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.

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.

Farmer for the Morning

$5 per person, 45 minutes, recommended for ages 2 and older
Thursday & Saturday at 10am

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
Tuesday at 10am

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

$5 per person, 45 minutes, recommended for ages 6 and up
Tuesday-Sunday at 12:30pm

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 eighteen (18) individuals for this program. Pre-registering is the only way to guarantee a spot.

History Hay Wagon

Offered Saturdays, 10am – 12pm:  June 22, July 13, August 17, September 14
$10 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 Tour

$7 per person, 60 minutes, recommended for ages 6 and up
4:30pm, See calendar for details

Come watch our dairy herd in action! Witness 30+ cows go through the milking process in our brand new milking parlor. You will meet some of our dairy apprentices, learn more about our Organic Dairy Farmer Training Program, and sample Stonyfield yogurt made with milk from our herd. Be sure to wear closed-toe shoes.

Biking and Jogging Tours

$5 per person, 45 minutes, recommended for ages 10 and up

Come see the farm in a whole new way! Join one of our educators for a biking or running tour through the property. We’ll stop at various points along the route to talk about our pasture-raised dairy and livestock, and learn about the history and landscapes of Wolfe’s Neck Center. Running tours are about 3 miles with a comfortable 10:30 mile pace. Biking tours are around 5 miles at a relaxed pace. Bring your own bike (bicycles are also available for rent in our campground office for an additional fee).

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
Sunday at 9:00am

Hop on board our hay wagon 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.

Summer Sampler Series

$5 per person, 30 minutes, all ages
Tuesday & Thursday at 2:30pm

There’s a lot to do in the summer time – get a sample of fun ways to soak it up through one-hour fun programs! Every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon, we’ll dig in to a new exploratory activity. Try your hand at making ice cream, head out for a coastal exploration, or hop on your bike for a tour of the farm on two wheels. Whichever you choose, there’s a new pick for next time and endless ways to rejoice in the season!

Salamander Meander

$5 per person, 60 minutes, all ages
Wednesday at 10:00am

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.

Taste of the Farm

$10 per person, 60 minutes, all ages
Friday at 10:00am

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.

Trucks and Tractors

$5 per person, 60 minutes, recommended for ages 12 and under
Saturday & Sunday at 2:00pm

One of the best parts of being on the farm is seeing the many different trucks and tractors we use for our daily operations. Climb aboard the hay wagon for a tour of some of the barns where we keep our farming equipment. We’ll get up close to the different machines and see how they work in action!