Play-Based Outdoor learning

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Hampshire Cooperative Nursery School is located in Hanover, NH and has been serving families of NH and VT for over 50 years. We offer preschool programming for children 32 months to 5 years of age.

Preschool Classes

3 Day Morning

Mon, Wed, Thur
8:45 am - 11:45 am
Age 3 - 5

3 Day Full Day

Mon, Wed, Thur
8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Ages 3 - 5

3 Day Afternoon

Mon, Wed, Thur
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Age 3 - 5

2 Day Enrichment

Tue & Fri
8:30 am - 11:30 am
Ages 4 - 6

HCNS Core vAlues

Play-Based Learning
Our programs reflect the belief that young children learn best through play and exploration.

Positive Self-Development
At HCNS, all children are encouraged to develop their unique selves and their capacity to connect with others.

Outdoor Programming
Every class at HCNS spends a generous amount of time outdoors hiking and exploring nature.

Our Programs

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Morning and Afternoon Classes. Check out the bulletin board for current openings.

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summer camp

Weekly themed summer camps are held every year for children ages 3 - pre-k during June and July.

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Spring and Fall soccer for little kickers ages 3-5. Five week session beginning in April and September.

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Field Trips, Yoga, Art, and Music are a few of the enrichment activities offered in our preschool programs.

Postponed due to Covid.


Amazon Smile Donations

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Activate HCNS as your chosen charity and they will donate 0.5% of all your purchases to help support our kids. It's the same amazon, same prices and no cost to you. Just search for "Hampshire Nursery School in Hanover"


Tax Free Donations

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As a non-profit cooperative, donations and fundraising are essential to cover the cost of operations and keep our tuition affordable for our community. Please consider making a tax-deductible donation.