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July 2019

Farm Chores for Children

July 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Merck Forest & Farmland, 3270 Route 315
Rupert, Vermont 05768
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$5
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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. Please pre-register early, because participation is limited. Cost is $5…

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How Does Your Garden Grow?

July 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Merck Forest & Farmland, 3270 Route 315
Rupert, Vermont 05768
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$5

Come spend some time at the Children's Garden up on the farm. We'll do some planting, make some craft-y additions for the garden, and taste some of the seasonal harvest together.  Children under ten must be accompanied by an adult companion. $5pp.

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Summer Forest Day Camp

July 22 @ 9:00 am - July 26 @ 3:00 pm
Merck Forest & Farmland, 3270 Route 315
Rupert, Vermont 05768
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$250

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

July 25 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Merck Forest & Farmland, 3270 Route 315
Rupert, Vermont 05768
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$5

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. Please pre-register early, because participation is limited.

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August 2019

Touch a Tractor

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

Big noisy machines and wide wide meadows. What small child wouldn't love a photo op on one of our pieces of farm equipment ... with proper supervision, of course. Plan to spend the afternoon visiting our farm, then enjoy a bluegrass concert in the evening.

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Farm Chores for Children

August 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Merck Forest & Farmland, 3270 Route 315
Rupert, Vermont 05768
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$5

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. Please pre-register early, because participation is limited.

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Farm Chores for Children

August 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Merck Forest & Farmland, 3270 Route 315
Rupert, Vermont 05768
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$5
vermont farm chicken

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. Please pre-register early, because participation is limited. Cost is $5…

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Who Lives on our Farm?

August 17 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Merck Forest & Farmland, 3270 Route 315
Rupert, Vermont 05768
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$5
horse vermont

Meet our farm residents during Vermont's Open Farm Week: cuddle a chicken, hug a lamb, pet a horse. Learn what makes each animal unique and how we take care of them.

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Mushroom Hunt for Youngsters

August 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Merck Forest & Farmland, 3270 Route 315
Rupert, Vermont 05768
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$5

A walk and search for families with children. Families should bring baskets to gather mushrooms in.

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