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5/27/2017
Faster Farming, Waning Woods Night Hike
(5-Adult) The modern era farm work easier, but how did it affect the environment? Learn how technology has changed the natural world, then explore our trails at dusk to understand the effects and their impact on animals living in our woods. Children must be accompanied by an adult registered in the program. Please dress for the weather and a hike.
Start Time/Day: 8pm Sat
Start Date: 5/27/2017
 
5/31/2017
Animal Science Merit Badge
This program satisfies most of the requirements to earn the Animal Science Merit Badge.Homework and details on what to bring can be found online.
Start Time/Day: 4pm Wed
Start Date: 5/31/2017
 
6/1/2017
Jr. Farmer Family Fun
(2-Adult) Jr. Farmers and their families will get to play an active role in helping to take care of our farm. Join us this fall season as we explore topics such as caring for our farm animals, tinkering with farm machinery, and learning the importance of our crops and gardens. Enjoy a new topic each week of the session as we go behind the scenes to help farmers with their work. Children must be accompanied by an adult registered in the program.
Start Time/Day: 4pm Thu
Start Date: 6/1/2017
 
6/3/2017
Farm Tech: Gardening Using Hydroponics 
(5-Adult) In this program, we discuss the method of growing plants without soil. Soilless gardening can offer many benefits including being able to grow fresh vegetables in small spaces, eliminating the need to pull weeds, and a reduction in plant pests and disease. Learn different techniques to grow at home, year round. Children must be accompanied by an adult registered in the program.
Start Time/Day: 4:30pm Sat
Start Date: 6/3/2017
 
6/5/2017
Little Hands on the Farm-(2-3yrs)
Join us in the Kidwell Barn classroom to learn all about farm animals, farm chores and enjoy a story, craft or game. Pre-paid reservations required. Adults must attend class with child.
Start Time/Day: 9:45am Mon
Start Date: 6/5/2017
 
6/5/2017
Little Hands on the Farm (3-5yrs)
Join us in the Kidwell Barn to meet a farm animal, enjoy a story, craft or game and pretend to be the famer with fun chores. Pre-paid reservations required. Adult must attend class with child.
Start Time/Day: 11am Mon
Start Date: 6/5/2017
 
6/5/2017
Discovery Time III(3-6yr)-Bugs & Insects
Explore theme-based activities through games, crafts and special projects. STEM-inspired to encourage discovery and learning along with outdoor fun. Bring snack, lunch and drink daily. An activity fee is due on the first day ($5 for 4-hr. camps). Call for more info 703-689-3104. Download camp forms from website. Download camp forms from website.
Start Time/Day: 9am Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri
Start Date: 6/5/2017
 
6/5/2017
All About Animals (3-6 yrs)
Learn about farm and our animals. Campers are split into smaller group for activities including farm visits, nature walks, crafts, songs and games. Camp meets at the Old Floris Schoolhouse. Bring snack, lunch and drink daily. An activity fee of $5 is due on the first day. Children must be potty trained. For more info, call 703-689-3104. No camp July 3-4. Download camp forms from website.
Start Time/Day: 9am Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri
Start Date: 6/5/2017
 
6/9/2017
Bats in the Cropfields Night Hike
(5-Adult) As you get ready for bed, bats are getting ready to work. Come discover how these accommodating animals help out on our farm, then try navigating the farm in an echolocation activity. Finish with a brief hike to explore a bats natural habitat. Children must be accompanied by an adult registered in the program. Please dress for the weather and a short hike.
Start Time/Day: 8pm Fri
Start Date: 6/9/2017
 
6/11/2017
The Quest for Lost History 
(5-Adult) The search for historic treasure doesn't always include a map and shovel. Learn the methods for discovering a places lost past while preserving the land around it. Then apply these skills to uncover clues hidden around the park. Meet at the information kiosk. Children must be accompanied by an adult registered in the program.
Start Time/Day: 2pm Sun
Start Date: 6/11/2017
 
6/12/2017
All About Animals (3-6 yrs)
Learn about farm and our animals. Campers are split into smaller group for activities including farm visits, nature walks, crafts, songs and games. Camp meets at the Old Floris Schoolhouse. Bring snack, lunch and drink daily. An activity fee of $5 is due on the first day. Children must be potty trained. For more info, call 703-689-3104. No camp July 3-4. Download camp forms from website.
Start Time/Day: 9am Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri
Start Date: 6/12/2017
 
6/12/2017
Discovery Time IV (3-6yr)-Arts & Artists
Explore theme-based activities through games, crafts and special projects. STEM-inspired to encourage discovery and learning along with outdoor fun. Bring snack, lunch and drink daily. An activity fee is due on the first day ($5 for 4-hr. camps). Call for more info 703-689-3104. Download camp forms from website. Download camp forms from website.
Start Time/Day: 9am Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri
Start Date: 6/12/2017
 
6/15/2017
Jr. Farmer Family Fun
(2-Adult) Jr. Farmers and their families will get to play an active role in helping to take care of our farm. Join us this fall season as we explore topics such as caring for our farm animals, tinkering with farm machinery, and learning the importance of our crops and gardens. Enjoy a new topic each week of the session as we go behind the scenes to help farmers with their work. Children must be accompanied by an adult registered in the program.
Start Time/Day: 4pm Thu
Start Date: 6/15/2017
 
6/16/2017
Summer Camp Sunset Campfire (4-Adult)
(4-Adult) Get a taste of a traditional sleep away summer camp at the farm. Join us for an evening of songs, skits, and smores around the campfire. Kick off your summer with fun for the whole family and none of the packing or expense of summer camp. Children must be accompanied by an adult registered in the program.
Start Time/Day: 7:30pm Fri
Start Date: 6/16/2017
 
6/17/2017
Dog Agility for the Fun of It (13-Adult)
Prerequisite: Dog Obedience I. Class offers an introduction to dog agility. This class is not competition oriented. Dogs must be at least 1 year old. Dogs and handlers learn teamwork, targeting and handling skills basics. Class utilizes agility equipment. Attendance at first class is required. Bring dogs to first class.
Start Time/Day: 10:30am Sat
Start Date: 6/17/2017
 
6/17/2017
Dog Agility for the Fun of It (13-Adult)
Prerequisite: Dog Obedience I. Class offers an introduction to dog agility. This class is not competition oriented. Dogs must be at least 1 year old. Dogs and handlers learn teamwork, targeting and handling skills basics. Class utilizes agility equipment. Attendance at first class is required. Bring dogs to first class.
Start Time/Day: 11:30am Sat
Start Date: 6/17/2017
 
6/17/2017
Dog Agility for the Fun of It II (13+)
Prerequisite: Agility for the Fun of it I or Dog Agility I. More fun with agility sequences and obstacle performance. Dogs must know obedience behaviors sit, lie down, stay and come and be reliable off leash. Confidence in performing contact obstacles (A-frame and dog walk) is required. Bring dogs to first class.
Start Time/Day: 9:30am Sat
Start Date: 6/17/2017
 
6/17/2017
Dog Agility for Fun of It III (13-Adult)
Prerequisite: Dog Agility for the Fun of It II/Competitive Dog Agility II. Class is designed for dogs with an excellent command of all equipment and handlers ready to learn skills such as front and rear crosses, serpentines and pinwheels. Full courses are run using all of the equipment. Dogs must be able to handle each apparatus off leash. Bring dogs to first class.
Start Time/Day: 8:30am Sat
Start Date: 6/17/2017
 
6/19/2017
Competitive Dog Agility III (14-Adult)
Prerequisite: Competitive Dog Agility II. Class expands proficiency and builds performance confidence on all obstacles. Handlers and dogs must have a good working understanding of clicker and targeting, with strong emphasis on contact obstacles and weave poles. Teams begin to work off leash and improve attention, focus and teamwork. Students are encouraged to repeat this class to perfect obstacle performance. Overall attendance is required for progression. Bring dogs to first class.
Start Time/Day: 7pm Mon
Start Date: 6/19/2017
 
6/19/2017
Contacts, Weaves and Teeters (14-Adult)
Prerequisite: Competitive Dog Agility I or II or equivalent skill level with permission from instructor. Class helps dog/handler teams gain the skills and training criteria for consistent performance of the contacts, weaves and teeter. Emphasis is on the training steps and required behaviors needed to successfully perform these obstacles. Handlers must be able to control off-lead dogs at all times. Bring dogs to first class.
Start Time/Day: 8pm Mon
Start Date: 6/19/2017
 
6/19/2017
All About Animals (3-6 yrs)
Learn about farm and our animals. Campers are split into smaller group for activities including farm visits, nature walks, crafts, songs and games. Camp meets at the Old Floris Schoolhouse. Bring snack, lunch and drink daily. An activity fee of $5 is due on the first day. Children must be potty trained. For more info, call 703-689-3104. No camp July 3-4. Download camp forms from website.
Start Time/Day: 9am Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri
Start Date: 6/19/2017
 
6/19/2017
Adventures on the Farm (6-10 yrs)
Campers love the daily farm visits, learning about animals and their babies and exploring the dairy. Activities include hikes, crafts, games, farm demonstrations and making their own afternoon snack. Bring a morning snack, lunch and drink daily. An activity fee of $10 is due on the first day. Aug 21 has 7-hr and 10-hr options. For info, call 703-689-3104. Download camp forms from website.
Start Time/Day: 9am Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri
Start Date: 6/19/2017
 
6/19/2017
Discovery Time I(3-6yr)-Rocks & Minerals
Explore theme-based activities through games, crafts and special projects. STEM-inspired to encourage discovery and learning along with outdoor fun. Bring snack, lunch and drink daily. An activity fee is due on the first day ($5 for 4-hr. camps). Call for more info 703-689-3104. Download camp forms from website. Download camp forms from website.
Start Time/Day: 9am Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri
Start Date: 6/19/2017
 
6/19/2017
Farm Tech Camp (8-14 yrs.)
Each day at Frying Pan presents farmers with different problems to solve. What is the best way to plant a straight row of peas? Is there a way to repair a broken radio or telephone? What kind of fun can be made from some old junk laying around the farm? In this camp, we will use our minds and hands to find resourceful ways to solve these problems and more. Bring lunch and drink. Download camp forms from website.
Start Time/Day: 8am Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri
Start Date: 6/19/2017
 
6/19/2017
Camp Extended Care (5-15 yrs)
This before and after camp service provides additional care for children of working parents and is open to children in full day camps at that same location. Campers stay in a safe environment and get to choose from a variety of supervised activities, such as board games, drawing/coloring and age-appropriate movies. This code is for one week. For two week camps, register for both weeks individually.
Start Time/Day: 7am Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri
Start Date: 6/19/2017
 

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