Summer Camp 2017
Ride and Learn at Sweet Meadow Farm

Sherborn , MA

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Sherborn, Massachusetts


Weekly Riding Summer Camp



Your child wants to play with animals all summer? Ride horses and learn how to care for their furry friends? Come to Sweet Meadow Farm!


Start the day by feeding the barnyard animals’ breakfast, learn how to handle and care for our small animals such as bunnies, guinea pigs and ferrets, hold and feed our friendly birds in the bird room, then groom, walk and decorate our friendly, kid-sized miniature horses.

Each student will have a one-on-one riding lesson with a licensed riding instructor and ride our gentle and well-trained horses.
Children will also meet all our spring babies, including baby bunnies, puppies and kittens, grow a plant from seed, learn about animals, watch baby chicks hatch and so much more
After lunch, it's time for fun, games and agricultural activities.

Friday parents are invited from 1:30 to 2:30pm to see their children's progress.

 

  • * No camp on Monday July 3rd or Tuesday July 4th
  • Children ages 4-13
  • Price $795 per week 
  • All campers must bring 2, nut-free, healthy snacks and a bottle of water
  • Pizza will be provided for lunch each day from Liberty's Pizza in Natick, but feel free to pack your own lunch
  • There will be no refunds. Please be aware of this when signing up for summer program.
  • $25 fee will be charged for switching camp registrations dates.
  • Before coming to camp, we will need an updated physical from each one of our students in order for them to participate in our camp activities. Please email, fax, or mail a copy in by June 5th. Any Camper without a physical will not be able to participate in any of the activities until we receive one.
  • Extended day offered from 3:00pm-5:00pm for an extra fee ($45 p/day). 3:00pm-5:00pm will be agricultural related activities, including feeding the horses and putting animals to bed. 
  • Early morning drop off available from 8:30am-9:00am for an extra fee ($10 p/day).
    8:30am-9:00am will be supervised agricultural activities.
  • An extra hour riding lesson scheduled between 3:00pm-5:00pm can be added for regular price (first come, first served).
  • 12 weeks of camp available, starting June 12th and ending September 1st.

Download Our Waiver HERE


This camp must comply with regulations of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and be licensed by the local board of health. 

Residential and day camps shall have at least one supervisory staff person for every ten campers over the age of six. There shall be one supervisory staff person for every five campers age six or under. Junior counselors may be included in meeting up to one half of the camper/staff ratio within each unit, living or general activity group, but only if they have received training and supervision to verify their ability to handle camper groups independently. 

(A) Discipline and guidance shall be consistent and based upon an understanding of the individual needs and development of a child. Sweet Meadow Farm shall direct discipline to the goal of maximizing the growth and development of the children and for protecting the group and individuals within it.

(B) Prohibitions. (1) Corporal punishment, including spanking, is prohibited; (2) No camper shall be subjected to cruel or severe punishment, humiliation, or verbal abuse; (3) No camper shall be denied food or shelter as a form of punishment; (4) No child shall be punished for soiling, wetting or not using the toilet. (C) Sweet Meadow Farm shall describe in writing, the camp’s procedures for disciplining campers. 

Sweet Meadow Farm shall inform parents at the time application forms are provided that they may request copies of background check, health care and discipline policies as well as procedures for filing grievances. 


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Summer Pets and Ponies

Sweet Meadow Farm welcomes your child to a summer full of animals, ponies and fun!



Start the day by feeding the barnyard animals’ breakfast, learn how to handle and care for our small animals, such as bunnies, guinea pigs and ferrets, hold and feed our friendly birds in the bird room, then groom, walk and decorate our safe miniature horses.

Each student will have a daily pony ride on one of our gentle and well-trained horses.

Children will also meet all our spring babies, including baby bunnies, puppies and kittens, grow a plant from seed, learn about animals, hold baby chicks and so much more! After lunch, it's time for fun, games and agricultural activities.

Friday parents are invited from 1:30-2:30pm to see their children's progress.

  • * No camp on Monday July 3rd or Tuesday July 4th
  • Children ages 4-13
  • Monday – Friday, 9:00am-3:00pm
  • Price $595 per week 
  • All campers must bring 2, nut-free, healthy snacks and a bottle of water
  • Pizza will be provided for lunch each day from Liberty's Pizza in Natick, but feel free to pack your own lunch

 

  • There will be no refunds. Please be aware of this when signing up for summer program.
  • $25 fee will be charged for switching camp registrations dates.
  • Before coming to camp, we will need an updated physical from each one of our students in order for them to participate in our camp activities. Please email, fax, or mail a copy in by June 6th. Any Camper without a physical will not be able to participate in any of the activities until we receive one.
  • Extended day offered from 3:00pm-5:00pm for an extra fee ($45 p/day). 3:00pm-5:00pm will be agricultural related activities, including feeding the horses and putting animals to bed. 
  • Early morning drop off available from 8:30am-9:00am for an extra fee ($10 p/day).
    8:30am-9:00am will be supervised agricultural activities.
  • An extra hour riding lesson can be scheduled between 3:00pm-5:00pm can be added for regular price (first come, first served).

Download Our Waiver HERE

12 weeks of camp available, starting June 12th and ending September 1st.


This camp must comply with regulations of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and be licensed by the local board of health. 

Residential and day camps shall have at least one supervisory staff person for every ten campers over the age of six. There shall be one supervisory staff person for every five campers age six or under. Junior counselors may be included in meeting up to one half of the camper/staff ratio within each unit, living or general activity group, but only if they have received training and supervision to verify their ability to handle camper groups independently. 

(A) Discipline and guidance shall be consistent and based upon an understanding of the individual needs and development of a child. Sweet Meadow Farm shall direct discipline to the goal of maximizing the growth and development of the children and for protecting the group and individuals within it.

(B) Prohibitions. (1) Corporal punishment, including spanking, is prohibited; (2) No camper shall be subjected to cruel or severe punishment, humiliation, or verbal abuse; (3) No camper shall be denied food or shelter as a form of punishment; (4) No child shall be punished for soiling, wetting or not using the toilet. (C) Sweet Meadow Farm shall describe in writing, the camp’s procedures for disciplining campers. 

Sweet Meadow Farm shall inform parents at the time application forms are provided that they may request copies of background check, health care and discipline policies as well as procedures for filing grievances.

 


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Summer Barn Buddies & Jr. Farmer

Your child wants to grow their own garden, take care of animals and play with ponies all summer?
Sweet Meadow Farm is waiting for you!

Join us feeding, playing, planting a garden and learning how to take care of a variety of barnyard and small animals such as miniature cows and horses, a wallaby, goats, bunnies, guinea pigs and much more. They will take care of their small garden and bring home a pot of a plant they started from seed.

Children will also
meet all our spring babies, including baby bunnies, puppies and kittens, learn about animals, watch baby chicks hatch and so much more!


  • * No camp on Monday July 3rd or Tuesday July 4th
  • Children ages 4-10
  • Monday – Friday, 9:00am-12:00pm
  • Price $295 per week 
  • All campers must bring a nut-free, healthy snack and a bottle of water

 

  • There will be no refunds. Please be aware of this when signing up for summer program.
  • $25 fee will be charged for switching camp registrations dates.
  • Before coming to camp, we will need an updated physical from each one of our students in order for them to participate in our camp activities. Please email, fax, or mail a copy in by June 6th. Any Camper without a physical will not be able to participate in any of the activities until we receive one. 
  • Early morning drop off available from 8:30am-9:00am for an extra fee ($10 p/day).
    8:30am-9:00am will be supervised agricultural activities.
  • 12 weeks of camp available, starting June 12th and ending September 1st.

Download Our Waiver HERE

This camp must comply with regulations of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and be licensed by the local board of health. 

Residential and day camps shall have at least one supervisory staff person for every ten campers over the age of six. There shall be one supervisory staff person for every five campers age six or under. Junior counselors may be included in meeting up to one half of the camper/staff ratio within each unit, living or general activity group, but only if they have received training and supervision to verify their ability to handle camper groups independently. 

(A) Discipline and guidance shall be consistent and based upon an understanding of the individual needs and development of a child. Sweet Meadow Farm shall direct discipline to the goal of maximizing the growth and development of the children and for protecting the group and individuals within it.

(B) Prohibitions. (1) Corporal punishment, including spanking, is prohibited; (2) No camper shall be subjected to cruel or severe punishment, humiliation, or verbal abuse; (3) No camper shall be denied food or shelter as a form of punishment; (4) No child shall be punished for soiling, wetting or not using the toilet. (C) Sweet Meadow Farm shall describe in writing, the camp’s procedures for disciplining campers. 

Sweet Meadow Farm shall inform parents at the time application forms are provided that they may request copies of background check, health care and discipline policies as well as procedures for filing grievances.


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Evening Animal Feeding Program

Join Sweet Meadow Farm to see what it takes to care for our animals. Give them the love and attention they deserve, feed them, and say good night!

Every weeknight this summer from 3:00-5:00pm. Sign up for a weekly program. 

Start with saying "Hi!" to all of our animals. Get a turn to interact with this season's new babies! Walk down the aisle and feed all of the horses their grain and then feed them all their hay. Next you feed the barnyard animals their hay and grain. Feed the wallaby and her chicken friends their dinner. Chompers the tortoise will need to be fed his greens! Don't forget any babies that need their bottles at night!


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