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Sensory Friendly Hour at Suffolk County Farm

  • Sunday, May 7, 2017, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Chicks! Piglets! Lambs! Goat Kids! Calves!

Baby Farm Animal Weekend- RAIN OR SHINE!! No Rain Date.

Sensory-Friendly Hour is an event designed for guests on the autism spectrum and with other sensory processing disorders. For this event, a variety of accommodations, activities and more have been put into place to create an inclusive, welcoming and safe space for our guests who visit the Suffolk County Farm during Baby Farm Animal Weekend.


PRE-REGISTRATION & PRE-PAYMENT
FOR SENSORY HOUR IS REQUIRED.

Limited to the First 50 Registrants.


Your experience includes:

  • An early opening of the Suffolk County Farm for Sensory-Friendly Sunday guests. The gates of Farm open at 9:00 am on this day for Sensory-Friendly Sunday guests.The gates will open at 10 am for general admission.
  • A quiet area available all day at the Suffolk County Farm.
  • An event map showing locations of loud sounds and locations of the day’s activities at the Suffolk County Farm.
  • A social story created by the ELIJA Foundation and Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County showing what families might see, hear, smell, and touch.

Helpful items to bring:

  • Please wear close toed shoes (Open-toed shoes will NOT be allowed in the animal areas so please dress accordingly) Water, snacks, headphones

$7 ages 3+ includes:

  • Admission & parking
  • Unlimited wagon rides
  • Visiting baby animal
  • Hands on activities for kids
  • Live Music from “The New Students”

Additional activities not included in admission:

  • Pony Rides
  • Sand Art Necklaces
  • Great food brought to you by:
  • All American Wontons
  • Roasted Corn
  • Out of this World Pretzels
  • Eat Me Drink Me
  • Rolling Smoke BBQ
  • Hines Catering (Gyros)
  • Roxy's Ice Cream

PLEASE CALL 631-852-4600 TO REGISTER.
PRE-REGISTRATION & PRE-PAYMENT FOR SENSORY HOUR IS REQUIRED.



Fee

$7 ages 3+

Contact

Kaylyn Reynolds
Administrative Assistant
kr427@cornell.edu
631-852-4600

Location

Suffolk County Farm and Education Center
350 Yaphank Avenue
Yaphank, New York 11980