Farm Camp

A 9-week mini camp series for 3-8yrs focused on farm education and hands-on play. Children will expand their sensory integration, fine motor skills, and critical thinking while building social relations and encouraging interaction with nature. Our curriculum includes interactive learning activities created in the classroom and applied outside on the farm. Each week will build onto the next.

 

Parents have the option to pick and choose what weeks they want to select to sign up or can sign up for the whole series. Click on the sessions below to get a full description of each week. Discounts available at sign-up for siblings who registered together. 

Soil, Compost, & Dirt: How to Grow a Healthy Garden

This week we will start from the ground up, literally! It’s Soil Week. Over the week, the kids will have all their questions about soil answered. What is it? What is it made out of? What makes soil healthy? All these and more, while learning organic growing methods such as the importance of composting, soil turn over and using nature to help, not hurt your harvest.

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From Seed to Sprout: Life Cycles of Flowers

Flowers are beautiful, but where do they start? This week we are going to learn all about the life cycle of a flower. We will learn what a seed needs to grow, the variation of flowers, how to grow a garden, what tools to use, and more! Campers will be able to take their sprouts home with them at the end of the week.

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Animal Week: Meet the Friends of the Farm

Goats, Pigs, Chickens, and a Donkey, oh my! We will be learning all about farm animals this week: what they eat, where they live, and their role on the farm. Curriculum also includes learning about the life cycles of chickens, milking goats, and hands-on touch and play with our furry friends.

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Weather Week: The Sun and Rain

We will be learning all about weather and its role on the farm, the seasons, seasonal produce, and how we prepare for winter weather and the warm summer months. Kids will learn about rain, wind, snow, and sun!

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Fall Harvest:Preparing for Seasonal Change

As summer winds down, we will begin to transition into Autumn! The kids will learn all about fall: what we grow, activities we have at the farm, and more! This session includes fall-themed crafts, games, and activities.

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Worms, Bees and Butterflies!

Learn about all the bugs that help out on the farm! Each bug has its role to play. The worms aerate and fertilize the soil, the ladybugs protect the plants, and the bees pollinate the flowers. We will learn about the life cycles of butterflies, how to invite the “good” bugs in to help the flowers grow, the process of bees making honey, and more!

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Produce Week: The Fruits and Vegetables we Grow and Eat

Learn about all the food we locally grow and sell. From planting seedlings in our greenhouse to transferring sprouts to our fields, we'll finish the week stocking the produce bins at our farm stand. The kids will get an all-encompassing view of what goes into growing the food that ends up on our tables!