The Suffolk County Farm and Education Center’s mission is to provide hands-on research-based learning to all residents with themes in agriculture, animal sciences, history, STEM, healthy living, and life skills in a unique year-round learning environment and in community spaces. The Farm’s vision is to connect with our agricultural heritage and to pave the way for a bright, healthy, and sustainable future.
Tens of thousands of visitors join us every year at the Suffolk County Farm and Education Center--a real working farm in action! Families can participate in our many special events and get up close to the farm animals. The century-old Farm offers unique educational programs for children Pre-K thru 12th grade, summer day camps, showgrounds, special events, a butterfly house, a certified Nature Explore Classroom and much more. The farm is open to the public -- year round, seven days a week from 9 am to 3 pm.
Teacher Training Workshops - For all grade levels, special education classrooms, day care facilities, 4-H clubs, libraries, girl and boy scouts.
Long Island's annual championship pumpkin catapult contest is a unique opportunity for students and adults to experience the joys and trials of designing, building and operating sophisticated mechanical devices.
Through free play, guided exploration and exposure to all corners of the farm, children will be given the chance to learn, grow and become independent learners.
High school Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors who are interested in becoming veterinarians are encouraged to attend this lecture series held on Thursday evenings in Yaphank.
Last updated October 9, 2018