Come join our creative fun on the farm with our seasonal programs!
After-School Farm Fun
Farm time is the best time of the day! We offer a wkekly opportunity for kids to spend time with the animals of the farm.
Each visit will include feeding, watering and visiting with each animal on the farm. Current residents include: guinea pigs, rabbit, sheep, cats & dogs, horses, ducks & chickens. Dress accordingly and bring snacks! Participants will be mostly outdoors with opportunities to warm up in the house for a snack or by the fire in the tipi.
Drop in weekly attendance NOW available.
$33. per day
Spring Break Camp!
This is going to be an incredible week of exploration and building friendships with the animals of the farm! Children will participate in the daily animal care, explore the wild land along the St Vrain river and enjoy crafts & creation of our seasonal duck habitat.
March 18-21 (Mon-Thurs)
$300 per child
SUMMERTIME FARM + THEATER = FUN!
SUMMER THEATER CAMP 2024
Since 2015 Hart Family Farm has offered children’s nature, art & theater programs. This season, we’ll be teaming up with DraMagic to create a fun, expressive time together.
Our days are filled with a natural flow from daily farm chores, structured theater games and rehearsal, free-play, picnicking to chillin by the river!
The program will incorporate theater skills, stage performance, costume-making, singing, dance and more! It will culminate with a end of summer show & family celebration.
2 Age Groups: 6-10 year olds and 11-14 year olds
WHERE: Hart Family Farm, a lush property cradled by the St Vrain river at the end of Apple Valley Road in Lyons. There is a play gym, wild land to explore, lots of enclosures and fields where the sheep, horses, ducks, bunny, cats & dogs roam, and many interesting nooks and crannies for inquisitive, creative adventurers to explore and create in.
WHEN: Summer Camp will be MONDAYS, TUESDAYS & WEDNESDAYS from 9AM till 2PM.
Participants will join for the entire 6 week program. This commitment will allow for building trust with the animals and friends on the farm and to achieve a high level of success with creating a theater production.
Starting June 3rd, the program will run for 6 weeks ending July 10th.
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
9am - 2pm
Final production date: Tuesday, July 9th
We will do a late afternoon production concluded by a family potluck dinner.
The last day, July 10th will be spent relaxing from the effort & enjoying a final play day on the farm together.
STRUCTURE & DAILY ROUTINE:
- ANIMAL HANDLING AND CARE - horses, sheep, poultry and rabbits daily care (skills will be age specific)
- NATURE EXPLORATION - Along the St Vrain river, Hart Farm includes a unique wetland environment and is a wonderland for the imagination.
- FREE PLAY, SUMMER FUN - Play in the creek, swimming in the river or relaxing in the hammock for a peaceful and restorative time
- THEATER GAMES - our professional actors & directors Esther and James will share their skills for participants to explore their self-expression through theater games and the development of small vignettes each week.
- COSTUMES AND CRAFTS - based on each weeks creation & participant age range.
- SINGING AND SOUND DEVELOPMENT - varies by each weeks creation & interest.
- PERFORMANCE!!! With a supportive group environment, participants will be able to find new ways to express themselves.
SUMMER CAMP FEES:
$45. materials fee per child
Registration fee is $375 (1st week camp plus materials fee). Non-refundable.
After week 1, we offer sliding scale payment of $16-22/hour or $240-$330/week depending on what feels balanced to you.
REGISTRATION: If you are interested in signing your kid(s) up, please click below to secure your spot!
This program is offered by James & Sara Hart in partnership with DraMagic Children's Theater producer Esther Van Zyl.