Summer Programs at Heartland Farm Sanctuary

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Join us for a FUN summer filled with compassionate programming! Heartland is offering a variety of camps and clubs at our beautiful new location in Stoughton. We can’t wait to see you at the sanctuary!

 

Please note: Heartland is currently in the process of moving! All people programming will be held at our new location: 424 US Hwy 51 Stoughton, WI 53589. We hope to see you at our new sanctuary location, with our rescued chickens, turkeys and emus! The rest of our rescued herd will be moving over soon!

Programs for 5-7 year olds (Choose either morning or afternoon option)

Compassionate Caretakers (5-7 year olds)

Our Compassionate Caretakers class will gather together in our beautiful space to make discoveries, play,  create, hike and explore alongside our animal friends. We will also participate in introductory caretaking for our rescued residents, gardens, and environment.

Special Notes: Session will include one visit to our Verona sanctuary.

Dates offered (Choose from our class topics—choose one or choose them all!)
  • June 20 – July 1 (Monday-Friday): Fascinating Friendships (two weeks)
  • July 5 – July 15 (Monday-Friday. *Please note class will start on Tuesday, July 5th): Call of the Wild (two weeks)
  • July 18 – July 29 (Monday-Friday): Hip Habitats (two weeks)
  • August 1 – August 12 (Monday-Friday): Animal Superpowers (two weeks)
  • August 15 – August 19 (Monday-Friday): Planet Keepers (one week)
Time: 9 am-12 pm
Tuition*:
  • $350 for two-week sessions
  • $175 for one-week session
  • $25 registration fee
  • *Above fees are early-bird pricing, which will end on April 1. On April 2, tuition will increase to $360 for two-week sessions, and $180 for one-week session.

Junior Kids Club: Afternoons (5-7 year olds)

Join us in the afternoons at the sanctuary for our educational Kids Club. Each week of each session will offer different topics and activities such as: Upcycled Art, Sensational Snacks, Builder’s Workshop, Storybook Art, Art in the Garden, Rejuvenate in Nature, Make it & Take it and more!

Dates offered:
  • June 20 – July 1 (Monday- Friday, two weeks)
  • July 5 – July 15 (Monday- Friday, two weeks)
  • July 18 – July 29 (Monday- Friday, two weeks)
  • August 1 – August 12 (Monday- Friday, two weeks)
  • August 15 – August 19 (Monday- Friday, one week)
Times: 1-2:15 and/or 2:15-3:30 pm
Tuition*:
  • $150 for one class per two-week session time
  • $300 for both classes per two-week session time
  • *Above fees are early-bird pricing, which will end on April 1. On April 2, tuition will increase to $160 (one class) and $320 (both classes).
  • $75 for one class per one-week session time
  • $150 for both classes per one-week session time
  • *Above fees are early-bird pricing, which will end on April 1. On April 2, tuition will increase to $80 (one class) and $160 (both classes).

Session Add-Ons (5-7 year olds)

Early Bird Drop-Off:
  • For participants who need early drop-off between 8:30-9 am for our morning program.
  • Cost: $50 for two-week session, $25 for one-week session
Lunch Bunch
  • Have lunch with us! Eat your lunch with the group. Lunches are packed from home. We welcome vegetarian and vegan foods.
  • Time: 12-12:45 pm
  • Cost: $80 for two-week session, $40 for one-week session

Camps for 8+ year olds

Looking for a full day option? Combine a morning and afternoon program with our Lunch Bunch in the middle!
Need extended hours? Add on early bird drop off or an afternoon club. 
Wanting a half-day option? Sign up for just mornings or afternoon programs!
Whatever you need, we’ve got you covered. Mix and match our offerings to accommodate your schedule. 

Empathy in Action (8-11 year olds)

During their time at Heartland Farm Sanctuary, participants will explore the concepts of acceptance, compassion, and empathy for all beings. Participants will also reflect on their own self advocacy and communication skills while also being a voice for rescued farm animals. Children will explore, create, and play at our beautiful sanctuary, in spaces designed to foster an engaging, safe and accepting environment to learn and grow alongside our animal friends.

Special Note: Session will include one class at our Verona sanctuary.

Dates offered:
  • June 20 – July 1 (Monday- Friday, two weeks)
  • July 5 – July 15 (Monday- Friday, two weeks)
  • July 18 – July 29 (Monday- Friday, two weeks)
  • August 1 – August 12 (Monday- Friday, two weeks)
  • August 15 – August 19 (Monday- Friday, one week)
Times: 9 am-12 pm
Tuition:
  • $350 for two-week sessions
  • $175 for one-week session
  • $25 registration fee
  • *Above fees are early-bird pricing, which will end on April 1. On April 2, tuition will increase to $360 for two-week sessions, and $180 for one-week session.

Enrichment Club (8-11 year olds)

Extend your day at Heartland, or start your day at Heartland with our Enrichment Club. Each week of each session will offer different topics and activities such as: Upcycled Art, Sensational Snacks, Builder’s Workshop, Storybook Art, Art in the Garden, Rejuvenate in Nature, Make it & Take it and more!

Dates offered:
  • June 20 – July 1 (Monday- Friday, two weeks)
  • July 5 – July 15 (Monday- Friday, two weeks)
  • July 18 – July 29 (Monday- Friday, two weeks)
  • August 1 – August 12 (Monday- Friday, two weeks)
  • August 15 – August 19 (Monday- Friday, one week)
Times: 1-2:15 and/or 2:15-3:30 pm
Tuition:
  • $150 for one class per two-week session time
  • $300 for both classes per two-week session time
  • *Above fees are early-bird pricing, which will end on April 1. On April 2, tuition will increase to $160 (one class) and $320 (both classes).
  • $75 for one class per one-week session time
  • $150 for both classes per one-week session time
  • *Above fees are early-bird pricing, which will end on April 1. On April 2, tuition will increase to $80 (one class) and $160 (both classes).

Session Add-Ons (8-11 year olds)

Early Bird Drop-Off:
  • For participants who need to arrive between 8:30-9 am
  • Cost: $50 for two-week session, $25 for one-week session
Lunch Bunch
  • Have lunch with us! Eat your lunch with the group. Lunches are packed from home. We welcome vegetarian and vegan foods.
  • Time: 12-12:45 pm
  • Cost: $80 for two-week session, $40 for one-week session
Late Pick Up:
  • For participants who need late pick-up between 3:30-5:30 pm
  • Cost: $200 for two-week session, $100 for one week session

Leadership Class (12-15 year olds)

In this Humane Education leadership program, campers will have an opportunity to learn skills to prepare them to be compassionate and engaged leaders. They will assist Compassionate Caretaker staff in leading activities for our youngest learners, work alongside trained staff to provide direct individualized care to our rescued residents and participate in the development of Heartland’s future rain gardens and/or other environmental projects.

Special Note: Session will include one class at our Verona sanctuary.

Dates offered:
  • June 20 – July 1 (Monday- Friday, two weeks)
  • July 5 – July 15 (Monday- Friday, two weeks)
  • July 18 – July 29 (Monday- Friday, two weeks)
  • August 1 – August 12 (Monday- Friday, two weeks)
  • August 15 – August 19 (Monday- Friday, one week)
Times: 9 am-12 pm
Tuition*:
  • $250 for two-week sessions
  • $125 for one-week session
  • $25 registration fee
  • *Above fees are early-bird pricing, which will end on April 1. On April 2, tuition will increase to $275 (two-week sessions) and $135 (one-week session).

Future Change Agents (12-15 year olds)

For teens looking to develop their innovative problem-solving skills while positively impacting Heartland’s community and the community around them. Participants will select an impact project that holds meaning to them and at the end of the session, they’ll have the opportunity to present their project. A great way to start tracking service hours, develop a resume and make a difference!

Dates offered:
  • June 20 – July 1 (Monday- Friday, two weeks)
  • July 5 – July 15 (Monday- Friday, two weeks)
  • July 18 – July 29 (Monday- Friday, two weeks)
  • August 1 – August 12 (Monday- Friday, two weeks)
  • August 15 – August 19 (Monday- Friday, one week)
Times: 1-3:30 pm
Tuition:
  • $150 for two-week sessions
  • $75 for one-week session
  • *Above fees are early-bird pricing, which will end on April 1. On April 2, tuition will increase to $160 (two-week sessions) and $80 (one-week session).

Session Add-Ons (12-15 year olds)

Early Bird Drop-Off:
  • For participants who need to arrive between 8:30-9 am
  • Cost: $50 for two-week session, $25 for one-week session
Lunch Bunch
  • Have lunch with us! Eat your lunch with the group. Lunches are packed from home. We welcome vegetarian and vegan foods.
  • Time: 12-12:45 pm
  • Cost: $80 for two-week session, $40 for one-week session
Late Pick Up:
  • For participants who need late pick-up between 3:30-5:30 pm
  • Cost: $200 for two-week session, $100 for one week session

Cancellation Policy

Families who cancel before April 1, 2022 will be refunded the cost of tuition minus a $75 administration fee. Families who cancel after April 1, 2022, will be refunded 50% of tuition. Cancellations less than two weeks before the first day of the program will be counted as a tax-deductible donation.

Tuition Assistance

Tuition assistance is available and awarded on a case-by-case basis. Please email our Programs Director, Annie, at Annie.Aschenbrenner@HeartlandFarmSanctuary.org to apply. Please note that Heartland Farm Sanctuary is a CLTS-approved provider.

Need help?

Need assistance putting together your perfect Heartland experience? Please reach out to our Program Director at Annie.Aschenbrenner@HeartlandFarmSanctuary.org.

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