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This is a great way to kick off the Holiday Season with this family-friendly event! Join us anytime between 10 am and 3 pm on December 2nd, 2023, for our annual Christmas on the Farm fundraiser! All proceeds go towards our Equine Therapeutic Riding Program! Click here to check out all the fun from last year’s event!
There will be pony rides, a petting zoo, a bouncy house, crafts, face painting, games, and much MORE! Santa and Mrs. Claus will be visiting from the North Pole. Feeling adventurous? The rock wall and zip line will also be available!
There will be a $20/vehicle entry fee. (CASH ONLY) This covers everything except the ropes courses and food. Pony Rides: 10-minute rides on OWL’s horses; and will run from 10-3. We will have hay rides transporting visitors all across our beautiful property. And the Maze is open all day to explore! Parking is free; shuttles/hay rides will run from the parking area to the conference center.
The OWL Center is a non-profit, community-based program of the Louisiana United Methodist Children and Family Services, and our programs and facilities are open to the public. We work with schools, churches, families, and individuals, providing opportunities for therapeutic recreation and personal and group development.
Our therapeutic riding program serves children and adults with special needs, veterans, and at-risk youth, providing life-changing services to over 1000 individual clients each year.
For any groups interested in volunteering or sponsoring this event, please get in touch with Samantha Luttrell at 318-548-3395. Christmas at the Farm—The most wonderful time of the year! Come out and support this great program!
Our mission is to utilize nature and outdoor adventure experiences in a manner consistent with Christian principles to provide an opportunity for family strengthening, personal growth, and group development. We strive to enhance the relationships of participants by utilizing the OWL’s various facilities and programs.
Our vision is to provide quality outdoor experiences and facilities that enhance the lives of participants.
Where the Adventure is Worthwhile!
The Outdoor Wilderness Learning (OWL) Center is 800 acres of rolling hills, beautiful facilities, and programs designed to encourage teamwork, family bonds, character development, education, and fun!
We seek to:
- Enrich the lives and relationships of families and various groups.
- Provide an atmosphere consistent with building confidence, self-respect, leadership skills, and character.
- Educate through experiential processes and outdoor activities.
- Encourage bonds within the community.
- Provide programs and facilities that can be utilized to positively impact people’s lives.
Originally designed to benefit the youth of the Louisiana Methodist Children’s Home with therapeutic and recreational programs, the OWL Center also serves churches, schools, businesses, community groups, and families.
Dynamic activities, including team building, self-esteem skills, and family strengthening experiences help accomplish the overall mission of the OWL Center, which is Building Relationships.
The Outdoor Wilderness Learning Center is a ministry of Louisiana United Methodist Children & Family Services, Inc.
Monday through Friday:
8:00 am–5:00 pm.
Call 1 (318) 777-3460
Saturday and Sunday:
Call 1 (318) 548-4247
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Interested in booking one of our cabins or hosting an event or program at the Owl Center? Contact us online to get started!