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January 2020

Treats for Tweets Workshop

January 25, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Merck Forest & Farmland, 3270 Route 315
Rupert, Vermont 05768
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$10

Learn about the birds who stay through winter, and make special treats to bring home to sustain your own feathered friends. Children must be accompanied by an adult companion; $10 per child.   Register for the Treats For Tweets Workshop HERE.

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February 2020

WINTER IN THE WOODS: Kids’ Camp for Winter Vacation

February 18, 2020 @ 9:00 am - February 20, 2020 @ 3:00 pm
Merck Forest & Farmland, 3270 Route 315
Rupert, Vermont 05768
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$50

February 18, 19, 20. 9am to 3pm. Winter Vacation Camp for children, grades 2 through 5. Come join our Winter-Break Day Camp for second through fifth graders. We'll explore the snowy woods, create wintry crafts and play! Merck Forest is a winter wonderland and you can come to camp for one day or all three, from 9am to 3pm each day. Bring a bag lunch, water and snacks (we'll supply the hot chocolate!) and dress for outdoor play.  Space is…

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April 2020

Baa, Baa, Black Sheep: Farm Program for Children

April 4, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Merck Forest & Farmland, 3270 Route 315
Rupert, Vermont 05768
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$10
animal products

4/4/20, 1pm - 3pm Baa, baa, black sheep, have you any wool? Bring your children to meet our fleecy flock -- and to create felt using wool from our sheep. Children must be accompanied by an adult companion. Admission: $10 per child.   Registration is limited, so sign up early HERE.

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Spring Break on the Farm: Day Camp for Children

April 14, 2020 @ 9:00 am - April 16, 2020 @ 3:00 pm
Merck Forest & Farmland, 3270 Route 315
Rupert, Vermont 05768
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$3 – $125
VT kids chores

4/14, 15, 16  Vacation Day Camp for 2nd through 5th graders. We'll be based out of the Visitor Center and the Yurt as we get curious and explore the farm and play in and around the woods at the Discovery Trail. We'll meet and learn about the animals that live on our farm and in our pond, do some crafts, and go hiking and exploring. Bring your lunch, a snack, and water. $50/day or $125 for all 3 days per…

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May 2020

Meet the Lambs

May 16, 2020
Merck Forest & Farmland, 3270 Route 315
Rupert, Vermont 05768
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$3
animal farm vermont

Time: TBD. Have your little lambs meet our little lambs: this is a popular event with the wee folk who are just learning about farm animals and prefer them pint-sized. This family-friendly event features our new lambs, but there will be plenty of other activities for children, including pond explorations and horse-drawn wagon rides.  Suggested Donation: $3pp.

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