Activities & Events

 

Wolfe’s Neck Center hosts an array of activities and events designed to engage people with farming, food, and the great outdoors.

Events at Wolfe's Neck Center

From our Farm to Table Dinner Series to our Annual Harvest Dance to our Backyard Gardener Workshop series, Wolfe’s Neck Center events are fun and memorable opportunities to enhance your camping experience while supporting our nonprofit educational farm. Events will resume in 2021

Kayak and Bike Rentals

Wolfe’s Neck Center is the perfect setting to explore by water or land!  Rent a kayak and canoe and head on to the calm waters of Casco Bay, where you can search for harbor seal and osprey.  Or enjoy the peaceful country roads and scenic vistas by bicycle.

Farm Store

Stop into our Farm Store at the Haze Hut, featuring our organic produce and pasture-raised meats. We also have a tasteful array of Maine maple syrup, honey, jams and other local products.

Open seasonally May through October

Farmer for the Morning

$5 per person, 45 minutes, recommended for ages 2 and older

Bring your young farmers to the barnyard for a morning of fun! We’ll start with a quick story before our little farmers help with farm chores and explore. We’ll also meet the animals and participate in activities with rotating themes. A perfect morning playdate with friends!

Farmyard Storytime

Free, 30 minutes, recommended for ages 6 and under

Join us for a farm-themed story time! We’ll meet in our barn (or inside the farmhouse in the winter) to read a few stories about our different farm animals and more. Sit back and bring a snack, if you’d like!

Goat Hike

$8 per person, 45 minutes, recommended for ages 6 and up

Join the goat herd! We’ll meet at our Wishcamper Livestock Education barn and browse the trails through the woods on a half-mile loop with a few of our curious goats. Since we are a working farm, we require parents remain with their children at all times.

Please note:  There is limited capacity of fifteen (15) individuals for this program. Pre-registering is the only way to guarantee a spot.

History Hay Wagon

$12 per person, recommended for ages 12 and up. 

Climb aboard our hay wagon and travel through time as you hear stories of the ship captains, fishermen, farmers, teachers, and homemakers who have lived on Wolfe’s Neck over the past 250 years!  Wolfe’s Neck Center is a unique saltwater farm with over a half-century of raising food and growing community.  This “Wagon Ride to the Past” is a unique opportunity to learn from local historians about the history of our oceanfront farm and the surrounding countryside.

Afternoon Milking Viewing

Free

Come join us on the farm and take a closer look into our dairy operations here at Wolfe’s Neck Center. Explore the public areas of our new dairy facility and meet our hardworking cows and calves, and step into our parlor viewing room between 4-5pm daily to witness a milking session. This behind the scenes peek is a great chance to get up close and see how our farmers care for our animals and learn some fun cow facts to take home with you.

Cows & Pastures Tour

$8 per person

Put on your boots and be prepared for a special behind the scenes visit to one of the most interesting places on the whole farm…our pastures! You will get a chance to get up close with our cows as they feed on forage and learn about how we care for these animals and our land. We’ll also focus on how our farmers rotate cows between the different pastures, and make sure our milking herd is getting the best possible grasses and feed. Recommended for adults, and older children.

Chicken or the Egg

$20 per group (up to 4, $5 per additional participant), includes a dozen fresh eggs, 60 minutes, recommended for ages 6 and up

Bring your boots as we head out to pasture for an up close look at our mobile chicken tractor. We’ll learn all about how we raise our laying hens here at Wolfe’s Neck Center and keep our ladies healthy and happy! You’ll even get to gather your own eggs to take with you for your next breakfast.

Ice Cream Sunday

$7 per person

What better thing to end your weekend than an Ice Cream Sunday! Come down to the farm and learn about one of our favorite dairy products as we work together to make our own small batch! While it’s churning, we will take a tour to learn more about the delicious ingredients that make our favorite treat..and then of course we’ll have a small taste at the end!

Hay Wagon Ride

$5 per person, 30 minutes, all ages

Hop on our hay wagon for a ride through West Bay’s pastures and vegetable field! This is a great outing for families.

Salamander Meander

$5 per person, 60 minutes, all ages

Meander through the woods of Wolfe’s Neck Center with one of our educators and search for salamanders under logs, snakes basking in the sun, and signs of other wildlife that inhabit the forests bordering our barnyard. Come prepared for a hike and exploration off of the beaten trail! Closed-toed shoes are recommended.

Barn and Garden Tour

Free, one hour, recommended for older children and adults

Join one of our farm educators to learn about everything we do here at Wolfe’s Neck Center. We will spend an hour learning about our livestock, fruit and vegetable production, regenerative agriculture, and the history of this special place on a walking tour of the property. Participants can expect about a mile of walking.

Taste of the Farm

$10 per adult, $8 per child, 60 minutes, all ages

Come get a “taste” of the farm as you visit our organic vegetable gardens and fields! You’ll see and taste the fruits and vegetables that are in season and harvest them for a snack made with organic Stonyfield yogurt produced with milk from our cows.

Happy Hour Wagon Rides

$5 for two people

This is how Wolfe’s Neck does a happy hour special – wagon rides – 2 people for $5 dollars! So grab a snack or a beverage and join us for a scenic 30 minute cruise around our property to start off your weekend! Two times – 4:00 and 4:30.

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