Planning to visit?
All visitors to our farm are required to sign a waiver as required by our insurance policy. Appointments are required.
Every person over the age of 18 must sign their own waiver.
Legal guardians MUST sign their children's waiver forms. Unfortunately, we cannot make exceptions for this.
Children under the age of 18 may be listed on their legal guardian's waiver form.
Long pants and closed toe shoes are required for all visitors on property.
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join us for Open Farm
This regularly-held event will feature self-guided tours of our property and an opportunity to to meet our animals!
Registration is not required for open barn.
2019 Open Farm Dates
Saturday, April 6th, 3-6pm
Friday, April 12th, 6-8pm - CANCELLED
Story Time on the Farm
May 15th - October 30th 2019
Due to the popularity of story-time on the farm, we will be hosting this event twice per week. Join us to read a story and tour the farm. This event takes place outside on the grass so we recommend bringing a blanket to sit on, sunscreen, bug spray, and allergy mediation if you have animal or seasonal allergies.
Story-time is held each Monday and Wednesday from 10-11am. Miss Kristin will be leading on Mondays. Miss Carol will be leading on Wednesdays.
Though this event is free, we rely heavily on donations to continue our mission. Contributions are appreciated to help us cover costs such as hay, grain, bedding, and veterinary care.
NOTE: NO story time on May 27th, July 3rd, or September 2nd.
COMING BACK - SPRING 2019 - STAY TUNED!
Take part in our farm camps to learn about the many aspects of working a farm! Campers will learn about horses including grooming, bathing, anatomy, breeds, colors and confirmation. We will also teach hands-on care and upkeep including stall cleaning, tack maintenance and stable upkeep. Campers will touch on nutrition, including the many types of hay, grains and supplements.
Long pants and closed-toe shoes are required for all camps.
Please dress for the weather. Tank tops are not allowed.
Sunscreen and bug spray are recommended.
Please pack a sack lunch each day.
Bring plenty of water!
Payment via cash, check or Zelle QuickPay: no fee.
Payment via PayPal or Square - 4% fee.
Cash payments can be dropped off Monday - Thursday 4:30-8:00p.
Checks can be mailed to: 16145 Bruce Road, Lockport, IL 60441
Camp is held rain or shine
Campers will learn safety, grooming, conformation, anatomy and saddle fit. Kids will make a craft, play games, feed and help with chores.
Kids will ride every day. Last day of camp parents are welcome to stop by and campers take their parents on a tour of the farm.
M&M Acres differs from other local camps as we are a farm camp, not just a horse camp. Children will assist with the care of our goats, sheep, pigs, birds, reptiles and small animals!
All campers must have a current waiver on file! Please print your waiver here, or fill one out the first day of camp.