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Little Farmer class

Mommy (Daddy) & Me at the Farm

Wednesday
9:00am-10:00am or 10:30-11:30 am

Ages 0-3

10 Sessions - $225 (includes materials)

Instructor: Corey Thomas

Join us for an hour of quality time each week with your child on the farm, while connecting with other children and caregivers in the community. You’ll enjoy fun and developmentally appropriate experiences with your little one in a weekly enrichment class designed to foster social skills and independence in Wakeman’s new farm facility and on the farm's grounds. Our amazing instructors offer different themes and activities each week, including stories, music, crafts, play-based lessons, and a hands-on experience meeting our furry and feathered farm friends. For the last 20 minutes, we often spend time outdoors exploring the farm, visiting the animals, playing on the grounds, chatting with new friends, or simply following the kids’ interests!


Day Dates Code
Wednesday September 12-November 14 TBD

No classes: 4/11, 4/12

NEW ADDITIONAL LATER CLASS (April 4-June 6), 10:30-11:30 a.m. To register, please click here

 
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Jr. Homesteader's Farm Club

Tuesday
3:30pm-5:00pm

Grades K-5

10 Sessions - $250 (includes materials fee)

Instructor: Corey Thomas

Does your child love farm animals? Would he/she love to pet a fuzzy rabbit, see where eggs come from, tend goats and sheep, or pick pumpkins off a vine? Elementary school children in our Homesteaders’ club are thrilled to experience real farming and gardening activities, including planting and harvesting along with farm animal care. Crafts, activities, games, story readings, and making tasty snacks from garden-fresh veggies will be highlighted during the program. Please bring a nut-free snack, a reusable water bottle, and wear closed-toed shoes and warm clothes that can get dirty.



Fall Session
Day Dates Code
Tuesday September 11-November 13 FC100
 
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Middle School Farm Club

Wednesday
3:30pm-5:00pm

Grades 5-8

10 Sessions - $200 (includes materials fee)

Instructor: Corey Thomas

This outdoor program allows students to ‘un-plug’ from the digital world, reconnect with nature, and learn the ins and outs of organic farming and gardening through hands-on instruction. Outdoors on the pastoral Wakeman Town Farm property, students will participate in a variety of daily farm activities, which include planning, planting and harvesting the garden along with taking care of the various farm animals (rabbits, chickens, ducks, goats, alpacas, sheep). Building projects, food preparation, and lessons in sustainable living are also a part of this program. Throughout the season, special projects and activities will be offered in a fun and engaging manner. This program is great for students who like to ‘get their hands dirty’ while learning about the environment and having fun at the same time. Please bring a nut-free snack, a reusable water bottle, and wear closed-toed shoes and warm clothes that can get dirty.



Fall Session
Day Dates Code
Wednesday September 12- November 14 FC003
 
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Farm Apprentice Program

Tues.& Thurs.
2:00-4:30

Gr. 6-12

Individual Sessions - $275 (includes materials & fees)

Instructor: Lisa Rolleri & Farm Camp Staff

This program is designed to teach the ins and outs of organic farming and gardening through hands-on instruction from seed to harvest!! During the Summer Session, students will focus on maintaining the Wakeman gardens while harvesting the bountiful produce! Students will also dabble with business management as they prepare and sell some of the Wakeman produce at a farm stand. As always, students will help to care for the farm animals (chickens, ducks, rabbits, goats, sheep, alpacas, and bees) while also learning about sustainable living practices! Some engaging building projects will also be part of the fun! This program is a great opportunity for students to develop their critical thinking and problem-solving skills which are a critical component of the new middle and high school curriculum standards.

12 Sessions
Days Dates Code
Tues. & Thurs. July 10- August 16 FAP 01