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Summer Fun Half-Days, Ages 4-6

A Morning on the Farm, Perfect for the Youngest Campers!

At Casey Farm

Perfect for first-time Casey Farm campers or campers not ready for a full-day experience, these half-day programs introduce your preschooler to the world of farming through engaging and fun activities. The programs are specially designed for preschoolers with a predictable schedule.

All programs will include a themed craft, activity, game, song, organic snack harvested by the children from our gardens, and end with a story. Most programs will include an animal visit.

New for 2024! Please note: These programs have been newly designed for young children to attend on their own. We have changed the age range to ages 4-6, and all attendees must be toilet trained. We have added a Preschool Summer Fun Hour on Tuesdays for children ages 2-6 and their caretakers to attend together.

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Small children and their caregivers on a bug hunt at Casey Farm

Programs take place on Thursday mornings from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and cost $25 for members/$35 for non-members. For ages 4-6 to attend independently.

July 11: Baby Bunnies
Hop on down to the farm to spend a morning full of bunny fun.  Campers will get to observe and pet our bunnies, collect some snacks for them from our garden,  feed them by hand, hear bunny stories, make a bunny craft, and end the day with some hopping bunny games.

Register for Baby Bunnies

July 18: Little Farmers
Have your little one experience life as a farmer down at Casey Farm. Campers feed the animals, collect and wash eggs, groom the bunnies, and scratch the pigs. Then we head into the fields to harvest a snack before pulling weeds, sowing seeds, and giving our plants some water to drink. Campers will also listen to stories, play a game, make a turkey hat craft, and harvest a vegetable to take home.

Register for Little Farmers

July 25: The Rusty Trusty Tractor
Come on down to Casey Farm and spend a day chugging along the farm.  Campers enjoy a morning on the farm reading tractor stories, playing hide the tractor, making a tractor craft, and riding on a small pedal tractor. At the end of the day when our experienced staff safely allows your child to sit on a real tractor and pretend to drive.

Register for The Rusty Trusty Tractor

August 1: Pig Palooza
Little Pig, Little Pig, let me come in!  Only if you scratch me on my chinny, chin, chin! Campers spend the morning at Casey Farm interacting with our pigs, including giving them a nice hose bath and scratching their favorite spots with our pig brushes!   Afterward campers get to listen to pig stories, make pig crafts, and play a variety of fun pig games (including carnival games Feed the Pigs and Pin the Tail on the Pig!).

Register for Pig Palooza

August 8: Crazy about Chicks
Campers spend the morning learning all about chicks and chickens. Campers hand-feed and hold chicks and chickens, feel chicken feathers, collect and wash eggs, hear chick stories, make chicken crafts and role-play life in the day of a Casey Farm chicken.

Register for Crazy about Chicks

August 15: Duck Daze
Waddle on down to Casey Farm to spend a fun filled morning learning about ducks.  Campers will feed and water our ducks, give them a cooling spray, hold a duck egg, hear duck stories, make a duck craft, and play a variety of duck games including the carnival game Chuck-a-Duck and Duck Ring Toss.

Register for Duck Daze

August 22: Toddling Turkeys
Campers spend their morning learning all about the turkeys at Casey Farm. Children get to feed our turkeys, feel turkey feathers, listen to turkey stories, make a turkey craft, and play turkey games all while exploring our farm.

Register for Toddling Turkeys

Program Details

Ages: Summer Fun Half-Days are for children ages 4-6. For one hour programs for children and a caregiver, please see Preschool Summer Fun Hour. For full days programs for children ages 5-13, please see Summer Fun Days

Time: Programs run on Thursday mornings from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Cost: $35 per child, $25 per child for Historic New England members (Dual Plus Membership or above, membership must be valid through August 31, 2024)

Refund Policy: No cash refunds for Summer Fun Days and Summer Fun Half-Days. Camp credits will be given with two weeks’ notice.

Please see the Casey Farm Summer Camp Welcome Packet for detailed logistical information.

Type of Program: Camps, Summer Programs

Related Topics: Environment, Farming

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