Our Family Programs are designed for children with an accompanying adult to have fun and learn together about food, farming, and nature. Check out our upcoming offerings below and join us!
Saturday, Anytime between 9:30AM and 1:30PMFamily Program
Call up a friend and make a play date at Shelburne Farms! Explore lots of theme-based, indoor activities at your pace and schedule, with a staff member present for questions. Seating and tables...
Saturday, 10:00AM–12:00PMFamily Program
Learn about animals that are active in the c-c-c-cold Vermont winter in our cozy, indoor, wintry forest. Then, we'll bundle up and go on an outdoor exploration for signs of those animals all...
Saturday, 10:00AM–12:00PMFamily Program, Youth Program
Come make your own bread and butter to eat and explore other fun things we can create with flour (like playdough)!
For ages 4 and up with accompanying adult.
Saturday, Any time between 9:30AM and 1:30PMFamily Program
Call up a friend and make a play date at Shelburne Farms! Enjoy lots of indoor activities at your own pace and schedule, with a staff member present for questions. Become a farmer and...
Saturday, 10:00AM–1:00PMSpecial Event
Come enjoy indoor and outdoor winter activities during this annual FREE, family-fun event!
Horse-drawn rides with Thornapple Farm ($2/person)
Live birds with Outreach for Earth...
Put on a hard hat, watch a forester fell a tree, and learn the importance of trees in our lives. Then, work in the woodshop to make a wood product for your home.
For ages five and up...
Have you ever wondered what owls like to eat? Let’s dissect owl pellets to find out! We’ll make masks and meet a live owl, too!
For ages five and up with accompanying adult.