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The Community Farm Summer School 2016

  • When Aug 1st 2016
  • Where The Community Farm
  • Price £125

Plants, Animals, Vegetables and Adventure!


Get into The Great Outdoors this August at The Community Farm’s summer school! Designed for 9, 10 and 11 -year-olds, the five-day programme will see kids ‘reconnect’ with horticulture,
woodwork, wildlife conservation, agriculture, art, bushcraft, animal husbandry, exploring the island and even cooking. It will all be educational, social, fun and they will bring home their
creations too!

There is a choice of five programmes:

Week 1: August 1-5           Week 2: August 8-12           Week 3: August 15-19      

Week 4: August 22-26       Week 5: Aug 29 – Sept 2

The Great Outdoors will run Monday to Friday, 10am to 4pm. Children will learn, socialise and have fun with our specialist The Children’s Centre farm team.

We have limited availability of just eight places per week, so book early!

EXAMPLE WEEK*

 

Mon

Tue

Wed

Thu

Fri

10.00-11.30

Greeting/tour meet animals

Animal care & feeding

Games and farm jobs

Farm plants and animals

Vegetable harvest

11.30- 13.00

Woodwork

Art, found materials

Bushcraft: fire building

Wildlife discovery

Activity trip (e.g. fishing)

 

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

13.30-15.00

Horticulture: Vegetables

Horticulture:

Herbs

Visit & explore historical site

 

Trip out to Manx farm

 

Cooking session

15.00-16.00

Feed animals and Reflection

Feed animals and Reflection

Group challenge!

Feed animals and reflection

Farewell, presentation

*Exact timetable will vary according to weather/group’s wishes

The five-day programme costs £125 per person and you can secure a place by paying a £25.00 deposit using the link below. (please note the full cost must be paid before course commences).

For more information please contact farm@thechildrenscentre.org.im or call 610540 

The Community Farm Summer School 2016

How can you help?

There are many ways you can support our work.

  • £3,000 per day to run our charitable programmes
  • £7 benefit for every £1 spent on Thriving families programme
  • 40% of local children and young people engaged in our services
  • 16 groups of all ages hosted at the Farm each week