Session 1: June 26 to 29 (Ages 8 & 9)
Session 2: July 17 to 20 (Ages 6 & 7)
Monday – Thursday 9 AM – 5 PM
After Camp Hours 5PM – 6PM (kids will help with late afternoon farming chores during this time including egg collection, livestock feeding, equipment maintenance & clean-up. Additional snacks to be provided during this time.). You must pre-register for after camp. Late pick-up is $20 per hour.
Camp includes 2 snacks & lunch (if your child has allergies or dietary restrictions, you will need to send their food)
Camp is rain or shine, but activities will be moved inside & under shelter as necessary.
- Farm to Table (harvesting, food preparation & preservation)
- Printing & Tye Dye from natural materials
- Bird watching & identification
- Fishing – knot tying, baiting, and casting
- Plant identification, foraging, and natural history of the region
- Livestock management and care
- Fun & games – scavenger hunts, hikes, farm games, capture the flag, slip & slide, games of tag & more!
Days will be a mix of education & fun.
9:00 Arrive / free play
9:30 Educational Activity (ex: harvesting & making vegetable dyes for tye-dye activity later in the week)
11:00 Snack and Fun Activity (ex: Farm Games – Potato Sack Races, Egg Relay, etc.)
12:15 Lunch and free play (Lunches will be farm fresh ingredients along with days mixed in for kid-friendly food like pizza, chicken nuggets, etc.)
1:00 Educational Activity (ex: livestock education and maintenance – chickens, turkeys, goats, and donkeys)
2:30 Fun Activity (ex: Fishing or Capture the Flag)
3:30 Snack & heat break (short movie inside farmhouse)
4:00 Educational Activity (ex: birdwatching and identification or planting vegetables)
6:00 After-Camp Pick-up (additional fee – see below)
CAMP COUNSELORS & STAFF
The camp will be supervised by The FARM 1780 owners – Brett and McKenzie Flashnick. Additionally, there will be one additional staff member/guest teacher based on the topics being covered. Owners and all staff have undergone criminal background checks.
We’ve worked with retired and current teachers to craft activities and curricula that will engage children, while they learn through hands-on and engaging activities.
Owners are adult, child, and infant CPR and first-aid certified. Additionally, a full first-aid kit meeting OSHA safety guidelines is kept on-site. Following initial registration, you will complete a full registration for your child including a medical and medicine dispensing questionnaire and form.
WHAT TO BRING
- Water Bottle (that can be refilled)
- Bug Spray
- Close-Toed Shoes (suggested: waterproof)
- Change of Clothes
- Any necessary medication(s) and/or food preferences
$300 per week
The price includes 2 snacks and lunch each day along with all supplies for the activities.
After-Camp: $45/wk. additional (allows pick-up between 5:00 & 6:00 PM). Includes an additional snack.