Turtleback Farm & Education Center

FALL 2019 

Nature Programs are offered throughout the year to families, home schooling groups, girl scout troops. School Holiday and School Break Programs for upper primary aged students are also available.

Tuesday November 5th & Monday November 11th Two Day Nature Program geared for ages 8-12 in Cutchogue from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm, $60 per day, $100 for both days.  Preparing for Winter: Archery, bow drills, knot tying, fire keeping, shelter building, tool making, and more. Please email Jennifer for more information: turtlebackfarmer@gmail.com, thank you! 

The Nature School
Cutchogue 9:00 am to 2:00 pm on Tuesdays (start date TBA)
This outdoor educational enrichment program is designed to run each week during the school calendar year. The Nature School, which is separate from our one hour regular programs, is an “outdoor school” focusing on Science, Math, Art, Writing, and Conservation, striving to meet the NYS and national standards (STEAM)

Please email Jennifer for more information at turtlebackfarmer@gmail.com.

Spittlebugs Nature Awareness Program Morning Nature Exploration Series for Ages 3-5 and their caregivers (ages 18 months to age 7 welcome). 

Sunday Afternoon Family Nature Hikes 

Summer Program: To learn about our weeklong summer programs, please visit the Summer Program page. Monday-Friday, 9 am – 2 pm. Different host locations throughout the North Fork from Cutchogue to Southold. This enrichment program thematically integrates science, art, writing, games, cooperative activities, nature awareness, and more. 

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Campers observing a box turtle on the first day of camp in 2017.

Monday September 30 & Tuesday October 1st Two Day Nature Program geared for ages 7-10 (accepting ages 5-12) in Cutchogue from 9:00 am -2:00 pm,  $60 per day, $100 for both days. Autumn Explorations: Studying seasonal changes, wilderness survival, animal adaptations to changing weather, campfire stories, pottery, archery, and more.