Daily Session Itinerary

 

We have developed four sessions for our 2018 Farm Camps.

 Feathers & Fur

(Chickens, Rabbits and Ducks lifecyles)

Roots and Stems

(Garden)

Milk & Cream

(Goats and Dairy)

Bread & Butter

 (pasture, resource and land stewardship)

 

 

 

Each session will include learning some real l

ife chores, physical activities outside, science  projects, educational classroom time, textile activities and lunch.

 

 

FULL FARM WEEK

they would attend mon,tue,wen,thur from 9am-1pm.

 

 

 

 

 

We are working with Texas Certified teachers to make sure your children are learning science concepts that go along with their grade level while they are here. Below are the TEKS learned on Milk and Cream day

 

 

S1.2a, Ask questions about organisms, objects, and events observed in the natural world;

S1.10a, investigate how the external characteristics of an animal are related to where it lives, how it moves, and what it eats;

H1.1a, describe and practice activities that enhance individual health such as enough sleep, nutrition, and exercise;

 

 

 

SAMPLE OF WHAT SESSIONS WILL LOOK LIKE

 

 

Monday – Milk and Cream (goats)

Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS), which are the state standards for what students should know and be able to do.

Tuesday- Milk and Cream (goats)

9:-9:30

Physical Activity:

Hay the Animals, Feed the animals, check water systems and learn how to observe for healthy behavior.

Barn

 

9:45-11

Physical Activity:

Learn to milk goats. Try hand milking as well as assist us in using the milk machines. Cleanliness, and goat health are important parts of producing a healthy delicious milk, and we will go over the how’s and why

End with bottle feeding baby goats  

11:30-12

Lunch

Farm Patio

12-1:00 Educational Time:

Watch a film on artisanal cheese makers and huge commercial makers.

Learn some of the Chemistry behind cheese making

Nutrition on milk and cheese: Fats, Proteins, Sugars

Learn about different types of cheese    

-10 minute group time- explain/ask questions about the movie

Learn how to make a simple cheese (take home in cheese containers)

 

Take home:

Cheese.

 

 

 

OUR STORE

WE ARE CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC

Please check our farm tour days or call to schedule a Farm Store visit on Thursdays, 12pm-5pm.

Weslaco, Texas, 78596

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