OCTOBER 2014 NEWSLETTER

The Father-Son Retreat is being postponed for now and instead we are offering:

FAMILY DAY AT SPENCE’S FARM
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 8,
9:00 AM-4:30 PM

Enjoy the best of Spence’s Farm with your children. Work in the garden, feed the chickens, play with the rabbits, climb in the haymaze, enjoy archery, ride horses together and nourish your relationships by acknowledging one another in new ways.

$75 for one parent and child  
$99 for family of 3;
  $125 for family of 4;  $150 for family of five

Bring Lunch, Snacks, Water Bottle, Sturdy shoes

SCHEDULE:
9:00 AM – Free play in our Play Yard
9:30 AM – Welcome and Introduction to the Farm
10:00 AM – Garden Project/Chickens and Rabbits
11:00 AM – Snack and Hike
12:30 PM – Lunch
1:00 PM – Horses/Archery/Haymaze
4:00 PM – Acknowledgements
4:30 PM – Closing

Register here on our website.




Thank you to all those who enjoyed our
Annual Halloween Harvest Festival. 
It was a great success with over 600 people attending.  Don't miss our Holiday Festival on Saturday, December 20!
ANNOUNCEMENT FOR FRIENDS OF SPENCE’S FARM
Spence’s Farm has suspended their AfterSchool program for the 2014-2015 school year to allow time and space for other aspects of growth occurring at the Farm including new building projects and adult programs.

Thank you for your continuing support of our other programs:

MINI-CAMPS
During school breaks each month. See the Mini-Camp Calendar.

Horsemanship Lessons
Saturday mornings 9:30 -11:00 am or 11:00-12:30 pm
Weekdays (M-F) 3:00-4:30 pm or 4:30-6:00 pm

Farm Birthday Parties or Trail Rides
Saturday and Sunday

Field Trips
Weekdays by appointment

Call 919-968-8581 to register or consult our website at spencesfarm.com

PLAN NOW FOR SUMMER CAMP- 2015
 Register early in the spring.
Remember, children blossom at Spence’s Farm and learn skills for life!

Mark your calendar for FAMILY FUN at Spence’s Farm this autumn:

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 25 – 3:00-7:00 PM – Halloween Festival

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 20 – 3:00-7:00 PM – Holiday Festival

Mini Camps

Mini- Camp Calendar 2014 - 2015
Please indicate which days you
are registering your child.
Monday, October 27
November 4, 11, 26 & 28
December 22, 23, 26, 29, 30, & 31
January 2, 19, & 20
February 16, & 27
March 27, 30 & 31
April 1, 2, & 3
June 10, 11 & 12

Mini-Camps are fun! Kids participate in the full array of farm life activities, with lots of time to play and explore. We offer Mini-Camps on Teacher Work Days, Intersessions, & School Holidays. You can sign up for just one day or the whole school break. Advance registration is recommended!

Read More About Mini Camps

Register for Mini Camps 

Visit our Horsemanship Pages for an option to have a riding lesson on a mini camp day.

Our programs are grounded in a foundation and philosophy we call the CRAFTS of Partnership. We help children learn these “CRAFTS” through all we do on the Farm:
C
ommunication
R
espect
A
cknowledgement
F
riendship
T
rust &
S
etting Good Boundaries.

 

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Spence's Farm
6407 Mill House Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27516
phone: (919) 968-8581
fax: (919) 968-7618
email:
spencesfarm@aol.com
Office hours: M-F 9:30am-6:00pm

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