We are a young family with two kids, a horse, three goats, a dog and 30 something chickens located just outside Owen Sound, Ontario at the base of the Bruce Peninsula. We are seeking help with our kids who are 6 years old and 3 years old. Child care, fun outside play and language practise are the focuses for us. Our son is in French Immersion at school, so French would be a bonus, but other languages welcome too!
Grey-Bruce Counties are home to beaches, caves, farms, forests, trails, quaint downtown strips with boutique shopping, more beaches and some of the best sunsets in the world. Let us know what you'd like to see while you're with us and we'll do our best to get you there.
We are fully vaccinated, but the kids are not yet. We can only accept fully vaccinated visitors at this time. Exceptions might be made for children travelling with fully vaccinated adults. Thank you.
Pratique d’une langue
S’occuper des animaux
Aide dans une ferme
Baby-sitting et jeux créatifs
Cuisine/repas pour la famille
Aide à la maison
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This is a farmstay and we have some of everything. Want to milk a goat? Muck out a stall? Hand-feed chickens who lay blue eggs? This is your chance.
The kids are happy to chat all day, so if you're looking to work on your English they will be happy to talk to you as much as you care to listen. The 6 year old has a very impressive vocabulary.
There are different kinds of work to choose from as well... help around the house, child care, animal care, clearing the back field and building fences, cooking...
We have a large dog (Great Pyrenese), so volunteers must be comfortable with the animal. She is friendly with people, but she is a livestock guardian and can look intimidating/ doesn't like other dogs or wildlife.
Queen sized bed with a very comfortable and supportive memory foam mattress.
Suitable for a single person or a couple. Families or individuals with a campervan may be possible.
Private room, shared bathroom, small house. The room does have it's own door to outside.
We are happy to take volunteers to see some of the car-only accessible local sights one weekend a month (because of our work schedules)... it could be more often, depending where you want to go. We can take you into Owen Sound (city) or Port Elgin (Lake Huron beach town) pretty regularly.
There is a forest at the back of the farm with about 30 acres. It is accessible for hiking from about October to May while the fields aren't planted with crops.
Accès Internet limité
Nous avons des animaux
Nous sommes fumeurs
For shorter stays we can have you park your campervan by the garage across the yard from the house.
No dogs or cats because of our livestock guardian. You have something out of the ordinary though? Let me know about it!
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3-4 days per week