top of page
C65F2049-1899-44C0-AFA6-3814025C4B22_edited.png

Little Patch Learning Path 

Summer
Farm Camp 

Summer Farm Camp is designed for children aged 4 - 17 to learn about unique topics that connect us to nature, animals and ourselves.
 
When you follow the tracks on the learning path you are sure to find growth, peace & connection!

All Animals Deserve

Love

Connection

Friendships

Peace

Odin_edited_edited.png
Bee_edited.png

All Humans Deserve 

Love

Connection

Friendships

Peace

Little Patch is Dedicated to Honoring the Sacred Relationships Between Humans and Animals 

C54D0EAD-792E-40EF-A8B8-756D8622C6BB_edi

Playful Piglets

Radical Rabbits

Teeny Turtles

Ages 4 - 7 

Ages 8 - 12

Ages 13 - 17

Monday - Thursday 〣 9am - 12pm 

$200 per week

Monday - Thursday 〣 9am - 3pm

Extended Care Hours Available
from 8am - 5:30pm

$325 per week 〣$75 Extended Care per week 

Monday - Thursday 〣 9am - 3pm

Extended Care Hours Available
from 8am - 5:30pm

$50 per week

Camp Weeks

Week 01. 

June 24th - 27th 

Mini Vet Techs 

Meet Vet Technicianas 

Playful Piglets: 9am - 12pm

Radical Rabbits & Teeny Turtles: 9am - 3pm 

Extended Care Hour for Rabbits and Turtles: 8am - 5:30pm M-T

Week 02.

July 1st - 4th

Pet Rescue

Meet Fairhaven Animal Shelter

Playful Piglets: 9am - 12pm

Radical Rabbits & Teeny Turtles: 9am - 3pm 

Extended Care Hour for Rabbits and Turtles: 8am - 5:30pm M-T

Week 03.

July 8th - 11th

Reptile & Aquatic Animals Week 

Meet Swift Serpents

Playful Piglets: 9am - 12pm

Radical Rabbits & Teeny Turtles: 9am - 3pm 

Extended Care Hour for Rabbits and Turtles: 8am - 5:30pm M-T

Week 04.

July 15th - 18th 

New Art Week 

Join Kylie Faison Art to Create animal themed amazing Masterpieces

Playful Piglets: 9am - 12pm

Radical Rabbits & Teeny Turtles: 9am - 3pm 

Extended Care Hour for Rabbits and Turtles: 8am - 5:30pm M-T

Week 05.

July 22nd - 25th

Crochet & Photography Week 

Meet Intuitve Ange and create a phenomenal project and learn animal photography skills 

Playful Piglets: 9am - 12pm

Radical Rabbits & Teeny Turtles: 9am - 3pm 

Extended Care Hour for Rabbits and Turtles: 8am - 5:30pm M-T

Week 06.

July 29th - August 1st

Animal Energy Healing 

Meet Sound Healer and Yoga Instructor Sara Dacosta and Watch the Impact on Rescued Animals 

Reiki Healer TBA

Playful Piglets: 9am - 12pm

Radical Rabbits & Teeny Turtles: 9am - 3pm 

Extended Care Hour for Rabbits and Turtles: 8am - 5:30pm M-T

Week 07.

August 5th - 8th

Hooves and Horse Anatomy 

Meet Knowledgable Horse Experts and Explore Unique Careers

Whole Horse Health and Wellness

Playful Piglets: 9am - 12pm

Radical Rabbits & Teeny Turtles: 9am - 3pm 

Extended Care Hour for Rabbits and Turtles: 8am - 5:30pm M-T

Week 08.

August 12th - 15th 

Resilience Week

Join Kylie Faison Art to Create animal themed amazing Masterpieces 

Playful Piglets: 9am - 12pm

Radical Rabbits & Teeny Turtles: 9am - 3pm 

Extended Care Hour for Rabbits and Turtles: 8am - 5:30pm M-T

Week 09.

August 19th - 22nd

Music Week 

Meet Sound Healer Sara Dacosta and Watch the Impact on Rescued Animals

Playful Piglets: 9am - 12pm

Radical Rabbits & Teeny Turtles: 9am - 3pm 

Extended Care Hour for Rabbits and Turtles: 8am - 5:30pm M-T

A Day at Camp

Playful Piglets

Each day at our Summer Farm Camp is unique! Each day is designed differently to fit in our three corse class, guest speakers, entertainment, group games and animal connection. 

8:45 am - 9:15 am: Camper Drop-Off & Connection Time with Counselors & Friends: We welcome in the morning with conversation and mindful activities that help staff and campers connect with each other and start the day with ease and calm!

 

9:20 am - 9:40 am: Morning Circle: The entire camp starts the day together at Morning Meeting to discuss the schedule for the day, sing songs or read a book together to prepare us for the days activities. 

9:40 am – 10:30 am: Animal Connection: Students will explore different enclosures daily and spend time with their favorite animal friends! Here there is lots of time for animal pets, hugs and handling. We will practice techniques to help us better connect to our new friends. 

10:30 am - 11 am: Crafts: Here we will work on a daily craft OR weekly project based on our topic of the day or week! Most will take place outside with animals. 

11 am - 11:30 am: Nature Explorers: We will lead a mindfulness nature walk that promotes exploration and end with playground time! .

11:30 am - 12:00 pm: Wash up and Nature Lunch! 

A Day at Camp

Radical Rabbits

Each day at our Summer Farm Camp is unique! Each day is designed differently to fit in our three corse class, guest speakers, entertainment, group games and animal connection. 

7:45 am - 9:00 am: Before Camp Program (Optional) Campers can choose from several quiet activities, including board games, nature walks, or birdwatching using binoculars. Pre-registration required!

 

9:00 am - 9:30 am: Camper Drop-Off & Connection Time with Counselors & Friends: We welcome in the morning with conversation and mindful activities that help staff and campers connect with each other and start the day with ease and calm!

 

9:30 am - 9:45 am: Morning Meeting: The entire camp starts the day together at Morning Meeting to discuss the schedule for the day with Ms. Alexis. She will update the campers on farm, animals, and camp news! 

9:50 am – 10:30 am: Class One: There will be 3 groups of 7 - 10 students. Students will typically be separated by age group (8 - 9) (10 - 11) (11-12). Each group will attend 3 classes! 1. Large Animal 2. Small Animal 3. Animal/Nature  Connection. 

10:35 am - 11:25am: Class Two: There will be 3 groups of 7 - 10 students. Students will typically be separated by age group (8 - 9) (10 - 11) (11-12). Each group will attend 3 classes! 1. Large Animal 2. Small Animal 3. Animal/Nature  Connection 

 

11:30 am - 12:10 pm: Wash up and Nature Lunch 

12:10 pm - 12:40pm: Ice Pop & Recess 

12:45pm - 1:35pm: Class Three: There will be 3 groups of 7 - 10 students. Students will typically be separated by age group (8 - 9) (10 - 11) (11-12). Each group will attend 3 classes! 1. Large Animal 2. Small Animal 3. Animal/Nature  Connection 

 

1:40 – 2:30 pm: Rescue Topics: The entire camp comes together to share Animal and Nature Notes from the day, and share what they have learned during their day so far! Students will get to spend one-on-one time with animals, learn about an array of topics in animal rescue and engage in activities that promote compassion and animal connection. 

 

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm: Afternoon Blob: Campers will be given Ice pops to cool down and can play on the playground, go for guided nature walks, or continue crafts/project creation in the big barn! 

3:00 pm: Camper Pick-up: Families pick up campers. Families are welcome to walk the farm at pick up and enjoy the nature and animals together!! Bring carrots and apples to enhance this experience. 

 

3:00 pm – 5:30 pm: After Camp Program (Optional) Campers will be given options from several quiet activities to more movement based activities including board games and cards, walk animals, clean animal enclosures, bird watch & so much. Snack time here is flexible but typically starts at 4pm. Pre-registration is required

A Day at Camp

Teeny Turtles 

Each day at our Summer Farm Camp is unique! Each day is designed differently to fit in our three corse class, guest speakers, entertainment, group games and animal connection. 

7:45 am - 9:00 am: Before Camp Program (Optional) Teens will work on cleaning paddocks, filling waters, checking houses, provding animal updates and so on. 

 

9:00 am - 9:30 am: Camper Drop-Off & Connection Time with Counselors & Friends: We welcome in the morning with conversation and mindful activities that help volunteers and campers connect with each other and start the day with ease and calm!

 

9:30 am - 9:45 am: Morning Meeting: The entire camp starts the day together at Morning Meeting to discuss the schedule for the day with Ms. Alexis. She will update the campers on farm, animals, and camp news! 

9:50 am – 10:30 am: Class One: Each volunteer will be assigned a specific group to shadow and assist with. 

10:35 am - 11:25am: Class Two: Each volunteer will be assigned a specific group to shadow and assist with. 

 

11:30 am - 12:10 pm: Wash up and Nature Lunch with All Volunteers 

12:10 pm - 12:40pm: Ice Pop & Volunteeer Freetime 

12:45pm - 1:35pm: Class Three: Each volunteer will be assigned a specific group to shadow and assist with. 

 

1:40 – 2:30 pm: Rescue Topics: The entire camp comes together to share Animal and Nature Notes from the day, and share what they have learned during their day so far! Students will get to spend one-on-one time with animals, learn about an array of topics in animal rescue and engage in activities that promote compassion and animal connection. 

 

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm: Afternoon Blob: Volunteers will be given Ice pops to cool down and will assist campers on the playground, go for guided nature walks, or continue crafts/project creation in the big barn! 

3:00 pm: Camper Pick-up: Families pick up volunteers. Families are welcome to walk the farm at pick up and enjoy the nature and animals together!! Bring carrots and apples to enhance this experience. 

 

3:00 pm – 5:30 pm: After Camp Program (Optional) Volunteers will be given options from several quiet activities to lead that are more movement based activities including board games and cards, walk animals, clean animal enclosures, bird watch & so much. Snack time here is flexible but typically starts at 4pm. Pre-registration is required

Can I Write Off Camp Expenses on my Taxes? 

If you paid a daycare center, babysitter, summer camp, or other care provider to care for a qualifying child under age 13 or a disabled dependent of any age, you may qualify for a tax credit of up to 35 percent of qualifying expenses of $3,000 ($1,050) for one child or dependent, or up to $6,000 ($2,100) for two or more children or dependents.

Our Location

Fairhaven, MA 02719 

call or text 617.838.6501

email: littlepatchofheavensanctuary@gmail.com

Join Us For The Best Summer Ever!

 

When you follow the tracks on the learning path you are sure to find growth, peace & connection!

bottom of page