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February 2020

WINTER IN THE WOODS: Kids’ Camp for Winter Vacation

February 18 @ 9:00 am - February 19 @ 3:00 pm
Merck Forest & Farmland, 3270 Route 315
Rupert, Vermont 05768
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$50

February 18 & 19. 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 both, 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 limited,…

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June 2020

Game of Logging, Levels 3 & 4

June 27 @ 8:00 am - June 28 @ 4:00 pm
Merck Forest & Farmland, 3270 Route 315
Rupert, Vermont 05768
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$380
vermont logging

* * NEW DATES * * *    Level 3 (6/27, 8am-4pm) focuses on limbing, bucking, and handling difficult trees. Level 4 (6/28, 8am-4pm) focuses on storm damage cleanup. These are field-based workshops and will be conducted in any weather conditions except for heavy snows, thunderstorms or high-wind conditions. Bring snacks, a bag lunch, water and a construction-type hard hat; be dressed for any weather conditions and wear sturdy work-boots. PLEASE NOTE: Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Enrollment…

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July 2020

Farm Chores for Children, 7/30/2020

July 30 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Merck Forest & Farmland, 3270 Route 315
Rupert, Vermont 05768
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$5

$5 per person. Your registration must indicate how many people -- children AND adults -- are in your party.  Children must be accompanied by at least one paid adult (except for day camp), 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. Your registration must indicate how many people -- children AND adults -- are in your party.  Children must be accompanied by at least one paid adult (except for day camp), and registration count and fee(s) must include EACH member of your party. Click HERE…

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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. Your registration must indicate how many people -- children AND adults -- are in your party.  Children must be accompanied by at least one paid adult (except for day camp), and registration count and fee(s) must include EACH member of your party. Register HERE.

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