Registration for Our Spring Family Program is Over.

Learn about last year's programs below.

Explore our coastal wild lands, learn about food origins, and discover the fun of working on a farm at one of our Family Programs. Our experienced environmental educators create unique, fun and truly memorable Family Programs for all ages. 

Our Family Programs SELL OUT FAST! Be sure to sign up for our email to be the first to know when registration goes live and to stay up-to-date with all of our Family Programs, Summer Camps and events.


Family Farm Days
$25 per person

kids and sea stars

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

Spring 2016 Family Farm Days have concluded, please continue below for information on remaining Spring Toddler Days and Family Campouts. Fall Family Farm Days will be announced soon!


PAST FAMILY FARM DAYS:

Spring Birds Family Farm Day
Saturday, February 27

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

Sheep to Shawl Family Farm Day
Saturday, March 19

Did you know that our clothing comes from animals and plants? Learn about the whole process with live a sheep-shearing demonstration and hear how wool eventually becomes a sweater from a local wool experts from Spindles And Flyers Spinning Guild. Everyone will get a chance to spin wool and take home some soft memories of the day!

Fee: $25/person; kids age 2 and under are FREE

Ocean Exploration Family Farm Day
Saturday, April 30, 10:00am – 2:00pm

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.”

Fee: $25/person; kids age 2 and under are FREE


WAIT LIST

If a program is sold out, please add your name to our wait list and we will inform you about availability as soon as possible.


Toddler Days
$25 per person
SOLD OUT - add your name to our wait list

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

Enjoy milking a goat, holding a warm, freshly-laid chicken, and hearing the baa of our sheep, and 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. 

We have one remaining Toddler Days this spring: 

Toddler Day #3 (SOLD OUT)
Saturday, May 28, 9:00am - 12:00pm

Fee: $25/person; kids age 1 year and under are FREE. 

WAIT LIST

If a program is sold out, please add your name to our wait list and we will inform you about availability as soon as possible.

PAST TODDLER DAYS:


Toddler Day #1
Saturday, March 5, 9:00am - 12:00pm
 

Toddler Day #2
Saturday, April 9, 9:00am - 12:00pm


Family Campouts
$80 per person
SOLD OUT - add your name to our wait list

campout kids

Spring 2016 Family Campouts have concluded. Fall Family Campouts will be announced soon!

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.

Fee: $80/person; kids age 2 and under are FREE. Children must be accompanied by an adult. 

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.

PAST FAMILY CAMPOUTS:

Mother’s Day Family Campout
Saturday May 7 - Sunday May 8

 

Ocean Exploration Family Campout (SOLD OUT)
Saturday May 14 - Sunday May 15
 

WAIT LIST

If a program is sold out, please add your name to our wait list and we will inform you about availability as soon as possible.


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 2 weeks before the Program start date. Cancellations received with less than 2 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.