firs & fiddleheads

forest school


Outdoor Classroom
Preschool Registration 2021–2022
For NEW Preschoolers :

Online Registration

For RETURNING preschoolers :

Registration Form (download & print)

Send completed forms to:

The Firs ASA
4605 Cable Street
Bellingham, WA 98229

More Information:

Handbook / Preschool Policies

For more registration info, email our registrar, Hannah Halstead at or call 360-733-6840, ext. 226.

To schedule a tour, email:

Preschool 2021–2022

Firs & Fiddleheads offers Outdoor Preschool from September through June for children ages 3-5 years old. Children must be potty trained. Maximum class size is 12.

Classes offered include morning only, afternoon only, and full day. Half day classes have 2, 3 or 5-day options. Full day classes also have a 2, 3 or 5 day option. Extended day programs are also available with early drop-off and late pickups. Details are below.

Days, Hours and Cost


Monday – Friday


Morning Only:

2 Half-Day Option: Tues/Thurs | 8 am–12 pm | $238*

3 Half-Day Option: Mon/Wed/Fri | 8 am–12 pm | $334*

5 Half-Day Option: Mon – Friday | 8 am–12 pm | $527* 

Afternoon Only:

2 Half-Day Option: Tues/Thurs | 12:30–4:30 pm | $238* 

3 Half-Day Option: Mon/Wed/Fri | 12:30–4:30 pm | $334*

5 Half-Day Option: Mon – Friday | 12:30–4:30 pm | $527*

Full Day:

2 Full-Day Option: Tues/Thurs | 8 am–4:00 pm | $525*

3 Full-Day Option: Mon/Wed/Fri | 8 am–4:00 pm | $686*

5 Full-Day Option: Mon – Friday | 8 am–4:00 pm | $1,045*

Extended Program:  ($8/day* — includes early & late)

7:30 am–8 am — Early Drop off

4 pm–5:45 pm — Late Pickup

*Please note that there will be a cost increase starting January 2022.

Please email for the most current rates.

The preschool calendar will loosely follow the Bellingham School District Calendar for holidays and school closures; see our School Calendar for our accurate school year schedule.

Online Payments

Once your registration has been accepted, you may make online payments here.


We deeply care about the health and wellness of everyone, and to assure we are taking necessary precautions, the following procedures are in place…


Each morning parents will do a Health Screening via The Procare App, which can be downloaded once students are enrolled in the program. Firs and Fiddleheads will follow CDC guidelines for Outdoor children programming.

Hand Washing

Adults and children wash and sanitize hands upon arrival and throughout the day

Facility & Equipment Sanitizing

Our dedicated staff is putting extensive effort into sanitizing and disinfecting our center, all touchable surfaces and toys each night.

Space for Small Groups

Space for small group sizes and lots of time to grow, learn and discover among our towering Fir Trees and Fern gardens. 

Other Programs

Register for Fircreek!

Summer Day Camp adventures for school age children. More Information

Awesome Summer Adventure!

DCYF approved subsidies– school age children. More Information

Firs & Fiddleheads

Enroll your preschooler now for FALL 2021!