Vacation Day Camp

9:00am-1:00pm

Grades K-5

Individual Sessions - $100 each camp day

Instructor: Emily Balgach & Chryse Terrill

Join our experienced Farm Educators and a Culinary Instructors for a Vacation Day or Vacation Week Camp celebration! We will spend the days visiting our Farm animal friends, learning to cook delicious farm-fresh snacks, creating a variety of nature-based crafts and other “maker” activities, playing games; exploring the grounds, gardens and nature trail, watching for native pollinators, insects and other wildlife. Please bring a nut-free snack and a reusable water bottle, and wear warm shoes or boots and weather-appropriate outdoor clothes that are OK to get dirty.

Dates Code
Election Day November 5
Martin Luther King Day January 20
 

Little Farmers Camp

Mon-Fri.
8:30-noon
1:00pm-4:30pm

Ages 3-5

Individual Sessions - $375 each (includes materials & fees)

Instructor: Emily Balgach & Farm Camp Staff

Program Description: Youngsters will dabble in all aspects of the farm experience—from planting and harvesting fresh veggies in the garden, to feeding our various farm animals. Children will learn how to spot squash bugs, where to look for monarch caterpillars, and how to collect eggs from the chicken coop! Children will delight in games, crafts, and food preparation using veggies straight from the gardens in this delightful and peaceful outdoor farm setting.

WEEK 1
Days Dates Code
Mon-Fri June 24-28 JFC01 email for waitlist
Mon-Fri June 24-28 1pm-4:30pm JFC05 Register
WEEK 2
Days Dates Code
Mon-Fri July 29-Aug 2 JFC02 email for waitlist
WEEK 3
Days Dates Code
Mon-Fri Aug.5 - Aug. 9 JFC03 email for waitlist
WEEK 4
Days Dates Code email for waitlist
Mon-Fri Aug.12-Aug.16 JFC04 email for waitlist
 

Junior Farm Camp

Mon-Fri.
8:30-noon

Grades K-5.

Individual Sessions - $375 each (includes materials & fees)

Instructor: Emily Balgach & Farm Camp Staff

Calling all Farm Hands! For youngsters who just want to get their hands dirty and learn what it is to be a real farmer, we offer a golden opportunity. Come to Wakeman Town Farm and learn about sustainable farming first-hand through planning, planting and caring for a garden, feeding and caring for animals, and understanding the science behind raising a successful garden using both modern and time-honored technologies. Children will delight in games, crafts, and food preparation using veggies straight from the gardens.

WEEK 1
Days Dates Code
Mon-Fri July 8-12 FH03 Register
WEEK 2
Days Dates Code
Mon-Fri July 15-19 FH04 Register
WEEK 3
Days Dates Code
Mon-Fri July 22-26 FH05 Register
 

Junior Farmer-Chef Combo Camp

Mon-Fri.
8:30-3:00pm

Grades 1-5

Full-Day Combo $600 each session (includes materials & fees)

Instructor: Farm Camp Staff, Chef Lisa Finn Weeks 1 &3, Chef Annalyce Loretto - Week 2

Calling all Farm Hands! For youngsters who just want to get their hands dirty and learn what it is to be a real farmer and then take what you grow in the gardens and cook it, we offer a golden opportunity. Come to Wakeman Town Farm and learn about sustainable farming first-hand through planning, planting and caring for a garden, feeding and caring for animals, and understanding the science behind raising a successful garden using both modern and time-honored technologies. In this full-day camp, children will work alongside local chefs and counselors to pick the freshest ingredients from the farm's organic gardens and create nutritious and fun fare (kids will bring their lunch and go right into the afternoon program).

WEEK 1 - GRADES 1-5
Days Dates Code
Mon-Fri July 8-12 JFCC01 Register
WEEK 2
Days Dates Code
Mon-Fri July 15-19 JFCC02 Register
WEEK 3 - GRADES 1-5
Days Dates Code
Mon-Fri July 22-26 JFCC03 Register
 

Junior Chef Summer Camp

Mon-Fri.
12:30-3:00

Grades 1-5.

Individual Sessions - $375 each (includes materials & fees)

Instructors: Chef Lisa Finn weeks 1&3, Chef Annalyce Loretto week 2

Participants in Wakeman Town Farm’s Junior Chef Summer Camp get to work alongside local chefs and counselors to pick the freshest ingredients from the farm’s organic gardens, see how fruits and veggies grow. Campers learn to cook and create nutritious yet fun fare, from pickles to smoothies to stir-fries to homemade ice cream to a variety of baked goods, in Tim’s Kitchen, our brand-new farm kitchen classroom! It's seed-to-plate culinary fun and learning with a homegrown spin.

WEEK 1 - Grades 1-5
Days Dates Code
Mon-Fri July 8-12 FC01 Register
WEEK 2 - Grades 1-5
Days Dates Code
Mon-Fri July 15-19 FC02 Register
WEEK 2 -Grades 1-5
Days Dates Code
Mon-Fri July 15-19 Register
WEEK 3 - Grades 1-5
Days Dates Code
Mon-Fri July 22-26 FC03 Register
 

Farm Apprentice Program

Tues.& Thurs.
2:00-4:30

Gr. 6-12

8 Sessions - $275 (includes materials & fees)

Instructor: Farah Masani & Farm Camp Staff

This program is designed to teach the ins and outs of organic farming and gardening through hands-on instruction from seed to harvest!! During the Summer Session, students will focus on maintaining the Wakeman gardens while harvesting the bountiful produce! Students will also dabble with business management as they prepare and sell some of the Wakeman produce at a farm stand. As always, students will help to care for the farm animals (chickens, ducks, rabbits, goats, sheep, alpacas, and bees) while also learning about sustainable living practices! Some engaging building projects will also be part of the fun! This program is a great opportunity for students to develop their critical thinking and problem-solving skills which are a critical component of the new middle and high school curriculum standards.

12 Sessions
Days Dates Code
Tues. & Thurs. July 9- August 1 FAP01 Register
 

Vacation Day Camp

9:00am-1:00pm

Grades K-5

Individual Sessions - $100 each camp day

Instructor: Emily Balgach & Chryse Terrill

Join our experienced Farm Educators and a Culinary Instructors for a Vacation Day or Vacation Week Camp celebration! We will spend the days visiting our Farm animal friends, learning to cook delicious farm-fresh snacks, creating a variety of nature-based crafts and other “maker” activities, playing games; exploring the grounds, gardens and nature trail, watching for native pollinators, insects and other wildlife. Please bring a nut-free snack and a reusable water bottle, and wear warm shoes or boots and weather-appropriate outdoor clothes that are OK to get dirty.

Dates Code
Election Day November 5
Martin Luther King Day January 20
 

February Vacation Week Camp

February 17-21
9:00am-1:00pm

Grades 1-5

$350

Instructor: Emily Balgach & Chryse Terrill

Join our experienced Farm Educators and a Culinary Instructors for a Vacation Day or Vacation Week Camp celebration! We will spend the days visiting our Farm animal friends, learning to cook delicious farm-fresh snacks, creating a variety of nature-based crafts and other “maker” activities, playing games; exploring the grounds, gardens and nature trail, watching for native pollinators, insects and other wildlife. Please bring a nut-free snack and a reusable water bottle, and wear warm shoes or boots and weather-appropriate outdoor clothes that are OK to get dirty..

February Vacation
Day Dates Code
Monday-Friday February 12-21 TBD
 

April Vacation Week Camp

April 15-19
9:00am-1:00pm

Grades 1-5

$350

Instructor: Corey Thomas

Join Farm Director Corey Thomas and one of the farm's House Cooking Instructors for a Vacation Day Camp celebration! We will spend the week learning to make delicious farm-fresh snacks, visiting our animal friends, and planting new seedlings in the garden! Explore the nature trail, watch for native pollinators! Please bring a nut-free snack, a reusable water bottle, and wear closed-toed shoes and warm clothes.

April Vacation
Day Dates Code
Monday-Friday April 15-19