Apple Picking at McDougal’s Orchard

We had a great time riding the big yellow bus to spend  the morning at McDougal’s Orchard picking apples, taking a tractor wagon ride and seeing the petting zoo!



New Bunnies Have Arrived at Cocoons!

We are so excited to have rescued two bunnies from the animal shelter! They are so cute and lovable!


Captain America

The New School Year Has Begun!

We are so excited for the new school year to have begun! We have already been hiking in the back 40 acres, playing on our new playground and making new friends!

The Cocoons’ Hatchery!

All the students have been GREAT momma hens!

Just breaking through!



Almost hatched!


Working so hard to finally see the world!


Made it!

Enjoying the warmth of the lights!

We were lucky enough to hatch six healthy cute little chicks so far this year from eggs in our barn; a new Cocoons’ record! We couldn’t  have done it without the expert advise of Miss Laura one of our 2nd year preschool teachers!



Summer Camp Registration Begins

Registration for Summer Camp 2012 begins at 8:00am on Saturday March 31! 

Navigating through the registration link is easy; you will know immediately if a session is closed so that you can make an alternative choice. Please note that if you are interested in having a child attend camp Monday through Friday on any given week, you will need to register for both Monday,Wednesday, Friday and Tuesday, Thursday separately.

To register please follow the following steps:

1. Click on the Summer Programs tab at the top of the website

2. Click on the Registration tab in red at the top

3. Click on the link that reads “Register Here for Cocoons Camp” and follow the prompts!

Can’t wait to see you at camp!

If you have any questions please email

K/1ers reading to 1st year preschoolers!

All of our kindergarteners and 1st graders are reading books and our 1st year preschoolers are SO impressed!  What fun!!!

Cocoons Goes Solar

Thanks to the generous donation from Solar Market, Cocoons will now be powered by solar! How exciting!

Maple Syrup

What a treat we tapped our first maple tree and even got to taste right out of the spicket!


Gray Fox In The Back 40!

Look what’s been enjoying the treats that the Cocooners left on the Night Tree….and gluten free donuts are its favorite! Smart fox…loves it’s dessert!

Excavating for Dinosaur Bones!

Between tracking animals in the snow and practicing for our upcoming “I Love You Show” at the Town Hall, we learned about all different types of dinosaurs; where they lived, what they ate and even dug for their bones!