Judy Kolk owns and operates the multi-faceted enterprise, a stone’s throw northeast of Okotoks, along with her husband Claude. She said Kayben Farms is a place where almost anyone can spend time experiencing a range of different activities and is open from May through October.
“It’s a destination for the whole family,” Kolk explained. “Our Sunshine Adventure Park is a favorite for families, school tours, birthday parties and corporate picnics. It boasts many kid friendly attractions including a berry bounce, a giant wheelbarrow play structure, a pedal kart track, farm animals, an indoor tots’ area and a corn maze, a seasonal fixture that typically opens in mid-August once the corn is tall enough.”
The farm is typically open in early May, but got an early start due to unseasonably warm weather in March. “We’ve thought about opening early more than once, and just couldn’t resist trying it out this year” says Kolk. “Our guests loved taking advantage of the balmy spring days and we’re so pleased with how it turned out”.
Meals and snacks are served in JoJo’s Café where the menu includes many kid friendly choices. The café attracts diners as a great spot for a sunny afternoon lunch on the patio.
This summer the Kayben team is excited to announce their brand new summer day camp program. “Completely unplugged”; Kayben’s summer day camps are a week of natural play, fueled by imagination, where building and creating come first.
For more details on the summer camps as well as more on the many things to see and do at Kayben Farms go to their website www.kayben.com.
Caption: Come take part in fun events like fall pumpkin painting at Kayben Farms, just north of Okotoks.