9:00AM–3:00PM, extended hours available
$165; payment plans and financial assistance available
Shelburne Farms

If you have any questions regarding the program, please contact Farm and Forest Educator Hannah Corbin at

If you have any questions regarding the registration process, please contact Education Program Administrative Assistant and Registrar Mariah Hawkins at

Registration Details

Application required. See details.


February Vacation Days on the Farm

Family & Youth Programs
kids sit in the snow atop a hill

Applications are now closed for our 2024 program.

Hike, build campfires, search for animal signs in the forest, and explore the farm! When we head inside to warm up, we'll bake and cook tasty snacks, play games, and create farm crafts to take home. Plenty end-of-winter excitement and adventure awaits!

Join the Shelburne Farms education team for February Vacation Days as a Camp Youth Leader! Support programs, work on a team, and have the opportunity to lead activities. This is perfect for folks who enjoy being outside, love working with children, and exploring! For ages 15–17, 8:30AM–3:00PM, $50 per person.


Application Details

Applications are now closed for our 2024 program. 

No payment is required to submit an application. To apply, returning families will be able to login to their account and start a new application, while new families will create a new account and to start the application.

Cost Details

We offer payment plans and financial assistance to all families to offset financial barriers. Enrolled applicants will be able to select financial assistance using a need-based sliding scale.

Extended Hours

We will before/after care available and children may be dropped off as early as 8:00AM and picked up as late as 5:00PM. This is supervised free time where children are encouraged to read, play games, and participate in other exploratory activities. Fee: $3/half hour per family. No need to sign up, our staff are always on site and available.