Sienna Ranch Classes


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Nature Classes

Let's Play at the Ranch
Ages 3-4 and Caregiver

Let’s Play at the Ranch

Session 3A and 3B
CLASS TUITION: $177 for 5 weeks
GRADES: Preschool & PreK (ages 3-4), with accompanying adult caregiver CLASS SIZE: max 7
CLASS DURATION: 10:00-11:45am (Once a week, Tues Wed, or Thurs)

Children and their caregivers will love this opportunity for a weekly visit to Sienna Ranch together. Each week will offer new wonders as you experience the ranch and her residents with the change of the seasons. Gardening, harvesting, crafting, and animal interactions will make up our weekly routine. Each LPR session has different projects so join for as many as you would like!

Students in the program are:

  • Able to listen to instruction from teacher or caretaker
  • Able to stay with the group
  • Gentle with our animal friends
  • Excited to be outside in all weather conditions and get a bit dirty.

 Note: This class is designed for one student and one caretaker per registration. An infant sibling that is able to be happily worn by the parent/guardian for the full 75 minutes may attend Let’s Play at the Ranch at no extra charge. Unfortunately, other siblings, extra adults or visitors cannot attend. 

Jr Ranchers
Prek-1st Grade

Junior Ranchers AM Ranch Life!

Session 3A and 3B
5 DAY CLASS TUITION: $2040.00 for 5 weeks Mon-Fri
3 DAY CLASS TUITION: $1224.00 for 5 weeks Mon/Wed/Fri
2 DAY CLASS TUITION: $816.00 for 5 weeks Tu/Thurs
GRADES: PreK-1st (PreK= at least 4 years old as of August 24th, 2020) CLASS SIZE: max 8 CLASS DURATION: 9am-1:00pm, 5 Days (Mon-Fri), 3 Days (Mon/Wed/Fri), or 2 Days (Tu/Thurs)

A unique program designed for this special age when everything is exciting and magical. Through grounding routines and exciting outdoor discoveries, students will be immersed in ranch life and the many fun activities we have to offer. Junior Ranchers will love getting to know the ranch animals, discovering our garden and making nature based crafts. There will be ample time to enjoy unstructured nature play, exploration, and observation as well. The day will be paced so that our young participants will have time to rest and recharge between activities, while still feeling engaged throughout the class. 

  • Gardening
  • Animal interaction and care
  • Pottery
  • Woodshop
  • Nature exploration and learning
  • Grooming the pony

Students in this program are:

  • Able to use the restroom independently
  • Able to listen to verbal directions in an outdoor environment
  • Able to stay with the teacher
  • Emotionally ready to spend 5 hours away from parents/caregivers
  • Ready to be outside in all weather conditions and get dirty

1 Day Junior Ranchers Full Day!

Session 3A and 3B
1 DAY CLASS TUITION: $612.00 for 5 weeks Mon, Wed, or Fri
1 DAY CLASS TUITION: $590.00 for 4 weeks Mon Session 3A due to MLK Holiday
GRADES: PreK-1st (PreK= at least 4 years old as of August 24th, 2020) CLASS SIZE: max 8 CLASS DURATION: 9:30am-3:30pm, 1 Day a week, either Mon, Wed, or Fri

A unique program designed for this special age when everything is exciting and magical. Through grounding routines and exciting outdoor discoveries, students will be immersed in ranch life and the many fun activities we have to offer. Junior Ranchers will love getting to know the ranch animals, discovering our garden and making nature based crafts. There will be ample time to enjoy unstructured nature play, exploration, and observation as well. The day will be paced so that our young participants will have time to rest and recharge between activities, while still feeling engaged throughout the class. 

  • Gardening
  • Animal interaction and care
  • Pottery
  • Woodshop
  • Nature exploration and learning
  • Grooming the pony

Students in this program are:

  • Able to use the restroom independently
  • Able to listen to verbal directions in an outdoor environment
  • Able to stay with the teacher
  • Emotionally ready to spend 5 hours away from parents/caregivers
  • Ready to be outside in all weather conditions and get dirty

Junior Ranchers PM Half Day

Session 3A and 3B
2 DAY CLASS TUITION: $612.00 for 5 weeks Tu/Thurs
GRADES: PreK-1st (PreK= at least 4 years old as of August 24th, 2020) CLASS SIZE: max 8 CLASS DURATION: 2:40pm-5:40pm, 2 Days a week (Tu/Thurs) or (M/F for 3A)

A unique program designed for this special age when everything is exciting and magical. Junior Ranchers will love getting to know the ranch animals, discovering our garden and making nature themed crafts. There will be ample time to enjoy unstructured nature play, exploration, and observation as well. In addition, each session will feature an opportunity to groom the pony, and make a wood craft in our carpentry workshop.

Students in this program are:

  • Able to use the restroom independently
  • Able to listen to verbal directions in an outdoor environment
  • Able to stay with the teacher
  • Emotionally ready to spend 3 ½ hours away from parents/caregivers
  • Ready to be outside in all weather conditions and get dirty
Explorers
1st-6th Grade

1 Day Explorers Full Day!

Session 3A and 3B
1 DAY CLASS TUITION: $570.00 for 5 weeks Mon, Wed, or Fri
1 DAY CLASS TUITION: $456.00 for 4 weeks Mon Session 3A due to MLK Holiday
GRADES: 1st-2nd, 3rd-4th, 5th-6th
CLASS SIZE: max 10 CLASS DURATION: 9:30am-3:30pm, 1 Day a week, either Mon, Wed, or Fri

The Sienna Ranch Explorers program develops a deep connection to the natural world by offering fun, exciting and diverse outdoor experiences. Our core activities include hiking, wilderness skills, animal interaction, wild tending, homesteading skills, cooking, nature based crafts, and seasonal gardening. Ample time is given to exploration, observation, unstructured nature play, and games as well. 

Students in the program are:

  • Able to listen to verbal directions in an outdoor environment
  • Willing to participate in group activities
  • Able to focus on a project for 20-30 minutes
  • Able to hike minimum one mile with a full backpack
  • Ready to be outside in all weather conditions and get dirty

Explorers PM Half Day

Session 3A and 3B
2 DAY CLASS TUITION: $570.00 for 5 weeks Tu/Thurs
GRADES: 1st-2nd, 3rd-6th CLASS SIZE: max 10 CLASS DURATION: 2:40pm-5:40pm, 2 Days a week (Tu/Thurs) or M/F for 3A

The Sienna Ranch Explorers program develops a deep connection to the natural world by offering fun, exciting and diverse outdoor experiences. Our core activities include hiking, wilderness skills, animal interaction, wild tending, homesteading skills, cooking, nature based crafts, and seasonal gardening. Ample time is given to exploration, observation, unstructured nature play, and games as well. 

Students in the program are:

  • Able to listen to verbal directions in an outdoor environment
  • Willing to participate in group activities
  • Able to focus on a project for 20-30 minutes
  • Able to hike minimum one mile with a full backpack
  • Ready to be outside in all weather conditions and get dirty
Nature Sages
6th-9th Grade

Nature Sages 

Session 3A and 3B
1 DAY CLASS TUITION: $570.00 for 3 weeks Mon/Wed/Fri
GRADES: 6th-9th
CLASS SIZE: 11
CLASS DURATION: 9:30am-3:30pm, 1 Day a week, Wednesdays

Sienna Ranch’s Nature Sages Teen Program is designed to deepen each student’s connection with nature while building an individual sense of self and purpose. Through hands-on creative projects we will build skills related to survival, nature connection, homesteading, and ancient arts. By fostering an awareness of the outside world, we will build connections to our inner experience through personal reflection and group activities. Nature Sages will have the opportunity to grow as leaders as they work together as a team.   Th session 2B will be a Winter Leaders  focus and will have a Team building, survival, and stewardship focus.

Nature Sages is open to all levels of experience. Whether you have grown up at Sienna Ranch or you are joining us for the very first time- everyone is welcome!

Students in the program are:

  • Able to hike minimum two miles
  • Able to sit and participate in group discussions
  • Able to focus on a project for up to an hour
  • Excited to challenge themselves in new ways
  • Willing to work hard on projects that benefit the Ranch community
  • Ready to be outside in all weather conditions and get dirty
 

Enrichment Classes

Sienna Adventures
PreK-2nd Grade

Sienna Adventures

Session 3A and 3B
2 DAY CLASS TUITION: $612.00 for 5 weeks Mon/Fri or Tues/Thurs
GRADES: PreK-2nd
CLASS SIZE: 8
CLASS DURATION: 2:40pm-5:40pm either Mon/Fri or Tues/Thurs

Sienna Adventures encompasses all the favorite Jr Rancher and Explorer curriculum into one. Join for this slightly shorter class full of wonder and excitement. Students will enjoy playing games, exploring the hills and trails of Sienna Ranch, and nature based crafts. Opportunities for animal interactions and garden time will be available as well. We will go out in all weather conditions.

Students in this program are:

  • Able to follow verbal directions in an outdoor environment
  • Up for hiking minimum 1 mile with a full backpack
  • Willing to participate in group activities
  • Ready to be outside in all weather conditions and get dirty

Private Lessons

Private Riding Lessons
Age 6+

Private Riding Lessons

CLASS TUITION: $340 for 4 Weeks  
CLASS TUITION: $425 for 5 Weeks
AGES: 6+ CLASS SIZE: 1 on 1 lesson CLASS DURATION: 70 minutes: Check Registration Site for Availability

Private Riding Lessons will have 45 minutes of riding time, during which the student will learn how to communicate with horses using Natural Horsemanship riding styles. The rider will also be taught proper posture and steering techniques using English riding equipment. The remaining time of the lesson will be dedicated to learning about horse care, including learning how to properly tack up and untack the horse, the different methods for feeding and housing horses, as well as other general horse knowledge that will help set a solid foundation for their equine education. The lessons cost $85 per class and come in packages of 4 sessions.

NOTE: We will not be allowing parents to watch the weekday lessons due to COVID rules. We are trying to limit the amount of adults we have on our site and since we have other groups moving through the area we will not be allowing parents to watch. During the weekend lessons since the lessons are the only programming happening we can allow one parent to accompany the students. We ask that the parent sit at the table next to the cross ties for the grooming part of the lesson and then sit or stand at the archery deck for the lesson in the arena. Please do not bring any siblings to watch, as they tend to want to walk around and look at other animals. We cannot have anyone walking around without an instructor. 

Private Archery Lessons
Age 6+

Private Archery Lessons

CLASS TUITION: Package of 4 lessons for $170 for 1-2 people (additional $60 per person for up to 4 people) 
CLASS TUITION: Package of 5 lessons for $212.50 for 1-2 people (additional $75 per person for up to 4 people)
AGES: 6+ CLASS SIZE: 1 on 1 lesson with instructor or up to 4 people max CLASS DURATION: 30 minute lesson

Private Archery Lessons are great for all levels of archery, whether this is your first time, or you have done an archery class in the past. Our Private Lessons are a great opportunity for:

  • Families to learn archery together
  • A great birthday present
  • A way for your social bubble to get outside for a safe activity.

Instruction is one on one, includes all the equipment, and fun educational teaching from our expert Sienna Ranch instructors.

*Note: Archery Lessons must be completed in the Session they are purchased.

Private Groundwork Lessons
Age 6+

Private Groundwork Lessons

CLASS TUITION: $340 for 4 Weeks  
AGES: 6+ (No exceptions) CLASS SIZE: 1 on 1 lesson CLASS DURATION: 60 minutes: Check Registration Site for Availability

Calling all Horse Lovers! Our new ground work lessons use horse connection to help build your students confidence and connection with themselves and with horses in this one-on-one private horse experience. Students will learn the basics of how to interact with horses, groom, halter, and lead horses. Students will also learn about horse behavior and anatomy. Reading animals behavior helps us regulate our own behaviors and read behavior cues from others around us. This is a great introduction for first timers looking to transition into riding instruction as well as students seeking a deeper emotional connection to horses. Lindsay, our SEED class instructor is teaching these one-on-one lessons and you can find out more about her here. 

NOTE: This is a private groundwork lesson only and does not include Riding. This is for one student at a time and it is a drop off lesson. We ask that any parents/guardians and other siblings wait in the parking lot for the duration of the lesson as they tend to want to go see the other animals.

Students in the program are:

  • Able to listen to instruction from teacher in an outdoor environment
  • Able to control the volume of their voice around a horse
  • Gentle with our animal friends
  • Able to calm their body around the horse when asked 

Specialty Classes

SEED Social Group
Age 7-12
Session 2A
CLASS TUITION: $158.00 for 4 weeks GRADES: Ages 7-12 CLASS SIZE: max 6 CLASS DURATION: 2:15-3:45pm Once a week on Wednesdays

Session 3A and 3B
CLASS TUITION: $200.00 for 5 weeks
GRADES: Ages 7-12
CLASS SIZE: max 6
CLASS DURATION: 2:15-3:45pm Once a week on Wednesdays

Sienna Ranch SEED Social Groups are specifically designed for children with special needs who are looking for a unique opportunity to participate in age-appropriate activities, hands-on learning, animal interaction, hiking, group games and social reciprocity activities at our 21 acre Ranch in the hills of Lafayette. We always strive to find innovative, fun and effective ways to tie in all of our lessons to life on the Ranch. The Social Groups aim to leave all students with a positive association with each other, the Ranch, our animals and our environment.

NOTE ON AIDES: Sienna Ranch asks that if your student has a 1:1 behavioral aide that they attend together (extra support in this outdoor classroom sets students up for success!). We do not allow parent/guardians as aides. 

NOTE: Masks are required at Sienna Ranch for anyone over the age of 2.