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Steckle Heritage Farm - Family Fun and School Educational Farm

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Event: Steckle Heritage Farm - Family Fun and School Educational Farm
Date: 2021-07-01 to 2021-12-31
Abstract: Welcome to the Farm in the City! Steckle Heritage Farm is an Educational Farm operated by a non-profit, community based organization dedicated to providing agricultural, environmental and cultural programs to children and families in the Region of Waterloo. Settled in 1833 by John and Esther (Bleams) Steckle, it has been designated a heritage property by the City of Kitchener. Steckle Heritage Farm is a unique working farm and educational centre dedicated to providing a combination of hands on farm experiences and educational programs to youth, their families and the community.
Type: Festival
Time: Various times. See event website.
Location: Steckle Homestead 811 Bleams Rd. Kitchener Ontario N2E 3X4
Online URL: www.stecklehomestead.ca
Cost: See event website

At Steckle Heritage Farm we want to ….

CONNECT people with the agricultural heritage of Waterloo Region, from early Mennonite settlers to the farming in our community today.

EDUCATE and provide opportunities for youth to have hands on experiences with the wonders of our natural environment

GROW and care for our environment and provide a place where people can learn how to connect to their food and its source.

INSPIRE the city to appreciate the value of farms in their daily lives and within the economy of the Region.

Steckle Heritage Farm is dedicated to educating children and youth about the importance of agriculture, caring for animals and respecting the environment. From Preschool to teens, we have programs that help children learn essential living skills such as planting, harvesting as well as cooking food from the farm, feeding and caring for farm animals as well as leadership skills in a hands-on heritage farm environment. Learn more about our programs:

Little Farmers : Parent (or Caregiver) and Child program for ages 2 to 5

Farm Learning: Ages 4 and up. Program for families choosing to homeschool or looking for enrichment

Farm Explorers: Ages 6 to 9. A fun “club” which runs in the evenings and gives kids the chance to explore, learn and have fun on the farm with our animals and much more.

Agriventure Summer Day Camps: Fun for everyone!

If your child has completed JK or SK, please register your child in Agriventure Jr.!

If your child has finished Grade 1 to 6,  Agriventure Day Camp is for them!