Outdoor-centric learning for K-8 students.

Homer Forest School is Homer, Alaska’s first outdoor-centric public charter school. We envision a learning environment that prioritizes community-grounded projects and rigorous academics, while minimizing screen time.

How We Started.

In February 2022, a group of community members, made up of educators and families, submitted their official intent to apply to be a public charter school in the community of Homer, Alaska. After meeting with KPBSD district leaders, the group formed committees and worked together to submit an application in October of 2022.

Kid taking notes in outdoor learning school

At HFS, nature is the classroom.

We aim to foster an outdoor learning environment that ignites a sense of wonder, stewardship and curiosity. Click the button below to read about our mission, values and educational philosophy.

Kids at outdoor learning charter school in Homer, Alaska

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