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SoulShine Music

The latest children’s album featuring Captain Crimmins. Listen Now!

Become a part of our SoulShine Family

 Community Member Positions Available!

Take A Virtual Tour

It's absolutely possible to get a full understanding of SoulShine without coming in-person. Every Tuesday we host a virtual walk-through to accommodate prospective parents and allow you to take a look inside our classroom spaces that encourage hands-on learning for all programs. See for yourself!

Let's Meet In Person

Come see where our warm nurturing teachers engage your child in the educational curriculum, healthy foods, and outdoor activities we offer. At SoulShine, our collaborative and cordial environment is full of inviting, interactive spaces, you’ll see that as soon as you walk through the door. Schedule today!

While we cannot predict nor guarantee the length of time you’ll be on the waitlist, we will aim to enroll your child as close as possible to your requested start date. 

Schedule A Tour

Our enrollment process begins with a tour.  We hold tours each week at all locations.  Tours typically last 45 minutes.

 

After completing the tour, you can apply to enroll by completing the Personal Record Form and pay the non-refundable application fees. Enrollment openings occur throughout the year. If there are no openings available at the time of your application, we will place you on a waitlist. 

Pre-School

6 Weeks - 4 Years Old

  • Unique, nature-based curriculum

  • Low child-to-teacher ratios

  • Farm-to-table vegetarian Meals and Purees

  • All-inclusive instruction

  • Full-Time & Part-Time Enrollment Options: See Pricing 

  • Monday - Friday, 7:30 am to 5:30 pm School Calendar 

  • Learn more by watching the Day In The Life video about your child's time at SoulShine

Educating & Engaging

SoulShine Schools offers infant through preschool care, private pre-kindergarten and school age programs, after-school, summer school, and specialty camps, with four locations serving over 500 families.

A DAY IN THE LIFE

Watch the quick video that puts you in your child’s shoes for a day at SoulShine.

Choose A Program To Learn More

Student-centered and constructivist curriculums that focus on arts, imagination, nature, and experiential learning in relationship-driven environments.

Private Pre-K

4+ Years Old*

  • Private Pre-K curriculum plus permaculture-inspired activities

  • Vegetarian made-from-scratch lunch for all students

  • Available at Decatur location only, max 22 students

  • School Day Only: 7:30am - 3:00pm School Calendar

  • Optional Before Care: 7:30am - 8:30am

  • Optional After Care: 3:15pm - 5:30pm

  • Full Time with full Extended Care: See Pricing

  • Includes Meals & Snacks

  • Learn more by watching the Day In The Life video​ about your child's time at SoulShine

* 4 years old before September 1 of the school year

After School

Pre-K - 5th Grade

  • Monday-Friday, 2:30PM - 5:30PM  See Pricing

  • House-made afternoon snacks served at 3:30PM

  • Guest speakers, workshops, and Permaculture-based activities: farming, gardening, economics, self-sufficiency, nature walks

  • In 2023, available at the Decatur location only, SoulShine buses pick up between 2:00-3:00PM from*:

    • Toomer Elementary

    • Drew Charter School

    • Whiteford Early Learning

    • Oakhurst Elementary

    • College Heights

  • Also supporting communities through SoulShine Markets. Profits are matched by SoulShine & donated to selected charities.

  • Learn more by watching the Day In The Life video​ about your child's time at SoulShine

* Program operations are determined by enrollment, so after school service offerings may change from year-to-year. school year

Day Camps

Pre-K - 5th Grade

  • Available for Select School Holidays & Breaks, APS and City Schools of Decatur  See Pricing

  • Activities include field trips to demonstrate and practice permaculture concepts, outdoor play, community service, and learning new skills

  • Learn more by watching the Day In The Life video​ about your child's time at SoulShine

  • Schedule:

    • Drop off:  7:30 am to 9:30 am

    • Morning snack: 9:30 am

    • Field Trip and/or Guest Speaker: 10:00am - 2:30pm (we will return no later than 2:30)*

    • Afternoon Snack: 2:30 pm

    • Afternoon Activities & Pick-Ups: 3:00pm - 5:30pm

* Lunch is scheduled during field trips.

Summer Camps

Rising K - 5th Grade

Camp Activities include:

  • Personal attention and experiences

  • Activities led by experts in permaculture, homesteading and environmental awareness

  • Visits to our city’s up-and-coming gardens, farms, nature centers and farm-to-table restaurants

  • Field trips, speaker fees & healthy snacks

  • Learn more by watching the Day In The Life video​ about your child's time at SoulShine 

  • Monday - Friday:

    • Drop off:  7:30 am to 9:30 am

    • Camp Day:  9:30 am to 4:00 pm

    • Pick Up: 4:00 pm to 4:30 pm

    • After Hours:  4:30 pm to 5:30 pm 

Nurturing The Next Generation

Within our SoulShine community, we practice “Earth Care, People Care and Fair Share”, a mantra in alignment with Native American folk wisdom: “We do not inherit this earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.”

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Locations

Decatur

525 W Howard Ave

Decatur, Georgia 30030

PROGRAMS OFFERED AT THIS LOCATION

Pre-school (6wks to 5 yrs)

Private Pre-K

Day Camps Pre-K - 5th

After School

Summer Camps

Kirkwood

2052 Hosea L Williams Dr NE

Atlanta, GA 30317

PROGRAMS OFFERED AT THIS LOCATION

Pre-school (6wks to 5 yrs)

Private Pre-K (2023-2024 school year)

East Atlanta

1332 Glenwood Ave SE

Atlanta, GA 30316

PROGRAMS OFFERED AT THIS LOCATION

Pre-school (6wks to 5 yrs)

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