Adult and Child Classes
Registration for Family PLUS & above Member levels begins Monday, March 6
Open registration: Wednesday, March 8


For children ages 2 years through three years old. Please click the brochure on this page for more information or Click here to register online.

Spring! 10 - 10:45 am
Age: 2 | Instructors: Teri Barry (Mon & Fri); Beth Strauss (Tue & Thu)
CODE EC1S April 3 & 7 (Monday & Friday) OR
CODE EC2S April 4 & 6 (Tuesday & Thursday)

This two-day, one-week session introduces our little farmers to what happens at this time of year on the farm. Child and adult will create a project together to remember their experience.

Members: $30 | Non-members: $50

Little Farmers 9:30 - 10:15 am
Age: 18-24 mos. | Instructor: Beth Strauss
CODE EC3S 6 weeks, Tuesdays, April 18 - May 23 OR
CODE EC4S 6 weeks, Wednesdays, April 19 - May 24 OR
CODE EC5S 6 weeks, Thursdays, April 20 - May 25

Our youngest farmers will see how Heckscher Farm is waking up from the winter; New baby animals, peepers in the pond, and plants beginning to grow. Children will create a project with attending adult.

Members: $95 | Non-members: $115

Art Farm 9:30 - 10:15 am
Ages: Just 2 | Instructor: Teri Barry
CODE EC6S 6 weeks, Mondays, April 17 - May 22 OR
CODE EC7S 6 weeks, Fridays, April 21 - May 26

Our young two-year-olds will visit Heckscher 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.

Members: $95 | Non-members: $115

Spring on the Farm 10:30 - 11:15 am
Age: 2+ | Instructor: Beth Strauss
CODE EC8S 6 weeks, Tuesdays, April 18 - May 23 OR
CODE EC9S 6 weeks, Wednesdays, April 19 - May 24 OR
CODE EC10S 6 weeks, Thursdays, April 20 - May 25

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.

Members: $95 | Non-members: $115

Spring! 10 - 10:45 am
Age: 2+ | Instructor: Teri Barry
CODE EC11S 6 weeks, Mondays, April 17 - May 22 OR
CODE EC12S 6 weeks, Fridays, April 21 - May 26

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.

Members: $95 | Non-members: $115


After-School Programs

WILDlife Warriors (ages 5 - 9)
Wednesdays, March 15 - April 5, 3:45 pm - 5 pm
Our newest "Afters" offering will give participants the best of both worlds as we explore the coming of spring in the forest and vernal pools and get up close with our animals in Heckscher WILD! Learn the proper way to hold a snake, race a cockroach, search for the first signs of salamanders in our vernal pools, help to create habitat for spring birds, and more! Limited to 12 children for a great small group experience. Code: EE1S

Members: $55 | Non-members: $65

Wild Woods Adventure After School (ages 5 - 9)
Wednesdays, April 19 - May 10, 3:45 pm - 5 pm
Explore the forest like never before as we search for salamanders and snakes, help 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 work on 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. Code: EE2S

Members: $55 | Non-members: $65

What's for Dinner? (ages 5 - 9)
Wednesdays, May 17 - June 7, 3:45 pm - 5 pm
Who eats what for dinner? Join SM&NC Environmental Education staff as we discover what's on the menu for our farm animals, otters, turtles, and even us! We'll explore the menus of and help to feed some of our feathery and furry friends on the Farm, and we'll give a special treat to the otters. We'll also learn about where our food comes from by working in our own organic vegetable garden. This unique, interactive program is limited to 12 children for a great small-group experience, so please register early. Code: EE3S

Members: $55 | Non-members: $65



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