Manhattan Country School's Farm Outing Day 2019: Saturday, June 15

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Manhattan Country School Farm

3536 New Kingston Mountain Rd

Roxbury, NY 12474

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Manhattan Country School’s Farm Outing Day 2019 will be held on Saturday, June 15. MCS families (including new families joining MCS in the fall), alumni and friends are invited to this community picnic at our 180-acre farm in Roxbury, N.Y., 150 miles northwest of New York City in the Catskill Mountains.

Bring your own picnic or purchase food bracelets. Food offerings include pizza from the wood-fired oven, pig roast (from MCS Farm raised pigs), burgers (from MCS Farm raised cows), hot dogs, sides and salads, desserts and more. Enjoy hayrides and music, tours of the exisitng farm program as well as the expanded program at the MCS Farm at Lower Meeker Hollow.

Special thanks to the fifth grade and 9-10s families for helping to organize this beloved community event!


Bus Seats

  • $38 per seat

Day of Food Bracelet Pricing (purchase at the Welcome Tent)

  • Kids (4-15 years old): $15

  • Adults (16 and older): $20

Kindly RSVP even if you are not purchasing food bracelets or seats on the bus.

Farm Outing Day is a break-even event. If cost is an issue, please don’t hesitate to reach out to MCS Special Events Manager Nancy Hsu at nhsu@manhattancountryschool.org.



Know Before You Go

  • Pets (including dogs) are NOT ALLOWED at the MCS Farm.

  • Bring water bottles from home and help us reduce waste! Water stations will be available at various locations around the farm.

  • Watershoes are required for wading in the stream. Please come prepared!

  • Optional items to bring: a picnic blanket, sunscreen, bug repellant, change of clothes, a towel, a sweatshirt (just in case), ponchos/umbrellas

  • Smoking is not permitted anywhere on the Farm.

  • If you are bringing a dish to share with the community, remember that MCS is a NUT-FREE school. Make sure to include a list of ingredients with your dish.

  • If you have paid for your seat(s) on one of the chartered buses, please meet at 7:15 A.M. on Amsterdam Avenue and 85th Street (NOT in front of MCS).

  • The bus will depart the farm at 3 p.m. returning to the city at approximately 5:30 p.m. depending on traffic.

  • Online food bracelet sales (special deals) end on Thursday, June 13 at 12 p.m. You may purchase food bracelets the day of at the Welcome Table adjacent to the red barn.

  • Pick up your pre-purchased food bracelets at the Welcome Table adjacent to the red barn when you arrive. No need to print Eventbrite receipts (save a tree!)

  • Parents: please note that you are responsible for supervising your children throughout the day!

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Manhattan Country School Farm

3536 New Kingston Mountain Rd

Roxbury, NY 12474

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