Registration Open
All Day
Free. Optional accommodations and graduate credits for a separate fee. See program page for details.
Shelburne, VT

For program inquiries: Jed Norris at

For registration questions: Mariah Hawkins at

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Project Seasons for Young Learners: Cultivating Joy and Wonder

Educator Programs
A dozen adults stand in a field full of tall pasture grass, admiring a flock of sheep

An immersive, energizing week on the farm for early childhood educators

Tap into your own curiosity and joy by connecting with peers; engaging with our farmyard, forest, lake, and wetlands; and learning practical activities and pedagogy you can easily employ in your own place. We’ll use hands-on activities, protocols, and shared learning to examine how the Big Ideas of Sustainability can instill a deep love and appreciation for the natural world in both you and your students.

We look forward to this week every year because no program is the same and it brings together a wonderful community of learners from all over who share, inspire, and support each other.

Cultivating Joy and Wonder is best suited for practicing early childhood educators (preK–2nd grade level), though all educators working with young children are welcome.


Jed Norris

Jed Norris

Director of Farm Based Youth Programs
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