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, 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...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
Saturday, 7:00AM–12:00PMFamily Program, Adult Program
Morning Bird Walk
For birders of all levels. Departs promptly at 7:00AM from Farm Barn back parking lot.
Visit with Live Birds
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...
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...
Saturday, 1:00–1:30 PMFamily Program
Tuesday, 1:00–1:30 PMFamily Program
Thursday, 1:00–1:30 PMFamily Program