Admission and Program Fees:

$46.00 per day for 5 Full Days/week

$47.00 per day for 4 Full Days/week 

$48.00 per day for 3 Full Days/week

$40.00/per day Morning Nursery School Program (1/2 Day, 9a-1p): 

Sibling Tuition Discount: For families with more than one child attending the full-day program at MDNS the second child/subsequent children will receive a 10% discount.

Registration Fee: An initial, one-time registration fee of $50.00 per child will be charged at the time of enrollment. 

Summer Camp Availability - We have a limited number of spots for seasonal visitors. Once they are filled, your child will be added to our WAIT LIST. 

June 12 - 16 
June 19 - 23
June 26 - 30 
July 3 - 7 (tuition adjusted for holiday) 
July 10 - 14
July 17 - 21
July 24 - 28
July 31 - Aug 4
Aug 7 - 11
Aug 14 - 18
Aug 21 - 23 (tuition adjusted)

Summer Camp at MDNS

We are happy to welcome children into our summer program when they are visiting Mount Desert Island.
Families can enroll their 2.5 - 5 year old child at Mount Desert Nursery School, as long as there is an opening during the time period being requested. 

Our summer program is structured like summer camp. 

Families can sign their child up for a week of half-day sessions or a week of full day sessions to reserve their spot at MDNS.

$225/week - Half Day (9 a.m - 1 p.m.) 

$275/week - Full Day (7 a.m. - 4 p.m.) 

To Enroll Your Child Send Us:

  1. A completed application/registration form 
  2. The $50 registration fee 
  3. Your child’s up-to-date immunization records

  1. Once we have these, you will receive an invoice for the times you are signing up for - pending availability. 


  • A full refund will be given with two or more weeks’ notice of cancellation. 

  • Any cancellation within two weeks of reserved time will not be refunded.