Experiencing the Farm
Through fun filled experiences your child/children will be given the opportunity to be a farmer for the week. We have scheduled the activities to allow children to gain knowledge through fun about what farm life is all about.
Camp will run from 9am-1pm Monday thru Friday, Toddler time will run from 8am-9pm.
The cost for your child to experience the fun and rewards of life on a farm for the week
Week of Activities
Monday – Small Animal Day (Ducks, Chickens & Rabbits)
Tuesday – Goat Day
Wednesday – Garden Day
Thursday – Large Animal Day (Pigs, Cows, and Pony)
Friday – Farm Fun Day
Friday, the children will be putting all the knowledge they gained about farm life to use. They will be given the chance to re-experience their favorite parts of farm living.
Grooming Rabbits-getting to handle and see how our Angora rabbits are cared for
Textile activity- feeling different fibers, to identify differences.
Play with baby bunnies
Gather eggs- from our small hen area
Collect chicken eggs, from the pastured chicken tractor, pack them for sale in our farm store.
Make felt balls from rabbit wool, possibly dye them different colors
Watch baby chicks hatch from the Incubator
Talk about how wool is turned into clothes commercially, and by hand.
Watch the lifecycle of a chicken, from egg to laying hen
A felted ball created from Edens Lilly Angora wool by your child!
Chicken Nuggets (from Chik-fil A)
Bottle feeding the baby goats
Learn to hand milk a goat
Watch the goats being milked
Goat team penning- Everyday we sort the goats for milking
Your kids get a fun take on it by racing the clock to see who can collect their set of goats the fastest for milking time.
Help us pack up Goats Milk soap for Saturdays Farmers Market
Nutrition on milk and cheese: Fats, Proteins, Sugars
Different types of cheese
Goat Cheese and Goats Milk Soap
Goat cheese and crackers
Chocolate goat milk
Wednesday- Garden Day
Paint and plant: planting seeds in the pots to take home
Talk on soil types- Tactile activity. Kids get to feel and see what each type of soil looks like. Learn
Why different soils are important and see what a good soil is composed of.
Watermelon spitting contest
Help us care for the Garden by watering weeding and maybe harvesting
Packet of seeds
The pot and plant they painted
Make Soil mix
Thursday- Large Animal (Cows, Piglets, Water day)
Giving the piglets a bath (your child may get wet)
Watch the Cow being milked
Short video on cows and dairy
Learn about baby pigs and how smart they are!
Butter! Your kids churn themselves
Sausage and Pretzels
Friday- Farm Fun Day
Hay ride- Travel the whole farm and learn about all the moving parts
Pony Rides - Learn how to groom and saddle him properly
Farm Scavenger Hunt- Put all your knowledge to the test!
Goats Milk Cajeta
Ice Cream Sundae