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Our weeklong camps provide a safe and enriching atmosphere for children ages 4 through 12, with friendly, knowledgeable staff who are certified in First Aid and CPR. In addition to animal interactions, outdoor games, and making crafts, campers enjoy a day of swimming at Narrow River supervised by a certified lifeguard and a fun-filled hike to Narragansett Bay to explore the shoreline. Each week features unique activities, games, and crafts.
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Little Ducklings—Ages 4 –5
Introduce your little ones to Casey Farm and the camp experience with Little Ducklings, perfect for children ready to explore on their own, but not ready for a full week or daylong camp. For three mornings a week campers meet and interact with our farm animals, sing songs, listen to stories, play games, and make crafts. Casey Farm is a perfect location for young children’s first independent camp experience.
Little Ducklings costs $90 for Historic New England members at the Dual Plus level or above valid through July 31, 2023; $120 nonmembers. (See Membership levels and benefits here.)
Farm Friends—Ages 5–6
This weeklong experience keeps young campers active and engaged in hands-on, outdoor farm fun. Each day campers interact with the farm animals, join in age-appropriate games and crafts, and participate in farm activities. Throughout the week, campers go letterboxing or on a scavenger hunt, explore the shoreline at Narragansett Bay, make candles and soap, enjoy a lifeguard-supervised swim time at Narrow River, take an authentic hayride, play old-fashioned games, and hunt for Casey’s secret treasure. Campers pick their own daily snack fresh from the farm’s fields and gardens. Other activities include collecting eggs, playing farm games, watering the garden, feeding the animals, and making unique crafts to take home.
Growing Together— Ages 6 –8
Campers experience work and play from a farmer’s point of view: helping to care for our animal’s daily needs, collecting and washing eggs, watering the gardens, and having good old-fashioned fun. Throughout the week campers enjoy a hayride to Narrow River for supervised swim time at the waterfront, play historic games and make historic crafts, get hands-on experiences with our farm animals, hike to Narragansett Bay and hunt for crabs as well as seaside treasures, and have fun in the sun. Campers also enjoy a historic tour, try the Boot Toss, participate in the vegetable relay, hunt for the hidden animal, and play Mystery Object. The week culminates in a fun-filled day of making ice cream, butter, candles, and soap, and playing homemade carnival games before the ever-popular camp-wide challenge, Egg Drop.
Farm Explorers—Ages 9 –12
This weeklong session for our most experienced campers has older children exploring far and wide on Casey Farm’s 300 acres. Campers hunt for frogs and tadpoles at the pond, learn about wild animals on a hike through our fields and forests, investigate our cranberry bog, and play action-packed nature games. Campers also hike down to Narragansett Bay to explore the shoreline and get their hands dirty on a rock hunt, catching crabs and collecting sea life. Groups take a hayride down to Narrow River where they enjoy an extended supervised swim, and every day they help feed and care for a different farm animal. During this active week campers get to enjoy games such as Capture the Flag, Protect the Nest, and Deadly Links. Campers face team challenges that foster long-lasting friendships and leadership skills. Writing with quill pens, building fires, dissecting owl pellets, and making a variety of crafts are just some of the exciting activities the youthful farm explorers will experience.
Six sessions of Farm Friends, Growing Together, and Farm Explorers are offered Monday through Friday, 9 AM –3 PM
Farm Friends, Growing Together, and Farm Explorers cost $280 for Historic New England members at the Dual Plus level or above valid through July 31, 2023; and $330 for nonmembers. (See Membership levels and benefits here.) A $20 discount applies for CSA members or a second child or second week.
Cancellation policy: Advance registration and payment are required. Cancellations at least one month prior to the program receive a full refund, minus a $25 registration fee per registration. We reserve the right to cancel the program if it does not reach minimum enrollment.
Please see the Casey Farm Welcome Packet page for detailed logistical information.