As our neighboring communities grow, the chance for children to
experience the rich farming history of this region becomes more
difficult. Ollin Farms is dedicated to preserving those traditions
and providing youth
the opportunity to experience farm life first hand. In 2015,
we are excited to be launching our eighth season of youth education
classes on the farm.
Srping Break Session:
to April 9th
From 9:00am to 2:00pm
Suggested Ages 5-11
Activites for the spring
session include planting in the spring gardens, caring
for the sheep and chickens, crafts, games, and
activities around healthy eating and building teamwork on
Summer classes are offered
both in Spanish and English.
Classes in Spanish are an immersion style class
that builds vocabularly for all levels of students, and
are appropirate for students currently taking Spanish
classes or those with no prior experience with the
Session 1: June 22-25
Suggested Ages 3-6 Spanish
Session 3: July 13-16 9:00am- 12:00pm
Suggested Ages 3-6
Are the classes the same
from year to year?
We have kids that have been returning every summer; we change some
things or introduce new subjects each year. Just like the farm, the farm
classes are always adapting, and each year we add new themes and
What do kids need to bring?
Sun block, water
container, extra clothes, tennis shoes, lunch and a snack for the first
three days (full-day groups only).
What if my kid(s) don't fit the suggested ages?
We suggest ages based on our experience with the activities involved and
the goal to get all the kids working together. That being said, just
like the farm itself, these classes build teamwork between different
ages and skill levels.
Here's a video courtesy of the Eyes on Longmont film crew that
highlights the youth education program at Ollin: