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Summer Programs

Get outside and get your hands dirty this summer at Land’s Sake! Try new foods, make new friends, and care for our adorable and friendly animals! Our summer programs are led by experienced educators who are committed to giving every program participant a fun, engaging, and safe educational experience.

For more information, contact our Education Manager by calling 781-893-1162 or emailing education@landssake.org. Answers to Frequently Asked Questions can be found here.

Sustainability Stewards

Want to make a difference this summer? Join our NEW teen program, Sustainability Stewards! Earn community service hours while learning new skills outdoors on the farm. Participants will learn about environmental and social issues including agricultural sustainability, food access, environmental justice, and food security while gaining hands-on experience working towards a more sustainable future. Weekly activities will include land management, growing and harvesting food for donation, caring for our farm animals, and finding new and creative ways to give back. Build your resume, make friends, and enjoy the beauty of summer on the farm! 

2018 Session dates:
Session 1: July 9 - July 13 
Session 2:  August 6 - August 10

More Information:

  • Weekly sessions (Monday through Friday) will run from 8:30 am – 12:30 pm (each day will include time for lunch and snacks) 
  • For students going into 9th through 12th grade
  • Cost:  Non-Member price: $175 / Member price: $150
    10% discount for multi-week registration.
  • Each week participants will complete 15 hours of community service 

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Green Power

Interested in food and farming? Want to connect with other youth who share your interest in sustainability and the outdoors? Then join us in our unique local food immersion program! In Green Power, you will experience planting, weeding and harvesting, participate in farm livestock management, visit local urban farms to learn about small scale agriculture, participate with hunger relief organizations, have fun in the kitchen, cook a community meal with a local chef, and more! 

2018 Session dates:
Session 1: June 25 - June 29
Session 2:  July 2 - July 6* 
Session 3: July 9 - July 13 
Session 4, Farm to Table: July 16 - July 20**
Session 5: July 23 - July 27
Session 6: July 3o - August 3
Session 7:  August 6 - August 10
Session 8: August 13 - August 17

More Information:

  • Weekly sessions (Monday through Friday) will run from 8:30 am – 3:30 pm (each day will include time for lunch and snacks) 
  • For students going into 5th through 8th grade
  • Cost:  Non-Member price: $400 / Member price: $350
    10% discount for multi-week registration.
  • *No program July 4th due to the holiday, Session Two priced at $320 for nonmembers and $280 for members
  • **Join us for our  Green Power Farm to Table cooking week! In addition to animal care and hands-on farming, participants will cook meals and snacks from our fresh produce each day. 
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Farm & Forest

Spend a fun-filled week connecting with nature, exploring farm habitats, and taking care of our resident animals.Together we will learn useful gardening skills, spend time caring for our chickens, rabbits, and other animals, play nature games, create seasonal crafts, read stories, and make delicious snacks with produce from the farm. Participants will leave recharged from a week of fun and active outdoor play. Each session will have different seasonal activities so join us for as many as you’d like!

2018 Session dates:
Session 1: June 25 - June 29
 Session 2:  July 2 - July 6*
Session 3: July 9 - July 13
Session 4: July 16 - July 20
Session 5: July 23 - July 27
Session 6: July 30 - August 3
Session 7:  August 6 - August 10
Session 8: August 13 - August 17

More Information:
  • Weekly sessions (Monday through Friday) run from 8:30 am – 3:30 pm (each day will include time for lunch and snacks)
  • For children entering grades 1-4
  • Cost:  Non-Member price: $400 / Member price: $350 10% discount for multi-week registration.
  • *No program July 4th due to the holiday, Session Two priced at $320 for nonmembers and $280 for members
 

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Summer Discovery

This program is the perfect opportunity for your younger kids to experience outdoor fun on the farm before school starts up in the fall. Children will engage in garden themed activities and animal chores in our beautiful farm setting. Fill summer’s end with adventure and new skills for your youngster at Land’s Sake! Register for one day or up to all four days.

2017 Session Dates:
August 20-24

More Information:

  • Program will run from 9am to 1pm.
  • For students entering into grades K - 2
  • Cost: Non-Member price: $80 per day / Member price: $60 per day