SUMMER YOUTH PROGRAMS

OUR PROGRAMS ARE NOW FULL.

 

Please check back in February 2018.

 


ABOUT THE YOUTH PROGRAMS AT SYLVESTER MANOR:

Welcome to the Summer Youth Programs at Sylvester Manor Educational Farm! Summer is a wonderful time to experience all that Sylvester Manor has to offer, and we hope that you will consider enrolling your child in one of our two youth programs. Children participating in the youth programs at the Manor will plant and harvest vegetables, prepare and cook dishes using the produce they have grown, feed and care for the various livestock kept on the Manor property, and learn about the environment and history of Sylvester Manor in addition to engaging in daily art, music, and yoga activities.

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR ALL CHILDREN ATTENDING THE 2017 SUMMER PROGRAMS:

The 2017 Summer Youth Programs will run from Monday, July 3 through Friday, August 19. Program hours are from 9am - 12 noon. Drop off and pick up will take place at the Farmstand on Manwaring Road. Each child must bring a small backpack containing a water bottle clearly labeled with his or her name, an extra change of clothes and a healthy snack in a reusable container. (No candy or chips please.) You will be notified by email if the programs are cancelled due to inclement weather. Please be aware that no refunds are made in the event of weather-related closings.

All program participants are invited to participate in a weekly potluck lunch at the Sunflower Barn immediately following the program dismissal on Friday afternoons. 

*Please note that no refunds will be made after July 2, 2017.


PROGRAM OPTIONS

LITTLE SPROUTS
Ages 3+4
July 3 - August 19, 9:00am – 12 noon

 

Children in the Little Sprouts program are fully toilet-trained 3 and 4-year-olds. Children enrolled in Little Sprouts will plant, harvest and eat fresh vegetables and fruits, explore the grounds of the manor, have both story time and arts and crafts, engage in free-play and age-appropriate games, in addition to snack time and yoga. They will also help prepare a dish for the end-of-the-week pot luck lunch, to which they are all invited. 12 children per day maximum enrollment.

2017 Cost:
$75/day
You may register by the day or the week, although we encourage full-week registration
in order to establish a routine for your child. (*Please call the office for individual day sign-ups: 631-749-0626)


YOUNG FARMERS
Ages 5-7
Weekdays, July 3 - August 19. 9:00am - 12 noon

 Each week children will engage in a variety of activities that include farming basics, local history, arts, environmental science, sustainability, and the growing, harvesting and preparation of local foods. 18 children per day maximum enrollment.

2017 Cost:

$385/week
Full week registration only.

 
 
 

* If you have questions or need further information on our Summer Youth Programs, please contact our office at 631.749.0626 or by emailing the Program Director, Caroline Scudder, at cscudder@sylvestermanor.org

 
 
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