ancestors were creative and resourceful. They were self-reliant, which
meant that they had to do nearly everything for
themselves. They had to possess the skills of a carpenter, stonemason,
harness maker, veterinarian, farmer, logger, butcher, tailor, cook,
hunter, nurse and doctor to succeed. Children were an integral part
of the family work team and shouldered a great deal of responsibility.
gives children the hands-on feel of a pioneer childs way of life.
Sunrock Farm programs are a fun way to learn. They convey abstract concepts
through concrete activities that engage all of a childs senses.
Children gain a deep appreciation for human ingenuity, the fruits of
hard work and frugal living, the strength of community, and the spirit
of adventure. This program is especially appropriate for children in
grades 2-6 and can be adapted for mixed age groups and home school families.
Friends of Sunrock Farm Scholarship Fund provides partial
funding to those schools which qualify. Please feel free to contact
us at (859) 781-5502 for more information.
here for regional pioneer history