Meet a chicken and learn what they really love to eat and feed themselves. Maybe if we're quiet, we can hold a chicken. Then we'll hunt for eggs in nesting boxes.
Early Morning Dropoff (Grades K-4)
Join us at the Farm for our new Early Morning Dropoff program! We will do various fun, outdoor Farm activities, such as feeding an animal, or taking a hike into the forest before the start of the school day. Dropoff is at 7:30am - we will walk Memorial students over to school at 8:40am. Weather appropriate outerwear is needed for this program.
Chicken and Egg (Ages 3-5)
Meet a chicken. We will learn what they really love to eat and feed them. If we're quiet, we can hold one. Then we'll hunt for eggs in the nesting boxes.
Hop with the Bunnies (Ages 3-5)
Spend some time learning about these warm, fuzzy little creatures. Learn how they live in the wild and how we care for them at home.
Thinking about a rabbit for a pet? Here’s your chance to hold, care for, and get all your questions answered about these furry critters.
Barnyard Buddies (Ages 3-7 with caretaker)
Come down to the Farm and wake up the animals. Help the Farmers feed and give water to the animals, and gather eggs. When registering, please indicate who will accompany the child in the 'Notes" section.
Farm Activities (Ages 3-5)
Fall is busy on the Farm! Come harvest, create a fall craft or do a Farm project. Enjoy all that autumn offers!
Chore Time (Ages 3-5)
Come down to the Farm and wake up the animals. Help the farmers feed and give water and gather the eggs. ater
Little Hands in the Soil (Ages 3-5)
We are looking for little hands to help us take care of our gardens. We will harvest, mulch and put the garden to bed, just like big gardeners.
Outdoor Explore and Play (Ages 1.5-3.5 with a caregiver)
Join our dynamic playgroup which focuses on outdoor free-play and exploration, community building and connection to the natural world. When registering, please indicate the age of your child and who will accompany the child in the "notes" section.
Farm Fun with Our Wee Ones (Ages 1-2)
Join us at the Farm for a sensory experience with your infant or toddler. Lead by a Farm teacher, you will either spend the in the forest or at the Farm. We will explore the woods, or introduce our wee ones to the Farm animals. Come down to the Farm to enjoy a fun sensory experience with your infant or toddler.
Join us for three afternoons of making fun, Festive Crafts during November. On Nov 12 you will be making leaf mobiles; on Nov 19 you will work on beautiful Thanksgiving wreaths; on Nov 26 you will create Thanksgiving name cards from pine cones and other natural materials. The price of the class includes all supplies.
Youth Work Experience (Grades 5-8)
We are inviting middle-school students to join Farm staff after school to take care of the animals and help with maintenance. During the months of Sep, Oct and Nov, students will be involved in harvesting and putting the gardens to bed.
Afterschool in the Woods (Grades K-4)
Let's reclaim our woods for afternoon play and exploration. There will be time for hikes, wood working and building shelters. Memorial students will be walked over from Memorial by Farm staff. No program on Early Release days.
Afterschool Farmers (Grades K-4)
This program will involve students in our everyday Farm operations, farm animal chores to harvesting, to putting our gardens to bed. Memorial students will be walked over from Memorial staff. Please indicate in the "notes" section of the online registration if you child is from Memorial. No program on Early Release days.
Gnomes on the Farm
Wake the animals up, help the Farmers give water to, and feed, the animals, and gather eggs. Then spend some time in the forest, where free play is the order of the day, and where exploration and imagination guide the activities! This is a dropoff program.
Farming for Homeschoolers (Ages 5-10)
Throughout the 2019/2020 school year we will offer a Tuesday morning program for homeschoolers at the Farm. Each morning the children will be involved in our everyday Farm operations, from animal chores to harvesting, to putting our gardens to bed. This is a drop-off program.
Farming for Homeschoolers (Ages 11-14)
This opportunity for middle-school-aged youth is all about working together to solve problems creatively and to contribute meaningfully to the Farm's mission. These intrepid students participate in every aspect of the farming seasons, from harvesting in the fall, to sugaring in the winter, to planting in the spring. Join us in growing people while growing food!