DOWN IN THE BARNYARD-SUMMER SESSIONS
We are offering two programs this year!
Farm Buddies for 4-6 year olds and Nature Explorers for 6-8 year olds and 8-10 year olds
We offer this outdoor farm and garden based educational program over summer for children 4-6 years old.
Our curriculum gives your child the opportunity to explore and learn through hands-on activities, and make friends with other children, (as well as a few ponies, goats and chickens).
Activities include: Introductory Pony Riding Lessons, Collecting eggs, Gardening, Creating snacks from the farm for health and fun, Reading farm stories, Building Sundials, Singing, Creating farm art, Water Play (on warmer days), and MORE!
Session 1: June 18 - 21 Monday - Thursday 9:00 - 3:00 (Small group size max. 6)
Session 2: July 9 Monday -Thursday 9:00 - 3:00 (Small group size max. 6)
*NEW PROGRAM* NATURE EXPLORERS
Outdoor educational discovery of the wonders of nature in our fields and forest on the farm
Our Guest instructor April will guide your child in cooperating with peers while exploring and getting inspired by nature.
We will make and record observations, ask questions, investigate possible answers, play nature games, and create nature art and music.
(Children in Nature Explorers will meet, and learn to greet the horses, but are not participating in riding activities)
Tracks on the Trail, Bigger Bugs, Nature Art, Make like a Bird, Sensory Explorations, Night Sky Wanderings, Play Nature’s Cooperative Games, Journal Making, Nature’s Music and MORE!
*exact activities may vary from session to session
Ages 6-8 June 25-28 Monday - Thursday 9:00 -3:00 (Small group size max. 6)
July 16 - 19 Monday - Thursday 9:00 -3:00 (Small group size max. 6)
Ages 8-10 July 23-26 Monday-Thursday 9:00 -3:00 (Small group size max. 8)