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Thursday, June 21, 2018

Event Name

Date

Creative Arts in Nature - Session 2

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For Youth, Entering 7-12 grade

Discover daily inspiration in the colors, shapes, and textures of the natural world. Experiment with a variety of art materials and express your creativity through drawing, painting, poetry, and photography. Develop your portfolio and showcase your artwork at a family exhibit.

June 25-29

$445

Monday - Thursday: 9am - 4pm. Friday: 9am - 12pm

To register: 

 https://www.ultracamp.com/clientlogin.aspx?idCamp=655&campCode=hvc

Monday, June 25, 2018 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Morning Farm Tour

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All ages.
Taste a root, come face to snout with a pig, and discover the connections between sweaters and sheep on a guided tour of Hidden Villa's farm and educational garden! Under 2 years old, free of charge.

Pricing:
  • 12.00 Person


We're sorry...there's no longer space in this program...please see if there are other dates open!
Saturday, June 30, 2018 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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Homeschool Families Potluck and Open House!

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FREE For All Homeschool Families

Join us for a special gathering at the Duveneck House and Lawn!  We will be sharing in a potluck lunch to celebrate life on the farm and comradery in our community!  This is a great chance to meet other home school families and learn about how you can connect your students to the magic of Hidden Villa. Our programs allow children to engage in educational discovery featuring a variety of fun activities related to our sustainable organic garden, animal farm and wilderness! Our 12-week fall programs begin in September: Junior Farmers (6-9 year olds) and our Farm & Nature Science Program (9-12 year olds). Children in the programs will meet with our trained teachers once a week for 2.5 hours of exploration and field investigations on our 1600 acre farm and nature preserve.

We ask that families bring something tasty to share, stories from their experiences at Hidden Villa and a desire to learn and celebrate together in the outdoors!

As an Ocean Grove vendor, Hidden Villa educators are thrilled to bring our high-quality programming to the homeschool community.  At the open house you will have the opportunity to learn about registration dates and processes.  We look forward to meeting you and your children.

Sign up now to RSVP for the Open House - thank you!



Saturday, June 30, 2018 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
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Felted Wool Beads

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ages 5 and up

Make a cool necklace from felt beads! Teacher Maggie will show you how to create these beautiful beads from wool! Felting is fun and easy. Come learn how. This is an on-going demo, you can drop in without registering. Your admission to this activity is covered by your parking fee or Season Pass.

Sunday, July 01, 2018 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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Brunch on the Farm

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For kids only, ages 6 to 8

Come make a colorful, 100% organic breakfast the old-fashioned way - by gathering the ingredients from the farm yourself! Kids will form a lasting connection with their food as they collect eggs from Hidden Villa hens, harvest veggies from our garden, and learn how to prepare a tasty meal with our teachers and some new friends in our outdoor kitchen.

This is a Kids-Only class. Grown-ups can go for a hike on our trails, head into town, or just relax in the garden while class is in session!

Pricing:
  • 25.00 Person


We're sorry...there's no longer space in this program...please see if there are other dates open!
Sunday, July 01, 2018 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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MORNING FARM TOUR

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Taste a root, come face to snout with a pig, and discover the connections between sweaters and sheep on a guided tour of Hidden Villa's farm and educational garden.

Pricing:
  • 12.00 Person


Saturday, July 14, 2018 9:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Morning Farm Tour

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All ages.
Taste a root, come face to snout with a pig, and discover the connections between sweaters and sheep on a guided tour of Hidden Villa's farm and educational garden! Under 2 years old, free of charge.

Pricing:
  • 12.00 Person


Sunday, July 15, 2018 9:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Goat Yoga!

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What better way to begin your morning than with some relaxing yoga and baby animals? Bring a mat and join us for a playful yoga class in an enclosed pasture with our new goat kids. We will practice yoga for 60 minutes followed by 20 minutes of play time with the lovable goats. The class will be taught by Jesse Muzzy, a certified yoga teacher and previous intern at the farm. This program is for adults and youth 12 years and older.

Pricing:
  • 35.00 Adult


Sunday, July 15, 2018 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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KIDS Hike & Ice Cream Making!

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For Kids-only... Spend the morning with teacher Jesse exploring the wilderness on the trail, followed by an icy cold sweet treat you make the old fashioned way! Learn how to make ice cream from scratch after building up a healthy appetite hiking in nature. Adults, you are free to relax in the garden, read a book, run errands during class time.

For children 7 years old and up.

Pricing:
  • 30.00 Person


Sunday, July 22, 2018 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Yummm! Home-made JAM!

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FREE!

Learn how Yes You CAN make home-made delicious berry jam without a lot of fuss and muss and worry. Berries and other lovely summer fruits are are in season NOW... why not put up a couple jars of jam today to enjoy in the winter ahead?? We will show you an easy method, perfect for beginners! Stop by the Outdoor Kitchen for this on-going demo. This activity is covered by your parking fee or season pass.

Sunday, July 22, 2018 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Farm-Based Cooking Academy - Basic

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For Youth, Entering 7-12th grade

Boiling, baking, mincing, and more!  Develop your cooking skills through this exciting, hands-on program.  Practice preparing delicious and nutritious recipes from scratch using farm-fresh produce.  Investigate the importance of sustainable agriculture and learn more about food systems from farm to fork.  No previous cooking experience required. 

July 23 - July 27  $455

Monday - Thursday: 9am - 4pm. Friday: 9am - 12pm

To register: 

 https://www.ultracamp.com/clientlogin.aspx?idCamp=655&campCode=hvc

Monday, July 23, 2018 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Shoots & Roots: Bitters Workshop

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Learn the history and cultural relevance of bitters, explore the aromatic side of Hidden Villa’s native and cultivated flora and aspects of their traditional use, and take home a kit for the home creation of bitters that bring the plants of the world to your beverages!  Shoots & Roots promotes biodiversity through research, teaching, and the creation of science-based botanical blends that draw from ecology, cultural practices, and flavors around the world.  See the botanist-teachers’ incredible passion and work for yourself at their website: http://www.shootsandrootsbitters.com.

This workshop is part of our Pre-Dinner Workshop Series of Food for Thought events leading up to our Food Worth Celebrating Dinner in September 2018.

Pricing:
  • 50.00 Adult


Saturday, July 28, 2018 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Farm-Based Cooking Academy - Advanced

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For Youth, Entering 7-12th grade

Simmer, sauté, and celebrate the summer season!  Expand your culinary repertoire with new techniques and ingredients, then put your skills to the test as you prepare a family luncheon.  This fun and fast-paced program will help you cultivate creativity and independence in the kitchen.  Ability to follow a recipe autonomously and a passion for cooking required.  

July 30 - August 3  $475

Monday - Thursday: 9am - 4pm. Friday: 9am - 12pm

To register: 

 https://www.ultracamp.com/clientlogin.aspx?idCamp=655&campCode=hvc

Monday, July 30, 2018 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Morning Farm Tour

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All ages.
Taste a root, come face to snout with a pig, and discover the connections between sweaters and sheep on a guided tour of Hidden Villa's farm and educational garden! Under 2 years old, free of charge.

Pricing:
  • 12.00 Person


Saturday, August 04, 2018 9:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Summertime Farm Tour

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All ages.
Taste a root, come face to snout with a pig, and discover the connections between sweaters and sheep on a guided tour of Hidden Villa's farm and educational garden. Under 2 years old, free of charge.

Pricing:
  • 12.00 Person


Sunday, August 05, 2018 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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Kraut Source: Fermentation Workshop

Kraut Source is bringing cultured foods ino the modern kitchen. Learn new and exciting fermentation recipes, discover delicious ways to incorporate the amazing health benefits of live fermented food into unexpected dishes, and experience some of the tools Kraut Source developed to support the home fermenter through the briny depths.

Participants will take home recipes and their own Hidden Villa fermented creation.

Pricing:
  • 50.00 Adult


Sunday, August 05, 2018 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Overnight at Hidden Villa - End of August

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For Families

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to relax and fall asleep under the stars here at the farm? Join us for an overnight family camp-out and enjoy the last bit of Summer!  

Meet us Saturday afternoon to pitch your tent and after a relaxing afternoon in nature, enjoy a catered barbecue dinner and campfire program with songs and stories for the whole family. Wake up to bird song and continental breakfast. Come with your friends, make new friends too - we’re excited to offer this special program for up to 30 people maximum. Recommended for those who have tent camping experience

Children under age 2 Free. For more information, contact communityprograms@hiddenvilla.org

Saturday 8/25

2 – 4 pm: Check-in and setup

6 – 6:30 pm: Catered barbecue supper provided

7:30 – 8:30 pm: Campfire program

 

Sunday 8/26

7 – 9 am Continental breakfast provided

9 – 10:00 am Good Morning Farm tour

12 noon Clear campsite

 

Pricing:
  • 60.00 Person


(Waitlist only)
Saturday, August 25, 2018 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Intro to Floral Design

Join us for a day of flowers and fun on the farm! Hidden Villa's Farmer/Florist Lanette Anderson will demonstrate her design process step-by-step and then guide each student through making their own lush floral centerpiece to take home. All the flowers are organically grown on Hidden Villa's farm. All you need is an excitement to learn and a desire to create!

All materials and supplies will be included along with light refreshments.

This workshop is part of our Pre-Dinner Workshop Series of Food for Thought events leading up to our Food Worth Celebrating Dinner in September 2018.

Pricing:
  • 100.00 Adult


Saturday, August 25, 2018 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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The Art of Pie Making

Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula Chef Derrek Brown and his team of young culinary artists will lead your young chef through the Art of Pie Making using ingredients from Hidden Villa and some of our favorite partnering farms. This class offers a hands-on, peer-to-peer instruction around the craft of pastry, some simple tips for creating a food safe kitchen, and delicious discovery of decadent desserts.

NOTE: This is a special workshop designed for teens, taught by teens!

This workshop is part of our Pre-Dinner Workshop Series of Food for Thought events leading up to our Food Worth Celebrating Dinner in September 2018.

Pricing:
  • 75.00 Child


Sunday, August 26, 2018 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Women's FULL MOON Circle

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Join a group of inspiring women to tap into wisdom and co-create sacred space. Connect and commune with creative feminine energy, the Moon, singing frogs, hooting owls, Stars, Air, Earth, Fire, Water: The Greater Web of Life. From a place of safety, warmth and honoring, we can share, learn, give, receive, open, renew and grow. We will be outdoors around a fire except if it is a spare the air day, raining or extremely cold then we will be indoors. This circle is for women and teen girls, and not always appropriate for little ones. If you wish to bring a younger girl, please check with Facilitator Katherine Glasa first. QUESTIONS? FOR LATEST INFO/DETAILS and to contact Katherine, PLEASE VISIT: http://www.truevibrancy.com/fullmoon.html? Facilitator Katherine Glasa is a Transformational Coach, Breath & Somatic Therapist, Reiki Master, Earth-Honoring Minister & Ceremonialist, DJ/Dance Catalyst, and organizer for the Women's Healing Conference community. She empowers women to cultivate their vibrant wellness, embody the wisdom of their true nature and the natural world, and transform painful stress and trauma into peaceful vitality and joy. www.truevibrancy.com

Pricing:
  • 25.00 Person


Sunday, September 23, 2018 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Pricing and Refund Policy

Pricing
Rates stated as "per person" apply to both adults and children. Unless otherwise noted in program description, child rates apply to ages 2-12 and children UNDER 2 are free. Senior rate applies to ages 65 and up. Must present valid student identification to receive student discount. Limited Income option is for those who cannot otherwise afford to register. If you would like to apply for a scholarship for any of our programs, send a request to: communityprograms@hiddenvilla.org.

Cancellation
Full refund 30 days before event. 50% refund if requested 8 days or more before the event. No refunds 7 days or less prior to the event.