Farm Camp

 

Farm Camp was the first program started at the farm in 1996. What began as a trial two week program has grown into a community of summer friends. This summer we begin our 21st year on the farm. We grow to serve more children and families each year.

Farm camp is a day camp program for children 4-13 years old. Children are hands on involved in the everyday activities of a small working farm. Each day includes farm chores, agriculture lessons, harvesting, cooking or nature projects. Nutrition and ecology are intrinsic parts of the experience.

Children come from all walks of life and many different surrounding communities to join our summer programs. We welcome all and provide scholarships when needed. Although the lesson plan is the same for each weekly summer session, we are working and learning in a naturally changing environment which makes every week a little different.

Our goal is always to follow the child’s excitement and wonder as we visit and learn about the special places on the farm. From the barnyard to the gardens to a very special secret place it is a week of new and exciting discovery.

Come grown with us this summer.

Bertrand Farm Summer Camp Schedule 2017

4 – 6 year olds:

7 -10 yr olds:

11 – 13 year olds:

Farm Adventure
Children will use their 5 senses to discover 4 special places on the farm including the barnyard, vegetable gardens, the orchard and crop land. (children should be 4 before May 1 for this class)

Discovering Where Our Food Comes From is a non-stop immersion into the nature of a small working farm. Campers will work and harvest in all areas of the farm.

I Can Grow teaches basic farming. Campers will work along side interns in the field and with the livestock. Each day will include field work, harvesting and an interactive food preparation class. Class size is limited to 8. A great class for future Jr counselors.

M – TH, 9am -11:30
(11:30 -12 is optional show and tell time with guardians).
June 19 - August 03 (8 – 1 week sessions).
The cost is $110. per camper.
M-TH, 9am -12noon,
June 26– Aug 4 (7 – 1 week sessions).
$110. per camper.
M - TH, 9am – 12 noon.
June 26 –Aug 04 (7- 1 week sessions).
$120. per week

Extended Day:


Optional extended day available for 8yrs and older-

$100.
(3pm pick-up)
June 26 - August 4
8 child minimum
 

*A release of liability form will be required for participation.

Registrations are closed.  
All 2017 Classes have been filled!

To register via mail, download this form and mail it to the address listed below along with payment.

 

Farm Camp Registration:

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Bertrand Farm Inc

3575 W. Bertrand Rd

Niles, MI  49120


Email:

bertrandfarminc@gmail.com


Phone:

269-695-3306


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