Summer Programs

Thank you for a wonderful Summer 2019!  Please check back in January 2020 for Summer 2020 program information.

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.

Video by Junior Counselor Clara Lawry, Summer 2016

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. 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!

2019 Dates:

Session 1: June 24 - June 28 *all spots filled*
Session 2:  July 1 - July 5*
Session 3: July 8 - July 12
Session 4: July 15 - July 19 *all spots filled*
Session 5: July 22 - July 26 *all spots filled*
Session 6: July 29 - August 2 *all spots filled*
Session 7:  August 5 - August 9
Session 8: August 12 - August 16 *all spots filled*

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 entering 1st - 4th grades*No program July 4th due to the holiday
  • Cost: $400/week, non-member or $360/week for 2019 Land's Sake Members***
  • The cost for Week 2 is pro-rated because there is no program on the July 4th holiday: $320 Non-Member/$288 Member.
  • There is a 10% multi-week discount.

*No program July 4th due to the holiday
*** Membership discount is only offered to 2019 Land's Sake Member at the Family Level ($125) or above

Farm & Forest is now full for Summer 2019!

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 for our unique local food immersion program! In Green Power, you will learn how to grow vegetables in our Junior Farmer Field, help with livestock management, participate with hunger relief organizations, and more!  Highlights from Summer Green Power include eating blueberries picked right from the bush, building obstacle courses for baby goats, cooking a community meal with a local chef, and meeting the people driving the sustainable food movement in the Boston area.

2019 Dates:

Session 1: June 24 - June 28
Session 2:  July 1 - July 5*
Session 3: July 8 - July 12 *all spots filled*
Session 4: July 15 - July 19 *all spots filled*
Session 5: July 22 - July 26 *all spots filled*
Session 6: July 29 - August 2 *all spots filled*
Session 7:  August 5 - August 9 *all spots filled*
Session 8: August 12 - August 16 NEW Green Chefs: Farm Cooking Week!**  *all spots filled*

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 entering 5th - 8th grades
  • Cost: $400/week, non-member or $360/week for 2019 Land's Sake Members***
  • The cost for Week 2 is pro-rated because there is no program on the July 4th holiday: $320 Non-Member/$288 Member.
  • There is a 10% multi-week discount.

*No program July 4th due to the holiday
**Session 8: Green Chefs will have a special farm food and cooking focus
*** Membership discount is only offered to 2019 Land's Sake Member at the Family Level ($125) or above

Green Power is now full for Summer 2019!

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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 five days.

2019 Dates:

Monday, August 19
Tuesday, August 20
Wednesday, August 21
Thursday, August 22
Friday, August 23

More Information:

9:00 am - 1:00 pm
For students entering Kindergarten - 2nd grade
Sign up for one day or all five!
Member price: $55 per day / Non-member price: $80 per day

Summer Discovery is now full for Summer 2019!

Financial Aid

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.