Real Life Learning.
Inspired By Nature.

Working with nature today to build tomorrow

Children have the run of the PARC, with the entire property devoted to learning and educational experiences! At the Academy, learning is everywhere: in four cob/adobe agricultural classrooms (which the children assisted in building); in our 3,500-ft² biophilic barn housing a blacksmithing/woodworking shop; in a learning lab barn and greenhouse; around chicken and duck coops, bunny tractors, eco pond, forest and open spaces to run and play.

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What they say
about the PARC

  • The PARC is absolutely magical! Certain places you visit that just speak to you deep inside. It’s such a place. Carefully nestled amongst seemingly ancient trees. I’m very grateful to have found The PARC.

  • An amazing place with welcoming and patient staff, extremely kind and explained all the activities they had planned in depth for all the kids of various ages to understand. I would highly recommend this place to anyone considering homeschooling their child or just to come out and take the tour.

    Hank H.
  • My daughter have been taking workshops in blacksmithing, Cobb earth building, cooking and leather crafting. She has so much fun with the kids there in the natural environment. Highly recommend any event at the PARC! We love going there! Blessings.

    Robin Ludwig
  • Food is amazing and the staff equally amazing. There is not another place like this in Florida. Dining in a Florida hammock wasn’t on my bucket list, but it is now.

    Jason Tudor
  • I took my hubby here to celebrate his birthday today and wow, were we pleasantly surprised! The ambiance of eating outdoors surrounded by the plants and veggies you are going to eat growing all around you was an experience like no other. The farm to table concept is golden!

    Crystal Cruz
  • Gorgeous! We loved the cabins. Beautiful and comfortable.

    Louis P.
  • Coming out here feels like getting a massage!

    Wendy J., FL

    Explore, discover and grow

    Through immersive learning, inspired by nature

    We at the Academy manifest a conscious education schooling dedicated to our future generations. Honoring nature, our curriculum covers practical arts and skills pertaining to agriculture, regenerative farming, nature/survival skills and more. Our immersive pedagogy takes into account each child’s individual learning style, allowing them to explore and nurture their interests as they learn valuable life skills…and have loads of fun while doing it!

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    In the middle of it all, where memories are made.

    Highlands County in the Florida Heartland is a land of abundance and wonder, ripe for discovery. Experience this slice of untouched Old Florida, where life, driven by traditional values, community and natural beauty, runs at a different pace.

    Near major cities and attractions, this natural escape holds a wealth of options for anyone lookint to get in touch with what truly brings you joy. From forest bathing to primitive camping to agritourism with everything from gastronomy to motor racing in between, let us curate an exceptional experience for you.

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