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We offer summer programs for children in K - 12th grade, starting June 26th and going through August 25th. See below for weekly and daily program options and details.
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Summer 2023 Sessions: Grades 1st - 8th
One Week sessions: June 26 - August 18 Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 3:00pm $415 Land's Sake Family Level Members and above / $460 Non-Members
One day sessions: August 21st - August 25th, 9:00am - 1:00pm each day; $65 Land's Sake Family Level Members and above / $85 Non-Members
For Students entering 1st - 3rd grades**
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. Our goal is for participants to 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!
**We recommend rising 3rd graders who have been to the farm before join in our Junior Farmers program for 3rd-5th graders to make the most of their experience!
Session 1: June 26th - June 30th
Session 2: July 3th - July 7th *no program July 4th*
Session 3: July 10th - July 14th
Session 4: July 17th - July 21st (themed week: will include all the Farm and Forest favorites as well as an additional focus. Families can sign up for their preferred group during registration.)
Group one: Garden Week
Group two: Bugs Week
Session 5: July 24th - July 28th (themed week: will include all the Farm and Forest favorites as well as an additional focus. Families can sign up for their preferred group during registration.)
Group one: Habitat Building Week
Group two: Ecosystem explorations Week
Session 6: July 31st - August 4th
Session 7: August 7th - August 11th
Session 8: August 14th - August 18th
Check out this Video by Junior Counselor Clara Lawry, Summer 2016
For students entering 3rd - 5th grades
A program specially designed for upper elementary students to get the most out of their farm experience! If you want to learn how to grow and harvest delicious food, play with animals, and climb trees, Junior Farmers is for you! Junior Farmers will learn more advanced vegetable growing techniques in the Junior Farmer Field, help care for rabbits, chickens, and goats, all while getting in touch with nature and the outdoors. Each week will focus on a different theme, but will also include garden activities, animal visits, and general Junior Farmer awesomeness!
Session 1: June 26th - June 30th: Leaves Week
Session 2: July 3th - July 7th *no program July 4th*: Animal Week
Session 3: July 10th - July 14th: Art Week
Session 4: July 17th - July 21st: Birds Week (Joint session with Green Power)
Session 5: July 24th - July 28th: Compost Week (Joint session with Green Power)
Session 6: July 31st - August 4th: Garden Week
Session 7: August 7th - August 11th: Cooking Week
Session 8: August 14th - August 18th: Survival Skills Week
For students entering 6th - 8th grades.
Join us for our unique local food immersion program! Learn how to grow vegetables in our Junior Farmer Field, help with livestock management, participate with hunger relief organizations, and more! Highlights include eating freshly-picked berries, building obstacle courses for baby goats, cooking competitions, weeding in the farm fields and meeting the people driving the sustainable food movement in the Boston area. Participants have more responsibilities and more privileges in their farm interactions and get exclusive access to the behind the scenes workings of the farm. Each week will focus on a different theme, but will also include garden activities, animal visits, and general Green Power awesomeness!
Session 1: June 26th - June 30th: Nature Art Week
Session 2: July 3th - July 7th *no program July 4th*: Insects Week
Session 3: July 10th - July 14th: Wild Plants Week
Session 4: July 17th - July 21st: Birds Week (Joint session with Junior Farmers)
Session 5: July 24th - July 28th: Compost Week (Joint session with Junior Farmers)
Session 6: July 31st - August 4th: Food Security Week
Session 7: August 7th - August 11th: Animal Husbandry Week
Session 8: August 14th - August 18th: Farm to Table Week
Check out this great video on Green Power from Summer 2018!
For students entering K - 3rd grades.
$85; $65 for 2023 Land's Sake members (Family Level or above)
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 five days.
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High School Internship Programs: Grades 9th - 12th
Our summer internship program (formerly the Junior Leader program) gives youth entering 9th-12th grade hands-on leadership experiences working in various areas of our farm. Please read below for details on the different internships. All internship roles are volunteer positions.
Summer Program Interns assist our summer staff in leading our Farm and Forest program for 1st, 2nd and 3rd graders. Interns will model behavior, join activities, lead games, and connect with the children. High school students entering 11th or 12th grade may have the opportunity to assist with our Junior Farmer program for 4th and 5th graders as well.
There are three options available for Summer Program interns.
Farm and Forest interns work with rising 1st, 2nd and 3rd graders. This option is open to 9th-12th graders. Interns will be on site from 8:15-3:00 Monday - Friday. There are 8 sessions available.
Junior Farmer interns work with rising 3rd, 4th and 5th graders. This option is open to 11th graders, 12th graders, and 10th graders who participated in our internship program last summer. Interns will be on site from 8:15-3:00 Monday-Friday. There are 6 sessions available.
Summer Discovery interns work with rising K, 1st, 2nd and 3rd graders. This option is open to 9th-12th graders. Interns will be on site from 8:45-1pm Monday-Friday. This program is only available during session 9, August 21st-25th.
Farm Interns assist with a variety of projects throughout the farm. Farm interns will participate in tending crops, setting up our farmstand, distributing our CSA shares, packing produce for donation programs, building and fixing garden structures, and caring for animals. Interns can expect to learn about sustainable land management, animal husbandry, and growing practices.
There are three schedules available for Farm Interns:
Week-long internships take place for one or more full weeks between June 26th and August 25th, from 9am-3pm.
Two-week internships take place over two consecutive weeks between June 26th and August 25th. Interns participating in these sessions will take on a leadership role within the group on week two. They will start at 9am during week one and 8:30am during week two. They will end at 3 both weeks.
Morning internships will take place during the mornings of one or more full weeks between June 26th and August 25th, from 9am-12pm.
It is Land’s Sake’s policy to provide financial assistance when possible to any applicants who request it on a needs basis. Financial assistance is a limited fund and funds will be disbursed based on applicant’s financial need. Both full and partial scholarships are available. Approved applicants may receive one scholarship session per child per summer.
To apply for financial aid, please open the registration forms and select "I am applying for financial aid" when prompted. The application information will appear below.