The Howell Living History Farm offers a range of educational programs for visitors of all ages, including public programs, class trips, farmhands, internships, and summer camps. Public programs for students and adults range from sheep-shearing, corn-planting, and hay-riding to tours of the Pleasant Valley House and hog slopping and weighing.
‘Farmhands’ introduces children between the ages of six and 12 years old to a variety of farm activities and operations, such as chores, crafts, games, and seasonal activities. Activities are led by seasoned farm staff and may include feeding and watering animals, collecting eggs, mixing animal feeds, bottle feeding lambs, planting potatoes, bottle, and digging the garden, among others.
Farm Camps offer unique experiences where campers can enjoy all the farm activities over a week, such as hands-on animal care, planting, cultivating and harvesting seasonal vegetables, helping with chores, gathering eggs, mixing feed and more. Campers also head out into nature search for animal tracks, collect natural treasures, and explore different habitats, as well as enjoy arts and crafts, stories, games and a hayride. Photo: Howell Living History Farm
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