Leader since Spring 2016

Hi, my name is Kate Macartney. I am a leader based in Durham, NC

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About Tinkergarten

Tinkergarten provides high-quality early childhood learning in the healthiest classroom of all—the outdoors. Families connect with trained leaders in their local community for play-based kids classes that help develop core life skills, all while having fun!

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I was lucky enough to grow up in a small town with easy access to woods, lakes, and other wild areas. I spent hours outside exploring, getting dirty, looking for bugs and fairies, and playing make-believe. Outside anything seemed possible! When I became a parent, I couldn't wait to pass on this love of the outdoors and sense of wonder to my child. And now, through Tinkergarten, I couldn't be more excited to help bring it to other families in the Durham area as well.

- Kate Macartney


Kate Macartney has led classes in Forest Hills Park (Durham, North Carolina) and Oval Drive Park (Durham, North Carolina).