Family Programs

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! 

Pre-registration required except where noted.


 

  • Feb
    23

    Forester for a Day

    Saturday, 10:00AM–12:00PMFamily Program

    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...

  • Mar
    2

    What Do Owls Eat for Lunch?

    Saturday, 10:00AM–12:00PMFamily Program

    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.

  • Mar
    9

    Woolly Flower Power

    Saturday, 10:00AM–12:00PMFamily Program

    Did you know that felt is a fabric made from sheep’s wool? Meet a sheep from the Shelburne Farms flock and learn how to turn its fluffy wool into a beautiful felted flower.  We'll spend time...

  • Mar
    16

    Play Date! Spring on the Farm

    Saturday, Any time between 9:30AM & 1:30PMFamily Program

    Call up a friend! Meet wiggly worms, burrow underground like a woodchuck, tap a sugar maple, along with so many other activities at your own pace and schedule. Seating and tables available if you...

  • Mar
    23 to 24

    Maple Open House

    Saturday to Sunday, 10:00AM–1:00PMFamily Program, Special Event

    Explore Our Sugarbush Head up to the sugarbush to see the sugarhouse in action! Enjoy a taste of maple syrup as you learn about the journey of sap to syrup. Explore a sugarmaker’s tools, tap a...

  • Apr
    7

    Sheep & Shear Delights

    Sunday, 10:00 AM–1:00 PMFamily Program, Special Event

    Join us anytime between 10:00AM and 1:00PM to celebrate sheep and all that they provide us.   Watch a sheep get its yearly haircut!  After the sheep is shorn, you'll have the...

  • May
    11

    World Migratory Bird Day with Outreach For Earth Stewardship

    Saturday, 7:00AM–12:00PMFamily Program, Adult Program

    Morning Bird Walk TIME: 7:00AM FEE: Free AGES: 10+ For birders of all levels. Departs promptly at 7:00AM from Farm Barn back parking lot.   Visit with Live Birds   TIME:...

  • May
    18

    Water Critter Wonders

    Saturday, 9:30–11:30 AM or 12:30–2:30PMFamily Program

    Bring your mud boots for some pond dipping fun! Spring is a perfect time to explore the pond for life and all of the cool critters that live there. We'll hike down to the pond, dip in to look...

  • May
    18

    Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00–1:30PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey. Presentations will be at the entry to Lone Treel Hill trail in back of the...

  • May
    25

    Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00–1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey. Presentations will be at the entry to Lone Treel Hill trail in back of the...

  • Jun
    1

    Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00–1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey. Presentations will be at the entry to Lone Treel Hill trail in back of the...

  • Jun
    8

    Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00–1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey. Presentations will be at the entry to Lone Treel Hill trail in back of the...

  • Jun
    15

    Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00–1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey. Presentations will be at the entry to Lone Treel Hill trail in back of the...

  • Jun
    18

    Raptors in Residence

    Tuesday, 1:00–1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey. Presentations will be at the entry to Lone Treel Hill trail in back of the...

  • Jun
    20

    Raptors in Residence

    Thursday, 1:00–1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey. Presentations will be at the entry to Lone Treel Hill trail in back of the...

  • Jun
    22

    Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00–1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey. Presentations will be at the entry to Lone Treel Hill trail in back of the...

  • Jun
    25

    Raptors in Residence

    Tuesday, 1:00–1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey. Presentations will be at the entry to Lone Treel Hill trail in back of the...

  • Jun
    27

    Raptors in Residence

    Thursday, 1:00–1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey. Presentations will be at the entry to Lone Treel Hill trail in back of the...

  • Jun
    29

    Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00–1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey. Presentations will be at the entry to Lone Treel Hill trail in back of the...

  • Jul
    2

    Raptors in Residence

    Tuesday, 1:00–1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey. Presentations will be at the entry to Lone Treel Hill trail in back of the...

  • Jul
    4

    Raptors in Residence

    Thursday, 1:00–1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey. Presentations will be at the entry to Lone Treel Hill trail in back of the...

  • Jul
    6

    Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00–1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey. Presentations will be at the entry to Lone Treel Hill trail in back of the...

  • Jul
    9

    Raptors in Residence

    Tuesday, 1:00–1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey. Presentations will be at the entry to Lone Treel Hill trail in back of the...

  • Jul
    11

    Raptors in Residence

    Thursday, 1:00–1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey. Presentations will be at the entry to Lone Treel Hill trail in back of the...

  • Jul
    13

    Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00–1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey. Presentations will be at the entry to Lone Treel Hill trail in back of the...

  • Jul
    16

    Raptors in Residence

    Tuesday, 1:00–1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey. Presentations will be at the entry to Lone Treel Hill trail in back of the...

  • Jul
    18

    Raptors in Residence

    Thursday, 1:00–1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey. Presentations will be at the entry to Lone Treel Hill trail in back of the...

  • Jul
    20

    Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00–1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey. Presentations will be at the entry to Lone Treel Hill trail in back of the...

  • Jul
    23

    Raptors in Residence

    Tuesday, 1:00–1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey. Presentations will be at the entry to Lone Treel Hill trail in back of the...

  • Jul
    25

    Raptors in Residence

    Thursday, 1:00–1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey. Presentations will be at the entry to Lone Treel Hill trail in back of the...

  • Jul
    27

    Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00–1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey. Presentations will be at the entry to Lone Treel Hill trail in back of the...

  • Jul
    30

    Raptors in Residence

    Tuesday, 1:00–1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey. Presentations will be at the entry to Lone Treel Hill trail in back of the...

  • Aug
    1

    Raptors in Residence

    Thursday, 1:00–1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey. Presentations will be at the entry to Lone Treel Hill trail in back of the...

  • Aug
    3

    Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00–1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey. Presentations will be at the entry to Lone Treel Hill trail in back of the...

  • Aug
    6

    Raptors in Residence

    Tuesday, 1:00–1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey. Presentations will be at the entry to Lone Treel Hill trail in back of the...

  • Aug
    8

    Raptors in Residence

    Thursday, 1:00–1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey. Presentations will be at the entry to Lone Treel Hill trail in back of the...

  • Aug
    10

    Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00–1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey. Presentations will be at the entry to Lone Treel Hill trail in back of the...

  • Aug
    13

    Raptors in Residence

    Tuesday, 1:00–1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey. Presentations will be at the entry to Lone Treel Hill trail in back of the...

  • Aug
    15

    Raptors in Residence

    Thursday, 1:00–1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey. Presentations will be at the entry to Lone Treel Hill trail in back of the...

  • Aug
    17

    Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00–1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey. Presentations will be at the entry to Lone Treel Hill trail in back of the...

  • Aug
    20

    Raptors in Residence

    Tuesday, 1:00–1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey. Presentations will be at the entry to Lone Treel Hill trail in back of the...

  • Aug
    22

    Raptors in Residence

    Thursday, 1:00–1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey. Presentations will be at the entry to Lone Treel Hill trail in back of the...

  • Aug
    24

    Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00–1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey. Presentations will be at the entry to Lone Treel Hill trail in back of the...

  • Aug
    27

    Raptors in Residence

    Tuesday, 1:00–1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey. Presentations will be at the entry to Lone Treel Hill trail in back of the...

  • Aug
    29

    Raptors in Residence

    Thursday, 1:00–1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey. Presentations will be at the entry to Lone Treel Hill trail in back of the...

  • Aug
    31

    Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00–1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey. Presentations will be at the entry to Lone Treel Hill trail in back of the...

  • Sep
    3

    Raptors in Residence

    Tuesday, 1:00–1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey. Presentations will be at the entry to Lone Treel Hill trail in back of the...

  • Sep
    5

    Raptors in Residence

    Thursday, 1:00–1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey. Presentations will be at the entry to Lone Treel Hill trail in back of the...

  • Sep
    7

    Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00–1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey. Presentations will be at the entry to Lone Treel Hill trail in back of the...

  • Sep
    10

    Raptors in Residence

    Tuesday, 1:00–1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey. Presentations will be at the entry to Lone Treel Hill trail in back of the...

  • Sep
    12

    Raptors in Residence

    Thursday, 1:00–1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey. Presentations will be at the entry to Lone Treel Hill trail in back of the...

  • Sep
    14

    Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00–1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey. Presentations will be at the entry to Lone Treel Hill trail in back of the...

  • Sep
    17

    Raptors in Residence

    Tuesday, 1:00–1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey. Presentations will be at the entry to Lone Treel Hill trail in back of the...

  • Sep
    19

    Raptors in Residence

    Thursday, 1:00–1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey. Presentations will be at the entry to Lone Treel Hill trail in back of the...

  • Sep
    21

    Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00–1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey. Presentations will be at the entry to Lone Treel Hill trail in back of the...