Schedule of Activities

Meals are served at: 8:30 a.m., noon and 5:30 p.m. Dinner is served at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesdays.

Horseback riding begins after breakfast every morning, weather permitting. We start with corral rides for children under 9 and follow with trail rides for children 9 & older and adults.


Sundays: Orientation hike; evening Ice Cream Social

Mondays: Paddleboating & Fishing on Greenfield Lake

Tuesdays: Pontoon boat rides on the Illinois River; an evening wildlife and ecology hike with a naturalist

Wednesdays: Trip to Raging Rivers Waterpark, dinner at the farm at 6:00 p.m.& an evening of Country music with a guitarist

Thursdays: Motorboating on the Illinois River, evening Bonfire

Fridays: Group canoe trip from Michael Island to Godar Diamond State park, evening Tractor rides

Saturday: Noon cookout, Pontoon boat rides and Fishing trip, evening Hayride

Every afternoon or early evening we do a chore run where we feed the animals and gather the eggs


Swimming, Whirlpool Hot tub, Recreation Room with ping pong, billiards, foosball, large chalkboard, blocks & toys, Playhouse, Basketball hoop, hammocks, barn & haymow, Rocking chairs on deck, hiking/exploring, visit our cave, volleyball, badmitton, help gather garden produce, dig potatoes, play with kittens, cats & dogs, lawn games, little wagon rides, watch fabulous sunsets, chase fireflies, stargazing-ideal, read a novel, nap, rope swing, build tunnels with straw in the barn, catch a frog, play cards, softball, toss a football, frisbee, board games....


Hunt morel mushrooms, see large variety of wildflowers, see sheep shearing, see baby calves, lambs, pick strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, peaches, summer/ fall apples, pumpkins, squash, indian corn....


County Fairs, Parades, Fireworks, Rodeos, Old Settler's Days, Greene County Days, antique shops, Patterson Country music show, limestone houses, historic buildings....


Hannibal, MO-Mark Twain's Cave, Mansion

Springfield, IL- Lincoln's home, Lincoln's Tomb, State Capitol, Old State Capitol, New Salem State Park

Alton, IL- antique shops, Wadlow statue, Lincoln/Douglas site, Alton Belle Casino

Grafton, IL- parasailing

St. Louis, MO- Arch, ballpark, Grant's Farm, Muny opera, Science center, Magic House etc.