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Fri, Oct 06


Whispering Oaks Farm

Junior Farmhand Session 1: Sustainability

A 6 week drop off program

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Junior Farmhand Session 1: Sustainability
Junior Farmhand Session 1: Sustainability

Time & Location

Oct 06, 2023, 8:00 AM EDT – Nov 10, 2023, 12:00 PM EST

Whispering Oaks Farm, 5330 Dana Rd, Fort Myers, FL 33905, USA

About the event

Junior Farmhand is a 6 week Drop-off Program that will challenge your child’s problem solving, critical thinking and team work skills.

Topics / Tasks Covered:

  • Farm Chores
  • Animal Husbandry
  • AG Projects
  • Farm Science & Labs
  • Livestock Conservation
  • Nature Journaling

Curriculum Supported & includes ELA / Writing, Math, Science & History Elements.

This session will consist of 6 - 4 hour long classes, held weekly, on specified Fridays, from 8:00am - 12:00pm.

This is a drop-off class taught by Ms. Ashley & Ms. Carolina incorporating the following curriculum into our lessons and activities:

Exploring Agriscience, Farm Anatomy, Harbor & Sprout as well as multiple other supplements

Session One: Sustainability

Week One:

Farm Anatomy, Waste & Composting

Week Two:

The ground: above & below

Week Three:

Foraging: Identifying edible plants

Week Four:

Gardening for Food

Week Five:

Sustainable Farming: putting it all together

Week Six:

Food Preservation

Children should bring a water bottle, garden or work gloves, a change of clothes, and packed lunch to each class.

Additional Information:

What to wear

-  Play clothes

-  Closed Toed shoes

-  Sunscreen / Bug Repellant

-  Hat / Sunglasses

What not to wear

-  Anything you don’t want to get dirty

-  Open toed shoes

-  Clothing with tassels / frays/ hanging string etc.

Many of our animals free-range. This includes chickens, roosters, turkeys, ducks, farm cats & 2 livestock guardian dogs, all of which are used to visitors. We do have active Honey Bee Hives on our farm.

Release of Liability Waiver:  Required from all participants.

Parents are responsible for the full tuition, regardless if your child is able to attend every date in their Junior Farmhand session. Refunds will ONLY be issued if an emergency prevents participation in all 6 scheduled class days within a single session.

Class sizes are set to a minimum of 8 & a maximum of 25 students per session.


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