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Fall Session

September 6 - November 17

Tuition: $715

 (15% Sibling Discount)

Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM

New Tuesday 10 years and up program!

Register below

Signing up for Fall session will guarantee your child early access to Winter and Spring Farm School registration before opening to the public.

Winter Session

November 29 - February 24

Tuition: $660

 (15% Sibling Discount)

Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM

2022-23 Farm School Program Grades K-5th

This program is designed to reinforce children’s connection to the living world and recognize their place and value within it. We do chores and projects together, garden and explore the natural world. The goals of this program include inspiring a deep connection to the land and animals, and building the capacities for confidence, independence, and joy in life and work.

 

No two days are the same, but we do follow the same rhythm each day. We start the day with morning chores, where we take care of the animals on the farm, including goats, cows, bunnies, chickens, and ducks. Chores are followed by snack, which is followed by free time or projects. We believe there to be equal value in their creating their own play and projects, and working with us. We do not force either and typically find that most students strike a nice balance between the two. Projects often include construction/carpentry, nature crafts, or food projects. In the springtime, the farm is buzzing with new life, and we spend time with new babies, seedlings, and maple sugaring. Afternoons are usually spent venturing out of the barnyard for lunch and exploring the thawing woods and marshes around us before we return to the farm to check on the animals before leaving for the day.

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2022-23 Farm School Program 10 yrs and up

This new program for kids 10-15 years will run only on Tuesdays in fall. This program is designed to deepen understanding of farm skills, offer more responsibility and independence to older children, and help them to set and attain goals.

We are currently registering students for Fall & Winter 2022!

Direct questions to: newvillagefarmprograms@gmail.com

What to Bring

  • Hearty snack and lunch

  • Water bottle (and warm drink, when it's cold)

  • Sunscreen

  • Bug spray

  • Hat (sun or warm)

  • Farm gloves

  • Clothing for the weather and the farm. We will get muddy and mucky often. For rain, children need a raincoat, rain pants, and boots; in winter, winter parka, snow pants, and boots. It is a good idea to designate a set of outdoor clothes “farm clothes” if possible.

  • A change of clothes is always a good idea in case we get wet.

Please leave all electronic devices at home. This includes phones, smartwatches, tablets, game devices, etc. 

Fall Routine

8:30-10:00 - Morning farm chores

10:00-10:30 - Snack break

10:30-12:15 - Free time/Project time

12:15-1:00 - Lunch

1:00 - 2:30 - Hike/Project Time

2:30-3:00 - Clean up/Animal Check

Activities

Feeding

Children will learn how to care for and feed all our animals. 

Milk

They will learn the process to milk both cows and goats. 

Carpentry

Children can participate in small carpentry projects as well with hand tools.

Eggs

Days will include collecting, cleaning and packaging our eggs.

Gardening

Time can be spent gardening and tending to the land as well.

Exploration

Time is spent exploring the large land of the farm and identifying new plants. 

New Village Farm's Tax ID: 27-4665607