Five Farm-packed Days of Fun

Day One

Overview

  • Learn how to plant & save seeds

  • Catch & identify species around the pond

  • Plan the menu for Friday's Feast based on what's growing in the garden

  • Create and re-purposed craft

  • Lots of free-time with the animals, scavenger hunts, and wide-open space to slow down and renew the imagination.

Day Two

Overview

  • Learn how to build good soil and compost

  • Identify plants around the pond and explore its ecosystem

  • Understand dining etiquette and work with a culinary team on the first course of Friday's Feast.

  • Design and create invitations for the Friday Night Feast

  • Lots of free-time with the animals, scavenger hunts, and wide-open space to slow down and renew the imagination.

Day Three

Overview

  • Learn about the insects that help & hinder the garden

  • Identify micro-organisms around the pond and explore its ecosystem

  • Continue dining etiquette Understand dining etiquette and work with a culinary team on the second course of Friday's Feast.

  • Build a worm farm for your own backyard

  • Lots of free-time with the animals, scavenger hunts, and wide-open space to slow down and renew the imagination.

Day Four

Overview

  • Learn the types of mulch for each plant, irrigation and how to conserve water in the garden. 

  • Identify fish in pond its ecosystem; create a mini balanced ecosystem

  • Understand hospitality and work with a culinary team on the third course of Friday's Feast.

  • Create a solar oven to roast marshmallows

  • Lots of free-time with the animals, scavenger hunts, and wide-open space to slow down and renew the imagination.

Day Five

Family Feast

Overview

  • Campers and their family arrives at 5:30 PM for a feast and they have prepared for throughout the week. Enjoy an art & project exhibit in the barn, cash bar, and bonfire with s'mores.

We are excited to offer a five-day camp to introduce kids ages 6yrs. to 13yrs. to the rhythms of farm life and country living. Campers will participate in the preparation of Locavore Farm's signature farm dinner events, exclusively created for parents and siblings. Campers will work with chefs, farmers, along with science and art teachers as they explore nature and the relationship between farm and table.

Campers will learn about backyard homesteading and how to become more self reliant as they observe the origins of good food and the labor involved in bringing good food to the table. Camp is July 20 - July 23 from 8:45 am to 1:00 PM; Friday, July 24, campers come with their guests for a Family Feast, which starts at 5:30 PM when their family will Dine on the Land!

The cost per camper is $275. Cost includes snacks and lunch. Lunches will be gluten-free and vegetarian. The cost includes all materials and supplies needed for each day and activity. The cost also includes three tickets for camper to give family or friends to the Friday Feast. If camper needs additional tickets they are $35 per person and limited up to three.

 

 

SECURE YOUR CAMPERS SPOT TODAY!

 

If you have any issues, contact Rachael Jones.

Frequently asked questions

What are the summer camp hours?


Campers arrive at 8:45 AM. Pick-up is at 1:00 PM. Early morning and extended hours are available upon request and for an additional $75.




What is the age range for campers?


Camp is for children age 6-13 years old.




How much does camp cost?


The cost per camper is $275. Cost includes snacks and lunch. Lunches will be gluten-free and vegetarian. The cost includes all materials and supplies needed for each day and activity. The cost also includes three tickets for camper to give family or friends to the Friday Feast. If camper needs additional tickets they are $35 per person and limited up to five.




Payment, Refund and Cancellation policy


All events are filled on a first-come, first served basis, and are subject to change. Unless otherwise noted, advance registration and payment is required. Payment is non-refundable.




What is the Friday Night Feast?


Campers will spend the week creating and preparing for a multi-course feast for up to three family members or friends per household. These three tickets are already included in the camp fee of $275, which also includes all the campers meals and materials for the entire camp. Campers arrive Friday with their guests at 5:30 PM. Campers will walk guests around the property, show their art and science projects in the barn, and sit with their guests for a feast served at our 100-foot table set out in the field or in the barn. Following dinner, there will be a bonfire and s'mores. The evening is over around 9 PM. Cash bar will be available during the evening!




I have more questions, who can I contact?


Rachael Jones at 708.701.4320, or by email: rcjones2013@gmail.com




Is there a discount for siblings?


We've reduced our cost this year to make it more affordable for families.





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