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Farm Explorers Summer Camp

Experienced campers do it all at Casey Farm This week-long camp for our most experienced campers has children exploring far and wide on Casey Farm‘s three hundred acres. Campers hunt for frogs and tadpoles at the pond, learn about wild animals on a hike through our fields and forests,...

Farm Friends

Hands-on farm activities for preschoolers At Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm Join us at Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm for a weekly program of farm-related activities, outdoors in the sunshine or the sprinkles. Sessions run Fridays from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. throughout the school year. Highlights include Animal Care: feeding, grooming, mucking stalls Farm Chores:...

Farm Friends II

Fun farm activities during the school year At Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm Join us at Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm for a weekly program of farm-related activities, outdoors in the sunshine or the sprinkles. Sessions run Mondays from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. throughout the school year. Highlights include: Animal Care: feeding, grooming, mucking stalls...

Farm Friends Summer Camp at Casey Farm

Have fun at the farm all week long This week-long experience keeps young campers active and engaged in hands-on, outdoor fun at Casey Farm. Each day campers interact with farm animals, join in age-appropriate games and crafts, and participate in farm activities. Throughout the week, campers go letter boxing...

Farm Technologies: Past and Present

Find out how farming relates to math and science At Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm In this math and science-focused program, students explore current and historic farming practices through a variety of hands-on activities at Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm. Students use all their senses while conducting scientific field experiments; discovering the principles of weights,...

First Settlers, Early Colonists

What was life like in Newbury in the 1660s? At Coffin House This program immerses students in early local history in an authentic seventeenth-century setting. During a visit to Coffin House, museum teachers guide participants in role-playing real characters who lived and worked in the 1660s, allowing them to...

Fun & Games: Newbury and North Shore

What did children of the past do for fun? At Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm or Your Site Explore the pastimes of children from the Puritan era to the first years of the New Republic. Students play games, solve riddles, and find out how changing attitudes towards childhood affected children’s toys and...

Fun and Games: Metro Boston

What did children of the past do for fun? At Pierce House or Your Site Explore the pastimes of children from the Pilgrim era to the first years of the New Republic. Students play games, solve riddles, and find out how changing attitudes towards childhood affected children’s toys and...

Growing Together Summer Camp

Enjoy a week of farm activities At Casey Farm, campers experience work and play from a farmer’s point of view: helping care for our animals’ daily needs, collecting and washing eggs, watering gardens, and having good old-fashioned fun. Children participate in farm-related crafts, games, and activities in our distinctive...

Hats Off

Discover the fashions of 1800 At Otis House How did different people dress in the year 1800? This fun, interactive program at Otis House shows students how. Through paintings and dress-up clothes, learn about everyone from fashionable ladies dressed for parties to chimney sweeps dressed for a messy day...