2022-2023 Special Events & Ranch Series

Special Events are taught by certified teachers or specialists with specific areas of expertise. 
Special Events occur on the Main Site at 43 SW Monterey Road in Stuart and programs that are part of
the Ranch Series or Pioneer Kids occur at 8251 SW Citrus Blvd in Palm City. 
 
Programs serve students ages 2 and up. Ages are noted in the program description. They regularly sell out before the event occurs. If students are interested in an event that is already full, please call the office at 341-1400 to request to be placed on the waiting list. There is a $10 fee for cancellations up to two weeks prior to the event once registration is complete. No refunds will be issued within two weeks of the event unless students on the Waiting List can fill the spot. 

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Parents Night Out: Pioneer Kids-Giddy Up Partners!

Date: Fri, Aug 26, 2022, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Category: STEAM Special Events
Summary: Pioneer Kids: Giddy Up Partners! August 26: 6pm-9pm Location: 8251 SW Citrus Blvd. Palm City Giddy Up Partner! Parents enjoy a night out while your child participates in an equestrian “rodeo” at a beautiful 25 acre equestrian facility in Palm City. Students will move from station to station learning about horses, interact with real horses and leave wanting to be cowboys and cowgirls! The “rodeo” will include crafts, games and educational activities as well as other animal interactions. Pizza and water will be provided. Students in grades K-5 can participate. This is a fundraising event for local equestrian programs. more…

Parents Night Out: Pioneer Kids-Campout!

Date: Fri, Sep 16, 2022, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Category: STEAM Special Events
Summary: Pioneer Kids: Campout! September 16: 6pm-9pm Location: 8251 SW Citrus Blvd. Palm City Campout! Parents enjoy a night out while your child participates in a “campout” at a beautiful 25 acre equestrian facility in Palm City. Bring your sleeping bag and learn about what it takes to camp out! Participants will build their own tent, make s’mores over an open fire and enjoy popcorn as they campout in their tents and enjoy The Muppet Movie under the stars! This is a drop off event. Students in grades K-5 can participate. more…

Ranch Education Series: In the Moo'd to Read? (Preschool)

Date: Wed, Sep 21, 2022, 9:00 AM to 12:15 PM Recurs Weekly on Wed, Sep 21 to Oct 19, 2022
Summary: In the Moo’d to Read? (Ages 2-3 or 4-5) $65 Wednesday: September 21, 28 October 12, 19 This four week program occurs each Wednesday and provides children ages 2-3 or 4-5 with story time, live animal interactions and an educational activity at our 25 acre equestrian facility. Teachers will begin with a story related to the animal of the day, introduce children to a furry, feathery, slimy or hairy friend and complete a related activity. Parents will remain on site with their child for these programs. (Siblings up to age 5 may attend but if participating should register separately) more…

Ranch Education Series: Can It!

Date: Thu, Sep 22, 2022, 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM Recurs Weekly on Thu, Sep 22 to Oct 20, 2022
Summary: Can It! (Grades 3rd through 6th) $199 Thursdays: September 22, 23 October 13, 20 This course occurs on a beautiful 25 acre equestrian facility in Palm City. 2:30pm-4:30pm During this four-week canning and preservation course, students will receive hands-on experiences as they follow recipes to create different canned vegetables, fruits, jams and fermented foods. The class will focus on safe canning methods and on how to properly fill and seal jars. Each week students will receive a new recipe, a jar of the food created that day and will have the opportunity to sample what they’ve made. At the end of the course they will have a basic understanding of the canning process and can extend learning at home. This is a drop off event. All materials and supplies are included. more…

FLL LEGO Robotics-Superpowered! (Ages 4 - 14)

Date: Thu, Oct 6, 2022, 2:30 PM to 6:30 PM Recurs Weekly on Thu, Oct 6 to Nov 17, 2022
Category: Robotics
Summary: LEGO Robotics: “Superpowered” Preschool, Elementary & Middle FIRST LEGO is an exploration based program where children use LEGO to complete engineering and design challenges that encourage team building, collaborative learning and problem solving. Younger teams will display work in an expo format while older teams may have the opportunity to compete pending plans related to local competitions. Teams will be formed by age/grade groups and will meet Thursdays during times specified above. This program is offered subject to minimum registration. more…

Parents Night Out: Pioneer Kids-Where the Wild Things Are!

Date: Fri, Oct 14, 2022, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Category: STEAM Special Events
Summary: Pioneer Kids: Where the Wild Things Are! October 14: 6pm-9pm Location: 8251 SW Citrus Blvd. Palm City Where the Wild Things Are! Parents enjoy a night out while your child joins teachers at a beautiful 25 acre equestrian facility in Palm City This event will provide participants with a variety of hands-on interactions with animals and some farm fun with outdoor games, treats and surprises as they take a walk on the wild side! This is a drop off event. Students in grades K-5 can participate. more…

Parents Night Out: Halloween Haunted House

Date: Fri, Oct 28, 2022, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Category: STEAM Special Events
Summary: Halloween Haunted House October 28 6pm-9pm Location: 43 SW Monterey Road Stuart Students in grades K-6 can come join this spook-tacular Halloween Drop Off Event. K-6th grade students can participate in Minecraft Education: Haunted House and then complete Spooktacular Science Activities! Students will spend half of the evening in the world of Minecraft, exploring a haunted mansion in an effort to escape ghouls, goblins and creepers! Can they make it out in one piece? Participants will also experience some spooktacular science, completing ghoulishly exciting chemistry and engineering challenges. Everyone who survives will receive a sweet treat and fun take home science. Join us for a night of frightening fun! more…

Ranch Education Series: Smarty Plants! (Preschool)

Date: Wed, Nov 2, 2022, 9:00 AM to 12:15 PM Recurs Weekly on Wed, Nov 2-30, 2022
Summary: Smarty Plants! (Ages 2-3 or 4-5) Wednesday: November 2, 9, 16, 30 These programs occur once per week and provide children with story time, agricultural education and activity. At the end of this course children will understand information related to plants, plant care and growing their own food. Teachers will begin with a story related to the activity of the day, then introduce families to the related plant topic and complete an activity that can be extended at home. more…

Ranch Education Series: Sew What?

Date: Thu, Nov 3, 2022, 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM Recurs Weekly on Thu, Nov 3 to Dec 15, 2022
Summary: Sew What? (Grades 3rd-8th) $299 Thursdays: November 3, 10, 17 December 1, 8, 15 During this six week sewing course, students will receive instruction in basic sewing techniques that include summarizing the basics of sewing, understanding your sewing machine, understand fabric and patterns, practice hand sewing for repairs, understand pattern adjustments and layouts and create a final product. Students participating in the course may bring their own sewing machine or use one of ours. Once the final project is chosen, students will need to purchase the fabric of their choice to bring to class. more…

Parents Night Out: Friendship Feast

Date: Fri, Nov 18, 2022, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Category: STEAM Special Events
Summary: Friendship Feast November 18 6pm-9pm Location: 43 SW Monterey Road Stuart Join your friends in creating a fabulous feast both literally and figuratively. Do you know what it takes to put Thanksgiving dinner on the table? Try it firsthand when you use Minecraft Education to find, prepare and serve your own food and then enjoy experimenting with food by creating chemical reactions related to famous Thanksgiving dishes. Grades K-6 can participate. more…

Parents Night Out: Pioneer Kids-Over the Moon!

Date: Fri, Nov 18, 2022, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Category: STEAM Special Events
Summary: Pioneer Kids: Over the Moon! November 18 6pm-9pm Location: 8251 SW Citrus Blvd. Palm City Over the Moon! Parents enjoy a night out while your child learns about the night sky at a beautiful 25 acre equestrian facility in Palm City This Parents Night Out event will have participants over the moon through engaging activities related to night animals, stargazing, sparklers, flashlight games, glow in the dark activities and more! This is a drop off event. Students in grades K-5 can participate. more…

Parents Night Out: Winter Wonderland!

Date: Fri, Dec 9, 2022, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Category: STEAM Special Events
Summary: Winter Wonderland! December 9 6pm-9pm Location: 43 SW Monterey Road Stuart Brrrr! Join us as we explore a snowy biome, a frozen tundra and a winter wonderland. This magical winter event is sure to get everyone in the holiday spirit! Participants will meet some famous holiday characters as they explore the wintry world of Minecraft and then they can join science explorations to work through STEAM challenges related to cold and ice. Students in grades K-6 can participate. more…