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Chris Palmieri

DePaolo Middle School

385 Pleasant Street

Southington, CT 06489


IDD Summer Farm Camp

The L.E.A.F Program Focuses On:


- Basic agricultural foundation skills

- Importance of animal care for farm animals

- Forming friendships through teamwork

- Sustainability and how it affects our environment

- Organic farming/gardening

- Independent living skills and employability skills

- Ecological gardening crops

- Basic math and reading skills (as it pertains to agriculture)

- Recreational and leisure activities

- Hands On learning

Daily Schedule:


9:00  Campers arrive and prepare for the day


9:15  Employment skills


9:45 Educational fun time


10:15 Snack


10:30 Animal bonding


11:00 Agricultural exploration


11:45 Farm games 

2022 Dates:

July 25th - August 5th

Week 1: Tuesday-Friday

Week 2: Monday - Thursday

9AM - 12PM

This camp is intended for high functioning ​intellectually and developmentally disabled students, and students on the autism spectrum ages 14 to 21. Campers should be able to work collaboratively with others in an outdoor setting.

Tour The LEAF with Best Buddies!

The Lewis Educational Agricultural Farm


65 Blueberry Lane, Southington CT 06489

Mark (860) 919-6127