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July 2020

Farm Chores for Children, 7/2/2020

July 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Merck Forest & Farmland, 3270 Route 315
Rupert, Vermont 05768
$5

Thursday afternoons 7/2 through 8/13. Participate in daily farm chores with MFFC staff, including feeding the chickens and collecting eggs, feeding the sheep and horses, as well as pigs. Other activities may include weeding the children's garden, picking berries. Children must be accompanied by at least one paid adult, and registration count and fee(s) must include EACH member of your party. Register for Farm Chores HERE.

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Meet and Feed, 7/5/2020

July 5 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Merck Forest & Farmland, 3270 Route 315
Rupert, Vermont 05768
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$5

Sunday afternoons, June 7 through October 11 Join Merck staff on Sunday afternoons as they go about afternoon chores feeding our animals. Get to know our sheep, horses, chickens, and pigs during our daily routine. $5pp. Children must be accompanied by at least one paid adult, and registration count and fee(s) must include EACH member of your party. Click HERE to register to Meet and Feed.

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Farm Chores for Children, 7/9/2020

July 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Merck Forest & Farmland, 3270 Route 315
Rupert, Vermont 05768
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$5
Farm life, children, chores, kids, visit

On Thursday afternoons through the summer, children (and their adult companion) may join the farm staff at Merck Forest & Farmland Center for daily chores. Youngsters may feed the horses, pick berries, collect eggs and perform other tasks. These farm-centered "workshops" are designed to introduce children to simple farm routines and products, and to meet our animals under expert supervision. These hands-on/hands-dirty activities are suitable for children ages 3 and up. Children must be accompanied by at least one paid…

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Meet and Feed, 7/12/2020

July 12 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Merck Forest & Farmland, 3270 Route 315
Rupert, Vermont 05768
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$5

Sunday afternoons, June 7 through October 11 Join Merck staff on Sunday afternoons as they go about afternoon chores feeding our animals. Get to know our sheep, horses, chickens, and pigs during our daily routine. $5pp. Children must be accompanied by at least one paid adult, and registration count and fee(s) must include EACH member of your party. Click HERE to register to Meet and Feed.

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Wilderness Day Camp for Rising 4-6th Graders

July 13 @ 9:00 am - July 17 @ 3:00 pm
Merck Forest & Farmland, 3270 Route 315
Rupert, Vermont 05768
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$250
children learning farm vermont

7/13 to 7/17. $250/child Week-long summer day camp for kids going into Grades 4 - 6 in the fall. Children will explore, observe, and participate in hands-on acitivies as they explore the various wildlife that can be found around Merck Forest. Focus will be the wildlife that make their habitat at MFFC, including the forest, fields, and pond. Children should be dressed for outdoor adventures and wet environments. They should bring a bag lunch (and perhaps a change of clothes?). Our…

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Farm Chores for Children, 7/16/2020

July 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Merck Forest & Farmland, 3270 Route 315
Rupert, Vermont 05768
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$5

$5 per person. Children must be accompanied by at least one paid adult, and registration count and fee(s) must include EACH member of your party. Register HERE.

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Meet and Feed, 7/19/2020

July 19 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Merck Forest & Farmland, 3270 Route 315
Rupert, Vermont 05768
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$5

Sunday afternoons, June 7 through October 11 Join Merck staff on Sunday afternoons as they go about afternoon chores feeding our animals. Get to know our sheep, horses, chickens, and pigs during our daily routine. $5pp. Children must be accompanied by at least one paid adult, and registration count and fee(s) must include EACH member of your party. Click HERE to register to Meet and Feed.

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Forest Day Camp (Session 1) for Rising 1st to 3rd Graders

July 20 @ 9:00 am - July 24 @ 3:00 pm
Merck Forest & Farmland, 3270 Route 315
Rupert, Vermont 05768
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$250
VT kids spring activities

Adventures in the forest are in store for rising first-, second- and third-grade campers. We'll tramp through the woods to find who lives and grows here, learn some wilderness survival skills, and discover what makes the forest a special place. We'll play games, tell stories, hone our powers of observation and learn what the forest has to offer. Our woodland classroom -- the new yurt -- will be our forest base camp, and a Vermont-certified educator will be on the…

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Farm Chores for Children, 7/23/2020

July 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Merck Forest & Farmland, 3270 Route 315
Rupert, Vermont 05768
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$5
VT farm chores

On Thursday afternoons through the summer, children (and their adult companion) may join the farm staff at Merck Forest & Farmland Center for daily chores. Youngsters may feed the horses, pick berries, collect eggs and perform other tasks. These farm-centered "workshops" are designed to introduce children to simple farm routines and products, and to meet our animals under expert supervision. These hands-on/hands-dirty activities are suitable for children ages 3 and up. Children must be accompanied by at least one paid…

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Meet and Feed, 7/26/2020

July 26 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Merck Forest & Farmland, 3270 Route 315
Rupert, Vermont 05768
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$5

Sunday afternoons, June 7 through October 11 Join Merck staff on Sunday afternoons as they go about afternoon chores feeding our animals. Get to know our sheep, horses, chickens, and pigs during our daily routine. $5pp. Children must be accompanied by at least one paid adult, and registration count and fee(s) must include EACH member of your party. Click HERE to register to Meet and Feed.

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Farm Chores for Children, 7/30/2020

July 30 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Merck Forest & Farmland, 3270 Route 315
Rupert, Vermont 05768
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$5

$5 per person. Children must be accompanied by at least one paid adult, and registration count and fee(s) must include EACH member of your party. Register HERE.

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August 2020

Meet and Feed, 8/2/2020

August 2 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Merck Forest & Farmland, 3270 Route 315
Rupert, Vermont 05768
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$5

Sunday afternoons, June 7 through October 11 Join Merck staff on Sunday afternoons as they go about afternoon chores feeding our animals. Get to know our sheep, horses, chickens, and pigs during our daily routine. $5pp. Click HERE to register to Meet and Feed.

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Forest Day Camp (Session 2) for Rising 1st to 3rd Graders

August 3 @ 9:00 am - August 7 @ 3:00 pm
Merck Forest & Farmland, 3270 Route 315
Rupert, Vermont 05768
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$250
children activities, kids, pond, fun

Oh joy! Five days to explore farm, fields, forests, ponds, pools and streams, play games, and do craft projects! In our Forest Camp for rising first, second and third graders, we will explore, observe, splash around in, and learn about the ecosystems here. Children should be dressed for outdoor adventures and wet environments. They should bring a bag lunch (and perhaps a change of clothes?). Our woodland classroom -- the new yurt -- will be our forest base camp, and a…

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Farm Chores for Children, 8/6/2020

August 6 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Merck Forest & Farmland, 3270 Route 315
Rupert, Vermont 05768
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$5

$5 per person. Children must be accompanied by at least one paid adult, and registration count and fee(s) must include EACH member of your party. Register HERE.

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Meet and Feed, 8/9/2020

August 9 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Merck Forest & Farmland, 3270 Route 315
Rupert, Vermont 05768
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$5

Sunday afternoons, June 7 through October 11 Join Merck staff on Sunday afternoons as they go about afternoon chores feeding our animals. Get to know our sheep, horses, chickens, and pigs during our daily routine. $5pp. Children must be accompanied by at least one paid adult, and registration count and fee(s) must include EACH member of your party. Click HERE to register to Meet and Feed.

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Farm Chores for Children, 8/13/2020

August 13 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Merck Forest & Farmland, 3270 Route 315
Rupert, Vermont 05768
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$5

$5 per person. Children must be accompanied by at least one paid adult, and registration count and fee(s) must include EACH member of your party. Register HERE.

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Meet and Feed, 8/16/2020

August 16 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Merck Forest & Farmland, 3270 Route 315
Rupert, Vermont 05768
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$5

Sunday afternoons, June 7 through October 11 Join Merck staff on Sunday afternoons as they go about afternoon chores feeding our animals. Get to know our sheep, horses, chickens, and pigs during our daily routine. $5pp. Children must be accompanied by at least one paid adult, and registration count and fee(s) must include EACH member of your party. Click HERE to register to Meet and Feed.

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Mushroom Hunt for Youngsters

August 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Merck Forest & Farmland, 3270 Route 315
Rupert, Vermont 05768
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$5
VT mushrooms

A walk and search for families with children. Families should bring baskets to gather mushrooms in. Children must be accompanied by at least one paid adult, and registration count and fee(s) must include EACH member of your party.   Please preregister here for the Mushroom Hunt Program.

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Meet and Feed, 8/23/2020

August 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Merck Forest & Farmland, 3270 Route 315
Rupert, Vermont 05768
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$5

Sunday afternoons, June 7 through October 11 Join Merck staff on Sunday afternoons as they go about afternoon chores feeding our animals. Get to know our sheep, horses, chickens, and pigs during our daily routine. $5pp. Children must be accompanied by at least one paid adult, and registration count and fee(s) must include EACH member of your party. Click HERE to register to Meet and Feed.

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Meet and Feed, 8/30/2020

August 30 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Merck Forest & Farmland, 3270 Route 315
Rupert, Vermont 05768
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$5

Sunday afternoons, June 7 through October 11 Join Merck staff on Sunday afternoons as they go about afternoon chores feeding our animals. Get to know our sheep, horses, chickens, and pigs during our daily routine. $5pp. Children must be accompanied by at least one paid adult, and registration count and fee(s) must include EACH member of your party. Click HERE to register to Meet and Feed.

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September 2020

Meet and Feed 9/6/2020

September 6 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Merck Forest & Farmland, 3270 Route 315
Rupert, Vermont 05768
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$5

Sunday afternoons, June 7 through October 11 Join Merck staff on Sunday afternoons as they go about afternoon chores feeding our animals. Get to know our sheep, horses, chickens, and pigs during our daily routine. $5pp. Children must be accompanied by at least one paid adult, and registration count and fee(s) must include EACH member of your party. Click HERE to register to Meet and Feed.

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Meet and Feed, 9/13/2020

September 13 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Merck Forest & Farmland, 3270 Route 315
Rupert, Vermont 05768
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$5

Sunday afternoons, June 7 through October 11 Join Merck staff on Sunday afternoons as they go about afternoon chores feeding our animals. Get to know our sheep, horses, chickens, and pigs during our daily routine. $5pp. Children must be accompanied by at least one paid adult, and registration count and fee(s) must include EACH member of your party. Click HERE to register to Meet and Feed.

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Harvest Festival

September 19 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Merck Forest & Farmland, 3270 Route 315
Rupert, Vermont 05768
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$3
saphouse, autum, fall foliage

Celebrate the harvest with food and games and lots to see! $3pp suggested donation.

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Meet and Feed, 9/20/2020

September 20 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Merck Forest & Farmland, 3270 Route 315
Rupert, Vermont 05768
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$5

Sunday afternoons, June 7 through October 11 Join Merck staff on Sunday afternoons as they go about afternoon chores feeding our animals. Get to know our sheep, horses, chickens, and pigs during our daily routine. $5pp. Children must be accompanied by at least one paid adult, and registration count and fee(s) must include EACH member of your party. Click HERE to register to Meet and Feed.

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Meet and Feed, 9/27/2020

September 27 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Merck Forest & Farmland, 3270 Route 315
Rupert, Vermont 05768
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$5

Sunday afternoons, June 7 through October 11 Join Merck staff on Sunday afternoons as they go about afternoon chores feeding our animals. Get to know our sheep, horses, chickens, and pigs during our daily routine. $5pp. Children must be accompanied by at least one paid adult, and registration count and fee(s) must include EACH member of your party. Click HERE to register to Meet and Feed.

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October 2020

Meet and Feed, 10/04/2020

October 4 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Merck Forest & Farmland, 3270 Route 315
Rupert, Vermont 05768
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$5

Sunday afternoons, June 7 through October 11 Join Merck staff on Sunday afternoons as they go about afternoon chores feeding our animals. Get to know our sheep, horses, chickens, and pigs during our daily routine. $5pp. Children must be accompanied by at least one paid adult, and registration count and fee(s) must include EACH member of your party. Click HERE to register to Meet and Feed.

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Meet and Feed, 10/11/2020

October 11 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Merck Forest & Farmland, 3270 Route 315
Rupert, Vermont 05768
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$5

Sunday afternoons, June 7 through October 11 Join Merck staff on Sunday afternoons as they go about afternoon chores feeding our animals. Get to know our sheep, horses, chickens, and pigs during our daily routine. $5pp. Children must be accompanied by at least one paid adult, and registration count and fee(s) must include EACH member of your party. Click HERE to register to Meet and Feed.

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