Hooves, Halters and Horticulture

Monday, September 11, 2017Monday, October 23, 2017 (7 weeks)
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Please register by: Mon, Aug 28, 2017

Description: Discover the science behind growing plants and raising livestock. Explore animal husbandry and horticulture through discussion, hands-on activities and farm chores.

Fall classes focus on the harvest and preparing for winter. Spring classes concentrate on a new growing season and new life on the farm.

This curriculum is part of a two-year rotation of four sessions (in the fall and spring of each year). Participants may start at any point in the four sessions. Participants do not need to enroll in the full two years, but they will benefit the most if they are able to do so.

Target age range: Hooves, Halters & Horticulture is designed for the skills and interests of children ages 10 to 13 years.

Cost per child/student: $89
Cost per adult/educator: free, welcome as assistants to farm educator

Registration: Reservations required by two weeks prior. Register online for class number 6GAL1005 or by phone call to 763-559-6700.

Maximum class size: 10 students
If the class is full, call Gale Woods Farm at 763-694-2001 to be placed on the wait list. Additional educators will be added, as available, if there is sufficient interest.

Parent/guardian/educator policy: Hooves, Halters & Horticulture is a drop-off class. Parents are welcome to attend in the role of volunteer assistants to the Farm Educator.

For more information, contact Gale Woods Farm at 763-694-2001 or visit threeriversparks.org/location/gale-woods-farm.

For more information about Three Rivers Park District homeschool programming, visit threeriversparks.org/page/homeschool


Information subject to change. Please check with Gale Woods Farm for the most current information.