New Pond Farm


Family Programs

Registration is required for all programs.
(Unless noted otherwise)

Please register online or by calling (203) 938-2117.

Family Campout

Saturday, May 20, 6 p.m. – Sunday, May 21, 11 a.m. This program is now FULL, but we are taking a waiting list
Join Program Director Emily Ciffone for a family campout. Our fun-filled evening includes a night hike, treats around a campfire, viewing the night sky, and a celebration of our nocturnal neighbors! Wake up with the sunrise, then join our farmer for morning chores, followed by a light breakfast.

Members only!

This program is:
$75 per Member Family, space is limited

Please Register Here for the Wait List

World Turtle Day Celebration:
Animal Meet & Greet

Tuesday, May 23
10 – 11 a.m. This section is now FULL, but we are taking a waiting list
5 – 6 p.m.
This section is now FULL, but we are taking a waiting list
Join us in a celebration of the world’s turtles. Come meet our resident turtles and tortoises and learn what makes each of them special.

This program is:

Registration is required.

Please Register Here for the Morning
Please Register Here for the Afternoon Wait List

Gardening Basics:
Drop-In Programs

Saturday May 27: Spring Planting
Saturday June 10: Garden Tasks: Feeding, Staking, Thinning, and more
2 – 4 P.M.
Stop by New Pond Farm’s vegetable garden to learn some of the many ways you can grow food for you and your family. Each session will focus on a different topic. Come just to observe and ask questions, or get your hands dirty and help out.

Each program is:

No Registration Required

Members Only Opportunity


Take a Personal Tour of a Honeybee Hive!
Put on bee suits and join our resident beekeeper, Ann Murray, as she inspects one of our working hives! Ann is an inspirational educator and a longtime champion of honeybees. In this one-hour program you are guaranteed to be fascinated by these hardworking pollinators! This program is available for a parent and up to three family members. Timing will be arranged.

Members Only!

$50 per Member Family.

If you are interested in participating in this program, please email us at