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In our family programs, you and your family can milk a goat, collect eggs from chickens and explore organic gardens and coastal trails. Come learn about native plants and tidepool ecology, make nature crafts, cook from the garden, and camp under the stars. Under the guidance of our experienced teachers, the possibilities are endless!

If a program you're interested in is sold out, please feel free to submit your info to our waiting list.


Family Farm Days

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Spring Family Farm Days 2018
30.00
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Fee: $30 per person; children 35 months and under are free. Please select the quantity of tickets you'd like to purchase before adding to cart.

Family Farm Days are exciting four-hour programs, 10am-2pm, featuring a wide variety of activities related to the day's theme.

Spring Birds Family Farm Day
Saturday, February 24

Learn about the many birds that live at Slide Ranch, from the majestic Great Horned Owls and delicate Hummingbirds to our free-range chickens and ducks. Through guided hikes and activities your family will enjoy this rich coastal ecosystem while learning about and interacting with our feathered friends. This program also includes milking the goats, meeting friendly farm animals, exploring our organic garden and more.

Sheep to Shawl Family Farm Day
Saturday, March 24

Did you know that our clothing comes from animals and plants? Learn about the whole process of how wool eventually becomes a sweater! Watch a live sheep-shearing demonstration led by Blair from Hidden Villa Farm, and join local wool expert Christie and others from Spindles And Flyers Spinning Guild for wool crafts galore in the Slide Ranch yurt. Everyone will get a chance to spin wool and take home some soft memories of the day!

Ocean Exploration Family Farm Day
Saturday, April 21

Enjoy ocean-themed activities and a hike to the tide pools. The low tide reveals sea stars, anemones, and many other marine creatures to discover. Each family will receive a free copy of the book, “Exploring Low Tide in Northern California.”

If a program you're interested in is sold out, please feel free to submit your info to our waiting list.


Toddler Days

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Spring Toddler Days 2018
25.00
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Fee: $25 per person; children 23 months and under are free. Please select the quantity of tickets you'd like to purchase before adding to cart.

A popular day at the farm for families with toddlers and babies!

Enjoy milking a goat, holding a warm, freshly-laid chicken egg, and hearing the baa of our sheep, as we use all of our senses to explore the farm during this family-friendly farm day.

Each Toddler Day is from 9:00am - 12:00pm.

Spring Toddler Day #1
Saturday, March 10

Spring Toddler Day #2
Saturday, May 26

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Family Campouts

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Spring Family Campouts 2018
90.00
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Fee: $90 per person; children 35 months and under are free. Please select the quantity of tickets you'd like to purchase before adding to cart.

Our Family Campouts are an amazing, hassle-free way to camp for the whole family. This special overnight program features food, nature, crafts, and camping at our coastal farm.

On Saturday, join Slide Ranch teachers for a day of farm activities, crafts and nature exploration. At night, gather for a family potluck dinner, a cozy campfire and camping under the stars. Sunday morning, enjoy a continental breakfast in our yurt, then everyone has a chance to help with farm chores before preparing homemade treats harvested from our organic garden.

Campout begins at 10:00am on Saturday and ends by 1:00pm on Sunday.

Please Note: Participants must bring their own camping equipment (including tent and sleeping bags), a bagged lunch for Saturday and a dish to share for Saturday night’s potluck dinner.

Ocean Exploration Family Campout
Saturday, May 5 - Sunday, May 6

Mothers Day Family Campout
Saturday, May 12 - Sunday, May 13

If a program you're interested in is sold out, please feel free to submit your info to our waiting list.


Spring Fling
Saturday, April 28, 10am - 4pm

Slide Ranch's biggest farm event of the year!

Spring has sprung here at the ranch. We have brand new baby goats and lambs! Come see the great things that Slide Ranch has to offer.

Join us for a day-long celebration featuring:
Milk our goats
Meet baby goat kids and lambs
Meet and feed our chickens, and find fresh laid eggs
Live sheep shearing demo
Live goat kid bottle feeding demo
Cheese making
Harvest and cook from our organic garden
Take-home food making activity
Take-home garden craft activity
Activity in our organic garden
Spin, card and craft with wool
Take home nature craft activity
Take home art-making activity
Face painting
Talk and demo by Slide Ranch Animal Care Manager
Guided coastal and native plant hikes
Bee observation and pollinator tour by Mike Turner of Marin Coastal Bee Company
TastyBug/MarinSEL
Delicious food for sale

Performance by:
Potato Song
Little Folkies
Tim Cain

Love Slide? Love Spring Fling? Consider volunteering - we need your support!
Our annual Spring Fling event depends on the generous support of volunteers who donate their time in service. We invite volunteers ages 16+ to join us in half-day and full-day shifts, and to stay for an optional appreciation pot-luck dinner and overnight camp out!

Learn more and register to volunteer

Fee:

  • $30 per person advanced online registration through noon, Friday, April 27.
  • Tickets are $35 at the gate.
  • Kids 2 years and under are FREE.

PLEASE ALSO CONSIDER MAKING A DONATION TO SPONSOR A TICKET FOR FAMILIES WHO CAN'T AFFORD THEM. CLICK HERE TO DONATE.

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CANCELLATION & CHANGE POLICY 

You will be eligible for a full refund (minus a $20 processing fee) if your Family Program cancellation is made at least 4 weeks before the Program start date. Cancellations received with less than 4 weeks' notice WILL NOT be eligible for a refund unless a replacement is available to take your spot. If you would like to reschedule your program, a $20 processing fee will be charged and changes will be accommodated only when there is space available.