3083 Liberty Road, Delaware, Ohio 43015

Farm Camp

Farm Camp 2019 registration will open in January 2019. Please check back for more details.

image of campers holding chickens

Full

3 – 5 Year Old Camp

August 6 – 10

Monday – Friday:
9:30am – 11:30am
or
Monday – Friday:
1pm – 3pm
Fee: $135

Parent and child will experience the farm together through simple and playful activities. Children will care for the farm animals, spend daily time in the forest, and will discover the joys of planting and tasting things straight from the garden.  Parents will be encouraged to rediscover their sense of wonder as they walk side-by-side with their little explorer.  Treat yourself and your little one to a week together on the farm.

3-5 Gear list           Health Form         Trash-free Lunch

Camper holding fish she caught

FULL

6- 8 Year Old Camp

July 9 – 13
July 16 – 20
July 23 – 27
July 30 – August 3

Mon. – Thursday : 9am – 3pm and
Friday: 9am – 2pm
Fee: $235

The easy rhythms of the farm will carry the children from chores to play and back again throughout the day.  Hands will be immersed in mud and water, berries and brambles, as the children experience fully through their senses.  Days will become adventures as children explore the forest, turning nature into paint, mossy bark into fairy homes, and holes into hideouts.

6-8 Gear list            Health Form              Trash Free Lunch          Medication Card          Carpool Pick Up Form

FULL

9 – 12 Year Old CampGirl watering garden beds

June 4-8
June 11 – 15
June 18 – 22

Monday – Wednesday: 9am – 4pm
Thursday: 9am – Friday at noon.
Fee: $270

Bright and early each day, campers will care for the farm animals, feeling the daily cycles of farm life and contributing to the raising of food.   Their hands will plant the fall crops, tend the summer vegetables and take part in harvesting and preparing for the farmer’s market.  Throughout the week, campers will go on adventures in the forest, discovering the joys of time spent in nature and the lessons the Earth has to teach.  Their week will conclude with an overnight spent under the stars.

9-12 Gear list         Health Form        Trash Free Lunch             Medication Card              Carpool Pick-Up Form

Junior Counselors

13 to 17 year olds can sign up as Junior Counselors and assist with 2 weeks of the 6 – 8 year old camp.

J. C. Training
June 26 – 28
9am – 3 pm
Fee: $250

Farm Camp Junior Counselor Application 2018>

 

Junior Counselor Registration Process
Junior Counselor positions are for youth ages 13 – 17, space is limited and are awarded on a first come first serve basis.
1. Download the Junior Counselor application
2. Have the J.C. applicant fill out the application
3. Return application to April Hoy at aprilhoy@stratfordecologicalcenter.org, in person at 3083 Liberty Rd. Delaware, Ohio 43015 or via post mail. (please keep in mind, J.C. spaces are limited and are first come first serve)
4. Once received,  the application will be reviewed, you (parent) will receive an email letting you know of your child’s acceptance.
5. Included in the acceptance email will be a link to the JC payment form for you to complete

If you are a teen who loves nature and the farm, consider becoming a Junior Counselor.  You can enjoy all the fun of Farm Camp while  sharing your knowledge with young campers.  Develop your leadership skills by acting as a link between campers and senior counselors with daily camp activities.  You will spend three days with our Environmental Education Interns honing your skills before being assigned to an Intern for a week of fun with the six to eight year old campers.  This is a perfect way of gaining community service experience and of building your resume for college applications!

Gear list                Health form                 Trash Free Lunch          Medication Card               Carpool Pick Up Form