Please note that we are a fully operational equine and farm animal rescue and sanctuary. We highly encourage you wear close-toes shoes or boots when visiting our property.

Please note that we are a fully operational equine and farm animal rescue and sanctuary. We highly encourage you wear close-toes shoes or boots when visiting our property.

Planning to visit? 

All visitors to our farm are required to sign a waiver as required by our insurance policy. 

  • 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.


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First Annual M&M Acres Not a Candlelight Bowl

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M&M Acres Not a Candlelight Bowl - Registration Form (Download)

Come for bowling, buffet dinner, raffles, silent auction, split the pot, and LOTS OF FUN! All proceeds go directly to M&M Acres! 

SPACE IS LIMITED! Complete the registration form (download via the link above, or request the form be emailed to you) and send it and your method of payment (or intended method) to Karen Novak via email to reserve your spot today! You will receive an email confirmation prior to the event.

Contact Karen Novak at 708.724.2046 or at kanovak418@comcast.net with any questions! 

R.S.V.P. by Friday, March 22nd, 2019.


COMING BACK - SPRING 2019 - STAY TUNED!

Open Barn 

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.

Horse rides will be offered from time to time, on a limited basis. Tickets for pony rides may be purchased ahead of time through our ticketing agent, or on site. 

2019 Open Barn Dates

TBD

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COMING BACK - SPRING 2019 - STAY TUNED!

Story Time on the Farm

Storytime is held every Monday from 10-11am beginning the week of May 1st.  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.

This event is free, though a donation is appreciated to help us cover costs and in support of our animals!

NOTE: NO story time on Labor Day!

  


COMING BACK - SPRING 2019 - STAY TUNED!

FARM CAMPS

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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. 

Activity Information

  • 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 Information

  • 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. 


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Photo courtesy of Leah Lewis Creative.  View more of Leah's beautiful work !

Photo courtesy of Leah Lewis Creative. View more of Leah's beautiful work!