The Cuvilly Barnyard

 At Cuvilly Arts and Earths Center, students come to know our farm animals just like they would their own peers; contributing members of our community. This experience is unparalleled for young children learning how to care and interact with not only the barnyard animals, but Earth and its inhabitants. What our Cuvilly students learn through our farm animals establishes a foundation for how they will grow to become productive members of the greater earth community.


Each student gets an opportunity for a hands on learning experience whether it be looking for eggs in the chicken coop, help feeding our pigs, help to muck and rebed stalls, and learning the daily care and upkeep of each one of our animals. A unique opportunity that no other preschool can provide on the North Shore, and a memory that lasts a lifetime.

Fledgling Farmers

Formerly known as Farm Fridays, Fledgling Farmers is our farm-based program for preschool, pre-K and kindergarten children one day a week.


The fledgling farmers claim Cuvilly’s barnyard and kids’ garden as their home base with visits to the woods and fields as well as the farm fields of the Three Sisters Garden Project located on the Cuvilly Campus.


The children will participate in farm chores and activities such as:


*Mucking and re-bedding stalls

*Animal grooming

*Filling water buckets and hay mangers

*Starting seedlings, and planting and weeding gardens.


Doing this they learn to understand the unique needs of each being and begin to realize their own connection with them. At the core of this farm experience is Cuvilly’s guiding principal: “All life is sacred and the diversity of life is essential for the well-being of the planet.” As the children learn about farm life and build their farm skills they will also be building an understanding of themselves as a part of the greater earth community.

Screenshot_2021-02-10 Cuvilly Arts Earth

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(stay tuned for next summer's plans!)






Wild Woods, Fresh Farm, and More!

Let a myriad of farm animals. four acres of flourishing farm fields and an enchanting, whimsical garden become the setting for an outdoor summer experience.


Explore the woods, pond, and other delights of the Cuvilly and Three Sisters campus!

Come cultivate your curiosity, plant your imagination, nurture your creativity, harvest your own masterpieces and enjoy the diversity of this beautiful piece of earth as we Simply Keep It Local!

**SKIL Summer Adventure 2021, for children going into grades 1-3

and is designed to be a one or two week experience.**

WEEK ONE: JULY 19-22 (Monday-Thursday) 9am -1pm

WEEK TWO: July 26-29 (Monday-Thursday) 9am-1pm

Click here to register.

Meet our Animal Friends!

Animal Care Staff