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Summer Programs
Quiet Valley Summer

Summer Children Programs
Elementary - Middle School/Jr. High


Summer for Elementary Children

Nature Explorers 1 & 2

Come to the farm and learn all about the exciting animals, insects, trees and flowers that live in and around the farm. We will explore the creatures that live in our pond, our woods and on the farm itself. There will also be games, crafts, stories, jumping in the hay and more, including finding out how birds eat! Parent participation is welcomed but not required.

Nature Explorers 1 - Dates: July 7 – 11
Nature Explorers 2 - Dates: August 4 – 8
Time: 9:30 – 11:30, Monday through Friday
Ages: Children must have completed kindergarten, first or second grade
Cost: $70.00 or $60.00 for members
Deadlines (with payment): June 30 for Nature Explorers 1 OR July 28 for Nature Explorers 2

Minimum of five participants, maximum of 10
Leader: Tom Salmon


Summer for Middle School / Jr. High


NEW YOUTH PROGRAM - “QUIET VALLEY EXPLORERS” -

We will be holding one day a week sessions on Thursdays this summer. This group’s focus is on learning many of the skills that a future tour guide might need to know. Many of the basics of historic farm life will be covered. Fire starting, cooking, heritage crafts, animal husbandry and gardening are some of the main areas covered. There will many interesting things to learn and having a good time on the farm will be part of our weekly sessions. Quiet Valley is an exciting place to try out new things so come on out this summer and make some new friends. Participants will be able to get a true sense of what it was like to grow up on a farm at the beginning of the 19th century.
Dates: Thursdays July 10, 17, 24, 31, August 7, 14 (There will be one make-up session per student for children who miss a day due to vacation, illness, Bible school, camp, etc. Make up sessions are on Saturdays at the farm’s bake oven.)
Time: 9:30am to 1:00pm
Ages: 11 through 14 (boys and girls)
Cost: $110.00 or $100.00 for members

Minimum of six participants, maximum of 12
Leader: Deb DiPasquale

Participants in the Quiet Valley Explorers are required to come in a simple costume and bring their own lunch.

 

Farm Explorers 1 & 2

Be a farmer this summer! Experience farm life in the 1800’s and have a great time doing it! Participants will learn how to bake pretzels, taste some very fresh vegetables from our garden, bake cookies, mix up root beer, crank the ice cream freezer to make our delicious homemade ice cream, work on projects, hike the hills around the farm, play lots of games, meet our farm animals up-close and personal, and more! Farmer Milton may even have some special work for our campers to do. Join us and see what’s happening on the farm!

Farm Explorers 1 - Dates: July 14 - 18
Farm Explorers 2 - Dates: July 21 – 25
Time: 9:30 – 2:30 Monday through Friday
Ages: Children must have completed third, fourth or fifth grade
Cost: $110.00 or $100.00 for members
Deadlines (with payment): July 7 for Farm Camp 1 OR July 14 for Farm Camp 2

Minimum of six participants, maximum of 12
Leader: Tom Salmon

 

One-week History Explorers

Has your child always wanted to participate in one of our youth groups, but the once a week schedule didn’t work for your family? Well, now is your chance. This special program has everything condensed into one week. This program is for older students who will be able to do more challenging projects, and who want to dig more deeply into history.

Dates: July 28 – August 1
Time: 9:30 – 2:30 Monday through Friday
Ages: 11 – 14 (boys and girls both welcome)
Cost: $110.00 or $100.00 for members
Deadline (with payment): July 21

Minimum of six participants, maximum of twelve
Leader: Tom Salmon

Participants in the History Explorer program are required to come in a simple costume and bring their own lunch.


Please register early to ensure an opening. Please sign up for one of our great summer programs today. See you on the farm this summer!

Contact the Office at 570-992-6161 or by E-mail for advance registration and registration forms for Summer Children Programs


(All prices and programs subject to change.)
 
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