For more information or to sign up

Please Contact

Chris Palmieri

DePaolo Middle School

385 Pleasant Street

Southington, CT 06489

CPALMIERI@southingtonschools.org

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IDD Summer Farm Camp

2021 Dates To Be Announced!

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 

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