Junior Counselors Training Week - June 17-21, 2024
Fox Field Farm Junior Counselors Program: Embrace the Farming Lifestyle!
Dive into the heart of agriculture and homesteading life with our Junior Counselors Program at Fox Field Farm. This unique week-long adventure is designed for young enthusiasts, ages 10 and up, who have a passion for the farm life and a curiosity about managing a small-acre homestead. It's a co-ed experience that offers a comprehensive look into the various aspects of farm management and the day-to-day joys and challenges of living on a farm.
- A deposit of $100 secures your spot - pay online or contact us at (203) 687-3870
- The remaining balance of $300 is due at the Monday morning drop-off of your child's session, payable by cash or check
- Spaces are limited
- Co-Ed Experience for Ages 10+: Open to all interested youths, providing an inclusive environment to learn and grow.
- CPR Certification: Participants will receive CPR and first aid certification from the American Red Cross, facilitated by the local Fire Department, as part of their learning journey. The cost of the week includes first aid and CPR certification, empowering participants with essential life-saving skills.
- Commitment: A one-week commitment is required, running Monday through Friday, from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. We offer early drop-off at no additional cost to accommodate your schedule.
- No Previous Horse Experience Required: We welcome all levels of participants, from beginners to those with more experience. This inclusivity ensures everyone has the opportunity to engage fully in the program.
- Hands-On Horse Ownership Experience: Each participant will be paired with a horse that matches their experience, temperament, and personality. They'll "own" this horse for the week, diving deep into the responsibilities and rewards of horse care.
- Guest Educators: Our program is enriched by guest educators from various professions within the equestrian communities of Connecticut and Massachusetts, offering diverse perspectives and expertise.
This program is not just about learning; it's about experiencing the true essence of farm life, from the hard work to the immense rewards. Participants will engage in activities that teach them about teamwork, responsibility, and the satisfaction of caring for animals and the land. It's an ideal setting for nurturing a deep appreciation for agriculture and equine care, all while having fun and making lasting friendships.
Join us for a summer filled with learning, adventure, and the joy of farm life. Discover what it means to live and work on a farm, gain valuable life skills, and enjoy the unique experience of horse ownership. Your journey into the world of agriculture starts here at Fox Field Farm.