Our clubs

Kent YFC consists of a mix of open and school spread across the county.

Ashford and District

(Open Club)

Ashford YFC meet every Wednesday evening, usually at around 7.30pm. Led by members Ashford provides 10 to 28 year olds in and around the Ashford area with a vibrant and friendly social network, a wealth of new experiences, and plenty of opportunities to learn new skills, work with the local community and take part in a variety of sports and competitions. 


Email: yfcashford@gmail.com



(Open Club)

Canterbury YFC meets every Thursday, normally around 8pm. Meetings are usually based around Bridge, but the club travels all over as far as Ripple, Whitstable, Brabourne and Faversham. We have an extremely varied programme packed with visits and trips,  Each week the members are told what the club is up to and where they will be meeting via a text and a facebook post




(Open Club)

Cobtree meets every Saturday from 10am until 4pm with a two week break over Christmas. The average age of members is 10-18 years old. The club helps out with the feeding and cleaning of the Kent Life animals but will soon be setting up its own facility on site. The club also arranges trips to other farms and arrange an array of social events, such as tenpin bowling.


Email: CobtreeYFC@outlook.com


                 (Open Club)

Shorne YFC (formerly Jeskyns YFC) meets weekly on Saturdays, either in Cobham or Shorne. As an open club members range from ages 10 – 28, with average age of current members being 13-14. Activities include animal husbandry and handling, conservation tasks and education. Members are offered a variety of educational visits and activities throughout the year. Jeskyns is all about having fun with like minded people!


Email: jeskynsyfc@gmail.com

Curly's Farm

                (Open Club)

Curly’s Farm Young Farmers (ages 10-28) is the first of its kind on the Isle of Sheppey. We are part of the Kent Federation of Young Farmers. This helps us to provide many opportunities for our Young Farmers from different training days throughout the year at different locations across Kent. Being a part of young farmers also gives you a chance to attend events that are hosted by the Kent Agricultural Society such as The Living Land Show and the Kent County Show. Members will be fully hands on at these events with the Curly’s Farm animals from entering parade rings to formal showing.





                 (Open Club)

SWAN is an open club with its own land and animals, open to members aged between 10 & 28. Members take part in a range of weekly and annual activities including the general maintenance of the farm and animal husbandry, Kent County Show, Edenbridge and Oxted Show, KFYFC training days, fundraising events and more. We keep a mixed flock of sheep as well as rabbits and poultry.


Email: swanyoungfarmers22@hotmail.com


                (Open Club)


Vigo Young Farmers Club meet on a Wednesday night in and around Meopham!
We are an open club, with members from aged 16-28.


For us, Young Farmers is a great way to meet new friends who are interested in the farming industry. Whether that be with livestock, arable or machinery we’ve all got the same interest!

Vigo YFC, as with other clubs within Kent and Nationally are member-lead, which means we make the decisions giving all of our members the chance to get involved!!
To get in touch, please message us on Facebook or Instagram!


Weald of Kent

(Open Club)


We welcome members in Year 8 and older, right up to 28. We meet twice a month, often at Marden Sports Club, as well as visiting farms, local land-based businesses, practicing for competitions, and, of course, having lots of fun!  


Quizzes, bowling, trampolining, stock judging, public speaking, crafts, farm walks, visiting machinery dealers all regularly appear on our club programme. 


National Club of the Month in October 2019!  Members are funded to do courses such as British Wool shearing, or ATV handling, through the Growing Safer Farmers project. Winner of NFYFC Achiever Awards 2020 for New Member of the Year.


Have a look at our website www.wealdofkentyfc.org.uk for the latest programme.


Email: wealdofkentyfc@gmail.com


New Line Learning

                (School Club)

New Line Learning Academy Farm is a working farm unit about three miles to the south of Maidstone. We currently own and keep cattle, sheep, pigs, donkeys, ponies, goats, rabbits, chickens, ducks and geese on site which are looked after and cared for by the Young Farmers. The farm unit is run as a Trust which works in partnership with the school, but it still needs significant resources to keep running successfully.


Email: lorraine.dent@futureschoolstrust.com

Brockhill Park Performing Arts College

              (School Club)

BPAC Farm is part of Brockhill Park Performing Arts College, a secondary school with a rural dimension. The farm is integrated into the whole school curriculum and is integral in the delivery of the BTEC Diploma in Animal Care. We have over 60 active members who feed and clean out the animals before and after school and meet weekly to learn about animal welfare, husbandry and show technique.

Club members also host public events on the farm such as Lambing Day in the Spring and Carols with the Animals at Christmas time.





               (School Club)

The Farm is an educational facility used by the schools popular Young Farmers Club who work towards yearly shows and events. Teaching pupils about Environmental and Conservation issues the farm also incorporates Science, Geography, English and Maths subjects when using the facilities. The Farm is also open to the community, for educational or pleasure visits and on open days such as the popular lambing days in the spring.


Email: l.hameed@homewood.kent.sch.uk




High Weald Academy

                (School Club)

A small self-funded mixed livestock farm based on The High Weald Academy school in Cranbrook, Kent. The club has a flock of sheep, two gilts due to have pigglets soon, commercial cattle which are sponsored, chickens, rabbits and guernsey cattle.

The farm is based within the school and used for educational purposes but the club also has its own show team, which shows successfully against professional farmers at local shows.


Email: kiri_bass@hotmail.co.uk





Kent College

                (School Club)

There has been a farming club at Kent College since 1953, and current pupils maintain an active and enthusiastic group today. The Young Farmers' Club is open to any member of Kent College Senior and Junior Schools and activities are available to suit all tastes (even 'fair-weather' farmers!).


Email: gpalmer@kentcollege.co.uk




               (School Club)

A small livestock farm, with classroom, used for showing and meat production. Sheep and chickens used in Rural Science Lessons. Greenhouse cultivation of garden plants and salad and vegetables in season.


Email: olh@westlands.kent.sch.uk

North School

                  (School Club)

The North School Farm began life as a wartime garden in the 1930s and has been used for generations to teach young people in the community about horticulture, agriculture and animal care. New farm buildings and modern facilities enable us to offer a whole range of educational activities for other schools and community groups. The school has a wide range of livestock, and as well as traditional farm animals it also has alpacas and reptiles. The North School has a thriving Young Farmers’ Club who attend shows throughout the year showcasing their skills in animal husbandry.


Email: farmmanager@thenorthschool.org

Brockhill Park School

                (School Club)

More info. coming soon!




               (Open Club)



Email: tonbridgeyoungfarmersclub@gmail.com

Mount Lodge

                  (Open Club)

Mount Lodge Young Farmers Club is fully inclusive of all young people from the ages of 10-28, based in Biddenden near Ashford.

Our members enjoy working with our farm animals, learning new skills, making new friends, being on the farm and being in the countryside!

We have a mixture of members, some who wish to pursue a career in agriculture other members are interested in working with young people with additional needs.

We meet one Saturday a month here at the farm, as well as going on group outings whether that be social events or out in the industry.

The club takes part in several agricultural shows throughout the year, including the Kent County Show, showing our different breeds of native pedigree sheep.


Email: organiser.mountlodgefarm.yfc@outlook.com

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