line, classes will be held rain or shine!

Students in this program are:

  • Able to focus on shooting archery for periods of 45 minutes at a time
  • Able to closely follow safety rules and act calmly on the archery range
  • Excited about continuously honing their archery skills and comfortable receiving constructive feedback
  • Able to follow verbal directions in an outdoor environment with a lot of distractions
Private Archery
Ages 6+

Private Archery

Class Tuition: $43 for a 30 minute lesson; $152 for a 4 lesson package Register Here 
GRADES (as of September 2019): 1st- adult
CLASS SIZE: 1 on 1 lesson with instructor
CLASS DURATION: 30 minute lesson slots on Sundays between 4-6pm (daylight permitting)

Individualized, one-on-one instruction and coaching from one of our experienced archery instructors. Available during the Fall and Spring only (due to limited daylight in winter). For more information, or to schedule a Private Archery Lesson, call our office: (925) 283-6311. Please call/email and Schedule before Purchasing any Private Archery on the registration system.

Each student qualifies for one makeup lesson per session IF we have enough notice to tell our staff your child will be absent.
**AM LESSONS** must be canceled by 4pm the evening prior.
**PM LESSONS** must be canceled by 9am the morning of the lesson.


Pottery Classes

Critters and Clay
PreK-9th Grade

Critters & Clay

Class Tuition: $263/ 8-week session  Register Here 
GRADES (as of September 2019): PreK-2nd on Tuesday, 3rd-9th Thursday 
CLASS SIZE: 8 
CLASS DURATION: 1:30-3:20pm choose either Tuesday or Thursday based on age

Pottery students will learn basic hand building techniques while drawing inspiration from the natural landscape and ranch life surrounding us. The majority of our time will be spent working on clay projects, and some days may include visiting animals, spending time in the garden, or exploring our rich natural play areas. We will touch upon elements of design, texture, balance, and fundamentals of construction and glaze application. Any level of clay experience is welcome. Projects will be designed to cumulatively build skills and inspire creativity.

Students in this program are:

  • Able to follow directions in an outdoor environment
  • Open to new experiences
  • Able to accept when projects don’t turn out exactly as imagined or mistakes are made
Coyote Club Pottery
PreK-9th Grade

Coyote Club Pottery

Class Tuition: $221/8-week session  Register Here 
GRADES (as of September 2019): 3rd-6th Tuesdays, PreK-2nd Thursdays 
CLASS SIZE: 8 max 
CLASS DURATION: 3:30-4:55pm choose either Tuesday or Thursday based on age

*Springhill Elementary Pick Up (Walk) Option (Tuesday and Thursday)- FREE of Charge, choose option when registering. If there are less than 4 students registered for Springhill hike for any of the Coyote Club Classes the hike may be cancelled.*

Pottery students will learn basic hand building techniques while drawing inspiration from the natural landscape and ranch life surrounding us. We will touch upon elements of design, texture, balance, and fundamentals of construction and glaze application. Any level of clay experience is welcome. Projects will be designed to cumulatively build skills and inspire creativity.

Students in this program are:

  • Able to follow directions in an outdoor environment
  • Open to new experiences
  • Able to accept when projects don’t turn out exactly as imagined or mistakes are made

Riding and Horsemanship Classes

Jr Riding Club
PreK-2nd Grade

Junior Riding Club

Class Tuition: $422/8-week session  Register Here 
GRADES: PreK-2nd (PreK= at least 4 years old as of September 1, 2019)
CLASS SIZE: 8 max
CLASS DURATION: Tuesday 1:30-3:20pm

*Springhill Elementary Pick Up Walk Option- FREE of Charge, choose option when registering. If there are less than 4 students registered for Springhill walk for any classes the hike may be cancelled.*

Junior Riding Club is an introduction for young horse enthusiasts at that special age when everything is exciting and magical. They will delight in learning about all aspects of horses and the special bonds that can be formed with them. In addition to learning about all of the Sienna Ranch equines, students will practice caring for them through tasks such as grooming. They will also enjoy horse-related games and art projects and learn how to identify horses by breed, color, and other features. Through a rich variety of unmounted activities students will learn how to become comfortable, confident, and safe around horses.
Many classes will include a short ride with instruction for each student. This class will be held rain or shine.

*This class is the home school equivalent of Coyote Club Equestrian Junior.

Riding Cancellation Note:

We understand that the riding component of our programs is very important to our students and will always do our best to ride as planned. We do reserve the right to cancel the riding component of our lessons without notice for the safety of our students and/or horses. We will always use our non-riding time to learn valuable lessons about horse care, anatomy, tack, vaulting or ground skills to create well-rounded, holistic horse people. We are unable to offer make-up riding time for any group classes or camps.  

Coyote Club Equestrian Junior
PreK-2nd Grade

Coyote Club Equestrian Junior

Class Tuition: $345/8-week session  Register Here 
GRADES: PreK-2nd (PreK= at least 4 years old as of September 1, 2019)
CLASS SIZE: 8 max
CLASS DURATION: Tuesday 3:30-4:55pm

*Springhill Elementary Pick Up Walk Option (Tuesday)- FREE of Charge, choose option when registering. If there are less than 4 students registered for Springhill walk for any classes the hike may be cancelled.*

Coyote Club Equestrian Junior is an introduction for young horse enthusiasts at that special age when everything is exciting and magical. They will delight in learning about all aspects of horses and the special bonds that can be formed with them. In addition to learning about all of the Sienna Ranch equines, students will practice caring for them through tasks such as grooming. They will also enjoy horse-related games and art projects and learn how to identify horses by breed, color, and other features. Through a rich variety of unmounted activities students will learn how to become comfortable, confident, and safe around horses. Many classes will include a short ride with instruction for each student. This class will be held rain or shine.

*This class is the After School equivalent of Junior Riding Club.  

Riding Cancellation Note:

We understand that the riding component of our programs is very important to our students and will always do our best to ride as planned. We do reserve the right to cancel the riding component of our lessons without notice for the safety of our students and/or horses. We will always use our non-riding time to learn valuable lessons about horse care, anatomy, tack, vaulting or ground skills to create well-rounded, holistic horse people. We are unable to offer make-up riding time for any group classes or camps.  

Horse Experience
3rd-6th Grade

Horse Experience

Class Tuition: $422/8-week session  Register Here 
GRADES: 3rd-6th
CLASS SIZE: 8 max
CLASS DURATION: Thursay 1:30-3:20pm

Take your love of horses to the next level with our Horse Experience program! This class is a great opportunity for both new and experienced students to learn about horse care and history while meeting other equine enthusiasts. Students will practice their horse-handling skills through hands-on activities like grooming and learning about tack and increase their knowledge about horses in history and culture through a variety of modalities including art, games, discussion, and literature.
This class will include mini riding lessons for each student. Class will be held rain or shine.

*This class is the home school equivalent of Coyote Club Equestrian Senior.

Riding Cancellation Note:

We understand that the riding component of our programs is very important to our students and will always do our best to ride as planned. We do reserve the right to cancel the riding component of our lessons without notice for the safety of our students and/or horses. We will always use our non-riding time to learn valuable lessons about horse care, anatomy, tack, vaulting or ground skills to create well-rounded, holistic horse people. We are unable to offer make-up riding time for any group classes or camps.  

Coyote Club Equestrian Senior
3rd-6th Grade

Coyote Club Equestrian Senior

Class Tuition: $345/8-week session  Register Here 
GRADES: 3rd-6th
CLASS SIZE: 8 max
CLASS DURATION: Tuesday 3:30-4:55pm

*Springhill Elementary Pick Up Walk Option (Thursday)- FREE of Charge, choose option when registering. If there are less than 4 students registered for Springhill walk for any classes the hike may be cancelled.*

Take your love of horses the next level with our Coyote Club Equestrian Senior program! This class is a great opportunity for both new and experienced students to learn about horse care and history while meeting other equine enthusiasts. Students will practice their horse-handling skills through hands-on activities like grooming and learning about tack and increase their knowledge about horses in history and culture through a variety of modalities including art, games, and discussion.
This class will include mini riding lessons for each student. Class will be held rain or shine.

*This class is the After School equivalent of the Horse Experience class.  

Riding Cancellation Note:

We understand that the riding component of our programs is very important to our students and will always do our best to ride as planned. We do reserve the right to cancel the riding component of our lessons without notice for the safety of our students and/or horses. We will always use our non-riding time to learn valuable lessons about horse care, anatomy, tack, vaulting or ground skills to create well-rounded, holistic horse people. We are unable to offer make-up riding time for any group classes or camps. 


Woodshop Classes

Junior Woodshop
PreK-2nd Grade

Junior Woodshop

Class Tuition: $263/8-week session  Register Here 
GRADES: PreK-2nd (PreK= at least 4 years old by September 1, 2019)
CLASS SIZE: 8 max
CLASS DURATION: Thursday 1:30-3:20pm

Junior Woodshop is a fun-filled introduction into the world of woodworking, specifically designed for our youngest students, up to 2nd grade. Students will use fine motor skills to forge a strong connection between the hands and the mind. The Sienna Ranch Woodshop values the process over the product. Students are encouraged to try new ideas, to exercise their imagination and creativity, and are allowed to make mistakes in a safe environment. In this class, students will have the opportunity to build approximately 4 take-home projects over the session. The projects will increase in difficulty as the session progresses, and students will be given increased freedom to use their imagination in designing and developing their own masterpieces!

For a shorter carpentry experience, explore the Junior Woodshop Extension offered as an add-on to the Junior Ranchers or Explorers Program on Friday afternoon.

Students in this program are:

  • Aware of their surroundings when using sharp tools
  • Able to accept when projects don’t turn out exactly as imagined or mistakes are made
  • Able to follow verbal directions in a distracting and noisy woodshop setting shared with other students
  • Excited to learn new tools and techniques
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Tree Forts & More
3rd-6th Grade

Tree Forts & More

Class Tuition: $263/8-week session  Register Here 
GRADES: 3rd-6th
CLASS SIZE: 8 max
CLASS DURATION: Tuesday 1:30-3:20pm

This class is great for more experienced and mature makers who really want to apply themselves and leave their mark on Sienna Ranch! Using world famous Kevin’s Tree Fort as a starting point, this class explores what is possible for young builders – limited only by imagination, safety, and how many nails we have at any one time! Beginning with guided building and improvement projects on the tree fort, students will learn how to plan, prepare, and execute simple building projects and work together as a group. In addition to developing basic carpentry skills, fundamentals of structural integrity, different applications of screws and nails, and how to think outside of the box, this class hopes to instill in students a sense of pride in a day’s hard work. Perhaps more importantly, this class will cultivate a sense of stewardship over the tree fort and the amazing oak tree it is built around. It will culminate in allowing students to follow their passion in envisioning their own project or improvement to the tree fort – or one of Sienna Ranch’s other amazing structures. Expect to exert a moderate amount of energy hiking and working on potentially muddy, sloped or uneven terrain.

Students in this program are:

  • Aware of their surroundings when using sharp tools
  • Able to accept when projects don’t turn out exactly as imagined or mistakes are made
  • Able to follow verbal directions in a distracting and noisy woodshop setting shared with other students
  • Excited to learn new tools and techniques
Coyote Club Woodshop
PreK-6th Grade

Coyote Club Woodshop

Class Tuition: $221/8-week session  Register Here 
GRADES: PreK-2nd on Tuesdays, 3rd-6th on Thursdays
CLASS SIZE: 8 max
CLASS DURATION: 3:30-4:55pm choose Tuesday or Thursday based on age

*Springhill Elementary Pick Up (Walk) Option (Tuesday and Thursday)- FREE of Charge, choose option when registering. If there are less than 4 students registered for Springhill hike for any of the Coyote Club Classes the hike may be cancelled.*

A hybrid between our Junior Woodshop and Natural Building classes. We will create take-home projects that help develop foundational carpentry skills and safe tool use including saws, hammers, and hand drills. We will also participate in at least one guided construction project at the tree fort or other Sienna Ranch nature structure. No prior experience necessary, and most projects can be scaled up for more experienced builders.

Students in this program are:

  • Aware of their surroundings when using sharp tools
  • Able to accept when projects don’t turn out exactly as imagined or mistakes are made
  • Able to follow verbal directions in a distracting and noisy woodshop setting shared with other students
  • Excited to learn new tools and techniques

Garden Classes

Ranch Chefs
PreK-2nd Grade

*NEW* Ranch Chefs

Class Tuition: $263/8-week session  Register Here 
GRADES: PreK-2nd
CLASS SIZE: 8 max
CLASS DURATION: Thursday 1:30-3:20pm

Come enjoy the harvest at Sienna Ranch!  Every week we will make a delicious  seasonal recipe, incorporating fresh ingredients from our garden when available.  As Ranch Chefs, we will learn basic cooking skills and techniques, how to safely work with cooking tools, and how to measure and follow a recipe. Every class will end with a feast on the creation of the day and the recipe will be added to a class cookbook that students can take home at the end of the session.  Come join us for a delicious good time!

Coyote Club Ranch Chefs
K-2nd Grade

*NEW* Coyote Club Ranch Chefs

Class Tuition: $221/8-week session  Register Here 
GRADES: K-2nd
CLASS SIZE: 8 max
CLASS DURATION: Thursday 3:30-4:55pm

*Springhill Elementary Pick Up (Walk) Option (Thursday)- FREE of Charge, choose option when registering. If there are less than 4 students registered for Springhill hike for any of the Coyote Club Classes the hike may be cancelled.*

Come enjoy the harvest at Sienna Ranch!  Every week we will make a delicious  seasonal recipe, incorporating fresh ingredients from our garden when available.  As Ranch Chefs, we will learn basic cooking skills and techniques, how to safely work with cooking tools, and how to measure and follow a recipe. Every class will end with a feast on the creation of the day and the recipe will be added to a class cookbook that students can take home at the end of the session.  Come join us for a delicious good time!