Adult and Child Classes

Awaken your senses to the arrival of spring. Come and see the new arrivals on the farm both animal and plant life. In the classroom make your own signs of spring. Please bring a smock for your child if you want.

All classes take place at Heckscher Barn. Please note that for safety reasons siblings who arein a baby carrier on adult are welcome but otherwise please make other arrangements for them during class.

Little Farmers, 9:30 - 10:15 am
Age: 18-24 months | Instructor: Beth Strauss

Our youngest "farmers" will see how the farm is waking up from the winter: new baby animals, peepers in the pond and plants beginning to grow. Children will create a spring project with attending adult.

CODE EC1S 10 weeks, Tuesdays, March 13-May 22 (no class April 10)
CODE EC2S 10 weeks, Wednesdays, March 14-May 23 (no class April 11)
CODE EC3S 10 weeks, Thursdays, March 15-May 24 (no class April 12)

Members: $150 | Non-members: $170

Art Farm, 9:30 - 10:15 am
Age: Just 2 | Instructor: Teri Barry

Our young two year olds will visit the farm to see and hear what new things are happening with the animals, in the garden and in the pond. Children will create a project with attending adult.

CODE EC4S 10 weeks, Mondays, March 12-May 21 (no class April 9)
CODE EC5S 10 weeks, Fridays, March 9-May 25 (no class March 30 & April 13)

Members: $150 | Non-members: $170

Spring on the Farm, 10:30 - 11:15 am
Age: 2+ | Instructor: Beth Strauss

March around SM&NC and see how spring has arrived on the farm. The earth is warming up and plants and animals are waking up from their winter rest. The farm is a busy place. Children will create a project with attending adult.

CODE EC6S 10 weeks, Tuesdays, March 13-May 22 (no class April 10)
CODE EC7S 10 weeks, Wednesdays, March 14-May 23 (no class April 11)
CODE EC8S 10 weeks, Thursdays, March 15-May 24 (no class April 12)

Members: $150 | Non-members: $170

Spring!, 10:30 - 11:15 am
Age: 2+ | Instructor: Teri Barry

Visit the farm and see how spring has arrived. Meet baby farm animals, hear peepers in the pond and see plants sprouting in the garden. Children will create a project with attending adult.

CODE EC9S 10 weeks, Mondays, March 12-May 21 (no class April 9)
CODE EC10S 10 weeks, Fridays, March 9-May 25 (no class March 30 & April 13)

Members: $150 | Non-members: $170

Afternoon on the Farm, 1:30 - 2:15 pm
Age: 2+ | Instructor: Teri Barry

Come after lunch and enjoy the farm with your child. We will explore and learn. Each class will be different. Scavenger hunts, visiting animals, art, tasty treats and books are the activities that will happen during the 10 weeks.

CODE EC11S 10 weeks, Fridays, March 9-May 25 (no class March 30 & April 13)

Members: $150 | Non-members: $170


After-School Programs

Winter Wild Adventure After School (Ages 5-9)
Wednesdays, February 21 - March 14, 3:45-5 pm
Winter is a great time to explore the SM&NC! Our newest on-site after school program will take us behind-the-scenes of our latest exhibit, on the trails, and to our Maple Sugar House. We'll paint the snow, search for animal tracks, help to collect maple sap for syrupping, and more! Meet at Overbrook Nature Center. Limited enrollment. Dress for outdoors. CODE: EEW2

Members: $60 per child | Non-members: $70 per child

Wild Woods Adventure After School (Ages 5-9)
Wednesdays, April 18 - May 9, 3:45-5 pm
Explore the forest like never before as we search for salamanders and snakes, help to build a fort, learn how to make fire, and more! We'll use our zip line in the forest, learn some basics of wild edibles, dig in the dirt, search the stream for creatures, and discover our engineering skills as we make a small dam for our stream. We'll test our outdoor adventure skills in a safe, fun atmosphere that will allow kids to challenge themselves while exploring our wild woods! Limited to 12 children for a great small group experience, so register early. CODE: EES1

Members: $60 per child | Non-members: $70 per child



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